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 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 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 28 34 29
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing J2EE 48 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.75% 3.08% 5.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.92% 11.21% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 11 4
Average daily rate £390 £338 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -4.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £451 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+73.61% +6.66%
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
241 107 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 33.90% 27.44% 27.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 77 62
Average daily rate £363 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £250 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £451 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 13 February 2016.

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 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -3 41 £400 +18.51% 2
Sunderland - 4 £250 -
J2EE
North East

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 80 (98.77%) Java
2 42 (51.85%) Oracle
3 39 (48.15%) SSL
3 39 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (45.68%) Configuration Management
5 35 (43.21%) Microsoft
5 35 (43.21%) WebSphere
6 34 (41.98%) Linux
7 28 (34.57%) HTTP
7 28 (34.57%) TCP/IP
7 28 (34.57%) .NET
7 28 (34.57%) Security Cleared
8 27 (33.33%) Servlets
8 27 (33.33%) Apache
8 27 (33.33%) Tomcat
9 26 (32.10%) IIS
9 26 (32.10%) nginx
9 26 (32.10%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (32.10%) Jetty
9 26 (32.10%) Jenkins
10 25 (30.86%) Xen
10 25 (30.86%) VMware
11 24 (29.63%) IPsec
11 24 (29.63%) DNS
11 24 (29.63%) DHCP
11 24 (29.63%) FTP
11 24 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
12 23 (28.40%) Windows
13 22 (27.16%) WebLogic
14 20 (24.69%) Oracle Application Server

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 35 (43.21%) WebSphere
2 27 (33.33%) Apache
2 27 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 26 (32.10%) IIS
3 26 (32.10%) Jetty
3 26 (32.10%) nginx
4 22 (27.16%) WebLogic
5 20 (24.69%) Oracle Application Server
5 20 (24.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 20 (24.69%) WebSphere Application Server
6 11 (13.58%) JBoss
6 11 (13.58%) Oracle 10gAS
7 10 (12.35%) PowerExchange
8 9 (11.11%) AquaLogic
8 9 (11.11%) MQSeries
8 9 (11.11%) Tuxedo
9 6 (7.41%) Oracle Spatial
10 2 (2.47%) CMS
11 1 (1.23%) Node.js
11 1 (1.23%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 9 (11.11%) OpenText MBPM
2 6 (7.41%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (4.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (3.70%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.05%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (16.05%) Amazon EC2
1 13 (16.05%) Google App Engine
1 13 (16.05%) Google Cloud Platform
2 12 (14.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (48.15%) SSL
2 28 (34.57%) HTTP
2 28 (34.57%) TCP/IP
3 24 (29.63%) DHCP
3 24 (29.63%) DNS
3 24 (29.63%) FTP
3 24 (29.63%) IPsec
4 5 (6.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.52%) Oracle Database
2 12 (14.81%) BusinessObjects
3 11 (13.58%) PowerCenter
4 9 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (7.41%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (6.17%) Data Mining
7 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
8 3 (3.70%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.47%) MySQL
9 2 (2.47%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (32.10%) Jenkins
2 11 (13.58%) Log4j
3 6 (7.41%) Eclipse
4 4 (4.94%) JIRA
5 3 (3.70%) Ant
5 3 (3.70%) JUnit
5 3 (3.70%) Maven
5 3 (3.70%) StarTeam
6 2 (2.47%) JMeter
7 1 (1.23%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 10 (12.35%) Finance
2 8 (9.88%) Marketing
3 4 (4.94%) Electronics
3 4 (4.94%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (39.51%) Developer
2 21 (25.93%) Java Developer
3 10 (12.35%) Architect
4 8 (9.88%) Java Architect
5 7 (8.64%) Scala Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Consultant
6 6 (7.41%) J2EE Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Middleware Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Java Consultant
7 5 (6.17%) Web Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) WebOps Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Java Scala Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Operations Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) SOA Consultant
9 3 (3.70%) Development Consultant
9 3 (3.70%) Middleware Consultant
9 3 (3.70%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
9 3 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (34.57%) .NET
2 27 (33.33%) Servlets
3 12 (14.81%) Middleware
3 12 (14.81%) Spring
3 12 (14.81%) XML
4 10 (12.35%) EJB
4 10 (12.35%) IBM Integration Bus
5 9 (11.11%) SOAP
5 9 (11.11%) Web Services
5 9 (11.11%) XSLT
6 8 (9.88%) XSD
7 7 (8.64%) CSS
7 7 (8.64%) HTML
8 6 (7.41%) JSP
8 6 (7.41%) Play Framework
9 5 (6.17%) Java EE
9 5 (6.17%) JSON
9 5 (6.17%) Struts
10 4 (4.94%) REST
10 4 (4.94%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.23%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.23%) Online Games
3 1 (1.23%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (41.98%) Linux
2 23 (28.40%) Windows
3 20 (24.69%) AIX
3 20 (24.69%) Solaris
4 12 (14.81%) Unix
5 9 (11.11%) OS/390
6 7 (8.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.23%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.23%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (45.68%) Configuration Management
3 26 (32.10%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (20.99%) Web Operations
5 14 (17.28%) Automated Testing
5 14 (17.28%) DevOps
5 14 (17.28%) Unit Testing
6 13 (16.05%) SOA
7 10 (12.35%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (11.11%) Change Management
8 9 (11.11%) ITIL
8 9 (11.11%) Migration
8 9 (11.11%) Problem Management
8 9 (11.11%) QMS
8 9 (11.11%) Release Management
8 9 (11.11%) Service Delivery
9 8 (9.88%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (9.88%) Security Management
10 6 (7.41%) CRM
10 6 (7.41%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 80 (98.77%) Java
2 14 (17.28%) C++
2 14 (17.28%) JavaScript
3 9 (11.11%) C
3 9 (11.11%) Perl
4 5 (6.17%) Python
4 5 (6.17%) XPath
5 3 (3.70%) Scala
6 2 (2.47%) COBOL
6 2 (2.47%) XQuery
7 1 (1.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (34.57%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.05%) SC Cleared
3 9 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (6.17%) PMI Certification
4 5 (6.17%) PMP
4 5 (6.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (4.94%) BC Cleared
6 3 (3.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 25 (30.86%) Xen
2 24 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.41%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (51.85%) Oracle
2 35 (43.21%) Microsoft
3 25 (30.86%) VMware
4 20 (24.69%) Axway
5 15 (18.52%) Sun
6 13 (16.05%) Google
6 13 (16.05%) Informatica
7 11 (13.58%) Genesys
7 11 (13.58%) SAP
8 10 (12.35%) Fujitsu
8 10 (12.35%) IBM
9 7 (8.64%) Red Hat
10 6 (7.41%) Siebel
11 3 (3.70%) TIBCO
12 2 (2.47%) Micro Focus
13 1 (1.23%) OpenText
13 1 (1.23%) Vignette