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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 85 48 63
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +15
Contract jobs citing J2EE 41 89 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.70% 3.52% 3.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.32% 11.99% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 52 25
Average daily rate £413 £394 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £266 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £549 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 6
Average hourly rate £59.25 £36.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.58% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £30.31 £30.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.65 £38.80 £38.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.25 £36.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+64.58% +6.66%
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
649 742 665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.88% 29.39% 28.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 444 372
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 30 45
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £23.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -25 20 £438 +12.90% 1
Cambridgeshire +11 12 £413 -25.00% 8
Hertfordshire -12 7 - - 5
Suffolk +3 1 £360 -10.00% 2
Norfolk -14 1 £550 +83.33%
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 120 (85.11%) Java
2 62 (43.97%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (40.43%) HTML
4 56 (39.72%) SQL
5 48 (34.04%) Web Services
6 46 (32.62%) XML
7 34 (24.11%) OO
8 33 (23.40%) Oracle
8 33 (23.40%) TDD
9 31 (21.99%) SQL Server
10 30 (21.28%) Perl
10 30 (21.28%) Unix
11 27 (19.15%) SOA
12 26 (18.44%) JavaScript
13 25 (17.73%) SOAP
13 25 (17.73%) WebSphere
14 24 (17.02%) HTML5
15 23 (16.31%) Git (software)
15 23 (16.31%) Continuous Integration
15 23 (16.31%) Hibernate
15 23 (16.31%) TopLink
15 23 (16.31%) REST
16 20 (14.18%) IBM
16 20 (14.18%) Python
17 19 (13.48%) Ant
17 19 (13.48%) Automotive
17 19 (13.48%) AccuRev
17 19 (13.48%) Spring
17 19 (13.48%) Gerrit
18 18 (12.77%) JSP

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 25 (17.73%) WebSphere
2 12 (8.51%) JBoss
3 8 (5.67%) CMS
4 6 (4.26%) Apache
4 6 (4.26%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (2.84%) MQSeries
7 3 (2.13%) Apache Solr
7 3 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.42%) IIS
8 2 (1.42%) Jetty
8 2 (1.42%) nginx
8 2 (1.42%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.71%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (2.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Magento
2 2 (1.42%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.96%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.26%) SaaS
3 3 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.13%) Google App Engine
3 3 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.71%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.09%) TCP/IP
2 9 (6.38%) HTTP
2 9 (6.38%) SSL
3 3 (2.13%) Internet
4 2 (1.42%) DHCP
4 2 (1.42%) DNS
4 2 (1.42%) FTP
4 2 (1.42%) IPsec
4 2 (1.42%) LDAP
4 2 (1.42%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (21.99%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.22%) Relational Database
3 11 (7.80%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (7.80%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 11 (7.80%) WebFOCUS
4 10 (7.09%) DB2
5 7 (4.96%) DbVisualizer
6 5 (3.55%) MySQL
6 5 (3.55%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.84%) Big Data
7 4 (2.84%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (2.84%) DataStage
7 4 (2.84%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.42%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.42%) MS Access
8 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.71%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (16.31%) Git (software)
2 19 (13.48%) AccuRev
2 19 (13.48%) Ant
2 19 (13.48%) Gerrit
3 16 (11.35%) Jenkins
4 12 (8.51%) JUnit
5 9 (6.38%) Subversion
6 6 (4.26%) Checkstyle
6 6 (4.26%) Eclipse
6 6 (4.26%) FindBugs
6 6 (4.26%) Maven
6 6 (4.26%) TestDirector
7 4 (2.84%) HP UFT
7 4 (2.84%) LoadRunner
8 3 (2.13%) JIRA
8 3 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (2.13%) Rational Application Developer
8 3 (2.13%) Selenium
8 3 (2.13%) WebDriver
8 3 (2.13%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 19 (13.48%) Automotive
2 15 (10.64%) Marketing
3 10 (7.09%) Manufacturing
4 8 (5.67%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.96%) Retail
6 5 (3.55%) Finance
7 3 (2.13%) Back Office
7 3 (2.13%) Legal
8 2 (1.42%) Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (45.39%) Developer
2 44 (31.21%) Java Developer
3 36 (25.53%) Architect
4 31 (21.99%) J2EE Developer
5 29 (20.57%) Solutions Architect
6 21 (14.89%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 11 (7.80%) Senior Developer
8 10 (7.09%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (5.67%) Analyst
10 7 (4.96%) Digital Architect
10 7 (4.96%) HTML Developer
10 7 (4.96%) Hybris Architect
10 7 (4.96%) IT Architect
11 5 (3.55%) Digital Solutions Architect
11 5 (3.55%) IT Manager
11 5 (3.55%) Senior J2EE Developer
11 5 (3.55%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
12 4 (2.84%) Applications Developer
12 4 (2.84%) Test Analyst
12 4 (2.84%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (40.43%) HTML
2 48 (34.04%) Web Services
3 46 (32.62%) XML
4 25 (17.73%) SOAP
5 24 (17.02%) HTML5
6 23 (16.31%) Hibernate
6 23 (16.31%) REST
6 23 (16.31%) TopLink
7 19 (13.48%) Spring
8 18 (12.77%) JSP
9 17 (12.06%) JSF
10 16 (11.35%) CSS
10 16 (11.35%) RESTful
11 15 (10.64%) .NET
12 13 (9.22%) Struts
13 11 (7.80%) Servlets
14 10 (7.09%) Middleware
15 9 (6.38%) PrimeFaces
16 8 (5.67%) JSON
17 7 (4.96%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.84%) Client/Server
2 4 (2.84%) iPad
2 4 (2.84%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.13%) Social Media
4 2 (1.42%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.42%) Statistics
4 2 (1.42%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.42%) Web 2.0
5 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 30 (21.28%) Unix
2 18 (12.77%) Linux
3 7 (4.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (4.26%) Solaris
4 6 (4.26%) Windows
5 2 (1.42%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (43.97%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (24.11%) OO
3 33 (23.40%) TDD
4 27 (19.15%) SOA
5 23 (16.31%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (11.35%) E-Commerce
6 16 (11.35%) TOGAF
7 14 (9.93%) Configuration Management
7 14 (9.93%) Open Source
7 14 (9.93%) UML
8 13 (9.22%) System Testing
8 13 (9.22%) User Stories
9 12 (8.51%) Enterprise Architecture
9 12 (8.51%) Mentoring
10 11 (7.80%) B2C
10 11 (7.80%) Technical Architecture
11 10 (7.09%) Coaching
11 10 (7.09%) Scrum
12 9 (6.38%) Analytics
12 9 (6.38%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 120 (85.11%) Java
2 56 (39.72%) SQL
3 30 (21.28%) Perl
4 26 (18.44%) JavaScript
5 20 (14.18%) Python
6 9 (6.38%) PL/SQL
7 8 (5.67%) C
8 4 (2.84%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.42%) ANSI C
10 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (4.26%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.84%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.42%) Degree
4 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.71%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.96%) COBIT
1 7 (4.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (4.96%) ISO27002
2 3 (2.13%) QA
3 2 (1.42%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (2.84%) Docker
1 4 (2.84%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 2 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.42%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (6.38%) Puppet
2 8 (5.67%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (2.84%) Tivoli
5 3 (2.13%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.71%) Cacti
6 1 (0.71%) Nagios
Vendors
1 33 (23.40%) Oracle
2 20 (14.18%) IBM
3 10 (7.09%) HP
4 7 (4.96%) hybris
5 6 (4.26%) Google
5 6 (4.26%) Rally
6 5 (3.55%) Adobe
6 5 (3.55%) FatWire
7 4 (2.84%) Teradata
7 4 (2.84%) WSO2
8 2 (1.42%) BEA
8 2 (1.42%) Fujitsu
8 2 (1.42%) ION Trading
8 2 (1.42%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.42%) VMware
9 1 (0.71%) Capita
9 1 (0.71%) Omniture