The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 93 93
Rank change year-on-year +18 0  
Contract jobs citing J2EE 25 29 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.76% 1.43% 1.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.70% 4.07% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 17
Median daily rate £400 £480 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +42.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £303 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £525 £445
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 532 713 544
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 37.36% 35.14% 25.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 518 381
Median daily rate £400 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +19.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £314 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Median hourly rate - £13.85 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -69.22%  
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 West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE in West Yorkshire

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for J2EE in West Yorkshire

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE in West Yorkshire

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Leeds +10 18 £425 -10.52% 2
Halifax +12 7 £365 -18.88%
J2EE
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 44 (91.67%) Java
2 28 (58.33%) Spring
3 24 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (45.83%) Hibernate
4 22 (45.83%) JavaScript
5 21 (43.75%) WebSphere
6 20 (41.67%) HTML
7 16 (33.33%) SQL
8 13 (27.08%) Web Services
9 12 (25.00%) CSS
9 12 (25.00%) TDD
10 11 (22.92%) XML
10 11 (22.92%) JSP
11 10 (20.83%) SOAP
11 10 (20.83%) Scrum
11 10 (20.83%) IBM
11 10 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (18.75%) E-Commerce
12 9 (18.75%) JUnit
12 9 (18.75%) BDD
13 8 (16.67%) Open Source
13 8 (16.67%) Eclipse
14 7 (14.58%) MVC
14 7 (14.58%) Oracle
14 7 (14.58%) Git (software)
14 7 (14.58%) Unit Testing
14 7 (14.58%) REST
15 6 (12.50%) DevOps
15 6 (12.50%) Software Engineering
15 6 (12.50%) RESTful

J2EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 21 (43.75%) WebSphere
2 5 (10.42%) Apache
2 5 (10.42%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (8.33%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (6.25%) Confluence
5 2 (4.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (2.08%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.08%) JBoss
6 1 (2.08%) Liferay
6 1 (2.08%) nginx
6 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.08%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (2.08%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) Firewall
1 3 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (2.08%) Broadband
2 1 (2.08%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) MySQL
2 4 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.25%) DB2
3 3 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) JUnit
2 8 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 7 (14.58%) Git (software)
4 5 (10.42%) jMock
4 5 (10.42%) Mockito
5 4 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 4 (8.33%) JMeter
5 4 (8.33%) Rational Application Developer
6 3 (6.25%) JIRA
6 3 (6.25%) Maven
6 3 (6.25%) NetBeans
6 3 (6.25%) Selenium
6 3 (6.25%) Subversion
7 2 (4.17%) DbUnit
7 2 (4.17%) Mercurial
7 2 (4.17%) SonarQube
8 1 (2.08%) Ant
8 1 (2.08%) IntelliJ
8 1 (2.08%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Banking
2 3 (6.25%) Law
3 1 (2.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (66.67%) Developer
2 23 (47.92%) Java Developer
3 7 (14.58%) WebSphere Specialist
4 5 (10.42%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Agile Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (8.33%) WebSphere Developer
5 4 (8.33%) WebSphere Portal Developer
6 3 (6.25%) DevOps Developer
6 3 (6.25%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Java WebSphere Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Portal Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (6.25%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
7 2 (4.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Principal Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Principal Software Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (58.33%) Spring
2 22 (45.83%) Hibernate
3 20 (41.67%) HTML
4 13 (27.08%) Web Services
5 12 (25.00%) CSS
6 11 (22.92%) JSP
6 11 (22.92%) XML
7 10 (20.83%) SOAP
8 7 (14.58%) REST
9 6 (12.50%) RESTful
9 6 (12.50%) Spring MVC
10 5 (10.42%) Java EE
10 5 (10.42%) JDBC
11 4 (8.33%) AngularJS
11 4 (8.33%) HTML5
11 4 (8.33%) jQuery
11 4 (8.33%) Servlets
12 3 (6.25%) Apache Axis
12 3 (6.25%) JPA
12 3 (6.25%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.17%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.08%) User Experience
4 1 (2.08%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Linux
2 3 (6.25%) Unix
3 2 (4.17%) Android
3 2 (4.17%) Windows
4 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.00%) TDD
3 10 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (20.83%) Scrum
4 9 (18.75%) BDD
4 9 (18.75%) E-Commerce
5 8 (16.67%) Open Source
6 7 (14.58%) MVC
6 7 (14.58%) Unit Testing
7 6 (12.50%) DevOps
7 6 (12.50%) Kanban
7 6 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 5 (10.42%) Continuous Deployment
8 5 (10.42%) Front End Development
9 4 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
9 4 (8.33%) Open Source Development
9 4 (8.33%) Test Automation
9 4 (8.33%) Web Application Development
10 3 (6.25%) Identity Management
10 3 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (91.67%) Java
2 22 (45.83%) JavaScript
3 16 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (10.42%) Python
5 3 (6.25%) Scala
6 2 (4.17%) Go
6 2 (4.17%) Ruby
7 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.08%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Sun Certification
2 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Docker
1 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle Identity Management
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (2.08%) Ansible
2 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) IBM
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle
3 4 (8.33%) Sun
4 2 (4.17%) Adobe
5 1 (2.08%) ATG
5 1 (2.08%) Google
5 1 (2.08%) HP
5 1 (2.08%) hybris
5 1 (2.08%) VMware
Leeds
Pearson Frank
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago