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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 333 317 339
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +22
Contract jobs citing Java EE 281 262 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.53% 0.55% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.97% 1.90% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 164 152
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £33.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +19.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £39.00 £33.43
% change year-on-year
+28.20% +16.66%
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
14299 13817 13946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.94% 29.23% 28.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9732 9197 8544
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
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 154 255 340
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.69 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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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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 -22 136 £425 -2.85% 41
South East -21 38 £444 +82.98% 19
East of England -4 26 £490 +50.76% 7
South West -19 22 £450 - 7
North West -2 21 £425 +30.76% 11
North East - 15 £265 -
West Midlands -8 8 £375 -11.76% 3
Yorkshire -16 8 £325 -23.52% 12
East Midlands -12 2 - -
Java EE
UK

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 426 (91.42%) Java
2 227 (48.71%) Spring
3 187 (40.13%) Oracle
4 184 (39.48%) Agile Software Development
5 148 (31.76%) Web Services
6 138 (29.61%) HTML
7 137 (29.40%) JavaScript
8 136 (29.18%) Hibernate
9 117 (25.11%) XML
10 116 (24.89%) Maven
11 111 (23.82%) Tomcat
12 108 (23.18%) SQL
13 102 (21.89%) Linux
13 102 (21.89%) UNIX
14 101 (21.67%) JUnit
14 101 (21.67%) Finance
15 100 (21.46%) JBoss
16 99 (21.24%) OO
17 96 (20.60%) J2EE
18 95 (20.39%) Apache
18 95 (20.39%) CSS
19 91 (19.53%) JMS
20 87 (18.67%) JSP
21 84 (18.03%) TDD
22 82 (17.60%) WebLogic
23 75 (16.09%) Scrum
24 73 (15.67%) Eclipse
24 73 (15.67%) jQuery
25 71 (15.24%) Continuous Integration
25 71 (15.24%) WebSphere

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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
1 111 (23.82%) Tomcat
2 100 (21.46%) JBoss
3 95 (20.39%) Apache
4 82 (17.60%) WebLogic
5 71 (15.24%) WebSphere
6 32 (6.87%) IIS
7 20 (4.29%) WebSphere Application Server
8 18 (3.86%) CMS
8 18 (3.86%) IBM HTTP Server
9 16 (3.43%) AquaLogic
9 16 (3.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 11 (2.36%) Jetty
11 10 (2.15%) Documentum
11 10 (2.15%) GlassFish
12 9 (1.93%) Oracle Service Bus
13 8 (1.72%) Apache Solr
13 8 (1.72%) Liferay
13 8 (1.72%) Confluence
14 7 (1.50%) Node.js
14 7 (1.50%) Alfresco
Applications
1 7 (1.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (0.64%) MS Project
3 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (1.50%) Murex MxG2000
2 4 (0.86%) WebTrends
2 4 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.64%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.21%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.21%) Brady Trinity
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.21%) Cordys
5 1 (0.21%) Findur
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.86%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.50%) SaaS
4 4 (0.86%) IaaS
4 4 (0.86%) PaaS
5 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 41 (8.80%) HTTP
2 12 (2.58%) BIG-IP
3 11 (2.36%) AMQP
4 10 (2.15%) DNS
4 10 (2.15%) LDAP
4 10 (2.15%) Intranet
5 8 (1.72%) SSL
6 7 (1.50%) Internet
7 6 (1.29%) TCP/IP
7 6 (1.29%) SAN
8 4 (0.86%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.86%) LAN
8 4 (0.86%) WAN
9 2 (0.43%) FTP
9 2 (0.43%) Firewall
9 2 (0.43%) SSH
9 2 (0.43%) MQTT
10 1 (0.21%) DMZ
10 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (13.73%) Oracle Database
2 59 (12.66%) MySQL
3 50 (10.73%) SQL Server
4 44 (9.44%) Relational Database
5 28 (6.01%) Oracle Database 11g
6 21 (4.51%) NoSQL
7 19 (4.08%) MongoDB
8 18 (3.86%) DB2
9 12 (2.58%) RDBMS
10 9 (1.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 9 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (1.93%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (1.50%) JasperReports
12 5 (1.07%) Redis
13 4 (0.86%) BusinessObjects XI
13 4 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (0.86%) Big Data
13 4 (0.86%) Neo4j
13 4 (0.86%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 116 (24.89%) Maven
2 101 (21.67%) JUnit
3 73 (15.67%) Eclipse
4 57 (12.23%) Jenkins
5 50 (10.73%) Git (software)
5 50 (10.73%) Subversion
6 32 (6.87%) Selenium
7 30 (6.44%) JIRA
8 29 (6.22%) Ant
9 21 (4.51%) Hudson
10 14 (3.00%) Mockito
11 12 (2.58%) Redmine
12 11 (2.36%) Cucumber
13 10 (2.15%) Mercurial
14 9 (1.93%) PHPUnit
14 9 (1.93%) TeamCity
14 9 (1.93%) JMeter
15 8 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
15 8 (1.72%) EasyMock
16 7 (1.50%) Gradle
General
1 101 (21.67%) Finance
2 54 (11.59%) Banking
3 35 (7.51%) Investment Banking
4 31 (6.65%) Front Office
5 16 (3.43%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.79%) Games
7 10 (2.15%) Publishing
8 7 (1.50%) Back Office
8 7 (1.50%) Advertising
9 4 (0.86%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.64%) Retail
10 3 (0.64%) French Language
10 3 (0.64%) German Language
10 3 (0.64%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.64%) Automotive
11 2 (0.43%) Electronics
11 2 (0.43%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.43%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.43%) Marketing
12 1 (0.21%) Billing
Job Titles
1 317 (68.03%) Developer
2 250 (53.65%) Java Developer
3 50 (10.73%) Senior Developer
4 47 (10.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 38 (8.15%) Architect
6 25 (5.36%) Consultant
7 24 (5.15%) Web Developer
8 22 (4.72%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 21 (4.51%) Software Engineer
10 11 (2.36%) Java Web Developer
10 11 (2.36%) Technical Architect
11 9 (1.93%) Designer
11 9 (1.93%) Team Leader
11 9 (1.93%) Front-End Developer
11 9 (1.93%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (1.93%) Front Office Developer
11 9 (1.93%) Analyst
12 8 (1.72%) Lead Developer
12 8 (1.72%) J2EE Developer
12 8 (1.72%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (48.71%) Spring
2 148 (31.76%) Web Services
3 138 (29.61%) HTML
4 136 (29.18%) Hibernate
5 117 (25.11%) XML
6 96 (20.60%) J2EE
7 95 (20.39%) CSS
8 91 (19.53%) JMS
9 87 (18.67%) JSP
10 73 (15.67%) jQuery
11 68 (14.59%) REST
12 59 (12.66%) SOAP
13 58 (12.45%) JSON
14 55 (11.80%) JPA
15 53 (11.37%) .NET
16 52 (11.16%) Middleware
16 52 (11.16%) RESTful
17 41 (8.80%) Spring MVC
18 40 (8.58%) EJB
19 39 (8.37%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.01%) Open Source
2 27 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (5.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 24 (5.15%) Computer Science
4 16 (3.43%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (3.22%) Data Structures
6 11 (2.36%) Fixed Income
7 10 (2.15%) User Experience
8 8 (1.72%) Client/Server
8 8 (1.72%) N-Tier
8 8 (1.72%) Mathematics
9 7 (1.50%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.50%) Cryptography
9 7 (1.50%) GIS
10 5 (1.07%) Fat Client
10 5 (1.07%) Replication
10 5 (1.07%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.64%) Equities
11 3 (0.64%) Web 2.0
11 3 (0.64%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 102 (21.89%) Linux
1 102 (21.89%) UNIX
2 40 (8.58%) Windows
2 40 (8.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (1.72%) Solaris
4 8 (1.72%) Android
5 4 (0.86%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.64%) CentOS
6 3 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.64%) AIX
7 2 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.21%) VME
8 1 (0.21%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (39.48%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (21.24%) OO
3 84 (18.03%) TDD
4 75 (16.09%) Scrum
5 71 (15.24%) Continuous Integration
6 64 (13.73%) MVC
7 58 (12.45%) SOA
8 44 (9.44%) Software Engineering
9 38 (8.15%) Unit Testing
10 28 (6.01%) UML
11 27 (5.79%) ITIL
11 27 (5.79%) Configuration Management
12 23 (4.94%) Web Development
13 22 (4.72%) OOD
14 21 (4.51%) User Stories
15 20 (4.29%) BDD
15 20 (4.29%) E-Commerce
15 20 (4.29%) Load Balancing
16 19 (4.08%) OOA/OOD
17 17 (3.65%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 426 (91.42%) Java
2 137 (29.40%) JavaScript
3 108 (23.18%) SQL
4 30 (6.44%) PHP
5 26 (5.58%) Shell Script
6 22 (4.72%) C#
7 20 (4.29%) PL/SQL
8 18 (3.86%) Python
9 13 (2.79%) C++
10 11 (2.36%) Bash Shell
10 11 (2.36%) Perl
11 9 (1.93%) Korn
11 9 (1.93%) PHP5
11 9 (1.93%) C
11 9 (1.93%) VB
12 8 (1.72%) PowerShell
13 7 (1.50%) C-shell
13 7 (1.50%) Ruby
13 7 (1.50%) Jython
14 5 (1.07%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (9.01%) Security Cleared
2 35 (7.51%) Degree
3 23 (4.94%) SC Cleared
4 20 (4.29%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.64%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (0.64%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.21%) OCAJ
7 1 (0.21%) OCP
7 1 (0.21%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (10.30%) QA
2 7 (1.50%) SLA
3 2 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (3.65%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.07%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.43%) HDFS
5 2 (0.43%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.21%) vCloud
6 1 (0.21%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (2.79%) Puppet
2 12 (2.58%) OpenView
3 8 (1.72%) Control-M
3 8 (1.72%) BladeLogic
3 8 (1.72%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (0.64%) Nagios
5 2 (0.43%) MOM
5 2 (0.43%) OVSD
5 2 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.21%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.21%) Ansible
6 1 (0.21%) logstash
6 1 (0.21%) Kibana
6 1 (0.21%) Salt
6 1 (0.21%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.21%) Munin
6 1 (0.21%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 187 (40.13%) Oracle
2 44 (9.44%) Red Hat
3 29 (6.22%) HP
4 28 (6.01%) IBM
5 25 (5.36%) Microsoft
6 16 (3.43%) Sybase
7 13 (2.79%) Zend
8 11 (2.36%) Adobe
8 11 (2.36%) Murex
9 10 (2.15%) Google
10 9 (1.93%) Canoo
10 9 (1.93%) 29West
10 9 (1.93%) Bloomberg
11 8 (1.72%) Altiris
12 7 (1.50%) Atlassian
12 7 (1.50%) Reuters
12 7 (1.50%) Business Objects
13 6 (1.29%) ILOG
13 6 (1.29%) VMware
13 6 (1.29%) Splunk
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day + bonuses
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: Market rate value
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Parallel Consulting
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
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Connectus
Rate: £340 - £360 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
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WA Consultants
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £320 - £350 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £607.00 per day
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City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
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Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
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