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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 69 66 71
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing J2EE 36 33 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.98% 1.95% 1.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.11% 8.40% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 31 10
Average daily rate £388 £425 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +19.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £378
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £38.00 £35.80
% change year-on-year
-3.94% +6.14%
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
444 393 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.45% 23.27% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 249 235
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -72.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 - 3 £370 -
Stockport - 1 - - 2
J2EE
North West

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 67 (97.10%) Java
2 35 (50.72%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (50.72%) Finance
3 31 (44.93%) Spring
4 30 (43.48%) JavaScript
5 27 (39.13%) XML
6 26 (37.68%) Banking
7 24 (34.78%) Oracle
8 22 (31.88%) JDBC
9 21 (30.43%) XSLT
10 18 (26.09%) CSS
10 18 (26.09%) TDD
11 17 (24.64%) Web Services
12 16 (23.19%) SOAP
13 15 (21.74%) HTML
13 15 (21.74%) E-Commerce
13 15 (21.74%) Hibernate
14 13 (18.84%) Tomcat
14 13 (18.84%) OO
14 13 (18.84%) WebSphere
14 13 (18.84%) jQuery
15 12 (17.39%) REST
15 12 (17.39%) JBoss
15 12 (17.39%) Servlets
16 11 (15.94%) MySQL
16 11 (15.94%) SQL
16 11 (15.94%) Retail
16 11 (15.94%) AngularJS
16 11 (15.94%) Web Development
16 11 (15.94%) Maven

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 13 (18.84%) Tomcat
1 13 (18.84%) WebSphere
2 12 (17.39%) JBoss
3 10 (14.49%) Apache
4 3 (4.35%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.90%) IIS
5 2 (2.90%) Jetty
5 2 (2.90%) nginx
5 2 (2.90%) Node.js
6 1 (1.45%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.45%) Confluence
6 1 (1.45%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.45%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 5 (7.25%) BASE24
2 1 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.04%) PaaS
2 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.90%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.90%) Google App Engine
2 2 (2.90%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.04%) HTTP
2 5 (7.25%) ATM
3 2 (2.90%) DHCP
3 2 (2.90%) DNS
3 2 (2.90%) FTP
3 2 (2.90%) IPsec
3 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.45%) Internet
4 1 (1.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.94%) MySQL
2 10 (14.49%) Relational Database
3 6 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.35%) DB2
4 3 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (4.35%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (4.35%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.90%) Redis
6 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (15.94%) Maven
2 5 (7.25%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.80%) Eclipse
3 4 (5.80%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.80%) JUnit
4 2 (2.90%) JIRA
4 2 (2.90%) Travis CI
5 1 (1.45%) Log4j
5 1 (1.45%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.45%) Subversion
General
1 35 (50.72%) Finance
2 26 (37.68%) Banking
3 11 (15.94%) Retail
4 9 (13.04%) Retail Banking
5 5 (7.25%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.45%) Electronics
6 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.45%) Marketing
6 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (66.67%) Developer
2 38 (55.07%) Java Developer
3 11 (15.94%) J2EE Developer
4 10 (14.49%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 10 (14.49%) Senior Developer
5 9 (13.04%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (10.14%) Web Developer
7 6 (8.70%) Designer
7 6 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (7.25%) Analyst
8 5 (7.25%) Java Web Developer
8 5 (7.25%) Support Analyst
8 5 (7.25%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (7.25%) Technical Support
8 5 (7.25%) Technical Support Analyst
9 4 (5.80%) Architect
10 3 (4.35%) Applications Developer
10 3 (4.35%) Java Applications Developer
10 3 (4.35%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
10 3 (4.35%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (44.93%) Spring
2 27 (39.13%) XML
3 22 (31.88%) JDBC
4 21 (30.43%) XSLT
5 18 (26.09%) CSS
6 17 (24.64%) Web Services
7 16 (23.19%) SOAP
8 15 (21.74%) Hibernate
8 15 (21.74%) HTML
9 13 (18.84%) jQuery
10 12 (17.39%) REST
10 12 (17.39%) Servlets
11 11 (15.94%) AngularJS
12 10 (14.49%) Apache Camel
12 10 (14.49%) JSP
13 8 (11.59%) Ajax
13 8 (11.59%) OSGi
14 7 (10.14%) EJB
14 7 (10.14%) Spring MVC
14 7 (10.14%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Online Banking
2 7 (10.14%) Computer Science
2 7 (10.14%) IBM Mainframe
2 7 (10.14%) Mainframe
3 5 (7.25%) EMV
3 5 (7.25%) Tandem
4 4 (5.80%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.90%) IVR
5 2 (2.90%) User Experience
5 2 (2.90%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.49%) Linux
2 9 (13.04%) Unix
3 5 (7.25%) Windows
4 3 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (50.72%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.09%) TDD
3 15 (21.74%) E-Commerce
4 13 (18.84%) OO
5 11 (15.94%) Software Engineering
5 11 (15.94%) Web Development
6 10 (14.49%) Scrum
6 10 (14.49%) Web Application Development
7 9 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (10.14%) MVC
9 6 (8.70%) SOA
10 5 (7.25%) SDLC
10 5 (7.25%) Unit Testing
11 4 (5.80%) AOP
11 4 (5.80%) Data Modelling
12 3 (4.35%) Extreme Programming
12 3 (4.35%) Integration Testing
12 3 (4.35%) Kanban
12 3 (4.35%) Open Source
12 3 (4.35%) UML
Programming Languages
1 67 (97.10%) Java
2 30 (43.48%) JavaScript
3 11 (15.94%) SQL
4 5 (7.25%) COBOL
5 4 (5.80%) C
5 4 (5.80%) C++
5 4 (5.80%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.35%) XPath
7 2 (2.90%) Go
7 2 (2.90%) PHP
7 2 (2.90%) Python
7 2 (2.90%) Ruby
8 1 (1.45%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) OCPJP
2 2 (2.90%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (34.78%) Oracle
2 9 (13.04%) IBM
3 5 (7.25%) VMware
4 3 (4.35%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.90%) Google
5 2 (2.90%) hybris
5 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.45%) PayPal
6 1 (1.45%) SAP
6 1 (1.45%) Sybase
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