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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 98 99 68
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -31
Contract jobs citing J2EE 67 36 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.53% 1.17% 2.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.30% 4.46% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 18 35
Average daily rate
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£450 £431 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £341 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £479 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.91%
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
1064 808 840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.24% 26.18% 29.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 693 472 454
Average daily rate £390 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 13 18
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.33 £30.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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
Manchester +8 35 £450 +5.88% 22
Cheshire -7 23 £425 -3.02% 13
Lancashire -5 4 - - 6
Merseyside -11 1 £375 +14.94% 4
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

1 133 (86.93%) Java
2 68 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (43.14%) Spring
4 56 (36.60%) Web Services
5 54 (35.29%) JavaScript
6 49 (32.03%) HTML
7 48 (31.37%) Oracle
7 48 (31.37%) WebSphere
8 47 (30.72%) SQL
9 42 (27.45%) CSS
10 41 (26.80%) Finance
11 38 (24.84%) TDD
11 38 (24.84%) SDLC
12 35 (22.88%) SOAP
13 33 (21.57%) Servlets
14 30 (19.61%) JBoss
14 30 (19.61%) Banking
14 30 (19.61%) Hibernate
15 29 (18.95%) XML
16 26 (16.99%) WSDL
16 26 (16.99%) jQuery
17 25 (16.34%) Continuous Integration
17 25 (16.34%) JSON
17 25 (16.34%) Linux
17 25 (16.34%) Jenkins
18 24 (15.69%) Tomcat
18 24 (15.69%) JUnit
19 23 (15.03%) HTML5
20 22 (14.38%) Waterfall
20 22 (14.38%) Apache Camel

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 48 (31.37%) WebSphere
2 30 (19.61%) JBoss
3 24 (15.69%) Tomcat
4 14 (9.15%) Apache
5 13 (8.50%) Jetty
5 13 (8.50%) nginx
5 13 (8.50%) IIS
6 6 (3.92%) WebLogic
7 5 (3.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 5 (3.27%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (2.61%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.31%) Commerce Server
10 2 (1.31%) GlassFish
10 2 (1.31%) Liferay
11 1 (0.65%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.65%) Node.js
11 1 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.65%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 1 (0.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.27%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle TCA
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.07%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (10.46%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (9.15%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (8.50%) Google App Engine
4 13 (8.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (5.88%) PaaS
6 4 (2.61%) GitHub
7 1 (0.65%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (0.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.65%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.65%) Route 53
7 1 (0.65%) SaaS
7 1 (0.65%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.65%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.38%) HTTP
2 13 (8.50%) TCP/IP
2 13 (8.50%) DNS
2 13 (8.50%) DHCP
2 13 (8.50%) FTP
2 13 (8.50%) IPsec
3 9 (5.88%) Internet
4 6 (3.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.42%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.50%) Relational Database
3 10 (6.54%) Oracle Database
3 10 (6.54%) MySQL
4 7 (4.58%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.92%) NoSQL
5 6 (3.92%) RDBMS
6 5 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (3.27%) Informix
7 4 (2.61%) DB2
7 4 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.96%) Big Data
9 2 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.65%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.65%) MarkLogic
10 1 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.65%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 25 (16.34%) Jenkins
2 24 (15.69%) JUnit
3 14 (9.15%) Ant
4 13 (8.50%) Git (software)
5 11 (7.19%) Eclipse
5 11 (7.19%) Cucumber
6 10 (6.54%) Maven
7 8 (5.23%) Subversion
8 7 (4.58%) JIRA
8 7 (4.58%) Selenium
8 7 (4.58%) Hudson
9 5 (3.27%) IntelliJ
9 5 (3.27%) Mockito
9 5 (3.27%) Lombardi
10 4 (2.61%) FishEye
10 4 (2.61%) SoapUI
11 3 (1.96%) Cactus
12 2 (1.31%) Eclipse RCP
13 1 (0.65%) Introscope
13 1 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 41 (26.80%) Finance
2 30 (19.61%) Banking
3 4 (2.61%) Retail
4 2 (1.31%) Marketing
5 1 (0.65%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 92 (60.13%) Developer
2 74 (48.37%) Java Developer
3 30 (19.61%) Architect
4 16 (10.46%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 15 (9.80%) Senior Developer
6 12 (7.84%) Designer
7 11 (7.19%) Senior Java Developer
8 10 (6.54%) Applications Architect
9 7 (4.58%) DevOps Consultant
9 7 (4.58%) Senior Consultant
9 7 (4.58%) Consultant
9 7 (4.58%) J2EE Developer
10 6 (3.92%) Analyst
11 5 (3.27%) Java Architect
12 4 (2.61%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
13 3 (1.96%) Web Developer
13 3 (1.96%) Software Developer
13 3 (1.96%) Software Engineer
13 3 (1.96%) Senior Analyst
13 3 (1.96%) Senior Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (43.14%) Spring
2 56 (36.60%) Web Services
3 49 (32.03%) HTML
4 42 (27.45%) CSS
5 35 (22.88%) SOAP
6 33 (21.57%) Servlets
7 30 (19.61%) Hibernate
8 29 (18.95%) XML
9 26 (16.99%) WSDL
9 26 (16.99%) jQuery
10 25 (16.34%) JSON
11 23 (15.03%) HTML5
12 22 (14.38%) Apache Camel
13 21 (13.73%) .NET
14 20 (13.07%) Middleware
15 18 (11.76%) RESTful
16 17 (11.11%) JSP
17 15 (9.80%) REST
18 13 (8.50%) AngularJS
18 13 (8.50%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.19%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.96%) User Experience
3 3 (1.96%) Web 2.0
3 3 (1.96%) Wiki
3 3 (1.96%) Telematics
4 2 (1.31%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.31%) Online Banking
4 2 (1.31%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.65%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.65%) Replication
5 1 (0.65%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 25 (16.34%) Linux
2 16 (10.46%) Windows
3 14 (9.15%) UNIX
4 6 (3.92%) Solaris
5 5 (3.27%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.31%) Android
6 2 (1.31%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (24.84%) TDD
2 38 (24.84%) SDLC
3 25 (16.34%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (14.38%) Waterfall
4 22 (14.38%) MVC
5 19 (12.42%) Scrum
6 18 (11.76%) DevOps
7 16 (10.46%) Unit Testing
7 16 (10.46%) OO
8 15 (9.80%) UML
8 15 (9.80%) Software Engineering
9 14 (9.15%) Configuration Management
9 14 (9.15%) Open Source
10 13 (8.50%) Automated Testing
10 13 (8.50%) Integration Testing
10 13 (8.50%) OOP
10 13 (8.50%) SOA
10 13 (8.50%) System Integration Testing
11 12 (7.84%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 133 (86.93%) Java
2 54 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 47 (30.72%) SQL
4 10 (6.54%) PL/SQL
5 7 (4.58%) XPath
6 6 (3.92%) Scala
7 5 (3.27%) C#
8 4 (2.61%) VB
8 4 (2.61%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.61%) FQL
9 3 (1.96%) Ruby
9 3 (1.96%) Python
9 3 (1.96%) C
10 2 (1.31%) Perl
10 2 (1.31%) Groovy
11 1 (0.65%) Lua
11 1 (0.65%) XQuery
11 1 (0.65%) PHP
11 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 15 (9.80%) DV Cleared
3 8 (5.23%) Degree
4 3 (1.96%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.65%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.65%) ISEB
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.27%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (9.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (7.19%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (4.58%) Xen
4 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.65%) Squid
4 1 (0.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (8.50%) Puppet
1 13 (8.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.31%) CA LISA
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 48 (31.37%) Oracle
2 20 (13.07%) IBM
3 16 (10.46%) Microsoft
4 14 (9.15%) Google
4 14 (9.15%) VMware
5 11 (7.19%) Sybase
6 10 (6.54%) TIBCO
7 5 (3.27%) Perforce
8 4 (2.61%) Pega
9 3 (1.96%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.96%) Sun
10 1 (0.65%) Compuware
10 1 (0.65%) HP
10 1 (0.65%) Retek
10 1 (0.65%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.65%) Adobe
10 1 (0.65%) ATG
10 1 (0.65%) Stellent
10 1 (0.65%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.65%) Eloqua
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