Period
to 25 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a J2EE Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

J2EE Developer
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 112 102
Rank change year-on-year +32 -10 -3
Contract jobs requiring a J2EE Developer 11 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.89% 0.27% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.29% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 6
Cheshire median daily rate £475 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +1.59% +1.61%
10th Percentile £425 £353 £372
90th Percentile £488 £418 £466
North West median daily rate £469 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +13.64% +3.13% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1172 1754 1846
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 94.82% 93.65% 95.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 822 1210 1109
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £240 £263 £272
90th Percentile £525 £569 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 60 106
Cheshire median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -10.02% -4.74%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.28 £12.07
90th Percentile £46.50 £33.75 £42.75
North West median hourly rate £21.50 £18.99 £18.47
% change year-on-year +13.20% +2.83% +8.65%

J2EE Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings that featured J2EE Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for J2EE Developer in Cheshire

J2EE Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing J2EE Developer in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE Developer in Cheshire

J2EE Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE Developer in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE Developer in Cheshire

J2EE Developer
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE Developer within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +13 1 £463 +15.63%
J2EE Developer
North West

J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, J2EE Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region featuring J2EE Developer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) J2EE
2 10 (90.91%) EJB
3 7 (63.64%) SOAP
3 7 (63.64%) Oracle
3 7 (63.64%) PL/SQL
3 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 7 (63.64%) JIRA
3 7 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (63.64%) Oracle Database
4 6 (54.55%) REST
4 6 (54.55%) Bitbucket
4 6 (54.55%) EJB 3.0
4 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
4 6 (54.55%) Hudson
4 6 (54.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (54.55%) MySQL
4 6 (54.55%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (54.55%) Client/Server
5 5 (45.45%) Finance
5 5 (45.45%) Banking
5 5 (45.45%) Spring
6 4 (36.36%) Ajax
6 4 (36.36%) jQuery
6 4 (36.36%) Data Protection
6 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
6 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (36.36%) Scrum

J2EE Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle Database
2 6 (54.55%) MySQL
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (54.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) JIRA
2 6 (54.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (54.55%) Bitbucket
2 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 6 (54.55%) Hudson
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (9.09%) JUnit
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium
3 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 5 (45.45%) Banking
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) J2EE
2 10 (90.91%) EJB
3 7 (63.64%) SOAP
4 6 (54.55%) EJB 3.0
4 6 (54.55%) REST
5 5 (45.45%) Spring
6 4 (36.36%) Ajax
6 4 (36.36%) jQuery
6 4 (36.36%) JSP
6 4 (36.36%) Servlets
6 4 (36.36%) Struts
7 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
7 1 (9.09%) JAXB
7 1 (9.09%) JAX-WS
7 1 (9.09%) JDBC
7 1 (9.09%) RESTful
7 1 (9.09%) Web Services
7 1 (9.09%) WSDL
7 1 (9.09%) XML
7 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Client/Server
2 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Data Protection
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
2 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
3 1 (9.09%) AOP
3 1 (9.09%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) PL/SQL
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) XPath
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) IBM