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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 27 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing J2EE 3 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.71% 1.46% 6.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.82% 4.76% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
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
34 42 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 19.43% 30.66% 21.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 10
Average daily rate £350 £315 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -16.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £34.50 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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 28 July 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (86.67%) Spring
2 13 (86.67%) Finance
2 13 (86.67%) Web Services
3 12 (80.00%) SOAP
4 11 (73.33%) XML
5 9 (60.00%) SQL
5 9 (60.00%) SDLC
6 7 (46.67%) System Integration Testing
6 7 (46.67%) Oracle
6 7 (46.67%) HTML
6 7 (46.67%) WSDL
6 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
6 7 (46.67%) Integration Testing
7 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
7 6 (40.00%) Servlets
7 6 (40.00%) XSLT
7 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
8 5 (33.33%) PL/SQL
8 5 (33.33%) CSS
8 5 (33.33%) IBM
8 5 (33.33%) Banking
8 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database
9 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
9 4 (26.67%) Web Application Development
9 4 (26.67%) HTTP
9 4 (26.67%) Selenium
9 4 (26.67%) JAX-WS
9 4 (26.67%) XSL
10 3 (20.00%) JDBC

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (13.33%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) HTTP
2 2 (13.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (13.33%) Informix
5 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Selenium
2 3 (20.00%) Mockito
2 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (20.00%) JUnit
3 2 (13.33%) Subversion
4 1 (6.67%) Maven
4 1 (6.67%) Cactus
4 1 (6.67%) JIRA
4 1 (6.67%) Hudson
4 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (86.67%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (6.67%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Team Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Java Team Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) Web Services
1 13 (86.67%) Spring
2 12 (80.00%) SOAP
3 11 (73.33%) XML
4 7 (46.67%) HTML
4 7 (46.67%) WSDL
5 6 (40.00%) XSLT
5 6 (40.00%) Servlets
6 5 (33.33%) CSS
7 4 (26.67%) JAX-WS
7 4 (26.67%) XSL
8 3 (20.00%) POJO
8 3 (20.00%) PowerMock
8 3 (20.00%) RESTful
8 3 (20.00%) JiBX
8 3 (20.00%) JDBC
8 3 (20.00%) JAX-RPC
8 3 (20.00%) JAXB
8 3 (20.00%) JSON
9 2 (13.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Online Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Android
1 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) SDLC
2 7 (46.67%) System Integration Testing
2 7 (46.67%) Integration Testing
2 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (26.67%) Web Application Development
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) MVC
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) Web Design
6 1 (6.67%) Pair Programming
6 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (60.00%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (33.33%) PL/SQL
5 3 (20.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Perforce
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