The first table below looks at the demand for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 45 47 74
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +27
Contract jobs citing J2EE 38 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.17% 2.16% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.92% 9.28% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 2
Average daily rate £400 £375 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +76.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £454 £253
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £381
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.80 £35.11 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+1.96% +8.03%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
273 194 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 22.75% 23.26% 19.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 125 132
Average daily rate £330 £325 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 9
Average hourly rate £15.97 £38.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.51% +10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
J2EE
South East

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

J2EE
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2EE across the Buckinghamshire region.

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

J2EE
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

J2EE Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

J2EE
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the Buckinghamshire region.

J2EE Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +4 33 £413 +17.85% 2
Aylesbury - - - -
Buckingham - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 1
Marlow - - - -
J2EE
South East

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 46 (70.77%) Java
2 27 (41.54%) WebSphere
3 24 (36.92%) JavaScript
4 23 (35.38%) Finance
5 22 (33.85%) Web Services
6 21 (32.31%) HTML
7 18 (27.69%) CSS
7 18 (27.69%) Windows
7 18 (27.69%) Linux
8 17 (26.15%) SOAP
8 17 (26.15%) WebSphere Application Server
8 17 (26.15%) Oracle
8 17 (26.15%) UNIX
9 16 (24.62%) DTS
9 16 (24.62%) LDAP
9 16 (24.62%) Change Management
10 15 (23.08%) Middleware
11 14 (21.54%) SOA
12 12 (18.46%) JSON
12 12 (18.46%) Ajax
12 12 (18.46%) EAI
12 12 (18.46%) HTML5
13 10 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (15.38%) Degree
13 10 (15.38%) SQL
14 9 (13.85%) Dojo
15 8 (12.31%) Use Case
15 8 (12.31%) DOM
15 8 (12.31%) Performance Tuning
15 8 (12.31%) Software Architecture

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 27 (41.54%) WebSphere
2 17 (26.15%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (3.08%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.54%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (1.54%) CMS
4 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.54%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) SAP CRM
1 2 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.54%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
2 1 (1.54%) TIBCO iProcess
2 1 (1.54%) Staffware
2 1 (1.54%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (24.62%) LDAP
2 4 (6.15%) Intranet
2 4 (6.15%) Internet
3 2 (3.08%) FTP
4 1 (1.54%) Firewall
4 1 (1.54%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.54%) SSL
4 1 (1.54%) HTTP
4 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.62%) DTS
2 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) DB2
2 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) WebDriver
1 2 (3.08%) JUnit
1 2 (3.08%) Eclipse
1 2 (3.08%) Selenium
2 1 (1.54%) Subversion
2 1 (1.54%) Introscope
2 1 (1.54%) Ant
2 1 (1.54%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
General
1 23 (35.38%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Retail
2 5 (7.69%) Spanish Language
3 4 (6.15%) Banking
4 2 (3.08%) Back Office
4 2 (3.08%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (36.92%) Developer
2 16 (24.62%) Analyst
2 16 (24.62%) Architect
2 16 (24.62%) Deployment Analyst
3 14 (21.54%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (16.92%) Java Developer
5 9 (13.85%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (10.77%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.15%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (6.15%) J2EE Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.15%) EAI Architect
7 4 (6.15%) SOA Architect
7 4 (6.15%) J2EE Architect
8 2 (3.08%) Technical Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Automation Team Leader
8 2 (3.08%) Business Solution Architect
8 2 (3.08%) Scala Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.08%) Business Architect
8 2 (3.08%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (33.85%) Web Services
2 21 (32.31%) HTML
3 18 (27.69%) CSS
4 17 (26.15%) SOAP
5 15 (23.08%) Middleware
6 12 (18.46%) JSON
6 12 (18.46%) Ajax
6 12 (18.46%) HTML5
7 9 (13.85%) Dojo
8 8 (12.31%) DOM
9 7 (10.77%) Spring
10 5 (7.69%) JSP
11 4 (6.15%) XML
12 3 (4.62%) Hibernate
12 3 (4.62%) Struts
13 2 (3.08%) REST
13 2 (3.08%) Oracle Fusion
13 2 (3.08%) CSS3
13 2 (3.08%) Akka
13 2 (3.08%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) Graphic Design
2 3 (4.62%) Open Source
3 2 (3.08%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.54%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (27.69%) Windows
1 18 (27.69%) Linux
2 17 (26.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.62%) Change Management
2 14 (21.54%) SOA
3 12 (18.46%) EAI
4 10 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (12.31%) Use Case
5 8 (12.31%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (12.31%) Software Architecture
6 4 (6.15%) Project Management
6 4 (6.15%) CRM
6 4 (6.15%) MVC
6 4 (6.15%) Web Design
6 4 (6.15%) Scrum
7 3 (4.62%) TDD
7 3 (4.62%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.62%) OO
7 3 (4.62%) UML
7 3 (4.62%) BDD
8 2 (3.08%) Test Automation
8 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (3.08%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 46 (70.77%) Java
2 24 (36.92%) JavaScript
3 10 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (3.08%) Scala
4 2 (3.08%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.54%) Korn
5 1 (1.54%) Jython
5 1 (1.54%) Python
5 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) Sun Certification
2 1 (1.54%) PMP
2 1 (1.54%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 17 (26.15%) Oracle
2 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.08%) SAP
3 2 (3.08%) Siebel
3 2 (3.08%) webMethods
3 2 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.54%) Endeca
4 1 (1.54%) ATG
4 1 (1.54%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.54%) Remedy
4 1 (1.54%) IBM
4 1 (1.54%) Sun