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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 127 90 74
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -16
Contract jobs citing J2EE 69 125 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.23% 1.88% 2.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.14% 6.43% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 77 118
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £618 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.09 £33.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+6.32% +4.76%
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
1665 1944 1810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.79% 29.23% 30.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1343 1465 1400
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 £288
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 13 24
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.60 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £77.50 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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.

1 170 (95.51%) Java
2 93 (52.25%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (48.31%) Spring
4 57 (32.02%) Hibernate
5 53 (29.78%) TDD
6 52 (29.21%) E-Commerce
7 49 (27.53%) Oracle
8 46 (25.84%) Web Services
8 46 (25.84%) MVC
9 42 (23.60%) JavaScript
10 40 (22.47%) Scrum
11 37 (20.79%) SQL
12 34 (19.10%) Finance
12 34 (19.10%) Spring MVC
13 33 (18.54%) BDD
14 32 (17.98%) Banking
15 30 (16.85%) JUnit
15 30 (16.85%) Unit Testing
16 29 (16.29%) Maven
17 28 (15.73%) HTML
18 27 (15.17%) Continuous Integration
19 26 (14.61%) UNIX
20 25 (14.04%) Linux
21 24 (13.48%) Investment Banking
21 24 (13.48%) jQuery
22 23 (12.92%) Ajax
22 23 (12.92%) SOA
23 22 (12.36%) RESTful
24 21 (11.80%) CSS
25 20 (11.24%) JSP

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 16 (8.99%) WebSphere
1 16 (8.99%) Adobe CQ
2 12 (6.74%) Tomcat
3 10 (5.62%) JBoss
4 8 (4.49%) WebLogic
4 8 (4.49%) Oracle Coherence
5 7 (3.93%) Apache
6 5 (2.81%) CMS
7 4 (2.25%) WebLogic Portal
7 4 (2.25%) Oracle Service Bus
8 3 (1.69%) Apache Pig
9 2 (1.12%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.12%) Confluence
9 2 (1.12%) Apache Spark
9 2 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.12%) Jetty
10 1 (0.56%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.56%) Mule
10 1 (0.56%) nginx
10 1 (0.56%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 3 (1.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.12%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.56%) CA Clarity
1 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.56%) Cordys
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.56%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.25%) LDAP
1 4 (2.25%) SSL
2 3 (1.69%) Internet
2 3 (1.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.56%) DNS
3 1 (0.56%) MPLS
3 1 (0.56%) Firewall
3 1 (0.56%) IPsec
3 1 (0.56%) VLAN
3 1 (0.56%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.56%) WAN
3 1 (0.56%) DHCP
3 1 (0.56%) FTP
3 1 (0.56%) HTTP
3 1 (0.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.43%) Oracle Database
2 10 (5.62%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.49%) MySQL
3 8 (4.49%) Hadoop
3 8 (4.49%) NoSQL
4 7 (3.93%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.37%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.37%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (2.81%) Jackrabbit
6 5 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.25%) DB2
7 4 (2.25%) Big Data
7 4 (2.25%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.69%) Apache Hive
8 3 (1.69%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.12%) JasperReports
9 2 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.56%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 30 (16.85%) JUnit
2 29 (16.29%) Maven
3 16 (8.99%) Mockito
3 16 (8.99%) Jasmine
4 14 (7.87%) Subversion
5 12 (6.74%) Eclipse
6 11 (6.18%) Selenium
7 10 (5.62%) Git (software)
7 10 (5.62%) Jenkins
8 9 (5.06%) CruiseControl
9 8 (4.49%) TeamCity
10 7 (3.93%) JIRA
11 6 (3.37%) Ant
12 5 (2.81%) JMeter
13 4 (2.25%) Hudson
14 3 (1.69%) SoapUI
15 2 (1.12%) Artifactory
15 2 (1.12%) Checkstyle
15 2 (1.12%) jMock
15 2 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 34 (19.10%) Finance
2 32 (17.98%) Banking
3 24 (13.48%) Investment Banking
4 16 (8.99%) Retail
5 9 (5.06%) Games
6 5 (2.81%) Front Office
7 4 (2.25%) Back Office
7 4 (2.25%) Marketing
8 3 (1.69%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.69%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.12%) Publishing
10 1 (0.56%) Law
10 1 (0.56%) Legal
10 1 (0.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 137 (76.97%) Developer
2 97 (54.49%) Java Developer
3 20 (11.24%) Senior Developer
4 14 (7.87%) Architect
4 14 (7.87%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (4.49%) Hybris Developer
5 8 (4.49%) Software Engineer
5 8 (4.49%) J2EE Developer
6 7 (3.93%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (3.37%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 5 (2.81%) WebSphere Developer
8 5 (2.81%) Applications Support
8 5 (2.81%) Technical Architect
8 5 (2.81%) Consultant
8 5 (2.81%) Lead Developer
9 4 (2.25%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 4 (2.25%) WebSphere Architect
9 4 (2.25%) Scala Developer
10 3 (1.69%) Senior Architect
10 3 (1.69%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (48.31%) Spring
2 57 (32.02%) Hibernate
3 46 (25.84%) Web Services
4 34 (19.10%) Spring MVC
5 28 (15.73%) HTML
6 24 (13.48%) jQuery
7 23 (12.92%) Ajax
8 22 (12.36%) RESTful
9 21 (11.80%) CSS
10 20 (11.24%) JSP
11 19 (10.67%) XML
11 19 (10.67%) REST
12 17 (9.55%) JDBC
13 16 (8.99%) Servlets
14 14 (7.87%) .NET
15 13 (7.30%) SOAP
16 12 (6.74%) HTML5
17 9 (5.06%) EJB
17 9 (5.06%) JMS
18 8 (4.49%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.30%) Market Risk
2 6 (3.37%) Online Games
2 6 (3.37%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.81%) Derivative
3 5 (2.81%) Fixed Income
4 4 (2.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.25%) User Experience
5 3 (1.69%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.69%) Open Source
6 2 (1.12%) PACS
6 2 (1.12%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.12%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.12%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.12%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.12%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.12%) Kindle
7 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 26 (14.61%) UNIX
2 25 (14.04%) Linux
3 10 (5.62%) Windows
4 4 (2.25%) Android
5 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (52.25%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (29.78%) TDD
3 52 (29.21%) E-Commerce
4 46 (25.84%) MVC
5 40 (22.47%) Scrum
6 33 (18.54%) BDD
7 30 (16.85%) Unit Testing
8 27 (15.17%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (12.92%) SOA
10 19 (10.67%) OO
11 18 (10.11%) Mentoring
12 16 (8.99%) Multithreading
13 15 (8.43%) Extreme Programming
14 13 (7.30%) UML
14 13 (7.30%) DevOps
15 11 (6.18%) Risk Management
15 11 (6.18%) Business Analysis
16 10 (5.62%) Software Engineering
16 10 (5.62%) Web Development
17 9 (5.06%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 170 (95.51%) Java
2 42 (23.60%) JavaScript
3 37 (20.79%) SQL
4 15 (8.43%) PL/SQL
5 9 (5.06%) Scala
6 8 (4.49%) Groovy
6 8 (4.49%) C#
7 7 (3.93%) Python
7 7 (3.93%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.12%) VBA
9 1 (0.56%) C
9 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.56%) ABAP
9 1 (0.56%) C++
9 1 (0.56%) COBOL
9 1 (0.56%) Ruby
9 1 (0.56%) XPath
9 1 (0.56%) XQuery
9 1 (0.56%) Golang
Qualifications
1 8 (4.49%) Degree
2 4 (2.25%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.12%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.56%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.56%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.93%) QA
2 2 (1.12%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.56%) vSphere
3 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (2.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.56%) OpenSSO
2 1 (0.56%) Puppet
2 1 (0.56%) Oozie
2 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 49 (27.53%) Oracle
2 15 (8.43%) ATG
3 10 (5.62%) hybris
4 8 (4.49%) IBM
5 5 (2.81%) Sybase
5 5 (2.81%) Adobe
6 4 (2.25%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.25%) Calypso
6 4 (2.25%) Google
7 3 (1.69%) AppDynamics
7 3 (1.69%) ILOG
8 2 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.12%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.12%) BEA
8 2 (1.12%) SAP
8 2 (1.12%) VMware
8 2 (1.12%) GoldenSource
9 1 (0.56%) GUPTA
9 1 (0.56%) Endeca
9 1 (0.56%) Atlassian
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