The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Essex region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 48 28 35
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +7
Contract jobs citing J2EE 18 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.38% 3.16% 2.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.00% 16.25% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 4
Average daily rate £450 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 - £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 - £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £381
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 2
Average hourly rate £40.90 £30.85 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.57% -5.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.80 £35.11 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+1.96% +8.03%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
180 80 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 23.78% 19.46% 16.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 42 38
Average daily rate £342 £263 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.38% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £190 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 15
Average hourly rate £35.80 £27.50 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.18% +0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £27.48 £23.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £37.40 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
J2EE
East of England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood -6 3 £240 -
Colchester - 1 £575 - 3
Chelmsford - - - -
J2EE
East of England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 25 (60.98%) Java
2 21 (51.22%) Oracle
3 18 (43.90%) SQL
4 17 (41.46%) Configuration Management
5 16 (39.02%) XML
6 15 (36.59%) HTML
6 15 (36.59%) SOA
7 14 (34.15%) UNIX
7 14 (34.15%) Linux
7 14 (34.15%) Web Services
8 13 (31.71%) CSS
9 12 (29.27%) OO
9 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (26.83%) Relational Database
10 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
11 9 (21.95%) UML
11 9 (21.95%) AccuRev
12 8 (19.51%) Enterprise Architecture
12 8 (19.51%) Web Development
13 7 (17.07%) Middleware
13 7 (17.07%) RUP
13 7 (17.07%) XHTML
13 7 (17.07%) VB
13 7 (17.07%) Degree
13 7 (17.07%) Technical Architecture
13 7 (17.07%) Ajax
13 7 (17.07%) Zachman Framework
13 7 (17.07%) TOGAF
13 7 (17.07%) Oracle Database
13 7 (17.07%) Enterprise Software

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (14.63%) WebLogic
2 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.32%) Liferay
3 2 (4.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) Relational Database
2 7 (17.07%) Oracle Database
3 6 (14.63%) Essbase
4 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
4 5 (12.20%) MySQL
5 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.44%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) XDoclet
1 6 (14.63%) RequisitePro
2 3 (7.32%) PowerDesigner
2 3 (7.32%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 2 (4.88%) Ant
4 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (9.76%) Marketing
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Automotive
3 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (46.34%) Developer
2 14 (34.15%) Analyst
3 11 (26.83%) Java Developer
4 8 (19.51%) Architect
5 6 (14.63%) Data Analyst
6 5 (12.20%) Business Analyst
6 5 (12.20%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (9.76%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (7.32%) Technical Architect
8 3 (7.32%) Lead Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Business Systems Analyst
8 3 (7.32%) Lead Java Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
10 1 (2.44%) Analyst Programmer
10 1 (2.44%) Programmer
10 1 (2.44%) Support Analyst
10 1 (2.44%) Applications Support
10 1 (2.44%) IT Business Analyst
10 1 (2.44%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (39.02%) XML
2 15 (36.59%) HTML
3 14 (34.15%) Web Services
4 13 (31.71%) CSS
5 7 (17.07%) Middleware
5 7 (17.07%) XHTML
5 7 (17.07%) Ajax
6 6 (14.63%) HTML5
6 6 (14.63%) .NET
6 6 (14.63%) EJB
6 6 (14.63%) XSD
6 6 (14.63%) XML Schema
7 5 (12.20%) JAX-RPC
8 4 (9.76%) CSS3
8 4 (9.76%) JSON
9 3 (7.32%) JAXB
9 3 (7.32%) JSF
9 3 (7.32%) TopLink
9 3 (7.32%) Hibernate
9 3 (7.32%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (14.63%) N-Tier
3 4 (9.76%) Social Media
3 4 (9.76%) Open Source
4 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.44%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) UNIX
1 14 (34.15%) Linux
2 6 (14.63%) Windows
2 6 (14.63%) Solaris
2 6 (14.63%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) Configuration Management
2 15 (36.59%) SOA
3 12 (29.27%) OO
3 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (21.95%) UML
5 8 (19.51%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (19.51%) Web Development
6 7 (17.07%) RUP
6 7 (17.07%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (17.07%) Zachman Framework
6 7 (17.07%) TOGAF
7 6 (14.63%) ETL
7 6 (14.63%) E-Commerce
7 6 (14.63%) EAI
7 6 (14.63%) Data Modelling
8 5 (12.20%) Validation
8 5 (12.20%) Information Management
8 5 (12.20%) TDD
8 5 (12.20%) Use Case
9 3 (7.32%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 25 (60.98%) Java
2 18 (43.90%) SQL
3 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
4 7 (17.07%) VB
5 6 (14.63%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.44%) Perl
6 1 (2.44%) C#
6 1 (2.44%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) Sun Certification
3 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (51.22%) Oracle
2 9 (21.95%) AccuRev
3 4 (9.76%) Facebook
3 4 (9.76%) Twitter
4 3 (7.32%) Sun
4 3 (7.32%) JBoss
5 2 (4.88%) IBM
5 2 (4.88%) FatWire
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
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