The table below looks at the statistics for J2SE 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 J2SE over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing J2SE 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
J2SE
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
934 832 679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.95% 22.64% 22.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 532 413
Median daily rate £393 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 20 5
Median hourly rate £27.75 £42.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.70% +47.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +7.14%

J2SE
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing J2SE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2SE Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

J2SE
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2SE across the North West region.

J2SE Daily Rate Trend in the North West

J2SE
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing J2SE across the North West region.

J2SE Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

J2SE
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing J2SE 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 J2SE.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) Grails
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Hazelcast
3 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (40.00%) iPad
3 2 (40.00%) Twitter
3 2 (40.00%) JMS
3 2 (40.00%) Kanban
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) Facebook
4 1 (20.00%) React

J2SE
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 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Hazelcast
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Grails
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) JMS
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (40.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Kanban
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Twitter
2 1 (20.00%) Facebook
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat