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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 72 85 108
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +23
Contract jobs citing J2EE 88 70 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.41% 1.82% 0.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.41% 8.51% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 51 14
Median daily rate £450 £425 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £360 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
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
935 823 712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.64% 21.45% 23.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 532 432
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 11
Median hourly rate £27.75 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.62% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.78 £16.16 £28.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £56.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +1 49 £425 - 25
Cheshire +5 28 £475 +11.76% 4
Merseyside +4 6 £425 - 1
Lancashire -6 3 £375 - 3
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 173 (97.19%) Java
2 110 (61.80%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (57.87%) XML
4 85 (47.75%) Oracle
5 81 (45.51%) Web Services
6 76 (42.70%) Spring
7 73 (41.01%) Finance
8 71 (39.89%) JDBC
9 62 (34.83%) JavaScript
10 61 (34.27%) SOAP
11 48 (26.97%) TDD
12 47 (26.40%) Banking
13 44 (24.72%) IBM
14 43 (24.16%) HTML
14 43 (24.16%) WebSphere
15 41 (23.03%) Hibernate
15 41 (23.03%) Middleware
16 40 (22.47%) XSLT
16 40 (22.47%) JSON
17 39 (21.91%) CSS
17 39 (21.91%) SQL
17 39 (21.91%) WSDL
17 39 (21.91%) Waterfall
18 37 (20.79%) JBoss
18 37 (20.79%) JSP
18 37 (20.79%) JAXB
19 34 (19.10%) Continuous Integration
20 33 (18.54%) JUnit
21 31 (17.42%) HTTP
21 31 (17.42%) REST

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 43 (24.16%) WebSphere
2 37 (20.79%) JBoss
3 26 (14.61%) Tomcat
4 23 (12.92%) WebSphere Application Server
5 20 (11.24%) Apache
6 18 (10.11%) WebLogic
7 9 (5.06%) CICS
8 4 (2.25%) GlassFish
9 2 (1.12%) ColdFusion
9 2 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.12%) IIS
9 2 (1.12%) Jetty
9 2 (1.12%) nginx
10 1 (0.56%) Confluence
10 1 (0.56%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Mingle
2 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.12%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 2 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.12%) Google App Engine
2 2 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 31 (17.42%) HTTP
2 4 (2.25%) SSL
3 3 (1.69%) Internet
3 3 (1.69%) LDAP
4 2 (1.12%) ATM
4 2 (1.12%) DHCP
4 2 (1.12%) DNS
4 2 (1.12%) FTP
4 2 (1.12%) IPsec
4 2 (1.12%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (14.04%) MySQL
2 22 (12.36%) Oracle Database
2 22 (12.36%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (8.43%) Relational Database
4 9 (5.06%) DB2
5 8 (4.49%) SQL Server
6 6 (3.37%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (2.81%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (2.81%) Oracle9i Database
8 4 (2.25%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.25%) Redis
9 3 (1.69%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.12%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.56%) Big Data
11 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.56%) Informix
11 1 (0.56%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 33 (18.54%) JUnit
2 23 (12.92%) Subversion
3 16 (8.99%) Jenkins
4 14 (7.87%) JIRA
5 12 (6.74%) Maven
6 11 (6.18%) Selenium
7 8 (4.49%) ClearCase
8 5 (2.81%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (2.25%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.69%) Eclipse RCP
11 2 (1.12%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.12%) Mockito
11 2 (1.12%) Travis CI
12 1 (0.56%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
12 1 (0.56%) IntelliJ
12 1 (0.56%) Introscope
12 1 (0.56%) JMeter
12 1 (0.56%) jMock
12 1 (0.56%) SonarQube
General
1 73 (41.01%) Finance
2 47 (26.40%) Banking
3 10 (5.62%) Retail
4 8 (4.49%) Retail Banking
5 5 (2.81%) International Banking
6 2 (1.12%) Advertising
7 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Marketing
7 1 (0.56%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 124 (69.66%) Developer
2 100 (56.18%) Java Developer
3 28 (15.73%) Senior Developer
4 27 (15.17%) Architect
4 27 (15.17%) Senior Java Developer
5 25 (14.04%) J2EE Developer
6 21 (11.80%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 16 (8.99%) Technical Architect
8 13 (7.30%) Applications Developer
9 10 (5.62%) Java Applications Developer
9 10 (5.62%) Senior Applications Developer
9 10 (5.62%) Senior Java Applications Developer
10 8 (4.49%) Digital Architect
10 8 (4.49%) JavaScript Developer
10 8 (4.49%) Oracle Developer
11 7 (3.93%) Digital Technical Architect
11 7 (3.93%) Java Architect
11 7 (3.93%) Technical Developer
12 6 (3.37%) Lead Java Developer
12 6 (3.37%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (57.87%) XML
2 81 (45.51%) Web Services
3 76 (42.70%) Spring
4 71 (39.89%) JDBC
5 61 (34.27%) SOAP
6 43 (24.16%) HTML
7 41 (23.03%) Hibernate
7 41 (23.03%) Middleware
8 40 (22.47%) JSON
8 40 (22.47%) XSLT
9 39 (21.91%) CSS
9 39 (21.91%) WSDL
10 37 (20.79%) JAXB
10 37 (20.79%) JSP
11 31 (17.42%) Apache Camel
11 31 (17.42%) REST
12 30 (16.85%) JAX-WS
13 27 (15.17%) EJB
13 27 (15.17%) HTML5
14 25 (14.04%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.74%) IVR
3 11 (6.18%) Mainframe
4 10 (5.62%) IBM Mainframe
5 8 (4.49%) Online Banking
5 8 (4.49%) PMI
6 4 (2.25%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.25%) Biometrics
6 4 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.25%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.69%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.69%) User Experience
8 2 (1.12%) Clustering
8 2 (1.12%) EMV
8 2 (1.12%) Tandem
8 2 (1.12%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.56%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.56%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 26 (14.61%) Linux
2 9 (5.06%) Unix
3 3 (1.69%) Windows
4 2 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (61.80%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (26.97%) TDD
3 39 (21.91%) Waterfall
4 34 (19.10%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (17.42%) SDLC
6 30 (16.85%) Software Engineering
7 28 (15.73%) Kanban
8 26 (14.61%) AOP
8 26 (14.61%) BDD
8 26 (14.61%) SOA
9 25 (14.04%) Integration Testing
10 24 (13.48%) High Availability
11 23 (12.92%) User Acceptance Testing
12 21 (11.80%) System Integration Testing
13 20 (11.24%) E-business
14 18 (10.11%) Scrum
15 15 (8.43%) E-Commerce
15 15 (8.43%) Project Management
16 14 (7.87%) Open Source
17 13 (7.30%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 173 (97.19%) Java
2 62 (34.83%) JavaScript
3 39 (21.91%) SQL
4 24 (13.48%) PL/SQL
5 22 (12.36%) C
5 22 (12.36%) C++
6 10 (5.62%) COBOL
7 8 (4.49%) Assembly Language
8 5 (2.81%) Scala
8 5 (2.81%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.25%) Python
9 4 (2.25%) Ruby
10 3 (1.69%) PHP
11 2 (1.12%) Go
12 1 (0.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (10.11%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.06%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.49%) PMI Certification
4 5 (2.81%) Sun Certification
5 4 (2.25%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (2.25%) Degree
5 4 (2.25%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.12%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.12%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.18%) QA
2 5 (2.81%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.12%) Puppet
2 1 (0.56%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 85 (47.75%) Oracle
2 44 (24.72%) IBM
3 8 (4.49%) Chordiant
3 8 (4.49%) Sybase
4 5 (2.81%) Sun
4 5 (2.81%) TIBCO
5 4 (2.25%) Avaya
5 4 (2.25%) Nortel
6 3 (1.69%) VMware
7 2 (1.12%) Google
7 2 (1.12%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.12%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.12%) Sony
8 1 (0.56%) Adobe
8 1 (0.56%) Axway
8 1 (0.56%) BEA
8 1 (0.56%) Compuware
8 1 (0.56%) HP
8 1 (0.56%) hybris
8 1 (0.56%) Perforce
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