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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 41 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -5
Contract jobs citing J2EE 6 5 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.33% 2.91% 6.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.50% 11.63% 24.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 17
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £300 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £316 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.09 £33.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+6.32% +4.76%
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
109 43 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 24.17% 25.00% 27.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 20 59
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 £200 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £458 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £37.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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
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 29 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 December 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 - 2 £500 - 1
Blackburn - - - - 1
Chorley - - - - 1
J2EE
North West

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 14 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (64.29%) WebSphere
4 8 (57.14%) Servlets
4 8 (57.14%) Tomcat
5 7 (50.00%) Apache
5 7 (50.00%) HTTP
5 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 7 (50.00%) SSL
5 7 (50.00%) Linux
5 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (50.00%) .NET
5 7 (50.00%) IIS
5 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (50.00%) Jetty
5 7 (50.00%) nginx
5 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
6 6 (42.86%) Open Source
6 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
6 6 (42.86%) MVC
6 6 (42.86%) Hibernate
6 6 (42.86%) Spring
6 6 (42.86%) Automated Testing
7 5 (35.71%) Ajax
7 5 (35.71%) TDD
7 5 (35.71%) Scrum
7 5 (35.71%) BDD
8 4 (28.57%) Puppet

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 9 (64.29%) WebSphere
2 8 (57.14%) Tomcat
3 7 (50.00%) IIS
3 7 (50.00%) Apache
3 7 (50.00%) Jetty
3 7 (50.00%) nginx
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (28.57%) Google App Engine
1 4 (28.57%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) HTTP
1 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (50.00%) SSL
2 4 (28.57%) IPsec
2 4 (28.57%) DNS
2 4 (28.57%) DHCP
2 4 (28.57%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (21.43%) Jasmine
3 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
4 1 (7.14%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Java Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Scala Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) Servlets
2 7 (50.00%) .NET
3 6 (42.86%) Hibernate
3 6 (42.86%) Spring
4 5 (35.71%) Ajax
5 4 (28.57%) CSS
5 4 (28.57%) HTML
6 3 (21.43%) jQuery
6 3 (21.43%) Web Services
6 3 (21.43%) Spring MVC
7 2 (14.29%) Struts
7 2 (14.29%) JSON
7 2 (14.29%) JDBC
7 2 (14.29%) JSP
7 2 (14.29%) HTML5
7 2 (14.29%) REST
7 2 (14.29%) Akka
7 2 (14.29%) Play Framework
8 1 (7.14%) Apache Camel
8 1 (7.14%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Open Source
2 1 (7.14%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 6 (42.86%) MVC
4 5 (35.71%) TDD
4 5 (35.71%) BDD
4 5 (35.71%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) DevOps
5 3 (21.43%) OO
6 2 (14.29%) RAD
6 2 (14.29%) UML
6 2 (14.29%) SOA
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
7 1 (7.14%) Project Management
7 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 1 (7.14%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) Scala
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Xen
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) Google
3 2 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) SAP