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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 24 34 41
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Contract jobs citing J2EE 41 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 8.33% 3.50% 1.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.04% 14.05% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 1
Average daily rate
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£343 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.72% +4.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 5
Average hourly rate £38.64 £27.50 £26.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.50% +2.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.25 £26.78 £23.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.78 £38.60 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -12.16%
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
186 121 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 37.80% 24.90% 22.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 59 41
Average daily rate £425 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 20
Average hourly rate £33.73 £27.50 £32.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.63% -14.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £9.23 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.16 £37.00 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 September 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
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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 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 - 4 £238 -
Chelmsford - 2 £225 -
Colchester - - - -
Halstead - - - -
Witham - - - -
Braintree - - - -
J2EE
East of England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 41 (67.21%) Java
2 36 (59.02%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (36.07%) Oracle
3 22 (36.07%) HTML
3 22 (36.07%) XML
4 21 (34.43%) Linux
5 20 (32.79%) Scrum
6 19 (31.15%) JavaScript
6 19 (31.15%) WebSphere
7 18 (29.51%) CSS
8 17 (27.87%) HTML5
9 16 (26.23%) Ajax
10 15 (24.59%) OO
11 14 (22.95%) UNIX
11 14 (22.95%) Windows
11 14 (22.95%) JSP
11 14 (22.95%) Web Services
11 14 (22.95%) SQL
11 14 (22.95%) SOA
11 14 (22.95%) IBM
11 14 (22.95%) Content Management
12 13 (21.31%) FatWire
13 12 (19.67%) XHTML
14 11 (18.03%) RUP
14 11 (18.03%) Ant
14 11 (18.03%) Hibernate
14 11 (18.03%) Use Case
15 10 (16.39%) AccuRev
15 10 (16.39%) Data Analysis
15 10 (16.39%) Essbase

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 19 (31.15%) WebSphere
2 10 (16.39%) MQSeries
3 8 (13.11%) WebLogic
4 5 (8.20%) Apache
4 5 (8.20%) Tomcat
4 5 (8.20%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (8.20%) CMS
4 5 (8.20%) Adobe CQ
5 3 (4.92%) CICS
6 1 (1.64%) GlassFish
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) MS Office
1 7 (11.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) FTP
2 1 (1.64%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) DB2
1 10 (16.39%) Essbase
2 9 (14.75%) Oracle Database
3 8 (13.11%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.64%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (18.03%) Ant
2 9 (14.75%) RequisitePro
3 8 (13.11%) Eclipse
4 3 (4.92%) Maven
5 2 (3.28%) Subversion
5 2 (3.28%) JIRA
5 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.64%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.64%) Gradle
6 1 (1.64%) PowerDesigner
6 1 (1.64%) Lombardi
General
1 9 (14.75%) Finance
2 7 (11.48%) Legal
3 6 (9.84%) Publishing
3 6 (9.84%) Banking
4 4 (6.56%) Automotive
5 3 (4.92%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (42.62%) Developer
2 23 (37.70%) Analyst
3 18 (29.51%) Java Developer
4 10 (16.39%) Support Analyst
5 7 (11.48%) Architect
6 5 (8.20%) Business Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Technical Architect
6 5 (8.20%) UI Developer
6 5 (8.20%) UI Programmer
7 4 (6.56%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.56%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.92%) CMS Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Release Coordinator
9 2 (3.28%) Applications Support
9 2 (3.28%) IT Business Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Java Software Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Financial Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (36.07%) HTML
1 22 (36.07%) XML
2 18 (29.51%) CSS
3 17 (27.87%) HTML5
4 16 (26.23%) Ajax
5 14 (22.95%) JSP
5 14 (22.95%) Web Services
6 12 (19.67%) XHTML
7 11 (18.03%) Hibernate
8 9 (14.75%) SOAP
8 9 (14.75%) REST
9 8 (13.11%) Spring
10 7 (11.48%) jQuery
11 5 (8.20%) Apache Wicket
11 5 (8.20%) JSON
11 5 (8.20%) CSS3
11 5 (8.20%) DHTML
12 4 (6.56%) .NET
13 3 (4.92%) ISPF
13 3 (4.92%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.20%) Open Source
2 5 (8.20%) Web 2.0
2 5 (8.20%) Biology
3 4 (6.56%) Mainframe
3 4 (6.56%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.64%) User Experience
4 1 (1.64%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 21 (34.43%) Linux
2 14 (22.95%) UNIX
2 14 (22.95%) Windows
3 7 (11.48%) Solaris
4 4 (6.56%) SUSE
5 1 (1.64%) Android
5 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.64%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (59.02%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (32.79%) Scrum
3 15 (24.59%) OO
4 14 (22.95%) SOA
4 14 (22.95%) Content Management
5 11 (18.03%) Use Case
5 11 (18.03%) RUP
6 10 (16.39%) Data Analysis
7 9 (14.75%) Validation
8 8 (13.11%) RAD
9 7 (11.48%) Release Management
10 6 (9.84%) Information Management
10 6 (9.84%) B2C
10 6 (9.84%) Configuration Management
10 6 (9.84%) Data Protection
10 6 (9.84%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (8.20%) Bioinformatics
11 5 (8.20%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (8.20%) Project Management
11 5 (8.20%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 41 (67.21%) Java
2 19 (31.15%) JavaScript
3 14 (22.95%) SQL
4 10 (16.39%) VB
5 7 (11.48%) VBA
6 4 (6.56%) JCL
7 3 (4.92%) COBOL
8 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.64%) FQL
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) Degree
2 3 (4.92%) PMP
2 3 (4.92%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (36.07%) Oracle
2 14 (22.95%) IBM
3 13 (21.31%) FatWire
4 10 (16.39%) AccuRev
5 5 (8.20%) Adobe
6 3 (4.92%) Syncsort
7 1 (1.64%) Facebook
7 1 (1.64%) Twitter
7 1 (1.64%) Google
7 1 (1.64%) Avaya
7 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.64%) Vignette
7 1 (1.64%) JBoss
7 1 (1.64%) Cisco