Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 167 205
Rank change year-on-year -15 +38 +8
Contract jobs citing Java EE 35 38 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.57% 0.67% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.61% 2.11% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 15
North West median daily rate £375 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +5.88% +11.48%
10th Percentile £353 £325 £363
90th Percentile £433 £538 £513
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year +28.57% +1.45% -8.00%

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 2,175 1,800 2,004
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 35.13% 31.85% 26.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,469 1,208 1,387
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £548 £500 £518
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 64 57
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% -4.00%
10th Percentile £12.76 £23.43 £19.52
90th Percentile £51.40 £49.63 £47.33
England median hourly rate £41.52 £40.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.51% +8.00% +4.17%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -17 24 £375 +6.38% 10
Cheshire -15 7 £388 -22.50% 1
Merseyside - 3 £463 - 1
Lancashire -13 1 - -
Java EE
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 35 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (62.86%) Spring
3 18 (51.43%) Oracle
4 17 (48.57%) JavaScript
5 15 (42.86%) CSS
5 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (42.86%) REST
6 14 (40.00%) Hibernate
7 13 (37.14%) TDD
7 13 (37.14%) HTML
8 12 (34.29%) SQL
8 12 (34.29%) SOAP
8 12 (34.29%) Relational Database
9 11 (31.43%) Git (software)
9 11 (31.43%) Web Services
9 11 (31.43%) JUnit
9 11 (31.43%) Scrum
10 10 (28.57%) Spring MVC
11 9 (25.71%) JSON
11 9 (25.71%) BDD
11 9 (25.71%) MVC
11 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
11 9 (25.71%) MySQL
11 9 (25.71%) Java 8
12 8 (22.86%) CSS3
12 8 (22.86%) AngularJS
12 8 (22.86%) jQuery
13 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (20.00%) JPA
14 6 (17.14%) Android

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 (11.43%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.71%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (5.71%) JBoss
2 2 (5.71%) Mule ESB
2 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (5.71%) WildFly
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) Relational Database
2 9 (25.71%) MySQL
2 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
3 5 (14.29%) CouchDB
3 5 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 5 (14.29%) Neo4j
3 5 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 4 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (11.43%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Git (software)
1 11 (31.43%) JUnit
2 6 (17.14%) Maven
3 5 (14.29%) Mercurial
3 5 (14.29%) TestNG
4 4 (11.43%) Arquillian
4 4 (11.43%) Axure RP
4 4 (11.43%) Cucumber
4 4 (11.43%) Gradle
4 4 (11.43%) JBehave
4 4 (11.43%) JSUnit
4 4 (11.43%) Mockito
5 3 (8.57%) Eclipse
6 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
6 2 (5.71%) Subversion
General
1 2 (5.71%) Advertising
1 2 (5.71%) Banking
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
1 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.86%) Games
2 1 (2.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (82.86%) Developer
2 25 (71.43%) Java Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Angular Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (8.57%) Technical Leader
5 2 (5.71%) Architect
5 2 (5.71%) HTML Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Java Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Java Technical Architect
5 2 (5.71%) OSS Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Telecoms Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Telecoms Java Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Agile Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (2.86%) AWS Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Designer
6 1 (2.86%) Java WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (62.86%) Spring
2 15 (42.86%) CSS
2 15 (42.86%) REST
3 14 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 13 (37.14%) HTML
5 12 (34.29%) SOAP
6 11 (31.43%) Web Services
7 10 (28.57%) Spring MVC
8 9 (25.71%) JSON
9 8 (22.86%) AngularJS
9 8 (22.86%) CSS3
9 8 (22.86%) jQuery
10 7 (20.00%) JPA
11 6 (17.14%) Node.js
12 5 (14.29%) Ajax
12 5 (14.29%) Apache Wicket
12 5 (14.29%) DWR
12 5 (14.29%) RESTful
12 5 (14.29%) XML
13 4 (11.43%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) User Experience
2 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Android
2 5 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 4 (11.43%) Windows
4 2 (5.71%) Linux
5 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (37.14%) TDD
3 11 (31.43%) Scrum
4 9 (25.71%) BDD
4 9 (25.71%) MVC
5 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (17.14%) Front End Development
7 5 (14.29%) API Design
7 5 (14.29%) Kanban
7 5 (14.29%) OO
7 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 5 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Validation
9 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (8.57%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (8.57%) SDLC
10 2 (5.71%) Load Testing
10 2 (5.71%) Non-Functional Testing
10 2 (5.71%) Web Development
11 1 (2.86%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (48.57%) JavaScript
3 12 (34.29%) SQL
4 9 (25.71%) Java 8
5 2 (5.71%) PHP
6 1 (2.86%) C
6 1 (2.86%) Perl
6 1 (2.86%) Python
6 1 (2.86%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
1 5 (14.29%) HND
2 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) Oracle
2 3 (8.57%) hybris
3 2 (5.71%) IBM
4 1 (2.86%) Sybase