The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Manchester region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 76 47 67
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +20
Contract jobs citing J2EE 10 33 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.81% 2.90% 2.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.80% 9.19% 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 20
Average daily rate
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£438 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.65% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £36.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.88%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
357 359 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.02% 31.55% 33.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 207 236
Average daily rate £325 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 21
Average hourly rate £28.75 £22.00 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.68% -14.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
J2EE
North West

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
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 July 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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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
Bolton - - - -
Sale - - - -
Salford - - - -
Stockport - - - - 3
Wigan - - - - 2
J2EE
North West

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 27 (96.43%) Java
2 17 (60.71%) Spring
2 17 (60.71%) JavaScript
3 16 (57.14%) jQuery
4 15 (53.57%) Struts
5 13 (46.43%) Hibernate
6 12 (42.86%) HTML
7 11 (39.29%) CSS
7 11 (39.29%) XML
8 10 (35.71%) Ajax
9 8 (28.57%) TDD
9 8 (28.57%) JUnit
9 8 (28.57%) JSF
10 7 (25.00%) Scrum
10 7 (25.00%) Finance
10 7 (25.00%) JBoss
10 7 (25.00%) Tomcat
11 6 (21.43%) UML
11 6 (21.43%) OOP
11 6 (21.43%) Struts2
11 6 (21.43%) Scala
11 6 (21.43%) HTML5
11 6 (21.43%) BDD
12 5 (17.86%) Escenic
12 5 (17.86%) Hadoop
12 5 (17.86%) Ruby on Rails
12 5 (17.86%) WebSphere
12 5 (17.86%) QA
12 5 (17.86%) Selenium
12 5 (17.86%) CSS3

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (17.86%) Escenic
2 5 (17.86%) WebSphere
2 5 (17.86%) Adobe CQ
2 5 (17.86%) CMS
2 5 (17.86%) MQSeries
2 5 (17.86%) WebLogic
3 3 (10.71%) Liferay
4 2 (7.14%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Hadoop
1 5 (17.86%) Big Data
1 5 (17.86%) MySQL
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) JUnit
2 5 (17.86%) Selenium
3 4 (14.29%) Mockito
4 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
5 2 (7.14%) Subversion
5 2 (7.14%) JIRA
6 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (92.86%) Developer
2 20 (71.43%) Java Developer
3 9 (32.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 7 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 7 (25.00%) Analyst
5 6 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (21.43%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (17.86%) Senior Programmer
6 5 (17.86%) Senior Java Programmer
6 5 (17.86%) Developer Analyst
6 5 (17.86%) Java Programmer
6 5 (17.86%) Programmer
7 3 (10.71%) J2EE Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Java Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Agile Business Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Product Owner
8 1 (3.57%) Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (60.71%) Spring
2 16 (57.14%) jQuery
3 15 (53.57%) Struts
4 13 (46.43%) Hibernate
5 12 (42.86%) HTML
6 11 (39.29%) CSS
6 11 (39.29%) XML
7 10 (35.71%) Ajax
8 8 (28.57%) JSF
9 6 (21.43%) Struts2
9 6 (21.43%) HTML5
10 5 (17.86%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (17.86%) CSS3
10 5 (17.86%) LAMP
10 5 (17.86%) Java RMI
10 5 (17.86%) EJB
10 5 (17.86%) .NET
10 5 (17.86%) JSP
10 5 (17.86%) SOAP
11 4 (14.29%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) W3C
1 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) TDD
2 7 (25.00%) Scrum
3 6 (21.43%) UML
3 6 (21.43%) OOP
3 6 (21.43%) BDD
4 5 (17.86%) OOA/OOD
4 5 (17.86%) RUP
4 5 (17.86%) OOD
5 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
5 3 (10.71%) OO
6 2 (7.14%) SOA
6 2 (7.14%) Web Application Development
6 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.57%) Project Management
7 1 (3.57%) Automated Testing
7 1 (3.57%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 27 (96.43%) Java
2 17 (60.71%) JavaScript
3 6 (21.43%) Scala
4 5 (17.86%) C#
4 5 (17.86%) SQL
5 2 (7.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) JBoss
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle
3 4 (14.29%) FatWire
3 4 (14.29%) Endeca
4 1 (3.57%) hybris
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