The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 33 13 36
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +23
Contract jobs citing J2EE 18 46 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.51% 10.24% 4.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.50% 41.82% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 26 6
Average daily rate £438 £384 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £228 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £403 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 6
Average hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.61% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £31.52 £30.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.70 £38.60 £38.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+73.61% +6.66%
J2EE
East of England

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 Essex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
144 110 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 28.07% 24.50% 24.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 63 78
Average daily rate £413 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 19
Average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% +16.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

J2EE
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2EE across the Essex region.

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in Essex

J2EE
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the Essex region.

J2EE Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

J2EE
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE across the Essex region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

J2EE Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Essex region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
Basildon 0 5 - -
Brentwood -8 3 - -
Southend-on-Sea -15 3 £438 +8.69%
J2EE
East of England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing J2EE 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 J2EE.

1 54 (75.00%) Java
2 43 (59.72%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (54.17%) HTML
4 31 (43.06%) XML
5 29 (40.28%) Web Services
6 26 (36.11%) SQL Server
7 23 (31.94%) TopLink
7 23 (31.94%) TDD
7 23 (31.94%) HTML5
8 22 (30.56%) OO
9 18 (25.00%) Automotive
9 18 (25.00%) AccuRev
10 17 (23.61%) JSF
10 17 (23.61%) SOAP
10 17 (23.61%) SQL
11 16 (22.22%) JavaScript
11 16 (22.22%) Oracle
11 16 (22.22%) SOA
11 16 (22.22%) TOGAF
12 15 (20.83%) Hibernate
12 15 (20.83%) .NET
12 15 (20.83%) Jenkins
13 14 (19.44%) REST
13 14 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (19.44%) JSP
13 14 (19.44%) Unix
13 14 (19.44%) Marketing
13 14 (19.44%) WebSphere
14 13 (18.06%) Linux
14 13 (18.06%) CSS

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing J2EE 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 J2EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (19.44%) WebSphere
2 8 (11.11%) CMS
3 6 (8.33%) Apache
4 5 (6.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (5.56%) JBoss
6 2 (2.78%) IIS
6 2 (2.78%) Jetty
6 2 (2.78%) nginx
6 2 (2.78%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) SaaS
2 3 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.17%) Google App Engine
2 3 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.39%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.11%) HTTP
1 8 (11.11%) SSL
1 8 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.78%) DHCP
2 2 (2.78%) DNS
2 2 (2.78%) FTP
2 2 (2.78%) IPsec
2 2 (2.78%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (36.11%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.28%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (15.28%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 11 (15.28%) WebFOCUS
3 8 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (5.56%) DataStage
5 3 (4.17%) Big Data
6 2 (2.78%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 18 (25.00%) AccuRev
2 15 (20.83%) Jenkins
3 12 (16.67%) Ant
4 7 (9.72%) JUnit
5 6 (8.33%) Checkstyle
5 6 (8.33%) FindBugs
5 6 (8.33%) TestDirector
6 2 (2.78%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.78%) PVCS
6 2 (2.78%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.78%) Subversion
6 2 (2.78%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 18 (25.00%) Automotive
2 14 (19.44%) Marketing
3 8 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 5 (6.94%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.17%) Legal
6 1 (1.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 40 (55.56%) Developer
2 27 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 25 (34.72%) J2EE Developer
4 20 (27.78%) Architect
5 18 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
6 15 (20.83%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 10 (13.89%) Senior Developer
7 10 (13.89%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (9.72%) HTML Developer
8 7 (9.72%) IT Architect
9 5 (6.94%) IT Manager
9 5 (6.94%) Senior J2EE Developer
9 5 (6.94%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
10 4 (5.56%) Analyst
10 4 (5.56%) Environment Manager
10 4 (5.56%) SQL Developer
10 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
11 3 (4.17%) Applications Developer
11 3 (4.17%) J2EE Applications Developer
11 3 (4.17%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (54.17%) HTML
2 31 (43.06%) XML
3 29 (40.28%) Web Services
4 23 (31.94%) HTML5
4 23 (31.94%) TopLink
5 17 (23.61%) JSF
5 17 (23.61%) SOAP
6 15 (20.83%) .NET
6 15 (20.83%) Hibernate
7 14 (19.44%) JSP
7 14 (19.44%) REST
8 13 (18.06%) CSS
9 11 (15.28%) Servlets
10 10 (13.89%) Struts
11 9 (12.50%) PrimeFaces
12 8 (11.11%) Middleware
13 7 (9.72%) JDBC
14 6 (8.33%) JRules
15 5 (6.94%) Sass
15 5 (6.94%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.56%) Mainframe
2 3 (4.17%) Social Media
3 2 (2.78%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.78%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.44%) Unix
2 13 (18.06%) Linux
3 7 (9.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (8.33%) Solaris
5 4 (5.56%) Windows
6 2 (2.78%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (59.72%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (31.94%) TDD
3 22 (30.56%) OO
4 16 (22.22%) SOA
4 16 (22.22%) TOGAF
5 14 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (18.06%) Open Source
7 12 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 12 (16.67%) User Stories
8 11 (15.28%) Configuration Management
8 11 (15.28%) Mentoring
8 11 (15.28%) Technical Architecture
9 9 (12.50%) Analytics
9 9 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
10 8 (11.11%) Scrum
11 7 (9.72%) Coaching
12 6 (8.33%) Pair Programming
12 6 (8.33%) Software Engineering
12 6 (8.33%) System Testing
13 5 (6.94%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 54 (75.00%) Java
2 17 (23.61%) SQL
3 16 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.11%) C
5 7 (9.72%) Perl
6 6 (8.33%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.78%) ANSI C
8 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.39%) Degree
1 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.72%) COBIT
1 7 (9.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (9.72%) ISO27002
2 2 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (5.56%) Docker
2 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (12.50%) Puppet
2 8 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.39%) Cacti
4 1 (1.39%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (22.22%) Oracle
2 10 (13.89%) IBM
3 6 (8.33%) HP
3 6 (8.33%) Rally
4 5 (6.94%) Adobe
4 5 (6.94%) FatWire
5 4 (5.56%) Google
5 4 (5.56%) Teradata
5 4 (5.56%) WSO2
6 2 (2.78%) BEA
6 2 (2.78%) Fujitsu
6 2 (2.78%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.78%) VMware
7 1 (1.39%) Capita
7 1 (1.39%) Omniture