The first table below looks at the demand for J2SE 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 J2SE over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 59 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing J2SE 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.85% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.24% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £438 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.38% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 -
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
268 155 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 38.18% 26.77% 35.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 82 148
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £535 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 25
Average hourly rate £36.75 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
J2SE
East of England

J2SE
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2SE across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2SE Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

J2SE
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

J2SE Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

J2SE
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2SE across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

J2SE Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

J2SE
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

J2SE Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

J2SE
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 J2SE within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge - 6 £438 -
J2SE
East of England

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) J2EE
1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) UNIX
2 10 (90.91%) UML
2 10 (90.91%) OO
2 10 (90.91%) Multithreading
3 9 (81.82%) Linux
3 9 (81.82%) Oracle
4 8 (72.73%) Sybase
4 8 (72.73%) Solaris
4 8 (72.73%) Tomcat
4 8 (72.73%) Sun
4 8 (72.73%) Finance
4 8 (72.73%) Oracle Linux
5 7 (63.64%) Clustering
5 7 (63.64%) Load Balancing
5 7 (63.64%) OOA/OOD
6 6 (54.55%) Perl
6 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
6 6 (54.55%) Performance Testing
7 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
7 5 (45.45%) Atlassian
7 5 (45.45%) TDD
7 5 (45.45%) WebLogic
7 5 (45.45%) CGI
8 3 (27.27%) Internet
8 3 (27.27%) Advertising
8 3 (27.27%) Scrum

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (72.73%) Tomcat
2 5 (45.45%) WebLogic
3 2 (18.18%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Robotium
2 1 (9.09%) JUnit
2 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
2 1 (9.09%) IntelliJ
2 1 (9.09%) WinRunner
2 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
2 1 (9.09%) JMeter
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Advertising
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Architect
2 9 (81.82%) Java Architect
3 4 (36.36%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (27.27%) Java/J2EE Architect
4 3 (27.27%) Technical Architect
5 2 (18.18%) Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Java Technical Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Java Solutions Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Java/J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) J2EE
2 5 (45.45%) CGI
3 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) UNIX
2 9 (81.82%) Linux
3 8 (72.73%) Solaris
3 8 (72.73%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) UML
1 10 (90.91%) OO
1 10 (90.91%) Multithreading
2 7 (63.64%) OOA/OOD
2 7 (63.64%) Load Balancing
3 6 (54.55%) Performance Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) TDD
4 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
6 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) Korn
3 1 (9.09%) Groovy
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle
2 8 (72.73%) Sybase
2 8 (72.73%) Sun
3 5 (45.45%) Atlassian
4 1 (9.09%) Perforce