The first table below looks at the demand for Java EE 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 Java EE over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 156 195 192
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -3
Contract jobs citing Java EE 40 30 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.69% 0.42% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.35% 1.42% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 25 22
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £402
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £575 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +38.33%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1701 2120 2164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.36% 29.82% 27.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1260 1637 1684
Average daily rate £450 £424 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.19% -0.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 18
Average hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +22.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Java EE
London

Java EE
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Java EE Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Java EE
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 Java EE across the City of London region.

Java EE Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Java EE
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java EE across the City of London region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Java EE Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Java EE 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 Java EE.

1 91 (95.79%) Java
2 48 (50.53%) Spring
3 45 (47.37%) Finance
4 39 (41.05%) JUnit
4 39 (41.05%) Web Services
5 37 (38.95%) Banking
6 36 (37.89%) JMS
7 33 (34.74%) Maven
8 30 (31.58%) HTML
8 30 (31.58%) Hibernate
9 28 (29.47%) WebLogic
9 28 (29.47%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (28.42%) TDD
10 27 (28.42%) JavaScript
11 26 (27.37%) JBoss
12 25 (26.32%) CSS
12 25 (26.32%) Scrum
13 24 (25.26%) OO
13 24 (25.26%) JPA
14 23 (24.21%) REST
14 23 (24.21%) UML
14 23 (24.21%) SQL
14 23 (24.21%) Oracle
15 22 (23.16%) SOAP
15 22 (23.16%) UNIX
15 22 (23.16%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (22.11%) Investment Banking
16 21 (22.11%) MVC
17 20 (21.05%) J2EE
18 19 (20.00%) jQuery

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Java EE 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 Java EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (29.47%) WebLogic
2 11 (11.58%) Apache
2 11 (11.58%) Tomcat
3 10 (10.53%) WebSphere
4 9 (9.47%) Apache Solr
5 5 (5.26%) AquaLogic
5 5 (5.26%) Oracle Service Bus
5 5 (5.26%) TIBCO EMS
5 5 (5.26%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (2.11%) Confluence
6 2 (2.11%) IIS
7 1 (1.05%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.05%) Mule
7 1 (1.05%) Documentum
7 1 (1.05%) CMS
7 1 (1.05%) IBM HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (2.11%) Brady Trinity
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.21%) HTTP
2 3 (3.16%) BIG-IP
3 2 (2.11%) LDAP
3 2 (2.11%) Kerberos
3 2 (2.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.11%) DNS
3 2 (2.11%) SSL
4 1 (1.05%) Intranet
4 1 (1.05%) Internet
4 1 (1.05%) X.509
4 1 (1.05%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.84%) Relational Database
2 9 (9.47%) NoSQL
3 8 (8.42%) MySQL
4 7 (7.37%) RDBMS
5 6 (6.32%) SQL Server
6 5 (5.26%) Oracle Database
7 4 (4.21%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.11%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.05%) Big Data
9 1 (1.05%) Jackrabbit
9 1 (1.05%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.05%) JasperReports
9 1 (1.05%) Sybase ASE
9 1 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 39 (41.05%) JUnit
2 33 (34.74%) Maven
3 15 (15.79%) Ant
3 15 (15.79%) Subversion
4 13 (13.68%) Apache Ivy
5 5 (5.26%) jMock
6 3 (3.16%) JIRA
6 3 (3.16%) Eclipse
6 3 (3.16%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.11%) PhoneGap
7 2 (2.11%) Introscope
7 2 (2.11%) Xcode
7 2 (2.11%) Selenium
7 2 (2.11%) TestNG
7 2 (2.11%) Mockito
8 1 (1.05%) JProfiler
8 1 (1.05%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.05%) EasyMock
8 1 (1.05%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 45 (47.37%) Finance
2 37 (38.95%) Banking
3 21 (22.11%) Investment Banking
4 11 (11.58%) Front Office
5 9 (9.47%) Back Office
6 5 (5.26%) Advertising
7 4 (4.21%) Financial Institution
8 2 (2.11%) Games
8 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
9 1 (1.05%) Retail
9 1 (1.05%) Billing
Job Titles
1 71 (74.74%) Developer
2 54 (56.84%) Java Developer
3 19 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 18 (18.95%) Senior Java Developer
5 14 (14.74%) Architect
6 9 (9.47%) Web Developer
7 8 (8.42%) Software Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (5.26%) Team Leader
9 5 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 5 (5.26%) Java Team Leader
10 4 (4.21%) Development Team Leader
10 4 (4.21%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (4.21%) Middleware Developer
11 3 (3.16%) Lead Architect
11 3 (3.16%) Technical Architect
11 3 (3.16%) Consultant
12 2 (2.11%) Software Developer
12 2 (2.11%) Software Architect
12 2 (2.11%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (50.53%) Spring
2 39 (41.05%) Web Services
3 36 (37.89%) JMS
4 30 (31.58%) Hibernate
4 30 (31.58%) HTML
5 25 (26.32%) CSS
6 24 (25.26%) JPA
7 23 (24.21%) REST
8 22 (23.16%) SOAP
9 20 (21.05%) J2EE
10 19 (20.00%) jQuery
11 18 (18.95%) HTML5
12 17 (17.89%) Middleware
13 16 (16.84%) Struts
14 15 (15.79%) XML
14 15 (15.79%) Spring Web Flow
14 15 (15.79%) CSS3
15 13 (13.68%) Ajax
16 9 (9.47%) Lucene
16 9 (9.47%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.79%) Fixed Income
2 8 (8.42%) Mathematics
3 7 (7.37%) Mobile Payment
4 6 (6.32%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.16%) Fat Client
5 3 (3.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (3.16%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.11%) PKI
6 2 (2.11%) Open Source
6 2 (2.11%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (2.11%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.05%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.05%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 22 (23.16%) UNIX
2 17 (17.89%) Linux
3 4 (4.21%) Windows
4 3 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.11%) Android
6 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.05%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (29.47%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (28.42%) TDD
3 25 (26.32%) Scrum
4 24 (25.26%) OO
5 23 (24.21%) UML
6 22 (23.16%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (22.11%) MVC
8 13 (13.68%) Unit Testing
9 11 (11.58%) SOA
10 10 (10.53%) BDD
11 9 (9.47%) Software Engineering
12 8 (8.42%) Mobile Commerce
13 7 (7.37%) Web Development
14 5 (5.26%) Refactoring
15 4 (4.21%) Project Management
15 4 (4.21%) EAI
15 4 (4.21%) Portfolio Management
15 4 (4.21%) Agile Project Management
15 4 (4.21%) User Stories
16 3 (3.16%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (95.79%) Java
2 27 (28.42%) JavaScript
3 23 (24.21%) SQL
4 7 (7.37%) Shell Script
5 5 (5.26%) Korn
5 5 (5.26%) XPath
5 5 (5.26%) Bourne shell
6 3 (3.16%) Perl
6 3 (3.16%) PHP
7 2 (2.11%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.11%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.11%) C
7 2 (2.11%) C#
7 2 (2.11%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.11%) Ruby
7 2 (2.11%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.05%) Python
8 1 (1.05%) ECMAScript
8 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (10.53%) Degree
2 3 (3.16%) DV Cleared
2 3 (3.16%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.05%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) Control-M
1 1 (1.05%) BladeLogic
1 1 (1.05%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (1.05%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 26 (27.37%) JBoss
2 23 (24.21%) Oracle
3 7 (7.37%) Sybase
3 7 (7.37%) Murex
3 7 (7.37%) Fidessa
3 7 (7.37%) Bloomberg
4 5 (5.26%) TIBCO
5 4 (4.21%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.21%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.11%) Google
6 2 (2.11%) F5
6 2 (2.11%) 29West
6 2 (2.11%) Splunk
6 2 (2.11%) IBM
6 2 (2.11%) Calypso
6 2 (2.11%) Perforce
6 2 (2.11%) Brady
7 1 (1.05%) Altiris
7 1 (1.05%) FatWire
7 1 (1.05%) webMethods
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