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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java EE over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 66 56 72
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +16
Contract jobs citing Java EE 9 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.95% 1.69% 0.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.64% 6.34% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 2
Average daily rate £413 £348 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.70% -24.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £320 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £361 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £301
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +33.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £107.50
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
247 205 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.17% 26.59% 25.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 142 127
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £439 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 3
Average hourly rate £17.64 £19.45 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% -52.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -4 4 £401 +9.18% 1
Chester - 4 £424 -
Java EE
North West

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (70.59%) Finance
3 12 (70.59%) Banking
4 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
4 11 (64.71%) XML
5 10 (58.82%) jQuery
5 10 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (52.94%) Git (software)
6 9 (52.94%) BDD
6 9 (52.94%) TDD
6 9 (52.94%) Subversion
6 9 (52.94%) HTML
6 9 (52.94%) Web Services
6 9 (52.94%) OOP
7 8 (47.06%) OO
7 8 (47.06%) Windows
7 8 (47.06%) AIX
7 8 (47.06%) Linux
7 8 (47.06%) WSDL
7 8 (47.06%) C
7 8 (47.06%) C++
7 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
7 8 (47.06%) Objective-C
7 8 (47.06%) Degree
7 8 (47.06%) JSON
7 8 (47.06%) AngularJS
7 8 (47.06%) Mac OS
7 8 (47.06%) SDLC
8 7 (41.18%) Waterfall

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.76%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (11.76%) JBoss
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Git (software)
1 9 (52.94%) Subversion
2 3 (17.65%) Gradle
2 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) Checkstyle
3 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.88%) FindBugs
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) Maven
3 1 (5.88%) Mockito
3 1 (5.88%) NetBeans
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) SonarQube
General
1 12 (70.59%) Banking
1 12 (70.59%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
1 17 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) XML
2 10 (58.82%) jQuery
3 9 (52.94%) HTML
3 9 (52.94%) Web Services
4 8 (47.06%) AngularJS
4 8 (47.06%) JSON
4 8 (47.06%) WSDL
5 7 (41.18%) HTML5
5 7 (41.18%) Spring
6 2 (11.76%) CSS
6 2 (11.76%) JDBC
6 2 (11.76%) JSP
6 2 (11.76%) REST
6 2 (11.76%) Servlets
6 2 (11.76%) SOAP
6 2 (11.76%) Spring MVC
6 2 (11.76%) Spring Security
6 2 (11.76%) XSLT
7 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
7 1 (5.88%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
1 1 (5.88%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) AIX
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
1 8 (47.06%) Mac OS
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Vista
2 7 (41.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (52.94%) BDD
3 9 (52.94%) OOP
3 9 (52.94%) TDD
4 8 (47.06%) OO
4 8 (47.06%) SDLC
4 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
5 7 (41.18%) Data Protection
5 7 (41.18%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.76%) DevOps
6 2 (11.76%) MVC
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum
7 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.88%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
3 8 (47.06%) C
3 8 (47.06%) C++
3 8 (47.06%) Objective-C
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) BC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) IBM
3 2 (11.76%) Perforce