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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 66 65 69
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing Java EE 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.13% 0.53% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 2.22% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £420 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-31.25% -
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
221 225 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 28.33% 23.96% 22.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 160 107
Median daily rate £400 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £325 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 3
Median hourly rate £20.78 £16.16 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.58% -46.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) XML
2 7 (87.50%) Spring
3 6 (75.00%) WebSphere
3 6 (75.00%) IBM
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle
4 5 (62.50%) JDBC
4 5 (62.50%) Finance
5 4 (50.00%) MVC
5 4 (50.00%) N-Tier
5 4 (50.00%) HTTP
5 4 (50.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (50.00%) Internet
5 4 (50.00%) Perforce
5 4 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (50.00%) JSP
5 4 (50.00%) Servlets
5 4 (50.00%) XSLT
5 4 (50.00%) OOP
5 4 (50.00%) CSS
5 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (50.00%) Degree
5 4 (50.00%) JIRA
5 4 (50.00%) Checkstyle
5 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (50.00%) TDD
5 4 (50.00%) Spring MVC
5 4 (50.00%) Selenium
5 4 (50.00%) Spring Security

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 6 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (12.50%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) HTTP
1 4 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) JasperReports
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Checkstyle
1 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (50.00%) FindBugs
1 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
1 4 (50.00%) Maven
1 4 (50.00%) Mockito
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium
1 4 (50.00%) SonarQube
2 1 (12.50%) JUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (62.50%) Senior Developer
4 3 (37.50%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (25.00%) Java Engineer
5 2 (25.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 2 (25.00%) Senior Java Engineer
6 1 (12.50%) HTML Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (12.50%) Senior SQL Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) XML
2 7 (87.50%) Spring
3 5 (62.50%) JDBC
4 4 (50.00%) CSS
4 4 (50.00%) jQuery
4 4 (50.00%) JSP
4 4 (50.00%) Servlets
4 4 (50.00%) Spring MVC
4 4 (50.00%) Spring Security
4 4 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (50.00%) XSLT
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) SOAP
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
6 1 (12.50%) J2EE
6 1 (12.50%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (37.50%) Online Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (50.00%) MVC
1 4 (50.00%) OOP
1 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Web Application Development
3 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (25.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) IBM
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) Perforce