The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 23 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 / Merseyside
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 38 41
Rank change year-on-year +6 +3  
Contract jobs citing J2EE 12 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 3.63% 2.10% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.09% 9.09% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £41.30
% change year-on-year -11.42% -15.25%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 132 77 67
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 39.88% 23.12% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 49 32
Median daily rate £388 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% +9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £528 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.80 -
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 Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE in Merseyside

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE in Merseyside

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 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
Liverpool +2 8 £425 -5.55% 1
J2EE
North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 14 (77.78%) Scrum
1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (77.78%) Java
2 13 (72.22%) Oracle
3 12 (66.67%) HTML
3 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 10 (55.56%) Linux
5 9 (50.00%) CSS
6 8 (44.44%) MySQL
6 8 (44.44%) Spring
6 8 (44.44%) Open Source
6 8 (44.44%) Jenkins
6 8 (44.44%) React
7 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (38.89%) TDD
8 6 (33.33%) Unix
8 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
8 6 (33.33%) BDD
9 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
9 5 (27.78%) Web Services
9 5 (27.78%) XML
9 5 (27.78%) SOA
10 4 (22.22%) ECMAScript
10 4 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
10 4 (22.22%) Python
10 4 (22.22%) SQL
10 4 (22.22%) OCPJP
10 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
10 4 (22.22%) MVC
10 4 (22.22%) ERwin

J2EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 3 (16.67%) ColdFusion
2 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (5.56%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (22.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) MySQL
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
3 4 (22.22%) MongoDB
3 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.56%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 4 (22.22%) ERwin
2 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 4 (22.22%) gulp
2 4 (22.22%) Mocha
2 4 (22.22%) SonarQube
3 3 (16.67%) JIRA
3 3 (16.67%) Selenium
3 3 (16.67%) WebDriver
4 2 (11.11%) JDeveloper
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Node.js Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Systems Test Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Agile .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Principal .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Principal Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Principal Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Portal Developer
6 1 (5.56%) WebCenter Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) HTML
2 9 (50.00%) CSS
3 8 (44.44%) React
3 8 (44.44%) Spring
4 5 (27.78%) Web Services
4 5 (27.78%) XML
5 4 (22.22%) Ember.js
5 4 (22.22%) Node.js
5 4 (22.22%) Redux
5 4 (22.22%) RESTful
5 4 (22.22%) Spring Boot
6 2 (11.11%) .NET
7 1 (5.56%) Ajax
7 1 (5.56%) JAXB
7 1 (5.56%) JAX-WS
7 1 (5.56%) JMS
7 1 (5.56%) JSP
7 1 (5.56%) SAML
7 1 (5.56%) Servlets
7 1 (5.56%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (11.11%) PlayStation
4 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (77.78%) Scrum
2 8 (44.44%) Open Source
3 7 (38.89%) TDD
4 6 (33.33%) BDD
4 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 5 (27.78%) SOA
6 4 (22.22%) Coaching
6 4 (22.22%) Component Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
6 4 (22.22%) Kanban
6 4 (22.22%) Microservices
6 4 (22.22%) MVC
6 4 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (16.67%) Defect Management
7 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
7 3 (16.67%) System Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) Java
2 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (22.22%) ECMAScript
3 4 (22.22%) ES6
3 4 (22.22%) Python
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) OCPJP
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Sybase
Merseyside
Pearson Frank
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago