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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 555 516 562
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +46
Contract jobs citing Java SE 27 29 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.060% 0.034%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.20% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 10
Average daily rate
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£530 £525 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.95% +35.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £400 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £618 £566
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +19.23%
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
14196 14151 14913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.06% 29.33% 27.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9332 9313 9048
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 242 357
Average hourly rate £34.00 £36.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.69 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -1 16 £553 +5.23% 13
South East -2 7 - - 1
North West -3 4 £325 -27.77%
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 2
East of England - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 2
Java SE
UK

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 72 (98.63%) Java
2 40 (54.79%) Java EE
3 29 (39.73%) JMS
4 28 (38.36%) XML
4 28 (38.36%) XSLT
5 27 (36.99%) Spring
6 24 (32.88%) Finance
6 24 (32.88%) WebLogic
6 24 (32.88%) Web Services
7 23 (31.51%) Oracle
8 22 (30.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 21 (28.77%) WebSphere
10 19 (26.03%) JBoss
11 18 (24.66%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (23.29%) Hibernate
12 17 (23.29%) C++
13 16 (21.92%) Linux
14 15 (20.55%) UNIX
14 15 (20.55%) Telecoms
14 15 (20.55%) Software Engineering
15 14 (19.18%) Front Office
16 13 (17.81%) IBM
16 13 (17.81%) 29West
17 12 (16.44%) Oracle Database
17 12 (16.44%) SQL
17 12 (16.44%) J2EE
17 12 (16.44%) Banking
18 11 (15.07%) NetBeans
18 11 (15.07%) Investment Banking
18 11 (15.07%) Eclipse

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 24 (32.88%) WebLogic
2 21 (28.77%) WebSphere
3 6 (8.22%) Apache
4 5 (6.85%) Tomcat
4 5 (6.85%) PegaRULES
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.37%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.37%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.37%) Adobe CQ
Business Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Murex MxG2000
2 2 (2.74%) Brady Trinity
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.74%) SaaS
2 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) HTTP
2 3 (4.11%) SSL
3 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.74%) SSH
4 1 (1.37%) AMQP
4 1 (1.37%) DNS
4 1 (1.37%) Internet
4 1 (1.37%) SNMP
4 1 (1.37%) LDAP
4 1 (1.37%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.44%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.48%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.48%) MySQL
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.11%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.74%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.74%) HBase
4 2 (2.74%) Big Data
4 2 (2.74%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.74%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.37%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.37%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (1.37%) DB2
5 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.37%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (15.07%) Eclipse
1 11 (15.07%) NetBeans
2 9 (12.33%) Subversion
3 6 (8.22%) JUnit
4 5 (6.85%) Maven
5 4 (5.48%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.11%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.11%) Mockito
7 2 (2.74%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.37%) Gerrit
8 1 (1.37%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.37%) DbUnit
8 1 (1.37%) Trac
8 1 (1.37%) Calabash
8 1 (1.37%) Selenium
8 1 (1.37%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.37%) jMock
8 1 (1.37%) TestNG
General
1 24 (32.88%) Finance
2 15 (20.55%) Telecoms
3 14 (19.18%) Front Office
4 12 (16.44%) Banking
5 11 (15.07%) Investment Banking
6 8 (10.96%) Games
7 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 57 (78.08%) Developer
2 49 (67.12%) Java Developer
3 10 (13.70%) Front Office Developer
4 8 (10.96%) Software Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Java Software Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Business Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (6.85%) JRules Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Software Design Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Design Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Programmer
9 2 (2.74%) C++/Java Developer
9 2 (2.74%) Calypso Developer
9 2 (2.74%) Java Programmer
10 1 (1.37%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 1 (1.37%) Linux Administrator
10 1 (1.37%) Software Consultant
10 1 (1.37%) Development Consultant
10 1 (1.37%) Software Development Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (54.79%) Java EE
2 29 (39.73%) JMS
3 28 (38.36%) XML
3 28 (38.36%) XSLT
4 27 (36.99%) Spring
5 24 (32.88%) Web Services
6 17 (23.29%) Hibernate
7 12 (16.44%) J2EE
8 10 (13.70%) JNI
9 9 (12.33%) FIX Protocol
9 9 (12.33%) JPA
10 8 (10.96%) Middleware
10 8 (10.96%) JAX-RS
11 7 (9.59%) Spring Integration
11 7 (9.59%) RESTful
12 6 (8.22%) Spring MVC
12 6 (8.22%) Murex Flex
13 5 (6.85%) JRules
13 5 (6.85%) .NET
14 4 (5.48%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (30.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (13.70%) Fixed Income
3 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.48%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.48%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (4.11%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.11%) Open Source
6 1 (1.37%) User Experience
6 1 (1.37%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.37%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.92%) Linux
2 15 (20.55%) UNIX
3 1 (1.37%) Solaris
3 1 (1.37%) FreeBSD
3 1 (1.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.66%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (20.55%) Software Engineering
3 10 (13.70%) OO
4 8 (10.96%) Risk Management
5 7 (9.59%) TDD
5 7 (9.59%) MVC
5 7 (9.59%) Mentoring
6 6 (8.22%) Multithreading
7 5 (6.85%) Automated Testing
7 5 (6.85%) OOD
8 4 (5.48%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.48%) BDD
8 4 (5.48%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.11%) Strategic Management
9 3 (4.11%) Web Development
9 3 (4.11%) Integration Testing
9 3 (4.11%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.11%) Scrum
9 3 (4.11%) Data Analysis
9 3 (4.11%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 72 (98.63%) Java
2 17 (23.29%) C++
3 12 (16.44%) SQL
4 8 (10.96%) C#
5 6 (8.22%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.85%) C
7 4 (5.48%) Python
8 3 (4.11%) Perl
8 3 (4.11%) Scala
9 2 (2.74%) XPath
10 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.37%) RPG IV
10 1 (1.37%) PHP
10 1 (1.37%) RPG
10 1 (1.37%) Tcl
10 1 (1.37%) Pascal
10 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.37%) AWK
10 1 (1.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (8.22%) Degree
2 2 (2.74%) OCAJ
2 2 (2.74%) OCP
2 2 (2.74%) OCA
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Nagios
1 1 (1.37%) Puppet
1 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (31.51%) Oracle
2 19 (26.03%) JBoss
3 13 (17.81%) IBM
3 13 (17.81%) 29West
4 7 (9.59%) Murex
5 6 (8.22%) Sybase
5 6 (8.22%) Adobe
5 6 (8.22%) Reuters
5 6 (8.22%) Bloomberg
6 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
6 5 (6.85%) ILOG
7 2 (2.74%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.74%) Calypso
7 2 (2.74%) NetApp
7 2 (2.74%) Brady
8 1 (1.37%) Google
8 1 (1.37%) hybris
8 1 (1.37%) Facebook
8 1 (1.37%) TIBCO
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