The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 322 304 393
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +89
Contract jobs citing Java EE 256 234 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.50% 0.54% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.86% 2.02% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 168 105
Average daily rate £425 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £32.75 £43.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £106.38 £40.45 -
% change year-on-year
+162.97% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13748 11579 14356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.77% 26.81% 25.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9003 7377 8666
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 338 363
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Java EE
UK

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -11 152 £494 +3.94% 41
South East -56 30 £375 +7.14% 8
Yorkshire +2 26 £320 +2.40% 10
South West -10 20 £300 -2.04% 4
North West -9 11 £363 -21.62% 11
East of England -30 7 £463 +72.89% 4
West Midlands -21 4 £245 -44.00% 4
North East -21 4 £200 -24.52% 3
East Midlands - - - - 2
South Coast - - - -
Java EE
UK

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

1 464 (97.68%) Java
2 253 (53.26%) Spring
3 181 (38.11%) Web Services
4 166 (34.95%) Hibernate
5 155 (32.63%) Oracle
6 141 (29.68%) J2EE
7 140 (29.47%) Maven
8 136 (28.63%) JavaScript
9 132 (27.79%) HTML
10 130 (27.37%) SQL
11 120 (25.26%) Agile Software Development
12 108 (22.74%) XML
13 105 (22.11%) Scrum
14 104 (21.89%) Finance
15 99 (20.84%) CSS
16 88 (18.53%) JUnit
17 87 (18.32%) OO
18 86 (18.11%) WebLogic
19 85 (17.89%) JPA
20 82 (17.26%) TDD
20 82 (17.26%) Relational Database
21 77 (16.21%) JBoss
21 77 (16.21%) Linux
22 75 (15.79%) UNIX
22 75 (15.79%) REST
23 73 (15.37%) Middleware
24 71 (14.95%) SOAP
24 71 (14.95%) JMS
24 71 (14.95%) Ajax
25 69 (14.53%) SOA

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 86 (18.11%) WebLogic
2 68 (14.32%) Tomcat
3 37 (7.79%) WebSphere
4 25 (5.26%) Apache
5 16 (3.37%) Apache Solr
6 15 (3.16%) Liferay
7 14 (2.95%) GlassFish
8 13 (2.74%) WebSphere Application Server
9 11 (2.32%) IIS
10 10 (2.11%) TIBCO EMS
10 10 (2.11%) WebLogic Portal
11 9 (1.89%) Oracle Coherence
12 8 (1.68%) Alfresco
12 8 (1.68%) Oracle Service Bus
13 7 (1.47%) Confluence
14 6 (1.26%) Apache ServiceMix
15 5 (1.05%) AquaLogic Service Bus
15 5 (1.05%) Jetty
16 4 (0.84%) Mule
16 4 (0.84%) Node.js
Applications
1 21 (4.42%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.05%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.05%) Mingle
3 3 (0.63%) MS Office
4 2 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.68%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (1.26%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.21%) Murex MxG2000
5 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.21%) TIBCO iProcess
5 1 (0.21%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.84%) SaaS
2 2 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.21%) PaaS
3 1 (0.21%) GitHub
3 1 (0.21%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.21%) HTTP
2 15 (3.16%) Kerberos
2 15 (3.16%) Internet
3 14 (2.95%) AMQP
4 11 (2.32%) LDAP
5 7 (1.47%) Firewall
6 6 (1.26%) BIG-IP
6 6 (1.26%) SSL
7 4 (0.84%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.42%) DNS
8 2 (0.42%) X.509
9 1 (0.21%) 3G
9 1 (0.21%) RTCP
9 1 (0.21%) RTP
9 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.21%) Intranet
9 1 (0.21%) GSM
9 1 (0.21%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (17.26%) Relational Database
2 54 (11.37%) Oracle Database
3 47 (9.89%) RDBMS
4 42 (8.84%) MySQL
4 42 (8.84%) SQL Server
5 30 (6.32%) NoSQL
6 24 (5.05%) Oracle Database 11g
7 15 (3.16%) Oracle Database 10g
7 15 (3.16%) MongoDB
8 11 (2.32%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 11 (2.32%) Oracle9i Database
9 9 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (1.47%) Oracle ODI
11 6 (1.26%) DB2
12 4 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.63%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.63%) Big Data
14 2 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 140 (29.47%) Maven
2 88 (18.53%) JUnit
3 56 (11.79%) Subversion
4 47 (9.89%) Ant
5 40 (8.42%) Eclipse
6 33 (6.95%) Jenkins
7 20 (4.21%) Git (software)
8 19 (4.00%) Talend Open Studio
9 18 (3.79%) Apache Ivy
10 17 (3.58%) Hudson
11 14 (2.95%) TeamCity
12 11 (2.32%) Selenium
13 10 (2.11%) jMock
14 9 (1.89%) JIRA
14 9 (1.89%) Toad
14 9 (1.89%) Cucumber
15 8 (1.68%) QUnit
16 7 (1.47%) Mockito
16 7 (1.47%) ClearCase
16 7 (1.47%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 104 (21.89%) Finance
2 53 (11.16%) Banking
3 30 (6.32%) Investment Banking
4 26 (5.47%) Front Office
5 25 (5.26%) Telecoms
6 19 (4.00%) Games
7 15 (3.16%) Publishing
8 12 (2.53%) Pharmaceutical
9 11 (2.32%) Manufacturing
10 10 (2.11%) Retail
11 9 (1.89%) Marketing
11 9 (1.89%) Back Office
12 7 (1.47%) Advertising
13 5 (1.05%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.84%) Electronics
15 3 (0.63%) German Language
16 1 (0.21%) Dutch Language
16 1 (0.21%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 354 (74.53%) Developer
2 242 (50.95%) Java Developer
3 70 (14.74%) Architect
4 56 (11.79%) Senior Developer
5 35 (7.37%) Senior Java Developer
6 28 (5.89%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 23 (4.84%) Web Developer
8 17 (3.58%) Solutions Architect
8 17 (3.58%) J2EE Developer
9 16 (3.37%) Software Engineer
10 13 (2.74%) Middleware Developer
11 12 (2.53%) Senior Architect
12 11 (2.32%) Applications Developer
13 10 (2.11%) Software Developer
14 9 (1.89%) SQL Developer
14 9 (1.89%) Java Architect
14 9 (1.89%) Java Web Developer
15 8 (1.68%) Designer
15 8 (1.68%) Flex Developer
15 8 (1.68%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 253 (53.26%) Spring
2 181 (38.11%) Web Services
3 166 (34.95%) Hibernate
4 141 (29.68%) J2EE
5 132 (27.79%) HTML
6 108 (22.74%) XML
7 99 (20.84%) CSS
8 85 (17.89%) JPA
9 75 (15.79%) REST
10 73 (15.37%) Middleware
11 71 (14.95%) Ajax
11 71 (14.95%) SOAP
11 71 (14.95%) JMS
12 65 (13.68%) jQuery
13 58 (12.21%) HTML5
14 53 (11.16%) Struts
15 50 (10.53%) RESTful
16 48 (10.11%) JSON
17 47 (9.89%) .NET
18 44 (9.26%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (4.63%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (4.21%) Open Source
3 14 (2.95%) Computer Science
4 9 (1.89%) RIA
4 9 (1.89%) Fixed Income
5 8 (1.68%) Clustering
6 7 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (1.26%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.26%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.05%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.84%) Mobile Payment
9 4 (0.84%) Derivative
9 4 (0.84%) DTV
9 4 (0.84%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.84%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (0.63%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.63%) Mobile Games
10 3 (0.63%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.42%) PKI
11 2 (0.42%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 77 (16.21%) Linux
2 75 (15.79%) UNIX
3 30 (6.32%) Windows
4 9 (1.89%) Windows NT
4 9 (1.89%) Windows XP
4 9 (1.89%) Solaris
4 9 (1.89%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.47%) AIX
6 5 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.42%) CentOS
7 2 (0.42%) Android
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.21%) OpenVMS
8 1 (0.21%) SUSE
8 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (25.26%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (22.11%) Scrum
3 87 (18.32%) OO
4 82 (17.26%) TDD
5 69 (14.53%) UML
5 69 (14.53%) SOA
6 61 (12.84%) MVC
7 47 (9.89%) Continuous Integration
8 45 (9.47%) Unit Testing
9 43 (9.05%) Software Engineering
10 34 (7.16%) Web Development
11 28 (5.89%) E-Commerce
12 26 (5.47%) BDD
13 25 (5.26%) Project Management
14 23 (4.84%) Pair Programming
14 23 (4.84%) Refactoring
14 23 (4.84%) Multithreading
15 21 (4.42%) OOD
16 20 (4.21%) OOP
17 19 (4.00%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 464 (97.68%) Java
2 136 (28.63%) JavaScript
3 130 (27.37%) SQL
4 51 (10.74%) PL/SQL
5 28 (5.89%) C#
6 22 (4.63%) Ruby
7 17 (3.58%) XPath
8 15 (3.16%) Shell Script
9 13 (2.74%) C++
10 11 (2.32%) Python
11 10 (2.11%) C
12 8 (1.68%) Groovy
13 7 (1.47%) PHP
13 7 (1.47%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.26%) Scala
15 4 (0.84%) Perl
16 3 (0.63%) Bourne shell
16 3 (0.63%) Korn
17 2 (0.42%) VBA
18 1 (0.21%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 35 (7.37%) Security Cleared
2 34 (7.16%) Degree
3 20 (4.21%) SC Cleared
4 16 (3.37%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.47%) Sun Certification
6 5 (1.05%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (0.84%) OCP
7 4 (0.84%) OCA
7 4 (0.84%) OCAJ
8 1 (0.21%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.21%) ISEB
8 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.21%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.21%) OCPJP
8 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.74%) QA
2 1 (0.21%) SLA
2 1 (0.21%) WAI
System Software
1 20 (4.21%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.21%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.21%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.21%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (2.53%) Puppet
2 2 (0.42%) MOM
2 2 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.21%) Nagios
3 1 (0.21%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 155 (32.63%) Oracle
2 77 (16.21%) JBoss
3 27 (5.68%) Microsoft
4 24 (5.05%) IBM
5 19 (4.00%) Talend
6 17 (3.58%) hybris
7 15 (3.16%) TIBCO
7 15 (3.16%) SAP
8 13 (2.74%) Sybase
9 12 (2.53%) Red Hat
10 10 (2.11%) GigaSpaces
11 9 (1.89%) Twitter
12 8 (1.68%) Bloomberg
13 7 (1.47%) Sun
13 7 (1.47%) Murex
13 7 (1.47%) Fidessa
14 6 (1.26%) F5
15 5 (1.05%) webMethods
15 5 (1.05%) Adobe
15 5 (1.05%) WSO2
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Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £750 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day excellent day rates
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
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Rate: £650 - £700 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £475 per day excellent salary or rate
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £304.50 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day excellent rates or salaries
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + DOE
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £600 - £650 per annum
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