The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills 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 over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 81 97 85
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -12
Contract jobs citing J2EE 76 37 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.95% 1.19% 1.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.49% 4.89% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 25 26
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£388 £388 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £315 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £415 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £376 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.19% +7.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.30 £35.80 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.77% +10.15%
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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
895 756 646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.93% 24.23% 26.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 443 334
Average daily rate £363 £350 £307
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +14.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 32
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £29.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £21.00 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £45.00 £145.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

J2EE
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 across the North West region.

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in the North West

J2EE
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

J2EE Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

J2EE
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 across the North West region.

J2EE Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

J2EE
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 within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
Manchester -1 31 £450 +26.31% 25
Cheshire +15 29 £388 - 12
Lancashire 0 8 £288 -30.30% 3
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

1 147 (88.55%) Java
2 83 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (45.78%) Spring
4 66 (39.76%) HTML
5 53 (31.93%) Oracle
5 53 (31.93%) XML
6 51 (30.72%) JavaScript
7 46 (27.71%) Finance
8 44 (26.51%) TDD
9 41 (24.70%) SQL
9 41 (24.70%) Web Services
10 39 (23.49%) SOAP
11 33 (19.88%) JUnit
12 32 (19.28%) HTTP
13 31 (18.67%) WebSphere
14 30 (18.07%) Banking
15 29 (17.47%) Scrum
16 28 (16.87%) Hibernate
16 28 (16.87%) CSS
17 24 (14.46%) IBM
17 24 (14.46%) Servlets
17 24 (14.46%) Waterfall
18 23 (13.86%) JSP
19 22 (13.25%) RESTful
19 22 (13.25%) Software Engineering
20 21 (12.65%) JSON
20 21 (12.65%) jQuery
20 21 (12.65%) JDBC
20 21 (12.65%) WSDL
20 21 (12.65%) Tomcat

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 31 (18.67%) WebSphere
2 21 (12.65%) Tomcat
3 14 (8.43%) JBoss
4 11 (6.63%) Apache
5 8 (4.82%) nginx
5 8 (4.82%) Jetty
5 8 (4.82%) IIS
6 7 (4.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 7 (4.22%) IBM HTTP Server
7 6 (3.61%) CICS
8 5 (3.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (1.81%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (1.81%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.20%) Confluence
10 2 (1.20%) Commerce Server
11 1 (0.60%) AquaLogic
11 1 (0.60%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 4 (2.41%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.42%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.22%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (4.22%) Google App Engine
3 7 (4.22%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.81%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (19.28%) HTTP
2 11 (6.63%) ATM
3 9 (5.42%) FTP
4 8 (4.82%) IPsec
4 8 (4.82%) DNS
4 8 (4.82%) TCP/IP
4 8 (4.82%) DHCP
5 7 (4.22%) Internet
5 7 (4.22%) SSL
6 2 (1.20%) SSH
6 2 (1.20%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.60%) LDAP
7 1 (0.60%) AMQP
7 1 (0.60%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.45%) Oracle Database
2 17 (10.24%) Big Data
3 12 (7.23%) MySQL
4 11 (6.63%) Relational Database
5 10 (6.02%) RDBMS
6 7 (4.22%) Informix
7 6 (3.61%) DB2
7 6 (3.61%) SQL Server
8 5 (3.01%) Oracle9i Database
8 5 (3.01%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (3.01%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.81%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.20%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.60%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.60%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.60%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 33 (19.88%) JUnit
2 18 (10.84%) Jenkins
2 18 (10.84%) Cucumber
3 17 (10.24%) Maven
4 11 (6.63%) Ant
5 10 (6.02%) Selenium
5 10 (6.02%) Eclipse
6 9 (5.42%) Git (software)
7 8 (4.82%) Mockito
8 7 (4.22%) Subversion
9 6 (3.61%) SoapUI
9 6 (3.61%) JIRA
10 4 (2.41%) Lombardi
11 3 (1.81%) Jasmine
12 2 (1.20%) Gradle
12 2 (1.20%) SonarQube
12 2 (1.20%) Introscope
13 1 (0.60%) ClearCase
13 1 (0.60%) IntelliJ
13 1 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 46 (27.71%) Finance
2 30 (18.07%) Banking
3 2 (1.20%) Marketing
3 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.20%) Electronics
3 2 (1.20%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.60%) Legal
4 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.60%) Retail
4 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 119 (71.69%) Developer
2 102 (61.45%) Java Developer
3 26 (15.66%) Architect
4 16 (9.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 13 (7.83%) Senior Developer
6 12 (7.23%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (5.42%) J2EE Developer
8 7 (4.22%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.61%) Designer
10 5 (3.01%) Oracle Developer
10 5 (3.01%) Applications Architect
10 5 (3.01%) Oracle SOA Developer
10 5 (3.01%) SOA Developer
11 4 (2.41%) QA Engineer
11 4 (2.41%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
11 4 (2.41%) Test Engineer
12 3 (1.81%) Java Architect
12 3 (1.81%) Integration Engineer
13 2 (1.20%) AWS Developer
13 2 (1.20%) Hybris Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (45.78%) Spring
2 66 (39.76%) HTML
3 53 (31.93%) XML
4 41 (24.70%) Web Services
5 39 (23.49%) SOAP
6 28 (16.87%) Hibernate
6 28 (16.87%) CSS
7 24 (14.46%) Servlets
8 23 (13.86%) JSP
9 22 (13.25%) RESTful
10 21 (12.65%) JSON
10 21 (12.65%) jQuery
10 21 (12.65%) JDBC
10 21 (12.65%) WSDL
11 18 (10.84%) XSLT
12 17 (10.24%) .NET
13 15 (9.04%) Java EE
13 15 (9.04%) AngularJS
14 13 (7.83%) JMS
14 13 (7.83%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.83%) Open Source
2 8 (4.82%) Telematics
2 8 (4.82%) Online Banking
3 7 (4.22%) Algorithms
3 7 (4.22%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.61%) IBM Mainframe
4 6 (3.61%) Mainframe
4 6 (3.61%) EMV
5 5 (3.01%) Chip Card
6 3 (1.81%) Wiki
7 2 (1.20%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.20%) DTV
7 2 (1.20%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.20%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.60%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.43%) Linux
2 10 (6.02%) Windows
3 6 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (3.61%) UNIX
4 4 (2.41%) Android
5 3 (1.81%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (26.51%) TDD
3 29 (17.47%) Scrum
4 24 (14.46%) Waterfall
5 22 (13.25%) Software Engineering
6 20 (12.05%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (9.64%) Unit Testing
7 16 (9.64%) MVC
8 14 (8.43%) Integration Testing
9 13 (7.83%) OO
10 12 (7.23%) Kanban
11 11 (6.63%) SOA
11 11 (6.63%) BDD
12 10 (6.02%) E-Commerce
12 10 (6.02%) Configuration Management
13 9 (5.42%) Service Delivery
13 9 (5.42%) Web Application Development
13 9 (5.42%) DevOps
14 7 (4.22%) Migration
14 7 (4.22%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 147 (88.55%) Java
2 51 (30.72%) JavaScript
3 41 (24.70%) SQL
4 12 (7.23%) PL/SQL
5 10 (6.02%) Groovy
5 10 (6.02%) C++
6 6 (3.61%) XPath
7 5 (3.01%) C#
8 4 (2.41%) Scala
9 3 (1.81%) PHP
9 3 (1.81%) Ruby
10 2 (1.20%) Perl
10 2 (1.20%) Python
11 1 (0.60%) XQuery
11 1 (0.60%) Lua
11 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (7.83%) Degree
2 10 (6.02%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.22%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.60%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.60%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.22%) QA
System Software
1 8 (4.82%) Xen
2 7 (4.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.22%) Docker
3 5 (3.01%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (4.22%) Puppet
2 6 (3.61%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.60%) Ansible
Vendors
1 53 (31.93%) Oracle
2 24 (14.46%) IBM
3 15 (9.04%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.82%) VMware
4 8 (4.82%) Red Hat
5 7 (4.22%) Google
6 5 (3.01%) Sybase
6 5 (3.01%) TIBCO
7 4 (2.41%) Pega
8 3 (1.81%) Perforce
9 2 (1.20%) hybris
9 2 (1.20%) Adobe
9 2 (1.20%) HP
9 2 (1.20%) Compuware
9 2 (1.20%) SAP
10 1 (0.60%) Sun
10 1 (0.60%) Capita
10 1 (0.60%) Kony
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