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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 112 143 116
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -27
Contract jobs citing J2EE 955 752 823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.88% 1.57% 1.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.78% 5.57% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 457 480
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 20
Average hourly rate £39.30 £34.75 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% -3.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.27 £28.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.55 £41.25 £50.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £34.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.83% -0.71%
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
14076 13491 12666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.78% 28.17% 28.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9611 8873 8150
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £268 £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 209 195 315
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.50 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +41 516 £500 +11.11% 108
South East -16 117 £400 +9.28% 50
East of England -4 80 £375 - 32
North West +34 78 £401 -2.90% 44
South West +13 54 £400 +6.53% 20
Yorkshire -45 37 £319 -8.92% 24
North East 0 29 £300 -7.69% 5
West Midlands -19 20 £425 +29.77% 9
East Midlands -8 19 £400 -4.76% 7
J2EE
UK

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1681 (89.32%) Java
2 853 (45.32%) Agile Software Development
3 660 (35.07%) Spring
4 608 (32.31%) SQL
5 585 (31.08%) Oracle
6 554 (29.44%) Web Services
7 541 (28.75%) JavaScript
8 498 (26.46%) HTML
9 437 (23.22%) TDD
10 404 (21.47%) XML
11 399 (21.20%) Scrum
12 389 (20.67%) Hibernate
13 349 (18.54%) Linux
14 336 (17.85%) UNIX
15 323 (17.16%) CSS
16 307 (16.31%) Finance
17 272 (14.45%) JBoss
17 272 (14.45%) SOA
18 264 (14.03%) SOAP
19 262 (13.92%) WebSphere
20 255 (13.55%) Maven
21 254 (13.50%) WebLogic
21 254 (13.50%) E-Commerce
22 247 (13.12%) JSP
22 247 (13.12%) Security Cleared
23 245 (13.02%) Continuous Integration
24 241 (12.81%) Tomcat
25 227 (12.06%) OO
26 219 (11.64%) MVC
27 210 (11.16%) SQL Server

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 272 (14.45%) JBoss
2 262 (13.92%) WebSphere
3 254 (13.50%) WebLogic
4 241 (12.81%) Tomcat
5 172 (9.14%) Apache
6 104 (5.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 81 (4.30%) CMS
8 60 (3.19%) IIS
9 45 (2.39%) nginx
10 44 (2.34%) Mule ESB
11 43 (2.28%) Elasticsearch
12 41 (2.18%) Jetty
13 34 (1.81%) Mule
14 33 (1.75%) Node.js
14 33 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
15 31 (1.65%) Confluence
16 29 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 26 (1.38%) Apache Solr
18 25 (1.33%) MQSeries
19 23 (1.22%) Documentum
Applications
1 24 (1.28%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.48%) MS Office
3 4 (0.21%) MS Project
3 4 (0.21%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.053%) HipChat
5 1 (0.053%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 26 (1.38%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (0.48%) Tridion
4 8 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.37%) Oracle 11i
6 6 (0.32%) Adobe Campaign
7 5 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 3 (0.16%) TIBCO iProcess
10 2 (0.11%) Summit
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
10 2 (0.11%) SAP HR
10 2 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
11 1 (0.053%) SAP CRM
11 1 (0.053%) SAP FI/CO
11 1 (0.053%) Maximo
11 1 (0.053%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 112 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
3 40 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
4 37 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
5 26 (1.38%) Google App Engine
6 14 (0.74%) Adobe Analytics
7 10 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (0.43%) PaaS
8 8 (0.43%) GitHub
9 6 (0.32%) SaaS
10 5 (0.27%) Google Apps
11 4 (0.21%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 3 (0.16%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.16%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.11%) Rackspace Cloud
13 2 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.053%) Amazon Glacier
14 1 (0.053%) Google Compute Engine
14 1 (0.053%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 98 (5.21%) HTTP
2 95 (5.05%) Internet
3 74 (3.93%) TCP/IP
4 58 (3.08%) DNS
5 52 (2.76%) Firewall
6 45 (2.39%) SSL
7 43 (2.28%) LDAP
8 32 (1.70%) DHCP
9 25 (1.33%) FTP
9 25 (1.33%) IPsec
10 22 (1.17%) VPN
11 18 (0.96%) Intranet
12 16 (0.85%) SAN
13 15 (0.80%) Reverse Proxy
14 13 (0.69%) DMZ
14 13 (0.69%) HTTPS
15 10 (0.53%) NAS
16 7 (0.37%) VLAN
16 7 (0.37%) WAN
17 6 (0.32%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (11.16%) SQL Server
2 157 (8.34%) MySQL
3 147 (7.81%) Relational Database
4 136 (7.23%) Oracle Database
5 117 (6.22%) MongoDB
6 83 (4.41%) DB2
7 82 (4.36%) NoSQL
8 70 (3.72%) PostgreSQL
9 64 (3.40%) Big Data
10 59 (3.13%) RDBMS
11 47 (2.50%) Hadoop
12 46 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
13 28 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
14 25 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
15 24 (1.28%) Redis
16 23 (1.22%) Couchbase
17 19 (1.01%) DbVisualizer
18 16 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
19 14 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
20 11 (0.58%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 255 (13.55%) Maven
2 208 (11.05%) JUnit
3 179 (9.51%) Ant
4 157 (8.34%) Subversion
5 145 (7.70%) Jenkins
6 142 (7.55%) Eclipse
7 119 (6.32%) Git (software)
8 86 (4.57%) JIRA
9 54 (2.87%) Selenium
10 50 (2.66%) Mockito
11 46 (2.44%) Cucumber
12 39 (2.07%) SoapUI
13 29 (1.54%) Hudson
13 29 (1.54%) ClearCase
14 28 (1.49%) Jasmine
15 25 (1.33%) SonarQube
16 23 (1.22%) Gerrit
17 22 (1.17%) Artifactory
18 21 (1.12%) Gradle
19 18 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 307 (16.31%) Finance
2 130 (6.91%) Retail
3 124 (6.59%) Banking
4 41 (2.18%) Telecoms
5 37 (1.97%) Marketing
6 36 (1.91%) Investment Banking
7 29 (1.54%) Manufacturing
8 26 (1.38%) Publishing
9 20 (1.06%) Automotive
10 18 (0.96%) Financial Institution
11 16 (0.85%) Front Office
12 12 (0.64%) Back Office
13 11 (0.58%) Legal
14 10 (0.53%) Advertising
15 9 (0.48%) Billing
16 7 (0.37%) Electronics
17 5 (0.27%) Games
18 4 (0.21%) Retail Banking
18 4 (0.21%) Private Banking
19 3 (0.16%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 1196 (63.55%) Developer
2 852 (45.27%) Java Developer
3 248 (13.18%) Architect
4 194 (10.31%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 159 (8.45%) Senior Developer
6 128 (6.80%) Senior Java Developer
7 91 (4.84%) J2EE Developer
8 90 (4.78%) Solutions Architect
9 82 (4.36%) Analyst
10 76 (4.04%) Consultant
11 50 (2.66%) Technical Architect
12 46 (2.44%) Java Architect
13 45 (2.39%) Hybris Developer
14 36 (1.91%) Software Engineer
15 35 (1.86%) Designer
16 33 (1.75%) Scala Developer
17 28 (1.49%) Applications Support
18 25 (1.33%) Support Analyst
18 25 (1.33%) Web Developer
19 23 (1.22%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 660 (35.07%) Spring
2 554 (29.44%) Web Services
3 498 (26.46%) HTML
4 404 (21.47%) XML
5 389 (20.67%) Hibernate
6 323 (17.16%) CSS
7 264 (14.03%) SOAP
8 247 (13.12%) JSP
9 194 (10.31%) RESTful
10 188 (9.99%) REST
11 184 (9.78%) Servlets
12 174 (9.25%) HTML5
13 171 (9.09%) jQuery
13 171 (9.09%) .NET
14 167 (8.87%) Ajax
15 161 (8.55%) JMS
16 148 (7.86%) Middleware
17 140 (7.44%) Spring MVC
18 133 (7.07%) Struts
18 133 (7.07%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 80 (4.25%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (3.83%) Enterprise Software
3 56 (2.98%) Computer Science
4 39 (2.07%) Client/Server
5 29 (1.54%) Clustering
6 25 (1.33%) iPad
7 23 (1.22%) Mobile App
8 22 (1.17%) Social Media
9 21 (1.12%) N-Tier
10 19 (1.01%) Data Centre
11 17 (0.90%) Market Risk
12 14 (0.74%) User Experience
13 13 (0.69%) Algorithms
14 12 (0.64%) Management Information System
15 11 (0.58%) Web 2.0
16 10 (0.53%) Derivative
16 10 (0.53%) Mainframe
17 9 (0.48%) Wiki
17 9 (0.48%) Telematics
18 8 (0.43%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 349 (18.54%) Linux
2 336 (17.85%) UNIX
3 170 (9.03%) Windows
4 67 (3.56%) Solaris
5 34 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (1.17%) CentOS
7 18 (0.96%) Ubuntu
8 15 (0.80%) Android
9 14 (0.74%) AIX
10 10 (0.53%) Apple iOS
11 8 (0.43%) HPUX
11 8 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.16%) SUSE
14 2 (0.11%) VME
14 2 (0.11%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.11%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.053%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 853 (45.32%) Agile Software Development
2 437 (23.22%) TDD
3 399 (21.20%) Scrum
4 272 (14.45%) SOA
5 254 (13.50%) E-Commerce
6 245 (13.02%) Continuous Integration
7 227 (12.06%) OO
8 219 (11.64%) MVC
9 203 (10.79%) SDLC
10 150 (7.97%) UML
11 141 (7.49%) Open Source
12 134 (7.12%) BDD
13 131 (6.96%) DevOps
14 125 (6.64%) Waterfall
15 115 (6.11%) Software Engineering
16 96 (5.10%) Unit Testing
17 94 (4.99%) Content Management
18 85 (4.52%) RUP
19 84 (4.46%) Configuration Management
20 80 (4.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1681 (89.32%) Java
2 608 (32.31%) SQL
3 541 (28.75%) JavaScript
4 143 (7.60%) PL/SQL
5 93 (4.94%) Perl
6 91 (4.84%) Shell Script
7 88 (4.68%) Scala
8 77 (4.09%) Python
9 67 (3.56%) Ruby
10 64 (3.40%) Bash Shell
11 60 (3.19%) C#
12 51 (2.71%) PHP
13 45 (2.39%) C
14 42 (2.23%) Groovy
15 41 (2.18%) XPath
16 32 (1.70%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
17 31 (1.65%) Clojure
18 30 (1.59%) C++
19 15 (0.80%) XQuery
20 13 (0.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 247 (13.12%) Security Cleared
2 113 (6.00%) Degree
3 103 (5.47%) SC Cleared
4 100 (5.31%) DV Cleared
5 39 (2.07%) Sun Certification
6 18 (0.96%) OCPJP
7 13 (0.69%) ISEB
8 9 (0.48%) PMI Certification
9 7 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (0.37%) MCPD
9 7 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
11 5 (0.27%) BC Cleared
12 4 (0.21%) CISSP
12 4 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.21%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.16%) OCPJWCD
13 3 (0.16%) OCMJD
13 3 (0.16%) OCP
14 2 (0.11%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (3.45%) QA
2 26 (1.38%) SLA
3 4 (0.21%) WAI
4 2 (0.11%) COBIT
4 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.11%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.053%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.053%) HL7
System Software
1 56 (2.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (1.54%) Active Directory
2 29 (1.54%) Docker
3 23 (1.22%) Xen
4 21 (1.12%) vCloud
5 12 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (0.37%) GridGain
7 6 (0.32%) ISA Server
7 6 (0.32%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.32%) VirtualBox
8 5 (0.27%) Firmware
8 5 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (0.27%) Squid
9 4 (0.21%) Varnish
9 4 (0.21%) KVM
10 3 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 3 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (0.16%) Samba
11 2 (0.11%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 73 (3.88%) Puppet
2 49 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (1.49%) Ansible
4 25 (1.33%) Salt
5 24 (1.28%) Kibana
6 22 (1.17%) Rundeck
6 22 (1.17%) logstash
7 20 (1.06%) ZABBIX
8 17 (0.90%) HAProxy
8 17 (0.90%) Vagrant
9 13 (0.69%) Oracle Identity Management
10 9 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 9 (0.48%) OpenView
11 7 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (0.32%) Nagios
13 5 (0.27%) CA Single Sign-On
13 5 (0.27%) XenMobile
14 4 (0.21%) CA Wily
14 4 (0.21%) TeamSite
15 3 (0.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 585 (31.08%) Oracle
2 171 (9.09%) IBM
3 106 (5.63%) Adobe
4 102 (5.42%) hybris
5 94 (4.99%) Microsoft
6 72 (3.83%) VMware
7 64 (3.40%) Pega
7 64 (3.40%) webMethods
8 63 (3.35%) Red Hat
9 60 (3.19%) Informatica
10 59 (3.13%) Google
11 51 (2.71%) ATG
11 51 (2.71%) Sun
12 50 (2.66%) BEA
13 45 (2.39%) TIBCO
14 44 (2.34%) SAP
15 40 (2.13%) Sybase
16 35 (1.86%) HP
17 33 (1.75%) Business Objects
18 31 (1.65%) Endeca
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LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
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Rate: Market rate
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Rate: Up to £520 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Stealth IT Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
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Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
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Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
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Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
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Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Rate: excellent rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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Rate: £220.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
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Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: Unspecified Market Rates - 3 Months initially
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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Rate: £300 - 325 per day
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Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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