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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 101 93 86
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs citing J2EE 55 74 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.55% 1.65% 1.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.74% 6.83% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 59 32
Median daily rate £425 £450 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £385 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £505 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £418 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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
958 1083 797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 27.02% 24.14% 24.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 661 704 479
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 13
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.33 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 36 £425 -5.55% 13
Merseyside +8 6 £548 +46.00%
Cheshire -12 6 £430 -9.47%
Lancashire +18 4 £375 - 3
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 144 (93.51%) Java
2 82 (53.25%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (48.70%) XML
4 69 (44.81%) Web Services
5 67 (43.51%) Oracle
6 56 (36.36%) Spring
7 52 (33.77%) Finance
8 50 (32.47%) JDBC
9 49 (31.82%) SOAP
10 42 (27.27%) IBM
11 38 (24.68%) JSON
12 37 (24.03%) SQL
13 35 (22.73%) Middleware
14 34 (22.08%) WebSphere
15 31 (20.13%) TDD
15 31 (20.13%) JAXB
16 30 (19.48%) JUnit
16 30 (19.48%) JavaScript
17 29 (18.83%) Hibernate
18 28 (18.18%) Banking
18 28 (18.18%) HTML
18 28 (18.18%) WSDL
18 28 (18.18%) Waterfall
19 27 (17.53%) Analytical Skills
20 26 (16.88%) JBoss
20 26 (16.88%) JAX-WS
20 26 (16.88%) Kanban
21 25 (16.23%) XSLT
22 24 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
22 24 (15.58%) Software Engineering

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 34 (22.08%) WebSphere
2 26 (16.88%) JBoss
3 20 (12.99%) Tomcat
3 20 (12.99%) WebSphere Application Server
4 16 (10.39%) Apache
5 11 (7.14%) WebLogic
6 6 (3.90%) GlassFish
7 3 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.30%) ColdFusion
8 2 (1.30%) IIS
8 2 (1.30%) Jetty
8 2 (1.30%) Mongrel
8 2 (1.30%) nginx
9 1 (0.65%) CICS
9 1 (0.65%) Confluence
9 1 (0.65%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Mingle
2 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (3.90%) BASE24
2 3 (1.95%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.30%) Google App Engine
2 2 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 23 (14.94%) HTTP
2 6 (3.90%) ATM
2 6 (3.90%) SSL
3 4 (2.60%) Internet
4 2 (1.30%) DHCP
4 2 (1.30%) DNS
4 2 (1.30%) FTP
4 2 (1.30%) IPsec
4 2 (1.30%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.65%) Firewall
5 1 (0.65%) LAN
5 1 (0.65%) LDAP
5 1 (0.65%) VoIP
5 1 (0.65%) VPN
5 1 (0.65%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 21 (13.64%) Oracle Database
3 19 (12.34%) MySQL
4 17 (11.04%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (8.44%) SQL Server
6 6 (3.90%) MongoDB
6 6 (3.90%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (3.25%) Big Data
7 5 (3.25%) DB2
7 5 (3.25%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (3.25%) Oracle9i Database
8 4 (2.60%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.65%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.65%) JasperReports
9 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.65%) Redis
Development Applications
1 30 (19.48%) JUnit
2 14 (9.09%) JIRA
2 14 (9.09%) Subversion
3 13 (8.44%) Jenkins
4 11 (7.14%) Maven
4 11 (7.14%) Selenium
5 8 (5.19%) Eclipse
6 6 (3.90%) Eclipse RCP
7 5 (3.25%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (2.60%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.30%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.30%) Mockito
9 2 (1.30%) Travis CI
10 1 (0.65%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.65%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.65%) Introscope
10 1 (0.65%) JMeter
10 1 (0.65%) jMock
10 1 (0.65%) NetBeans
10 1 (0.65%) SonarQube
General
1 52 (33.77%) Finance
2 28 (18.18%) Banking
3 5 (3.25%) International Banking
3 5 (3.25%) Retail
4 4 (2.60%) Marketing
5 2 (1.30%) Advertising
6 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Legal
6 1 (0.65%) Music Industry
6 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 103 (66.88%) Developer
2 85 (55.19%) Java Developer
3 24 (15.58%) Architect
4 20 (12.99%) Senior Developer
4 20 (12.99%) Senior Java Developer
5 19 (12.34%) J2EE Developer
6 16 (10.39%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 14 (9.09%) Technical Architect
8 13 (8.44%) Applications Developer
9 10 (6.49%) Java Applications Developer
9 10 (6.49%) Senior Applications Developer
9 10 (6.49%) Senior Java Applications Developer
10 8 (5.19%) Analyst
10 8 (5.19%) Digital Architect
10 8 (5.19%) Oracle Developer
11 7 (4.55%) Digital Technical Architect
11 7 (4.55%) Technical Developer
11 7 (4.55%) Technical Support
12 6 (3.90%) Lead Developer
12 6 (3.90%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (48.70%) XML
2 69 (44.81%) Web Services
3 56 (36.36%) Spring
4 50 (32.47%) JDBC
5 49 (31.82%) SOAP
6 38 (24.68%) JSON
7 35 (22.73%) Middleware
8 31 (20.13%) JAXB
9 29 (18.83%) Hibernate
10 28 (18.18%) HTML
10 28 (18.18%) WSDL
11 26 (16.88%) JAX-WS
12 25 (16.23%) XSLT
13 24 (15.58%) Apache Camel
14 22 (14.29%) RESTful
15 21 (13.64%) CSS
15 21 (13.64%) JSP
16 18 (11.69%) REST
17 16 (10.39%) CSS3
17 16 (10.39%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.53%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.49%) IVR
3 9 (5.84%) Algorithms
3 9 (5.84%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.55%) IBM Mainframe
4 7 (4.55%) Mainframe
5 6 (3.90%) EMV
5 6 (3.90%) Tandem
6 4 (2.60%) Biometrics
7 3 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.30%) Clustering
8 2 (1.30%) Wiki
9 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.65%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.65%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.65%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.65%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.65%) Telematics
9 1 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.29%) Linux
2 19 (12.34%) Unix
3 5 (3.25%) Windows
4 3 (1.95%) AIX
5 2 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.65%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (53.25%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (20.13%) TDD
3 28 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 26 (16.88%) Kanban
5 24 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (15.58%) Software Engineering
6 23 (14.94%) Integration Testing
6 23 (14.94%) SOA
6 23 (14.94%) User Acceptance Testing
7 22 (14.29%) AOP
8 20 (12.99%) BDD
8 20 (12.99%) System Integration Testing
9 17 (11.04%) High Availability
10 16 (10.39%) Scrum
11 14 (9.09%) E-business
12 13 (8.44%) Open Source
12 13 (8.44%) SDLC
13 12 (7.79%) Project Management
14 11 (7.14%) Microservices
15 9 (5.84%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 144 (93.51%) Java
2 37 (24.03%) SQL
3 30 (19.48%) JavaScript
4 22 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 15 (9.74%) C
6 14 (9.09%) C++
7 6 (3.90%) COBOL
7 6 (3.90%) Scala
8 5 (3.25%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.30%) Python
9 2 (1.30%) Ruby
10 1 (0.65%) C#
10 1 (0.65%) Groovy
10 1 (0.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (12.99%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.90%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.60%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.30%) Degree
6 1 (0.65%) CISSP
6 1 (0.65%) SANS
6 1 (0.65%) SSCP
6 1 (0.65%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.55%) QA
2 5 (3.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.30%) Xen
3 1 (0.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.30%) Puppet
2 1 (0.65%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (0.65%) QRadar
Vendors
1 67 (43.51%) Oracle
2 42 (27.27%) IBM
3 9 (5.84%) Sybase
4 4 (2.60%) Avaya
4 4 (2.60%) Nortel
5 3 (1.95%) hybris
5 3 (1.95%) TIBCO
5 3 (1.95%) VMware
6 2 (1.30%) Google
6 2 (1.30%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.30%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.30%) Sony
7 1 (0.65%) Adobe
7 1 (0.65%) Apple
7 1 (0.65%) BEA
7 1 (0.65%) Compuware
7 1 (0.65%) HP
7 1 (0.65%) Perforce
7 1 (0.65%) Splunk
7 1 (0.65%) Sun
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