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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 108 87 71
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -16
Contract jobs citing J2EE 19 43 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.72% 1.65% 2.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.45% 7.43% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 19
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £276 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £424 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £43.00 £46.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+4.22% -8.78%
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
551 579 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.82% 22.26% 22.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 317 237
Average daily rate £365 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 20
Average hourly rate £34.00 £40.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +9.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £39.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £43.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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
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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Slough +1 7 £306 -15.51% 2
Reading -1 6 £420 +48.67% 15
Windsor - - - -
Bracknell - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - - 5
Newbury - - - - 1
J2EE
South East

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 39 (78.00%) Java
2 25 (50.00%) Oracle
3 18 (36.00%) Hibernate
3 18 (36.00%) Spring
3 18 (36.00%) HTML
4 17 (34.00%) OO
4 17 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (32.00%) TDD
5 16 (32.00%) SQL
6 15 (30.00%) Apache
7 14 (28.00%) JavaScript
8 13 (26.00%) REST
9 12 (24.00%) SOA
9 12 (24.00%) QA
9 12 (24.00%) MVC
10 11 (22.00%) Tomcat
10 11 (22.00%) .NET
10 11 (22.00%) WebLogic
11 10 (20.00%) PL/SQL
11 10 (20.00%) SOAP
11 10 (20.00%) UNIX
11 10 (20.00%) Project Management
11 10 (20.00%) Degree
11 10 (20.00%) Oracle Database
12 9 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (18.00%) Computer Science
12 9 (18.00%) Open Source
12 9 (18.00%) WCF
12 9 (18.00%) WPF
12 9 (18.00%) Management Information System

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 15 (30.00%) Apache
2 11 (22.00%) Tomcat
2 11 (22.00%) WebLogic
3 9 (18.00%) IIS
4 6 (12.00%) JBoss
5 4 (8.00%) CMS
5 4 (8.00%) Liferay
6 2 (4.00%) Alfresco
6 2 (4.00%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (4.00%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (2.00%) GlassFish
7 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.00%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.00%) HTTP
3 2 (4.00%) SSL
4 1 (2.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (12.00%) MySQL
3 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Eclipse
2 5 (10.00%) JUnit
3 4 (8.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.00%) Subversion
5 2 (4.00%) Maven
5 2 (4.00%) JIRA
5 2 (4.00%) jMock
5 2 (4.00%) Ant
5 2 (4.00%) IntelliJ
5 2 (4.00%) Hudson
5 2 (4.00%) Gradle
6 1 (2.00%) CruiseControl
General
1 7 (14.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Marketing
3 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.00%) Retail
4 2 (4.00%) Electronics
5 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 33 (66.00%) Developer
2 23 (46.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (14.00%) Architect
3 7 (14.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 6 (12.00%) .NET Applications Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Applications Developer
4 6 (12.00%) .NET Developer
5 4 (8.00%) J2EE Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Applications Support
6 3 (6.00%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Java Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Development Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Development Project Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Java/J2EE Architect
8 1 (2.00%) Scala Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Middleware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (36.00%) Hibernate
1 18 (36.00%) Spring
1 18 (36.00%) HTML
2 13 (26.00%) REST
3 11 (22.00%) .NET
4 10 (20.00%) SOAP
5 9 (18.00%) WCF
5 9 (18.00%) WPF
5 9 (18.00%) XML
5 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET
6 8 (16.00%) JSP
7 7 (14.00%) Apache Camel
7 7 (14.00%) Web Services
8 6 (12.00%) JMS
8 6 (12.00%) Servlets
8 6 (12.00%) CSS
9 5 (10.00%) jQuery
9 5 (10.00%) Struts
10 4 (8.00%) JSON
10 4 (8.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (18.00%) Computer Science
1 9 (18.00%) Open Source
1 9 (18.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.00%) PKI
2 2 (4.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) UNIX
2 7 (14.00%) Linux
3 4 (8.00%) Solaris
4 3 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.00%) Android
5 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) OO
1 17 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (32.00%) TDD
3 12 (24.00%) SOA
3 12 (24.00%) MVC
4 10 (20.00%) Project Management
5 8 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (14.00%) OOP
7 6 (12.00%) Unit Testing
8 5 (10.00%) Pair Programming
9 4 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (6.00%) OOA/OOD
11 2 (4.00%) Content Management
11 2 (4.00%) Programme Management
11 2 (4.00%) Asset Management
11 2 (4.00%) Web Analytics
11 2 (4.00%) Scrum
11 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (4.00%) E-Commerce
11 2 (4.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (78.00%) Java
2 16 (32.00%) SQL
3 14 (28.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 9 (18.00%) VB.NET
5 9 (18.00%) C#
6 6 (12.00%) VBScript
7 3 (6.00%) Scala
7 3 (6.00%) Groovy
7 3 (6.00%) PHP
8 1 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) PMP
2 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (24.00%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (6.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.00%) GigaSpaces
3 2 (4.00%) SAP
3 2 (4.00%) Adobe
3 2 (4.00%) Sun
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.00%) Open Text
4 1 (2.00%) RedDot
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