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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 15 22 24
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing J2EE 7 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 5.26% 5.16% 1.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.42% 15.71% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £345 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £390 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -12.16%
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
38 70 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 28.57% 32.86% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 12
Average daily rate £313 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £310 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +26.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 19 September 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) XML
3 5 (62.50%) XSLT
4 4 (50.00%) JSP
4 4 (50.00%) HTML
4 4 (50.00%) JUnit
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) REST
5 3 (37.50%) HTML5
5 3 (37.50%) Spring
5 3 (37.50%) JSF
6 2 (25.00%) TDD
6 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (25.00%) CSS
6 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (25.00%) PHP
6 2 (25.00%) .NET
6 2 (25.00%) Servlets
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle
6 2 (25.00%) Web Services
6 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
7 1 (12.50%) Grails
7 1 (12.50%) Android
7 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (12.50%) Apache Solr
7 1 (12.50%) Struts2
7 1 (12.50%) JiBX
7 1 (12.50%) Redis
7 1 (12.50%) Kafka

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1 (12.50%) Apache Solr
1 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Redis
1 1 (12.50%) Hazelcast
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 1 (12.50%) Maven
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) XML
2 5 (62.50%) XSLT
3 4 (50.00%) JSP
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) REST
4 3 (37.50%) HTML5
4 3 (37.50%) Spring
4 3 (37.50%) JSF
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) Servlets
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
6 1 (12.50%) Grails
6 1 (12.50%) Struts2
6 1 (12.50%) JiBX
6 1 (12.50%) Kafka
6 1 (12.50%) Akka
6 1 (12.50%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) OOP
3 1 (12.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) XPath
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
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