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 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 74 70 58
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs citing J2EE 64 61 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.01% 2.20% 2.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.27% 7.80% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 34 45
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £293 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
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
774 782 930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.32% 28.20% 29.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 429 523
Average daily rate £340 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 30 18
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.88 £16.00 £13.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.96 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 25 November 2014.

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 25 November 2014. 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
Cheshire +11 29 £400 +6.66% 6
Manchester -16 15 £375 - 23
Lancashire -17 11 £500 +66.66% 4
Merseyside -9 1 £350 +12.00% 1
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 97 (98.98%) Java
2 51 (52.04%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (46.94%) XML
4 36 (36.73%) Spring
5 32 (32.65%) HTML
5 32 (32.65%) JSP
6 28 (28.57%) Oracle
7 27 (27.55%) Web Services
8 26 (26.53%) XSLT
9 23 (23.47%) JavaScript
10 22 (22.45%) Finance
11 21 (21.43%) Hibernate
11 21 (21.43%) JDBC
12 20 (20.41%) Servlets
12 20 (20.41%) .NET
12 20 (20.41%) TDD
13 18 (18.37%) Struts
14 17 (17.35%) SQL
14 17 (17.35%) Linux
15 16 (16.33%) Tomcat
15 16 (16.33%) HTTP
16 14 (14.29%) SOAP
16 14 (14.29%) Java EE
17 13 (13.27%) WebSphere
17 13 (13.27%) Degree
17 13 (13.27%) CSS
17 13 (13.27%) JUnit
17 13 (13.27%) JMS
17 13 (13.27%) SOA
17 13 (13.27%) Eclipse

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 16 (16.33%) Tomcat
2 13 (13.27%) WebSphere
3 10 (10.20%) JBoss
4 8 (8.16%) Jetty
4 8 (8.16%) nginx
4 8 (8.16%) IIS
4 8 (8.16%) Apache
5 5 (5.10%) CICS
5 5 (5.10%) WebLogic
6 4 (4.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.02%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (1.02%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.02%) Liferay
8 1 (1.02%) AquaLogic
8 1 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.08%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (4.08%) Google App Engine
1 4 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.04%) Amazon S3
2 2 (2.04%) SaaS
3 1 (1.02%) IaaS
3 1 (1.02%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.33%) HTTP
2 8 (8.16%) TCP/IP
2 8 (8.16%) SSL
3 4 (4.08%) DNS
3 4 (4.08%) DHCP
3 4 (4.08%) FTP
3 4 (4.08%) IPsec
4 2 (2.04%) SSH
4 2 (2.04%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.02%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.27%) Oracle Database
2 12 (12.24%) Relational Database
3 10 (10.20%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (6.12%) JasperReports
5 5 (5.10%) DB2
6 4 (4.08%) MySQL
6 4 (4.08%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.04%) Hazelcast
8 1 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.02%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.02%) MS Access
8 1 (1.02%) Redis
8 1 (1.02%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 13 (13.27%) JUnit
1 13 (13.27%) Eclipse
2 10 (10.20%) Jenkins
3 8 (8.16%) Subversion
4 5 (5.10%) Selenium
4 5 (5.10%) Maven
5 2 (2.04%) JBehave
5 2 (2.04%) Ant
6 1 (1.02%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.02%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 1 (1.02%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.02%) Rational Application Developer
6 1 (1.02%) Gradle
6 1 (1.02%) Hudson
6 1 (1.02%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.02%) JIRA
General
1 22 (22.45%) Finance
2 10 (10.20%) Banking
3 7 (7.14%) Advertising
4 5 (5.10%) Retail
5 3 (3.06%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.04%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.02%) Back Office
7 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 70 (71.43%) Developer
2 65 (66.33%) Java Developer
3 19 (19.39%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 13 (13.27%) Architect
5 12 (12.24%) J2EE Developer
6 8 (8.16%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (8.16%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (8.16%) Senior Developer
7 7 (7.14%) Designer
8 6 (6.12%) Solutions Designer
9 5 (5.10%) Oracle Developer
10 4 (4.08%) Java Architect
11 3 (3.06%) Lead Developer
11 3 (3.06%) Applications Architect
11 3 (3.06%) Tester
11 3 (3.06%) Technical Architect
11 3 (3.06%) Oracle SOA Developer
11 3 (3.06%) SOA Developer
11 3 (3.06%) Lead Java Developer
12 2 (2.04%) Senior Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (46.94%) XML
2 36 (36.73%) Spring
3 32 (32.65%) HTML
3 32 (32.65%) JSP
4 27 (27.55%) Web Services
5 26 (26.53%) XSLT
6 21 (21.43%) Hibernate
6 21 (21.43%) JDBC
7 20 (20.41%) Servlets
7 20 (20.41%) .NET
8 18 (18.37%) Struts
9 14 (14.29%) SOAP
9 14 (14.29%) Java EE
10 13 (13.27%) CSS
10 13 (13.27%) JMS
11 12 (12.24%) REST
12 11 (11.22%) JSF
13 9 (9.18%) EJB
13 9 (9.18%) HTML5
13 9 (9.18%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.18%) Open Source
2 8 (8.16%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.10%) Mainframe
3 5 (5.10%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.10%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.08%) User Experience
5 2 (2.04%) Online Banking
5 2 (2.04%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.04%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.02%) Clustering
6 1 (1.02%) IVR
6 1 (1.02%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.35%) Linux
2 5 (5.10%) UNIX
3 4 (4.08%) Windows
4 3 (3.06%) Android
4 3 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.02%) Solaris
5 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (52.04%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (20.41%) TDD
3 13 (13.27%) SOA
3 13 (13.27%) Scrum
4 12 (12.24%) Unit Testing
4 12 (12.24%) Waterfall
5 9 (9.18%) E-Commerce
5 9 (9.18%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (8.16%) OO
6 8 (8.16%) Configuration Management
6 8 (8.16%) MVC
7 7 (7.14%) Migration
7 7 (7.14%) Software Engineering
8 6 (6.12%) Automated Testing
9 4 (4.08%) DevOps
9 4 (4.08%) BPEL
9 4 (4.08%) BDD
9 4 (4.08%) UML
9 4 (4.08%) Project Management
9 4 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (98.98%) Java
2 23 (23.47%) JavaScript
3 17 (17.35%) SQL
4 7 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 6 (6.12%) XPath
6 4 (4.08%) C++
6 4 (4.08%) PHP
7 2 (2.04%) Scala
7 2 (2.04%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.02%) XQuery
8 1 (1.02%) C
8 1 (1.02%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 13 (13.27%) Degree
2 7 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.08%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.04%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.04%) ISEB
4 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.08%) Xen
1 4 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.02%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 4 (4.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (28.57%) Oracle
2 13 (13.27%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.20%) IBM
4 5 (5.10%) VMware
5 4 (4.08%) Google
5 4 (4.08%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.04%) Sybase
6 2 (2.04%) SAP
7 1 (1.02%) BEA
7 1 (1.02%) Sun
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