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 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 71 47 53
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +6
Contract jobs citing J2EE 17 31 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.24% 2.63% 3.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.18% 8.64% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 29
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £308 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £388
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 £34.00 £32.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -15.58%
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
407 359 541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.66% 30.50% 38.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 221 262
Average daily rate £325 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 22
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 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 2 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
Sale - - - -
Salford - - - -
Stockport - - - - 4
Wigan - - - - 2
J2EE
North West

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 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 17 (56.67%) Spring
3 14 (46.67%) Hibernate
3 14 (46.67%) XML
4 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
6 10 (33.33%) HTML
6 10 (33.33%) Struts
7 9 (30.00%) Servlets
7 9 (30.00%) jQuery
8 7 (23.33%) CSS
8 7 (23.33%) TDD
8 7 (23.33%) Ajax
9 6 (20.00%) Oracle
9 6 (20.00%) Web Services
9 6 (20.00%) Tomcat
9 6 (20.00%) Finance
9 6 (20.00%) SOA
10 5 (16.67%) Scrum
10 5 (16.67%) OO
10 5 (16.67%) JBoss
10 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
10 5 (16.67%) XSLT
10 5 (16.67%) JSP
10 5 (16.67%) WebLogic
10 5 (16.67%) EJB
11 4 (13.33%) QA
11 4 (13.33%) JSF
11 4 (13.33%) Drools
11 4 (13.33%) Liferay

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 6 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 4 (13.33%) Liferay
4 3 (10.00%) CMS
4 3 (10.00%) MQSeries
4 3 (10.00%) Escenic
4 3 (10.00%) Adobe CQ
4 3 (10.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) IaaS
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
1 1 (3.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) MySQL
1 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) Big Data
2 3 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) JUnit
2 3 (10.00%) Maven
3 2 (6.67%) Selenium
4 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.33%) Hudson
4 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.33%) Mockito
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Back Office
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (83.33%) Developer
2 21 (70.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Senior Developer
4 7 (23.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (16.67%) Architect
7 4 (13.33%) Analyst
8 3 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (10.00%) Programmer
8 3 (10.00%) Senior Programmer
8 3 (10.00%) Senior Java Programmer
8 3 (10.00%) Developer Analyst
8 3 (10.00%) Applications Architect
8 3 (10.00%) Java Programmer
8 3 (10.00%) Java Architect
9 2 (6.67%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 2 (6.67%) J2EE Developer
10 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
10 1 (3.33%) Technical Architect
10 1 (3.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (56.67%) Spring
2 14 (46.67%) Hibernate
2 14 (46.67%) XML
3 10 (33.33%) HTML
3 10 (33.33%) Struts
4 9 (30.00%) Servlets
4 9 (30.00%) jQuery
5 7 (23.33%) CSS
5 7 (23.33%) Ajax
6 6 (20.00%) Web Services
7 5 (16.67%) XSLT
7 5 (16.67%) JSP
7 5 (16.67%) EJB
8 4 (13.33%) JSF
8 4 (13.33%) Drools
8 4 (13.33%) RESTful
8 4 (13.33%) HTML5
8 4 (13.33%) Grails
8 4 (13.33%) SOAP
9 3 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.67%) Open Source
2 2 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (6.67%) UNIX
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (23.33%) TDD
3 6 (20.00%) SOA
4 5 (16.67%) Scrum
4 5 (16.67%) OO
4 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 4 (13.33%) BDD
5 4 (13.33%) UML
5 4 (13.33%) OOP
5 4 (13.33%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (10.00%) OOD
6 3 (10.00%) RUP
6 3 (10.00%) Web Application Development
7 2 (6.67%) Software Architecture
7 2 (6.67%) Website Architecture
8 1 (3.33%) B2B
8 1 (3.33%) B2C
8 1 (3.33%) BPR
8 1 (3.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.00%) C#
3 3 (10.00%) Scala
4 2 (6.67%) XPath
4 2 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) ISEB
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
1 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle
2 5 (16.67%) JBoss
3 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.33%) FatWire
4 1 (3.33%) SAP
4 1 (3.33%) Endeca
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