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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 52 65 40
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -25
Contract jobs citing J2EE 33 14 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.50% 1.36% 3.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.41% 5.62% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 20
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £357 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £427 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £36.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.88%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
266 249 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 20.18% 24.27% 25.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 150 130
Average daily rate £350 £375 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £266 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £446 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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 29 July 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 29 July 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Milton Keynes +10 31 £350 -12.50% 1
Beaconsfield - - - - 1
High Wycombe - - - - 1
Marlow - - - - 1
J2EE
South East

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 53 (77.94%) Java
2 31 (45.59%) WebSphere
3 28 (41.18%) Web Services
4 23 (33.82%) WebSphere Application Server
4 23 (33.82%) Finance
5 21 (30.88%) SOAP
6 19 (27.94%) UNIX
6 19 (27.94%) JavaScript
7 17 (25.00%) Spring
7 17 (25.00%) Linux
8 16 (23.53%) Windows
8 16 (23.53%) Oracle
9 15 (22.06%) LDAP
9 15 (22.06%) DTS
9 15 (22.06%) Change Management
10 13 (19.12%) HTML
11 12 (17.65%) JSP
11 12 (17.65%) Degree
11 12 (17.65%) Hibernate
12 11 (16.18%) Banking
12 11 (16.18%) Struts
12 11 (16.18%) IBM
13 10 (14.71%) Eclipse
13 10 (14.71%) XML
13 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
13 10 (14.71%) Scrum
14 9 (13.24%) Internet
15 8 (11.76%) SOA
15 8 (11.76%) CSS
15 8 (11.76%) Agile Software Development

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 31 (45.59%) WebSphere
2 23 (33.82%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.47%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.06%) LDAP
2 9 (13.24%) Internet
3 7 (10.29%) Intranet
4 6 (8.82%) SSL
5 5 (7.35%) HTTP
6 1 (1.47%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.06%) DTS
2 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
3 7 (10.29%) DB2
4 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (14.71%) Eclipse
2 6 (8.82%) JUnit
3 5 (7.35%) Introscope
4 2 (2.94%) Maven
4 2 (2.94%) Selenium
5 1 (1.47%) Rational Rose
5 1 (1.47%) Ant
General
1 23 (33.82%) Finance
2 11 (16.18%) Banking
3 8 (11.76%) Spanish Language
4 4 (5.88%) Retail
5 2 (2.94%) Automotive
5 2 (2.94%) Legal
5 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (33.82%) Developer
2 21 (30.88%) Analyst
3 19 (27.94%) Java Developer
4 15 (22.06%) Deployment Analyst
5 8 (11.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 8 (11.76%) J2EE Developer
5 8 (11.76%) Architect
6 7 (10.29%) Project Manager
7 5 (7.35%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.35%) Administrator
7 5 (7.35%) WebSphere Administrator
8 4 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Consultant
9 3 (4.41%) Technical Analyst
10 2 (2.94%) Business Architect
10 2 (2.94%) E-Commerce Manager
10 2 (2.94%) Quality Manager
10 2 (2.94%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.94%) Business Analyst
10 2 (2.94%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (41.18%) Web Services
2 21 (30.88%) SOAP
3 17 (25.00%) Spring
4 13 (19.12%) HTML
5 12 (17.65%) JSP
5 12 (17.65%) Hibernate
6 11 (16.18%) Struts
7 10 (14.71%) XML
8 8 (11.76%) CSS
9 7 (10.29%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (8.82%) Servlets
11 5 (7.35%) JDBC
11 5 (7.35%) Middleware
11 5 (7.35%) JNDI
12 4 (5.88%) EJB
13 3 (4.41%) .NET
14 2 (2.94%) XSLT
14 2 (2.94%) Java EE
14 2 (2.94%) jQuery
14 2 (2.94%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.35%) Clustering
2 5 (7.35%) Mobile Banking
3 4 (5.88%) Graphic Design
4 3 (4.41%) Mainframe
4 3 (4.41%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (2.94%) Open Source
5 2 (2.94%) PMI
5 2 (2.94%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.94%) UNIX
2 17 (25.00%) Linux
3 16 (23.53%) Windows
4 2 (2.94%) Android
5 1 (1.47%) AIX
5 1 (1.47%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.06%) Change Management
2 10 (14.71%) Scrum
3 8 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (11.76%) SOA
3 8 (11.76%) Business Analysis
3 8 (11.76%) Unit Testing
4 7 (10.29%) Project Management
5 5 (7.35%) EAI
5 5 (7.35%) OO
5 5 (7.35%) High Availability
6 4 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (5.88%) Integration Testing
6 4 (5.88%) Web Design
7 3 (4.41%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.41%) Time Management
8 2 (2.94%) Project Planning
8 2 (2.94%) PRINCE
8 2 (2.94%) BDD
8 2 (2.94%) Android Development
8 2 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 53 (77.94%) Java
2 19 (27.94%) JavaScript
3 7 (10.29%) SQL
4 5 (7.35%) Python
4 5 (7.35%) Jython
4 5 (7.35%) Korn
4 5 (7.35%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.94%) C#
5 2 (2.94%) Scala
6 1 (1.47%) Perl
6 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.47%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 12 (17.65%) Degree
2 6 (8.82%) Sun Certification
3 2 (2.94%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 16 (23.53%) Oracle
2 11 (16.18%) IBM
3 6 (8.82%) Sun
4 2 (2.94%) Remedy
4 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.94%) JBoss
5 1 (1.47%) ATG
5 1 (1.47%) Endeca