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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 155 126 121
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -5
Contract jobs citing J2EE 733 840 817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.55% 1.78% 1.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.42% 6.60% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 532 448
Average daily rate £425 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 9
Average hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.61% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £31.52 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £38.60 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+73.61% +6.66%
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
13519 12732 12319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.65% 27.04% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9470 8568 7886
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 179 254
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £46.28 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 -37 310 £500 +11.11% 102
South East +38 118 £388 +10.71% 40
West Midlands +5 53 £338 -20.58% 18
North East +14 52 £400 +23.07% 2
North West -47 51 £400 +9.58% 33
South West +3 45 £363 -9.37% 23
East of England -43 38 £425 +7.93% 19
East Midlands +7 36 £420 -5.35% 13
Yorkshire -26 34 £406 +25.00% 25
Midlands -2 2 £450 -
J2EE
UK

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1426 (89.52%) Java
2 794 (49.84%) Agile Software Development
3 501 (31.45%) Spring
3 501 (31.45%) Oracle
4 496 (31.14%) JavaScript
5 450 (28.25%) Web Services
6 439 (27.56%) HTML
7 420 (26.37%) SQL
8 384 (24.11%) Hibernate
9 343 (21.53%) XML
10 335 (21.03%) Unix
11 313 (19.65%) Linux
12 295 (18.52%) TDD
12 295 (18.52%) WebSphere
13 288 (18.08%) CSS
14 275 (17.26%) SOAP
14 275 (17.26%) Scrum
15 274 (17.20%) Tomcat
16 254 (15.94%) Jenkins
17 247 (15.51%) WebLogic
18 245 (15.38%) Maven
19 233 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
20 220 (13.81%) OO
21 218 (13.68%) Finance
22 217 (13.62%) E-Commerce
23 210 (13.18%) JBoss
24 209 (13.12%) RESTful
25 197 (12.37%) Git (software)
26 196 (12.30%) JSP
27 193 (12.12%) REST

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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
1 295 (18.52%) WebSphere
2 274 (17.20%) Tomcat
3 247 (15.51%) WebLogic
4 210 (13.18%) JBoss
5 184 (11.55%) Apache
6 100 (6.28%) CMS
7 89 (5.59%) Jetty
8 85 (5.34%) IIS
9 83 (5.21%) nginx
9 83 (5.21%) WebSphere Application Server
10 76 (4.77%) Node.js
11 71 (4.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 39 (2.45%) Confluence
13 31 (1.95%) Oracle Application Server
14 30 (1.88%) MQSeries
15 27 (1.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 20 (1.26%) Documentum
17 19 (1.19%) GlassFish
18 17 (1.07%) Apache Solr
18 17 (1.07%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (0.88%) MS Excel
1 14 (0.88%) MS Visio
2 10 (0.63%) MS Office
3 8 (0.50%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.19%) HipChat
6 1 (0.063%) InDesign
6 1 (0.063%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 27 (1.69%) Oracle BPM
2 21 (1.32%) Payment Gateway
3 11 (0.69%) BusinessWorks
4 10 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.31%) BASE24
7 5 (0.31%) Magento
7 5 (0.31%) OpenText Process Suite
8 4 (0.25%) Maximo
9 2 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle HRMS
9 2 (0.13%) SAP PSCD
10 1 (0.063%) BigMachines
10 1 (0.063%) Eloqua
10 1 (0.063%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.063%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.063%) SAP xRPM
Cloud Services
1 158 (9.92%) Amazon AWS
2 77 (4.83%) Amazon EC2
3 76 (4.77%) Google Cloud Platform
4 71 (4.46%) Cloud Computing
5 63 (3.95%) Google App Engine
6 36 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
7 20 (1.26%) PaaS
8 15 (0.94%) SaaS
9 10 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
9 10 (0.63%) GitHub
10 7 (0.44%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 6 (0.38%) Google Analytics
11 6 (0.38%) Route 53
12 5 (0.31%) IaaS
13 4 (0.25%) Amazon Glacier
13 4 (0.25%) Google Compute Engine
14 3 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
15 2 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
15 2 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 169 (10.61%) HTTP
2 129 (8.10%) TCP/IP
3 113 (7.09%) SSL
4 80 (5.02%) DNS
5 72 (4.52%) FTP
6 70 (4.39%) DHCP
7 69 (4.33%) IPsec
8 33 (2.07%) Internet
9 30 (1.88%) LDAP
10 22 (1.38%) Firewall
11 14 (0.88%) HTTPS
12 10 (0.63%) Reverse Proxy
13 9 (0.56%) SNMP
14 7 (0.44%) VPN
15 6 (0.38%) ATM
16 5 (0.31%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 5 (0.31%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 4 (0.25%) Intranet
18 3 (0.19%) DMZ
18 3 (0.19%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (7.34%) Relational Database
2 111 (6.97%) SQL Server
3 110 (6.91%) MySQL
4 107 (6.72%) PostgreSQL
5 104 (6.53%) MongoDB
6 91 (5.71%) Oracle Database
7 83 (5.21%) NoSQL
8 72 (4.52%) DB2
9 61 (3.83%) Big Data
10 56 (3.52%) BusinessObjects
11 48 (3.01%) Hadoop
12 41 (2.57%) Oracle Database 11g
13 28 (1.76%) Oracle OWB
14 21 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
15 20 (1.26%) Oracle Database 10g
16 19 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
17 16 (1.00%) RDBMS
18 13 (0.82%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
19 12 (0.75%) Redis
20 11 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 254 (15.94%) Jenkins
2 245 (15.38%) Maven
3 197 (12.37%) Git (software)
4 172 (10.80%) JUnit
5 138 (8.66%) Eclipse
6 120 (7.53%) Subversion
7 105 (6.59%) Selenium
8 102 (6.40%) Ant
8 102 (6.40%) JIRA
9 52 (3.26%) ClearCase
10 51 (3.20%) Mockito
11 40 (2.51%) CA Gen
12 35 (2.20%) Gerrit
13 27 (1.69%) ClearQuest
14 22 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 22 (1.38%) Hudson
15 21 (1.32%) SonarQube
16 20 (1.26%) Cucumber
16 20 (1.26%) JMeter
17 19 (1.19%) AccuRev
General
1 218 (13.68%) Finance
2 123 (7.72%) Banking
3 97 (6.09%) Retail
4 55 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 39 (2.45%) Publishing
6 36 (2.26%) Marketing
7 28 (1.76%) Investment Banking
8 24 (1.51%) Automotive
9 22 (1.38%) Front Office
10 21 (1.32%) Games
11 20 (1.26%) Manufacturing
12 14 (0.88%) Back Office
13 11 (0.69%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.63%) Electronics
15 6 (0.38%) French Language
15 6 (0.38%) Legal
16 5 (0.31%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.31%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.19%) Wholesale Banking
18 2 (0.13%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 954 (59.89%) Developer
2 668 (41.93%) Java Developer
3 237 (14.88%) Architect
4 170 (10.67%) J2EE Developer
5 149 (9.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 142 (8.91%) Senior Developer
7 104 (6.53%) Senior Java Developer
8 93 (5.84%) Solutions Architect
9 55 (3.45%) Lead Developer
10 52 (3.26%) Consultant
11 49 (3.08%) Analyst
12 45 (2.82%) Agile Developer
12 45 (2.82%) DevOps Engineer
13 44 (2.76%) Agile Java Developer
14 43 (2.70%) Java Architect
15 42 (2.64%) JavaScript Developer
16 35 (2.20%) Java Engineer
17 31 (1.95%) Applications Support
18 29 (1.82%) XML Developer
19 28 (1.76%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 501 (31.45%) Spring
2 450 (28.25%) Web Services
3 439 (27.56%) HTML
4 384 (24.11%) Hibernate
5 343 (21.53%) XML
6 288 (18.08%) CSS
7 275 (17.26%) SOAP
8 209 (13.12%) RESTful
9 196 (12.30%) JSP
10 193 (12.12%) REST
11 171 (10.73%) Servlets
12 166 (10.42%) .NET
13 154 (9.67%) HTML5
14 145 (9.10%) jQuery
15 144 (9.04%) AngularJS
16 134 (8.41%) JMS
16 134 (8.41%) JSON
17 123 (7.72%) EJB
17 123 (7.72%) Spring MVC
18 118 (7.41%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 97 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 36 (2.26%) Algorithms
3 36 (2.26%) Equities
4 32 (2.01%) Mobile App
5 29 (1.82%) iPad
5 29 (1.82%) User Experience
6 28 (1.76%) Clustering
7 27 (1.69%) Mainframe
8 26 (1.63%) Social Media
9 25 (1.57%) Computer Science
9 25 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 17 (1.07%) Client/Server
11 16 (1.00%) Derivative
12 14 (0.88%) Data Structures
12 14 (0.88%) Fixed Income
12 14 (0.88%) Web 2.0
13 13 (0.82%) IBM Mainframe
13 13 (0.82%) Visualisation
14 12 (0.75%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 335 (21.03%) Unix
2 313 (19.65%) Linux
3 119 (7.47%) Windows
4 47 (2.95%) Solaris
5 34 (2.13%) AIX
6 32 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (1.51%) CentOS
8 16 (1.00%) Apple iOS
9 13 (0.82%) Android
10 10 (0.63%) Mac OS X
10 10 (0.63%) OS/390
11 7 (0.44%) SUSE
12 5 (0.31%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.31%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.31%) Windows Server
13 3 (0.19%) VME
13 3 (0.19%) zOS
14 1 (0.063%) MVS
14 1 (0.063%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.063%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 794 (49.84%) Agile Software Development
2 295 (18.52%) TDD
3 275 (17.26%) Scrum
4 233 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
5 220 (13.81%) OO
6 217 (13.62%) E-Commerce
7 167 (10.48%) SOA
8 166 (10.42%) Waterfall
9 163 (10.23%) Configuration Management
10 161 (10.11%) MVC
11 147 (9.23%) DevOps
12 129 (8.10%) UML
13 121 (7.60%) Unit Testing
14 110 (6.91%) Open Source
15 104 (6.53%) Mentoring
16 100 (6.28%) SDLC
17 96 (6.03%) BDD
18 91 (5.71%) Data Modelling
19 79 (4.96%) Content Management
20 78 (4.90%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1426 (89.52%) Java
2 496 (31.14%) JavaScript
3 420 (26.37%) SQL
4 153 (9.60%) Perl
5 141 (8.85%) PL/SQL
6 136 (8.54%) Shell Script
7 118 (7.41%) Python
8 68 (4.27%) C#
9 65 (4.08%) C
10 58 (3.64%) Bash Shell
11 39 (2.45%) C++
12 37 (2.32%) Scala
13 34 (2.13%) Groovy
14 32 (2.01%) PHP
15 29 (1.82%) Korn
16 25 (1.57%) Jython
17 24 (1.51%) PowerShell
18 23 (1.44%) Ruby
19 21 (1.32%) XPath
20 15 (0.94%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 193 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 91 (5.71%) Degree
3 79 (4.96%) SC Cleared
4 65 (4.08%) DV Cleared
5 16 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 15 (0.94%) Sun Certification
7 8 (0.50%) PMI Certification
8 6 (0.38%) PMP
9 5 (0.31%) BC Cleared
9 5 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.25%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.25%) OCPJP
11 2 (0.13%) ISEB
12 1 (0.063%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.063%) OCMJD
12 1 (0.063%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (1.95%) QA
2 12 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (0.44%) COBIT
3 7 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.44%) ISO27002
4 3 (0.19%) ISO 8583
4 3 (0.19%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.13%) HL7
5 2 (0.13%) WCAG
6 1 (0.063%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.063%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.063%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.063%) SLA
System Software
1 92 (5.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (3.52%) Xen
3 26 (1.63%) Docker
4 21 (1.32%) Active Directory
5 18 (1.13%) Oracle RAC
6 11 (0.69%) vCloud
7 7 (0.44%) vSphere
8 5 (0.31%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 5 (0.31%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.25%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.13%) GlusterFS
11 2 (0.13%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.13%) pfSense
11 2 (0.13%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.13%) Varnish
12 1 (0.063%) HDFS
12 1 (0.063%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.063%) Squid
12 1 (0.063%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 78 (4.90%) Puppet
2 59 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (1.51%) Ansible
4 16 (1.00%) Salt
5 12 (0.75%) Nagios
6 11 (0.69%) CA Wily
6 11 (0.69%) Kibana
6 11 (0.69%) logstash
7 10 (0.63%) ZABBIX
8 8 (0.50%) Rundeck
9 6 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (0.38%) Tivoli
10 5 (0.31%) CFEngine
11 4 (0.25%) Ambari
11 4 (0.25%) Cacti
11 4 (0.25%) Control-M
11 4 (0.25%) Oozie
11 4 (0.25%) Packer
12 3 (0.19%) HAProxy
12 3 (0.19%) vRealize
Vendors
1 501 (31.45%) Oracle
2 135 (8.47%) IBM
3 115 (7.22%) Microsoft
4 103 (6.47%) VMware
5 94 (5.90%) Google
6 79 (4.96%) BEA
7 78 (4.90%) Informatica
8 76 (4.77%) Adobe
9 74 (4.65%) Pega
10 68 (4.27%) hybris
11 55 (3.45%) webMethods
12 44 (2.76%) ATG
13 41 (2.57%) Sybase
14 38 (2.39%) Red Hat
14 38 (2.39%) SAP
15 31 (1.95%) Sun
16 26 (1.63%) Endeca
17 22 (1.38%) Axway
18 18 (1.13%) TIBCO
19 17 (1.07%) Fujitsu
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