The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Java/J2EE Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 150 144 129
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 9 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.24% 0.24% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.26% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 6
Median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £400 £356
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.45 - -
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
3564 3529 2932
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.94% 94.92% 95.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2218 2051 1580
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 190 174
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.08 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.71% -8.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.69 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Java/J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured Java/J2EE Developer in the job title.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester 0 6 £413 +3.12% 1
Cheshire -6 3 £381 -21.79%
Java/J2EE Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, Java/J2EE Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring Java/J2EE Developer in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Java
1 17 (100.00%) J2EE
2 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (82.35%) Spring
4 13 (76.47%) TDD
5 9 (52.94%) Hibernate
5 9 (52.94%) JUnit
5 9 (52.94%) JSP
6 6 (35.29%) Web Services
6 6 (35.29%) Finance
7 5 (29.41%) Maven
7 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
7 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
7 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (23.53%) Apache Camel
8 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
8 4 (23.53%) SOAP
8 4 (23.53%) Oracle
8 4 (23.53%) XML
8 4 (23.53%) XSLT
9 3 (17.65%) JIRA
9 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
9 3 (17.65%) POJO
9 3 (17.65%) Web Application Development
9 3 (17.65%) AOP
9 3 (17.65%) Ajax
9 3 (17.65%) Subversion
9 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
9 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
9 3 (17.65%) Extreme Programming

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
1 3 (17.65%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.88%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) JUnit
2 5 (29.41%) Maven
3 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
3 3 (17.65%) JIRA
3 3 (17.65%) Selenium
3 3 (17.65%) Subversion
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) J2EE
2 14 (82.35%) Spring
3 9 (52.94%) Hibernate
3 9 (52.94%) JSP
4 6 (35.29%) Web Services
5 4 (23.53%) Apache Camel
5 4 (23.53%) SOAP
5 4 (23.53%) XML
5 4 (23.53%) XSLT
6 3 (17.65%) Ajax
6 3 (17.65%) JAXB
6 3 (17.65%) JAX-WS
6 3 (17.65%) JDBC
6 3 (17.65%) jQuery
6 3 (17.65%) POJO
6 3 (17.65%) Servlets
6 3 (17.65%) WSDL
7 2 (11.76%) HTML
7 2 (11.76%) Middleware
8 1 (5.88%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (76.47%) TDD
3 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
4 3 (17.65%) AOP
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (17.65%) Extreme Programming
4 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Kanban
4 3 (17.65%) OO
4 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 3 (17.65%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
4 3 (17.65%) Web Application Development
5 2 (11.76%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) SDLC
6 1 (5.88%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) C#
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) hybris