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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank - 56 39
Contract jobs citing Java EE 0 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - 1.75% 0.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 5.58% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 3
Median daily rate - £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £393 £388
% change year-on-year
+14.64% +1.29%
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%

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
235 215 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 29.52% 31.34% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 133 77
Median daily rate £360 £370 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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