The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 34 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing J2EE 11 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.95% 3.19% 4.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.48% 8.70% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 7
Average daily rate £413 £538 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.25% +26.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £526 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £558 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+73.61% +6.66%
J2EE
Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridge region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
116 115 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 31.10% 36.74% 32.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 68 47
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 11
Average hourly rate £55.00 £41.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +26.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

J2EE
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

J2EE
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

J2EE Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

J2EE
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

J2EE Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 26 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (76.92%) Git (software)
3 19 (73.08%) Python
3 19 (73.08%) Perl
3 19 (73.08%) SQL
3 19 (73.08%) Gerrit
4 6 (23.08%) Oracle
5 5 (19.23%) HTML
6 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (11.54%) RESTful
7 3 (11.54%) EJB
7 3 (11.54%) JSP
7 3 (11.54%) XML
7 3 (11.54%) UML
7 3 (11.54%) OO
7 3 (11.54%) EAI
7 3 (11.54%) SOA
7 3 (11.54%) RAD
7 3 (11.54%) RUP
7 3 (11.54%) NoSQL
7 3 (11.54%) REST
7 3 (11.54%) SDLC
8 2 (7.69%) Front End Development
8 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
8 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (7.69%) JBoss
9 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
9 1 (3.85%) Scrum
9 1 (3.85%) TDD

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (7.69%) JBoss
2 1 (3.85%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (76.92%) Git (software)
2 19 (73.08%) Gerrit
3 1 (3.85%) Maven
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Developer
1 6 (23.08%) Java Developer
2 4 (15.38%) J2EE Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Digital Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Digital Solutions Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Java Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Java Web Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Web Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Python Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Collaboration Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Perl Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Python Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) HTML
2 3 (11.54%) EJB
2 3 (11.54%) JSP
2 3 (11.54%) REST
2 3 (11.54%) RESTful
2 3 (11.54%) XML
3 1 (3.85%) Backbone.js
3 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.85%) Java EE
3 1 (3.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (11.54%) EAI
2 3 (11.54%) OO
2 3 (11.54%) RAD
2 3 (11.54%) RUP
2 3 (11.54%) SDLC
2 3 (11.54%) SOA
2 3 (11.54%) UML
3 2 (7.69%) Front End Development
4 1 (3.85%) BDD
4 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (3.85%) DevOps
4 1 (3.85%) Open Source
4 1 (3.85%) Scrum
4 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (3.85%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (73.08%) Perl
2 19 (73.08%) Python
2 19 (73.08%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle