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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 44 65 53
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -12
Contract jobs citing J2EE 38 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.83% 1.09% 1.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.15% 5.66% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 10
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£388 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £376 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £430 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £36.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +6.61%
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
289 159 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 29.13% 19.30% 22.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 93 78
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 2
Average hourly rate £16.16 £32.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.27% +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -

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 28 May 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 28 May 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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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 +5 9 £394 +4.92% 4
Knutsford +2 3 £488 +10.79%
Wilmslow - 2 £265 -
J2EE
North West

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 72 (92.31%) Java
2 46 (58.97%) HTML
3 41 (52.56%) JavaScript
3 41 (52.56%) Spring
4 37 (47.44%) SDLC
5 33 (42.31%) Finance
5 33 (42.31%) SQL
6 32 (41.03%) JUnit
7 30 (38.46%) TDD
8 29 (37.18%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (34.62%) CSS
9 27 (34.62%) Web Services
10 24 (30.77%) SOAP
11 23 (29.49%) XML
12 22 (28.21%) IBM
13 21 (26.92%) Oracle
13 21 (26.92%) JSON
13 21 (26.92%) Cucumber
14 18 (23.08%) RESTful
14 18 (23.08%) Software Engineering
15 17 (21.79%) JDBC
16 16 (20.51%) WebSphere
16 16 (20.51%) Banking
17 15 (19.23%) jQuery
17 15 (19.23%) WSDL
18 14 (17.95%) Servlets
18 14 (17.95%) Integration Testing
18 14 (17.95%) Waterfall
18 14 (17.95%) System Integration Testing
19 13 (16.67%) JSP

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 16 (20.51%) WebSphere
2 8 (10.26%) IBM HTTP Server
2 8 (10.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 6 (7.69%) CICS
4 5 (6.41%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.56%) Apache
5 2 (2.56%) JBoss
5 2 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.56%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.28%) Node.js
6 1 (1.28%) AquaLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.67%) HTTP
2 10 (12.82%) ATM
3 8 (10.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.38%) Big Data
2 10 (12.82%) Relational Database
3 9 (11.54%) RDBMS
4 8 (10.26%) Informix
5 7 (8.97%) Oracle Database
5 7 (8.97%) MySQL
6 6 (7.69%) DB2
7 2 (2.56%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (41.03%) JUnit
2 21 (26.92%) Cucumber
3 12 (15.38%) Ant
4 11 (14.10%) Selenium
5 9 (11.54%) Git (software)
5 9 (11.54%) Mockito
5 9 (11.54%) Maven
6 5 (6.41%) Jenkins
6 5 (6.41%) JIRA
7 4 (5.13%) Eclipse
8 3 (3.85%) SonarQube
8 3 (3.85%) Introscope
8 3 (3.85%) Subversion
9 2 (2.56%) Cactus
10 1 (1.28%) TestNG
10 1 (1.28%) Hudson
10 1 (1.28%) Bower
10 1 (1.28%) Grunt
10 1 (1.28%) IntelliJ
10 1 (1.28%) Lombardi
General
1 33 (42.31%) Finance
2 16 (20.51%) Banking
3 1 (1.28%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 64 (82.05%) Developer
2 52 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 9 (11.54%) Architect
4 8 (10.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 5 (6.41%) Designer
5 5 (6.41%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (6.41%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.85%) AWS Developer
7 3 (3.85%) Software Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (3.85%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) Integration Engineer
8 2 (2.56%) J2EE Developer
9 1 (1.28%) Web Engineer
9 1 (1.28%) Senior Architect
9 1 (1.28%) Technical Developer
9 1 (1.28%) Middleware Architect
9 1 (1.28%) Web Developer
9 1 (1.28%) ATM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (58.97%) HTML
2 41 (52.56%) Spring
3 27 (34.62%) CSS
3 27 (34.62%) Web Services
4 24 (30.77%) SOAP
5 23 (29.49%) XML
6 21 (26.92%) JSON
7 18 (23.08%) RESTful
8 17 (21.79%) JDBC
9 15 (19.23%) jQuery
9 15 (19.23%) WSDL
10 14 (17.95%) Servlets
11 13 (16.67%) JSP
12 11 (14.10%) XSLT
13 10 (12.82%) XSL
14 9 (11.54%) PowerMock
14 9 (11.54%) JAX-RPC
15 8 (10.26%) Java EE
15 8 (10.26%) JAX-RS
16 7 (8.97%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.54%) Telematics
2 7 (8.97%) Algorithms
3 6 (7.69%) IBM Mainframe
3 6 (7.69%) Online Banking
3 6 (7.69%) EMV
3 6 (7.69%) Mainframe
4 5 (6.41%) Chip Card
5 3 (3.85%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.85%) Wiki
6 2 (2.56%) Web 2.0
7 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.85%) Windows
2 2 (2.56%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (47.44%) SDLC
2 30 (38.46%) TDD
3 29 (37.18%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 14 (17.95%) Integration Testing
5 14 (17.95%) Waterfall
5 14 (17.95%) System Integration Testing
6 10 (12.82%) OOP
6 10 (12.82%) OO
6 10 (12.82%) OOD
7 9 (11.54%) Web Application Development
8 8 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (8.97%) MVC
10 6 (7.69%) Migration
10 6 (7.69%) Project Management
10 6 (7.69%) E-Commerce
10 6 (7.69%) Agile Project Management
11 5 (6.41%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (6.41%) Unit Testing
11 5 (6.41%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 72 (92.31%) Java
2 41 (52.56%) JavaScript
3 33 (42.31%) SQL
4 9 (11.54%) PL/SQL
5 8 (10.26%) C++
6 7 (8.97%) Groovy
7 5 (6.41%) C#
7 5 (6.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (12.82%) DV Cleared
1 10 (12.82%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.54%) Degree
3 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (10.26%) Docker
Vendors
1 22 (28.21%) IBM
2 21 (26.92%) Oracle
3 6 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.41%) Perforce
5 3 (3.85%) Compuware
5 3 (3.85%) HP
6 2 (2.56%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.28%) Pega
7 1 (1.28%) Adobe
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