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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 179 162 197
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +35
Contract jobs citing Java EE 29 37 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.50% 0.64% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.63% 2.16% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 32 24
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£505 £480 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.20% +1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £400 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £648 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%
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
1774 1716 2143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.30% 29.57% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1443 1288 1635
Average daily rate £450 £438 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 21
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.02 £16.00 £28.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015, 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 57 (96.61%) Java
2 27 (45.76%) Oracle
3 23 (38.98%) Linux
3 23 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (32.20%) Apache
4 19 (32.20%) JavaScript
5 18 (30.51%) Finance
6 17 (28.81%) Scrum
6 17 (28.81%) HTML
6 17 (28.81%) Tomcat
7 16 (27.12%) JMS
7 16 (27.12%) SQL
8 15 (25.42%) XML
8 15 (25.42%) Spring
9 14 (23.73%) Web Services
10 13 (22.03%) EJB
10 13 (22.03%) JUnit
10 13 (22.03%) JBoss
10 13 (22.03%) Hibernate
11 12 (20.34%) Banking
11 12 (20.34%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (20.34%) J2EE
11 12 (20.34%) CSS
12 11 (18.64%) UNIX
12 11 (18.64%) Windows
12 11 (18.64%) Relational Database
12 11 (18.64%) Maven
13 10 (16.95%) Investment Banking
13 10 (16.95%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (16.95%) NoSQL

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 19 (32.20%) Apache
2 17 (28.81%) Tomcat
3 13 (22.03%) JBoss
4 10 (16.95%) WebLogic
5 7 (11.86%) WebSphere
6 5 (8.47%) Confluence
7 4 (6.78%) MQSeries
7 4 (6.78%) WebLogic Portal
8 3 (5.08%) CMS
8 3 (5.08%) IIS
8 3 (5.08%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (3.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (3.39%) Apache Solr
10 1 (1.69%) Mule ESB
10 1 (1.69%) Jetty
10 1 (1.69%) Mule
10 1 (1.69%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (1.69%) Node.js
10 1 (1.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.69%) SAP HR
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.86%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.47%) Firewall
3 4 (6.78%) AMQP
3 4 (6.78%) LDAP
4 3 (5.08%) DMZ
4 3 (5.08%) Internet
5 2 (3.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.64%) Relational Database
2 10 (16.95%) NoSQL
2 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
3 8 (13.56%) MySQL
4 7 (11.86%) MongoDB
5 6 (10.17%) Big Data
5 6 (10.17%) Oracle Database
6 5 (8.47%) DB2
7 4 (6.78%) Hadoop
8 3 (5.08%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (5.08%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.69%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 1 (1.69%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (1.69%) SQL Navigator
9 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 13 (22.03%) JUnit
2 11 (18.64%) Maven
3 10 (16.95%) Eclipse
4 9 (15.25%) Ant
4 9 (15.25%) Subversion
4 9 (15.25%) JIRA
5 8 (13.56%) Jenkins
6 6 (10.17%) Gradle
6 6 (10.17%) Git (software)
7 5 (8.47%) Cucumber
8 3 (5.08%) Hudson
8 3 (5.08%) Mockito
8 3 (5.08%) Mercurial
8 3 (5.08%) Introscope
9 1 (1.69%) NetBeans
9 1 (1.69%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.69%) ClearQuest
9 1 (1.69%) ClearCase
9 1 (1.69%) TortoiseSVN
9 1 (1.69%) FlexUnit
General
1 18 (30.51%) Finance
2 12 (20.34%) Banking
3 10 (16.95%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.39%) Retail
4 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.69%) Automotive
5 1 (1.69%) Advertising
5 1 (1.69%) Publishing
5 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (67.80%) Developer
2 33 (55.93%) Java Developer
3 8 (13.56%) Senior Developer
4 6 (10.17%) Architect
5 5 (8.47%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (5.08%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Designer
7 2 (3.39%) Java Swing Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Flex Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Web Hosting Specialist
7 2 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.39%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Java Architect
8 1 (1.69%) Senior Applications Developer
8 1 (1.69%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (1.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.81%) HTML
2 16 (27.12%) JMS
3 15 (25.42%) Spring
3 15 (25.42%) XML
4 14 (23.73%) Web Services
5 13 (22.03%) EJB
5 13 (22.03%) Hibernate
6 12 (20.34%) CSS
6 12 (20.34%) J2EE
7 9 (15.25%) JSP
8 8 (13.56%) Servlets
8 8 (13.56%) JSON
8 8 (13.56%) HTML5
9 7 (11.86%) Middleware
10 6 (10.17%) SOAP
10 6 (10.17%) REST
10 6 (10.17%) JPA
11 5 (8.47%) jQuery
11 5 (8.47%) AngularJS
12 4 (6.78%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.34%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.86%) Clustering
3 3 (5.08%) PKI
3 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.08%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.39%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.69%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.69%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.69%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 23 (38.98%) Linux
2 11 (18.64%) UNIX
2 11 (18.64%) Windows
3 7 (11.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (6.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (28.81%) Scrum
3 10 (16.95%) SOA
3 10 (16.95%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (15.25%) SDLC
4 9 (15.25%) OO
5 8 (13.56%) UML
5 8 (13.56%) TDD
6 7 (11.86%) ITIL
6 7 (11.86%) MVC
7 6 (10.17%) Software Engineering
8 5 (8.47%) EAI
8 5 (8.47%) Web Development
9 4 (6.78%) Load Balancing
9 4 (6.78%) Test Scripting
9 4 (6.78%) Open Source
9 4 (6.78%) MapReduce
9 4 (6.78%) User Stories
9 4 (6.78%) RUP
9 4 (6.78%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (96.61%) Java
2 19 (32.20%) JavaScript
3 16 (27.12%) SQL
4 6 (10.17%) Shell Script
5 5 (8.47%) PL/SQL
5 5 (8.47%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.08%) C#
7 1 (1.69%) C
7 1 (1.69%) Perl
7 1 (1.69%) XPath
7 1 (1.69%) Groovy
7 1 (1.69%) Scala
7 1 (1.69%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (15.25%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.56%) Degree
3 5 (8.47%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.78%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) QA
2 3 (5.08%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) Puppet
2 3 (5.08%) Vagrant
2 3 (5.08%) CA Wily
3 1 (1.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 27 (45.76%) Oracle
2 8 (13.56%) Red Hat
3 7 (11.86%) IBM
4 5 (8.47%) Atlassian
5 3 (5.08%) Informatica
5 3 (5.08%) FatWire
6 2 (3.39%) InterSystems
6 2 (3.39%) hybris
6 2 (3.39%) WorldPay
6 2 (3.39%) TIBCO
6 2 (3.39%) Adobe
7 1 (1.69%) Dell
7 1 (1.69%) BT
7 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.69%) Sybase
7 1 (1.69%) SAP
7 1 (1.69%) Splunk
7 1 (1.69%) ATG
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