The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Lancashire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 43 37 21
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -16
Contract jobs citing J2EE 3 1 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.70% 0.36% 7.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.90% 0.98% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 18
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -12.50%
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 £32.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -12.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
77 102 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 17.95% 36.69% 33.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 52 84
Average daily rate £370 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £325 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 0
Average hourly rate £24.20 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.46% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
J2EE
North West

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 1 August 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 £388 - 3
Blackburn - 1 - - 2
Chorley - - - - 2
Newton-le-Willows - - - - 1
Accrington - - - -
J2EE
North West

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 15 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (93.33%) Scrum
2 14 (93.33%) TDD
2 14 (93.33%) Scala
3 13 (86.67%) BDD
4 10 (66.67%) Hibernate
4 10 (66.67%) Spring
4 10 (66.67%) UML
5 9 (60.00%) MySQL
5 9 (60.00%) OOA/OOD
6 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
6 7 (46.67%) HTML
6 7 (46.67%) Struts
6 7 (46.67%) CSS
7 6 (40.00%) Oracle
7 6 (40.00%) WebLogic
7 6 (40.00%) JBoss
7 6 (40.00%) Tomcat
7 6 (40.00%) EJB
7 6 (40.00%) Ajax
7 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
7 6 (40.00%) jQuery
7 6 (40.00%) CSS3
7 6 (40.00%) HTML5
8 5 (33.33%) Waterfall
8 5 (33.33%) Escenic
8 5 (33.33%) Hadoop
8 5 (33.33%) Adobe CQ
8 5 (33.33%) Big Data
8 5 (33.33%) QA

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 6 (40.00%) WebLogic
1 6 (40.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (33.33%) Escenic
2 5 (33.33%) Adobe CQ
2 5 (33.33%) CMS
2 5 (33.33%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) MySQL
2 5 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 5 (33.33%) Big Data
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 10 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 9 (60.00%) Analyst
4 5 (33.33%) Senior Programmer
4 5 (33.33%) Senior Java Programmer
4 5 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 5 (33.33%) Programmer
4 5 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (33.33%) Java Programmer
4 5 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (33.33%) Developer Analyst
5 4 (26.67%) Business Analyst
5 4 (26.67%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (26.67%) Consultant
5 4 (26.67%) J2EE Developer
5 4 (26.67%) Java Consultant
5 4 (26.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (26.67%) Agile Business Analyst
5 4 (26.67%) Product Owner
6 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 10 (66.67%) Spring
2 7 (46.67%) HTML
2 7 (46.67%) Struts
2 7 (46.67%) CSS
3 6 (40.00%) EJB
3 6 (40.00%) Ajax
3 6 (40.00%) jQuery
3 6 (40.00%) CSS3
3 6 (40.00%) HTML5
4 5 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (33.33%) JSF
4 5 (33.33%) LAMP
4 5 (33.33%) Java RMI
4 5 (33.33%) .NET
4 5 (33.33%) XML
5 1 (6.67%) XHTML
5 1 (6.67%) JDBC
5 1 (6.67%) JSP
5 1 (6.67%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Scrum
1 14 (93.33%) TDD
2 13 (86.67%) BDD
3 10 (66.67%) UML
4 9 (60.00%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 5 (33.33%) OOD
5 5 (33.33%) RAD
5 5 (33.33%) RUP
5 5 (33.33%) OOP
6 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
6 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (13.33%) MVC
7 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
8 1 (6.67%) OO
8 1 (6.67%) Project Management
8 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (6.67%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (93.33%) Scala
3 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (33.33%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
1 6 (40.00%) JBoss
2 1 (6.67%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) SAP