The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 130 - 138
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing J2SE 14 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.46% - 0.066%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.57% - 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 2
Average daily rate
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£418 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £54.50 -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
893 685 842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.51% 28.64% 27.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 373 438
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 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
J2SE
England

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
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 24 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Cambridgeshire - 13 £418 - 3
Bedfordshire - - - -
J2SE
England

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 20 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (85.00%) SQL
2 17 (85.00%) J2EE
3 16 (80.00%) UNIX
4 15 (75.00%) UML
5 14 (70.00%) Multithreading
6 13 (65.00%) OO
7 12 (60.00%) Linux
7 12 (60.00%) Tomcat
8 11 (55.00%) Sun
8 11 (55.00%) Solaris
8 11 (55.00%) Oracle
8 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (50.00%) Finance
9 10 (50.00%) Perl
9 10 (50.00%) WebLogic
9 10 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
10 9 (45.00%) Atlassian
11 8 (40.00%) Git (software)
12 7 (35.00%) Sybase
13 6 (30.00%) Scrum
13 6 (30.00%) Clustering
13 6 (30.00%) Load Balancing
13 6 (30.00%) CGI
13 6 (30.00%) OOA/OOD
14 5 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
14 5 (25.00%) Open Source
14 5 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
15 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
15 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 12 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 10 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (10.00%) Apache
4 1 (5.00%) Documentum
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
1 2 (10.00%) Triplestore
1 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) JIRA
2 3 (15.00%) Subversion
2 3 (15.00%) Maven
2 3 (15.00%) JUnit
3 1 (5.00%) Robotium
3 1 (5.00%) JMeter
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) Ant
3 1 (5.00%) WinRunner
3 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.00%) IntelliJ
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Advertising
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Architect
2 12 (60.00%) Java Architect
3 7 (35.00%) Developer
4 6 (30.00%) Java Developer
5 5 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (15.00%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 3 (15.00%) Technical Architect
7 2 (10.00%) Design Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Java Technical Architect
7 2 (10.00%) Principal Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Senior Architect
8 1 (5.00%) Technical Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Architect
8 1 (5.00%) J2EE Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (85.00%) J2EE
2 6 (30.00%) CGI
3 2 (10.00%) XML
3 2 (10.00%) Spring
3 2 (10.00%) Apache Jena
4 1 (5.00%) JPA
4 1 (5.00%) HTML5
4 1 (5.00%) Ember.js
4 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (5.00%) Dojo
4 1 (5.00%) Spring MVC
4 1 (5.00%) Ajax
4 1 (5.00%) HTML
4 1 (5.00%) DOM
4 1 (5.00%) Web Services
4 1 (5.00%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Clustering
2 5 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (10.00%) Ontologies
3 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) UNIX
2 12 (60.00%) Linux
3 11 (55.00%) Solaris
4 10 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) UML
2 14 (70.00%) Multithreading
3 13 (65.00%) OO
4 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (30.00%) Scrum
5 6 (30.00%) Load Balancing
5 6 (30.00%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
8 3 (15.00%) TDD
9 2 (10.00%) RDF
9 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
10 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
10 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
10 1 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (85.00%) SQL
3 10 (50.00%) Perl
4 2 (10.00%) SPARQL
5 1 (5.00%) Groovy
5 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) Korn
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SNOMED CT
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Sun
1 11 (55.00%) Oracle
2 9 (45.00%) Atlassian
3 7 (35.00%) Sybase
4 1 (5.00%) Perforce
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Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago