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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 91 87 71
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -16
Contract jobs citing J2EE 29 33 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.13% 1.31% 2.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.18% 6.15% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 24 37
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£406 £334 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.72% -19.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £285 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £443 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £36.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +6.61%
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
560 537 515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.86% 21.30% 21.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 304 219
Average daily rate £375 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £221 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 52
Average hourly rate £32.50 £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.53% -41.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 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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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
Reading +1 11 £419 +35.08% 8
Bracknell +9 10 - -
Newbury 0 4 £400 - 4
J2EE
South East

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 56 (91.80%) Java
2 26 (42.62%) UNIX
3 23 (37.70%) Oracle
4 21 (34.43%) HTML
5 20 (32.79%) XML
6 19 (31.15%) JavaScript
7 17 (27.87%) SQL
7 17 (27.87%) Retail
8 16 (26.23%) TDD
8 16 (26.23%) Linux
9 15 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (22.95%) Tomcat
11 13 (21.31%) Telecoms
12 12 (19.67%) Web Services
12 12 (19.67%) WebLogic
12 12 (19.67%) SOAP
12 12 (19.67%) Release Management
12 12 (19.67%) Oracle Database
13 11 (18.03%) WebSphere
13 11 (18.03%) JBoss
13 11 (18.03%) Spring
14 10 (16.39%) Apache
14 10 (16.39%) Solaris
14 10 (16.39%) DB2
14 10 (16.39%) Java EE
14 10 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (14.75%) Degree
15 9 (14.75%) JSP
15 9 (14.75%) E-Commerce
15 9 (14.75%) Automated Testing

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 14 (22.95%) Tomcat
2 12 (19.67%) WebLogic
3 11 (18.03%) JBoss
3 11 (18.03%) WebSphere
4 10 (16.39%) Apache
5 5 (8.20%) MQSeries
5 5 (8.20%) SharePoint
5 5 (8.20%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (3.28%) Liferay
6 2 (3.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (3.28%) CMS
6 2 (3.28%) IIS
7 1 (1.64%) Mule ESB
7 1 (1.64%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.64%) Alfresco
7 1 (1.64%) Mule
7 1 (1.64%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.48%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.56%) SSL
3 3 (4.92%) SSH
3 3 (4.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.67%) Oracle Database
2 10 (16.39%) DB2
3 8 (13.11%) DbVisualizer
4 3 (4.92%) MySQL
4 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.28%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.64%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Ant
1 6 (9.84%) JUnit
1 6 (9.84%) Subversion
2 5 (8.20%) Maven
2 5 (8.20%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (8.20%) LoadRunner
3 4 (6.56%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (4.92%) Selenium
4 3 (4.92%) JBehave
4 3 (4.92%) WebDriver
4 3 (4.92%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.28%) IntelliJ
5 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.64%) Mockito
6 1 (1.64%) Gradle
6 1 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 17 (27.87%) Retail
2 13 (21.31%) Telecoms
3 8 (13.11%) Finance
4 3 (4.92%) Billing
4 3 (4.92%) Marketing
5 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.28%) Electronics
6 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.64%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 25 (40.98%) Developer
2 23 (37.70%) Java Developer
3 6 (9.84%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 6 (9.84%) Designer
4 5 (8.20%) Analyst
4 5 (8.20%) Test Analyst
4 5 (8.20%) Architect
5 3 (4.92%) Tester
5 3 (4.92%) Consultant
5 3 (4.92%) Applications Support
5 3 (4.92%) Automation Tester
6 2 (3.28%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (3.28%) Middleware Specialist
6 2 (3.28%) Solutions Designer
6 2 (3.28%) Administrator
6 2 (3.28%) Junior Developer
6 2 (3.28%) Technical Manager
6 2 (3.28%) Junior Java Developer
6 2 (3.28%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (3.28%) Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (34.43%) HTML
2 20 (32.79%) XML
3 12 (19.67%) Web Services
3 12 (19.67%) SOAP
4 11 (18.03%) Spring
5 10 (16.39%) Java EE
6 9 (14.75%) JSP
7 8 (13.11%) Flash
7 8 (13.11%) Hibernate
8 7 (11.48%) Middleware
8 7 (11.48%) CSS
9 6 (9.84%) Struts
9 6 (9.84%) JSF
9 6 (9.84%) Application Packaging
10 5 (8.20%) jQuery
10 5 (8.20%) RESTful
11 4 (6.56%) REST
11 4 (6.56%) .NET
12 3 (4.92%) Gherkin
12 3 (4.92%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.56%) PKI
3 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.28%) DTV
5 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.64%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (42.62%) UNIX
2 16 (26.23%) Linux
3 10 (16.39%) Solaris
4 5 (8.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.64%) Android
5 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.23%) TDD
2 15 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (19.67%) Release Management
4 9 (14.75%) Automated Testing
4 9 (14.75%) E-Commerce
5 8 (13.11%) System Testing
5 8 (13.11%) Open Source
6 7 (11.48%) MVC
7 6 (9.84%) SOA
8 5 (8.20%) OO
8 5 (8.20%) Regression Testing
8 5 (8.20%) Unit Testing
8 5 (8.20%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (8.20%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (6.56%) SDLC
10 3 (4.92%) Problem Management
10 3 (4.92%) Coaching
10 3 (4.92%) Test Automation
10 3 (4.92%) Test Scripting
10 3 (4.92%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 56 (91.80%) Java
2 19 (31.15%) JavaScript
3 17 (27.87%) SQL
4 5 (8.20%) PHP
5 4 (6.56%) C++
6 3 (4.92%) C
6 3 (4.92%) C#
7 2 (3.28%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.64%) VBA
8 1 (1.64%) Python
8 1 (1.64%) MUMPS
8 1 (1.64%) VB6
8 1 (1.64%) Ruby
8 1 (1.64%) Groovy
8 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (14.75%) Degree
2 6 (9.84%) ISEB
2 6 (9.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (8.20%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.92%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.64%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 23 (37.70%) Oracle
2 8 (13.11%) IBM
3 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.84%) Sun
4 5 (8.20%) HP
4 5 (8.20%) Red Hat
5 4 (6.56%) Talend
6 3 (4.92%) Axway
7 2 (3.28%) Adobe
7 2 (3.28%) SAP
8 1 (1.64%) GigaSpaces
8 1 (1.64%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.64%) InterSystems
8 1 (1.64%) OpenText
8 1 (1.64%) RedDot
8 1 (1.64%) VMware
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