The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 125 118 122
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing Java EE 11 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.083% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.41% 0.32% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 9
Average daily rate £363 £463 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.62% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £433 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £493 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £106.38 £40.45 -
% change year-on-year
+162.97% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
782 626 860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.65% 26.00% 28.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 322 503
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 31 36
Average hourly rate £40.29 £29.96 £21.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.46% +37.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.39 £13.50 £14.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £136.50 £146.10 £33.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Java EE
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 6 £463 - 6
Manchester -11 3 £325 -35.00% 4
Lancashire - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Java EE
England

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 17 (89.47%) Java
2 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
2 9 (47.37%) HTML
2 9 (47.37%) CSS
2 9 (47.37%) JBoss
2 9 (47.37%) Middleware
3 8 (42.11%) Web Services
3 8 (42.11%) Ajax
4 7 (36.84%) Spring
4 7 (36.84%) Finance
4 7 (36.84%) XML
4 7 (36.84%) Oracle
4 7 (36.84%) JMS
4 7 (36.84%) JSON
5 6 (31.58%) HTML5
5 6 (31.58%) REST
5 6 (31.58%) CSS3
5 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database
5 6 (31.58%) SOA
6 5 (26.32%) DOM
6 5 (26.32%) Java SE
6 5 (26.32%) XPath
6 5 (26.32%) Apache Camel
6 5 (26.32%) jQuery
7 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (21.05%) Agile Project Management
7 4 (21.05%) JAX-RS
7 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (21.05%) JPA
7 4 (21.05%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) NetBeans
1 4 (21.05%) Maven
1 4 (21.05%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 10 (52.63%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Web Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Web Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Web Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Web Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Middleware Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) HTML
1 9 (47.37%) CSS
1 9 (47.37%) Middleware
2 8 (42.11%) Web Services
2 8 (42.11%) Ajax
3 7 (36.84%) Spring
3 7 (36.84%) XML
3 7 (36.84%) JMS
3 7 (36.84%) JSON
4 6 (31.58%) HTML5
4 6 (31.58%) REST
4 6 (31.58%) CSS3
5 5 (26.32%) DOM
5 5 (26.32%) Java SE
5 5 (26.32%) Apache Camel
5 5 (26.32%) jQuery
6 4 (21.05%) JAX-RS
6 4 (21.05%) JPA
7 3 (15.79%) JAXB
7 3 (15.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) SOA
2 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Project Management
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
2 4 (21.05%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) Web Development
4 2 (10.53%) User Experience Design
4 2 (10.53%) MVC
5 1 (5.26%) Web Design
5 1 (5.26%) Workflow
5 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) Java
2 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 5 (26.32%) XPath
4 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) OCP
1 1 (5.26%) OCA
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) OCAJ
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) JBoss
2 7 (36.84%) Oracle
3 4 (21.05%) IBM
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