The table below looks at the statistics for J2SE 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 J2SE over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 193 219 205
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -14
Contract jobs citing J2SE 6 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.11% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 0.38% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 12
Average daily rate
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£550 £395 £515
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.24% -23.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £385 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £493 £645
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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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
1752 2124 2130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.76% 29.50% 27.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1323 1610 1631
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
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 11 13 10
Average hourly rate £45.00 £31.49 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.92% -6.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

J2SE
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2SE across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2SE Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

J2SE
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 J2SE across the City of London region.

J2SE Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

J2SE
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2SE across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

J2SE Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

J2SE
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 J2SE across the City of London region.

J2SE Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing J2SE 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 J2SE.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) C++
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Spring
3 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (22.22%) Maven
4 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
4 2 (22.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (22.22%) Hudson
4 2 (22.22%) Front Office
4 2 (22.22%) XHTML
4 2 (22.22%) J2ME
4 2 (22.22%) JMS
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) C
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) JSP
4 2 (22.22%) Servlets
4 2 (22.22%) MySQL
4 2 (22.22%) UNIX
4 2 (22.22%) Equities
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing J2SE 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 J2SE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Pig
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) Big Data
2 1 (11.11%) Impala
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Hive
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Maven
1 2 (22.22%) Hudson
2 1 (11.11%) Ant
2 1 (11.11%) JUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Mockito
2 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Front Office
3 1 (11.11%) Games
3 1 (11.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Java Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C++ Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior WebSphere Portal Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Portal Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
5 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior WebSphere Developer
5 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Portal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 3 (33.33%) Spring
2 2 (22.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (22.22%) XHTML
2 2 (22.22%) J2ME
2 2 (22.22%) JMS
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) JSP
2 2 (22.22%) Servlets
3 1 (11.11%) STL
3 1 (11.11%) JDBC
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) WinForms
3 1 (11.11%) POCO
3 1 (11.11%) Cascading
3 1 (11.11%) JSR 286
3 1 (11.11%) JSR 168
3 1 (11.11%) WPF
3 1 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Equities
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) RUP
2 1 (11.11%) DSDM
2 1 (11.11%) MapReduce
2 1 (11.11%) Low Latency
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Web Development
2 1 (11.11%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) C++
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) C
5 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) HDFS
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Sybase
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Calypso
2 1 (11.11%) Vertica
2 1 (11.11%) DoubleClick
2 1 (11.11%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) Netezza
2 1 (11.11%) Greenplum
City, London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago