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 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 182 177 173
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing Java EE 18 31 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.46% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.07% 1.53% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 22
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -17.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £388 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £325 £353
% change year-on-year
+21.15% -7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £32.97
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +6.17%
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
1678 2023 1853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.74% 29.76% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1348 1533 1445
Average daily rate £425 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 24
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.60 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £77.50 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 39 (92.86%) Java
2 19 (45.24%) Oracle
2 19 (45.24%) Linux
3 18 (42.86%) UNIX
4 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (40.48%) Spring
5 15 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 15 (35.71%) HTML
6 14 (33.33%) Web Services
7 13 (30.95%) JUnit
8 11 (26.19%) SQL
8 11 (26.19%) XML
9 9 (21.43%) JBoss
9 9 (21.43%) Apache
10 8 (19.05%) Tomcat
10 8 (19.05%) J2EE
10 8 (19.05%) CSS
10 8 (19.05%) Finance
10 8 (19.05%) Scrum
10 8 (19.05%) TDD
10 8 (19.05%) Banking
11 7 (16.67%) Front Office
11 7 (16.67%) .NET
11 7 (16.67%) Struts
11 7 (16.67%) JMS
12 6 (14.29%) OO
12 6 (14.29%) Windows
12 6 (14.29%) SOAP
12 6 (14.29%) JSP
12 6 (14.29%) WebLogic

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (21.43%) JBoss
1 9 (21.43%) Apache
2 8 (19.05%) Tomcat
3 6 (14.29%) WebLogic
4 5 (11.90%) WebSphere
4 5 (11.90%) IIS
5 3 (7.14%) Apache Spark
6 2 (4.76%) Apache Pig
6 2 (4.76%) MQSeries
6 2 (4.76%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (4.76%) TIBCO EMS
6 2 (4.76%) GlassFish
7 1 (2.38%) Mule
7 1 (2.38%) Jetty
7 1 (2.38%) Eucalyptus
7 1 (2.38%) Apache Solr
7 1 (2.38%) nginx
7 1 (2.38%) AquaLogic
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Murex MxG2000
2 1 (2.38%) Cordys
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.38%) WebTrends
2 1 (2.38%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) HTTP
1 2 (4.76%) LDAP
1 2 (4.76%) Intranet
1 2 (4.76%) Internet
1 2 (4.76%) SSL
1 2 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (2.38%) OpenVPN
2 1 (2.38%) AMQP
2 1 (2.38%) IMAP
2 1 (2.38%) BIG-IP
2 1 (2.38%) IPsec
2 1 (2.38%) SNMP
2 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) MySQL
3 3 (7.14%) Hadoop
3 3 (7.14%) Big Data
4 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.76%) Apache Hive
4 2 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.38%) JasperReports
5 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.38%) DB2
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.38%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (30.95%) JUnit
2 5 (11.90%) Jenkins
2 5 (11.90%) Selenium
2 5 (11.90%) Eclipse
3 4 (9.52%) Subversion
3 4 (9.52%) Maven
3 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
4 3 (7.14%) Xcode
4 3 (7.14%) Introscope
5 2 (4.76%) Redmine
5 2 (4.76%) JIRA
5 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.76%) TestNG
6 1 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.38%) Hudson
6 1 (2.38%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.38%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.38%) jMock
6 1 (2.38%) Lombardi
6 1 (2.38%) Checkstyle
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
1 8 (19.05%) Banking
2 7 (16.67%) Front Office
3 5 (11.90%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Billing
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Games
4 1 (2.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (71.43%) Developer
2 25 (59.52%) Java Developer
3 3 (7.14%) Consultant
4 2 (4.76%) Hadoop Developer
4 2 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Front Office Developer
4 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
4 2 (4.76%) Architect
4 2 (4.76%) Analyst
4 2 (4.76%) Java Consultant
4 2 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (2.38%) Middleware Engineer
5 1 (2.38%) Development Consultant
5 1 (2.38%) Android Developer
5 1 (2.38%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (2.38%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (2.38%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (2.38%) Excel Developer
5 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (40.48%) Spring
2 15 (35.71%) HTML
3 14 (33.33%) Web Services
4 11 (26.19%) XML
5 8 (19.05%) J2EE
5 8 (19.05%) CSS
6 7 (16.67%) .NET
6 7 (16.67%) Struts
6 7 (16.67%) JMS
7 6 (14.29%) SOAP
7 6 (14.29%) JSP
7 6 (14.29%) Hibernate
7 6 (14.29%) JSON
7 6 (14.29%) jQuery
7 6 (14.29%) REST
8 5 (11.90%) HTML5
9 4 (9.52%) XSLT
9 4 (9.52%) JDBC
9 4 (9.52%) JPA
10 3 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.90%) Fixed Income
2 5 (11.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (7.14%) Client/Server
3 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.76%) Open Source
4 2 (4.76%) Kindle
5 1 (2.38%) Online Games
5 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.38%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.38%) SWIFT
5 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.38%) Clustering
5 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.38%) Replication
5 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) AS400
5 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (45.24%) Linux
2 18 (42.86%) UNIX
3 6 (14.29%) Windows
4 4 (9.52%) Android
5 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.38%) CentOS
6 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.38%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (19.05%) Scrum
2 8 (19.05%) TDD
3 6 (14.29%) OO
3 6 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
4 5 (11.90%) MVC
4 5 (11.90%) SOA
4 5 (11.90%) E-Commerce
5 4 (9.52%) Web Development
5 4 (9.52%) Multithreading
6 3 (7.14%) Problem Management
6 3 (7.14%) Release Management
6 3 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (7.14%) Risk Management
6 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.14%) EAI
7 2 (4.76%) DevOps
7 2 (4.76%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (92.86%) Java
2 15 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 11 (26.19%) SQL
4 6 (14.29%) C#
5 4 (9.52%) PL/SQL
5 4 (9.52%) Shell Script
6 3 (7.14%) Objective-C
6 3 (7.14%) Perl
6 3 (7.14%) ActionScript
6 3 (7.14%) Python
7 2 (4.76%) C++
7 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.38%) C-shell
8 1 (2.38%) Korn
8 1 (2.38%) XPath
8 1 (2.38%) Jython
8 1 (2.38%) PHP
8 1 (2.38%) VBA
8 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
1 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) ISO 9001
1 2 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.38%) FreeRADIUS
2 1 (2.38%) NFS
2 1 (2.38%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Puppet
2 1 (2.38%) ZABBIX
2 1 (2.38%) Cacti
2 1 (2.38%) BladeLogic
2 1 (2.38%) Control-M
2 1 (2.38%) Nagios
2 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.38%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (2.38%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 19 (45.24%) Oracle
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) Murex
3 4 (9.52%) Sybase
3 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.14%) Perforce
4 3 (7.14%) Splunk
5 2 (4.76%) 29West
5 2 (4.76%) Reuters
5 2 (4.76%) Bloomberg
5 2 (4.76%) TIBCO
5 2 (4.76%) Calypso
5 2 (4.76%) IBM
5 2 (4.76%) Adobe
6 1 (2.38%) Pega
6 1 (2.38%) Canoo
6 1 (2.38%) Axway
6 1 (2.38%) Altiris
6 1 (2.38%) GoldenSource
6 1 (2.38%) VMware
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