The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Cheshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 54 38 28
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -10
Contract jobs citing J2EE 12 29 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.49% 3.78% 4.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.32% 13.62% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 36
Average daily rate
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£439 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.06% +1.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £36.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.88%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
190 213 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.66% 27.77% 30.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 101 166
Average daily rate £338 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 8
Average hourly rate £34.00 - £39.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 - £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
J2EE
North West

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 July 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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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
Knutsford - 4 £439 -
Chester -2 2 £400 +6.66% 2
Warrington - - - -
J2EE
North West

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 21 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 11 (52.38%) JDBC
3 9 (42.86%) JSP
3 9 (42.86%) XML
4 8 (38.10%) JMS
4 8 (38.10%) Web Services
4 8 (38.10%) .NET
4 8 (38.10%) Spring
4 8 (38.10%) JNDI
4 8 (38.10%) Waterfall
5 7 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (33.33%) Oracle
6 6 (28.57%) Retail
7 5 (23.81%) JiBX
7 5 (23.81%) IBM Mainframe
7 5 (23.81%) Mainframe
7 5 (23.81%) CICS
7 5 (23.81%) DB2
7 5 (23.81%) IBM
7 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
7 5 (23.81%) JAXB
8 4 (19.05%) SQL
8 4 (19.05%) Migration
8 4 (19.05%) Project Management
8 4 (19.05%) Banking
8 4 (19.05%) Degree
8 4 (19.05%) Agile Project Management
9 3 (14.29%) Retail Banking

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (23.81%) CICS
2 1 (4.76%) Mule
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Solr
2 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 5 (23.81%) DB2
3 2 (9.52%) JasperReports
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
1 2 (9.52%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) JUnit
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Retail
3 4 (19.05%) Banking
4 3 (14.29%) Retail Banking
4 3 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
1 12 (57.14%) Java Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Architect
2 6 (28.57%) Designer
3 5 (23.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (23.81%) Solutions Designer
4 3 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Java Web Developer
4 3 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.76%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) JDBC
2 9 (42.86%) JSP
2 9 (42.86%) XML
3 8 (38.10%) Web Services
3 8 (38.10%) JMS
3 8 (38.10%) Spring
3 8 (38.10%) .NET
3 8 (38.10%) JNDI
4 5 (23.81%) JAXB
4 5 (23.81%) JiBX
5 2 (9.52%) Struts2
5 2 (9.52%) Java EE
5 2 (9.52%) CSS
5 2 (9.52%) DHTML
5 2 (9.52%) HTML
5 2 (9.52%) JSF
5 2 (9.52%) Struts
5 2 (9.52%) XSLT
6 1 (4.76%) WSDL
6 1 (4.76%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Mainframe
1 5 (23.81%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) CMDB
3 1 (4.76%) IVR
3 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Waterfall
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) Migration
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Project Management
3 4 (19.05%) Project Management
4 3 (14.29%) TDD
5 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.76%) Service Management
6 1 (4.76%) ITSM
6 1 (4.76%) MVC
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL
6 1 (4.76%) OOP
6 1 (4.76%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (4.76%) OO
6 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.76%) SOA
6 1 (4.76%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) IBM
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) JBoss
4 1 (4.76%) hybris
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