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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 548 534 550
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +16
Contract jobs citing Java SE 30 28 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.060% 0.058% 0.036%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.20% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 9
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£450 £475 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £405 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £294
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +27.65%
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
14120 14122 14670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.05% 29.36% 27.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9090 9252 9140
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 250 344
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +2 15 £530 +11.57% 12
South East +2 11 £425 - 2
North West -1 4 £325 -27.77% 3
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 2
Java SE
UK

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 75 (98.68%) Java
2 39 (51.32%) Java EE
3 28 (36.84%) Spring
4 27 (35.53%) Web Services
4 27 (35.53%) XML
4 27 (35.53%) XSLT
4 27 (35.53%) JMS
5 24 (31.58%) Oracle
5 24 (31.58%) Finance
6 22 (28.95%) WebLogic
7 21 (27.63%) JBoss
8 20 (26.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 20 (26.32%) WebSphere
9 19 (25.00%) Hibernate
10 18 (23.68%) C++
11 15 (19.74%) J2EE
11 15 (19.74%) UNIX
11 15 (19.74%) Linux
11 15 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (19.74%) Telecoms
11 15 (19.74%) Software Engineering
12 14 (18.42%) Oracle Database
12 14 (18.42%) Front Office
13 13 (17.11%) 29West
13 13 (17.11%) FIX Protocol
14 12 (15.79%) Fixed Income
14 12 (15.79%) IBM
15 11 (14.47%) OO
15 11 (14.47%) NetBeans
15 11 (14.47%) Banking

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 22 (28.95%) WebLogic
2 20 (26.32%) WebSphere
3 6 (7.89%) Apache
3 6 (7.89%) Tomcat
4 5 (6.58%) PegaRULES
5 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (2.63%) Mule
6 1 (1.32%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.32%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Photoshop
1 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.63%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Murex MxG2000
2 2 (2.63%) Brady Trinity
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.63%) SaaS
2 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.32%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) HTTP
2 3 (3.95%) SSL
2 3 (3.95%) Internet
3 2 (2.63%) SSH
3 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.32%) DNS
4 1 (1.32%) SNMP
4 1 (1.32%) LDAP
4 1 (1.32%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.42%) Oracle Database
2 5 (6.58%) MySQL
3 4 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.95%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.63%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.63%) HBase
5 2 (2.63%) Big Data
5 2 (2.63%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.63%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.32%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.32%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (14.47%) NetBeans
2 10 (13.16%) Eclipse
3 8 (10.53%) Subversion
4 5 (6.58%) JUnit
5 3 (3.95%) Maven
5 3 (3.95%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.63%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.32%) DbUnit
7 1 (1.32%) Mockito
7 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.32%) Trac
7 1 (1.32%) Calabash
7 1 (1.32%) Selenium
7 1 (1.32%) jMock
7 1 (1.32%) TestNG
7 1 (1.32%) Ant
7 1 (1.32%) CruiseControl
General
1 24 (31.58%) Finance
2 15 (19.74%) Telecoms
3 14 (18.42%) Front Office
4 11 (14.47%) Banking
5 10 (13.16%) Investment Banking
6 8 (10.53%) Games
7 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 61 (80.26%) Developer
2 53 (69.74%) Java Developer
3 9 (11.84%) Front Office Developer
4 8 (10.53%) Software Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Java Software Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Business Developer
6 5 (6.58%) JRules Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Software Design Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Design Engineer
8 2 (2.63%) Calypso Developer
8 2 (2.63%) Java Programmer
8 2 (2.63%) Programmer
8 2 (2.63%) C++/Java Developer
9 1 (1.32%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 1 (1.32%) Linux Administrator
9 1 (1.32%) Software Consultant
9 1 (1.32%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 1 (1.32%) Development Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (51.32%) Java EE
2 28 (36.84%) Spring
3 27 (35.53%) Web Services
3 27 (35.53%) XML
3 27 (35.53%) XSLT
3 27 (35.53%) JMS
4 19 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 15 (19.74%) J2EE
6 13 (17.11%) FIX Protocol
7 9 (11.84%) JNI
7 9 (11.84%) .NET
8 8 (10.53%) JPA
9 7 (9.21%) Middleware
9 7 (9.21%) RESTful
9 7 (9.21%) JAX-RS
10 6 (7.89%) Spring Integration
10 6 (7.89%) Drools
10 6 (7.89%) Spring MVC
11 5 (6.58%) Murex Flex
11 5 (6.58%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 20 (26.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 12 (15.79%) Fixed Income
3 5 (6.58%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (3.95%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.95%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.95%) Open Source
6 2 (2.63%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.63%) Photography
6 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.32%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.74%) UNIX
1 15 (19.74%) Linux
2 2 (2.63%) Windows
2 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.32%) Android
3 1 (1.32%) Solaris
3 1 (1.32%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (19.74%) Software Engineering
2 11 (14.47%) OO
3 9 (11.84%) Multithreading
4 8 (10.53%) MVC
5 7 (9.21%) Risk Management
5 7 (9.21%) TDD
5 7 (9.21%) Configuration Management
6 6 (7.89%) BDD
6 6 (7.89%) Low Latency
7 5 (6.58%) Automated Testing
7 5 (6.58%) Integration Testing
8 4 (5.26%) Incident Management
8 4 (5.26%) Web Development
8 4 (5.26%) OOD
9 3 (3.95%) SOA
9 3 (3.95%) UML
9 3 (3.95%) Data Analysis
9 3 (3.95%) Release Management
9 3 (3.95%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 75 (98.68%) Java
2 18 (23.68%) C++
3 10 (13.16%) SQL
4 7 (9.21%) JavaScript
4 7 (9.21%) C
4 7 (9.21%) C#
5 3 (3.95%) Scala
5 3 (3.95%) Perl
5 3 (3.95%) PHP
5 3 (3.95%) Python
6 2 (2.63%) XPath
7 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.32%) Tcl
7 1 (1.32%) Pascal
7 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.32%) AWK
7 1 (1.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (11.84%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) OCAJ
2 2 (2.63%) OCP
2 2 (2.63%) OCA
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Nagios
1 1 (1.32%) Puppet
1 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (31.58%) Oracle
2 21 (27.63%) JBoss
3 13 (17.11%) 29West
4 12 (15.79%) IBM
5 9 (11.84%) Microsoft
6 7 (9.21%) Adobe
7 6 (7.89%) Murex
8 5 (6.58%) Sybase
8 5 (6.58%) ILOG
8 5 (6.58%) Reuters
8 5 (6.58%) Bloomberg
9 2 (2.63%) Brady
9 2 (2.63%) hybris
9 2 (2.63%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.63%) Calypso
9 2 (2.63%) NetApp
10 1 (1.32%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.32%) Facebook
10 1 (1.32%) Google
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