Period
to 15 December 2019

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 15 December 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 Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
England > North West
6 months to
15 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 187 191 178
Rank change year-on-year +4 -13 +34
Contract jobs citing Java EE 11 29 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.21% 0.49% 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.77% 1.44% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 28
North West median daily rate £523 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.33% -21.05% +25.00%
10th Percentile £448 £354 £330
90th Percentile £575 £450 £583
England median daily rate £491 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -1.75% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
North West median hourly rate - £38.61 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% - +16.13%

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 1,421 2,013 1,840
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 26.85% 33.73% 32.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,004 1,390 1,268
North West median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.93% +0.06% +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £290
90th Percentile £574 £556 £538
England median daily rate £500 £480 £470
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.13% +10.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 27 42
North West median hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £17.94 £11.64 £18.78
90th Percentile £52.75 £47.50 £49.80
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 15 December 2019.

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 15 December 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 +17 10 £550 +46.67% 6
Merseyside -5 1 £495 +10.00%
Java EE
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2019, 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 11 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (72.73%) OO
4 6 (54.55%) TDD
4 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
4 6 (54.55%) GitHub
5 5 (45.45%) Gradle
5 5 (45.45%) Artifactory
5 5 (45.45%) Cucumber
5 5 (45.45%) Web Application Development
5 5 (45.45%) DevOps
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
5 5 (45.45%) Software Delivery
5 5 (45.45%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (45.45%) Spring
5 5 (45.45%) Maven
5 5 (45.45%) Subversion
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle
5 5 (45.45%) Ant
5 5 (45.45%) JUnit
6 4 (36.36%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (36.36%) Web Services
6 4 (36.36%) OOP
6 4 (36.36%) IBM
6 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
6 4 (36.36%) Scrum
6 4 (36.36%) WebSphere
6 4 (36.36%) JIRA
6 4 (36.36%) SDLC
6 4 (36.36%) Spring Boot

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 (36.36%) WebSphere
1 4 (36.36%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
3 1 (9.09%) Apache
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Solr
3 1 (9.09%) CMS
3 1 (9.09%) IIS
3 1 (9.09%) JBoss
3 1 (9.09%) SilverStripe
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) GitHub
2 3 (27.27%) AWS
2 3 (27.27%) Azure
2 3 (27.27%) GCP
3 1 (9.09%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
1 1 (9.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Ant
1 5 (45.45%) Artifactory
1 5 (45.45%) Cucumber
1 5 (45.45%) Gradle
1 5 (45.45%) JUnit
1 5 (45.45%) Maven
1 5 (45.45%) Sonatype Nexus
1 5 (45.45%) Subversion
2 4 (36.36%) JIRA
3 3 (27.27%) Bitbucket
3 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
4 1 (9.09%) Cypress.io
4 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
1 8 (72.73%) Java Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Backend Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Development Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Java Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Web Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) WebCenter Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Spring
2 4 (36.36%) Spring Boot
2 4 (36.36%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) jQuery
3 2 (18.18%) JSON
4 1 (9.09%) Ajax
4 1 (9.09%) CSS3
4 1 (9.09%) Google Maps API
4 1 (9.09%) GWT
4 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
4 1 (9.09%) HTML5
4 1 (9.09%) JSP
4 1 (9.09%) REST
4 1 (9.09%) RSS
4 1 (9.09%) SOAP
4 1 (9.09%) WebCenter
4 1 (9.09%) XHTML
4 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (36.36%) User Experience
2 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
2 3 (27.27%) Public Cloud
3 1 (9.09%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Solaris
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) OO
3 6 (54.55%) TDD
3 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
4 5 (45.45%) DevOps
4 5 (45.45%) Software Delivery
4 5 (45.45%) Web Application Development
5 4 (36.36%) OOP
5 4 (36.36%) Scrum
5 4 (36.36%) SDLC
5 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
6 3 (27.27%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 3 (27.27%) Microservices
6 3 (27.27%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (27.27%) Sprint Planning
6 3 (27.27%) Sprint Retrospective
7 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
8 1 (9.09%) Cross-Browser Development
8 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Kubernetes
2 1 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) IBM
3 2 (18.18%) Google
4 1 (9.09%) FatWire
4 1 (9.09%) Guidewire