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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 331 342 326
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Contract jobs citing Java EE 268 237 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.54% 0.49% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.01% 1.79% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 133 135
Average daily rate
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£438 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+28.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £180.00 £40.45
% change year-on-year
- +344.99%
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
13347 13265 11471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.80% 27.31% 27.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8801 8598 7381
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 208 309
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.89 £17.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £52.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 31 March 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 31 March 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 -35 106 £460 -8.00% 48
South East +20 80 £500 +33.33% 15
East Midlands - 20 £340 - 8
North West -7 19 £369 -10.60% 10
South West -13 10 £376 +25.41% 4
East of England +16 9 £375 -18.91% 2
West Midlands -9 7 £525 +36.36% 4
North East +11 6 £451 +125.74% 3
Yorkshire -15 6 £375 +19.04% 11
Java EE
UK

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 479 (93.37%) Java
2 221 (43.08%) Oracle
3 204 (39.77%) Agile Software Development
4 198 (38.60%) Spring
5 156 (30.41%) XML
6 152 (29.63%) Linux
7 151 (29.43%) Web Services
8 146 (28.46%) SQL
9 128 (24.95%) HTML
10 123 (23.98%) Maven
11 118 (23.00%) Hibernate
12 114 (22.22%) UNIX
13 110 (21.44%) JavaScript
14 108 (21.05%) Oracle Database
15 105 (20.47%) J2EE
16 103 (20.08%) JSP
17 99 (19.30%) SOAP
18 91 (17.74%) Tomcat
18 91 (17.74%) Finance
19 90 (17.54%) Scrum
20 89 (17.35%) TDD
21 88 (17.15%) JUnit
22 86 (16.76%) WebLogic
23 84 (16.37%) CSS
24 83 (16.18%) JBoss
25 81 (15.79%) Apache
25 81 (15.79%) JMS
26 79 (15.40%) JSON
27 77 (15.01%) Git (software)
28 76 (14.81%) Subversion

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 91 (17.74%) Tomcat
2 86 (16.76%) WebLogic
3 83 (16.18%) JBoss
4 81 (15.79%) Apache
5 60 (11.70%) WebSphere
6 24 (4.68%) WebSphere Application Server
7 22 (4.29%) IIS
8 19 (3.70%) Confluence
9 16 (3.12%) Mule
10 14 (2.73%) CMS
11 12 (2.34%) MQSeries
11 12 (2.34%) Apache Solr
12 11 (2.14%) Oracle Service Bus
13 10 (1.95%) Alfresco
14 9 (1.75%) Node.js
14 9 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 8 (1.56%) OpenStack
15 8 (1.56%) AquaLogic
15 8 (1.56%) GlassFish
15 8 (1.56%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 2 (0.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.19%) MS Project
2 1 (0.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.56%) RMDS
2 6 (1.17%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.58%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.19%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.36%) GitHub
3 3 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (0.58%) Force.com
3 3 (0.58%) SaaS
4 2 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.29%) AMQP
2 17 (3.31%) HTTP
2 17 (3.31%) Internet
3 14 (2.73%) DNS
4 13 (2.53%) TCP/IP
5 10 (1.95%) BIG-IP
6 9 (1.75%) Firewall
7 8 (1.56%) HTTPS
7 8 (1.56%) SSH
8 7 (1.36%) Ethernet
8 7 (1.36%) LDAP
8 7 (1.36%) LAN
8 7 (1.36%) WAN
9 5 (0.97%) SSL
9 5 (0.97%) DMZ
10 4 (0.78%) DHCP
11 3 (0.58%) SAN
11 3 (0.58%) MQTT
12 2 (0.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 2 (0.39%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (21.05%) Oracle Database
2 62 (12.09%) MySQL
3 57 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
4 36 (7.02%) SQL Server
5 33 (6.43%) NoSQL
6 31 (6.04%) Big Data
7 29 (5.65%) PostgreSQL
8 28 (5.46%) MongoDB
9 27 (5.26%) Relational Database
10 25 (4.87%) Hadoop
11 17 (3.31%) DB2
12 11 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (1.56%) RDBMS
13 8 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
14 7 (1.36%) Apache Hive
15 6 (1.17%) SQL Navigator
16 5 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
16 5 (0.97%) Redis
17 3 (0.58%) DataStax
18 2 (0.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 123 (23.98%) Maven
2 88 (17.15%) JUnit
3 77 (15.01%) Git (software)
4 76 (14.81%) Subversion
5 63 (12.28%) Eclipse
6 50 (9.75%) Ant
7 41 (7.99%) JIRA
7 41 (7.99%) Jenkins
8 29 (5.65%) Cucumber
9 19 (3.70%) Selenium
10 18 (3.51%) Gradle
11 17 (3.31%) Mercurial
12 14 (2.73%) Introscope
13 10 (1.95%) JMeter
14 9 (1.75%) NetBeans
14 9 (1.75%) Redmine
15 7 (1.36%) QUnit
15 7 (1.36%) Mockito
15 7 (1.36%) Hudson
15 7 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 91 (17.74%) Finance
2 37 (7.21%) Banking
3 14 (2.73%) Front Office
4 11 (2.14%) Publishing
4 11 (2.14%) Investment Banking
5 9 (1.75%) Retail
6 7 (1.36%) Back Office
7 6 (1.17%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.58%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.58%) Marketing
8 3 (0.58%) French Language
8 3 (0.58%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.39%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.39%) Games
10 1 (0.19%) German Language
10 1 (0.19%) Greek Language
10 1 (0.19%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.19%) Electronics
10 1 (0.19%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 310 (60.43%) Developer
2 259 (50.49%) Java Developer
3 85 (16.57%) Architect
4 30 (5.85%) Solutions Architect
5 23 (4.48%) Lead Architect
6 22 (4.29%) Analyst
6 22 (4.29%) Consultant
7 21 (4.09%) Senior Developer
7 21 (4.09%) Applications Support
7 21 (4.09%) Java Architect
8 20 (3.90%) Senior Java Developer
9 19 (3.70%) Technical Architect
9 19 (3.70%) Lead Solutions Architect
10 18 (3.51%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 16 (3.12%) Data Analyst
12 14 (2.73%) Oracle Developer
13 13 (2.53%) Flex Developer
14 10 (1.95%) Designer
14 10 (1.95%) Applications Support Consultant
14 10 (1.95%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (38.60%) Spring
2 156 (30.41%) XML
3 151 (29.43%) Web Services
4 128 (24.95%) HTML
5 118 (23.00%) Hibernate
6 105 (20.47%) J2EE
7 103 (20.08%) JSP
8 99 (19.30%) SOAP
9 84 (16.37%) CSS
10 81 (15.79%) JMS
11 79 (15.40%) JSON
12 65 (12.67%) JPA
13 63 (12.28%) jQuery
14 60 (11.70%) REST
15 55 (10.72%) EJB
16 47 (9.16%) RESTful
17 45 (8.77%) Struts
18 44 (8.58%) HTML5
19 42 (8.19%) Servlets
20 41 (7.99%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 58 (11.31%) Open Source
2 52 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (6.24%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (2.73%) Clustering
5 13 (2.53%) User Experience
6 12 (2.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (1.75%) Equities
7 9 (1.75%) Private Cloud
8 8 (1.56%) Algorithms
8 8 (1.56%) PKI
8 8 (1.56%) Derivative
8 8 (1.56%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.36%) Telematics
9 7 (1.36%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.17%) Replication
10 6 (1.17%) Public Cloud
11 5 (0.97%) Wiki
12 3 (0.58%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.58%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.58%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 152 (29.63%) Linux
2 114 (22.22%) UNIX
3 58 (11.31%) Windows
4 34 (6.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (1.75%) Solaris
6 7 (1.36%) Android
7 6 (1.17%) Windows Vista
7 6 (1.17%) Mac OS
7 6 (1.17%) AIX
7 6 (1.17%) Windows XP
8 5 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.78%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.58%) CentOS
10 3 (0.58%) VME
11 2 (0.39%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.39%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.19%) Debian
12 1 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (39.77%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (17.54%) Scrum
3 89 (17.35%) TDD
4 70 (13.65%) SOA
5 62 (12.09%) MVC
6 59 (11.50%) OO
7 54 (10.53%) E-Commerce
8 48 (9.36%) ITIL
9 47 (9.16%) Continuous Integration
10 45 (8.77%) Software Engineering
11 35 (6.82%) UML
12 33 (6.43%) Project Management
12 33 (6.43%) Waterfall
13 32 (6.24%) OOP
14 29 (5.65%) User Stories
15 26 (5.07%) Configuration Management
16 24 (4.68%) Data Modelling
16 24 (4.68%) Unit Testing
17 23 (4.48%) Release Management
17 23 (4.48%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 479 (93.37%) Java
2 146 (28.46%) SQL
3 110 (21.44%) JavaScript
4 68 (13.26%) PL/SQL
5 19 (3.70%) C
5 19 (3.70%) Shell Script
6 17 (3.31%) C#
7 15 (2.92%) XPath
8 14 (2.73%) C++
9 13 (2.53%) Groovy
10 11 (2.14%) Perl
10 11 (2.14%) Python
11 10 (1.95%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 9 (1.75%) Scala
13 8 (1.56%) Bash Shell
13 8 (1.56%) Ruby
13 8 (1.56%) VB.NET
14 7 (1.36%) JPQL
15 6 (1.17%) Objective-C
15 6 (1.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 68 (13.26%) Security Cleared
2 50 (9.75%) DV Cleared
3 32 (6.24%) Degree
4 11 (2.14%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.36%) Sun Certification
6 4 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.78%) OCP
6 4 (0.78%) OCA
6 4 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (0.78%) OCAJ
7 2 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.39%) HND
7 2 (0.39%) OCMJD
8 1 (0.19%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.43%) QA
2 2 (0.39%) SLA
2 2 (0.39%) COBIT
3 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (2.34%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.75%) Docker
3 7 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.17%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.97%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.39%) vCloud
6 2 (0.39%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.39%) HDFS
7 1 (0.19%) NFS
7 1 (0.19%) KVM
7 1 (0.19%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 23 (4.48%) Puppet
2 12 (2.34%) Vagrant
3 8 (1.56%) ITRS Geneos
4 6 (1.17%) CA Wily
5 5 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.78%) Nagios
7 3 (0.58%) OpenView
7 3 (0.58%) Control-M
8 2 (0.39%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.39%) Ansible
8 2 (0.39%) Salt
9 1 (0.19%) Kibana
9 1 (0.19%) Graphite
9 1 (0.19%) logstash
9 1 (0.19%) Cacti
9 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 221 (43.08%) Oracle
2 35 (6.82%) Red Hat
3 22 (4.29%) IBM
4 21 (4.09%) Atlassian
5 16 (3.12%) TIBCO
6 13 (2.53%) F5
7 12 (2.34%) Google
8 11 (2.14%) Adobe
8 11 (2.14%) hybris
9 9 (1.75%) Canoo
9 9 (1.75%) Axway
9 9 (1.75%) VMware
10 8 (1.56%) Atomikos
11 7 (1.36%) Cisco
11 7 (1.36%) Microsoft
12 6 (1.17%) NetApp
12 6 (1.17%) ATG
13 5 (0.97%) Sun
14 4 (0.78%) Murex
14 4 (0.78%) SAP
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