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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 132 - 135
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing J2SE 15 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.49% - 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.63% - 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 4
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£438 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
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
919 713 856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.91% 30.05% 28.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 348 423
Average daily rate £375 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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 20 43 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 £12.71 £18.15 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.69 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 19 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 19 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 - - - -
J2SE
England

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 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 29 (96.67%) Java
2 27 (90.00%) SQL
2 27 (90.00%) J2EE
3 26 (86.67%) UNIX
4 25 (83.33%) UML
5 24 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (80.00%) Multithreading
6 22 (73.33%) Linux
6 22 (73.33%) Tomcat
7 21 (70.00%) Sun
7 21 (70.00%) Solaris
7 21 (70.00%) Oracle
8 20 (66.67%) Oracle Linux
9 19 (63.33%) Perl
9 19 (63.33%) WebLogic
10 18 (60.00%) Finance
10 18 (60.00%) Atlassian
11 16 (53.33%) OO
12 15 (50.00%) Git (software)
13 11 (36.67%) Scrum
14 10 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
14 10 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
15 9 (30.00%) Load Balancing
15 9 (30.00%) Clustering
15 9 (30.00%) OOA/OOD
15 9 (30.00%) Sybase
16 8 (26.67%) CGI
17 7 (23.33%) Open Source
18 6 (20.00%) Performance Testing
18 6 (20.00%) Unit Testing

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 22 (73.33%) Tomcat
2 19 (63.33%) WebLogic
3 5 (16.67%) Apache
4 1 (3.33%) Documentum
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) MySQL
1 2 (6.67%) Triplestore
1 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.33%) Subversion
3 3 (10.00%) JIRA
3 3 (10.00%) Maven
3 3 (10.00%) JUnit
4 1 (3.33%) Robotium
4 1 (3.33%) Selenium
4 1 (3.33%) JMeter
4 1 (3.33%) Ant
4 1 (3.33%) WinRunner
4 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.33%) IntelliJ
General
1 18 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Advertising
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Architect
2 16 (53.33%) Java Architect
3 9 (30.00%) Developer
4 8 (26.67%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (26.67%) Java Developer
5 7 (23.33%) Design Engineer
5 7 (23.33%) Principal Engineer
6 5 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Architect
7 4 (13.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (13.33%) Technical Architect
8 2 (6.67%) Java Technical Architect
8 2 (6.67%) Technical Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Senior Architect
9 1 (3.33%) Senior Java/J2EE Architect
9 1 (3.33%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Java Solutions Architect
9 1 (3.33%) Senior Java Architect
9 1 (3.33%) Software Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Lead Developer
9 1 (3.33%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (90.00%) J2EE
2 8 (26.67%) CGI
3 2 (6.67%) XML
3 2 (6.67%) Spring
3 2 (6.67%) Apache Jena
4 1 (3.33%) HTML5
4 1 (3.33%) Ember.js
4 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.33%) JPA
4 1 (3.33%) Dojo
4 1 (3.33%) Spring MVC
4 1 (3.33%) Ajax
4 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.33%) HTML
4 1 (3.33%) DOM
4 1 (3.33%) Web Services
4 1 (3.33%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Clustering
2 7 (23.33%) Open Source
3 4 (13.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (6.67%) Ontologies
5 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (86.67%) UNIX
2 22 (73.33%) Linux
3 21 (70.00%) Solaris
4 20 (66.67%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (83.33%) UML
2 24 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (80.00%) Multithreading
3 16 (53.33%) OO
4 11 (36.67%) Scrum
5 10 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 10 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (30.00%) Load Balancing
6 9 (30.00%) OOA/OOD
7 6 (20.00%) Performance Testing
7 6 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 5 (16.67%) Test Strategy
8 5 (16.67%) TDD
9 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
10 2 (6.67%) RDF
10 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
10 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
11 1 (3.33%) Data Migration
11 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 29 (96.67%) Java
2 27 (90.00%) SQL
3 19 (63.33%) Perl
4 2 (6.67%) SPARQL
5 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.33%) Groovy
5 1 (3.33%) Ruby
5 1 (3.33%) Korn
5 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) PCI DSS
1 2 (6.67%) SNOMED CT
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) Sun
1 21 (70.00%) Oracle
2 18 (60.00%) Atlassian
3 9 (30.00%) Sybase
4 1 (3.33%) Perforce