Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 November 2018 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 131 111
Rank change year-on-year -28 -20 +14
Contract jobs citing J2EE 60 77 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.00% 1.35% 1.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.95% 4.26% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 54 89
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.79% +11.76%
10th Percentile £348 £305 £338
90th Percentile £538 £496 £571
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
North West median hourly rate £38.61 - -
England median hourly rate £55.00 £38.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +42.86% +4.05% -7.50%

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 2,036 1,807 1,923
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 34.09% 31.72% 28.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,413 1,226 1,348
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% -0.64%
10th Percentile £313 £294 £275
90th Percentile £550 £534 £500
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 48 26
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £11.70 £18.53 £15.38
90th Percentile £57.70 £50.51 £44.88
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -

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 20 November 2018.

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 20 November 2018. 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 -14 40 £400 - 13
Cheshire -21 10 £420 -6.67% 3
Lancashire -12 8 £525 +40.00% 1
Merseyside -7 2 £325 -23.53%
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, 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 55 (91.67%) Java
2 27 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (36.67%) JavaScript
4 21 (35.00%) Spring
5 17 (28.33%) HTML
5 17 (28.33%) CSS
6 16 (26.67%) Servlets
7 15 (25.00%) XML
7 15 (25.00%) .NET
7 15 (25.00%) WebSphere
8 14 (23.33%) DevOps
9 13 (21.67%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (21.67%) Test Automation
9 13 (21.67%) Jenkins
9 13 (21.67%) Hibernate
9 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
10 12 (20.00%) Linux
10 12 (20.00%) Git (software)
11 11 (18.33%) Amazon AWS
11 11 (18.33%) Web Services
12 10 (16.67%) JSP
12 10 (16.67%) Oracle
12 10 (16.67%) HTTP
12 10 (16.67%) TCP/IP
12 10 (16.67%) Configuration Management
12 10 (16.67%) SSL
12 10 (16.67%) Software Engineering
12 10 (16.67%) Open Source
12 10 (16.67%) AngularJS
13 9 (15.00%) Puppet

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 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (15.00%) CMS
2 9 (15.00%) Tomcat
3 8 (13.33%) Apache
3 8 (13.33%) IIS
3 8 (13.33%) Jetty
3 8 (13.33%) Mongrel
3 8 (13.33%) nginx
4 6 (10.00%) WebLogic
5 4 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (5.00%) Apache Spark
6 3 (5.00%) WebSphere Portal
7 2 (3.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (3.33%) WildFly
8 1 (1.67%) iPlanet
8 1 (1.67%) JBoss
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.33%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (13.33%) Google App Engine
2 8 (13.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (3.33%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (1.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.67%) BrowserStack
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.67%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.67%) HTTP
1 10 (16.67%) SSL
1 10 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 8 (13.33%) DHCP
2 8 (13.33%) DNS
2 8 (13.33%) FTP
2 8 (13.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) MongoDB
1 8 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 7 (11.67%) MySQL
3 5 (8.33%) RDBMS
4 4 (6.67%) Big Data
4 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.00%) DB2
5 3 (5.00%) Endeca
5 3 (5.00%) HBase
5 3 (5.00%) NoSQL
5 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.33%) Apache Hive
6 2 (3.33%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.67%) Power BI
7 1 (1.67%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 13 (21.67%) Jenkins
2 12 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (13.33%) Travis CI
4 5 (8.33%) JUnit
5 4 (6.67%) Mockito
6 3 (5.00%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.33%) Ant
7 2 (3.33%) Selenium
7 2 (3.33%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.67%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.67%) Gradle
8 1 (1.67%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.67%) JIRA
8 1 (1.67%) Maven
8 1 (1.67%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.67%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.67%) Subversion
General
1 4 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Advertising
2 2 (3.33%) Back Office
2 2 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.67%) Automotive
3 1 (1.67%) Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 31 (51.67%) Developer
2 18 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (15.00%) Java Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Android Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Senior Java Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Senior Software Test Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Senior Test Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Architect
7 3 (5.00%) Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.33%) Big Data Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Data Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Hadoop Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (35.00%) Spring
2 17 (28.33%) CSS
2 17 (28.33%) HTML
3 16 (26.67%) Servlets
4 15 (25.00%) .NET
4 15 (25.00%) XML
5 13 (21.67%) Hibernate
6 11 (18.33%) Web Services
7 10 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 10 (16.67%) JSP
8 8 (13.33%) JSON
9 7 (11.67%) Ajax
9 7 (11.67%) HTML5
9 7 (11.67%) Node.js
9 7 (11.67%) RESTful
9 7 (11.67%) Struts
10 6 (10.00%) Android SDK
11 5 (8.33%) Express
11 5 (8.33%) MEAN Stack
11 5 (8.33%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (1.67%) Social Media
3 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.00%) Linux
2 8 (13.33%) Android
3 3 (5.00%) Unix
4 1 (1.67%) AIX
4 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (23.33%) DevOps
3 13 (21.67%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (21.67%) Test Automation
4 10 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 10 (16.67%) Open Source
4 10 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 8 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 8 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 6 (10.00%) Android Development
6 6 (10.00%) BDD
6 6 (10.00%) Scrum
7 5 (8.33%) Web Application Development
8 4 (6.67%) Commercial Awareness
8 4 (6.67%) Content Management
8 4 (6.67%) E-business
8 4 (6.67%) Migration
8 4 (6.67%) MVC
8 4 (6.67%) Web Development
9 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (91.67%) Java
2 22 (36.67%) JavaScript
3 8 (13.33%) SQL
4 5 (8.33%) C#
5 3 (5.00%) Java 8
5 3 (5.00%) Python
5 3 (5.00%) Scala
6 2 (3.33%) Perl
6 2 (3.33%) PHP
7 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.67%) Degree
4 2 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (13.33%) Xen
2 1 (1.67%) Docker
2 1 (1.67%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (15.00%) Puppet
2 5 (8.33%) Terraform
3 3 (5.00%) Ansible
3 3 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.67%) Grafana
4 1 (1.67%) Netcool
4 1 (1.67%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (1.67%) Prometheus
4 1 (1.67%) Rundeck
4 1 (1.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.67%) Oracle
3 8 (13.33%) Google
3 8 (13.33%) VMware
4 5 (8.33%) IBM
5 3 (5.00%) FatWire
6 2 (3.33%) Adobe
6 2 (3.33%) Cloudera
6 2 (3.33%) Hortonworks
6 2 (3.33%) MapR
6 2 (3.33%) Tealium
6 2 (3.33%) Teradata
7 1 (1.67%) hybris
7 1 (1.67%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.67%) Tableau