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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank - 55 56
Contract jobs citing Java EE 0 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - 1.93% 1.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 6.83% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 4
Median daily rate - £350 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +32.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%
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
396 205 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 32.46% 28.31% 33.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 125 154
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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