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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java EE over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 126 125 133
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing Java EE 17 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 0.24% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.09% 0.84% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £48.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +47.69%
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
814 829 1050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 26.06% 28.93% 31.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 446 580
Average daily rate £325 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 36
Average hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -0.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Java EE
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java EE across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 August 2014.

Java EE Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java EE within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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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 - 11 £388 - 21
Cheshire -5 4 - - 3
Lancashire - 1 £201 -
Java EE
England

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Java EE 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 Java EE.

1 22 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (68.18%) Web Services
3 14 (63.64%) Oracle
3 14 (63.64%) JMS
4 13 (59.09%) Finance
5 12 (54.55%) Eclipse
5 12 (54.55%) Oracle Database
6 10 (45.45%) Spring
7 9 (40.91%) Middleware
7 9 (40.91%) Java SE
8 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
8 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
9 7 (31.82%) Atlassian
9 7 (31.82%) Degree
9 7 (31.82%) JIRA
9 7 (31.82%) JPA
9 7 (31.82%) Confluence
9 7 (31.82%) JAX-RS
9 7 (31.82%) IBM
9 7 (31.82%) JUnit
9 7 (31.82%) EJB
9 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
9 7 (31.82%) Telecoms
9 7 (31.82%) Scrum
9 7 (31.82%) NetBeans
10 6 (27.27%) RESTful
11 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (22.73%) Gradle
11 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
11 5 (22.73%) Red Hat

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Java EE 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 Java EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (31.82%) Confluence
2 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
1 1 (4.55%) PaaS
1 1 (4.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) Oracle Database
2 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
3 4 (18.18%) JasperReports
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (54.55%) Eclipse
2 7 (31.82%) NetBeans
2 7 (31.82%) JIRA
2 7 (31.82%) JUnit
3 5 (22.73%) Gradle
4 4 (18.18%) Mercurial
4 4 (18.18%) Subversion
General
1 13 (59.09%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) Telecoms
3 4 (18.18%) Advertising
4 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.55%) Back Office
5 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Developer
1 15 (68.18%) Java Developer
2 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
2 2 (9.09%) Programmer
2 2 (9.09%) Java Programmer
2 2 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (9.09%) Technical Leader
3 1 (4.55%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 1 (4.55%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 1 (4.55%) Senior Architect
3 1 (4.55%) Senior Enterprise Architect
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
3 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (4.55%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (4.55%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) Web Services
2 14 (63.64%) JMS
3 10 (45.45%) Spring
4 9 (40.91%) Java SE
4 9 (40.91%) Middleware
5 7 (31.82%) JPA
5 7 (31.82%) EJB
5 7 (31.82%) JAX-RS
6 6 (27.27%) RESTful
7 5 (22.73%) J2EE
8 4 (18.18%) JDBC
8 4 (18.18%) XML
8 4 (18.18%) JSON
8 4 (18.18%) JSF
9 2 (9.09%) Java EE 5
9 2 (9.09%) JavaBeans
10 1 (4.55%) Swing
10 1 (4.55%) HTML
10 1 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (4.55%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) Open Source
3 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
1 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Scrum
1 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
2 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
2 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
2 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
2 2 (9.09%) SOA
3 1 (4.55%) B2B
3 1 (4.55%) B2C
3 1 (4.55%) BPR
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL
3 1 (4.55%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (4.55%) OO
3 1 (4.55%) ERP
3 1 (4.55%) Network Architecture
3 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (4.55%) Network Management
3 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
3 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
3 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 7 (31.82%) Degree
3 2 (9.09%) OCAJ
3 2 (9.09%) OCP
3 2 (9.09%) OCA
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) OpenView
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Oracle
2 7 (31.82%) IBM
2 7 (31.82%) Atlassian
3 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
4 4 (18.18%) JBoss
5 1 (4.55%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) SAP
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