The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 32 42 44
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Contract jobs citing J2EE 10 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.86% 0.81% 0.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.71% 2.97% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
Median daily rate £525 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.82% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £343 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £383 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £59.25 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-32.91% +68.44%

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
68 101 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 26.25% 27.15% 26.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 67 75
Median daily rate £300 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 4
Median hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +1.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.94%

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

J2EE Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool +4 6 £550 +51.72%
Blackburn - 1 £410 -
J2EE
North West

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 12 (92.31%) Relational Database
2 10 (76.92%) Web Services
3 7 (53.85%) DB2
3 7 (53.85%) OO
3 7 (53.85%) XML
4 6 (46.15%) Unix
4 6 (46.15%) Windows
4 6 (46.15%) AIX
4 6 (46.15%) Linux
4 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 6 (46.15%) Oracle
4 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
4 6 (46.15%) SOA
4 6 (46.15%) Middleware
4 6 (46.15%) JSON
4 6 (46.15%) MongoDB
4 6 (46.15%) NoSQL
4 6 (46.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (46.15%) Big Data
5 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (38.46%) Java
5 5 (38.46%) Microservices
6 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (30.77%) Retail
7 3 (23.08%) Back Office
7 3 (23.08%) Finance
7 3 (23.08%) Spring
7 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Marketing

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 6 (46.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) Relational Database
2 7 (53.85%) DB2
3 6 (46.15%) Big Data
3 6 (46.15%) MongoDB
3 6 (46.15%) NoSQL
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (30.77%) Retail
2 3 (23.08%) Back Office
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Architect
2 6 (46.15%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (30.77%) Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Java Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Hybris Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Java Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Java Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Messaging Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) Web Services
2 7 (53.85%) XML
3 6 (46.15%) JSON
3 6 (46.15%) Middleware
4 3 (23.08%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) AIX
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
1 6 (46.15%) Unix
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) OO
2 6 (46.15%) SOA
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Microservices
4 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
4 3 (23.08%) B2C
4 3 (23.08%) OOP
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) hybris
2 3 (23.08%) IBM