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 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 70 51
Rank change year-on-year 0 -19  
Contract jobs citing J2EE 17 31 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.21% 1.74% 2.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.99% 6.92% 10.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 23 34
Median daily rate £450 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £322 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £40.60
% change year-on-year -8.57% -13.79%  

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 426 448 337
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 30.43% 25.20% 22.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1020 1231 962
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 11 10
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 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 3 months to 28 June 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
Stockport +4 1 - - 1
Altrincham - 1 £390 -
J2EE
North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 46 (97.87%) Java
2 23 (48.94%) SOAP
3 19 (40.43%) Finance
3 19 (40.43%) Spring
4 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (38.30%) Oracle
5 17 (36.17%) XML
6 16 (34.04%) WebSphere
7 15 (31.91%) Web Services
7 15 (31.91%) REST
8 13 (27.66%) JavaScript
8 13 (27.66%) Banking
9 12 (25.53%) SQL
10 11 (23.40%) HTML
11 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
11 10 (21.28%) TIBCO
11 10 (21.28%) Middleware
11 10 (21.28%) XML Messaging
11 10 (21.28%) Hibernate
11 10 (21.28%) AngularJS
11 10 (21.28%) RESTful
12 9 (19.15%) Amazon AWS
12 9 (19.15%) Data Modelling
12 9 (19.15%) Sybase
13 8 (17.02%) CSS
13 8 (17.02%) Servlets
13 8 (17.02%) HTTP
13 8 (17.02%) Scrum
13 8 (17.02%) Jenkins
14 7 (14.89%) jQuery

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 16 (34.04%) WebSphere
2 7 (14.89%) Apache
2 7 (14.89%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.51%) IIS
3 4 (8.51%) Jetty
3 4 (8.51%) Mongrel
3 4 (8.51%) nginx
4 2 (4.26%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.26%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (2.13%) Confluence
5 1 (2.13%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.13%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.15%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.51%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (8.51%) Google App Engine
2 4 (8.51%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (4.26%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) HTTP
2 7 (14.89%) SSL
3 5 (10.64%) FTP
4 4 (8.51%) DHCP
4 4 (8.51%) DNS
4 4 (8.51%) IPsec
4 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.26%) Bluetooth
5 2 (4.26%) Firewall
5 2 (4.26%) LAN
5 2 (4.26%) LDAP
5 2 (4.26%) NFC
5 2 (4.26%) VoIP
5 2 (4.26%) VPN
5 2 (4.26%) WAN
5 2 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.13%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) MySQL
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.26%) DB2
4 2 (4.26%) Jackrabbit
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.13%) Big Data
5 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.13%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Jenkins
2 7 (14.89%) JIRA
3 5 (10.64%) Eclipse
3 5 (10.64%) JUnit
4 4 (8.51%) Travis CI
5 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.38%) Maven
6 2 (4.26%) jMock
6 2 (4.26%) Mockito
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (4.26%) Xcode
7 1 (2.13%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.13%) IntelliJ
7 1 (2.13%) JMeter
General
1 19 (40.43%) Finance
2 13 (27.66%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (68.09%) Developer
2 28 (59.57%) Java Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Architect
4 4 (8.51%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Java Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Lead Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Applications Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Java Technical Architect
6 2 (4.26%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Mobile Architect
6 2 (4.26%) MySQL Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Pega Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Oracle Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Senior SQL Developer
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (48.94%) SOAP
2 19 (40.43%) Spring
3 17 (36.17%) XML
4 15 (31.91%) REST
4 15 (31.91%) Web Services
5 11 (23.40%) HTML
6 10 (21.28%) AngularJS
6 10 (21.28%) Hibernate
6 10 (21.28%) Middleware
6 10 (21.28%) RESTful
6 10 (21.28%) XML Messaging
7 8 (17.02%) CSS
7 8 (17.02%) Servlets
8 7 (14.89%) jQuery
8 7 (14.89%) JSP
9 6 (12.77%) CSS3
9 6 (12.77%) HTML5
9 6 (12.77%) Java EE
9 6 (12.77%) Spring Boot
10 5 (10.64%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.26%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.26%) iPad
3 2 (4.26%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.26%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (4.26%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.13%) CCTV
4 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.13%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Linux
1 5 (10.64%) Unix
2 3 (6.38%) Android
2 3 (6.38%) Windows
3 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (19.15%) Data Modelling
3 8 (17.02%) Scrum
4 7 (14.89%) E-Commerce
4 7 (14.89%) TDD
5 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (12.77%) DevOps
6 5 (10.64%) Open Source
6 5 (10.64%) Test Automation
6 5 (10.64%) Unit Testing
7 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
7 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.38%) High Availability
8 3 (6.38%) Low Latency
8 3 (6.38%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (6.38%) OO
8 3 (6.38%) SDLC
9 2 (4.26%) Defect Tracking
9 2 (4.26%) Privileged Access Management
9 2 (4.26%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 46 (97.87%) Java
2 13 (27.66%) JavaScript
3 12 (25.53%) SQL
4 3 (6.38%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.26%) Apple Swift
5 2 (4.26%) Objective-C
5 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.13%) ActionScript
6 1 (2.13%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (2.13%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) CISSP
2 2 (4.26%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) SANS
2 2 (4.26%) SSCP
3 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (8.51%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) Puppet
2 2 (4.26%) QRadar
Vendors
1 18 (38.30%) Oracle
2 10 (21.28%) TIBCO
3 9 (19.15%) Sybase
4 6 (12.77%) Google
5 5 (10.64%) IBM
6 4 (8.51%) Apple
6 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.51%) VMware
7 2 (4.26%) HP
7 2 (4.26%) LogRhythm
7 2 (4.26%) Pega
7 2 (4.26%) Splunk
8 1 (2.13%) Adobe
8 1 (2.13%) Axway
8 1 (2.13%) SAP
Greater Manchester
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago