The table below looks at the statistics for J2SE 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 J2SE over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 131 116 140
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +24
Contract jobs citing J2SE 14 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.45% 0.042% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.55% 0.14% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 5
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£450 £263 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -38.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
- +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
J2SE
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
904 720 858
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.26% 30.38% 27.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 357 419
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 17 43 59
Average hourly rate £25.00 £39.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.89% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £21.83 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.95 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

J2SE
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2SE across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2SE Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

J2SE
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 J2SE across the East of England region.

J2SE Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

J2SE
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2SE across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 September 2014.

J2SE Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

J2SE
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 J2SE across the East of England region.

J2SE Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

J2SE
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 J2SE within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 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
Bedfordshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
J2SE
England

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing J2SE 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 J2SE.

1 27 (96.43%) Java
2 25 (89.29%) SQL
2 25 (89.29%) J2EE
3 24 (85.71%) UNIX
4 23 (82.14%) UML
5 22 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (78.57%) Multithreading
6 20 (71.43%) Linux
6 20 (71.43%) Tomcat
7 19 (67.86%) Sun
7 19 (67.86%) Solaris
7 19 (67.86%) Oracle
8 18 (64.29%) Oracle Linux
9 17 (60.71%) Perl
9 17 (60.71%) WebLogic
10 16 (57.14%) Finance
10 16 (57.14%) Atlassian
11 14 (50.00%) OO
12 13 (46.43%) Git (software)
13 11 (39.29%) Scrum
14 10 (35.71%) Enterprise Architecture
14 10 (35.71%) Capacity Planning
15 7 (25.00%) Clustering
15 7 (25.00%) Load Balancing
15 7 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
15 7 (25.00%) Sybase
16 6 (21.43%) Open Source
16 6 (21.43%) CGI
17 5 (17.86%) Advertising
17 5 (17.86%) Performance Testing

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing J2SE 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 J2SE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (71.43%) Tomcat
2 17 (60.71%) WebLogic
3 4 (14.29%) Apache
4 1 (3.57%) Documentum
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Triplestore
1 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
1 2 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (46.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.71%) JUnit
2 3 (10.71%) Subversion
2 3 (10.71%) Maven
2 3 (10.71%) JIRA
3 1 (3.57%) Ant
3 1 (3.57%) WinRunner
3 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.57%) IntelliJ
3 1 (3.57%) Selenium
3 1 (3.57%) JMeter
3 1 (3.57%) Robotium
General
1 16 (57.14%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Advertising
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Architect
2 14 (50.00%) Java Architect
3 9 (32.14%) Developer
4 8 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (28.57%) Java Developer
5 7 (25.00%) Design Engineer
5 7 (25.00%) Principal Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Technical Architect
7 3 (10.71%) Java/J2EE Architect
8 2 (7.14%) Technical Developer
9 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
9 1 (3.57%) Lead Developer
9 1 (3.57%) J2EE Developer
9 1 (3.57%) Java Technical Architect
9 1 (3.57%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (3.57%) Java Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (89.29%) J2EE
2 6 (21.43%) CGI
3 2 (7.14%) Apache Jena
3 2 (7.14%) Spring
3 2 (7.14%) XML
4 1 (3.57%) HTML
4 1 (3.57%) DOM
4 1 (3.57%) Web Services
4 1 (3.57%) J2ME
4 1 (3.57%) Ajax
4 1 (3.57%) Dojo
4 1 (3.57%) Spring MVC
4 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.57%) JPA
4 1 (3.57%) Ember.js
4 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.57%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Clustering
2 6 (21.43%) Open Source
3 4 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 2 (7.14%) Ontologies
5 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (85.71%) UNIX
2 20 (71.43%) Linux
3 19 (67.86%) Solaris
4 18 (64.29%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) UML
2 22 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (78.57%) Multithreading
3 14 (50.00%) OO
4 11 (39.29%) Scrum
5 10 (35.71%) Enterprise Architecture
5 10 (35.71%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (25.00%) Load Balancing
6 7 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (17.86%) Performance Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Unit Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Test Strategy
8 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 4 (14.29%) TDD
9 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
9 2 (7.14%) RDF
10 1 (3.57%) OOD
10 1 (3.57%) MVC
10 1 (3.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 27 (96.43%) Java
2 25 (89.29%) SQL
3 17 (60.71%) Perl
4 2 (7.14%) SPARQL
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) Python
5 1 (3.57%) Ruby
5 1 (3.57%) Korn
5 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.57%) Groovy
5 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS
1 2 (7.14%) SNOMED CT
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) Sun
1 19 (67.86%) Oracle
2 16 (57.14%) Atlassian
3 7 (25.00%) Sybase
4 1 (3.57%) Perforce