Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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 Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
England > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 217 212
Rank change year-on-year +53 -5 -45
Contract jobs citing Java EE 39 15 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.69% 0.22% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.16% 0.78% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 12 21
North West median daily rate £475 £395 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.25% +1.94% -8.82%
10th Percentile £333 £320 £363
90th Percentile £575 £486 £438
England median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
North West median hourly rate - - £38.75
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 1806 1929 2026
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 31.74% 28.33% 23.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1240 1356 1265
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -0.64% +14.71%
10th Percentile £295 £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 46 26 70
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 £18.38 £15.38 £16.16
90th Percentile £50.86 £44.88 £47.33
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 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
Cheshire +20 16 £450 +12.50% 1
Manchester +27 15 £475 +33.33% 3
Merseyside +10 7 £500 -13.04%
Java EE
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java EE 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 Java EE.

1 39 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (71.79%) Spring
3 25 (64.10%) Web Services
4 24 (61.54%) REST
5 21 (53.85%) Hibernate
6 20 (51.28%) Finance
6 20 (51.28%) TDD
6 20 (51.28%) JPA
7 19 (48.72%) SOAP
8 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (43.59%) SQL
9 17 (43.59%) Oracle
9 17 (43.59%) OO
10 15 (38.46%) Data Modelling
10 15 (38.46%) JUnit
10 15 (38.46%) Git (software)
10 15 (38.46%) Test Automation
10 15 (38.46%) Unit Testing
10 15 (38.46%) Relational Database
10 15 (38.46%) Spring Boot
11 14 (35.90%) HTML
11 14 (35.90%) RDBMS
11 14 (35.90%) Perforce
12 12 (30.77%) Banking
13 11 (28.21%) JSP
14 10 (25.64%) JSON
15 9 (23.08%) Data Protection
15 9 (23.08%) Servlets
15 9 (23.08%) CSS
16 8 (20.51%) J2EE

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 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.13%) CMS
2 2 (5.13%) nginx
2 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.56%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (38.46%) Relational Database
2 14 (35.90%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.13%) MariaDB
3 2 (5.13%) MySQL
4 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (38.46%) Git (software)
1 15 (38.46%) JUnit
2 7 (17.95%) Jenkins
3 6 (15.38%) Eclipse
3 6 (15.38%) Gradle
3 6 (15.38%) IntelliJ
3 6 (15.38%) JProfiler
3 6 (15.38%) Maven
3 6 (15.38%) SonarQube
4 2 (5.13%) JIRA
5 1 (2.56%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.56%) JMeter
5 1 (2.56%) Mocha
5 1 (2.56%) Selenium
General
1 20 (51.28%) Finance
2 12 (30.77%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.13%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (69.23%) Developer
2 25 (64.10%) Java Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Architect
4 6 (15.38%) Digital Architect
5 4 (10.26%) Technical Leader
6 3 (7.69%) Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Java Project Leader
6 3 (7.69%) Project Leader
6 3 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Project Leader
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Agile Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Hybris Developer
7 2 (5.13%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (5.13%) User Experience Architect
7 2 (5.13%) User Experience Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (71.79%) Spring
2 25 (64.10%) Web Services
3 24 (61.54%) REST
4 21 (53.85%) Hibernate
5 20 (51.28%) JPA
6 19 (48.72%) SOAP
7 15 (38.46%) Spring Boot
8 14 (35.90%) HTML
9 11 (28.21%) JSP
10 10 (25.64%) JSON
11 9 (23.08%) CSS
11 9 (23.08%) Servlets
12 8 (20.51%) J2EE
13 7 (17.95%) JSF
14 6 (15.38%) RESTful
15 5 (12.82%) jQuery
15 5 (12.82%) Spring MVC
16 4 (10.26%) AngularJS
16 4 (10.26%) HTML5
16 4 (10.26%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) User Experience
3 2 (5.13%) Social Media
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Android
1 6 (15.38%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) TDD
2 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (43.59%) OO
4 15 (38.46%) Data Modelling
4 15 (38.46%) Test Automation
4 15 (38.46%) Unit Testing
5 9 (23.08%) Data Protection
6 7 (17.95%) MVC
6 7 (17.95%) Scrum
7 6 (15.38%) Adaptive Web Design
7 6 (15.38%) RAD
7 6 (15.38%) Web Design
8 5 (12.82%) Domain-Driven Design
8 5 (12.82%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 4 (10.26%) DevOps
9 4 (10.26%) OOP
10 3 (7.69%) BDD
10 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
10 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (7.69%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (43.59%) SQL
3 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.56%) Groovy
4 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) Oracle
2 14 (35.90%) Perforce
3 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.13%) hybris