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 3 June 2015 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 31 48 36
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -12
Contract jobs citing J2EE 36 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.62% 1.52% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.56% 6.62% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 1
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£300 £266 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% -29.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £376 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.52% +7.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.30 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.15% +4.28%
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
194 136 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 24.87% 22.93% 18.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 91 25
Average daily rate £325 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £484 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 5
Average hourly rate £16.16 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.11% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.68 £36.00 £12.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £36.00 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 3 June 2015.

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 3 June 2015. 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 +8 29 £300 +12.78% 2
Durham - 1 - -
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 43 (97.73%) Java
2 27 (61.36%) Linux
3 21 (47.73%) SQL
4 20 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (43.18%) Security Cleared
5 19 (43.18%) Oracle
6 18 (40.91%) SOAP
6 18 (40.91%) Web Services
7 17 (38.64%) WebLogic
7 17 (38.64%) Informatica
8 16 (36.36%) Service Management
8 16 (36.36%) Problem Management
8 16 (36.36%) Shell Script
8 16 (36.36%) Ant
8 16 (36.36%) ITIL
8 16 (36.36%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 15 (34.09%) SLA
10 13 (29.55%) LDAP
10 13 (29.55%) SC Cleared
10 13 (29.55%) Finance
11 12 (27.27%) PL/SQL
12 11 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
12 11 (25.00%) Red Hat
12 11 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
13 10 (22.73%) Spring
13 10 (22.73%) JMS
14 9 (20.45%) SOA
14 9 (20.45%) HP
14 9 (20.45%) Middleware

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 17 (38.64%) WebLogic
2 8 (18.18%) AquaLogic
3 7 (15.91%) WebSphere
3 7 (15.91%) JBoss
3 7 (15.91%) Tomcat
4 6 (13.64%) nginx
4 6 (13.64%) Apache
4 6 (13.64%) IIS
4 6 (13.64%) Jetty
5 1 (2.27%) Alfresco
5 1 (2.27%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (13.64%) Google App Engine
1 6 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (13.64%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (29.55%) LDAP
2 6 (13.64%) DHCP
2 6 (13.64%) FTP
2 6 (13.64%) HTTP
2 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 6 (13.64%) DNS
2 6 (13.64%) SSL
2 6 (13.64%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
2 9 (20.45%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.55%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (36.36%) Ant
2 6 (13.64%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.27%) Maven
3 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.27%) Jasmine
General
1 13 (29.55%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Manufacturing
3 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.55%) Electronics
4 2 (4.55%) Marketing
5 1 (2.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (52.27%) Developer
2 17 (38.64%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.64%) Administrator
4 5 (11.36%) Informatica Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Linux Support
6 3 (6.82%) Informatica Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) Programmer
7 2 (4.55%) Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Support Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Java Programmer
7 2 (4.55%) Linux Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Development Consultant
8 1 (2.27%) Build and Release Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) ETL Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.27%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.91%) SOAP
1 18 (40.91%) Web Services
2 10 (22.73%) JMS
2 10 (22.73%) Spring
3 9 (20.45%) JNDI
3 9 (20.45%) Middleware
3 9 (20.45%) JDBC
4 7 (15.91%) Servlets
5 6 (13.64%) .NET
5 6 (13.64%) Hibernate
6 3 (6.82%) JSP
6 3 (6.82%) JPA
6 3 (6.82%) Play Framework
7 2 (4.55%) Java EE 5
7 2 (4.55%) RESTful
7 2 (4.55%) JSF
7 2 (4.55%) Java SE
7 2 (4.55%) Java EE
7 2 (4.55%) Spring MVC
8 1 (2.27%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Clustering
2 5 (11.36%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.55%) Private Cloud
3 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.55%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 27 (61.36%) Linux
2 11 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.55%) AIX
3 2 (4.55%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (36.36%) Problem Management
2 16 (36.36%) ITIL
2 16 (36.36%) Service Management
3 11 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (20.45%) High Availability
4 9 (20.45%) SOA
5 8 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 7 (15.91%) TDD
7 6 (13.64%) Configuration Management
7 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (11.36%) Open Source
8 5 (11.36%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (11.36%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (11.36%) Pair Programming
9 4 (9.09%) Automated Testing
9 4 (9.09%) Unit Testing
10 3 (6.82%) SDLC
11 2 (4.55%) BDD
11 2 (4.55%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (97.73%) Java
2 21 (47.73%) SQL
3 16 (36.36%) Shell Script
3 16 (36.36%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 12 (27.27%) PL/SQL
5 7 (15.91%) Bash Shell
6 5 (11.36%) Scala
7 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.55%) C
8 2 (4.55%) C++
8 2 (4.55%) COBOL
9 1 (2.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (43.18%) Security Cleared
2 13 (29.55%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (4.55%) OCAJ
4 2 (4.55%) OCP
4 2 (4.55%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (34.09%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Xen
1 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Puppet
1 5 (11.36%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (9.09%) OpenView
Vendors
1 19 (43.18%) Oracle
2 17 (38.64%) Informatica
3 11 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 9 (20.45%) HP
5 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
5 6 (13.64%) VMware
5 6 (13.64%) Google
6 4 (9.09%) SAP
7 3 (6.82%) IBM
8 2 (4.55%) Sybase
8 2 (4.55%) EnterpriseDB
9 1 (2.27%) Nuxeo