Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 162 123 122
Rank change year-on-year -39 -1 +11
Contract jobs citing J2EE 48 85 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.85% 1.56% 1.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.64% 4.83% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 63 65
North West median daily rate £471 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.81% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £368 £258 £308
90th Percentile £546 £520 £600
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.50% +5.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
North West median hourly rate £38.61 - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year - +16.13% -3.13%

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 1,816 1,760 1,837
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 32.11% 32.35% 29.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,256 1,225 1,273
North West median daily rate £405 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.52% - -
10th Percentile £306 £283 £275
90th Percentile £565 £538 £525
England median daily rate £490 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +3.16% +11.76% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 31 23
North West median hourly rate £35.61 £38.75 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.10% +0.65% +13.84%
10th Percentile £12.83 £18.00 £16.40
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.00 £50.32
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
% 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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -22 28 £475 +18.75% 4
Cheshire -12 11 £400 +6.67% 3
Lancashire -13 7 £619 +65.00%
Merseyside -17 2 £325 -23.53% 2
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 43 (89.58%) Java
2 19 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 16 (33.33%) DevOps
5 15 (31.25%) Jenkins
5 15 (31.25%) Servlets
6 14 (29.17%) Linux
6 14 (29.17%) WebSphere
6 14 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (27.08%) Spring
7 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
8 12 (25.00%) HTML
8 12 (25.00%) .NET
8 12 (25.00%) CSS
8 12 (25.00%) HTTP
8 12 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 12 (25.00%) SSL
8 12 (25.00%) Configuration Management
9 11 (22.92%) Web Services
9 11 (22.92%) Hibernate
9 11 (22.92%) Unit Testing
9 11 (22.92%) Amazon AWS
9 11 (22.92%) Open Source
9 11 (22.92%) Puppet
10 10 (20.83%) Google App Engine
10 10 (20.83%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (20.83%) nginx
10 10 (20.83%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (20.83%) Google Cloud Platform

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 14 (29.17%) WebSphere
2 10 (20.83%) Apache
2 10 (20.83%) IIS
2 10 (20.83%) Jetty
2 10 (20.83%) Mongrel
2 10 (20.83%) nginx
2 10 (20.83%) Tomcat
3 6 (12.50%) CMS
4 4 (8.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (8.33%) WebLogic
5 3 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (4.17%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (2.08%) Apache Spark
7 1 (2.08%) iPlanet
7 1 (2.08%) JBoss
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.92%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (20.83%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (20.83%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (20.83%) Google App Engine
2 10 (20.83%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (8.33%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (2.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.08%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.00%) HTTP
1 12 (25.00%) SSL
1 12 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (20.83%) DHCP
2 10 (20.83%) DNS
2 10 (20.83%) FTP
2 10 (20.83%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.25%) MySQL
3 2 (4.17%) Big Data
3 2 (4.17%) DB2
3 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.08%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.08%) Endeca
4 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.08%) HBase
Development Applications
1 15 (31.25%) Jenkins
2 10 (20.83%) Travis CI
3 6 (12.50%) JUnit
4 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
4 5 (10.42%) Mockito
5 3 (6.25%) Maven
6 2 (4.17%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.17%) Selenium
6 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio Coded UI
7 1 (2.08%) Gradle
7 1 (2.08%) SonarQube
7 1 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (10.42%) Finance
1 5 (10.42%) Retail
2 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.08%) Advertising
3 1 (2.08%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.08%) Automotive
3 1 (2.08%) Electronics
3 1 (2.08%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Military
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Developer
2 9 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (18.75%) Java Developer
2 9 (18.75%) Java Engineer
3 4 (8.33%) Analyst
3 4 (8.33%) Senior Java Engineer
3 4 (8.33%) Senior Software Test Engineer
3 4 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
3 4 (8.33%) Software Engineer
3 4 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
3 4 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Consultant
4 3 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Architect
5 2 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Technical Architect
5 2 (4.17%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.25%) Servlets
2 13 (27.08%) Spring
3 12 (25.00%) .NET
3 12 (25.00%) CSS
3 12 (25.00%) HTML
4 11 (22.92%) Hibernate
4 11 (22.92%) Web Services
5 9 (18.75%) JSP
5 9 (18.75%) XML
6 8 (16.67%) Ajax
7 7 (14.58%) Gherkin
7 7 (14.58%) Spring Boot
8 6 (12.50%) REST
9 5 (10.42%) Java EE
9 5 (10.42%) JPA
9 5 (10.42%) JSON
9 5 (10.42%) SOAP
9 5 (10.42%) Struts
10 4 (8.33%) DOM
10 4 (8.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.08%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.17%) Linux
2 7 (14.58%) Android
3 4 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.08%) AIX
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.08%) Unix
4 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 16 (33.33%) DevOps
4 14 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 11 (22.92%) Open Source
6 11 (22.92%) Unit Testing
7 10 (20.83%) Software Engineering
8 6 (12.50%) BDD
8 6 (12.50%) E-Commerce
9 5 (10.42%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (10.42%) Translating Business Requirements
10 4 (8.33%) Acceptance Criteria
10 4 (8.33%) Analytics
10 4 (8.33%) Mobile Development
10 4 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (8.33%) System Testing
10 4 (8.33%) Tag Management
10 4 (8.33%) User Stories
10 4 (8.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 43 (89.58%) Java
2 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.17%) Java 8
3 2 (4.17%) SQL
4 1 (2.08%) PHP
4 1 (2.08%) Python
4 1 (2.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (20.83%) Xen
2 1 (2.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (22.92%) Puppet
2 3 (6.25%) Ansible
2 3 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.17%) Terraform
4 1 (2.08%) Grafana
4 1 (2.08%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.08%) Prometheus
4 1 (2.08%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Google
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
1 10 (20.83%) VMware
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle
3 4 (8.33%) Adobe
3 4 (8.33%) hybris
3 4 (8.33%) Tealium
4 3 (6.25%) IBM
5 1 (2.08%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.08%) FatWire
5 1 (2.08%) Hortonworks
5 1 (2.08%) MapR
5 1 (2.08%) SAP
5 1 (2.08%) Teradata