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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 15 45 25
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -20
Contract jobs citing J2EE 53 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 10.10% 2.26% 5.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.32% 9.38% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 7 1
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£395 £301 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.44% +41.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £376 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.19% +7.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 15
Average hourly rate £40.60 £40.90 £29.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% +36.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £36.82 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £44.98 £37.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £35.40 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+14.68% +4.88%
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
194 160 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 36.95% 24.10% 23.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 88 51
Average daily rate £400 £325 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +22.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £285 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 19
Average hourly rate £39.30 £35.80 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.77% +30.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £29.50 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 6 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 6 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basildon +6 20 £375 -
Brentwood 0 7 - - 1
Southend-on-Sea +5 2 - -
J2EE
East of England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 6 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 81 (84.38%) Java
2 64 (66.67%) HTML
3 59 (61.46%) Web Services
4 58 (60.42%) HTML5
5 57 (59.38%) XML
6 55 (57.29%) Agile Software Development
7 48 (50.00%) SQL
8 44 (45.83%) SOAP
9 43 (44.79%) TopLink
10 38 (39.58%) Windows
11 37 (38.54%) SQL Server
12 36 (37.50%) Solaris
13 34 (35.42%) JavaScript
14 33 (34.38%) TDD
15 28 (29.17%) Content Management
15 28 (29.17%) CSS
16 27 (28.13%) Ajax
17 26 (27.08%) UNIX
18 25 (26.04%) Linux
18 25 (26.04%) JSF
18 25 (26.04%) Relational Database
19 22 (22.92%) IBM
20 21 (21.88%) OO
20 21 (21.88%) XHTML
21 20 (20.83%) WebSphere
22 19 (19.79%) REST
23 18 (18.75%) Marketing
23 18 (18.75%) Hibernate
23 18 (18.75%) Ant
23 18 (18.75%) Validation

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 20 (20.83%) WebSphere
2 15 (15.63%) WebLogic
3 11 (11.46%) Apache
3 11 (11.46%) WebLogic Portal
4 10 (10.42%) CMS
5 4 (4.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (5.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.04%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.42%) DNS
2 2 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (38.54%) SQL Server
2 25 (26.04%) Relational Database
3 9 (9.38%) MySQL
4 1 (1.04%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 18 (18.75%) Ant
2 16 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 16 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 12 (12.50%) AccuRev
4 8 (8.33%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 5 (5.21%) JUnit
General
1 18 (18.75%) Marketing
2 13 (13.54%) Manufacturing
3 7 (7.29%) Automotive
4 6 (6.25%) Finance
5 4 (4.17%) Legal
6 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 81 (84.38%) Developer
2 65 (67.71%) Java Developer
3 33 (34.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 11 (11.46%) Senior Java Developer
4 11 (11.46%) J2EE Developer
4 11 (11.46%) Senior Developer
4 11 (11.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (5.21%) AWS Developer
6 4 (4.17%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (3.13%) Architect
8 2 (2.08%) Analyst
8 2 (2.08%) Web Developer
8 2 (2.08%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.08%) SQL Developer
8 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Developer
8 2 (2.08%) HTML Developer
8 2 (2.08%) Mid-Level Java Developer
9 1 (1.04%) Java Web Developer
9 1 (1.04%) Software Developer
9 1 (1.04%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (66.67%) HTML
2 59 (61.46%) Web Services
3 58 (60.42%) HTML5
4 57 (59.38%) XML
5 44 (45.83%) SOAP
6 43 (44.79%) TopLink
7 28 (29.17%) CSS
8 27 (28.13%) Ajax
9 25 (26.04%) JSF
10 21 (21.88%) XHTML
11 19 (19.79%) REST
12 18 (18.75%) Hibernate
13 17 (17.71%) PrimeFaces
14 15 (15.63%) JAX-RS
14 15 (15.63%) JAX-WS
15 12 (12.50%) JSP
16 8 (8.33%) JAXB
17 7 (7.29%) Middleware
17 7 (7.29%) Struts
18 5 (5.21%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.13%) Web 2.0
1 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 38 (39.58%) Windows
2 36 (37.50%) Solaris
3 26 (27.08%) UNIX
4 25 (26.04%) Linux
5 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (57.29%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (34.38%) TDD
3 28 (29.17%) Content Management
4 21 (21.88%) OO
5 18 (18.75%) Validation
6 17 (17.71%) Scrum
7 16 (16.67%) Use Case
7 16 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
7 16 (16.67%) User Stories
8 15 (15.63%) RUP
9 12 (12.50%) B2C
10 10 (10.42%) SOA
11 8 (8.33%) Web Development
12 6 (6.25%) UML
13 4 (4.17%) OOD
13 4 (4.17%) Analytics
14 3 (3.13%) Unit Testing
14 3 (3.13%) E-Commerce
14 3 (3.13%) RAD
14 3 (3.13%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 81 (84.38%) Java
2 48 (50.00%) SQL
3 34 (35.42%) JavaScript
4 10 (10.42%) Shell Script
4 10 (10.42%) PHP
5 4 (4.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (9.38%) SC Cleared
1 9 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.25%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.04%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (22.92%) IBM
2 17 (17.71%) Oracle
3 11 (11.46%) BEA
3 11 (11.46%) FatWire
4 6 (6.25%) Sun
5 5 (5.21%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.17%) Adobe
7 2 (2.08%) Google
8 1 (1.04%) Omniture
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