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 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank - 65 51
Contract jobs citing Java EE 0 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - 1.62% 2.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 4.81% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 8
Median daily rate - £425 £233
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +82.40%
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £425 £373
% change year-on-year
-11.17% +14.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 -
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -
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
366 291 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 31.36% 33.76% 34.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 203 124
Median daily rate £390 £466 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.21% +33.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £615 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.71% -39.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.40 £17.50 £17.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £17.50 £70.25
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