The table below looks at the statistics for J2SE 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 J2SE over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 543 520 494
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -26
Contract jobs citing J2SE 42 56 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.081% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.40% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 42 19
Average daily rate
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£450 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £600 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £440
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 - £54.50
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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
14402 13879 13547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.91% 28.07% 29.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 9876 9038 8764
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £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 222 202 264
Average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.55 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.32% -2.85%

J2SE
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2SE across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2SE Jobs Demand Trend in England

J2SE
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2SE across the England region.

J2SE Daily Rate Trend in England

J2SE
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2SE across the England region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

J2SE Daily Rate Histogram in England

J2SE
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing J2SE across the England region.

J2SE Hourly Rate Trend in England

J2SE
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 J2SE within the England region over the 3 months to 3 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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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 -25 23 £700 +40.00% 21
West Midlands +13 9 £425 +13.33%
South East -15 8 £400 +2.56% 5
North East - 1 £400 -
North West - 1 - - 4
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UK

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing J2SE 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 J2SE.

1 101 (98.06%) Java
2 73 (70.87%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (54.37%) TDD
4 51 (49.51%) SQL
5 48 (46.60%) Linux
6 45 (43.69%) Hibernate
7 44 (42.72%) J2EE
8 42 (40.78%) Oracle
9 41 (39.81%) JavaScript
10 37 (35.92%) Banking
11 36 (34.95%) Scrum
12 34 (33.01%) Relational Database
13 33 (32.04%) OO
14 31 (30.10%) Investment Banking
15 30 (29.13%) Software Engineering
15 30 (29.13%) XML
16 28 (27.18%) Web Development
17 27 (26.21%) Python
17 27 (26.21%) User Stories
18 26 (25.24%) OOD
18 26 (25.24%) RDBMS
19 25 (24.27%) Spring
19 25 (24.27%) Pair Programming
19 25 (24.27%) Technical Analysis
19 25 (24.27%) jMock
20 22 (21.36%) UML
21 21 (20.39%) HTML
22 20 (19.42%) Equities
23 19 (18.45%) Migration
23 19 (18.45%) Eclipse

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing J2SE 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 J2SE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (13.59%) JBoss
2 10 (9.71%) WebSphere
3 9 (8.74%) WebLogic
4 8 (7.77%) Apache
5 4 (3.88%) MQSeries
6 3 (2.91%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (2.91%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.94%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.97%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (2.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (6.80%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.80%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (6.80%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.97%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.88%) TCP/IP
1 4 (3.88%) Multicast
2 2 (1.94%) DNS
2 2 (1.94%) X.509
2 2 (1.94%) LDAP
2 2 (1.94%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (33.01%) Relational Database
2 26 (25.24%) RDBMS
3 15 (14.56%) DB2
4 9 (8.74%) Oracle Database
5 7 (6.80%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 7 (6.80%) Oracle9i Database
5 7 (6.80%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (5.83%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.91%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.94%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.94%) Big Data
9 1 (0.97%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (24.27%) jMock
2 19 (18.45%) Eclipse
3 14 (13.59%) JUnit
4 13 (12.62%) Git (software)
5 11 (10.68%) Selenium
6 9 (8.74%) Jasmine
6 9 (8.74%) Subversion
6 9 (8.74%) Maven
7 5 (4.85%) IntelliJ
8 4 (3.88%) ClearCase
9 3 (2.91%) Ant
9 3 (2.91%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.94%) Gradle
10 2 (1.94%) NetBeans
11 1 (0.97%) StarTeam
11 1 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.97%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.97%) Redmine
General
1 37 (35.92%) Banking
2 31 (30.10%) Investment Banking
3 9 (8.74%) Finance
4 2 (1.94%) Front Office
5 1 (0.97%) Back Office
5 1 (0.97%) Automotive
5 1 (0.97%) Billing
Job Titles
1 86 (83.50%) Developer
2 78 (75.73%) Java Developer
3 11 (10.68%) Lead Developer
3 11 (10.68%) Lead Java Developer
4 10 (9.71%) Senior Developer
4 10 (9.71%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (8.74%) Architect
6 6 (5.83%) Software Engineer
7 5 (4.85%) Scala Developer
8 4 (3.88%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (2.91%) Software Architect
10 2 (1.94%) Front Office Developer
10 2 (1.94%) Core Java Developer
10 2 (1.94%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 1 (0.97%) Front-End Developer
11 1 (0.97%) Salesforce.com Developer
11 1 (0.97%) Java Engineer
11 1 (0.97%) SOA Developer
11 1 (0.97%) Software Developer
11 1 (0.97%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (43.69%) Hibernate
2 44 (42.72%) J2EE
3 30 (29.13%) XML
4 25 (24.27%) Spring
5 21 (20.39%) HTML
6 19 (18.45%) REST
7 17 (16.50%) Servlets
7 17 (16.50%) SOAP
8 16 (15.53%) XSL
9 15 (14.56%) JSP
10 14 (13.59%) CSS
10 14 (13.59%) Middleware
11 12 (11.65%) Ajax
11 12 (11.65%) Web Services
12 11 (10.68%) JMS
12 11 (10.68%) jQuery
12 11 (10.68%) RESTful
13 10 (9.71%) JSON
13 10 (9.71%) XHTML
13 10 (9.71%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.42%) Equities
2 16 (15.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (9.71%) Algorithms
4 6 (5.83%) N-Tier
5 5 (4.85%) Fixed Income
5 5 (4.85%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.88%) Derivative
7 3 (2.91%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (1.94%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.97%) RIA
9 1 (0.97%) Clustering
9 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 48 (46.60%) Linux
2 15 (14.56%) UNIX
3 5 (4.85%) Windows
4 4 (3.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (70.87%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (54.37%) TDD
3 36 (34.95%) Scrum
4 33 (32.04%) OO
5 30 (29.13%) Software Engineering
6 28 (27.18%) Web Development
7 27 (26.21%) User Stories
8 26 (25.24%) OOD
9 25 (24.27%) Pair Programming
9 25 (24.27%) Technical Analysis
10 22 (21.36%) UML
11 19 (18.45%) Migration
11 19 (18.45%) Multithreading
11 19 (18.45%) Data Migration
12 18 (17.48%) OOP
13 17 (16.50%) RUP
14 15 (14.56%) Low Latency
15 14 (13.59%) Algorithmic Trading
16 13 (12.62%) Continuous Integration
17 11 (10.68%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 101 (98.06%) Java
2 51 (49.51%) SQL
3 41 (39.81%) JavaScript
4 27 (26.21%) Python
5 16 (15.53%) XPath
6 12 (11.65%) Scala
7 8 (7.77%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.85%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.94%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.97%) C#
10 1 (0.97%) C++
10 1 (0.97%) Ruby
10 1 (0.97%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 6 (5.83%) Degree
2 4 (3.88%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.91%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (4.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (40.78%) Oracle
2 13 (12.62%) IBM
3 12 (11.65%) Sybase
4 10 (9.71%) webMethods
5 4 (3.88%) Informatica
6 2 (1.94%) ForgeRock
6 2 (1.94%) Solace
7 1 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.97%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.97%) Reuters
7 1 (0.97%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.97%) Actimize
7 1 (0.97%) Adobe
7 1 (0.97%) Software AG
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