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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 548 503 527
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +24
Contract jobs citing J2SE 41 74 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.077% 0.15% 0.091%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.52% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 48 21
Average daily rate
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£463 £450 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -7.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £375 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 - £40.00
J2SE
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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
15141 14259 14334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.49% 28.34% 29.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10442 9185 9380
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 259 195 249
Average hourly rate £39.38 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 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 28 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 -3 22 £600 +20.00% 28
West Midlands - 10 £425 -
South East -13 8 £350 -10.25% 5
North West -37 1 - - 2
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UK

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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 97 (97.98%) Java
2 67 (67.68%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (47.47%) TDD
4 46 (46.46%) SQL
4 46 (46.46%) J2EE
5 44 (44.44%) Linux
6 37 (37.37%) Hibernate
7 35 (35.35%) Scrum
7 35 (35.35%) JavaScript
7 35 (35.35%) Oracle
8 32 (32.32%) XML
9 29 (29.29%) Banking
9 29 (29.29%) Spring
10 28 (28.28%) Relational Database
11 27 (27.27%) Software Engineering
12 24 (24.24%) OO
12 24 (24.24%) HTML
12 24 (24.24%) Multithreading
13 23 (23.23%) Investment Banking
14 22 (22.22%) Equities
14 22 (22.22%) REST
14 22 (22.22%) User Stories
15 21 (21.21%) Web Development
16 20 (20.20%) Python
17 19 (19.19%) Eclipse
17 19 (19.19%) UML
17 19 (19.19%) UNIX
17 19 (19.19%) Servlets
17 19 (19.19%) SOAP
18 18 (18.18%) XSL

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (14.14%) JBoss
2 10 (10.10%) WebSphere
2 10 (10.10%) WebLogic
3 9 (9.09%) Apache
4 4 (4.04%) MQSeries
4 4 (4.04%) WebLogic Portal
5 3 (3.03%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.02%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (2.02%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.01%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.01%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (9.09%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.08%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.01%) Force.com
3 1 (1.01%) Google Compute Engine
3 1 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.04%) TCP/IP
1 4 (4.04%) Multicast
2 2 (2.02%) DNS
3 1 (1.01%) X.509
3 1 (1.01%) LDAP
3 1 (1.01%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (28.28%) Relational Database
2 18 (18.18%) RDBMS
3 17 (17.17%) DB2
4 11 (11.11%) Oracle Database
5 9 (9.09%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 9 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
5 9 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (6.06%) MongoDB
7 4 (4.04%) Big Data
8 3 (3.03%) SQL Server
8 3 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (2.02%) Hadoop
9 2 (2.02%) Apache Hive
9 2 (2.02%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.01%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (19.19%) Eclipse
2 18 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 17 (17.17%) jMock
4 14 (14.14%) JUnit
5 12 (12.12%) Maven
5 12 (12.12%) Selenium
6 10 (10.10%) Subversion
7 9 (9.09%) Jasmine
8 5 (5.05%) IntelliJ
8 5 (5.05%) ClearCase
9 3 (3.03%) Ant
9 3 (3.03%) Jenkins
10 2 (2.02%) Gradle
10 2 (2.02%) NetBeans
11 1 (1.01%) StarTeam
11 1 (1.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (1.01%) Cucumber
11 1 (1.01%) Redmine
General
1 29 (29.29%) Banking
2 23 (23.23%) Investment Banking
3 9 (9.09%) Finance
4 2 (2.02%) Front Office
5 1 (1.01%) Back Office
5 1 (1.01%) Automotive
5 1 (1.01%) Billing
Job Titles
1 78 (78.79%) Developer
2 68 (68.69%) Java Developer
3 10 (10.10%) Architect
4 7 (7.07%) Senior Developer
4 7 (7.07%) Lead Developer
4 7 (7.07%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (7.07%) Lead Java Developer
5 6 (6.06%) Software Engineer
6 4 (4.04%) Software Architect
6 4 (4.04%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (2.02%) Front Office Developer
7 2 (2.02%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (2.02%) Scala Developer
7 2 (2.02%) Core Java Developer
8 1 (1.01%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.01%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (1.01%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 1 (1.01%) Java Engineer
8 1 (1.01%) Senior Java Consultant
8 1 (1.01%) WebLogic Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (46.46%) J2EE
2 37 (37.37%) Hibernate
3 32 (32.32%) XML
4 29 (29.29%) Spring
5 24 (24.24%) HTML
6 22 (22.22%) REST
7 19 (19.19%) Servlets
7 19 (19.19%) SOAP
8 18 (18.18%) XSL
9 17 (17.17%) JSP
10 16 (16.16%) CSS
11 14 (14.14%) Web Services
11 14 (14.14%) Middleware
12 12 (12.12%) Ajax
13 11 (11.11%) JSON
13 11 (11.11%) jQuery
13 11 (11.11%) JDBC
13 11 (11.11%) EJB
13 11 (11.11%) JMS
13 11 (11.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.22%) Equities
2 18 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 12 (12.12%) Algorithms
4 8 (8.08%) N-Tier
5 5 (5.05%) Fixed Income
5 5 (5.05%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.04%) Derivative
7 3 (3.03%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (2.02%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.01%) RIA
9 1 (1.01%) Data Integration
9 1 (1.01%) Clustering
9 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 44 (44.44%) Linux
2 19 (19.19%) UNIX
3 5 (5.05%) Windows
4 4 (4.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (67.68%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (47.47%) TDD
3 35 (35.35%) Scrum
4 27 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 24 (24.24%) Multithreading
5 24 (24.24%) OO
6 22 (22.22%) User Stories
7 21 (21.21%) Web Development
8 19 (19.19%) UML
9 18 (18.18%) Low Latency
10 17 (17.17%) Technical Analysis
10 17 (17.17%) OOD
10 17 (17.17%) Pair Programming
10 17 (17.17%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (16.16%) Algorithmic Trading
11 16 (16.16%) Data Migration
11 16 (16.16%) Migration
12 15 (15.15%) OOP
13 14 (14.14%) RUP
14 12 (12.12%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 97 (97.98%) Java
2 46 (46.46%) SQL
3 35 (35.35%) JavaScript
4 20 (20.20%) Python
5 18 (18.18%) XPath
6 10 (10.10%) Scala
7 9 (9.09%) Shell Script
8 5 (5.05%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.02%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.01%) C#
10 1 (1.01%) C++
10 1 (1.01%) Ruby
10 1 (1.01%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 5 (5.05%) Degree
1 5 (5.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.03%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (5.05%) Docker
2 1 (1.01%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (5.05%) Puppet
2 1 (1.01%) Ambari
2 1 (1.01%) Oozie
Vendors
1 35 (35.35%) Oracle
2 14 (14.14%) Sybase
3 13 (13.13%) IBM
4 10 (10.10%) webMethods
5 5 (5.05%) Informatica
6 2 (2.02%) Solace
7 1 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.01%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.01%) Adobe
7 1 (1.01%) Reuters
7 1 (1.01%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.01%) Actimize
7 1 (1.01%) Google
7 1 (1.01%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.01%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.01%) ForgeRock
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