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 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 545 513 510
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -3
Contract jobs citing Java SE 44 47 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.087% 0.099% 0.073%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% 0.35% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 32 15
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £376 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £580 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
13648 13265 12974
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.00% 28.04% 28.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9481 8696 8251
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 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 271 359
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.84 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.42% -1.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.05 £15.75 £16.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 18 December 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 18 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 +10 29 £568 +26.11% 4
North West - 6 £438 - 1
South East -36 4 £363 -18.07% 7
Yorkshire - 3 £400 - 1
West Midlands -5 1 - -
East of England - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
South West - - - - 1
Java SE
UK

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 71 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (50.70%) Java EE
3 33 (46.48%) Spring
4 32 (45.07%) XML
5 31 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (36.62%) Oracle
7 25 (35.21%) Subversion
8 24 (33.80%) J2EE
9 21 (29.58%) UNIX
9 21 (29.58%) TDD
10 20 (28.17%) JUnit
10 20 (28.17%) WebLogic
10 20 (28.17%) Linux
11 19 (26.76%) XSLT
11 19 (26.76%) SQL
12 18 (25.35%) JSP
12 18 (25.35%) Servlets
12 18 (25.35%) Hibernate
12 18 (25.35%) WebSphere
12 18 (25.35%) Software Engineering
13 17 (23.94%) Git (software)
13 17 (23.94%) Mockito
13 17 (23.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 17 (23.94%) JMS
14 16 (22.54%) Front Office
14 16 (22.54%) Finance
14 16 (22.54%) Maven
14 16 (22.54%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (21.13%) Adobe CQ
15 15 (21.13%) Oracle Database

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 20 (28.17%) WebLogic
2 18 (25.35%) WebSphere
3 15 (21.13%) Adobe CQ
4 11 (15.49%) CMS
5 8 (11.27%) JBoss
5 8 (11.27%) Tomcat
6 7 (9.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (8.45%) Apache
8 3 (4.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (2.82%) PegaRULES
10 1 (1.41%) GemFire
10 1 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Murex MxG2000
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.41%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) SSL
1 4 (5.63%) HTTP
2 3 (4.23%) SSH
2 3 (4.23%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.82%) Internet
4 1 (1.41%) AMQP
4 1 (1.41%) Firewall
4 1 (1.41%) LDAP
4 1 (1.41%) SNMP
4 1 (1.41%) SMTP
4 1 (1.41%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.13%) Oracle Database
2 14 (19.72%) Jackrabbit
3 7 (9.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (5.63%) MySQL
5 2 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.82%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.41%) KDB
6 1 (1.41%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.41%) DB2
6 1 (1.41%) OLAP
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (35.21%) Subversion
2 20 (28.17%) JUnit
3 17 (23.94%) Git (software)
3 17 (23.94%) Mockito
4 16 (22.54%) Maven
5 10 (14.08%) NetBeans
6 6 (8.45%) Eclipse
7 5 (7.04%) Selenium
8 3 (4.23%) FitNesse
9 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.82%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.41%) TestNG
10 1 (1.41%) Gerrit
10 1 (1.41%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.41%) Trac
10 1 (1.41%) CruiseControl
10 1 (1.41%) Ant
General
1 16 (22.54%) Front Office
1 16 (22.54%) Finance
2 10 (14.08%) Banking
3 8 (11.27%) Investment Banking
4 5 (7.04%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 58 (81.69%) Developer
2 52 (73.24%) Java Developer
3 7 (9.86%) Front Office Developer
4 6 (8.45%) Oracle Developer
4 6 (8.45%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 6 (8.45%) SOA Developer
5 5 (7.04%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Design Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Software Design Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Web Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Java Web Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Architect
8 2 (2.82%) Business Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Programmer
8 2 (2.82%) JRules Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 1 (1.41%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (50.70%) Java EE
2 33 (46.48%) Spring
3 32 (45.07%) XML
4 24 (33.80%) J2EE
5 19 (26.76%) XSLT
6 18 (25.35%) JSP
6 18 (25.35%) Servlets
6 18 (25.35%) Hibernate
7 17 (23.94%) JMS
8 14 (19.72%) Web Services
8 14 (19.72%) Middleware
8 14 (19.72%) Apache Sling
8 14 (19.72%) Spring Integration
9 12 (16.90%) Apache Felix
10 11 (15.49%) JNI
11 10 (14.08%) FIX Protocol
12 9 (12.68%) RESTful
12 9 (12.68%) HTML
12 9 (12.68%) J2SE
13 8 (11.27%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 15 (21.13%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (12.68%) Derivative
4 6 (8.45%) Equities
5 5 (7.04%) Algorithms
5 5 (7.04%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (5.63%) Mathematics
6 4 (5.63%) Open Source
7 3 (4.23%) Web 2.0
7 3 (4.23%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.41%) RIA
8 1 (1.41%) DataPower
8 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (29.58%) UNIX
2 20 (28.17%) Linux
3 1 (1.41%) VME
3 1 (1.41%) Solaris
3 1 (1.41%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (29.58%) TDD
3 18 (25.35%) Software Engineering
4 16 (22.54%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (21.13%) Kalman Filter
5 15 (21.13%) OO
6 12 (16.90%) Scrum
6 12 (16.90%) Web Development
7 11 (15.49%) SEO
7 11 (15.49%) SOA
8 9 (12.68%) Multithreading
9 8 (11.27%) Risk Management
10 7 (9.86%) Waterfall
10 7 (9.86%) BPEL
11 6 (8.45%) OOD
11 6 (8.45%) Service Delivery
12 5 (7.04%) Test Automation
12 5 (7.04%) MVC
13 3 (4.23%) Strategic Management
14 2 (2.82%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 71 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (26.76%) SQL
3 13 (18.31%) C++
4 10 (14.08%) C#
5 8 (11.27%) JavaScript
6 5 (7.04%) C
7 3 (4.23%) XPath
7 3 (4.23%) Perl
8 2 (2.82%) Python
9 1 (1.41%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.41%) RPG IV
9 1 (1.41%) Tcl
9 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.41%) AWK
9 1 (1.41%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.41%) PHP
9 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.41%) RPG
9 1 (1.41%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
1 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.41%) Degree
1 1 (1.41%) OCAJ
1 1 (1.41%) OCP
1 1 (1.41%) OCA
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Puppet
1 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.41%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.41%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (36.62%) Oracle
2 13 (18.31%) Adobe
3 9 (12.68%) IBM
4 8 (11.27%) Murex
5 7 (9.86%) Reuters
5 7 (9.86%) Bloomberg
5 7 (9.86%) Sybase
6 5 (7.04%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.23%) NetApp
7 3 (4.23%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.82%) ILOG
9 1 (1.41%) EnterpriseDB
9 1 (1.41%) Google
9 1 (1.41%) 29West
9 1 (1.41%) Facebook
9 1 (1.41%) TIBCO
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