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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 141 131 121
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Contract jobs citing Java EE 14 31 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.43% 0.75% 0.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.45% 3.19% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 14
Median daily rate £380 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £351 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £416 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%
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
967 971 821
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.02% 23.44% 25.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 684 587 533
Median daily rate £375 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 35 12
Median hourly rate £42.50 £30.85 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.78% -11.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -3 8 £338 -12.90% 7
Cheshire +7 4 £400 +3.22%
Merseyside 0 1 £575 -
Java EE
England

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 17 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (82.35%) Spring
2 14 (82.35%) OO
3 13 (76.47%) JUnit
3 13 (76.47%) TDD
4 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (70.59%) Hibernate
5 11 (64.71%) SOAP
5 11 (64.71%) Web Services
5 11 (64.71%) JPA
5 11 (64.71%) REST
6 9 (52.94%) SQL
6 9 (52.94%) Unit Testing
7 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
7 8 (47.06%) Data Modelling
7 8 (47.06%) Spring Boot
8 7 (41.18%) jQuery
8 7 (41.18%) AngularJS
9 6 (35.29%) JSON
9 6 (35.29%) Scrum
9 6 (35.29%) Finance
10 5 (29.41%) Banking
10 5 (29.41%) Ajax
10 5 (29.41%) Oracle
10 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
10 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
11 4 (23.53%) Backbone.js
11 4 (23.53%) J2EE
11 4 (23.53%) CSS
11 4 (23.53%) HTML

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 1 (5.88%) Confluence
1 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) AMQP
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
2 4 (23.53%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.88%) Big Data
3 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.88%) Neo4j
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.88%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 13 (76.47%) JUnit
2 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
3 4 (23.53%) Maven
4 3 (17.65%) Eclipse
4 3 (17.65%) Gradle
4 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
4 3 (17.65%) SonarQube
5 2 (11.76%) IntelliJ
5 2 (11.76%) JProfiler
5 2 (11.76%) Mockito
6 1 (5.88%) Ant
6 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (5.88%) Bitbucket
6 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
6 1 (5.88%) JIRA
6 1 (5.88%) Subversion
6 1 (5.88%) Toad
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 15 (88.24%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) Spring
2 12 (70.59%) Hibernate
3 11 (64.71%) JPA
3 11 (64.71%) REST
3 11 (64.71%) SOAP
3 11 (64.71%) Web Services
4 8 (47.06%) Spring Boot
5 7 (41.18%) AngularJS
5 7 (41.18%) jQuery
6 6 (35.29%) JSON
7 5 (29.41%) Ajax
8 4 (23.53%) Backbone.js
8 4 (23.53%) CSS
8 4 (23.53%) HTML
8 4 (23.53%) J2EE
9 3 (17.65%) CSS3
9 3 (17.65%) HTML5
9 3 (17.65%) Velocity
10 2 (11.76%) JSF
10 2 (11.76%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (5.88%) Telematics
2 1 (5.88%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) OO
2 13 (76.47%) TDD
3 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (52.94%) Unit Testing
5 8 (47.06%) Data Modelling
6 6 (35.29%) Scrum
7 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
8 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
8 3 (17.65%) SDLC
9 2 (11.76%) BDD
9 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (11.76%) Domain-Driven Design
9 2 (11.76%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 2 (11.76%) Front End Development
9 2 (11.76%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (11.76%) OOD
9 2 (11.76%) RAD
10 1 (5.88%) Kanban
10 1 (5.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (52.94%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.88%) Groovy
5 1 (5.88%) Ruby
5 1 (5.88%) Scala
5 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) Perforce
3 1 (5.88%) hybris
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat