The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank - 31 36
Contract jobs citing J2EE 0 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire - 2.55% 0.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 6.93% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Median daily rate - £319 £70
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +355.35%  
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 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -1.31% +5.55%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 129 101 67
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 45.91% 36.86% 21.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 57 40
Median daily rate £320 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.66% +7.14%  
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 Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE in Leicestershire