The median contractor rate for a J2EE Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 87 76
Rank change year-on-year +40 -11  
Contract jobs requiring a J2EE Developer 7 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.24% 0.27% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 0.29% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 4
Median daily rate £475 £406 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.92% +4.83%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +21.42% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year - -4.16%  

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 533 1028 956
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 94.67% 93.12% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 704 581
Median daily rate £413 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £555 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 36 54
Median hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.62% -22.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £27.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

J2EE Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire that featured J2EE Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +11 1 £463 +13.84%
J2EE Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) J2EE
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) SOAP
1 8 (100.00%) JIRA
1 8 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (87.50%) Hudson
2 7 (87.50%) REST
2 7 (87.50%) Bitbucket
2 7 (87.50%) EJB 3.0
2 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (87.50%) EJB
2 7 (87.50%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (87.50%) Client/Server
2 7 (87.50%) MySQL
2 7 (87.50%) PL/SQL
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (25.00%) JUnit
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Spring
4 1 (12.50%) JSF
4 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (12.50%) AOP
4 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 1 (12.50%) XPath
4 1 (12.50%) JSON

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 (12.50%) WebSphere
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (87.50%) MySQL
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (87.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) JIRA
2 7 (87.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (87.50%) Bitbucket
2 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
2 7 (87.50%) Hudson
3 2 (25.00%) JUnit
4 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
4 1 (12.50%) IntelliJ
4 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (12.50%) Mockito
4 1 (12.50%) MyEclipse
4 1 (12.50%) Selenium
4 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) J2EE
1 8 (100.00%) SOAP
2 7 (87.50%) EJB
2 7 (87.50%) EJB 3.0
2 7 (87.50%) REST
3 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (25.00%) Spring
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) JAXB
4 1 (12.50%) JAX-WS
4 1 (12.50%) JDBC
4 1 (12.50%) JiBX
4 1 (12.50%) JPA
4 1 (12.50%) JSF
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) RESTful
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) WSDL
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) AOP
2 1 (12.50%) Extreme Programming
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) PL/SQL
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) XPath
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) IBM