The first table below looks at the demand for Java EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java EE over the 3 months to 9 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 87 84 102
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +18
Contract jobs citing Java EE 10 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.59% 0.94% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.06% 3.99% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 5
Average daily rate
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£320 £250 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.38 £41.50 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-12.34% -27.82%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
486 351 545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 28.81% 23.48% 30.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 203 316
Average daily rate £320 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £192 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 8
Average hourly rate £13.00 £38.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.78% +105.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
Java EE
Yorkshire

Java EE
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java EE across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Java EE Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Java EE
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Java EE Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Java EE
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java EE across the West Yorkshire region.

Java EE Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Java EE
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java EE within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 9 July 2014. 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
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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
Leeds +2 10 £335 +34.00% 3
Bradford - 1 £263 -
Wakefield - - - -
Java EE
Yorkshire

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Java EE 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 Java EE.

1 26 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (46.15%) Spring
3 11 (42.31%) Maven
4 10 (38.46%) Hibernate
4 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 10 (38.46%) J2EE
5 9 (34.62%) Tomcat
5 9 (34.62%) Software Engineering
5 9 (34.62%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (30.77%) Web Services
6 8 (30.77%) HTML
6 8 (30.77%) CSS
7 7 (26.92%) OO
7 7 (26.92%) JSON
8 6 (23.08%) OOA/OOD
8 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
9 5 (19.23%) SOA
9 5 (19.23%) IIS
9 5 (19.23%) XML
10 4 (15.38%) UML
10 4 (15.38%) JBoss
10 4 (15.38%) Finance
10 4 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (15.38%) jQuery
11 3 (11.54%) REST
11 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
11 3 (11.54%) XSD
11 3 (11.54%) XSLT
11 3 (11.54%) WebLogic
11 3 (11.54%) MySQL

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Java EE 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 Java EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (34.62%) Tomcat
2 5 (19.23%) IIS
3 3 (11.54%) WebLogic
4 2 (7.69%) Apache
4 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.85%) Mule
5 1 (3.85%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) MySQL
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Maven
2 2 (7.69%) JUnit
2 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.85%) Hudson
3 1 (3.85%) NUnit
3 1 (3.85%) Subversion
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Developer
1 14 (53.85%) Java Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Java Software Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Software Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Designer
4 2 (7.69%) Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Java Architect
5 1 (3.85%) SOA Designer
5 1 (3.85%) C# Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Data Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) .NET Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Lead Designer
5 1 (3.85%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (3.85%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) Spring
2 10 (38.46%) Hibernate
2 10 (38.46%) J2EE
3 8 (30.77%) Web Services
3 8 (30.77%) HTML
3 8 (30.77%) CSS
4 7 (26.92%) JSON
5 5 (19.23%) XML
6 4 (15.38%) jQuery
7 3 (11.54%) REST
7 3 (11.54%) XSD
7 3 (11.54%) XSLT
7 3 (11.54%) .NET
8 2 (7.69%) SOAP
8 2 (7.69%) Struts
8 2 (7.69%) XHTML
8 2 (7.69%) Spring MVC
8 2 (7.69%) Ajax
8 2 (7.69%) Struts2
9 1 (3.85%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) UNIX
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Software Engineering
2 7 (26.92%) OO
3 6 (23.08%) OOA/OOD
4 5 (19.23%) SOA
5 4 (15.38%) UML
5 4 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
7 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 2 (7.69%) MVC
7 2 (7.69%) Web Design
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.69%) Multithreading
7 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.85%) Performance Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (3.85%) Change Control
8 1 (3.85%) Scrum
8 1 (3.85%) TDD
8 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.54%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.85%) C
4 1 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) JBoss
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft