Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 183 197 202
Rank change year-on-year +14 +5 -41
Contract jobs citing Java EE 19 19 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.36% 0.32% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.11% 1.04% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 26
North West median daily rate £500 £338 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.15% -12.90% -8.82%
10th Percentile £303 £300 £338
90th Percentile £600 £465 £436
England median daily rate £500 £451 £420
% change year-on-year +10.99% +7.26% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North West median hourly rate - - £37.50
England median hourly rate £45.00 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +16.13% -3.13% -23.81%

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 1,719 1,832 2,126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 32.40% 30.64% 25.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,182 1,266 1,337
North West median daily rate £389 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.32% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £278 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
England median daily rate £475 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 30 89
North West median hourly rate £36.25 £42.25 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.20% +24.26% +34.32%
10th Percentile £18.00 £19.55 £16.79
90th Percentile £44.50 £52.29 £47.07
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.72
% change year-on-year - +3.32% +10.61%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java EE in the North West over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 17 February 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 +6 7 £513 +70.83% 6
Merseyside +19 6 £525 -8.70% 1
Cheshire -3 5 £375 -3.85% 7
Lancashire - 1 - - 3
Java EE
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 19 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (84.21%) Web Services
3 14 (73.68%) REST
4 11 (57.89%) HTML
4 11 (57.89%) JSP
5 10 (52.63%) CSS
5 10 (52.63%) TDD
5 10 (52.63%) Spring
6 9 (47.37%) Hibernate
6 9 (47.37%) Servlets
6 9 (47.37%) JSON
7 8 (42.11%) SOAP
8 7 (36.84%) Oracle
8 7 (36.84%) JPA
9 6 (31.58%) Android
9 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
9 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
9 6 (31.58%) Apple iOS
9 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (31.58%) Adaptive Web Design
9 6 (31.58%) JUnit
9 6 (31.58%) SQL
9 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
9 6 (31.58%) Web Design
9 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (31.58%) Finance
9 6 (31.58%) JSF
10 5 (26.32%) Perforce
10 5 (26.32%) RDBMS
10 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling

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 3 (15.79%) CMS
1 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.53%) nginx
2 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.26%) Apache
3 1 (5.26%) MQSeries
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle SCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) RDBMS
1 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
2 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
3 2 (10.53%) MariaDB
3 2 (10.53%) MySQL
3 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.26%) CouchDB
4 1 (5.26%) Neo4j
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
1 6 (31.58%) JUnit
2 4 (21.05%) Eclipse
2 4 (21.05%) Gradle
2 4 (21.05%) IntelliJ
2 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
2 4 (21.05%) JProfiler
2 4 (21.05%) Maven
2 4 (21.05%) SonarQube
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.53%) Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
2 10 (52.63%) Java Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Architect
3 6 (31.58%) Digital Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (10.53%) User Experience Architect
4 2 (10.53%) User Experience Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) JSP Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) NoSQL Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Service Management Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (84.21%) Web Services
2 14 (73.68%) REST
3 11 (57.89%) HTML
3 11 (57.89%) JSP
4 10 (52.63%) CSS
4 10 (52.63%) Spring
5 9 (47.37%) Hibernate
5 9 (47.37%) JSON
5 9 (47.37%) Servlets
6 8 (42.11%) SOAP
7 7 (36.84%) JPA
8 6 (31.58%) JSF
9 5 (26.32%) Spring Boot
10 4 (21.05%) J2EE
11 3 (15.79%) CSS3
11 3 (15.79%) EJB
11 3 (15.79%) HTML5
11 3 (15.79%) JMS
11 3 (15.79%) jQuery
11 3 (15.79%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (21.05%) User Experience
3 2 (10.53%) Social Media
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Android
1 6 (31.58%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) TDD
2 6 (31.58%) Adaptive Web Design
2 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
2 6 (31.58%) Web Design
3 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
3 5 (26.32%) OO
3 5 (26.32%) RAD
3 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
4 4 (21.05%) Domain-Driven Design
4 4 (21.05%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 4 (21.05%) Microservices
4 4 (21.05%) OOP
4 4 (21.05%) Scrum
5 3 (15.79%) BDD
5 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
5 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Groovy
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) Ruby
3 1 (5.26%) Scala
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) Perforce