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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 106 130 111
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -19
Contract jobs citing J2EE 918 787 775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.87% 1.64% 1.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.83% 5.91% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 579 494 486
Average daily rate
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£420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £534 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 27
Average hourly rate £40.60 £36.25 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +9.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.75 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 £43.25 £42.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £36.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +9.84%
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
13442 13306 11554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.32% 27.74% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8992 8932 7437
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 168 346
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £16.66 £17.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 May 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
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 22 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +22 438 £450 - 145
South East -19 114 £400 +6.66% 58
North West +24 85 £400 +1.58% 42
East of England +20 84 £375 -6.25% 20
South West +19 60 £406 +4.83% 19
Yorkshire -30 46 £370 +5.71% 23
North East +19 36 £300 +16.50% 5
East Midlands -8 27 £388 -7.73% 8
West Midlands -19 21 £394 +16.66% 15
Midlands - 2 £363 -
J2EE
UK

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1605 (89.82%) Java
2 817 (45.72%) Agile Software Development
3 630 (35.25%) Spring
4 611 (34.19%) Oracle
5 572 (32.01%) SQL
6 492 (27.53%) Web Services
7 487 (27.25%) JavaScript
8 474 (26.52%) HTML
9 425 (23.78%) XML
10 403 (22.55%) TDD
11 373 (20.87%) Hibernate
12 348 (19.47%) Scrum
13 345 (19.31%) UNIX
14 341 (19.08%) Linux
15 286 (16.00%) CSS
16 278 (15.56%) Finance
17 273 (15.28%) WebLogic
18 258 (14.44%) Security Cleared
19 256 (14.33%) WebSphere
20 248 (13.88%) JSP
21 247 (13.82%) OO
22 244 (13.65%) SOA
23 242 (13.54%) SOAP
24 241 (13.49%) Maven
25 237 (13.26%) JBoss
26 222 (12.42%) Continuous Integration
27 219 (12.26%) E-Commerce
28 217 (12.14%) Tomcat
29 214 (11.98%) JUnit
30 191 (10.69%) MVC

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 273 (15.28%) WebLogic
2 256 (14.33%) WebSphere
3 237 (13.26%) JBoss
4 217 (12.14%) Tomcat
5 164 (9.18%) Apache
6 85 (4.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 67 (3.75%) CMS
8 54 (3.02%) IIS
9 42 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
10 38 (2.13%) nginx
11 36 (2.01%) WebSphere Application Server
11 36 (2.01%) Jetty
12 35 (1.96%) Mule ESB
13 32 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 28 (1.57%) Confluence
14 28 (1.57%) Mule
15 26 (1.45%) GlassFish
16 25 (1.40%) WebLogic Portal
17 23 (1.29%) Node.js
17 23 (1.29%) MQSeries
Applications
1 19 (1.06%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.45%) MS Office
3 4 (0.22%) MS Project
4 3 (0.17%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.056%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 26 (1.45%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (0.50%) Tridion
4 8 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.39%) Oracle 11i
6 6 (0.34%) BusinessWorks
6 6 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.28%) TIBCO iProcess
8 3 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.11%) Temenos T24
9 2 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
10 1 (0.056%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.056%) CA PPM
10 1 (0.056%) SAP SRM
10 1 (0.056%) AWD
10 1 (0.056%) SAP PSCD
10 1 (0.056%) Oracle Retail
10 1 (0.056%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 83 (4.64%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (2.01%) Google Cloud Platform
3 31 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
4 30 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
5 25 (1.40%) Google App Engine
6 9 (0.50%) GitHub
7 8 (0.45%) Adobe Analytics
8 7 (0.39%) PaaS
9 6 (0.34%) SaaS
10 4 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (0.22%) Google Apps
10 4 (0.22%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.11%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.056%) Google Compute Engine
12 1 (0.056%) Yammer
12 1 (0.056%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.056%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 106 (5.93%) HTTP
2 73 (4.09%) Internet
2 73 (4.09%) TCP/IP
3 57 (3.19%) DNS
4 44 (2.46%) SSL
5 42 (2.35%) Firewall
6 37 (2.07%) LDAP
7 30 (1.68%) DHCP
8 24 (1.34%) IPsec
8 24 (1.34%) FTP
9 15 (0.84%) SAN
9 15 (0.84%) VPN
10 13 (0.73%) Intranet
11 11 (0.62%) ATM
12 10 (0.56%) DMZ
12 10 (0.56%) HTTPS
13 9 (0.50%) Reverse Proxy
13 9 (0.50%) NAS
14 7 (0.39%) VLAN
15 6 (0.34%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (10.41%) SQL Server
2 167 (9.35%) Relational Database
3 159 (8.90%) Oracle Database
4 123 (6.88%) MySQL
5 80 (4.48%) DB2
6 78 (4.36%) MongoDB
7 75 (4.20%) Big Data
8 72 (4.03%) RDBMS
9 63 (3.53%) NoSQL
10 53 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
11 52 (2.91%) Oracle Database 11g
12 50 (2.80%) Hadoop
13 35 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
14 27 (1.51%) Oracle Database 10g
15 24 (1.34%) Couchbase
16 18 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
17 16 (0.90%) Redis
17 16 (0.90%) DbVisualizer
18 13 (0.73%) Oracle Database 12c
19 12 (0.67%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 241 (13.49%) Maven
2 214 (11.98%) JUnit
3 176 (9.85%) Ant
4 175 (9.79%) Subversion
5 155 (8.67%) Eclipse
6 124 (6.94%) Jenkins
7 103 (5.76%) Git (software)
8 98 (5.48%) JIRA
9 50 (2.80%) Selenium
10 43 (2.41%) Mockito
11 42 (2.35%) ClearCase
12 40 (2.24%) SoapUI
13 35 (1.96%) Cucumber
14 31 (1.73%) Toad
15 27 (1.51%) Jasmine
16 25 (1.40%) Artifactory
16 25 (1.40%) Hudson
17 21 (1.18%) SonarQube
18 19 (1.06%) Gradle
19 16 (0.90%) Gerrit
General
1 278 (15.56%) Finance
2 130 (7.27%) Banking
3 114 (6.38%) Retail
4 37 (2.07%) Marketing
5 35 (1.96%) Telecoms
6 33 (1.85%) Investment Banking
7 31 (1.73%) Manufacturing
8 23 (1.29%) Financial Institution
9 22 (1.23%) Publishing
10 15 (0.84%) Automotive
11 12 (0.67%) Front Office
11 12 (0.67%) Legal
12 11 (0.62%) Advertising
13 9 (0.50%) Back Office
14 7 (0.39%) Electronics
15 5 (0.28%) Billing
16 4 (0.22%) Games
16 4 (0.22%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.22%) Private Banking
17 3 (0.17%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 1165 (65.19%) Developer
2 843 (47.17%) Java Developer
3 200 (11.19%) Architect
4 189 (10.58%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 158 (8.84%) Senior Developer
6 127 (7.11%) Senior Java Developer
7 87 (4.87%) J2EE Developer
8 75 (4.20%) Analyst
9 73 (4.09%) Consultant
10 67 (3.75%) Solutions Architect
11 40 (2.24%) Technical Architect
12 38 (2.13%) Java Architect
12 38 (2.13%) Hybris Developer
13 34 (1.90%) Designer
14 31 (1.73%) Software Engineer
15 29 (1.62%) Scala Developer
15 29 (1.62%) Oracle Developer
16 28 (1.57%) Web Developer
17 27 (1.51%) Applications Support
18 26 (1.45%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 630 (35.25%) Spring
2 492 (27.53%) Web Services
3 474 (26.52%) HTML
4 425 (23.78%) XML
5 373 (20.87%) Hibernate
6 286 (16.00%) CSS
7 248 (13.88%) JSP
8 242 (13.54%) SOAP
9 180 (10.07%) Servlets
10 171 (9.57%) RESTful
11 166 (9.29%) .NET
12 164 (9.18%) REST
13 163 (9.12%) jQuery
14 156 (8.73%) Ajax
15 153 (8.56%) JMS
16 151 (8.45%) Middleware
17 150 (8.39%) HTML5
18 137 (7.67%) Struts
19 133 (7.44%) EJB
20 129 (7.22%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 134 (7.50%) Open Source
2 69 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (3.58%) Computer Science
4 55 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
5 31 (1.73%) Client/Server
6 27 (1.51%) Clustering
7 25 (1.40%) N-Tier
8 22 (1.23%) iPad
9 18 (1.01%) Social Media
10 17 (0.95%) Mobile App
11 15 (0.84%) User Experience
11 15 (0.84%) Management Information System
12 13 (0.73%) Algorithms
12 13 (0.73%) Mainframe
13 12 (0.67%) Derivative
14 11 (0.62%) Web 2.0
15 9 (0.50%) Equity Derivative
15 9 (0.50%) Telematics
15 9 (0.50%) Fixed Income
16 8 (0.45%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 345 (19.31%) UNIX
2 341 (19.08%) Linux
3 176 (9.85%) Windows
4 76 (4.25%) Solaris
5 40 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (0.95%) Android
6 17 (0.95%) CentOS
6 17 (0.95%) AIX
7 12 (0.67%) Apple iOS
7 12 (0.67%) Ubuntu
8 10 (0.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 9 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (0.45%) HPUX
10 8 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.34%) Windows NT
12 3 (0.17%) SUSE
13 2 (0.11%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.11%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.11%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 817 (45.72%) Agile Software Development
2 403 (22.55%) TDD
3 348 (19.47%) Scrum
4 247 (13.82%) OO
5 244 (13.65%) SOA
6 222 (12.42%) Continuous Integration
7 219 (12.26%) E-Commerce
8 191 (10.69%) MVC
9 150 (8.39%) UML
10 118 (6.60%) Waterfall
11 114 (6.38%) Software Engineering
12 113 (6.32%) BDD
13 104 (5.82%) Unit Testing
14 96 (5.37%) Content Management
15 87 (4.87%) DevOps
16 82 (4.59%) RUP
17 80 (4.48%) Configuration Management
18 78 (4.36%) OOP
19 73 (4.09%) Mentoring
20 69 (3.86%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1605 (89.82%) Java
2 572 (32.01%) SQL
3 487 (27.25%) JavaScript
4 162 (9.07%) PL/SQL
5 96 (5.37%) Perl
6 83 (4.64%) Shell Script
7 73 (4.09%) Python
8 71 (3.97%) Scala
9 59 (3.30%) PHP
10 55 (3.08%) Bash Shell
11 54 (3.02%) C#
12 45 (2.52%) Ruby
13 42 (2.35%) XPath
14 38 (2.13%) Groovy
15 36 (2.01%) C
16 34 (1.90%) C++
17 32 (1.79%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
18 18 (1.01%) XQuery
19 15 (0.84%) Clojure
19 15 (0.84%) Jython
Qualifications
1 258 (14.44%) Security Cleared
2 117 (6.55%) SC Cleared
3 116 (6.49%) Degree
4 106 (5.93%) DV Cleared
5 52 (2.91%) Sun Certification
6 24 (1.34%) OCPJP
7 14 (0.78%) ISEB
8 12 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
9 10 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 9 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (0.39%) MCPD
11 7 (0.39%) ISTQB
11 7 (0.39%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.11%) CISSP
12 2 (0.11%) OCP
12 2 (0.11%) OCA
12 2 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.11%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (3.81%) QA
2 26 (1.45%) SLA
3 4 (0.22%) WAI
4 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.11%) COBIT
5 1 (0.056%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.056%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 48 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (1.34%) Active Directory
3 22 (1.23%) Xen
4 17 (0.95%) Docker
5 15 (0.84%) vCloud
6 11 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
7 9 (0.50%) Squid
8 5 (0.28%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.28%) Firmware
9 4 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.22%) Varnish
9 4 (0.22%) VirtualBox
9 4 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (0.22%) HDFS
10 3 (0.17%) KVM
10 3 (0.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 3 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.17%) Samba
10 3 (0.17%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 63 (3.53%) Puppet
2 36 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (1.18%) Ansible
4 18 (1.01%) Kibana
5 17 (0.95%) Salt
6 16 (0.90%) logstash
6 16 (0.90%) Rundeck
7 14 (0.78%) ZABBIX
8 12 (0.67%) Oracle Identity Management
8 12 (0.67%) HAProxy
9 11 (0.62%) Vagrant
10 9 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 8 (0.45%) OpenView
12 5 (0.28%) Nagios
12 5 (0.28%) CA Single Sign-On
13 4 (0.22%) CA Wily
13 4 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (0.22%) XenMobile
14 3 (0.17%) WSUS
15 2 (0.11%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 611 (34.19%) Oracle
2 168 (9.40%) IBM
3 88 (4.92%) Microsoft
4 83 (4.64%) hybris
5 82 (4.59%) Adobe
6 62 (3.47%) Red Hat
7 58 (3.25%) Pega
8 57 (3.19%) VMware
9 55 (3.08%) BEA
10 54 (3.02%) Informatica
10 54 (3.02%) Sun
11 52 (2.91%) webMethods
12 50 (2.80%) ATG
13 49 (2.74%) Google
14 45 (2.52%) SAP
15 41 (2.29%) Sybase
15 41 (2.29%) TIBCO
16 31 (1.73%) HP
16 31 (1.73%) Business Objects
17 27 (1.51%) Endeca
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Stealth IT Recruitment
Posted: 14 hours ago
Berkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 14 hours ago
East London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vitamin T
Rate: DOE
Posted: Yesterday
North East
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Skilliantech Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Stratospherec
Rate: Unspecified Top end market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Express / Group
Rate: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates
Posted: 3 days ago