The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 90 80 71
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Contract jobs citing J2EE 29 49 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.17% 1.91% 2.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.31% 8.48% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 26 25
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £324 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £440
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 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -10.00%
J2EE
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
546 578 548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.94% 22.58% 17.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 290 235
Average daily rate £363 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 15
Average hourly rate £19.00 £36.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.22% +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

J2EE
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

J2EE
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

J2EE Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

J2EE
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

J2EE Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Slough - 9 £375 - 3
Reading +2 7 £443 +10.62% 6
Wokingham - 1 £370 -
Bracknell - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Newbury - - - - 4
J2EE
South East

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 47 (74.60%) Java
2 27 (42.86%) XML
3 25 (39.68%) SOAP
3 25 (39.68%) .NET
4 22 (34.92%) Spring
5 20 (31.75%) HTML
6 19 (30.16%) Web Services
6 19 (30.16%) Salesforce.com
7 17 (26.98%) MVC
8 16 (25.40%) CRM
9 15 (23.81%) E-Commerce
9 15 (23.81%) JavaScript
9 15 (23.81%) Hibernate
10 14 (22.22%) Scrum
11 13 (20.63%) SQL
11 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (19.05%) SOA
12 12 (19.05%) B2C
13 11 (17.46%) OO
13 11 (17.46%) UNIX
13 11 (17.46%) jQuery
14 10 (15.87%) TDD
14 10 (15.87%) JUnit
14 10 (15.87%) Siebel
14 10 (15.87%) Finance
15 9 (14.29%) Telecoms
15 9 (14.29%) Oracle
15 9 (14.29%) JSP
15 9 (14.29%) CSS
15 9 (14.29%) RESTful

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 7 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 6 (9.52%) Liferay
3 5 (7.94%) WebSphere
3 5 (7.94%) Confluence
4 3 (4.76%) IIS
4 3 (4.76%) Apache
5 2 (3.17%) Drupal
5 2 (3.17%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.59%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.59%) Commerce Server
6 1 (1.59%) Alfresco
Business Applications
1 5 (7.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.17%) Magento
2 2 (3.17%) Cordys
3 1 (1.59%) TIBCO iProcess
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.11%) Force.com
2 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.59%) SaaS
2 1 (1.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) Internet
2 1 (1.59%) RTCP
2 1 (1.59%) RTP
2 1 (1.59%) HTTP
2 1 (1.59%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) MySQL
2 6 (9.52%) MongoDB
3 4 (6.35%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.76%) DB2
5 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (15.87%) JUnit
2 8 (12.70%) JIRA
3 6 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 6 (9.52%) Subversion
3 6 (9.52%) Eclipse
3 6 (9.52%) Ant
4 3 (4.76%) Hudson
5 2 (3.17%) jMock
5 2 (3.17%) Maven
5 2 (3.17%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.59%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.59%) Introscope
6 1 (1.59%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.59%) Selenium
6 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.59%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.59%) Gradle
6 1 (1.59%) Mockito
General
1 10 (15.87%) Finance
2 9 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 6 (9.52%) Retail
4 5 (7.94%) Manufacturing
4 5 (7.94%) Electronics
4 5 (7.94%) Marketing
5 1 (1.59%) Front Office
5 1 (1.59%) Back Office
5 1 (1.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (57.14%) Developer
2 18 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 14 (22.22%) Architect
4 10 (15.87%) Analyst
5 9 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 8 (12.70%) Business Analyst
6 8 (12.70%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.94%) Lead Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Hybris Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Agile Business Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Salesforce.com Architect
8 4 (6.35%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) Consultant
9 3 (4.76%) Applications Developer
9 3 (4.76%) J2EE Developer
10 2 (3.17%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
10 2 (3.17%) .NET Applications Developer
10 2 (3.17%) Technical Business Analyst
10 2 (3.17%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (42.86%) XML
2 25 (39.68%) SOAP
2 25 (39.68%) .NET
3 22 (34.92%) Spring
4 20 (31.75%) HTML
5 19 (30.16%) Web Services
6 15 (23.81%) Hibernate
7 11 (17.46%) jQuery
8 9 (14.29%) JSP
8 9 (14.29%) CSS
8 9 (14.29%) RESTful
8 9 (14.29%) REST
9 8 (12.70%) Visualforce
10 7 (11.11%) Spring MVC
11 6 (9.52%) Ajax
11 6 (9.52%) Struts
12 5 (7.94%) XSD
13 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET
13 3 (4.76%) JMS
13 3 (4.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.94%) DTV
2 5 (7.94%) Mobile Computing
3 4 (6.35%) Open Source
3 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.17%) GIS
6 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.59%) iPhone
6 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.46%) UNIX
2 3 (4.76%) Linux
2 3 (4.76%) Android
3 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.59%) Windows
4 1 (1.59%) AIX
4 1 (1.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.98%) MVC
2 16 (25.40%) CRM
3 15 (23.81%) E-Commerce
4 14 (22.22%) Scrum
5 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (19.05%) SOA
6 12 (19.05%) B2C
7 11 (17.46%) OO
8 10 (15.87%) TDD
9 8 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (11.11%) Workflow
11 6 (9.52%) Data Migration
11 6 (9.52%) Programme Management
11 6 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (9.52%) Migration
12 5 (7.94%) Validation
12 5 (7.94%) E-business
12 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (7.94%) B2B
12 5 (7.94%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 47 (74.60%) Java
2 15 (23.81%) JavaScript
3 13 (20.63%) SQL
4 8 (12.70%) Apex Code
5 5 (7.94%) PL/SQL
5 5 (7.94%) Groovy
6 4 (6.35%) C#
6 4 (6.35%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.76%) VBScript
7 3 (4.76%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.76%) Scala
8 1 (1.59%) C++
8 1 (1.59%) Korn
8 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) PMP
3 1 (1.59%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (30.16%) Salesforce.com
2 10 (15.87%) Siebel
3 9 (14.29%) Oracle
4 7 (11.11%) hybris
5 6 (9.52%) SAP
6 5 (7.94%) Metastorm
7 3 (4.76%) JBoss
8 2 (3.17%) Demandware
8 2 (3.17%) ATG
9 1 (1.59%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.59%) ESRI
9 1 (1.59%) Sun
9 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.59%) GigaSpaces
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