Period
to 12 December 2018

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 6 months to 12 December 2018 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.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 102 96
Rank change year-on-year -13 -6 -1
Contract jobs citing J2EE 40 39 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.25% 1.34% 1.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.28% 3.59% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 47
Manchester median daily rate £470 £390 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.51% -8.24% -
10th Percentile £368 £305 £316
90th Percentile £573 £485 £539
North West median daily rate £470 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +17.50% -5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £38.61 - -

J2EE is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,220 1,086 1,086
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 38.08% 37.26% 31.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 839 756 776
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £313 £293 £285
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 7
Manchester median hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +81.25% -49.21%
10th Percentile £11.88 £17.45 £14.80
90th Percentile £38.75 £45.60 £44.25
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% +3.17%

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing J2EE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

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 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for J2EE in Manchester

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE in Manchester

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 34 (85.00%) Java
2 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (35.00%) WebSphere
3 14 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (35.00%) DevOps
4 13 (32.50%) Jenkins
4 13 (32.50%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (30.00%) Open Source
5 12 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (30.00%) .NET
5 12 (30.00%) Servlets
6 11 (27.50%) Linux
6 11 (27.50%) Tomcat
6 11 (27.50%) Puppet
7 10 (25.00%) Google
7 10 (25.00%) Xen
7 10 (25.00%) Google App Engine
7 10 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (25.00%) nginx
7 10 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (25.00%) Jetty
7 10 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 10 (25.00%) Apache
7 10 (25.00%) DHCP
7 10 (25.00%) FTP
7 10 (25.00%) HTTP
7 10 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 10 (25.00%) DNS

J2EE
Co-occurring 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 14 (35.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (27.50%) Tomcat
3 10 (25.00%) Apache
3 10 (25.00%) IIS
3 10 (25.00%) Jetty
3 10 (25.00%) Mongrel
3 10 (25.00%) nginx
4 8 (20.00%) CMS
5 4 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (5.00%) Apache Spark
6 2 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (5.00%) WebLogic
6 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Portal
6 2 (5.00%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 13 (32.50%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (25.00%) Google App Engine
2 10 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) DHCP
1 10 (25.00%) DNS
1 10 (25.00%) FTP
1 10 (25.00%) HTTP
1 10 (25.00%) IPsec
1 10 (25.00%) SSL
1 10 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.50%) MongoDB
2 3 (7.50%) MySQL
3 2 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (5.00%) Apache Hive
3 2 (5.00%) Big Data
3 2 (5.00%) DB2
3 2 (5.00%) Endeca
3 2 (5.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.00%) HBase
3 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (32.50%) Jenkins
2 10 (25.00%) Travis CI
3 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (7.50%) Selenium
5 2 (5.00%) Vagrant
5 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio Coded UI
6 1 (2.50%) Ant
6 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.50%) JIRA
6 1 (2.50%) JUnit
General
1 4 (10.00%) Retail
2 2 (5.00%) Advertising
3 1 (2.50%) Electronics
3 1 (2.50%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Developer
2 11 (27.50%) Java Developer
3 9 (22.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Android Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Big Data Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Data Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Test Automation Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Test Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Test Automation Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.00%) .NET
1 12 (30.00%) Servlets
2 8 (20.00%) Spring
3 7 (17.50%) JSON
4 6 (15.00%) CSS
4 6 (15.00%) Hibernate
4 6 (15.00%) HTML
4 6 (15.00%) Struts
4 6 (15.00%) Web Services
5 5 (12.50%) Android SDK
6 4 (10.00%) AngularJS
6 4 (10.00%) Node.js
7 3 (7.50%) HTML5
7 3 (7.50%) Spring MVC
7 3 (7.50%) XML
8 2 (5.00%) Gherkin
8 2 (5.00%) JDBC
8 2 (5.00%) Kafka
8 2 (5.00%) RESTful
8 2 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Linux
2 9 (22.50%) Android
3 4 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (35.00%) DevOps
3 12 (30.00%) Open Source
3 12 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 10 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 10 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 6 (15.00%) E-Commerce
6 5 (12.50%) Android Development
7 4 (10.00%) Acceptance Criteria
7 4 (10.00%) MVC
7 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.00%) System Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
7 4 (10.00%) Use Case
7 4 (10.00%) User Stories
7 4 (10.00%) Web Development
7 4 (10.00%) Wireframes
8 3 (7.50%) Content Management
8 3 (7.50%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 34 (85.00%) Java
2 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.50%) SQL
4 2 (5.00%) C#
4 2 (5.00%) PHP
4 2 (5.00%) Python
4 2 (5.00%) Scala
5 1 (2.50%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) GDPR
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 10 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (25.00%) Xen
2 1 (2.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (27.50%) Puppet
2 3 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.00%) Terraform
4 1 (2.50%) Ansible
4 1 (2.50%) Grafana
4 1 (2.50%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.50%) Prometheus
4 1 (2.50%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.00%) Google
2 10 (25.00%) VMware
3 4 (10.00%) hybris
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle
4 2 (5.00%) Cloudera
4 2 (5.00%) FatWire
4 2 (5.00%) Hortonworks
4 2 (5.00%) IBM
4 2 (5.00%) MapR
4 2 (5.00%) Teradata
5 1 (2.50%) SAP