Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 23 July 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)
England > North East
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 113 58
Rank change year-on-year +41 -55 +16
Contract jobs citing J2EE 36 49 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.81% 1.88% 2.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.51% 8.49% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 32 44
North East median daily rate £350 £353 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.71% +17.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £307 £270 £250
90th Percentile £475 £524 £369
England median daily rate £465 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +6.29% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
North East median hourly rate - £36.00 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year -2.78% -5.26% +8.57%

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 the North East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 423 577 436
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 33.05% 22.18% 26.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 362 269
North East median daily rate £378 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.86% +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £262
90th Percentile £528 £500 £488
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 23 9
North East median hourly rate £33.07 £28.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.09% +73.27% -52.47%
10th Percentile £12.46 £16.50 £14.15
90th Percentile £47.73 £36.00 £16.73
England median hourly rate £40.75 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year +8.67% +3.45% +3.57%

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing J2EE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for J2EE in the North East

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE in the North East

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE in the North East over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for J2EE in the North East

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE in the North East

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the North East region over the 6 months to 23 July 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
Tyne and Wear +47 35 £347 -0.86%
Durham - 1 £450 -
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 North East region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 31 (86.11%) JBoss
2 30 (83.33%) WebLogic
3 29 (80.56%) Apache
3 29 (80.56%) Unix
4 28 (77.78%) Tomcat
5 25 (69.44%) Linux
5 25 (69.44%) Oracle
6 24 (66.67%) AIX
6 24 (66.67%) Sun
6 24 (66.67%) iPlanet
7 23 (63.89%) Red Hat
7 23 (63.89%) HPUX
7 23 (63.89%) Solaris
7 23 (63.89%) SUSE
8 22 (61.11%) Oracle Application Server
9 21 (58.33%) Clustering
9 21 (58.33%) Security Cleared
9 21 (58.33%) TCP/IP
9 21 (58.33%) High Availability
10 20 (55.56%) F5
10 20 (55.56%) Cisco
10 20 (55.56%) Firewall
10 20 (55.56%) Load Balancing
11 19 (52.78%) ITIL
12 18 (50.00%) SC Cleared
13 16 (44.44%) Veritas
13 16 (44.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 12 (33.33%) Java
15 10 (27.78%) Unit Testing
15 10 (27.78%) Bash Shell

J2EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 31 (86.11%) JBoss
2 30 (83.33%) WebLogic
3 29 (80.56%) Apache
4 28 (77.78%) Tomcat
5 24 (66.67%) iPlanet
6 22 (61.11%) Oracle Application Server
7 5 (13.89%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (13.89%) MQSeries
7 5 (13.89%) OpenStack
7 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
7 5 (13.89%) WebLogic Portal
8 4 (11.11%) WebSphere
9 1 (2.78%) IIS
9 1 (2.78%) Jetty
9 1 (2.78%) Mongrel
9 1 (2.78%) nginx
9 1 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.56%) Google App Engine
1 2 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.78%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (2.78%) G Suite
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 21 (58.33%) TCP/IP
2 20 (55.56%) Firewall
3 8 (22.22%) DNS
3 8 (22.22%) SAN
4 6 (16.67%) FCoE
4 6 (16.67%) iSCSI
5 5 (13.89%) LDAP
5 5 (13.89%) NAS
6 4 (11.11%) WAN
7 2 (5.56%) VLAN
8 1 (2.78%) DHCP
8 1 (2.78%) FTP
8 1 (2.78%) HTTP
8 1 (2.78%) Internet
8 1 (2.78%) IPsec
8 1 (2.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 3 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.78%) DocumentDB
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) JUnit
2 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 3 (8.33%) Ant
4 3 (8.33%) Eclipse
4 3 (8.33%) Gradle
4 3 (8.33%) IntelliJ
4 3 (8.33%) Maven
4 3 (8.33%) Selenium
4 3 (8.33%) Subversion
4 3 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (5.56%) jMock
5 2 (5.56%) Mockito
6 1 (2.78%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Unix Engineer
2 11 (30.56%) Developer
3 9 (25.00%) AIX Engineer
4 8 (22.22%) Java Developer
5 6 (16.67%) Administrator
5 6 (16.67%) Unix Administrator
6 5 (13.89%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 4 (11.11%) Solaris Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) Java Scala Developer
8 3 (8.33%) Scala Developer
8 3 (8.33%) Solaris Administrator
8 3 (8.33%) Solaris Systems Administrator
8 3 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (5.56%) Android Developer
9 2 (5.56%) HPUX Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) Project Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) Unix Systems Engineer
10 1 (2.78%) DevOps Engineer
10 1 (2.78%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) Hibernate
1 8 (22.22%) Spring
2 6 (16.67%) REST
3 5 (13.89%) HTML
3 5 (13.89%) SOAP
3 5 (13.89%) XML
4 3 (8.33%) CSS
4 3 (8.33%) EJB
4 3 (8.33%) HTML5
4 3 (8.33%) J2SE
4 3 (8.33%) JPA
4 3 (8.33%) JSON
4 3 (8.33%) Play Framework
4 3 (8.33%) Spring Boot
5 2 (5.56%) JDBC
5 2 (5.56%) JSF
5 2 (5.56%) Spring MVC
5 2 (5.56%) Web Services
6 1 (2.78%) .NET
6 1 (2.78%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 21 (58.33%) Clustering
2 10 (27.78%) Data Centre
3 4 (11.11%) Grid Computing
4 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.56%) Web 2.0
5 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (80.56%) Unix
2 25 (69.44%) Linux
3 24 (66.67%) AIX
4 23 (63.89%) HPUX
4 23 (63.89%) Solaris
4 23 (63.89%) SUSE
5 6 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (5.56%) Android
7 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) High Availability
2 20 (55.56%) Load Balancing
3 19 (52.78%) ITIL
4 10 (27.78%) Unit Testing
5 7 (19.44%) Open Source
6 6 (16.67%) Procure-to-Pay
7 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (11.11%) DevOps
8 4 (11.11%) Microservices
9 3 (8.33%) API Design
9 3 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
9 3 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (8.33%) Requirements Management
9 3 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (8.33%) SOA
10 2 (5.56%) Android Development
10 2 (5.56%) MVC
10 2 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) Java
2 10 (27.78%) Bash Shell
3 9 (25.00%) C-shell
3 9 (25.00%) Korn
3 9 (25.00%) Perl
3 9 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 6 (16.67%) SQL
5 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
6 4 (11.11%) Scala
7 1 (2.78%) Google Apps Script
7 1 (2.78%) Groovy
7 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 18 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 16 (44.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 9 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 8 (22.22%) KVM
4 7 (19.44%) Samba
5 5 (13.89%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (11.11%) Docker
7 1 (2.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) Puppet
2 5 (13.89%) OpenView
3 3 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.78%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 25 (69.44%) Oracle
2 24 (66.67%) Sun
3 23 (63.89%) Red Hat
4 20 (55.56%) Cisco
4 20 (55.56%) F5
5 16 (44.44%) Veritas
6 9 (25.00%) VMware
7 8 (22.22%) HP
7 8 (22.22%) PlateSpin
8 5 (13.89%) Cognos
8 5 (13.89%) Opsware
9 3 (8.33%) webMethods
10 2 (5.56%) Google
10 2 (5.56%) Informatica
11 1 (2.78%) Apigee
11 1 (2.78%) Borland
11 1 (2.78%) CA
11 1 (2.78%) Capita
11 1 (2.78%) IBM
11 1 (2.78%) Microsoft