The table below looks at the statistics 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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 139 172 181
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +9
Contract jobs citing Java EE 14 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.45% 0.31% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.42% 1.02% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 10
Average daily rate £475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £290 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £552
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £301
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +33.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £107.50
Java EE
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
987 1561 1734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 31.37% 30.36% 29.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 839 1258 1288
Average daily rate £463 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Average hourly rate £55.00 £27.37 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.94% -26.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016, 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 28 (96.55%) Java
2 18 (62.07%) JUnit
3 15 (51.72%) JMS
3 15 (51.72%) Spring
4 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (44.83%) Maven
6 12 (41.38%) UML
6 12 (41.38%) SQL
7 11 (37.93%) XML
7 11 (37.93%) Linux
7 11 (37.93%) TDD
8 10 (34.48%) OO
8 10 (34.48%) JBoss
8 10 (34.48%) Oracle
9 9 (31.03%) Tomcat
9 9 (31.03%) Jenkins
10 8 (27.59%) Bash Shell
10 8 (27.59%) REST
10 8 (27.59%) Unix
10 8 (27.59%) Hibernate
10 8 (27.59%) Unit Testing
11 7 (24.14%) Finance
11 7 (24.14%) Banking
11 7 (24.14%) MySQL
11 7 (24.14%) Mockito
11 7 (24.14%) BDD
12 6 (20.69%) Cucumber
12 6 (20.69%) Shell Script
12 6 (20.69%) WebLogic
12 6 (20.69%) SOAP

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 10 (34.48%) JBoss
2 9 (31.03%) Tomcat
3 6 (20.69%) WebLogic
4 4 (13.79%) Mule
5 2 (6.90%) Confluence
6 1 (3.45%) Apache
6 1 (3.45%) GlassFish
6 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) DNS
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
1 1 (3.45%) MRTG
1 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) MySQL
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
3 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
4 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.45%) Big Data
5 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.45%) HBase
5 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (62.07%) JUnit
2 13 (44.83%) Maven
3 9 (31.03%) Jenkins
4 7 (24.14%) Mockito
5 6 (20.69%) Cucumber
5 6 (20.69%) JIRA
5 6 (20.69%) Subversion
6 5 (17.24%) Ant
7 4 (13.79%) EasyMock
7 4 (13.79%) Selenium
8 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
8 3 (10.34%) jMock
9 2 (6.90%) FishEye
9 2 (6.90%) IntelliJ
10 1 (3.45%) Cobertura
10 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
10 1 (3.45%) JBehave
10 1 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (3.45%) Xcode
General
1 7 (24.14%) Banking
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Investment Banking
3 4 (13.79%) Retail
4 2 (6.90%) Marketing
4 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.45%) Automotive
5 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Developer
2 18 (62.07%) Java Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Senior Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Architect
5 4 (13.79%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (10.34%) Agile Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce Architect
6 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) EAI Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Flex Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Integration Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Java Middleware Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Middleware Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Test Automation Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Software Architect
8 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (51.72%) JMS
1 15 (51.72%) Spring
2 11 (37.93%) XML
3 8 (27.59%) Hibernate
3 8 (27.59%) REST
4 6 (20.69%) JPA
4 6 (20.69%) SOAP
5 5 (17.24%) ActiveMQ
5 5 (17.24%) Apache Flex
5 5 (17.24%) J2EE
5 5 (17.24%) JSON
5 5 (17.24%) Web Services
6 4 (13.79%) Apache Camel
6 4 (13.79%) CSS
6 4 (13.79%) HTML
6 4 (13.79%) JAXB
6 4 (13.79%) JSP
6 4 (13.79%) Middleware
6 4 (13.79%) Spring Boot
6 4 (13.79%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Fixed Income
2 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
2 4 (13.79%) Derivative
2 4 (13.79%) Equities
2 4 (13.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Data Structures
3 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.90%) User Experience
4 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.45%) BYOD
4 1 (3.45%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.45%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.45%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.45%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Linux
2 8 (27.59%) Unix
3 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (10.34%) Windows
4 1 (3.45%) Android
4 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) UML
3 11 (37.93%) TDD
4 10 (34.48%) OO
5 8 (27.59%) Unit Testing
6 7 (24.14%) BDD
7 5 (17.24%) Asset Management
7 5 (17.24%) Automated Testing
7 5 (17.24%) SOA
8 4 (13.79%) Concurrent Programming
8 4 (13.79%) Microservices
8 4 (13.79%) Multithreading
9 3 (10.34%) B2C
9 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
9 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
9 3 (10.34%) SDLC
9 3 (10.34%) Stress Testing
10 2 (6.90%) EAI
10 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (96.55%) Java
2 12 (41.38%) SQL
3 8 (27.59%) Bash Shell
4 6 (20.69%) PL/SQL
4 6 (20.69%) Shell Script
5 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.90%) Python
7 1 (3.45%) Perl
7 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Ansible
1 1 (3.45%) BladeLogic
1 1 (3.45%) CA Wily
1 1 (3.45%) Cacti
1 1 (3.45%) Capistrano
1 1 (3.45%) Nagios
1 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
1 1 (3.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
3 3 (10.34%) ATG
3 3 (10.34%) hybris
3 3 (10.34%) Sybase
4 2 (6.90%) InterSystems
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.90%) Murex
4 2 (6.90%) WorldPay
5 1 (3.45%) AppDynamics
5 1 (3.45%) CA
5 1 (3.45%) Dynatrace
5 1 (3.45%) GoldenSource
5 1 (3.45%) IBM
5 1 (3.45%) New Relic
5 1 (3.45%) NICE Systems
5 1 (3.45%) Splunk
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