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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 106 93 74
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -19
Contract jobs citing J2EE 20 32 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.78% 1.27% 1.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.82% 5.88% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 25 28
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £287 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £496 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
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
523 544 554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.49% 21.61% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 268 278
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 £271 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 6
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -47.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -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 4 August 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 4 August 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 - 7 £375 -
Reading -8 6 £363 -18.07% 6
Newbury - 4 £400 - 3
J2EE
South East

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 53 (94.64%) Java
2 24 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 22 (39.29%) Oracle
3 22 (39.29%) UNIX
4 18 (32.14%) XML
4 18 (32.14%) HTML
5 16 (28.57%) SQL
6 14 (25.00%) Linux
6 14 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 14 (25.00%) Retail
7 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (21.43%) WebSphere
8 12 (21.43%) WebLogic
9 11 (19.64%) Degree
10 10 (17.86%) Automated Testing
10 10 (17.86%) Web Services
10 10 (17.86%) DB2
10 10 (17.86%) E-Commerce
11 9 (16.07%) Apache
11 9 (16.07%) Tomcat
11 9 (16.07%) IBM
11 9 (16.07%) JSP
11 9 (16.07%) TDD
11 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (14.29%) DbVisualizer
12 8 (14.29%) Spring
12 8 (14.29%) Java EE
12 8 (14.29%) Release Management
12 8 (14.29%) System Testing
12 8 (14.29%) Flash

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (21.43%) WebLogic
1 12 (21.43%) WebSphere
2 9 (16.07%) Apache
2 9 (16.07%) Tomcat
3 7 (12.50%) JBoss
4 5 (8.93%) MQSeries
5 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
5 4 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (3.57%) nginx
7 1 (1.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.79%) Mule ESB
7 1 (1.79%) Commerce Server
7 1 (1.79%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.79%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.57%) SSL
2 2 (3.57%) SSH
3 1 (1.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (1.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) DB2
2 8 (14.29%) DbVisualizer
3 7 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.57%) MySQL
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.79%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Ant
1 7 (12.50%) Subversion
2 6 (10.71%) Maven
2 6 (10.71%) JUnit
3 5 (8.93%) HP UFT
3 5 (8.93%) LoadRunner
4 4 (7.14%) Eclipse
4 4 (7.14%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (5.36%) JBehave
5 3 (5.36%) WebDriver
5 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.36%) Selenium
6 2 (3.57%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.79%) Mockito
7 1 (1.79%) IntelliJ
General
1 14 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 14 (25.00%) Retail
2 5 (8.93%) Finance
3 3 (5.36%) Billing
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Electronics
4 1 (1.79%) Automotive
4 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (50.00%) Developer
2 24 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 5 (8.93%) Analyst
3 5 (8.93%) Test Analyst
4 4 (7.14%) Designer
5 3 (5.36%) Automation Tester
5 3 (5.36%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Senior Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Consultant
5 3 (5.36%) Tester
6 2 (3.57%) Junior
6 2 (3.57%) Architect
6 2 (3.57%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Junior Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Technical Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Junior Java Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Solutions Designer
6 2 (3.57%) Incident Manager
6 2 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (32.14%) HTML
1 18 (32.14%) XML
2 10 (17.86%) Web Services
3 9 (16.07%) JSP
4 8 (14.29%) Spring
4 8 (14.29%) Flash
4 8 (14.29%) Java EE
5 7 (12.50%) CSS
6 5 (8.93%) SOAP
6 5 (8.93%) Middleware
6 5 (8.93%) JSF
6 5 (8.93%) JSTL
6 5 (8.93%) jQuery
7 4 (7.14%) RESTful
7 4 (7.14%) Application Packaging
7 4 (7.14%) Hibernate
7 4 (7.14%) Struts
8 3 (5.36%) EJB
8 3 (5.36%) JMS
8 3 (5.36%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.93%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (8.93%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.57%) PKI
4 1 (1.79%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.79%) DTV
4 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (39.29%) UNIX
2 14 (25.00%) Linux
3 7 (12.50%) Solaris
4 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (17.86%) E-Commerce
2 10 (17.86%) Automated Testing
3 9 (16.07%) TDD
4 8 (14.29%) Release Management
4 8 (14.29%) System Testing
5 6 (10.71%) MVC
6 5 (8.93%) Regression Testing
6 5 (8.93%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (7.14%) SOA
7 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.36%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.36%) Test Scripting
8 3 (5.36%) Test Automation
8 3 (5.36%) Open Source
8 3 (5.36%) Document Management
8 3 (5.36%) Problem Management
8 3 (5.36%) Incident Management
8 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (5.36%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 53 (94.64%) Java
2 24 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 16 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (7.14%) C++
5 3 (5.36%) C
6 2 (3.57%) PHP
6 2 (3.57%) Python
6 2 (3.57%) Ruby
6 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.79%) MUMPS
7 1 (1.79%) VB6
7 1 (1.79%) VB
7 1 (1.79%) VBA
7 1 (1.79%) C#
7 1 (1.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) Degree
2 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (10.71%) ISEB
3 3 (5.36%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.79%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 22 (39.29%) Oracle
2 9 (16.07%) IBM
3 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.93%) HP
4 4 (7.14%) Talend
4 4 (7.14%) Sun
5 3 (5.36%) Axway
6 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.79%) InterSystems
7 1 (1.79%) VMware
7 1 (1.79%) Adobe
7 1 (1.79%) SAP
7 1 (1.79%) F5
7 1 (1.79%) AppDynamics