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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 51 39 37
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Contract jobs citing J2EE 7 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.51% 3.19% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.40% 7.69% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £34.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.83% -0.71%
J2EE
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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
159 169 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 34.27% 41.52% 28.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 122 54
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 9
Average hourly rate £22.25 £39.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.67% +11.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £39.50 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.50 £41.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 2015, 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 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) Oracle
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (40.00%) XML
4 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
4 6 (40.00%) MongoDB
5 5 (33.33%) Spring
5 5 (33.33%) .NET
6 4 (26.67%) HTML
6 4 (26.67%) SAP
6 4 (26.67%) CSS
6 4 (26.67%) JSP
6 4 (26.67%) Servlets
6 4 (26.67%) Struts
6 4 (26.67%) UNIX
6 4 (26.67%) Linux
6 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
6 4 (26.67%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (26.67%) Documentum
6 4 (26.67%) Middleware
6 4 (26.67%) MVC
6 4 (26.67%) Ajax
6 4 (26.67%) Intershop
6 4 (26.67%) TOGAF
6 4 (26.67%) JPA
6 4 (26.67%) Spring MVC
6 4 (26.67%) jQuery
6 4 (26.67%) hybris

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (26.67%) Documentum
2 4 (26.67%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (13.33%) Node.js
3 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
4 1 (6.67%) WebLogic Portal
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Rackspace Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Maven
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Talend Open Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Solutions Architect
1 8 (53.33%) Architect
2 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) XML
2 5 (33.33%) Spring
2 5 (33.33%) .NET
3 4 (26.67%) CSS
3 4 (26.67%) JSP
3 4 (26.67%) Servlets
3 4 (26.67%) Struts
3 4 (26.67%) Ajax
3 4 (26.67%) Middleware
3 4 (26.67%) Spring MVC
3 4 (26.67%) jQuery
3 4 (26.67%) JPA
3 4 (26.67%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) Backbone.js
4 2 (13.33%) RESTful
4 2 (13.33%) Java EE
5 1 (6.67%) Web Services
5 1 (6.67%) REST
5 1 (6.67%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) UNIX
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) MVC
2 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
2 4 (26.67%) TOGAF
2 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
2 4 (26.67%) Business Transformation
2 4 (26.67%) SDLC
3 3 (20.00%) BDD
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) UML
3 3 (20.00%) SOA
3 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) Open Source
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Kanban
5 1 (6.67%) Pair Programming
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby
4 1 (6.67%) Scala
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) SAP
2 4 (26.67%) Intershop
2 4 (26.67%) hybris
2 4 (26.67%) Demandware
3 2 (13.33%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) Rackspace
4 1 (6.67%) Talend
4 1 (6.67%) BEA
4 1 (6.67%) TIBCO
4 1 (6.67%) webMethods