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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 344 322 332
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +10
Contract jobs citing Java EE 219 231 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.48% 0.52% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.76% 1.90% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 115 140
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £215 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+28.22% -14.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -
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
12432 12178 11781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.27% 27.31% 28.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8435 7786 7583
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 252 317
Average hourly rate £33.50 £33.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.99 £13.50 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.55 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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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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 -3 93 £450 - 45
South East -22 39 £500 +106.18% 34
South West +1 28 £450 +126.41% 14
North West +18 26 £358 -10.62% 7
Yorkshire -16 13 £375 +15.38% 12
East of England 0 7 £310 - 15
East Midlands +16 6 £425 +21.42% 8
West Midlands -9 3 £370 +22.31% 3
Java EE
UK

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 457 (90.85%) Java
2 230 (45.73%) Spring
3 211 (41.95%) Oracle
4 202 (40.16%) Agile Software Development
5 152 (30.22%) XML
6 141 (28.03%) Linux
6 141 (28.03%) Hibernate
7 135 (26.84%) HTML
8 131 (26.04%) Web Services
9 121 (24.06%) SQL
10 120 (23.86%) JavaScript
11 119 (23.66%) Maven
12 109 (21.67%) UNIX
13 108 (21.47%) J2EE
14 107 (21.27%) JSP
15 104 (20.68%) Scrum
16 102 (20.28%) Finance
17 100 (19.88%) Oracle Database
18 90 (17.89%) Tomcat
19 89 (17.69%) JUnit
20 88 (17.50%) CSS
20 88 (17.50%) WebLogic
21 86 (17.10%) OO
21 86 (17.10%) TDD
22 83 (16.50%) SOAP
23 81 (16.10%) JBoss
23 81 (16.10%) Apache
24 76 (15.11%) Git (software)
25 75 (14.91%) jQuery
25 75 (14.91%) JMS

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 90 (17.89%) Tomcat
2 88 (17.50%) WebLogic
3 81 (16.10%) JBoss
3 81 (16.10%) Apache
4 54 (10.74%) WebSphere
5 20 (3.98%) IIS
6 18 (3.58%) CMS
7 14 (2.78%) Mule
8 13 (2.58%) AquaLogic
8 13 (2.58%) WebSphere Application Server
9 12 (2.39%) Confluence
10 10 (1.99%) OpenStack
10 10 (1.99%) SharePoint
10 10 (1.99%) GlassFish
11 9 (1.79%) Apache Solr
11 9 (1.79%) IBM HTTP Server
11 9 (1.79%) Eucalyptus
12 8 (1.59%) Apache Pig
12 8 (1.59%) Oracle Service Bus
12 8 (1.59%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (1.39%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.80%) MS Project
3 3 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.60%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (1.39%) Murex MxG2000
2 3 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.60%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (0.60%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.20%) Cordys
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.20%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.59%) SaaS
4 7 (1.39%) GitHub
5 6 (1.19%) PaaS
6 4 (0.80%) IaaS
7 2 (0.40%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.20%) Force.com
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.57%) HTTP
2 20 (3.98%) AMQP
3 16 (3.18%) DNS
4 13 (2.58%) Internet
5 10 (1.99%) Ethernet
5 10 (1.99%) LAN
5 10 (1.99%) WAN
6 8 (1.59%) SSL
6 8 (1.59%) HTTPS
6 8 (1.59%) SSH
7 7 (1.39%) TCP/IP
7 7 (1.39%) SAN
8 5 (0.99%) BIG-IP
9 3 (0.60%) LDAP
9 3 (0.60%) FTP
9 3 (0.60%) DHCP
9 3 (0.60%) Firewall
9 3 (0.60%) Intranet
9 3 (0.60%) MQTT
10 2 (0.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (19.88%) Oracle Database
2 66 (13.12%) MySQL
3 55 (10.93%) Oracle Database 11g
4 35 (6.96%) SQL Server
5 26 (5.17%) MongoDB
6 25 (4.97%) Relational Database
7 24 (4.77%) PostgreSQL
8 22 (4.37%) NoSQL
9 19 (3.78%) Big Data
10 17 (3.38%) Hadoop
11 14 (2.78%) DB2
12 12 (2.39%) Oracle Database 10g
13 8 (1.59%) Apache Hive
13 8 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (1.59%) RDBMS
14 7 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 4 (0.80%) Neo4j
15 4 (0.80%) JasperReports
15 4 (0.80%) BusinessObjects XI
16 3 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 119 (23.66%) Maven
2 89 (17.69%) JUnit
3 76 (15.11%) Git (software)
4 69 (13.72%) Eclipse
5 66 (13.12%) Subversion
6 60 (11.93%) Jenkins
7 41 (8.15%) JIRA
8 33 (6.56%) Ant
9 31 (6.16%) Selenium
10 17 (3.38%) Mockito
11 16 (3.18%) Mercurial
11 16 (3.18%) Cucumber
12 13 (2.58%) Hudson
12 13 (2.58%) Redmine
13 12 (2.39%) Gradle
14 9 (1.79%) NetBeans
15 8 (1.59%) EasyMock
16 6 (1.19%) Grunt
16 6 (1.19%) JMeter
16 6 (1.19%) Checkstyle
General
1 102 (20.28%) Finance
2 38 (7.55%) Banking
3 22 (4.37%) Front Office
4 17 (3.38%) Investment Banking
5 9 (1.79%) Publishing
6 5 (0.99%) Retail
6 5 (0.99%) Telecoms
6 5 (0.99%) Back Office
6 5 (0.99%) Games
7 4 (0.80%) Advertising
7 4 (0.80%) French Language
8 3 (0.60%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.40%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.40%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.20%) German Language
10 1 (0.20%) Greek Language
10 1 (0.20%) Automotive
10 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 323 (64.21%) Developer
2 267 (53.08%) Java Developer
3 75 (14.91%) Architect
4 38 (7.55%) Senior Developer
5 37 (7.36%) Senior Java Developer
6 26 (5.17%) Consultant
7 24 (4.77%) Solutions Architect
8 21 (4.17%) Technical Architect
9 16 (3.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 15 (2.98%) Lead Architect
11 14 (2.78%) Java Architect
12 13 (2.58%) Lead Solutions Architect
13 11 (2.19%) Lead Java Developer
13 11 (2.19%) Team Leader
13 11 (2.19%) Lead Developer
14 10 (1.99%) Designer
14 10 (1.99%) Support Consultant
14 10 (1.99%) Applications Support
14 10 (1.99%) Web Developer
15 8 (1.59%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (45.73%) Spring
2 152 (30.22%) XML
3 141 (28.03%) Hibernate
4 135 (26.84%) HTML
5 131 (26.04%) Web Services
6 108 (21.47%) J2EE
7 107 (21.27%) JSP
8 88 (17.50%) CSS
9 83 (16.50%) SOAP
10 75 (14.91%) jQuery
10 75 (14.91%) JMS
11 72 (14.31%) JSON
12 65 (12.92%) JPA
13 63 (12.52%) REST
14 48 (9.54%) Struts
14 48 (9.54%) Middleware
15 46 (9.15%) RESTful
16 44 (8.75%) Spring MVC
17 42 (8.35%) EJB
18 41 (8.15%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 61 (12.13%) Open Source
2 47 (9.34%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (4.77%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 16 (3.18%) Computer Science
6 15 (2.98%) Data Structures
7 14 (2.78%) User Experience
8 9 (1.79%) Replication
8 9 (1.79%) Equities
9 8 (1.59%) N-Tier
9 8 (1.59%) Derivative
9 8 (1.59%) Cryptography
10 7 (1.39%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.19%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.99%) Wiki
12 5 (0.99%) Web 2.0
12 5 (0.99%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.80%) Telematics
13 4 (0.80%) Mathematics
14 3 (0.60%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 141 (28.03%) Linux
2 109 (21.67%) UNIX
3 56 (11.13%) Windows
4 44 (8.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (1.99%) Android
6 7 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.99%) Solaris
7 5 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.99%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.60%) CentOS
8 3 (0.60%) AIX
9 2 (0.40%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.40%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.40%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.40%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.40%) VME
9 2 (0.40%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.20%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (40.16%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (20.68%) Scrum
3 86 (17.10%) OO
3 86 (17.10%) TDD
4 73 (14.51%) MVC
5 64 (12.72%) SOA
6 60 (11.93%) Continuous Integration
7 42 (8.35%) Software Engineering
7 42 (8.35%) ITIL
8 35 (6.96%) Unit Testing
8 35 (6.96%) UML
9 32 (6.36%) E-Commerce
10 31 (6.16%) Configuration Management
11 26 (5.17%) OOD
12 25 (4.97%) Waterfall
12 25 (4.97%) User Stories
13 22 (4.37%) Multithreading
13 22 (4.37%) OOP
14 18 (3.58%) Project Management
14 18 (3.58%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 457 (90.85%) Java
2 121 (24.06%) SQL
3 120 (23.86%) JavaScript
4 37 (7.36%) PL/SQL
5 22 (4.37%) Shell Script
6 20 (3.98%) C#
7 19 (3.78%) PHP
8 13 (2.58%) XPath
8 13 (2.58%) C++
9 12 (2.39%) Bash Shell
10 11 (2.19%) C
10 11 (2.19%) Perl
10 11 (2.19%) Python
11 9 (1.79%) Groovy
12 7 (1.39%) Korn
12 7 (1.39%) VB.NET
12 7 (1.39%) Jython
12 7 (1.39%) JPQL
12 7 (1.39%) C-shell
12 7 (1.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 73 (14.51%) Security Cleared
2 46 (9.15%) DV Cleared
3 30 (5.96%) Degree
4 23 (4.57%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.39%) Sun Certification
6 4 (0.80%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.40%) OCP
8 2 (0.40%) OCA
8 2 (0.40%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.36%) QA
2 9 (1.79%) SLA
3 2 (0.40%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.40%) COBIT
4 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (3.18%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.79%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (0.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (0.99%) Docker
6 3 (0.60%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.60%) HDFS
7 1 (0.20%) NFS
7 1 (0.20%) vCloud
7 1 (0.20%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (0.20%) KVM
Systems Management
1 14 (2.78%) Puppet
1 14 (2.78%) OpenView
2 5 (0.99%) Vagrant
3 3 (0.60%) Nagios
3 3 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.40%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.40%) Control-M
4 2 (0.40%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.40%) OVSD
4 2 (0.40%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.20%) Cacti
5 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.20%) Salt
5 1 (0.20%) Kibana
5 1 (0.20%) Ansible
5 1 (0.20%) logstash
5 1 (0.20%) Graphite
Vendors
1 211 (41.95%) Oracle
2 45 (8.95%) Red Hat
3 28 (5.57%) HP
4 19 (3.78%) Microsoft
5 17 (3.38%) IBM
6 15 (2.98%) Adobe
7 11 (2.19%) Murex
7 11 (2.19%) Sybase
7 11 (2.19%) Canoo
8 10 (1.99%) VMware
8 10 (1.99%) Cisco
9 9 (1.79%) Atlassian
9 9 (1.79%) Google
9 9 (1.79%) NetApp
10 8 (1.59%) hybris
10 8 (1.59%) Zend
11 7 (1.39%) Axway
11 7 (1.39%) Business Objects
11 7 (1.39%) TIBCO
11 7 (1.39%) Reuters
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