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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 40 41 42
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing J2EE 5 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.13% 1.77% 2.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.43% 8.16% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 7
Median daily rate £418 £288 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.21% -30.30%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £376
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £38.00 £35.80
% change year-on-year
-6.57% +6.14%
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
92 98 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 20.77% 21.68% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 70 52
Median daily rate £350 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 4 2
Median hourly rate £42.25 £46.05 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.24% +119.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

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
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 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Preston +1 3 £360 -28.00% 2
Blackpool -4 2 £475 +72.72%
J2EE
North West

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) JBoss
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) Middleware
4 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (33.33%) E-business
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (33.33%) JavaBeans
4 2 (33.33%) IBM
4 2 (33.33%) Apache
4 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 2 (33.33%) SOA
4 2 (33.33%) HTTP
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) MySQL
4 2 (33.33%) C
4 2 (33.33%) C++
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) JDBC
4 2 (33.33%) JSP
4 2 (33.33%) Servlets
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 4 (66.67%) JBoss
2 2 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Applications Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (33.33%) Apache Camel
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) CSS3
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) JavaBeans
2 2 (33.33%) JDBC
2 2 (33.33%) JSON
2 2 (33.33%) JSP
2 2 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) Servlets
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) E-business
2 2 (33.33%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Axway
3 1 (16.67%) BEA
3 1 (16.67%) VMware