The first table below looks at the demand for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Bedfordshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 43 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing J2EE 6 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.21% - 2.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.94% - 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 6
Average daily rate
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£265 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
101 58 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 20.40% 25.89% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 27 30
Average daily rate £300 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
J2EE
East of England

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

J2EE
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2EE across the Bedfordshire region.

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

J2EE
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

J2EE Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 5 £265 -
Dunstable - - - - 1
Luton - - - -
J2EE
East of England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing J2EE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited J2EE.

1 10 (90.91%) Java
2 9 (81.82%) Oracle
3 7 (63.64%) Degree
4 6 (54.55%) Spring
4 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
4 6 (54.55%) Hibernate
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
4 6 (54.55%) JUnit
4 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 6 (54.55%) JSP
4 6 (54.55%) Servlets
4 6 (54.55%) Struts
4 6 (54.55%) Eclipse
4 6 (54.55%) Sun
4 6 (54.55%) Sun Certification
4 6 (54.55%) Unit Testing
5 5 (45.45%) XML
6 4 (36.36%) EJB
7 3 (27.27%) Client/Server
8 2 (18.18%) .NET
8 2 (18.18%) SQL
8 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
8 2 (18.18%) Validation
8 2 (18.18%) Selenium
8 2 (18.18%) jQuery
8 2 (18.18%) Maven
9 1 (9.09%) Endeca
9 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
9 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing J2EE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited J2EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
1 1 (9.09%) PaaS
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) JUnit
1 6 (54.55%) Eclipse
2 2 (18.18%) Selenium
2 2 (18.18%) Maven
3 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
1 1 (9.09%) Back Office
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
1 6 (54.55%) Java Developer
1 6 (54.55%) J2EE Developer
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Test Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Enterprise Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Spring
1 6 (54.55%) Hibernate
1 6 (54.55%) JSP
1 6 (54.55%) Servlets
1 6 (54.55%) Struts
2 5 (45.45%) XML
3 4 (36.36%) EJB
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) jQuery
5 1 (9.09%) Java EE
5 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
2 3 (27.27%) Client/Server
3 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (54.55%) Unit Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Validation
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Workflow
3 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 1 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (9.09%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) SOA
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) VB
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Degree
2 6 (54.55%) Sun Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Statspack
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle
2 6 (54.55%) Sun
3 1 (9.09%) Endeca
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) Compuware
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) hybris
3 1 (9.09%) F5