The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 45 30 19
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -11
Contract jobs citing J2EE 8 1 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.84% 0.42% 5.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.99% 1.33% 19.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 14
Average daily rate
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£515 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.09% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £275 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £275 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -15.58%
J2EE
North West

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 Lancashire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
89 75 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 20.51% 31.65% 30.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 36 70
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £325 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £33.34 £37.50 £12.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.09% +206.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

J2EE
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2EE across the Lancashire region.

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

J2EE
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the Lancashire region.

J2EE Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston - 6 £517 -
Blackburn - 1 - -
Chorley - - - -
Newton-le-Willows - - - -
J2EE
North West

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 20 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (65.00%) TDD
3 13 (65.00%) Scrum
3 13 (65.00%) Scala
4 12 (60.00%) BDD
5 11 (55.00%) WebSphere
5 11 (55.00%) Tomcat
6 10 (50.00%) Hibernate
6 10 (50.00%) .NET
6 10 (50.00%) Spring
7 8 (40.00%) MySQL
7 8 (40.00%) UML
7 8 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
8 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
8 7 (35.00%) HTML
8 7 (35.00%) CSS
8 7 (35.00%) Servlets
9 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
9 6 (30.00%) HTTP
9 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
9 6 (30.00%) SSL
9 6 (30.00%) Struts
9 6 (30.00%) IIS
9 6 (30.00%) Linux
9 6 (30.00%) Apache
9 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (30.00%) Jetty
9 6 (30.00%) HTML5

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 (55.00%) Tomcat
1 11 (55.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (30.00%) Jetty
2 6 (30.00%) nginx
2 6 (30.00%) IIS
2 6 (30.00%) Apache
3 5 (25.00%) WebLogic
4 4 (20.00%) MQSeries
4 4 (20.00%) CMS
4 4 (20.00%) Escenic
4 4 (20.00%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (15.00%) Google App Engine
2 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) HTTP
1 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (30.00%) SSL
2 3 (15.00%) IPsec
2 3 (15.00%) DNS
2 3 (15.00%) DHCP
2 3 (15.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) MySQL
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (20.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
2 10 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (35.00%) Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) J2EE Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Programmer
4 4 (20.00%) Java Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) Java Programmer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Developer Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Programmer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Java Programmer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Product Owner
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) .NET
1 10 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 10 (50.00%) Spring
2 7 (35.00%) CSS
2 7 (35.00%) Servlets
2 7 (35.00%) HTML
3 6 (30.00%) HTML5
3 6 (30.00%) Struts
4 5 (25.00%) EJB
4 5 (25.00%) Ajax
4 5 (25.00%) jQuery
4 5 (25.00%) CSS3
5 4 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (20.00%) JSF
5 4 (20.00%) Java RMI
5 4 (20.00%) LAMP
5 4 (20.00%) XML
6 1 (5.00%) XHTML
6 1 (5.00%) Web Services
6 1 (5.00%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) TDD
2 13 (65.00%) Scrum
3 12 (60.00%) BDD
4 8 (40.00%) UML
4 8 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
5 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
7 4 (20.00%) OOD
7 4 (20.00%) OOP
7 4 (20.00%) RAD
7 4 (20.00%) RUP
7 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (15.00%) MVC
8 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
8 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (65.00%) Scala
3 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Xen
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) JBoss
3 3 (15.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) Google
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) SAP