The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 30 49 43
Rank change year-on-year +19 -6  
Contract jobs citing J2EE 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.41% 0.46% 1.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.12% 2.00% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £375 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +15.38% +4.00%  
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 Lancashire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 49 100 97
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 23.00% 23.20% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 52 60
Median daily rate £325 £413 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.21% +8.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 25 4
Median hourly rate £55.00 £38.00 £46.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.73% -17.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE in Lancashire

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Blackburn - 1 £375 -
Lytham St Annes - 1 - -
J2EE
North West

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 10 (83.33%) Relational Database
2 8 (66.67%) DB2
2 8 (66.67%) Web Services
3 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
3 7 (58.33%) Big Data
4 6 (50.00%) Middleware
4 6 (50.00%) MongoDB
4 6 (50.00%) NoSQL
4 6 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (50.00%) SOA
4 6 (50.00%) Oracle
4 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (50.00%) XML
4 6 (50.00%) Unix
4 6 (50.00%) Windows
4 6 (50.00%) AIX
4 6 (50.00%) Linux
4 6 (50.00%) JSON
5 5 (41.67%) OO
5 5 (41.67%) Microservices
6 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (33.33%) Java
6 4 (33.33%) Spring
7 3 (25.00%) Back Office
7 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (25.00%) OOP
7 3 (25.00%) B2C
7 3 (25.00%) hybris
8 2 (16.67%) IBM

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 6 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) Relational Database
2 8 (66.67%) DB2
3 7 (58.33%) Big Data
3 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
4 6 (50.00%) MongoDB
4 6 (50.00%) NoSQL
General
1 3 (25.00%) Back Office
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Architect
2 6 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Hybris Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Java Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) Web Services
2 6 (50.00%) JSON
2 6 (50.00%) Middleware
2 6 (50.00%) XML
3 4 (33.33%) Spring
4 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
4 1 (8.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) AIX
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
1 6 (50.00%) Unix
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) SOA
2 5 (41.67%) Microservices
2 5 (41.67%) OO
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) B2C
3 3 (25.00%) OOP
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (8.33%) Data Management
4 1 (8.33%) IT Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) hybris
3 2 (16.67%) IBM