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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 135 123 121
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Contract jobs citing Java EE 19 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.51% 0.68% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.88% 2.63% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 7
Average daily rate £390 £354 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.24% -16.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £320 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +26.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £180.00
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
1010 836 758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 26.93% 25.68% 27.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 658 539 433
Average daily rate £363 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 25 15
Average hourly rate £37.00 £22.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.44% -31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.74 £19.36 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £42.50 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 13 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java EE within the North West region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -8 8 £413 +18.70% 1
Manchester -10 8 £388 -22.50% 11
Merseyside +5 3 - - 2
Java EE
England

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 43 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (65.12%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (58.14%) Banking
3 25 (58.14%) XML
4 24 (55.81%) JavaScript
4 24 (55.81%) Finance
5 23 (53.49%) jQuery
6 21 (48.84%) AngularJS
7 20 (46.51%) TDD
8 19 (44.19%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (44.19%) HTML
8 19 (44.19%) Web Services
9 18 (41.86%) JSON
9 18 (41.86%) Subversion
9 18 (41.86%) Spring
10 17 (39.53%) Git (software)
10 17 (39.53%) Linux
10 17 (39.53%) BDD
11 16 (37.21%) OO
11 16 (37.21%) Software Engineering
12 15 (34.88%) Objective-C
12 15 (34.88%) OOP
12 15 (34.88%) Windows
12 15 (34.88%) AIX
12 15 (34.88%) C++
12 15 (34.88%) Mac OS
13 14 (32.56%) HTML5
13 14 (32.56%) Waterfall
13 14 (32.56%) SDLC
13 14 (32.56%) C

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 8 (18.60%) JBoss
2 6 (13.95%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.98%) Node.js
3 3 (6.98%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.98%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (4.65%) Apache
4 2 (4.65%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (4.65%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (2.33%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) HTTP
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) Intranet
2 1 (2.33%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) MySQL
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database
2 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.98%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (4.65%) Big Data
4 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.65%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (41.86%) Subversion
2 17 (39.53%) Git (software)
3 7 (16.28%) Eclipse
3 7 (16.28%) Jenkins
4 4 (9.30%) Gradle
5 3 (6.98%) JIRA
5 3 (6.98%) Maven
6 2 (4.65%) JProfiler
6 2 (4.65%) NetBeans
6 2 (4.65%) SonarQube
7 1 (2.33%) Ant
7 1 (2.33%) Checkstyle
7 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.33%) FindBugs
7 1 (2.33%) FishEye
7 1 (2.33%) IntelliJ
7 1 (2.33%) JUnit
7 1 (2.33%) Mockito
7 1 (2.33%) Selenium
General
1 25 (58.14%) Banking
2 24 (55.81%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Games
3 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (93.02%) Developer
2 38 (88.37%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Senior Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Angular Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Architect
5 3 (6.98%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Agile Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Data Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Ajax Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Hybris Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Java Scala Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Java Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Node.js Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Scala Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.33%) XML Developer
7 1 (2.33%) XML XSLT Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (58.14%) XML
2 23 (53.49%) jQuery
3 21 (48.84%) AngularJS
4 19 (44.19%) HTML
4 19 (44.19%) Web Services
5 18 (41.86%) JSON
5 18 (41.86%) Spring
6 14 (32.56%) HTML5
6 14 (32.56%) WSDL
7 6 (13.95%) XSLT
8 5 (11.63%) REST
8 5 (11.63%) SOAP
8 5 (11.63%) Spring MVC
9 4 (9.30%) CSS
9 4 (9.30%) EJB
9 4 (9.30%) JSP
10 3 (6.98%) J2EE
10 3 (6.98%) Java EE 5
10 3 (6.98%) JMS
10 3 (6.98%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.65%) Data Integration
2 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.65%) iPad
2 2 (4.65%) VSAM
3 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.33%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 17 (39.53%) Linux
2 15 (34.88%) AIX
2 15 (34.88%) Mac OS
2 15 (34.88%) Windows
3 14 (32.56%) Windows Vista
3 14 (32.56%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (65.12%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (46.51%) TDD
3 19 (44.19%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (39.53%) BDD
5 16 (37.21%) OO
5 16 (37.21%) Software Engineering
6 15 (34.88%) OOP
7 14 (32.56%) SDLC
7 14 (32.56%) Waterfall
8 13 (30.23%) Data Protection
9 5 (11.63%) MVC
9 5 (11.63%) Scrum
10 3 (6.98%) EAI
10 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
10 3 (6.98%) Unit Testing
10 3 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (4.65%) Data Migration
11 2 (4.65%) Data Modelling
11 2 (4.65%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (55.81%) JavaScript
3 15 (34.88%) C++
3 15 (34.88%) Objective-C
4 14 (32.56%) C
5 4 (9.30%) SQL
6 1 (2.33%) Groovy
6 1 (2.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (32.56%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Oracle
2 6 (13.95%) IBM
3 2 (4.65%) CA
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.65%) Perforce
3 2 (4.65%) Teradata
4 1 (2.33%) Assembla
4 1 (2.33%) hybris
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat