The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 63 47 40
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -7
Contract jobs citing J2EE 8 28 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.00% 2.46% 3.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.17% 10.57% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 22 10
Median daily rate £430 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £400 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £500 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £415 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.61% +10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £33.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +17.64%
J2EE
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
192 265 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.03% 23.27% 23.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 201 103
Median daily rate £388 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £325 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £540 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 10
Median hourly rate £32.50 £17.33 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.53% -46.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing J2EE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

J2EE
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2EE across the Cheshire region.

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

J2EE
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

J2EE Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

J2EE
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the Cheshire region.

J2EE Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +6 6 £430 +1.17%
Warrington +11 1 £675 +68.75%
J2EE
North West

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 57 (96.61%) Java
2 45 (76.27%) XML
3 40 (67.80%) JDBC
3 40 (67.80%) SOAP
3 40 (67.80%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (57.63%) Web Services
5 33 (55.93%) Finance
5 33 (55.93%) Spring
6 32 (54.24%) Oracle
7 29 (49.15%) JSON
8 27 (45.76%) Waterfall
9 26 (44.07%) WSDL
10 25 (42.37%) JAX-WS
11 23 (38.98%) User Acceptance Testing
11 23 (38.98%) Banking
12 21 (35.59%) Software Engineering
12 21 (35.59%) AOP
12 21 (35.59%) IBM
12 21 (35.59%) Apache Camel
13 20 (33.90%) System Integration Testing
13 20 (33.90%) JAXB
13 20 (33.90%) Middleware
13 20 (33.90%) Integration Testing
13 20 (33.90%) Kanban
14 19 (32.20%) RESTful
14 19 (32.20%) HTML
15 18 (30.51%) SQL
16 17 (28.81%) JavaScript
16 17 (28.81%) HTTP
17 16 (27.12%) Oracle Database

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (20.34%) JBoss
2 11 (18.64%) Apache
2 11 (18.64%) Tomcat
2 11 (18.64%) WebSphere
3 8 (13.56%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.69%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (28.81%) HTTP
2 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.12%) Oracle Database
2 13 (22.03%) MySQL
3 11 (18.64%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
5 3 (5.08%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.39%) DB2
6 2 (3.39%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.69%) Big Data
7 1 (1.69%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.69%) Informix
7 1 (1.69%) JasperReports
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (15.25%) Jenkins
1 9 (15.25%) JIRA
1 9 (15.25%) Subversion
2 8 (13.56%) JUnit
2 8 (13.56%) Selenium
3 3 (5.08%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.69%) Introscope
4 1 (1.69%) Mockito
4 1 (1.69%) SonarQube
General
1 33 (55.93%) Finance
2 23 (38.98%) Banking
3 5 (8.47%) International Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Advertising
4 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (66.10%) Developer
2 37 (62.71%) Java Developer
3 16 (27.12%) Architect
4 13 (22.03%) Senior Developer
4 13 (22.03%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (20.34%) Technical Architect
6 11 (18.64%) Applications Developer
7 10 (16.95%) Java Applications Developer
7 10 (16.95%) Senior Applications Developer
7 10 (16.95%) Senior Java Applications Developer
8 7 (11.86%) Digital Architect
9 6 (10.17%) Digital Technical Architect
10 5 (8.47%) Digital Developer
10 5 (8.47%) Java Architect
11 3 (5.08%) J2EE Developer
11 3 (5.08%) Java Engineer
11 3 (5.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 3 (5.08%) Technical Developer
12 2 (3.39%) HTML CSS Developer
12 2 (3.39%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (76.27%) XML
2 40 (67.80%) JDBC
2 40 (67.80%) SOAP
3 34 (57.63%) Web Services
4 33 (55.93%) Spring
5 29 (49.15%) JSON
6 26 (44.07%) WSDL
7 25 (42.37%) JAX-WS
8 21 (35.59%) Apache Camel
9 20 (33.90%) JAXB
9 20 (33.90%) Middleware
10 19 (32.20%) HTML
10 19 (32.20%) RESTful
11 14 (23.73%) CSS
12 13 (22.03%) CSS3
12 13 (22.03%) HTML5
12 13 (22.03%) REST
13 12 (20.34%) XSLT
14 11 (18.64%) ActiveMQ
15 7 (11.86%) POJO
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.39%) Wiki
2 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.69%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (1.69%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.69%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.69%) Smartphone
2 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.34%) Linux
2 2 (3.39%) Unix
2 2 (3.39%) Windows
3 1 (1.69%) AIX
3 1 (1.69%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (67.80%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (45.76%) Waterfall
3 23 (38.98%) User Acceptance Testing
4 21 (35.59%) AOP
4 21 (35.59%) Software Engineering
5 20 (33.90%) Integration Testing
5 20 (33.90%) Kanban
5 20 (33.90%) System Integration Testing
6 15 (25.42%) SOA
7 14 (23.73%) BDD
8 12 (20.34%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (20.34%) High Availability
8 12 (20.34%) TDD
9 11 (18.64%) E-business
10 9 (15.25%) Open Source
11 7 (11.86%) Extreme Programming
11 7 (11.86%) Microservices
11 7 (11.86%) SDLC
12 6 (10.17%) Validation
13 5 (8.47%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 57 (96.61%) Java
2 18 (30.51%) SQL
3 17 (28.81%) JavaScript
4 15 (25.42%) PL/SQL
5 11 (18.64%) C
5 11 (18.64%) C++
6 1 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.39%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 32 (54.24%) Oracle
2 21 (35.59%) IBM
3 3 (5.08%) Sybase
3 3 (5.08%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.39%) hybris
5 1 (1.69%) Adobe
5 1 (1.69%) Compuware
5 1 (1.69%) HP
5 1 (1.69%) Perforce