The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 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 Manchester 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 64 50 53
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Contract jobs citing J2EE 12 27 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.98% 2.60% 2.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.50% 8.68% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 25
Average daily rate
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£419 £324 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.34% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £300 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +7.69%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
343 311 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 28.00% 29.96% 32.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 188 222
Average daily rate £325 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 19
Average hourly rate £28.75 £22.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.68% +2.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
J2EE
North West

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 11 July 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 11 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bolton +1 2 - -
Sale - - - -
Salford - - - - 1
Stockport - - - - 5
Wigan - - - - 1
Altrincham - - - -
J2EE
North West

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 31 (96.88%) Java
2 21 (65.63%) Spring
3 20 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 19 (59.38%) jQuery
5 17 (53.13%) Struts
6 15 (46.88%) Hibernate
7 12 (37.50%) HTML
8 11 (34.38%) CSS
9 10 (31.25%) JUnit
9 10 (31.25%) XML
10 9 (28.13%) SOAP
10 9 (28.13%) Scrum
10 9 (28.13%) JSF
10 9 (28.13%) Ajax
11 8 (25.00%) Selenium
11 8 (25.00%) Struts2
11 8 (25.00%) TDD
11 8 (25.00%) Tomcat
12 7 (21.88%) JBoss
12 7 (21.88%) SQL
12 7 (21.88%) Finance
12 7 (21.88%) MyBatis
13 6 (18.75%) REST
13 6 (18.75%) Scala
13 6 (18.75%) Spring Security
13 6 (18.75%) HTML5
13 6 (18.75%) Mockito
13 6 (18.75%) BDD
13 6 (18.75%) UML
13 6 (18.75%) OOP

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 8 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (15.63%) MQSeries
2 5 (15.63%) CMS
2 5 (15.63%) WebSphere
2 5 (15.63%) WebLogic
2 5 (15.63%) Escenic
2 5 (15.63%) Adobe CQ
3 3 (9.38%) Liferay
4 2 (6.25%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) MySQL
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
1 5 (15.63%) Hadoop
1 5 (15.63%) Big Data
2 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) JUnit
2 8 (25.00%) Selenium
3 6 (18.75%) Mockito
4 2 (6.25%) SoapUI
4 2 (6.25%) WebDriver
4 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
4 2 (6.25%) Subversion
4 2 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (90.63%) Developer
2 23 (71.88%) Java Developer
3 12 (37.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 9 (28.13%) Senior Developer
5 8 (25.00%) Analyst
5 8 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (21.88%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (15.63%) Java Programmer
7 5 (15.63%) Programmer
7 5 (15.63%) Developer Analyst
7 5 (15.63%) Senior Programmer
7 5 (15.63%) Senior Java Programmer
8 3 (9.38%) J2EE Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (6.25%) Senior Tester
9 2 (6.25%) Tester
9 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
9 2 (6.25%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Agile Test Analyst
10 1 (3.13%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (65.63%) Spring
2 19 (59.38%) jQuery
3 17 (53.13%) Struts
4 15 (46.88%) Hibernate
5 12 (37.50%) HTML
6 11 (34.38%) CSS
7 10 (31.25%) XML
8 9 (28.13%) SOAP
8 9 (28.13%) JSF
8 9 (28.13%) Ajax
9 8 (25.00%) Struts2
10 7 (21.88%) MyBatis
11 6 (18.75%) Spring Security
11 6 (18.75%) HTML5
11 6 (18.75%) REST
11 6 (18.75%) JMS
12 5 (15.63%) Java RMI
12 5 (15.63%) LAMP
12 5 (15.63%) Ruby on Rails
12 5 (15.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.25%) W3C
3 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Scrum
2 8 (25.00%) TDD
3 6 (18.75%) UML
3 6 (18.75%) OOP
3 6 (18.75%) BDD
4 5 (15.63%) OOA/OOD
4 5 (15.63%) OOD
4 5 (15.63%) RUP
5 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
5 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (9.38%) OO
6 2 (6.25%) SOA
6 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Web Application Development
7 1 (3.13%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.13%) Automated Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.13%) Project Management
7 1 (3.13%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 31 (96.88%) Java
2 20 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 7 (21.88%) SQL
4 6 (18.75%) Scala
5 5 (15.63%) C#
6 2 (6.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) JBoss
2 5 (15.63%) FatWire
2 5 (15.63%) Endeca
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) hybris
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