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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 118 103 71
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -32
Contract jobs citing J2EE 882 785 1383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.72% 1.82% 2.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.40% 6.79% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 471 776
Average daily rate £404 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.93% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £381
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 21 7
Average hourly rate £35.40 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.14% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.85 £27.50 £32.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £37.50 £60.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.80 £35.11 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+1.96% +8.03%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13782 11568 14360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.85% 26.85% 25.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9018 7371 8668
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 331 363
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 £17.50 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -19 421 £450 +5.88% 139
South East -7 129 £375 - 49
East of England +13 76 £405 +1.25% 25
South West +2 73 £344 -11.29% 14
Yorkshire -12 57 £350 +12.00% 33
West Midlands +1 50 £330 +1.53% 8
North West -18 39 £388 +12.72% 31
East Midlands +9 29 £420 +31.25% 14
North East - 7 £258 - 2
Midlands - - - -
J2EE
UK

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1478 (88.77%) Java
2 695 (41.74%) Spring
3 647 (38.86%) Oracle
4 489 (29.37%) SQL
5 461 (27.69%) Web Services
6 443 (26.61%) Hibernate
7 441 (26.49%) XML
8 440 (26.43%) JavaScript
9 437 (26.25%) HTML
10 358 (21.50%) Finance
11 335 (20.12%) UNIX
12 329 (19.76%) Linux
12 329 (19.76%) Agile Software Development
13 312 (18.74%) CSS
14 286 (17.18%) JSP
14 286 (17.18%) jQuery
15 284 (17.06%) SOA
16 279 (16.76%) WebLogic
17 271 (16.28%) TDD
18 266 (15.98%) Maven
19 261 (15.68%) E-Commerce
20 260 (15.62%) Tomcat
21 257 (15.44%) Scrum
22 253 (15.20%) SOAP
23 243 (14.59%) WebSphere
24 223 (13.39%) Struts
25 221 (13.27%) OO
26 206 (12.37%) Subversion
27 204 (12.25%) MVC
28 198 (11.89%) Oracle Database

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 279 (16.76%) WebLogic
2 260 (15.62%) Tomcat
3 243 (14.59%) WebSphere
4 187 (11.23%) Apache
5 69 (4.14%) CMS
6 64 (3.84%) WebSphere Application Server
7 52 (3.12%) Oracle Service Bus
8 50 (3.00%) MQSeries
8 50 (3.00%) Adobe CQ
9 37 (2.22%) WebLogic Portal
10 35 (2.10%) Liferay
11 29 (1.74%) IIS
12 28 (1.68%) Mule
13 22 (1.32%) Apache Solr
14 19 (1.14%) Oracle Coherence
15 17 (1.02%) SharePoint
15 17 (1.02%) Jetty
16 16 (0.96%) GlassFish
17 15 (0.90%) Apache ServiceMix
18 14 (0.84%) AquaLogic Service Bus
Applications
1 33 (1.98%) MS Excel
2 11 (0.66%) MS Visio
2 11 (0.66%) MS Office
3 10 (0.60%) MS Project
4 8 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.12%) Windchill
6 1 (0.060%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.060%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 27 (1.62%) Oracle BPM
2 21 (1.26%) Tridion
3 12 (0.72%) Oracle 11i
4 10 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (0.48%) Oracle Retail
6 7 (0.42%) Oracle Cash Management
7 6 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (0.30%) RiskWrite
9 4 (0.24%) Temenos T24
10 3 (0.18%) Magento
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
11 2 (0.12%) Markit EDM
11 2 (0.12%) TIBCO iProcess
11 2 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
11 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.12%) ENOVIA
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
11 2 (0.12%) SAP CRM
11 2 (0.12%) Teamcenter
12 1 (0.060%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
2 18 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.48%) Amazon S3
5 6 (0.36%) Force.com
6 5 (0.30%) SaaS
7 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.18%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.12%) Heroku
9 1 (0.060%) PaaS
9 1 (0.060%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.060%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 100 (6.01%) Internet
2 73 (4.38%) LDAP
3 60 (3.60%) HTTP
4 35 (2.10%) TCP/IP
5 31 (1.86%) Intranet
6 29 (1.74%) Firewall
7 25 (1.50%) DNS
8 24 (1.44%) SSL
9 15 (0.90%) SAN
10 14 (0.84%) NAS
11 13 (0.78%) DHCP
11 13 (0.78%) HTTPS
12 12 (0.72%) LAN
13 11 (0.66%) WAN
13 11 (0.66%) SNMP
14 10 (0.60%) FTP
15 8 (0.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 8 (0.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 8 (0.48%) Network Security
16 7 (0.42%) DDNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (11.89%) Oracle Database
2 160 (9.61%) SQL Server
3 139 (8.35%) Relational Database
4 116 (6.97%) MySQL
5 83 (4.98%) DB2
6 76 (4.56%) RDBMS
7 67 (4.02%) Oracle Database 11g
8 60 (3.60%) MongoDB
9 58 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
10 44 (2.64%) Oracle Database 10g
11 43 (2.58%) NoSQL
12 41 (2.46%) Big Data
13 37 (2.22%) Hadoop
14 34 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
15 17 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
16 16 (0.96%) DTS
17 14 (0.84%) Oracle9i Database
18 13 (0.78%) JasperReports
19 11 (0.66%) Oracle8/8i Database
19 11 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 266 (15.98%) Maven
2 206 (12.37%) Subversion
3 175 (10.51%) JUnit
4 172 (10.33%) Ant
4 172 (10.33%) Eclipse
5 94 (5.65%) Jenkins
6 61 (3.66%) JIRA
7 58 (3.48%) Git (software)
8 55 (3.30%) Hudson
9 36 (2.16%) Talend Open Studio
10 33 (1.98%) Log4j
11 31 (1.86%) Selenium
12 30 (1.80%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
13 23 (1.38%) ClearCase
14 22 (1.32%) Cucumber
14 22 (1.32%) Mockito
15 21 (1.26%) LoadRunner
16 20 (1.20%) jMock
17 19 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
17 19 (1.14%) TeamCity
General
1 358 (21.50%) Finance
2 162 (9.73%) Retail
3 140 (8.41%) Banking
4 74 (4.44%) Investment Banking
5 73 (4.38%) Manufacturing
6 64 (3.84%) Telecoms
7 40 (2.40%) Back Office
8 34 (2.04%) Marketing
9 18 (1.08%) Publishing
10 13 (0.78%) Advertising
11 12 (0.72%) Electronics
12 11 (0.66%) Front Office
12 11 (0.66%) Games
13 10 (0.60%) German Language
13 10 (0.60%) Automotive
14 8 (0.48%) Retail Banking
15 7 (0.42%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.36%) Spanish Language
16 6 (0.36%) Legal
17 4 (0.24%) French Language
Job Titles
1 962 (57.78%) Developer
2 730 (43.84%) Java Developer
3 255 (15.32%) Architect
4 216 (12.97%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 111 (6.67%) Analyst
6 107 (6.43%) J2EE Developer
7 105 (6.31%) Senior Developer
8 103 (6.19%) Solutions Architect
9 86 (5.17%) Senior Java Developer
10 84 (5.05%) Project Manager
11 58 (3.48%) Consultant
12 52 (3.12%) Web Developer
13 51 (3.06%) Technical Architect
14 49 (2.94%) Java Architect
15 45 (2.70%) Java Web Developer
16 25 (1.50%) Lead Developer
16 25 (1.50%) Programmer
17 24 (1.44%) Applications Developer
18 23 (1.38%) Designer
19 22 (1.32%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 695 (41.74%) Spring
2 461 (27.69%) Web Services
3 443 (26.61%) Hibernate
4 441 (26.49%) XML
5 437 (26.25%) HTML
6 312 (18.74%) CSS
7 286 (17.18%) JSP
7 286 (17.18%) jQuery
8 253 (15.20%) SOAP
9 223 (13.39%) Struts
10 192 (11.53%) Ajax
11 170 (10.21%) .NET
12 156 (9.37%) REST
13 155 (9.31%) JMS
14 151 (9.07%) Spring MVC
15 141 (8.47%) Middleware
16 139 (8.35%) Servlets
16 139 (8.35%) Java EE
17 126 (7.57%) RESTful
18 125 (7.51%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 68 (4.08%) Open Source
2 66 (3.96%) Enterprise Software
3 39 (2.34%) Computer Science
4 38 (2.28%) Clustering
5 34 (2.04%) Web 2.0
6 33 (1.98%) Social Media
7 30 (1.80%) iPad
8 23 (1.38%) N-Tier
8 23 (1.38%) Fixed Income
8 23 (1.38%) Data Integration
9 22 (1.32%) Derivative
10 21 (1.26%) Mobile App
10 21 (1.26%) Client/Server
10 21 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 19 (1.14%) Firmware
11 19 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
12 16 (0.96%) GIS
13 15 (0.90%) Management Information System
14 13 (0.78%) DataPower
14 13 (0.78%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 335 (20.12%) UNIX
2 329 (19.76%) Linux
3 138 (8.29%) Windows
4 86 (5.17%) Solaris
5 42 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (1.62%) Android
7 24 (1.44%) AIX
8 23 (1.38%) HPUX
9 18 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (0.90%) Apple iOS
11 14 (0.84%) Oracle Linux
11 14 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (0.60%) Windows 7
13 7 (0.42%) Windows XP
14 6 (0.36%) Windows NT
14 6 (0.36%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.24%) Windows Phone
15 4 (0.24%) CentOS
15 4 (0.24%) Debian
16 3 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (19.76%) Agile Software Development
2 284 (17.06%) SOA
3 271 (16.28%) TDD
4 261 (15.68%) E-Commerce
5 257 (15.44%) Scrum
6 221 (13.27%) OO
7 204 (12.25%) MVC
8 180 (10.81%) UML
9 105 (6.31%) Continuous Integration
10 96 (5.77%) Configuration Management
11 92 (5.53%) Waterfall
12 91 (5.47%) BDD
13 89 (5.35%) Project Management
14 83 (4.98%) Content Management
14 83 (4.98%) Unit Testing
15 75 (4.50%) Software Engineering
16 69 (4.14%) Data Modelling
17 66 (3.96%) Migration
18 64 (3.84%) ITIL
19 60 (3.60%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1478 (88.77%) Java
2 489 (29.37%) SQL
3 440 (26.43%) JavaScript
4 157 (9.43%) PL/SQL
5 80 (4.80%) Perl
6 50 (3.00%) C#
7 48 (2.88%) Scala
8 47 (2.82%) C++
8 47 (2.82%) Groovy
9 43 (2.58%) Shell Script
10 38 (2.28%) XPath
10 38 (2.28%) VB
11 34 (2.04%) Bash Shell
12 30 (1.80%) Ruby
13 27 (1.62%) C
14 26 (1.56%) Python
15 18 (1.08%) T-SQL
16 12 (0.72%) XQuery
17 11 (0.66%) PHP
17 11 (0.66%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 123 (7.39%) Degree
2 93 (5.59%) Security Cleared
3 47 (2.82%) SC Cleared
4 20 (1.20%) DV Cleared
5 15 (0.90%) ISEB
6 13 (0.78%) Sun Certification
6 13 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (0.42%) HND
8 6 (0.36%) BC Cleared
8 6 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
9 5 (0.30%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.24%) OCPJP
11 3 (0.18%) PMP
11 3 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.18%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.12%) IBM Certification
13 1 (0.060%) IBM WebSphere Certification
13 1 (0.060%) OCPJWCD
13 1 (0.060%) Brainbench
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (3.78%) QA
2 15 (0.90%) SLA
2 15 (0.90%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.24%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.18%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.12%) JTAG
System Software
1 26 (1.56%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.20%) VMware ESX
3 16 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (0.96%) Samba
4 14 (0.84%) Squid
5 13 (0.78%) NFS
6 11 (0.66%) Sendmail
7 8 (0.48%) vCloud
8 6 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 5 (0.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 4 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.24%) Xen
11 1 (0.060%) XenApp
11 1 (0.060%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.060%) Varnish
11 1 (0.060%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.060%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.060%) KVM
Systems Management
1 29 (1.74%) Puppet
1 29 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (1.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 14 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
3 14 (0.84%) Nagios
4 11 (0.66%) Ganglia
5 10 (0.60%) BladeLogic
6 8 (0.48%) Tivoli
7 6 (0.36%) OpenView
8 5 (0.30%) Netcool
8 5 (0.30%) Data Guard
9 4 (0.24%) SCOM
9 4 (0.24%) MOM
10 3 (0.18%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 3 (0.18%) OpenSSO
10 3 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Management
11 2 (0.12%) Oozie
11 2 (0.12%) CA SiteMinder
12 1 (0.060%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 1 (0.060%) SCCM
Vendors
1 647 (38.86%) Oracle
2 169 (10.15%) JBoss
3 136 (8.17%) IBM
4 96 (5.77%) ATG
5 69 (4.14%) Microsoft
6 59 (3.54%) Endeca
7 49 (2.94%) Sybase
8 44 (2.64%) Sun
9 42 (2.52%) Adobe
10 38 (2.28%) VMware
11 37 (2.22%) HP
12 36 (2.16%) Talend
13 34 (2.04%) SAP
14 32 (1.92%) Perforce
15 30 (1.80%) Elastic Path
16 28 (1.68%) BEA
17 25 (1.50%) hybris
18 24 (1.44%) Alterian
18 24 (1.44%) Red Hat
19 21 (1.26%) Business Objects
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 Per Day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
South Croydon, Surrey
Parker White Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £220 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Experis IT
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £525 per day TO £525 DAY
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £500 per day + Market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis IT
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Square One Resources
Posted: 3 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Square One Resources
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 5 days ago