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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 63 60 32
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -28
Contract jobs citing J2EE 24 24 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.73% 2.17% 4.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.47% 6.74% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 28
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £350 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £495 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+4.22% -8.78%
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
371 356 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 26.71% 32.16% 36.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 214 227
Average daily rate £325 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £237 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 - 3 £380 - 3
Salford - 1 £348 -
Stockport - - - - 5
Wigan - - - - 1
Sale - - - -
J2EE
North West

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 45 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (42.22%) Spring
3 19 (42.22%) XML
4 12 (26.67%) Oracle
4 12 (26.67%) Hibernate
5 11 (24.44%) JavaScript
5 11 (24.44%) Web Services
6 10 (22.22%) Servlets
6 10 (22.22%) Maven
6 10 (22.22%) Grails
7 9 (20.00%) TDD
7 9 (20.00%) SOAP
7 9 (20.00%) Linux
7 9 (20.00%) Tomcat
7 9 (20.00%) JMS
8 8 (17.78%) E-Commerce
8 8 (17.78%) HTTP
8 8 (17.78%) Red Hat
8 8 (17.78%) Scrum
9 7 (15.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (15.56%) Finance
9 7 (15.56%) HTML
9 7 (15.56%) Jenkins
10 6 (13.33%) J2SE
10 6 (13.33%) Middleware
10 6 (13.33%) SOA
10 6 (13.33%) QA
11 5 (11.11%) RESTful
11 5 (11.11%) Eclipse

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 9 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.89%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.67%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.44%) JBoss
5 1 (2.22%) Jetty
5 1 (2.22%) nginx
5 1 (2.22%) Liferay
5 1 (2.22%) IIS
5 1 (2.22%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.22%) SaaS
2 1 (2.22%) PaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) HTTP
2 1 (2.22%) IPsec
2 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.22%) DNS
2 1 (2.22%) ATM
2 1 (2.22%) DHCP
2 1 (2.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.89%) MySQL
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.22%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 10 (22.22%) Maven
2 7 (15.56%) Jenkins
3 5 (11.11%) Eclipse
4 4 (8.89%) SoapUI
4 4 (8.89%) Selenium
5 2 (4.44%) Gradle
6 1 (2.22%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (2.22%) JUnit
6 1 (2.22%) Hudson
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Back Office
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (75.56%) Developer
2 33 (73.33%) Java Developer
3 7 (15.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (11.11%) J2EE Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Architect
6 4 (8.89%) Tester
7 3 (6.67%) Applications Architect
8 2 (4.44%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Test Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) QA Tester
8 2 (4.44%) QA Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Java Architect
9 1 (2.22%) QA Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.22%) J2EE Technical Architect
9 1 (2.22%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (42.22%) Spring
1 19 (42.22%) XML
2 12 (26.67%) Hibernate
3 11 (24.44%) Web Services
4 10 (22.22%) Servlets
4 10 (22.22%) Grails
5 9 (20.00%) SOAP
5 9 (20.00%) JMS
6 7 (15.56%) HTML
7 6 (13.33%) J2SE
7 6 (13.33%) Middleware
8 5 (11.11%) RESTful
9 4 (8.89%) XSLT
9 4 (8.89%) Struts
9 4 (8.89%) jQuery
10 3 (6.67%) XML Messaging
10 3 (6.67%) Java EE
10 3 (6.67%) Gherkin
11 2 (4.44%) EJB
11 2 (4.44%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Open Source
2 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.44%) User Experience
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Linux
2 7 (15.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.67%) Windows
4 2 (4.44%) UNIX
4 2 (4.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.00%) TDD
3 8 (17.78%) E-Commerce
3 8 (17.78%) Scrum
4 6 (13.33%) SOA
5 5 (11.11%) OO
6 3 (6.67%) Content Management
6 3 (6.67%) Performance Testing
6 3 (6.67%) Unit Testing
6 3 (6.67%) Kanban
6 3 (6.67%) Test Automation
6 3 (6.67%) MVC
6 3 (6.67%) Data Modelling
7 2 (4.44%) BDD
7 2 (4.44%) Regression Testing
7 2 (4.44%) Software Architecture
7 2 (4.44%) Website Architecture
7 2 (4.44%) Manual Testing
7 2 (4.44%) Test Scripting
8 1 (2.22%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (24.44%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.67%) SQL
4 2 (4.44%) Groovy
4 2 (4.44%) XPath
5 1 (2.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) ISEB
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.22%) Ansible
1 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Oracle
2 8 (17.78%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.67%) TIBCO
3 3 (6.67%) Sybase
4 1 (2.22%) VMware
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.22%) SAP
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