The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 12 25 33
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +8
Contract jobs citing J2EE 25 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 12.63% 4.15% 2.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.21% 14.49% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 6 3
Median daily rate £413 £394 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.69% +4.92%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.60 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-11.33% +12.00%
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
71 69 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 35.86% 28.63% 28.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 55 28
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.78 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +7.14%

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing J2EE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE across the Chester region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

J2EE Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE 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 Chester region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 29 (93.55%) Java
2 22 (70.97%) Finance
2 22 (70.97%) Web Services
3 21 (67.74%) Spring
4 20 (64.52%) XML
5 19 (61.29%) Waterfall
6 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (45.16%) SOAP
7 14 (45.16%) Oracle
7 14 (45.16%) JDBC
8 13 (41.94%) WSDL
9 12 (38.71%) Banking
9 12 (38.71%) WebSphere
9 12 (38.71%) JAX-WS
10 11 (35.48%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (35.48%) AOP
10 11 (35.48%) Software Engineering
11 10 (32.26%) JSON
11 10 (32.26%) Integration Testing
11 10 (32.26%) RESTful
11 10 (32.26%) Kanban
11 10 (32.26%) System Integration Testing
11 10 (32.26%) JAXB
12 9 (29.03%) Middleware
12 9 (29.03%) MVC
12 9 (29.03%) TDD
13 8 (25.81%) Oracle Database
13 8 (25.81%) PL/SQL
13 8 (25.81%) SQL
14 7 (22.58%) IBM

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 12 (38.71%) WebSphere
2 5 (16.13%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.23%) CICS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) Oracle Database
2 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
3 3 (9.68%) Redis
4 2 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.23%) DB2
5 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
2 6 (19.35%) Selenium
3 5 (16.13%) JIRA
3 5 (16.13%) JUnit
3 5 (16.13%) Subversion
4 3 (9.68%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.45%) Hudson
General
1 22 (70.97%) Finance
2 12 (38.71%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) International Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (77.42%) Developer
2 23 (74.19%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Applications Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (12.90%) J2EE Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Java Applications Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Applications Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Java Applications Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Digital Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Java Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Agile Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Applications Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Java Technical Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Smartphone Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (70.97%) Web Services
2 21 (67.74%) Spring
3 20 (64.52%) XML
4 14 (45.16%) JDBC
4 14 (45.16%) SOAP
5 13 (41.94%) WSDL
6 12 (38.71%) JAX-WS
7 10 (32.26%) JAXB
7 10 (32.26%) JSON
7 10 (32.26%) RESTful
8 9 (29.03%) Middleware
9 7 (22.58%) XSLT
10 6 (19.35%) Apache Camel
10 6 (19.35%) XML Messaging
11 5 (16.13%) HTML
12 4 (12.90%) jQuery
12 4 (12.90%) JSP
12 4 (12.90%) POJO
13 3 (9.68%) HTML5
14 2 (6.45%) Dropwizard
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (6.45%) Mainframe
1 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.23%) Smartphone
2 1 (3.23%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Unix
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
1 1 (3.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Waterfall
2 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (35.48%) AOP
3 11 (35.48%) Software Engineering
3 11 (35.48%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (32.26%) Integration Testing
4 10 (32.26%) Kanban
4 10 (32.26%) System Integration Testing
5 9 (29.03%) MVC
5 9 (29.03%) TDD
6 6 (19.35%) BDD
6 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (12.90%) Extreme Programming
7 4 (12.90%) Web Development
8 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
8 3 (9.68%) Migration
8 3 (9.68%) Project Management
8 3 (9.68%) SDLC
9 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (3.23%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (93.55%) Java
2 8 (25.81%) PL/SQL
2 8 (25.81%) SQL
3 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Oracle
2 7 (22.58%) IBM
3 6 (19.35%) Sybase
3 6 (19.35%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.23%) ATG
4 1 (3.23%) hybris