The table below looks at the statistics for Java EE 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 Java EE over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 53 50 40
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Contract jobs citing Java EE 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.97% 0.41% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.58% 1.08% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £429 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.86% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £48.00
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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
194 186 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 37.67% 38.43% 34.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 130 49
Average daily rate £365 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 7
Average hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £47.50 £18.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

Java EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java EE across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Java EE Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Java EE
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Java EE Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Java EE
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Java EE Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Java EE 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 Java EE.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) RESTful
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) Servlets
3 4 (57.14%) HTTP
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) J2EE
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) Maven
4 3 (42.86%) Open Source
4 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 3 (42.86%) BDD
4 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
4 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
4 3 (42.86%) Node.js
4 3 (42.86%) Backbone.js
4 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
5 2 (28.57%) OAuth2
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
5 2 (28.57%) Terracotta
5 2 (28.57%) Apache Solr
5 2 (28.57%) Bioinformatics
5 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) Biology
5 2 (28.57%) Life Science
5 2 (28.57%) Spring Security
5 2 (28.57%) Apache Wicket

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Java EE 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 Java EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) Node.js
2 2 (28.57%) Apache
2 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (28.57%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) HTTP
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
1 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Maven
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) RESTful
2 4 (57.14%) Servlets
3 3 (42.86%) Backbone.js
3 3 (42.86%) J2EE
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) OAuth2
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) SOAP
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) Middleware
4 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
4 2 (28.57%) Lucene
4 2 (28.57%) Spring
4 2 (28.57%) Spring Security
4 2 (28.57%) Apache Wicket
4 2 (28.57%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
2 2 (28.57%) Biology
2 2 (28.57%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Open Source
3 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Bioinformatics
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) C
4 2 (28.57%) C++
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Terracotta