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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 557 537 501
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -36
Contract jobs citing Java SE 26 45 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.089% 0.057%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.33% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 33 23
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£450 £420 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -26.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £238 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £645
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £388 £418
% change year-on-year
+10.96% -7.18%
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
13693 13713 11856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.10% 27.27% 27.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8983 9024 7581
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 205 335
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.80 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.82 £52.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -5 12 £488 +28.28% 6
East of England - 6 £438 - 2
North East -3 4 £451 +125.74% 1
East Midlands -2 3 £340 -19.04% 3
South East -10 1 £278 -26.00% 3
Java SE
UK

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 60 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (68.33%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (61.67%) J2EE
4 29 (48.33%) Spring
5 27 (45.00%) Java EE
6 26 (43.33%) TDD
6 26 (43.33%) XML
7 25 (41.67%) Servlets
8 24 (40.00%) JSP
9 23 (38.33%) Web Development
9 23 (38.33%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (38.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 21 (35.00%) Git (software)
10 21 (35.00%) Kalman Filter
10 21 (35.00%) Maven
10 21 (35.00%) Subversion
11 20 (33.33%) JUnit
11 20 (33.33%) Jackrabbit
11 20 (33.33%) Apache Sling
12 18 (30.00%) Oracle
13 17 (28.33%) Mockito
14 16 (26.67%) WebSphere
15 14 (23.33%) Apache Felix
15 14 (23.33%) SEO
16 13 (21.67%) SQL
16 13 (21.67%) Web Services
16 13 (21.67%) WebLogic
16 13 (21.67%) UNIX
17 12 (20.00%) HTML
17 12 (20.00%) Hibernate

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (38.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 16 (26.67%) WebSphere
3 13 (21.67%) WebLogic
4 11 (18.33%) CMS
5 10 (16.67%) JBoss
6 7 (11.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (6.67%) Apache
7 4 (6.67%) Tomcat
7 4 (6.67%) GlassFish
8 3 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.67%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (1.67%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (1.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.67%) Murex MxG2000
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) HTTP
1 2 (3.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.67%) SSH
2 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.67%) LDAP
2 1 (1.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (33.33%) Jackrabbit
2 10 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 9 (15.00%) Oracle Database
4 7 (11.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
5 4 (6.67%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.33%) MySQL
7 1 (1.67%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (35.00%) Git (software)
1 21 (35.00%) Maven
1 21 (35.00%) Subversion
2 20 (33.33%) JUnit
3 17 (28.33%) Mockito
4 9 (15.00%) Eclipse
5 8 (13.33%) Selenium
6 5 (8.33%) Ant
7 4 (6.67%) Jenkins
8 3 (5.00%) SoapUI
9 2 (3.33%) JMeter
9 2 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (3.33%) Hudson
9 2 (3.33%) Cucumber
9 2 (3.33%) JIRA
9 2 (3.33%) AccuRev
10 1 (1.67%) NetBeans
General
1 10 (16.67%) Finance
2 8 (13.33%) Front Office
3 5 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.00%) Banking
4 3 (5.00%) Legal
5 2 (3.33%) Marketing
6 1 (1.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 51 (85.00%) Developer
2 47 (78.33%) Java Developer
3 6 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
3 6 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 6 (10.00%) SOA Developer
4 4 (6.67%) Programmer
4 4 (6.67%) Web Developer
4 4 (6.67%) Java Programmer
4 4 (6.67%) Java Web Developer
4 4 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (5.00%) Analyst
6 2 (3.33%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (3.33%) Java Analyst Programmer
7 1 (1.67%) Java Swing Developer
7 1 (1.67%) Test Automation Specialist
7 1 (1.67%) Designer
7 1 (1.67%) SOA Designer
7 1 (1.67%) Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (61.67%) J2EE
2 29 (48.33%) Spring
3 27 (45.00%) Java EE
4 26 (43.33%) XML
5 25 (41.67%) Servlets
6 24 (40.00%) JSP
7 20 (33.33%) Apache Sling
8 14 (23.33%) Apache Felix
9 13 (21.67%) Web Services
10 12 (20.00%) HTML
10 12 (20.00%) Hibernate
11 10 (16.67%) CSS
11 10 (16.67%) SOAP
12 9 (15.00%) RESTful
12 9 (15.00%) XSLT
13 7 (11.67%) REST
13 7 (11.67%) Spring Integration
13 7 (11.67%) Java ME
13 7 (11.67%) J2ME
13 7 (11.67%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (10.00%) Derivative
3 6 (10.00%) Equities
4 5 (8.33%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.33%) Web 2.0
5 2 (3.33%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.33%) Open Source
6 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.67%) User Experience
6 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.67%) Replication
6 1 (1.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.67%) UNIX
2 10 (16.67%) Linux
3 4 (6.67%) Solaris
3 4 (6.67%) Windows
4 2 (3.33%) VME
5 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (68.33%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (43.33%) TDD
3 23 (38.33%) Web Development
3 23 (38.33%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (35.00%) Kalman Filter
5 14 (23.33%) SEO
6 11 (18.33%) OO
7 10 (16.67%) MVC
8 8 (13.33%) Scrum
8 8 (13.33%) Test Automation
9 7 (11.67%) Multithreading
9 7 (11.67%) Waterfall
9 7 (11.67%) BPEL
9 7 (11.67%) Software Engineering
9 7 (11.67%) SOA
10 6 (10.00%) Service Delivery
11 4 (6.67%) B2C
11 4 (6.67%) OOD
11 4 (6.67%) Mentoring
11 4 (6.67%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (21.67%) SQL
3 11 (18.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.33%) COBOL
5 1 (1.67%) XPath
5 1 (1.67%) C#
5 1 (1.67%) C++
5 1 (1.67%) Perl
5 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) Degree
2 4 (6.67%) OCP
2 4 (6.67%) OCA
2 4 (6.67%) Oracle Certification
2 4 (6.67%) OCAJ
3 2 (3.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (30.00%) Oracle
2 11 (18.33%) Adobe
3 3 (5.00%) IBM
4 2 (3.33%) HP
4 2 (3.33%) EnterpriseDB
5 1 (1.67%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.67%) NetApp
5 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.67%) Reuters
5 1 (1.67%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.67%) Murex
5 1 (1.67%) Informatica
5 1 (1.67%) Sybase
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