Period
to 18 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 18 August 2019 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 West
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 176 117 106
Rank change year-on-year -59 -11 -17
Contract jobs citing J2EE 28 104 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.53% 1.69% 1.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.75% 4.83% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 76 64
North West median daily rate £473 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.13% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £339 £353
90th Percentile £588 £478 £500
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £60.00 £77.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year -22.83% +115.97% -

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 the North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,597 2,153 1,870
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 30.12% 35.09% 32.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,126 1,470 1,247
North West median daily rate £419 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.69% +3.23% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £284
90th Percentile £575 £550 £500
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 32 62
North West median hourly rate £40.37 £36.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.36% -9.38% +16.79%
10th Percentile £15.81 £13.05 £16.40
90th Percentile £47.33 £55.00 £48.48
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.69 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.95% +4.22% +9.59%

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for J2EE in the North West

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE in the North West

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE in the North West over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for J2EE in the North West

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE in the North West

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 18 August 2019. 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
Manchester -40 18 £525 +31.25% 6
Cheshire +2 5 £425 -
Merseyside -7 4 £461 +23.00%
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE 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 North West region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 28 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (64.29%) Spring
3 10 (35.71%) Linux
3 10 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (35.71%) Jenkins
4 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
5 8 (28.57%) HTML
5 8 (28.57%) CSS
5 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (28.57%) Hibernate
5 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (25.00%) MVC
6 7 (25.00%) Servlets
6 7 (25.00%) DevOps
6 7 (25.00%) SDLC
7 6 (21.43%) Web Services
7 6 (21.43%) .NET
7 6 (21.43%) Apache
7 6 (21.43%) HTTP
7 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
7 6 (21.43%) SSL
7 6 (21.43%) Configuration Management
7 6 (21.43%) TDD
7 6 (21.43%) Puppet
8 5 (17.86%) HTML5
8 5 (17.86%) AngularJS
8 5 (17.86%) RESTful
8 5 (17.86%) Spring MVC
8 5 (17.86%) Tomcat
8 5 (17.86%) IIS

J2EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (21.43%) Apache
2 5 (17.86%) IIS
2 5 (17.86%) Tomcat
3 4 (14.29%) CMS
3 4 (14.29%) Jetty
3 4 (14.29%) Mongrel
3 4 (14.29%) nginx
3 4 (14.29%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Spark
4 1 (3.57%) Appian
4 1 (3.57%) JBoss
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 10 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (14.29%) OpenShift
3 3 (10.71%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (10.71%) GitHub
3 3 (10.71%) Google App Engine
4 2 (7.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (3.57%) Amazon S3
5 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (3.57%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) HTTP
1 6 (21.43%) SSL
1 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 4 (14.29%) DHCP
2 4 (14.29%) DNS
2 4 (14.29%) FTP
2 4 (14.29%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Big Data
1 3 (10.71%) Hadoop
2 2 (7.14%) Infinispan
2 2 (7.14%) MySQL
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.29%) Travis CI
3 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.71%) JIRA
3 3 (10.71%) JUnit
3 3 (10.71%) SonarQube
4 2 (7.14%) Bitbucket
4 2 (7.14%) JMeter
4 2 (7.14%) LoadRunner
4 2 (7.14%) Selenium
5 1 (3.57%) DbUnit
5 1 (3.57%) git-flow
5 1 (3.57%) jMock
5 1 (3.57%) Maven
5 1 (3.57%) Mockito
5 1 (3.57%) Xcode
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Developer
2 17 (60.71%) Java Developer
3 4 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) UI Developer
5 2 (7.14%) DevOps Developer
5 2 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Site Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Appian Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Development Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Java Middleware Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Middleware Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (64.29%) Spring
2 8 (28.57%) CSS
2 8 (28.57%) Hibernate
2 8 (28.57%) HTML
3 7 (25.00%) Servlets
4 6 (21.43%) .NET
4 6 (21.43%) Web Services
5 5 (17.86%) AngularJS
5 5 (17.86%) HTML5
5 5 (17.86%) RESTful
5 5 (17.86%) Spring MVC
6 4 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (14.29%) Spring Boot
7 3 (10.71%) Ajax
7 3 (10.71%) CSS3
7 3 (10.71%) JSON
7 3 (10.71%) JSP
7 3 (10.71%) React
7 3 (10.71%) Struts
7 3 (10.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.14%) User Experience
4 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
3 2 (7.14%) Unix
4 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (25.00%) DevOps
2 7 (25.00%) MVC
2 7 (25.00%) SDLC
3 6 (21.43%) Configuration Management
3 6 (21.43%) TDD
4 5 (17.86%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 4 (14.29%) Microservices
5 4 (14.29%) OO
5 4 (14.29%) Open Source
5 4 (14.29%) SOA
6 2 (7.14%) BDD
6 2 (7.14%) High Availability
6 2 (7.14%) Kanban
6 2 (7.14%) OOP
6 2 (7.14%) Requirements Management
6 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.29%) TypeScript
4 3 (10.71%) Java 8
5 1 (3.57%) Apple Swift
5 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (14.29%) Xen
2 2 (7.14%) Docker
3 1 (3.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) Puppet
2 3 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (7.14%) ZABBIX
4 1 (3.57%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (3.57%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Google
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 4 (14.29%) VMware
2 2 (7.14%) MuleSoft
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle