The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 3 months to 24 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 Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
England / North East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 126 62
Rank change year-on-year +72 -64  
Contract jobs citing Java EE 5 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.89% 0.12% 0.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.38% 0.66% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Median daily rate £380 - £263
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +12.00% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -13.75%  

Java EE 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 148 302 204
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 26.48% 18.76% 24.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 185 126
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 8
Median hourly rate £46.42 £28.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.76% +73.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.28 £14.35 £15.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.55 £36.00 £16.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Java EE
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing Java EE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Java EE in the North East

Java EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java EE in the North East

Java EE
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 Java EE within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 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
Durham - 3 £380 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
Java EE
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java EE 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 Java EE.

1 14 (100.00%) TDD
2 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (71.43%) SOA
5 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
5 9 (64.29%) GIS
5 9 (64.29%) Scrum
5 9 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (64.29%) Test Automation
5 9 (64.29%) SignalR
5 9 (64.29%) SDLC
6 7 (50.00%) HTML
6 7 (50.00%) CSS
7 6 (42.86%) Project Management
7 6 (42.86%) Windows
7 6 (42.86%) UML
7 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
7 6 (42.86%) User Stories
7 6 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (42.86%) Use Case
7 6 (42.86%) jQuery
7 6 (42.86%) HTML5
7 6 (42.86%) Waterfall
7 6 (42.86%) GeoServer
8 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
8 5 (35.71%) Entity Framework
8 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
8 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (35.71%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (35.71%) C#

Java EE
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 6 (42.86%) GeoServer
2 2 (14.29%) NServiceBus
3 1 (7.14%) Drupal
3 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) Software Developer
3 5 (35.71%) .NET Developer
3 5 (35.71%) .NET Software Developer
3 5 (35.71%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (35.71%) C# Developer
3 5 (35.71%) C# Software Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Java Developer
4 4 (28.57%) HTML Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Angular Developer
5 3 (21.43%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Web Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Java Web Developer
6 2 (14.29%) UI Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Drupal Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (7.14%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) SignalR
2 7 (50.00%) CSS
2 7 (50.00%) HTML
3 6 (42.86%) HTML5
3 6 (42.86%) jQuery
4 5 (35.71%) .NET
4 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
4 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
4 5 (35.71%) Entity Framework
5 4 (28.57%) Node.js
5 4 (28.57%) OpenLayers
5 4 (28.57%) Sass
5 4 (28.57%) Spring
5 4 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (21.43%) Angular 2
6 3 (21.43%) SOAP
6 3 (21.43%) XML
7 2 (14.29%) Ajax
7 2 (14.29%) CSS3
7 2 (14.29%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) TDD
2 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (71.43%) SOA
4 9 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (64.29%) Scrum
4 9 (64.29%) SDLC
4 9 (64.29%) Test Automation
5 6 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (42.86%) Project Management
5 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 6 (42.86%) UML
5 6 (42.86%) Use Case
5 6 (42.86%) User Stories
5 6 (42.86%) Waterfall
6 5 (35.71%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (28.57%) MVC
7 4 (28.57%) Web Development
8 2 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (14.29%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Apigee