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 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 21 42 28
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -14
Contract jobs citing J2EE 42 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 8.25% 2.56% 3.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.97% 12.71% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 4 6
Average daily rate
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£403 £413 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.42% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £330 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £35.18 £37.00 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.93% +38.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.09 £33.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+6.32% -0.75%
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
145 118 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 28.49% 20.10% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 68 41
Average daily rate £425 £283 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.44% -28.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £133 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 11
Average hourly rate £35.18 £31.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% -4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £12.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.07 £37.40 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 December 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 22 December 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
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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 4 £375 -
Chelmsford - - - - 2
Colchester - - - -
J2EE
East of England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 60 (76.92%) Java
2 48 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (52.56%) HTML
4 39 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 39 (50.00%) SQL
5 36 (46.15%) XML
6 34 (43.59%) Web Services
7 31 (39.74%) CSS
8 29 (37.18%) Oracle
9 24 (30.77%) HTML5
10 22 (28.21%) Scrum
10 22 (28.21%) Content Management
10 22 (28.21%) Ajax
11 20 (25.64%) Windows
12 19 (24.36%) Solaris
12 19 (24.36%) FatWire
13 18 (23.08%) UNIX
13 18 (23.08%) Linux
13 18 (23.08%) XHTML
14 17 (21.79%) SOAP
15 16 (20.51%) CMS
15 16 (20.51%) WebSphere
16 15 (19.23%) B2C
16 15 (19.23%) Validation
17 14 (17.95%) JSP
17 14 (17.95%) Eclipse
17 14 (17.95%) Relational Database
18 13 (16.67%) Ant
18 13 (16.67%) OO
18 13 (16.67%) IBM

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 16 (20.51%) CMS
1 16 (20.51%) WebSphere
2 12 (15.38%) Apache
3 9 (11.54%) Adobe CQ
4 7 (8.97%) WebLogic Portal
4 7 (8.97%) WebLogic
5 5 (6.41%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.28%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.41%) DNS
2 2 (2.56%) HTTP
3 1 (1.28%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.95%) Relational Database
2 8 (10.26%) MySQL
2 8 (10.26%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.69%) Essbase
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.28%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (1.28%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (17.95%) Eclipse
2 13 (16.67%) Ant
3 8 (10.26%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 6 (7.69%) RequisitePro
5 5 (6.41%) SoapUI
6 3 (3.85%) JIRA
7 2 (2.56%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.56%) Subversion
7 2 (2.56%) Maven
General
1 9 (11.54%) Marketing
2 8 (10.26%) Legal
3 6 (7.69%) Finance
3 6 (7.69%) Publishing
4 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.28%) Automotive
5 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (67.95%) Developer
2 36 (46.15%) Java Developer
3 11 (14.10%) Senior Java Developer
3 11 (14.10%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 11 (14.10%) Senior Developer
4 8 (10.26%) Analyst
5 7 (8.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Architect
7 5 (6.41%) UI Developer
7 5 (6.41%) UI Programmer
8 4 (5.13%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Technical Architect
9 3 (3.85%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.85%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.85%) CMS Developer
10 2 (2.56%) Release Coordinator
10 2 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.56%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (52.56%) HTML
2 36 (46.15%) XML
3 34 (43.59%) Web Services
4 31 (39.74%) CSS
5 24 (30.77%) HTML5
6 22 (28.21%) Ajax
7 18 (23.08%) XHTML
8 17 (21.79%) SOAP
9 14 (17.95%) JSP
10 13 (16.67%) TopLink
11 12 (15.38%) REST
11 12 (15.38%) Hibernate
12 11 (14.10%) Spring
13 8 (10.26%) JAXB
13 8 (10.26%) JAX-RS
14 7 (8.97%) jQuery
14 7 (8.97%) JAX-WS
15 6 (7.69%) Middleware
15 6 (7.69%) XSLT
16 5 (6.41%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) Biology
1 5 (6.41%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.13%) Web 2.0
3 3 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.56%) Open Source
5 1 (1.28%) LIMS
5 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.64%) Windows
2 19 (24.36%) Solaris
3 18 (23.08%) Linux
3 18 (23.08%) UNIX
4 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.28%) Android
4 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (28.21%) Scrum
2 22 (28.21%) Content Management
3 15 (19.23%) B2C
3 15 (19.23%) Validation
4 13 (16.67%) OO
4 13 (16.67%) Use Case
5 12 (15.38%) RUP
6 11 (14.10%) SOA
6 11 (14.10%) TDD
6 11 (14.10%) Web Development
7 8 (10.26%) User Stories
7 8 (10.26%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (7.69%) OOD
8 6 (7.69%) UML
9 5 (6.41%) RAD
9 5 (6.41%) Bioinformatics
9 5 (6.41%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (5.13%) Business Analysis
10 4 (5.13%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (76.92%) Java
2 39 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 39 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (7.69%) VB
4 5 (6.41%) Shell Script
4 5 (6.41%) PHP
5 3 (3.85%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.28%) FQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.26%) Sun Certification
1 8 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.97%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.41%) Degree
4 3 (3.85%) PMP
4 3 (3.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (37.18%) Oracle
2 19 (24.36%) FatWire
3 13 (16.67%) AccuRev
3 13 (16.67%) IBM
4 9 (11.54%) Adobe
5 8 (10.26%) Sun
6 7 (8.97%) BEA
7 2 (2.56%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.28%) Vignette
8 1 (1.28%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.28%) Facebook
8 1 (1.28%) Twitter