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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 135 142 117
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -25
Contract jobs citing J2EE 884 797 896
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.70% 1.56% 1.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.96% 5.53% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 474 516
Average daily rate
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£430 £400 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £550 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £373 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.38% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.91%
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
14840 14422 14512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.48% 28.30% 29.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10215 9292 9520
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 195 251
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.00 £19.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.13 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.78% -

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +39 427 £475 +3.26% 79
South East -10 112 £425 +13.33% 35
East of England -2 101 £388 -0.64% 43
North West +5 65 £450 +4.34% 47
Yorkshire -19 62 £415 +18.57% 26
South West -18 40 £450 +20.00% 24
West Midlands -12 27 £410 +26.15% 6
North East -9 26 £323 +1.57% 11
East Midlands -9 17 £400 +6.66% 17
Midlands -4 1 - -
J2EE
UK

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1650 (89.14%) Java
2 847 (45.76%) Agile Software Development
3 620 (33.50%) Spring
4 590 (31.87%) JavaScript
5 568 (30.69%) Web Services
6 553 (29.88%) SQL
7 525 (28.36%) HTML
8 517 (27.93%) Oracle
9 410 (22.15%) TDD
10 384 (20.75%) XML
11 374 (20.21%) Linux
12 373 (20.15%) Hibernate
13 352 (19.02%) Scrum
14 341 (18.42%) CSS
15 332 (17.94%) UNIX
16 314 (16.96%) WebSphere
17 301 (16.26%) Finance
18 286 (15.45%) E-Commerce
19 283 (15.29%) JBoss
20 269 (14.53%) JSP
20 269 (14.53%) Continuous Integration
21 267 (14.42%) SOA
22 256 (13.83%) SOAP
23 250 (13.51%) Tomcat
23 250 (13.51%) Maven
24 244 (13.18%) WebLogic
25 237 (12.80%) Security Cleared
26 226 (12.21%) Servlets
27 220 (11.89%) OO
27 220 (11.89%) MVC

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 314 (16.96%) WebSphere
2 283 (15.29%) JBoss
3 250 (13.51%) Tomcat
4 244 (13.18%) WebLogic
5 184 (9.94%) Apache
6 127 (6.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 102 (5.51%) CMS
8 75 (4.05%) IIS
9 69 (3.73%) nginx
10 63 (3.40%) Jetty
11 43 (2.32%) Mule ESB
12 41 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
13 39 (2.11%) Confluence
14 37 (2.00%) Node.js
15 35 (1.89%) MQSeries
16 34 (1.84%) Mule
17 24 (1.30%) Apache Solr
18 23 (1.24%) GlassFish
18 23 (1.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 21 (1.13%) Documentum
Applications
1 27 (1.46%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.49%) MS Office
3 7 (0.38%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.16%) MS Project
5 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.054%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.054%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.054%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 28 (1.51%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
3 8 (0.43%) Tridion
4 7 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.32%) Adobe Campaign
6 4 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.11%) TIBCO iProcess
8 2 (0.11%) SAP PSCD
8 2 (0.11%) SAP GRC
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.11%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.11%) Maximo
8 2 (0.11%) Summit
9 1 (0.054%) ENOVIA
9 1 (0.054%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.054%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.054%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 154 (8.32%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (3.94%) Google Cloud Platform
3 67 (3.62%) Cloud Computing
4 66 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
5 52 (2.81%) Google App Engine
6 20 (1.08%) PaaS
7 16 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
8 15 (0.81%) Adobe Analytics
9 13 (0.70%) GitHub
10 12 (0.65%) Google Analytics
11 11 (0.59%) SaaS
12 5 (0.27%) Google Apps
13 4 (0.22%) OpenShift
14 3 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 3 (0.16%) Amazon S3
15 2 (0.11%) Force.com
15 2 (0.11%) Rackspace Cloud
15 2 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
15 2 (0.11%) Google Compute Engine
16 1 (0.054%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 113 (6.10%) HTTP
2 87 (4.70%) TCP/IP
3 74 (4.00%) DNS
4 71 (3.84%) Internet
5 61 (3.30%) SSL
6 53 (2.86%) DHCP
7 52 (2.81%) FTP
8 50 (2.70%) IPsec
9 42 (2.27%) Firewall
10 37 (2.00%) LDAP
11 18 (0.97%) VPN
12 15 (0.81%) Reverse Proxy
13 11 (0.59%) HTTPS
14 10 (0.54%) DMZ
15 9 (0.49%) SAN
16 8 (0.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 8 (0.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 7 (0.38%) WAN
17 7 (0.38%) VLAN
17 7 (0.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 159 (8.59%) MySQL
3 146 (7.89%) Relational Database
4 135 (7.29%) MongoDB
5 117 (6.32%) Oracle Database
6 93 (5.02%) PostgreSQL
7 92 (4.97%) DB2
7 92 (4.97%) NoSQL
8 56 (3.03%) Hadoop
9 51 (2.76%) RDBMS
10 48 (2.59%) Big Data
11 31 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
12 30 (1.62%) BusinessObjects
13 29 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
14 26 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
15 24 (1.30%) Redis
16 22 (1.19%) DbVisualizer
17 20 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
18 15 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
19 12 (0.65%) HBase
Development Applications
1 250 (13.51%) Maven
2 196 (10.59%) JUnit
3 193 (10.43%) Jenkins
4 168 (9.08%) Ant
5 155 (8.37%) Subversion
6 143 (7.73%) Git (software)
7 135 (7.29%) Eclipse
8 78 (4.21%) JIRA
9 71 (3.84%) Selenium
10 53 (2.86%) Mockito
11 45 (2.43%) Cucumber
12 31 (1.67%) Hudson
13 27 (1.46%) SonarQube
14 23 (1.24%) JMeter
14 23 (1.24%) ClearCase
15 22 (1.19%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
15 22 (1.19%) IntelliJ
15 22 (1.19%) Jasmine
16 21 (1.13%) Gerrit
17 20 (1.08%) SoapUI
General
1 301 (16.26%) Finance
2 136 (7.35%) Banking
3 126 (6.81%) Retail
4 52 (2.81%) Telecoms
5 33 (1.78%) Publishing
6 32 (1.73%) Marketing
7 28 (1.51%) Investment Banking
8 24 (1.30%) Manufacturing
8 24 (1.30%) Automotive
9 16 (0.86%) Back Office
10 15 (0.81%) Financial Institution
11 14 (0.76%) Front Office
12 9 (0.49%) Games
12 9 (0.49%) Billing
13 8 (0.43%) Legal
14 7 (0.38%) Retail Banking
14 7 (0.38%) Electronics
15 6 (0.32%) Advertising
16 5 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.16%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1164 (62.88%) Developer
2 781 (42.19%) Java Developer
3 247 (13.34%) Architect
4 180 (9.72%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 157 (8.48%) Senior Developer
6 121 (6.54%) Senior Java Developer
7 84 (4.54%) Solutions Architect
7 84 (4.54%) J2EE Developer
8 83 (4.48%) Consultant
9 69 (3.73%) Analyst
10 52 (2.81%) Technical Architect
11 48 (2.59%) Hybris Developer
12 38 (2.05%) Java Architect
12 38 (2.05%) Designer
13 34 (1.84%) Lead Developer
14 31 (1.67%) DevOps Engineer
15 30 (1.62%) Software Engineer
16 23 (1.24%) Test Analyst
16 23 (1.24%) Technical Leader
17 22 (1.19%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 620 (33.50%) Spring
2 568 (30.69%) Web Services
3 525 (28.36%) HTML
4 384 (20.75%) XML
5 373 (20.15%) Hibernate
6 341 (18.42%) CSS
7 269 (14.53%) JSP
8 256 (13.83%) SOAP
9 226 (12.21%) Servlets
10 196 (10.59%) RESTful
11 193 (10.43%) REST
12 187 (10.10%) HTML5
13 175 (9.45%) Ajax
14 164 (8.86%) .NET
15 163 (8.81%) jQuery
16 150 (8.10%) JMS
17 148 (8.00%) Middleware
18 139 (7.51%) Struts
19 137 (7.40%) JSON
20 129 (6.97%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 104 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (4.16%) Enterprise Software
3 48 (2.59%) Computer Science
4 35 (1.89%) Clustering
5 34 (1.84%) Mobile App
6 29 (1.57%) Client/Server
7 25 (1.35%) Data Centre
8 24 (1.30%) User Experience
9 22 (1.19%) N-Tier
10 21 (1.13%) Web 2.0
11 19 (1.03%) Market Risk
12 16 (0.86%) Social Media
13 13 (0.70%) iPad
14 12 (0.65%) Inversion of Control
14 12 (0.65%) Derivative
15 11 (0.59%) Online Banking
15 11 (0.59%) Algorithms
16 10 (0.54%) Credit Risk
17 9 (0.49%) Mainframe
18 8 (0.43%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 374 (20.21%) Linux
2 332 (17.94%) UNIX
3 155 (8.37%) Windows
4 69 (3.73%) Solaris
5 30 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (1.46%) CentOS
7 24 (1.30%) Ubuntu
8 18 (0.97%) AIX
9 12 (0.65%) Android
10 11 (0.59%) HPUX
11 9 (0.49%) Mac OS X
12 8 (0.43%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.27%) OS/390
13 5 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (0.22%) SUSE
15 3 (0.16%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 2 (0.11%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
17 1 (0.054%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 847 (45.76%) Agile Software Development
2 410 (22.15%) TDD
3 352 (19.02%) Scrum
4 286 (15.45%) E-Commerce
5 269 (14.53%) Continuous Integration
6 267 (14.42%) SOA
7 220 (11.89%) OO
7 220 (11.89%) MVC
8 152 (8.21%) UML
8 152 (8.21%) DevOps
9 149 (8.05%) SDLC
10 146 (7.89%) BDD
11 144 (7.78%) Open Source
12 117 (6.32%) Unit Testing
13 109 (5.89%) Waterfall
14 105 (5.67%) Configuration Management
15 104 (5.62%) Software Engineering
16 91 (4.92%) Mentoring
17 89 (4.81%) Content Management
18 75 (4.05%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1650 (89.14%) Java
2 590 (31.87%) JavaScript
3 553 (29.88%) SQL
4 126 (6.81%) PL/SQL
5 102 (5.51%) Perl
6 88 (4.75%) Scala
7 86 (4.65%) Shell Script
8 79 (4.27%) Python
9 65 (3.51%) Ruby
10 63 (3.40%) Bash Shell
11 60 (3.24%) C#
12 56 (3.03%) C
13 47 (2.54%) XPath
14 42 (2.27%) Groovy
14 42 (2.27%) PHP
15 31 (1.67%) C++
16 29 (1.57%) Clojure
17 27 (1.46%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
18 24 (1.30%) PowerShell
19 16 (0.86%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 237 (12.80%) Security Cleared
2 113 (6.10%) SC Cleared
3 105 (5.67%) Degree
4 79 (4.27%) DV Cleared
5 39 (2.11%) Sun Certification
6 17 (0.92%) OCPJP
7 14 (0.76%) ISEB
8 7 (0.38%) PMI Certification
8 7 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
10 5 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.27%) BC Cleared
11 4 (0.22%) CISSP
11 4 (0.22%) OCPJWCD
11 4 (0.22%) OCMJD
11 4 (0.22%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.22%) MCPD
12 2 (0.11%) OCP
13 1 (0.054%) OCA
13 1 (0.054%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (2.97%) QA
2 28 (1.51%) SLA
3 4 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.22%) WAI
4 3 (0.16%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.16%) GxP
5 2 (0.11%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.11%) HL7
6 1 (0.054%) Data Quality
System Software
1 78 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (2.11%) Xen
3 24 (1.30%) Docker
4 23 (1.24%) Active Directory
5 20 (1.08%) vCloud
6 15 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
7 9 (0.49%) GridGain
8 7 (0.38%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 6 (0.32%) Hyper-V
9 6 (0.32%) vSphere
9 6 (0.32%) ISA Server
10 5 (0.27%) Squid
11 4 (0.22%) VirtualBox
11 4 (0.22%) Varnish
11 4 (0.22%) KVM
12 3 (0.16%) HDFS
12 3 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 3 (0.16%) Apache Flume
12 3 (0.16%) Samba
Systems Management
1 80 (4.32%) Puppet
2 68 (3.67%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (1.24%) Ansible
3 23 (1.24%) Salt
4 22 (1.19%) Kibana
5 20 (1.08%) Rundeck
5 20 (1.08%) logstash
6 19 (1.03%) ZABBIX
7 17 (0.92%) HAProxy
8 16 (0.86%) Vagrant
9 14 (0.76%) Oracle Identity Management
10 9 (0.49%) Tivoli
10 9 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 8 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (0.38%) OpenView
13 6 (0.32%) Nagios
14 5 (0.27%) CA Single Sign-On
14 5 (0.27%) TeamSite
14 5 (0.27%) XenMobile
15 3 (0.16%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 517 (27.93%) Oracle
2 179 (9.67%) IBM
3 134 (7.24%) Adobe
4 115 (6.21%) hybris
5 108 (5.83%) Microsoft
6 94 (5.08%) Google
7 92 (4.97%) VMware
8 64 (3.46%) Red Hat
9 53 (2.86%) Informatica
10 48 (2.59%) Sun
10 48 (2.59%) ATG
11 47 (2.54%) webMethods
12 45 (2.43%) Sybase
12 45 (2.43%) BEA
13 42 (2.27%) TIBCO
14 39 (2.11%) SAP
14 39 (2.11%) HP
15 38 (2.05%) Pega
16 27 (1.46%) Endeca
17 17 (0.92%) Perforce
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400.00 - £455 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Staffworx Limited
Rate: excellent rates, please quote
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £520 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Rate: £20 - £25 per hour + flexible
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
Salt
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Salt
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Bristow Holland
Rate: £250 - 325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Hudson IT
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 315 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Intapeople
Rate: £470 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day c£400-£550 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £Competitive (market rates)
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 2 days ago