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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 13 36 27
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -9
Contract jobs citing J2EE 45 31 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 10.79% 4.61% 3.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.58% 19.25% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 8 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.20% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 8
Average hourly rate £36.00 £33.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £30.88 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £35.58 £33.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £33.75 £31.60
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.80%
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
134 161 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 32.13% 23.92% 18.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 78 25
Average daily rate £400 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £530 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 13
Average hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £10.93 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.80 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 5 March 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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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
Brentwood +4 14 £265 -
Basildon +2 5 - -
Chelmsford - - - - 5
Colchester - - - - 1
Saffron Walden - - - - 1
J2EE
East of England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 78 (87.64%) Java
2 60 (67.42%) HTML
3 54 (60.67%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (58.43%) Web Services
5 49 (55.06%) SQL
6 47 (52.81%) XML
7 45 (50.56%) HTML5
8 40 (44.94%) JavaScript
9 35 (39.33%) TopLink
10 33 (37.08%) Windows
11 32 (35.96%) Solaris
11 32 (35.96%) SOAP
11 32 (35.96%) CSS
12 30 (33.71%) TDD
13 26 (29.21%) SQL Server
14 25 (28.09%) Oracle
14 25 (28.09%) Content Management
15 24 (26.97%) Ajax
16 23 (25.84%) Linux
16 23 (25.84%) UNIX
17 22 (24.72%) Relational Database
18 20 (22.47%) XHTML
18 20 (22.47%) WebSphere
19 19 (21.35%) Scrum
19 19 (21.35%) Validation
20 18 (20.22%) REST
21 17 (19.10%) Marketing
21 17 (19.10%) IBM
21 17 (19.10%) Ant
22 16 (17.98%) OO

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 13 (14.61%) CMS
3 12 (13.48%) Apache
4 11 (12.36%) WebLogic
4 11 (12.36%) WebLogic Portal
5 5 (5.62%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (2.25%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.12%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (4.49%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.12%) AWD
2 1 (1.12%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.99%) DNS
2 2 (2.25%) HTTP
3 1 (1.12%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (29.21%) SQL Server
2 22 (24.72%) Relational Database
3 11 (12.36%) MySQL
4 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (1.12%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (19.10%) Ant
2 15 (16.85%) Eclipse
3 14 (15.73%) SoapUI
4 11 (12.36%) AccuRev
5 9 (10.11%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 3 (3.37%) JUnit
7 1 (1.12%) JIRA
General
1 17 (19.10%) Marketing
2 12 (13.48%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.49%) Legal
4 2 (2.25%) Automotive
4 2 (2.25%) Publishing
5 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.12%) Finance
Job Titles
1 74 (83.15%) Developer
2 57 (64.04%) Java Developer
3 27 (30.34%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 15 (16.85%) Senior Java Developer
4 15 (16.85%) Senior Developer
5 11 (12.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (12.36%) J2EE Developer
6 5 (5.62%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (3.37%) Architect
8 2 (2.25%) Software Developer
8 2 (2.25%) Web Developer
8 2 (2.25%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.25%) SQL Developer
8 2 (2.25%) HTML Developer
8 2 (2.25%) Mid-Level Java Developer
8 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Developer
9 1 (1.12%) Junior Java Developer
9 1 (1.12%) Java Web Developer
9 1 (1.12%) Java Software Developer
9 1 (1.12%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (67.42%) HTML
2 52 (58.43%) Web Services
3 47 (52.81%) XML
4 45 (50.56%) HTML5
5 35 (39.33%) TopLink
6 32 (35.96%) CSS
6 32 (35.96%) SOAP
7 24 (26.97%) Ajax
8 20 (22.47%) XHTML
9 18 (20.22%) REST
10 15 (16.85%) JAX-RS
11 14 (15.73%) JSF
11 14 (15.73%) JAX-WS
12 12 (13.48%) Hibernate
13 11 (12.36%) PrimeFaces
13 11 (12.36%) JSP
14 9 (10.11%) JAXB
15 7 (7.87%) Spring
15 7 (7.87%) XSLT
16 6 (6.74%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.37%) Web 2.0
1 3 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.12%) LIMS
2 1 (1.12%) Biology
2 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 33 (37.08%) Windows
2 32 (35.96%) Solaris
3 23 (25.84%) Linux
3 23 (25.84%) UNIX
4 1 (1.12%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (60.67%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (33.71%) TDD
3 25 (28.09%) Content Management
4 19 (21.35%) Validation
4 19 (21.35%) Scrum
5 16 (17.98%) OO
6 15 (16.85%) RUP
6 15 (16.85%) Digital Marketing
6 15 (16.85%) Use Case
6 15 (16.85%) User Stories
7 14 (15.73%) B2C
8 12 (13.48%) Web Development
9 8 (8.99%) UML
10 7 (7.87%) SOA
11 6 (6.74%) OOD
12 4 (4.49%) MVC
12 4 (4.49%) Unit Testing
13 3 (3.37%) Analytics
13 3 (3.37%) SEO
13 3 (3.37%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 78 (87.64%) Java
2 49 (55.06%) SQL
3 40 (44.94%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.99%) PHP
4 8 (8.99%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (12.36%) SC Cleared
1 11 (12.36%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.11%) Sun Certification
3 2 (2.25%) VCP4
4 1 (1.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (28.09%) Oracle
2 17 (19.10%) IBM
3 14 (15.73%) FatWire
4 11 (12.36%) BEA
5 9 (10.11%) Sun
6 6 (6.74%) Adobe
7 3 (3.37%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.25%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.12%) Omniture
9 1 (1.12%) Google
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