The table below looks at the statistics for Java EE 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 Java EE over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 53 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Java EE 4 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.65% 1.03% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.60% 4.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+28.22% -14.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -
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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
154 86 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 24.88% 22.16% 21.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 45 28
Average daily rate £325 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £500 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 12
Average hourly rate £21.82 £34.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.82% +4.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

Java EE
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Java EE Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Java EE
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Java EE Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Java EE
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java EE across the North East region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Java EE Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing Java EE 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 Java EE.

1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (84.21%) Oracle
2 16 (84.21%) Linux
3 14 (73.68%) WebLogic
3 14 (73.68%) SOA
3 14 (73.68%) HP
3 14 (73.68%) Red Hat
3 14 (73.68%) Middleware
3 14 (73.68%) Finance
3 14 (73.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (73.68%) Oracle Database
4 13 (68.42%) Security Cleared
4 13 (68.42%) OpenView
5 12 (63.16%) SC Cleared
6 11 (57.89%) AquaLogic
7 8 (42.11%) ITIL
8 7 (36.84%) Problem Management
8 7 (36.84%) SAN
9 6 (31.58%) Change Management
9 6 (31.58%) Network Management
9 6 (31.58%) Splunk
10 5 (26.32%) SLA
11 4 (21.05%) Business Objects
11 4 (21.05%) BusinessObjects XI
12 3 (15.79%) Oracle Applications
12 3 (15.79%) JUnit
12 3 (15.79%) UNIX
12 3 (15.79%) JBoss
12 3 (15.79%) SOAP
12 3 (15.79%) Web Services

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing Java EE 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 Java EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (73.68%) WebLogic
2 11 (57.89%) AquaLogic
3 3 (15.79%) JBoss
4 1 (5.26%) Apache
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) Oracle Database
2 4 (21.05%) BusinessObjects XI
3 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) JUnit
2 2 (10.53%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.26%) Maven
3 1 (5.26%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) Hudson
General
1 14 (73.68%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) DBA
2 4 (21.05%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Java Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (15.79%) Team Leader
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) UNIX Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Java Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) Middleware
2 3 (15.79%) SOAP
2 3 (15.79%) Web Services
2 3 (15.79%) JPA
3 2 (10.53%) Java EE 5
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (10.53%) XML
3 2 (10.53%) CSS
3 2 (10.53%) J2EE
3 2 (10.53%) HTML
3 2 (10.53%) jQuery
3 2 (10.53%) Spring
3 2 (10.53%) Java SE
4 1 (5.26%) Ajax
4 1 (5.26%) JSP
4 1 (5.26%) JMS
4 1 (5.26%) CSS3
4 1 (5.26%) HTML5
4 1 (5.26%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) GIS
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Linux
2 14 (73.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (15.79%) UNIX
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (10.53%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) SOA
2 8 (42.11%) ITIL
3 7 (36.84%) Problem Management
4 6 (31.58%) Change Management
4 6 (31.58%) Network Management
5 2 (10.53%) High Availability
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) TDD
5 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
5 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.26%) MVC
6 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.26%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.53%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) Security Cleared
2 12 (63.16%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) OCP
3 2 (10.53%) OCA
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (10.53%) OCAJ
4 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (68.42%) OpenView
2 2 (10.53%) OVSD
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Oracle
2 14 (73.68%) HP
2 14 (73.68%) Red Hat
3 6 (31.58%) Splunk
4 4 (21.05%) Business Objects
5 2 (10.53%) EnterpriseDB