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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 17 44 26
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -18
Contract jobs citing J2EE 43 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 8.10% 2.26% 5.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.29% 8.92% 19.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 1
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£400 £261 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.55% +22.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 16
Average hourly rate £40.60 £38.25 £30.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.14% +25.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.30 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £44.35 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £36.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +9.84%
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
170 157 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 32.02% 25.32% 26.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 88 64
Average daily rate £400 £350 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +45.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £283 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 21
Average hourly rate £40.60 £40.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.50% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.83 £30.25 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £46.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 May 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
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 22 May 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 +7 18 £375 -
Brentwood -3 4 - -
Southend-on-Sea +10 2 - -
J2EE
East of England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 79 (82.29%) Java
2 64 (66.67%) HTML
3 58 (60.42%) HTML5
3 58 (60.42%) Web Services
4 56 (58.33%) XML
5 54 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (48.96%) SQL
7 45 (46.88%) SOAP
8 42 (43.75%) TopLink
9 37 (38.54%) SQL Server
10 36 (37.50%) Windows
11 35 (36.46%) Solaris
12 32 (33.33%) TDD
12 32 (33.33%) JavaScript
13 27 (28.13%) CSS
13 27 (28.13%) UNIX
13 27 (28.13%) Content Management
14 26 (27.08%) JSF
14 26 (27.08%) Ajax
14 26 (27.08%) Linux
15 24 (25.00%) Relational Database
16 22 (22.92%) OO
16 22 (22.92%) IBM
17 20 (20.83%) XHTML
17 20 (20.83%) REST
18 19 (19.79%) WebSphere
18 19 (19.79%) Hibernate
19 18 (18.75%) Marketing
19 18 (18.75%) Ant
19 18 (18.75%) EclipseLink

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 19 (19.79%) WebSphere
2 14 (14.58%) WebLogic
3 10 (10.42%) WebLogic Portal
3 10 (10.42%) Apache
4 9 (9.38%) CMS
5 5 (5.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (5.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (1.04%) AWD
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) SaaS
1 1 (1.04%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.38%) DNS
2 2 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (38.54%) SQL Server
2 24 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 8 (8.33%) MySQL
4 1 (1.04%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 18 (18.75%) Ant
2 17 (17.71%) Eclipse
3 16 (16.67%) SoapUI
4 12 (12.50%) AccuRev
5 7 (7.29%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 5 (5.21%) JUnit
General
1 18 (18.75%) Marketing
2 14 (14.58%) Manufacturing
3 7 (7.29%) Automotive
4 6 (6.25%) Finance
5 3 (3.13%) Legal
6 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 79 (82.29%) Developer
2 64 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 33 (34.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 11 (11.46%) J2EE Developer
5 10 (10.42%) Senior Developer
5 10 (10.42%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.21%) Architect
7 4 (4.17%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (4.17%) AWS Developer
8 3 (3.13%) Technical Architect
9 2 (2.08%) HTML Developer
9 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Developer
9 2 (2.08%) SQL Developer
9 2 (2.08%) Mid-Level Java Developer
9 2 (2.08%) Web Developer
9 2 (2.08%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.08%) Analyst
10 1 (1.04%) Software Developer
10 1 (1.04%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (66.67%) HTML
2 58 (60.42%) HTML5
2 58 (60.42%) Web Services
3 56 (58.33%) XML
4 45 (46.88%) SOAP
5 42 (43.75%) TopLink
6 27 (28.13%) CSS
7 26 (27.08%) JSF
7 26 (27.08%) Ajax
8 20 (20.83%) XHTML
8 20 (20.83%) REST
9 19 (19.79%) Hibernate
10 18 (18.75%) EclipseLink
11 17 (17.71%) PrimeFaces
12 15 (15.63%) JAX-WS
12 15 (15.63%) JAX-RS
13 11 (11.46%) JSP
14 7 (7.29%) Struts
14 7 (7.29%) JAXB
15 6 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (3.13%) Web 2.0
2 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 36 (37.50%) Windows
2 35 (36.46%) Solaris
3 27 (28.13%) UNIX
4 26 (27.08%) Linux
5 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (33.33%) TDD
3 27 (28.13%) Content Management
4 22 (22.92%) OO
5 17 (17.71%) Validation
6 16 (16.67%) Scrum
6 16 (16.67%) User Stories
6 16 (16.67%) Use Case
6 16 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
7 15 (15.63%) RUP
8 11 (11.46%) B2C
9 10 (10.42%) SOA
10 7 (7.29%) Web Development
11 5 (5.21%) UML
12 4 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
12 4 (4.17%) Analytics
13 3 (3.13%) OOD
13 3 (3.13%) SEO
13 3 (3.13%) CRM
13 3 (3.13%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 79 (82.29%) Java
2 47 (48.96%) SQL
3 32 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 9 (9.38%) PHP
4 9 (9.38%) Shell Script
5 4 (4.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 8 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.21%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.04%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (22.92%) IBM
2 15 (15.63%) Oracle
3 10 (10.42%) BEA
3 10 (10.42%) FatWire
4 5 (5.21%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.21%) Adobe
4 5 (5.21%) Sun
5 2 (2.08%) Google
6 1 (1.04%) Omniture