Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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 West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 109 118
Rank change year-on-year -15 +9 -10
Contract jobs citing J2EE 77 119 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.36% 1.74% 1.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.31% 6.24% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 89 99
North West median daily rate £400 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +11.76% +3.03%
10th Percentile £305 £338 £325
90th Percentile £496 £571 £540
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £38.50 £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.05% -7.50% +23.08%

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 1786 1907 2032
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 31.62% 27.92% 23.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1214 1339 1268
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -2.21% +16.54%
10th Percentile £297 £275 £275
90th Percentile £538 £500 £538
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 26 68
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +0.98%
10th Percentile £18.53 £15.38 £16.16
90th Percentile £50.51 £44.88 £47.33
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.49%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 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
Manchester +4 39 £400 -15.79% 5
Cheshire +2 26 £450 -5.26% 6
Merseyside -1 9 £425 -15.00% 1
Lancashire +9 2 £375 -
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 West region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 68 (88.31%) Java
2 57 (74.03%) Spring
3 39 (50.65%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (44.16%) JavaScript
5 25 (32.47%) MVC
6 24 (31.17%) Finance
7 21 (27.27%) Hibernate
7 21 (27.27%) TDD
8 20 (25.97%) Banking
9 19 (24.68%) Scrum
9 19 (24.68%) Oracle
9 19 (24.68%) SOAP
9 19 (24.68%) jQuery
10 18 (23.38%) JSP
10 18 (23.38%) HTML
11 17 (22.08%) Web Services
12 15 (19.48%) Servlets
12 15 (19.48%) Spring MVC
12 15 (19.48%) WebSphere
12 15 (19.48%) Jenkins
13 14 (18.18%) SQL
13 14 (18.18%) Ajax
14 13 (16.88%) EJB
14 13 (16.88%) CSS
14 13 (16.88%) XML
14 13 (16.88%) E-Commerce
14 13 (16.88%) Waterfall
15 12 (15.58%) Gradle
15 12 (15.58%) Spring Boot
15 12 (15.58%) Struts

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 15 (19.48%) WebSphere
2 9 (11.69%) CMS
3 8 (10.39%) Tomcat
4 6 (7.79%) WebLogic
4 6 (7.79%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (3.90%) Apache
5 3 (3.90%) JBoss
5 3 (3.90%) nginx
5 3 (3.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (2.60%) Anypoint
6 2 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.30%) Confluence
7 1 (1.30%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.30%) IIS
7 1 (1.30%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Magento
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.30%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (2.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (2.60%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.60%) GitHub
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) HTTP
2 3 (3.90%) LDAP
3 2 (2.60%) FTP
3 2 (2.60%) Internet
4 1 (1.30%) Broadband
4 1 (1.30%) DNS
4 1 (1.30%) Firewall
4 1 (1.30%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (1.30%) SSL
4 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.29%) MySQL
2 8 (10.39%) MongoDB
2 8 (10.39%) Oracle Database
3 7 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 7 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 6 (7.79%) Endeca
5 5 (6.49%) RDBMS
6 4 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.60%) DB2
7 2 (2.60%) MariaDB
7 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 15 (19.48%) Jenkins
2 12 (15.58%) Gradle
3 10 (12.99%) Git (software)
3 10 (12.99%) JUnit
4 9 (11.69%) JIRA
5 8 (10.39%) Eclipse
6 5 (6.49%) IntelliJ
6 5 (6.49%) JProfiler
6 5 (6.49%) Mockito
6 5 (6.49%) SonarQube
7 4 (5.19%) Cucumber
7 4 (5.19%) Maven
8 3 (3.90%) ERwin
8 3 (3.90%) gulp
8 3 (3.90%) JDeveloper
8 3 (3.90%) Mocha
8 3 (3.90%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (2.60%) Bitbucket
9 2 (2.60%) jMock
10 1 (1.30%) MyEclipse
General
1 24 (31.17%) Finance
2 20 (25.97%) Banking
3 3 (3.90%) Retail
4 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 66 (85.71%) Developer
2 48 (62.34%) Java Developer
3 14 (18.18%) J2EE Developer
3 14 (18.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (5.19%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (5.19%) Senior Developer
5 3 (3.90%) Android Developer
5 3 (3.90%) Java Project Leader
5 3 (3.90%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (3.90%) Project Leader
5 3 (3.90%) Project Manager
5 3 (3.90%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (3.90%) SQL Developer
5 3 (3.90%) Technical Leader
5 3 (3.90%) Technical Manager
5 3 (3.90%) Technical Project Leader
5 3 (3.90%) Technical Project Manager
6 2 (2.60%) Agile Developer
6 2 (2.60%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (2.60%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (74.03%) Spring
2 21 (27.27%) Hibernate
3 19 (24.68%) jQuery
3 19 (24.68%) SOAP
4 18 (23.38%) HTML
4 18 (23.38%) JSP
5 17 (22.08%) Web Services
6 15 (19.48%) Servlets
6 15 (19.48%) Spring MVC
7 14 (18.18%) Ajax
8 13 (16.88%) CSS
8 13 (16.88%) EJB
8 13 (16.88%) XML
9 12 (15.58%) Spring Boot
9 12 (15.58%) Struts
10 11 (14.29%) RESTful
11 10 (12.99%) JSON
12 9 (11.69%) JPA
12 9 (11.69%) REST
12 9 (11.69%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.19%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (5.19%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (5.19%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.60%) RIA
3 2 (2.60%) User Experience
4 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.30%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.39%) Linux
2 6 (7.79%) Unix
3 3 (3.90%) Android
3 3 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.60%) Solaris
4 2 (2.60%) Windows
5 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (50.65%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (32.47%) MVC
3 21 (27.27%) TDD
4 19 (24.68%) Scrum
5 13 (16.88%) E-Commerce
5 13 (16.88%) Waterfall
6 10 (12.99%) Data Modelling
7 9 (11.69%) SOA
8 8 (10.39%) BDD
8 8 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (10.39%) Data Protection
8 8 (10.39%) SDLC
9 7 (9.09%) Open Source
9 7 (9.09%) Test Automation
10 6 (7.79%) Content Management
10 6 (7.79%) DevOps
10 6 (7.79%) OO
10 6 (7.79%) Software Engineering
10 6 (7.79%) Unit Testing
11 5 (6.49%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 68 (88.31%) Java
2 34 (44.16%) JavaScript
3 14 (18.18%) SQL
4 3 (3.90%) ECMAScript
4 3 (3.90%) ES6
4 3 (3.90%) Kotlin
4 3 (3.90%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.90%) Python
5 2 (2.60%) PHP
5 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.30%) Groovy
6 1 (1.30%) Ruby
6 1 (1.30%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (3.90%) OCPJP
2 1 (1.30%) Degree
2 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (7.79%) Ansible
1 6 (7.79%) Puppet
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.60%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 19 (24.68%) Oracle
2 6 (7.79%) FatWire
3 5 (6.49%) Perforce
4 4 (5.19%) hybris
4 4 (5.19%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.60%) Cisco
5 2 (2.60%) IBM
5 2 (2.60%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.60%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.30%) BEA
6 1 (1.30%) Genesys
6 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.30%) SAP