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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 74 81 67
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Contract jobs citing J2EE 77 36 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.45% 1.59% 2.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.90% 5.98% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 9 52
Average daily rate £410 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £231 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £383
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -8.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 2
Average hourly rate £35.80 £30.85 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.04% -5.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.80 £35.11 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+1.96% +8.03%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
865 602 840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 27.49% 26.65% 26.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 344 476
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 33 60
Average hourly rate £35.80 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £27.48 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +11 39 £400 -11.11% 8
Essex -15 18 £450 - 5
Cambridgeshire -2 15 £450 -18.18% 12
Bedfordshire - 4 £383 -
Suffolk -4 1 £400 +60.00%
Norfolk - - - -
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 109 (77.86%) Java
2 61 (43.57%) Oracle
3 60 (42.86%) SQL
4 57 (40.71%) UNIX
5 55 (39.29%) Finance
6 51 (36.43%) Linux
7 45 (32.14%) E-Commerce
8 43 (30.71%) WebSphere
9 41 (29.29%) OO
10 40 (28.57%) IBM
11 37 (26.43%) Solaris
11 37 (26.43%) Retail
12 34 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
12 34 (24.29%) HTML
13 33 (23.57%) XML
14 32 (22.86%) Web Services
15 30 (21.43%) SOA
16 28 (20.00%) UML
16 28 (20.00%) JavaScript
17 27 (19.29%) Tomcat
18 26 (18.57%) Project Management
18 26 (18.57%) Manufacturing
19 25 (17.86%) CSS
20 24 (17.14%) SQL Server
20 24 (17.14%) Apache
20 24 (17.14%) Relational Database
21 23 (16.43%) Ant
22 22 (15.71%) Sun
23 21 (15.00%) Ajax
24 19 (13.57%) JSP

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 43 (30.71%) WebSphere
2 27 (19.29%) Tomcat
3 24 (17.14%) Apache
4 16 (11.43%) WebLogic
5 7 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (5.00%) MQSeries
6 5 (3.57%) Alfresco
6 5 (3.57%) Liferay
6 5 (3.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.43%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.43%) AquaLogic
8 2 (1.43%) IIS
8 2 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.43%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.71%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.71%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 5 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.57%) Tridion
1 5 (3.57%) RiskWrite
2 2 (1.43%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.86%) Internet
2 7 (5.00%) HTTP
3 2 (1.43%) Intranet
3 2 (1.43%) Firewall
3 2 (1.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.14%) SQL Server
1 24 (17.14%) Relational Database
2 12 (8.57%) MySQL
3 11 (7.86%) RDBMS
4 9 (6.43%) DB2
4 9 (6.43%) Oracle Database
5 8 (5.71%) Crystal Reports
5 8 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (4.29%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (4.29%) Essbase
7 4 (2.86%) JasperReports
8 2 (1.43%) MarkLogic
8 2 (1.43%) Triplestore
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.71%) DbVisualizer
9 1 (0.71%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 23 (16.43%) Ant
2 18 (12.86%) Subversion
3 15 (10.71%) Eclipse
4 14 (10.00%) JUnit
5 11 (7.86%) Log4j
6 8 (5.71%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 6 (4.29%) RequisitePro
7 6 (4.29%) XDoclet
7 6 (4.29%) Git (software)
8 3 (2.14%) Maven
8 3 (2.14%) PowerDesigner
8 3 (2.14%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.43%) JMeter
9 2 (1.43%) Rational Application Developer
10 1 (0.71%) Robotium
10 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.71%) JIRA
10 1 (0.71%) Selenium
10 1 (0.71%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.71%) IntelliJ
General
1 55 (39.29%) Finance
2 37 (26.43%) Retail
3 26 (18.57%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.57%) Marketing
5 4 (2.86%) Back Office
6 3 (2.14%) Automotive
6 3 (2.14%) Advertising
7 2 (1.43%) Publishing
7 2 (1.43%) French Language
8 1 (0.71%) Legal
8 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (37.14%) Developer
2 41 (29.29%) Java Developer
3 32 (22.86%) Project Manager
4 26 (18.57%) Architect
5 18 (12.86%) Analyst
6 15 (10.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 13 (9.29%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
9 9 (6.43%) Java Architect
9 9 (6.43%) Agile Project Manager
10 8 (5.71%) Technical Architect
11 6 (4.29%) Data Analyst
12 5 (3.57%) Middleware Engineer
12 5 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
12 5 (3.57%) Lead Java Developer
12 5 (3.57%) Senior Developer
12 5 (3.57%) Programmer
12 5 (3.57%) Business Analyst
12 5 (3.57%) Applications Support
12 5 (3.57%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (24.29%) HTML
2 33 (23.57%) XML
3 32 (22.86%) Web Services
4 25 (17.86%) CSS
5 21 (15.00%) Ajax
6 19 (13.57%) JSP
7 18 (12.86%) .NET
8 17 (12.14%) Struts
8 17 (12.14%) Spring
9 16 (11.43%) XSLT
9 16 (11.43%) Hibernate
10 15 (10.71%) Middleware
11 14 (10.00%) Servlets
12 13 (9.29%) EJB
13 12 (8.57%) XHTML
14 11 (7.86%) XMLBeans
14 11 (7.86%) CGI
15 10 (7.14%) JSF
15 10 (7.14%) J2SE
15 10 (7.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (8.57%) Web 2.0
3 7 (5.00%) N-Tier
3 7 (5.00%) Clustering
3 7 (5.00%) Open Source
4 5 (3.57%) Client/Server
4 5 (3.57%) PKI
5 4 (2.86%) Social Media
6 3 (2.14%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.43%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.43%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.71%) GIS
8 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 57 (40.71%) UNIX
2 51 (36.43%) Linux
3 37 (26.43%) Solaris
4 12 (8.57%) Windows
5 8 (5.71%) Oracle Linux
6 6 (4.29%) HPUX
6 6 (4.29%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (32.14%) E-Commerce
2 41 (29.29%) OO
3 34 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (21.43%) SOA
5 28 (20.00%) UML
6 26 (18.57%) Project Management
7 18 (12.86%) Configuration Management
7 18 (12.86%) Waterfall
8 16 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
8 16 (11.43%) Time Management
9 15 (10.71%) TDD
10 14 (10.00%) Change Control
11 13 (9.29%) Enterprise Architecture
12 10 (7.14%) Web Development
12 10 (7.14%) Content Management
12 10 (7.14%) ITIL
13 9 (6.43%) Multithreading
14 8 (5.71%) Load Balancing
14 8 (5.71%) OOA/OOD
14 8 (5.71%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 109 (77.86%) Java
2 60 (42.86%) SQL
3 28 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 18 (12.86%) Perl
5 11 (7.86%) XPath
6 9 (6.43%) VB
7 7 (5.00%) PL/SQL
8 6 (4.29%) C#
8 6 (4.29%) Python
8 6 (4.29%) Shell Script
8 6 (4.29%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.57%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 3 (2.14%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.43%) XQuery
11 2 (1.43%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.71%) VB6
12 1 (0.71%) Ruby
12 1 (0.71%) Korn
12 1 (0.71%) C
12 1 (0.71%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 13 (9.29%) Degree
2 7 (5.00%) Sun Certification
3 5 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.86%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.43%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (1.43%) ISEB
6 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.00%) QA
2 3 (2.14%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.57%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (1.43%) Squid
Systems Management
1 6 (4.29%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.43%) SCOM
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle Statspack
3 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.71%) Puppet
3 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.71%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 61 (43.57%) Oracle
2 40 (28.57%) IBM
3 22 (15.71%) Sun
4 17 (12.14%) Sybase
5 14 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (6.43%) AccuRev
7 8 (5.71%) ATG
8 6 (4.29%) Interwoven
9 5 (3.57%) JBoss
9 5 (3.57%) Blue Martini
9 5 (3.57%) Atlassian
9 5 (3.57%) Elastic Path
10 4 (2.86%) Facebook
10 4 (2.86%) Twitter
11 3 (2.14%) webMethods
12 2 (1.43%) HP
12 2 (1.43%) FatWire
12 2 (1.43%) BEA
12 2 (1.43%) Plumtree
12 2 (1.43%) hybris
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