The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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)
North West / Manchester
Rank 62 62 72
Rank change year-on-year 0 +10  
Contract jobs citing J2EE 30 40 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.27% 2.24% 1.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.36% 7.98% 6.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 35 22
Median daily rate £450 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £325 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £540
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 Manchester with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 472 501 383
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 35.65% 28.10% 23.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 328 241
Median daily rate £375 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +13.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £283 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £15.87 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
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 Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE in Manchester

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE in Manchester over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for J2EE in Manchester

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE in Manchester

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 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
Salford - 4 £550 -
Stockport +1 2 - - 2
Altrincham -2 1 £375 +1.35% 1
J2EE
North West

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 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 Manchester region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 42 (87.50%) Java
2 22 (45.83%) SOAP
3 19 (39.58%) Finance
4 18 (37.50%) Spring
5 17 (35.42%) Web Services
5 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
5 17 (35.42%) WebSphere
6 16 (33.33%) AngularJS
7 15 (31.25%) Banking
8 14 (29.17%) Hibernate
8 14 (29.17%) HTML
8 14 (29.17%) REST
9 13 (27.08%) SQL
9 13 (27.08%) Oracle
9 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (22.92%) CSS3
11 11 (22.92%) HTML5
11 11 (22.92%) Unit Testing
11 11 (22.92%) CSS
11 11 (22.92%) OO
11 11 (22.92%) Data Modelling
12 10 (20.83%) XML
12 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
12 10 (20.83%) TDD
13 9 (18.75%) JUnit
13 9 (18.75%) SSL
13 9 (18.75%) Java EE
13 9 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
13 9 (18.75%) Spring Boot

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 17 (35.42%) WebSphere
2 7 (14.58%) Apache
3 6 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 5 (10.42%) IIS
4 5 (10.42%) Jetty
4 5 (10.42%) Mongrel
4 5 (10.42%) nginx
5 4 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (6.25%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
8 1 (2.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (2.08%) CMS
8 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (2.08%) GlassFish
8 1 (2.08%) JBoss
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.42%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (10.42%) Google App Engine
2 5 (10.42%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) SSL
2 7 (14.58%) HTTP
3 6 (12.50%) FTP
4 5 (10.42%) DHCP
4 5 (10.42%) DNS
4 5 (10.42%) IPsec
4 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.17%) Bluetooth
5 2 (4.17%) Firewall
5 2 (4.17%) LAN
5 2 (4.17%) NFC
5 2 (4.17%) VoIP
5 2 (4.17%) VPN
5 2 (4.17%) WAN
5 2 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.08%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.58%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.25%) DB2
4 2 (4.17%) Big Data
4 2 (4.17%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.17%) Jackrabbit
4 2 (4.17%) MySQL
4 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.08%) Endeca
5 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.08%) MS Access
5 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.08%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) JUnit
2 6 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 5 (10.42%) Travis CI
4 4 (8.33%) Eclipse
4 4 (8.33%) JIRA
5 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.17%) Maven
5 2 (4.17%) Selenium
5 2 (4.17%) Xcode
6 1 (2.08%) Eclipse RCP
6 1 (2.08%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.08%) jMock
6 1 (2.08%) Mockito
General
1 19 (39.58%) Finance
2 15 (31.25%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (64.58%) Developer
2 25 (52.08%) Java Developer
3 8 (16.67%) Architect
4 3 (6.25%) Agile Developer
4 3 (6.25%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (6.25%) Java Architect
4 3 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 2 (4.17%) Administrator
5 2 (4.17%) Applications Architect
5 2 (4.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (4.17%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Java Technical Architect
5 2 (4.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Mobile Architect
5 2 (4.17%) Server Administrator
5 2 (4.17%) UI Developer
5 2 (4.17%) WebSphere Administrator
5 2 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
6 1 (2.08%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (45.83%) SOAP
2 18 (37.50%) Spring
3 17 (35.42%) Web Services
4 16 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 14 (29.17%) Hibernate
5 14 (29.17%) HTML
5 14 (29.17%) REST
6 11 (22.92%) CSS
6 11 (22.92%) CSS3
6 11 (22.92%) HTML5
7 10 (20.83%) XML
8 9 (18.75%) Java EE
8 9 (18.75%) Spring Boot
9 8 (16.67%) JPA
9 8 (16.67%) JSP
9 8 (16.67%) Servlets
10 6 (12.50%) .NET
10 6 (12.50%) jQuery
10 6 (12.50%) Middleware
11 5 (10.42%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.25%) Clustering
2 3 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.17%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.17%) iPad
3 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.17%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (4.17%) User Experience
3 2 (4.17%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.08%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Linux
2 5 (10.42%) Unix
2 5 (10.42%) Windows
3 3 (6.25%) Android
4 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.08%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.92%) Data Modelling
2 11 (22.92%) OO
2 11 (22.92%) Unit Testing
3 10 (20.83%) TDD
4 8 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 6 (12.50%) DevOps
6 5 (10.42%) Configuration Management
6 5 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (10.42%) E-Commerce
6 5 (10.42%) Open Source
6 5 (10.42%) Scrum
7 4 (8.33%) High Availability
8 3 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (4.17%) Mobile Development
9 2 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (4.17%) Patch Management
9 2 (4.17%) SIEM
9 2 (4.17%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (87.50%) Java
2 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
3 13 (27.08%) SQL
4 3 (6.25%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.17%) Apple Swift
5 2 (4.17%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.08%) ActionScript
6 1 (2.08%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (2.08%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.08%) C
6 1 (2.08%) C#
6 1 (2.08%) C++
6 1 (2.08%) Perl
6 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.08%) Python
6 1 (2.08%) VB
6 1 (2.08%) VBA
6 1 (2.08%) VBScript
6 1 (2.08%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.17%) CISSP
2 2 (4.17%) SANS
2 2 (4.17%) SSCP
3 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) Puppet
2 2 (4.17%) QRadar
3 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Oracle
2 7 (14.58%) Google
2 7 (14.58%) IBM
2 7 (14.58%) Sybase
3 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.42%) TIBCO
4 5 (10.42%) VMware
5 4 (8.33%) Apple
6 3 (6.25%) HP
7 2 (4.17%) LogRhythm
7 2 (4.17%) Perforce
7 2 (4.17%) Splunk
8 1 (2.08%) Actimize
8 1 (2.08%) Adobe
8 1 (2.08%) Axway
8 1 (2.08%) Blue Prism
8 1 (2.08%) FatWire
8 1 (2.08%) Guidewire
8 1 (2.08%) hybris
8 1 (2.08%) Sun
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