The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 45 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs citing J2EE 23 32 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.77% 3.88% 4.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.55% 13.28% 15.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 38
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £440 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-18.91% -3.89%
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
218 241 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.23% 29.21% 30.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 122 191
Average daily rate £340 £310 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 7
Average hourly rate £34.00 £45.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +13.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.56 £38.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester -1 6 £400 +6.66% 3
Knutsford - 3 £439 - 2
Warrington - - - -
J2EE
North West

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing J2EE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited J2EE.

1 32 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (43.75%) Finance
2 14 (43.75%) JDBC
2 14 (43.75%) JSP
2 14 (43.75%) XML
3 11 (34.38%) .NET
3 11 (34.38%) Spring
4 10 (31.25%) Oracle
5 9 (28.13%) JMS
5 9 (28.13%) Web Services
5 9 (28.13%) JNDI
5 9 (28.13%) Waterfall
6 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (21.88%) JSF
7 7 (21.88%) SQL
8 6 (18.75%) XSLT
8 6 (18.75%) HTML
8 6 (18.75%) Degree
8 6 (18.75%) Retail
9 5 (15.63%) Subversion
9 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
9 5 (15.63%) IBM Mainframe
9 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
9 5 (15.63%) DB2
9 5 (15.63%) JUnit
9 5 (15.63%) Mainframe
9 5 (15.63%) IBM
9 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
9 5 (15.63%) Eclipse

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing J2EE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited J2EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (15.63%) CICS
2 1 (3.13%) Mule
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (15.63%) DB2
3 4 (12.50%) JasperReports
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.13%) MySQL
5 1 (3.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) JUnit
1 5 (15.63%) Eclipse
1 5 (15.63%) Subversion
2 1 (3.13%) Ant
General
1 14 (43.75%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Retail
3 5 (15.63%) Advertising
4 4 (12.50%) Banking
5 3 (9.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Developer
2 20 (62.50%) Java Developer
3 7 (21.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 7 (21.88%) Architect
3 7 (21.88%) Designer
4 6 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (18.75%) Solutions Designer
4 6 (18.75%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Java Web Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (3.13%) HTML Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) JDBC
1 14 (43.75%) JSP
1 14 (43.75%) XML
2 11 (34.38%) .NET
2 11 (34.38%) Spring
3 9 (28.13%) JNDI
3 9 (28.13%) Web Services
3 9 (28.13%) JMS
4 7 (21.88%) JSF
5 6 (18.75%) XSLT
5 6 (18.75%) HTML
6 4 (12.50%) CSS
6 4 (12.50%) Struts
6 4 (12.50%) JAXB
6 4 (12.50%) Java EE
6 4 (12.50%) JiBX
6 4 (12.50%) REST
7 3 (9.38%) HTML5
7 3 (9.38%) Struts2
7 3 (9.38%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Mainframe
1 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
1 5 (15.63%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (3.13%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.13%) CMDB
2 1 (3.13%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) UNIX
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Waterfall
2 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.50%) TDD
3 4 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
3 4 (12.50%) Project Management
3 4 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (6.25%) MVC
4 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.13%) Time Management
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.13%) Scrum
5 1 (3.13%) Service Management
5 1 (3.13%) ITSM
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL
5 1 (3.13%) OOP
5 1 (3.13%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (3.13%) OO
5 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.13%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (21.88%) SQL
3 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.25%) PHP
4 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Oracle
2 5 (15.63%) IBM
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.50%) JBoss
4 1 (3.13%) hybris
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