The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 38 35 37
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing J2EE 28 27 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.55% 4.06% 3.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.93% 15.43% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.66%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
201 175 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.51% 26.32% 32.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 103 103
Average daily rate £363 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £264 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Average hourly rate £20.94 £15.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.56% -70.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +6 23 £350 -8.49% 2
J2EE
East of England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 45 (97.83%) Java
2 31 (67.39%) SQL
3 27 (58.70%) WebSphere
4 21 (45.65%) JavaScript
4 21 (45.65%) E-Commerce
4 21 (45.65%) IBM
5 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (36.96%) DB2
6 17 (36.96%) XML
6 17 (36.96%) UNIX
7 16 (34.78%) HTML
8 14 (30.43%) Retail
8 14 (30.43%) Finance
9 13 (28.26%) Spring
9 13 (28.26%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (26.09%) Subversion
10 12 (26.09%) Linux
11 11 (23.91%) Web Services
11 11 (23.91%) JSP
11 11 (23.91%) Hibernate
12 10 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (19.57%) DbVisualizer
13 9 (19.57%) TDD
13 9 (19.57%) System Testing
13 9 (19.57%) Automated Testing
13 9 (19.57%) JUnit
13 9 (19.57%) Flash
13 9 (19.57%) MQSeries
14 8 (17.39%) Eclipse
14 8 (17.39%) Servlets

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 27 (58.70%) WebSphere
2 9 (19.57%) MQSeries
3 7 (15.22%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (8.70%) JBoss
5 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (36.96%) DB2
2 9 (19.57%) DbVisualizer
3 6 (13.04%) Relational Database
3 6 (13.04%) RDBMS
4 5 (10.87%) MongoDB
5 4 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (8.70%) Sybase ASE
5 4 (8.70%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
7 2 (4.35%) MySQL
7 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
8 1 (2.17%) Couchbase
8 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Subversion
2 9 (19.57%) JUnit
3 8 (17.39%) Eclipse
4 6 (13.04%) Ant
4 6 (13.04%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Selenium
4 6 (13.04%) WebDriver
4 6 (13.04%) Cucumber
4 6 (13.04%) Log4j
5 3 (6.52%) HP UFT
5 3 (6.52%) LoadRunner
5 3 (6.52%) Maven
6 2 (4.35%) ClearCase
6 2 (4.35%) FitNesse
General
1 14 (30.43%) Finance
1 14 (30.43%) Retail
2 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (52.17%) Developer
2 16 (34.78%) Java Developer
3 13 (28.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 8 (17.39%) Project Manager
4 8 (17.39%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 8 (17.39%) E-Commerce Manager
5 6 (13.04%) Tester
5 6 (13.04%) Automation Tester
5 6 (13.04%) Selenium Tester
6 4 (8.70%) Hybris Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Test Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) Java Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) Lead Developer
8 2 (4.35%) TIBCO Developer
9 1 (2.17%) J2EE Analyst Programmer
9 1 (2.17%) J2EE Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Java Analyst Programmer
9 1 (2.17%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.96%) XML
2 16 (34.78%) HTML
3 13 (28.26%) Spring
4 11 (23.91%) JSP
4 11 (23.91%) Web Services
4 11 (23.91%) Hibernate
5 9 (19.57%) Flash
6 8 (17.39%) Servlets
6 8 (17.39%) RESTful
7 7 (15.22%) EJB
7 7 (15.22%) XHTML
8 6 (13.04%) JMS
8 6 (13.04%) XSLT
8 6 (13.04%) JDBC
8 6 (13.04%) Struts
8 6 (13.04%) JSTL
8 6 (13.04%) XMLBeans
8 6 (13.04%) Ajax
8 6 (13.04%) Gherkin
9 5 (10.87%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.04%) Web 2.0
3 4 (8.70%) PMI
4 3 (6.52%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.96%) UNIX
2 12 (26.09%) Linux
3 7 (15.22%) Windows
4 6 (13.04%) HPUX
4 6 (13.04%) Solaris
5 1 (2.17%) AIX
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) E-Commerce
2 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (19.57%) Automated Testing
4 9 (19.57%) System Testing
4 9 (19.57%) TDD
5 8 (17.39%) Project Management
5 8 (17.39%) Time Management
5 8 (17.39%) Waterfall
6 7 (15.22%) OO
7 6 (13.04%) RAD
7 6 (13.04%) UML
7 6 (13.04%) Content Management
7 6 (13.04%) Document Management
7 6 (13.04%) Test Automation
7 6 (13.04%) Test Scripting
7 6 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (13.04%) Coaching
8 5 (10.87%) SOA
8 5 (10.87%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 45 (97.83%) Java
2 31 (67.39%) SQL
3 21 (45.65%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.04%) Perl
4 6 (13.04%) XPath
4 6 (13.04%) Bash Shell
5 5 (10.87%) T-SQL
6 4 (8.70%) C
6 4 (8.70%) C#
6 4 (8.70%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.35%) Erlang
8 1 (2.17%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
1 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
1 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.70%) PMI Certification
3 3 (6.52%) Sun Certification
4 1 (2.17%) ISEB
4 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) SLA
Vendors
1 21 (45.65%) IBM
2 7 (15.22%) Oracle
3 6 (13.04%) ATG
3 6 (13.04%) Blue Martini
3 6 (13.04%) Elastic Path
3 6 (13.04%) Interwoven
4 5 (10.87%) hybris
4 5 (10.87%) Sybase
5 3 (6.52%) HP
6 2 (4.35%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
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