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 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 Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 128 118 125
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Contract jobs citing Java EE 19 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.62% 0.38% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.07% 1.26% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 7
Average daily rate
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£488 £298 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.86% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £276 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £320 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Average hourly rate - £41.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
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
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%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java EE across the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Java EE Daily Rate Histogram 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 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
Essex +3 12 £493 -
Hertfordshire -21 4 £365 - 2
Cambridgeshire +3 2 £429 +58.79% 2
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Suffolk - - - - 2
Java EE
England

Java EE
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 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 30 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (60.00%) Spring
4 17 (56.67%) OO
5 16 (53.33%) Hibernate
6 14 (46.67%) XML
6 14 (46.67%) Struts
7 13 (43.33%) Web Services
8 10 (33.33%) Relational Database
9 9 (30.00%) Spring MVC
9 9 (30.00%) MVC
9 9 (30.00%) J2EE
9 9 (30.00%) UML
10 8 (26.67%) UNIX
10 8 (26.67%) SOA
10 8 (26.67%) JSF
10 8 (26.67%) WebSphere
11 7 (23.33%) Scrum
11 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
11 7 (23.33%) Waterfall
11 7 (23.33%) Eclipse
11 7 (23.33%) RAD
11 7 (23.33%) SQL
12 6 (20.00%) Oracle
12 6 (20.00%) JBoss
12 6 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
12 6 (20.00%) XSLT
12 6 (20.00%) N-Tier
12 6 (20.00%) Ajax
13 5 (16.67%) Finance

Java EE
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 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 8 (26.67%) WebSphere
2 5 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.67%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (3.33%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) SaaS
2 1 (3.33%) PaaS
2 1 (3.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 4 (13.33%) DB2
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (10.00%) Neo4j
4 3 (10.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (10.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.33%) DTS
5 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
1 7 (23.33%) Eclipse
2 4 (13.33%) MyEclipse
2 4 (13.33%) Maven
3 3 (10.00%) Subversion
4 2 (6.67%) JUnit
4 2 (6.67%) JIRA
4 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.33%) Bugzilla
5 1 (3.33%) JMeter
5 1 (3.33%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Back Office
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (83.33%) Developer
2 23 (76.67%) Java Developer
3 11 (36.67%) Senior Developer
3 11 (36.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Java Software Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Software Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Lead Java Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Lead Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Enterprise Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.33%) Development Team Leader
7 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Java Team Leader
7 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (60.00%) Spring
2 16 (53.33%) Hibernate
3 14 (46.67%) XML
3 14 (46.67%) Struts
4 13 (43.33%) Web Services
5 9 (30.00%) Spring MVC
5 9 (30.00%) J2EE
6 8 (26.67%) JSF
7 6 (20.00%) XSLT
7 6 (20.00%) Ajax
8 5 (16.67%) jQuery
8 5 (16.67%) JSP
9 4 (13.33%) HTML
9 4 (13.33%) WSDL
9 4 (13.33%) ICEfaces
9 4 (13.33%) REST
9 4 (13.33%) JAX-RS
10 3 (10.00%) TopLink
10 3 (10.00%) XSD
10 3 (10.00%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.33%) Open Source
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) UNIX
2 4 (13.33%) Linux
3 3 (10.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (56.67%) OO
3 9 (30.00%) MVC
3 9 (30.00%) UML
4 8 (26.67%) SOA
5 7 (23.33%) Scrum
5 7 (23.33%) Waterfall
5 7 (23.33%) RAD
6 6 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (13.33%) Analytics
7 4 (13.33%) Migration
7 4 (13.33%) TDD
7 4 (13.33%) Web Development
7 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
8 3 (10.00%) Web Design
8 3 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
9 2 (6.67%) ERP
9 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
9 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (23.33%) SQL
3 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle
1 6 (20.00%) JBoss
2 1 (3.33%) FatWire
2 1 (3.33%) Adobe
2 1 (3.33%) HP
2 1 (3.33%) BEA
2 1 (3.33%) SAP