The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 133 104 129
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +25
Contract jobs citing J2EE 80 100 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.35% 1.70% 1.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.51% 5.73% 4.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 69 76
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £345 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £621 £603 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1775 1745 2162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.92% 29.66% 30.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1450 1300 1657
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £622 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 25
Average hourly rate £24.23 £45.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% +8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £16.00 £28.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

J2EE
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

J2EE
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

J2EE Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

J2EE
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

J2EE Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

1 156 (89.66%) Java
2 94 (54.02%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (48.85%) Spring
4 66 (37.93%) TDD
5 63 (36.21%) Oracle
6 60 (34.48%) Hibernate
7 57 (32.76%) JavaScript
8 47 (27.01%) Web Services
9 38 (21.84%) Finance
10 37 (21.26%) SQL
11 36 (20.69%) HTML
12 35 (20.11%) Scrum
13 34 (19.54%) Ajax
14 33 (18.97%) MVC
15 32 (18.39%) SQL Server
15 32 (18.39%) BDD
16 30 (17.24%) UNIX
17 29 (16.67%) Linux
18 28 (16.09%) XML
18 28 (16.09%) CSS
19 27 (15.52%) SOA
19 27 (15.52%) Spring MVC
19 27 (15.52%) jQuery
20 26 (14.94%) Continuous Integration
21 25 (14.37%) Banking
22 24 (13.79%) Maven
23 23 (13.22%) JBoss
24 22 (12.64%) .NET
24 22 (12.64%) Web Development
25 21 (12.07%) Relational Database

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 23 (13.22%) JBoss
2 21 (12.07%) Tomcat
3 20 (11.49%) WebLogic
4 19 (10.92%) WebSphere
5 14 (8.05%) Apache
6 9 (5.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 7 (4.02%) CMS
8 6 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (2.87%) Apache Spark
10 4 (2.30%) Node.js
10 4 (2.30%) WebSphere Portal
10 4 (2.30%) SAS
11 3 (1.72%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (1.72%) Oracle Coherence
11 3 (1.72%) MQSeries
11 3 (1.72%) Oracle Service Bus
11 3 (1.72%) Mule ESB
12 2 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (1.15%) Mule
12 2 (1.15%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (2.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.57%) MS Project
3 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.92%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.57%) PaaS
3 1 (0.57%) GitHub
3 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.60%) HTTP
2 6 (3.45%) SSL
3 5 (2.87%) Firewall
4 4 (2.30%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.72%) DNS
5 3 (1.72%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.72%) LDAP
5 3 (1.72%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.72%) MVNO
6 2 (1.15%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (1.15%) Internet
6 2 (1.15%) VPN
7 1 (0.57%) DMZ
7 1 (0.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (18.39%) SQL Server
2 21 (12.07%) Relational Database
3 15 (8.62%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (8.05%) DB2
4 14 (8.05%) Oracle Database
5 13 (7.47%) Big Data
5 13 (7.47%) MySQL
6 12 (6.90%) MongoDB
7 11 (6.32%) NoSQL
8 10 (5.75%) Hadoop
9 7 (4.02%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (2.30%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (2.30%) Apache Hive
11 4 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (2.30%) BusinessObjects XI
11 4 (2.30%) Jackrabbit
12 3 (1.72%) HBase
12 3 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.72%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 24 (13.79%) Maven
2 17 (9.77%) JUnit
3 16 (9.20%) Jenkins
4 15 (8.62%) Jasmine
5 14 (8.05%) Subversion
6 13 (7.47%) Git (software)
7 11 (6.32%) Mockito
8 6 (3.45%) JIRA
9 5 (2.87%) Ant
9 5 (2.87%) Cucumber
10 4 (2.30%) Hudson
10 4 (2.30%) NUnit
11 3 (1.72%) ClearCase
11 3 (1.72%) Gerrit
11 3 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (1.15%) Mercurial
12 2 (1.15%) Moq
12 2 (1.15%) Artifactory
12 2 (1.15%) CA Gen
12 2 (1.15%) SonarQube
General
1 38 (21.84%) Finance
2 25 (14.37%) Banking
3 9 (5.17%) Retail
4 8 (4.60%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.87%) Billing
5 5 (2.87%) Publishing
6 3 (1.72%) Back Office
6 3 (1.72%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.15%) Legal
7 2 (1.15%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.57%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.57%) Marketing
8 1 (0.57%) Games
8 1 (0.57%) Advertising
8 1 (0.57%) Automotive
8 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.57%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 117 (67.24%) Developer
2 79 (45.40%) Java Developer
3 23 (13.22%) Senior Developer
4 21 (12.07%) Senior Java Developer
5 15 (8.62%) Architect
6 12 (6.90%) Full Stack Developer
7 10 (5.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 9 (5.17%) Scala Developer
9 7 (4.02%) Java Architect
9 7 (4.02%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (4.02%) Analyst
10 5 (2.87%) Consultant
10 5 (2.87%) .NET Developer
11 4 (2.30%) J2EE Developer
11 4 (2.30%) SAS Developer
11 4 (2.30%) Technical Architect
11 4 (2.30%) WebSphere Developer
11 4 (2.30%) WebSphere Engineer
11 4 (2.30%) DevOps Engineer
12 3 (1.72%) Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (48.85%) Spring
2 60 (34.48%) Hibernate
3 47 (27.01%) Web Services
4 36 (20.69%) HTML
5 34 (19.54%) Ajax
6 28 (16.09%) CSS
6 28 (16.09%) XML
7 27 (15.52%) Spring MVC
7 27 (15.52%) jQuery
8 22 (12.64%) .NET
9 20 (11.49%) Servlets
10 18 (10.34%) JSP
11 16 (9.20%) SOAP
11 16 (9.20%) Middleware
11 16 (9.20%) JSON
12 15 (8.62%) JMS
12 15 (8.62%) XSL
12 15 (8.62%) REST
13 14 (8.05%) RESTful
14 13 (7.47%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.90%) Mobile App
2 9 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.02%) Algorithms
4 6 (3.45%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.87%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.87%) Market Risk
6 3 (1.72%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.15%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.15%) Clustering
7 2 (1.15%) PKI
7 2 (1.15%) Derivative
7 2 (1.15%) User Experience
8 1 (0.57%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.57%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.57%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.57%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.57%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.57%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (17.24%) UNIX
2 29 (16.67%) Linux
3 5 (2.87%) Windows
4 3 (1.72%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.15%) CentOS
6 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (54.02%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (37.93%) TDD
3 35 (20.11%) Scrum
4 33 (18.97%) MVC
5 32 (18.39%) BDD
6 27 (15.52%) SOA
7 26 (14.94%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (12.64%) Web Development
9 20 (11.49%) OO
10 19 (10.92%) Open Source
11 18 (10.34%) SDLC
12 14 (8.05%) DevOps
13 12 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
13 12 (6.90%) Mobile Application Development
13 12 (6.90%) E-Commerce
14 11 (6.32%) Software Engineering
15 10 (5.75%) Project Management
16 9 (5.17%) Migration
16 9 (5.17%) OOD
16 9 (5.17%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 156 (89.66%) Java
2 57 (32.76%) JavaScript
3 37 (21.26%) SQL
4 20 (11.49%) Scala
5 11 (6.32%) C#
5 11 (6.32%) PL/SQL
6 9 (5.17%) Perl
7 5 (2.87%) Python
8 4 (2.30%) Jython
8 4 (2.30%) Ruby
8 4 (2.30%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.72%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.72%) Groovy
10 2 (1.15%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.15%) PHP
10 2 (1.15%) C
10 2 (1.15%) ANSI SQL
11 1 (0.57%) C++
11 1 (0.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (7.47%) Security Cleared
2 12 (6.90%) Degree
3 8 (4.60%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.57%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.57%) CISSP
4 1 (0.57%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.57%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.60%) QA
2 3 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.72%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.72%) vCloud
1 3 (1.72%) Docker
2 2 (1.15%) HDFS
2 2 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.15%) GridGain
3 1 (0.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (4.60%) Puppet
2 4 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.72%) Ansible
3 3 (1.72%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (1.72%) CA Single Sign-On
3 3 (1.72%) Salt
4 2 (1.15%) Kibana
4 2 (1.15%) Rundeck
4 2 (1.15%) ZABBIX
4 2 (1.15%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.15%) logstash
4 2 (1.15%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 63 (36.21%) Oracle
2 15 (8.62%) IBM
3 7 (4.02%) Adobe
3 7 (4.02%) webMethods
3 7 (4.02%) hybris
4 6 (3.45%) ATG
4 6 (3.45%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.87%) VMware
5 5 (2.87%) TIBCO
6 4 (2.30%) Pega
6 4 (2.30%) WorldPay
6 4 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.30%) BEA
7 3 (1.72%) CA
7 3 (1.72%) Informatica
7 3 (1.72%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.72%) SAP
7 3 (1.72%) Gemalto
7 3 (1.72%) Google
8 1 (0.57%) Bloomberg
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