Period
to 25 November 2017

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 6 months to 25 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 44 58
Rank change year-on-year +2 +14 -15
Contract jobs citing J2EE 8 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.66% 2.24% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.16% 7.26% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 2
Merseyside median daily rate £425 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £383 £381 £368
90th Percentile £468 £571 £433
North West median daily rate £400 £463 £425
% change year-on-year -13.51% +8.82% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside 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 Merseyside with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 155 179 192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 32.16% 30.86% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 114 92
Merseyside median daily rate £398 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £292 £275
90th Percentile £560 £525 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +3.23% - +13.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Merseyside median hourly rate - - £30.19
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 Merseyside

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

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 6 months to 25 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
Liverpool -8 6 £425 -10.53%
J2EE
North West

For the 6 months to 25 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 6 (75.00%) Java
1 6 (75.00%) SOA
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Open Source
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) React
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) JDeveloper
3 3 (37.50%) SAML
3 3 (37.50%) Spring
3 3 (37.50%) MySQL
3 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) LDAP
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling

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 (37.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JDeveloper
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) ERwin
2 2 (25.00%) gulp
2 2 (25.00%) Mocha
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (25.00%) SonarQube
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) jMock
3 1 (12.50%) JUnit
3 1 (12.50%) Mockito
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) React
2 3 (37.50%) SAML
2 3 (37.50%) Spring
2 3 (37.50%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) Jest
3 2 (25.00%) Node.js
3 2 (25.00%) Redux
3 2 (25.00%) Spring Boot
4 1 (12.50%) Ember.js
4 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
4 1 (12.50%) RESTful
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) SOA
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Open Source
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Component Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) Microservices
4 2 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) Coaching
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Kanban
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source Development
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) ECMAScript
3 2 (25.00%) ES6
3 2 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) OCPJP
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Identity Management
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle