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 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 132 105 75
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -30
Contract jobs citing J2EE 816 891 1091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.62% 1.89% 2.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.98% 6.73% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 524 671
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.04% -0.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 14
Average hourly rate £35.09 £33.00 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.32% -0.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £32.00 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.34 £41.65 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.09 £33.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+6.32% -0.75%
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
13643 13237 12969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.05% 28.03% 28.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9476 8669 8249
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 272 359
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.60 £16.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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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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 -26 395 £460 +2.22% 100
South East -30 98 £413 +17.85% 57
North West +2 68 £369 -1.66% 33
East of England -3 65 £425 - 25
South West +9 52 £403 +34.16% 23
West Midlands -12 45 £375 +41.50% 4
Yorkshire -8 44 £350 +7.69% 21
North East -36 23 £325 +30.00% 2
East Midlands -9 15 £450 +28.57% 4
Midlands +1 4 £350 -36.36%
J2EE
UK

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 1479 (89.04%) Java
2 786 (47.32%) Agile Software Development
3 616 (37.09%) Spring
4 575 (34.62%) Oracle
5 508 (30.58%) Web Services
6 450 (27.09%) XML
7 441 (26.55%) SQL
8 426 (25.65%) HTML
9 424 (25.53%) JavaScript
10 412 (24.80%) Hibernate
11 388 (23.36%) TDD
12 356 (21.43%) Scrum
13 302 (18.18%) Linux
14 285 (17.16%) Maven
15 276 (16.62%) JSP
16 275 (16.56%) UNIX
16 275 (16.56%) MVC
17 269 (16.20%) SOA
18 267 (16.07%) E-Commerce
19 263 (15.83%) Finance
20 254 (15.29%) CSS
21 253 (15.23%) Continuous Integration
22 236 (14.21%) OO
23 232 (13.97%) JUnit
24 224 (13.49%) WebLogic
25 221 (13.31%) WebSphere
26 213 (12.82%) SOAP
27 186 (11.20%) JBoss
28 184 (11.08%) Tomcat
28 184 (11.08%) Subversion

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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
1 224 (13.49%) WebLogic
2 221 (13.31%) WebSphere
3 186 (11.20%) JBoss
4 184 (11.08%) Tomcat
5 180 (10.84%) Apache
6 82 (4.94%) CMS
7 71 (4.27%) Adobe CQ
8 44 (2.65%) WebSphere Application Server
9 39 (2.35%) IIS
10 28 (1.69%) MQSeries
10 28 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 28 (1.69%) Apache Solr
11 23 (1.38%) Oracle Service Bus
11 23 (1.38%) Confluence
12 21 (1.26%) nginx
13 19 (1.14%) WebLogic Portal
14 18 (1.08%) Apache ServiceMix
14 18 (1.08%) GlassFish
15 16 (0.96%) Jetty
15 16 (0.96%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 20 (1.20%) MS Excel
2 13 (0.78%) MS Office
3 7 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (0.42%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.18%) MS Project
5 1 (0.060%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.060%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 21 (1.26%) Oracle BPM
2 15 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.36%) CA Clarity
3 6 (0.36%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
4 5 (0.30%) Oracle Retail
4 5 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.30%) TIBCO iProcess
4 5 (0.30%) Tridion
4 5 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.12%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.060%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.060%) Cordys
7 1 (0.060%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.060%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.060%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.060%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 56 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (1.14%) SaaS
3 17 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
6 11 (0.66%) Force.com
7 10 (0.60%) Google App Engine
8 6 (0.36%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.36%) GitHub
9 5 (0.30%) IaaS
9 5 (0.30%) PaaS
10 4 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (0.24%) CloudFront
10 4 (0.24%) Route 53
11 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
12 2 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 89 (5.36%) Internet
2 75 (4.52%) HTTP
3 24 (1.44%) TCP/IP
4 21 (1.26%) SSL
5 20 (1.20%) LDAP
6 16 (0.96%) DNS
7 15 (0.90%) Firewall
8 14 (0.84%) FTP
9 13 (0.78%) SNMP
10 10 (0.60%) DHCP
10 10 (0.60%) Intranet
10 10 (0.60%) IPsec
11 8 (0.48%) Reverse Proxy
12 5 (0.30%) Extranet
12 5 (0.30%) HTTPS
13 4 (0.24%) ATM
13 4 (0.24%) Wireless
13 4 (0.24%) SSH
14 3 (0.18%) WAN
14 3 (0.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (7.95%) Oracle Database
2 130 (7.83%) SQL Server
3 129 (7.77%) MySQL
4 124 (7.47%) Relational Database
5 57 (3.43%) MongoDB
6 55 (3.31%) DB2
6 55 (3.31%) RDBMS
7 46 (2.77%) PostgreSQL
7 46 (2.77%) NoSQL
8 45 (2.71%) Oracle Database 11g
9 33 (1.99%) Hadoop
10 32 (1.93%) Oracle Reports
11 22 (1.32%) Big Data
12 19 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
13 18 (1.08%) JasperReports
14 17 (1.02%) Jackrabbit
15 16 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
16 15 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
17 12 (0.72%) Redis
18 11 (0.66%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 285 (17.16%) Maven
2 232 (13.97%) JUnit
3 184 (11.08%) Subversion
4 174 (10.48%) Eclipse
5 138 (8.31%) Ant
6 130 (7.83%) Jenkins
7 94 (5.66%) JIRA
8 85 (5.12%) Git (software)
9 53 (3.19%) Selenium
10 41 (2.47%) Mockito
11 35 (2.11%) ClearCase
11 35 (2.11%) Hudson
12 30 (1.81%) JMeter
13 29 (1.75%) Cucumber
14 26 (1.57%) SoapUI
14 26 (1.57%) Jasmine
15 19 (1.14%) Toad
16 17 (1.02%) FitNesse
17 15 (0.90%) Artifactory
18 14 (0.84%) ClearQuest
General
1 263 (15.83%) Finance
2 140 (8.43%) Banking
3 117 (7.04%) Retail
4 58 (3.49%) Manufacturing
5 52 (3.13%) Marketing
6 48 (2.89%) Investment Banking
7 32 (1.93%) Telecoms
8 30 (1.81%) Publishing
9 20 (1.20%) Advertising
10 19 (1.14%) Back Office
11 17 (1.02%) Financial Institution
12 15 (0.90%) Electronics
12 15 (0.90%) Front Office
13 12 (0.72%) Games
14 11 (0.66%) Legal
15 7 (0.42%) Spanish Language
16 5 (0.30%) Automotive
17 4 (0.24%) German Language
18 3 (0.18%) Dutch Language
18 3 (0.18%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1096 (65.98%) Developer
2 778 (46.84%) Java Developer
3 236 (14.21%) Architect
4 176 (10.60%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 132 (7.95%) Senior Developer
6 107 (6.44%) Solutions Architect
7 101 (6.08%) Senior Java Developer
8 93 (5.60%) J2EE Developer
9 62 (3.73%) Consultant
10 46 (2.77%) Analyst
11 38 (2.29%) Lead Developer
12 35 (2.11%) Java Architect
13 33 (1.99%) Technical Architect
14 30 (1.81%) Oracle Developer
15 29 (1.75%) Software Engineer
16 28 (1.69%) Web Developer
17 24 (1.44%) Tester
18 23 (1.38%) Designer
18 23 (1.38%) WebSphere Developer
19 21 (1.26%) Hybris Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 616 (37.09%) Spring
2 508 (30.58%) Web Services
3 450 (27.09%) XML
4 426 (25.65%) HTML
5 412 (24.80%) Hibernate
6 276 (16.62%) JSP
7 254 (15.29%) CSS
8 213 (12.82%) SOAP
9 183 (11.02%) REST
10 167 (10.05%) .NET
11 158 (9.51%) Spring MVC
12 155 (9.33%) jQuery
12 155 (9.33%) RESTful
13 153 (9.21%) Ajax
13 153 (9.21%) Servlets
14 146 (8.79%) Struts
15 136 (8.19%) JMS
16 105 (6.32%) Java EE
17 101 (6.08%) HTML5
17 101 (6.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 128 (7.71%) Open Source
2 73 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
3 71 (4.27%) Computer Science
4 53 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
5 44 (2.65%) iPad
6 35 (2.11%) Social Media
7 25 (1.51%) Client/Server
7 25 (1.51%) User Experience
8 20 (1.20%) Management Information System
9 18 (1.08%) Data Structures
10 16 (0.96%) N-Tier
10 16 (0.96%) Market Risk
10 16 (0.96%) Derivative
11 15 (0.90%) Clustering
11 15 (0.90%) DTV
12 14 (0.84%) Web 2.0
13 13 (0.78%) Fixed Income
14 11 (0.66%) Mobile App
15 9 (0.54%) Mainframe
15 9 (0.54%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 302 (18.18%) Linux
2 275 (16.56%) UNIX
3 129 (7.77%) Windows
4 77 (4.64%) Solaris
5 33 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 31 (1.87%) Android
7 23 (1.38%) AIX
8 20 (1.20%) Apple iOS
9 18 (1.08%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 17 (1.02%) Oracle Linux
11 9 (0.54%) CentOS
12 7 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (0.36%) Windows NT
14 5 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (0.30%) SUSE
14 5 (0.30%) zOS
14 5 (0.30%) HPUX
14 5 (0.30%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.24%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.18%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 786 (47.32%) Agile Software Development
2 388 (23.36%) TDD
3 356 (21.43%) Scrum
4 275 (16.56%) MVC
5 269 (16.20%) SOA
6 267 (16.07%) E-Commerce
7 253 (15.23%) Continuous Integration
8 236 (14.21%) OO
9 128 (7.71%) Unit Testing
10 122 (7.34%) BDD
11 119 (7.16%) UML
12 111 (6.68%) Content Management
13 88 (5.30%) Software Engineering
14 80 (4.82%) Waterfall
14 80 (4.82%) DevOps
15 65 (3.91%) Project Management
16 63 (3.79%) Multithreading
17 56 (3.37%) Web Development
18 53 (3.19%) Mentoring
19 51 (3.07%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1479 (89.04%) Java
2 441 (26.55%) SQL
3 424 (25.53%) JavaScript
4 128 (7.71%) PL/SQL
5 89 (5.36%) C#
6 74 (4.46%) Perl
7 63 (3.79%) PHP
8 62 (3.73%) Python
9 61 (3.67%) Groovy
10 55 (3.31%) Scala
11 52 (3.13%) Ruby
12 49 (2.95%) Shell Script
13 44 (2.65%) C++
14 30 (1.81%) C
14 30 (1.81%) XPath
15 28 (1.69%) Bash Shell
16 25 (1.51%) VB.NET
17 24 (1.44%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
18 19 (1.14%) XQuery
19 18 (1.08%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 134 (8.07%) Security Cleared
2 129 (7.77%) Degree
3 75 (4.52%) SC Cleared
4 41 (2.47%) DV Cleared
5 37 (2.23%) Sun Certification
6 15 (0.90%) OCPJP
7 14 (0.84%) ISEB
8 11 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (0.60%) PMI Certification
9 10 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
10 6 (0.36%) PMP
10 6 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.24%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.12%) BC Cleared
13 2 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
14 1 (0.060%) OSCP
14 1 (0.060%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 1 (0.060%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (5.66%) QA
2 13 (0.78%) SLA
3 9 (0.54%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.18%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.060%) COBIT
7 1 (0.060%) EMIR
System Software
1 17 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (0.72%) Squid
3 8 (0.48%) Xen
4 7 (0.42%) Shibboleth
5 6 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (0.30%) Active Directory
7 4 (0.24%) vCloud
8 3 (0.18%) HDFS
9 2 (0.12%) Docker
9 2 (0.12%) GridGain
9 2 (0.12%) Firmware
9 2 (0.12%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.060%) vSphere
10 1 (0.060%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.060%) SAP ITS
10 1 (0.060%) RACF
10 1 (0.060%) KVM
Systems Management
1 62 (3.73%) Puppet
2 24 (1.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 21 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (1.14%) Oracle Identity Management
5 6 (0.36%) Salt
5 6 (0.36%) OpenView
6 5 (0.30%) Nagios
6 5 (0.30%) OpenIDM
7 4 (0.24%) Graphite
7 4 (0.24%) Ansible
7 4 (0.24%) logstash
7 4 (0.24%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.18%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.18%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.12%) Kibana
9 2 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.12%) yum
10 1 (0.060%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.060%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.060%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 575 (34.62%) Oracle
2 116 (6.98%) IBM
3 74 (4.46%) ATG
4 68 (4.09%) Microsoft
5 47 (2.83%) Adobe
6 44 (2.65%) Endeca
7 43 (2.59%) hybris
8 42 (2.53%) Sun
9 41 (2.47%) Red Hat
10 40 (2.41%) SAP
11 35 (2.11%) Perforce
11 35 (2.11%) Google
12 33 (1.99%) BEA
12 33 (1.99%) TIBCO
13 31 (1.87%) HP
14 30 (1.81%) Sybase
15 25 (1.51%) VMware
16 24 (1.44%) FatWire
17 23 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
18 19 (1.14%) Informatica
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £750 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
eCom Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £380 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £330 - £370 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £1 per annum + Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £550 - £580 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £425 - £465 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £370 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £325.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: 5 days ago