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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 38 57 46
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -11
Contract jobs citing J2EE 35 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.11% 1.78% 1.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.77% 6.45% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 8 5
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£375 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £376 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £426 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £33.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.62% +3.84%
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
237 217 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.85% 27.64% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 94 97
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £478 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 7
Average hourly rate £19.00 £40.57 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.16% +170.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £30.40 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £140.00 £33.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
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 27 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +12 12 £388 +3.19% 1
Wilmslow - 7 £320 -
Crewe - - - - 2
J2EE
North West

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 58 (92.06%) Java
2 39 (61.90%) HTML
3 33 (52.38%) Spring
4 28 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (44.44%) XML
5 27 (42.86%) Finance
6 25 (39.68%) JavaScript
7 24 (38.10%) JUnit
8 21 (33.33%) Web Services
9 19 (30.16%) SOAP
10 18 (28.57%) Oracle
10 18 (28.57%) TDD
11 17 (26.98%) SQL
12 16 (25.40%) JDBC
12 16 (25.40%) IBM
12 16 (25.40%) Banking
13 15 (23.81%) Cucumber
13 15 (23.81%) JSP
13 15 (23.81%) XSLT
14 14 (22.22%) JSON
14 14 (22.22%) RESTful
15 13 (20.63%) CSS
15 13 (20.63%) HTTP
16 11 (17.46%) Big Data
16 11 (17.46%) Software Engineering
17 10 (15.87%) Waterfall
17 10 (15.87%) Selenium
17 10 (15.87%) Degree
17 10 (15.87%) ATM
18 9 (14.29%) .NET

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 7 (11.11%) CICS
1 7 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 6 (9.52%) IBM HTTP Server
2 6 (9.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (4.76%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.63%) HTTP
2 10 (15.87%) ATM
3 6 (9.52%) Internet
4 2 (3.17%) SSH
4 2 (3.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.46%) Big Data
2 7 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 7 (11.11%) DB2
2 7 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 6 (9.52%) Informix
4 4 (6.35%) MySQL
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (38.10%) JUnit
2 15 (23.81%) Cucumber
3 10 (15.87%) Selenium
4 8 (12.70%) Git (software)
5 7 (11.11%) Mockito
5 7 (11.11%) Maven
6 4 (6.35%) Eclipse
7 3 (4.76%) Ant
7 3 (4.76%) Jenkins
8 2 (3.17%) SonarQube
8 2 (3.17%) JBehave
8 2 (3.17%) Introscope
8 2 (3.17%) JIRA
9 1 (1.59%) TestNG
9 1 (1.59%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.59%) Grunt
9 1 (1.59%) Bower
General
1 27 (42.86%) Finance
2 16 (25.40%) Banking
3 2 (3.17%) Retail
3 2 (3.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (80.95%) Developer
2 43 (68.25%) Java Developer
3 8 (12.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 7 (11.11%) Architect
5 5 (7.94%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.35%) Designer
7 3 (4.76%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Integration Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (3.17%) J2EE Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) Senior J2EE Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) Senior Java Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Solutions Designer
8 2 (3.17%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) Java Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (3.17%) AWS Developer
9 1 (1.59%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (61.90%) HTML
2 33 (52.38%) Spring
3 28 (44.44%) XML
4 21 (33.33%) Web Services
5 19 (30.16%) SOAP
6 16 (25.40%) JDBC
7 15 (23.81%) JSP
7 15 (23.81%) XSLT
8 14 (22.22%) JSON
8 14 (22.22%) RESTful
9 13 (20.63%) CSS
10 9 (14.29%) .NET
10 9 (14.29%) Java EE
11 8 (12.70%) Servlets
11 8 (12.70%) XSL
11 8 (12.70%) WSDL
12 7 (11.11%) JMS
12 7 (11.11%) JNDI
12 7 (11.11%) PowerMock
12 7 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Telematics
2 7 (11.11%) Mainframe
2 7 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
2 7 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 6 (9.52%) EMV
4 5 (7.94%) Chip Card
4 5 (7.94%) Online Banking
5 2 (3.17%) Open Source
5 2 (3.17%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.59%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.76%) Windows
2 2 (3.17%) Android
2 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.57%) TDD
3 11 (17.46%) Software Engineering
4 10 (15.87%) Waterfall
5 8 (12.70%) Web Application Development
6 7 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
6 7 (11.11%) Integration Testing
6 7 (11.11%) Project Management
7 6 (9.52%) Unit Testing
8 5 (7.94%) Migration
9 4 (6.35%) MVC
9 4 (6.35%) E-Commerce
10 3 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (4.76%) Analytics
11 2 (3.17%) Android Development
11 2 (3.17%) iOS Development
11 2 (3.17%) Test Automation
11 2 (3.17%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (3.17%) Scrum
12 1 (1.59%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 58 (92.06%) Java
2 25 (39.68%) JavaScript
3 17 (26.98%) SQL
4 8 (12.70%) C++
5 7 (11.11%) Groovy
6 5 (7.94%) C#
7 4 (6.35%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.76%) XPath
9 2 (3.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (15.87%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (11.11%) Docker
Vendors
1 18 (28.57%) Oracle
2 16 (25.40%) IBM
3 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.17%) Compuware
4 2 (3.17%) HP
4 2 (3.17%) Perforce
5 1 (1.59%) Adobe
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