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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 34 42 30
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Contract jobs citing J2EE 28 30 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.41% 4.27% 5.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.27% 13.16% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 14
Average daily rate
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£333 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £395 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £490 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £33.75 £31.70
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.46%
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
211 228 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 33.23% 32.43% 35.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 133 156
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Welwyn Garden City - 12 £378 -
Rickmansworth - 4 £310 - 3
Watford -6 3 - - 2
Stevenage 0 1 - - 2
St Albans - 1 £400 - 1
Royston - - - -
Borehamwood - - - - 1
Hertford - - - - 1
Hitchin - - - -
J2EE
East of England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 29 (90.63%) Java
2 24 (75.00%) Spring
3 15 (46.88%) Couchbase
3 15 (46.88%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (31.25%) Hibernate
4 10 (31.25%) SQL
5 9 (28.13%) Oracle
6 8 (25.00%) Maven
7 6 (18.75%) Web Services
7 6 (18.75%) XML
7 6 (18.75%) SOA
8 5 (15.63%) UML
8 5 (15.63%) PL/SQL
8 5 (15.63%) Finance
8 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (15.63%) Java EE
8 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
8 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
9 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
9 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
9 4 (12.50%) JIRA
9 4 (12.50%) Subversion
9 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (9.38%) Internet
10 3 (9.38%) JUnit
10 3 (9.38%) SOAP
10 3 (9.38%) JBoss
10 3 (9.38%) Retail
10 3 (9.38%) Degree
10 3 (9.38%) REST

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 15 (46.88%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (9.38%) JBoss
3 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.25%) Drupal
4 1 (3.13%) Liferay
4 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.13%) Apache
4 1 (3.13%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (3.13%) Apache ServiceMix
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (46.88%) Couchbase
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.25%) MySQL
3 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.13%) DB2
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.13%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Maven
2 4 (12.50%) JIRA
2 4 (12.50%) Subversion
3 3 (9.38%) JUnit
4 1 (3.13%) ClearCase
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Developer
2 14 (43.75%) Java Developer
3 13 (40.63%) Architect
4 11 (34.38%) Java Architect
5 5 (15.63%) Lead Architect
6 4 (12.50%) Consultant
6 4 (12.50%) Java Consultant
7 3 (9.38%) Technical Architect
7 3 (9.38%) Lead Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Lead Java Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Architect
8 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Analyst Programmer
9 1 (3.13%) Programmer
9 1 (3.13%) Java Analyst Programmer
9 1 (3.13%) Java Programmer
9 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce Project Manager
9 1 (3.13%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (75.00%) Spring
2 10 (31.25%) Hibernate
3 6 (18.75%) Web Services
3 6 (18.75%) XML
4 5 (15.63%) Java EE
5 3 (9.38%) SOAP
5 3 (9.38%) REST
6 2 (6.25%) Symfony
6 2 (6.25%) HTML
6 2 (6.25%) JSF
6 2 (6.25%) LAMP
7 1 (3.13%) DHTML
7 1 (3.13%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (3.13%) Ajax
7 1 (3.13%) Spring MVC
7 1 (3.13%) EJB
7 1 (3.13%) CSS
7 1 (3.13%) JSP
7 1 (3.13%) Struts
7 1 (3.13%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) PMI
1 1 (3.13%) GIS
1 1 (3.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) SOA
2 5 (15.63%) UML
2 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (9.38%) Loose Coupling
5 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.25%) Project Planning
5 2 (6.25%) Stress Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Analytics
5 2 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (6.25%) Change Management
5 2 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (6.25%) OO
6 1 (3.13%) RUP
6 1 (3.13%) B2C
6 1 (3.13%) Mobile Commerce
6 1 (3.13%) Project Management
6 1 (3.13%) MVC
6 1 (3.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 29 (90.63%) Java
2 10 (31.25%) SQL
3 5 (15.63%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.25%) PHP
5 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
1 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) Degree
3 2 (6.25%) Sun Certification
4 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.13%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.13%) hybris
3 1 (3.13%) IBM
3 1 (3.13%) BEA
3 1 (3.13%) TIBCO