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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
England / North West
Rank 129 130 108
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -22
Contract jobs citing Java EE 8 25 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.30% 0.64% 0.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.98% 2.43% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 19
Median daily rate £300 £388 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £310 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £413 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+21.79% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%

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
816 1027 790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.01% 26.21% 25.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 639 512
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 41 23
Median hourly rate £55.00 £37.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.64% +64.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +11 6 £300 -21.31% 5
Cheshire +14 1 £338 -15.88%
Merseyside -4 1 £575 -
Java EE
England

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 18 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (83.33%) TDD
2 15 (83.33%) Spring
2 15 (83.33%) OO
3 14 (77.78%) SOAP
3 14 (77.78%) Hibernate
3 14 (77.78%) JPA
4 13 (72.22%) REST
4 13 (72.22%) JUnit
5 12 (66.67%) Web Services
5 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (61.11%) Unit Testing
7 10 (55.56%) Spring Boot
7 10 (55.56%) Data Modelling
8 9 (50.00%) Finance
8 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
8 9 (50.00%) SQL
8 9 (50.00%) AngularJS
9 7 (38.89%) jQuery
9 7 (38.89%) J2EE
9 7 (38.89%) HTML
9 7 (38.89%) CSS
9 7 (38.89%) Banking
10 6 (33.33%) Scrum
10 6 (33.33%) Oracle
11 5 (27.78%) RDBMS
11 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
11 5 (27.78%) Ajax
11 5 (27.78%) JSON
11 5 (27.78%) Git (software)

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 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) GlassFish
2 1 (5.56%) JBoss
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.56%) WebLogic Integration
2 1 (5.56%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) RDBMS
1 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) Big Data
3 1 (5.56%) DB2
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (72.22%) JUnit
2 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
3 3 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 3 (16.67%) Maven
3 3 (16.67%) SonarQube
4 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 2 (11.11%) Gradle
4 2 (11.11%) IntelliJ
4 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 2 (11.11%) JProfiler
5 1 (5.56%) Ant
5 1 (5.56%) FitNesse
5 1 (5.56%) JMeter
5 1 (5.56%) Selenium
5 1 (5.56%) Subversion
5 1 (5.56%) Toad
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
2 15 (83.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Java Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) Spring
2 14 (77.78%) Hibernate
2 14 (77.78%) JPA
2 14 (77.78%) SOAP
3 13 (72.22%) REST
4 12 (66.67%) Web Services
5 10 (55.56%) Spring Boot
6 9 (50.00%) AngularJS
7 7 (38.89%) CSS
7 7 (38.89%) HTML
7 7 (38.89%) J2EE
7 7 (38.89%) jQuery
8 5 (27.78%) Ajax
8 5 (27.78%) CSS3
8 5 (27.78%) HTML5
8 5 (27.78%) JSON
9 4 (22.22%) Backbone.js
10 3 (16.67%) Velocity
11 2 (11.11%) JSF
11 2 (11.11%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) DataPower
2 1 (5.56%) Derivative
2 1 (5.56%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) OO
1 15 (83.33%) TDD
2 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (61.11%) Unit Testing
4 10 (55.56%) Data Modelling
5 6 (33.33%) Scrum
6 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
7 4 (22.22%) BDD
8 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
8 3 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
9 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (11.11%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 2 (11.11%) Front End Development
9 2 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (11.11%) RAD
9 2 (11.11%) SDLC
10 1 (5.56%) OOD
10 1 (5.56%) SOA
10 1 (5.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Groovy
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
4 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) Perforce
3 1 (5.56%) Google
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Kony
3 1 (5.56%) Sybase
3 1 (5.56%) Yahoo!
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