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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 98 101 105
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing J2EE 109 139 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.85% 1.93% 1.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.23% 6.55% 6.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 83 113
Average daily rate
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£470 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £593 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-13.19% -2.70%
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
1750 2122 2192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.63% 29.49% 27.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1321 1605 1683
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 9
Average hourly rate £45.00 £27.74 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.24% +8.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 15 September 2014.

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 15 September 2014, 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.

1 214 (96.40%) Java
2 122 (54.95%) Spring
3 102 (45.95%) Oracle
4 86 (38.74%) Agile Software Development
5 84 (37.84%) Hibernate
6 70 (31.53%) MVC
7 62 (27.93%) Web Services
8 58 (26.13%) JavaScript
9 55 (24.77%) SQL
10 54 (24.32%) Finance
11 52 (23.42%) Maven
11 52 (23.42%) E-Commerce
12 46 (20.72%) Spring MVC
13 45 (20.27%) Banking
14 43 (19.37%) JUnit
15 42 (18.92%) TDD
16 40 (18.02%) UNIX
17 39 (17.57%) Linux
18 38 (17.12%) Scrum
19 37 (16.67%) SOA
19 37 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
20 36 (16.22%) Unit Testing
21 34 (15.32%) jQuery
21 34 (15.32%) BDD
22 33 (14.86%) Oracle Database
22 33 (14.86%) Investment Banking
23 31 (13.96%) WebLogic
23 31 (13.96%) HTML
24 29 (13.06%) Ajax
24 29 (13.06%) WebSphere

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 31 (13.96%) WebLogic
2 29 (13.06%) WebSphere
3 28 (12.61%) Tomcat
4 20 (9.01%) Apache
5 16 (7.21%) Oracle Coherence
5 16 (7.21%) Oracle Service Bus
6 9 (4.05%) Liferay
6 9 (4.05%) Adobe CQ
7 6 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (2.25%) AquaLogic
8 5 (2.25%) WebLogic Portal
8 5 (2.25%) CMS
9 4 (1.80%) IIS
9 4 (1.80%) MQSeries
9 4 (1.80%) Mule
9 4 (1.80%) Confluence
10 3 (1.35%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.90%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (0.90%) nginx
11 2 (0.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.80%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.35%) MS Office
3 2 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (4.05%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.45%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.45%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.45%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.50%) Cloud Computing
1 10 (4.50%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.45%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.70%) LDAP
2 4 (1.80%) SSL
2 4 (1.80%) Internet
3 2 (0.90%) HTTP
3 2 (0.90%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.45%) DNS
4 1 (0.45%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.45%) WAN
4 1 (0.45%) DHCP
4 1 (0.45%) FTP
4 1 (0.45%) MPLS
4 1 (0.45%) Firewall
4 1 (0.45%) IPsec
4 1 (0.45%) VLAN
4 1 (0.45%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (14.86%) Oracle Database
2 25 (11.26%) SQL Server
3 17 (7.66%) MySQL
4 15 (6.76%) Relational Database
5 12 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.70%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.25%) Oracle ODI
8 5 (2.25%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.80%) JasperReports
9 4 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.35%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.35%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.90%) Pentaho
11 2 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 52 (23.42%) Maven
2 43 (19.37%) JUnit
3 24 (10.81%) Jenkins
4 23 (10.36%) Jasmine
5 20 (9.01%) Subversion
6 19 (8.56%) JIRA
7 18 (8.11%) TeamCity
7 18 (8.11%) Ant
8 15 (6.76%) CruiseControl
8 15 (6.76%) Git (software)
9 14 (6.31%) Eclipse
10 13 (5.86%) Mockito
11 10 (4.50%) Hudson
12 8 (3.60%) Gerrit
12 8 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (3.60%) Mercurial
12 8 (3.60%) Selenium
13 7 (3.15%) AnthillPro
14 6 (2.70%) jMock
15 5 (2.25%) JMeter
General
1 54 (24.32%) Finance
2 45 (20.27%) Banking
3 33 (14.86%) Investment Banking
4 10 (4.50%) Retail
5 9 (4.05%) Front Office
6 8 (3.60%) Back Office
7 6 (2.70%) Financial Institution
7 6 (2.70%) Games
8 3 (1.35%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.35%) Marketing
9 2 (0.90%) Advertising
9 2 (0.90%) Publishing
9 2 (0.90%) Legal
10 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.45%) Law
10 1 (0.45%) Electronics
10 1 (0.45%) German Language
10 1 (0.45%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 145 (65.32%) Developer
2 105 (47.30%) Java Developer
3 19 (8.56%) Architect
4 18 (8.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 17 (7.66%) J2EE Developer
6 16 (7.21%) Senior Developer
7 14 (6.31%) Senior Java Developer
8 12 (5.41%) Technical Architect
9 11 (4.95%) Software Engineer
10 9 (4.05%) Applications Support
11 8 (3.60%) Analyst
11 8 (3.60%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (3.60%) Hybris Developer
12 7 (3.15%) Consultant
13 6 (2.70%) Deployment Manager
14 4 (1.80%) Lead Developer
14 4 (1.80%) Support Analyst
14 4 (1.80%) Applications Developer
14 4 (1.80%) WebSphere Developer
14 4 (1.80%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (54.95%) Spring
2 84 (37.84%) Hibernate
3 62 (27.93%) Web Services
4 46 (20.72%) Spring MVC
5 34 (15.32%) jQuery
6 31 (13.96%) HTML
7 29 (13.06%) Ajax
8 26 (11.71%) JSP
8 26 (11.71%) XML
9 25 (11.26%) CSS
10 24 (10.81%) SOAP
11 22 (9.91%) JDBC
11 22 (9.91%) .NET
12 20 (9.01%) JMS
13 18 (8.11%) Struts
14 17 (7.66%) REST
15 16 (7.21%) Servlets
16 14 (6.31%) JPA
17 13 (5.86%) Java EE
18 12 (5.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.21%) Market Risk
2 10 (4.50%) Computer Science
2 10 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.05%) Open Source
4 6 (2.70%) Fixed Income
4 6 (2.70%) Derivative
5 4 (1.80%) Online Games
5 4 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.35%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (1.35%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.35%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.90%) GIS
7 2 (0.90%) PACS
7 2 (0.90%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.90%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.45%) User Experience
8 1 (0.45%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 40 (18.02%) UNIX
2 39 (17.57%) Linux
3 10 (4.50%) Windows
4 4 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.80%) Solaris
5 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.45%) AIX
5 1 (0.45%) HPUX
5 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (38.74%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (31.53%) MVC
3 52 (23.42%) E-Commerce
4 42 (18.92%) TDD
5 38 (17.12%) Scrum
6 37 (16.67%) SOA
6 37 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 36 (16.22%) Unit Testing
8 34 (15.32%) BDD
9 22 (9.91%) Extreme Programming
10 21 (9.46%) UML
11 20 (9.01%) OO
12 16 (7.21%) Multithreading
12 16 (7.21%) DevOps
13 15 (6.76%) Business Analysis
14 14 (6.31%) Software Engineering
14 14 (6.31%) Migration
15 13 (5.86%) Risk Management
15 13 (5.86%) Low Latency
16 10 (4.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 214 (96.40%) Java
2 58 (26.13%) JavaScript
3 55 (24.77%) SQL
4 28 (12.61%) PL/SQL
5 12 (5.41%) Shell Script
6 11 (4.95%) Python
7 10 (4.50%) C#
7 10 (4.50%) Scala
7 10 (4.50%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.25%) Groovy
8 5 (2.25%) Korn
9 4 (1.80%) C++
9 4 (1.80%) Bourne shell
10 3 (1.35%) VBA
11 2 (0.90%) VB
11 2 (0.90%) XPath
11 2 (0.90%) Perl
11 2 (0.90%) C
11 2 (0.90%) Ruby
12 1 (0.45%) Golang
Qualifications
1 17 (7.66%) Degree
2 9 (4.05%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.35%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (1.35%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.90%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.45%) ISEB
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.45%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.50%) QA
2 3 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (3.15%) vCloud
2 2 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.90%) VMware ESX
2 2 (0.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.45%) Xen
3 1 (0.45%) RACF
3 1 (0.45%) Samba
3 1 (0.45%) vSphere
3 1 (0.45%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 10 (4.50%) Puppet
2 8 (3.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (1.35%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.90%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.90%) OpenSSO
5 1 (0.45%) YUM
5 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.45%) Nagios
5 1 (0.45%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (0.45%) Salt
Vendors
1 102 (45.95%) Oracle
2 13 (5.86%) IBM
3 11 (4.95%) VMware
3 11 (4.95%) hybris
4 10 (4.50%) JBoss
5 9 (4.05%) ATG
6 8 (3.60%) Microsoft
7 6 (2.70%) Sybase
8 4 (1.80%) Adobe
9 3 (1.35%) Sun
9 3 (1.35%) CA
9 3 (1.35%) Google
10 2 (0.90%) GoldenSource
10 2 (0.90%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.90%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.90%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (0.90%) HP
10 2 (0.90%) Dell
10 2 (0.90%) BEA
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