Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for Java EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java EE over the 6 months to 21 September 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 Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 59 -
Rank change year-on-year +14 - -
Contract jobs citing Java EE 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.67% 0.17% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.33% 0.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Merseyside median daily rate £475 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% - -
North West median daily rate £375 £450 £405
% change year-on-year -16.67% +11.11% +0.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

Java EE 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 90 212 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 20.13% 35.93% 27.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 160 120
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £263 £288 £290
90th Percentile £488 £480 £514
North West median daily rate £400 £390 £387
% change year-on-year +2.56% +0.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Merseyside median hourly rate £15.00 - £18.80
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -13.33%

Java EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Java EE in Merseyside

Java EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java EE in Merseyside

Java EE
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 Java EE within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 21 September 2018. 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 +10 3 £475 +18.75%
Java EE
North West

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Java EE 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Java EE.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Arquillian
2 2 (66.67%) API Design
2 2 (66.67%) Java 8
2 2 (66.67%) JBehave
2 2 (66.67%) Mockito
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Gradle
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Camel
2 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) JPA
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (33.33%) EJB
3 1 (33.33%) Struts
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML

Java EE
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 1 (33.33%) Apache ServiceMix
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Solr
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
1 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) Mule ESB
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (33.33%) WildFly
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Arquillian
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) Gradle
1 2 (66.67%) JBehave
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
1 2 (66.67%) Mockito
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Applications Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java WebSphere Developer
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Camel
2 2 (66.67%) JPA
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) Apache OpenJPA
3 1 (33.33%) EclipseLink
3 1 (33.33%) EJB
3 1 (33.33%) JMS
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Struts
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) API Design
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Java 8
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle