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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 44 64 52
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -12
Contract jobs citing J2EE 101 75 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.00% 2.92% 2.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.15% 9.91% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 24 19
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £300 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £551 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 8
Average hourly rate £36.00 £33.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £29.20 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.53 £33.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £33.75 £31.70
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.46%
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
768 757 675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.42% 29.50% 29.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 413 385
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £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 31 40 27
Average hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £11.50 £29.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 27 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

J2EE Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 February 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 +21 46 £385 -9.41% 14
Hertfordshire +8 28 £333 -16.87% 11
Suffolk +7 9 £450 +12.50% 5
Cambridgeshire -4 8 £538 +26.47% 5
Bedfordshire -5 5 £350 +32.07% 1
Norfolk +1 4 £300 +20.00% 1
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 136 (83.44%) Java
2 74 (45.40%) Web Services
3 72 (44.17%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (39.88%) HTML
5 59 (36.20%) SQL
6 57 (34.97%) XML
7 47 (28.83%) HTML5
8 46 (28.22%) Oracle
9 45 (27.61%) JavaScript
10 42 (25.77%) Spring
11 40 (24.54%) SOAP
12 37 (22.70%) CSS
13 33 (20.25%) Windows
13 33 (20.25%) TDD
13 33 (20.25%) TopLink
14 32 (19.63%) SQL Server
15 31 (19.02%) Solaris
16 28 (17.18%) Scrum
16 28 (17.18%) Ajax
16 28 (17.18%) WebSphere
17 27 (16.56%) SOA
18 25 (15.34%) UNIX
18 25 (15.34%) Linux
18 25 (15.34%) Content Management
19 24 (14.72%) REST
19 24 (14.72%) UML
20 23 (14.11%) Hibernate
21 22 (13.50%) OO
21 22 (13.50%) Relational Database
22 21 (12.88%) Middleware

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 28 (17.18%) WebSphere
2 16 (9.82%) WebLogic
3 15 (9.20%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (8.59%) Apache
4 14 (8.59%) WebLogic Portal
5 13 (7.98%) CMS
6 10 (6.13%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (4.91%) JBoss
8 6 (3.68%) Adobe CQ
9 4 (2.45%) Apache ServiceMix
9 4 (2.45%) Documentum
10 3 (1.84%) Tomcat
11 2 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (1.23%) Drupal
11 2 (1.23%) Liferay
12 1 (0.61%) Facebook Platform
12 1 (0.61%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.61%) WildFly
12 1 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (3.07%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.61%) MS Project
2 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.84%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.23%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.61%) AWD
3 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.91%) DNS
2 4 (2.45%) HTTP
3 3 (1.84%) Internet
4 2 (1.23%) SSH
5 1 (0.61%) LDAP
5 1 (0.61%) Wireless
5 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (19.63%) SQL Server
2 22 (13.50%) Relational Database
3 15 (9.20%) Couchbase
4 14 (8.59%) MySQL
5 12 (7.36%) Oracle Database
6 6 (3.68%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.84%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.23%) DB2
8 2 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.23%) InterSystems Cache
8 2 (1.23%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.61%) JasperReports
9 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.61%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 18 (11.04%) Ant
2 16 (9.82%) Eclipse
3 13 (7.98%) SoapUI
4 11 (6.75%) AccuRev
5 9 (5.52%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 9 (5.52%) Maven
6 8 (4.91%) JUnit
7 5 (3.07%) JIRA
7 5 (3.07%) Subversion
8 3 (1.84%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (1.23%) XMLSpy
9 2 (1.23%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.61%) Apache Ivy
10 1 (0.61%) Arquillian
10 1 (0.61%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.61%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (9.82%) Marketing
2 12 (7.36%) Manufacturing
3 8 (4.91%) Retail
4 6 (3.68%) Finance
5 4 (2.45%) Legal
6 3 (1.84%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.23%) Automotive
7 2 (1.23%) Publishing
7 2 (1.23%) Banking
8 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 96 (58.90%) Developer
2 74 (45.40%) Java Developer
3 43 (26.38%) Architect
4 30 (18.40%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 23 (14.11%) Solutions Architect
6 17 (10.43%) Senior Developer
6 17 (10.43%) Senior Java Developer
7 12 (7.36%) Java Architect
7 12 (7.36%) J2EE Developer
8 11 (6.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (4.91%) Technical Architect
10 5 (3.07%) Consultant
10 5 (3.07%) Java Consultant
10 5 (3.07%) Lead Architect
11 4 (2.45%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
12 3 (1.84%) HTML Developer
12 3 (1.84%) Lead Java Developer
12 3 (1.84%) Java/J2EE Architect
12 3 (1.84%) Applications Architect
12 3 (1.84%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (45.40%) Web Services
2 65 (39.88%) HTML
3 57 (34.97%) XML
4 47 (28.83%) HTML5
5 42 (25.77%) Spring
6 40 (24.54%) SOAP
7 37 (22.70%) CSS
8 33 (20.25%) TopLink
9 28 (17.18%) Ajax
10 24 (14.72%) REST
11 23 (14.11%) Hibernate
12 21 (12.88%) Middleware
13 20 (12.27%) .NET
14 19 (11.66%) XHTML
15 16 (9.82%) JSF
16 14 (8.59%) JAX-WS
16 14 (8.59%) JAX-RS
17 12 (7.36%) JSP
18 11 (6.75%) PrimeFaces
19 9 (5.52%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.29%) Open Source
2 4 (2.45%) Client/Server
3 3 (1.84%) Web 2.0
3 3 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.23%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.61%) PMI
5 1 (0.61%) LIMS
5 1 (0.61%) GIS
5 1 (0.61%) Biology
5 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 33 (20.25%) Windows
2 31 (19.02%) Solaris
3 25 (15.34%) Linux
3 25 (15.34%) UNIX
4 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (44.17%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (20.25%) TDD
3 28 (17.18%) Scrum
4 27 (16.56%) SOA
5 25 (15.34%) Content Management
6 24 (14.72%) UML
7 22 (13.50%) OO
8 18 (11.04%) Validation
9 15 (9.20%) RUP
9 15 (9.20%) B2C
10 14 (8.59%) Use Case
10 14 (8.59%) Digital Marketing
10 14 (8.59%) User Stories
11 12 (7.36%) Web Development
12 9 (5.52%) Waterfall
12 9 (5.52%) TOGAF
13 8 (4.91%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (4.91%) EAI
13 8 (4.91%) MVC
14 7 (4.29%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 136 (83.44%) Java
2 59 (36.20%) SQL
3 45 (27.61%) JavaScript
4 10 (6.13%) PHP
5 8 (4.91%) PL/SQL
5 8 (4.91%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.23%) Scala
6 2 (1.23%) Python
7 1 (0.61%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 16 (9.82%) SC Cleared
1 16 (9.82%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.36%) Sun Certification
3 6 (3.68%) Degree
4 3 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.84%) MCPD
5 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.61%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.84%) QA
2 2 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.61%) SAP ITS
Vendors
1 46 (28.22%) Oracle
2 20 (12.27%) IBM
2 20 (12.27%) Microsoft
3 15 (9.20%) BEA
4 13 (7.98%) FatWire
5 9 (5.52%) Sun
6 7 (4.29%) Adobe
6 7 (4.29%) SAP
7 6 (3.68%) webMethods
8 4 (2.45%) TIBCO
9 3 (1.84%) Talend
10 2 (1.23%) Temenos
10 2 (1.23%) Business Objects
10 2 (1.23%) InterSystems
10 2 (1.23%) Google
10 2 (1.23%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.61%) hybris
11 1 (0.61%) Facebook
11 1 (0.61%) Twitter
11 1 (0.61%) Omniture
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