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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 11 29 24
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -5
Contract jobs citing J2EE 28 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 14.97% 1.69% 0.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 45.16% 10.00% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 3 1
Median daily rate £475 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -3.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.94%
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
62 30 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 33.16% 16.95% 31.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 20 21
Median daily rate £475 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £438 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £20.78 £34.00 £31.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% +7.74%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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 23 July 2016.

J2EE Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 35 (77.78%) Web Services
2 35 (77.78%) XML
3 34 (75.56%) Spring
4 32 (71.11%) Finance
5 30 (66.67%) Waterfall
6 29 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (62.22%) SOAP
7 28 (62.22%) JDBC
8 27 (60.00%) WSDL
9 26 (57.78%) JAX-WS
10 22 (48.89%) User Acceptance Testing
10 22 (48.89%) Software Engineering
10 22 (48.89%) AOP
11 21 (46.67%) Integration Testing
11 21 (46.67%) Kanban
11 21 (46.67%) System Integration Testing
11 21 (46.67%) JAXB
11 21 (46.67%) Oracle
12 17 (37.78%) RESTful
12 17 (37.78%) JSON
13 15 (33.33%) WebSphere
13 15 (33.33%) Oracle Database
13 15 (33.33%) PL/SQL
13 15 (33.33%) SQL
14 14 (31.11%) XSLT
14 14 (31.11%) TDD
14 14 (31.11%) Banking
14 14 (31.11%) BDD
15 11 (24.44%) Middleware

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 15 (33.33%) 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
4 3 (6.67%) Redis
5 2 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.22%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.22%) DB2
6 1 (2.22%) MySQL
6 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 9 (20.00%) JIRA
2 9 (20.00%) JUnit
2 9 (20.00%) Selenium
2 9 (20.00%) Subversion
3 2 (4.44%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.22%) 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 36 (80.00%) Developer
2 35 (77.78%) 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%) Agile Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
9 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking Java Developer
9 1 (2.22%) SOA Developer
9 1 (2.22%) SOA Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (77.78%) Web Services
1 35 (77.78%) XML
2 34 (75.56%) Spring
3 28 (62.22%) JDBC
3 28 (62.22%) SOAP
4 27 (60.00%) WSDL
5 26 (57.78%) JAX-WS
6 21 (46.67%) JAXB
7 17 (37.78%) JSON
7 17 (37.78%) RESTful
8 14 (31.11%) XSLT
9 11 (24.44%) Middleware
10 10 (22.22%) Apache Camel
11 8 (17.78%) POJO
12 7 (15.56%) HTML
12 7 (15.56%) JSP
13 6 (13.33%) XML Messaging
14 3 (6.67%) Dropwizard
14 3 (6.67%) jQuery
15 2 (4.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (2.22%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
1 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.22%) Smartphone
1 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%) BDD
5 14 (31.11%) TDD
6 11 (24.44%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (17.78%) Extreme Programming
7 8 (17.78%) MVC
8 4 (8.89%) SDLC
9 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.67%) Migration
9 3 (6.67%) Project Management
9 3 (6.67%) Web Development
10 2 (4.44%) High Availability
10 2 (4.44%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 44 (97.78%) Java
2 15 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 15 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (6.67%) 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