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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 507 505 465
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -40
Contract jobs citing J2SE 72 47 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.097% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.51% 0.33% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 21 86
Average daily rate
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£450 £485 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.21% +7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £290 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £47.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.25 -
J2SE
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
13987 14142 14723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.94% 29.13% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9035 9265 9178
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 238 347
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.80 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 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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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 +16 41 £500 +3.09% 43
East of England - 22 £425 - 1
North West -7 4 £331 +3.51% 5
South East +1 2 £390 - 5
East Midlands +10 1 £425 - 1
Yorkshire -1 1 - - 2
South West -31 1 £355 - 2
West Midlands - - - -
J2SE
UK

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 106 (99.07%) Java
2 60 (56.07%) SQL
3 49 (45.79%) J2EE
3 49 (45.79%) Oracle
4 44 (41.12%) Linux
5 41 (38.32%) OO
6 38 (35.51%) Tomcat
7 37 (34.58%) Spring
8 36 (33.64%) Hibernate
8 36 (33.64%) JavaScript
9 35 (32.71%) UNIX
9 35 (32.71%) Finance
9 35 (32.71%) Multithreading
10 32 (29.91%) Scrum
11 30 (28.04%) UML
12 27 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
12 27 (25.23%) TDD
13 26 (24.30%) Web Services
14 25 (23.36%) WebLogic
15 24 (22.43%) OOD
16 22 (20.56%) Sun
16 22 (20.56%) Solaris
17 21 (19.63%) XML
17 21 (19.63%) Maven
17 21 (19.63%) Oracle Linux
18 20 (18.69%) Perl
19 19 (17.76%) Git (software)
19 19 (17.76%) Atlassian
20 18 (16.82%) Continuous Integration
20 18 (16.82%) Banking

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 38 (35.51%) Tomcat
2 25 (23.36%) WebLogic
3 16 (14.95%) Apache
4 13 (12.15%) WebSphere
5 5 (4.67%) WebSphere Portal
6 4 (3.74%) Apache Pig
7 3 (2.80%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.93%) Documentum
8 1 (0.93%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.93%) CMS
8 1 (0.93%) Confluence
8 1 (0.93%) Magnolia
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.74%) Force.com
2 3 (2.80%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.61%) Internet
2 3 (2.80%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.95%) MySQL
2 14 (13.08%) Relational Database
3 12 (11.21%) RDBMS
4 6 (5.61%) Big Data
4 6 (5.61%) Hadoop
5 5 (4.67%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.67%) Triplestore
6 4 (3.74%) Impala
6 4 (3.74%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.74%) Apache Hive
6 4 (3.74%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (3.74%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.80%) Hazelcast
8 2 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 21 (19.63%) Maven
2 19 (17.76%) Git (software)
3 18 (16.82%) JUnit
4 15 (14.02%) JIRA
5 11 (10.28%) jMock
6 8 (7.48%) Ant
7 6 (5.61%) TeamCity
7 6 (5.61%) Hudson
7 6 (5.61%) Mockito
8 4 (3.74%) Subversion
9 3 (2.80%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.87%) Selenium
10 2 (1.87%) Gradle
10 2 (1.87%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.93%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.93%) WinRunner
11 1 (0.93%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.93%) JMeter
11 1 (0.93%) NetBeans
11 1 (0.93%) Canoo WebTest
General
1 35 (32.71%) Finance
2 18 (16.82%) Banking
3 17 (15.89%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.67%) Advertising
5 4 (3.74%) Back Office
6 3 (2.80%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.93%) Electronics
7 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.93%) Publishing
7 1 (0.93%) Games
7 1 (0.93%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 79 (73.83%) Developer
2 60 (56.07%) Java Developer
3 19 (17.76%) Architect
4 17 (15.89%) Java Architect
5 10 (9.35%) Agile Java Developer
6 9 (8.41%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (7.48%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 7 (6.54%) Design Engineer
8 7 (6.54%) Principal Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.67%) Consultant
9 5 (4.67%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (4.67%) Java/J2EE Architect
10 4 (3.74%) Hadoop Developer
10 4 (3.74%) Salesforce.com Consultant
10 4 (3.74%) Salesforce.com Developer
10 4 (3.74%) WebSphere Developer
10 4 (3.74%) Technical Architect
11 3 (2.80%) Scala Developer
11 3 (2.80%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (45.79%) J2EE
2 37 (34.58%) Spring
3 36 (33.64%) Hibernate
4 26 (24.30%) Web Services
5 21 (19.63%) XML
6 17 (15.89%) CSS
7 13 (12.15%) HTML
8 9 (8.41%) JSP
8 9 (8.41%) CGI
9 8 (7.48%) REST
10 6 (5.61%) JPA
10 6 (5.61%) JDBC
10 6 (5.61%) DOM
10 6 (5.61%) SOAP
11 5 (4.67%) ActiveMQ
11 5 (4.67%) Apache Jena
12 4 (3.74%) Cascading
12 4 (3.74%) Visualforce
12 4 (3.74%) HTML5
12 4 (3.74%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.28%) Open Source
2 9 (8.41%) Clustering
3 5 (4.67%) Ontologies
4 4 (3.74%) Credit Risk
4 4 (3.74%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.80%) Equities
5 3 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.80%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.80%) Derivative
6 2 (1.87%) Index Arbitrage
6 2 (1.87%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (1.87%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.87%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.93%) Spread Betting
7 1 (0.93%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.93%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 44 (41.12%) Linux
2 35 (32.71%) UNIX
3 22 (20.56%) Solaris
4 21 (19.63%) Oracle Linux
5 8 (7.48%) Android
6 3 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.87%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (38.32%) OO
2 35 (32.71%) Multithreading
3 32 (29.91%) Scrum
4 30 (28.04%) UML
5 27 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (25.23%) TDD
6 24 (22.43%) OOD
7 18 (16.82%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (14.02%) Software Engineering
9 14 (13.08%) Web Development
10 11 (10.28%) Pair Programming
10 11 (10.28%) Enterprise Architecture
10 11 (10.28%) Capacity Planning
11 10 (9.35%) User Stories
11 10 (9.35%) Technical Analysis
11 10 (9.35%) MVC
12 9 (8.41%) OOA/OOD
12 9 (8.41%) Load Balancing
12 9 (8.41%) Unit Testing
13 6 (5.61%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 106 (99.07%) Java
2 60 (56.07%) SQL
3 36 (33.64%) JavaScript
4 20 (18.69%) Perl
5 13 (12.15%) Python
6 5 (4.67%) SPARQL
7 4 (3.74%) Scala
7 4 (3.74%) Apex Code
7 4 (3.74%) C++
7 4 (3.74%) C
8 3 (2.80%) C#
8 3 (2.80%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.80%) XPath
9 2 (1.87%) Groovy
9 2 (1.87%) XAML
10 1 (0.93%) ECMAScript
10 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.93%) Ruby
10 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.93%) Korn
Qualifications
1 6 (5.61%) Degree
2 3 (2.80%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.67%) SNOMED CT
2 2 (1.87%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (4.67%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.93%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 49 (45.79%) Oracle
2 22 (20.56%) Sun
3 19 (17.76%) Atlassian
4 10 (9.35%) Sybase
5 5 (4.67%) DoubleClick
5 5 (4.67%) Google
6 4 (3.74%) Greenplum
6 4 (3.74%) Netezza
6 4 (3.74%) Vertica
6 4 (3.74%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.80%) IBM
7 3 (2.80%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.87%) JBoss
9 1 (0.93%) SAP
9 1 (0.93%) Murex
9 1 (0.93%) Perforce
9 1 (0.93%) FatWire
9 1 (0.93%) Canoo
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