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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 131 108 74
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -34
Contract jobs citing J2EE 854 881 1130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.64% 1.85% 2.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.11% 6.49% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 574 513 659
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £285 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 13
Average hourly rate £33.75 £33.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £27.32 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.72 £40.60 £44.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
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
13982 13567 13324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.81% 28.53% 28.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9637 8975 8250
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 258 325
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £17.04 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -9 414 £450 - 115
South East -16 137 £450 +28.57% 63
North West -2 65 £400 +6.66% 43
East of England -10 56 £450 +4.65% 33
South West -8 49 £400 +33.33% 21
Yorkshire -9 45 £338 +3.84% 31
West Midlands -7 34 £371 +6.00% 16
North East -40 22 £331 +49.04% 5
East Midlands 0 19 £475 +35.71% 7
Midlands -4 4 £350 -36.36%
J2EE
UK

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 1466 (88.58%) Java
2 769 (46.47%) Agile Software Development
3 627 (37.89%) Spring
4 553 (33.41%) Oracle
5 527 (31.84%) Web Services
6 437 (26.40%) XML
7 426 (25.74%) SQL
8 423 (25.56%) HTML
8 423 (25.56%) JavaScript
9 412 (24.89%) Hibernate
10 366 (22.11%) TDD
11 358 (21.63%) Scrum
12 299 (18.07%) Linux
13 293 (17.70%) MVC
14 288 (17.40%) Finance
15 285 (17.22%) E-Commerce
16 284 (17.16%) Maven
17 280 (16.92%) JSP
18 273 (16.50%) SOA
19 268 (16.19%) CSS
20 250 (15.11%) UNIX
21 244 (14.74%) Continuous Integration
22 227 (13.72%) OO
23 220 (13.29%) SOAP
24 215 (12.99%) WebSphere
25 214 (12.93%) JUnit
26 206 (12.45%) WebLogic
27 198 (11.96%) REST
28 184 (11.12%) Tomcat
29 183 (11.06%) Spring MVC

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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
1 215 (12.99%) WebSphere
2 206 (12.45%) WebLogic
3 184 (11.12%) Tomcat
4 181 (10.94%) Apache
5 180 (10.88%) JBoss
6 73 (4.41%) CMS
7 59 (3.56%) Adobe CQ
8 47 (2.84%) WebSphere Application Server
9 39 (2.36%) IIS
10 34 (2.05%) MQSeries
11 33 (1.99%) Oracle Service Bus
12 28 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 27 (1.63%) Apache Solr
14 22 (1.33%) Oracle Coherence
15 21 (1.27%) nginx
16 20 (1.21%) GlassFish
17 19 (1.15%) Liferay
17 19 (1.15%) Confluence
17 19 (1.15%) Jetty
18 18 (1.09%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 23 (1.39%) MS Excel
2 16 (0.97%) MS Office
3 7 (0.42%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.18%) MS Project
5 1 (0.060%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.060%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 25 (1.51%) Oracle BPM
2 17 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (0.48%) Oracle Retail
4 6 (0.36%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
5 5 (0.30%) Tridion
5 5 (0.30%) CA Clarity
6 3 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.18%) TIBCO iProcess
6 3 (0.18%) Cordys
6 3 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.060%) HFM
8 1 (0.060%) ENOVIA
8 1 (0.060%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.060%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.060%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.060%) Staffware
8 1 (0.060%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 60 (3.63%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (1.21%) SaaS
3 19 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (0.79%) Force.com
6 12 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (0.60%) Google App Engine
8 6 (0.36%) GitHub
8 6 (0.36%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.30%) IaaS
10 4 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (0.24%) PaaS
10 4 (0.24%) CloudFront
10 4 (0.24%) Route 53
11 2 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 100 (6.04%) Internet
2 75 (4.53%) HTTP
3 25 (1.51%) SSL
4 24 (1.45%) TCP/IP
5 20 (1.21%) LDAP
6 16 (0.97%) FTP
6 16 (0.97%) Firewall
7 15 (0.91%) DNS
8 13 (0.79%) SNMP
8 13 (0.79%) Intranet
9 10 (0.60%) IPsec
9 10 (0.60%) DHCP
10 8 (0.48%) Reverse Proxy
11 5 (0.30%) Extranet
11 5 (0.30%) HTTPS
12 3 (0.18%) VPN
12 3 (0.18%) WAN
13 2 (0.12%) SMS
13 2 (0.12%) SSH
13 2 (0.12%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (7.67%) MySQL
2 124 (7.49%) Oracle Database
3 123 (7.43%) SQL Server
4 106 (6.40%) Relational Database
5 58 (3.50%) DB2
6 53 (3.20%) MongoDB
7 45 (2.72%) Oracle Database 11g
8 44 (2.66%) PostgreSQL
9 40 (2.42%) NoSQL
10 38 (2.30%) RDBMS
11 27 (1.63%) Oracle Reports
12 25 (1.51%) Hadoop
13 22 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
14 18 (1.09%) JasperReports
15 17 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
16 15 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
16 15 (0.91%) Big Data
17 12 (0.73%) Redis
17 12 (0.73%) Jackrabbit
18 10 (0.60%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 284 (17.16%) Maven
2 214 (12.93%) JUnit
3 169 (10.21%) Eclipse
4 160 (9.67%) Subversion
5 143 (8.64%) Ant
6 116 (7.01%) Jenkins
7 73 (4.41%) JIRA
8 72 (4.35%) Git (software)
9 45 (2.72%) Selenium
10 41 (2.48%) Hudson
11 38 (2.30%) Mockito
12 30 (1.81%) Cucumber
12 30 (1.81%) JMeter
13 28 (1.69%) Jasmine
14 25 (1.51%) SoapUI
15 21 (1.27%) CruiseControl
16 20 (1.21%) FitNesse
17 14 (0.85%) jMock
17 14 (0.85%) Gradle
18 13 (0.79%) LoadRunner
General
1 288 (17.40%) Finance
2 143 (8.64%) Banking
3 126 (7.61%) Retail
4 65 (3.93%) Manufacturing
5 52 (3.14%) Investment Banking
6 51 (3.08%) Marketing
7 36 (2.18%) Telecoms
8 31 (1.87%) Publishing
9 21 (1.27%) Advertising
10 18 (1.09%) Front Office
10 18 (1.09%) Electronics
11 17 (1.03%) Financial Institution
12 16 (0.97%) Back Office
13 13 (0.79%) Games
14 9 (0.54%) Automotive
15 8 (0.48%) Legal
15 8 (0.48%) Spanish Language
16 5 (0.30%) German Language
17 3 (0.18%) Dutch Language
17 3 (0.18%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1074 (64.89%) Developer
2 772 (46.65%) Java Developer
3 251 (15.17%) Architect
4 193 (11.66%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 127 (7.67%) Senior Developer
6 124 (7.49%) Solutions Architect
7 101 (6.10%) J2EE Developer
8 100 (6.04%) Senior Java Developer
9 59 (3.56%) Consultant
10 54 (3.26%) Analyst
11 43 (2.60%) Java Architect
12 35 (2.11%) Technical Architect
13 34 (2.05%) Web Developer
14 30 (1.81%) Lead Developer
15 28 (1.69%) Oracle Developer
15 28 (1.69%) Software Engineer
16 27 (1.63%) Technical Leader
17 26 (1.57%) Designer
18 23 (1.39%) WebSphere Developer
18 23 (1.39%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 627 (37.89%) Spring
2 527 (31.84%) Web Services
3 437 (26.40%) XML
4 423 (25.56%) HTML
5 412 (24.89%) Hibernate
6 280 (16.92%) JSP
7 268 (16.19%) CSS
8 220 (13.29%) SOAP
9 198 (11.96%) REST
10 183 (11.06%) Spring MVC
10 183 (11.06%) jQuery
11 168 (10.15%) Ajax
12 166 (10.03%) .NET
13 148 (8.94%) JMS
14 146 (8.82%) RESTful
15 133 (8.04%) Servlets
16 132 (7.98%) Struts
17 109 (6.59%) JDBC
18 101 (6.10%) Java EE
19 97 (5.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 121 (7.31%) Open Source
2 73 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (3.50%) Computer Science
4 53 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
5 51 (3.08%) iPad
6 40 (2.42%) Social Media
7 26 (1.57%) User Experience
8 24 (1.45%) Data Structures
9 22 (1.33%) Client/Server
10 19 (1.15%) Market Risk
11 17 (1.03%) DTV
12 16 (0.97%) Management Information System
12 16 (0.97%) Clustering
12 16 (0.97%) Derivative
13 15 (0.91%) N-Tier
14 13 (0.79%) Mobile App
15 12 (0.73%) Mainframe
15 12 (0.73%) Web 2.0
15 12 (0.73%) Fixed Income
16 10 (0.60%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 299 (18.07%) Linux
2 250 (15.11%) UNIX
3 113 (6.83%) Windows
4 70 (4.23%) Solaris
5 33 (1.99%) Android
6 24 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (1.15%) Oracle Linux
8 18 (1.09%) Apple iOS
9 17 (1.03%) AIX
10 14 (0.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 9 (0.54%) CentOS
12 7 (0.42%) SUSE
13 6 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (0.36%) zOS
14 5 (0.30%) HPUX
14 5 (0.30%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.24%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
16 3 (0.18%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 769 (46.47%) Agile Software Development
2 366 (22.11%) TDD
3 358 (21.63%) Scrum
4 293 (17.70%) MVC
5 285 (17.22%) E-Commerce
6 273 (16.50%) SOA
7 244 (14.74%) Continuous Integration
8 227 (13.72%) OO
9 131 (7.92%) Unit Testing
10 118 (7.13%) UML
11 114 (6.89%) BDD
12 108 (6.53%) Content Management
13 84 (5.08%) Software Engineering
14 79 (4.77%) Waterfall
15 77 (4.65%) DevOps
16 70 (4.23%) Multithreading
17 68 (4.11%) Project Management
18 56 (3.38%) Mentoring
19 55 (3.32%) ERP
20 53 (3.20%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1466 (88.58%) Java
2 426 (25.74%) SQL
3 423 (25.56%) JavaScript
4 119 (7.19%) PL/SQL
5 88 (5.32%) C#
6 66 (3.99%) Perl
7 64 (3.87%) Groovy
8 59 (3.56%) Python
9 54 (3.26%) PHP
9 54 (3.26%) Shell Script
10 52 (3.14%) Scala
11 47 (2.84%) Ruby
12 44 (2.66%) C++
13 36 (2.18%) Bash Shell
14 35 (2.11%) C
15 27 (1.63%) XPath
16 24 (1.45%) XQuery
17 23 (1.39%) VB.NET
18 20 (1.21%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
19 19 (1.15%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 109 (6.59%) Degree
2 100 (6.04%) Security Cleared
3 52 (3.14%) SC Cleared
4 33 (1.99%) DV Cleared
5 19 (1.15%) Sun Certification
6 12 (0.73%) ISEB
7 11 (0.66%) PMI Certification
8 10 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (0.42%) OCPJP
10 6 (0.36%) PMP
11 2 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.060%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.060%) CEH
12 1 (0.060%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.060%) OCAJ
12 1 (0.060%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 1 (0.060%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 1 (0.060%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (4.95%) QA
2 12 (0.73%) PCI DSS
3 10 (0.60%) SLA
4 4 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.18%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.060%) COBIT
7 1 (0.060%) EMIR
System Software
1 17 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (0.48%) Xen
3 7 (0.42%) Shibboleth
3 7 (0.42%) Squid
4 4 (0.24%) vCloud
4 4 (0.24%) RACF
5 3 (0.18%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.12%) GridGain
6 2 (0.12%) Docker
6 2 (0.12%) Firmware
6 2 (0.12%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.060%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.060%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.060%) SAP ITS
7 1 (0.060%) vSphere
7 1 (0.060%) HDFS
7 1 (0.060%) KVM
Systems Management
1 59 (3.56%) Puppet
2 25 (1.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 21 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (1.15%) Oracle Identity Management
5 6 (0.36%) Salt
6 5 (0.30%) OpenIDM
6 5 (0.30%) Vagrant
6 5 (0.30%) OpenView
6 5 (0.30%) Nagios
7 4 (0.24%) Ansible
7 4 (0.24%) logstash
8 3 (0.18%) HAProxy
8 3 (0.18%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.18%) YUM
8 3 (0.18%) CA Wily
9 2 (0.12%) OpenSSO
9 2 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.12%) Kibana
10 1 (0.060%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.060%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 553 (33.41%) Oracle
2 123 (7.43%) IBM
3 74 (4.47%) ATG
4 63 (3.81%) Microsoft
5 50 (3.02%) Endeca
6 41 (2.48%) hybris
7 40 (2.42%) Adobe
7 40 (2.42%) SAP
8 39 (2.36%) Perforce
9 37 (2.24%) Google
10 35 (2.11%) Sun
11 33 (1.99%) Red Hat
12 31 (1.87%) TIBCO
13 30 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
13 30 (1.81%) HP
13 30 (1.81%) Sybase
14 27 (1.63%) VMware
15 24 (1.45%) BEA
16 19 (1.15%) FatWire
17 17 (1.03%) Atlassian
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