The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 47 11 32
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +21
Contract jobs citing J2EE 23 37 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.88% 9.92% 3.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.50% 45.12% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £181 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £390 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.09 £33.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+6.32% -0.75%
J2EE
England

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 North East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
219 82 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 27.44% 21.98% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 40 44
Average daily rate £352 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.28% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 15
Average hourly rate £24.66 £34.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.47% +23.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

J2EE
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in the North East

J2EE
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE across the North East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

J2EE Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

J2EE
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

J2EE Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the North East region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Tyne and Wear -38 18 £353 +41.00% 2
Durham - - - -
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 34 (97.14%) Java
2 20 (57.14%) Oracle
3 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (42.86%) SOAP
5 14 (40.00%) Linux
6 12 (34.29%) Finance
7 11 (31.43%) JMS
7 11 (31.43%) SOA
7 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
7 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
8 10 (28.57%) Scala
8 10 (28.57%) SQL
8 10 (28.57%) Web Services
9 9 (25.71%) JBoss
9 9 (25.71%) Informatica
10 8 (22.86%) JUnit
10 8 (22.86%) WebLogic
11 7 (20.00%) RDBMS
11 7 (20.00%) Manufacturing
11 7 (20.00%) Play Framework
11 7 (20.00%) Relational Database
11 7 (20.00%) TDD
12 6 (17.14%) JNDI
12 6 (17.14%) Marketing
12 6 (17.14%) Integration Testing
12 6 (17.14%) Test Scripting
12 6 (17.14%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 6 (17.14%) JPA
12 6 (17.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 9 (25.71%) JBoss
2 8 (22.86%) WebLogic
3 5 (14.29%) MQSeries
3 5 (14.29%) AquaLogic
4 4 (11.43%) CMS
5 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.86%) Alfresco
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) LDAP
2 1 (2.86%) Intranet
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 7 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (14.29%) DB2
3 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 4 (11.43%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) JUnit
2 6 (17.14%) Ant
3 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.86%) Maven
General
1 12 (34.29%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 6 (17.14%) Marketing
4 3 (8.57%) Advertising
5 2 (5.71%) Electronics
5 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.86%) Publishing
6 1 (2.86%) Banking
6 1 (2.86%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 23 (65.71%) Developer
2 17 (48.57%) Java Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Scala Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Informatica Specialist
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Java Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Support Specialist
6 1 (2.86%) Hybris Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.86%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Systems Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Informatica Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Informatica Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) SOAP
2 11 (31.43%) JMS
3 10 (28.57%) Web Services
4 7 (20.00%) Play Framework
5 6 (17.14%) JNDI
5 6 (17.14%) JPA
5 6 (17.14%) JDBC
6 5 (14.29%) Middleware
6 5 (14.29%) Spring
7 4 (11.43%) JSP
8 3 (8.57%) Hibernate
9 2 (5.71%) HTML
10 1 (2.86%) CSS
10 1 (2.86%) Servlets
10 1 (2.86%) Struts
10 1 (2.86%) XML
10 1 (2.86%) Java EE 5
10 1 (2.86%) jQuery
10 1 (2.86%) Java SE
10 1 (2.86%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Clustering
2 2 (5.71%) DTV
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Linux
2 6 (17.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (14.29%) UNIX
3 5 (14.29%) Windows
4 2 (5.71%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (31.43%) SOA
3 7 (20.00%) TDD
4 6 (17.14%) Integration Testing
4 6 (17.14%) Test Scripting
4 6 (17.14%) Service Management
5 5 (14.29%) High Availability
5 5 (14.29%) Software Architecture
5 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 4 (11.43%) Scrum
6 4 (11.43%) Problem Management
6 4 (11.43%) BDD
6 4 (11.43%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (11.43%) ITIL
7 3 (8.57%) MVC
8 2 (5.71%) Migration
8 2 (5.71%) Programme Management
8 2 (5.71%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 34 (97.14%) Java
2 10 (28.57%) Scala
2 10 (28.57%) SQL
3 6 (17.14%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 6 (17.14%) PL/SQL
4 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 5 (14.29%) C#
4 5 (14.29%) C++
4 5 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.71%) COBOL
6 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.43%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) OCP
4 1 (2.86%) OCA
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.86%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) OpenView
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) Oracle
2 9 (25.71%) Informatica
3 6 (17.14%) HP
3 6 (17.14%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.71%) EnterpriseDB
4 2 (5.71%) SAP
5 1 (2.86%) hybris