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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 98 95 59
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -36
Contract jobs citing J2EE 32 34 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.11% 1.18% 2.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.04% 6.31% 11.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 35
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£413 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £286 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £495 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.80 £35.11
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +1.96%
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
635 539 552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.99% 18.77% 22.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 327 211
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 71
Average hourly rate £39.00 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 20 April 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 20 April 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
Bracknell +4 6 - -
Maidenhead - 6 £325 - 1
Reading -2 5 £425 +27.81% 7
Slough +5 3 £600 +110.52%
Newbury -14 1 £388 +19.23% 2
Windsor - 1 - -
Wokingham - - - - 1
J2EE
South East

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 45 (88.24%) Java
2 20 (39.22%) UNIX
3 19 (37.25%) HTML
3 19 (37.25%) Oracle
4 17 (33.33%) TDD
4 17 (33.33%) XML
5 16 (31.37%) Retail
6 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (29.41%) SQL
7 13 (25.49%) JavaScript
7 13 (25.49%) Linux
8 12 (23.53%) Tomcat
8 12 (23.53%) SOAP
9 11 (21.57%) Release Management
9 11 (21.57%) Oracle Database
10 10 (19.61%) Java EE
10 10 (19.61%) Web Services
10 10 (19.61%) JBoss
11 9 (17.65%) Spring
11 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (15.69%) Degree
12 8 (15.69%) Finance
12 8 (15.69%) WebLogic
12 8 (15.69%) JSP
13 7 (13.73%) Apache
13 7 (13.73%) OO
13 7 (13.73%) SOA
13 7 (13.73%) TCP/IP
13 7 (13.73%) Telecoms
13 7 (13.73%) Automated Testing

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 12 (23.53%) Tomcat
2 10 (19.61%) JBoss
3 8 (15.69%) WebLogic
4 7 (13.73%) Apache
4 7 (13.73%) WebSphere
5 4 (7.84%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
6 3 (5.88%) IIS
6 3 (5.88%) MQSeries
6 3 (5.88%) CMS
7 2 (3.92%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (3.92%) Liferay
8 1 (1.96%) Mule ESB
8 1 (1.96%) Alfresco
8 1 (1.96%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.84%) SSL
3 3 (5.88%) HTTP
3 3 (5.88%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) Oracle Database
2 6 (11.76%) DbVisualizer
2 6 (11.76%) DB2
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.96%) MySQL
4 1 (1.96%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) JUnit
2 5 (9.80%) Ant
2 5 (9.80%) Maven
2 5 (9.80%) Subversion
3 3 (5.88%) Eclipse
3 3 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (5.88%) LoadRunner
3 3 (5.88%) Selenium
3 3 (5.88%) JBehave
3 3 (5.88%) WebDriver
4 2 (3.92%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (3.92%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.96%) JIRA
5 1 (1.96%) Mockito
5 1 (1.96%) Gradle
5 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (31.37%) Retail
2 8 (15.69%) Finance
3 7 (13.73%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.84%) Marketing
5 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.92%) Electronics
6 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.96%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 22 (43.14%) Developer
2 19 (37.25%) Java Developer
3 6 (11.76%) Designer
3 6 (11.76%) Architect
4 5 (9.80%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Applications Support
6 3 (5.88%) Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Tester
6 3 (5.88%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Automation Tester
7 2 (3.92%) Middleware Specialist
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Solutions Designer
7 2 (3.92%) Administrator
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (1.96%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (37.25%) HTML
2 17 (33.33%) XML
3 12 (23.53%) SOAP
4 10 (19.61%) Java EE
4 10 (19.61%) Web Services
5 9 (17.65%) Spring
6 8 (15.69%) JSP
7 6 (11.76%) Middleware
7 6 (11.76%) Flash
7 6 (11.76%) CSS
7 6 (11.76%) Struts
7 6 (11.76%) .NET
8 5 (9.80%) Hibernate
8 5 (9.80%) JSF
8 5 (9.80%) Application Packaging
8 5 (9.80%) REST
8 5 (9.80%) RESTful
9 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET
9 3 (5.88%) WCF
9 3 (5.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.73%) Open Source
3 4 (7.84%) PKI
3 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.92%) DTV
6 1 (1.96%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.96%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (39.22%) UNIX
2 13 (25.49%) Linux
3 6 (11.76%) Solaris
4 5 (9.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.96%) Windows
5 1 (1.96%) Android
5 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) TDD
2 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (21.57%) Release Management
4 7 (13.73%) OO
4 7 (13.73%) SOA
4 7 (13.73%) Automated Testing
4 7 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (11.76%) System Testing
5 6 (11.76%) E-Commerce
6 5 (9.80%) MVC
7 4 (7.84%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.84%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (5.88%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (5.88%) Project Management
8 3 (5.88%) Regression Testing
8 3 (5.88%) Document Management
8 3 (5.88%) Pair Programming
8 3 (5.88%) Coaching
8 3 (5.88%) Test Scripting
8 3 (5.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 45 (88.24%) Java
2 15 (29.41%) SQL
3 13 (25.49%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.80%) PHP
5 4 (7.84%) C#
6 3 (5.88%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.96%) VBA
7 1 (1.96%) C++
7 1 (1.96%) VB
7 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.96%) Python
7 1 (1.96%) MUMPS
7 1 (1.96%) VB6
7 1 (1.96%) Groovy
7 1 (1.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) Degree
2 4 (7.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (7.84%) ISEB
3 3 (5.88%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (37.25%) Oracle
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.80%) Sun
2 5 (9.80%) Red Hat
3 4 (7.84%) IBM
4 3 (5.88%) HP
4 3 (5.88%) Axway
5 2 (3.92%) Talend
5 2 (3.92%) Adobe
5 2 (3.92%) SAP
6 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.96%) InterSystems
6 1 (1.96%) OpenText
6 1 (1.96%) RedDot
6 1 (1.96%) GigaSpaces