The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 28 35 30
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5  
Contract jobs citing J2EE 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 2.32% 0.80% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.22% 2.99% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
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 £36.00
% change year-on-year -12.28% +18.75%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 73 67 34
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 28.19% 26.91% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 61 17
Median daily rate £350 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -15.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £318 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool 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 Liverpool

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE in Liverpool

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE in Liverpool over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for J2EE in Liverpool

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing J2EE in Liverpool.

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE in Liverpool

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 25 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 10 (76.92%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle
3 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) TDD
4 4 (30.77%) Spring
4 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
4 4 (30.77%) Web Services
4 4 (30.77%) SOA
5 3 (23.08%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 3 (23.08%) XML
5 3 (23.08%) Unix
5 3 (23.08%) Linux
5 3 (23.08%) UML
5 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
5 3 (23.08%) Middleware
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco
5 3 (23.08%) IBM
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) Dell
5 3 (23.08%) EMC
5 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
5 3 (23.08%) BDD
5 3 (23.08%) Rational Application Developer
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (23.08%) Degree

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
2 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (7.69%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Rational Application Developer
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
1 3 (23.08%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 2 (15.38%) JDeveloper
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Java Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Agile .NET Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Principal .NET Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Principal Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Principal Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Portal Developer
5 1 (7.69%) WebCenter Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) Spring
2 4 (30.77%) Web Services
3 3 (23.08%) Middleware
3 3 (23.08%) XML
4 2 (15.38%) JSP
5 1 (7.69%) Ajax
5 1 (7.69%) CSS
5 1 (7.69%) HTML
5 1 (7.69%) JDBC
5 1 (7.69%) jQuery
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle ADF
5 1 (7.69%) SAML
5 1 (7.69%) Servlets
5 1 (7.69%) Struts
5 1 (7.69%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Algorithms
2 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (30.77%) Scrum
1 4 (30.77%) SOA
1 4 (30.77%) TDD
2 3 (23.08%) BDD
2 3 (23.08%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
2 3 (23.08%) Pair Programming
2 3 (23.08%) UML
3 2 (15.38%) Data Management
3 2 (15.38%) Master Data Management
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Dell
2 3 (23.08%) EMC
2 3 (23.08%) IBM
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft