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 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 108 95 78
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -17
Contract jobs citing J2EE 43 62 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.37% 1.50% 1.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.48% 6.32% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 38 48
Median daily rate £423 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £324 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £418 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.41% +4.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.84 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.36% +4.28%
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
960 981 804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.53% 23.74% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 682 591 519
Median daily rate £375 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £263 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 36 13
Median hourly rate £42.50 £29.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -15.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -17 20 £344 -14.06% 18
Cheshire +7 11 £528 +27.87% 1
Merseyside +9 10 £500 -
Lancashire -6 1 £375 +7.14% 1
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 87 (82.86%) Java
2 49 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (41.90%) Web Services
4 36 (34.29%) Oracle
5 32 (30.48%) XML
5 32 (30.48%) SQL
6 31 (29.52%) Spring
6 31 (29.52%) Relational Database
7 27 (25.71%) WebSphere
8 26 (24.76%) Analytical Skills
9 25 (23.81%) TDD
9 25 (23.81%) JavaScript
10 24 (22.86%) Unix
10 24 (22.86%) Finance
11 21 (20.00%) JSON
12 18 (17.14%) Hibernate
12 18 (17.14%) Scrum
12 18 (17.14%) IBM
12 18 (17.14%) OO
12 18 (17.14%) SQL Server
13 17 (16.19%) SOAP
14 16 (15.24%) Security Cleared
15 15 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (14.29%) JUnit
15 15 (14.29%) WebLogic
15 15 (14.29%) SOA
16 14 (13.33%) Middleware
16 14 (13.33%) MongoDB
16 14 (13.33%) Software Engineering
17 13 (12.38%) JBoss

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 27 (25.71%) WebSphere
2 15 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 13 (12.38%) JBoss
4 11 (10.48%) GlassFish
5 10 (9.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 9 (8.57%) Tomcat
7 8 (7.62%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (2.86%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (1.90%) Apache
9 2 (1.90%) IIS
9 2 (1.90%) Jetty
9 2 (1.90%) Mongrel
9 2 (1.90%) nginx
9 2 (1.90%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.95%) CMS
10 1 (0.95%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.95%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Mingle
1 1 (0.95%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.95%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (5.71%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.90%) Google App Engine
2 2 (1.90%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.67%) SSL
2 6 (5.71%) ATM
3 3 (2.86%) Internet
4 2 (1.90%) DHCP
4 2 (1.90%) DNS
4 2 (1.90%) FTP
4 2 (1.90%) HTTP
4 2 (1.90%) IPsec
4 2 (1.90%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.95%) Firewall
5 1 (0.95%) LAN
5 1 (0.95%) LDAP
5 1 (0.95%) VoIP
5 1 (0.95%) VPN
5 1 (0.95%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (29.52%) Relational Database
2 18 (17.14%) SQL Server
3 14 (13.33%) MongoDB
4 12 (11.43%) NoSQL
5 11 (10.48%) DB2
6 10 (9.52%) Big Data
7 6 (5.71%) Oracle Database
8 5 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (4.76%) Oracle9i Database
9 4 (3.81%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.90%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.90%) MySQL
10 2 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.95%) EDRMS
11 1 (0.95%) Endeca
11 1 (0.95%) Informix
11 1 (0.95%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 15 (14.29%) JUnit
2 9 (8.57%) Eclipse
3 7 (6.67%) Eclipse RCP
3 7 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 7 (6.67%) JIRA
3 7 (6.67%) Maven
4 6 (5.71%) Subversion
5 5 (4.76%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (4.76%) Selenium
6 3 (2.86%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.90%) Mockito
7 2 (1.90%) Rational Application Developer
7 2 (1.90%) Travis CI
7 2 (1.90%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.90%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 1 (0.95%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.95%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.95%) Introscope
8 1 (0.95%) jMock
General
1 24 (22.86%) Finance
2 7 (6.67%) Banking
3 4 (3.81%) Marketing
3 4 (3.81%) Retail
4 2 (1.90%) Legal
5 1 (0.95%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 65 (61.90%) Developer
2 48 (45.71%) Java Developer
3 16 (15.24%) Architect
4 11 (10.48%) J2EE Developer
5 10 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 10 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (8.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 7 (6.67%) Analyst
7 7 (6.67%) Technical Support
8 6 (5.71%) Oracle Developer
9 5 (4.76%) Applications Architect
9 5 (4.76%) Applications Developer
9 5 (4.76%) BASE24 Analyst
9 5 (4.76%) Domain Architect
9 5 (4.76%) DV Cleared Java Developer
9 5 (4.76%) Principal Architect
9 5 (4.76%) Software Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (4.76%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (41.90%) Web Services
2 32 (30.48%) XML
3 31 (29.52%) Spring
4 21 (20.00%) JSON
5 18 (17.14%) Hibernate
6 17 (16.19%) SOAP
7 14 (13.33%) Middleware
8 12 (11.43%) JDBC
8 12 (11.43%) JSP
9 11 (10.48%) RESTful
10 10 (9.52%) EJB
11 9 (8.57%) AngularJS
11 9 (8.57%) REST
12 8 (7.62%) HTML
12 8 (7.62%) jQuery
13 7 (6.67%) CSS
13 7 (6.67%) JAXB
13 7 (6.67%) Servlets
13 7 (6.67%) Swing
13 7 (6.67%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (24.76%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.57%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.71%) Algorithms
3 6 (5.71%) EMV
3 6 (5.71%) IBM Mainframe
3 6 (5.71%) Mainframe
3 6 (5.71%) Tandem
4 4 (3.81%) Clustering
4 4 (3.81%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.86%) IVR
6 2 (1.90%) Biometrics
6 2 (1.90%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.90%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.90%) User Experience
7 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.95%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.95%) Robotics
7 1 (0.95%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.95%) Telematics
7 1 (0.95%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 24 (22.86%) Unix
2 11 (10.48%) Linux
3 10 (9.52%) Windows
4 9 (8.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (23.81%) TDD
3 18 (17.14%) OO
3 18 (17.14%) Scrum
4 15 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (14.29%) SOA
5 14 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 11 (10.48%) Microservices
7 10 (9.52%) Waterfall
8 9 (8.57%) BDD
9 8 (7.62%) Kanban
9 8 (7.62%) Project Management
10 7 (6.67%) Data Modelling
10 7 (6.67%) E-Commerce
10 7 (6.67%) Integration Testing
10 7 (6.67%) UML
11 6 (5.71%) DevOps
11 6 (5.71%) Master Data Management
11 6 (5.71%) Supplier Management
11 6 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 87 (82.86%) Java
2 32 (30.48%) SQL
3 25 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 9 (8.57%) PL/SQL
5 6 (5.71%) COBOL
6 5 (4.76%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.81%) C#
7 4 (3.81%) Scala
8 3 (2.86%) Python
9 2 (1.90%) C
9 2 (1.90%) Groovy
9 2 (1.90%) Ruby
10 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.95%) C++
10 1 (0.95%) Perl
10 1 (0.95%) PHP
10 1 (0.95%) VB
10 1 (0.95%) VBA
10 1 (0.95%) VBScript
10 1 (0.95%) VC++
Qualifications
1 16 (15.24%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.62%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.67%) DV Cleared
4 5 (4.76%) Degree
5 2 (1.90%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.95%) CISSP
6 1 (0.95%) SANS
6 1 (0.95%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.90%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (1.90%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.90%) Xen
2 1 (0.95%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.90%) Puppet
2 1 (0.95%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (0.95%) QRadar
Vendors
1 36 (34.29%) Oracle
2 18 (17.14%) IBM
3 7 (6.67%) hybris
3 7 (6.67%) Sybase
4 5 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.86%) Perforce
6 2 (1.90%) Avaya
6 2 (1.90%) Cisco
6 2 (1.90%) Dell
6 2 (1.90%) EMC
6 2 (1.90%) Google
6 2 (1.90%) HP
6 2 (1.90%) Nortel
6 2 (1.90%) Sun
6 2 (1.90%) VMware
7 1 (0.95%) Adobe
7 1 (0.95%) Apple
7 1 (0.95%) Compuware
7 1 (0.95%) FatWire
7 1 (0.95%) Sony