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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 115 102 82
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -20
Contract jobs citing J2EE 90 139 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.53% 1.97% 2.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.25% 6.55% 7.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 81 114
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £613 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
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
1715 2121 1885
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.23% 30.01% 29.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1367 1627 1465
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 19
Average hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +77.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £19.00 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.23 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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.

1 179 (96.24%) Java
2 98 (52.69%) Spring
3 94 (50.54%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (36.02%) Hibernate
5 59 (31.72%) E-Commerce
6 57 (30.65%) MVC
6 57 (30.65%) TDD
7 56 (30.11%) Oracle
8 53 (28.49%) JavaScript
9 47 (25.27%) Web Services
10 44 (23.66%) Spring MVC
11 43 (23.12%) Scrum
12 42 (22.58%) BDD
13 40 (21.51%) SQL
14 36 (19.35%) Finance
15 35 (18.82%) Banking
16 32 (17.20%) Ajax
17 31 (16.67%) jQuery
18 30 (16.13%) HTML
19 29 (15.59%) Unit Testing
20 26 (13.98%) JUnit
20 26 (13.98%) Investment Banking
21 25 (13.44%) Maven
21 25 (13.44%) Linux
22 24 (12.90%) UNIX
23 23 (12.37%) CSS
23 23 (12.37%) SOA
23 23 (12.37%) Extreme Programming
23 23 (12.37%) Continuous Integration
23 23 (12.37%) Jasmine

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 17 (9.14%) WebSphere
2 12 (6.45%) Adobe CQ
3 11 (5.91%) Oracle Coherence
3 11 (5.91%) Tomcat
3 11 (5.91%) WebLogic
4 10 (5.38%) JBoss
5 7 (3.76%) Apache
6 6 (3.23%) Liferay
7 5 (2.69%) WebLogic Portal
8 4 (2.15%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (1.61%) CMS
9 3 (1.61%) Apache Pig
10 2 (1.08%) Apache Solr
10 2 (1.08%) Confluence
10 2 (1.08%) GlassFish
10 2 (1.08%) Jetty
10 2 (1.08%) Mule
10 2 (1.08%) Apache Spark
10 2 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.54%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.08%) MS Office
3 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.54%) CA Clarity
1 1 (0.54%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.54%) Cordys
1 1 (0.54%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.30%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.54%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.69%) LDAP
2 4 (2.15%) SSL
3 3 (1.61%) Internet
3 3 (1.61%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.54%) Firewall
4 1 (0.54%) IPsec
4 1 (0.54%) VLAN
4 1 (0.54%) MPLS
4 1 (0.54%) DNS
4 1 (0.54%) DHCP
4 1 (0.54%) FTP
4 1 (0.54%) HTTP
4 1 (0.54%) SNMP
4 1 (0.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.14%) Oracle Database
2 12 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 10 (5.38%) MySQL
4 9 (4.84%) Hadoop
4 9 (4.84%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.30%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.23%) MongoDB
6 6 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (2.69%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.15%) Big Data
8 4 (2.15%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (1.61%) JasperReports
9 3 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.61%) DB2
9 3 (1.61%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.08%) Jackrabbit
10 2 (1.08%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (13.98%) JUnit
2 25 (13.44%) Maven
3 23 (12.37%) Jasmine
4 13 (6.99%) Mockito
5 11 (5.91%) CruiseControl
5 11 (5.91%) Eclipse
6 10 (5.38%) Subversion
7 9 (4.84%) Selenium
7 9 (4.84%) TeamCity
8 8 (4.30%) Jenkins
9 6 (3.23%) Hudson
9 6 (3.23%) Ant
9 6 (3.23%) JMeter
10 5 (2.69%) JIRA
10 5 (2.69%) Git (software)
11 3 (1.61%) jMock
12 2 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (1.08%) TestNG
12 2 (1.08%) Apache Ivy
12 2 (1.08%) SoapUI
General
1 36 (19.35%) Finance
2 35 (18.82%) Banking
3 26 (13.98%) Investment Banking
4 13 (6.99%) Retail
5 10 (5.38%) Games
6 7 (3.76%) Front Office
7 4 (2.15%) Marketing
7 4 (2.15%) Back Office
7 4 (2.15%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.61%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.08%) Legal
9 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.08%) Publishing
10 1 (0.54%) Electronics
10 1 (0.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 143 (76.88%) Developer
2 103 (55.38%) Java Developer
3 17 (9.14%) Senior Developer
4 15 (8.06%) Architect
5 14 (7.53%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (4.84%) J2EE Developer
6 9 (4.84%) Software Engineer
6 9 (4.84%) Hybris Developer
7 7 (3.76%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (3.23%) Technical Architect
9 5 (2.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 5 (2.69%) WebSphere Developer
9 5 (2.69%) Consultant
9 5 (2.69%) Applications Support
9 5 (2.69%) Lead Developer
9 5 (2.69%) Scala Developer
10 4 (2.15%) WebSphere Architect
10 4 (2.15%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 3 (1.61%) Applications Support Specialist
11 3 (1.61%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (52.69%) Spring
2 67 (36.02%) Hibernate
3 47 (25.27%) Web Services
4 44 (23.66%) Spring MVC
5 32 (17.20%) Ajax
6 31 (16.67%) jQuery
7 30 (16.13%) HTML
8 23 (12.37%) CSS
9 19 (10.22%) JDBC
10 18 (9.68%) JSP
11 17 (9.14%) REST
11 17 (9.14%) RESTful
12 15 (8.06%) .NET
12 15 (8.06%) XML
13 13 (6.99%) Servlets
14 12 (6.45%) EJB
14 12 (6.45%) JMS
15 11 (5.91%) SOAP
15 11 (5.91%) HTML5
16 8 (4.30%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.06%) Market Risk
2 7 (3.76%) Computer Science
2 7 (3.76%) Online Games
3 6 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.69%) Fixed Income
4 5 (2.69%) Derivative
4 5 (2.69%) Open Source
5 4 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.15%) User Experience
5 4 (2.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.61%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.61%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.08%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.08%) Kindle
7 2 (1.08%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.08%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.08%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.08%) PACS
8 1 (0.54%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.44%) Linux
2 24 (12.90%) UNIX
3 9 (4.84%) Windows
4 3 (1.61%) Android
5 2 (1.08%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.08%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.54%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (50.54%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (31.72%) E-Commerce
3 57 (30.65%) MVC
3 57 (30.65%) TDD
4 43 (23.12%) Scrum
5 42 (22.58%) BDD
6 29 (15.59%) Unit Testing
7 23 (12.37%) SOA
7 23 (12.37%) Extreme Programming
7 23 (12.37%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (10.22%) OO
9 17 (9.14%) Mentoring
10 15 (8.06%) DevOps
10 15 (8.06%) Multithreading
11 13 (6.99%) Business Analysis
12 12 (6.45%) UML
12 12 (6.45%) Risk Management
13 11 (5.91%) Software Engineering
14 10 (5.38%) Low Latency
15 8 (4.30%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 179 (96.24%) Java
2 53 (28.49%) JavaScript
3 40 (21.51%) SQL
4 16 (8.60%) PL/SQL
5 11 (5.91%) Scala
6 9 (4.84%) Shell Script
7 8 (4.30%) Groovy
7 8 (4.30%) Python
7 8 (4.30%) C#
8 2 (1.08%) VBA
9 1 (0.54%) Ruby
9 1 (0.54%) XPath
9 1 (0.54%) C++
9 1 (0.54%) COBOL
9 1 (0.54%) C
9 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.54%) XQuery
9 1 (0.54%) Golang
9 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (4.84%) Degree
2 4 (2.15%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.61%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.54%) OCPJP
4 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.69%) QA
2 2 (1.08%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.54%) Xen
3 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (1.08%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.54%) Salt
3 1 (0.54%) Puppet
3 1 (0.54%) Oozie
3 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 56 (30.11%) Oracle
2 12 (6.45%) hybris
3 11 (5.91%) ATG
4 7 (3.76%) Sybase
4 7 (3.76%) IBM
5 4 (2.15%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.15%) Adobe
5 4 (2.15%) Calypso
5 4 (2.15%) Google
6 3 (1.61%) ILOG
6 3 (1.61%) BEA
6 3 (1.61%) AppDynamics
7 2 (1.08%) Sun
7 2 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.08%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.08%) VMware
7 2 (1.08%) GoldenSource
8 1 (0.54%) Metastorm
8 1 (0.54%) Open Text
8 1 (0.54%) GUPTA
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