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 22 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 37 27 41
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +14
Contract jobs citing J2EE 32 26 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.09% 4.91% 4.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.31% 15.12% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 20
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £374 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £418 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -10.00%
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
209 172 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.69% 32.45% 34.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 96 190
Average daily rate £365 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £478 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £50.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +37.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
Watford -2 15 £390 - 3
Rickmansworth - 3 £325 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £400 -
Hertford - - - -
St Albans - - - - 2
Bishop's Stortford - - - - 1
J2EE
East of England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 60 (93.75%) Java
2 36 (56.25%) Finance
3 32 (50.00%) Spring
4 31 (48.44%) Hibernate
4 31 (48.44%) E-Commerce
5 28 (43.75%) IBM
5 28 (43.75%) SQL
5 28 (43.75%) Retail
6 27 (42.19%) JavaScript
7 24 (37.50%) WebSphere
8 23 (35.94%) XML
9 22 (34.38%) Web Services
10 20 (31.25%) HTML
10 20 (31.25%) Manufacturing
11 19 (29.69%) UNIX
12 17 (26.56%) Ant
13 16 (25.00%) Oracle
13 16 (25.00%) MQSeries
13 16 (25.00%) Ajax
14 15 (23.44%) Linux
15 14 (21.88%) JUnit
15 14 (21.88%) Relational Database
16 13 (20.31%) Degree
16 13 (20.31%) Solaris
17 12 (18.75%) OO
17 12 (18.75%) SQL Server
17 12 (18.75%) Internet
18 11 (17.19%) Maven
18 11 (17.19%) Subversion
18 11 (17.19%) UML

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 24 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 16 (25.00%) MQSeries
3 10 (15.63%) WebLogic
4 5 (7.81%) Tomcat
4 5 (7.81%) Adobe CQ
5 4 (6.25%) Apache
5 4 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (4.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (3.13%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.56%) CMS
8 1 (1.56%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.56%) Liferay
8 1 (1.56%) Alfresco
8 1 (1.56%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Project
2 1 (1.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.75%) Internet
2 8 (12.50%) HTTP
3 4 (6.25%) Intranet
3 4 (6.25%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.88%) Relational Database
2 12 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 11 (17.19%) DB2
4 7 (10.94%) JasperReports
4 7 (10.94%) RDBMS
4 7 (10.94%) DbVisualizer
5 6 (9.38%) MySQL
5 6 (9.38%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (6.25%) Oracle Database
6 4 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (4.69%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (26.56%) Ant
2 14 (21.88%) JUnit
3 11 (17.19%) Maven
3 11 (17.19%) Subversion
4 10 (15.63%) Eclipse
5 9 (14.06%) Log4j
6 7 (10.94%) QuickTest Pro
7 6 (9.38%) LoadRunner
8 4 (6.25%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 2 (3.13%) JIRA
10 1 (1.56%) WebLogic Workshop
10 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
General
1 36 (56.25%) Finance
2 28 (43.75%) Retail
3 20 (31.25%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.13%) French Language
5 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (62.50%) Developer
2 32 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 12 (18.75%) Project Manager
4 8 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 7 (10.94%) Tester
6 6 (9.38%) Agile Project Manager
7 5 (7.81%) Senior Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Middleware Engineer
10 2 (3.13%) Lead Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Web Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Integration Manager
10 2 (3.13%) HTML Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Lead Java Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Integration Project Manager
11 1 (1.56%) Java Web Developer
11 1 (1.56%) Technical Leader
11 1 (1.56%) J2EE Developer
11 1 (1.56%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (50.00%) Spring
2 31 (48.44%) Hibernate
3 23 (35.94%) XML
4 22 (34.38%) Web Services
5 20 (31.25%) HTML
6 16 (25.00%) Ajax
7 11 (17.19%) Struts
8 10 (15.63%) JSP
8 10 (15.63%) Servlets
9 9 (14.06%) XMLBeans
9 9 (14.06%) JMS
9 9 (14.06%) XSLT
10 7 (10.94%) Flash
10 7 (10.94%) CSS
11 6 (9.38%) Java EE
11 6 (9.38%) EJB
12 5 (7.81%) SOAP
12 5 (7.81%) jQuery
12 5 (7.81%) Dojo
12 5 (7.81%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Web 2.0
2 3 (4.69%) PKI
3 2 (3.13%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.56%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.56%) GIS
4 1 (1.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (29.69%) UNIX
2 15 (23.44%) Linux
3 13 (20.31%) Solaris
4 11 (17.19%) Windows
5 9 (14.06%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (48.44%) E-Commerce
2 12 (18.75%) OO
3 11 (17.19%) UML
4 10 (15.63%) Content Management
4 10 (15.63%) Project Management
5 9 (14.06%) SOA
6 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (10.94%) Automated Testing
7 7 (10.94%) Regression Testing
7 7 (10.94%) System Testing
8 4 (6.25%) Waterfall
8 4 (6.25%) Unit Testing
8 4 (6.25%) RAD
8 4 (6.25%) MVC
9 3 (4.69%) ITIL
9 3 (4.69%) Use Case
9 3 (4.69%) Web Development
9 3 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (4.69%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (3.13%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 60 (93.75%) Java
2 28 (43.75%) SQL
3 27 (42.19%) JavaScript
4 9 (14.06%) XPath
5 7 (10.94%) T-SQL
6 4 (6.25%) Bash Shell
6 4 (6.25%) Perl
7 3 (4.69%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.69%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.69%) Python
7 3 (4.69%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 13 (20.31%) Degree
2 7 (10.94%) ISEB
2 7 (10.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (7.81%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.56%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 28 (43.75%) IBM
2 16 (25.00%) Oracle
3 9 (14.06%) Interwoven
3 9 (14.06%) Sybase
4 7 (10.94%) ATG
4 7 (10.94%) HP
5 5 (7.81%) Sun
6 4 (6.25%) Elastic Path
6 4 (6.25%) Blue Martini
7 1 (1.56%) BEA
7 1 (1.56%) JBoss
7 1 (1.56%) Cisco
7 1 (1.56%) EMC
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