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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 77 64 59
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Contract jobs citing J2EE 29 27 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.60% 1.89% 2.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.60% 6.92% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 25 15
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £322 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £425 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+73.61% +6.66%
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
518 390 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 28.59% 27.31% 30.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 266 224
Average daily rate £350 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 5
Average hourly rate £29.00 £37.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.43 £32.50 £31.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 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
(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
Altrincham +1 1 £370 -2.63% 2
J2EE
North West

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 58 (96.67%) Java
2 24 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (38.33%) Oracle
4 20 (33.33%) XML
5 18 (30.00%) Finance
6 17 (28.33%) WebSphere
7 15 (25.00%) Banking
7 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 15 (25.00%) JBoss
8 14 (23.33%) Unix
8 14 (23.33%) Tomcat
8 14 (23.33%) Spring
9 13 (21.67%) Linux
9 13 (21.67%) SOAP
10 12 (20.00%) SQL
10 12 (20.00%) Hibernate
11 11 (18.33%) HTML
11 11 (18.33%) CSS
11 11 (18.33%) XSLT
12 10 (16.67%) Servlets
12 10 (16.67%) JDBC
12 10 (16.67%) Windows
12 10 (16.67%) OO
12 10 (16.67%) Maven
12 10 (16.67%) PaaS
12 10 (16.67%) Relational Database
13 9 (15.00%) Jenkins
13 9 (15.00%) TDD
13 9 (15.00%) Retail
13 9 (15.00%) HTTP

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 17 (28.33%) WebSphere
2 15 (25.00%) JBoss
3 14 (23.33%) Tomcat
4 8 (13.33%) Apache
5 5 (8.33%) IIS
5 5 (8.33%) Jetty
5 5 (8.33%) nginx
5 5 (8.33%) WebLogic
6 4 (6.67%) Apache Solr
7 3 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (5.00%) WebSphere Process Server
7 3 (5.00%) WildFly
8 1 (1.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (1.67%) Confluence
8 1 (1.67%) JCAPS
8 1 (1.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.33%) BASE24
2 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.67%) PaaS
2 5 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (8.33%) Google App Engine
2 5 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (3.33%) SaaS
4 1 (1.67%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (1.67%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.00%) HTTP
2 5 (8.33%) ATM
2 5 (8.33%) DHCP
2 5 (8.33%) DNS
2 5 (8.33%) FTP
2 5 (8.33%) IPsec
2 5 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 9 (15.00%) MySQL
3 5 (8.33%) DB2
3 5 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
5 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (5.00%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (5.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (16.67%) Maven
2 9 (15.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (13.33%) Eclipse
4 5 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 4 (6.67%) JIRA
5 4 (6.67%) JUnit
5 4 (6.67%) Subversion
6 3 (5.00%) Log4j
7 1 (1.67%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.67%) SonarQube
General
1 18 (30.00%) Finance
2 15 (25.00%) Banking
3 9 (15.00%) Retail
4 5 (8.33%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.33%) Marketing
5 2 (3.33%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.67%) Electronics
6 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (51.67%) Developer
2 27 (45.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (13.33%) Designer
4 7 (11.67%) Architect
4 7 (11.67%) J2EE Developer
4 7 (11.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 5 (8.33%) Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Consultant
5 5 (8.33%) DevOps Consultant
5 5 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
5 5 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 5 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Consultant
5 5 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Technical Support
5 5 (8.33%) Technical Support Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Java Applications Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Java Web Developer
6 3 (5.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (33.33%) XML
2 14 (23.33%) Spring
3 13 (21.67%) SOAP
4 12 (20.00%) Hibernate
5 11 (18.33%) CSS
5 11 (18.33%) HTML
5 11 (18.33%) XSLT
6 10 (16.67%) JDBC
6 10 (16.67%) Servlets
7 8 (13.33%) Apache Camel
7 8 (13.33%) jQuery
7 8 (13.33%) OSGi
7 8 (13.33%) Web Services
8 7 (11.67%) REST
9 6 (10.00%) .NET
9 6 (10.00%) Ajax
9 6 (10.00%) JMS
9 6 (10.00%) JSP
10 5 (8.33%) DHTML
10 5 (8.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) IBM Mainframe
1 7 (11.67%) Mainframe
2 5 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.33%) EMV
2 5 (8.33%) Tandem
3 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.33%) Online Banking
4 2 (3.33%) User Experience
5 1 (1.67%) Life Science
5 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.33%) Unix
2 13 (21.67%) Linux
3 10 (16.67%) Windows
4 3 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (16.67%) OO
3 9 (15.00%) TDD
4 8 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 8 (13.33%) Scrum
5 6 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 5 (8.33%) Automated Testing
6 5 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 5 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (8.33%) DevOps
6 5 (8.33%) MVC
6 5 (8.33%) Software Delivery
6 5 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 5 (8.33%) UML
6 5 (8.33%) Web Application Development
7 4 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (6.67%) Data Modelling
7 4 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (6.67%) OOD
7 4 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 58 (96.67%) Java
2 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (20.00%) SQL
4 5 (8.33%) COBOL
5 3 (5.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.00%) XPath
6 2 (3.33%) C#
7 1 (1.67%) Groovy
7 1 (1.67%) PHP
7 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) OCPJP
3 1 (1.67%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (38.33%) Oracle
2 8 (13.33%) VMware
3 7 (11.67%) IBM
4 6 (10.00%) Google
4 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.33%) hybris
7 1 (1.67%) Adobe
7 1 (1.67%) ATG
7 1 (1.67%) SAP
7 1 (1.67%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.67%) Sun
7 1 (1.67%) Sybase
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