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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 64 57 48
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs citing J2EE 20 25 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.44% 2.14% 2.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.93% 7.46% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 23
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £310 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
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
406 335 513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.19% 28.71% 38.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 200 246
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 22
Average hourly rate £11.25 £33.00 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.90% +28.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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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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
Salford - - - -
Stockport - - - - 4
Wigan - - - - 1
J2EE
North West

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (46.67%) Spring
3 13 (43.33%) XML
4 11 (36.67%) Hibernate
5 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (30.00%) Servlets
6 8 (26.67%) HTML
6 8 (26.67%) E-Commerce
7 7 (23.33%) Struts
7 7 (23.33%) Web Services
7 7 (23.33%) SOA
8 6 (20.00%) TDD
8 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
9 5 (16.67%) Grails
9 5 (16.67%) jQuery
9 5 (16.67%) Scrum
9 5 (16.67%) SOAP
9 5 (16.67%) JSP
9 5 (16.67%) XSLT
10 4 (13.33%) OO
10 4 (13.33%) CSS
10 4 (13.33%) JUnit
10 4 (13.33%) JMS
10 4 (13.33%) Drools
10 4 (13.33%) Ajax
10 4 (13.33%) Selenium
10 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (13.33%) Liferay
10 4 (13.33%) RESTful

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (13.33%) Liferay
2 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.67%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
1 1 (3.33%) PaaS
1 1 (3.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.67%) MySQL
4 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.33%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Selenium
1 4 (13.33%) JUnit
2 3 (10.00%) Maven
3 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (3.33%) Mockito
3 1 (3.33%) Hudson
3 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.33%) Gradle
3 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (76.67%) Developer
2 20 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Architect
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Tester
6 3 (10.00%) Applications Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Java Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Test Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) J2EE Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Tester
8 1 (3.33%) QA Tester
8 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Architect
8 1 (3.33%) J2EE Architect
8 1 (3.33%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) Spring
2 13 (43.33%) XML
3 11 (36.67%) Hibernate
4 9 (30.00%) Servlets
5 8 (26.67%) HTML
6 7 (23.33%) Struts
6 7 (23.33%) Web Services
7 5 (16.67%) SOAP
7 5 (16.67%) XSLT
7 5 (16.67%) JSP
7 5 (16.67%) Grails
7 5 (16.67%) jQuery
8 4 (13.33%) Drools
8 4 (13.33%) RESTful
8 4 (13.33%) Ajax
8 4 (13.33%) JMS
8 4 (13.33%) CSS
9 3 (10.00%) Middleware
9 3 (10.00%) Java EE
9 3 (10.00%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (10.00%) Open Source
3 2 (6.67%) User Experience
3 2 (6.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) UNIX
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (26.67%) E-Commerce
3 7 (23.33%) SOA
4 6 (20.00%) TDD
5 5 (16.67%) Scrum
6 4 (13.33%) OO
7 3 (10.00%) Web Application Development
7 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Test Scripting
8 2 (6.67%) Software Architecture
8 2 (6.67%) Website Architecture
8 2 (6.67%) Regression Testing
9 1 (3.33%) MVC
9 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
9 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
9 1 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (3.33%) Performance Testing
9 1 (3.33%) B2B
9 1 (3.33%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.00%) SQL
4 2 (6.67%) XPath
5 1 (3.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) ISEB
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle
1 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.33%) FatWire
2 1 (3.33%) Endeca
2 1 (3.33%) SAP
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