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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 108 129 107
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -22
Contract jobs citing J2EE 958 826 823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.89% 1.67% 1.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.92% 6.07% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 593 497 515
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £376 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.19% +7.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 24
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.40 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.34% +8.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.85 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.55 £41.25 £37.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.30 £35.80 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.77% +10.15%
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
13840 13614 11854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.32% 27.45% 27.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9109 9019 7587
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 201 348
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £17.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £52.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 1 May 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
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 1 May 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
(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 +18 445 £450 - 122
South East -4 123 £388 +6.89% 50
East of England +27 103 £400 - 31
North West +16 76 £388 - 42
South West -5 61 £425 +21.42% 18
Yorkshire -15 50 £350 - 20
West Midlands -24 34 £400 +22.13% 19
East Midlands -1 31 £375 -10.71% 5
North East +16 27 £300 +16.50% 6
Midlands - 6 £375 -
J2EE
UK

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 1595 (89.71%) Java
2 819 (46.06%) Agile Software Development
3 619 (34.81%) Spring
4 617 (34.70%) Oracle
5 546 (30.71%) SQL
6 475 (26.72%) Web Services
7 457 (25.70%) HTML
7 457 (25.70%) JavaScript
8 427 (24.02%) XML
9 405 (22.78%) TDD
10 370 (20.81%) Hibernate
11 348 (19.57%) Linux
12 344 (19.35%) UNIX
13 343 (19.29%) Scrum
14 276 (15.52%) WebLogic
15 267 (15.02%) CSS
16 257 (14.45%) JSP
17 256 (14.40%) Finance
18 247 (13.89%) Maven
19 241 (13.55%) Security Cleared
20 235 (13.22%) SOAP
21 234 (13.16%) SOA
21 234 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
22 231 (12.99%) WebSphere
22 231 (12.99%) OO
22 231 (12.99%) JBoss
23 218 (12.26%) JUnit
24 217 (12.20%) Tomcat
25 213 (11.98%) E-Commerce
26 200 (11.25%) MVC

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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
1 276 (15.52%) WebLogic
2 231 (12.99%) WebSphere
2 231 (12.99%) JBoss
3 217 (12.20%) Tomcat
4 168 (9.45%) Apache
5 80 (4.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 64 (3.60%) CMS
7 50 (2.81%) IIS
8 35 (1.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 35 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
9 34 (1.91%) WebSphere Application Server
9 34 (1.91%) nginx
10 31 (1.74%) Confluence
10 31 (1.74%) Jetty
11 28 (1.57%) Mule ESB
12 27 (1.52%) WebLogic Portal
13 22 (1.24%) GlassFish
14 21 (1.18%) IBM HTTP Server
14 21 (1.18%) Mule
14 21 (1.18%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 20 (1.12%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.39%) MS Visio
2 7 (0.39%) MS Office
3 4 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.22%) MS Project
4 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.056%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 22 (1.24%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.39%) Oracle 11i
5 7 (0.39%) BusinessWorks
6 6 (0.34%) TIBCO iProcess
6 6 (0.34%) CA PPM
6 6 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.34%) Tridion
7 3 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.11%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.056%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.056%) Adobe Campaign
9 1 (0.056%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.056%) Primavera
9 1 (0.056%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.056%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 74 (4.16%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (1.86%) Google Cloud Platform
3 31 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
4 27 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
5 25 (1.41%) Google App Engine
6 8 (0.45%) GitHub
7 4 (0.22%) PaaS
8 3 (0.17%) SaaS
8 3 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.11%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.056%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.056%) Yammer
10 1 (0.056%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.056%) Microsoft Azure
10 1 (0.056%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 108 (6.07%) HTTP
2 72 (4.05%) TCP/IP
3 69 (3.88%) Internet
4 55 (3.09%) DNS
5 48 (2.70%) SSL
6 45 (2.53%) Firewall
7 39 (2.19%) LDAP
8 30 (1.69%) DHCP
9 24 (1.35%) IPsec
9 24 (1.35%) FTP
10 15 (0.84%) VPN
10 15 (0.84%) SAN
11 12 (0.67%) HTTPS
11 12 (0.67%) Intranet
12 11 (0.62%) ATM
13 10 (0.56%) Reverse Proxy
13 10 (0.56%) DMZ
14 9 (0.51%) NAS
15 7 (0.39%) SSH
15 7 (0.39%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (10.40%) SQL Server
2 164 (9.22%) Oracle Database
3 163 (9.17%) Relational Database
4 120 (6.75%) MySQL
5 77 (4.33%) Big Data
6 76 (4.27%) MongoDB
7 70 (3.94%) DB2
8 67 (3.77%) RDBMS
9 66 (3.71%) NoSQL
10 59 (3.32%) Hadoop
11 52 (2.92%) PostgreSQL
12 51 (2.87%) Oracle Database 11g
13 43 (2.42%) Oracle Reports
14 27 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
15 24 (1.35%) Couchbase
16 19 (1.07%) Jackrabbit
17 18 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
18 13 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
19 12 (0.67%) Redis
19 12 (0.67%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 247 (13.89%) Maven
2 218 (12.26%) JUnit
3 193 (10.85%) Subversion
4 165 (9.28%) Ant
5 151 (8.49%) Eclipse
6 125 (7.03%) Jenkins
7 103 (5.79%) Git (software)
8 102 (5.74%) JIRA
9 45 (2.53%) Selenium
10 44 (2.47%) ClearCase
11 40 (2.25%) Mockito
11 40 (2.25%) SoapUI
12 34 (1.91%) Hudson
13 31 (1.74%) Cucumber
14 29 (1.63%) Toad
15 23 (1.29%) Artifactory
16 22 (1.24%) Jasmine
17 17 (0.96%) JMeter
18 16 (0.90%) SonarQube
19 15 (0.84%) jMock
General
1 256 (14.40%) Finance
2 128 (7.20%) Banking
3 99 (5.57%) Retail
4 46 (2.59%) Marketing
5 33 (1.86%) Investment Banking
6 32 (1.80%) Manufacturing
7 27 (1.52%) Telecoms
8 23 (1.29%) Publishing
8 23 (1.29%) Financial Institution
9 17 (0.96%) Front Office
10 13 (0.73%) Automotive
10 13 (0.73%) Advertising
11 10 (0.56%) Back Office
12 9 (0.51%) Legal
13 8 (0.45%) Electronics
13 8 (0.45%) Games
14 4 (0.22%) Private Banking
14 4 (0.22%) Billing
15 3 (0.17%) Dutch Language
16 2 (0.11%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 1161 (65.30%) Developer
2 849 (47.75%) Java Developer
3 202 (11.36%) Architect
4 180 (10.12%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 169 (9.51%) Senior Developer
6 137 (7.71%) Senior Java Developer
7 83 (4.67%) J2EE Developer
8 74 (4.16%) Consultant
9 69 (3.88%) Solutions Architect
10 64 (3.60%) Analyst
11 35 (1.97%) Designer
12 34 (1.91%) Technical Architect
13 33 (1.86%) Java Architect
13 33 (1.86%) Web Developer
14 32 (1.80%) Hybris Developer
15 30 (1.69%) Scala Developer
15 30 (1.69%) Oracle Developer
16 29 (1.63%) Software Engineer
17 27 (1.52%) Lead Developer
18 25 (1.41%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 619 (34.81%) Spring
2 475 (26.72%) Web Services
3 457 (25.70%) HTML
4 427 (24.02%) XML
5 370 (20.81%) Hibernate
6 267 (15.02%) CSS
7 257 (14.45%) JSP
8 235 (13.22%) SOAP
9 172 (9.67%) REST
9 172 (9.67%) .NET
10 171 (9.62%) Servlets
11 162 (9.11%) jQuery
12 159 (8.94%) RESTful
13 150 (8.44%) Ajax
14 148 (8.32%) Middleware
15 145 (8.16%) HTML5
16 139 (7.82%) JMS
17 127 (7.14%) Struts
18 126 (7.09%) Spring MVC
19 125 (7.03%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 132 (7.42%) Open Source
2 73 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
3 62 (3.49%) Computer Science
4 49 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
5 36 (2.02%) Client/Server
6 27 (1.52%) Clustering
7 24 (1.35%) iPad
8 22 (1.24%) N-Tier
9 21 (1.18%) Social Media
10 17 (0.96%) Mobile App
11 15 (0.84%) User Experience
12 14 (0.79%) Derivative
12 14 (0.79%) Management Information System
13 13 (0.73%) Algorithms
14 12 (0.67%) PKI
14 12 (0.67%) Mainframe
15 10 (0.56%) Equity Derivative
16 9 (0.51%) Fixed Income
16 9 (0.51%) Online Banking
17 8 (0.45%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 348 (19.57%) Linux
2 344 (19.35%) UNIX
3 187 (10.52%) Windows
4 77 (4.33%) Solaris
5 46 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (1.41%) AIX
7 18 (1.01%) CentOS
8 16 (0.90%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 15 (0.84%) Android
10 10 (0.56%) Apple iOS
11 9 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (0.45%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.34%) Windows NT
14 5 (0.28%) HPUX
15 3 (0.17%) SUSE
15 3 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
16 2 (0.11%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.11%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 819 (46.06%) Agile Software Development
2 405 (22.78%) TDD
3 343 (19.29%) Scrum
4 234 (13.16%) SOA
4 234 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
5 231 (12.99%) OO
6 213 (11.98%) E-Commerce
7 200 (11.25%) MVC
8 144 (8.10%) UML
9 115 (6.47%) Waterfall
10 114 (6.41%) BDD
10 114 (6.41%) Software Engineering
11 109 (6.13%) Unit Testing
12 100 (5.62%) Content Management
13 96 (5.40%) DevOps
14 87 (4.89%) RUP
15 78 (4.39%) Configuration Management
16 77 (4.33%) OOP
17 75 (4.22%) Mentoring
18 68 (3.82%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1595 (89.71%) Java
2 546 (30.71%) SQL
3 457 (25.70%) JavaScript
4 154 (8.66%) PL/SQL
5 99 (5.57%) Perl
6 85 (4.78%) Python
7 77 (4.33%) Shell Script
8 66 (3.71%) PHP
9 65 (3.66%) Scala
10 61 (3.43%) C#
11 46 (2.59%) Ruby
12 44 (2.47%) Bash Shell
13 39 (2.19%) XPath
14 38 (2.14%) Groovy
15 37 (2.08%) C
16 36 (2.02%) C++
17 28 (1.57%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
18 18 (1.01%) XQuery
19 17 (0.96%) Jython
20 12 (0.67%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 241 (13.55%) Security Cleared
2 112 (6.30%) Degree
3 111 (6.24%) SC Cleared
4 101 (5.68%) DV Cleared
5 48 (2.70%) Sun Certification
6 23 (1.29%) OCPJP
7 11 (0.62%) Oracle Certification
8 10 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (0.45%) ISEB
11 7 (0.39%) ISTQB
11 7 (0.39%) MCPD
12 6 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (0.28%) PMI Certification
14 3 (0.17%) CISSP
15 2 (0.11%) BC Cleared
15 2 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
15 2 (0.11%) OCAJ
15 2 (0.11%) CISA
15 2 (0.11%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (3.54%) QA
2 20 (1.12%) SLA
3 4 (0.22%) WAI
4 3 (0.17%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.11%) COBIT
5 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.056%) EMIR
6 1 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.056%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (1.29%) Xen
3 19 (1.07%) Active Directory
4 16 (0.90%) Docker
5 12 (0.67%) vCloud
5 12 (0.67%) Squid
6 9 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.28%) Firmware
7 5 (0.28%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.22%) VirtualBox
8 4 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.22%) KVM
8 4 (0.22%) HDFS
9 3 (0.17%) Samba
9 3 (0.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 3 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.056%) GridGain
10 1 (0.056%) NFS
Systems Management
1 68 (3.82%) Puppet
2 34 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (0.90%) Ansible
4 14 (0.79%) Salt
5 13 (0.73%) logstash
5 13 (0.73%) Oracle Identity Management
6 12 (0.67%) Kibana
7 11 (0.62%) ZABBIX
8 10 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 10 (0.56%) Vagrant
9 9 (0.51%) HAProxy
10 8 (0.45%) OpenView
11 7 (0.39%) OpenIDM
12 5 (0.28%) CA Single Sign-On
13 4 (0.22%) CA Wily
13 4 (0.22%) Nagios
14 3 (0.17%) XenMobile
14 3 (0.17%) WSUS
15 2 (0.11%) McAfee ePO
15 2 (0.11%) yum
Vendors
1 617 (34.70%) Oracle
2 152 (8.55%) IBM
3 95 (5.34%) Microsoft
4 79 (4.44%) hybris
5 71 (3.99%) Adobe
6 67 (3.77%) Red Hat
7 61 (3.43%) BEA
8 54 (3.04%) VMware
9 52 (2.92%) Pega
10 51 (2.87%) Sun
10 51 (2.87%) webMethods
11 49 (2.76%) SAP
11 49 (2.76%) ATG
12 48 (2.70%) Informatica
13 46 (2.59%) Google
14 36 (2.02%) Sybase
15 35 (1.97%) TIBCO
16 29 (1.63%) Endeca
17 28 (1.57%) Business Objects
18 25 (1.41%) HP
Gloucestershire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire
iSource IT
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Randstad Technologies
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day 3 month rolling contracts- Long term project
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £275 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, please indicate expecations
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £50,000 - £80,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago