The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 17 26 19
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs citing J2EE 7 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 5.47% 1.50% 2.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.00% 4.44% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate £650 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £38.00 £35.80
% change year-on-year
-3.94% +6.14%
J2EE
London

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 Canary Wharf region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
35 45 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 27.34% 33.83% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 28 22
Average daily rate £575 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £568 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

J2EE
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

J2EE
Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

J2EE Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 7 (87.50%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) Banking
3 5 (62.50%) Spring
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) SDLC
4 4 (50.00%) REST
4 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
5 3 (37.50%) GWT
5 3 (37.50%) Multithreading
5 3 (37.50%) Scala
5 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
5 3 (37.50%) BDD
5 3 (37.50%) Apache Hive
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) Scrum
5 3 (37.50%) TDD
5 3 (37.50%) Apache
5 3 (37.50%) MySQL
5 3 (37.50%) HBase
5 3 (37.50%) Big Data
5 3 (37.50%) HDFS
5 3 (37.50%) Functional Programming
5 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (37.50%) Apache Spark
6 2 (25.00%) DB2
6 2 (25.00%) C
6 2 (25.00%) AIX
6 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) MQSeries

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (37.50%) Apache
2 3 (37.50%) Apache Spark
3 2 (25.00%) MQSeries
4 1 (12.50%) JBoss
4 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Global One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Apache Hive
1 3 (37.50%) Big Data
1 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
1 3 (37.50%) HBase
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) DB2
3 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) UniData
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) JUnit
1 1 (12.50%) Log4j
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
1 1 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (75.00%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Hadoop Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Java Hadoop Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Java Scala Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Lead Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Lead Java Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Scala Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Applications Architect
4 2 (25.00%) Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Spring
2 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (50.00%) REST
3 3 (37.50%) GWT
4 2 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) HornetQ
5 1 (12.50%) JAXB
5 1 (12.50%) JDBC
5 1 (12.50%) JMS
5 1 (12.50%) JMX
5 1 (12.50%) JSON
5 1 (12.50%) JSP
5 1 (12.50%) JSTL
5 1 (12.50%) Servlets
5 1 (12.50%) SOAP
5 1 (12.50%) XMLBeans
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) CMDB
2 1 (12.50%) Equities
2 1 (12.50%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) AIX
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) SDLC
2 3 (37.50%) BDD
2 3 (37.50%) Functional Programming
2 3 (37.50%) Multithreading
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Collateral Management
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Scala
3 2 (25.00%) C
3 2 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) HDFS
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Google
1 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Sencha
2 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
2 1 (12.50%) Sybase