The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
North West / Merseyside
Rank 29 36 32
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing J2EE 11 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.61% 0.63% 1.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.22% 2.70% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 5
Median daily rate £431 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.21% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.32% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £62.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +73.61%

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 Merseyside region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
98 74 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 32.13% 23.20% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 54 30
Median daily rate £368 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing J2EE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

J2EE Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +4 10 £425 +21.42%
J2EE
North West

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 15 (83.33%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) .NET
3 7 (38.89%) Oracle
3 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 6 (33.33%) Web Services
4 6 (33.33%) IBM
5 5 (27.78%) Spring
5 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 5 (27.78%) Linux
5 5 (27.78%) Algorithms
6 4 (22.22%) Master Data Management
6 4 (22.22%) SOA
6 4 (22.22%) Unix
6 4 (22.22%) TDD
6 4 (22.22%) Scrum
6 4 (22.22%) Data Management
7 3 (16.67%) Pair Programming
7 3 (16.67%) Middleware
7 3 (16.67%) Dell
7 3 (16.67%) EMC
7 3 (16.67%) Cisco
7 3 (16.67%) XML
7 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
7 3 (16.67%) Servlets
7 3 (16.67%) SQL
7 3 (16.67%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (11.11%) Apache
3 2 (11.11%) IIS
3 2 (11.11%) Jetty
3 2 (11.11%) Mongrel
3 2 (11.11%) nginx
3 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (5.56%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (11.11%) Google App Engine
2 2 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) DHCP
1 2 (11.11%) DNS
1 2 (11.11%) FTP
1 2 (11.11%) HTTP
1 2 (11.11%) IPsec
1 2 (11.11%) SSL
1 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) LDAP
2 1 (5.56%) VoIP
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Rational Application Developer
1 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 3 (16.67%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 2 (11.11%) JDeveloper
2 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.11%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (5.56%) Banking
1 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Agile .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Principal .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Principal Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Principal Java Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Support
6 1 (5.56%) Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Portal Developer
6 1 (5.56%) WebCenter Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) .NET
2 6 (33.33%) Web Services
3 5 (27.78%) Spring
4 3 (16.67%) Middleware
4 3 (16.67%) Servlets
4 3 (16.67%) XML
5 2 (11.11%) jQuery
5 2 (11.11%) JSP
6 1 (5.56%) Ajax
6 1 (5.56%) CSS
6 1 (5.56%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (5.56%) HTML
6 1 (5.56%) JDBC
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle ADF
6 1 (5.56%) SAML
6 1 (5.56%) Struts
6 1 (5.56%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (27.78%) Algorithms
3 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Unix
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Data Management
2 4 (22.22%) Master Data Management
2 4 (22.22%) Scrum
2 4 (22.22%) SOA
2 4 (22.22%) TDD
3 3 (16.67%) BDD
3 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 3 (16.67%) Pair Programming
3 3 (16.67%) UML
4 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (11.11%) Open Source
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.56%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) CISSP
3 1 (5.56%) SANS
3 1 (5.56%) SSCP
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (5.56%) QRadar
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle
2 6 (33.33%) IBM
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco
4 3 (16.67%) Dell
4 3 (16.67%) EMC
5 2 (11.11%) Google
5 2 (11.11%) VMware
6 1 (5.56%) Apple
6 1 (5.56%) LogRhythm
6 1 (5.56%) Splunk