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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 17 23 37
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +14
Contract jobs citing J2EE 18 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 9.42% 4.98% 2.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.68% 17.39% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 5
Average daily rate £400 £388 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £38.00 £35.80
% change year-on-year
-3.94% +6.14%
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
76 69 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 39.79% 28.63% 33.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 58 34
Average daily rate £394 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +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
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 29 April 2016.

J2EE Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 23 (95.83%) Java
2 17 (70.83%) Web Services
3 16 (66.67%) Finance
4 15 (62.50%) Spring
5 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (58.33%) XML
5 14 (58.33%) Waterfall
6 11 (45.83%) WebSphere
6 11 (45.83%) Oracle
7 9 (37.50%) Banking
7 9 (37.50%) MVC
7 9 (37.50%) JSON
8 8 (33.33%) TDD
8 8 (33.33%) JDBC
8 8 (33.33%) Middleware
9 7 (29.17%) WSDL
9 7 (29.17%) SOAP
9 7 (29.17%) SQL
9 7 (29.17%) AOP
9 7 (29.17%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (25.00%) JAX-WS
10 6 (25.00%) Kanban
10 6 (25.00%) Integration Testing
10 6 (25.00%) RESTful
10 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
10 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
10 6 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
10 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 6 (25.00%) Sybase

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 11 (45.83%) WebSphere
2 4 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.17%) CICS
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon Glacier
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon S3
2 2 (8.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 2 (8.33%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
3 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 3 (12.50%) MySQL
3 3 (12.50%) Redis
4 2 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (8.33%) Big Data
5 1 (4.17%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (20.83%) Selenium
3 4 (16.67%) JIRA
3 4 (16.67%) JUnit
3 4 (16.67%) Subversion
4 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 2 (8.33%) Hudson
General
1 16 (66.67%) Finance
2 9 (37.50%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Developer
2 16 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Applications Developer
3 3 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Architect
4 2 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Digital Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Java Applications Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Java Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Applications Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Java Applications Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.17%) Integration Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (70.83%) Web Services
2 15 (62.50%) Spring
3 14 (58.33%) XML
4 9 (37.50%) JSON
5 8 (33.33%) JDBC
5 8 (33.33%) Middleware
6 7 (29.17%) SOAP
6 7 (29.17%) WSDL
7 6 (25.00%) JAXB
7 6 (25.00%) JAX-WS
7 6 (25.00%) RESTful
7 6 (25.00%) XML Messaging
8 4 (16.67%) Apache Camel
8 4 (16.67%) jQuery
8 4 (16.67%) XSLT
9 3 (12.50%) HTML
9 3 (12.50%) HTML5
9 3 (12.50%) POJO
10 2 (8.33%) CSS3
10 2 (8.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Driving Licence
2 2 (8.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (8.33%) Mainframe
2 2 (8.33%) Replication
2 2 (8.33%) Telematics
3 1 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.17%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.17%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Android
1 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (58.33%) Waterfall
2 9 (37.50%) MVC
3 8 (33.33%) TDD
4 7 (29.17%) AOP
4 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (29.17%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 6 (25.00%) Kanban
5 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Web Development
7 3 (12.50%) BDD
7 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 3 (12.50%) Extreme Programming
8 2 (8.33%) Android Development
8 2 (8.33%) DevOps
8 2 (8.33%) iOS Development
8 2 (8.33%) Migration
8 2 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (95.83%) Java
2 7 (29.17%) SQL
3 5 (20.83%) PL/SQL
4 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) C#
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Oracle
2 6 (25.00%) IBM
2 6 (25.00%) Sybase
2 6 (25.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (4.17%) ATG
3 1 (4.17%) hybris