The first table below looks at the demand for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 25 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 East Midlands 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 74 49 64
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +15
Contract jobs citing J2EE 16 41 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.11% 2.83% 1.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.62% 12.85% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 11
Average daily rate
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£334 £500 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.25% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £331 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £575 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -8.49%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
346 319 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.91% 22.02% 19.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 170 136
Average daily rate £315 £283 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.50% -0.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
J2EE
England

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

J2EE
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2EE across the East Midlands region.

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

J2EE
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

J2EE Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

J2EE
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the East Midlands region.

J2EE Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -5 5 £265 -53.91% 7
Leicestershire -10 5 £350 +0.64%
Nottinghamshire -1 2 £406 -9.72% 2
Lincolnshire - - - -
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing J2EE 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 J2EE.

1 43 (95.56%) Java
2 24 (53.33%) Spring
3 20 (44.44%) Hibernate
3 20 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (42.22%) Finance
5 16 (35.56%) C++
5 16 (35.56%) Web Services
6 14 (31.11%) Struts
6 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
7 13 (28.89%) Oracle
7 13 (28.89%) Fixed Income
7 13 (28.89%) FIX Protocol
8 12 (26.67%) Java SE
8 12 (26.67%) JSP
9 11 (24.44%) XML
9 11 (24.44%) Degree
10 10 (22.22%) Maven
10 10 (22.22%) SQL
10 10 (22.22%) Eclipse
11 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
11 8 (17.78%) Scrum
12 7 (15.56%) JUnit
12 7 (15.56%) Sun
12 7 (15.56%) Multithreading
13 6 (13.33%) Unit Testing
13 6 (13.33%) Sun Certification
13 6 (13.33%) Servlets
13 6 (13.33%) CSS
13 6 (13.33%) Java EE
13 6 (13.33%) Computer Science

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing J2EE 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 J2EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.89%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.44%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (4.44%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.22%) Apache
4 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.22%) CMS
4 1 (2.22%) GlassFish
4 1 (2.22%) Jetty
4 1 (2.22%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Project
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) HTTP
1 3 (6.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.67%) DB2
4 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.22%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (22.22%) Eclipse
1 10 (22.22%) Maven
2 7 (15.56%) JUnit
3 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.44%) Selenium
4 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.44%) Ant
4 2 (4.44%) JMeter
4 2 (4.44%) Subversion
5 1 (2.22%) XDoclet
5 1 (2.22%) JIRA
5 1 (2.22%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.22%) jMock
5 1 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 19 (42.22%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.67%) Front Office
3 2 (4.44%) Electronics
3 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (73.33%) Developer
2 30 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 12 (26.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 10 (22.22%) J2EE Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Salesforce.com Architect
7 2 (4.44%) C++/Java Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Project Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.22%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (53.33%) Spring
2 20 (44.44%) Hibernate
3 16 (35.56%) Web Services
4 14 (31.11%) Struts
5 13 (28.89%) FIX Protocol
6 12 (26.67%) Java SE
6 12 (26.67%) JSP
7 11 (24.44%) XML
8 6 (13.33%) Servlets
8 6 (13.33%) CSS
8 6 (13.33%) Java EE
9 5 (11.11%) jQuery
9 5 (11.11%) HTML
9 5 (11.11%) EJB
10 4 (8.89%) SOAP
10 4 (8.89%) .NET
10 4 (8.89%) J2SE
10 4 (8.89%) Spring MVC
11 3 (6.67%) Visualforce
11 3 (6.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) Fixed Income
2 6 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 5 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.67%) Data Integration
4 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.44%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) UNIX
3 1 (2.22%) Solaris
3 1 (2.22%) Android
3 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.78%) Scrum
3 7 (15.56%) Multithreading
4 6 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 5 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 4 (8.89%) MVC
6 4 (8.89%) TDD
6 4 (8.89%) UML
7 3 (6.67%) OO
7 3 (6.67%) CRM
7 3 (6.67%) ERP
7 3 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (6.67%) Web Application Development
7 3 (6.67%) Low Latency
8 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.44%) User Stories
8 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (4.44%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (4.44%) Project Planning
8 2 (4.44%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (95.56%) Java
2 16 (35.56%) C++
3 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
4 10 (22.22%) SQL
5 3 (6.67%) Apex Code
6 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.22%) Pascal
7 1 (2.22%) PL/1
7 1 (2.22%) Perl
7 1 (2.22%) C
7 1 (2.22%) C#
7 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) Degree
2 6 (13.33%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.22%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) Oracle
2 7 (15.56%) Sun
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.44%) HP
4 2 (4.44%) SAP
5 1 (2.22%) JBoss
5 1 (2.22%) Sybase
5 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.22%) Adobe
5 1 (2.22%) VMware
5 1 (2.22%) Alterian
5 1 (2.22%) Atlassian