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 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 65 41
Rank change year-on-year -1 -24  
Contract jobs citing J2EE 11 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.59% 2.30% 3.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.07% 9.23% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 19
Median daily rate £450 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £392 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +9.37% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year - -7.89%  

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 270 271 185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 38.96% 24.91% 25.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 181 117
Median daily rate £375 £335 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.94% +11.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £288 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £530 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £9.00 £27.25 £13.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.97% +100.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £36.38
% change year-on-year +9.21% +4.46%  

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 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 3 months to 23 April 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 3 months to 23 April 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
Tyne and Wear -3 10 £418 +32.01% 1
Durham - 1 £450 -
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 18 (85.71%) Java
2 13 (61.90%) Unix
3 11 (52.38%) Open Source
4 10 (47.62%) JBoss
4 10 (47.62%) Apache
4 10 (47.62%) Oracle
5 9 (42.86%) WebLogic
5 9 (42.86%) Tomcat
5 9 (42.86%) Puppet
5 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (33.33%) Hibernate
6 7 (33.33%) Spring
6 7 (33.33%) Scala
6 7 (33.33%) JUnit
7 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 6 (28.57%) SQL
7 6 (28.57%) Windows
7 6 (28.57%) XML
7 6 (28.57%) Linux
7 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
7 6 (28.57%) SOA
7 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
7 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (28.57%) REST
7 6 (28.57%) WebSphere
7 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
7 6 (28.57%) DevOps
7 6 (28.57%) Microservices
8 5 (23.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (23.81%) High Availability

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 10 (47.62%) Apache
1 10 (47.62%) JBoss
2 9 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 9 (42.86%) WebLogic
3 6 (28.57%) WebSphere
4 5 (23.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (14.29%) IIS
5 3 (14.29%) iPlanet
5 3 (14.29%) Jetty
5 3 (14.29%) Mongrel
5 3 (14.29%) nginx
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (9.52%) SAS
7 1 (4.76%) Apache Solr
7 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (19.05%) Google App Engine
1 4 (19.05%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (9.52%) IaaS
3 2 (9.52%) PaaS
3 2 (9.52%) SaaS
4 1 (4.76%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (4.76%) G Suite
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (4.76%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 4 (19.05%) Internet
3 3 (14.29%) DHCP
3 3 (14.29%) DNS
3 3 (14.29%) Firewall
3 3 (14.29%) FTP
3 3 (14.29%) HTTP
3 3 (14.29%) IPsec
3 3 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
3 4 (19.05%) NoSQL
4 2 (9.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (9.52%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 1 (4.76%) DocumentDB
5 1 (4.76%) Neo4j
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.76%) OrientDB
5 1 (4.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) JUnit
2 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 3 (14.29%) Ant
3 3 (14.29%) Eclipse
3 3 (14.29%) Gradle
3 3 (14.29%) IntelliJ
3 3 (14.29%) Maven
3 3 (14.29%) Selenium
3 3 (14.29%) Subversion
3 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (14.29%) Travis CI
4 1 (4.76%) jMock
4 1 (4.76%) Mockito
General
1 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) Java Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Scala Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Java Scala Developer
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Informatica Developer
5 1 (4.76%) J2EE Architect
5 1 (4.76%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.76%) J2EE Technical Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Java Applications Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Java Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Java Technical Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Java/J2EE Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Java/J2EE Technical Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 7 (33.33%) Spring
2 6 (28.57%) REST
2 6 (28.57%) XML
3 5 (23.81%) HTML
4 4 (19.05%) CSS
4 4 (19.05%) EJB
4 4 (19.05%) JSON
4 4 (19.05%) Play Framework
4 4 (19.05%) SOAP
5 3 (14.29%) .NET
5 3 (14.29%) HTML5
5 3 (14.29%) J2SE
5 3 (14.29%) JPA
5 3 (14.29%) Servlets
5 3 (14.29%) Spring Boot
6 2 (9.52%) JDBC
6 2 (9.52%) JSF
6 2 (9.52%) Node.js
6 2 (9.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Web 2.0
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Unix
2 6 (28.57%) Linux
2 6 (28.57%) Windows
3 3 (14.29%) AIX
3 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000
4 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.76%) Android
5 1 (4.76%) HPUX
5 1 (4.76%) Solaris
5 1 (4.76%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Open Source
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (28.57%) DevOps
3 6 (28.57%) Microservices
3 6 (28.57%) SOA
4 5 (23.81%) High Availability
4 5 (23.81%) ITIL
5 4 (19.05%) SDLC
6 3 (14.29%) API Design
6 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 3 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
6 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Change Management
7 2 (9.52%) Data Management
7 2 (9.52%) Performance Management
7 2 (9.52%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) Java
2 7 (33.33%) Scala
3 6 (28.57%) SQL
4 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.76%) Google Apps Script
6 1 (4.76%) Groovy
6 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Docker
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Xen
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) Puppet
2 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.76%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) Google
2 4 (19.05%) VMware
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco
3 3 (14.29%) F5
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 3 (14.29%) Sun
3 3 (14.29%) Veritas
3 3 (14.29%) webMethods
4 2 (9.52%) Informatica
5 1 (4.76%) Apigee
5 1 (4.76%) CA
5 1 (4.76%) Capita
5 1 (4.76%) IBM
5 1 (4.76%) PlateSpin