The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 47 - 66
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing J2SE 21 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.49% - 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.29% - 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 4
Average daily rate
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£425 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.25 -
J2SE
East of England

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 Cambridgeshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
288 253 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 34.20% 33.42% 31.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 114 116
Average daily rate £350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £468 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 29
Average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £20.70 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £38.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge - 18 £438 -
Huntingdon - - - -
J2SE
East of England

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 28 (96.55%) Java
2 27 (93.10%) SQL
3 26 (89.66%) J2EE
3 26 (89.66%) UNIX
4 24 (82.76%) UML
4 24 (82.76%) Multithreading
5 22 (75.86%) Tomcat
5 22 (75.86%) Linux
6 21 (72.41%) Sun
6 21 (72.41%) Solaris
6 21 (72.41%) Oracle
7 20 (68.97%) Oracle Linux
8 19 (65.52%) Perl
9 18 (62.07%) WebLogic
9 18 (62.07%) Finance
9 18 (62.07%) Atlassian
10 16 (55.17%) OO
11 15 (51.72%) Git (software)
12 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (37.93%) Scrum
14 10 (34.48%) Enterprise Architecture
14 10 (34.48%) Capacity Planning
15 9 (31.03%) Load Balancing
15 9 (31.03%) Clustering
15 9 (31.03%) OOA/OOD
15 9 (31.03%) Sybase
16 8 (27.59%) CGI
17 7 (24.14%) Open Source
18 6 (20.69%) Performance Testing
18 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 22 (75.86%) Tomcat
2 18 (62.07%) WebLogic
3 5 (17.24%) Apache
4 1 (3.45%) Documentum
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) MySQL
1 2 (6.90%) Triplestore
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (51.72%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.79%) Subversion
3 3 (10.34%) JIRA
4 2 (6.90%) Maven
4 2 (6.90%) JUnit
5 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.45%) IntelliJ
5 1 (3.45%) WinRunner
5 1 (3.45%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.45%) JMeter
5 1 (3.45%) Selenium
5 1 (3.45%) Robotium
General
1 18 (62.07%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Advertising
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Architect
2 16 (55.17%) Java Architect
3 8 (27.59%) Developer
3 8 (27.59%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (24.14%) Design Engineer
4 7 (24.14%) Java Developer
4 7 (24.14%) Principal Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 4 (13.79%) Technical Architect
7 3 (10.34%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Technical Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Java Technical Architect
9 1 (3.45%) Senior Java Architect
9 1 (3.45%) Lead Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Java Solutions Architect
9 1 (3.45%) Senior Java/J2EE Architect
9 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (89.66%) J2EE
2 8 (27.59%) CGI
3 2 (6.90%) XML
3 2 (6.90%) Apache Jena
4 1 (3.45%) HTML
4 1 (3.45%) DOM
4 1 (3.45%) Web Services
4 1 (3.45%) Spring
4 1 (3.45%) HTML5
4 1 (3.45%) Ember.js
4 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Clustering
2 7 (24.14%) Open Source
3 4 (13.79%) Mathematics
4 2 (6.90%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 26 (89.66%) UNIX
2 22 (75.86%) Linux
3 21 (72.41%) Solaris
4 20 (68.97%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) UML
1 24 (82.76%) Multithreading
2 16 (55.17%) OO
3 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (37.93%) Scrum
5 10 (34.48%) Capacity Planning
5 10 (34.48%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (31.03%) Load Balancing
6 9 (31.03%) OOA/OOD
7 6 (20.69%) Performance Testing
7 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing
8 5 (17.24%) TDD
8 5 (17.24%) Test Strategy
9 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.90%) RDF
9 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
10 1 (3.45%) Data Migration
10 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
10 1 (3.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 28 (96.55%) Java
2 27 (93.10%) SQL
3 19 (65.52%) Perl
4 2 (6.90%) SPARQL
5 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) Python
5 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.45%) Ruby
5 1 (3.45%) Korn
5 1 (3.45%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SNOMED CT
1 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 21 (72.41%) Oracle
1 21 (72.41%) Sun
2 18 (62.07%) Atlassian
3 9 (31.03%) Sybase
4 1 (3.45%) Perforce