The table below looks at the statistics for Java EE 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 Java EE over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 117 117 117
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Java EE 7 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.28% 0.30% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.93% 1.04% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
Average daily rate
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£310 - £269
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+28.22% -14.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -
Java EE
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
755 676 751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.76% 29.19% 30.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 371 440
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 47 28
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £11.00 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

Java EE
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Java EE Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Java EE
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 Java EE across the East of England region.

Java EE Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Java EE
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 Java EE across the East of England region.

Java EE Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Java EE
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 Java EE within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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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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
Hertfordshire - 5 £310 - 6
Suffolk - 2 - - 4
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 3
Essex - - - - 1
Java EE
England

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Java EE 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 Java EE.

1 33 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (72.73%) Spring
3 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (60.61%) XML
5 18 (54.55%) Hibernate
6 13 (39.39%) UML
7 12 (36.36%) OO
7 12 (36.36%) J2EE
8 10 (30.30%) Spring MVC
8 10 (30.30%) MVC
8 10 (30.30%) Struts
8 10 (30.30%) Web Services
9 9 (27.27%) SQL
9 9 (27.27%) Oracle
9 9 (27.27%) Git (software)
10 8 (24.24%) Waterfall
10 8 (24.24%) Oracle Database
10 8 (24.24%) Scrum
10 8 (24.24%) Finance
11 7 (21.21%) N-Tier
11 7 (21.21%) SOA
11 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (21.21%) Linux
11 7 (21.21%) XSLT
11 7 (21.21%) REST
11 7 (21.21%) Maven
12 6 (18.18%) Subversion
12 6 (18.18%) UNIX
12 6 (18.18%) JBoss
12 6 (18.18%) PL/SQL

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Java EE 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 Java EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (18.18%) JBoss
2 3 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.06%) Liferay
3 2 (6.06%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.06%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (3.03%) WildFly
4 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Process Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) Oracle Database
2 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
4 4 (12.12%) MongoDB
4 4 (12.12%) Neo4j
5 2 (6.06%) Hadoop
5 2 (6.06%) DTS
6 1 (3.03%) MySQL
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.03%) DB2
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 7 (21.21%) Maven
3 6 (18.18%) Subversion
4 5 (15.15%) JIRA
5 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.03%) JMeter
6 1 (3.03%) Bugzilla
6 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.03%) Ant
6 1 (3.03%) JUnit
6 1 (3.03%) Arquillian
6 1 (3.03%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (3.03%) MyEclipse
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 25 (75.76%) Developer
2 24 (72.73%) Java Developer
3 12 (36.36%) Senior Developer
3 12 (36.36%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Lead Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Team Leader
5 3 (9.09%) Development Team Leader
5 3 (9.09%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Software Development Team Leader
6 2 (6.06%) Software Team Leader
6 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Java/J2EE Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Java Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Java Team Leader
7 1 (3.03%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (72.73%) Spring
2 20 (60.61%) XML
3 18 (54.55%) Hibernate
4 12 (36.36%) J2EE
5 10 (30.30%) Spring MVC
5 10 (30.30%) Struts
5 10 (30.30%) Web Services
6 7 (21.21%) XSLT
6 7 (21.21%) REST
7 5 (15.15%) HTML
7 5 (15.15%) JAX-RS
8 4 (12.12%) EJB
9 3 (9.09%) JSF
9 3 (9.09%) Ajax
10 2 (6.06%) JSON
10 2 (6.06%) JMS
10 2 (6.06%) JSP
11 1 (3.03%) WSDL
11 1 (3.03%) XML Schema
11 1 (3.03%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) N-Tier
2 2 (6.06%) Visualisation
2 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.06%) User Experience
3 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.03%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Linux
2 6 (18.18%) UNIX
3 4 (12.12%) Mac OS X
4 2 (6.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (39.39%) UML
3 12 (36.36%) OO
4 10 (30.30%) MVC
5 8 (24.24%) Waterfall
5 8 (24.24%) Scrum
6 7 (21.21%) SOA
7 4 (12.12%) User Stories
7 4 (12.12%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (12.12%) Web Design
7 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
8 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 3 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (9.09%) TDD
9 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
9 2 (6.06%) Information Management
9 2 (6.06%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (6.06%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (27.27%) SQL
3 6 (18.18%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.03%) MATLAB
4 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) Python
4 1 (3.03%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Sun Certification
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Oracle
2 2 (6.06%) BEA
3 1 (3.03%) HP