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 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 338 339 325
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Contract jobs citing Java EE 258 243 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.52% 0.52% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.92% 1.87% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 146 149
Average daily rate
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£438 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £219 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £325 £364
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -10.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £52.50 £35.00 £32.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +6.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £31.00 £32.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £38.20 £33.34
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £32.97
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +6.17%
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
13404 12994 12690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.20% 27.75% 28.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9303 8465 8096
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 280 342
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.85 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 December 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 29 December 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 +2 115 £450 - 19
South East -32 43 £450 +91.48% 14
South West -2 30 £450 +40.62% 4
North West +13 23 £438 +9.37% 6
Yorkshire -17 16 £375 +15.38% 4
East of England -3 14 £315 -3.07% 11
North East -24 6 £250 -23.07%
West Midlands -12 5 £375 +29.31% 2
East Midlands -6 4 - - 4
Java EE
UK

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

1 454 (90.62%) Java
2 228 (45.51%) Spring
3 214 (42.71%) Oracle
4 190 (37.92%) Agile Software Development
5 140 (27.94%) XML
6 138 (27.54%) HTML
7 137 (27.35%) Hibernate
8 136 (27.15%) Web Services
9 130 (25.95%) JavaScript
10 128 (25.55%) Linux
11 120 (23.95%) Maven
12 113 (22.55%) SQL
13 110 (21.96%) UNIX
14 109 (21.76%) J2EE
15 108 (21.56%) Tomcat
16 105 (20.96%) Finance
17 101 (20.16%) JSP
18 94 (18.76%) Scrum
19 91 (18.16%) JUnit
20 90 (17.96%) CSS
21 89 (17.76%) OO
21 89 (17.76%) Oracle Database
22 88 (17.56%) TDD
23 85 (16.97%) Apache
24 80 (15.97%) JBoss
25 78 (15.57%) WebLogic
26 76 (15.17%) MVC
27 74 (14.77%) jQuery
28 72 (14.37%) Eclipse
29 71 (14.17%) JSON

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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
1 108 (21.56%) Tomcat
2 85 (16.97%) Apache
3 80 (15.97%) JBoss
4 78 (15.57%) WebLogic
5 63 (12.57%) WebSphere
6 29 (5.79%) IIS
7 18 (3.59%) WebSphere Application Server
7 18 (3.59%) CMS
7 18 (3.59%) IBM HTTP Server
8 13 (2.59%) AquaLogic
8 13 (2.59%) GlassFish
9 12 (2.40%) Apache Solr
9 12 (2.40%) Confluence
10 11 (2.20%) Jetty
11 10 (2.00%) Oracle Service Bus
11 10 (2.00%) SharePoint
12 9 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 9 (1.80%) OpenStack
12 9 (1.80%) Adobe CQ
12 9 (1.80%) Mule
Applications
1 7 (1.40%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.80%) MS Project
3 3 (0.60%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (1.40%) Murex MxG2000
2 4 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.60%) WebTrends
3 3 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.20%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.20%) Findur
4 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.20%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.99%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.20%) SaaS
3 6 (1.20%) GitHub
4 5 (1.00%) PaaS
5 4 (0.80%) IaaS
6 2 (0.40%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.20%) Force.com
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 33 (6.59%) HTTP
2 16 (3.19%) AMQP
3 15 (2.99%) DNS
4 11 (2.20%) BIG-IP
5 10 (2.00%) LDAP
6 9 (1.80%) Intranet
6 9 (1.80%) Internet
6 9 (1.80%) SSL
6 9 (1.80%) SSH
7 8 (1.60%) HTTPS
7 8 (1.60%) LAN
7 8 (1.60%) WAN
7 8 (1.60%) Ethernet
8 7 (1.40%) TCP/IP
8 7 (1.40%) SAN
9 3 (0.60%) Firewall
9 3 (0.60%) DHCP
10 2 (0.40%) FTP
10 2 (0.40%) MQTT
11 1 (0.20%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (17.76%) Oracle Database
2 65 (12.97%) MySQL
3 46 (9.18%) Oracle Database 11g
4 44 (8.78%) SQL Server
5 30 (5.99%) Relational Database
6 26 (5.19%) MongoDB
7 25 (4.99%) NoSQL
8 15 (2.99%) DB2
9 12 (2.40%) Hadoop
10 11 (2.20%) Oracle Database 10g
10 11 (2.20%) Big Data
10 11 (2.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 8 (1.60%) RDBMS
11 8 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (1.40%) JasperReports
13 6 (1.20%) Apache Hive
13 6 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (1.20%) Redis
14 4 (0.80%) Neo4j
14 4 (0.80%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 120 (23.95%) Maven
2 91 (18.16%) JUnit
3 72 (14.37%) Eclipse
4 68 (13.57%) Jenkins
5 62 (12.38%) Git (software)
6 55 (10.98%) Subversion
7 38 (7.58%) JIRA
8 32 (6.39%) Selenium
9 29 (5.79%) Ant
10 16 (3.19%) Mockito
10 16 (3.19%) Hudson
11 13 (2.59%) Cucumber
11 13 (2.59%) Mercurial
11 13 (2.59%) Redmine
12 10 (2.00%) JMeter
13 9 (1.80%) PHPUnit
13 9 (1.80%) Gradle
14 8 (1.60%) EasyMock
15 6 (1.20%) Checkstyle
15 6 (1.20%) NetBeans
General
1 105 (20.96%) Finance
2 50 (9.98%) Banking
3 33 (6.59%) Front Office
4 28 (5.59%) Investment Banking
5 9 (1.80%) Publishing
6 8 (1.60%) Games
7 7 (1.40%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.20%) Advertising
8 6 (1.20%) Back Office
9 5 (1.00%) Retail
10 4 (0.80%) French Language
11 3 (0.60%) Automotive
11 3 (0.60%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.40%) German Language
12 2 (0.40%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.40%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.20%) Greek Language
13 1 (0.20%) Marketing
13 1 (0.20%) Billing
13 1 (0.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 329 (65.67%) Developer
2 266 (53.09%) Java Developer
3 51 (10.18%) Architect
4 47 (9.38%) Senior Developer
5 45 (8.98%) Senior Java Developer
6 22 (4.39%) Consultant
7 18 (3.59%) Technical Architect
8 17 (3.39%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 14 (2.79%) Web Developer
10 11 (2.20%) Analyst
11 10 (2.00%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (2.00%) Java Architect
11 10 (2.00%) Designer
12 9 (1.80%) Lead Java Developer
12 9 (1.80%) Software Engineer
12 9 (1.80%) Lead Developer
12 9 (1.80%) Oracle Developer
12 9 (1.80%) Team Leader
13 8 (1.60%) PHP Developer
13 8 (1.60%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (45.51%) Spring
2 140 (27.94%) XML
3 138 (27.54%) HTML
4 137 (27.35%) Hibernate
5 136 (27.15%) Web Services
6 109 (21.76%) J2EE
7 101 (20.16%) JSP
8 90 (17.96%) CSS
9 74 (14.77%) jQuery
10 71 (14.17%) JSON
11 67 (13.37%) SOAP
11 67 (13.37%) JMS
12 66 (13.17%) JPA
13 55 (10.98%) REST
14 54 (10.78%) Middleware
15 52 (10.38%) .NET
16 50 (9.98%) RESTful
17 48 (9.58%) EJB
18 46 (9.18%) Servlets
19 45 (8.98%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 49 (9.78%) Open Source
2 37 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (4.79%) Computer Science
4 21 (4.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 21 (4.19%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (2.99%) Data Structures
6 12 (2.40%) User Experience
7 8 (1.60%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.60%) N-Tier
7 8 (1.60%) Replication
7 8 (1.60%) Equities
7 8 (1.60%) Cryptography
8 7 (1.40%) Fixed Income
8 7 (1.40%) Derivative
9 6 (1.20%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.20%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.00%) Web 2.0
11 4 (0.80%) GIS
11 4 (0.80%) Wiki
12 3 (0.60%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 128 (25.55%) Linux
2 110 (21.96%) UNIX
3 55 (10.98%) Windows
4 47 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.60%) Android
7 5 (1.00%) Solaris
8 4 (0.80%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.60%) CentOS
10 2 (0.40%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.20%) VME
11 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.20%) Debian
11 1 (0.20%) AIX
11 1 (0.20%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (37.92%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (18.76%) Scrum
3 89 (17.76%) OO
4 88 (17.56%) TDD
5 76 (15.17%) MVC
6 64 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
7 60 (11.98%) SOA
8 44 (8.78%) Software Engineering
9 43 (8.58%) ITIL
10 39 (7.78%) Unit Testing
11 29 (5.79%) UML
12 28 (5.59%) E-Commerce
13 27 (5.39%) Configuration Management
14 26 (5.19%) OOD
15 22 (4.39%) OOA/OOD
16 21 (4.19%) User Stories
17 20 (3.99%) Load Balancing
18 19 (3.79%) Project Management
18 19 (3.79%) Release Management
18 19 (3.79%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 454 (90.62%) Java
2 130 (25.95%) JavaScript
3 113 (22.55%) SQL
4 27 (5.39%) PHP
4 27 (5.39%) PL/SQL
5 21 (4.19%) Shell Script
6 20 (3.99%) C#
7 19 (3.79%) Python
8 13 (2.59%) Bash Shell
9 12 (2.40%) XPath
9 12 (2.40%) C++
10 11 (2.20%) Perl
11 9 (1.80%) VB
11 9 (1.80%) PHP5
12 8 (1.60%) PowerShell
12 8 (1.60%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 7 (1.40%) C-shell
13 7 (1.40%) Jython
13 7 (1.40%) Korn
13 7 (1.40%) C
Qualifications
1 70 (13.97%) Security Cleared
2 38 (7.58%) DV Cleared
3 33 (6.59%) Degree
4 28 (5.59%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.00%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.20%) OCP
9 1 (0.20%) OCA
9 1 (0.20%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (8.58%) QA
2 9 (1.80%) SLA
3 2 (0.40%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.20%) COBIT
4 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (4.19%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.60%) Hyper-V
3 8 (1.60%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.40%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.40%) HDFS
6 1 (0.20%) NFS
6 1 (0.20%) KVM
6 1 (0.20%) Docker
6 1 (0.20%) vCloud
6 1 (0.20%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 15 (2.99%) OpenView
1 15 (2.99%) Puppet
2 8 (1.60%) BladeLogic
2 8 (1.60%) Control-M
2 8 (1.60%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.60%) Nagios
4 2 (0.40%) OVSD
4 2 (0.40%) ZABBIX
4 2 (0.40%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.20%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.20%) Ansible
5 1 (0.20%) logstash
5 1 (0.20%) Salt
5 1 (0.20%) Kibana
5 1 (0.20%) Graphite
5 1 (0.20%) Cacti
5 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 214 (42.71%) Oracle
2 49 (9.78%) Red Hat
3 33 (6.59%) HP
4 23 (4.59%) IBM
5 20 (3.99%) Microsoft
6 17 (3.39%) Adobe
7 13 (2.59%) Zend
8 11 (2.20%) Canoo
8 11 (2.20%) Murex
8 11 (2.20%) Sybase
9 9 (1.80%) VMware
9 9 (1.80%) Atlassian
9 9 (1.80%) Google
10 8 (1.60%) Altiris
10 8 (1.60%) Cisco
10 8 (1.60%) NetApp
11 7 (1.40%) Business Objects
11 7 (1.40%) ATG
11 7 (1.40%) Reuters
11 7 (1.40%) Bloomberg
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