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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 346 340 309
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -31
Contract jobs citing Java EE 267 256 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.53% 0.50% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.95% 1.85% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 146 168
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.75 £43.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -24.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £106.38 £40.45
% change year-on-year
- +162.97%
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
13710 13832 11660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.07% 26.99% 27.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8976 9056 7425
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 211 338
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £52.50 £44.50
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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -33 113 £425 -13.92% 30
South East +34 71 £475 +26.66% 13
East Midlands - 22 £325 - 5
East of England +33 13 £388 -16.21% 5
North West -19 12 £375 +3.44% 8
South West -7 10 £500 +66.66% 8
North East +6 8 £325 +62.50% 2
West Midlands -2 7 £525 +114.28% 5
Yorkshire -36 6 £375 +17.18% 7
Java EE
UK

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 460 (93.50%) Java
2 207 (42.07%) Oracle
3 194 (39.43%) Agile Software Development
4 174 (35.37%) Spring
5 160 (32.52%) Linux
6 151 (30.69%) Web Services
7 144 (29.27%) XML
8 136 (27.64%) SQL
9 110 (22.36%) Maven
10 109 (22.15%) UNIX
11 107 (21.75%) Oracle Database
12 105 (21.34%) HTML
13 104 (21.14%) Hibernate
14 101 (20.53%) JavaScript
15 100 (20.33%) J2EE
16 90 (18.29%) SOAP
17 88 (17.89%) JBoss
18 87 (17.68%) Scrum
18 87 (17.68%) Finance
19 86 (17.48%) Tomcat
19 86 (17.48%) WebLogic
20 85 (17.28%) JSP
21 81 (16.46%) TDD
22 79 (16.06%) JMS
23 77 (15.65%) JUnit
24 75 (15.24%) Apache
24 75 (15.24%) Subversion
25 74 (15.04%) SOA
26 68 (13.82%) Security Cleared
27 66 (13.41%) CSS

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 88 (17.89%) JBoss
2 86 (17.48%) Tomcat
2 86 (17.48%) WebLogic
3 75 (15.24%) Apache
4 58 (11.79%) WebSphere
5 25 (5.08%) WebSphere Application Server
6 19 (3.86%) Confluence
7 17 (3.46%) IIS
7 17 (3.46%) Mule
8 13 (2.64%) MQSeries
9 12 (2.44%) Apache Solr
10 10 (2.03%) Oracle Service Bus
10 10 (2.03%) CMS
11 9 (1.83%) Node.js
11 9 (1.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 9 (1.83%) OpenStack
12 8 (1.63%) Eucalyptus
12 8 (1.63%) GlassFish
12 8 (1.63%) Apache Pig
13 7 (1.42%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 4 (0.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.61%) MS Office
3 1 (0.20%) MS Project
3 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.63%) RMDS
2 6 (1.22%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.61%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (0.61%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.20%) Murex MxG2000
4 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.67%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.42%) GitHub
4 4 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.61%) SaaS
5 3 (0.61%) Force.com
6 2 (0.41%) PaaS
6 2 (0.41%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.27%) AMQP
2 18 (3.66%) Internet
2 18 (3.66%) DNS
3 17 (3.46%) TCP/IP
4 15 (3.05%) Firewall
5 13 (2.64%) HTTP
6 11 (2.24%) Ethernet
6 11 (2.24%) LAN
6 11 (2.24%) WAN
7 10 (2.03%) LDAP
8 9 (1.83%) DMZ
9 8 (1.63%) BIG-IP
10 7 (1.42%) HTTPS
10 7 (1.42%) SSH
11 4 (0.81%) DHCP
11 4 (0.81%) SAN
12 3 (0.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 3 (0.61%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 3 (0.61%) SSL
13 2 (0.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (21.75%) Oracle Database
2 50 (10.16%) Oracle Database 11g
3 47 (9.55%) MySQL
4 35 (7.11%) NoSQL
5 32 (6.50%) SQL Server
5 32 (6.50%) Big Data
6 30 (6.10%) PostgreSQL
7 26 (5.28%) Hadoop
7 26 (5.28%) MongoDB
7 26 (5.28%) Relational Database
8 12 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
9 11 (2.24%) DB2
10 10 (2.03%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (1.63%) Apache Hive
12 7 (1.42%) RDBMS
13 6 (1.22%) SQL Navigator
14 4 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (0.81%) Redis
15 3 (0.61%) HBase
15 3 (0.61%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 110 (22.36%) Maven
2 77 (15.65%) JUnit
3 75 (15.24%) Subversion
4 65 (13.21%) Git (software)
5 52 (10.57%) Eclipse
6 47 (9.55%) Ant
7 35 (7.11%) Jenkins
8 31 (6.30%) JIRA
9 29 (5.89%) Cucumber
10 19 (3.86%) Gradle
11 17 (3.46%) Introscope
11 17 (3.46%) Mercurial
12 11 (2.24%) JMeter
13 9 (1.83%) Selenium
14 8 (1.63%) NetBeans
15 7 (1.42%) Grunt
15 7 (1.42%) QUnit
15 7 (1.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 7 (1.42%) Mockito
16 6 (1.22%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 87 (17.68%) Finance
2 35 (7.11%) Banking
3 14 (2.85%) Front Office
4 10 (2.03%) Retail
4 10 (2.03%) Investment Banking
5 8 (1.63%) Publishing
6 6 (1.22%) Back Office
7 5 (1.02%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.81%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.61%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.61%) Marketing
10 2 (0.41%) French Language
10 2 (0.41%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.41%) Games
11 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.20%) Advertising
11 1 (0.20%) Automotive
11 1 (0.20%) Legal
11 1 (0.20%) Electronics
11 1 (0.20%) German Language
Job Titles
1 289 (58.74%) Developer
2 241 (48.98%) Java Developer
3 84 (17.07%) Architect
4 30 (6.10%) Solutions Architect
5 23 (4.67%) Lead Architect
5 23 (4.67%) Analyst
6 19 (3.86%) Applications Support
6 19 (3.86%) Technical Architect
6 19 (3.86%) Java Architect
6 19 (3.86%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 18 (3.66%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 17 (3.46%) Senior Developer
9 16 (3.25%) Data Analyst
10 15 (3.05%) Flex Developer
11 14 (2.85%) Senior Java Developer
11 14 (2.85%) Consultant
12 13 (2.64%) Oracle Developer
13 9 (1.83%) Support Consultant
13 9 (1.83%) Applications Consultant
13 9 (1.83%) Applications Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (35.37%) Spring
2 151 (30.69%) Web Services
3 144 (29.27%) XML
4 105 (21.34%) HTML
5 104 (21.14%) Hibernate
6 100 (20.33%) J2EE
7 90 (18.29%) SOAP
8 85 (17.28%) JSP
9 79 (16.06%) JMS
10 66 (13.41%) CSS
11 63 (12.80%) JSON
12 60 (12.20%) jQuery
13 55 (11.18%) JPA
14 53 (10.77%) REST
15 48 (9.76%) EJB
16 45 (9.15%) RESTful
17 42 (8.54%) Struts
18 41 (8.33%) HTML5
19 38 (7.72%) Servlets
20 37 (7.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 58 (11.79%) Open Source
2 50 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (6.30%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (4.07%) Clustering
5 11 (2.24%) User Experience
5 11 (2.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 11 (2.24%) PKI
6 10 (2.03%) Private Cloud
7 8 (1.63%) Replication
7 8 (1.63%) Equities
7 8 (1.63%) Algorithms
7 8 (1.63%) Public Cloud
8 7 (1.42%) Telematics
8 7 (1.42%) Derivative
9 6 (1.22%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.02%) Wiki
10 5 (1.02%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.81%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.61%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.41%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 160 (32.52%) Linux
2 109 (22.15%) UNIX
3 60 (12.20%) Windows
4 36 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (2.64%) Solaris
6 7 (1.42%) AIX
6 7 (1.42%) Android
7 6 (1.22%) Windows Vista
7 6 (1.22%) Mac OS
7 6 (1.22%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.81%) CentOS
8 4 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.81%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.61%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.41%) VME
11 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (39.43%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (17.68%) Scrum
3 81 (16.46%) TDD
4 74 (15.04%) SOA
5 61 (12.40%) MVC
6 56 (11.38%) E-Commerce
7 51 (10.37%) ITIL
7 51 (10.37%) OO
8 45 (9.15%) Software Engineering
9 44 (8.94%) Continuous Integration
10 38 (7.72%) UML
11 36 (7.32%) OOP
12 35 (7.11%) Waterfall
13 31 (6.30%) Project Management
14 30 (6.10%) Load Balancing
15 25 (5.08%) Multithreading
16 24 (4.88%) Data Modelling
16 24 (4.88%) TOGAF
16 24 (4.88%) Release Management
17 22 (4.47%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 460 (93.50%) Java
2 136 (27.64%) SQL
3 101 (20.53%) JavaScript
4 66 (13.41%) PL/SQL
5 21 (4.27%) C
6 19 (3.86%) Shell Script
7 18 (3.66%) C++
8 17 (3.46%) C#
9 16 (3.25%) XPath
10 13 (2.64%) Python
10 13 (2.64%) Groovy
11 11 (2.24%) Bash Shell
12 10 (2.03%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 9 (1.83%) Scala
14 8 (1.63%) Perl
15 7 (1.42%) JPQL
15 7 (1.42%) Ruby
16 6 (1.22%) VB.NET
16 6 (1.22%) Objective-C
17 5 (1.02%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 68 (13.82%) Security Cleared
2 47 (9.55%) DV Cleared
3 27 (5.49%) Degree
4 13 (2.64%) SC Cleared
5 12 (2.44%) Sun Certification
6 4 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.61%) OCP
7 3 (0.61%) OCA
7 3 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (0.61%) OCAJ
8 2 (0.41%) OCPJP
8 2 (0.41%) OCMJD
8 2 (0.41%) HND
8 2 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.08%) QA
2 4 (0.81%) WAI
2 4 (0.81%) SLA
3 2 (0.41%) COBIT
4 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (2.03%) Docker
3 8 (1.63%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.02%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.61%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.61%) vCloud
5 3 (0.61%) HDFS
6 1 (0.20%) KVM
6 1 (0.20%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (0.20%) NFS
6 1 (0.20%) Squid
Systems Management
1 18 (3.66%) Puppet
2 12 (2.44%) Vagrant
3 9 (1.83%) CA Wily
4 8 (1.63%) ITRS Geneos
5 4 (0.81%) OpenView
5 4 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.61%) Control-M
7 2 (0.41%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.41%) Nagios
7 2 (0.41%) Salt
7 2 (0.41%) Ansible
8 1 (0.20%) Kibana
8 1 (0.20%) logstash
8 1 (0.20%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.20%) Cacti
Vendors
1 207 (42.07%) Oracle
2 37 (7.52%) Red Hat
3 22 (4.47%) IBM
4 21 (4.27%) Atlassian
5 16 (3.25%) TIBCO
6 13 (2.64%) VMware
6 13 (2.64%) Google
6 13 (2.64%) hybris
7 12 (2.44%) F5
8 11 (2.24%) Cisco
9 10 (2.03%) Adobe
9 10 (2.03%) Sun
10 9 (1.83%) Axway
11 8 (1.63%) NetApp
11 8 (1.63%) Atomikos
12 6 (1.22%) Sybase
12 6 (1.22%) HP
13 5 (1.02%) 29West
13 5 (1.02%) Apple
14 4 (0.81%) Endeca
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