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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 54 75 82
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +7
Contract jobs citing J2EE 108 50 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.41% 2.10% 2.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.30% 6.91% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 17 34
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£390 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.89% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £385 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £550 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £26.75 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.58 £39.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-18.91% -3.89%
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
956 724 879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.21% 30.41% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 378 467
Average daily rate £363 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £468 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 66
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.46% +14.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.23 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.26 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 29 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 29 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 29 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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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 +13 43 £333 -39.54% 2
Hertfordshire -10 28 £375 -9.09% 7
Cambridgeshire +8 23 £425 -10.52% 4
Norfolk - 10 £450 - 1
Bedfordshire - 3 £280 - 1
Suffolk - - - -
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 140 (79.10%) Java
2 73 (41.24%) Oracle
3 69 (38.98%) SQL
4 62 (35.03%) Finance
5 60 (33.90%) UNIX
6 59 (33.33%) XML
7 54 (30.51%) Linux
8 52 (29.38%) JavaScript
9 48 (27.12%) WebSphere
10 47 (26.55%) Spring
11 46 (25.99%) Agile Software Development
11 46 (25.99%) Hibernate
11 46 (25.99%) OO
12 45 (25.42%) Web Services
13 43 (24.29%) HTML
13 43 (24.29%) IBM
14 40 (22.60%) UML
15 39 (22.03%) Solaris
15 39 (22.03%) SOA
16 36 (20.34%) WebLogic
17 35 (19.77%) E-Commerce
17 35 (19.77%) Ajax
18 33 (18.64%) Scrum
19 32 (18.08%) Tomcat
20 31 (17.51%) JSP
21 30 (16.95%) Sun
22 29 (16.38%) Degree
23 28 (15.82%) Ant
24 27 (15.25%) J2SE
25 26 (14.69%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 48 (27.12%) WebSphere
2 36 (20.34%) WebLogic
3 32 (18.08%) Tomcat
4 25 (14.12%) MQSeries
5 17 (9.60%) Apache
6 10 (5.65%) WebSphere Application Server
7 9 (5.08%) Adobe CQ
8 5 (2.82%) CMS
9 4 (2.26%) Apache ServiceMix
9 4 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (1.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 3 (1.69%) CICS
11 2 (1.13%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (1.13%) Documentum
12 1 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Process Server
12 1 (0.56%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.56%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.56%) Liferay
Applications
1 7 (3.95%) MS Office
1 7 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.13%) MS Project
3 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Tridion
2 1 (0.56%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) SaaS
1 1 (0.56%) PaaS
1 1 (0.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.04%) Internet
2 9 (5.08%) HTTP
3 4 (2.26%) Intranet
3 4 (2.26%) Extranet
4 3 (1.69%) FTP
5 1 (0.56%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.43%) Relational Database
2 19 (10.73%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.73%) DB2
3 13 (7.34%) Oracle Database
4 10 (5.65%) Essbase
5 7 (3.95%) RDBMS
6 6 (3.39%) MySQL
6 6 (3.39%) DbVisualizer
6 6 (3.39%) JasperReports
7 5 (2.82%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (2.26%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.69%) Sybase ASE
10 1 (0.56%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 28 (15.82%) Ant
2 23 (12.99%) Eclipse
3 21 (11.86%) JUnit
4 18 (10.17%) Git (software)
5 17 (9.60%) Maven
6 16 (9.04%) Subversion
7 9 (5.08%) RequisitePro
8 8 (4.52%) Log4j
9 7 (3.95%) LoadRunner
10 6 (3.39%) QuickTest Pro
11 5 (2.82%) JIRA
12 3 (1.69%) Selenium
12 3 (1.69%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
13 2 (1.13%) JMeter
14 1 (0.56%) Lombardi
14 1 (0.56%) SoapUI
14 1 (0.56%) Rational Application Developer
14 1 (0.56%) Robotium
14 1 (0.56%) Gradle
14 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
General
1 62 (35.03%) Finance
2 26 (14.69%) Retail
3 21 (11.86%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.95%) Legal
5 6 (3.39%) Banking
5 6 (3.39%) Back Office
6 5 (2.82%) Advertising
7 4 (2.26%) Publishing
7 4 (2.26%) Automotive
8 3 (1.69%) Marketing
9 2 (1.13%) French Language
10 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 75 (42.37%) Developer
2 58 (32.77%) Java Developer
3 37 (20.90%) Architect
4 23 (12.99%) Analyst
5 20 (11.30%) Project Manager
6 19 (10.73%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 18 (10.17%) Java Architect
7 18 (10.17%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (5.65%) Technical Architect
8 10 (5.65%) Support Analyst
9 8 (4.52%) Java/J2EE Architect
10 7 (3.95%) Principal Engineer
10 7 (3.95%) Design Engineer
11 6 (3.39%) J2EE Developer
11 6 (3.39%) Senior Developer
11 6 (3.39%) Tester
12 5 (2.82%) Business Analyst
12 5 (2.82%) Software Developer
12 5 (2.82%) Agile Project Manager
12 5 (2.82%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (33.33%) XML
2 47 (26.55%) Spring
3 46 (25.99%) Hibernate
4 45 (25.42%) Web Services
5 43 (24.29%) HTML
6 35 (19.77%) Ajax
7 31 (17.51%) JSP
8 27 (15.25%) J2SE
9 25 (14.12%) CSS
10 17 (9.60%) HTML5
11 16 (9.04%) jQuery
11 16 (9.04%) SOAP
11 16 (9.04%) Struts
12 15 (8.47%) XHTML
12 15 (8.47%) REST
13 14 (7.91%) Servlets
13 14 (7.91%) .NET
14 13 (7.34%) Middleware
15 12 (6.78%) JMS
16 10 (5.65%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.34%) Web 2.0
1 13 (7.34%) Open Source
2 11 (6.21%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.08%) Clustering
4 6 (3.39%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.26%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.26%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.26%) Biology
5 4 (2.26%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (1.69%) PKI
7 2 (1.13%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.13%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.56%) GIS
8 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.56%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 60 (33.90%) UNIX
2 54 (30.51%) Linux
3 39 (22.03%) Solaris
4 24 (13.56%) Windows
5 20 (11.30%) Oracle Linux
6 8 (4.52%) HPUX
7 4 (2.26%) SUSE
8 2 (1.13%) Android
9 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (25.99%) OO
1 46 (25.99%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (22.60%) UML
3 39 (22.03%) SOA
4 35 (19.77%) E-Commerce
5 33 (18.64%) Scrum
6 25 (14.12%) Multithreading
7 24 (13.56%) Enterprise Architecture
8 23 (12.99%) Content Management
9 17 (9.60%) Project Management
10 16 (9.04%) Unit Testing
11 14 (7.91%) Use Case
12 13 (7.34%) OOA/OOD
13 12 (6.78%) RUP
14 11 (6.21%) RAD
14 11 (6.21%) Validation
15 10 (5.65%) TDD
15 10 (5.65%) MVC
15 10 (5.65%) Load Balancing
15 10 (5.65%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 140 (79.10%) Java
2 69 (38.98%) SQL
3 52 (29.38%) JavaScript
4 22 (12.43%) Perl
5 14 (7.91%) VB
6 8 (4.52%) XPath
7 7 (3.95%) VBA
8 6 (3.39%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.82%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.26%) JCL
10 4 (2.26%) Python
10 4 (2.26%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.26%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.69%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 3 (1.69%) C#
11 3 (1.69%) COBOL
12 1 (0.56%) C
12 1 (0.56%) C++
12 1 (0.56%) Ruby
12 1 (0.56%) Korn
Qualifications
1 29 (16.38%) Degree
2 10 (5.65%) Sun Certification
3 6 (3.39%) ISEB
3 6 (3.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.69%) PMP
4 3 (1.69%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.13%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.56%) SLA
2 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.26%) RACF
2 3 (1.69%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (2.26%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 73 (41.24%) Oracle
2 43 (24.29%) IBM
3 30 (16.95%) Sun
4 18 (10.17%) Atlassian
5 17 (9.60%) Sybase
6 12 (6.78%) FatWire
7 10 (5.65%) Microsoft
7 10 (5.65%) AccuRev
8 8 (4.52%) Interwoven
9 7 (3.95%) HP
10 6 (3.39%) ATG
11 4 (2.26%) webMethods
11 4 (2.26%) Adobe
12 3 (1.69%) Blue Martini
12 3 (1.69%) Syncsort
12 3 (1.69%) Elastic Path
13 2 (1.13%) JBoss
13 2 (1.13%) Cisco
14 1 (0.56%) Vignette
14 1 (0.56%) SAP
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