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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 134 107 110
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +3
Contract jobs citing J2EE 67 96 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.26% 1.63% 1.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.15% 5.42% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 74 86
Average daily rate
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£500 £469 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £333 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £604 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £373 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.38% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.91%
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
1613 1770 2247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.45% 30.08% 30.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1326 1306 1697
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £309 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 15
Average hourly rate £62.50 £45.00 £31.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +42.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £16.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £57.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.13 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.78% -

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 27 August 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 27 August 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.

1 144 (89.44%) Java
2 89 (55.28%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (50.31%) Spring
4 66 (40.99%) TDD
5 59 (36.65%) JavaScript
5 59 (36.65%) Oracle
6 55 (34.16%) Hibernate
7 46 (28.57%) Web Services
8 40 (24.84%) Finance
9 37 (22.98%) HTML
10 35 (21.74%) Ajax
11 34 (21.12%) MVC
12 33 (20.50%) Scrum
13 32 (19.88%) UNIX
14 31 (19.25%) SQL Server
14 31 (19.25%) SQL
15 30 (18.63%) Continuous Integration
16 29 (18.01%) Linux
17 28 (17.39%) XML
17 28 (17.39%) CSS
17 28 (17.39%) Banking
17 28 (17.39%) jQuery
17 28 (17.39%) BDD
18 27 (16.77%) Spring MVC
18 27 (16.77%) JBoss
19 26 (16.15%) SOA
20 22 (13.66%) Servlets
20 22 (13.66%) Amazon AWS
20 22 (13.66%) Open Source
20 22 (13.66%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 27 (16.77%) JBoss
2 17 (10.56%) Tomcat
3 16 (9.94%) WebLogic
4 14 (8.70%) WebSphere
5 10 (6.21%) Apache
6 9 (5.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 7 (4.35%) CMS
8 4 (2.48%) Apache Spark
8 4 (2.48%) Mule ESB
8 4 (2.48%) Node.js
9 3 (1.86%) Confluence
9 3 (1.86%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (1.86%) Mule
9 3 (1.86%) Oracle Coherence
9 3 (1.86%) MQSeries
10 2 (1.24%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.24%) Documentum
10 2 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.24%) Captiva
10 2 (1.24%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (2.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 22 (13.66%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.24%) PaaS
2 2 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.62%) GitHub
3 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.35%) SSL
2 6 (3.73%) HTTP
3 5 (3.11%) Firewall
4 4 (2.48%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.86%) LDAP
5 3 (1.86%) DNS
5 3 (1.86%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.86%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.86%) MVNO
6 2 (1.24%) Internet
6 2 (1.24%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (1.24%) VPN
7 1 (0.62%) SMTP
7 1 (0.62%) FTP
7 1 (0.62%) DMZ
7 1 (0.62%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (19.25%) SQL Server
2 22 (13.66%) Relational Database
3 16 (9.94%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (8.70%) DB2
5 13 (8.07%) MongoDB
5 13 (8.07%) Oracle Database
6 12 (7.45%) NoSQL
7 11 (6.83%) Big Data
7 11 (6.83%) MySQL
8 9 (5.59%) Hadoop
9 7 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (2.48%) BusinessObjects XI
12 3 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.86%) Jackrabbit
12 3 (1.86%) Apache Hive
12 3 (1.86%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.86%) HBase
13 2 (1.24%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (12.42%) Maven
2 16 (9.94%) Jenkins
3 15 (9.32%) JUnit
4 13 (8.07%) Subversion
4 13 (8.07%) Git (software)
4 13 (8.07%) Jasmine
5 11 (6.83%) Mockito
6 5 (3.11%) Cucumber
6 5 (3.11%) JIRA
6 5 (3.11%) NUnit
7 4 (2.48%) ClearCase
7 4 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.48%) Hudson
8 3 (1.86%) Gerrit
8 3 (1.86%) Moq
8 3 (1.86%) Ant
8 3 (1.86%) CruiseControl
8 3 (1.86%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.24%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 2 (1.24%) VisualAge
General
1 40 (24.84%) Finance
2 28 (17.39%) Banking
3 11 (6.83%) Retail
4 9 (5.59%) Investment Banking
5 7 (4.35%) Publishing
6 5 (3.11%) Billing
6 5 (3.11%) Back Office
7 4 (2.48%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.86%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.86%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.24%) Automotive
10 1 (0.62%) Legal
10 1 (0.62%) Advertising
10 1 (0.62%) Front Office
10 1 (0.62%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.62%) Marketing
10 1 (0.62%) Games
10 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 108 (67.08%) Developer
2 73 (45.34%) Java Developer
3 22 (13.66%) Senior Developer
4 20 (12.42%) Senior Java Developer
5 18 (11.18%) Architect
6 13 (8.07%) Full Stack Developer
7 8 (4.97%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 8 (4.97%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (4.35%) Java Architect
9 5 (3.11%) Scala Developer
9 5 (3.11%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (3.11%) .NET Developer
9 5 (3.11%) Consultant
10 4 (2.48%) Technical Architect
10 4 (2.48%) WebSphere Developer
10 4 (2.48%) J2EE Developer
11 3 (1.86%) Lead Developer
11 3 (1.86%) Delivery Manager
11 3 (1.86%) Analyst
11 3 (1.86%) Salesforce.com Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (50.31%) Spring
2 55 (34.16%) Hibernate
3 46 (28.57%) Web Services
4 37 (22.98%) HTML
5 35 (21.74%) Ajax
6 28 (17.39%) jQuery
6 28 (17.39%) CSS
6 28 (17.39%) XML
7 27 (16.77%) Spring MVC
8 22 (13.66%) Servlets
9 21 (13.04%) JSP
10 18 (11.18%) .NET
11 17 (10.56%) XSL
11 17 (10.56%) JMS
12 16 (9.94%) JSON
12 16 (9.94%) REST
13 15 (9.32%) XSD
14 14 (8.70%) Middleware
15 13 (8.07%) SOAP
15 13 (8.07%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.07%) Mobile App
2 8 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.73%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.73%) Market Risk
4 5 (3.11%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.48%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.48%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.24%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.24%) Clustering
6 2 (1.24%) PKI
6 2 (1.24%) Derivative
6 2 (1.24%) User Experience
7 1 (0.62%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.62%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.62%) FMCG
7 1 (0.62%) DataPower
7 1 (0.62%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.62%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.62%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 32 (19.88%) UNIX
2 29 (18.01%) Linux
3 5 (3.11%) Windows
4 3 (1.86%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.24%) CentOS
5 2 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.24%) Solaris
6 1 (0.62%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (55.28%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (40.99%) TDD
3 34 (21.12%) MVC
4 33 (20.50%) Scrum
5 30 (18.63%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (17.39%) BDD
7 26 (16.15%) SOA
8 22 (13.66%) Open Source
9 21 (13.04%) Web Development
10 18 (11.18%) OO
11 17 (10.56%) DevOps
12 15 (9.32%) SDLC
13 13 (8.07%) Mobile Application Development
13 13 (8.07%) Performance Tuning
14 12 (7.45%) Project Management
15 11 (6.83%) E-Commerce
16 10 (6.21%) UML
17 9 (5.59%) Continuous Delivery
18 8 (4.97%) Pair Programming
18 8 (4.97%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 144 (89.44%) Java
2 59 (36.65%) JavaScript
3 31 (19.25%) SQL
4 17 (10.56%) Scala
5 11 (6.83%) C#
6 9 (5.59%) PL/SQL
7 5 (3.11%) Python
7 5 (3.11%) Ruby
7 5 (3.11%) Perl
8 4 (2.48%) Groovy
8 4 (2.48%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.86%) ANSI SQL
9 3 (1.86%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.86%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.24%) C
10 2 (1.24%) PHP
10 2 (1.24%) Jython
11 1 (0.62%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.62%) XPath
11 1 (0.62%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 11 (6.83%) Degree
2 10 (6.21%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.24%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.62%) CISA
5 1 (0.62%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.59%) QA
2 3 (1.86%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.86%) vCloud
1 3 (1.86%) GridGain
1 3 (1.86%) Docker
2 2 (1.24%) HDFS
2 2 (1.24%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.62%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (4.35%) Puppet
2 4 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.86%) Ansible
3 3 (1.86%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (1.86%) CA Single Sign-On
3 3 (1.86%) Salt
4 2 (1.24%) Kibana
4 2 (1.24%) Rundeck
4 2 (1.24%) ZABBIX
4 2 (1.24%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.24%) logstash
4 2 (1.24%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.62%) Nagios
Vendors
1 59 (36.65%) Oracle
2 10 (6.21%) IBM
3 8 (4.97%) Adobe
4 6 (3.73%) hybris
5 5 (3.11%) ATG
5 5 (3.11%) TIBCO
6 4 (2.48%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.48%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.48%) SAP
6 4 (2.48%) VMware
6 4 (2.48%) WorldPay
7 3 (1.86%) Gemalto
7 3 (1.86%) Sybase
7 3 (1.86%) CA
7 3 (1.86%) Informatica
7 3 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.24%) BEA
8 2 (1.24%) Google
9 1 (0.62%) GoldenSource
9 1 (0.62%) webMethods
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