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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 20 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing J2EE 35 26 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 8.24% 4.94% 4.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.71% 18.98% 19.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 4 3
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£394 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.50% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Average hourly rate £35.18 £33.75 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.22% +27.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.22% -6.25%
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
98 137 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 23.06% 26.05% 23.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 74 32
Average daily rate £375 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 21 9
Average hourly rate £35.18 £31.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £10.93 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.30 £35.35 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Brentwood +1 11 £265 - 2
Chelmsford - - - -
Colchester - - - - 1
J2EE
East of England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 66 (81.48%) Java
2 50 (61.73%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (55.56%) HTML
4 40 (49.38%) SQL
4 40 (49.38%) Web Services
4 40 (49.38%) XML
5 38 (46.91%) JavaScript
6 30 (37.04%) CSS
7 28 (34.57%) HTML5
8 25 (30.86%) Oracle
9 23 (28.40%) Windows
10 22 (27.16%) Solaris
10 22 (27.16%) SOAP
11 21 (25.93%) Ajax
12 20 (24.69%) Content Management
13 18 (22.22%) Scrum
14 17 (20.99%) TopLink
14 17 (20.99%) UNIX
14 17 (20.99%) Linux
15 16 (19.75%) REST
16 15 (18.52%) AccuRev
16 15 (18.52%) Apache
16 15 (18.52%) XHTML
16 15 (18.52%) TDD
17 14 (17.28%) FatWire
17 14 (17.28%) Eclipse
17 14 (17.28%) B2C
18 13 (16.05%) CMS
18 13 (16.05%) Validation
18 13 (16.05%) WebSphere

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 15 (18.52%) Apache
2 13 (16.05%) CMS
2 13 (16.05%) WebSphere
3 10 (12.35%) WebLogic Portal
3 10 (12.35%) WebLogic
4 7 (8.64%) Adobe CQ
5 5 (6.17%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.23%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.88%) DNS
2 2 (2.47%) HTTP
3 1 (1.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.05%) Relational Database
2 12 (14.81%) SQL Server
3 11 (13.58%) MySQL
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.23%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (1.23%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (17.28%) Eclipse
2 10 (12.35%) Ant
3 9 (11.11%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 5 (6.17%) SoapUI
5 3 (3.70%) JIRA
6 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.47%) Subversion
6 2 (2.47%) Maven
General
1 9 (11.11%) Marketing
2 7 (8.64%) Finance
3 6 (7.41%) Publishing
4 5 (6.17%) Legal
4 5 (6.17%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (70.37%) Developer
2 38 (46.91%) Java Developer
3 14 (17.28%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 11 (13.58%) Senior Java Developer
4 11 (13.58%) Senior Developer
5 10 (12.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (11.11%) J2EE Developer
7 7 (8.64%) Architect
8 5 (6.17%) UI Developer
8 5 (6.17%) UI Programmer
9 4 (4.94%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.94%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 4 (4.94%) Technical Architect
10 3 (3.70%) Project Manager
11 2 (2.47%) Junior
11 2 (2.47%) Coordinator
11 2 (2.47%) Software Developer
11 2 (2.47%) Analyst
11 2 (2.47%) SQL Developer
11 2 (2.47%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (55.56%) HTML
2 40 (49.38%) Web Services
2 40 (49.38%) XML
3 30 (37.04%) CSS
4 28 (34.57%) HTML5
5 22 (27.16%) SOAP
6 21 (25.93%) Ajax
7 17 (20.99%) TopLink
8 16 (19.75%) REST
9 15 (18.52%) XHTML
10 12 (14.81%) Hibernate
10 12 (14.81%) JSP
11 11 (13.58%) Spring
12 9 (11.11%) JAX-RS
12 9 (11.11%) JAXB
13 8 (9.88%) JAX-WS
14 7 (8.64%) jQuery
15 6 (7.41%) Middleware
15 6 (7.41%) XSLT
16 5 (6.17%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.17%) Biology
1 5 (6.17%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.47%) Open Source
3 2 (2.47%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.23%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 23 (28.40%) Windows
2 22 (27.16%) Solaris
3 17 (20.99%) Linux
3 17 (20.99%) UNIX
4 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (61.73%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (24.69%) Content Management
3 18 (22.22%) Scrum
4 15 (18.52%) TDD
5 14 (17.28%) B2C
6 13 (16.05%) Validation
7 12 (14.81%) Web Development
8 11 (13.58%) OO
9 9 (11.11%) RUP
9 9 (11.11%) SOA
10 8 (9.88%) UML
10 8 (9.88%) Use Case
10 8 (9.88%) User Stories
11 7 (8.64%) Digital Marketing
12 6 (7.41%) OOD
13 5 (6.17%) Bioinformatics
14 4 (4.94%) Business Analysis
14 4 (4.94%) Information Management
14 4 (4.94%) MVC
14 4 (4.94%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (81.48%) Java
2 40 (49.38%) SQL
3 38 (46.91%) JavaScript
4 8 (9.88%) PHP
4 8 (9.88%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (13.58%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.35%) SC Cleared
3 9 (11.11%) Sun Certification
4 5 (6.17%) Degree
5 3 (3.70%) PMP
5 3 (3.70%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 25 (30.86%) Oracle
2 15 (18.52%) AccuRev
3 14 (17.28%) FatWire
4 10 (12.35%) BEA
4 10 (12.35%) IBM
5 9 (11.11%) Sun
6 7 (8.64%) Adobe
7 3 (3.70%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.47%) Business Objects
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