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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 58 46 41
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -5
Contract jobs citing J2EE 21 20 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.94% 2.54% 3.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.05% 10.36% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 13
Average daily rate
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£425 £419 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £344 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £439 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.78% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.66%
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
261 193 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.06% 24.52% 29.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 103 125
Average daily rate £400 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £242 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 6
Average hourly rate £17.33 £34.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.02% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £30.00 £31.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.55 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Knutsford -5 4 £423 -3.75% 2
Chester -8 2 £425 +6.25% 8
Warrington - 2 £400 -
J2EE
North West

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 55 (88.71%) Java
2 38 (61.29%) JavaScript
2 38 (61.29%) HTML
3 36 (58.06%) SQL
3 36 (58.06%) Spring
4 34 (54.84%) Web Services
5 33 (53.23%) CSS
5 33 (53.23%) SDLC
6 25 (40.32%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (37.10%) WSDL
8 22 (35.48%) SOAP
8 22 (35.48%) Finance
9 21 (33.87%) JUnit
10 20 (32.26%) TDD
11 19 (30.65%) JSON
12 18 (29.03%) jQuery
12 18 (29.03%) WebSphere
12 18 (29.03%) MVC
12 18 (29.03%) Oracle
12 18 (29.03%) Servlets
13 16 (25.81%) HTML5
14 15 (24.19%) JSP
14 15 (24.19%) Hibernate
15 14 (22.58%) XML
15 14 (22.58%) OO
16 13 (20.97%) IBM
16 13 (20.97%) Software Engineering
16 13 (20.97%) Waterfall
17 12 (19.35%) System Integration Testing
17 12 (19.35%) Banking

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 18 (29.03%) WebSphere
2 7 (11.29%) Tomcat
3 6 (9.68%) JBoss
4 4 (6.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (6.45%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (3.23%) Apache
5 2 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (3.23%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (1.61%) AquaLogic
6 1 (1.61%) Documentum
6 1 (1.61%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.61%) Route 53
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon Glacier
3 1 (1.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) HTTP
1 4 (6.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.52%) Oracle Database
1 9 (14.52%) Relational Database
2 6 (9.68%) MySQL
3 4 (6.45%) Informix
3 4 (6.45%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.84%) Big Data
4 3 (4.84%) DB2
5 1 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (33.87%) JUnit
2 12 (19.35%) Ant
3 10 (16.13%) Cucumber
4 6 (9.68%) JIRA
4 6 (9.68%) Git (software)
5 5 (8.06%) Selenium
5 5 (8.06%) Subversion
5 5 (8.06%) Jenkins
6 4 (6.45%) Mockito
7 3 (4.84%) FishEye
7 3 (4.84%) Cactus
7 3 (4.84%) Eclipse
8 2 (3.23%) Lombardi
8 2 (3.23%) Maven
9 1 (1.61%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.61%) Introscope
9 1 (1.61%) Hudson
9 1 (1.61%) SonarQube
General
1 22 (35.48%) Finance
2 12 (19.35%) Banking
3 3 (4.84%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (70.97%) Developer
2 35 (56.45%) Java Developer
3 9 (14.52%) Designer
3 9 (14.52%) Senior Developer
4 8 (12.90%) Architect
5 7 (11.29%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.23%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Senior Analyst Developer
8 2 (3.23%) AWS Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Web Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Virtualisation Architect
9 1 (1.61%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (1.61%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (61.29%) HTML
2 36 (58.06%) Spring
3 34 (54.84%) Web Services
4 33 (53.23%) CSS
5 23 (37.10%) WSDL
6 22 (35.48%) SOAP
7 19 (30.65%) JSON
8 18 (29.03%) jQuery
8 18 (29.03%) Servlets
9 16 (25.81%) HTML5
10 15 (24.19%) Hibernate
10 15 (24.19%) JSP
11 14 (22.58%) XML
12 11 (17.74%) JDBC
13 8 (12.90%) EJB
13 8 (12.90%) Struts
13 8 (12.90%) JAX-WS
13 8 (12.90%) XSLT
14 6 (9.68%) JSF
14 6 (9.68%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.84%) Web 2.0
2 3 (4.84%) Wiki
2 3 (4.84%) Telematics
3 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.61%) Online Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.61%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.61%) Replication
3 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.90%) Windows
2 6 (9.68%) Linux
3 5 (8.06%) Solaris
4 3 (4.84%) UNIX
5 2 (3.23%) Android
5 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (53.23%) SDLC
2 25 (40.32%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (32.26%) TDD
4 18 (29.03%) MVC
5 14 (22.58%) OO
6 13 (20.97%) Software Engineering
6 13 (20.97%) Waterfall
7 12 (19.35%) Integration Testing
7 12 (19.35%) OOP
7 12 (19.35%) OOD
7 12 (19.35%) System Integration Testing
8 10 (16.13%) UML
9 9 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (12.90%) E-Commerce
10 8 (12.90%) Scrum
11 6 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (8.06%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (6.45%) SOA
14 3 (4.84%) Web Design
14 3 (4.84%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 55 (88.71%) Java
2 38 (61.29%) JavaScript
3 36 (58.06%) SQL
4 9 (14.52%) PL/SQL
5 7 (11.29%) XPath
6 2 (3.23%) Scala
7 1 (1.61%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (19.35%) DV Cleared
1 12 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 18 (29.03%) Oracle
2 13 (20.97%) IBM
3 5 (8.06%) Perforce
4 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.61%) Pega
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.61%) Compuware
5 1 (1.61%) HP
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