The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank - 31 -
Contract jobs citing J2SE 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 1.89% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 6.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £344
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +30.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £39.00
J2SE
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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
119 81 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 37.07% 30.68% 37.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 44 95
Average daily rate £381 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) J2EE
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) UNIX
1 8 (100.00%) Solaris
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) UML
1 8 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 8 (100.00%) Sun
1 8 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Atlassian
2 7 (87.50%) WebLogic
2 7 (87.50%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) Perl
3 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (62.50%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (62.50%) Scrum
4 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (62.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) Advertising
5 2 (25.00%) Clustering
5 2 (25.00%) Internet
5 2 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (25.00%) OO

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Tomcat
2 7 (87.50%) WebLogic
3 2 (25.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
1 4 (50.00%) Principal Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Java Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Java Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
1 2 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) UNIX
1 8 (100.00%) Solaris
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) UML
1 8 (100.00%) Multithreading
2 5 (62.50%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) Sun
2 7 (87.50%) Atlassian
3 1 (12.50%) Sybase