Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 168 215
Rank change year-on-year -11 +47 +4
Contract jobs citing Java EE 35 32 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.59% 0.55% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.69% 1.74% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 10
North West median daily rate £375 £450 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +13.92% +1.94%
10th Percentile £354 £413 £360
90th Percentile £447 £513 £476
England median daily rate £485 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.11% +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 £35.00
% change year-on-year +28.57% - -6.67%

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 2,076 1,834 1,924
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 34.83% 31.44% 26.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,409 1,235 1,339
North West median daily rate £400 £398 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +3.25% -3.75%
10th Percentile £300 £295 £275
90th Percentile £550 £500 £513
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 55 40
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +21.21% -5.71%
10th Percentile £11.96 £18.30 £18.47
90th Percentile £63.10 £50.00 £44.78
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +9.59% -1.35%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -1 26 £375 -18.92% 7
Cheshire -14 7 £388 -13.89%
Merseyside +17 1 £450 +12.50%
Lancashire -11 1 - - 1
Java EE
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 24 (68.57%) Spring
3 17 (48.57%) JavaScript
3 17 (48.57%) HTML
3 17 (48.57%) Oracle
4 16 (45.71%) Web Services
5 14 (40.00%) CSS
5 14 (40.00%) SOAP
5 14 (40.00%) SQL
5 14 (40.00%) REST
6 12 (34.29%) Hibernate
6 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (31.43%) TDD
7 11 (31.43%) XML
7 11 (31.43%) Git (software)
7 11 (31.43%) JSON
8 10 (28.57%) Node.js
8 10 (28.57%) Relational Database
9 9 (25.71%) JUnit
10 8 (22.86%) Scrum
10 8 (22.86%) MVC
10 8 (22.86%) RESTful
10 8 (22.86%) Spring MVC
10 8 (22.86%) jQuery
11 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (20.00%) HTML5
11 7 (20.00%) JSUnit
11 7 (20.00%) CSS3
11 7 (20.00%) AngularJS
11 7 (20.00%) EJB

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 (8.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.86%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.86%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 6 (17.14%) MySQL
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
3 5 (14.29%) CouchDB
3 5 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 5 (14.29%) Neo4j
3 5 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.86%) DB2
5 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Git (software)
2 9 (25.71%) JUnit
3 7 (20.00%) JSUnit
4 5 (14.29%) Eclipse
4 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 5 (14.29%) Mercurial
4 5 (14.29%) TestNG
5 4 (11.43%) Maven
6 2 (5.71%) Gradle
6 2 (5.71%) Hudson
6 2 (5.71%) IntelliJ
6 2 (5.71%) Mockito
6 2 (5.71%) SoapUI
6 2 (5.71%) Subversion
7 1 (2.86%) Arquillian
7 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.86%) JBehave
7 1 (2.86%) JIRA
7 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 5 (14.29%) Banking
2 4 (11.43%) Finance
3 3 (8.57%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.71%) Advertising
4 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.86%) Games
5 1 (2.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (82.86%) Developer
1 29 (82.86%) Java Developer
2 6 (17.14%) Angular Developer
3 2 (5.71%) Architect
3 2 (5.71%) Designer
3 2 (5.71%) HTML Developer
3 2 (5.71%) Java Architect
3 2 (5.71%) Java Technical Architect
3 2 (5.71%) OSS Developer
3 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
3 2 (5.71%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (5.71%) Technical Architect
3 2 (5.71%) Technical Leader
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms Developer
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms Java Developer
4 1 (2.86%) Applications Developer
4 1 (2.86%) Java Applications Developer
4 1 (2.86%) Lead Developer
4 1 (2.86%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (68.57%) Spring
2 17 (48.57%) HTML
3 16 (45.71%) Web Services
4 14 (40.00%) CSS
4 14 (40.00%) REST
4 14 (40.00%) SOAP
5 12 (34.29%) Hibernate
6 11 (31.43%) JSON
6 11 (31.43%) XML
7 10 (28.57%) Node.js
8 8 (22.86%) jQuery
8 8 (22.86%) RESTful
8 8 (22.86%) Spring MVC
9 7 (20.00%) AngularJS
9 7 (20.00%) CSS3
9 7 (20.00%) EJB
9 7 (20.00%) HTML5
10 5 (14.29%) Ajax
10 5 (14.29%) Apache Wicket
10 5 (14.29%) DWR
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.86%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Android
2 3 (8.57%) Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Unix
4 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (31.43%) TDD
3 8 (22.86%) MVC
3 8 (22.86%) Scrum
4 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (17.14%) BDD
5 6 (17.14%) OO
6 5 (14.29%) Kanban
6 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 5 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 3 (8.57%) API Design
7 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (8.57%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (5.71%) Front End Development
8 2 (5.71%) Microservices
8 2 (5.71%) Multithreaded Programming
8 2 (5.71%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (5.71%) RUP
8 2 (5.71%) SDLC
8 2 (5.71%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (48.57%) JavaScript
3 14 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (5.71%) Java 8
4 2 (5.71%) Perl
4 2 (5.71%) PHP
4 2 (5.71%) Python
4 2 (5.71%) Tcl
5 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
2 5 (14.29%) HND
3 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Docker
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) Oracle
2 3 (8.57%) hybris
3 2 (5.71%) IBM
3 2 (5.71%) Sybase