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 26 July 2016 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 37 40 26
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Contract jobs citing J2EE 6 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.82% 0.50% 1.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.59% 2.41% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £425 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £425 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £373
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
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 Merseyside region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
79 83 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 23.94% 20.85% 25.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 36 33
Median daily rate £385 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £260 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

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
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 26 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +3 6 £425 -
J2EE
North West

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) Web Services
2 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 5 (55.56%) Migration
3 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) Master Data Management
4 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (44.44%) Data Management
4 4 (44.44%) IBM
4 4 (44.44%) Algorithms
5 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
5 3 (33.33%) LDAP
6 2 (22.22%) HTML
6 2 (22.22%) XML
6 2 (22.22%) Unix
6 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) ColdFusion
6 2 (22.22%) Internet
6 2 (22.22%) Project Management
6 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
6 2 (22.22%) JIRA
6 2 (22.22%) Selenium
6 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Test Management
6 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
6 2 (22.22%) Scrum
6 2 (22.22%) Sony

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 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (22.22%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Mingle
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) LDAP
2 2 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Data Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (44.44%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) Data Management
2 4 (44.44%) Master Data Management
2 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
3 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) IBM
3 2 (22.22%) Sony