The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 380 300 346
Rank change year-on-year
-80 +46
Contract jobs citing Java EE 184 277 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.59% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.34% 2.09% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 176 135
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +38.33%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13762 13268 14024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.87% 28.48% 26.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8997 8612 8708
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 271 343
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Java EE
UK

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -62 103 £463 -2.63% 46
South East -35 34 £375 +16.27% 8
Yorkshire 0 11 £315 +4.91% 6
East of England -22 9 £325 - 4
East Midlands +4 8 £363 -14.70% 2
North West -5 6 £325 -13.33% 6
West Midlands -5 6 £370 -15.42% 5
North East -11 6 £325 - 1
South West - - - - 8
Java EE
UK

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 407 (95.99%) Java
2 211 (49.76%) Spring
3 156 (36.79%) Web Services
4 148 (34.91%) Maven
5 142 (33.49%) JavaScript
6 141 (33.25%) Oracle
7 136 (32.08%) HTML
8 123 (29.01%) Hibernate
9 116 (27.36%) Finance
10 108 (25.47%) CSS
11 107 (25.24%) J2EE
12 106 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
13 96 (22.64%) JUnit
14 95 (22.41%) JMS
15 90 (21.23%) SQL
16 87 (20.52%) JBoss
17 85 (20.05%) Relational Database
18 84 (19.81%) WebLogic
19 82 (19.34%) XML
20 81 (19.10%) OO
20 81 (19.10%) jQuery
21 78 (18.40%) Banking
22 76 (17.92%) TDD
22 76 (17.92%) Tomcat
23 75 (17.69%) JPA
24 70 (16.51%) Linux
25 66 (15.57%) MVC
26 63 (14.86%) Scrum
26 63 (14.86%) UNIX
27 62 (14.62%) REST

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 84 (19.81%) WebLogic
2 76 (17.92%) Tomcat
3 54 (12.74%) Apache
4 49 (11.56%) WebSphere
5 19 (4.48%) Apache Solr
6 17 (4.01%) IIS
7 14 (3.30%) WebSphere Application Server
8 11 (2.59%) Confluence
8 11 (2.59%) Oracle Service Bus
9 10 (2.36%) GlassFish
9 10 (2.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 9 (2.12%) IBM HTTP Server
10 9 (2.12%) AquaLogic
10 9 (2.12%) TIBCO EMS
11 7 (1.65%) Jetty
12 6 (1.42%) CMS
13 5 (1.18%) PegaRULES
13 5 (1.18%) Oracle Coherence
14 4 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (0.94%) Documentum
Applications
1 5 (1.18%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.94%) MS Office
3 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.42%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.47%) Brady Trinity
4 2 (0.47%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.24%) TIBCO iProcess
5 1 (0.24%) Magento
5 1 (0.24%) Findur
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.24%) Murex MxG2000
5 1 (0.24%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.18%) SaaS
3 2 (0.47%) PaaS
3 2 (0.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.19%) HTTP
2 14 (3.30%) Internet
3 8 (1.89%) BIG-IP
3 8 (1.89%) LDAP
4 7 (1.65%) Intranet
5 6 (1.42%) AMQP
6 5 (1.18%) Kerberos
7 4 (0.94%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.71%) DNS
8 3 (0.71%) SSL
9 2 (0.47%) SAN
9 2 (0.47%) Firewall
10 1 (0.24%) SSH
10 1 (0.24%) X.509
10 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (20.05%) Relational Database
2 48 (11.32%) Oracle Database
3 45 (10.61%) SQL Server
4 40 (9.43%) MySQL
5 37 (8.73%) RDBMS
6 31 (7.31%) NoSQL
7 21 (4.95%) Oracle Database 11g
8 18 (4.25%) MongoDB
9 9 (2.12%) DB2
10 7 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.71%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.71%) JasperReports
13 3 (0.71%) Redis
13 3 (0.71%) Big Data
14 2 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 148 (34.91%) Maven
2 96 (22.64%) JUnit
3 53 (12.50%) Subversion
4 45 (10.61%) Ant
5 43 (10.14%) Eclipse
6 33 (7.78%) Jenkins
7 19 (4.48%) Hudson
8 16 (3.77%) Git (software)
9 14 (3.30%) JIRA
9 14 (3.30%) Apache Ivy
10 8 (1.89%) QUnit
11 7 (1.65%) Selenium
11 7 (1.65%) jMock
11 7 (1.65%) Toad
11 7 (1.65%) Oracle Forms
12 6 (1.42%) NetBeans
12 6 (1.42%) TeamCity
12 6 (1.42%) Cucumber
13 5 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (1.18%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 116 (27.36%) Finance
2 78 (18.40%) Banking
3 47 (11.08%) Investment Banking
4 34 (8.02%) Telecoms
5 29 (6.84%) Front Office
6 17 (4.01%) Games
7 14 (3.30%) Back Office
8 13 (3.07%) Manufacturing
9 10 (2.36%) Marketing
10 8 (1.89%) Advertising
11 7 (1.65%) Electronics
12 6 (1.42%) Publishing
13 5 (1.18%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.71%) Automotive
14 3 (0.71%) Retail
14 3 (0.71%) German Language
15 2 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.24%) French Language
16 1 (0.24%) Billing
Job Titles
1 309 (72.88%) Developer
2 238 (56.13%) Java Developer
3 51 (12.03%) Senior Developer
4 46 (10.85%) Architect
5 41 (9.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 39 (9.20%) Web Developer
7 28 (6.60%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 26 (6.13%) Software Engineer
9 23 (5.42%) Solutions Architect
10 19 (4.48%) Java Web Developer
11 14 (3.30%) Java Software Engineer
12 13 (3.07%) Software Developer
13 12 (2.83%) Consultant
13 12 (2.83%) J2EE Developer
14 10 (2.36%) Applications Developer
15 9 (2.12%) Middleware Developer
16 8 (1.89%) Analyst
16 8 (1.89%) SQL Developer
17 7 (1.65%) Web Applications Developer
17 7 (1.65%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (49.76%) Spring
2 156 (36.79%) Web Services
3 136 (32.08%) HTML
4 123 (29.01%) Hibernate
5 108 (25.47%) CSS
6 107 (25.24%) J2EE
7 95 (22.41%) JMS
8 82 (19.34%) XML
9 81 (19.10%) jQuery
10 75 (17.69%) JPA
11 62 (14.62%) REST
12 60 (14.15%) HTML5
13 56 (13.21%) Ajax
14 54 (12.74%) Middleware
15 53 (12.50%) SOAP
16 47 (11.08%) JSP
17 45 (10.61%) RESTful
18 42 (9.91%) JSON
19 38 (8.96%) Java SE
20 37 (8.73%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.42%) Open Source
2 20 (4.72%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (4.01%) Fixed Income
4 15 (3.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 15 (3.54%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.83%) Mathematics
6 10 (2.36%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.89%) RIA
8 7 (1.65%) Mobile Payment
8 7 (1.65%) DTV
9 6 (1.42%) GIS
10 5 (1.18%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.94%) Thin Client
11 4 (0.94%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.94%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.71%) Social Network
12 3 (0.71%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.71%) Mobile Games
12 3 (0.71%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.71%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 70 (16.51%) Linux
2 63 (14.86%) UNIX
3 28 (6.60%) Windows
4 17 (4.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (2.12%) Solaris
6 6 (1.42%) Android
6 6 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.94%) AIX
7 4 (0.94%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.71%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.71%) CentOS
9 2 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.24%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.24%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (19.10%) OO
3 76 (17.92%) TDD
4 66 (15.57%) MVC
5 63 (14.86%) Scrum
6 60 (14.15%) Continuous Integration
7 58 (13.68%) UML
8 52 (12.26%) SOA
9 46 (10.85%) Software Engineering
10 30 (7.08%) Unit Testing
11 28 (6.60%) Web Development
12 27 (6.37%) OOA/OOD
12 27 (6.37%) BDD
13 21 (4.95%) Multithreading
14 20 (4.72%) Project Management
14 20 (4.72%) Release Management
15 19 (4.48%) Migration
16 13 (3.07%) Use Case
17 12 (2.83%) OOD
17 12 (2.83%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 407 (95.99%) Java
2 142 (33.49%) JavaScript
3 90 (21.23%) SQL
4 24 (5.66%) PL/SQL
5 17 (4.01%) Shell Script
6 15 (3.54%) XPath
6 15 (3.54%) PHP
7 14 (3.30%) Python
8 13 (3.07%) T-SQL
9 10 (2.36%) C
10 9 (2.12%) C#
11 7 (1.65%) VB
12 6 (1.42%) C++
12 6 (1.42%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.18%) Scala
13 5 (1.18%) Bourne shell
13 5 (1.18%) Korn
14 4 (0.94%) Ruby
14 4 (0.94%) PHP5
14 4 (0.94%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 37 (8.73%) Degree
2 26 (6.13%) Security Cleared
3 15 (3.54%) DV Cleared
4 10 (2.36%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.18%) OCAJ
5 5 (1.18%) OCP
5 5 (1.18%) OCA
5 5 (1.18%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.66%) QA
2 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (4.01%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.24%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 7 (1.65%) Puppet
2 6 (1.42%) BladeLogic
2 6 (1.42%) Control-M
2 6 (1.42%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (0.47%) Nagios
3 2 (0.47%) MOM
4 1 (0.24%) OpenView
4 1 (0.24%) Munin
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.24%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 141 (33.25%) Oracle
2 87 (20.52%) JBoss
3 23 (5.42%) IBM
4 22 (5.19%) Red Hat
5 17 (4.01%) Sybase
6 13 (3.07%) Microsoft
6 13 (3.07%) 29West
7 12 (2.83%) SAP
8 11 (2.59%) TIBCO
9 10 (2.36%) Bloomberg
10 9 (2.12%) Murex
10 9 (2.12%) Fidessa
11 8 (1.89%) Twitter
12 7 (1.65%) ILOG
13 6 (1.42%) Altiris
13 6 (1.42%) HP
13 6 (1.42%) hybris
14 5 (1.18%) Talend
14 5 (1.18%) Zend
15 4 (0.94%) Google
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