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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
England / North West
Rank 82 100 69
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -31
Contract jobs citing J2EE 54 54 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.05% 1.40% 2.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.58% 5.36% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 31 56
Median daily rate £415 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £59.25 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-32.91% +68.44%

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
821 1007 790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.24% 26.18% 25.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 563 622 512
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 41 23
Median hourly rate £55.00 £37.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.64% +64.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +5 21 £300 -25.00% 9
Merseyside +12 11 £431 -
Lancashire +13 10 £525 +44.82% 2
Cheshire +14 8 £375 - 5
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 75 (74.26%) Java
2 44 (43.56%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (41.58%) Web Services
4 33 (32.67%) Oracle
4 33 (32.67%) Relational Database
5 32 (31.68%) Spring
6 31 (30.69%) SQL
6 31 (30.69%) JavaScript
7 29 (28.71%) Unix
7 29 (28.71%) Analytical Skills
8 27 (26.73%) XML
9 26 (25.74%) WebSphere
10 25 (24.75%) JSON
10 25 (24.75%) OO
11 22 (21.78%) SQL Server
11 22 (21.78%) SOA
12 21 (20.79%) Linux
12 21 (20.79%) TDD
13 20 (19.80%) MongoDB
13 20 (19.80%) SOAP
13 20 (19.80%) Middleware
13 20 (19.80%) Finance
14 19 (18.81%) DB2
14 19 (18.81%) NoSQL
15 18 (17.82%) Scrum
16 17 (16.83%) Hibernate
16 17 (16.83%) IBM
16 17 (16.83%) Windows
16 17 (16.83%) Microservices
16 17 (16.83%) Oracle SOA Suite

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 26 (25.74%) WebSphere
2 17 (16.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 12 (11.88%) JBoss
3 12 (11.88%) WebLogic
4 10 (9.90%) GlassFish
4 10 (9.90%) Tomcat
5 6 (5.94%) Apache
6 5 (4.95%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (2.97%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.97%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (2.97%) IIS
7 3 (2.97%) Jetty
7 3 (2.97%) Mongrel
7 3 (2.97%) nginx
8 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.98%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.99%) CMS
9 1 (0.99%) Confluence
9 1 (0.99%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 1 (0.99%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.95%) BASE24
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.97%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.97%) Google App Engine
2 3 (2.97%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.95%) ATM
1 5 (4.95%) SSL
2 3 (2.97%) DHCP
2 3 (2.97%) DNS
2 3 (2.97%) FTP
2 3 (2.97%) HTTP
2 3 (2.97%) IPsec
2 3 (2.97%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.99%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.99%) Firewall
3 1 (0.99%) Internet
3 1 (0.99%) LAN
3 1 (0.99%) LDAP
3 1 (0.99%) NFC
3 1 (0.99%) VoIP
3 1 (0.99%) VPN
3 1 (0.99%) WAN
3 1 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (32.67%) Relational Database
2 22 (21.78%) SQL Server
3 20 (19.80%) MongoDB
4 19 (18.81%) DB2
4 19 (18.81%) NoSQL
5 16 (15.84%) Big Data
6 4 (3.96%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.96%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.98%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.98%) Jackrabbit
7 2 (1.98%) MySQL
8 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.99%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.99%) Endeca
8 1 (0.99%) GIS
8 1 (0.99%) MS Access
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (8.91%) JUnit
2 8 (7.92%) Eclipse
3 7 (6.93%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.95%) Eclipse RCP
4 5 (4.95%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.96%) Maven
6 3 (2.97%) JIRA
6 3 (2.97%) Rational Application Developer
6 3 (2.97%) Travis CI
6 3 (2.97%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.97%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 2 (1.98%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.98%) JDeveloper
7 2 (1.98%) Selenium
8 1 (0.99%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.99%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.99%) JMeter
8 1 (0.99%) jMock
8 1 (0.99%) Mockito
8 1 (0.99%) Xcode
General
1 20 (19.80%) Finance
2 10 (9.90%) Banking
3 4 (3.96%) Retail
4 3 (2.97%) Back Office
4 3 (2.97%) Marketing
5 2 (1.98%) Legal
6 1 (0.99%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 51 (50.50%) Developer
2 41 (40.59%) Java Developer
3 28 (27.72%) Architect
4 7 (6.93%) Agile Developer
4 7 (6.93%) Agile Java Developer
4 7 (6.93%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (5.94%) Applications Architect
5 6 (5.94%) Technical Support
6 5 (4.95%) Analyst
6 5 (4.95%) BASE24 Analyst
6 5 (4.95%) Domain Architect
6 5 (4.95%) Principal Architect
6 5 (4.95%) Software Engineer
7 4 (3.96%) BASE24 Support
7 4 (3.96%) Java Architect
7 4 (3.96%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (3.96%) Senior Developer
7 4 (3.96%) Support Analyst
7 4 (3.96%) Technical Architect
7 4 (3.96%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (41.58%) Web Services
2 32 (31.68%) Spring
3 27 (26.73%) XML
4 25 (24.75%) JSON
5 20 (19.80%) Middleware
5 20 (19.80%) SOAP
6 17 (16.83%) Hibernate
7 15 (14.85%) REST
8 12 (11.88%) AngularJS
9 11 (10.89%) .NET
9 11 (10.89%) RESTful
10 10 (9.90%) HTML
10 10 (9.90%) JSP
11 8 (7.92%) CSS
11 8 (7.92%) jQuery
12 7 (6.93%) Java EE
12 7 (6.93%) Servlets
13 6 (5.94%) EJB
13 6 (5.94%) HTML5
13 6 (5.94%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 29 (28.71%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.93%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.94%) Algorithms
4 5 (4.95%) Clustering
4 5 (4.95%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.95%) EMV
4 5 (4.95%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (4.95%) Mainframe
4 5 (4.95%) Tandem
5 3 (2.97%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.98%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.98%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.98%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.98%) User Experience
7 1 (0.99%) DataPower
7 1 (0.99%) Derivative
7 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.99%) Robotics
7 1 (0.99%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.99%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 29 (28.71%) Unix
2 21 (20.79%) Linux
3 17 (16.83%) Windows
4 15 (14.85%) AIX
5 1 (0.99%) Android
5 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (43.56%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (24.75%) OO
3 22 (21.78%) SOA
4 21 (20.79%) TDD
5 18 (17.82%) Scrum
6 17 (16.83%) Microservices
7 12 (11.88%) Software Engineering
8 10 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (9.90%) Pair Programming
9 9 (8.91%) UML
9 9 (8.91%) Unit Testing
10 8 (7.92%) Data Modelling
10 8 (7.92%) E-Commerce
11 7 (6.93%) BDD
11 7 (6.93%) DevOps
11 7 (6.93%) Mentoring
12 6 (5.94%) Project Management
13 5 (4.95%) Data Management
13 5 (4.95%) MVC
13 5 (4.95%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 75 (74.26%) Java
2 31 (30.69%) JavaScript
2 31 (30.69%) SQL
3 5 (4.95%) C#
3 5 (4.95%) COBOL
4 3 (2.97%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.98%) C
5 2 (1.98%) Groovy
5 2 (1.98%) Perl
5 2 (1.98%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.99%) Apple Swift
6 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.99%) C++
6 1 (0.99%) Python
6 1 (0.99%) Scala
6 1 (0.99%) VB
6 1 (0.99%) VBA
6 1 (0.99%) VBScript
6 1 (0.99%) VC++
6 1 (0.99%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 14 (13.86%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.94%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.95%) Degree
4 4 (3.96%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.98%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.99%) CISSP
6 1 (0.99%) SANS
6 1 (0.99%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (2.97%) Hyper-V
1 3 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.98%) Xen
3 1 (0.99%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) Puppet
2 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.99%) QRadar
Vendors
1 33 (32.67%) Oracle
2 17 (16.83%) IBM
3 10 (9.90%) hybris
4 7 (6.93%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.94%) Sybase
6 5 (4.95%) Google
7 3 (2.97%) Cisco
7 3 (2.97%) Dell
7 3 (2.97%) EMC
7 3 (2.97%) VMware
8 2 (1.98%) Apple
8 2 (1.98%) Perforce
8 2 (1.98%) Sun
9 1 (0.99%) Adobe
9 1 (0.99%) FatWire
9 1 (0.99%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.99%) HP
9 1 (0.99%) Kony
9 1 (0.99%) LogRhythm
9 1 (0.99%) Splunk
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