The table below looks at the statistics for Java EE 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 Java EE 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 Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 142 136 131
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing Java EE 19 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.49% 0.38% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.03% 1.68% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 4
Median daily rate £425 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +19.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £40.00 £36.38
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +9.96%
Java EE
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%

Java EE
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Java EE Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Java EE
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Java EE Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Java EE
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java EE across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Java EE Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Java EE
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Java EE Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Java EE
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 Java EE within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 May 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 -2 10 £475 +7.04% 12
Cheshire -9 8 £388 +3.33% 2
Java EE
England

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

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

1 33 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 17 (51.52%) Web Services
4 17 (51.52%) XML
5 16 (48.48%) TDD
5 16 (48.48%) Spring
5 16 (48.48%) Software Engineering
6 14 (42.42%) Banking
7 13 (39.39%) jQuery
8 12 (36.36%) Finance
9 11 (33.33%) CSS
9 11 (33.33%) HTML
10 10 (30.30%) SQL
10 10 (30.30%) Oracle
10 10 (30.30%) Scrum
11 9 (27.27%) JIRA
11 9 (27.27%) Local Government
11 9 (27.27%) Requirements Analysis
12 8 (24.24%) WebSphere
12 8 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (24.24%) DV Cleared
12 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
12 8 (24.24%) Web Application Development
12 8 (24.24%) JDBC
12 8 (24.24%) XSLT
12 8 (24.24%) OO
12 8 (24.24%) IBM
13 7 (21.21%) OOP
13 7 (21.21%) JSP

Java EE
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 8 (24.24%) WebSphere
2 6 (18.18%) IBM HTTP Server
3 5 (15.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (12.12%) Confluence
5 3 (9.09%) JBoss
6 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
7 1 (3.03%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) HTTP
2 5 (15.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Big Data
1 1 (3.03%) JasperReports
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) JIRA
2 7 (21.21%) Jenkins
3 5 (15.15%) Checkstyle
3 5 (15.15%) Cucumber
3 5 (15.15%) FindBugs
3 5 (15.15%) Maven
3 5 (15.15%) Mockito
3 5 (15.15%) Selenium
3 5 (15.15%) SonarQube
4 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 3 (9.09%) Gradle
4 3 (9.09%) JUnit
4 3 (9.09%) Subversion
5 1 (3.03%) Ant
5 1 (3.03%) NetBeans
General
1 14 (42.42%) Banking
2 12 (36.36%) Finance
3 9 (27.27%) Local Government
4 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (81.82%) Developer
2 23 (69.70%) Java Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Senior Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Software Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (12.12%) UX Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Java Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Agile Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Angular Developer
7 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared Java Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (6.06%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Java Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) HTML Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (3.03%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (51.52%) Web Services
1 17 (51.52%) XML
2 16 (48.48%) Spring
3 13 (39.39%) jQuery
4 11 (33.33%) CSS
4 11 (33.33%) HTML
5 8 (24.24%) JDBC
5 8 (24.24%) XSLT
6 7 (21.21%) JSP
6 7 (21.21%) Servlets
7 6 (18.18%) HTML5
7 6 (18.18%) Spring MVC
7 6 (18.18%) Spring Security
8 5 (15.15%) AngularJS
9 4 (12.12%) CSS3
9 4 (12.12%) SOAP
9 4 (12.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (9.09%) Ajax
10 3 (9.09%) EJB
10 3 (9.09%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) N-Tier
1 5 (15.15%) User Experience
2 4 (12.12%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (12.12%) Online Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) AIX
2 3 (9.09%) Mac OS
2 3 (9.09%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Vista
2 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (48.48%) Software Engineering
2 16 (48.48%) TDD
3 10 (30.30%) Scrum
4 9 (27.27%) Requirements Analysis
5 8 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (24.24%) OO
5 8 (24.24%) Web Application Development
6 7 (21.21%) OOP
7 6 (18.18%) MVC
8 5 (15.15%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (15.15%) OOD
9 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
9 4 (12.12%) Integration Testing
9 4 (12.12%) System Integration Testing
10 3 (9.09%) BDD
10 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
10 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
11 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 10 (30.30%) SQL
4 3 (9.09%) C++
4 3 (9.09%) Objective-C
4 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.06%) C
6 1 (3.03%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) DV Cleared
1 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.21%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle
2 8 (24.24%) IBM
3 5 (15.15%) Perforce
4 4 (12.12%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.03%) hybris