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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 345 401 295
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -106
Contract jobs citing Java EE 285 185 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.55% 0.37% 0.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.97% 1.33% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 131 181
Average daily rate
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£438 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £278 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%
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
14460 13870 13417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.96% 28.09% 28.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 9914 9065 8711
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 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 203 276
Average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +26 123 £450 -2.70% 26
South East +12 67 £425 +13.33% 19
South West +38 36 £431 +23.21% 12
Yorkshire -18 16 £400 +31.36% 8
East Midlands -8 11 £475 +31.03% 5
East of England +1 10 £363 +11.53% 6
North West -14 10 £438 +34.61% 26
North East -28 4 £325 - 1
Midlands - 1 £475 -
Java EE
UK

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 532 (96.03%) Java
2 242 (43.68%) Agile Software Development
3 209 (37.73%) Oracle
4 198 (35.74%) Web Services
5 191 (34.48%) Spring
6 177 (31.95%) Linux
7 169 (30.51%) SQL
8 150 (27.08%) JavaScript
9 134 (24.19%) Hibernate
10 130 (23.47%) Tomcat
10 130 (23.47%) TDD
11 123 (22.20%) JBoss
12 122 (22.02%) HTML
13 117 (21.12%) XML
14 111 (20.04%) UNIX
15 109 (19.68%) Maven
16 106 (19.13%) Apache
17 100 (18.05%) Scrum
18 93 (16.79%) J2EE
18 93 (16.79%) JUnit
18 93 (16.79%) Git (software)
19 91 (16.43%) WebSphere
20 88 (15.88%) Continuous Integration
20 88 (15.88%) JMS
20 88 (15.88%) Finance
21 86 (15.52%) CSS
22 82 (14.80%) SOA
23 81 (14.62%) MySQL
24 76 (13.72%) Open Source
25 74 (13.36%) Security Cleared

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 130 (23.47%) Tomcat
2 123 (22.20%) JBoss
3 106 (19.13%) Apache
4 91 (16.43%) WebSphere
5 72 (13.00%) WebLogic
6 43 (7.76%) Confluence
7 40 (7.22%) WebSphere Application Server
8 24 (4.33%) IIS
9 19 (3.43%) Node.js
10 13 (2.35%) Apache Solr
10 13 (2.35%) MQSeries
11 9 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
12 8 (1.44%) nginx
12 8 (1.44%) Oracle Service Bus
12 8 (1.44%) Jetty
13 7 (1.26%) Oracle Spatial
13 7 (1.26%) WebLogic Portal
14 6 (1.08%) CMS
15 5 (0.90%) Commerce Server
15 5 (0.90%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 11 (1.99%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (1.62%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (1.44%) RMDS
3 3 (0.54%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.36%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 52 (9.39%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.17%) Amazon SQS
2 12 (2.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 9 (1.62%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (0.90%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.36%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.33%) HTTP
2 22 (3.97%) TCP/IP
3 21 (3.79%) Internet
3 21 (3.79%) Firewall
4 19 (3.43%) AMQP
5 15 (2.71%) LDAP
6 14 (2.53%) DNS
7 13 (2.35%) DMZ
8 12 (2.17%) WAN
9 11 (1.99%) BIG-IP
10 10 (1.81%) Intranet
11 6 (1.08%) VPN
12 5 (0.90%) LAN
12 5 (0.90%) Ethernet
13 4 (0.72%) DHCP
14 2 (0.36%) SSL
15 1 (0.18%) SAN
15 1 (0.18%) IPsec
15 1 (0.18%) Kerberos
15 1 (0.18%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (14.62%) MySQL
2 74 (13.36%) Oracle Database
3 49 (8.84%) NoSQL
4 47 (8.48%) SQL Server
5 46 (8.30%) Relational Database
6 33 (5.96%) PostgreSQL
6 33 (5.96%) MongoDB
7 25 (4.51%) Big Data
8 24 (4.33%) Hadoop
9 23 (4.15%) Oracle Database 11g
10 22 (3.97%) DB2
11 15 (2.71%) RDBMS
12 11 (1.99%) Amazon RDS
13 9 (1.62%) Oracle Database 10g
14 7 (1.26%) Redis
15 6 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
16 4 (0.72%) Apache Hive
16 4 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
16 4 (0.72%) DataStax
17 3 (0.54%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 109 (19.68%) Maven
2 93 (16.79%) JUnit
2 93 (16.79%) Git (software)
3 70 (12.64%) Jenkins
4 68 (12.27%) Subversion
5 55 (9.93%) Ant
6 54 (9.75%) Eclipse
6 54 (9.75%) JIRA
7 29 (5.23%) Gradle
8 27 (4.87%) Cucumber
9 22 (3.97%) TeamCity
9 22 (3.97%) Mercurial
10 20 (3.61%) Introscope
11 16 (2.89%) JMeter
11 16 (2.89%) Mockito
12 14 (2.53%) Selenium
13 11 (1.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 11 (1.99%) IntelliJ
14 10 (1.81%) Hudson
15 7 (1.26%) Gerrit
General
1 88 (15.88%) Finance
2 49 (8.84%) Banking
3 22 (3.97%) Investment Banking
4 16 (2.89%) Retail
5 12 (2.17%) Front Office
6 10 (1.81%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.62%) Publishing
8 8 (1.44%) Back Office
9 6 (1.08%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.72%) Marketing
10 4 (0.72%) German Language
11 3 (0.54%) Advertising
12 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.36%) French Language
13 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Games
13 1 (0.18%) Electronics
13 1 (0.18%) Automotive
13 1 (0.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 316 (57.04%) Developer
2 250 (45.13%) Java Developer
3 75 (13.54%) Architect
4 32 (5.78%) Senior Developer
5 31 (5.60%) Solutions Architect
6 29 (5.23%) Analyst
6 29 (5.23%) Designer
7 27 (4.87%) Senior Java Developer
8 22 (3.97%) Java Architect
9 20 (3.61%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 19 (3.43%) Data Analyst
11 18 (3.25%) Applications Support
12 17 (3.07%) Software Engineer
12 17 (3.07%) DevOps Engineer
13 15 (2.71%) Solutions Designer
14 12 (2.17%) Technical Architect
14 12 (2.17%) Flex Developer
15 11 (1.99%) Java Software Engineer
16 10 (1.81%) Lead Architect
17 9 (1.62%) Hybris Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (35.74%) Web Services
2 191 (34.48%) Spring
3 134 (24.19%) Hibernate
4 122 (22.02%) HTML
5 117 (21.12%) XML
6 93 (16.79%) J2EE
7 88 (15.88%) JMS
8 86 (15.52%) CSS
9 73 (13.18%) SOAP
10 69 (12.45%) JSP
11 65 (11.73%) jQuery
11 65 (11.73%) JPA
12 62 (11.19%) RESTful
13 59 (10.65%) JSON
14 57 (10.29%) REST
15 51 (9.21%) Spring MVC
16 50 (9.03%) EJB
16 50 (9.03%) Middleware
17 44 (7.94%) HTML5
18 38 (6.86%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 44 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (5.23%) Enterprise Software
3 21 (3.79%) Clustering
4 13 (2.35%) Mobile App
5 12 (2.17%) Computer Science
6 10 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (1.62%) Mainframe
7 9 (1.62%) GIS
7 9 (1.62%) PKI
8 8 (1.44%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.08%) Fixed Income
9 6 (1.08%) Management Information System
10 5 (0.90%) Client/Server
10 5 (0.90%) Equities
10 5 (0.90%) Visualisation
10 5 (0.90%) Private Cloud
10 5 (0.90%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.72%) Public Cloud
11 4 (0.72%) Telematics
11 4 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 177 (31.95%) Linux
2 111 (20.04%) UNIX
3 71 (12.82%) Windows
4 42 (7.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (2.89%) Solaris
6 14 (2.53%) AIX
7 9 (1.62%) Windows XP
7 9 (1.62%) Mac OS
8 7 (1.26%) CentOS
8 7 (1.26%) Ubuntu
9 6 (1.08%) Windows Vista
10 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.54%) Windows NT
10 3 (0.54%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.36%) zOS
11 2 (0.36%) Android
11 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.18%) VME
12 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (43.68%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (23.47%) TDD
3 100 (18.05%) Scrum
4 88 (15.88%) Continuous Integration
5 82 (14.80%) SOA
6 76 (13.72%) Open Source
7 72 (13.00%) E-Commerce
7 72 (13.00%) MVC
8 69 (12.45%) OO
9 56 (10.11%) SDLC
10 47 (8.48%) BDD
11 46 (8.30%) DevOps
12 45 (8.12%) ITIL
12 45 (8.12%) Software Engineering
13 38 (6.86%) UML
14 36 (6.50%) Configuration Management
14 36 (6.50%) Continuous Delivery
15 30 (5.42%) Load Balancing
16 28 (5.05%) Project Management
16 28 (5.05%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 532 (96.03%) Java
2 169 (30.51%) SQL
3 150 (27.08%) JavaScript
4 64 (11.55%) PL/SQL
5 38 (6.86%) Python
6 27 (4.87%) Perl
7 24 (4.33%) C
7 24 (4.33%) C++
7 24 (4.33%) Ruby
7 24 (4.33%) Bash Shell
8 21 (3.79%) Shell Script
9 20 (3.61%) C#
10 13 (2.35%) Scala
11 9 (1.62%) Groovy
11 9 (1.62%) PHP
12 6 (1.08%) XPath
13 5 (0.90%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.72%) COBOL
15 3 (0.54%) XQuery
15 3 (0.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 74 (13.36%) Security Cleared
2 39 (7.04%) Degree
3 37 (6.68%) DV Cleared
4 18 (3.25%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.62%) Sun Certification
6 6 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.90%) OCP
7 5 (0.90%) OCA
7 5 (0.90%) Oracle Certification
7 5 (0.90%) OCAJ
8 2 (0.36%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.36%) HND
8 2 (0.36%) OCPJP
8 2 (0.36%) OCMJD
9 1 (0.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.05%) QA
2 6 (1.08%) COBIT
3 4 (0.72%) SLA
3 4 (0.72%) WAI
4 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (6.50%) Docker
2 15 (2.71%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.81%) VirtualBox
4 9 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (1.26%) vCloud
6 4 (0.72%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.54%) Squid
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.18%) Varnish
8 1 (0.18%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.18%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.18%) HDFS
8 1 (0.18%) NFS
Systems Management
1 35 (6.32%) Puppet
2 23 (4.15%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (3.79%) Vagrant
4 14 (2.53%) Ansible
5 11 (1.99%) ITRS Geneos
6 9 (1.62%) CA Wily
7 6 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.90%) HAProxy
9 3 (0.54%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.54%) Control-M
9 3 (0.54%) BladeLogic
10 2 (0.36%) Nagios
10 2 (0.36%) OpenView
10 2 (0.36%) logstash
10 2 (0.36%) Salt
10 2 (0.36%) Rundeck
11 1 (0.18%) Kibana
11 1 (0.18%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.18%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.18%) Cacti
Vendors
1 209 (37.73%) Oracle
2 64 (11.55%) Red Hat
3 58 (10.47%) IBM
4 43 (7.76%) Atlassian
5 18 (3.25%) hybris
6 16 (2.89%) VMware
7 15 (2.71%) F5
8 13 (2.35%) Google
9 12 (2.17%) TIBCO
9 12 (2.17%) Microsoft
9 12 (2.17%) Sun
10 10 (1.81%) Progress
11 9 (1.62%) Sybase
12 6 (1.08%) HP
12 6 (1.08%) OpenText
12 6 (1.08%) Endeca
13 5 (0.90%) Cisco
13 5 (0.90%) Informatica
14 4 (0.72%) NetApp
14 4 (0.72%) Adobe
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