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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 80 80 55
Rank change year-on-year
0 -25
Contract jobs citing J2EE 59 49 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.06% 2.01% 3.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.81% 7.01% 10.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 18 33
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £314 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £494 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 8
Average hourly rate £35.18 £32.50 £25.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.23% +26.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
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
866 699 856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.21% 28.72% 28.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 372 446
Average daily rate £400 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 48 47
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £12.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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 +11 38 £425 - 12
Cambridgeshire -8 12 £550 +29.41% 4
Norfolk +9 4 £519 +62.10% 3
Hertfordshire -28 4 £450 -2.70% 8
Bedfordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 145 (84.30%) Java
2 74 (43.02%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (40.70%) SQL
4 67 (38.95%) Oracle
4 67 (38.95%) Web Services
5 62 (36.05%) XML
6 61 (35.47%) JavaScript
7 56 (32.56%) HTML
8 49 (28.49%) Spring
9 43 (25.00%) Hibernate
10 41 (23.84%) WebSphere
11 40 (23.26%) UNIX
11 40 (23.26%) Linux
12 39 (22.67%) Finance
13 38 (22.09%) Scrum
14 36 (20.93%) CSS
15 32 (18.60%) UML
15 32 (18.60%) Ajax
16 31 (18.02%) OO
16 31 (18.02%) WebLogic
17 30 (17.44%) Solaris
17 30 (17.44%) SOA
17 30 (17.44%) IBM
18 28 (16.28%) SOAP
19 27 (15.70%) Tomcat
19 27 (15.70%) Sun
20 25 (14.53%) Windows
21 24 (13.95%) JSP
22 23 (13.37%) Enterprise Architecture
22 23 (13.37%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 41 (23.84%) WebSphere
2 31 (18.02%) WebLogic
3 27 (15.70%) Tomcat
4 19 (11.05%) MQSeries
5 18 (10.47%) Apache
6 14 (8.14%) CMS
7 13 (7.56%) Adobe CQ
8 9 (5.23%) WebSphere Application Server
9 8 (4.65%) JBoss
9 8 (4.65%) Apache ServiceMix
10 6 (3.49%) WebLogic Portal
10 6 (3.49%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.74%) Liferay
11 3 (1.74%) CICS
12 2 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (1.16%) GlassFish
12 2 (1.16%) Documentum
13 1 (0.58%) WildFly
13 1 (0.58%) Facebook Platform
13 1 (0.58%) Alfresco
Applications
1 9 (5.23%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.07%) MS Office
3 1 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.58%) MS Project
3 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.40%) Internet
2 6 (3.49%) HTTP
3 4 (2.33%) Extranet
3 4 (2.33%) Intranet
4 3 (1.74%) FTP
5 1 (0.58%) LDAP
5 1 (0.58%) CTI
5 1 (0.58%) DNS
5 1 (0.58%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.05%) Relational Database
2 17 (9.88%) SQL Server
3 16 (9.30%) DB2
4 14 (8.14%) Oracle Database
5 10 (5.81%) MySQL
6 6 (3.49%) Essbase
6 6 (3.49%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (2.91%) DbVisualizer
8 3 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.74%) Sybase ASE
9 2 (1.16%) JasperReports
9 2 (1.16%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.58%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.58%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (11.63%) Eclipse
2 19 (11.05%) Ant
3 17 (9.88%) Maven
4 15 (8.72%) JUnit
4 15 (8.72%) Git (software)
5 10 (5.81%) Subversion
6 6 (3.49%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 6 (3.49%) RequisitePro
7 5 (2.91%) SoapUI
7 5 (2.91%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (2.91%) LoadRunner
7 5 (2.91%) JIRA
8 3 (1.74%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.74%) Log4j
9 2 (1.16%) Selenium
9 2 (1.16%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.58%) Arquillian
10 1 (0.58%) Apache Ivy
10 1 (0.58%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.58%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 39 (22.67%) Finance
2 14 (8.14%) Manufacturing
3 13 (7.56%) Retail
4 9 (5.23%) Marketing
5 6 (3.49%) Banking
5 6 (3.49%) Publishing
6 5 (2.91%) Legal
7 4 (2.33%) Automotive
7 4 (2.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 88 (51.16%) Developer
2 66 (38.37%) Java Developer
3 36 (20.93%) Architect
4 24 (13.95%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 22 (12.79%) Solutions Architect
6 18 (10.47%) Analyst
7 14 (8.14%) Senior Developer
7 14 (8.14%) Senior Java Developer
8 10 (5.81%) Support Analyst
8 10 (5.81%) Java Architect
9 9 (5.23%) Technical Architect
9 9 (5.23%) J2EE Developer
10 7 (4.07%) Principal Engineer
10 7 (4.07%) Design Engineer
11 6 (3.49%) Project Manager
11 6 (3.49%) UI Programmer
11 6 (3.49%) UI Developer
11 6 (3.49%) Java/J2EE Architect
12 5 (2.91%) Designer
12 5 (2.91%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (38.95%) Web Services
2 62 (36.05%) XML
3 56 (32.56%) HTML
4 49 (28.49%) Spring
5 43 (25.00%) Hibernate
6 36 (20.93%) CSS
7 32 (18.60%) Ajax
8 28 (16.28%) SOAP
9 24 (13.95%) JSP
10 23 (13.37%) HTML5
11 22 (12.79%) REST
12 17 (9.88%) J2SE
13 16 (9.30%) jQuery
14 14 (8.14%) XHTML
15 13 (7.56%) Middleware
16 12 (6.98%) .NET
17 11 (6.40%) Struts
18 10 (5.81%) TopLink
18 10 (5.81%) XSLT
19 9 (5.23%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.98%) Open Source
2 10 (5.81%) Computer Science
2 10 (5.81%) Data Structures
3 5 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.91%) Biology
3 5 (2.91%) Web 2.0
3 5 (2.91%) Clustering
4 4 (2.33%) Mathematics
4 4 (2.33%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (2.33%) Mainframe
4 4 (2.33%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.16%) GIS
5 2 (1.16%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.58%) User Experience
6 1 (0.58%) Social Media
6 1 (0.58%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 40 (23.26%) UNIX
1 40 (23.26%) Linux
2 30 (17.44%) Solaris
3 25 (14.53%) Windows
4 15 (8.72%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (2.33%) SUSE
5 4 (2.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.74%) HPUX
7 2 (1.16%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.58%) Android
8 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.58%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (43.02%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (22.09%) Scrum
3 32 (18.60%) UML
4 31 (18.02%) OO
5 30 (17.44%) SOA
6 23 (13.37%) Enterprise Architecture
7 22 (12.79%) Content Management
8 21 (12.21%) E-Commerce
9 17 (9.88%) TDD
10 16 (9.30%) Unit Testing
10 16 (9.30%) Multithreading
11 15 (8.72%) Use Case
12 13 (7.56%) RUP
12 13 (7.56%) Validation
13 12 (6.98%) Web Development
14 11 (6.40%) B2C
14 11 (6.40%) Project Management
14 11 (6.40%) MVC
15 10 (5.81%) Data Analysis
16 9 (5.23%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 145 (84.30%) Java
2 70 (40.70%) SQL
3 61 (35.47%) JavaScript
4 14 (8.14%) Perl
5 7 (4.07%) VB
5 7 (4.07%) VBA
5 7 (4.07%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.33%) JCL
7 3 (1.74%) COBOL
7 3 (1.74%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.74%) XPath
8 2 (1.16%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.58%) FQL
9 1 (0.58%) C
9 1 (0.58%) C++
9 1 (0.58%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (12.79%) Degree
2 13 (7.56%) Sun Certification
3 8 (4.65%) Security Cleared
4 7 (4.07%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (2.91%) ISEB
6 3 (1.74%) PMP
6 3 (1.74%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.16%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.16%) QA
1 2 (1.16%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.33%) RACF
2 1 (0.58%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 67 (38.95%) Oracle
2 30 (17.44%) IBM
3 27 (15.70%) Sun
4 15 (8.72%) FatWire
5 14 (8.14%) AccuRev
5 14 (8.14%) Atlassian
6 11 (6.40%) Adobe
7 10 (5.81%) Microsoft
8 7 (4.07%) Sybase
9 6 (3.49%) HP
9 6 (3.49%) BEA
10 5 (2.91%) webMethods
11 3 (1.74%) Syncsort
11 3 (1.74%) SAP
11 3 (1.74%) Interwoven
12 2 (1.16%) ATG
12 2 (1.16%) TIBCO
12 2 (1.16%) Business Objects
12 2 (1.16%) Facebook
12 2 (1.16%) Twitter
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