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 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 117 108 76
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -32
Contract jobs citing J2EE 71 94 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.43% 1.57% 2.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.67% 5.37% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 55 108
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 £366 £290 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £614 £633 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.22% -6.25%
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
1519 1750 1750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.64% 29.26% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1230 1308 1390
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 19
Average hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +114.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.96 £22.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £147.50 £82.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 January 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 28 January 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.

1 155 (92.81%) Java
2 91 (54.49%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (47.90%) Spring
4 54 (32.34%) Hibernate
5 52 (31.14%) TDD
6 46 (27.54%) E-Commerce
7 43 (25.75%) Scrum
8 41 (24.55%) Oracle
9 40 (23.95%) JavaScript
9 40 (23.95%) Web Services
10 39 (23.35%) MVC
11 37 (22.16%) Finance
12 34 (20.36%) SQL
13 32 (19.16%) BDD
14 30 (17.96%) Spring MVC
15 29 (17.37%) JUnit
16 28 (16.77%) UNIX
17 27 (16.17%) Linux
17 27 (16.17%) HTML
17 27 (16.17%) Banking
17 27 (16.17%) Unit Testing
18 26 (15.57%) Continuous Integration
18 26 (15.57%) Maven
19 25 (14.97%) RESTful
20 22 (13.17%) jQuery
20 22 (13.17%) CSS
21 21 (12.57%) Investment Banking
22 20 (11.98%) Ajax
22 20 (11.98%) REST
23 19 (11.38%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 17 (10.18%) Adobe CQ
2 14 (8.38%) WebSphere
3 12 (7.19%) Tomcat
4 10 (5.99%) JBoss
5 8 (4.79%) Apache
6 6 (3.59%) CMS
7 5 (2.99%) WebLogic
8 4 (2.40%) Oracle Coherence
9 3 (1.80%) Apache Pig
9 3 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.20%) Jetty
10 2 (1.20%) Mule
10 2 (1.20%) Apache Solr
10 2 (1.20%) Apache Spark
10 2 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.20%) IIS
10 2 (1.20%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.60%) AquaLogic
11 1 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (1.20%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.20%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.60%) MS Project
2 1 (0.60%) MS Office
2 1 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.60%) CA Clarity
1 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.60%) Cordys
1 1 (0.60%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.59%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.60%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.40%) SSL
2 3 (1.80%) Internet
2 3 (1.80%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.20%) LDAP
4 1 (0.60%) MPLS
4 1 (0.60%) WAN
4 1 (0.60%) DHCP
4 1 (0.60%) FTP
4 1 (0.60%) HTTP
4 1 (0.60%) SNMP
4 1 (0.60%) DNS
4 1 (0.60%) SAN
4 1 (0.60%) VLAN
4 1 (0.60%) Firewall
4 1 (0.60%) IPsec
4 1 (0.60%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.59%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.39%) MySQL
2 9 (5.39%) Oracle Database
3 8 (4.79%) NoSQL
3 8 (4.79%) Hadoop
4 7 (4.19%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (3.59%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.59%) Jackrabbit
6 5 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.99%) Big Data
6 5 (2.99%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.80%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.80%) DB2
7 3 (1.80%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.60%) SAP BI
9 1 (0.60%) OLTP
9 1 (0.60%) Star Schema
9 1 (0.60%) OLAP
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 29 (17.37%) JUnit
2 26 (15.57%) Maven
3 15 (8.98%) Mockito
4 14 (8.38%) Jasmine
4 14 (8.38%) Subversion
5 11 (6.59%) Git (software)
5 11 (6.59%) Eclipse
6 10 (5.99%) Selenium
7 8 (4.79%) Jenkins
8 7 (4.19%) CruiseControl
9 6 (3.59%) TeamCity
9 6 (3.59%) JIRA
9 6 (3.59%) Ant
10 5 (2.99%) JMeter
11 4 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (1.80%) jMock
12 3 (1.80%) Hudson
12 3 (1.80%) SoapUI
13 2 (1.20%) Artifactory
13 2 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 37 (22.16%) Finance
2 27 (16.17%) Banking
3 21 (12.57%) Investment Banking
4 15 (8.98%) Retail
5 10 (5.99%) Games
6 4 (2.40%) Front Office
6 4 (2.40%) Back Office
7 3 (1.80%) Marketing
7 3 (1.80%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.80%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.60%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.60%) Publishing
9 1 (0.60%) Law
9 1 (0.60%) Legal
9 1 (0.60%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 129 (77.25%) Developer
2 94 (56.29%) Java Developer
3 21 (12.57%) Senior Developer
4 16 (9.58%) Senior Java Developer
5 15 (8.98%) Architect
6 8 (4.79%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (4.19%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 6 (3.59%) Software Engineer
9 5 (2.99%) Consultant
9 5 (2.99%) WebSphere Developer
9 5 (2.99%) Lead Developer
10 4 (2.40%) Scala Developer
10 4 (2.40%) Hybris Developer
10 4 (2.40%) J2EE Developer
10 4 (2.40%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 4 (2.40%) WebSphere Architect
10 4 (2.40%) Technical Architect
11 3 (1.80%) Development Manager
11 3 (1.80%) Technical Solutions Architect
12 2 (1.20%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (47.90%) Spring
2 54 (32.34%) Hibernate
3 40 (23.95%) Web Services
4 30 (17.96%) Spring MVC
5 27 (16.17%) HTML
6 25 (14.97%) RESTful
7 22 (13.17%) jQuery
7 22 (13.17%) CSS
8 20 (11.98%) Ajax
8 20 (11.98%) REST
9 19 (11.38%) XML
9 19 (11.38%) JSP
10 17 (10.18%) .NET
11 15 (8.98%) JDBC
12 14 (8.38%) Servlets
13 12 (7.19%) SOAP
14 10 (5.99%) JMS
15 9 (5.39%) HTML5
16 8 (4.79%) Java EE
16 8 (4.79%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.19%) Market Risk
2 8 (4.79%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.59%) Online Games
3 6 (3.59%) Fixed Income
4 4 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.40%) User Experience
4 4 (2.40%) Derivative
5 3 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.20%) Kindle
6 2 (1.20%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.20%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.20%) Clustering
6 2 (1.20%) PACS
6 2 (1.20%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.60%) DTV
7 1 (0.60%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.60%) NHS
7 1 (0.60%) W3C
7 1 (0.60%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 28 (16.77%) UNIX
2 27 (16.17%) Linux
3 9 (5.39%) Windows
4 4 (2.40%) Android
5 2 (1.20%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.60%) Solaris
6 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (54.49%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (31.14%) TDD
3 46 (27.54%) E-Commerce
4 43 (25.75%) Scrum
5 39 (23.35%) MVC
6 32 (19.16%) BDD
7 27 (16.17%) Unit Testing
8 26 (15.57%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (11.38%) OO
10 17 (10.18%) SOA
11 16 (9.58%) DevOps
11 16 (9.58%) Mentoring
12 14 (8.38%) Extreme Programming
13 12 (7.19%) Multithreading
14 11 (6.59%) Web Development
15 10 (5.99%) Software Engineering
15 10 (5.99%) UML
16 9 (5.39%) Risk Management
16 9 (5.39%) Business Analysis
17 7 (4.19%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 155 (92.81%) Java
2 40 (23.95%) JavaScript
3 34 (20.36%) SQL
4 9 (5.39%) PL/SQL
5 8 (4.79%) Scala
5 8 (4.79%) Python
6 7 (4.19%) Groovy
7 6 (3.59%) Shell Script
8 5 (2.99%) C#
9 4 (2.40%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.20%) C++
11 1 (0.60%) XQuery
11 1 (0.60%) COBOL
11 1 (0.60%) Perl
11 1 (0.60%) ABAP
11 1 (0.60%) VBA
11 1 (0.60%) XPath
11 1 (0.60%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (5.99%) Degree
2 3 (1.80%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.60%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.60%) OCPJP
3 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.19%) QA
2 2 (1.20%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.60%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.60%) Xen
3 1 (0.60%) vSphere
3 1 (0.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.60%) Oozie
Vendors
1 41 (24.55%) Oracle
2 15 (8.98%) ATG
3 8 (4.79%) IBM
4 5 (2.99%) Adobe
5 4 (2.40%) hybris
5 4 (2.40%) Atlassian
5 4 (2.40%) Google
5 4 (2.40%) Sybase
5 4 (2.40%) Calypso
6 3 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.80%) TIBCO
6 3 (1.80%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.80%) ILOG
6 3 (1.80%) VMware
7 2 (1.20%) GoldenSource
7 2 (1.20%) SAP
8 1 (0.60%) Reuters
8 1 (0.60%) BEA
8 1 (0.60%) CA
8 1 (0.60%) MicroStrategy
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