The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Preston 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 22 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 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Lancashire / Preston
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 17 21
Contract jobs citing J2EE 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston - 1.83% 1.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 6.67% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £360 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -28.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £41.30
% change year-on-year -11.42% -15.25%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Preston
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 38 30 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 15.64% 27.52% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 13
Median daily rate £375 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £399 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Preston 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 Preston

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE in Preston