The first table below looks at the demand for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 16 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 Hertfordshire 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 33 44 34
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Contract jobs citing J2EE 39 19 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.96% 2.93% 4.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.26% 8.72% 16.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 25
Average daily rate £400 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £229 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £380
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
226 218 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 28.75% 33.59% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 133 130
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £233 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 14
Average hourly rate £30.00 £39.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.05% +21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £19.90 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 £39.50 £45.00
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 Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

J2EE
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2EE across the Hertfordshire region.

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

J2EE
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

J2EE Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

J2EE
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the Hertfordshire region.

J2EE Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 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
Watford -1 27 £400 - 1
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Hertford - - - - 2
Hitchin - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
St Albans - - - - 1
J2EE
East of England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 52 (89.66%) Java
2 37 (63.79%) E-Commerce
2 37 (63.79%) Retail
3 36 (62.07%) IBM
3 36 (62.07%) WebSphere
4 33 (56.90%) Finance
5 26 (44.83%) Manufacturing
6 24 (41.38%) Project Management
7 20 (34.48%) SQL
8 19 (32.76%) Ant
8 19 (32.76%) UNIX
9 18 (31.03%) Oracle
10 17 (29.31%) Linux
11 16 (27.59%) JavaScript
11 16 (27.59%) HTML
11 16 (27.59%) Waterfall
12 15 (25.86%) Time Management
12 15 (25.86%) XML
12 15 (25.86%) OO
12 15 (25.86%) Solaris
12 15 (25.86%) Internet
13 14 (24.14%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (24.14%) Change Control
14 13 (22.41%) Relational Database
14 13 (22.41%) Eclipse
14 13 (22.41%) JSP
14 13 (22.41%) Servlets
15 12 (20.69%) Struts
15 12 (20.69%) JUnit
15 12 (20.69%) Apache

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 36 (62.07%) WebSphere
2 12 (20.69%) Apache
3 9 (15.52%) Tomcat
4 7 (12.07%) MQSeries
4 7 (12.07%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (8.62%) Alfresco
6 4 (6.90%) WebLogic
6 4 (6.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (3.45%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (3.45%) IIS
7 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.45%) Liferay
7 2 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (3.45%) AquaLogic
8 1 (1.72%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (1.72%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Tridion
1 5 (8.62%) RiskWrite
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.86%) Internet
2 6 (10.34%) HTTP
3 2 (3.45%) Intranet
3 2 (3.45%) Firewall
3 2 (3.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.41%) Relational Database
2 11 (18.97%) RDBMS
3 9 (15.52%) SQL Server
3 9 (15.52%) DB2
4 8 (13.79%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (10.34%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (8.62%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (6.90%) JasperReports
8 1 (1.72%) DbVisualizer
8 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (32.76%) Ant
2 13 (22.41%) Eclipse
3 12 (20.69%) JUnit
4 11 (18.97%) Log4j
4 11 (18.97%) Subversion
5 5 (8.62%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Maven
7 2 (3.45%) Rational Application Developer
8 1 (1.72%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (1.72%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.72%) JMeter
General
1 37 (63.79%) Retail
2 33 (56.90%) Finance
3 26 (44.83%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.45%) French Language
5 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (44.83%) Project Manager
2 19 (32.76%) Developer
3 17 (29.31%) Java Developer
4 9 (15.52%) Agile Project Manager
5 7 (12.07%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 6 (10.34%) J2EE Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Architect
7 4 (6.90%) Middleware Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Administrator
8 2 (3.45%) Integration Manager
8 2 (3.45%) Integration Project Manager
8 2 (3.45%) Tester
8 2 (3.45%) Technical Architect
9 1 (1.72%) Consultant
9 1 (1.72%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (1.72%) Applications Developer
9 1 (1.72%) Senior Developer
9 1 (1.72%) Software Developer
9 1 (1.72%) Team Leader
9 1 (1.72%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (27.59%) HTML
2 15 (25.86%) XML
3 13 (22.41%) JSP
3 13 (22.41%) Servlets
4 12 (20.69%) Struts
5 11 (18.97%) XSLT
5 11 (18.97%) Hibernate
5 11 (18.97%) XMLBeans
5 11 (18.97%) Ajax
5 11 (18.97%) Spring
6 10 (17.24%) Web Services
7 9 (15.52%) CSS
8 7 (12.07%) JSF
8 7 (12.07%) jQuery
9 6 (10.34%) JMS
10 5 (8.62%) JDBC
10 5 (8.62%) EJB
10 5 (8.62%) JSTL
10 5 (8.62%) XHTML
11 4 (6.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Web 2.0
2 5 (8.62%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.90%) PKI
4 2 (3.45%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.72%) Open Source
5 1 (1.72%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.76%) UNIX
2 17 (29.31%) Linux
3 15 (25.86%) Solaris
4 6 (10.34%) HPUX
5 5 (8.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (63.79%) E-Commerce
2 24 (41.38%) Project Management
3 16 (27.59%) Waterfall
4 15 (25.86%) Time Management
4 15 (25.86%) OO
5 14 (24.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (24.14%) Change Control
6 10 (17.24%) UML
7 9 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (13.79%) Content Management
9 7 (12.07%) SOA
10 5 (8.62%) RAD
10 5 (8.62%) ITIL
11 4 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
12 3 (5.17%) Stress Testing
13 2 (3.45%) Project Planning
13 2 (3.45%) Analytics
13 2 (3.45%) Campaign Management
13 2 (3.45%) OOP
13 2 (3.45%) Customer Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 52 (89.66%) Java
2 20 (34.48%) SQL
3 16 (27.59%) JavaScript
4 11 (18.97%) XPath
5 5 (8.62%) Bash Shell
5 5 (8.62%) Perl
6 4 (6.90%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 4 (6.90%) Python
6 4 (6.90%) Shell Script
7 3 (5.17%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.45%) C#
9 1 (1.72%) C
9 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) Degree
2 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.17%) Sun Certification
2 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.45%) ISEB
3 2 (3.45%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (62.07%) IBM
2 18 (31.03%) Oracle
3 7 (12.07%) ATG
4 6 (10.34%) Interwoven
5 5 (8.62%) Blue Martini
5 5 (8.62%) Elastic Path
6 3 (5.17%) Sun
6 3 (5.17%) Sybase
7 2 (3.45%) JBoss
7 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.45%) BEA
7 2 (3.45%) Plumtree
8 1 (1.72%) HP
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