The table below looks at the statistics for Java EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java EE over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 78 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Java EE 8 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.78% 0.81% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.97% 2.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Median daily rate £388 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £40.00 £36.38
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +9.96%
Java EE
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
269 289 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.37% 29.34% 19.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 201 89
Median daily rate £405 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £593 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 0
Median hourly rate £20.78 £16.16 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.58% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.93% +7.14%

Java EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Java EE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java EE within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 3 £394 -
Java EE
North West

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Java EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Java EE.

1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (91.67%) XML
3 10 (83.33%) Spring
4 9 (75.00%) SQL
5 8 (66.67%) Oracle
5 8 (66.67%) IBM
5 8 (66.67%) WebSphere
6 7 (58.33%) Finance
6 7 (58.33%) JDBC
7 6 (50.00%) JSP
7 6 (50.00%) Servlets
7 6 (50.00%) XSLT
7 6 (50.00%) CSS
7 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (50.00%) HTTP
7 6 (50.00%) MVC
7 6 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
7 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (50.00%) Spring MVC
7 6 (50.00%) Spring Security
7 6 (50.00%) jQuery
8 5 (41.67%) Selenium
8 5 (41.67%) Maven
8 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (41.67%) Mockito
8 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
8 5 (41.67%) TDD
8 5 (41.67%) Banking
8 5 (41.67%) Degree
8 5 (41.67%) JIRA

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 6 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (8.33%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) HTTP
2 5 (41.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) JasperReports
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Checkstyle
1 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
1 5 (41.67%) FindBugs
1 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
1 5 (41.67%) JIRA
1 5 (41.67%) Maven
1 5 (41.67%) Mockito
1 5 (41.67%) Selenium
1 5 (41.67%) SonarQube
2 1 (8.33%) Gradle
2 1 (8.33%) JUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (83.33%) Java Developer
3 6 (50.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (16.67%) Java Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Java Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) XML
2 10 (83.33%) Spring
3 7 (58.33%) JDBC
4 6 (50.00%) CSS
4 6 (50.00%) jQuery
4 6 (50.00%) JSP
4 6 (50.00%) Servlets
4 6 (50.00%) Spring MVC
4 6 (50.00%) Spring Security
4 6 (50.00%) XSLT
5 4 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (25.00%) SOAP
6 3 (25.00%) Web Services
7 2 (16.67%) HTML
8 1 (8.33%) J2EE
8 1 (8.33%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) N-Tier
2 4 (33.33%) Online Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (50.00%) MVC
2 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (41.67%) OOP
2 5 (41.67%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Web Application Development
4 2 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 2 (16.67%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) IBM
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) Perforce