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 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 74 66 100
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +34
Contract jobs citing J2EE 94 89 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.51% 2.39% 1.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.88% 10.83% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 65 23
Median daily rate £475 £401 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.60% -2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £284 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £500 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.60 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +17.68%
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
951 822 686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.35% 22.10% 21.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 666 538 421
Median daily rate £388 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 7
Median hourly rate £28.50 £42.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.94% +47.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £16.16 £16.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £56.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +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 25 June 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 25 June 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
Cheshire +7 51 £475 +18.60% 2
Manchester -16 29 £475 +11.76% 9
Merseyside -1 7 £450 +5.88% 2
Lancashire -5 4 £450 +63.63% 4
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 155 (96.88%) Java
2 97 (60.63%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (60.00%) XML
4 78 (48.75%) Web Services
5 76 (47.50%) Finance
6 75 (46.88%) Oracle
7 70 (43.75%) Spring
8 67 (41.88%) JDBC
9 63 (39.38%) JavaScript
10 58 (36.25%) SOAP
11 53 (33.13%) Banking
12 45 (28.13%) IBM
13 44 (27.50%) HTML
14 42 (26.25%) Middleware
14 42 (26.25%) WebSphere
15 41 (25.63%) TDD
16 40 (25.00%) CSS
16 40 (25.00%) XSLT
17 39 (24.38%) JSON
18 38 (23.75%) WSDL
19 37 (23.13%) Waterfall
20 36 (22.50%) JAXB
20 36 (22.50%) Hibernate
21 34 (21.25%) SQL
22 32 (20.00%) JBoss
23 31 (19.38%) HTTP
23 31 (19.38%) JSP
23 31 (19.38%) Apache Camel
24 30 (18.75%) REST
25 29 (18.13%) HTML5

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 42 (26.25%) WebSphere
2 32 (20.00%) JBoss
3 26 (16.25%) Tomcat
4 23 (14.38%) WebSphere Application Server
5 20 (12.50%) Apache
6 13 (8.13%) WebLogic
7 9 (5.63%) CICS
8 2 (1.25%) ColdFusion
8 2 (1.25%) IIS
8 2 (1.25%) Jetty
8 2 (1.25%) nginx
9 1 (0.63%) Confluence
9 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.63%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.63%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (1.25%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (2.50%) BASE24
2 3 (1.88%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 2 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.25%) Google App Engine
2 2 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 31 (19.38%) HTTP
2 4 (2.50%) ATM
2 4 (2.50%) SSL
3 3 (1.88%) LDAP
4 2 (1.25%) DHCP
4 2 (1.25%) DNS
4 2 (1.25%) FTP
4 2 (1.25%) Internet
4 2 (1.25%) IPsec
4 2 (1.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.63%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.25%) MySQL
2 21 (13.13%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (11.25%) Oracle Database
4 9 (5.63%) DB2
4 9 (5.63%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.75%) SQL Server
6 5 (3.13%) Redis
7 4 (2.50%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.25%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.25%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.63%) Big Data
9 1 (0.63%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.63%) JasperReports
9 1 (0.63%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 26 (16.25%) JUnit
2 20 (12.50%) Subversion
3 16 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 12 (7.50%) JIRA
4 12 (7.50%) Selenium
5 8 (5.00%) ClearCase
6 6 (3.75%) Maven
7 3 (1.88%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.25%) Hudson
8 2 (1.25%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.63%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 76 (47.50%) Finance
2 53 (33.13%) Banking
3 10 (6.25%) Retail
4 9 (5.63%) Retail Banking
5 5 (3.13%) International Banking
5 5 (3.13%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.25%) Advertising
7 1 (0.63%) Electronics
7 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.63%) Marketing
7 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 107 (66.88%) Developer
2 86 (53.75%) Java Developer
3 26 (16.25%) Architect
4 25 (15.63%) Senior Developer
5 24 (15.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 20 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
7 16 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 15 (9.38%) Technical Architect
9 12 (7.50%) Applications Developer
10 9 (5.63%) Java Applications Developer
10 9 (5.63%) Senior Applications Developer
10 9 (5.63%) Senior Java Applications Developer
11 8 (5.00%) Digital Architect
11 8 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
12 7 (4.38%) Digital Developer
12 7 (4.38%) Digital Technical Architect
12 7 (4.38%) Java Architect
12 7 (4.38%) Technical Developer
12 7 (4.38%) Web Developer
13 6 (3.75%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (60.00%) XML
2 78 (48.75%) Web Services
3 70 (43.75%) Spring
4 67 (41.88%) JDBC
5 58 (36.25%) SOAP
6 44 (27.50%) HTML
7 42 (26.25%) Middleware
8 40 (25.00%) CSS
8 40 (25.00%) XSLT
9 39 (24.38%) JSON
10 38 (23.75%) WSDL
11 36 (22.50%) Hibernate
11 36 (22.50%) JAXB
12 31 (19.38%) Apache Camel
12 31 (19.38%) JSP
13 30 (18.75%) REST
14 29 (18.13%) HTML5
14 29 (18.13%) JAX-WS
15 27 (16.88%) CSS3
16 24 (15.00%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.13%) Mainframe
2 12 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.50%) IBM Mainframe
2 12 (7.50%) IVR
3 9 (5.63%) Online Banking
4 8 (5.00%) PMI
5 5 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.50%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.50%) Biometrics
6 4 (2.50%) EMV
6 4 (2.50%) Tandem
7 3 (1.88%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.88%) User Experience
8 2 (1.25%) Clustering
8 2 (1.25%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.25%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.63%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 28 (17.50%) Linux
2 11 (6.88%) Unix
3 3 (1.88%) Windows
4 2 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.63%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (60.63%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (25.63%) TDD
3 37 (23.13%) Waterfall
4 28 (17.50%) Software Engineering
5 27 (16.88%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (16.25%) Kanban
6 26 (16.25%) SDLC
7 25 (15.63%) AOP
7 25 (15.63%) Integration Testing
7 25 (15.63%) SOA
8 23 (14.38%) BDD
8 23 (14.38%) High Availability
9 21 (13.13%) User Acceptance Testing
10 20 (12.50%) E-business
10 20 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
11 18 (11.25%) E-Commerce
12 16 (10.00%) Web Development
13 15 (9.38%) MVC
14 13 (8.13%) Open Source
14 13 (8.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 155 (96.88%) Java
2 63 (39.38%) JavaScript
3 34 (21.25%) SQL
4 22 (13.75%) C
4 22 (13.75%) C++
5 18 (11.25%) PL/SQL
6 12 (7.50%) COBOL
7 8 (5.00%) Assembly Language
8 5 (3.13%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.50%) Python
9 4 (2.50%) Ruby
9 4 (2.50%) Scala
10 2 (1.25%) Go
10 2 (1.25%) PHP
11 1 (0.63%) C#
11 1 (0.63%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 14 (8.75%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.63%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.00%) PMI Certification
4 5 (3.13%) Sun Certification
5 4 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.88%) Degree
7 2 (1.25%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.88%) QA
2 5 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 75 (46.88%) Oracle
2 45 (28.13%) IBM
3 8 (5.00%) Chordiant
4 6 (3.75%) Sybase
4 6 (3.75%) TIBCO
5 5 (3.13%) Sun
6 4 (2.50%) Avaya
6 4 (2.50%) Nortel
7 3 (1.88%) hybris
7 3 (1.88%) VMware
8 2 (1.25%) Google
8 2 (1.25%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.25%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.25%) Sony
9 1 (0.63%) ATG
9 1 (0.63%) Axway
9 1 (0.63%) BEA
9 1 (0.63%) PayPal
9 1 (0.63%) SAP
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