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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 107 93 83
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -10
Contract jobs citing J2EE 19 28 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.72% 1.14% 1.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.36% 5.14% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 24
Average daily rate
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£425 £385 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £296 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £494 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.91%
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
565 545 591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.39% 22.14% 23.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 269 298
Average daily rate £375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 8
Average hourly rate £37.00 £19.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.73% -47.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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
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 1 September 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bracknell - 10 £375 -
Reading -11 5 £413 +7.14% 3
Newbury - 2 - -
J2EE
South East

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 49 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (46.94%) JavaScript
3 22 (44.90%) Oracle
4 16 (32.65%) Degree
4 16 (32.65%) UNIX
5 14 (28.57%) XML
6 13 (26.53%) Linux
6 13 (26.53%) SQL
6 13 (26.53%) WebLogic
6 13 (26.53%) HTML
7 12 (24.49%) WebSphere
8 11 (22.45%) Telecoms
9 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (20.41%) Automated Testing
9 10 (20.41%) DB2
9 10 (20.41%) Apache
9 10 (20.41%) Tomcat
9 10 (20.41%) Web Services
9 10 (20.41%) E-Commerce
9 10 (20.41%) System Testing
9 10 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (18.37%) Retail
10 9 (18.37%) Spring
11 8 (16.33%) MVC
11 8 (16.33%) Computer Science
11 8 (16.33%) IBM
11 8 (16.33%) Flash
11 8 (16.33%) DbVisualizer
11 8 (16.33%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (14.29%) Solaris

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 13 (26.53%) WebLogic
2 12 (24.49%) WebSphere
3 10 (20.41%) Apache
3 10 (20.41%) Tomcat
4 5 (10.20%) MQSeries
4 5 (10.20%) JBoss
5 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
5 4 (8.16%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (4.08%) nginx
7 1 (2.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (2.04%) Commerce Server
7 1 (2.04%) GlassFish
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.08%) SSL
1 2 (4.08%) SSH
1 2 (4.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (4.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) DB2
2 8 (16.33%) DbVisualizer
3 6 (12.24%) Oracle Database
4 5 (10.20%) MySQL
5 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Subversion
2 5 (10.20%) HP UFT
2 5 (10.20%) LoadRunner
3 4 (8.16%) Ant
3 4 (8.16%) Maven
3 4 (8.16%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (8.16%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.12%) JBehave
4 3 (6.12%) WebDriver
4 3 (6.12%) Selenium
4 3 (6.12%) JUnit
4 3 (6.12%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.08%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.04%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.04%) DbUnit
6 1 (2.04%) Mockito
6 1 (2.04%) jMock
General
1 11 (22.45%) Telecoms
2 9 (18.37%) Retail
3 4 (8.16%) Finance
4 3 (6.12%) Billing
Job Titles
1 25 (51.02%) Developer
2 22 (44.90%) Java Developer
3 5 (10.20%) Analyst
3 5 (10.20%) Test Analyst
4 3 (6.12%) Consultant
4 3 (6.12%) Tester
4 3 (6.12%) Senior Developer
4 3 (6.12%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (6.12%) Automation Tester
5 2 (4.08%) Middleware Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (4.08%) Junior Developer
5 2 (4.08%) Technical Manager
5 2 (4.08%) Junior Java Developer
5 2 (4.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (4.08%) Incident Manager
5 2 (4.08%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Junior
5 2 (4.08%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.57%) XML
2 13 (26.53%) HTML
3 10 (20.41%) Web Services
4 9 (18.37%) Spring
5 8 (16.33%) Flash
6 7 (14.29%) Hibernate
7 6 (12.24%) Middleware
8 5 (10.20%) JSP
8 5 (10.20%) JSTL
8 5 (10.20%) jQuery
9 4 (8.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (8.16%) Application Packaging
9 4 (8.16%) Spring MVC
9 4 (8.16%) RESTful
10 3 (6.12%) WebCenter
10 3 (6.12%) Ajax
10 3 (6.12%) Gherkin
10 3 (6.12%) EJB
10 3 (6.12%) CSS
10 3 (6.12%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (16.33%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (16.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.08%) Clustering
3 2 (4.08%) PKI
4 1 (2.04%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.04%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.65%) UNIX
2 13 (26.53%) Linux
3 7 (14.29%) Solaris
4 4 (8.16%) Windows
5 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) E-Commerce
1 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (20.41%) Automated Testing
1 10 (20.41%) System Testing
2 8 (16.33%) MVC
3 5 (10.20%) TDD
3 5 (10.20%) Regression Testing
3 5 (10.20%) Release Management
3 5 (10.20%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (8.16%) Data Modelling
4 4 (8.16%) SOA
4 4 (8.16%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.12%) ITIL
5 3 (6.12%) Unit Testing
5 3 (6.12%) Test Scripting
5 3 (6.12%) Incident Management
5 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (6.12%) Document Management
5 3 (6.12%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (46.94%) JavaScript
3 13 (26.53%) SQL
4 6 (12.24%) C++
5 5 (10.20%) C
6 2 (4.08%) Python
6 2 (4.08%) Ruby
6 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.08%) Perl
6 2 (4.08%) PHP
7 1 (2.04%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (32.65%) Degree
2 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (12.24%) ISEB
3 3 (6.12%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.04%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) VirtualBox
2 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 22 (44.90%) Oracle
2 8 (16.33%) IBM
3 5 (10.20%) HP
4 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.16%) Talend
4 4 (8.16%) Sun
5 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.08%) VMware
5 2 (4.08%) F5
6 1 (2.04%) Adobe
6 1 (2.04%) AppDynamics