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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 372 324 331
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +7
Contract jobs citing Java EE 225 259 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.53% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.58% 1.82% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 161 140
Average daily rate
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£414 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.05% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £367 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.84% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £48.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +47.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £48.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +47.69%
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
14233 14232 14533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.93% 29.24% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9178 9341 9068
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 246 342
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 £22.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
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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 -34 115 £450 -5.26% 56
South East -4 36 £420 +52.72% 16
North West +11 17 £325 - 17
East of England -17 14 £350 - 6
South West -29 12 £380 -20.00% 9
East Midlands +4 9 £375 - 1
North East -12 8 £313 -3.84% 1
West Midlands -18 7 £335 -22.31% 2
Yorkshire -8 4 £350 -9.67% 5
Java EE
UK

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 396 (94.29%) Java
2 216 (51.43%) Spring
3 155 (36.90%) Web Services
4 150 (35.71%) Oracle
5 139 (33.10%) Maven
6 136 (32.38%) JavaScript
7 131 (31.19%) Hibernate
8 112 (26.67%) Finance
9 107 (25.48%) HTML
10 101 (24.05%) J2EE
11 100 (23.81%) JUnit
12 98 (23.33%) JMS
13 96 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
14 94 (22.38%) SQL
15 90 (21.43%) Tomcat
16 87 (20.71%) OO
17 84 (20.00%) JBoss
18 83 (19.76%) WebLogic
19 81 (19.29%) CSS
20 80 (19.05%) jQuery
21 79 (18.81%) XML
21 79 (18.81%) Linux
22 74 (17.62%) UNIX
23 72 (17.14%) TDD
24 71 (16.90%) MVC
25 70 (16.67%) JPA
26 68 (16.19%) Relational Database
27 65 (15.48%) Banking
28 64 (15.24%) Apache
29 62 (14.76%) WebSphere

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 90 (21.43%) Tomcat
2 83 (19.76%) WebLogic
3 64 (15.24%) Apache
4 62 (14.76%) WebSphere
5 23 (5.48%) IIS
6 20 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
7 14 (3.33%) Confluence
8 13 (3.10%) IBM HTTP Server
9 12 (2.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 11 (2.62%) Oracle Service Bus
11 10 (2.38%) GlassFish
12 9 (2.14%) AquaLogic
13 8 (1.90%) Apache Solr
13 8 (1.90%) Jetty
14 7 (1.67%) CMS
15 6 (1.43%) TIBCO EMS
16 5 (1.19%) Documentum
16 5 (1.19%) Drupal
16 5 (1.19%) PegaRULES
16 5 (1.19%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 10 (2.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.95%) MS Office
3 2 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.48%) MS Project
4 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.19%) Murex MxG2000
3 3 (0.71%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (0.71%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.48%) Brady Trinity
4 2 (0.48%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.24%) Findur
5 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.24%) TIBCO iProcess
5 1 (0.24%) Magento
5 1 (0.24%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.67%) SaaS
3 6 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.95%) IaaS
4 4 (0.95%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.71%) HTTP
2 13 (3.10%) Internet
3 10 (2.38%) BIG-IP
3 10 (2.38%) LDAP
3 10 (2.38%) Intranet
4 8 (1.90%) AMQP
5 7 (1.67%) DNS
6 5 (1.19%) SSL
7 4 (0.95%) Ethernet
7 4 (0.95%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.95%) LAN
7 4 (0.95%) WAN
8 3 (0.71%) Firewall
9 2 (0.48%) SAN
10 1 (0.24%) DMZ
10 1 (0.24%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.24%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (16.19%) Relational Database
2 53 (12.62%) Oracle Database
3 52 (12.38%) SQL Server
4 42 (10.00%) MySQL
5 24 (5.71%) RDBMS
5 24 (5.71%) NoSQL
6 23 (5.48%) MongoDB
7 19 (4.52%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (2.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 9 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (2.14%) DB2
10 6 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (0.95%) Redis
12 4 (0.95%) Big Data
12 4 (0.95%) JasperReports
12 4 (0.95%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.48%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 139 (33.10%) Maven
2 100 (23.81%) JUnit
3 56 (13.33%) Eclipse
4 54 (12.86%) Subversion
5 48 (11.43%) Jenkins
6 34 (8.10%) Ant
7 22 (5.24%) Git (software)
7 22 (5.24%) JIRA
8 18 (4.29%) Hudson
9 11 (2.62%) Cucumber
10 9 (2.14%) Oracle Forms
10 9 (2.14%) Selenium
10 9 (2.14%) PHPUnit
11 8 (1.90%) Apache Ivy
11 8 (1.90%) Mercurial
11 8 (1.90%) NetBeans
11 8 (1.90%) JMeter
12 7 (1.67%) TeamCity
12 7 (1.67%) Gradle
13 6 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 112 (26.67%) Finance
2 65 (15.48%) Banking
3 41 (9.76%) Investment Banking
4 33 (7.86%) Telecoms
4 33 (7.86%) Front Office
5 17 (4.05%) Games
6 14 (3.33%) Back Office
7 10 (2.38%) Manufacturing
8 9 (2.14%) Advertising
9 7 (1.67%) Electronics
9 7 (1.67%) Marketing
10 5 (1.19%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.19%) Publishing
11 4 (0.95%) Automotive
12 3 (0.71%) German Language
13 2 (0.48%) Retail
14 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.24%) Billing
14 1 (0.24%) French Language
Job Titles
1 304 (72.38%) Developer
2 239 (56.90%) Java Developer
3 42 (10.00%) Architect
4 40 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 36 (8.57%) Senior Java Developer
6 34 (8.10%) Web Developer
7 30 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 26 (6.19%) Software Engineer
9 20 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
10 17 (4.05%) Java Web Developer
11 15 (3.57%) Java Software Engineer
12 12 (2.86%) J2EE Developer
13 11 (2.62%) Consultant
14 10 (2.38%) Software Developer
15 9 (2.14%) Applications Developer
15 9 (2.14%) Technical Architect
15 9 (2.14%) Web Applications Developer
16 8 (1.90%) Front Office Developer
16 8 (1.90%) Analyst
17 7 (1.67%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (51.43%) Spring
2 155 (36.90%) Web Services
3 131 (31.19%) Hibernate
4 107 (25.48%) HTML
5 101 (24.05%) J2EE
6 98 (23.33%) JMS
7 81 (19.29%) CSS
8 80 (19.05%) jQuery
9 79 (18.81%) XML
10 70 (16.67%) JPA
11 52 (12.38%) REST
11 52 (12.38%) JSP
12 49 (11.67%) RESTful
13 47 (11.19%) SOAP
14 46 (10.95%) Middleware
15 45 (10.71%) Ajax
16 42 (10.00%) Spring MVC
17 41 (9.76%) Java SE
18 39 (9.29%) EJB
19 36 (8.57%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.14%) Open Source
2 22 (5.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 21 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (4.05%) Fixed Income
5 15 (3.57%) Computer Science
6 13 (3.10%) Mobile App
7 11 (2.62%) Mathematics
8 7 (1.67%) DTV
8 7 (1.67%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.43%) GIS
10 5 (1.19%) RIA
11 4 (0.95%) Mobile Payment
11 4 (0.95%) Cryptography
11 4 (0.95%) Fat Client
11 4 (0.95%) Thin Client
11 4 (0.95%) Replication
12 3 (0.71%) Mobile Games
12 3 (0.71%) Clustering
12 3 (0.71%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.71%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 79 (18.81%) Linux
2 74 (17.62%) UNIX
3 40 (9.52%) Windows
4 28 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (2.38%) Solaris
6 9 (2.14%) Android
7 8 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.19%) AIX
9 4 (0.95%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.95%) CentOS
10 3 (0.71%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.24%) HPUX
12 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (20.71%) OO
3 72 (17.14%) TDD
4 71 (16.90%) MVC
5 60 (14.29%) Scrum
6 56 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 54 (12.86%) SOA
8 51 (12.14%) UML
9 46 (10.95%) Software Engineering
10 34 (8.10%) BDD
11 30 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
12 25 (5.95%) Unit Testing
13 24 (5.71%) Release Management
14 20 (4.76%) Web Development
14 20 (4.76%) Migration
15 18 (4.29%) Load Balancing
15 18 (4.29%) OOD
16 15 (3.57%) ITIL
17 13 (3.10%) Multithreading
18 12 (2.86%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 396 (94.29%) Java
2 136 (32.38%) JavaScript
3 94 (22.38%) SQL
4 26 (6.19%) PHP
5 23 (5.48%) PL/SQL
6 20 (4.76%) Shell Script
7 16 (3.81%) Python
8 15 (3.57%) C#
9 13 (3.10%) T-SQL
10 11 (2.62%) C++
11 9 (2.14%) C
11 9 (2.14%) VB
11 9 (2.14%) PHP5
12 8 (1.90%) PowerShell
13 7 (1.67%) Korn
14 6 (1.43%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.43%) Perl
15 5 (1.19%) VBA
15 5 (1.19%) Scala
15 5 (1.19%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 32 (7.62%) Degree
2 28 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 13 (3.10%) DV Cleared
4 12 (2.86%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.95%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.48%) OCAJ
6 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.48%) OCP
6 2 (0.48%) OCA
7 1 (0.24%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.86%) QA
2 3 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.95%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.24%) Docker
5 1 (0.24%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (1.90%) Puppet
1 8 (1.90%) ITRS Geneos
1 8 (1.90%) BladeLogic
1 8 (1.90%) Control-M
2 4 (0.95%) OpenView
3 2 (0.48%) Nagios
3 2 (0.48%) MOM
4 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.24%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.24%) Munin
4 1 (0.24%) OVSD
4 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.24%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.24%) Ansible
4 1 (0.24%) logstash
4 1 (0.24%) Salt
4 1 (0.24%) Kibana
Vendors
1 150 (35.71%) Oracle
2 84 (20.00%) JBoss
3 32 (7.62%) Red Hat
4 25 (5.95%) IBM
5 22 (5.24%) Sybase
6 17 (4.05%) Microsoft
7 15 (3.57%) HP
8 14 (3.33%) Bloomberg
8 14 (3.33%) Murex
9 13 (3.10%) 29West
9 13 (3.10%) Zend
10 10 (2.38%) SAP
11 9 (2.14%) Fidessa
12 8 (1.90%) Twitter
12 8 (1.90%) Altiris
12 8 (1.90%) Atlassian
12 8 (1.90%) TIBCO
13 7 (1.67%) Adobe
14 6 (1.43%) ILOG
15 5 (1.19%) VMware
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