The first table below looks at the demand for J2SE 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 J2SE over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 41 - 48
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing J2SE 12 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.51% - 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.42% - 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 3
Average daily rate
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£431 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £440 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +25.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £54.50 -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
187 107 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 39.12% 29.08% 36.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 44 78
Average daily rate £360 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £408 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
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 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
J2SE
Cambridgeshire

J2SE
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2SE across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing J2SE 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 J2SE.

1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (88.89%) SQL
2 16 (88.89%) UNIX
3 15 (83.33%) J2EE
4 14 (77.78%) UML
4 14 (77.78%) Multithreading
5 13 (72.22%) OO
6 12 (66.67%) Linux
7 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (61.11%) Sun
7 11 (61.11%) Tomcat
7 11 (61.11%) Solaris
7 11 (61.11%) Oracle
8 10 (55.56%) Perl
8 10 (55.56%) Finance
8 10 (55.56%) Oracle Linux
9 9 (50.00%) Atlassian
9 9 (50.00%) WebLogic
10 7 (38.89%) OOA/OOD
10 7 (38.89%) Load Balancing
10 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
10 7 (38.89%) Clustering
11 6 (33.33%) Sybase
12 5 (27.78%) CGI
12 5 (27.78%) Open Source
13 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
14 3 (16.67%) Apache
14 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
14 3 (16.67%) JIRA
14 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing J2SE 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 J2SE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (61.11%) Tomcat
2 9 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (16.67%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
1 2 (11.11%) Triplestore
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
2 3 (16.67%) Subversion
2 3 (16.67%) JIRA
3 2 (11.11%) Maven
4 1 (5.56%) Selenium
4 1 (5.56%) JUnit
4 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.56%) IntelliJ
4 1 (5.56%) WinRunner
4 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
4 1 (5.56%) JMeter
4 1 (5.56%) Robotium
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Advertising
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Architect
2 11 (61.11%) Java Architect
3 6 (33.33%) Developer
4 5 (27.78%) Java Developer
5 4 (22.22%) Technical Architect
5 4 (22.22%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 3 (16.67%) Principal Engineer
6 3 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (16.67%) Design Engineer
7 2 (11.11%) Java Technical Architect
7 2 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Technical Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Senior Java/J2EE Architect
8 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Senior Architect
8 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) J2EE
2 5 (27.78%) CGI
3 2 (11.11%) Apache Jena
4 1 (5.56%) HTML
4 1 (5.56%) XML
4 1 (5.56%) HTML5
4 1 (5.56%) Ember.js
4 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Clustering
2 5 (27.78%) Open Source
3 2 (11.11%) Ontologies
3 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) UNIX
2 12 (66.67%) Linux
3 11 (61.11%) Solaris
4 10 (55.56%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) UML
1 14 (77.78%) Multithreading
2 13 (72.22%) OO
3 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (38.89%) OOA/OOD
4 7 (38.89%) Load Balancing
5 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 3 (16.67%) TDD
6 3 (16.67%) Scrum
6 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (11.11%) RDF
7 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
8 1 (5.56%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (88.89%) SQL
3 10 (55.56%) Perl
4 2 (11.11%) SPARQL
5 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.56%) Ruby
5 1 (5.56%) Korn
5 1 (5.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SNOMED CT
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Oracle
1 11 (61.11%) Sun
2 9 (50.00%) Atlassian
3 6 (33.33%) Sybase
4 1 (5.56%) Perforce