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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 31 37 47
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +10
Contract jobs citing J2EE 17 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.78% 1.61% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.69% 4.69% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £515 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.47% +32.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £508 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -12.16%
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
159 128 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 35.33% 34.41% 33.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 46 69
Average daily rate £375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £515 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 29
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 29 (87.88%) Java
2 25 (75.76%) UNIX
3 24 (72.73%) SQL
4 23 (69.70%) Oracle
4 23 (69.70%) J2SE
5 22 (66.67%) UML
5 22 (66.67%) Multithreading
6 19 (57.58%) Linux
6 19 (57.58%) Tomcat
7 18 (54.55%) OO
7 18 (54.55%) Solaris
7 18 (54.55%) Sun
7 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (54.55%) Oracle Linux
8 17 (51.52%) Perl
9 16 (48.48%) WebLogic
9 16 (48.48%) Finance
9 16 (48.48%) Atlassian
10 13 (39.39%) Git (software)
11 11 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
12 10 (30.30%) OOA/OOD
13 9 (27.27%) Clustering
13 9 (27.27%) Load Balancing
14 8 (24.24%) Capacity Planning
14 8 (24.24%) Scrum
14 8 (24.24%) Apache
15 7 (21.21%) Sybase
16 6 (18.18%) Performance Testing
16 6 (18.18%) TDD
16 6 (18.18%) CGI

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 19 (57.58%) Tomcat
2 16 (48.48%) WebLogic
3 8 (24.24%) Apache
4 4 (12.12%) WebSphere
5 3 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (9.09%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (3.03%) Documentum
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (39.39%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.09%) Subversion
3 2 (6.06%) JMeter
4 1 (3.03%) Maven
4 1 (3.03%) WinRunner
4 1 (3.03%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.03%) JUnit
4 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.03%) IntelliJ
4 1 (3.03%) Selenium
4 1 (3.03%) JIRA
4 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.03%) Robotium
General
1 16 (48.48%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Advertising
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Architect
2 16 (48.48%) Java Architect
3 8 (24.24%) Java/J2EE Architect
3 8 (24.24%) Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (21.21%) Design Engineer
4 7 (21.21%) Java Developer
4 7 (21.21%) Principal Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Technical Architect
7 3 (9.09%) J2EE Architect
8 2 (6.06%) Technical Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Java Technical Architect
9 1 (3.03%) Software Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Lead Developer
9 1 (3.03%) SOA Architect
9 1 (3.03%) Senior Java Architect
9 1 (3.03%) Senior Architect
9 1 (3.03%) Java Solutions Architect
9 1 (3.03%) Senior Java/J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (69.70%) J2SE
2 6 (18.18%) CGI
2 6 (18.18%) XML
3 4 (12.12%) REST
3 4 (12.12%) Spring
4 3 (9.09%) Middleware
4 3 (9.09%) Hibernate
4 3 (9.09%) JSP
4 3 (9.09%) HTML
4 3 (9.09%) Web Services
4 3 (9.09%) .NET
4 3 (9.09%) Ajax
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (9.09%) Apache Camel
5 2 (6.06%) OSGi
5 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.06%) JPA
5 2 (6.06%) Spring MVC
5 2 (6.06%) jQuery
5 2 (6.06%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Clustering
2 5 (15.15%) Open Source
3 4 (12.12%) Mathematics
4 3 (9.09%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (75.76%) UNIX
2 19 (57.58%) Linux
3 18 (54.55%) Solaris
3 18 (54.55%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) UML
1 22 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 18 (54.55%) OO
2 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 10 (30.30%) OOA/OOD
5 9 (27.27%) Load Balancing
6 8 (24.24%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (24.24%) Scrum
7 6 (18.18%) Performance Testing
7 6 (18.18%) TDD
8 5 (15.15%) MVC
8 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
8 5 (15.15%) Test Strategy
9 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
10 3 (9.09%) OOP
10 3 (9.09%) SOA
11 1 (3.03%) ITIL
11 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (3.03%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 29 (87.88%) Java
2 24 (72.73%) SQL
3 17 (51.52%) Perl
4 1 (3.03%) Ruby
4 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.03%) Python
4 1 (3.03%) Korn
4 1 (3.03%) Groovy
4 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 23 (69.70%) Oracle
2 18 (54.55%) Sun
3 16 (48.48%) Atlassian
4 7 (21.21%) Sybase
5 3 (9.09%) webMethods
5 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.03%) Perforce
6 1 (3.03%) HP
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £550 to £575 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hinxton, near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago