The table below looks at the statistics for Java EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java EE over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank - 68 46
Contract jobs citing Java EE 0 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - 1.26% 1.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 4.33% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 6
Median daily rate - £425 £251
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +69.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £367
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +15.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Java EE
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
255 231 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 24.08% 29.02% 28.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 150 88
Median daily rate £350 £430 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +22.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £620 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 1 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £87.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.71% -80.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +12.92%

Java EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Java EE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Java EE Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Java EE
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Java EE Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear