The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills 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 over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 72 55 61
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Contract jobs citing J2EE 11 26 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.83% 2.16% 2.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.76% 7.08% 6.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 21
Average daily rate
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£425 £361 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +11.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £307 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £458 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £36.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -6.49%
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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
399 367 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 30.14% 30.53% 35.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 222 244
Average daily rate £325 £320 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 23
Average hourly rate £30.00 £19.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -24.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

J2EE
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

J2EE
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

J2EE Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

J2EE
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

J2EE Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Sale - - - -
Salford - - - -
Stockport - - - - 5
Wigan - - - - 1
J2EE
North West

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 30 (96.77%) Java
2 19 (61.29%) Spring
3 16 (51.61%) Hibernate
4 15 (48.39%) Struts
5 14 (45.16%) JavaScript
5 14 (45.16%) jQuery
6 13 (41.94%) XML
7 12 (38.71%) HTML
8 11 (35.48%) CSS
9 10 (32.26%) TDD
9 10 (32.26%) Ajax
10 8 (25.81%) Oracle
10 8 (25.81%) JBoss
10 8 (25.81%) Finance
11 7 (22.58%) JUnit
11 7 (22.58%) WebLogic
11 7 (22.58%) EJB
11 7 (22.58%) JSF
11 7 (22.58%) BDD
12 6 (19.35%) HTML5
12 6 (19.35%) Scala
12 6 (19.35%) QA
12 6 (19.35%) MySQL
12 6 (19.35%) Tomcat
12 6 (19.35%) UML
12 6 (19.35%) OOP
12 6 (19.35%) OOA/OOD
12 6 (19.35%) SOA
12 6 (19.35%) Scrum
13 5 (16.13%) RUP

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (22.58%) WebLogic
2 6 (19.35%) Tomcat
3 5 (16.13%) MQSeries
3 5 (16.13%) CMS
3 5 (16.13%) WebSphere
3 5 (16.13%) Escenic
3 5 (16.13%) Adobe CQ
4 3 (9.68%) Liferay
5 1 (3.23%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
1 1 (3.23%) PaaS
1 1 (3.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) MySQL
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) Hadoop
2 5 (16.13%) Big Data
3 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) JUnit
2 4 (12.90%) Selenium
3 3 (9.68%) Mockito
4 2 (6.45%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.23%) Subversion
5 1 (3.23%) JIRA
5 1 (3.23%) Hudson
5 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (83.87%) Developer
2 21 (67.74%) Java Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Senior Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 7 (22.58%) Analyst
4 7 (22.58%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (16.13%) Developer Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) Programmer
5 5 (16.13%) Senior Programmer
5 5 (16.13%) Senior Java Programmer
5 5 (16.13%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) Java Programmer
6 4 (12.90%) Architect
7 3 (9.68%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Applications Architect
8 2 (6.45%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Java Architect
9 1 (3.23%) Senior Architect
9 1 (3.23%) Agile Test Analyst
9 1 (3.23%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (61.29%) Spring
2 16 (51.61%) Hibernate
3 15 (48.39%) Struts
4 14 (45.16%) jQuery
5 13 (41.94%) XML
6 12 (38.71%) HTML
7 11 (35.48%) CSS
8 10 (32.26%) Ajax
9 7 (22.58%) JSF
9 7 (22.58%) EJB
10 6 (19.35%) HTML5
11 5 (16.13%) Struts2
11 5 (16.13%) CSS3
11 5 (16.13%) Ruby on Rails
11 5 (16.13%) .NET
11 5 (16.13%) JSP
11 5 (16.13%) Servlets
11 5 (16.13%) LAMP
11 5 (16.13%) JMS
11 5 (16.13%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.45%) Open Source
2 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.23%) W3C
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) TDD
2 7 (22.58%) BDD
3 6 (19.35%) SOA
3 6 (19.35%) UML
3 6 (19.35%) OOP
3 6 (19.35%) OOA/OOD
3 6 (19.35%) Scrum
4 5 (16.13%) RUP
4 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
4 5 (16.13%) OO
4 5 (16.13%) OOD
4 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
5 3 (9.68%) Web Application Development
5 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.45%) Software Architecture
6 2 (6.45%) Website Architecture
7 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (3.23%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.23%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) Java
2 14 (45.16%) JavaScript
3 6 (19.35%) Scala
4 5 (16.13%) C#
5 4 (12.90%) SQL
6 1 (3.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) ISEB
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
1 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Oracle
1 8 (25.81%) JBoss
2 3 (9.68%) FatWire
2 3 (9.68%) Endeca
3 1 (3.23%) SAP
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