The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 23 37 23
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Contract jobs citing J2EE 11 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.55% 2.49% 1.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.18% 7.06% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 2
Average daily rate
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£388 £376 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.19% +11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £376 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £384 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £376 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.19% +7.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £35.40 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+14.68% +4.88%
J2EE
Cheshire

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 Chester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
68 85 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 28.10% 35.27% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 32 9
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £213 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £40.57 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +170.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

J2EE
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2EE across the Chester region.

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in Chester

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing J2EE 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 J2EE.

1 24 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (87.50%) XML
3 20 (83.33%) Web Services
3 20 (83.33%) Spring
4 19 (79.17%) Finance
4 19 (79.17%) SOAP
5 17 (70.83%) HTML
6 13 (54.17%) XSLT
7 12 (50.00%) SQL
7 12 (50.00%) Oracle
8 11 (45.83%) HTTP
9 9 (37.50%) WSDL
9 9 (37.50%) Software Engineering
10 8 (33.33%) WebSphere
10 8 (33.33%) IBM
10 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
10 8 (33.33%) Servlets
10 8 (33.33%) JUnit
10 8 (33.33%) Integration Testing
11 7 (29.17%) CSS
11 7 (29.17%) Banking
11 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (25.00%) XSL
12 6 (25.00%) JDBC
12 6 (25.00%) PL/SQL
12 6 (25.00%) JAX-WS
12 6 (25.00%) Web Application Development
13 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
13 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
13 5 (20.83%) Mockito

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing J2EE 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 J2EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 4 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) HTTP
2 4 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) RDBMS
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
1 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
2 4 (16.67%) Informix
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) JUnit
2 5 (20.83%) Selenium
2 5 (20.83%) Mockito
3 4 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 3 (12.50%) JIRA
5 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (8.33%) SonarQube
5 2 (8.33%) Eclipse
5 2 (8.33%) Introscope
5 2 (8.33%) Subversion
6 1 (4.17%) Maven
6 1 (4.17%) Cactus
6 1 (4.17%) Ant
General
1 19 (79.17%) Finance
2 7 (29.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 24 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Team Leader
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (4.17%) Java Team Leader
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (4.17%) J2EE Software Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Leader
4 1 (4.17%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (87.50%) XML
2 20 (83.33%) Spring
2 20 (83.33%) Web Services
3 19 (79.17%) SOAP
4 17 (70.83%) HTML
5 13 (54.17%) XSLT
6 9 (37.50%) WSDL
7 8 (33.33%) Servlets
8 7 (29.17%) CSS
9 6 (25.00%) JDBC
9 6 (25.00%) XSL
9 6 (25.00%) JAX-WS
10 5 (20.83%) PowerMock
10 5 (20.83%) JSP
10 5 (20.83%) JAX-RPC
11 4 (16.67%) JAX-RS
11 4 (16.67%) RESTful
11 4 (16.67%) JSON
12 3 (12.50%) JiBX
12 3 (12.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Online Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Open Source
2 2 (8.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.17%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Android
1 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 8 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (25.00%) Web Application Development
5 4 (16.67%) TDD
6 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
7 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.17%) Web Design
8 1 (4.17%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (12.50%) XPath
6 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Oracle
2 8 (33.33%) IBM
3 3 (12.50%) Perforce
4 2 (8.33%) Compuware
4 2 (8.33%) HP
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