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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 176 169 186
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +17
Contract jobs citing Java EE 21 32 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.39% 0.54% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.28% 1.80% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 28 29
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£500 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £393 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £590 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.86% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £48.00
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
1643 1775 2211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.49% 30.09% 30.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1355 1312 1666
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £31.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +42.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £16.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £57.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 59 (98.33%) Java
2 27 (45.00%) Oracle
3 25 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (36.67%) JMS
5 20 (33.33%) Linux
6 19 (31.67%) SQL
6 19 (31.67%) XML
7 18 (30.00%) JavaScript
8 17 (28.33%) JUnit
8 17 (28.33%) Finance
8 17 (28.33%) Scrum
9 16 (26.67%) Spring
9 16 (26.67%) HTML
9 16 (26.67%) Apache
10 15 (25.00%) JBoss
10 15 (25.00%) Maven
11 14 (23.33%) Web Services
12 13 (21.67%) EJB
12 13 (21.67%) J2EE
12 13 (21.67%) Tomcat
13 12 (20.00%) SOA
13 12 (20.00%) CSS
13 12 (20.00%) Banking
13 12 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (20.00%) Relational Database
14 11 (18.33%) SDLC
14 11 (18.33%) JIRA
14 11 (18.33%) Hibernate
14 11 (18.33%) Ant
14 11 (18.33%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 16 (26.67%) Apache
2 15 (25.00%) JBoss
3 13 (21.67%) Tomcat
4 10 (16.67%) WebLogic
5 7 (11.67%) Confluence
6 5 (8.33%) WebSphere
7 4 (6.67%) WebLogic Portal
8 3 (5.00%) CMS
8 3 (5.00%) MQSeries
9 2 (3.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (3.33%) Apache Solr
10 1 (1.67%) Mule ESB
10 1 (1.67%) Jetty
10 1 (1.67%) Mule
10 1 (1.67%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (1.67%) Node.js
10 1 (1.67%) OpenStack
10 1 (1.67%) IIS
10 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.67%) SAP HR
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.67%) AMQP
3 3 (5.00%) Internet
3 3 (5.00%) Firewall
4 2 (3.33%) LDAP
4 2 (3.33%) HTTP
5 1 (1.67%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 11 (18.33%) SQL Server
3 10 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 7 (11.67%) MongoDB
4 7 (11.67%) MySQL
5 6 (10.00%) Big Data
5 6 (10.00%) Oracle Database
6 5 (8.33%) DB2
7 4 (6.67%) Hadoop
8 3 (5.00%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (5.00%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.67%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 1 (1.67%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 17 (28.33%) JUnit
2 15 (25.00%) Maven
3 11 (18.33%) Ant
3 11 (18.33%) JIRA
4 10 (16.67%) Eclipse
4 10 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 8 (13.33%) Subversion
5 8 (13.33%) Git (software)
6 7 (11.67%) Cucumber
7 6 (10.00%) Gradle
8 5 (8.33%) Mockito
9 3 (5.00%) FishEye
9 3 (5.00%) Hudson
9 3 (5.00%) Mercurial
9 3 (5.00%) IntelliJ
10 1 (1.67%) Introscope
10 1 (1.67%) ClearCase
10 1 (1.67%) Checkstyle
10 1 (1.67%) jMock
10 1 (1.67%) EasyMock
General
1 17 (28.33%) Finance
2 12 (20.00%) Banking
3 10 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.33%) Retail
4 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.67%) Automotive
5 1 (1.67%) Advertising
5 1 (1.67%) Publishing
5 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (73.33%) Developer
2 36 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 10 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 7 (11.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Architect
6 3 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Flex Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Designer
6 3 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.33%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Java Architect
7 2 (3.33%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (1.67%) Senior Applications Developer
8 1 (1.67%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (1.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 1 (1.67%) Web Applications Developer
8 1 (1.67%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (36.67%) JMS
2 19 (31.67%) XML
3 16 (26.67%) HTML
3 16 (26.67%) Spring
4 14 (23.33%) Web Services
5 13 (21.67%) EJB
5 13 (21.67%) J2EE
6 12 (20.00%) CSS
7 11 (18.33%) Hibernate
8 9 (15.00%) JSP
9 8 (13.33%) Servlets
9 8 (13.33%) JSON
9 8 (13.33%) HTML5
10 6 (10.00%) Apache Flex
10 6 (10.00%) JPA
10 6 (10.00%) REST
10 6 (10.00%) Middleware
11 5 (8.33%) SOAP
11 5 (8.33%) JDBC
11 5 (8.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.33%) Data Structures
3 4 (6.67%) Clustering
4 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.33%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.67%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.67%) PKI
6 1 (1.67%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.67%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 20 (33.33%) Linux
2 11 (18.33%) Windows
3 10 (16.67%) UNIX
4 5 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (28.33%) Scrum
3 12 (20.00%) SOA
3 12 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (18.33%) SDLC
5 10 (16.67%) UML
5 10 (16.67%) OO
6 8 (13.33%) TDD
7 6 (10.00%) Asset Management
7 6 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (10.00%) MVC
8 5 (8.33%) ITIL
8 5 (8.33%) EAI
8 5 (8.33%) Web Development
9 4 (6.67%) Automated Testing
9 4 (6.67%) Configuration Management
9 4 (6.67%) Test Scripting
9 4 (6.67%) Test Automation
9 4 (6.67%) Open Source
9 4 (6.67%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 59 (98.33%) Java
2 19 (31.67%) SQL
3 18 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (11.67%) Shell Script
4 7 (11.67%) PL/SQL
4 7 (11.67%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.00%) C#
6 1 (1.67%) C
6 1 (1.67%) Perl
6 1 (1.67%) XPath
6 1 (1.67%) Groovy
6 1 (1.67%) Scala
6 1 (1.67%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.67%) Degree
3 5 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) QA
2 3 (5.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Puppet
2 3 (5.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.67%) Nagios
3 1 (1.67%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 27 (45.00%) Oracle
2 6 (10.00%) IBM
3 5 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 5 (8.33%) Atlassian
4 4 (6.67%) WorldPay
5 3 (5.00%) InterSystems
5 3 (5.00%) FatWire
5 3 (5.00%) Informatica
6 2 (3.33%) Adobe
6 2 (3.33%) Sybase
6 2 (3.33%) hybris
7 1 (1.67%) Splunk
7 1 (1.67%) GoldenSource
7 1 (1.67%) ATG
7 1 (1.67%) SAP
7 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.67%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.67%) BT
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