Period
to 24 February 2018

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 24 February 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 Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 78 101
Rank change year-on-year -7 +23 -22
Contract jobs citing Java EE 4 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.31% 0.50% 0.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.02% 1.90% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 13
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +2.56% +12.23%
10th Percentile £337 £342 £381
90th Percentile £388 £513 £434
North West median daily rate £500 £338 £388
% change year-on-year +48.15% -12.90% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £37.50

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 391 316 515
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 30.01% 26.22% 25.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 252 364
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £258 £300 £271
90th Percentile £550 £500 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 16
Cheshire median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% +54.76% -45.32%
10th Percentile £32.13 £20.00 £15.63
90th Percentile £38.75 £45.50 £33.75
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -6.25% +23.08% +44.44%

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 24 February 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 -12 4 £375 +4.53% 4
Java EE
North West

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, 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%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) OOP
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) RAD
1 4 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (100.00%) IntelliJ
1 4 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (100.00%) Perforce
1 4 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
1 4 (100.00%) Maven
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (100.00%) JPA
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) JProfiler
1 4 (100.00%) REST
1 4 (100.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) Gradle
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 4 (100.00%) SonarQube

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle SCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Gradle
1 4 (100.00%) IntelliJ
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) JProfiler
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
1 4 (100.00%) Maven
1 4 (100.00%) SonarQube
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (100.00%) JPA
1 4 (100.00%) REST
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
1 4 (100.00%) Spring Boot
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 4 (100.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) OOP
1 4 (100.00%) RAD
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Microservices
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Perforce