The first table below looks at the demand 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 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 534 528 555
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +27
Contract jobs citing Java SE 30 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.061% 0.043% 0.028%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 9
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £400 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £575 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £256
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13759 13253 13963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.87% 28.52% 26.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8999 8604 8670
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 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 278 346
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 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Java SE
UK

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 July 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 24 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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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 0 14 £525 +16.66% 5
South East - 9 £400 - 1
North East - 4 £300 - 3
East Midlands - 2 £384 -
North West - 1 £325 -
Yorkshire - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 2
Java SE
UK

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 73 (98.65%) Java
2 37 (50.00%) Java EE
3 28 (37.84%) Web Services
4 26 (35.14%) Spring
5 24 (32.43%) Finance
5 24 (32.43%) XML
6 23 (31.08%) Oracle
7 20 (27.03%) JBoss
7 20 (27.03%) JMS
8 19 (25.68%) J2EE
8 19 (25.68%) XSLT
9 16 (21.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 14 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (18.92%) Hibernate
10 14 (18.92%) WebLogic
10 14 (18.92%) WebSphere
10 14 (18.92%) 29West
11 13 (17.57%) FIX Protocol
11 13 (17.57%) Telecoms
12 12 (16.22%) Fixed Income
12 12 (16.22%) Degree
12 12 (16.22%) Multithreading
13 11 (14.86%) Oracle Database
13 11 (14.86%) Games
13 11 (14.86%) Banking
13 11 (14.86%) Investment Banking
13 11 (14.86%) JavaScript
14 10 (13.51%) C++
14 10 (13.51%) IBM
14 10 (13.51%) TDD

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 14 (18.92%) WebLogic
1 14 (18.92%) WebSphere
2 5 (6.76%) PegaRULES
3 4 (5.41%) Apache
4 3 (4.05%) Mule
4 3 (4.05%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.35%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.35%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.35%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (2.70%) Photoshop
1 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Brady Trinity
2 1 (1.35%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.70%) SaaS
3 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.35%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) Internet
1 2 (2.70%) HTTP
2 1 (1.35%) LDAP
2 1 (1.35%) SNMP
2 1 (1.35%) DNS
2 1 (1.35%) SMTP
2 1 (1.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.86%) Oracle Database
2 6 (8.11%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.41%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.70%) MySQL
5 2 (2.70%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.70%) HBase
5 2 (2.70%) Big Data
5 2 (2.70%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.70%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.35%) Hazelcast
6 1 (1.35%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (12.16%) Eclipse
2 8 (10.81%) JUnit
3 5 (6.76%) NetBeans
4 3 (4.05%) Maven
5 2 (2.70%) Subversion
5 2 (2.70%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.70%) Trac
6 1 (1.35%) Calabash
6 1 (1.35%) TestNG
6 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.35%) Mockito
6 1 (1.35%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.35%) DbUnit
6 1 (1.35%) Selenium
6 1 (1.35%) jMock
6 1 (1.35%) Ant
General
1 24 (32.43%) Finance
2 13 (17.57%) Telecoms
3 11 (14.86%) Games
3 11 (14.86%) Banking
3 11 (14.86%) Investment Banking
4 10 (13.51%) Front Office
5 5 (6.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 62 (83.78%) Developer
2 53 (71.62%) Java Developer
3 5 (6.76%) JRules Developer
3 5 (6.76%) Business Developer
4 4 (5.41%) Front Office Developer
4 4 (5.41%) Senior Developer
5 3 (4.05%) Programmer
5 3 (4.05%) Consultant
5 3 (4.05%) Software Engineer
5 3 (4.05%) Java Consultant
5 3 (4.05%) Java Programmer
5 3 (4.05%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (2.70%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (2.70%) Web Applications Developer
6 2 (2.70%) Calypso Developer
6 2 (2.70%) Web Developer
6 2 (2.70%) Applications Developer
6 2 (2.70%) C++/Java Developer
6 2 (2.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (1.35%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (50.00%) Java EE
2 28 (37.84%) Web Services
3 26 (35.14%) Spring
4 24 (32.43%) XML
5 20 (27.03%) JMS
6 19 (25.68%) J2EE
6 19 (25.68%) XSLT
7 14 (18.92%) Hibernate
8 13 (17.57%) FIX Protocol
9 9 (12.16%) HTML
9 9 (12.16%) .NET
10 6 (8.11%) HTML5
10 6 (8.11%) JPA
10 6 (8.11%) Drools
11 5 (6.76%) JAX-RS
11 5 (6.76%) Java EE 5
11 5 (6.76%) Spring MVC
11 5 (6.76%) SOAP
11 5 (6.76%) Middleware
11 5 (6.76%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 12 (16.22%) Fixed Income
3 5 (6.76%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.41%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.70%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.70%) Photography
7 1 (1.35%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.35%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.16%) UNIX
2 7 (9.46%) Linux
3 4 (5.41%) Android
4 3 (4.05%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.05%) Windows
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.35%) FreeBSD
6 1 (1.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (16.22%) Multithreading
3 10 (13.51%) TDD
4 8 (10.81%) Configuration Management
4 8 (10.81%) Software Engineering
4 8 (10.81%) Low Latency
4 8 (10.81%) Integration Testing
5 7 (9.46%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (9.46%) MVC
6 6 (8.11%) BDD
7 5 (6.76%) OO
8 4 (5.41%) Scrum
8 4 (5.41%) Automated Testing
8 4 (5.41%) SOA
8 4 (5.41%) UML
8 4 (5.41%) Test Scripting
8 4 (5.41%) Release Management
8 4 (5.41%) Incident Management
8 4 (5.41%) Web Development
9 3 (4.05%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 73 (98.65%) Java
2 11 (14.86%) JavaScript
3 10 (13.51%) C++
4 8 (10.81%) C#
5 7 (9.46%) SQL
6 4 (5.41%) C
7 3 (4.05%) Scala
7 3 (4.05%) Python
8 2 (2.70%) PHP
9 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.35%) Ada
9 1 (1.35%) Perl
9 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.35%) Pascal
9 1 (1.35%) Ruby
9 1 (1.35%) AWK
9 1 (1.35%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 12 (16.22%) Degree
2 5 (6.76%) OCAJ
2 5 (6.76%) OCP
2 5 (6.76%) OCA
2 5 (6.76%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (5.41%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (31.08%) Oracle
2 20 (27.03%) JBoss
3 14 (18.92%) 29West
4 10 (13.51%) IBM
5 5 (6.76%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.76%) ILOG
6 3 (4.05%) Adobe
7 2 (2.70%) Brady
7 2 (2.70%) TIBCO
7 2 (2.70%) Sybase
7 2 (2.70%) Calypso
7 2 (2.70%) hybris
8 1 (1.35%) Murex
8 1 (1.35%) Reuters
8 1 (1.35%) Bloomberg