Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 64 73
Rank change year-on-year -16 +9 -9
Contract jobs citing J2EE 11 28 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.89% 2.11% 1.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.78% 7.69% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 25 17
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -6.98% +1.47%
10th Percentile £400 £250 £333
90th Percentile £484 £515 £678
North West median daily rate £470 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +17.50% -5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £38.61 - -

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 395 364 354
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 32.01% 27.45% 26.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 265 269
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £308 £269 £261
90th Percentile £523 £544 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Cheshire median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +7.69% +87.54%
10th Percentile £42.50 £31.60 £31.25
90th Percentile £60.70 £38.75 £38.35
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +12.68% +12.70%

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 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 16 December 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 -2 5 £420 +8.39%
Alderley Edge 0 1 £473 +18.13%
Macclesfield - 1 - -
J2EE
North West

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 11 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) Hibernate
3 6 (54.55%) Spring
3 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
3 6 (54.55%) REST
3 6 (54.55%) Spring Boot
4 5 (45.45%) Gherkin
4 5 (45.45%) Mockito
4 5 (45.45%) BDD
4 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
4 5 (45.45%) JUnit
4 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 4 (36.36%) HTML
5 4 (36.36%) SOAP
5 4 (36.36%) Web Services
5 4 (36.36%) CSS
5 4 (36.36%) JSP
5 4 (36.36%) Scrum
5 4 (36.36%) Ajax
5 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (27.27%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (27.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
6 3 (27.27%) RESTful
6 3 (27.27%) Web Analytics
6 3 (27.27%) SEO
6 3 (27.27%) Adobe
6 3 (27.27%) XML
6 3 (27.27%) XSL

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 (27.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (9.09%) iPlanet
2 1 (9.09%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) BrowserStack
2 1 (9.09%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) JUnit
1 5 (45.45%) Mockito
2 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
3 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
3 2 (18.18%) Maven
4 1 (9.09%) Gradle
4 1 (9.09%) Selenium
4 1 (9.09%) SonarQube
4 1 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Java Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Java Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Software Test Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Test Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Software Test Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Test Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) Hibernate
2 6 (54.55%) REST
2 6 (54.55%) Spring
2 6 (54.55%) Spring Boot
3 5 (45.45%) Gherkin
4 4 (36.36%) Ajax
4 4 (36.36%) CSS
4 4 (36.36%) HTML
4 4 (36.36%) JSP
4 4 (36.36%) SOAP
4 4 (36.36%) Web Services
5 3 (27.27%) RESTful
5 3 (27.27%) XML
5 3 (27.27%) XSL
6 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
7 1 (9.09%) DHTML
7 1 (9.09%) Ionic Framework
7 1 (9.09%) jQuery
7 1 (9.09%) React
7 1 (9.09%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
2 5 (45.45%) BDD
2 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) Analytics
4 3 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (27.27%) SEO
4 3 (27.27%) Tag Management
4 3 (27.27%) Web Analytics
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (9.09%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 1 (9.09%) DevOps
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL
6 1 (9.09%) ITSM
6 1 (9.09%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Java 8
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Adobe
1 3 (27.27%) Tealium
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow