Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 84 82 86
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 +10
Contract jobs citing Java EE 4 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.34% 0.56% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.13% 2.06% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 5
Cheshire median daily rate - £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.85% -
North West median daily rate £380 £500 £338
% change year-on-year -24.00% +48.15% -12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £38.61 - -

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 354 340 326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 30.08% 27.13% 25.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 255 249
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £300 £263 £268
90th Percentile £525 £550 £500
North West median daily rate £405 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +4.52% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Cheshire median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +75.00% +12.55%
North West median hourly rate £35.61 £38.75 £38.50
% change year-on-year -8.10% +0.65% +13.84%

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
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 16 January 2019. 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 -8 4 - -
Java EE
North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Java EE 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 Java EE.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) Gradle
2 3 (75.00%) Jetty
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Maven
2 3 (75.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Wealth Management
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon S3
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon Glacier
2 3 (75.00%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (75.00%) Scenario Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon Athena
2 3 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (75.00%) Law
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) JSP
2 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (75.00%) NetBeans
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) JBoss

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 3 (75.00%) JBoss
1 3 (75.00%) Jetty
1 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon Glacier
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon Athena
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon Redshift
1 3 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (75.00%) Gradle
1 3 (75.00%) IntelliJ
1 3 (75.00%) Maven
1 3 (75.00%) NetBeans
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Lead Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Designer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) REST
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) JMS
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) JSP
2 3 (75.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) JPA
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) Spring Boot
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (75.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Project Planning
1 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (75.00%) Scenario Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Wealth Management
1 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) API Design
2 1 (25.00%) API Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Microservices
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Java 8
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA