The first table below looks at the demand for Java EE 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 Java EE over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 63 62 65
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Java EE 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.25% 0.66% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.07% 2.38% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +38.33%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
187 210 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.52% 27.60% 29.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 98 161
Average daily rate £335 £350 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +3.32%
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 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 8
Average hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -24.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.00 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Java EE
North West

Java EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java EE across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Java EE Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Java EE
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java EE across the Cheshire region.

Java EE Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Java EE
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 Java EE within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Chester - - - - 1
Knutsford - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Java EE
North West

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Java EE 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 Java EE.

1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) XML
3 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) Ajax
3 5 (62.50%) JSON
3 5 (62.50%) HTML5
3 5 (62.50%) CSS3
4 4 (50.00%) REST
4 4 (50.00%) XPath
4 4 (50.00%) DOM
4 4 (50.00%) JBoss
4 4 (50.00%) JMS
5 3 (37.50%) XSLT
5 3 (37.50%) Linux
5 3 (37.50%) Middleware
5 3 (37.50%) Project Management
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle
5 3 (37.50%) Web Services
5 3 (37.50%) JAXB
5 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (37.50%) Web Development
5 3 (37.50%) Maven
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (37.50%) Spring
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (37.50%) HornetQ

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Java EE 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 Java EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (25.00%) JasperReports
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Maven
2 2 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
3 1 (12.50%) NetBeans
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Advertising
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Web Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) XML
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) Ajax
2 5 (62.50%) JSON
2 5 (62.50%) HTML5
2 5 (62.50%) CSS3
3 4 (50.00%) REST
3 4 (50.00%) JMS
3 4 (50.00%) DOM
4 3 (37.50%) XSLT
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) JAXB
4 3 (37.50%) Middleware
4 3 (37.50%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (37.50%) Spring
4 3 (37.50%) HornetQ
5 2 (25.00%) Drools
5 2 (25.00%) JSF
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Web Development
1 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience Design
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) XPath
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) JBoss
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) IBM