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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 42 50 41
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs citing J2EE 31 14 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.17% 1.76% 3.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.60% 7.14% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 12
Average daily rate
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£400 £439 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +17.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £412 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £439 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £32.00 -
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
228 196 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.34% 24.59% 27.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 114 102
Average daily rate £365 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £34.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -3 5 £506 +15.31%
Chester -7 3 £388 -3.12% 8
Warrington - 2 £400 - 3
Wilmslow - 2 £355 -
J2EE
North West

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 60 (96.77%) Java
2 38 (61.29%) Spring
3 37 (59.68%) JavaScript
4 35 (56.45%) HTML
4 35 (56.45%) SDLC
5 32 (51.61%) Web Services
6 31 (50.00%) SQL
6 31 (50.00%) CSS
7 26 (41.94%) JUnit
7 26 (41.94%) Finance
8 25 (40.32%) TDD
9 23 (37.10%) JSON
10 22 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (35.48%) WSDL
10 22 (35.48%) SOAP
11 19 (30.65%) XML
11 19 (30.65%) Servlets
12 18 (29.03%) Oracle
13 17 (27.42%) WebSphere
13 17 (27.42%) jQuery
14 15 (24.19%) Integration Testing
14 15 (24.19%) Software Engineering
14 15 (24.19%) IBM
14 15 (24.19%) System Integration Testing
14 15 (24.19%) Cucumber
15 13 (20.97%) MVC
16 12 (19.35%) OOD
16 12 (19.35%) JSP
16 12 (19.35%) Ant
16 12 (19.35%) OOP

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 17 (27.42%) WebSphere
2 6 (9.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 6 (9.68%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (4.84%) JBoss
3 3 (4.84%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.23%) Apache
4 2 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.23%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (1.61%) AquaLogic
5 1 (1.61%) Documentum
5 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 8 (12.90%) HTTP
2 6 (9.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.52%) Oracle Database
2 8 (12.90%) Relational Database
2 8 (12.90%) MySQL
3 7 (11.29%) RDBMS
4 6 (9.68%) Informix
4 6 (9.68%) Big Data
5 2 (3.23%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (41.94%) JUnit
2 15 (24.19%) Cucumber
3 12 (19.35%) Ant
4 9 (14.52%) Selenium
5 7 (11.29%) Mockito
6 6 (9.68%) Git (software)
7 5 (8.06%) Subversion
7 5 (8.06%) Maven
8 4 (6.45%) JIRA
9 3 (4.84%) Cactus
9 3 (4.84%) Eclipse
9 3 (4.84%) Jenkins
10 2 (3.23%) Lombardi
11 1 (1.61%) IntelliJ
11 1 (1.61%) Introscope
11 1 (1.61%) TestNG
11 1 (1.61%) Hudson
11 1 (1.61%) SonarQube
General
1 26 (41.94%) Finance
2 12 (19.35%) Banking
3 2 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (77.42%) Developer
2 42 (67.74%) Java Developer
3 8 (12.90%) Designer
4 7 (11.29%) Senior Developer
4 7 (11.29%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Architect
5 5 (8.06%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Web Engineer
8 1 (1.61%) Senior Architect
8 1 (1.61%) Technical Developer
8 1 (1.61%) Middleware Architect
8 1 (1.61%) DevOps Architect
8 1 (1.61%) AWS Developer
8 1 (1.61%) Team Leader
8 1 (1.61%) Technical Team Leader
8 1 (1.61%) Java Team Leader
8 1 (1.61%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (61.29%) Spring
2 35 (56.45%) HTML
3 32 (51.61%) Web Services
4 31 (50.00%) CSS
5 23 (37.10%) JSON
6 22 (35.48%) SOAP
6 22 (35.48%) WSDL
7 19 (30.65%) XML
7 19 (30.65%) Servlets
8 17 (27.42%) jQuery
9 12 (19.35%) JSP
9 12 (19.35%) HTML5
10 11 (17.74%) JDBC
10 11 (17.74%) XSLT
10 11 (17.74%) RESTful
10 11 (17.74%) Hibernate
11 8 (12.90%) XSL
11 8 (12.90%) JAX-WS
12 7 (11.29%) JAX-RPC
12 7 (11.29%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Telematics
2 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.45%) Online Banking
4 3 (4.84%) Wiki
4 3 (4.84%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.84%) Web 2.0
5 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.23%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.61%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.61%) Replication
6 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.06%) Linux
2 4 (6.45%) Windows
2 4 (6.45%) Solaris
3 3 (4.84%) Android
3 3 (4.84%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (56.45%) SDLC
2 25 (40.32%) TDD
3 22 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (24.19%) Software Engineering
4 15 (24.19%) Integration Testing
4 15 (24.19%) System Integration Testing
5 13 (20.97%) MVC
6 12 (19.35%) OOD
6 12 (19.35%) OOP
6 12 (19.35%) OO
6 12 (19.35%) Waterfall
7 9 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (11.29%) Web Application Development
8 7 (11.29%) UML
9 5 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (8.06%) E-Commerce
9 5 (8.06%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (6.45%) Unit Testing
10 4 (6.45%) Scrum
11 3 (4.84%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 60 (96.77%) Java
2 37 (59.68%) JavaScript
3 31 (50.00%) SQL
4 9 (14.52%) PL/SQL
5 7 (11.29%) XPath
6 3 (4.84%) Groovy
7 2 (3.23%) Scala
8 1 (1.61%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (19.35%) DV Cleared
1 12 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.68%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) Docker
Vendors
1 18 (29.03%) Oracle
2 15 (24.19%) 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%) Adobe
5 1 (1.61%) Compuware
5 1 (1.61%) HP
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