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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
England / North West
Rank 69 98 61
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -37
Contract jobs citing J2EE 69 62 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.66% 1.62% 2.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.39% 5.84% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 45 73
Median daily rate £438 £400 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.96% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £62.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +73.61%

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
822 1062 836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.69% 27.69% 24.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 694 539
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 51 25
Median hourly rate £42.75 £37.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.54% +64.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £16.93 £19.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.00 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing J2EE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +5 27 £375 -6.25% 9
Cheshire +34 19 £438 +3.55% 3
Lancashire +23 11 £525 +35.48% 2
Merseyside +8 10 £425 +21.42% 1
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 83 (76.15%) Java
2 52 (47.71%) Web Services
3 49 (44.95%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (38.53%) Oracle
5 39 (35.78%) SQL
6 33 (30.28%) JavaScript
6 33 (30.28%) WebSphere
7 32 (29.36%) Spring
7 32 (29.36%) Relational Database
8 30 (27.52%) XML
8 30 (27.52%) OO
9 29 (26.61%) Analytical Skills
10 28 (25.69%) SOAP
11 26 (23.85%) Unix
11 26 (23.85%) Linux
12 25 (22.94%) SQL Server
13 24 (22.02%) NoSQL
14 23 (21.10%) Microservices
14 23 (21.10%) TDD
14 23 (21.10%) JSON
15 22 (20.18%) SOA
15 22 (20.18%) Middleware
15 22 (20.18%) Finance
15 22 (20.18%) REST
16 21 (19.27%) DB2
17 20 (18.35%) Windows
18 19 (17.43%) Scrum
18 19 (17.43%) MongoDB
19 18 (16.51%) Continuous Integration
19 18 (16.51%) IBM

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 33 (30.28%) WebSphere
2 17 (15.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 12 (11.01%) Tomcat
3 12 (11.01%) WebLogic
4 10 (9.17%) Apache
4 10 (9.17%) JBoss
5 9 (8.26%) GlassFish
6 7 (6.42%) IIS
6 7 (6.42%) Jetty
6 7 (6.42%) Mongrel
6 7 (6.42%) nginx
7 5 (4.59%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (2.75%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.83%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.83%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.92%) CMS
10 1 (0.92%) WebLogic Integration
10 1 (0.92%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (0.92%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.60%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.42%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (6.42%) Google App Engine
2 7 (6.42%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.92%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.17%) SSL
2 8 (7.34%) FTP
2 8 (7.34%) HTTP
3 7 (6.42%) DHCP
3 7 (6.42%) DNS
3 7 (6.42%) IPsec
3 7 (6.42%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.75%) Firewall
4 3 (2.75%) LAN
4 3 (2.75%) VoIP
4 3 (2.75%) VPN
4 3 (2.75%) WAN
5 2 (1.83%) Bluetooth
5 2 (1.83%) NFC
5 2 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.92%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.92%) Internet
6 1 (0.92%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (29.36%) Relational Database
2 25 (22.94%) SQL Server
3 24 (22.02%) NoSQL
4 21 (19.27%) DB2
5 19 (17.43%) MongoDB
6 17 (15.60%) Big Data
7 8 (7.34%) MySQL
7 8 (7.34%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (6.42%) Oracle Database
9 6 (5.50%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (3.67%) RDBMS
11 3 (2.75%) Hadoop
12 2 (1.83%) Jackrabbit
12 2 (1.83%) JasperReports
12 2 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.92%) EDRMS
13 1 (0.92%) Endeca
13 1 (0.92%) GIS
13 1 (0.92%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (10.09%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.17%) Jenkins
2 10 (9.17%) JUnit
3 9 (8.26%) Eclipse
4 8 (7.34%) JIRA
5 7 (6.42%) Travis CI
6 6 (5.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (5.50%) Bitbucket
6 6 (5.50%) Hudson
7 4 (3.67%) Eclipse RCP
8 3 (2.75%) IntelliJ
8 3 (2.75%) Mockito
8 3 (2.75%) MyEclipse
8 3 (2.75%) Rational Application Developer
8 3 (2.75%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.75%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 2 (1.83%) JDeveloper
9 2 (1.83%) Maven
9 2 (1.83%) Selenium
9 2 (1.83%) Xcode
General
1 22 (20.18%) Finance
2 14 (12.84%) Banking
3 5 (4.59%) Retail
4 4 (3.67%) Back Office
5 3 (2.75%) Marketing
6 2 (1.83%) Legal
7 1 (0.92%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 53 (48.62%) Developer
2 43 (39.45%) Java Developer
3 35 (32.11%) Architect
4 10 (9.17%) Java Architect
5 9 (8.26%) Technical Architect
6 8 (7.34%) Java Technical Architect
7 7 (6.42%) Agile Developer
7 7 (6.42%) Agile Java Developer
7 7 (6.42%) Applications Architect
7 7 (6.42%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (5.50%) J2EE Developer
8 6 (5.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 6 (5.50%) Lead Architect
9 5 (4.59%) Domain Architect
9 5 (4.59%) Principal Architect
9 5 (4.59%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.59%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (4.59%) Technical Leader
10 4 (3.67%) Software Engineer
11 3 (2.75%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (47.71%) Web Services
2 32 (29.36%) Spring
3 30 (27.52%) XML
4 28 (25.69%) SOAP
5 23 (21.10%) JSON
6 22 (20.18%) Middleware
6 22 (20.18%) REST
7 16 (14.68%) Hibernate
8 15 (13.76%) .NET
9 14 (12.84%) HTML
10 13 (11.93%) AngularJS
11 12 (11.01%) EJB
11 12 (11.01%) RESTful
11 12 (11.01%) Servlets
12 9 (8.26%) CSS
12 9 (8.26%) Java EE
12 9 (8.26%) JSP
13 8 (7.34%) Apache Camel
13 8 (7.34%) JPA
13 8 (7.34%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 29 (26.61%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.34%) Client/Server
3 6 (5.50%) Algorithms
4 5 (4.59%) Clustering
4 5 (4.59%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.67%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.75%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.75%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.83%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.83%) User Experience
8 1 (0.92%) DataPower
8 1 (0.92%) Derivative
8 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.92%) PMI
8 1 (0.92%) Robotics
8 1 (0.92%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 26 (23.85%) Linux
1 26 (23.85%) Unix
2 20 (18.35%) Windows
3 15 (13.76%) AIX
4 2 (1.83%) Android
4 2 (1.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (44.95%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (27.52%) OO
3 23 (21.10%) Microservices
3 23 (21.10%) TDD
4 22 (20.18%) SOA
5 19 (17.43%) Scrum
6 18 (16.51%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (11.01%) Software Engineering
7 12 (11.01%) Unit Testing
8 11 (10.09%) DevOps
9 9 (8.26%) Data Modelling
9 9 (8.26%) UML
10 8 (7.34%) E-Commerce
10 8 (7.34%) High Availability
10 8 (7.34%) Open Source
10 8 (7.34%) Pair Programming
11 7 (6.42%) BDD
11 7 (6.42%) Configuration Management
11 7 (6.42%) Customer Requirements
12 6 (5.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 83 (76.15%) Java
2 39 (35.78%) SQL
3 33 (30.28%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.50%) C#
4 6 (5.50%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.75%) Groovy
5 3 (2.75%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.83%) Apple Swift
6 2 (1.83%) C
6 2 (1.83%) Objective-C
6 2 (1.83%) Perl
7 1 (0.92%) ActionScript
7 1 (0.92%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.92%) C++
7 1 (0.92%) Python
7 1 (0.92%) VB
7 1 (0.92%) VBA
7 1 (0.92%) VBScript
7 1 (0.92%) VC++
7 1 (0.92%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 16 (14.68%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.42%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.59%) Degree
4 3 (2.75%) CISSP
4 3 (2.75%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.75%) SANS
4 3 (2.75%) SSCP
5 2 (1.83%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.92%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.83%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (6.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.50%) Xen
3 3 (2.75%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (6.42%) Puppet
2 3 (2.75%) QRadar
3 1 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 42 (38.53%) Oracle
2 18 (16.51%) IBM
3 11 (10.09%) Microsoft
4 10 (9.17%) Google
5 8 (7.34%) hybris
5 8 (7.34%) Sybase
6 7 (6.42%) VMware
7 5 (4.59%) Apple
8 3 (2.75%) Cisco
8 3 (2.75%) Dell
8 3 (2.75%) EMC
8 3 (2.75%) HP
8 3 (2.75%) LogRhythm
8 3 (2.75%) Splunk
9 2 (1.83%) Perforce
9 2 (1.83%) Sun
9 2 (1.83%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.92%) Actimize
10 1 (0.92%) FatWire
10 1 (0.92%) Yahoo!
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