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 3 months to 26 June 2017 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 34 39
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5  
Contract jobs citing J2EE 21 51 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.29% 5.56% 3.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.50% 18.89% 14.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 48 20
Median daily rate £465 £475 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.10% +18.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £350 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £572 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £40.60
% change year-on-year -8.57% -13.79%  

J2EE is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 221 270 261
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 34.64% 29.44% 26.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 210 182
Median daily rate £438 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +10.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £570 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 10
Median hourly rate £32.00 £20.78 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.99% +28.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.78 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £32.50 £33.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing J2EE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 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
Crewe - 6 £500 -
Knutsford - 6 £420 - 1
Chester -11 3 £488 +2.63%
J2EE
North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 47 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (61.70%) Spring
3 26 (55.32%) SOAP
4 25 (53.19%) Finance
4 25 (53.19%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (46.81%) EJB
6 21 (44.68%) JIRA
7 20 (42.55%) Banking
7 20 (42.55%) SQL
7 20 (42.55%) Git (software)
8 19 (40.43%) Oracle
9 18 (38.30%) JavaScript
9 18 (38.30%) jQuery
10 17 (36.17%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (36.17%) Struts
10 17 (36.17%) Web Services
11 16 (34.04%) JSON
11 16 (34.04%) Scrum
11 16 (34.04%) Waterfall
12 14 (29.79%) Ajax
13 13 (27.66%) IntelliJ
13 13 (27.66%) Oracle Database
14 12 (25.53%) XML
14 12 (25.53%) JSP
14 12 (25.53%) Servlets
15 11 (23.40%) Data Protection
15 11 (23.40%) JUnit
15 11 (23.40%) MongoDB
15 11 (23.40%) REST
16 10 (21.28%) Hudson

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 5 (10.64%) JBoss
2 4 (8.51%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.38%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (4.26%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.13%) Apache
5 1 (2.13%) GlassFish
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.13%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (2.13%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.66%) Oracle Database
2 11 (23.40%) MongoDB
3 10 (21.28%) MySQL
3 10 (21.28%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (21.28%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (14.89%) NoSQL
5 3 (6.38%) JasperReports
5 3 (6.38%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (6.38%) RDBMS
5 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.26%) DB2
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (44.68%) JIRA
2 20 (42.55%) Git (software)
3 13 (27.66%) IntelliJ
4 11 (23.40%) JUnit
5 10 (21.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (21.28%) Bitbucket
5 10 (21.28%) Hudson
6 9 (19.15%) Gradle
7 6 (12.77%) Eclipse
8 4 (8.51%) Jenkins
8 4 (8.51%) Mockito
8 4 (8.51%) MyEclipse
9 3 (6.38%) Cucumber
9 3 (6.38%) Subversion
10 2 (4.26%) JProfiler
10 2 (4.26%) Selenium
11 1 (2.13%) ClearCase
General
1 25 (53.19%) Finance
2 20 (42.55%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Back Office
3 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 31 (65.96%) Developer
1 31 (65.96%) Java Developer
2 12 (25.53%) Technical Leader
3 11 (23.40%) J2EE Developer
3 11 (23.40%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 6 (12.77%) PL/SQL Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Senior Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Architect
5 5 (10.64%) Java Architect
5 5 (10.64%) Java Project Leader
5 5 (10.64%) Java Technical Architect
5 5 (10.64%) Lead Architect
5 5 (10.64%) Project Leader
5 5 (10.64%) Project Manager
5 5 (10.64%) Technical Architect
5 5 (10.64%) Technical Manager
5 5 (10.64%) Technical Project Leader
5 5 (10.64%) Technical Project Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (61.70%) Spring
2 26 (55.32%) SOAP
3 22 (46.81%) EJB
4 18 (38.30%) jQuery
5 17 (36.17%) Struts
5 17 (36.17%) Web Services
6 16 (34.04%) JSON
7 14 (29.79%) Ajax
8 12 (25.53%) JSP
8 12 (25.53%) Servlets
8 12 (25.53%) XML
9 11 (23.40%) REST
10 10 (21.28%) EJB 3.0
11 9 (19.15%) Hibernate
11 9 (19.15%) Java EE
12 8 (17.02%) Apache Camel
12 8 (17.02%) RESTful
12 8 (17.02%) XSLT
13 7 (14.89%) WSDL
14 6 (12.77%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (21.28%) Client/Server
2 4 (8.51%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.13%) Clustering
3 1 (2.13%) DataPower
3 1 (2.13%) Derivative
3 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.13%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (53.19%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.17%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (34.04%) Scrum
3 16 (34.04%) Waterfall
4 11 (23.40%) Data Protection
5 10 (21.28%) OO
5 10 (21.28%) TDD
6 7 (14.89%) AOP
7 6 (12.77%) Microservices
7 6 (12.77%) MVC
7 6 (12.77%) Unit Testing
8 5 (10.64%) High Availability
8 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.38%) Integration Testing
9 3 (6.38%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (6.38%) System Integration Testing
9 3 (6.38%) Test Automation
9 3 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (4.26%) BDD
10 2 (4.26%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (42.55%) SQL
3 18 (38.30%) JavaScript
4 9 (19.15%) PL/SQL
5 5 (10.64%) C#
6 1 (2.13%) Groovy
6 1 (2.13%) Perl
6 1 (2.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (40.43%) Oracle
2 3 (6.38%) IBM
3 2 (4.26%) Perforce
4 1 (2.13%) Chordiant
4 1 (2.13%) Google
4 1 (2.13%) Kony
4 1 (2.13%) Sybase
4 1 (2.13%) Yahoo!
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