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 3 months to 28 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 Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 68 72
Rank change year-on-year +15 +4  
Contract jobs citing Java EE 10 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.58% 0.66% 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.61% 2.21% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 5
Median daily rate £500 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £388 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £388 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -13.75%  

Java EE 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 217 271 254
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 34.34% 29.65% 26.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 214 180
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 £338 £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%  

Java EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

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 3 months to 28 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 - 3 £450 - 2
Macclesfield - 1 £525 -
Java EE
North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 12 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (91.67%) Finance
3 9 (75.00%) Spring
4 8 (66.67%) J2EE
5 6 (50.00%) Oracle
5 6 (50.00%) JUnit
5 6 (50.00%) SOAP
5 6 (50.00%) Web Services
5 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (50.00%) REST
6 5 (41.67%) MVC
6 5 (41.67%) Struts
7 4 (33.33%) SQL
7 4 (33.33%) OO
7 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
7 4 (33.33%) RDBMS
7 4 (33.33%) Perforce
7 4 (33.33%) Hibernate
7 4 (33.33%) TDD
7 4 (33.33%) Banking
7 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 4 (33.33%) JPA
7 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
7 4 (33.33%) Spring Boot
8 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
8 3 (25.00%) JIRA
8 3 (25.00%) Scrum

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 (8.33%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) JasperReports
2 2 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (50.00%) JUnit
2 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (25.00%) IntelliJ
2 3 (25.00%) JIRA
3 2 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (16.67%) Bitbucket
3 2 (16.67%) Hudson
3 2 (16.67%) Mockito
3 2 (16.67%) MyEclipse
4 1 (8.33%) Gradle
4 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (8.33%) JProfiler
4 1 (8.33%) Maven
4 1 (8.33%) SonarQube
General
1 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
1 6 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Java Project Leader
2 5 (41.67%) Project Leader
2 5 (41.67%) Project Manager
2 5 (41.67%) Technical Leader
2 5 (41.67%) Technical Manager
2 5 (41.67%) Technical Project Leader
2 5 (41.67%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Development Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Java Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) Spring
2 8 (66.67%) J2EE
3 6 (50.00%) REST
3 6 (50.00%) SOAP
3 6 (50.00%) Web Services
4 5 (41.67%) Struts
5 4 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 4 (33.33%) JPA
5 4 (33.33%) Spring Boot
6 2 (16.67%) EJB
6 2 (16.67%) EJB 3.0
6 2 (16.67%) HTML
6 2 (16.67%) JSF
7 1 (8.33%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 5 (41.67%) MVC
3 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 4 (33.33%) OO
3 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) BDD
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (8.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) Perforce
Knutsford, Cheshire
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