The table below looks at the statistics for Java SE 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 SE over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 564 520 546
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +26
Contract jobs citing Java SE 36 51 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.068% 0.11% 0.041%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.36% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 39 13
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£551 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.05% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £400 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - -
Java SE
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
14334 14010 14522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.99% 29.19% 28.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9604 9318 8834
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 252 361
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.50 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Java SE
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java SE across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Java SE Jobs Demand Trend in England

Java SE
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java SE across the England region.

Java SE Daily Rate Trend in England

Java SE
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java SE across the England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Java SE Daily Rate Histogram in England

Java SE
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java SE across the England region.

Java SE Hourly Rate Trend in England

Java SE
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 SE within the England region over the 3 months to 21 October 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 -28 23 £589 +23.94% 5
South East -20 6 £415 -17.00% 6
North West -12 5 £325 -27.77%
North East - 1 £355 -
West Midlands - 1 - - 3
East of England - - - - 5
South West - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
Java SE
UK

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Java SE 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 SE.

1 67 (98.53%) Java
2 37 (54.41%) Java EE
3 30 (44.12%) Spring
4 28 (41.18%) XML
5 27 (39.71%) XSLT
5 27 (39.71%) JMS
6 23 (33.82%) WebLogic
7 22 (32.35%) Oracle
8 21 (30.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 21 (30.88%) WebSphere
9 19 (27.94%) Hibernate
9 19 (27.94%) Linux
10 18 (26.47%) JBoss
11 17 (25.00%) Web Services
11 17 (25.00%) UNIX
12 16 (23.53%) Finance
13 15 (22.06%) Banking
13 15 (22.06%) SQL
13 15 (22.06%) Software Engineering
14 14 (20.59%) Front Office
15 13 (19.12%) C++
15 13 (19.12%) OO
15 13 (19.12%) IBM
15 13 (19.12%) Investment Banking
16 12 (17.65%) Telecoms
17 11 (16.18%) NetBeans
17 11 (16.18%) JNI
17 11 (16.18%) Oracle Database
18 10 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
18 10 (14.71%) 29West

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Java SE 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 SE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (33.82%) WebLogic
2 21 (30.88%) WebSphere
3 18 (26.47%) JBoss
4 5 (7.35%) Apache
4 5 (7.35%) Tomcat
4 5 (7.35%) PegaRULES
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.47%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.47%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.47%) GemFire
6 1 (1.47%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Murex MxG2000
2 2 (2.94%) Brady Trinity
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.47%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) HTTP
2 3 (4.41%) SSL
3 2 (2.94%) Internet
3 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.94%) SSH
4 1 (1.47%) AMQP
4 1 (1.47%) DNS
4 1 (1.47%) Firewall
4 1 (1.47%) SNMP
4 1 (1.47%) LDAP
4 1 (1.47%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.18%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.41%) MySQL
3 3 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.94%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.47%) DB2
5 1 (1.47%) OLAP
5 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.47%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.47%) KDB
5 1 (1.47%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (1.47%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 11 (16.18%) NetBeans
2 10 (14.71%) Subversion
2 10 (14.71%) Eclipse
3 8 (11.76%) JUnit
4 5 (7.35%) Maven
5 4 (5.88%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.41%) FitNesse
6 3 (4.41%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.41%) Mockito
7 2 (2.94%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.47%) DbUnit
8 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.47%) Gerrit
8 1 (1.47%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.47%) jMock
8 1 (1.47%) TestNG
8 1 (1.47%) Selenium
8 1 (1.47%) Ant
8 1 (1.47%) CruiseControl
General
1 16 (23.53%) Finance
2 15 (22.06%) Banking
3 14 (20.59%) Front Office
4 13 (19.12%) Investment Banking
5 12 (17.65%) Telecoms
6 6 (8.82%) Games
7 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (75.00%) Developer
2 43 (63.24%) Java Developer
3 10 (14.71%) Front Office Developer
4 7 (10.29%) Senior Developer
4 7 (10.29%) Software Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (7.35%) Java Software Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Business Developer
6 5 (7.35%) JRules Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Software Design Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Design Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Programmer
8 2 (2.94%) Architect
8 2 (2.94%) Calypso Developer
9 1 (1.47%) Java Programmer
9 1 (1.47%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 1 (1.47%) Linux Administrator
9 1 (1.47%) Software Consultant
9 1 (1.47%) Analyst
9 1 (1.47%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (54.41%) Java EE
2 30 (44.12%) Spring
3 28 (41.18%) XML
4 27 (39.71%) XSLT
4 27 (39.71%) JMS
5 19 (27.94%) Hibernate
6 17 (25.00%) Web Services
7 11 (16.18%) JNI
8 10 (14.71%) JPA
9 9 (13.24%) Spring Integration
10 8 (11.76%) Middleware
11 7 (10.29%) Spring MVC
11 7 (10.29%) HTML
11 7 (10.29%) JAX-RS
12 6 (8.82%) RESTful
12 6 (8.82%) J2EE
12 6 (8.82%) Murex Flex
13 5 (7.35%) JRules
13 5 (7.35%) .NET
13 5 (7.35%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.35%) Algorithms
3 5 (7.35%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (7.35%) Fixed Income
3 5 (7.35%) Derivative
4 4 (5.88%) Mathematics
5 3 (4.41%) Open Source
6 2 (2.94%) Equities
7 1 (1.47%) Web 2.0
7 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.47%) RIA
7 1 (1.47%) DataPower
7 1 (1.47%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.94%) Linux
2 17 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (1.47%) Solaris
3 1 (1.47%) FreeBSD
3 1 (1.47%) VME
3 1 (1.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.06%) Software Engineering
2 13 (19.12%) OO
3 10 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (11.76%) Risk Management
5 7 (10.29%) MVC
5 7 (10.29%) TDD
6 6 (8.82%) OOD
6 6 (8.82%) Multithreading
7 5 (7.35%) Automated Testing
7 5 (7.35%) Scrum
8 4 (5.88%) SOA
8 4 (5.88%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.41%) Web Development
9 3 (4.41%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.41%) Strategic Management
10 2 (2.94%) CRM
10 2 (2.94%) OOP
10 2 (2.94%) Kanban
10 2 (2.94%) BDD
10 2 (2.94%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 67 (98.53%) Java
2 15 (22.06%) SQL
3 13 (19.12%) C++
4 9 (13.24%) C#
5 6 (8.82%) C
5 6 (8.82%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.41%) Perl
6 3 (4.41%) Python
7 2 (2.94%) XPath
8 1 (1.47%) Scala
8 1 (1.47%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.47%) RPG IV
8 1 (1.47%) Tcl
8 1 (1.47%) Pascal
8 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.47%) AWK
8 1 (1.47%) Ruby
8 1 (1.47%) PHP
8 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) OCAJ
2 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) OCP
2 1 (1.47%) OCA
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.47%) Nagios
1 1 (1.47%) Puppet
1 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (32.35%) Oracle
2 13 (19.12%) IBM
3 10 (14.71%) 29West
4 7 (10.29%) Adobe
4 7 (10.29%) Murex
5 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
5 6 (8.82%) Sybase
5 6 (8.82%) Reuters
5 6 (8.82%) Bloomberg
6 5 (7.35%) ILOG
7 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.94%) Brady
7 2 (2.94%) Calypso
7 2 (2.94%) NetApp
8 1 (1.47%) Google
8 1 (1.47%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (1.47%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.47%) Facebook
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