The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Cambridge 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 37 38 45
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing J2EE 11 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.65% 0.27% 1.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.51% 0.98% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 5
Average daily rate
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£438 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 - £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +7.69%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
169 102 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 40.72% 27.57% 37.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 50 81
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 24
Average hourly rate £39.50 £35.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.26% +1.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
J2EE
Cambridgeshire

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014, 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 15 (83.33%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 11 (61.11%) UNIX
2 11 (61.11%) OO
3 10 (55.56%) J2SE
3 10 (55.56%) Oracle
4 9 (50.00%) Multithreading
4 9 (50.00%) UML
5 7 (38.89%) Linux
5 7 (38.89%) Tomcat
5 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (33.33%) Sun
6 6 (33.33%) Finance
6 6 (33.33%) Solaris
6 6 (33.33%) Sybase
6 6 (33.33%) Perl
7 5 (27.78%) CGI
7 5 (27.78%) MVC
7 5 (27.78%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
8 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing
8 4 (22.22%) Atlassian
8 4 (22.22%) Clustering
8 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (22.22%) Apache
8 4 (22.22%) WebLogic
8 4 (22.22%) XML
9 3 (16.67%) JSP
9 3 (16.67%) HTML

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 7 (38.89%) Tomcat
2 4 (22.22%) WebLogic
2 4 (22.22%) Apache
3 3 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.56%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (5.56%) Documentum
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 3 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) Selenium
3 1 (5.56%) Robotium
3 1 (5.56%) JUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.56%) IntelliJ
3 1 (5.56%) WinRunner
3 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
3 1 (5.56%) JMeter
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Architect
2 10 (55.56%) Java Architect
3 6 (33.33%) Developer
4 5 (27.78%) Java Developer
5 4 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (22.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (22.22%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 3 (16.67%) Technical Architect
7 2 (11.11%) Java Technical Architect
8 1 (5.56%) Senior Programmer
8 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Programmer
8 1 (5.56%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (5.56%) SOA Architect
8 1 (5.56%) Senior Architect
8 1 (5.56%) Technical Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Senior Java/J2EE Architect
8 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Programmer
8 1 (5.56%) J2EE Architect
8 1 (5.56%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) J2SE
2 5 (27.78%) CGI
3 4 (22.22%) XML
4 3 (16.67%) Spring
4 3 (16.67%) Ajax
4 3 (16.67%) Middleware
4 3 (16.67%) HTML
4 3 (16.67%) .NET
4 3 (16.67%) JSP
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (16.67%) Web Services
5 2 (11.11%) REST
5 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
5 2 (11.11%) Spring MVC
5 2 (11.11%) jQuery
5 2 (11.11%) JPA
5 2 (11.11%) XSD
6 1 (5.56%) DOM
6 1 (5.56%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Clustering
2 3 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) UNIX
2 7 (38.89%) Linux
3 6 (33.33%) Solaris
4 5 (27.78%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) OO
2 9 (50.00%) UML
2 9 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (27.78%) MVC
5 4 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
5 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing
6 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
7 1 (5.56%) ITIL
7 1 (5.56%) OOP
7 1 (5.56%) Scrum
7 1 (5.56%) SOA
7 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) Perl
4 1 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby
4 1 (5.56%) Korn
4 1 (5.56%) Groovy
4 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Oracle
2 6 (33.33%) Sybase
2 6 (33.33%) Sun
3 4 (22.22%) Atlassian
4 3 (16.67%) webMethods
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) Perforce