The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 November 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 32 26 29
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing J2EE 3 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.07% 3.18% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.12% 9.72% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
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£350 £313 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
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
49 72 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 17.50% 32.73% 27.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 42 29
Average daily rate £350 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £365 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 28 November 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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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
Liverpool -2 3 £350 +22.27%
J2EE
North West

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 6 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) JSP
2 5 (83.33%) Spring
3 4 (66.67%) SOAP
3 4 (66.67%) XML
4 3 (50.00%) XSLT
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle
4 3 (50.00%) Banking
5 2 (33.33%) Online Banking
5 2 (33.33%) JiBX
5 2 (33.33%) POJO
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) JAX-WS
5 2 (33.33%) EJB 3.0
5 2 (33.33%) RESTful
5 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) EJB
5 2 (33.33%) JDBC
5 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 2 (33.33%) HTTP
5 2 (33.33%) WSDL
5 2 (33.33%) JAXB
6 1 (16.67%) TIBCO
6 1 (16.67%) Middleware
6 1 (16.67%) Eclipse

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
1 5 (83.33%) JSP
1 5 (83.33%) Spring
2 4 (66.67%) SOAP
2 4 (66.67%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) XSLT
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) JiBX
4 2 (33.33%) POJO
4 2 (33.33%) JAX-WS
4 2 (33.33%) EJB 3.0
4 2 (33.33%) RESTful
4 2 (33.33%) EJB
4 2 (33.33%) JDBC
4 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 2 (33.33%) WSDL
4 2 (33.33%) JAXB
5 1 (16.67%) Middleware
5 1 (16.67%) XML Messaging
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) TIBCO
2 1 (16.67%) Sybase