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 July 2015 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 140 126 125
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Contract jobs citing Java EE 10 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.20% 0.69% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
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£438 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%
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
835 722 774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.60% 23.77% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 543 442 416
Average daily rate £370 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 10 18
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £28.75 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +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 29 July 2015.

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 July 2015. 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 -14 6 £500 +53.84% 15
Cheshire -2 3 £375 - 7
Lancashire - 1 - - 3
Java EE
England

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 25 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (60.00%) TDD
2 15 (60.00%) Web Services
3 14 (56.00%) JSON
4 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (48.00%) Linux
6 11 (44.00%) Spring
7 10 (40.00%) Software Engineering
7 10 (40.00%) Windows
7 10 (40.00%) Subversion
7 10 (40.00%) Git (software)
7 10 (40.00%) SDLC
8 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (36.00%) OO
8 9 (36.00%) WSDL
9 8 (32.00%) JUnit
9 8 (32.00%) Cucumber
9 8 (32.00%) Big Data
10 7 (28.00%) Degree
11 6 (24.00%) Windows Vista
11 6 (24.00%) JIRA
11 6 (24.00%) Atlassian
11 6 (24.00%) jQuery
11 6 (24.00%) JPA
11 6 (24.00%) Mac OS
11 6 (24.00%) Confluence
11 6 (24.00%) NoSQL
11 6 (24.00%) XML
11 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
11 6 (24.00%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 6 (24.00%) Confluence
2 5 (20.00%) JBoss
3 4 (16.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (12.00%) Apache ServiceMix
4 3 (12.00%) Apache
4 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (12.00%) Liferay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Internet
1 4 (16.00%) AMQP
2 3 (12.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) Big Data
2 6 (24.00%) NoSQL
3 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 4 (16.00%) MySQL
4 4 (16.00%) Hadoop
4 4 (16.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Subversion
1 10 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (32.00%) JUnit
2 8 (32.00%) Cucumber
3 6 (24.00%) JIRA
4 5 (20.00%) Eclipse
4 5 (20.00%) Maven
5 4 (16.00%) Ant
5 4 (16.00%) Mercurial
5 4 (16.00%) Gradle
6 1 (4.00%) NetBeans
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
1 6 (24.00%) Banking
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
3 2 (8.00%) Back Office
4 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (80.00%) Developer
2 18 (72.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Designer
4 1 (4.00%) Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Java Architect
4 1 (4.00%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) Web Services
2 14 (56.00%) JSON
3 11 (44.00%) Spring
4 9 (36.00%) WSDL
5 6 (24.00%) jQuery
5 6 (24.00%) XML
5 6 (24.00%) JPA
5 6 (24.00%) JMS
6 5 (20.00%) HTML5
6 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 5 (20.00%) Apache Camel
6 5 (20.00%) HTML
6 5 (20.00%) J2EE
6 5 (20.00%) EJB
6 5 (20.00%) JSP
6 5 (20.00%) Servlets
6 5 (20.00%) JSF
6 5 (20.00%) Java SE
6 5 (20.00%) Hibernate
7 4 (16.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (16.00%) Telematics
2 3 (12.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (8.00%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Linux
2 10 (40.00%) Windows
3 6 (24.00%) AIX
3 6 (24.00%) Mac OS
3 6 (24.00%) Windows XP
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Vista
4 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) TDD
2 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 10 (40.00%) SDLC
4 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (36.00%) OO
5 5 (20.00%) UML
5 5 (20.00%) OOP
5 5 (20.00%) SOA
5 5 (20.00%) MVC
5 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 5 (20.00%) BDD
5 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 4 (16.00%) Open Source
6 4 (16.00%) Software Delivery
6 4 (16.00%) MapReduce
6 4 (16.00%) User Stories
6 4 (16.00%) Scrum
6 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (12.00%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.00%) Objective-C
3 5 (20.00%) C
3 5 (20.00%) C++
4 3 (12.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Degree
2 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) OCAJ
4 1 (4.00%) ISEB
4 1 (4.00%) OCP
4 1 (4.00%) OCA
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Docker
2 3 (12.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Puppet
1 4 (16.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
1 6 (24.00%) Atlassian
2 4 (16.00%) IBM
2 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
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