The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 29 43 28
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -15
Contract jobs citing J2EE 29 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.86% 1.89% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.79% 8.04% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £266 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% -29.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £36.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +3.57%
J2EE
North East

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 Tyne and Wear region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
163 112 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 27.30% 23.58% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 77 20
Average daily rate £325 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £235 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £550 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £15.68 £36.00 £13.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.45% +174.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

J2EE
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2EE across the Tyne and Wear region.

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

J2EE
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

J2EE Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

J2EE
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the Tyne and Wear region.

J2EE Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 29 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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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
Newcastle upon Tyne +13 28 £300 +12.78% 2
J2EE
North East

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing J2EE 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 J2EE.

1 36 (97.30%) Java
2 27 (72.97%) Linux
3 20 (54.05%) SQL
4 19 (51.35%) Oracle
4 19 (51.35%) Web Services
5 18 (48.65%) SOAP
5 18 (48.65%) WebLogic
5 18 (48.65%) Informatica
6 17 (45.95%) Security Cleared
7 16 (43.24%) Problem Management
7 16 (43.24%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 16 (43.24%) Service Management
7 16 (43.24%) Shell Script
7 16 (43.24%) Ant
7 16 (43.24%) ITIL
8 15 (40.54%) SLA
9 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (37.84%) SC Cleared
10 13 (35.14%) Finance
10 13 (35.14%) LDAP
11 11 (29.73%) Red Hat
11 11 (29.73%) Oracle Reports
11 11 (29.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (29.73%) Root Cause Analysis
12 10 (27.03%) PL/SQL
12 10 (27.03%) JMS
13 9 (24.32%) SOA
13 9 (24.32%) HP
13 9 (24.32%) Middleware
13 9 (24.32%) JDBC

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing J2EE 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 J2EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (48.65%) WebLogic
2 8 (21.62%) AquaLogic
3 6 (16.22%) WebSphere
3 6 (16.22%) JBoss
4 5 (13.51%) Apache
4 5 (13.51%) Tomcat
4 5 (13.51%) IIS
4 5 (13.51%) Jetty
4 5 (13.51%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (13.51%) Google App Engine
1 5 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (13.51%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (13.51%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (35.14%) LDAP
2 5 (13.51%) DHCP
2 5 (13.51%) FTP
2 5 (13.51%) HTTP
2 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
2 5 (13.51%) DNS
2 5 (13.51%) SSL
2 5 (13.51%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) Oracle Reports
2 9 (24.32%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.41%) Sybase ASE
3 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.70%) MySQL
4 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (43.24%) Ant
2 5 (13.51%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.70%) Jasmine
General
1 13 (35.14%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Manufacturing
3 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.41%) Marketing
4 2 (5.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Developer
2 11 (29.73%) Java Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Informatica Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) Linux Support
5 3 (8.11%) Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Informatica Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Development Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Linux Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Java Programmer
6 2 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Programmer
6 2 (5.41%) Support Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Junior
7 1 (2.70%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Junior Java Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (51.35%) Web Services
2 18 (48.65%) SOAP
3 10 (27.03%) JMS
4 9 (24.32%) Middleware
4 9 (24.32%) JDBC
4 9 (24.32%) JNDI
5 6 (16.22%) Servlets
6 5 (13.51%) .NET
7 4 (10.81%) Spring
8 3 (8.11%) Hibernate
8 3 (8.11%) JPA
8 3 (8.11%) Play Framework
9 2 (5.41%) Java EE 5
9 2 (5.41%) Java SE
9 2 (5.41%) Java EE
10 1 (2.70%) XHTML
10 1 (2.70%) J2SE
10 1 (2.70%) JSP
10 1 (2.70%) Struts
10 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Clustering
2 2 (5.41%) Private Cloud
2 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.41%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 27 (72.97%) Linux
2 11 (29.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.41%) VME
3 2 (5.41%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Problem Management
1 16 (43.24%) Service Management
1 16 (43.24%) ITIL
2 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (29.73%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (24.32%) SOA
4 9 (24.32%) High Availability
5 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
5 5 (13.51%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (13.51%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
6 4 (10.81%) Open Source
6 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
6 4 (10.81%) Automated Testing
7 3 (8.11%) TDD
7 3 (8.11%) SDLC
8 2 (5.41%) Integration Testing
8 2 (5.41%) Test Scripting
8 2 (5.41%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 36 (97.30%) Java
2 20 (54.05%) SQL
3 16 (43.24%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 16 (43.24%) Shell Script
4 10 (27.03%) PL/SQL
5 7 (18.92%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.41%) Scala
6 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.41%) C
6 2 (5.41%) C++
6 2 (5.41%) COBOL
7 1 (2.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (45.95%) Security Cleared
2 14 (37.84%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (5.41%) OCAJ
4 2 (5.41%) OCP
4 2 (5.41%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (40.54%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Xen
1 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Puppet
1 4 (10.81%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (10.81%) OpenView
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) Oracle
2 18 (48.65%) Informatica
3 11 (29.73%) Red Hat
4 9 (24.32%) HP
5 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
5 5 (13.51%) VMware
5 5 (13.51%) Google
6 4 (10.81%) SAP
7 3 (8.11%) IBM
8 2 (5.41%) EnterpriseDB
8 2 (5.41%) Sybase