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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 155 136
Rank change year-on-year +28 -19  
Contract jobs citing Java EE 15 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.51% 0.27% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.68% 1.05% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 9
Median daily rate £500 £406 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% +4.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £388 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £443 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +12.00% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -13.75%  

Java EE is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 894 950 816
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 30.33% 25.33% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 581 665 536
Median daily rate £388 £389 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.44% +3.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 19 22
Median hourly rate £41.25 £28.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.73% -32.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.40 £18.80 £16.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £56.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Java EE
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Java EE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +28 9 £500 +29.03% 6
Manchester +14 4 £435 -0.51% 7
Lancashire - 1 - - 1
Java EE
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 27 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (62.96%) Spring
3 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (59.26%) Finance
3 16 (59.26%) J2EE
4 13 (48.15%) Web Services
5 12 (44.44%) SOAP
5 12 (44.44%) Oracle
5 12 (44.44%) OO
5 12 (44.44%) Hibernate
5 12 (44.44%) TDD
5 12 (44.44%) REST
6 11 (40.74%) SQL
7 10 (37.04%) JUnit
7 10 (37.04%) Unit Testing
7 10 (37.04%) JPA
8 9 (33.33%) Struts
9 8 (29.63%) HTML
9 8 (29.63%) Data Modelling
9 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
9 8 (29.63%) Banking
10 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
10 7 (25.93%) Relational Database
10 7 (25.93%) Spring Boot
11 6 (22.22%) High Availability
11 6 (22.22%) Scrum
11 6 (22.22%) MVC
11 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (22.22%) RDBMS
11 6 (22.22%) CSS

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 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 3 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (7.41%) Confluence
2 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) GlassFish
3 1 (3.70%) JBoss
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.70%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (3.70%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
1 1 (3.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) Relational Database
2 6 (22.22%) RDBMS
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 2 (7.41%) Big Data
4 2 (7.41%) DB2
4 2 (7.41%) JasperReports
4 2 (7.41%) MySQL
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) JUnit
2 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
3 5 (18.52%) Eclipse
3 5 (18.52%) JIRA
4 4 (14.81%) IntelliJ
5 3 (11.11%) Gradle
5 3 (11.11%) Hudson
5 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
6 2 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (7.41%) Bitbucket
6 2 (7.41%) JProfiler
6 2 (7.41%) Maven
6 2 (7.41%) Mockito
6 2 (7.41%) MyEclipse
6 2 (7.41%) SonarQube
7 1 (3.70%) Ant
7 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.70%) FitNesse
7 1 (3.70%) JMeter
7 1 (3.70%) Selenium
General
1 16 (59.26%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.70%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Developer
2 18 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Java Project Leader
3 5 (18.52%) Project Leader
3 5 (18.52%) Project Manager
3 5 (18.52%) Technical Leader
3 5 (18.52%) Technical Manager
3 5 (18.52%) Technical Project Leader
3 5 (18.52%) Technical Project Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) C++ Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Java Development Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Server Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (62.96%) Spring
2 16 (59.26%) J2EE
3 13 (48.15%) Web Services
4 12 (44.44%) Hibernate
4 12 (44.44%) REST
4 12 (44.44%) SOAP
5 10 (37.04%) JPA
6 9 (33.33%) Struts
7 8 (29.63%) HTML
8 7 (25.93%) Spring Boot
9 6 (22.22%) CSS
10 5 (18.52%) EJB
10 5 (18.52%) jQuery
11 4 (14.81%) CSS3
11 4 (14.81%) HTML5
11 4 (14.81%) JSP
11 4 (14.81%) Spring MVC
12 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
12 3 (11.11%) JMS
12 3 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) DataPower
3 1 (3.70%) Derivative
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Android
2 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.70%) CentOS
2 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) OO
2 12 (44.44%) TDD
3 10 (37.04%) Unit Testing
4 8 (29.63%) Data Modelling
4 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
5 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (22.22%) High Availability
5 6 (22.22%) MVC
5 6 (22.22%) Scrum
6 4 (14.81%) BDD
6 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
6 4 (14.81%) Low Latency
6 4 (14.81%) SDLC
7 3 (11.11%) Data Protection
7 3 (11.11%) DevOps
7 3 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (11.11%) RAD
7 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 3 (11.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (40.74%) SQL
3 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) C
4 2 (7.41%) Perl
4 2 (7.41%) Python
5 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.70%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) C++
5 1 (3.70%) Jython
5 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) OCMJD
1 1 (3.70%) OCPJP
1 1 (3.70%) OCPJWCD
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Oracle
2 5 (18.52%) Perforce
3 2 (7.41%) IBM
4 1 (3.70%) Google
4 1 (3.70%) Kony
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) Sun
4 1 (3.70%) Sybase
4 1 (3.70%) Yahoo!
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