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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 54 74 77
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +3
Contract jobs citing J2EE 84 69 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.05% 2.32% 1.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.75% 8.36% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 43 11
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £266 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £520 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 16
Average hourly rate £40.60 £38.25 £30.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.14% +25.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.30 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £44.35 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £36.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +9.84%
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
715 825 605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 25.92% 27.77% 27.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 486 346
Average daily rate £375 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 35 42
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £28.50 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 May 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
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 May 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 +27 43 £400 +53.55% 3
Hertfordshire -12 21 £413 +3.12% 5
Cambridgeshire -9 9 £325 -27.77% 11
Suffolk - 7 £450 -
Bedfordshire +6 4 £375 -1.96% 1
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 158 (81.87%) Java
2 82 (42.49%) HTML
2 82 (42.49%) XML
3 79 (40.93%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (39.38%) SQL
5 72 (37.31%) Web Services
6 60 (31.09%) HTML5
7 54 (27.98%) SOAP
8 52 (26.94%) JavaScript
9 48 (24.87%) SQL Server
10 46 (23.83%) UNIX
11 43 (22.28%) Oracle
12 42 (21.76%) WebSphere
12 42 (21.76%) TDD
12 42 (21.76%) TopLink
13 40 (20.73%) Spring
13 40 (20.73%) Windows
14 39 (20.21%) Solaris
14 39 (20.21%) Linux
15 38 (19.69%) CSS
16 37 (19.17%) IBM
17 35 (18.13%) Ajax
18 32 (16.58%) OO
19 31 (16.06%) Content Management
19 31 (16.06%) Hibernate
20 30 (15.54%) SOA
21 29 (15.03%) Relational Database
22 28 (14.51%) UML
23 27 (13.99%) JSF
24 26 (13.47%) REST

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 42 (21.76%) WebSphere
2 18 (9.33%) WebLogic
3 15 (7.77%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (6.22%) WebLogic Portal
5 11 (5.70%) Apache
6 9 (4.66%) CMS
7 8 (4.15%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (3.11%) MQSeries
9 5 (2.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (2.07%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (2.07%) JBoss
10 4 (2.07%) Documentum
11 2 (1.04%) Drupal
12 1 (0.52%) IIS
12 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.52%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.52%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 6 (3.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) MS Office
2 1 (0.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.07%) Tridion
2 2 (1.04%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.52%) AWD
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.52%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.52%) SaaS
1 1 (0.52%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.66%) DNS
2 7 (3.63%) Internet
3 3 (1.55%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.04%) SSH
4 2 (1.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (24.87%) SQL Server
2 29 (15.03%) Relational Database
3 17 (8.81%) Oracle Database
4 15 (7.77%) Couchbase
5 12 (6.22%) MySQL
6 11 (5.70%) DB2
7 6 (3.11%) MongoDB
7 6 (3.11%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (2.59%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.07%) DbVisualizer
10 3 (1.55%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.04%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.04%) InterSystems Cache
12 1 (0.52%) Essbase
12 1 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 25 (12.95%) Eclipse
2 22 (11.40%) Ant
3 16 (8.29%) SoapUI
4 14 (7.25%) JUnit
5 12 (6.22%) AccuRev
6 11 (5.70%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 10 (5.18%) Subversion
8 7 (3.63%) Maven
9 4 (2.07%) JIRA
9 4 (2.07%) Log4j
10 2 (1.04%) Selenium
10 2 (1.04%) FitNesse
10 2 (1.04%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.04%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.04%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (1.04%) LoadRunner
10 2 (1.04%) ClearCase
11 1 (0.52%) XMLSpy
11 1 (0.52%) Talend Open Studio
11 1 (0.52%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 18 (9.33%) Retail
1 18 (9.33%) Marketing
2 17 (8.81%) Finance
3 15 (7.77%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.63%) Automotive
5 3 (1.55%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.55%) Legal
5 3 (1.55%) Banking
6 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 121 (62.69%) Developer
2 96 (49.74%) Java Developer
3 46 (23.83%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 38 (19.69%) Architect
5 18 (9.33%) Solutions Architect
6 13 (6.74%) Senior Developer
7 12 (6.22%) Senior Java Developer
7 12 (6.22%) J2EE Developer
8 11 (5.70%) Java Architect
9 10 (5.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (5.18%) Technical Architect
10 5 (2.59%) Project Manager
10 5 (2.59%) Analyst
10 5 (2.59%) Lead Architect
11 4 (2.07%) AWS Developer
11 4 (2.07%) E-Commerce Manager
11 4 (2.07%) Java Consultant
11 4 (2.07%) Applications Architect
11 4 (2.07%) E-Commerce Project Manager
11 4 (2.07%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (42.49%) HTML
1 82 (42.49%) XML
2 72 (37.31%) Web Services
3 60 (31.09%) HTML5
4 54 (27.98%) SOAP
5 42 (21.76%) TopLink
6 40 (20.73%) Spring
7 38 (19.69%) CSS
8 35 (18.13%) Ajax
9 31 (16.06%) Hibernate
10 27 (13.99%) JSF
11 26 (13.47%) REST
12 25 (12.95%) XHTML
13 22 (11.40%) JSP
14 20 (10.36%) .NET
14 20 (10.36%) Middleware
15 18 (9.33%) Struts
15 18 (9.33%) EclipseLink
16 17 (8.81%) PrimeFaces
17 15 (7.77%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.63%) Web 2.0
1 7 (3.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.59%) Open Source
3 4 (2.07%) PMI
4 3 (1.55%) iSeries
5 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.04%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.04%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 46 (23.83%) UNIX
2 40 (20.73%) Windows
3 39 (20.21%) Solaris
3 39 (20.21%) Linux
4 4 (2.07%) HPUX
5 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.04%) AIX
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (40.93%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (21.76%) TDD
3 32 (16.58%) OO
4 31 (16.06%) Content Management
5 30 (15.54%) SOA
6 28 (14.51%) UML
7 25 (12.95%) Scrum
8 21 (10.88%) E-Commerce
9 18 (9.33%) User Stories
10 17 (8.81%) Validation
11 16 (8.29%) Use Case
11 16 (8.29%) Digital Marketing
12 15 (7.77%) RUP
13 14 (7.25%) B2C
14 12 (6.22%) Waterfall
15 11 (5.70%) TOGAF
16 10 (5.18%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (5.18%) Web Development
17 7 (3.63%) RAD
17 7 (3.63%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 158 (81.87%) Java
2 76 (39.38%) SQL
3 52 (26.94%) JavaScript
4 12 (6.22%) PHP
5 11 (5.70%) Shell Script
6 10 (5.18%) PL/SQL
7 9 (4.66%) Perl
8 4 (2.07%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.07%) XPath
9 3 (1.55%) Python
9 3 (1.55%) Scala
10 2 (1.04%) Erlang
11 1 (0.52%) MUMPS
11 1 (0.52%) Ruby
11 1 (0.52%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 15 (7.77%) Security Cleared
2 13 (6.74%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.18%) Degree
4 7 (3.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (3.63%) Sun Certification
4 7 (3.63%) MCPD
5 4 (2.07%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.52%) ISEB
6 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.07%) QA
1 4 (2.07%) SLA
2 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.04%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 43 (22.28%) Oracle
2 37 (19.17%) IBM
3 17 (8.81%) Microsoft
4 12 (6.22%) BEA
5 10 (5.18%) FatWire
6 8 (4.15%) hybris
7 6 (3.11%) Adobe
7 6 (3.11%) SAP
8 5 (2.59%) Sun
8 5 (2.59%) TIBCO
8 5 (2.59%) ATG
9 4 (2.07%) Elastic Path
9 4 (2.07%) Blue Martini
9 4 (2.07%) Interwoven
10 3 (1.55%) Endeca
10 3 (1.55%) Intershop
10 3 (1.55%) Demandware
11 2 (1.04%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.04%) Pega
11 2 (1.04%) Google