The table below looks at the statistics for the J2EE Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
J2EE Developer
Rank 100 87 71
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -16
Contract jobs requiring a J2EE Developer 4 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.21% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.22% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 8
Average daily rate £413 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £325 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.59 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%
J2EE Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1703 1353 1151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.25% 95.48% 95.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 985 781 612
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 56 55
Average hourly rate £17.30 £15.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2EE Developer in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

J2EE Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

J2EE Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

J2EE Developer Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

J2EE Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

J2EE Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited J2EE Developer in their job title 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 with J2EE Developer in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) J2EE
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) Ajax
3 4 (57.14%) OO
3 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
4 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (42.86%) Servlets
4 3 (42.86%) SOAP
4 3 (42.86%) XSLT
4 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
4 3 (42.86%) Spring
5 2 (28.57%) Maven
5 2 (28.57%) OCPJP
5 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 2 (28.57%) jQuery
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) JSP
5 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
5 2 (28.57%) WSDL
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server

J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited J2EE Developer in their job title 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 with J2EE Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
2 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
3 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) DB2
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
1 2 (28.57%) Maven
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) J2EE
2 4 (57.14%) Ajax
2 4 (57.14%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) Servlets
3 3 (42.86%) SOAP
3 3 (42.86%) Spring
3 3 (42.86%) XSLT
4 2 (28.57%) DHTML
4 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) JSP
4 2 (28.57%) WSDL
5 1 (14.29%) DOM
5 1 (14.29%) JDBC
5 1 (14.29%) JMS
5 1 (14.29%) SAX
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (14.29%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Web Application Development
5 1 (14.29%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) OCPJP
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
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