The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the East of England region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 54 75 79
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +4
Contract jobs citing J2EE 93 46 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.04% 1.93% 2.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.25% 6.73% 7.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 10 33
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £363 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £428 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £27.50 £32.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.36 £33.80 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -12.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
907 683 824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.64% 28.72% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 370 428
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 39 67
Average hourly rate £33.73 £32.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% -0.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £22.66 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.15 £39.70 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
J2EE
England

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 1 August 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
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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 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 +14 34 £244 -45.83% 2
Hertfordshire 0 26 £350 -12.50% 8
Cambridgeshire +3 19 £410 +13.10% 4
Norfolk - 8 £450 -
Bedfordshire - 5 £273 -
Suffolk - - - -
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 128 (77.58%) Java
2 72 (43.64%) Oracle
3 66 (40.00%) SQL
4 61 (36.97%) Finance
5 58 (35.15%) UNIX
6 57 (34.55%) XML
7 52 (31.52%) WebSphere
8 51 (30.91%) Linux
9 50 (30.30%) IBM
10 45 (27.27%) OO
11 43 (26.06%) JavaScript
12 40 (24.24%) Web Services
13 39 (23.64%) E-Commerce
13 39 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
14 38 (23.03%) HTML
14 38 (23.03%) SOA
15 36 (21.82%) UML
15 36 (21.82%) Hibernate
16 35 (21.21%) Spring
16 35 (21.21%) Solaris
17 32 (19.39%) Retail
18 31 (18.79%) Ajax
18 31 (18.79%) JSP
19 30 (18.18%) Ant
19 30 (18.18%) WebLogic
20 27 (16.36%) Degree
21 26 (15.76%) Manufacturing
21 26 (15.76%) Windows
21 26 (15.76%) MQSeries
22 25 (15.15%) Sun

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 52 (31.52%) WebSphere
2 30 (18.18%) WebLogic
3 26 (15.76%) MQSeries
4 22 (13.33%) Tomcat
5 15 (9.09%) Apache
6 10 (6.06%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (3.64%) Adobe CQ
8 4 (2.42%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (2.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 4 (2.42%) Apache ServiceMix
9 3 (1.82%) CICS
9 3 (1.82%) CMS
10 2 (1.21%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (1.21%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (1.21%) Documentum
10 2 (1.21%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.61%) Liferay
11 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.61%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (4.24%) MS Office
2 6 (3.64%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.42%) Tridion
2 2 (1.21%) RiskWrite
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.61%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) SaaS
1 1 (0.61%) PaaS
1 1 (0.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.09%) Internet
2 10 (6.06%) HTTP
3 3 (1.82%) FTP
4 1 (0.61%) CTI
4 1 (0.61%) Intranet
4 1 (0.61%) Firewall
4 1 (0.61%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.33%) DB2
1 22 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 21 (12.73%) SQL Server
3 13 (7.88%) Oracle Database
4 12 (7.27%) Essbase
5 10 (6.06%) RDBMS
6 8 (4.85%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (4.24%) DbVisualizer
7 7 (4.24%) JasperReports
8 4 (2.42%) MySQL
8 4 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.82%) Sybase ASE
10 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.61%) TKPROF
10 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.61%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.61%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 30 (18.18%) Ant
2 23 (13.94%) Eclipse
3 22 (13.33%) JUnit
4 15 (9.09%) Subversion
5 13 (7.88%) Maven
6 11 (6.67%) RequisitePro
7 10 (6.06%) Log4j
7 10 (6.06%) Git (software)
8 9 (5.45%) LoadRunner
9 7 (4.24%) QuickTest Pro
10 6 (3.64%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 3 (1.82%) Selenium
12 2 (1.21%) JIRA
12 2 (1.21%) JMeter
12 2 (1.21%) PowerDesigner
13 1 (0.61%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.61%) Rational Application Developer
13 1 (0.61%) Gradle
13 1 (0.61%) Robotium
13 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
General
1 61 (36.97%) Finance
2 32 (19.39%) Retail
3 26 (15.76%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.24%) Automotive
5 6 (3.64%) Legal
5 6 (3.64%) Back Office
5 6 (3.64%) Banking
6 3 (1.82%) Advertising
7 2 (1.21%) French Language
7 2 (1.21%) Marketing
8 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (35.76%) Developer
2 46 (27.88%) Java Developer
3 33 (20.00%) Architect
4 27 (16.36%) Analyst
5 23 (13.94%) Project Manager
6 17 (10.30%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 16 (9.70%) Solutions Architect
8 15 (9.09%) Java Architect
9 10 (6.06%) Support Analyst
9 10 (6.06%) J2EE Developer
10 8 (4.85%) Technical Architect
10 8 (4.85%) Tester
11 7 (4.24%) Agile Project Manager
11 7 (4.24%) Java/J2EE Architect
11 7 (4.24%) Business Analyst
12 5 (3.03%) Software Developer
13 4 (2.42%) Solutions Designer
13 4 (2.42%) Design Engineer
13 4 (2.42%) SOA Designer
13 4 (2.42%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (34.55%) XML
2 40 (24.24%) Web Services
3 38 (23.03%) HTML
4 36 (21.82%) Hibernate
5 35 (21.21%) Spring
6 31 (18.79%) Ajax
6 31 (18.79%) JSP
7 20 (12.12%) J2SE
8 19 (11.52%) CSS
9 18 (10.91%) Struts
10 17 (10.30%) Servlets
11 16 (9.70%) .NET
11 16 (9.70%) Middleware
12 14 (8.48%) XHTML
13 13 (7.88%) XSLT
14 12 (7.27%) JMS
15 10 (6.06%) XMLBeans
15 10 (6.06%) jQuery
15 10 (6.06%) HTML5
16 9 (5.45%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.09%) Web 2.0
2 10 (6.06%) Open Source
3 8 (4.85%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.85%) Clustering
4 7 (4.24%) Client/Server
5 5 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.42%) PKI
6 4 (2.42%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.42%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (1.82%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.82%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.21%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.21%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.61%) Social Media
9 1 (0.61%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.61%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 58 (35.15%) UNIX
2 51 (30.91%) Linux
3 35 (21.21%) Solaris
4 26 (15.76%) Windows
5 13 (7.88%) Oracle Linux
6 8 (4.85%) HPUX
7 4 (2.42%) SUSE
8 2 (1.21%) Android
9 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.61%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (27.27%) OO
2 39 (23.64%) E-Commerce
2 39 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (23.03%) SOA
4 36 (21.82%) UML
5 21 (12.73%) Content Management
6 20 (12.12%) Scrum
6 20 (12.12%) Project Management
7 18 (10.91%) Enterprise Architecture
7 18 (10.91%) Multithreading
8 15 (9.09%) Unit Testing
9 12 (7.27%) Use Case
9 12 (7.27%) RAD
10 11 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
10 11 (6.67%) RUP
10 11 (6.67%) Validation
10 11 (6.67%) Data Analysis
11 10 (6.06%) MVC
11 10 (6.06%) Waterfall
11 10 (6.06%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 128 (77.58%) Java
2 66 (40.00%) SQL
3 43 (26.06%) JavaScript
4 17 (10.30%) Perl
5 16 (9.70%) VB
6 10 (6.06%) XPath
7 7 (4.24%) VBA
7 7 (4.24%) T-SQL
8 6 (3.64%) Shell Script
9 5 (3.03%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.03%) Python
10 4 (2.42%) C#
10 4 (2.42%) JCL
10 4 (2.42%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 3 (1.82%) COBOL
11 3 (1.82%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.61%) Groovy
12 1 (0.61%) FQL
12 1 (0.61%) C++
12 1 (0.61%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (16.36%) Degree
2 12 (7.27%) Sun Certification
3 8 (4.85%) ISEB
4 7 (4.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.21%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.21%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (1.21%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.21%) SLA
2 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.42%) RACF
1 4 (2.42%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (3.64%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.61%) SCOM
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Statspack
3 1 (0.61%) Puppet
3 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 72 (43.64%) Oracle
2 50 (30.30%) IBM
3 25 (15.15%) Sun
4 17 (10.30%) Sybase
5 12 (7.27%) Atlassian
6 10 (6.06%) FatWire
6 10 (6.06%) Microsoft
6 10 (6.06%) AccuRev
7 8 (4.85%) Interwoven
7 8 (4.85%) HP
8 6 (3.64%) ATG
9 4 (2.42%) Blue Martini
9 4 (2.42%) webMethods
9 4 (2.42%) Elastic Path
10 3 (1.82%) Syncsort
11 2 (1.21%) JBoss
11 2 (1.21%) Cisco
11 2 (1.21%) Adobe
11 2 (1.21%) Facebook
11 2 (1.21%) Twitter
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