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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 35 41 48
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Contract jobs citing J2EE 15 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.18% 0.27% 1.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.06% 0.93% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 5
Average daily rate
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 - £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 - £440
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 £30.00 £36.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.88%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
186 108 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 39.49% 29.19% 36.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 44 77
Average daily rate £351 £350 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.28% +15.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £408 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 28
Average hourly rate £43.50 £35.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.53% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £31.50 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
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
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 30 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 21 (87.50%) Java
2 17 (70.83%) UNIX
3 15 (62.50%) OO
3 15 (62.50%) J2SE
3 15 (62.50%) SQL
4 14 (58.33%) Oracle
4 14 (58.33%) UML
4 14 (58.33%) Multithreading
5 11 (45.83%) Linux
5 11 (45.83%) Tomcat
6 10 (41.67%) Solaris
6 10 (41.67%) Perl
6 10 (41.67%) Finance
6 10 (41.67%) Sun
6 10 (41.67%) Oracle Linux
7 9 (37.50%) Atlassian
7 9 (37.50%) WebLogic
8 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (29.17%) Clustering
9 7 (29.17%) OOA/OOD
9 7 (29.17%) Load Balancing
9 7 (29.17%) Git (software)
10 6 (25.00%) Apache
10 6 (25.00%) XML
10 6 (25.00%) Sybase
10 6 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (20.83%) MVC
11 5 (20.83%) CGI
12 4 (16.67%) REST
12 4 (16.67%) Performance Testing

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 11 (45.83%) Tomcat
2 9 (37.50%) WebLogic
3 6 (25.00%) Apache
4 3 (12.50%) Apache ServiceMix
4 3 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (12.50%) WebSphere
5 1 (4.17%) Documentum
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.50%) Subversion
3 1 (4.17%) Selenium
3 1 (4.17%) Robotium
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) WinRunner
3 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.17%) JMeter
3 1 (4.17%) JUnit
3 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.17%) IntelliJ
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Architect
2 13 (54.17%) Java Architect
3 7 (29.17%) Java/J2EE Architect
4 6 (25.00%) Developer
5 5 (20.83%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (20.83%) Java Developer
6 4 (16.67%) Technical Architect
6 4 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (12.50%) Principal Engineer
7 3 (12.50%) J2EE Architect
7 3 (12.50%) Design Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) Java Technical Architect
8 2 (8.33%) Technical Developer
9 1 (4.17%) SOA Architect
9 1 (4.17%) Senior Java/J2EE Architect
9 1 (4.17%) Senior Architect
9 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Architect
9 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) J2SE
2 6 (25.00%) XML
3 5 (20.83%) CGI
4 4 (16.67%) REST
5 3 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (12.50%) Apache Camel
5 3 (12.50%) Middleware
5 3 (12.50%) Ajax
5 3 (12.50%) Spring
5 3 (12.50%) .NET
5 3 (12.50%) JSP
5 3 (12.50%) HTML
5 3 (12.50%) Web Services
6 2 (8.33%) JMS
6 2 (8.33%) XSD
6 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
6 2 (8.33%) OSGi
6 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 2 (8.33%) jQuery
6 2 (8.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Clustering
2 3 (12.50%) Open Source
2 3 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) UNIX
2 11 (45.83%) Linux
3 10 (41.67%) Solaris
3 10 (41.67%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) OO
2 14 (58.33%) UML
2 14 (58.33%) Multithreading
3 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (29.17%) OOA/OOD
4 7 (29.17%) Load Balancing
5 6 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (20.83%) MVC
7 4 (16.67%) Performance Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Scrum
8 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
8 3 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (12.50%) TDD
8 3 (12.50%) OOP
8 3 (12.50%) SOA
9 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
9 1 (4.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) Java
2 15 (62.50%) SQL
3 10 (41.67%) Perl
4 1 (4.17%) Groovy
4 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.17%) Korn
4 1 (4.17%) Ruby
4 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Oracle
2 10 (41.67%) Sun
3 9 (37.50%) Atlassian
4 6 (25.00%) Sybase
5 3 (12.50%) webMethods
5 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.17%) Perforce
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