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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 138 125 117
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Contract jobs citing Java EE 15 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.39% 0.36% 0.043%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.72% 1.49% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 1
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£381 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% -23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.78% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.45
% change year-on-year
- -1.11%
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
873 736 618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.52% 23.91% 26.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 431 320
Average daily rate £375 £350 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +14.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 30
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £29.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £20.90 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £43.65 £150.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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
Cheshire -1 9 £350 -24.32% 1
Manchester -13 6 £444 +36.53% 5
Java EE
England

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 40 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (52.50%) TDD
3 21 (52.50%) JSON
4 19 (47.50%) Oracle
5 18 (45.00%) Software Engineering
6 17 (42.50%) XML
7 16 (40.00%) Web Services
7 16 (40.00%) Windows
7 16 (40.00%) JUnit
8 15 (37.50%) Linux
9 14 (35.00%) J2EE
9 14 (35.00%) WSDL
9 14 (35.00%) Spring
9 14 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (35.00%) Cucumber
9 14 (35.00%) Big Data
10 13 (32.50%) Git (software)
10 13 (32.50%) Subversion
10 13 (32.50%) Scrum
10 13 (32.50%) OO
11 12 (30.00%) Oracle Database
12 11 (27.50%) Waterfall
13 10 (25.00%) Banking
14 9 (22.50%) JIRA
14 9 (22.50%) Atlassian
14 9 (22.50%) Confluence
14 9 (22.50%) SOA
15 8 (20.00%) JMS
15 8 (20.00%) Configuration Management

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 9 (22.50%) Confluence
2 7 (17.50%) WebLogic
3 6 (15.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (7.50%) JBoss
4 3 (7.50%) Apache
4 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.00%) Liferay
5 2 (5.00%) Apache ServiceMix
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) AMQP
2 7 (17.50%) Internet
3 5 (12.50%) SSH
3 5 (12.50%) HTTPS
4 2 (5.00%) HTTP
5 1 (2.50%) LDAP
5 1 (2.50%) FTP
5 1 (2.50%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.00%) Big Data
2 12 (30.00%) Oracle Database
3 8 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 7 (17.50%) Hadoop
4 7 (17.50%) MongoDB
5 5 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (40.00%) JUnit
2 14 (35.00%) Cucumber
3 13 (32.50%) Subversion
3 13 (32.50%) Git (software)
4 9 (22.50%) JIRA
5 8 (20.00%) Maven
6 7 (17.50%) Eclipse
6 7 (17.50%) Ant
6 7 (17.50%) Mercurial
6 7 (17.50%) Gradle
7 1 (2.50%) Grunt
7 1 (2.50%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (2.50%) Bower
7 1 (2.50%) JDeveloper
General
1 10 (25.00%) Banking
2 6 (15.00%) Finance
3 3 (7.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (82.50%) Developer
2 28 (70.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 5 (12.50%) SOA Developer
4 2 (5.00%) Architect
4 2 (5.00%) Designer
4 2 (5.00%) Team Leader
4 2 (5.00%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (2.50%) Java Consultant
5 1 (2.50%) J2EE Consultant
5 1 (2.50%) Senior J2EE Consultant
5 1 (2.50%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Senior Java Consultant
5 1 (2.50%) AWS Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (2.50%) Consultant
5 1 (2.50%) Software Architect
5 1 (2.50%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (52.50%) JSON
2 17 (42.50%) XML
3 16 (40.00%) Web Services
4 14 (35.00%) J2EE
4 14 (35.00%) WSDL
4 14 (35.00%) Spring
5 8 (20.00%) JMS
5 8 (20.00%) JSP
5 8 (20.00%) SOAP
6 7 (17.50%) HTML
6 7 (17.50%) EJB
6 7 (17.50%) jQuery
6 7 (17.50%) Java SE
6 7 (17.50%) RESTful
6 7 (17.50%) AngularJS
7 6 (15.00%) HTML5
8 5 (12.50%) Apache Camel
8 5 (12.50%) Java ME
8 5 (12.50%) Struts
8 5 (12.50%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Open Source
2 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.50%) Algorithms
2 7 (17.50%) Telematics
3 2 (5.00%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (40.00%) Windows
2 15 (37.50%) Linux
3 8 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (15.00%) Mac OS
4 6 (15.00%) Windows XP
4 6 (15.00%) Windows Vista
4 6 (15.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (52.50%) TDD
3 18 (45.00%) Software Engineering
4 14 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (32.50%) Scrum
5 13 (32.50%) OO
6 11 (27.50%) Waterfall
7 9 (22.50%) SOA
8 8 (20.00%) Configuration Management
9 7 (17.50%) BDD
9 7 (17.50%) MapReduce
9 7 (17.50%) User Stories
9 7 (17.50%) Test Scripting
9 7 (17.50%) Software Delivery
10 6 (15.00%) OOP
11 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
11 5 (12.50%) BPEL
12 4 (10.00%) MVC
13 2 (5.00%) UML
13 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (17.50%) Groovy
4 6 (15.00%) Objective-C
4 6 (15.00%) C
4 6 (15.00%) C++
5 5 (12.50%) XPath
6 1 (2.50%) Scala
6 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) DV Cleared
1 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.00%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) Docker
2 2 (5.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) Puppet
1 7 (17.50%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 19 (47.50%) Oracle
2 9 (22.50%) Atlassian
3 7 (17.50%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.00%) IBM
5 1 (2.50%) ATG