Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 6 months to 27 May 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 Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
England > North West
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 187 175 213
Rank change year-on-year -12 +38 -24
Contract jobs citing Java EE 24 24 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.41% 0.44% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.21% 1.38% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 20
North West median daily rate £413 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.92% -23.53% +13.33%
10th Percentile £385 £300 £363
90th Percentile £475 £519 £513
England median daily rate £485 £451 £450
% change year-on-year +7.66% +0.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 - £40.00

Java EE 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 1,980 1,739 2,008
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 33.91% 31.75% 25.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,343 1,159 1,354
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -0.92% +2.64%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £270
90th Percentile £540 £500 £519
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 53 71
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +8.11% +64.44%
10th Percentile £12.83 £20.00 £16.93
90th Percentile £43.00 £50.00 £47.00
England median hourly rate £42.27 £41.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +3.09% +7.89% +8.57%

Java EE
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Java EE in the North West

Java EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java EE in the North West

Java EE
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 Java EE within the North West region over the 6 months to 27 May 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 -18 15 £400 +28.00% 7
Cheshire -18 4 - - 2
Merseyside - 3 £463 -
Lancashire -3 2 - - 1
Java EE
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Java EE 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 Java EE.

1 24 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (70.83%) Spring
3 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (54.17%) TDD
4 13 (54.17%) Oracle
4 13 (54.17%) CSS
4 13 (54.17%) REST
5 12 (50.00%) Relational Database
6 11 (45.83%) Spring MVC
7 10 (41.67%) Scrum
7 10 (41.67%) MVC
7 10 (41.67%) SQL
7 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
7 10 (41.67%) BDD
8 9 (37.50%) Git (software)
8 9 (37.50%) Java 8
8 9 (37.50%) SOAP
8 9 (37.50%) MySQL
9 8 (33.33%) Web Services
9 8 (33.33%) Hibernate
9 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (29.17%) jQuery
10 7 (29.17%) JUnit
10 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
11 6 (25.00%) Ajax
11 6 (25.00%) Apache Wicket
11 6 (25.00%) Kanban
11 6 (25.00%) CouchDB
11 6 (25.00%) DWR
11 6 (25.00%) MongoDB

Java EE
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 4 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 3 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (8.33%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (8.33%) JBoss
3 2 (8.33%) Mule ESB
3 2 (8.33%) WebLogic
3 2 (8.33%) WildFly
4 1 (4.17%) CMS
4 1 (4.17%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 9 (37.50%) MySQL
4 6 (25.00%) CouchDB
4 6 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 6 (25.00%) Neo4j
4 6 (25.00%) NoSQL
5 4 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (16.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 7 (29.17%) JUnit
3 4 (16.67%) Arquillian
3 4 (16.67%) Axure RP
3 4 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 4 (16.67%) Gradle
3 4 (16.67%) JBehave
3 4 (16.67%) Maven
3 4 (16.67%) Mockito
4 2 (8.33%) Mercurial
4 2 (8.33%) TestNG
5 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (4.17%) Advertising
1 1 (4.17%) Banking
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Developer
2 14 (58.33%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Leader
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Java Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Java Technical Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Angular Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.17%) AWS Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Designer
6 1 (4.17%) Java Applications Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Java WebSphere Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (70.83%) Spring
2 13 (54.17%) CSS
2 13 (54.17%) REST
3 11 (45.83%) Spring MVC
4 9 (37.50%) SOAP
5 8 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 8 (33.33%) Web Services
6 7 (29.17%) jQuery
7 6 (25.00%) Ajax
7 6 (25.00%) Apache Wicket
7 6 (25.00%) DWR
8 5 (20.83%) CSS3
8 5 (20.83%) HTML
8 5 (20.83%) JPA
9 4 (16.67%) AngularJS
9 4 (16.67%) Apache Camel
9 4 (16.67%) JSON
9 4 (16.67%) JSP
9 4 (16.67%) LESS
9 4 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Android
1 5 (20.83%) Apple iOS
2 4 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) TDD
3 10 (41.67%) BDD
3 10 (41.67%) MVC
3 10 (41.67%) Scrum
4 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (25.00%) Front End Development
5 6 (25.00%) Kanban
6 4 (16.67%) API Design
6 4 (16.67%) OO
6 4 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (16.67%) Validation
7 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
9 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
9 1 (4.17%) RAD
9 1 (4.17%) UML
9 1 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (41.67%) SQL
3 9 (37.50%) Java 8
4 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) C
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
1 2 (8.33%) HND
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) hybris
3 1 (4.17%) IBM