The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for J2EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 10 23 19
Rank change year-on-year +13 -4  
Contract jobs citing J2EE 11 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 10.68% 5.30% 6.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.33% 14.55% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 8
Median daily rate £438 £405 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.02% +4.51%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £390 £376
% change year-on-year +15.38% +3.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year -12.28% +15.54%  

J2EE 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 Chester with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 33 55 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 32.04% 36.42% 28.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 33 46
Median daily rate £438 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £423 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.84% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester citing J2EE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for J2EE in Chester

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing J2EE in Chester.

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE in Chester

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE 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 Chester region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (80.00%) Web Services
4 11 (73.33%) OO
5 9 (60.00%) TDD
5 9 (60.00%) NoSQL
5 9 (60.00%) Apache Camel
6 7 (46.67%) RESTful
6 7 (46.67%) XML
7 6 (40.00%) SQL
7 6 (40.00%) Scrum
7 6 (40.00%) Spring
7 6 (40.00%) JSON
7 6 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (40.00%) Microservices
8 5 (33.33%) Waterfall
8 5 (33.33%) High Availability
8 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
8 5 (33.33%) SOAP
9 4 (26.67%) C#
9 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
9 4 (26.67%) Node.js
9 4 (26.67%) DevOps
10 3 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
10 3 (20.00%) POJO
10 3 (20.00%) XSLT
10 3 (20.00%) JAXB
10 3 (20.00%) WSDL
10 3 (20.00%) Finance

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (13.33%) GlassFish
2 2 (13.33%) JBoss
2 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) JUnit
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Architect
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
1 5 (33.33%) Java Architect
1 5 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 5 (33.33%) Java Technical Architect
1 5 (33.33%) Lead Architect
1 5 (33.33%) Technical Architect
1 5 (33.33%) Technical Leader
2 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Business Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) Web Services
2 9 (60.00%) Apache Camel
3 7 (46.67%) RESTful
3 7 (46.67%) XML
4 6 (40.00%) JSON
4 6 (40.00%) Spring
5 5 (33.33%) SOAP
6 4 (26.67%) Node.js
7 3 (20.00%) JAXB
7 3 (20.00%) JAX-WS
7 3 (20.00%) JDBC
7 3 (20.00%) POJO
7 3 (20.00%) WSDL
7 3 (20.00%) XSLT
8 2 (13.33%) JiBX
8 2 (13.33%) JSTL
8 2 (13.33%) REST
8 2 (13.33%) Struts
9 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
9 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (73.33%) OO
3 9 (60.00%) TDD
4 6 (40.00%) Microservices
4 6 (40.00%) Scrum
5 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (33.33%) High Availability
5 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 5 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 4 (26.67%) DevOps
7 3 (20.00%) AOP
7 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Pair Programming
7 3 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
8 2 (13.33%) RAD
8 2 (13.33%) RUP
8 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
8 2 (13.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) Groovy
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) hybris
2 1 (6.67%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle