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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 28 32 47
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +15
Contract jobs citing J2EE 13 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.94% 3.34% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.92% 10.09% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 1
Average daily rate
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£550 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% +13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.09 £33.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+6.32% -0.75%
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
131 109 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 39.70% 33.13% 36.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 48 93
Average daily rate £400 £338 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 17
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 December 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 December 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 28 (93.33%) Java
2 17 (56.67%) UNIX
3 16 (53.33%) SQL
3 16 (53.33%) UML
4 15 (50.00%) Oracle
5 14 (46.67%) WebLogic
6 13 (43.33%) Solaris
6 13 (43.33%) Linux
6 13 (43.33%) OO
6 13 (43.33%) Tomcat
6 13 (43.33%) J2SE
6 13 (43.33%) Sun
6 13 (43.33%) Multithreading
6 13 (43.33%) Oracle Linux
7 12 (40.00%) Atlassian
7 12 (40.00%) Perl
8 11 (36.67%) Finance
9 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
10 9 (30.00%) Git (software)
11 8 (26.67%) Web Services
12 7 (23.33%) EAI
12 7 (23.33%) SOA
12 7 (23.33%) Scrum
12 7 (23.33%) Capacity Planning
13 6 (20.00%) Degree
13 6 (20.00%) Apache Camel
13 6 (20.00%) Apache ServiceMix
13 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
13 6 (20.00%) OOA/OOD

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 14 (46.67%) WebLogic
2 13 (43.33%) Tomcat
3 6 (20.00%) Apache ServiceMix
3 6 (20.00%) Apache
4 4 (13.33%) WebSphere
5 3 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (10.00%) JBoss
6 1 (3.33%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Internet
2 2 (6.67%) HTTP
2 2 (6.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.67%) XMLSpy
2 2 (6.67%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (3.33%) Maven
3 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.33%) JMeter
3 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Advertising
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Architect
2 12 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (23.33%) Design Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Principal Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Java Architect
4 5 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Architect
5 3 (10.00%) J2EE Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.33%) SOA Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Java Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Integration Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.33%) J2EE Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Integration Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Java Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) J2SE
2 8 (26.67%) Web Services
3 6 (20.00%) Apache Camel
4 4 (13.33%) Spring
4 4 (13.33%) REST
5 3 (10.00%) Middleware
5 3 (10.00%) .NET
6 2 (6.67%) HTML
6 2 (6.67%) XML
6 2 (6.67%) CSS
6 2 (6.67%) SOAP
6 2 (6.67%) JMS
6 2 (6.67%) CGI
6 2 (6.67%) OSGi
6 2 (6.67%) HTML5
6 2 (6.67%) SAP PI
6 2 (6.67%) RESTful
7 1 (3.33%) Java EE
7 1 (3.33%) Ajax
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Clustering
2 4 (13.33%) Mathematics
2 4 (13.33%) Open Source
3 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) UNIX
2 13 (43.33%) Solaris
2 13 (43.33%) Linux
2 13 (43.33%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) UML
2 13 (43.33%) OO
2 13 (43.33%) Multithreading
3 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (23.33%) EAI
5 7 (23.33%) SOA
5 7 (23.33%) Scrum
5 7 (23.33%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (16.67%) TDD
7 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
8 4 (13.33%) Performance Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Test Strategy
9 3 (10.00%) OOP
10 2 (6.67%) TOGAF
10 2 (6.67%) Business Transformation
10 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
10 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 28 (93.33%) Java
2 16 (53.33%) SQL
3 12 (40.00%) Perl
4 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.67%) Python
4 2 (6.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) SAP ITS
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Oracle
2 13 (43.33%) Sun
3 12 (40.00%) Atlassian
4 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.00%) webMethods
6 2 (6.67%) Sybase
6 2 (6.67%) SAP
6 2 (6.67%) IBM
6 2 (6.67%) TIBCO
6 2 (6.67%) Temenos
6 2 (6.67%) BEA
6 2 (6.67%) Talend
7 1 (3.33%) HP