The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 39 74 79
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +5
Contract jobs citing J2EE 104 76 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.94% 2.44% 1.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.74% 8.79% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 43 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £410 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £352 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £529 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
- +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 13
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.14% +19.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £31.16 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.96 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.80 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +6.07%
J2EE
England

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 East of England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
757 865 605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 28.69% 27.74% 26.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 489 342
Average daily rate £375 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 36 33
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.14% +2.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £26.00 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

J2EE
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

J2EE
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

J2EE Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

J2EE
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

J2EE Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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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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
Essex +34 58 £400 - 6
Hertfordshire -17 15 £375 -6.25% 5
Cambridgeshire +2 12 £500 +11.11% 9
Suffolk +14 11 £450 +12.50% 2
Bedfordshire +2 7 £350 -30.00%
Norfolk - 1 - -
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

1 155 (84.70%) Java
2 76 (41.53%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (40.98%) Web Services
4 73 (39.89%) XML
4 73 (39.89%) HTML
5 67 (36.61%) SQL
6 59 (32.24%) HTML5
7 51 (27.87%) SOAP
8 46 (25.14%) SQL Server
9 45 (24.59%) JavaScript
10 43 (23.50%) Spring
11 41 (22.40%) TopLink
12 40 (21.86%) TDD
12 40 (21.86%) Oracle
13 39 (21.31%) Windows
14 37 (20.22%) CSS
15 35 (19.13%) UNIX
15 35 (19.13%) Solaris
16 32 (17.49%) Linux
17 31 (16.94%) Ajax
17 31 (16.94%) WebSphere
18 29 (15.85%) Content Management
18 29 (15.85%) SOA
18 29 (15.85%) Hibernate
19 28 (15.30%) IBM
20 27 (14.75%) UML
20 27 (14.75%) OO
20 27 (14.75%) Relational Database
21 26 (14.21%) JSF
22 25 (13.66%) REST

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 31 (16.94%) WebSphere
2 18 (9.84%) WebLogic
3 15 (8.20%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (6.56%) WebLogic Portal
5 11 (6.01%) CMS
5 11 (6.01%) Apache
6 5 (2.73%) JBoss
7 4 (2.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (2.19%) Documentum
7 4 (2.19%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (2.19%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.09%) Drupal
8 2 (1.09%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.55%) IIS
9 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.55%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.55%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (2.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.55%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Temenos T24
1 2 (1.09%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.55%) Tridion
2 1 (0.55%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) SaaS
1 1 (0.55%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.92%) DNS
2 4 (2.19%) Internet
3 3 (1.64%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.09%) SSH
4 2 (1.09%) HTTP
5 1 (0.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (25.14%) SQL Server
2 27 (14.75%) Relational Database
3 15 (8.20%) Couchbase
3 15 (8.20%) Oracle Database
4 12 (6.56%) MySQL
5 6 (3.28%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (2.73%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.64%) DB2
7 3 (1.64%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.09%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.09%) InterSystems Cache
8 2 (1.09%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 20 (10.93%) Eclipse
2 18 (9.84%) Ant
3 15 (8.20%) SoapUI
4 12 (6.56%) JUnit
4 12 (6.56%) AccuRev
5 9 (4.92%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 7 (3.83%) Maven
7 5 (2.73%) Subversion
7 5 (2.73%) JIRA
8 2 (1.09%) FitNesse
8 2 (1.09%) ClearCase
8 2 (1.09%) XMLSpy
9 1 (0.55%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.55%) Log4j
9 1 (0.55%) Rational Application Developer
9 1 (0.55%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.55%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 17 (9.29%) Marketing
2 14 (7.65%) Finance
2 14 (7.65%) Manufacturing
3 11 (6.01%) Retail
4 6 (3.28%) Automotive
5 4 (2.19%) Legal
6 3 (1.64%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.64%) Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 119 (65.03%) Developer
2 93 (50.82%) Java Developer
3 42 (22.95%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 39 (21.31%) Architect
5 21 (11.48%) Solutions Architect
6 16 (8.74%) Senior Developer
7 15 (8.20%) Senior Java Developer
8 12 (6.56%) J2EE Developer
9 11 (6.01%) Java Architect
10 10 (5.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (4.37%) Technical Architect
12 5 (2.73%) AWS Developer
12 5 (2.73%) Lead Architect
13 4 (2.19%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
13 4 (2.19%) Java Consultant
13 4 (2.19%) Applications Architect
13 4 (2.19%) Consultant
14 3 (1.64%) Lead Developer
14 3 (1.64%) Web Developer
14 3 (1.64%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (40.98%) Web Services
2 73 (39.89%) XML
2 73 (39.89%) HTML
3 59 (32.24%) HTML5
4 51 (27.87%) SOAP
5 43 (23.50%) Spring
6 41 (22.40%) TopLink
7 37 (20.22%) CSS
8 31 (16.94%) Ajax
9 29 (15.85%) Hibernate
10 26 (14.21%) JSF
11 25 (13.66%) REST
12 22 (12.02%) XHTML
13 20 (10.93%) Middleware
13 20 (10.93%) .NET
14 19 (10.38%) JSP
15 17 (9.29%) PrimeFaces
16 14 (7.65%) JAX-RS
16 14 (7.65%) JAX-WS
16 14 (7.65%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.73%) Open Source
2 4 (2.19%) Web 2.0
3 3 (1.64%) iSeries
4 2 (1.09%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.09%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.09%) PMI
4 2 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 39 (21.31%) Windows
2 35 (19.13%) UNIX
2 35 (19.13%) Solaris
3 32 (17.49%) Linux
4 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.55%) AIX
5 1 (0.55%) HPUX
5 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (41.53%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (21.86%) TDD
3 29 (15.85%) Content Management
3 29 (15.85%) SOA
4 27 (14.75%) UML
4 27 (14.75%) OO
5 25 (13.66%) Scrum
6 18 (9.84%) Validation
7 17 (9.29%) User Stories
8 16 (8.74%) B2C
9 15 (8.20%) Use Case
9 15 (8.20%) Digital Marketing
10 14 (7.65%) RUP
11 13 (7.10%) E-Commerce
12 10 (5.46%) Web Development
12 10 (5.46%) TOGAF
13 9 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (4.92%) Waterfall
14 6 (3.28%) Zachman Framework
14 6 (3.28%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 155 (84.70%) Java
2 67 (36.61%) SQL
3 45 (24.59%) JavaScript
4 12 (6.56%) PHP
5 11 (6.01%) Shell Script
6 9 (4.92%) PL/SQL
7 6 (3.28%) Perl
8 3 (1.64%) Python
8 3 (1.64%) Scala
9 2 (1.09%) Erlang
10 1 (0.55%) MUMPS
10 1 (0.55%) XPath
10 1 (0.55%) Ruby
10 1 (0.55%) Clojure
10 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (8.74%) Security Cleared
2 14 (7.65%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.37%) Sun Certification
4 6 (3.28%) MCPD
4 6 (3.28%) Degree
4 6 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.19%) SLA
2 2 (1.09%) QA
3 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 40 (21.86%) Oracle
2 28 (15.30%) IBM
3 17 (9.29%) Microsoft
4 12 (6.56%) FatWire
4 12 (6.56%) BEA
5 7 (3.83%) hybris
6 6 (3.28%) Sun
6 6 (3.28%) Adobe
7 5 (2.73%) SAP
8 4 (2.19%) TIBCO
9 3 (1.64%) Endeca
10 2 (1.09%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.09%) Demandware
10 2 (1.09%) Google
10 2 (1.09%) Intershop
10 2 (1.09%) OpenText
10 2 (1.09%) ATG
10 2 (1.09%) InterSystems
10 2 (1.09%) Temenos
11 1 (0.55%) webMethods