The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 129 146 110
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -36
Contract jobs citing J2EE 865 749 869
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.68% 1.52% 1.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.00% 5.39% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 448 485
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £530 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 16
Average hourly rate £39.00 £30.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -22.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.56 £28.50 £27.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £39.90 £52.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.66%
J2EE
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14407 13884 13497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.96% 28.13% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 9862 9061 8749
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 204 264
Average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in England

J2EE
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2EE across the England region.

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in England

J2EE
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

J2EE Daily Rate Histogram in England

J2EE
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the England region.

J2EE Hourly Rate Trend in England

J2EE
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

J2EE Hourly Rate Histogram in England

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
London +49 466 £500 +11.11% 114
South East -19 106 £400 +6.66% 53
East of England -4 84 £375 - 23
North West +14 70 £425 +6.25% 65
South West 0 49 £399 +6.40% 24
Yorkshire -51 29 £400 +17.64% 33
North East -7 25 £263 -19.23% 4
West Midlands -19 20 £418 +28.46% 5
East Midlands -14 3 £400 +15.52% 6
J2EE
UK

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing J2EE 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 J2EE.

1 1637 (88.87%) Java
2 834 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
3 620 (33.66%) Spring
4 589 (31.98%) SQL
5 577 (31.32%) Web Services
6 566 (30.73%) Oracle
7 558 (30.29%) JavaScript
8 509 (27.63%) HTML
9 428 (23.24%) TDD
10 394 (21.39%) XML
11 381 (20.68%) Hibernate
12 372 (20.20%) Scrum
13 347 (18.84%) Linux
14 324 (17.59%) UNIX
14 324 (17.59%) CSS
15 298 (16.18%) Finance
16 276 (14.98%) JBoss
17 274 (14.88%) WebSphere
18 268 (14.55%) SOA
19 266 (14.44%) E-Commerce
20 265 (14.39%) SOAP
21 259 (14.06%) JSP
22 250 (13.57%) WebLogic
23 246 (13.36%) Maven
24 241 (13.08%) Continuous Integration
24 241 (13.08%) Security Cleared
25 225 (12.21%) Tomcat
26 223 (12.11%) OO
27 216 (11.73%) MVC
28 207 (11.24%) SQL Server

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing J2EE 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 J2EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 276 (14.98%) JBoss
2 274 (14.88%) WebSphere
3 250 (13.57%) WebLogic
4 225 (12.21%) Tomcat
5 167 (9.07%) Apache
6 110 (5.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 88 (4.78%) CMS
8 57 (3.09%) IIS
9 45 (2.44%) Mule ESB
10 43 (2.33%) nginx
11 39 (2.12%) Jetty
12 37 (2.01%) Mule
13 35 (1.90%) Confluence
14 34 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
15 31 (1.68%) Node.js
16 26 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 26 (1.41%) MQSeries
17 24 (1.30%) Apache Solr
18 23 (1.25%) GlassFish
18 23 (1.25%) Documentum
Applications
1 24 (1.30%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.54%) MS Office
3 3 (0.16%) MS Project
3 3 (0.16%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.054%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.054%) HipChat
4 1 (0.054%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 27 (1.47%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (0.54%) Tridion
3 7 (0.38%) Oracle 11i
3 7 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.33%) Adobe Campaign
5 5 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.11%) TIBCO iProcess
7 2 (0.11%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.11%) Maximo
7 2 (0.11%) Summit
8 1 (0.054%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.054%) ENOVIA
8 1 (0.054%) SAP SRM
8 1 (0.054%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 114 (6.19%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (2.55%) Google Cloud Platform
3 41 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
4 37 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
5 28 (1.52%) Google App Engine
6 18 (0.98%) PaaS
7 14 (0.76%) Adobe Analytics
8 12 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (0.60%) Google Analytics
10 9 (0.49%) SaaS
11 7 (0.38%) GitHub
12 5 (0.27%) Google Apps
13 4 (0.22%) OpenShift
14 3 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 3 (0.16%) Amazon S3
15 2 (0.11%) Force.com
15 2 (0.11%) Rackspace Cloud
15 2 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
16 1 (0.054%) Amazon Glacier
16 1 (0.054%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 92 (4.99%) HTTP
2 81 (4.40%) Internet
3 66 (3.58%) TCP/IP
4 54 (2.93%) DNS
5 46 (2.50%) Firewall
6 42 (2.28%) SSL
7 40 (2.17%) LDAP
8 33 (1.79%) DHCP
9 26 (1.41%) FTP
9 26 (1.41%) IPsec
10 19 (1.03%) VPN
11 16 (0.87%) SAN
12 13 (0.71%) HTTPS
12 13 (0.71%) Reverse Proxy
13 12 (0.65%) DMZ
14 11 (0.60%) Intranet
14 11 (0.60%) NAS
15 7 (0.38%) WAN
15 7 (0.38%) VLAN
16 6 (0.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (11.24%) SQL Server
2 151 (8.20%) Relational Database
3 148 (8.03%) MySQL
4 129 (7.00%) Oracle Database
5 120 (6.51%) MongoDB
6 85 (4.61%) DB2
7 81 (4.40%) NoSQL
8 77 (4.18%) PostgreSQL
9 59 (3.20%) Big Data
10 55 (2.99%) RDBMS
11 54 (2.93%) Hadoop
12 38 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
13 30 (1.63%) BusinessObjects
14 29 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
15 26 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
16 24 (1.30%) Redis
17 19 (1.03%) DbVisualizer
18 17 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
19 15 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
20 11 (0.60%) HBase
Development Applications
1 246 (13.36%) Maven
2 202 (10.97%) JUnit
3 180 (9.77%) Ant
4 155 (8.41%) Jenkins
5 151 (8.20%) Subversion
6 137 (7.44%) Eclipse
7 111 (6.03%) Git (software)
8 84 (4.56%) JIRA
9 62 (3.37%) Selenium
10 52 (2.82%) Mockito
11 48 (2.61%) Cucumber
12 34 (1.85%) SoapUI
13 28 (1.52%) Hudson
14 26 (1.41%) ClearCase
15 24 (1.30%) Jasmine
16 21 (1.14%) SonarQube
17 19 (1.03%) Artifactory
17 19 (1.03%) Gerrit
18 18 (0.98%) IntelliJ
18 18 (0.98%) CruiseControl
General
1 298 (16.18%) Finance
2 130 (7.06%) Banking
3 128 (6.95%) Retail
4 44 (2.39%) Telecoms
5 34 (1.85%) Marketing
6 30 (1.63%) Investment Banking
7 26 (1.41%) Manufacturing
7 26 (1.41%) Publishing
8 20 (1.09%) Automotive
9 17 (0.92%) Financial Institution
10 15 (0.81%) Front Office
11 13 (0.71%) Back Office
12 9 (0.49%) Advertising
12 9 (0.49%) Billing
12 9 (0.49%) Legal
13 5 (0.27%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.27%) Electronics
14 3 (0.16%) Games
14 3 (0.16%) Private Banking
15 2 (0.11%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 1179 (64.01%) Developer
2 816 (44.30%) Java Developer
3 229 (12.43%) Architect
4 191 (10.37%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 159 (8.63%) Senior Developer
6 126 (6.84%) Senior Java Developer
7 86 (4.67%) J2EE Developer
8 84 (4.56%) Solutions Architect
9 74 (4.02%) Analyst
10 73 (3.96%) Consultant
11 50 (2.71%) Technical Architect
12 48 (2.61%) Hybris Developer
13 42 (2.28%) Designer
14 32 (1.74%) Java Architect
14 32 (1.74%) Software Engineer
15 30 (1.63%) Scala Developer
16 27 (1.47%) Lead Developer
17 24 (1.30%) Technical Leader
18 23 (1.25%) Web Developer
19 22 (1.19%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 620 (33.66%) Spring
2 577 (31.32%) Web Services
3 509 (27.63%) HTML
4 394 (21.39%) XML
5 381 (20.68%) Hibernate
6 324 (17.59%) CSS
7 265 (14.39%) SOAP
8 259 (14.06%) JSP
9 194 (10.53%) Servlets
9 194 (10.53%) RESTful
10 192 (10.42%) HTML5
11 191 (10.37%) REST
12 174 (9.45%) Ajax
13 161 (8.74%) .NET
13 161 (8.74%) jQuery
14 153 (8.31%) JMS
15 149 (8.09%) Middleware
16 135 (7.33%) Struts
16 135 (7.33%) JSON
17 130 (7.06%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 86 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (4.13%) Enterprise Software
3 54 (2.93%) Computer Science
4 35 (1.90%) Clustering
5 34 (1.85%) Client/Server
6 27 (1.47%) Mobile App
7 22 (1.19%) iPad
7 22 (1.19%) Data Centre
8 21 (1.14%) Social Media
9 20 (1.09%) N-Tier
9 20 (1.09%) Web 2.0
10 18 (0.98%) User Experience
11 17 (0.92%) Market Risk
12 12 (0.65%) Derivative
13 11 (0.60%) Algorithms
13 11 (0.60%) Inversion of Control
13 11 (0.60%) Credit Risk
14 10 (0.54%) Management Information System
15 9 (0.49%) GIS
15 9 (0.49%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 347 (18.84%) Linux
2 324 (17.59%) UNIX
3 168 (9.12%) Windows
4 71 (3.85%) Solaris
5 30 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (1.36%) CentOS
7 22 (1.19%) Ubuntu
8 16 (0.87%) Android
9 12 (0.65%) AIX
10 10 (0.54%) HPUX
10 10 (0.54%) Apple iOS
11 8 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.16%) SUSE
12 3 (0.16%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.16%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.11%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.054%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.054%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 834 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
2 428 (23.24%) TDD
3 372 (20.20%) Scrum
4 268 (14.55%) SOA
5 266 (14.44%) E-Commerce
6 241 (13.08%) Continuous Integration
7 223 (12.11%) OO
8 216 (11.73%) MVC
9 189 (10.26%) SDLC
10 147 (7.98%) UML
11 135 (7.33%) BDD
12 132 (7.17%) Open Source
13 130 (7.06%) Waterfall
14 126 (6.84%) DevOps
15 116 (6.30%) Software Engineering
16 98 (5.32%) Unit Testing
17 97 (5.27%) Content Management
18 84 (4.56%) Mentoring
19 77 (4.18%) Configuration Management
20 76 (4.13%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 1637 (88.87%) Java
2 589 (31.98%) SQL
3 558 (30.29%) JavaScript
4 139 (7.55%) PL/SQL
5 93 (5.05%) Scala
6 89 (4.83%) Shell Script
6 89 (4.83%) Perl
7 76 (4.13%) Python
8 66 (3.58%) Ruby
9 59 (3.20%) Bash Shell
10 58 (3.15%) C#
11 49 (2.66%) C
12 43 (2.33%) PHP
12 43 (2.33%) XPath
13 42 (2.28%) Groovy
14 32 (1.74%) Clojure
15 31 (1.68%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 25 (1.36%) C++
17 15 (0.81%) PowerShell
17 15 (0.81%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 241 (13.08%) Security Cleared
2 111 (6.03%) SC Cleared
3 107 (5.81%) Degree
4 89 (4.83%) DV Cleared
5 36 (1.95%) Sun Certification
6 17 (0.92%) OCPJP
7 14 (0.76%) ISEB
8 9 (0.49%) PMI Certification
9 7 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (0.38%) MCPD
9 7 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
11 5 (0.27%) BC Cleared
12 4 (0.22%) OCPJWCD
12 4 (0.22%) OCMJD
12 4 (0.22%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.22%) CISSP
13 2 (0.11%) OCP
14 1 (0.054%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (3.37%) QA
2 29 (1.57%) SLA
3 4 (0.22%) WAI
4 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.11%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.054%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.054%) COBIT
5 1 (0.054%) HL7
5 1 (0.054%) Data Quality
System Software
1 55 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (1.57%) Active Directory
3 25 (1.36%) Docker
4 20 (1.09%) Xen
5 18 (0.98%) vCloud
6 16 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (0.38%) VirtualBox
7 7 (0.38%) GridGain
8 6 (0.33%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.33%) ISA Server
9 5 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (0.27%) Squid
10 4 (0.22%) Varnish
10 4 (0.22%) KVM
11 3 (0.16%) HDFS
11 3 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 3 (0.16%) Samba
11 3 (0.16%) Firmware
12 2 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 67 (3.64%) Puppet
2 48 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (1.14%) Ansible
3 21 (1.14%) Salt
4 20 (1.09%) Kibana
5 18 (0.98%) Rundeck
5 18 (0.98%) logstash
6 17 (0.92%) Vagrant
6 17 (0.92%) ZABBIX
7 16 (0.87%) HAProxy
8 14 (0.76%) Oracle Identity Management
9 10 (0.54%) OpenView
10 9 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 7 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (0.33%) Nagios
13 5 (0.27%) CA Single Sign-On
13 5 (0.27%) TeamSite
13 5 (0.27%) XenMobile
14 4 (0.22%) CA Wily
15 3 (0.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 566 (30.73%) Oracle
2 179 (9.72%) IBM
3 115 (6.24%) Adobe
4 110 (5.97%) hybris
5 85 (4.61%) Microsoft
6 67 (3.64%) VMware
6 67 (3.64%) Google
7 64 (3.47%) webMethods
8 60 (3.26%) Informatica
8 60 (3.26%) Red Hat
9 59 (3.20%) Pega
10 54 (2.93%) ATG
11 48 (2.61%) BEA
12 46 (2.50%) Sun
12 46 (2.50%) TIBCO
13 42 (2.28%) Sybase
14 36 (1.95%) SAP
14 36 (1.95%) HP
15 32 (1.74%) Endeca
16 22 (1.19%) Perforce
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + negotiable
Posted: 6 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £480 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Consol Partners
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market rate
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Tiro Partners
Rate: From £375 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £Market Rates per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £425 - £525 Per Day please send cv
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago