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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 530 535 545
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +10
Contract jobs citing Java SE 32 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.041% 0.032%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 9
Average daily rate
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£375 £463 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +32.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £400 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £256
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +56.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13762 13307 14069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.90% 28.55% 26.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8978 8639 8735
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 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 265 343
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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 29 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 29 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
(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 -8 14 £575 +24.32% 10
South East 0 10 £400 - 1
North East - 4 £300 - 2
North West - 2 £325 -
East Midlands - 2 £384 -
West Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
Java SE
UK

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 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 74 (98.67%) Java
2 38 (50.67%) Java EE
3 28 (37.33%) Spring
3 28 (37.33%) Web Services
4 25 (33.33%) Finance
5 24 (32.00%) XML
6 23 (30.67%) Oracle
7 22 (29.33%) JMS
8 20 (26.67%) JBoss
8 20 (26.67%) XSLT
9 19 (25.33%) J2EE
10 17 (22.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 15 (20.00%) Hibernate
11 15 (20.00%) WebLogic
11 15 (20.00%) WebSphere
12 14 (18.67%) 29West
12 14 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (18.67%) Telecoms
13 13 (17.33%) FIX Protocol
14 12 (16.00%) Degree
14 12 (16.00%) Multithreading
14 12 (16.00%) Oracle Database
14 12 (16.00%) Fixed Income
14 12 (16.00%) C++
15 11 (14.67%) JavaScript
15 11 (14.67%) UNIX
15 11 (14.67%) IBM
15 11 (14.67%) Games
15 11 (14.67%) Front Office
16 10 (13.33%) TDD

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 15 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 15 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (6.67%) PegaRULES
3 4 (5.33%) Apache
4 3 (4.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.00%) Mule
5 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.33%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.33%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Photoshop
1 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Brady Trinity
2 1 (1.33%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.67%) SaaS
3 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) HTTP
1 2 (2.67%) Internet
2 1 (1.33%) LDAP
2 1 (1.33%) SMTP
2 1 (1.33%) SNMP
2 1 (1.33%) DNS
2 1 (1.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.33%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.67%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.67%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.67%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.67%) HBase
5 2 (2.67%) Big Data
5 2 (2.67%) MySQL
6 1 (1.33%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.33%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 9 (12.00%) Eclipse
2 8 (10.67%) JUnit
3 7 (9.33%) NetBeans
4 3 (4.00%) Maven
5 2 (2.67%) Subversion
5 2 (2.67%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.33%) Trac
6 1 (1.33%) Calabash
6 1 (1.33%) Ant
6 1 (1.33%) Selenium
6 1 (1.33%) jMock
6 1 (1.33%) TestNG
6 1 (1.33%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.33%) DbUnit
6 1 (1.33%) Mockito
6 1 (1.33%) Cucumber
General
1 25 (33.33%) Finance
2 14 (18.67%) Telecoms
3 11 (14.67%) Front Office
3 11 (14.67%) Games
4 10 (13.33%) Banking
4 10 (13.33%) Investment Banking
5 5 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 62 (82.67%) Developer
2 53 (70.67%) Java Developer
3 5 (6.67%) Business Developer
3 5 (6.67%) Front Office Developer
3 5 (6.67%) JRules Developer
4 4 (5.33%) Software Engineer
4 4 (5.33%) Senior Developer
5 3 (4.00%) Programmer
5 3 (4.00%) Consultant
5 3 (4.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (4.00%) Java Consultant
5 3 (4.00%) Java Programmer
5 3 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (2.67%) Web Applications Developer
6 2 (2.67%) Calypso Developer
6 2 (2.67%) Web Developer
6 2 (2.67%) Applications Developer
6 2 (2.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (2.67%) C++/Java Developer
7 1 (1.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (50.67%) Java EE
2 28 (37.33%) Spring
2 28 (37.33%) Web Services
3 24 (32.00%) XML
4 22 (29.33%) JMS
5 20 (26.67%) XSLT
6 19 (25.33%) J2EE
7 15 (20.00%) Hibernate
8 13 (17.33%) FIX Protocol
9 10 (13.33%) HTML
10 9 (12.00%) .NET
11 7 (9.33%) JPA
11 7 (9.33%) HTML5
12 6 (8.00%) JAX-RS
12 6 (8.00%) Drools
12 6 (8.00%) Middleware
13 5 (6.67%) JRules
13 5 (6.67%) Spring MVC
13 5 (6.67%) SOAP
13 5 (6.67%) Java EE 5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 12 (16.00%) Fixed Income
3 5 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.33%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.67%) Photography
5 2 (2.67%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.33%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.33%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.67%) UNIX
2 9 (12.00%) Linux
3 4 (5.33%) Android
4 3 (4.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.00%) Windows
5 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.33%) Solaris
6 1 (1.33%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (16.00%) Multithreading
3 10 (13.33%) TDD
3 10 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 8 (10.67%) Configuration Management
4 8 (10.67%) Integration Testing
4 8 (10.67%) Low Latency
5 7 (9.33%) MVC
5 7 (9.33%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (8.00%) OO
6 6 (8.00%) BDD
7 4 (5.33%) Test Scripting
7 4 (5.33%) UML
7 4 (5.33%) SOA
7 4 (5.33%) Web Development
7 4 (5.33%) Incident Management
7 4 (5.33%) Release Management
7 4 (5.33%) Scrum
7 4 (5.33%) Automated Testing
8 3 (4.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (98.67%) Java
2 12 (16.00%) C++
3 11 (14.67%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.67%) C#
5 7 (9.33%) SQL
6 5 (6.67%) C
7 3 (4.00%) Scala
7 3 (4.00%) Python
8 2 (2.67%) PHP
9 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.33%) Perl
9 1 (1.33%) Ada
9 1 (1.33%) Pascal
9 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.33%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.33%) AWK
9 1 (1.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (16.00%) Degree
2 5 (6.67%) OCAJ
2 5 (6.67%) OCP
2 5 (6.67%) OCA
2 5 (6.67%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (30.67%) Oracle
2 20 (26.67%) JBoss
3 14 (18.67%) 29West
4 11 (14.67%) IBM
5 6 (8.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (6.67%) ILOG
7 3 (4.00%) Adobe
8 2 (2.67%) Murex
8 2 (2.67%) Calypso
8 2 (2.67%) TIBCO
8 2 (2.67%) Sybase
8 2 (2.67%) Brady
8 2 (2.67%) hybris
9 1 (1.33%) Reuters
9 1 (1.33%) Bloomberg
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