The table below looks at the statistics for Java EE 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 Java EE over the 3 months to 27 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 323 310 337
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +27
Contract jobs citing Java EE 265 257 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.56% 0.56% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.05% 2.06% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 136 125
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £226 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.98% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £180.00 £32.45
% change year-on-year
- +454.69%
Java EE
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
12904 12450 11108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.09% 27.22% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8595 7881 7098
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 245 287
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

Java EE
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Java EE Jobs Demand Trend in England

Java EE
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Java EE Daily Rate Trend in England

Java EE
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java EE across the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Java EE Daily Rate Histogram in England

Java EE
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Java EE Hourly Rate Trend in England

Java EE
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 Java EE within the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 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 -63 95 £460 -3.15% 34
South East +2 74 £500 +112.76% 27
North West -5 24 £358 -15.88% 12
South West -7 24 £425 +113.83% 7
East Midlands - 15 £325 - 8
Yorkshire -14 12 £375 +17.18% 5
East of England +10 11 £315 -33.68% 9
North East 0 6 £250 +25.00% 1
West Midlands -13 3 £525 +25.00% 5
Java EE
UK

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Java EE 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 Java EE.

1 484 (91.84%) Java
2 222 (42.13%) Oracle
3 218 (41.37%) Spring
4 201 (38.14%) Agile Software Development
5 157 (29.79%) XML
6 154 (29.22%) Linux
7 142 (26.94%) SQL
8 140 (26.57%) HTML
9 137 (26.00%) Web Services
10 128 (24.29%) UNIX
10 128 (24.29%) Hibernate
11 121 (22.96%) Maven
12 115 (21.82%) JavaScript
13 111 (21.06%) J2EE
13 111 (21.06%) Oracle Database
14 109 (20.68%) JSP
15 102 (19.35%) Finance
16 97 (18.41%) Scrum
17 96 (18.22%) WebLogic
18 95 (18.03%) JUnit
19 94 (17.84%) CSS
19 94 (17.84%) TDD
20 92 (17.46%) SOAP
21 90 (17.08%) Tomcat
22 88 (16.70%) Apache
23 82 (15.56%) JBoss
24 80 (15.18%) Git (software)
25 79 (14.99%) JMS
26 77 (14.61%) JSON
27 74 (14.04%) Security Cleared

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Java EE 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 Java EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 96 (18.22%) WebLogic
2 90 (17.08%) Tomcat
3 88 (16.70%) Apache
4 82 (15.56%) JBoss
5 59 (11.20%) WebSphere
6 26 (4.93%) IIS
7 22 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
8 17 (3.23%) CMS
9 16 (3.04%) Mule
10 15 (2.85%) Confluence
11 14 (2.66%) AquaLogic
12 11 (2.09%) Oracle Service Bus
13 10 (1.90%) Apache Solr
13 10 (1.90%) Alfresco
14 9 (1.71%) GlassFish
14 9 (1.71%) SharePoint
15 8 (1.52%) MQSeries
15 8 (1.52%) Oracle BPEL
15 8 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 8 (1.52%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 3 (0.57%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.38%) MS Project
2 2 (0.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.19%) MS Office
3 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.95%) RMDS
2 3 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (0.57%) Murex MxG2000
2 3 (0.57%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.19%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.19%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.33%) GitHub
2 6 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.76%) SaaS
4 3 (0.57%) Force.com
5 2 (0.38%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.38%) PaaS
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.74%) HTTP
2 23 (4.36%) AMQP
3 15 (2.85%) DNS
3 15 (2.85%) Internet
4 13 (2.47%) TCP/IP
5 9 (1.71%) Firewall
6 8 (1.52%) HTTPS
6 8 (1.52%) SSH
6 8 (1.52%) BIG-IP
7 7 (1.33%) SSL
7 7 (1.33%) SAN
7 7 (1.33%) Ethernet
7 7 (1.33%) LDAP
7 7 (1.33%) LAN
7 7 (1.33%) WAN
8 4 (0.76%) DHCP
8 4 (0.76%) DMZ
9 3 (0.57%) FTP
9 3 (0.57%) MQTT
10 2 (0.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (21.06%) Oracle Database
2 62 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 59 (11.20%) MySQL
4 33 (6.26%) SQL Server
5 30 (5.69%) PostgreSQL
6 27 (5.12%) Big Data
7 24 (4.55%) Relational Database
8 23 (4.36%) MongoDB
8 23 (4.36%) NoSQL
9 22 (4.17%) Hadoop
10 14 (2.66%) DB2
11 10 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
12 9 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (1.52%) Apache Hive
14 5 (0.95%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
15 4 (0.76%) BusinessObjects XI
15 4 (0.76%) Neo4j
16 3 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
16 3 (0.57%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 121 (22.96%) Maven
2 95 (18.03%) JUnit
3 80 (15.18%) Git (software)
4 67 (12.71%) Subversion
5 65 (12.33%) Eclipse
6 41 (7.78%) Ant
6 41 (7.78%) Jenkins
7 39 (7.40%) JIRA
8 25 (4.74%) Selenium
8 25 (4.74%) Cucumber
9 14 (2.66%) Gradle
9 14 (2.66%) Mercurial
10 13 (2.47%) Mockito
11 12 (2.28%) Redmine
11 12 (2.28%) Introscope
12 9 (1.71%) Hudson
13 7 (1.33%) JMeter
13 7 (1.33%) NetBeans
14 6 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (1.14%) Grunt
General
1 102 (19.35%) Finance
2 42 (7.97%) Banking
3 17 (3.23%) Investment Banking
4 16 (3.04%) Front Office
5 11 (2.09%) Publishing
6 7 (1.33%) Retail
7 6 (1.14%) Back Office
8 4 (0.76%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.76%) French Language
9 3 (0.57%) Advertising
9 3 (0.57%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.57%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.38%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.38%) Marketing
10 2 (0.38%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.38%) Games
11 1 (0.19%) Greek Language
11 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.19%) Electronics
11 1 (0.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 316 (59.96%) Developer
2 264 (50.09%) Java Developer
3 83 (15.75%) Architect
4 32 (6.07%) Senior Developer
4 32 (6.07%) Senior Java Developer
5 29 (5.50%) Solutions Architect
6 27 (5.12%) Consultant
7 23 (4.36%) Analyst
7 23 (4.36%) Lead Architect
8 20 (3.80%) Technical Architect
9 19 (3.61%) Java Architect
9 19 (3.61%) Lead Solutions Architect
10 18 (3.42%) Applications Support
11 16 (3.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 15 (2.85%) Data Analyst
13 12 (2.28%) Support Consultant
14 11 (2.09%) Oracle Developer
15 10 (1.90%) Applications Consultant
15 10 (1.90%) Applications Support Consultant
16 9 (1.71%) Flex Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (41.37%) Spring
2 157 (29.79%) XML
3 140 (26.57%) HTML
4 137 (26.00%) Web Services
5 128 (24.29%) Hibernate
6 111 (21.06%) J2EE
7 109 (20.68%) JSP
8 94 (17.84%) CSS
9 92 (17.46%) SOAP
10 79 (14.99%) JMS
11 77 (14.61%) JSON
12 70 (13.28%) jQuery
13 65 (12.33%) JPA
14 62 (11.76%) REST
15 48 (9.11%) RESTful
15 48 (9.11%) Struts
16 46 (8.73%) .NET
17 42 (7.97%) EJB
18 41 (7.78%) Middleware
18 41 (7.78%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 64 (12.14%) Open Source
2 53 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (3.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 14 (2.66%) User Experience
6 12 (2.28%) Computer Science
7 11 (2.09%) Clustering
8 9 (1.71%) Equities
9 8 (1.52%) PKI
9 8 (1.52%) Derivative
9 8 (1.52%) N-Tier
9 8 (1.52%) Algorithms
10 7 (1.33%) Telematics
11 6 (1.14%) Replication
12 5 (0.95%) Web 2.0
12 5 (0.95%) Cryptography
12 5 (0.95%) Wiki
12 5 (0.95%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.57%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.57%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 154 (29.22%) Linux
2 128 (24.29%) UNIX
3 58 (11.01%) Windows
4 40 (7.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (2.09%) Solaris
6 8 (1.52%) Android
7 5 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.95%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.76%) AIX
8 4 (0.76%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.76%) Windows Vista
8 4 (0.76%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.57%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.38%) VME
10 2 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.38%) CentOS
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.19%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (38.14%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (18.41%) Scrum
3 94 (17.84%) TDD
4 73 (13.85%) OO
5 69 (13.09%) MVC
6 64 (12.14%) SOA
7 54 (10.25%) ITIL
8 48 (9.11%) E-Commerce
8 48 (9.11%) Continuous Integration
9 44 (8.35%) Software Engineering
10 38 (7.21%) UML
11 32 (6.07%) Project Management
11 32 (6.07%) Unit Testing
12 31 (5.88%) Configuration Management
13 29 (5.50%) Waterfall
14 28 (5.31%) User Stories
15 27 (5.12%) OOP
16 22 (4.17%) TOGAF
17 21 (3.98%) Multithreading
18 20 (3.80%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 484 (91.84%) Java
2 142 (26.94%) SQL
3 115 (21.82%) JavaScript
4 63 (11.95%) PL/SQL
5 25 (4.74%) Shell Script
6 18 (3.42%) C#
7 17 (3.23%) C
8 14 (2.66%) C++
9 13 (2.47%) XPath
10 12 (2.28%) Groovy
11 11 (2.09%) Perl
12 10 (1.90%) Bash Shell
12 10 (1.90%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 9 (1.71%) Python
14 8 (1.52%) VB.NET
14 8 (1.52%) PHP
15 7 (1.33%) Ruby
15 7 (1.33%) Scala
15 7 (1.33%) JPQL
16 6 (1.14%) AWK
Qualifications
1 74 (14.04%) Security Cleared
2 51 (9.68%) DV Cleared
3 31 (5.88%) Degree
4 18 (3.42%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.14%) Sun Certification
6 5 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.57%) VCP4
9 2 (0.38%) OCAJ
9 2 (0.38%) OCP
9 2 (0.38%) OCA
9 2 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.07%) QA
2 6 (1.14%) SLA
3 2 (0.38%) COBIT
3 2 (0.38%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (2.28%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.33%) Docker
3 6 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.14%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.95%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.57%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.57%) HDFS
6 1 (0.19%) KVM
6 1 (0.19%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (0.19%) NFS
Systems Management
1 18 (3.42%) Puppet
2 10 (1.90%) Vagrant
2 10 (1.90%) OpenView
3 6 (1.14%) CA Wily
4 5 (0.95%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (0.57%) Control-M
5 3 (0.57%) Nagios
6 2 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.19%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.19%) Cacti
7 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.19%) Graphite
Vendors
1 222 (42.13%) Oracle
2 40 (7.59%) Red Hat
3 20 (3.80%) IBM
4 18 (3.42%) HP
5 16 (3.04%) Atlassian
6 14 (2.66%) Microsoft
7 13 (2.47%) TIBCO
8 11 (2.09%) Adobe
8 11 (2.09%) Canoo
8 11 (2.09%) F5
9 9 (1.71%) Google
9 9 (1.71%) Axway
10 8 (1.52%) hybris
10 8 (1.52%) Atomikos
11 7 (1.33%) Splunk
11 7 (1.33%) VMware
11 7 (1.33%) Cisco
12 6 (1.14%) ATG
12 6 (1.14%) Sybase
12 6 (1.14%) Murex
City, London
Solid Consulting Limited
Rate: £400 per day Negotiable, but DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £530 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
East Midlands
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
East Midlands
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: £500 - £600 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £470 - £500 per day + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Third Republic Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Northamptonshire
Salt
Rate: £250 - £325 per day + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Rickmansworth
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £330 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Brierley Hill, West Midlands (County)
Fruugo.com Ltd
Posted: 19 days ago
City, London
Solid Consulting Limited
Rate: From £375 to £425 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £340 - £440 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago