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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 65 77 76
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Contract jobs citing J2EE 86 44 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.83% 1.84% 2.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.58% 6.41% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 9 37
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £363 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 4
Average hourly rate £32.50 £29.92 £33.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% -11.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £27.50 £32.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £33.40 £40.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -8.49%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
898 686 843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.60% 28.70% 27.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 561 373 439
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 44 73
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.92 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.97% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £22.66 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.72 £38.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +15 32 £259 - 1
Hertfordshire +4 27 £363 -9.37% 7
Cambridgeshire +1 17 £405 +11.72% 5
Bedfordshire - 6 £265 - 1
Norfolk - 4 £450 - 1
Suffolk - - - -
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 125 (77.64%) Java
2 74 (45.96%) Oracle
3 65 (40.37%) SQL
4 57 (35.40%) Finance
5 56 (34.78%) UNIX
6 52 (32.30%) XML
7 51 (31.68%) WebSphere
8 49 (30.43%) Linux
9 48 (29.81%) IBM
10 46 (28.57%) JavaScript
11 44 (27.33%) OO
12 38 (23.60%) E-Commerce
12 38 (23.60%) HTML
12 38 (23.60%) Hibernate
13 37 (22.98%) Spring
13 37 (22.98%) Web Services
14 36 (22.36%) SOA
14 36 (22.36%) Agile Software Development
15 33 (20.50%) Retail
15 33 (20.50%) Solaris
16 32 (19.88%) UML
16 32 (19.88%) JSP
17 31 (19.25%) WebLogic
17 31 (19.25%) Ajax
18 29 (18.01%) Ant
19 27 (16.77%) Windows
20 26 (16.15%) Manufacturing
20 26 (16.15%) Relational Database
21 25 (15.53%) Degree
21 25 (15.53%) MQSeries

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 51 (31.68%) WebSphere
2 31 (19.25%) WebLogic
3 25 (15.53%) MQSeries
4 20 (12.42%) Tomcat
5 17 (10.56%) Apache
6 9 (5.59%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (3.11%) Adobe CQ
7 5 (3.11%) Apache ServiceMix
8 4 (2.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 4 (2.48%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.86%) CICS
9 3 (1.86%) CMS
9 3 (1.86%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (1.86%) Alfresco
10 2 (1.24%) Liferay
10 2 (1.24%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (1.24%) Documentum
11 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.62%) IIS
11 1 (0.62%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 7 (4.35%) MS Office
2 6 (3.73%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.48%) Tridion
2 3 (1.86%) RiskWrite
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.62%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.62%) SaaS
1 1 (0.62%) PaaS
1 1 (0.62%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.70%) Internet
2 8 (4.97%) HTTP
3 3 (1.86%) FTP
4 1 (0.62%) CTI
4 1 (0.62%) Intranet
4 1 (0.62%) Firewall
4 1 (0.62%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.15%) Relational Database
2 23 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 22 (13.66%) DB2
4 13 (8.07%) Oracle Database
5 12 (7.45%) Essbase
6 11 (6.83%) RDBMS
7 9 (5.59%) Crystal Reports
8 8 (4.97%) JasperReports
9 7 (4.35%) DbVisualizer
10 6 (3.73%) MySQL
11 5 (3.11%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.86%) Sybase ASE
13 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.62%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.62%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.62%) EDRMS
13 1 (0.62%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 29 (18.01%) Ant
2 22 (13.66%) JUnit
3 19 (11.80%) Eclipse
4 15 (9.32%) Subversion
5 13 (8.07%) Maven
6 11 (6.83%) RequisitePro
7 10 (6.21%) Log4j
8 9 (5.59%) LoadRunner
8 9 (5.59%) Git (software)
9 7 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
10 6 (3.73%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 3 (1.86%) XDoclet
11 3 (1.86%) Selenium
12 2 (1.24%) JMeter
12 2 (1.24%) PowerDesigner
12 2 (1.24%) JIRA
13 1 (0.62%) Robotium
13 1 (0.62%) Gradle
13 1 (0.62%) Jenkins
13 1 (0.62%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 57 (35.40%) Finance
2 33 (20.50%) Retail
3 26 (16.15%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.35%) Automotive
5 6 (3.73%) Legal
5 6 (3.73%) Back Office
5 6 (3.73%) Banking
6 2 (1.24%) Advertising
6 2 (1.24%) Marketing
6 2 (1.24%) French Language
7 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (39.13%) Developer
2 51 (31.68%) Java Developer
3 30 (18.63%) Architect
4 25 (15.53%) Project Manager
4 25 (15.53%) Analyst
5 18 (11.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 15 (9.32%) Java Architect
7 13 (8.07%) Solutions Architect
8 12 (7.45%) J2EE Developer
9 10 (6.21%) Support Analyst
10 8 (4.97%) Tester
10 8 (4.97%) Agile Project Manager
11 7 (4.35%) Java/J2EE Architect
11 7 (4.35%) Business Analyst
11 7 (4.35%) Technical Architect
12 5 (3.11%) Software Developer
13 4 (2.48%) Middleware Engineer
14 3 (1.86%) IT Business Analyst
14 3 (1.86%) Lead Java Developer
14 3 (1.86%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (32.30%) XML
2 38 (23.60%) HTML
2 38 (23.60%) Hibernate
3 37 (22.98%) Spring
3 37 (22.98%) Web Services
4 32 (19.88%) JSP
5 31 (19.25%) Ajax
6 23 (14.29%) CSS
7 19 (11.80%) Struts
8 18 (11.18%) J2SE
9 17 (10.56%) Servlets
10 16 (9.94%) .NET
11 14 (8.70%) XHTML
11 14 (8.70%) Middleware
12 12 (7.45%) XSLT
12 12 (7.45%) EJB
13 10 (6.21%) XMLBeans
13 10 (6.21%) JMS
13 10 (6.21%) jQuery
13 10 (6.21%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.32%) Web 2.0
2 10 (6.21%) Open Source
3 9 (5.59%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (4.97%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.35%) Clustering
5 7 (4.35%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.48%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.48%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (2.48%) PKI
7 3 (1.86%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.24%) GIS
8 2 (1.24%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.24%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.24%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.62%) Social Media
9 1 (0.62%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 56 (34.78%) UNIX
2 49 (30.43%) Linux
3 33 (20.50%) Solaris
4 27 (16.77%) Windows
5 11 (6.83%) Oracle Linux
6 7 (4.35%) HPUX
7 4 (2.48%) SUSE
8 3 (1.86%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.24%) Android
10 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.62%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (27.33%) OO
2 38 (23.60%) E-Commerce
3 36 (22.36%) SOA
3 36 (22.36%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (19.88%) UML
5 20 (12.42%) Project Management
6 18 (11.18%) Scrum
7 17 (10.56%) Content Management
8 16 (9.94%) Enterprise Architecture
8 16 (9.94%) Multithreading
9 15 (9.32%) Unit Testing
10 12 (7.45%) Use Case
10 12 (7.45%) RAD
10 12 (7.45%) RUP
11 11 (6.83%) Validation
11 11 (6.83%) Data Analysis
11 11 (6.83%) Waterfall
12 10 (6.21%) OOA/OOD
12 10 (6.21%) Configuration Management
12 10 (6.21%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 125 (77.64%) Java
2 65 (40.37%) SQL
3 46 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 16 (9.94%) VB
5 15 (9.32%) Perl
6 10 (6.21%) XPath
7 7 (4.35%) T-SQL
7 7 (4.35%) VBA
8 6 (3.73%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.11%) Python
9 5 (3.11%) Shell Script
9 5 (3.11%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.48%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 4 (2.48%) JCL
10 4 (2.48%) C#
11 3 (1.86%) COBOL
12 1 (0.62%) C
12 1 (0.62%) C++
12 1 (0.62%) Ruby
12 1 (0.62%) Korn
Qualifications
1 25 (15.53%) Degree
2 11 (6.83%) Sun Certification
3 8 (4.97%) ISEB
4 7 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.48%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.86%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.86%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.62%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.48%) QA
2 2 (1.24%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.48%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 4 (2.48%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (3.73%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.24%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.62%) Puppet
3 1 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.62%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (0.62%) SCOM
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 74 (45.96%) Oracle
2 48 (29.81%) IBM
3 22 (13.66%) Sun
4 17 (10.56%) Sybase
5 10 (6.21%) Microsoft
5 10 (6.21%) FatWire
5 10 (6.21%) Atlassian
6 8 (4.97%) HP
7 7 (4.35%) Interwoven
8 6 (3.73%) ATG
8 6 (3.73%) AccuRev
9 4 (2.48%) Elastic Path
9 4 (2.48%) webMethods
9 4 (2.48%) Blue Martini
10 3 (1.86%) Syncsort
11 2 (1.24%) Facebook
11 2 (1.24%) Twitter
11 2 (1.24%) Adobe
11 2 (1.24%) JBoss
11 2 (1.24%) Cisco
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