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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 116 123 123
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing Java EE 23 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.71% 0.28% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.86% 0.99% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 4
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£438 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £375 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £443 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £359
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -9.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £32.97
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +6.17%
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
805 806 905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.01% 28.33% 30.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 453 534
Average daily rate £339 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 31 14
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.98 £16.45 £17.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.96 £42.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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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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
Cheshire - 9 £350 - 1
Manchester -9 4 £475 +26.66% 4
Lancashire - 2 - -
Java EE
England

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 47 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (59.57%) Oracle
3 23 (48.94%) XML
4 19 (40.43%) Oracle Database
5 18 (38.30%) JMS
6 17 (36.17%) Scrum
7 16 (34.04%) J2EE
7 16 (34.04%) Web Services
7 16 (34.04%) Spring
8 12 (25.53%) JUnit
8 12 (25.53%) SOAP
8 12 (25.53%) Eclipse
8 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (25.53%) Software Engineering
9 11 (23.40%) SOA
9 11 (23.40%) Finance
9 11 (23.40%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (21.28%) JBoss
10 10 (21.28%) Java SE
10 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
11 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
11 9 (19.15%) EJB
11 9 (19.15%) Windows
11 9 (19.15%) JSON
11 9 (19.15%) JIRA
11 9 (19.15%) Atlassian
11 9 (19.15%) JPA
11 9 (19.15%) Confluence
12 8 (17.02%) JSP
12 8 (17.02%) Middleware

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 10 (21.28%) JBoss
2 9 (19.15%) Confluence
3 6 (12.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (6.38%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.26%) Apache
5 2 (4.26%) Liferay
6 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.13%) SaaS
2 1 (2.13%) PaaS
2 1 (2.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) AMQP
2 7 (14.89%) HTTPS
2 7 (14.89%) SSH
3 2 (4.26%) FTP
3 2 (4.26%) Internet
3 2 (4.26%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (40.43%) Oracle Database
2 11 (23.40%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (12.77%) JasperReports
4 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.26%) MySQL
5 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (25.53%) JUnit
1 12 (25.53%) Eclipse
2 9 (19.15%) JIRA
3 8 (17.02%) Subversion
4 7 (14.89%) Gradle
5 6 (12.77%) Mercurial
6 5 (10.64%) NetBeans
7 2 (4.26%) Ant
7 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.13%) Maven
8 1 (2.13%) JDeveloper
8 1 (2.13%) Grunt
8 1 (2.13%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (2.13%) Bower
General
1 11 (23.40%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Advertising
3 5 (10.64%) Banking
3 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
4 4 (8.51%) Retail
5 3 (6.38%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 34 (72.34%) Developer
2 30 (63.83%) Java Developer
3 6 (12.77%) Architect
4 5 (10.64%) Oracle Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 5 (10.64%) SOA Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Leader
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Java Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Java Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Software Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) J2EE Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Senior J2EE Consultant
8 1 (2.13%) Java Technical Architect
8 1 (2.13%) J2EE Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (48.94%) XML
2 18 (38.30%) JMS
3 16 (34.04%) Web Services
3 16 (34.04%) J2EE
3 16 (34.04%) Spring
4 12 (25.53%) SOAP
5 10 (21.28%) Java SE
6 9 (19.15%) JSON
6 9 (19.15%) JPA
6 9 (19.15%) EJB
7 8 (17.02%) JSP
7 8 (17.02%) Middleware
7 8 (17.02%) RESTful
8 7 (14.89%) JAX-RS
8 7 (14.89%) JSF
8 7 (14.89%) Struts
9 6 (12.77%) HTML
9 6 (12.77%) JDBC
9 6 (12.77%) WSDL
9 6 (12.77%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.77%) Computer Science
3 5 (10.64%) Open Source
4 2 (4.26%) Web 2.0
5 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.15%) Windows
2 7 (14.89%) Linux
2 7 (14.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) Scrum
2 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.53%) Software Engineering
3 11 (23.40%) SOA
4 6 (12.77%) E-Commerce
4 6 (12.77%) Configuration Management
5 5 (10.64%) Service Delivery
5 5 (10.64%) MVC
5 5 (10.64%) Waterfall
5 5 (10.64%) BPEL
6 3 (6.38%) TDD
6 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.38%) OO
7 2 (4.26%) UML
7 2 (4.26%) MapReduce
7 2 (4.26%) User Stories
7 2 (4.26%) EAI
7 2 (4.26%) Test Scripting
7 2 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.13%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
3 7 (14.89%) SQL
3 7 (14.89%) XPath
4 2 (4.26%) Scala
5 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
3 7 (14.89%) Degree
4 2 (4.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Puppet
1 2 (4.26%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.13%) OpenView
Vendors
1 28 (59.57%) Oracle
2 9 (19.15%) Atlassian
3 7 (14.89%) Red Hat
4 5 (10.64%) IBM
5 3 (6.38%) ATG
6 1 (2.13%) HP
6 1 (2.13%) SAP
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