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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 113 120 103
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Contract jobs citing J2EE 880 810 776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.81% 1.71% 1.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.74% 6.28% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 460 465
Average daily rate
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£408 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.97% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £287 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 17
Average hourly rate £37.00 £33.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.62% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 £29.40 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.60 £35.49 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £33.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.62% +3.84%
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
13049 12908 11359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.84% 27.30% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8591 8340 7310
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 204 303
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +16 417 £444 -1.38% 117
East of England +26 117 £400 - 20
South East -52 98 £350 -6.66% 66
North West +13 70 £384 +2.33% 36
South West -20 56 £413 +17.85% 23
Yorkshire -21 40 £365 +2.45% 28
West Midlands -18 33 £400 +14.28% 9
East Midlands -9 17 £347 -10.32% 14
North East +14 15 £300 - 5
Midlands - 8 £375 -
J2EE
UK

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1521 (90.27%) Java
2 791 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
3 605 (35.91%) Spring
4 595 (35.31%) Oracle
5 511 (30.33%) SQL
6 474 (28.13%) Web Services
7 434 (25.76%) HTML
8 408 (24.21%) JavaScript
9 400 (23.74%) TDD
10 393 (23.32%) XML
11 365 (21.66%) Hibernate
12 333 (19.76%) Scrum
13 329 (19.53%) UNIX
14 308 (18.28%) Linux
15 268 (15.91%) WebLogic
16 257 (15.25%) Maven
17 255 (15.13%) CSS
18 246 (14.60%) Finance
19 244 (14.48%) JSP
20 235 (13.95%) SOA
21 224 (13.29%) SOAP
22 219 (13.00%) JUnit
23 216 (12.82%) OO
24 209 (12.40%) Security Cleared
25 205 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
26 203 (12.05%) E-Commerce
27 195 (11.57%) JBoss
28 194 (11.51%) Tomcat
28 194 (11.51%) MVC
29 183 (10.86%) Subversion

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 268 (15.91%) WebLogic
2 195 (11.57%) JBoss
3 194 (11.51%) Tomcat
4 178 (10.56%) WebSphere
5 170 (10.09%) Apache
6 65 (3.86%) CMS
7 58 (3.44%) Adobe CQ
8 36 (2.14%) IIS
9 35 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
10 30 (1.78%) Confluence
11 26 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 26 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
11 26 (1.54%) WebLogic Portal
12 24 (1.42%) TIBCO EMS
12 24 (1.42%) GlassFish
13 23 (1.36%) Oracle Service Bus
14 20 (1.19%) IBM HTTP Server
15 18 (1.07%) Mule
16 17 (1.01%) Apache Solr
16 17 (1.01%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (0.71%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.42%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.24%) MS Project
3 4 (0.24%) MS Office
4 1 (0.059%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.059%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.059%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 15 (0.89%) Oracle BPM
2 11 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
4 9 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.47%) BusinessWorks
6 6 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.36%) CA PPM
6 6 (0.36%) TIBCO iProcess
7 4 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.24%) Tridion
7 4 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.12%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.12%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.059%) SAP SRM
9 1 (0.059%) AWD
9 1 (0.059%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.059%) Oracle Retail
9 1 (0.059%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.059%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 29 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (0.42%) Google App Engine
5 7 (0.42%) GitHub
6 3 (0.18%) SaaS
7 2 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.059%) Yammer
8 1 (0.059%) PaaS
8 1 (0.059%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.059%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 93 (5.52%) HTTP
2 82 (4.87%) Internet
3 46 (2.73%) TCP/IP
4 41 (2.43%) Firewall
5 39 (2.31%) LDAP
6 32 (1.90%) DNS
6 32 (1.90%) SSL
7 14 (0.83%) SAN
8 13 (0.77%) Intranet
8 13 (0.77%) DHCP
9 12 (0.71%) VPN
10 11 (0.65%) HTTPS
10 11 (0.65%) ATM
11 9 (0.53%) SNMP
11 9 (0.53%) NAS
12 8 (0.47%) Reverse Proxy
12 8 (0.47%) DMZ
13 7 (0.42%) IPsec
13 7 (0.42%) FTP
14 6 (0.36%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (10.74%) SQL Server
2 145 (8.61%) Relational Database
3 139 (8.25%) Oracle Database
4 126 (7.48%) MySQL
5 75 (4.45%) MongoDB
6 67 (3.98%) RDBMS
7 65 (3.86%) NoSQL
8 62 (3.68%) Big Data
9 50 (2.97%) Hadoop
10 44 (2.61%) DB2
10 44 (2.61%) Oracle Database 11g
11 42 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
11 42 (2.49%) Oracle Reports
12 24 (1.42%) Couchbase
13 23 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
14 22 (1.31%) Jackrabbit
15 18 (1.07%) Oracle Database 10g
16 15 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
17 13 (0.77%) Apache Hive
18 11 (0.65%) Redis
Development Applications
1 257 (15.25%) Maven
2 219 (13.00%) JUnit
3 183 (10.86%) Subversion
4 158 (9.38%) Eclipse
5 157 (9.32%) Ant
6 105 (6.23%) Jenkins
7 97 (5.76%) JIRA
8 85 (5.04%) Git (software)
9 53 (3.15%) Selenium
10 46 (2.73%) Mockito
11 45 (2.67%) ClearCase
12 41 (2.43%) SoapUI
13 35 (2.08%) Hudson
14 32 (1.90%) Cucumber
15 26 (1.54%) Jasmine
15 26 (1.54%) Toad
16 20 (1.19%) Artifactory
17 19 (1.13%) Gradle
17 19 (1.13%) JMeter
18 16 (0.95%) jMock
General
1 246 (14.60%) Finance
2 121 (7.18%) Banking
3 85 (5.04%) Retail
4 53 (3.15%) Marketing
5 40 (2.37%) Manufacturing
6 32 (1.90%) Investment Banking
7 24 (1.42%) Financial Institution
8 22 (1.31%) Telecoms
9 18 (1.07%) Front Office
9 18 (1.07%) Publishing
10 15 (0.89%) Advertising
11 14 (0.83%) Back Office
12 10 (0.59%) Electronics
12 10 (0.59%) Automotive
13 9 (0.53%) Games
14 8 (0.47%) Legal
15 4 (0.24%) Dutch Language
15 4 (0.24%) Private Banking
16 3 (0.18%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.18%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1120 (66.47%) Developer
2 827 (49.08%) Java Developer
3 198 (11.75%) Architect
4 179 (10.62%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 152 (9.02%) Senior Developer
6 123 (7.30%) Senior Java Developer
7 95 (5.64%) J2EE Developer
8 79 (4.69%) Consultant
9 77 (4.57%) Solutions Architect
10 59 (3.50%) Analyst
11 33 (1.96%) Technical Architect
12 30 (1.78%) Web Developer
13 29 (1.72%) Oracle Developer
13 29 (1.72%) Designer
14 28 (1.66%) Java Architect
14 28 (1.66%) Lead Developer
15 25 (1.48%) Hybris Developer
16 24 (1.42%) Scala Developer
16 24 (1.42%) Applications Support
17 23 (1.36%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 605 (35.91%) Spring
2 474 (28.13%) Web Services
3 434 (25.76%) HTML
4 393 (23.32%) XML
5 365 (21.66%) Hibernate
6 255 (15.13%) CSS
7 244 (14.48%) JSP
8 224 (13.29%) SOAP
9 172 (10.21%) REST
10 168 (9.97%) .NET
11 161 (9.55%) RESTful
12 151 (8.96%) jQuery
13 144 (8.55%) Servlets
14 140 (8.31%) Ajax
15 133 (7.89%) HTML5
16 128 (7.60%) JMS
17 127 (7.54%) Middleware
18 121 (7.18%) Struts
19 116 (6.88%) Spring MVC
20 103 (6.11%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 112 (6.65%) Open Source
2 63 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
3 59 (3.50%) Computer Science
4 41 (2.43%) Client/Server
5 40 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
6 29 (1.72%) iPad
7 25 (1.48%) Social Media
8 24 (1.42%) Clustering
9 22 (1.31%) N-Tier
10 15 (0.89%) Management Information System
10 15 (0.89%) Derivative
10 15 (0.89%) User Experience
11 13 (0.77%) Algorithms
12 12 (0.71%) Mobile App
12 12 (0.71%) Fixed Income
13 10 (0.59%) DTV
13 10 (0.59%) PKI
14 9 (0.53%) Equity Derivative
14 9 (0.53%) Mainframe
14 9 (0.53%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 329 (19.53%) UNIX
2 308 (18.28%) Linux
3 175 (10.39%) Windows
4 72 (4.27%) Solaris
5 41 (2.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (1.25%) Android
6 21 (1.25%) AIX
7 17 (1.01%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 15 (0.89%) Apple iOS
9 14 (0.83%) CentOS
10 10 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.36%) Windows NT
12 4 (0.24%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.24%) VME
13 3 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.12%) SUSE
14 2 (0.12%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 791 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
2 400 (23.74%) TDD
3 333 (19.76%) Scrum
4 235 (13.95%) SOA
5 216 (12.82%) OO
6 205 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
7 203 (12.05%) E-Commerce
8 194 (11.51%) MVC
9 124 (7.36%) UML
10 116 (6.88%) Waterfall
10 116 (6.88%) BDD
11 96 (5.70%) Content Management
12 89 (5.28%) Software Engineering
13 88 (5.22%) Unit Testing
14 87 (5.16%) DevOps
15 81 (4.81%) RUP
16 64 (3.80%) Mentoring
17 63 (3.74%) ITIL
17 63 (3.74%) Configuration Management
17 63 (3.74%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1521 (90.27%) Java
2 511 (30.33%) SQL
3 408 (24.21%) JavaScript
4 140 (8.31%) PL/SQL
5 98 (5.82%) Perl
6 83 (4.93%) Python
7 79 (4.69%) Shell Script
8 67 (3.98%) C#
9 66 (3.92%) PHP
10 55 (3.26%) Ruby
11 52 (3.09%) Groovy
11 52 (3.09%) Scala
12 46 (2.73%) Bash Shell
13 30 (1.78%) C++
14 27 (1.60%) C
15 26 (1.54%) XPath
16 24 (1.42%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
17 22 (1.31%) Clojure
18 16 (0.95%) Jython
19 12 (0.71%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 209 (12.40%) Security Cleared
2 103 (6.11%) Degree
3 102 (6.05%) SC Cleared
4 90 (5.34%) DV Cleared
5 42 (2.49%) Sun Certification
6 23 (1.36%) OCPJP
7 12 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
8 10 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.30%) ISEB
11 4 (0.24%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.24%) MCPD
12 3 (0.18%) OCAJ
12 3 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.18%) CISSP
12 3 (0.18%) OCP
12 3 (0.18%) OCA
12 3 (0.18%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.12%) CISA
13 2 (0.12%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (4.45%) QA
2 15 (0.89%) SLA
3 4 (0.24%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.12%) COBIT
5 1 (0.059%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.059%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.059%) EMIR
5 1 (0.059%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (1.01%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.71%) Squid
3 12 (0.71%) Docker
4 9 (0.53%) Xen
5 8 (0.47%) vCloud
6 5 (0.30%) Firmware
6 5 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.24%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.24%) HDFS
7 4 (0.24%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (0.18%) GridGain
8 3 (0.18%) KVM
9 2 (0.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.12%) Samba
10 1 (0.059%) NFS
Systems Management
1 55 (3.26%) Puppet
2 20 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (0.77%) Ansible
4 11 (0.65%) Salt
5 10 (0.59%) logstash
6 9 (0.53%) Kibana
6 9 (0.53%) Oracle Identity Management
7 8 (0.47%) ZABBIX
8 7 (0.42%) Vagrant
8 7 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 7 (0.42%) OpenView
8 7 (0.42%) OpenIDM
9 6 (0.36%) HAProxy
10 5 (0.30%) CA Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.24%) CA Wily
11 4 (0.24%) Nagios
12 3 (0.18%) Graphite
12 3 (0.18%) WSUS
13 2 (0.12%) SCCM
13 2 (0.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 595 (35.31%) Oracle
2 132 (7.83%) IBM
3 68 (4.04%) Microsoft
4 64 (3.80%) BEA
5 61 (3.62%) hybris
6 60 (3.56%) ATG
7 55 (3.26%) Red Hat
8 53 (3.15%) Adobe
9 50 (2.97%) webMethods
10 49 (2.91%) Pega
11 47 (2.79%) SAP
12 43 (2.55%) Sun
12 43 (2.55%) TIBCO
13 40 (2.37%) Informatica
14 34 (2.02%) Endeca
15 32 (1.90%) VMware
16 27 (1.60%) Google
16 27 (1.60%) Sybase
16 27 (1.60%) Business Objects
17 25 (1.48%) Perforce
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £1 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Rate: 250 to 250 per day GBP
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + benefits - potential extension
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £340 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
East Midlands
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day Access to training and certification
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £550 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 per day 12 month contract
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £350 to £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Glossop, Derbyshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £443.78 - £591.70 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £370.37 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ISL
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago