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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 17 18 33
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +15
Contract jobs citing J2EE 49 43 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 7.70% 8.85% 3.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.82% 27.74% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 13 5
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£350 £333 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -39.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £238 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £475 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 5
Average hourly rate £36.67 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.23% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £28.50 £26.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £41.58 £39.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.91%
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
154 155 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 24.21% 31.89% 24.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 85 54
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 16
Average hourly rate £36.67 £30.00 £27.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.23% +7.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.25 £25.00 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.30 £40.12 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE across the Essex region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

J2EE Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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
Basildon +2 23 £340 -30.25% 1
Brentwood -9 3 £395 +66.31%
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £600 -
J2EE
East of England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 67 (75.28%) Java
2 62 (69.66%) HTML
3 50 (56.18%) Web Services
3 50 (56.18%) XML
4 49 (55.06%) SQL
5 44 (49.44%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (42.70%) JavaScript
7 36 (40.45%) HTML5
8 33 (37.08%) CSS
9 30 (33.71%) SQL Server
10 26 (29.21%) TopLink
11 25 (28.09%) SOAP
12 22 (24.72%) UNIX
12 22 (24.72%) Hibernate
13 21 (23.60%) Struts
14 20 (22.47%) Linux
14 20 (22.47%) Ant
14 20 (22.47%) Ajax
14 20 (22.47%) WebSphere
14 20 (22.47%) AccuRev
15 19 (21.35%) JSP
15 19 (21.35%) Windows
15 19 (21.35%) Solaris
16 18 (20.22%) IBM
16 18 (20.22%) TDD
17 17 (19.10%) Content Management
17 17 (19.10%) JSF
17 17 (19.10%) OO
17 17 (19.10%) Relational Database
18 15 (16.85%) XHTML

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 20 (22.47%) WebSphere
2 10 (11.24%) CMS
3 8 (8.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 6 (6.74%) WebLogic
5 5 (5.62%) Mule
6 3 (3.37%) Mule ESB
7 2 (2.25%) Apache
7 2 (2.25%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.99%) Google Analytics
2 4 (4.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.25%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.25%) DNS
2 1 (1.12%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (33.71%) SQL Server
2 17 (19.10%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.25%) MySQL
4 1 (1.12%) Essbase
4 1 (1.12%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 20 (22.47%) Ant
1 20 (22.47%) AccuRev
2 11 (12.36%) Eclipse
3 9 (10.11%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 7 (7.87%) JUnit
5 6 (6.74%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.12%) FindBugs
6 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.12%) TestDirector
6 1 (1.12%) Checkstyle
General
1 12 (13.48%) Automotive
1 12 (13.48%) Manufacturing
2 11 (12.36%) Marketing
3 5 (5.62%) Finance
4 4 (4.49%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.37%) Legal
6 1 (1.12%) Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (82.02%) Developer
2 53 (59.55%) Java Developer
3 25 (28.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 15 (16.85%) J2EE Developer
5 10 (11.24%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (11.24%) Architect
5 10 (11.24%) Senior Developer
6 7 (7.87%) AWS Developer
7 6 (6.74%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 6 (6.74%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.49%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.49%) SQL Developer
8 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Developer
9 2 (2.25%) Applications Manager
9 2 (2.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.25%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.25%) IT Architect
9 2 (2.25%) Designer
10 1 (1.12%) CRM Architect
10 1 (1.12%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (69.66%) HTML
2 50 (56.18%) Web Services
2 50 (56.18%) XML
3 36 (40.45%) HTML5
4 33 (37.08%) CSS
5 26 (29.21%) TopLink
6 25 (28.09%) SOAP
7 22 (24.72%) Hibernate
8 21 (23.60%) Struts
9 20 (22.47%) Ajax
10 19 (21.35%) JSP
11 17 (19.10%) JSF
12 15 (16.85%) XHTML
13 13 (14.61%) REST
13 13 (14.61%) EclipseLink
14 11 (12.36%) AngularJS
15 10 (11.24%) JAXB
16 9 (10.11%) Middleware
16 9 (10.11%) RESTful
16 9 (10.11%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) Web 2.0
2 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.12%) Social Media
4 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (24.72%) UNIX
2 20 (22.47%) Linux
3 19 (21.35%) Windows
3 19 (21.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (49.44%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (20.22%) TDD
3 17 (19.10%) OO
3 17 (19.10%) Content Management
4 12 (13.48%) Analytics
4 12 (13.48%) SOA
5 10 (11.24%) Web Development
6 8 (8.99%) User Stories
6 8 (8.99%) B2C
6 8 (8.99%) SEO
7 7 (7.87%) UML
7 7 (7.87%) RAD
7 7 (7.87%) CRM
7 7 (7.87%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (7.87%) Scrum
8 6 (6.74%) Use Case
8 6 (6.74%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (6.74%) OOD
9 5 (5.62%) RUP
9 5 (5.62%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 67 (75.28%) Java
2 49 (55.06%) SQL
3 38 (42.70%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.74%) PL/SQL
5 4 (4.49%) Perl
6 2 (2.25%) PHP
6 2 (2.25%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.12%) Ruby
7 1 (1.12%) Scala
7 1 (1.12%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (3.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (20.22%) IBM
2 14 (15.73%) FatWire
3 9 (10.11%) Google
4 8 (8.99%) Oracle
4 8 (8.99%) Adobe
5 7 (7.87%) Omniture
6 3 (3.37%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.25%) BEA
8 1 (1.12%) HP
Basildon, Essex
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