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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 99 59 75
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +16
Contract jobs citing J2EE 53 88 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.39% 2.72% 2.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.11% 10.39% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 71 29
Average daily rate £400 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+73.61% +6.66%
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
1037 847 741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 27.28% 26.17% 26.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 678 548 425
Average daily rate £360 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 23 14
Average hourly rate £37.00 £22.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.44% -31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.65 £19.23 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £42.50 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the North West region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -13 30 £400 +14.28% 16
Cheshire -24 17 £405 +7.92% 5
Lancashire -1 2 £388 -3.12% 4
Merseyside -5 2 £350 - 1
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 110 (90.16%) Java
2 63 (51.64%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (38.52%) Spring
4 42 (34.43%) Web Services
5 40 (32.79%) HTML
5 40 (32.79%) SQL
6 39 (31.97%) Oracle
7 38 (31.15%) JavaScript
8 33 (27.05%) SOAP
8 33 (27.05%) Finance
9 32 (26.23%) Tomcat
10 31 (25.41%) WebSphere
11 30 (24.59%) JBoss
11 30 (24.59%) XML
11 30 (24.59%) CSS
12 29 (23.77%) Hibernate
13 28 (22.95%) Banking
14 26 (21.31%) Linux
15 25 (20.49%) Unix
15 25 (20.49%) TDD
16 24 (19.67%) Jenkins
17 23 (18.85%) Relational Database
17 23 (18.85%) MVC
18 22 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
19 21 (17.21%) Spring MVC
19 21 (17.21%) Scrum
19 21 (17.21%) E-Commerce
20 20 (16.39%) Maven
21 18 (14.75%) Servlets
22 17 (13.93%) jQuery

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 32 (26.23%) Tomcat
2 31 (25.41%) WebSphere
3 30 (24.59%) JBoss
4 14 (11.48%) Apache
5 12 (9.84%) WebLogic
6 8 (6.56%) IIS
6 8 (6.56%) Jetty
6 8 (6.56%) nginx
7 4 (3.28%) Apache Solr
8 3 (2.46%) GlassFish
8 3 (2.46%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.46%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (2.46%) WebSphere Process Server
8 3 (2.46%) WildFly
9 2 (1.64%) CICS
9 2 (1.64%) Node.js
10 1 (0.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.82%) Confluence
10 1 (0.82%) JCAPS
Applications
1 1 (0.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.10%) BASE24
2 1 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (9.84%) Amazon EC2
1 12 (9.84%) PaaS
2 8 (6.56%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (6.56%) Google App Engine
2 8 (6.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (3.28%) Amazon Glacier
3 4 (3.28%) Amazon S3
3 4 (3.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 4 (3.28%) Route 53
4 3 (2.46%) GitHub
5 2 (1.64%) SaaS
6 1 (0.82%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.82%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.30%) HTTP
2 8 (6.56%) DHCP
2 8 (6.56%) DNS
2 8 (6.56%) FTP
2 8 (6.56%) IPsec
2 8 (6.56%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.10%) ATM
4 4 (3.28%) Internet
5 2 (1.64%) SSL
6 1 (0.82%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.85%) Relational Database
2 15 (12.30%) MySQL
3 12 (9.84%) MongoDB
4 11 (9.02%) DB2
4 11 (9.02%) SQL Server
5 9 (7.38%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (4.10%) NoSQL
6 5 (4.10%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.28%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (3.28%) Big Data
8 3 (2.46%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.46%) Couchbase
8 3 (2.46%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (2.46%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (2.46%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.46%) Redis
8 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.82%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.82%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 24 (19.67%) Jenkins
2 20 (16.39%) Maven
3 17 (13.93%) Git (software)
4 16 (13.11%) Eclipse
5 11 (9.02%) JUnit
6 7 (5.74%) JIRA
7 6 (4.92%) Hudson
7 6 (4.92%) Subversion
8 4 (3.28%) FishEye
8 4 (3.28%) Gradle
9 3 (2.46%) Ant
9 3 (2.46%) Eclipse RCP
9 3 (2.46%) IntelliJ
9 3 (2.46%) Log4j
10 2 (1.64%) ClearCase
10 2 (1.64%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.64%) Selenium
11 1 (0.82%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.82%) SonarQube
11 1 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (27.05%) Finance
2 28 (22.95%) Banking
3 11 (9.02%) Retail
4 5 (4.10%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.64%) Marketing
5 2 (1.64%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.82%) Electronics
6 1 (0.82%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 78 (63.93%) Developer
2 62 (50.82%) Java Developer
3 13 (10.66%) Architect
4 12 (9.84%) J2EE Developer
5 11 (9.02%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 11 (9.02%) Senior Developer
6 9 (7.38%) Designer
7 8 (6.56%) Analyst
7 8 (6.56%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (4.92%) Consultant
8 6 (4.92%) DevOps Consultant
8 6 (4.92%) HTML Developer
8 6 (4.92%) Senior Consultant
8 6 (4.92%) Senior DevOps Consultant
8 6 (4.92%) Web Developer
9 5 (4.10%) Java Web Developer
9 5 (4.10%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.10%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (4.10%) Technical Support
9 5 (4.10%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (38.52%) Spring
2 42 (34.43%) Web Services
3 40 (32.79%) HTML
4 33 (27.05%) SOAP
5 30 (24.59%) CSS
5 30 (24.59%) XML
6 29 (23.77%) Hibernate
7 21 (17.21%) Spring MVC
8 18 (14.75%) Servlets
9 17 (13.93%) HTML5
9 17 (13.93%) jQuery
10 16 (13.11%) AngularJS
11 15 (12.30%) JDBC
11 15 (12.30%) XSLT
12 13 (10.66%) .NET
12 13 (10.66%) JSP
13 12 (9.84%) REST
13 12 (9.84%) RESTful
14 11 (9.02%) Apache Camel
14 11 (9.02%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (9.02%) IBM Mainframe
1 11 (9.02%) Mainframe
2 8 (6.56%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.10%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.10%) EMV
3 5 (4.10%) Tandem
4 4 (3.28%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.28%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.28%) Replication
4 4 (3.28%) Telematics
5 3 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.64%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.64%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.64%) PMI
6 2 (1.64%) User Experience
7 1 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.82%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (21.31%) Linux
2 25 (20.49%) Unix
3 15 (12.30%) Windows
4 4 (3.28%) Android
4 4 (3.28%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.28%) Mac OS X
5 3 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (51.64%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (20.49%) TDD
3 23 (18.85%) MVC
4 22 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (17.21%) E-Commerce
5 21 (17.21%) Scrum
6 12 (9.84%) BDD
6 12 (9.84%) OO
7 11 (9.02%) Automated Testing
7 11 (9.02%) DevOps
8 9 (7.38%) UML
9 8 (6.56%) Configuration Management
9 8 (6.56%) Unit Testing
10 7 (5.74%) SOA
10 7 (5.74%) Software Engineering
11 6 (4.92%) Change Management
11 6 (4.92%) Data Management
11 6 (4.92%) Incident Management
11 6 (4.92%) Web Application Development
12 5 (4.10%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 110 (90.16%) Java
2 40 (32.79%) SQL
3 38 (31.15%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.74%) COBOL
5 6 (4.92%) C#
6 4 (3.28%) C
6 4 (3.28%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.46%) FQL
7 3 (2.46%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.46%) VB
7 3 (2.46%) XPath
8 2 (1.64%) Assembly Language
8 2 (1.64%) C++
9 1 (0.82%) Groovy
9 1 (0.82%) PHP
9 1 (0.82%) Python
9 1 (0.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (4.10%) Security Cleared
1 5 (4.10%) Sun Certification
2 4 (3.28%) Degree
3 3 (2.46%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.64%) OCPJP
4 2 (1.64%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.82%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.46%) QA
2 1 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (7.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.92%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (2.46%) Xen
4 1 (0.82%) Docker
4 1 (0.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (5.74%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (5.74%) Puppet
2 2 (1.64%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 39 (31.97%) Oracle
2 12 (9.84%) IBM
2 12 (9.84%) VMware
3 9 (7.38%) Google
3 9 (7.38%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.10%) Sun
4 5 (4.10%) Sybase
5 3 (2.46%) hybris
5 3 (2.46%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.64%) ATG
6 2 (1.64%) Chordiant
7 1 (0.82%) Adobe
7 1 (0.82%) Apigee
7 1 (0.82%) BEA
7 1 (0.82%) SAP
7 1 (0.82%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.82%) TIBCO
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