The table below looks at the statistics for the Java/J2EE Developer role 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/J2EE Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 125 115 126
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 11 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.48% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.52% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 12
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£388 £355 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.15% +11.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £350 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £425 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -23.52%
Java/J2EE Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2900 2679 3058
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.50% 92.54% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1608 1313 1560
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 201 224
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £42.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

Java/J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java/J2EE Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Java/J2EE Developer
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/J2EE Developer across the North West region.

Java/J2EE Developer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Java/J2EE Developer
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/J2EE Developer across the North West region.

Java/J2EE Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Java/J2EE Developer
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/J2EE Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
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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 7 £400 +5.26% 1
Manchester -11 4 £388 +10.71% 4
Lancashire - - - - 2
Java/J2EE Developer
England

Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Java/J2EE Developer in their job title 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 with Java/J2EE Developer in their job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Java
1 19 (100.00%) J2EE
2 12 (63.16%) Spring
3 9 (47.37%) TDD
3 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
4 8 (42.11%) Hibernate
5 7 (36.84%) jQuery
6 5 (26.32%) Struts2
6 5 (26.32%) BDD
6 5 (26.32%) SQL
6 5 (26.32%) Struts
6 5 (26.32%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (26.32%) REST
6 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
7 4 (21.05%) OO
7 4 (21.05%) SOAP
7 4 (21.05%) XML
7 4 (21.05%) MySQL
7 4 (21.05%) Scala
7 4 (21.05%) Scrum
7 4 (21.05%) Ajax
8 3 (15.79%) Endeca
8 3 (15.79%) FatWire
8 3 (15.79%) Mockito
8 3 (15.79%) Selenium
8 3 (15.79%) Spring Security
8 3 (15.79%) JUnit
8 3 (15.79%) CSS
8 3 (15.79%) HTML

Java/J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Java/J2EE Developer in their job title 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 with Java/J2EE Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) Apache Solr
1 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
1 4 (21.05%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) JasperReports
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Mockito
1 3 (15.79%) Selenium
1 3 (15.79%) JUnit
1 3 (15.79%) Eclipse
2 2 (10.53%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) Hudson
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) J2EE
2 12 (63.16%) Spring
3 8 (42.11%) Hibernate
4 7 (36.84%) jQuery
5 5 (26.32%) Struts2
5 5 (26.32%) Struts
5 5 (26.32%) REST
6 4 (21.05%) SOAP
6 4 (21.05%) XML
6 4 (21.05%) Ajax
7 3 (15.79%) Spring Security
7 3 (15.79%) CSS
7 3 (15.79%) HTML
7 3 (15.79%) XSLT
7 3 (15.79%) Web Services
7 3 (15.79%) JSP
7 3 (15.79%) Servlets
7 3 (15.79%) JMS
7 3 (15.79%) MyBatis
8 2 (10.53%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) TDD
2 5 (26.32%) BDD
2 5 (26.32%) OOA/OOD
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) OO
3 4 (21.05%) Scrum
4 3 (15.79%) Web Application Development
5 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.26%) OOP
6 1 (5.26%) MVC
6 1 (5.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
4 4 (21.05%) Scala
5 1 (5.26%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Endeca
1 3 (15.79%) FatWire
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) JBoss
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