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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 53 72 64
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -8
Contract jobs citing Java EE 8 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.11% 0.31% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.03% 1.06% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£400 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.51% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £37.00 £32.97
% change year-on-year
+35.13% +12.24%
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
159 282 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.14% 28.89% 25.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 137 147
Average daily rate £350 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.07 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.95% +20.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 21 November 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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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
Wilmslow - - - -
Java EE
North West

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (90.91%) XML
3 8 (72.73%) J2EE
4 7 (63.64%) Spring
5 6 (54.55%) JSF
5 6 (54.55%) Advertising
5 6 (54.55%) SQL
5 6 (54.55%) JDBC
5 6 (54.55%) JBoss
5 6 (54.55%) Subversion
5 6 (54.55%) JasperReports
5 6 (54.55%) Degree
5 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
5 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database
6 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
6 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (45.45%) Finance
7 4 (36.36%) HTTPS
7 4 (36.36%) JSP
7 4 (36.36%) SOAP
7 4 (36.36%) Struts
7 4 (36.36%) XPath
7 4 (36.36%) SSH
8 3 (27.27%) Banking
9 2 (18.18%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (18.18%) MVC
9 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
9 2 (18.18%) Swing

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (54.55%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) HTTPS
1 4 (36.36%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) JasperReports
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database
2 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Subversion
2 2 (18.18%) JUnit
3 1 (9.09%) JDeveloper
3 1 (9.09%) Maven
General
1 6 (54.55%) Advertising
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 8 (72.73%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Java Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Java Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) J2EE Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Senior J2EE Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (9.09%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) XML
2 8 (72.73%) J2EE
3 7 (63.64%) Spring
4 6 (54.55%) JSF
4 6 (54.55%) JDBC
5 4 (36.36%) JSP
5 4 (36.36%) SOAP
5 4 (36.36%) Struts
6 2 (18.18%) Ajax
6 2 (18.18%) jQuery
6 2 (18.18%) Swing
6 2 (18.18%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (18.18%) Apache Camel
7 1 (9.09%) Middleware
7 1 (9.09%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
2 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) MVC
2 1 (9.09%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) XPath
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle