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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 60 - 62
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing J2SE 15 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.85% - 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.21% - 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 3
Average daily rate
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£425 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £440 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +25.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £54.50 -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
288 217 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 35.51% 30.61% 31.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 106 103
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 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 28
Average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 £25.70 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £39.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
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
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 30 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 12 £431 -
Huntingdon - - - -
J2SE
East of England

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 21 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (90.48%) SQL
3 18 (85.71%) J2EE
3 18 (85.71%) UNIX
4 16 (76.19%) UML
4 16 (76.19%) Multithreading
5 14 (66.67%) OO
5 14 (66.67%) Tomcat
5 14 (66.67%) Linux
6 13 (61.90%) Sun
6 13 (61.90%) Solaris
6 13 (61.90%) Oracle
7 12 (57.14%) Perl
7 12 (57.14%) Finance
7 12 (57.14%) Oracle Linux
8 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (52.38%) Atlassian
8 11 (52.38%) WebLogic
9 9 (42.86%) Git (software)
10 8 (38.10%) Sybase
11 7 (33.33%) CGI
11 7 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
11 7 (33.33%) Clustering
11 7 (33.33%) Load Balancing
12 6 (28.57%) Scrum
13 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Architecture
13 5 (23.81%) Open Source
13 5 (23.81%) Capacity Planning
14 4 (19.05%) Subversion
14 4 (19.05%) Performance Testing

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 14 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 11 (52.38%) WebLogic
3 3 (14.29%) Apache
4 1 (4.76%) Documentum
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Triplestore
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 4 (19.05%) Subversion
3 3 (14.29%) JIRA
4 2 (9.52%) JUnit
4 2 (9.52%) Maven
5 1 (4.76%) JMeter
5 1 (4.76%) WinRunner
5 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner
5 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
5 1 (4.76%) IntelliJ
5 1 (4.76%) Robotium
5 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Advertising
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Architect
2 13 (61.90%) Java Architect
3 7 (33.33%) Developer
4 6 (28.57%) Java Developer
5 5 (23.81%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (19.05%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 4 (19.05%) Technical Architect
7 3 (14.29%) Design Engineer
7 3 (14.29%) Principal Engineer
8 2 (9.52%) Technical Developer
8 2 (9.52%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (9.52%) Java Technical Architect
9 1 (4.76%) Senior Java Architect
9 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
9 1 (4.76%) Senior Java/J2EE Architect
9 1 (4.76%) Senior Architect
9 1 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (85.71%) J2EE
2 7 (33.33%) CGI
3 2 (9.52%) Apache Jena
3 2 (9.52%) XML
4 1 (4.76%) Spring
4 1 (4.76%) HTML
4 1 (4.76%) DOM
4 1 (4.76%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) Ember.js
4 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Clustering
2 5 (23.81%) Open Source
3 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
3 2 (9.52%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) UNIX
2 14 (66.67%) Linux
3 13 (61.90%) Solaris
4 12 (57.14%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) UML
1 16 (76.19%) Multithreading
2 14 (66.67%) OO
3 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
4 7 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 6 (28.57%) Scrum
6 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (23.81%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (19.05%) Performance Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
8 3 (14.29%) TDD
8 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
9 2 (9.52%) RDF
9 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
10 1 (4.76%) Migration
10 1 (4.76%) OOD
10 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
10 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (90.48%) SQL
3 12 (57.14%) Perl
4 2 (9.52%) SPARQL
5 1 (4.76%) Ruby
5 1 (4.76%) Korn
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.76%) Python
5 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.76%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SNOMED CT
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Sun
1 13 (61.90%) Oracle
2 11 (52.38%) Atlassian
3 8 (38.10%) Sybase
4 1 (4.76%) Perforce