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 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 60 72 66
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Contract jobs citing J2EE 93 55 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.07% 2.27% 2.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.98% 7.29% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 19 28
Average daily rate
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£425 £508 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £433 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £550 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.34% +6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 6
Average hourly rate £41.58 £30.00 £28.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.58% +5.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.12 £26.91 £23.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £38.20 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £32.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +6.55%
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
932 754 856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.77% 31.12% 27.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 390 419
Average daily rate £400 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £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 16 43 47
Average hourly rate £33.73 £39.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.52% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £22.50 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.01 £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 22 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 22 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 +7 46 £425 -20.93% 4
Cambridgeshire +7 20 £500 -2.20% 4
Hertfordshire -29 17 £375 -21.05% 10
Suffolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 3
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 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 (83.62%) Java
2 76 (42.94%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (40.68%) SQL
4 70 (39.55%) Oracle
5 64 (36.16%) JavaScript
5 64 (36.16%) XML
6 57 (32.20%) HTML
7 56 (31.64%) Web Services
8 51 (28.81%) Spring
9 50 (28.25%) UNIX
10 49 (27.68%) Linux
10 49 (27.68%) Hibernate
11 48 (27.12%) Finance
12 44 (24.86%) WebSphere
13 41 (23.16%) Scrum
14 39 (22.03%) OO
15 36 (20.34%) UML
15 36 (20.34%) Solaris
15 36 (20.34%) WebLogic
15 36 (20.34%) CSS
15 36 (20.34%) IBM
16 35 (19.77%) Ajax
17 32 (18.08%) SOA
18 29 (16.38%) Tomcat
19 28 (15.82%) Windows
19 28 (15.82%) JSP
19 28 (15.82%) Sun
20 27 (15.25%) Degree
21 26 (14.69%) Ant
22 24 (13.56%) SOAP

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 44 (24.86%) WebSphere
2 36 (20.34%) WebLogic
3 29 (16.38%) Tomcat
4 21 (11.86%) MQSeries
5 19 (10.73%) Apache
6 13 (7.34%) Adobe CQ
7 11 (6.21%) CMS
8 9 (5.08%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (3.39%) Apache ServiceMix
10 5 (2.82%) WebLogic Portal
10 5 (2.82%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (2.82%) JBoss
11 3 (1.69%) CICS
11 3 (1.69%) Liferay
12 2 (1.13%) GlassFish
12 2 (1.13%) Documentum
12 2 (1.13%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Process Server
13 1 (0.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 1 (0.56%) Alfresco
Applications
1 9 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.95%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.56%) MS Project
3 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.56%) Tridion
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) SaaS
1 1 (0.56%) PaaS
1 1 (0.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.78%) Internet
2 7 (3.95%) HTTP
3 4 (2.26%) Intranet
3 4 (2.26%) Extranet
4 3 (1.69%) FTP
5 1 (0.56%) CTI
5 1 (0.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.43%) Relational Database
2 19 (10.73%) SQL Server
3 18 (10.17%) DB2
4 14 (7.91%) Oracle Database
5 10 (5.65%) Essbase
6 8 (4.52%) MySQL
7 6 (3.39%) DbVisualizer
7 6 (3.39%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (2.82%) JasperReports
9 3 (1.69%) Sybase ASE
9 3 (1.69%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (0.56%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.56%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 26 (14.69%) Ant
2 23 (12.99%) Eclipse
3 17 (9.60%) JUnit
3 17 (9.60%) Maven
3 17 (9.60%) Git (software)
4 12 (6.78%) Subversion
5 9 (5.08%) RequisitePro
6 6 (3.39%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (3.39%) LoadRunner
7 5 (2.82%) SoapUI
8 4 (2.26%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 4 (2.26%) Log4j
8 4 (2.26%) JIRA
9 2 (1.13%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.13%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (1.13%) Selenium
10 1 (0.56%) Lombardi
10 1 (0.56%) JMeter
10 1 (0.56%) WebLogic Workshop
10 1 (0.56%) Arquillian
General
1 48 (27.12%) Finance
2 16 (9.04%) Retail
2 16 (9.04%) Manufacturing
3 8 (4.52%) Marketing
4 6 (3.39%) Legal
4 6 (3.39%) Publishing
4 6 (3.39%) Banking
5 4 (2.26%) Advertising
5 4 (2.26%) Automotive
6 1 (0.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 90 (50.85%) Developer
2 70 (39.55%) Java Developer
3 35 (19.77%) Architect
4 27 (15.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 22 (12.43%) Analyst
6 20 (11.30%) Solutions Architect
7 14 (7.91%) Java Architect
8 12 (6.78%) Senior Developer
9 11 (6.21%) Senior Java Developer
10 10 (5.65%) Support Analyst
11 9 (5.08%) J2EE Developer
12 8 (4.52%) Technical Architect
13 7 (3.95%) Design Engineer
13 7 (3.95%) Project Manager
13 7 (3.95%) Principal Engineer
13 7 (3.95%) Java/J2EE Architect
14 6 (3.39%) Tester
15 5 (2.82%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
15 5 (2.82%) Software Developer
15 5 (2.82%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (36.16%) XML
2 57 (32.20%) HTML
3 56 (31.64%) Web Services
4 51 (28.81%) Spring
5 49 (27.68%) Hibernate
6 36 (20.34%) CSS
7 35 (19.77%) Ajax
8 28 (15.82%) JSP
9 24 (13.56%) SOAP
10 23 (12.99%) HTML5
11 21 (11.86%) J2SE
12 19 (10.73%) REST
13 16 (9.04%) jQuery
13 16 (9.04%) XHTML
14 14 (7.91%) Struts
14 14 (7.91%) Middleware
15 10 (5.65%) .NET
15 10 (5.65%) XSLT
15 10 (5.65%) Spring MVC
15 10 (5.65%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.34%) Open Source
2 12 (6.78%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.65%) Data Structures
4 8 (4.52%) Web 2.0
5 6 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.39%) Clustering
6 5 (2.82%) Biology
6 5 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.26%) IBM Mainframe
7 4 (2.26%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.26%) Mainframe
7 4 (2.26%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.13%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.13%) GIS
9 1 (0.56%) PKI
9 1 (0.56%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.56%) LIMS
9 1 (0.56%) Social Media
9 1 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 50 (28.25%) UNIX
2 49 (27.68%) Linux
3 36 (20.34%) Solaris
4 28 (15.82%) Windows
5 17 (9.60%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (2.26%) HPUX
6 4 (2.26%) SUSE
7 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.56%) zOS
7 1 (0.56%) Android
7 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (42.94%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (23.16%) Scrum
3 39 (22.03%) OO
4 36 (20.34%) UML
5 32 (18.08%) SOA
6 23 (12.99%) Enterprise Architecture
6 23 (12.99%) Content Management
7 22 (12.43%) E-Commerce
8 20 (11.30%) Multithreading
9 19 (10.73%) Use Case
10 16 (9.04%) Unit Testing
10 16 (9.04%) TDD
10 16 (9.04%) RUP
11 14 (7.91%) Validation
12 12 (6.78%) Project Management
12 12 (6.78%) MVC
13 10 (5.65%) OOA/OOD
13 10 (5.65%) Data Analysis
13 10 (5.65%) Capacity Planning
14 9 (5.08%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 148 (83.62%) Java
2 72 (40.68%) SQL
3 64 (36.16%) JavaScript
4 17 (9.60%) Perl
5 11 (6.21%) VB
6 7 (3.95%) VBA
6 7 (3.95%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.26%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.26%) JCL
7 4 (2.26%) XPath
8 3 (1.69%) COBOL
9 2 (1.13%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.56%) C
10 1 (0.56%) C++
10 1 (0.56%) Python
10 1 (0.56%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 1 (0.56%) FQL
10 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 27 (15.25%) Degree
2 12 (6.78%) Sun Certification
3 6 (3.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (3.39%) ISEB
4 5 (2.82%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.26%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.69%) PMP
6 3 (1.69%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.13%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.13%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.13%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.26%) RACF
2 1 (0.56%) SAP ITS
2 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (1.13%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 70 (39.55%) Oracle
2 36 (20.34%) IBM
3 28 (15.82%) Sun
4 16 (9.04%) Atlassian
5 15 (8.47%) FatWire
6 13 (7.34%) AccuRev
7 12 (6.78%) Sybase
8 10 (5.65%) Adobe
9 8 (4.52%) Microsoft
10 7 (3.95%) HP
11 5 (2.82%) BEA
12 4 (2.26%) SAP
12 4 (2.26%) webMethods
12 4 (2.26%) Interwoven
13 3 (1.69%) ATG
13 3 (1.69%) Syncsort
14 2 (1.13%) Talend
14 2 (1.13%) Facebook
14 2 (1.13%) Twitter
14 2 (1.13%) Business Objects
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