The table below looks at the statistics for the J2EE Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
J2EE Developer
Rank 137 130 108
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -22
Contract jobs requiring a J2EE Developer 7 6 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.21% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.23% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 13
Average daily rate
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£338 £300 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £320 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £300 £385
% change year-on-year
+10.41% -22.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £32.50 £46.50
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -30.10%
J2EE Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2978 2575 2741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.17% 90.93% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1739 1290 1390
Average daily rate £350 £338 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 189 213
Average hourly rate £16.08 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.60% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £41.00 £45.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2EE Developer in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

J2EE Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

J2EE Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2EE Developer across the North West region.

J2EE Developer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

J2EE Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE Developer across the North West region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

J2EE Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

J2EE Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing J2EE Developer across the North West region.

J2EE Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

J2EE Developer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Manchester -7 4 £325 -
Cheshire +12 3 £425 +30.69% 2
J2EE Developer
England

J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited J2EE Developer in their job title 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 with J2EE Developer in their job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Java
1 14 (100.00%) J2EE
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) TDD
2 5 (35.71%) Web Services
2 5 (35.71%) XML
3 4 (28.57%) HTML
3 4 (28.57%) CSS
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) Spring
3 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) Struts2
4 3 (21.43%) Struts
4 3 (21.43%) Content Management
4 3 (21.43%) DHTML
4 3 (21.43%) XSLT
4 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
5 2 (14.29%) Finance
5 2 (14.29%) SOAP
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) JDBC
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle
5 2 (14.29%) Degree
5 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
6 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
6 1 (7.14%) JSON
6 1 (7.14%) JIRA

J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited J2EE Developer in their job title 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 with J2EE Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
1 1 (7.14%) JBoss
1 1 (7.14%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) JasperReports
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.14%) Informix
2 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
2 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) Mockito
3 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.14%) Hudson
3 1 (7.14%) Introscope
3 1 (7.14%) Subversion
3 1 (7.14%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) JUnit
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) J2EE
2 5 (35.71%) Web Services
2 5 (35.71%) XML
3 4 (28.57%) HTML
3 4 (28.57%) CSS
3 4 (28.57%) Spring
4 3 (21.43%) Struts2
4 3 (21.43%) Struts
4 3 (21.43%) DHTML
4 3 (21.43%) XSLT
5 2 (14.29%) SOAP
5 2 (14.29%) JDBC
6 1 (7.14%) JSON
6 1 (7.14%) RESTful
6 1 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (7.14%) REST
6 1 (7.14%) PowerMock
6 1 (7.14%) JAX-RS
6 1 (7.14%) JSF
6 1 (7.14%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Open Source
1 1 (7.14%) Online Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (35.71%) TDD
2 3 (21.43%) Content Management
3 1 (7.14%) BDD
3 1 (7.14%) Web Application Development
3 1 (7.14%) MVC
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Perforce
2 1 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) Compuware
2 1 (7.14%) HP