Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 188 184 192
Rank change year-on-year -4 +8 +19
Contract jobs citing Java EE 20 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.35% 0.41% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.11% 1.25% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 17
North West median daily rate £385 £500 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.00% +48.15% -13.18%
10th Percentile £346 £319 £300
90th Percentile £489 £600 £465
England median daily rate £525 £500 £468
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.95% +11.31%
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 1,809 1,757 1,812
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 31.97% 32.60% 30.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,253 1,211 1,249
North West median daily rate £410 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.81% - -
10th Percentile £307 £281 £275
90th Percentile £565 £540 £525
England median daily rate £495 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +4.21% +11.76% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 32 24
North West median hourly rate £36.23 £37.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.40% -3.23% +14.58%
10th Percentile £12.83 £17.78 £16.85
90th Percentile £53.75 £43.00 £51.65
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +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 22 January 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 22 January 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 0 8 £403 -19.50% 7
Lancashire -10 6 £349 - 2
Cheshire 0 5 - - 2
Merseyside -11 1 £450 -10.00% 2
Java EE
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 20 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (65.00%) XML
3 12 (60.00%) Spring
4 11 (55.00%) JSP
5 10 (50.00%) HTML
5 10 (50.00%) REST
6 9 (45.00%) CSS
6 9 (45.00%) SOAP
7 8 (40.00%) Oracle
7 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
7 8 (40.00%) Finance
7 8 (40.00%) JSON
8 7 (35.00%) SQL
8 7 (35.00%) Web Services
9 6 (30.00%) J2EE
9 6 (30.00%) Servlets
9 6 (30.00%) JPA
9 6 (30.00%) Banking
9 6 (30.00%) Java SE
10 5 (25.00%) Web Development
10 5 (25.00%) WebLogic
10 5 (25.00%) Hibernate
10 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (25.00%) TDD
10 5 (25.00%) Eclipse
10 5 (25.00%) IntelliJ
10 5 (25.00%) Microservices
11 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (20.00%) Spring Boot
11 4 (20.00%) JAXB

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 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (20.00%) JBoss
2 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (15.00%) Jetty
4 1 (5.00%) Apache Solr
4 1 (5.00%) Apache Spark
4 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon Glacier
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon S3
2 2 (10.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon Athena
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.00%) DB2
4 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 5 (25.00%) IntelliJ
2 4 (20.00%) Gradle
2 4 (20.00%) Maven
3 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (15.00%) JSUnit
3 3 (15.00%) JUnit
3 3 (15.00%) NetBeans
4 2 (10.00%) GitLab
4 2 (10.00%) Hudson
4 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (10.00%) Subversion
5 1 (5.00%) JIRA
5 1 (5.00%) Mockito
5 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Banking
3 3 (15.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (15.00%) Law
4 2 (10.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
5 1 (5.00%) Back Office
5 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (5.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
1 13 (65.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Angular Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Designer
3 3 (15.00%) Java Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Lead Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Applications Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) XML
2 12 (60.00%) Spring
3 11 (55.00%) JSP
4 10 (50.00%) HTML
4 10 (50.00%) REST
5 9 (45.00%) CSS
5 9 (45.00%) SOAP
6 8 (40.00%) JSON
7 7 (35.00%) Web Services
8 6 (30.00%) J2EE
8 6 (30.00%) Java SE
8 6 (30.00%) JPA
8 6 (30.00%) Servlets
9 5 (25.00%) Hibernate
10 4 (20.00%) Ajax
10 4 (20.00%) DHTML
10 4 (20.00%) DOM
10 4 (20.00%) JAXB
10 4 (20.00%) JMS
10 4 (20.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (10.00%) User Experience
4 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Unix
2 2 (10.00%) Android
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (25.00%) Microservices
1 5 (25.00%) TDD
1 5 (25.00%) Web Development
2 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (15.00%) API Design
3 3 (15.00%) OO
3 3 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (15.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (15.00%) Scenario Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Wealth Management
4 2 (10.00%) API Development
4 2 (10.00%) BDD
4 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (10.00%) DevOps
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (10.00%) Progressive Enhancement
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Leadership
4 2 (10.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (35.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) Java 8
4 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.00%) Perl
5 1 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Sybase