The first table below looks at the demand for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 17 April 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 Merseyside 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 23 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing J2EE 6 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.14% - 2.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.84% - 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 5
Average daily rate £413 - £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £383
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -8.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.80 £35.11 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+1.96% +8.03%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
61 53 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 31.94% 26.63% 22.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 23 36
Average daily rate £300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £153 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £448 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Average hourly rate £18.50 £14.79 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.10% -40.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
J2EE
North West

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

J2EE
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2EE across the Merseyside region.

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

J2EE
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the Merseyside region.

J2EE Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - 4 £413 - 1
Southport - - - -
J2EE
North West

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) Spring
2 6 (66.67%) Hibernate
3 5 (55.56%) Workflow
4 4 (44.44%) HTML
5 3 (33.33%) MySQL
5 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) CSS
5 3 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (33.33%) MVC
5 3 (33.33%) Scrum
5 3 (33.33%) TDD
5 3 (33.33%) Spring MVC
5 3 (33.33%) Scala
5 3 (33.33%) HTML5
5 3 (33.33%) BDD
5 3 (33.33%) CSS3
6 2 (22.22%) Alfresco
6 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (22.22%) Maven
6 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
6 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
6 2 (22.22%) JUnit
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
7 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
7 1 (11.11%) SQL
7 1 (11.11%) Struts
7 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 1 (11.11%) Ajax

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
1 2 (22.22%) Alfresco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JUnit
1 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
1 2 (22.22%) Maven
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
1 7 (77.78%) Java Developer
2 3 (33.33%) J2EE Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Java Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) Spring
2 6 (66.67%) Hibernate
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (33.33%) Spring MVC
4 3 (33.33%) HTML5
4 3 (33.33%) CSS3
5 1 (11.11%) Struts
5 1 (11.11%) Ajax
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Workflow
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
2 3 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (33.33%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) TDD
2 3 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) Content Management
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) Scala
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle