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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 62 73 73
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs citing J2EE 92 48 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.99% 2.03% 2.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.10% 6.75% 8.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 17 32
Average daily rate
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£400 £508 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.18% +26.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £415 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £550 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 5
Average hourly rate £40.54 £27.50 £26.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.40% +2.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.29 £26.78 £23.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.26 £38.60 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -12.16%
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
911 711 859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.65% 30.03% 27.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 350 422
Average daily rate £375 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 40 62
Average hourly rate £25.00 £39.00 £32.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.89% +21.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.40 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.72 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +7 36 £400 -27.27% 2
Hertfordshire -20 25 £390 -5.45% 10
Cambridgeshire +18 20 £425 -16.87% 6
Norfolk - 9 £400 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £280 -
Suffolk - - - -
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 78 (44.07%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (42.37%) Oracle
4 68 (38.42%) SQL
5 61 (34.46%) XML
6 59 (33.33%) UNIX
7 57 (32.20%) Finance
8 53 (29.94%) JavaScript
9 52 (29.38%) Linux
10 51 (28.81%) Web Services
10 51 (28.81%) Spring
11 50 (28.25%) Hibernate
12 45 (25.42%) HTML
13 44 (24.86%) OO
13 44 (24.86%) WebSphere
14 39 (22.03%) UML
14 39 (22.03%) SOA
15 38 (21.47%) Scrum
16 37 (20.90%) IBM
16 37 (20.90%) Solaris
16 37 (20.90%) WebLogic
17 35 (19.77%) Ajax
18 34 (19.21%) Tomcat
19 31 (17.51%) JSP
20 30 (16.95%) Sun
21 29 (16.38%) Degree
22 28 (15.82%) E-Commerce
23 27 (15.25%) J2SE
23 27 (15.25%) Ant
23 27 (15.25%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 44 (24.86%) WebSphere
2 37 (20.90%) WebLogic
3 34 (19.21%) Tomcat
4 23 (12.99%) MQSeries
5 20 (11.30%) Apache
6 11 (6.21%) Adobe CQ
7 9 (5.08%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (3.95%) CMS
9 6 (3.39%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (2.82%) Apache ServiceMix
11 3 (1.69%) Liferay
11 3 (1.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 3 (1.69%) CICS
12 2 (1.13%) WebLogic Portal
12 2 (1.13%) Documentum
12 2 (1.13%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (1.13%) GlassFish
13 1 (0.56%) Alfresco
13 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Process Server
13 1 (0.56%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 8 (4.52%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.95%) MS Office
3 3 (1.69%) MS Project
4 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Tridion
1 1 (0.56%) SAP ERP
1 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 15 (8.47%) 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 21 (11.86%) Relational Database
2 19 (10.73%) SQL Server
3 18 (10.17%) DB2
4 13 (7.34%) Oracle Database
5 10 (5.65%) Essbase
6 7 (3.95%) MySQL
7 6 (3.39%) DbVisualizer
7 6 (3.39%) JasperReports
8 5 (2.82%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.26%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (2.26%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (1.69%) Sybase ASE
11 2 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.56%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (15.25%) Ant
2 22 (12.43%) Eclipse
3 19 (10.73%) JUnit
4 18 (10.17%) Maven
4 18 (10.17%) Git (software)
5 15 (8.47%) Subversion
6 9 (5.08%) RequisitePro
7 7 (3.95%) LoadRunner
8 6 (3.39%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (3.39%) Log4j
9 5 (2.82%) JIRA
10 3 (1.69%) Selenium
11 2 (1.13%) JMeter
12 1 (0.56%) Lombardi
12 1 (0.56%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.56%) Rational Application Developer
12 1 (0.56%) Robotium
12 1 (0.56%) Gradle
12 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.56%) PowerDesigner
General
1 57 (32.20%) Finance
2 20 (11.30%) Retail
3 19 (10.73%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.95%) Legal
5 6 (3.39%) Publishing
5 6 (3.39%) Banking
6 5 (2.82%) Advertising
6 5 (2.82%) Back Office
7 4 (2.26%) Automotive
8 3 (1.69%) Marketing
9 2 (1.13%) French Language
10 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 78 (44.07%) Developer
2 59 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 39 (22.03%) Architect
4 23 (12.99%) Analyst
5 19 (10.73%) Solutions Architect
5 19 (10.73%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 18 (10.17%) Java Architect
7 14 (7.91%) Project Manager
8 10 (5.65%) Technical Architect
8 10 (5.65%) Support Analyst
9 9 (5.08%) Senior Developer
10 8 (4.52%) Senior Java Developer
10 8 (4.52%) Java/J2EE Architect
11 7 (3.95%) Principal Engineer
11 7 (3.95%) Design Engineer
12 6 (3.39%) J2EE Developer
12 6 (3.39%) Tester
12 6 (3.39%) Software Developer
13 5 (2.82%) Business Analyst
13 5 (2.82%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (34.46%) XML
2 51 (28.81%) Web Services
2 51 (28.81%) Spring
3 50 (28.25%) Hibernate
4 45 (25.42%) HTML
5 35 (19.77%) Ajax
6 31 (17.51%) JSP
7 27 (15.25%) CSS
7 27 (15.25%) J2SE
8 19 (10.73%) SOAP
8 19 (10.73%) REST
8 19 (10.73%) HTML5
9 18 (10.17%) jQuery
10 16 (9.04%) Struts
11 15 (8.47%) .NET
12 14 (7.91%) Middleware
13 13 (7.34%) XHTML
14 12 (6.78%) Servlets
15 10 (5.65%) JMS
15 10 (5.65%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.91%) Open Source
2 12 (6.78%) Computer Science
3 11 (6.21%) Web 2.0
4 9 (5.08%) Clustering
5 7 (3.95%) Client/Server
5 7 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.82%) Biology
7 4 (2.26%) IBM Mainframe
7 4 (2.26%) Mainframe
7 4 (2.26%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.69%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.69%) PKI
9 2 (1.13%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.13%) GIS
10 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.56%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.56%) User Experience
10 1 (0.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 59 (33.33%) UNIX
2 52 (29.38%) Linux
3 37 (20.90%) Solaris
4 24 (13.56%) Windows
5 20 (11.30%) Oracle Linux
6 6 (3.39%) 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 78 (44.07%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (24.86%) OO
3 39 (22.03%) UML
3 39 (22.03%) SOA
4 38 (21.47%) Scrum
5 28 (15.82%) E-Commerce
6 25 (14.12%) Enterprise Architecture
6 25 (14.12%) Multithreading
7 22 (12.43%) Content Management
8 17 (9.60%) Unit Testing
9 14 (7.91%) Use Case
10 13 (7.34%) OOA/OOD
10 13 (7.34%) RUP
10 13 (7.34%) Project Management
11 11 (6.21%) MVC
11 11 (6.21%) Validation
12 10 (5.65%) RAD
12 10 (5.65%) Data Analysis
12 10 (5.65%) TDD
12 10 (5.65%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 140 (79.10%) Java
2 68 (38.42%) SQL
3 53 (29.94%) JavaScript
4 20 (11.30%) Perl
5 14 (7.91%) VB
6 7 (3.95%) VBA
7 6 (3.39%) XPath
8 5 (2.82%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.82%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.26%) JCL
9 4 (2.26%) Python
9 4 (2.26%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.69%) C#
10 3 (1.69%) COBOL
10 3 (1.69%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 2 (1.13%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.56%) Groovy
12 1 (0.56%) FQL
12 1 (0.56%) C
12 1 (0.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 29 (16.38%) Degree
2 11 (6.21%) Sun Certification
3 6 (3.39%) ISEB
3 6 (3.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.69%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.69%) PMP
4 3 (1.69%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.13%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.13%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.13%) QA
1 2 (1.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.26%) RACF
2 3 (1.69%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.56%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 4 (2.26%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 75 (42.37%) Oracle
2 37 (20.90%) IBM
3 30 (16.95%) Sun
4 18 (10.17%) Atlassian
5 16 (9.04%) Sybase
6 13 (7.34%) FatWire
7 11 (6.21%) Microsoft
8 10 (5.65%) AccuRev
9 7 (3.95%) HP
10 6 (3.39%) Adobe
10 6 (3.39%) Interwoven
11 5 (2.82%) webMethods
12 4 (2.26%) ATG
13 3 (1.69%) SAP
13 3 (1.69%) JBoss
13 3 (1.69%) Syncsort
14 2 (1.13%) Facebook
14 2 (1.13%) Twitter
14 2 (1.13%) Google
14 2 (1.13%) Cisco
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