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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 53 46 34
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Contract jobs citing J2EE 25 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.73% 1.15% 1.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.37% 4.58% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 2
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£263 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £284 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £413 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.66%
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
241 131 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 26.28% 25.05% 19.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 84 31
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 14
Average hourly rate £16.16 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.11% +10.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -10 22 £263 -19.23% 4
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 46 (93.88%) Java
2 29 (59.18%) Linux
3 24 (48.98%) Web Services
3 24 (48.98%) SQL
4 22 (44.90%) Security Cleared
5 21 (42.86%) Informatica
5 21 (42.86%) Oracle
5 21 (42.86%) SOAP
6 20 (40.82%) WebLogic
7 19 (38.78%) Ant
7 19 (38.78%) Shell Script
7 19 (38.78%) Service Management
7 19 (38.78%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 18 (36.73%) SLA
8 18 (36.73%) ITIL
8 18 (36.73%) Problem Management
9 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (32.65%) SC Cleared
10 16 (32.65%) LDAP
11 15 (30.61%) PL/SQL
11 15 (30.61%) Finance
12 13 (26.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (26.53%) Oracle Reports
12 13 (26.53%) JMS
12 13 (26.53%) Red Hat
12 13 (26.53%) Root Cause Analysis
13 12 (24.49%) High Availability
13 12 (24.49%) Oracle Database
13 12 (24.49%) Middleware
13 12 (24.49%) SOA

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 20 (40.82%) WebLogic
2 11 (22.45%) AquaLogic
3 7 (14.29%) WebSphere
4 6 (12.24%) Jetty
4 6 (12.24%) nginx
4 6 (12.24%) IIS
4 6 (12.24%) Apache
4 6 (12.24%) Tomcat
5 5 (10.20%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (12.24%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (12.24%) Google App Engine
1 6 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (12.24%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (32.65%) LDAP
2 6 (12.24%) DHCP
2 6 (12.24%) FTP
2 6 (12.24%) HTTP
2 6 (12.24%) TCP/IP
2 6 (12.24%) DNS
2 6 (12.24%) SSL
2 6 (12.24%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.53%) Oracle Reports
2 12 (24.49%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.08%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.04%) MySQL
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (38.78%) Ant
2 6 (12.24%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.04%) Jasmine
General
1 15 (30.61%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Manufacturing
2 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.08%) Electronics
3 2 (4.08%) Marketing
4 1 (2.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (44.90%) Developer
2 16 (32.65%) Java Developer
3 6 (12.24%) Administrator
4 5 (10.20%) Informatica Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Linux Support
6 3 (6.12%) Informatica Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) UX Designer
6 3 (6.12%) Designer
6 3 (6.12%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.08%) Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Support Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Development Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Linux Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Build and Release Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Junior
8 1 (2.04%) Programmer
8 1 (2.04%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (48.98%) Web Services
2 21 (42.86%) SOAP
3 13 (26.53%) JMS
4 12 (24.49%) Middleware
4 12 (24.49%) JDBC
4 12 (24.49%) JNDI
5 11 (22.45%) Spring
6 7 (14.29%) Servlets
6 7 (14.29%) Hibernate
7 6 (12.24%) .NET
8 5 (10.20%) RESTful
9 4 (8.16%) jQuery
9 4 (8.16%) HTML
10 3 (6.12%) JSP
10 3 (6.12%) JSF
10 3 (6.12%) OSGi
10 3 (6.12%) AngularJS
11 2 (4.08%) Play Framework
11 2 (4.08%) Spring MVC
11 2 (4.08%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Clustering
2 5 (10.20%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.12%) User Experience
4 2 (4.08%) DTV
5 1 (2.04%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (59.18%) Linux
2 13 (26.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.08%) AIX
4 1 (2.04%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) Service Management
2 18 (36.73%) ITIL
2 18 (36.73%) Problem Management
3 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (26.53%) Root Cause Analysis
5 12 (24.49%) High Availability
5 12 (24.49%) SOA
6 7 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 6 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (12.24%) TDD
7 6 (12.24%) Configuration Management
8 5 (10.20%) Pair Programming
8 5 (10.20%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (10.20%) Open Source
8 5 (10.20%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (8.16%) Unit Testing
9 4 (8.16%) Automated Testing
10 2 (4.08%) Programme Management
10 2 (4.08%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (4.08%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 46 (93.88%) Java
2 24 (48.98%) SQL
3 19 (38.78%) Shell Script
3 19 (38.78%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 15 (30.61%) PL/SQL
5 10 (20.41%) Bash Shell
6 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
7 4 (8.16%) Scala
8 2 (4.08%) C
8 2 (4.08%) C++
9 1 (2.04%) COBOL
9 1 (2.04%) XPath
Qualifications
1 22 (44.90%) Security Cleared
2 16 (32.65%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.04%) OCAJ
4 1 (2.04%) OCP
4 1 (2.04%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (36.73%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (12.24%) Xen
1 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) OpenView
2 5 (10.20%) Puppet
2 5 (10.20%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (42.86%) Oracle
1 21 (42.86%) Informatica
2 13 (26.53%) Red Hat
3 11 (22.45%) HP
4 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
4 6 (12.24%) VMware
4 6 (12.24%) Google
5 4 (8.16%) SAP
6 3 (6.12%) IBM
7 2 (4.08%) Sybase
8 1 (2.04%) EnterpriseDB