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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 68 61 52
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs citing J2EE 27 24 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.63% 1.87% 2.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.78% 5.99% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 15
Average daily rate
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£380 £356 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £315 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £425 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £34.38 £33.86
% change year-on-year
+7.63% +1.52%
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
398 401 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.08% 31.25% 30.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 243 159
Average daily rate £325 £350 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 13
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £20.70 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £94.20 £160.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 31 March 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 31 March 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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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 - 2 £380 - 1
Salford - 1 £500 -
Stockport - - - - 4
Wigan - - - -
J2EE
North West

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 43 (87.76%) Java
2 26 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (38.78%) Spring
4 16 (32.65%) XML
5 15 (30.61%) Oracle
6 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 13 (26.53%) Web Services
7 13 (26.53%) Scrum
8 10 (20.41%) Finance
8 10 (20.41%) Hibernate
8 10 (20.41%) TDD
8 10 (20.41%) SOAP
8 10 (20.41%) HTML
9 9 (18.37%) Tomcat
9 9 (18.37%) Banking
9 9 (18.37%) Maven
10 7 (14.29%) QA
10 7 (14.29%) Grails
10 7 (14.29%) jQuery
10 7 (14.29%) Kanban
10 7 (14.29%) Linux
10 7 (14.29%) J2SE
10 7 (14.29%) E-Commerce
10 7 (14.29%) JMS
10 7 (14.29%) MySQL
10 7 (14.29%) Jenkins
11 6 (12.24%) SoapUI
11 6 (12.24%) CSS
11 6 (12.24%) SQL
11 6 (12.24%) OO

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (18.37%) Tomcat
2 6 (12.24%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.08%) Confluence
4 1 (2.04%) Jetty
4 1 (2.04%) nginx
4 1 (2.04%) AquaLogic
4 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.04%) IIS
4 1 (2.04%) Apache
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (4.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) HTTP
2 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.04%) DNS
2 1 (2.04%) IPsec
2 1 (2.04%) ATM
2 1 (2.04%) DHCP
2 1 (2.04%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) MySQL
2 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.20%) Oracle9i Database
2 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.16%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.04%) CouchDB
5 1 (2.04%) Big Data
5 1 (2.04%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Maven
2 7 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 6 (12.24%) SoapUI
4 5 (10.20%) Eclipse
5 4 (8.16%) Lombardi
6 3 (6.12%) Subversion
6 3 (6.12%) Selenium
6 3 (6.12%) Gradle
7 2 (4.08%) JIRA
7 2 (4.08%) JUnit
8 1 (2.04%) Ant
8 1 (2.04%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 10 (20.41%) Finance
2 9 (18.37%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.08%) Marketing
3 2 (4.08%) Electronics
3 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Legal
4 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (71.43%) Developer
2 32 (65.31%) Java Developer
3 5 (10.20%) Architect
3 5 (10.20%) Senior Developer
3 5 (10.20%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (8.16%) Tester
4 4 (8.16%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (6.12%) QA Tester
5 3 (6.12%) QA Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Test Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.08%) Hybris Developer
7 1 (2.04%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Designer
7 1 (2.04%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.04%) Senior Automation Tester
7 1 (2.04%) Scala Developer
7 1 (2.04%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.78%) Spring
2 16 (32.65%) XML
3 13 (26.53%) Web Services
4 10 (20.41%) SOAP
4 10 (20.41%) HTML
4 10 (20.41%) Hibernate
5 7 (14.29%) J2SE
5 7 (14.29%) JMS
5 7 (14.29%) Grails
5 7 (14.29%) jQuery
6 6 (12.24%) CSS
7 5 (10.20%) Servlets
7 5 (10.20%) Spring MVC
8 4 (8.16%) JSON
8 4 (8.16%) RESTful
8 4 (8.16%) Middleware
8 4 (8.16%) XML Messaging
9 3 (6.12%) Ajax
9 3 (6.12%) JSP
9 3 (6.12%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) DTV
1 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
1 2 (4.08%) Open Source
1 2 (4.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) Linux
2 5 (10.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.12%) Android
4 2 (4.08%) UNIX
4 2 (4.08%) Windows
5 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (26.53%) Scrum
3 10 (20.41%) TDD
4 7 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 7 (14.29%) Kanban
5 6 (12.24%) OO
5 6 (12.24%) Unit Testing
5 6 (12.24%) MVC
5 6 (12.24%) SOA
6 5 (10.20%) Performance Testing
7 4 (8.16%) BDD
7 4 (8.16%) Technical Analysis
7 4 (8.16%) EAI
7 4 (8.16%) Data Modelling
8 3 (6.12%) Content Management
8 3 (6.12%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.12%) Manual Testing
9 2 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (4.08%) Waterfall
9 2 (4.08%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (87.76%) Java
2 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 6 (12.24%) SQL
4 3 (6.12%) Groovy
5 1 (2.04%) Scala
5 1 (2.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Puppet
1 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.04%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) Oracle
2 6 (12.24%) Red Hat
3 4 (8.16%) TIBCO
3 4 (8.16%) Pega
3 4 (8.16%) Sybase
3 4 (8.16%) IBM
4 2 (4.08%) SAP
4 2 (4.08%) hybris
5 1 (2.04%) Kony
5 1 (2.04%) VMware
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.04%) Adobe
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