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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 71 73 59
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Contract jobs citing J2EE 68 54 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.42% 2.22% 2.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.78% 7.68% 9.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 19 32
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£425 £425 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £308 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £35.18 £37.00 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.93% +38.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.09 £33.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+6.32% -0.75%
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
874 703 826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 31.06% 28.87% 30.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 390 469
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 47 40
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £33.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -2.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £11.50 £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 December 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 December 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 +21 42 £403 -2.42% 4
Cambridgeshire -8 14 £550 +29.41% 3
Hertfordshire -11 5 £315 -30.00% 9
Norfolk +7 3 £525 +61.53%
Suffolk +5 3 £400 - 5
Bedfordshire - - - - 4
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 131 (81.88%) Java
2 74 (46.25%) SQL
2 74 (46.25%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (41.25%) Web Services
4 63 (39.38%) JavaScript
4 63 (39.38%) Oracle
5 60 (37.50%) XML
6 59 (36.88%) HTML
7 43 (26.88%) UNIX
8 41 (25.63%) CSS
9 40 (25.00%) Scrum
9 40 (25.00%) Spring
10 36 (22.50%) Solaris
11 35 (21.88%) Linux
11 35 (21.88%) Hibernate
12 34 (21.25%) WebSphere
13 33 (20.63%) Ajax
14 32 (20.00%) UML
14 32 (20.00%) OO
15 31 (19.38%) Finance
16 29 (18.13%) SOAP
16 29 (18.13%) HTML5
17 28 (17.50%) SOA
18 27 (16.88%) Content Management
19 26 (16.25%) IBM
19 26 (16.25%) Sun
20 24 (15.00%) WebLogic
20 24 (15.00%) Windows
20 24 (15.00%) Tomcat
21 22 (13.75%) Apache

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 34 (21.25%) WebSphere
2 24 (15.00%) WebLogic
2 24 (15.00%) Tomcat
3 22 (13.75%) Apache
4 18 (11.25%) CMS
5 13 (8.13%) Adobe CQ
6 10 (6.25%) WebLogic Portal
7 8 (5.00%) Apache ServiceMix
7 8 (5.00%) MQSeries
8 7 (4.38%) JBoss
9 6 (3.75%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (1.88%) Liferay
12 2 (1.25%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Process Server
13 1 (0.63%) Facebook Platform
13 1 (0.63%) GlassFish
13 1 (0.63%) Alfresco
13 1 (0.63%) WildFly
Applications
1 5 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.88%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.25%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.88%) Internet
2 8 (5.00%) HTTP
3 5 (3.13%) DNS
4 4 (2.50%) Intranet
4 4 (2.50%) Extranet
5 2 (1.25%) SSH
6 1 (0.63%) LDAP
6 1 (0.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.88%) Relational Database
2 16 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 13 (8.13%) MySQL
4 8 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 8 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (3.75%) Essbase
6 5 (3.13%) DB2
7 4 (2.50%) DbVisualizer
8 3 (1.88%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.25%) JasperReports
10 1 (0.63%) Sybase ASE
10 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.63%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (11.88%) Eclipse
1 19 (11.88%) Ant
2 15 (9.38%) Maven
3 14 (8.75%) Git (software)
4 11 (6.88%) Subversion
5 10 (6.25%) JUnit
6 8 (5.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 7 (4.38%) JIRA
8 6 (3.75%) RequisitePro
9 5 (3.13%) SoapUI
10 4 (2.50%) QuickTest Pro
10 4 (2.50%) LoadRunner
11 3 (1.88%) Log4j
11 3 (1.88%) Jenkins
12 2 (1.25%) Talend Open Studio
12 2 (1.25%) XMLSpy
13 1 (0.63%) JMeter
13 1 (0.63%) Selenium
13 1 (0.63%) Rational Application Developer
13 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
General
1 31 (19.38%) Finance
2 10 (6.25%) Retail
2 10 (6.25%) Marketing
3 9 (5.63%) Manufacturing
4 8 (5.00%) Legal
5 6 (3.75%) Publishing
6 4 (2.50%) Advertising
7 3 (1.88%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.25%) Banking
9 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.63%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 87 (54.38%) Developer
2 62 (38.75%) Java Developer
3 34 (21.25%) Architect
4 21 (13.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 20 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
6 14 (8.75%) Senior Developer
6 14 (8.75%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (5.63%) Java Architect
8 8 (5.00%) Analyst
8 8 (5.00%) Technical Architect
9 7 (4.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (4.38%) Design Engineer
9 7 (4.38%) J2EE Developer
9 7 (4.38%) Principal Engineer
10 6 (3.75%) UI Developer
10 6 (3.75%) UI Programmer
10 6 (3.75%) Java/J2EE Architect
11 5 (3.13%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
12 4 (2.50%) Web Developer
12 4 (2.50%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (41.25%) Web Services
2 60 (37.50%) XML
3 59 (36.88%) HTML
4 41 (25.63%) CSS
5 40 (25.00%) Spring
6 35 (21.88%) Hibernate
7 33 (20.63%) Ajax
8 29 (18.13%) SOAP
8 29 (18.13%) HTML5
9 22 (13.75%) REST
10 20 (12.50%) JSP
11 18 (11.25%) XHTML
12 14 (8.75%) J2SE
13 13 (8.13%) TopLink
13 13 (8.13%) Middleware
13 13 (8.13%) jQuery
14 12 (7.50%) XSLT
14 12 (7.50%) .NET
15 10 (6.25%) Java EE
16 9 (5.63%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.63%) Open Source
2 7 (4.38%) Web 2.0
3 6 (3.75%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.13%) Biology
4 5 (3.13%) Clustering
5 4 (2.50%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.50%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.25%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.25%) GIS
7 1 (0.63%) LIMS
7 1 (0.63%) User Experience
7 1 (0.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 43 (26.88%) UNIX
2 36 (22.50%) Solaris
3 35 (21.88%) Linux
4 24 (15.00%) Windows
5 14 (8.75%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (1.88%) HPUX
7 2 (1.25%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (46.25%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (25.00%) Scrum
3 32 (20.00%) UML
3 32 (20.00%) OO
4 28 (17.50%) SOA
5 27 (16.88%) Content Management
6 21 (13.13%) TDD
7 17 (10.63%) E-Commerce
7 17 (10.63%) Enterprise Architecture
8 16 (10.00%) Use Case
8 16 (10.00%) Validation
8 16 (10.00%) B2C
9 15 (9.38%) Multithreading
10 14 (8.75%) Unit Testing
10 14 (8.75%) Web Development
10 14 (8.75%) RUP
11 9 (5.63%) OOA/OOD
11 9 (5.63%) Mentoring
12 8 (5.00%) User Stories
12 8 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 131 (81.88%) Java
2 74 (46.25%) SQL
3 63 (39.38%) JavaScript
4 13 (8.13%) Perl
5 8 (5.00%) PL/SQL
6 6 (3.75%) Shell Script
6 6 (3.75%) VB
7 5 (3.13%) PHP
8 3 (1.88%) XPath
9 2 (1.25%) Scala
9 2 (1.25%) Python
10 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.63%) FQL
Qualifications
1 19 (11.88%) Degree
2 15 (9.38%) Sun Certification
3 12 (7.50%) Security Cleared
4 11 (6.88%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.50%) ISEB
6 3 (1.88%) PMP
6 3 (1.88%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.25%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.88%) SLA
2 2 (1.25%) QA
2 2 (1.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 63 (39.38%) Oracle
2 26 (16.25%) IBM
2 26 (16.25%) Sun
3 19 (11.88%) FatWire
4 13 (8.13%) Atlassian
4 13 (8.13%) AccuRev
5 11 (6.88%) BEA
5 11 (6.88%) Microsoft
5 11 (6.88%) Adobe
6 5 (3.13%) HP
6 5 (3.13%) webMethods
7 4 (2.50%) Sybase
8 3 (1.88%) Interwoven
8 3 (1.88%) SAP
9 2 (1.25%) Facebook
9 2 (1.25%) Twitter
9 2 (1.25%) Talend
9 2 (1.25%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.25%) ATG
9 2 (1.25%) Business Objects
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