The first table below looks at the demand for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Cambridgeshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 53 54 67
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Contract jobs citing J2EE 14 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.94% 0.50% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.15% 1.84% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 1
Average daily rate £450 £550 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £381
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.80 £35.11 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+1.96% +8.03%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
272 163 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 37.73% 27.17% 34.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 90 150
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £258 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £550 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 25
Average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
J2EE
East of England

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

J2EE
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2EE across the Cambridgeshire region.

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

J2EE
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

J2EE Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

J2EE
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the Cambridgeshire region.

J2EE Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +8 7 £488 - 7
Peterborough - 6 £450 - 1
J2EE
East of England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 19 (70.37%) SQL
1 19 (70.37%) UNIX
2 18 (66.67%) Java
3 17 (62.96%) Oracle
4 16 (59.26%) Linux
4 16 (59.26%) Finance
5 15 (55.56%) Sun
5 15 (55.56%) Tomcat
5 15 (55.56%) Solaris
6 14 (51.85%) Sybase
6 14 (51.85%) OO
7 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (44.44%) Perl
8 11 (40.74%) CGI
9 10 (37.04%) J2SE
10 9 (33.33%) UML
10 9 (33.33%) Multithreading
11 8 (29.63%) Oracle Linux
11 8 (29.63%) Apache
11 8 (29.63%) .NET
12 7 (25.93%) Clustering
12 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
12 7 (25.93%) OOA/OOD
12 7 (25.93%) Load Balancing
12 7 (25.93%) Subversion
13 6 (22.22%) Performance Testing
13 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
13 6 (22.22%) SOA
14 5 (18.52%) TDD
14 5 (18.52%) WebLogic

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 15 (55.56%) Tomcat
2 8 (29.63%) Apache
3 5 (18.52%) WebLogic
4 3 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Subversion
2 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.70%) WinRunner
3 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.70%) JMeter
3 1 (3.70%) JUnit
3 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.70%) IntelliJ
3 1 (3.70%) Robotium
3 1 (3.70%) Selenium
3 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 16 (59.26%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Back Office
3 3 (11.11%) Advertising
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Architect
2 9 (33.33%) Java Architect
3 8 (29.63%) Developer
4 7 (25.93%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (25.93%) Java Developer
5 6 (22.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 6 (22.22%) Project Manager
6 4 (14.81%) Java Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 4 (14.81%) Java Programmer
6 4 (14.81%) Programme Manager
6 4 (14.81%) Programmer
7 3 (11.11%) Technical Architect
8 2 (7.41%) Lead Java Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Senior Programmer
8 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Programmer
8 2 (7.41%) Development Project Manager
8 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Lead Programmer
8 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) CGI
2 10 (37.04%) J2SE
3 8 (29.63%) .NET
4 3 (11.11%) Middleware
4 3 (11.11%) Web Services
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (11.11%) Ajax
5 2 (7.41%) WCF
5 2 (7.41%) COM
6 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Clustering
2 3 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 2 (7.41%) Open Source
4 1 (3.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) UNIX
2 16 (59.26%) Linux
3 15 (55.56%) Solaris
4 8 (29.63%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) OO
2 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (33.33%) UML
3 9 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 7 (25.93%) OOA/OOD
4 7 (25.93%) Load Balancing
5 6 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 6 (22.22%) SOA
6 5 (18.52%) TDD
6 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
6 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (14.81%) Scrum
7 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
8 3 (11.11%) MVC
8 3 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (11.11%) Test Strategy
9 2 (7.41%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (7.41%) Web Development
9 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
9 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) SQL
2 18 (66.67%) Java
3 12 (44.44%) Perl
4 2 (7.41%) C#
4 2 (7.41%) VB
5 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.70%) Python
5 1 (3.70%) Groovy
5 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.70%) Ruby
5 1 (3.70%) Korn
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Oracle
2 15 (55.56%) Sun
3 14 (51.85%) Sybase
4 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
5 5 (18.52%) Atlassian
6 3 (11.11%) webMethods
7 1 (3.70%) Perforce
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