Period
to 21 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for J2EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited J2EE over the 6 months to 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the 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.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 44 55
Rank change year-on-year -36 +11 -15
Contract jobs citing J2EE 18 47 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.38% 4.01% 3.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.10% 12.50% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 45 60
Cheshire median daily rate £419 £463 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.46% +4.23% +14.52%
10th Percentile £325 £391 £336
90th Percentile £482 £500 £589
North West median daily rate £400 £450 £413
% change year-on-year -11.11% +9.09% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

J2EE is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 439 376 531
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 33.72% 32.05% 27.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 295 396
Cheshire median daily rate £380 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.59% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £288 £288
90th Percentile £525 £500 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £380
% change year-on-year +3.23% +1.97% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 12
Cheshire median hourly rate £33.75 £31.00 £25.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.87% +23.90% +40.96%
10th Percentile £32.08 £19.55 £16.63
90th Percentile £34.83 £42.00 £37.38
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% +8.11% +12.91%

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing J2EE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for J2EE in Cheshire

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE in Cheshire

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE in Cheshire over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for J2EE in Cheshire

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE in Cheshire

J2EE
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 within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 21 June 2018. 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
Knutsford -15 5 £419 -5.90% 1
Macclesfield - 2 £425 -
Crewe -21 1 - - 1
J2EE
North West

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
3 12 (66.67%) Spring
4 11 (61.11%) XML
5 10 (55.56%) Ajax
6 8 (44.44%) Hibernate
6 8 (44.44%) Gradle
7 7 (38.89%) jQuery
7 7 (38.89%) JPA
7 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (38.89%) JSON
7 7 (38.89%) OO
7 7 (38.89%) SOAP
7 7 (38.89%) Web Services
8 6 (33.33%) Banking
8 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
9 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
9 5 (27.78%) JProfiler
9 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
9 5 (27.78%) Maven
9 5 (27.78%) Scrum
9 5 (27.78%) Finance
9 5 (27.78%) Perforce
9 5 (27.78%) JSP
9 5 (27.78%) JUnit
9 5 (27.78%) Eclipse
9 5 (27.78%) XSLT
9 5 (27.78%) RAD
10 4 (22.22%) IntelliJ

J2EE
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 3 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.56%) CMS
3 1 (5.56%) JBoss
3 1 (5.56%) Jetty
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (5.56%) npm
2 1 (5.56%) OpenShift
2 1 (5.56%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 2 (11.11%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (5.56%) Endeca
3 1 (5.56%) MariaDB
3 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Gradle
2 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 5 (27.78%) Eclipse
3 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
3 5 (27.78%) JProfiler
3 5 (27.78%) JUnit
3 5 (27.78%) Maven
4 4 (22.22%) IntelliJ
5 2 (11.11%) JIRA
6 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
6 1 (5.56%) Geb
6 1 (5.56%) Selenium
6 1 (5.56%) Subversion
6 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (33.33%) Banking
2 5 (27.78%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
2 10 (55.56%) Java Developer
3 4 (22.22%) J2EE Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Android Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) Spring
2 11 (61.11%) XML
3 10 (55.56%) Ajax
4 8 (44.44%) Hibernate
5 7 (38.89%) JPA
5 7 (38.89%) jQuery
5 7 (38.89%) JSON
5 7 (38.89%) SOAP
5 7 (38.89%) Web Services
6 5 (27.78%) JSP
6 5 (27.78%) XSLT
7 4 (22.22%) CSS
7 4 (22.22%) HTML
7 4 (22.22%) RESTful
8 3 (16.67%) Spring Boot
8 3 (16.67%) XSL
9 2 (11.11%) EJB
9 2 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (11.11%) Servlets
9 2 (11.11%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (38.89%) OO
2 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 5 (27.78%) RAD
3 5 (27.78%) Scrum
3 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
4 4 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 3 (16.67%) Analytics
5 3 (16.67%) SDLC
5 3 (16.67%) SEO
5 3 (16.67%) Tag Management
5 3 (16.67%) Web Analytics
6 2 (11.11%) Android Development
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (5.56%) Dashboard Development
7 1 (5.56%) Open Source
7 1 (5.56%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
3 3 (16.67%) Java 8
4 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.56%) Groovy
5 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Ansible
1 1 (5.56%) Kubernetes
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Perforce
2 3 (16.67%) Adobe
2 3 (16.67%) Tealium
3 2 (11.11%) Capita
4 1 (5.56%) FatWire
4 1 (5.56%) Splunk