The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 57 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing J2EE 7 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.07% - 1.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.14% - 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate £258 - £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £381
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.80 £35.11 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+1.96% +8.03%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
169 58 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 25.84% 19.14% 29.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 31 63
Average daily rate £250 £275 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £224 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 £32.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.38% -35.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
J2EE
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 7 £258 - 2
Durham - - - -
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 29 (87.88%) Java
2 18 (54.55%) SOA
3 17 (51.52%) Oracle
4 16 (48.48%) WebLogic
5 15 (45.45%) Linux
6 14 (42.42%) Hibernate
7 13 (39.39%) XML
8 12 (36.36%) EJB
9 10 (30.30%) UNIX
9 10 (30.30%) Oracle BPM
9 10 (30.30%) Oracle Service Bus
10 9 (27.27%) JPA
10 9 (27.27%) JSON
11 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
11 8 (24.24%) C++
12 7 (21.21%) C
13 6 (18.18%) SQL
13 6 (18.18%) JSP
13 6 (18.18%) Struts
13 6 (18.18%) Web Services
14 5 (15.15%) Windows
14 5 (15.15%) C#
14 5 (15.15%) JUnit
14 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
15 4 (12.12%) HTML
15 4 (12.12%) Servlets
15 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
15 4 (12.12%) Subversion
15 4 (12.12%) JMeter
15 4 (12.12%) Eclipse

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (48.48%) WebLogic
2 10 (30.30%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (9.09%) WebSphere
4 2 (6.06%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (3.03%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Intranet
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) DB2
3 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) JUnit
2 4 (12.12%) Subversion
2 4 (12.12%) JMeter
2 4 (12.12%) Eclipse
2 4 (12.12%) LoadRunner
3 2 (6.06%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (3.03%) JDeveloper
4 1 (3.03%) Ant
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
1 2 (6.06%) Aerospace
1 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (75.76%) Developer
2 16 (48.48%) Java Developer
3 9 (27.27%) Architect
4 8 (24.24%) Java Architect
5 7 (21.21%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 7 (21.21%) J2EE Developer
6 4 (12.12%) J2EE Architect
6 4 (12.12%) Oracle Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Java/J2EE Architect
7 3 (9.09%) Designer
7 3 (9.09%) Performance Test Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Test Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Performance Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Java Programmer
8 2 (6.06%) Technical Architect
8 2 (6.06%) Programmer
9 1 (3.03%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Developer
9 1 (3.03%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (42.42%) Hibernate
2 13 (39.39%) XML
3 12 (36.36%) EJB
4 9 (27.27%) JPA
4 9 (27.27%) JSON
5 6 (18.18%) JSP
5 6 (18.18%) Struts
5 6 (18.18%) Web Services
6 4 (12.12%) HTML
6 4 (12.12%) Servlets
6 4 (12.12%) Spring
6 4 (12.12%) JSF
6 4 (12.12%) Ajax
7 3 (9.09%) Java EE
7 3 (9.09%) SOAP
7 3 (9.09%) JDBC
7 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
7 3 (9.09%) .NET
8 2 (6.06%) DHTML
8 2 (6.06%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (45.45%) Linux
2 10 (30.30%) UNIX
3 5 (15.15%) Windows
4 2 (6.06%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) SOA
2 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (12.12%) Load Testing
2 4 (12.12%) Stress Testing
2 4 (12.12%) Volume Testing
2 4 (12.12%) Scalability Testing
2 4 (12.12%) Analytics
3 3 (9.09%) Test Strategy
3 3 (9.09%) Quantitative Analysis
4 2 (6.06%) RAD
4 2 (6.06%) OO
4 2 (6.06%) OOD
4 2 (6.06%) MVC
4 2 (6.06%) Performance Testing
5 1 (3.03%) Software Architecture
5 1 (3.03%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 29 (87.88%) Java
2 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
2 8 (24.24%) C++
3 7 (21.21%) C
4 6 (18.18%) SQL
5 5 (15.15%) C#
6 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) OpenView
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Oracle
2 4 (12.12%) HP
3 3 (9.09%) IBM
3 3 (9.09%) JBoss
4 2 (6.06%) webMethods