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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 109 114 95
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -19
Contract jobs citing J2EE 91 125 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.57% 1.70% 1.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.33% 5.67% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 80 115
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £340 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £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 £30.00 £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-18.91% -7.50%
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
1708 2204 2248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.53% 29.92% 28.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1262 1685 1755
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £285 £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 13 13 12
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +4.47%
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 20 August 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 20 August 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.

1 207 (95.39%) Java
2 112 (51.61%) Spring
3 105 (48.39%) Oracle
4 80 (36.87%) Hibernate
5 63 (29.03%) MVC
6 61 (28.11%) SQL
7 55 (25.35%) Finance
8 54 (24.88%) Maven
9 53 (24.42%) JavaScript
9 53 (24.42%) Web Services
10 50 (23.04%) E-Commerce
10 50 (23.04%) Agile Software Development
10 50 (23.04%) Banking
11 45 (20.74%) UNIX
12 42 (19.35%) Spring MVC
13 41 (18.89%) JUnit
14 40 (18.43%) Scrum
15 39 (17.97%) Linux
16 36 (16.59%) SOA
16 36 (16.59%) TDD
16 36 (16.59%) Investment Banking
16 36 (16.59%) jQuery
16 36 (16.59%) Continuous Integration
17 34 (15.67%) WebLogic
18 32 (14.75%) PL/SQL
19 30 (13.82%) Unit Testing
19 30 (13.82%) WebSphere
19 30 (13.82%) BDD
19 30 (13.82%) Oracle Database
20 29 (13.36%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 34 (15.67%) WebLogic
2 30 (13.82%) WebSphere
3 29 (13.36%) Tomcat
4 21 (9.68%) Apache
5 18 (8.29%) Oracle Coherence
6 17 (7.83%) Oracle Service Bus
7 9 (4.15%) Liferay
8 8 (3.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (2.30%) AquaLogic
9 5 (2.30%) CMS
10 4 (1.84%) MQSeries
10 4 (1.84%) WebLogic Portal
10 4 (1.84%) Confluence
11 3 (1.38%) Mule
11 3 (1.38%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (1.38%) IIS
12 2 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.92%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.92%) nginx
12 2 (0.92%) GlassFish
Applications
1 4 (1.84%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.38%) MS Office
3 2 (0.92%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.69%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.38%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.46%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.53%) Cloud Computing
1 12 (5.53%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.46%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.76%) LDAP
2 4 (1.84%) Internet
3 3 (1.38%) SSL
4 2 (0.92%) HTTP
4 2 (0.92%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.46%) DNS
5 1 (0.46%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.46%) WAN
5 1 (0.46%) DHCP
5 1 (0.46%) FTP
5 1 (0.46%) MPLS
5 1 (0.46%) Firewall
5 1 (0.46%) IPsec
5 1 (0.46%) VLAN
5 1 (0.46%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (13.82%) Oracle Database
2 27 (12.44%) SQL Server
3 18 (8.29%) MySQL
4 16 (7.37%) Relational Database
5 12 (5.53%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (5.07%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.76%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.30%) Oracle ODI
8 5 (2.30%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (2.30%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.84%) JasperReports
9 4 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.84%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.84%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.92%) Pentaho
11 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 54 (24.88%) Maven
2 41 (18.89%) JUnit
3 24 (11.06%) Jenkins
4 23 (10.60%) Jasmine
4 23 (10.60%) Ant
5 22 (10.14%) JIRA
6 19 (8.76%) Subversion
7 17 (7.83%) TeamCity
8 16 (7.37%) Git (software)
9 15 (6.91%) Eclipse
10 13 (5.99%) CruiseControl
11 10 (4.61%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (4.61%) Mercurial
11 10 (4.61%) Gerrit
12 9 (4.15%) Mockito
12 9 (4.15%) AnthillPro
13 8 (3.69%) Hudson
14 7 (3.23%) Selenium
14 7 (3.23%) Apache Ivy
15 5 (2.30%) jMock
General
1 55 (25.35%) Finance
2 50 (23.04%) Banking
3 36 (16.59%) Investment Banking
4 13 (5.99%) Back Office
5 10 (4.61%) Retail
6 8 (3.69%) Front Office
7 5 (2.30%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.84%) German Language
9 3 (1.38%) Marketing
9 3 (1.38%) Games
10 2 (0.92%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.92%) Advertising
10 2 (0.92%) Publishing
11 1 (0.46%) Law
11 1 (0.46%) Legal
11 1 (0.46%) Electronics
11 1 (0.46%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 135 (62.21%) Developer
2 101 (46.54%) Java Developer
3 21 (9.68%) Architect
4 19 (8.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 17 (7.83%) J2EE Developer
6 16 (7.37%) Senior Developer
7 14 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
8 13 (5.99%) Technical Architect
9 9 (4.15%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (4.15%) Applications Support
10 8 (3.69%) Analyst
10 8 (3.69%) Software Engineer
10 8 (3.69%) Deployment Manager
11 7 (3.23%) Hybris Developer
12 6 (2.76%) Consultant
13 5 (2.30%) Support Engineer
14 4 (1.84%) Support Analyst
14 4 (1.84%) Configuration Manager
14 4 (1.84%) Lead Developer
14 4 (1.84%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (51.61%) Spring
2 80 (36.87%) Hibernate
3 53 (24.42%) Web Services
4 42 (19.35%) Spring MVC
5 36 (16.59%) jQuery
6 29 (13.36%) HTML
7 27 (12.44%) Ajax
8 26 (11.98%) JSP
9 24 (11.06%) .NET
9 24 (11.06%) SOAP
10 22 (10.14%) CSS
11 21 (9.68%) XML
11 21 (9.68%) JMS
12 18 (8.29%) JPA
13 17 (7.83%) Struts
14 16 (7.37%) Java EE
15 15 (6.91%) Servlets
16 14 (6.45%) JDBC
17 12 (5.53%) Middleware
18 11 (5.07%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.99%) Market Risk
2 10 (4.61%) Fixed Income
3 9 (4.15%) Derivative
3 9 (4.15%) Open Source
4 8 (3.69%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.30%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.84%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (1.38%) iPad
7 3 (1.38%) Online Games
8 2 (0.92%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.92%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.92%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.92%) GIS
8 2 (0.92%) PACS
9 1 (0.46%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.46%) NHS
9 1 (0.46%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 45 (20.74%) UNIX
2 39 (17.97%) Linux
3 10 (4.61%) Windows
4 6 (2.76%) Solaris
5 4 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.38%) AIX
7 1 (0.46%) HPUX
7 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.46%) Android
7 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (29.03%) MVC
2 50 (23.04%) E-Commerce
2 50 (23.04%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (18.43%) Scrum
4 36 (16.59%) SOA
4 36 (16.59%) TDD
4 36 (16.59%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (13.82%) Unit Testing
5 30 (13.82%) BDD
6 23 (10.60%) Extreme Programming
7 21 (9.68%) UML
8 19 (8.76%) DevOps
9 18 (8.29%) OO
10 14 (6.45%) Multithreading
10 14 (6.45%) Software Engineering
11 13 (5.99%) Migration
12 11 (5.07%) ITIL
12 11 (5.07%) ETL
12 11 (5.07%) Business Analysis
12 11 (5.07%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 207 (95.39%) Java
2 61 (28.11%) SQL
3 53 (24.42%) JavaScript
4 32 (14.75%) PL/SQL
5 16 (7.37%) Python
6 12 (5.53%) Shell Script
6 12 (5.53%) Bash Shell
7 9 (4.15%) Groovy
8 8 (3.69%) C#
9 7 (3.23%) Scala
10 6 (2.76%) Korn
11 5 (2.30%) Bourne shell
12 4 (1.84%) Perl
13 3 (1.38%) C++
13 3 (1.38%) VBA
14 2 (0.92%) VB
14 2 (0.92%) C
14 2 (0.92%) XPath
15 1 (0.46%) Golang
15 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (9.22%) Degree
2 10 (4.61%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.76%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.84%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.38%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.92%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.46%) ISEB
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.46%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.15%) QA
2 3 (1.38%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (4.15%) vCloud
2 3 (1.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.38%) Samba
3 2 (0.92%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.46%) vSphere
4 1 (0.46%) ACF2
4 1 (0.46%) Xen
4 1 (0.46%) RACF
Systems Management
1 12 (5.53%) Puppet
2 8 (3.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (1.38%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.92%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.92%) OpenSSO
5 1 (0.46%) YUM
5 1 (0.46%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.46%) Nagios
5 1 (0.46%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (0.46%) Sun Identity Manager
5 1 (0.46%) Salt
Vendors
1 105 (48.39%) Oracle
2 13 (5.99%) VMware
3 12 (5.53%) hybris
4 10 (4.61%) ATG
5 9 (4.15%) IBM
6 8 (3.69%) Microsoft
6 8 (3.69%) JBoss
7 4 (1.84%) Sybase
7 4 (1.84%) Sun
8 3 (1.38%) Temenos
8 3 (1.38%) CA
8 3 (1.38%) Google
8 3 (1.38%) jBASE
9 2 (0.92%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.92%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.92%) Nimsoft
9 2 (0.92%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.92%) HP
9 2 (0.92%) Dell
9 2 (0.92%) BEA
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