Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 161 211
Rank change year-on-year -19 +50 +1
Contract jobs citing Java EE 30 40 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.50% 0.69% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.47% 2.20% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 33 11
North West median daily rate £375 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.05% +18.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £344 £337 £331
90th Percentile £450 £575 £488
England median daily rate £500 £490 £450
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
North West median hourly rate £38.61 - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year - +16.13% -3.13%

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 2,036 1,816 1,972
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 33.96% 31.53% 28.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,413 1,228 1,381
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.96% -2.88%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £275
90th Percentile £550 £525 £500
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 49 29
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £11.70 £18.60 £15.45
90th Percentile £57.70 £50.34 £44.80
England median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.83% +6.67% -

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 -9 18 £375 -21.05% 5
Cheshire -15 6 £388 -13.89% 5
Lancashire - 5 £313 - 2
Merseyside -7 1 £450 -10.00%
Java EE
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 30 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 18 (60.00%) HTML
2 18 (60.00%) XML
3 16 (53.33%) Spring
4 14 (46.67%) Oracle
5 13 (43.33%) JSON
6 12 (40.00%) CSS
7 11 (36.67%) JSP
8 10 (33.33%) SOAP
8 10 (33.33%) Web Services
8 10 (33.33%) Node.js
8 10 (33.33%) REST
9 9 (30.00%) Hibernate
9 9 (30.00%) SQL
10 8 (26.67%) Finance
10 8 (26.67%) RESTful
11 7 (23.33%) HTML5
11 7 (23.33%) CSS3
11 7 (23.33%) JSUnit
11 7 (23.33%) Java SE
11 7 (23.33%) Banking
11 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
11 7 (23.33%) Eclipse
11 7 (23.33%) EJB
11 7 (23.33%) Servlets
11 7 (23.33%) AngularJS
12 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database
12 6 (20.00%) JUnit
12 6 (20.00%) Maven

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 5 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 4 (13.33%) JBoss
2 4 (13.33%) Tomcat
3 3 (10.00%) Jetty
4 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.33%) Apache Solr
5 1 (3.33%) Apache Spark
5 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon Glacier
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.00%) Amazon Athena
2 3 (10.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (3.33%) DB2
4 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Eclipse
1 7 (23.33%) JSUnit
2 6 (20.00%) JUnit
2 6 (20.00%) Maven
3 5 (16.67%) IntelliJ
3 5 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 4 (13.33%) Gradle
5 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (10.00%) Mercurial
5 3 (10.00%) NetBeans
5 3 (10.00%) Subversion
5 3 (10.00%) TestNG
6 2 (6.67%) Hudson
6 2 (6.67%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.33%) GitLab
7 1 (3.33%) JIRA
7 1 (3.33%) Mockito
7 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Banking
3 4 (13.33%) Law
4 3 (10.00%) Financial Institution
4 3 (10.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (3.33%) Advertising
6 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
6 1 (3.33%) Back Office
6 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (3.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 25 (83.33%) Developer
1 25 (83.33%) Java Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Angular Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Java Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Lead Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (6.67%) HTML Developer
5 2 (6.67%) OSS Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Telecoms Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Telecoms Java Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Designer
6 1 (3.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Java Applications Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (60.00%) HTML
1 18 (60.00%) XML
2 16 (53.33%) Spring
3 13 (43.33%) JSON
4 12 (40.00%) CSS
5 11 (36.67%) JSP
6 10 (33.33%) Node.js
6 10 (33.33%) REST
6 10 (33.33%) SOAP
6 10 (33.33%) Web Services
7 9 (30.00%) Hibernate
8 8 (26.67%) RESTful
9 7 (23.33%) AngularJS
9 7 (23.33%) CSS3
9 7 (23.33%) EJB
9 7 (23.33%) HTML5
9 7 (23.33%) Java SE
9 7 (23.33%) Servlets
10 6 (20.00%) JPA
11 5 (16.67%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Android
1 3 (10.00%) Linux
1 3 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
2 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.67%) Web Development
4 3 (10.00%) Microservices
4 3 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
4 3 (10.00%) Scrum
4 3 (10.00%) TDD
4 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (10.00%) Wealth Management
5 2 (6.67%) API Design
5 2 (6.67%) Load Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Multithreaded Programming
5 2 (6.67%) Multithreading
5 2 (6.67%) OO
5 2 (6.67%) OOD
5 2 (6.67%) RUP
5 2 (6.67%) SDLC
5 2 (6.67%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (30.00%) SQL
4 2 (6.67%) Perl
4 2 (6.67%) Python
4 2 (6.67%) Tcl
5 1 (3.33%) PHP
5 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) HND
3 2 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) Sybase
3 1 (3.33%) IBM