Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Java EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java EE over the 6 months to 23 November 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 Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 92 99
Rank change year-on-year +17 +7 -7
Contract jobs citing Java EE 16 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.20% 0.27% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.64% 1.06% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 9
Cheshire median daily rate £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £363 £371 £378
90th Percentile £500 £469 £431
North West median daily rate £475 £395 £388
% change year-on-year +20.25% +1.94% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £38.75

Java EE 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 345 377 495
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 25.82% 25.89% 23.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 288 359
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £275 £261 £299
90th Percentile £526 £500 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £390
% change year-on-year +3.23% -0.64% +14.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 19
Cheshire median hourly rate £34.75 £32.50 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.92% +82.89% -47.74%
10th Percentile £30.30 £31.25 £16.16
90th Percentile £38.75 £38.35 £34.60
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% -

Java EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Java EE in Cheshire

Java EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java EE in Cheshire

Java EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java EE in Cheshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java EE in Cheshire

Java EE
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 Java EE within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 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
Knutsford -6 11 £450 +18.42% 2
Crewe - 3 £500 -
Macclesfield - 1 £525 -
Java EE
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java EE 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 Java EE.

1 16 (100.00%) Java
1 16 (100.00%) Spring
2 12 (75.00%) Perforce
2 12 (75.00%) Hibernate
2 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 12 (75.00%) Web Services
2 12 (75.00%) Oracle
2 12 (75.00%) JUnit
2 12 (75.00%) SOAP
2 12 (75.00%) OO
2 12 (75.00%) Data Modelling
2 12 (75.00%) RDBMS
2 12 (75.00%) TDD
2 12 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 12 (75.00%) JPA
2 12 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 12 (75.00%) REST
2 12 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 12 (75.00%) Spring Boot
3 11 (68.75%) Finance
4 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (56.25%) Banking
6 7 (43.75%) Data Protection
7 5 (31.25%) JProfiler
7 5 (31.25%) Domain-Driven Design
7 5 (31.25%) SonarQube
7 5 (31.25%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 5 (31.25%) Gradle
7 5 (31.25%) Jenkins

Java EE
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 (6.25%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle SCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) RDBMS
1 12 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 12 (75.00%) JUnit
2 5 (31.25%) Eclipse
2 5 (31.25%) Gradle
2 5 (31.25%) IntelliJ
2 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
2 5 (31.25%) JProfiler
2 5 (31.25%) Maven
2 5 (31.25%) SonarQube
3 2 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 11 (68.75%) Finance
2 9 (56.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
1 12 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Java Project Leader
2 3 (18.75%) Project Leader
2 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Leader
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Project Leader
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Functional Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Java Applications Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) Spring
2 12 (75.00%) Hibernate
2 12 (75.00%) JPA
2 12 (75.00%) REST
2 12 (75.00%) SOAP
2 12 (75.00%) Spring Boot
2 12 (75.00%) Web Services
3 4 (25.00%) J2EE
4 3 (18.75%) Struts
5 2 (12.50%) HTML
5 2 (12.50%) RESTful
6 1 (6.25%) JSON
6 1 (6.25%) Spring MVC
6 1 (6.25%) Velocity
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Data Modelling
1 12 (75.00%) OO
1 12 (75.00%) TDD
1 12 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 12 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) Data Protection
4 5 (31.25%) Domain-Driven Design
4 5 (31.25%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 5 (31.25%) RAD
5 4 (25.00%) MVC
5 4 (25.00%) OOP
6 3 (18.75%) Scrum
7 2 (12.50%) Microservices
8 1 (6.25%) BDD
8 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
8 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (6.25%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (75.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Oracle
1 12 (75.00%) Perforce