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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 39 43 62
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +19
Contract jobs citing J2EE 31 30 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.01% 3.27% 1.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.42% 13.70% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 15 3
Median daily rate £475 £425 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -3.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.94%
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
231 219 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 29.88% 23.88% 22.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 153 107
Median daily rate £395 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.96% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 2
Median hourly rate £20.78 £16.16 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.58% -59.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +18 28 £475 +22.58%
J2EE
North West

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 71 (98.61%) Java
2 59 (81.94%) XML
3 52 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (62.50%) Oracle
5 44 (61.11%) Web Services
5 44 (61.11%) Finance
6 43 (59.72%) SOAP
6 43 (59.72%) JDBC
7 39 (54.17%) Waterfall
8 36 (50.00%) Spring
9 35 (48.61%) WSDL
10 31 (43.06%) IBM
11 30 (41.67%) Banking
11 30 (41.67%) JSON
12 27 (37.50%) JavaScript
13 26 (36.11%) SQL
13 26 (36.11%) JAX-WS
14 24 (33.33%) Apache Camel
14 24 (33.33%) Middleware
15 23 (31.94%) HTML
15 23 (31.94%) WebSphere
15 23 (31.94%) User Acceptance Testing
16 22 (30.56%) JBoss
16 22 (30.56%) Software Engineering
16 22 (30.56%) AOP
17 21 (29.17%) JAXB
17 21 (29.17%) Integration Testing
17 21 (29.17%) Kanban
17 21 (29.17%) System Integration Testing
18 20 (27.78%) TDD

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 23 (31.94%) WebSphere
2 22 (30.56%) JBoss
3 13 (18.06%) Apache
3 13 (18.06%) Tomcat
4 9 (12.50%) CICS
4 9 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (11.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (26.39%) HTTP
2 1 (1.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.61%) Oracle Database
2 14 (19.44%) MySQL
3 13 (18.06%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (12.50%) DB2
5 6 (8.33%) SQL Server
6 4 (5.56%) MongoDB
7 3 (4.17%) Redis
8 2 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.39%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.39%) Informix
9 1 (1.39%) JasperReports
9 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (25.00%) Subversion
2 11 (15.28%) Jenkins
3 10 (13.89%) JIRA
3 10 (13.89%) JUnit
3 10 (13.89%) Selenium
4 8 (11.11%) ClearCase
5 3 (4.17%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.39%) Hudson
6 1 (1.39%) Introscope
6 1 (1.39%) Mockito
6 1 (1.39%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 44 (61.11%) Finance
2 30 (41.67%) Banking
3 5 (6.94%) International Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Advertising
4 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (61.11%) Developer
2 42 (58.33%) Java Developer
3 21 (29.17%) Architect
4 14 (19.44%) Senior Developer
4 14 (19.44%) Senior Java Developer
4 14 (19.44%) Technical Architect
5 11 (15.28%) Applications Developer
6 10 (13.89%) Java Applications Developer
6 10 (13.89%) Senior Applications Developer
6 10 (13.89%) Senior Java Applications Developer
7 7 (9.72%) Digital Architect
8 6 (8.33%) Digital Technical Architect
8 6 (8.33%) Java Architect
9 5 (6.94%) Digital Developer
9 5 (6.94%) J2EE Developer
9 5 (6.94%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 4 (5.56%) Designer
10 4 (5.56%) Solutions Designer
11 3 (4.17%) Java Engineer
11 3 (4.17%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (81.94%) XML
2 44 (61.11%) Web Services
3 43 (59.72%) JDBC
3 43 (59.72%) SOAP
4 36 (50.00%) Spring
5 35 (48.61%) WSDL
6 30 (41.67%) JSON
7 26 (36.11%) JAX-WS
8 24 (33.33%) Apache Camel
8 24 (33.33%) Middleware
9 23 (31.94%) HTML
10 21 (29.17%) JAXB
11 18 (25.00%) RESTful
12 17 (23.61%) CSS
12 17 (23.61%) HTML5
13 16 (22.22%) CSS3
13 16 (22.22%) REST
14 15 (20.83%) JSP
15 14 (19.44%) XSLT
16 13 (18.06%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) Mainframe
2 8 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
2 8 (11.11%) PMI
3 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.39%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.39%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.39%) User Experience
4 1 (1.39%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.06%) Linux
2 1 (1.39%) Unix
2 1 (1.39%) Windows
2 1 (1.39%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (54.17%) Waterfall
3 23 (31.94%) User Acceptance Testing
4 22 (30.56%) AOP
4 22 (30.56%) Software Engineering
5 21 (29.17%) Integration Testing
5 21 (29.17%) Kanban
5 21 (29.17%) System Integration Testing
6 20 (27.78%) TDD
7 19 (26.39%) BDD
8 17 (23.61%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (23.61%) SDLC
9 16 (22.22%) SOA
10 15 (20.83%) High Availability
11 13 (18.06%) E-business
12 11 (15.28%) Project Management
13 9 (12.50%) Open Source
14 8 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
14 8 (11.11%) PRINCE
14 8 (11.11%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 71 (98.61%) Java
2 27 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 26 (36.11%) SQL
4 16 (22.22%) PL/SQL
5 13 (18.06%) C
5 13 (18.06%) C++
6 8 (11.11%) Assembly Language
6 8 (11.11%) COBOL
7 1 (1.39%) C#
7 1 (1.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (11.11%) PMI Certification
2 5 (6.94%) Sun Certification
3 3 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.78%) Degree
5 1 (1.39%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 45 (62.50%) Oracle
2 31 (43.06%) IBM
3 8 (11.11%) Chordiant
4 6 (8.33%) Sybase
4 6 (8.33%) TIBCO
5 5 (6.94%) Sun
6 1 (1.39%) Adobe
6 1 (1.39%) Compuware
6 1 (1.39%) HP
6 1 (1.39%) Perforce