The table below looks at the statistics for J2SE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2SE over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank - - 37
Contract jobs citing J2SE 0 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - - 3.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 9
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50
J2SE
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
84 177 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 27.01% 37.03% 37.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 108 113
Median daily rate £400 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -23.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

J2SE
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing J2SE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2SE Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

J2SE
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2SE across the Cambridge region.

J2SE Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

J2SE
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing J2SE across the Cambridge region.

J2SE Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge