The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 142 106 78
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -28
Contract jobs citing J2EE 726 867 1226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.47% 1.86% 2.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.28% 6.55% 8.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 484 749
Average daily rate
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£400 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.70% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £575 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 11
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £27.50 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.90 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -8.49%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13745 13229 13967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.84% 28.44% 26.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8985 8596 8674
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 276 345
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
J2EE
UK

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -31 346 £450 - 142
South East -16 119 £375 -4.76% 43
East of England +12 86 £375 +3.44% 15
Yorkshire +22 54 £333 +10.83% 31
West Midlands 0 39 £325 -23.52% 10
South West -23 39 £375 -6.25% 34
North West -44 24 £394 +10.91% 41
East Midlands -25 16 £334 -33.25% 9
Midlands +8 6 - - 2
North East -13 6 £325 -7.14% 2
J2EE
UK

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1408 (89.34%) Java
2 658 (41.75%) Spring
3 571 (36.23%) Oracle
4 465 (29.51%) SQL
5 446 (28.30%) Web Services
6 427 (27.09%) JavaScript
7 422 (26.78%) XML
8 419 (26.59%) Hibernate
9 393 (24.94%) HTML
10 362 (22.97%) Finance
11 324 (20.56%) Agile Software Development
12 310 (19.67%) UNIX
13 306 (19.42%) Maven
14 295 (18.72%) Linux
15 274 (17.39%) CSS
16 268 (17.01%) JSP
17 266 (16.88%) Scrum
18 254 (16.12%) MVC
19 253 (16.05%) TDD
20 252 (15.99%) jQuery
21 250 (15.86%) E-Commerce
22 249 (15.80%) WebSphere
23 245 (15.55%) WebLogic
24 243 (15.42%) SOA
25 241 (15.29%) SOAP
26 219 (13.90%) Tomcat
27 208 (13.20%) Ant
28 204 (12.94%) OO
29 191 (12.12%) Subversion
30 187 (11.87%) JUnit

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 249 (15.80%) WebSphere
2 245 (15.55%) WebLogic
3 219 (13.90%) Tomcat
4 176 (11.17%) Apache
5 68 (4.31%) WebSphere Application Server
6 63 (4.00%) MQSeries
7 57 (3.62%) CMS
7 57 (3.62%) Oracle Service Bus
8 33 (2.09%) Liferay
8 33 (2.09%) Adobe CQ
8 33 (2.09%) IIS
9 26 (1.65%) WebLogic Portal
10 25 (1.59%) Oracle Coherence
11 24 (1.52%) Apache Solr
12 22 (1.40%) GlassFish
13 21 (1.33%) Jetty
14 20 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 19 (1.21%) Alfresco
16 18 (1.14%) Apache ServiceMix
17 15 (0.95%) Node.js
Applications
1 22 (1.40%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.08%) MS Office
3 12 (0.76%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.32%) MS Project
6 2 (0.13%) Windchill
7 1 (0.063%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (1.27%) Oracle Retail
2 17 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 15 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
4 13 (0.82%) Tridion
5 6 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.25%) Temenos T24
7 3 (0.19%) TIBCO iProcess
7 3 (0.19%) Cordys
7 3 (0.19%) Magento
7 3 (0.19%) RiskWrite
8 2 (0.13%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.13%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.13%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.13%) Staffware
8 2 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.13%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.063%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.063%) SAP APO
9 1 (0.063%) Global One
9 1 (0.063%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 26 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
2 24 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (1.02%) Force.com
5 11 (0.70%) SaaS
6 7 (0.44%) Google App Engine
7 5 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.19%) GitHub
9 2 (0.13%) IaaS
9 2 (0.13%) PaaS
10 1 (0.063%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.063%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 85 (5.39%) Internet
2 56 (3.55%) HTTP
3 45 (2.86%) LDAP
4 30 (1.90%) SSL
5 18 (1.14%) Intranet
6 16 (1.02%) TCP/IP
7 13 (0.82%) DNS
8 12 (0.76%) FTP
9 11 (0.70%) SNMP
10 10 (0.63%) HTTPS
10 10 (0.63%) Firewall
11 8 (0.51%) IPsec
12 7 (0.44%) DHCP
13 6 (0.38%) RTCP
13 6 (0.38%) RTP
14 5 (0.32%) Telnet
14 5 (0.32%) SMTP
14 5 (0.32%) Radio Access Network
15 4 (0.25%) 4G
15 4 (0.25%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (10.03%) Oracle Database
2 148 (9.39%) SQL Server
3 119 (7.55%) Relational Database
4 96 (6.09%) MySQL
5 73 (4.63%) DB2
6 65 (4.12%) Oracle Database 11g
7 61 (3.87%) RDBMS
8 41 (2.60%) MongoDB
9 32 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
10 28 (1.78%) NoSQL
11 25 (1.59%) Big Data
12 22 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
12 22 (1.40%) Hadoop
13 19 (1.21%) JasperReports
13 19 (1.21%) DTS
14 17 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
14 17 (1.08%) DbVisualizer
15 13 (0.82%) Oracle ODI
15 13 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
15 13 (0.82%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 306 (19.42%) Maven
2 208 (13.20%) Ant
3 191 (12.12%) Subversion
4 187 (11.87%) JUnit
5 170 (10.79%) Eclipse
6 102 (6.47%) Jenkins
7 69 (4.38%) JIRA
8 61 (3.87%) Git (software)
9 52 (3.30%) Hudson
10 36 (2.28%) Selenium
11 29 (1.84%) LoadRunner
12 26 (1.65%) Mockito
13 24 (1.52%) Jasmine
14 23 (1.46%) Log4j
15 22 (1.40%) QuickTest Pro
15 22 (1.40%) CruiseControl
15 22 (1.40%) TeamCity
16 21 (1.33%) Cucumber
17 18 (1.14%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
18 17 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 362 (22.97%) Finance
2 160 (10.15%) Retail
3 150 (9.52%) Banking
4 83 (5.27%) Manufacturing
5 67 (4.25%) Investment Banking
6 47 (2.98%) Telecoms
7 36 (2.28%) Back Office
8 34 (2.16%) Marketing
9 19 (1.21%) Electronics
10 15 (0.95%) Front Office
11 14 (0.89%) Automotive
12 13 (0.82%) Publishing
12 13 (0.82%) German Language
13 12 (0.76%) Games
13 12 (0.76%) Advertising
14 9 (0.57%) Legal
14 9 (0.57%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.57%) Spanish Language
15 6 (0.38%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 938 (59.52%) Developer
2 705 (44.73%) Java Developer
3 210 (13.32%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 208 (13.20%) Architect
5 122 (7.74%) Senior Developer
6 119 (7.55%) Analyst
7 117 (7.42%) J2EE Developer
8 100 (6.35%) Senior Java Developer
9 94 (5.96%) Solutions Architect
10 67 (4.25%) Consultant
11 57 (3.62%) Project Manager
12 51 (3.24%) Web Developer
13 42 (2.66%) Java Architect
13 42 (2.66%) Java Web Developer
14 34 (2.16%) Technical Architect
14 34 (2.16%) Business Analyst
15 25 (1.59%) Software Developer
16 23 (1.46%) Applications Developer
16 23 (1.46%) Oracle Developer
17 22 (1.40%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 658 (41.75%) Spring
2 446 (28.30%) Web Services
3 422 (26.78%) XML
4 419 (26.59%) Hibernate
5 393 (24.94%) HTML
6 274 (17.39%) CSS
7 268 (17.01%) JSP
8 252 (15.99%) jQuery
9 241 (15.29%) SOAP
10 185 (11.74%) .NET
11 183 (11.61%) Struts
12 158 (10.03%) Spring MVC
13 154 (9.77%) Ajax
14 141 (8.95%) REST
15 128 (8.12%) JMS
16 126 (7.99%) RESTful
17 112 (7.11%) Servlets
18 106 (6.73%) Java EE
19 103 (6.54%) JDBC
20 100 (6.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 82 (5.20%) Open Source
2 50 (3.17%) iPad
3 46 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
4 38 (2.41%) Social Media
5 37 (2.35%) Computer Science
6 26 (1.65%) Web 2.0
7 22 (1.40%) Fixed Income
8 19 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 18 (1.14%) Mobile App
10 17 (1.08%) Clustering
10 17 (1.08%) DTV
11 16 (1.02%) GIS
11 16 (1.02%) Management Information System
12 15 (0.95%) Derivative
12 15 (0.95%) Data Integration
13 14 (0.89%) N-Tier
14 13 (0.82%) Mainframe
15 12 (0.76%) Market Risk
16 11 (0.70%) IBM Mainframe
16 11 (0.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 310 (19.67%) UNIX
2 295 (18.72%) Linux
3 112 (7.11%) Windows
4 62 (3.93%) Solaris
5 22 (1.40%) Android
6 18 (1.14%) HPUX
7 16 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (0.82%) Apple iOS
8 13 (0.82%) Oracle Linux
9 8 (0.51%) AIX
10 7 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.32%) SUSE
11 5 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.25%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.25%) zOS
13 3 (0.19%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.19%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.13%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.13%) Windows CE
14 2 (0.13%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (20.56%) Agile Software Development
2 266 (16.88%) Scrum
3 254 (16.12%) MVC
4 253 (16.05%) TDD
5 250 (15.86%) E-Commerce
6 243 (15.42%) SOA
7 204 (12.94%) OO
8 161 (10.22%) UML
9 152 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
10 113 (7.17%) Unit Testing
11 101 (6.41%) Content Management
12 89 (5.65%) BDD
13 79 (5.01%) Waterfall
14 77 (4.89%) Project Management
15 76 (4.82%) Software Engineering
16 71 (4.51%) Multithreading
17 60 (3.81%) ERP
18 59 (3.74%) OOD
19 58 (3.68%) Configuration Management
20 50 (3.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1408 (89.34%) Java
2 465 (29.51%) SQL
3 427 (27.09%) JavaScript
4 162 (10.28%) PL/SQL
5 71 (4.51%) C#
6 64 (4.06%) Perl
7 59 (3.74%) Groovy
8 54 (3.43%) Shell Script
9 52 (3.30%) Scala
10 50 (3.17%) C++
11 47 (2.98%) Bash Shell
12 39 (2.47%) Python
13 36 (2.28%) VB
14 30 (1.90%) C
15 29 (1.84%) XPath
16 27 (1.71%) T-SQL
17 17 (1.08%) Apex Code
18 16 (1.02%) Korn
19 15 (0.95%) Ruby
20 14 (0.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 115 (7.30%) Degree
2 71 (4.51%) Security Cleared
3 38 (2.41%) SC Cleared
4 21 (1.33%) ISEB
5 20 (1.27%) DV Cleared
6 17 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 17 (1.08%) Sun Certification
7 9 (0.57%) PMI Certification
8 8 (0.51%) CTC Cleared
9 6 (0.38%) OCPJP
10 4 (0.25%) PMP
11 3 (0.19%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.063%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.063%) IBM Certification
13 1 (0.063%) IBM WebSphere Certification
13 1 (0.063%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 1 (0.063%) HND
13 1 (0.063%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (3.81%) QA
2 11 (0.70%) PCI DSS
3 9 (0.57%) SLA
4 4 (0.25%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.13%) JTAG
6 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.063%) COBIT
7 1 (0.063%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (0.70%) vCloud
2 10 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (0.63%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.44%) VMware ESX
4 6 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (0.32%) RACF
5 5 (0.32%) Samba
6 4 (0.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 4 (0.25%) Xen
7 3 (0.19%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.063%) ACF2
8 1 (0.063%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.063%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.063%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.063%) Squid
Systems Management
1 41 (2.60%) Puppet
2 23 (1.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 12 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (0.51%) Tivoli
6 6 (0.38%) CA Wily
6 6 (0.38%) Nagios
6 6 (0.38%) Oracle Identity Management
7 5 (0.32%) Netcool
8 4 (0.25%) OpenSSO
8 4 (0.25%) YUM
8 4 (0.25%) OpenView
9 3 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 2 (0.13%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 2 (0.13%) Salt
10 2 (0.13%) CA SiteMinder
10 2 (0.13%) TIBCO Hawk
11 1 (0.063%) SCCM
11 1 (0.063%) SCOM
11 1 (0.063%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 571 (36.23%) Oracle
2 161 (10.22%) JBoss
3 133 (8.44%) IBM
4 83 (5.27%) ATG
5 62 (3.93%) Endeca
6 50 (3.17%) Microsoft
7 42 (2.66%) Perforce
8 39 (2.47%) HP
9 36 (2.28%) Sybase
10 35 (2.22%) Sun
11 34 (2.16%) SAP
12 32 (2.03%) hybris
13 31 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
13 31 (1.97%) VMware
14 21 (1.33%) Adobe
15 18 (1.14%) Alterian
15 18 (1.14%) TIBCO
15 18 (1.14%) FatWire
16 17 (1.08%) Google
16 17 (1.08%) Interwoven
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Posted: 19 hours ago
Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Ifftner Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 22 hours ago
York, Yorkshire
Square One Resources
Posted: Yesterday
Hounslow, Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per hour + Holiday
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Posted: Yesterday
Wellesbourne, Warwickshire
Mpower Plus UK Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
JM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £1 per day + Market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Street, Somerset
People Source Consulting
Rate: £280 - £300 per day + (Potentially higher)
Posted: 4 days ago