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 28 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 51 33 35
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +2
Contract jobs citing J2EE 9 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.52% 1.86% 2.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.00% 9.33% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 7
Average daily rate
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£318 £325 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% +41.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £325 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-18.91% -3.89%
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
180 75 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 30.46% 19.95% 20.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 33 45
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £250 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 19 3
Average hourly rate £87.50 £32.50 £13.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% +142.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -22 8 £310 -4.61%
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (77.78%) Java
2 10 (55.56%) C#
2 10 (55.56%) Windows
3 8 (44.44%) Oracle
3 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 8 (44.44%) JUnit
3 8 (44.44%) JMS
4 7 (38.89%) Play Framework
5 6 (33.33%) Scala
5 6 (33.33%) Software Architecture
5 6 (33.33%) MQSeries
5 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 6 (33.33%) SOA
5 6 (33.33%) WebLogic
5 6 (33.33%) DB2
5 6 (33.33%) C++
5 6 (33.33%) UNIX
6 5 (27.78%) Spring
7 4 (22.22%) Analytics
7 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
7 4 (22.22%) JMeter
7 4 (22.22%) jQuery
7 4 (22.22%) Load Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Stress Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Volume Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Scalability Testing
7 4 (22.22%) SQL
7 4 (22.22%) Linux
7 4 (22.22%) HTML
7 4 (22.22%) OpenView

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 6 (33.33%) MQSeries
2 2 (11.11%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Intranet
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 6 (33.33%) DB2
3 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) JUnit
2 4 (22.22%) LoadRunner
2 4 (22.22%) JMeter
3 2 (11.11%) Maven
3 2 (11.11%) Hudson
3 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
1 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Java Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Scala Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Programmer
5 2 (11.11%) Java Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Non-Functional Tester
6 1 (5.56%) C++/Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) JMS
2 7 (38.89%) Play Framework
3 5 (27.78%) Spring
4 4 (22.22%) HTML
4 4 (22.22%) jQuery
5 2 (11.11%) JPA
5 2 (11.11%) Apache CXF
5 2 (11.11%) HTML5
5 2 (11.11%) CSS
5 2 (11.11%) Ajax
5 2 (11.11%) GWT
6 1 (5.56%) Web Services
6 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) GIS
2 1 (5.56%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) UNIX
3 4 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) SOA
1 6 (33.33%) Software Architecture
2 4 (22.22%) Analytics
2 4 (22.22%) Load Testing
2 4 (22.22%) Stress Testing
2 4 (22.22%) Volume Testing
2 4 (22.22%) Scalability Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 3 (16.67%) Quantitative Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 2 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) Java
2 10 (55.56%) C#
3 6 (33.33%) C++
3 6 (33.33%) Scala
4 4 (22.22%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) OpenView
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) JBoss
4 1 (5.56%) SAP