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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 10 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Contract jobs citing J2EE 36 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 16.51% 2.91% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 46.15% 13.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 34 5 0
Median daily rate £475 £401 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.60% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.60 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +17.68%
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
78 45 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 35.78% 21.84% 24.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 32 19
Median daily rate £463 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £20.78 £34.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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 30 June 2016.

J2EE Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 44 (97.78%) Java
2 36 (80.00%) Web Services
3 35 (77.78%) Spring
4 34 (75.56%) XML
5 32 (71.11%) Finance
6 30 (66.67%) Waterfall
7 29 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (62.22%) SOAP
8 28 (62.22%) JDBC
9 27 (60.00%) WSDL
10 26 (57.78%) JAX-WS
11 22 (48.89%) User Acceptance Testing
11 22 (48.89%) Software Engineering
11 22 (48.89%) AOP
12 21 (46.67%) Integration Testing
12 21 (46.67%) Kanban
12 21 (46.67%) System Integration Testing
12 21 (46.67%) JAXB
12 21 (46.67%) Oracle
13 17 (37.78%) RESTful
13 17 (37.78%) JSON
14 16 (35.56%) WebSphere
15 15 (33.33%) Oracle Database
15 15 (33.33%) PL/SQL
15 15 (33.33%) SQL
16 14 (31.11%) XSLT
16 14 (31.11%) TDD
16 14 (31.11%) Banking
17 13 (28.89%) BDD
18 11 (24.44%) Jenkins

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 16 (35.56%) WebSphere
2 9 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.22%) CICS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.89%) MongoDB
3 4 (8.89%) Redis
4 3 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.22%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.22%) DB2
5 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Jenkins
2 10 (22.22%) Selenium
3 9 (20.00%) JIRA
3 9 (20.00%) JUnit
3 9 (20.00%) Subversion
4 3 (6.67%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.44%) Hudson
General
1 32 (71.11%) Finance
2 14 (31.11%) Banking
3 5 (11.11%) International Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (82.22%) Developer
2 36 (80.00%) Java Developer
3 13 (28.89%) Senior Developer
3 13 (28.89%) Senior Java Developer
4 11 (24.44%) Applications Developer
5 10 (22.22%) Java Applications Developer
5 10 (22.22%) Senior Applications Developer
5 10 (22.22%) Senior Java Applications Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Digital Developer
6 5 (11.11%) J2EE Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Architect
8 2 (4.44%) Java Architect
8 2 (4.44%) Technical Architect
8 2 (4.44%) XML Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Designer
9 1 (2.22%) Lead Product Manager
9 1 (2.22%) Middleware Developer
9 1 (2.22%) SOA Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (80.00%) Web Services
2 35 (77.78%) Spring
3 34 (75.56%) XML
4 28 (62.22%) JDBC
4 28 (62.22%) SOAP
5 27 (60.00%) WSDL
6 26 (57.78%) JAX-WS
7 21 (46.67%) JAXB
8 17 (37.78%) JSON
8 17 (37.78%) RESTful
9 14 (31.11%) XSLT
10 11 (24.44%) Middleware
11 10 (22.22%) Apache Camel
12 8 (17.78%) HTML
12 8 (17.78%) POJO
13 7 (15.56%) JSP
14 6 (13.33%) XML Messaging
15 4 (8.89%) jQuery
16 3 (6.67%) Dropwizard
16 3 (6.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.22%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.22%) Smartphone
2 1 (2.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Unix
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
1 1 (2.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 29 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (48.89%) AOP
3 22 (48.89%) Software Engineering
3 22 (48.89%) User Acceptance Testing
4 21 (46.67%) Integration Testing
4 21 (46.67%) Kanban
4 21 (46.67%) System Integration Testing
5 14 (31.11%) TDD
6 13 (28.89%) BDD
7 10 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (20.00%) MVC
9 8 (17.78%) Extreme Programming
10 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
10 4 (8.89%) Web Development
11 3 (6.67%) Migration
11 3 (6.67%) Project Management
11 3 (6.67%) SDLC
12 2 (4.44%) Data Modelling
12 2 (4.44%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 44 (97.78%) Java
2 15 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 15 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.22%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 21 (46.67%) Oracle
2 10 (22.22%) IBM
3 6 (13.33%) Sybase
3 6 (13.33%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.22%) ATG
4 1 (2.22%) hybris