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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 37 33 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Contract jobs citing J2EE 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.62% 1.60% 1.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.50% 9.62% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Average daily rate £350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+73.61% +6.66%
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
80 52 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 24.84% 16.61% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 24 20
Average daily rate £325 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £416 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Liverpool -9 1 £350 - 1
Bootle - 1 - -
J2EE
North West

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Xen
3 1 (25.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Jetty
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) EJB 3.0
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (25.00%) nginx
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (25.00%) Google App Engine
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Puppet
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) Jetty
2 1 (25.00%) nginx
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (25.00%) Google App Engine
1 1 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) FTP
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) IPsec
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Senior DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) EJB
2 1 (25.00%) EJB 3.0
2 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) MyBatis
2 1 (25.00%) Servlets
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Google
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) VMware