The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 103 101 90
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs citing J2EE 119 99 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.84% 1.59% 1.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.25% 5.65% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 73 102
Average daily rate £450 £425 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -11.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £329 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £381
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.80 £35.11 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+1.96% +8.03%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1905 1752 1962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.52% 28.11% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1431 1391 1421
Average daily rate £425 £415 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 18
Average hourly rate £41.00 £97.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.94% +267.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £25.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £135.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
J2EE
London

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 18 April 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 18 April 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.

1 188 (89.52%) Java
2 104 (49.52%) Oracle
3 83 (39.52%) Spring
4 70 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 57 (27.14%) Finance
5 57 (27.14%) SQL
6 49 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (23.33%) Banking
7 46 (21.90%) Web Services
8 43 (20.48%) UNIX
8 43 (20.48%) Linux
9 40 (19.05%) Maven
10 39 (18.57%) JavaScript
10 39 (18.57%) MVC
11 38 (18.10%) WebLogic
12 37 (17.62%) TDD
13 35 (16.67%) Scrum
13 35 (16.67%) SOA
14 33 (15.71%) JSP
14 33 (15.71%) XML
15 32 (15.24%) E-Commerce
15 32 (15.24%) JMS
15 32 (15.24%) jQuery
16 30 (14.29%) Degree
16 30 (14.29%) HTML
17 29 (13.81%) SQL Server
17 29 (13.81%) Investment Banking
18 28 (13.33%) Spring MVC
18 28 (13.33%) Struts
19 27 (12.86%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 38 (18.10%) WebLogic
2 24 (11.43%) Apache
2 24 (11.43%) WebSphere
3 20 (9.52%) Tomcat
4 15 (7.14%) Oracle Service Bus
5 8 (3.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (3.81%) Oracle Coherence
6 6 (2.86%) Adobe CQ
6 6 (2.86%) Liferay
7 5 (2.38%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.90%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.90%) Mule
8 4 (1.90%) AquaLogic
8 4 (1.90%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (1.43%) IIS
9 3 (1.43%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.95%) Apache ServiceMix
10 2 (0.95%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 5 (2.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.48%) MS Office
2 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (4.29%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.43%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.48%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.81%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (3.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.76%) LDAP
2 5 (2.38%) Internet
3 1 (0.48%) Firewall
3 1 (0.48%) SSL
3 1 (0.48%) DHCP
3 1 (0.48%) HTTP
3 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.48%) LAN
3 1 (0.48%) WAN
3 1 (0.48%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.81%) SQL Server
2 27 (12.86%) Oracle Database
2 27 (12.86%) Relational Database
3 21 (10.00%) MySQL
4 15 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (4.76%) MongoDB
5 10 (4.76%) NoSQL
5 10 (4.76%) RDBMS
6 9 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (3.81%) DB2
7 8 (3.81%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (3.33%) Hadoop
9 5 (2.38%) MarkLogic
9 5 (2.38%) Triplestore
10 4 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.90%) JasperReports
11 3 (1.43%) Pentaho
12 2 (0.95%) HBase
12 2 (0.95%) Big Data
12 2 (0.95%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 40 (19.05%) Maven
2 26 (12.38%) JUnit
3 20 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 20 (9.52%) Ant
3 20 (9.52%) Subversion
4 17 (8.10%) JIRA
5 16 (7.62%) Git (software)
6 13 (6.19%) Jasmine
7 11 (5.24%) Apache Ivy
8 10 (4.76%) TeamCity
9 9 (4.29%) Gerrit
9 9 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (4.29%) Mercurial
10 8 (3.81%) Hudson
10 8 (3.81%) AnthillPro
11 7 (3.33%) Eclipse
12 5 (2.38%) ClearCase
12 5 (2.38%) jMock
13 4 (1.90%) FishEye
13 4 (1.90%) Selenium
General
1 57 (27.14%) Finance
2 49 (23.33%) Banking
3 29 (13.81%) Investment Banking
4 14 (6.67%) Retail
5 12 (5.71%) Back Office
6 7 (3.33%) Advertising
7 6 (2.86%) Marketing
8 5 (2.38%) Publishing
9 4 (1.90%) German Language
9 4 (1.90%) Legal
10 3 (1.43%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.95%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.95%) International Banking
11 2 (0.95%) Front Office
11 2 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.48%) Billing
12 1 (0.48%) Electronics
12 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.48%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 117 (55.71%) Developer
2 88 (41.90%) Java Developer
3 27 (12.86%) Architect
4 16 (7.62%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 13 (6.19%) Senior Developer
6 12 (5.71%) Analyst
7 11 (5.24%) Senior Java Developer
8 10 (4.76%) Technical Architect
8 10 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (3.81%) Deployment Manager
9 8 (3.81%) J2EE Developer
10 6 (2.86%) Lead Architect
10 6 (2.86%) Support Analyst
11 5 (2.38%) Consultant
11 5 (2.38%) Support Engineer
11 5 (2.38%) Applications Support
12 4 (1.90%) ScrumMaster
12 4 (1.90%) Java Web Developer
12 4 (1.90%) Technical Leader
12 4 (1.90%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (39.52%) Spring
2 70 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 46 (21.90%) Web Services
4 33 (15.71%) JSP
4 33 (15.71%) XML
5 32 (15.24%) JMS
5 32 (15.24%) jQuery
6 30 (14.29%) HTML
7 28 (13.33%) Spring MVC
7 28 (13.33%) Struts
8 23 (10.95%) SOAP
8 23 (10.95%) CSS
9 20 (9.52%) Ajax
10 19 (9.05%) Middleware
10 19 (9.05%) JPA
11 17 (8.10%) Java EE
12 15 (7.14%) .NET
13 13 (6.19%) Servlets
13 13 (6.19%) Oracle Fusion
14 12 (5.71%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.71%) Derivative
1 12 (5.71%) Fixed Income
2 11 (5.24%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (2.38%) Mathematics
5 5 (2.38%) Semantic Web
5 5 (2.38%) Market Risk
5 5 (2.38%) Open Source
6 4 (1.90%) Mobile Payment
6 4 (1.90%) GIS
6 4 (1.90%) Equities
7 3 (1.43%) Clustering
7 3 (1.43%) Reference Data
7 3 (1.43%) iPad
7 3 (1.43%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.95%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.95%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.95%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.95%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 43 (20.48%) UNIX
1 43 (20.48%) Linux
2 17 (8.10%) Windows
3 7 (3.33%) Solaris
4 6 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.90%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (1.90%) AIX
5 4 (1.90%) Debian
6 3 (1.43%) Android
7 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.95%) HPUX
7 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.48%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.48%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.48%) CentOS
8 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (18.57%) MVC
3 37 (17.62%) TDD
4 35 (16.67%) Scrum
4 35 (16.67%) SOA
5 32 (15.24%) E-Commerce
6 27 (12.86%) OO
7 26 (12.38%) Unit Testing
7 26 (12.38%) UML
8 21 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (9.05%) BDD
10 15 (7.14%) ITIL
11 14 (6.67%) Extreme Programming
12 13 (6.19%) ETL
13 12 (5.71%) Time Management
14 11 (5.24%) Migration
15 9 (4.29%) Workflow
15 9 (4.29%) Change Management
15 9 (4.29%) User Acceptance Testing
15 9 (4.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 188 (89.52%) Java
2 57 (27.14%) SQL
3 39 (18.57%) JavaScript
4 27 (12.86%) PL/SQL
5 9 (4.29%) Python
6 8 (3.81%) Bash Shell
7 6 (2.86%) Scala
7 6 (2.86%) Groovy
7 6 (2.86%) Perl
7 6 (2.86%) XQuery
8 5 (2.38%) Shell Script
8 5 (2.38%) Ruby
9 4 (1.90%) C++
9 4 (1.90%) VB
10 3 (1.43%) Korn
10 3 (1.43%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.48%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.48%) C
11 1 (0.48%) C#
11 1 (0.48%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (14.29%) Degree
2 13 (6.19%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.29%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.90%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.43%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.48%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.48%) ISEB
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.48%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.48%) HND
6 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.10%) QA
2 4 (1.90%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.48%) SLA
3 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (3.81%) vCloud
2 5 (2.38%) Squid
3 4 (1.90%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.95%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.95%) Samba
6 1 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (5.24%) Puppet
2 7 (3.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.95%) Oozie
5 1 (0.48%) Nagios
5 1 (0.48%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.48%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 104 (49.52%) Oracle
2 17 (8.10%) JBoss
3 12 (5.71%) VMware
4 10 (4.76%) IBM
5 9 (4.29%) ATG
6 7 (3.33%) hybris
7 6 (2.86%) Sybase
7 6 (2.86%) Adobe
8 5 (2.38%) BEA
9 4 (1.90%) HP
10 3 (1.43%) jBASE
10 3 (1.43%) GoldenSource
10 3 (1.43%) Microsoft
10 3 (1.43%) Sun
10 3 (1.43%) CA
10 3 (1.43%) Temenos
10 3 (1.43%) SAP
10 3 (1.43%) Nimsoft
10 3 (1.43%) Talend
11 2 (0.95%) F5
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