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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 104 105 103
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing J2EE 93 115 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.71% 1.83% 1.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.71% 6.09% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 69 78
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £297 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
- +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.80 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +6.07%
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
1630 1889 1798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.03% 30.01% 28.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1283 1422 1421
Average daily rate £425 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 16
Average hourly rate £19.72 £41.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.91% -69.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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.

1 147 (90.18%) Java
2 91 (55.83%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (46.63%) Spring
4 54 (33.13%) TDD
5 53 (32.52%) Hibernate
6 48 (29.45%) Oracle
7 44 (26.99%) JavaScript
8 41 (25.15%) SQL
9 34 (20.86%) UNIX
9 34 (20.86%) Linux
10 33 (20.25%) Scrum
11 30 (18.40%) Finance
12 28 (17.18%) MVC
12 28 (17.18%) HTML
12 28 (17.18%) XML
12 28 (17.18%) BDD
13 27 (16.56%) Continuous Integration
14 26 (15.95%) Web Services
14 26 (15.95%) Ajax
15 24 (14.72%) Spring MVC
15 24 (14.72%) SQL Server
16 22 (13.50%) Maven
16 22 (13.50%) .NET
16 22 (13.50%) E-Commerce
16 22 (13.50%) RESTful
17 21 (12.88%) jQuery
17 21 (12.88%) Servlets
17 21 (12.88%) CSS
17 21 (12.88%) Banking
17 21 (12.88%) Web Development

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 18 (11.04%) Tomcat
2 16 (9.82%) JBoss
3 13 (7.98%) WebSphere
3 13 (7.98%) WebLogic
3 13 (7.98%) Apache
4 12 (7.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 9 (5.52%) CMS
6 6 (3.68%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (3.68%) Apache Spark
7 4 (2.45%) WebLogic Portal
7 4 (2.45%) WebSphere Portal
7 4 (2.45%) Apache Pig
8 3 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.84%) Mule
8 3 (1.84%) SAS
8 3 (1.84%) IIS
8 3 (1.84%) MQSeries
9 2 (1.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (1.23%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (1.23%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (2.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.61%) MS Project
3 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.61%) CA PPM
1 1 (0.61%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.91%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.68%) HTTP
2 5 (3.07%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.07%) LDAP
3 4 (2.45%) Internet
3 4 (2.45%) SSL
4 3 (1.84%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (1.84%) Firewall
4 3 (1.84%) DNS
4 3 (1.84%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.61%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.61%) Network Security
5 1 (0.61%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.72%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.20%) Big Data
2 15 (9.20%) Relational Database
3 12 (7.36%) Hadoop
4 10 (6.13%) DB2
4 10 (6.13%) MySQL
5 8 (4.91%) Jackrabbit
6 7 (4.29%) MongoDB
6 7 (4.29%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (4.29%) NoSQL
6 7 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (3.68%) Apache Hive
8 4 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.45%) BusinessObjects XI
9 3 (1.84%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.84%) HBase
10 2 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.23%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.23%) JasperReports
11 1 (0.61%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 22 (13.50%) Maven
2 18 (11.04%) Subversion
3 15 (9.20%) JUnit
4 14 (8.59%) Jasmine
5 13 (7.98%) Git (software)
6 9 (5.52%) Mockito
7 8 (4.91%) Ant
8 7 (4.29%) Jenkins
9 6 (3.68%) JIRA
10 5 (3.07%) Selenium
10 5 (3.07%) Eclipse
11 4 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (1.23%) ClearCase
12 2 (1.23%) JMeter
12 2 (1.23%) Artifactory
12 2 (1.23%) Hudson
12 2 (1.23%) CA Gen
13 1 (0.61%) Android Studio
13 1 (0.61%) Cucumber
13 1 (0.61%) SoapUI
General
1 30 (18.40%) Finance
2 21 (12.88%) Banking
3 10 (6.13%) Retail
4 8 (4.91%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.07%) Games
6 4 (2.45%) Front Office
7 3 (1.84%) Marketing
8 2 (1.23%) Publishing
8 2 (1.23%) Legal
8 2 (1.23%) Private Banking
8 2 (1.23%) Billing
9 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.61%) Automotive
9 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.61%) Electronics
9 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 117 (71.78%) Developer
2 92 (56.44%) Java Developer
3 28 (17.18%) Senior Developer
4 23 (14.11%) Senior Java Developer
5 13 (7.98%) Architect
6 9 (5.52%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 8 (4.91%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (4.91%) Scala Developer
8 7 (4.29%) Analyst
9 5 (3.07%) Consultant
9 5 (3.07%) Technical Architect
10 4 (2.45%) Java Architect
10 4 (2.45%) WebSphere Engineer
10 4 (2.45%) Designer
10 4 (2.45%) Hadoop Developer
11 3 (1.84%) Deployment Analyst
11 3 (1.84%) WebSphere Developer
11 3 (1.84%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 3 (1.84%) SAS Developer
11 3 (1.84%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (46.63%) Spring
2 53 (32.52%) Hibernate
3 28 (17.18%) HTML
3 28 (17.18%) XML
4 26 (15.95%) Web Services
4 26 (15.95%) Ajax
5 24 (14.72%) Spring MVC
6 22 (13.50%) .NET
6 22 (13.50%) RESTful
7 21 (12.88%) jQuery
7 21 (12.88%) Servlets
7 21 (12.88%) CSS
8 20 (12.27%) JSP
8 20 (12.27%) Middleware
9 16 (9.82%) REST
10 14 (8.59%) Java EE
11 13 (7.98%) SOAP
12 11 (6.75%) JSON
12 11 (6.75%) JMS
13 9 (5.52%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.91%) Mobile App
1 8 (4.91%) Open Source
2 7 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.68%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.45%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.45%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.45%) User Experience
5 3 (1.84%) Clustering
6 2 (1.23%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.23%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.23%) Derivative
6 2 (1.23%) PKI
6 2 (1.23%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.23%) Online Games
7 1 (0.61%) Social Media
7 1 (0.61%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.61%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.61%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 34 (20.86%) UNIX
1 34 (20.86%) Linux
2 6 (3.68%) Windows
3 3 (1.84%) Android
4 2 (1.23%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.61%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (55.83%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (33.13%) TDD
3 33 (20.25%) Scrum
4 28 (17.18%) MVC
4 28 (17.18%) BDD
5 27 (16.56%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (13.50%) E-Commerce
7 21 (12.88%) Web Development
8 16 (9.82%) OO
8 16 (9.82%) SOA
9 13 (7.98%) DevOps
10 12 (7.36%) Multithreading
11 10 (6.13%) Software Engineering
12 9 (5.52%) Unit Testing
12 9 (5.52%) Kalman Filter
12 9 (5.52%) OOP
13 8 (4.91%) Data Modelling
13 8 (4.91%) SEO
13 8 (4.91%) Mentoring
14 7 (4.29%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 147 (90.18%) Java
2 44 (26.99%) JavaScript
3 41 (25.15%) SQL
4 11 (6.75%) PL/SQL
5 10 (6.13%) Scala
6 8 (4.91%) Perl
7 7 (4.29%) C#
8 6 (3.68%) Python
9 5 (3.07%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.45%) Jython
11 2 (1.23%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.23%) XPath
11 2 (1.23%) Groovy
12 1 (0.61%) Ruby
12 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.61%) ABAP
12 1 (0.61%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (6.13%) Degree
2 8 (4.91%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.61%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.61%) OCPJP
4 1 (0.61%) CISA
4 1 (0.61%) CISSP
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.61%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.29%) QA
2 2 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (1.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (1.23%) HDFS
3 1 (0.61%) vCloud
3 1 (0.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.61%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (1.84%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (1.23%) Puppet
3 1 (0.61%) Oozie
Vendors
1 48 (29.45%) Oracle
2 14 (8.59%) IBM
3 12 (7.36%) ATG
4 7 (4.29%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.68%) webMethods
5 6 (3.68%) Adobe
6 5 (3.07%) BEA
6 5 (3.07%) SAP
7 4 (2.45%) Business Objects
7 4 (2.45%) CA
7 4 (2.45%) Pega
7 4 (2.45%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.84%) Gemalto
8 3 (1.84%) VMware
8 3 (1.84%) TIBCO
8 3 (1.84%) Informatica
9 2 (1.23%) Sybase
9 2 (1.23%) ILOG
9 2 (1.23%) Google
9 2 (1.23%) hybris
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Rate: £400 - £575 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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ISL
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day
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Rate: £550 - £600 per day
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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