Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 103 82
Rank change year-on-year +2 -21 +18
Contract jobs citing J2EE 39 60 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.33% 1.71% 1.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.63% 5.58% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 47 50
Manchester median daily rate £400 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +8.57% +9.38%
10th Percentile £305 £361 £325
90th Percentile £485 £540 £530
North West median daily rate £400 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -15.79% +11.76% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 1074 1076 923
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 36.57% 30.73% 24.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 733 768 569
Manchester median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £300 £285 £272
90th Percentile £538 £500 £514
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £389
% change year-on-year +3.23% -0.32% +11.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 28
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £16.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.75% -54.29% +21.74%
10th Percentile £16.55 £14.80 £10.93
90th Percentile £47.40 £44.25 £42.15
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +0.98%

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 20 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham -8 2 £390 +5.41% 1
Salford +3 1 £350 -36.07%
J2EE
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 33 (84.62%) Java
2 29 (74.36%) Spring
3 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 13 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 12 (30.77%) TDD
6 12 (30.77%) MVC
6 12 (30.77%) WebSphere
7 11 (28.21%) Spring MVC
7 11 (28.21%) Hibernate
8 9 (23.08%) CMS
8 9 (23.08%) SOAP
8 9 (23.08%) HTML
8 9 (23.08%) JSP
8 9 (23.08%) Web Services
9 8 (20.51%) SQL
9 8 (20.51%) Oracle
9 8 (20.51%) Finance
9 8 (20.51%) RESTful
10 7 (17.95%) jQuery
10 7 (17.95%) CSS
10 7 (17.95%) Spring Boot
11 6 (15.38%) XML
11 6 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (15.38%) MySQL
11 6 (15.38%) Tomcat
11 6 (15.38%) Spring Security
11 6 (15.38%) FatWire
11 6 (15.38%) Content Management
11 6 (15.38%) Endeca

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 12 (30.77%) WebSphere
2 9 (23.08%) CMS
3 6 (15.38%) Tomcat
3 6 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (7.69%) Apache
4 3 (7.69%) JBoss
4 3 (7.69%) nginx
5 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.56%) Confluence
6 1 (2.56%) EPiServer
6 1 (2.56%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Magento
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Broadband
1 1 (2.56%) DNS
1 1 (2.56%) Firewall
1 1 (2.56%) HTTP
1 1 (2.56%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (2.56%) SSL
1 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) Endeca
1 6 (15.38%) MySQL
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.13%) MariaDB
3 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.69%) Eclipse
2 3 (7.69%) JUnit
3 2 (5.13%) Gradle
3 2 (5.13%) JProfiler
4 1 (2.56%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.56%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.56%) JIRA
4 1 (2.56%) JMeter
4 1 (2.56%) jMock
4 1 (2.56%) Mockito
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (87.18%) Developer
2 25 (64.10%) Java Developer
3 5 (12.82%) J2EE Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Android Developer
5 2 (5.13%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (5.13%) MySQL Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.13%) WebSphere Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Applications Support
6 1 (2.56%) Architect
6 1 (2.56%) JSP Developer
6 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (2.56%) SAP Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (74.36%) Spring
2 11 (28.21%) Hibernate
2 11 (28.21%) Spring MVC
3 9 (23.08%) HTML
3 9 (23.08%) JSP
3 9 (23.08%) SOAP
3 9 (23.08%) Web Services
4 8 (20.51%) RESTful
5 7 (17.95%) CSS
5 7 (17.95%) jQuery
5 7 (17.95%) Spring Boot
6 6 (15.38%) Spring Security
6 6 (15.38%) XML
7 5 (12.82%) AngularJS
7 5 (12.82%) Middleware
8 4 (10.26%) CSS3
8 4 (10.26%) HTML5
8 4 (10.26%) JPA
8 4 (10.26%) REST
8 4 (10.26%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
1 3 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Android
1 3 (7.69%) Unix
2 2 (5.13%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Solaris
2 2 (5.13%) Windows
3 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 12 (30.77%) MVC
3 12 (30.77%) TDD
4 6 (15.38%) Content Management
5 5 (12.82%) Data Modelling
5 5 (12.82%) E-business
5 5 (12.82%) Web Development
6 4 (10.26%) BDD
6 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (10.26%) Database Tuning
6 4 (10.26%) Scrum
6 4 (10.26%) SDLC
7 3 (7.69%) Android Development
7 3 (7.69%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 3 (7.69%) OO
7 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.69%) Test Automation
7 3 (7.69%) Unit Testing
7 3 (7.69%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (84.62%) Java
2 15 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 8 (20.51%) SQL
4 3 (7.69%) Kotlin
5 2 (5.13%) PHP
5 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.56%) Groovy
6 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Ansible
1 3 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Oracle
2 6 (15.38%) FatWire
3 4 (10.26%) hybris
3 4 (10.26%) TIBCO
4 2 (5.13%) Cisco
4 2 (5.13%) Perforce
5 1 (2.56%) BEA
5 1 (2.56%) Genesys
5 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.56%) SAP