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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 328 380 283
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -97
Contract jobs citing Java EE 296 199 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.58% 0.41% 0.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.10% 1.45% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 135 201
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 £325 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £610 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.38 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% -13.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £33.48 £35.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.28 £47.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.38 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+9.96% -12.34%
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
14095 13693 12618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.74% 28.12% 28.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9604 9025 8127
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 207 202 320
Average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £47.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +30 142 £438 -11.39% 36
South East +4 53 £425 +13.33% 20
South West +27 32 £438 +25.00% 11
Yorkshire -26 17 £400 +25.00% 13
North West -10 14 £388 +19.23% 20
East Midlands 0 13 £331 -14.51% 2
East of England 0 12 £413 +36.92% 6
North East -15 7 £325 +8.33% 3
West Midlands -8 2 £494 +42.08% 3
Java EE
UK

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 546 (96.81%) Java
2 247 (43.79%) Agile Software Development
3 213 (37.77%) Oracle
4 206 (36.52%) Web Services
5 198 (35.11%) Spring
6 191 (33.87%) Linux
7 176 (31.21%) SQL
8 142 (25.18%) JavaScript
9 135 (23.94%) XML
10 128 (22.70%) Tomcat
11 126 (22.34%) Hibernate
12 123 (21.81%) TDD
13 122 (21.63%) JBoss
14 118 (20.92%) Maven
15 112 (19.86%) HTML
16 106 (18.79%) Apache
17 105 (18.62%) J2EE
17 105 (18.62%) Scrum
18 102 (18.09%) UNIX
19 99 (17.55%) JUnit
20 93 (16.49%) JMS
21 89 (15.78%) Finance
22 88 (15.60%) Git (software)
23 86 (15.25%) Open Source
23 86 (15.25%) WebSphere
24 85 (15.07%) SOA
24 85 (15.07%) Oracle Database
25 83 (14.72%) SOAP
26 79 (14.01%) CSS
27 78 (13.83%) MySQL

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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
1 128 (22.70%) Tomcat
2 122 (21.63%) JBoss
3 106 (18.79%) Apache
4 86 (15.25%) WebSphere
5 75 (13.30%) WebLogic
6 41 (7.27%) Confluence
7 37 (6.56%) WebSphere Application Server
8 22 (3.90%) IIS
9 15 (2.66%) Node.js
10 14 (2.48%) Apache Solr
11 11 (1.95%) MQSeries
12 10 (1.77%) Mule
12 10 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
13 8 (1.42%) Oracle BPEL
14 7 (1.24%) Oracle Service Bus
14 7 (1.24%) WebLogic Portal
15 6 (1.06%) CMS
15 6 (1.06%) OpenStack
15 6 (1.06%) Apache Pig
16 5 (0.89%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 10 (1.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.42%) RMDS
2 7 (1.24%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.53%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.35%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 46 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.13%) Amazon SQS
2 12 (2.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 7 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.89%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.35%) Force.com
6 2 (0.35%) SaaS
7 1 (0.18%) PaaS
7 1 (0.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.43%) HTTP
2 23 (4.08%) AMQP
3 22 (3.90%) Internet
4 20 (3.55%) TCP/IP
5 16 (2.84%) Firewall
5 16 (2.84%) LDAP
6 14 (2.48%) WAN
6 14 (2.48%) DNS
7 11 (1.95%) BIG-IP
8 10 (1.77%) DMZ
9 8 (1.42%) Intranet
10 7 (1.24%) LAN
10 7 (1.24%) Ethernet
11 4 (0.71%) DHCP
12 2 (0.35%) VPN
12 2 (0.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 2 (0.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 1 (0.18%) MQTT
13 1 (0.18%) SSL
13 1 (0.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (15.07%) Oracle Database
2 78 (13.83%) MySQL
3 53 (9.40%) NoSQL
4 49 (8.69%) SQL Server
5 47 (8.33%) Relational Database
6 39 (6.91%) PostgreSQL
7 34 (6.03%) Oracle Database 11g
7 34 (6.03%) MongoDB
8 32 (5.67%) Big Data
9 26 (4.61%) Hadoop
10 22 (3.90%) DB2
11 16 (2.84%) RDBMS
12 11 (1.95%) Amazon RDS
13 10 (1.77%) Oracle Database 10g
14 8 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
15 7 (1.24%) Redis
16 6 (1.06%) Apache Hive
16 6 (1.06%) SQL Navigator
17 4 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
17 4 (0.71%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 118 (20.92%) Maven
2 99 (17.55%) JUnit
3 88 (15.60%) Git (software)
4 72 (12.77%) Subversion
5 55 (9.75%) Jenkins
6 54 (9.57%) Ant
7 53 (9.40%) JIRA
8 50 (8.87%) Eclipse
9 33 (5.85%) Cucumber
10 30 (5.32%) Gradle
11 22 (3.90%) Mercurial
12 20 (3.55%) Introscope
13 12 (2.13%) JMeter
14 11 (1.95%) Mockito
15 9 (1.60%) Selenium
15 9 (1.60%) NetBeans
15 9 (1.60%) ClearQuest
16 8 (1.42%) TeamCity
17 7 (1.24%) SoapUI
18 6 (1.06%) Hudson
General
1 89 (15.78%) Finance
2 46 (8.16%) Banking
3 20 (3.55%) Investment Banking
4 15 (2.66%) Retail
5 11 (1.95%) Front Office
6 10 (1.77%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.77%) Publishing
7 8 (1.42%) Back Office
8 7 (1.24%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.71%) Marketing
10 3 (0.53%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.35%) Advertising
11 2 (0.35%) French Language
12 1 (0.18%) German Language
12 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Games
12 1 (0.18%) Automotive
12 1 (0.18%) Legal
12 1 (0.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 321 (56.91%) Developer
2 265 (46.99%) Java Developer
3 95 (16.84%) Architect
4 45 (7.98%) Solutions Architect
5 28 (4.96%) Analyst
5 28 (4.96%) Designer
6 26 (4.61%) Java Architect
6 26 (4.61%) Senior Developer
7 24 (4.26%) Lead Architect
8 23 (4.08%) Applications Support
9 22 (3.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 21 (3.72%) Senior Java Developer
11 19 (3.37%) Data Analyst
11 19 (3.37%) Lead Solutions Architect
12 14 (2.48%) Flex Developer
12 14 (2.48%) Solutions Designer
12 14 (2.48%) Software Engineer
12 14 (2.48%) Technical Architect
13 11 (1.95%) Web Developer
13 11 (1.95%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (36.52%) Web Services
2 198 (35.11%) Spring
3 135 (23.94%) XML
4 126 (22.34%) Hibernate
5 112 (19.86%) HTML
6 105 (18.62%) J2EE
7 93 (16.49%) JMS
8 83 (14.72%) SOAP
9 79 (14.01%) CSS
10 72 (12.77%) JSP
11 69 (12.23%) JSON
12 64 (11.35%) REST
13 63 (11.17%) JPA
13 63 (11.17%) RESTful
14 59 (10.46%) jQuery
15 52 (9.22%) Middleware
16 43 (7.62%) Struts
16 43 (7.62%) Spring MVC
17 42 (7.45%) HTML5
18 40 (7.09%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 59 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (5.32%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (3.55%) Clustering
4 14 (2.48%) Mobile App
5 11 (1.95%) Computer Science
6 10 (1.77%) PKI
6 10 (1.77%) Data Centre
7 8 (1.42%) Mainframe
7 8 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (1.42%) Telematics
7 8 (1.42%) Algorithms
8 7 (1.24%) Private Cloud
9 6 (1.06%) Visualisation
9 6 (1.06%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.06%) Management Information System
10 5 (0.89%) Replication
10 5 (0.89%) Public Cloud
11 4 (0.71%) Fixed Income
11 4 (0.71%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.53%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 191 (33.87%) Linux
2 102 (18.09%) UNIX
3 72 (12.77%) Windows
4 48 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (2.48%) AIX
6 12 (2.13%) Solaris
7 10 (1.77%) Windows XP
8 7 (1.24%) Mac OS
8 7 (1.24%) Windows Vista
9 4 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.71%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.71%) Android
10 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.53%) CentOS
10 3 (0.53%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.53%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.35%) VME
11 2 (0.35%) zOS
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (43.79%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (21.81%) TDD
3 105 (18.62%) Scrum
4 86 (15.25%) Open Source
5 85 (15.07%) SOA
6 77 (13.65%) Continuous Integration
7 69 (12.23%) OO
7 69 (12.23%) SDLC
8 68 (12.06%) E-Commerce
9 66 (11.70%) MVC
10 47 (8.33%) ITIL
11 45 (7.98%) Software Engineering
12 44 (7.80%) BDD
13 40 (7.09%) UML
14 36 (6.38%) DevOps
15 34 (6.03%) Configuration Management
16 30 (5.32%) Load Balancing
17 29 (5.14%) Project Management
17 29 (5.14%) Waterfall
17 29 (5.14%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 546 (96.81%) Java
2 176 (31.21%) SQL
3 142 (25.18%) JavaScript
4 72 (12.77%) PL/SQL
5 27 (4.79%) Python
6 26 (4.61%) C
7 22 (3.90%) C#
8 20 (3.55%) C++
9 19 (3.37%) Perl
9 19 (3.37%) Shell Script
10 17 (3.01%) Groovy
10 17 (3.01%) Bash Shell
11 16 (2.84%) Ruby
12 14 (2.48%) Scala
13 8 (1.42%) XQuery
14 7 (1.24%) XPath
15 6 (1.06%) Objective-C
15 6 (1.06%) VB.NET
15 6 (1.06%) PHP
16 5 (0.89%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 70 (12.41%) Security Cleared
2 43 (7.62%) DV Cleared
3 39 (6.91%) Degree
4 17 (3.01%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.95%) Sun Certification
6 6 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (1.06%) OCP
6 6 (1.06%) OCA
6 6 (1.06%) Oracle Certification
6 6 (1.06%) OCAJ
7 2 (0.35%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.35%) HND
7 2 (0.35%) OCPJP
7 2 (0.35%) OCMJD
8 1 (0.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.96%) QA
2 5 (0.89%) COBIT
3 4 (0.71%) WAI
4 2 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (5.85%) Docker
2 17 (3.01%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.24%) VirtualBox
5 5 (0.89%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.71%) vCloud
7 3 (0.53%) Squid
8 2 (0.35%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.35%) HDFS
9 1 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 29 (5.14%) Puppet
2 21 (3.72%) Vagrant
3 14 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (1.95%) ITRS Geneos
5 9 (1.60%) Ansible
5 9 (1.60%) CA Wily
6 3 (0.53%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.53%) Control-M
6 3 (0.53%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.35%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.35%) Salt
7 2 (0.35%) OpenView
7 2 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.35%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.18%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.18%) Kibana
8 1 (0.18%) logstash
8 1 (0.18%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.18%) Nagios
Vendors
1 213 (37.77%) Oracle
2 63 (11.17%) Red Hat
3 51 (9.04%) IBM
4 42 (7.45%) Atlassian
5 16 (2.84%) hybris
6 14 (2.48%) F5
6 14 (2.48%) VMware
7 12 (2.13%) TIBCO
8 10 (1.77%) Google
8 10 (1.77%) Progress
8 10 (1.77%) Sun
9 7 (1.24%) Cisco
9 7 (1.24%) Microsoft
10 6 (1.06%) Sybase
10 6 (1.06%) Axway
10 6 (1.06%) Endeca
11 5 (0.89%) Atomikos
11 5 (0.89%) Informatica
11 5 (0.89%) NetApp
12 4 (0.71%) Adobe
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
@ITS
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £Competitive (market rates)
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
EBI Hinxton, near Cambridge
EMBL
Rate: 5 (monthly salary starting at £2,387.20 free of UK income tax plus mobility and other allowances where applicable)
Posted: 9 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: £Competitive (market rates)
Posted: 14 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + negotiable
Posted: 15 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago