The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 82 53 48
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -5
Contract jobs citing J2EE 9 22 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.69% 2.10% 2.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.72% 9.24% 11.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £250 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £475 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.09 £33.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+6.32% +4.76%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
242 238 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 18.56% 22.69% 24.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 135 101
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £225 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £30.15 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.72% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.29 £20.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £20.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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
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 24 December 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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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 -20 7 £364 +11.92%
High Wycombe - - - -
Marlow - - - -
J2EE
South East

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 22 (88.00%) Java
2 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (48.00%) Finance
4 10 (40.00%) Spring
4 10 (40.00%) HTML
5 9 (36.00%) Struts
5 9 (36.00%) Oracle
6 8 (32.00%) XML
6 8 (32.00%) WebSphere
7 7 (28.00%) Spanish Language
7 7 (28.00%) Banking
7 7 (28.00%) Mobile Banking
7 7 (28.00%) Web Services
7 7 (28.00%) JSP
8 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (24.00%) Scrum
9 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (20.00%) DB2
9 5 (20.00%) IBM
10 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
10 4 (16.00%) .NET
10 4 (16.00%) Retail
10 4 (16.00%) Java EE
11 3 (12.00%) Degree
11 3 (12.00%) QA
11 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
11 3 (12.00%) Automotive
11 3 (12.00%) Hibernate
11 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (12.00%) HTML5

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (32.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) JBoss
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Firewall
2 2 (8.00%) Network Security
2 2 (8.00%) Internet
3 1 (4.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (20.00%) DB2
2 2 (8.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) JUnit
2 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.00%) Maven
2 1 (4.00%) Selenium
2 1 (4.00%) Ant
General
1 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Banking
2 7 (28.00%) Spanish Language
3 4 (16.00%) Retail
4 3 (12.00%) Automotive
5 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (12.00%) J2EE Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Quality Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Programmer
4 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (8.00%) Functional Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (8.00%) ScrumMaster
5 1 (4.00%) DB2 Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 1 (4.00%) SOA Developer
5 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Developer
5 1 (4.00%) COBOL Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) HTML
1 10 (40.00%) Spring
2 9 (36.00%) Struts
3 8 (32.00%) XML
4 7 (28.00%) Web Services
4 7 (28.00%) JSP
5 4 (16.00%) .NET
5 4 (16.00%) Java EE
6 3 (12.00%) HTML5
6 3 (12.00%) Hibernate
6 3 (12.00%) CSS
7 2 (8.00%) Servlets
7 2 (8.00%) JMS
7 2 (8.00%) jQuery
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (4.00%) JSTL
8 1 (4.00%) Spring MVC
8 1 (4.00%) REST
8 1 (4.00%) WSDL
8 1 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Mobile Banking
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) PMI
4 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.00%) Online Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) UNIX
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) zOS
3 1 (4.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) Scrum
3 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Time Management
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.00%) SOA
5 2 (8.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) Quality Management
5 2 (8.00%) Change Management
5 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.00%) UML
6 1 (4.00%) Content Management
6 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.00%) MVC
6 1 (4.00%) Validation
6 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) Java
2 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.00%) C#
3 3 (12.00%) COBOL
3 3 (12.00%) JCL
4 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (8.00%) VB
4 2 (8.00%) Perl
4 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.00%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) IBM
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.00%) SumTotal
4 2 (8.00%) Saba
5 1 (4.00%) Sun
5 1 (4.00%) Remedy