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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 61 82 59
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -23
Contract jobs citing J2EE 91 49 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.02% 2.02% 3.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.73% 6.59% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 20 30
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£425 £498 £436
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.57% +14.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £425 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 8
Average hourly rate £41.58 £30.00 £25.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.58% +16.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.12 £26.91 £22.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £38.20 £31.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £28.45
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +14.23%
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
935 743 855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 31.00% 30.64% 28.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 393 425
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 46 45
Average hourly rate £35.75 £39.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £15.45 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 30 October 2014.

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 30 October 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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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 +6 46 £425 -22.72% 4
Cambridgeshire +3 19 £519 +2.21% 1
Hertfordshire -17 16 £388 -18.42% 9
Norfolk - 8 £450 - 3
Suffolk - - - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - - 2
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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.

1 148 (83.15%) Java
2 76 (42.70%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (39.89%) SQL
3 71 (39.89%) Oracle
4 61 (34.27%) JavaScript
4 61 (34.27%) XML
5 60 (33.71%) Web Services
6 56 (31.46%) HTML
7 53 (29.78%) Spring
8 49 (27.53%) Hibernate
9 48 (26.97%) UNIX
9 48 (26.97%) Linux
10 45 (25.28%) Finance
11 43 (24.16%) WebSphere
12 41 (23.03%) Scrum
13 37 (20.79%) OO
13 37 (20.79%) CSS
14 36 (20.22%) WebLogic
15 35 (19.66%) UML
15 35 (19.66%) Solaris
15 35 (19.66%) Ajax
16 34 (19.10%) IBM
17 32 (17.98%) SOA
18 29 (16.29%) Tomcat
19 28 (15.73%) Windows
20 27 (15.17%) Sun
21 26 (14.61%) JSP
22 25 (14.04%) Ant
22 25 (14.04%) SOAP
23 24 (13.48%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 43 (24.16%) WebSphere
2 36 (20.22%) WebLogic
3 29 (16.29%) Tomcat
4 19 (10.67%) MQSeries
4 19 (10.67%) Apache
5 13 (7.30%) Adobe CQ
6 11 (6.18%) CMS
7 8 (4.49%) JBoss
7 8 (4.49%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (4.49%) Apache ServiceMix
8 6 (3.37%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (2.81%) WebLogic Portal
10 3 (1.69%) Liferay
10 3 (1.69%) CICS
11 2 (1.12%) Documentum
11 2 (1.12%) GlassFish
11 2 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.56%) WildFly
12 1 (0.56%) Facebook Platform
12 1 (0.56%) Alfresco
Applications
1 9 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.93%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.56%) MS Project
3 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.18%) Internet
2 7 (3.93%) HTTP
3 4 (2.25%) Intranet
3 4 (2.25%) Extranet
4 3 (1.69%) FTP
5 1 (0.56%) Wireless
5 1 (0.56%) CTI
5 1 (0.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.80%) Relational Database
2 18 (10.11%) SQL Server
3 16 (8.99%) DB2
4 14 (7.87%) Oracle Database
5 10 (5.62%) Essbase
6 8 (4.49%) MySQL
7 6 (3.37%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (2.81%) DbVisualizer
8 5 (2.81%) JasperReports
9 3 (1.69%) Sybase ASE
9 3 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.12%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.56%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects XI
11 1 (0.56%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 25 (14.04%) Ant
2 21 (11.80%) Eclipse
3 18 (10.11%) Maven
4 17 (9.55%) Git (software)
5 16 (8.99%) JUnit
6 11 (6.18%) Subversion
7 9 (5.06%) RequisitePro
8 5 (2.81%) SoapUI
8 5 (2.81%) QuickTest Pro
8 5 (2.81%) LoadRunner
9 4 (2.25%) JIRA
10 3 (1.69%) Log4j
10 3 (1.69%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 2 (1.12%) Selenium
11 2 (1.12%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (1.12%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.56%) Arquillian
12 1 (0.56%) Apache Ivy
12 1 (0.56%) Gradle
12 1 (0.56%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 45 (25.28%) Finance
2 14 (7.87%) Manufacturing
3 13 (7.30%) Retail
4 8 (4.49%) Marketing
5 6 (3.37%) Legal
5 6 (3.37%) Publishing
5 6 (3.37%) Banking
6 4 (2.25%) Advertising
6 4 (2.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 89 (50.00%) Developer
2 68 (38.20%) Java Developer
3 37 (20.79%) Architect
4 26 (14.61%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 22 (12.36%) Analyst
5 22 (12.36%) Solutions Architect
6 14 (7.87%) Java Architect
7 12 (6.74%) Senior Developer
8 11 (6.18%) Senior Java Developer
9 10 (5.62%) Support Analyst
10 8 (4.49%) J2EE Developer
10 8 (4.49%) Technical Architect
11 7 (3.93%) Java/J2EE Architect
11 7 (3.93%) Principal Engineer
11 7 (3.93%) Design Engineer
11 7 (3.93%) Project Manager
12 6 (3.37%) UI Programmer
12 6 (3.37%) UI Developer
13 5 (2.81%) Designer
13 5 (2.81%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (34.27%) XML
2 60 (33.71%) Web Services
3 56 (31.46%) HTML
4 53 (29.78%) Spring
5 49 (27.53%) Hibernate
6 37 (20.79%) CSS
7 35 (19.66%) Ajax
8 26 (14.61%) JSP
9 25 (14.04%) SOAP
10 24 (13.48%) HTML5
11 21 (11.80%) J2SE
12 20 (11.24%) REST
13 16 (8.99%) jQuery
14 15 (8.43%) XHTML
15 14 (7.87%) Middleware
16 12 (6.74%) Struts
16 12 (6.74%) .NET
17 10 (5.62%) Spring MVC
17 10 (5.62%) JPA
18 9 (5.06%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.74%) Open Source
2 11 (6.18%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.62%) Data Structures
4 7 (3.93%) Web 2.0
5 6 (3.37%) Clustering
6 5 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.81%) Biology
7 4 (2.25%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.25%) Mainframe
7 4 (2.25%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.25%) IBM Mainframe
7 4 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.12%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.12%) GIS
9 1 (0.56%) User Experience
9 1 (0.56%) Social Media
9 1 (0.56%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.56%) PKI
9 1 (0.56%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 48 (26.97%) UNIX
1 48 (26.97%) Linux
2 35 (19.66%) Solaris
3 28 (15.73%) Windows
4 17 (9.55%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (2.25%) SUSE
6 3 (1.69%) HPUX
7 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.56%) Android
8 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (42.70%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (23.03%) Scrum
3 37 (20.79%) OO
4 35 (19.66%) UML
5 32 (17.98%) SOA
6 24 (13.48%) Enterprise Architecture
7 22 (12.36%) Content Management
8 20 (11.24%) Multithreading
8 20 (11.24%) E-Commerce
9 19 (10.67%) Use Case
10 16 (8.99%) RUP
10 16 (8.99%) TDD
11 15 (8.43%) Unit Testing
12 14 (7.87%) Validation
13 13 (7.30%) MVC
14 12 (6.74%) Project Management
15 10 (5.62%) Data Analysis
15 10 (5.62%) Capacity Planning
16 9 (5.06%) Web Development
16 9 (5.06%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 148 (83.15%) Java
2 71 (39.89%) SQL
3 61 (34.27%) JavaScript
4 16 (8.99%) Perl
5 11 (6.18%) VB
6 7 (3.93%) VBA
6 7 (3.93%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.25%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.25%) JCL
8 3 (1.69%) XPath
8 3 (1.69%) COBOL
9 2 (1.12%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.56%) FQL
10 1 (0.56%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 1 (0.56%) C
10 1 (0.56%) C++
10 1 (0.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (13.48%) Degree
2 11 (6.18%) Sun Certification
3 6 (3.37%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (2.81%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.81%) ISEB
5 3 (1.69%) PMP
5 3 (1.69%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.12%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.12%) QA
1 2 (1.12%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.25%) RACF
2 1 (0.56%) SAP ITS
2 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (1.12%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 71 (39.89%) Oracle
2 34 (19.10%) IBM
3 27 (15.17%) Sun
4 16 (8.99%) Atlassian
5 15 (8.43%) FatWire
6 13 (7.30%) AccuRev
7 12 (6.74%) Sybase
8 11 (6.18%) Adobe
9 9 (5.06%) Microsoft
10 6 (3.37%) HP
11 5 (2.81%) BEA
11 5 (2.81%) webMethods
12 3 (1.69%) Syncsort
12 3 (1.69%) Interwoven
12 3 (1.69%) SAP
13 2 (1.12%) Business Objects
13 2 (1.12%) TIBCO
13 2 (1.12%) Cisco
13 2 (1.12%) ATG
13 2 (1.12%) Facebook
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
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