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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 110 94 124
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +30
Contract jobs citing J2EE 99 105 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.70% 1.82% 1.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.76% 6.13% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 71 70
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 £388 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £34.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.83% -0.71%
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
1718 1714 2036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.44% 29.78% 29.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1394 1303 1592
Average daily rate £440 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £579
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 27
Average hourly rate £24.23 £20.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.19% -50.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £16.00 £27.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £32.01 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 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 3 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.

1 157 (88.70%) Java
2 95 (53.67%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (48.59%) Spring
4 65 (36.72%) TDD
5 59 (33.33%) Oracle
6 58 (32.77%) Hibernate
7 54 (30.51%) JavaScript
8 42 (23.73%) Finance
9 41 (23.16%) Web Services
10 39 (22.03%) SQL
11 38 (21.47%) Scrum
12 36 (20.34%) MVC
12 36 (20.34%) HTML
12 36 (20.34%) BDD
13 31 (17.51%) Ajax
14 30 (16.95%) Spring MVC
14 30 (16.95%) CSS
15 29 (16.38%) SQL Server
16 27 (15.25%) UNIX
16 27 (15.25%) Linux
16 27 (15.25%) jQuery
17 26 (14.69%) .NET
17 26 (14.69%) Banking
18 25 (14.12%) Maven
18 25 (14.12%) SOA
19 23 (12.99%) XML
19 23 (12.99%) JBoss
19 23 (12.99%) Tomcat
19 23 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
20 21 (11.86%) Scala

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 (12.99%) JBoss
1 23 (12.99%) Tomcat
2 18 (10.17%) WebLogic
3 17 (9.60%) WebSphere
4 15 (8.47%) Apache
5 9 (5.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 8 (4.52%) CMS
7 6 (3.39%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (2.82%) Apache Spark
9 4 (2.26%) Oracle Coherence
9 4 (2.26%) Node.js
9 4 (2.26%) WebSphere Portal
9 4 (2.26%) SAS
10 3 (1.69%) MQSeries
10 3 (1.69%) IIS
10 3 (1.69%) WebLogic Portal
10 3 (1.69%) Mule
10 3 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (1.69%) Mule ESB
11 2 (1.13%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (2.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.56%) MS Project
3 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.56%) GitHub
3 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.52%) HTTP
2 5 (2.82%) SSL
2 5 (2.82%) Firewall
3 4 (2.26%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.69%) DNS
4 3 (1.69%) HTTPS
4 3 (1.69%) LDAP
4 3 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (1.69%) MVNO
5 2 (1.13%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (1.13%) Internet
5 2 (1.13%) VPN
6 1 (0.56%) SAN
6 1 (0.56%) DMZ
6 1 (0.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (16.38%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.47%) Relational Database
3 13 (7.34%) Oracle Database
3 13 (7.34%) Big Data
3 13 (7.34%) MySQL
4 10 (5.65%) Hadoop
4 10 (5.65%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (5.08%) DB2
6 8 (4.52%) NoSQL
7 7 (3.95%) MongoDB
8 6 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.82%) Jackrabbit
10 4 (2.26%) Apache Hive
10 4 (2.26%) BusinessObjects XI
11 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.69%) HBase
12 2 (1.13%) Redis
12 2 (1.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (14.12%) Maven
2 20 (11.30%) JUnit
3 18 (10.17%) Jasmine
4 16 (9.04%) Jenkins
5 15 (8.47%) Subversion
5 15 (8.47%) Git (software)
6 12 (6.78%) Mockito
7 6 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (3.39%) JIRA
7 6 (3.39%) Ant
8 5 (2.82%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.26%) Hudson
9 4 (2.26%) NUnit
10 3 (1.69%) ClearCase
10 3 (1.69%) Selenium
10 3 (1.69%) Gerrit
11 2 (1.13%) CA Gen
11 2 (1.13%) SonarQube
11 2 (1.13%) Artifactory
11 2 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 42 (23.73%) Finance
2 26 (14.69%) Banking
3 9 (5.08%) Investment Banking
4 7 (3.95%) Retail
5 5 (2.82%) Billing
6 4 (2.26%) Publishing
7 3 (1.69%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.13%) Front Office
8 2 (1.13%) Back Office
8 2 (1.13%) Legal
8 2 (1.13%) Games
8 2 (1.13%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.56%) Marketing
9 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.56%) Advertising
9 1 (0.56%) Automotive
9 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 117 (66.10%) Developer
2 82 (46.33%) Java Developer
3 28 (15.82%) Senior Developer
4 26 (14.69%) Senior Java Developer
5 18 (10.17%) Architect
6 11 (6.21%) Full Stack Developer
7 10 (5.65%) Scala Developer
7 10 (5.65%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 9 (5.08%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (4.52%) Java Architect
10 7 (3.95%) Analyst
11 5 (2.82%) .NET Developer
12 4 (2.26%) SAS Developer
12 4 (2.26%) Technical Architect
12 4 (2.26%) Consultant
12 4 (2.26%) WebSphere Engineer
12 4 (2.26%) WebSphere Developer
12 4 (2.26%) DevOps Engineer
13 3 (1.69%) Hadoop Developer
13 3 (1.69%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (48.59%) Spring
2 58 (32.77%) Hibernate
3 41 (23.16%) Web Services
4 36 (20.34%) HTML
5 31 (17.51%) Ajax
6 30 (16.95%) Spring MVC
6 30 (16.95%) CSS
7 27 (15.25%) jQuery
8 26 (14.69%) .NET
9 23 (12.99%) XML
10 19 (10.73%) Servlets
11 18 (10.17%) Middleware
12 17 (9.60%) JSP
13 16 (9.04%) JMS
14 15 (8.47%) RESTful
14 15 (8.47%) REST
15 14 (7.91%) SOAP
16 13 (7.34%) Java EE
17 10 (5.65%) JSON
18 9 (5.08%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.95%) Algorithms
2 7 (3.95%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.39%) Market Risk
3 6 (3.39%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.82%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.69%) Clustering
6 2 (1.13%) PKI
6 2 (1.13%) Derivative
6 2 (1.13%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.13%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.13%) User Experience
7 1 (0.56%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.56%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.56%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.56%) Replication
7 1 (0.56%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 27 (15.25%) Linux
1 27 (15.25%) UNIX
2 4 (2.26%) Windows
3 3 (1.69%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.13%) CentOS
4 2 (1.13%) Solaris
5 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (53.67%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (36.72%) TDD
3 38 (21.47%) Scrum
4 36 (20.34%) MVC
4 36 (20.34%) BDD
5 25 (14.12%) SOA
6 23 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (10.73%) OO
8 18 (10.17%) Web Development
8 18 (10.17%) SDLC
9 16 (9.04%) DevOps
10 14 (7.91%) Open Source
10 14 (7.91%) E-Commerce
11 12 (6.78%) Software Engineering
12 10 (5.65%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (5.08%) MapReduce
13 9 (5.08%) OOD
13 9 (5.08%) Project Management
14 8 (4.52%) Migration
14 8 (4.52%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 157 (88.70%) Java
2 54 (30.51%) JavaScript
3 39 (22.03%) SQL
4 21 (11.86%) Scala
5 11 (6.21%) C#
5 11 (6.21%) PL/SQL
6 9 (5.08%) Perl
7 5 (2.82%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.82%) Python
8 4 (2.26%) Jython
8 4 (2.26%) Ruby
8 4 (2.26%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.69%) Groovy
9 3 (1.69%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.13%) PHP
10 2 (1.13%) C
10 2 (1.13%) ANSI SQL
11 1 (0.56%) C++
11 1 (0.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (7.91%) Security Cleared
2 12 (6.78%) Degree
3 7 (3.95%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) CISSP
4 1 (0.56%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.56%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.95%) QA
2 3 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.69%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (1.69%) vCloud
1 3 (1.69%) Docker
2 2 (1.13%) HDFS
2 2 (1.13%) GridGain
3 1 (0.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (4.52%) Puppet
2 4 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.69%) Ansible
3 3 (1.69%) CA Single Sign-On
3 3 (1.69%) Salt
4 2 (1.13%) Kibana
4 2 (1.13%) Rundeck
4 2 (1.13%) ZABBIX
4 2 (1.13%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (1.13%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.13%) logstash
4 2 (1.13%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 59 (33.33%) Oracle
2 15 (8.47%) IBM
3 7 (3.95%) ATG
4 6 (3.39%) VMware
4 6 (3.39%) hybris
4 6 (3.39%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.39%) Adobe
4 6 (3.39%) TIBCO
4 6 (3.39%) webMethods
5 4 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.26%) BEA
5 4 (2.26%) Business Objects
5 4 (2.26%) Pega
6 3 (1.69%) Gemalto
6 3 (1.69%) WorldPay
6 3 (1.69%) Google
6 3 (1.69%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.69%) SAP
6 3 (1.69%) CA
6 3 (1.69%) Informatica
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