The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for J2EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 28 April 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 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 37 42
Rank change year-on-year +19 +5  
Contract jobs citing J2EE 25 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 6.16% 1.60% 1.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.78% 6.90% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 5
Median daily rate £418 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.46% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £400 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +9.37% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £36.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year -12.32% -3.94%  

J2EE 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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 90 87 91
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 22.17% 23.26% 19.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 71 62
Median daily rate £410 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.15% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £187.50 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1604.54% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire citing J2EE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for J2EE in Northamptonshire

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing J2EE in Northamptonshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE in Northamptonshire

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE in Northamptonshire over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for J2EE in Northamptonshire

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Northampton +1 13 £338 +3.84% 8
J2EE
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 42 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (61.90%) Ajax
4 22 (52.38%) JSON
5 20 (47.62%) Eclipse
5 20 (47.62%) E-Commerce
5 20 (47.62%) JSP
5 20 (47.62%) JBoss
6 17 (40.48%) JavaScript
7 16 (38.10%) Spring
7 16 (38.10%) jQuery
8 15 (35.71%) Git (software)
8 15 (35.71%) Java EE
8 15 (35.71%) WebSphere
9 14 (33.33%) JSF
9 14 (33.33%) Web Application Development
9 14 (33.33%) SQL
9 14 (33.33%) Oracle
10 13 (30.95%) Ant
10 13 (30.95%) Hibernate
10 13 (30.95%) Web Development
11 12 (28.57%) OO
11 12 (28.57%) Jenkins
12 11 (26.19%) SOAP
12 11 (26.19%) Banking
13 10 (23.81%) Finance
13 10 (23.81%) Data Modelling
14 9 (21.43%) IntelliJ
14 9 (21.43%) XML
14 9 (21.43%) TDD

J2EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 20 (47.62%) JBoss
2 15 (35.71%) WebSphere
3 8 (19.05%) Apache
4 5 (11.90%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.76%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.38%) CMS
6 1 (2.38%) GlassFish
6 1 (2.38%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (2.38%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Internet
1 1 (2.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) MongoDB
2 8 (19.05%) RDBMS
2 8 (19.05%) Relational Database
3 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (11.90%) Endeca
5 2 (4.76%) DB2
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (47.62%) Eclipse
2 15 (35.71%) Git (software)
3 13 (30.95%) Ant
4 12 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 9 (21.43%) IntelliJ
5 9 (21.43%) JIRA
6 8 (19.05%) Gradle
6 8 (19.05%) JUnit
7 7 (16.67%) JProfiler
8 6 (14.29%) Subversion
9 1 (2.38%) ClearCase
General
1 11 (26.19%) Banking
2 10 (23.81%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 33 (78.57%) Developer
2 28 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 8 (19.05%) Architect
4 6 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (9.52%) Azure Architect
5 4 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Java Web Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Agile Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Digital Architect
8 1 (2.38%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Azure Consultant
8 1 (2.38%) Cloud Consultant
8 1 (2.38%) Consultant
8 1 (2.38%) Cybersecurity Architect
8 1 (2.38%) HTML CSS Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Lead Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (61.90%) Ajax
2 22 (52.38%) JSON
3 20 (47.62%) JSP
4 16 (38.10%) jQuery
4 16 (38.10%) Spring
5 15 (35.71%) Java EE
6 14 (33.33%) JSF
7 13 (30.95%) Hibernate
8 11 (26.19%) SOAP
9 9 (21.43%) JPA
9 9 (21.43%) XML
10 8 (19.05%) CSS
10 8 (19.05%) HTML
11 7 (16.67%) AngularJS
11 7 (16.67%) Servlets
11 7 (16.67%) XSLT
12 6 (14.29%) CSS3
12 6 (14.29%) EJB
12 6 (14.29%) HTML5
12 6 (14.29%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (7.14%) User Experience
4 1 (2.38%) DataPower
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.38%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Linux
1 5 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Android
2 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (47.62%) E-Commerce
3 14 (33.33%) Web Application Development
4 13 (30.95%) Web Development
5 12 (28.57%) OO
6 10 (23.81%) Data Modelling
7 9 (21.43%) TDD
8 8 (19.05%) Unit Testing
9 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (16.67%) RAD
10 5 (11.90%) Data Protection
10 5 (11.90%) Open Source
10 5 (11.90%) Waterfall
11 4 (9.52%) Scrum
12 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
13 2 (4.76%) BDD
13 2 (4.76%) IT Governance
13 2 (4.76%) Microservices
14 1 (2.38%) API Development
14 1 (2.38%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (40.48%) JavaScript
3 14 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (2.38%) Groovy
4 1 (2.38%) Perl
4 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) Graphite
1 5 (11.90%) logstash
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) Oracle
2 7 (16.67%) Perforce
3 5 (11.90%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.38%) Chordiant
4 1 (2.38%) F5
4 1 (2.38%) IBM
4 1 (2.38%) Kony
4 1 (2.38%) Sybase