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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 35 33 31
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing J2EE 27 23 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.05% 3.73% 4.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.07% 11.68% 13.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 19
Average daily rate
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£363 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £374 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £418 £484
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 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.88%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
168 197 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.23% 31.98% 31.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 104 162
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £50.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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 29 July 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 29 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 13 £383 - 3
Rickmansworth - 5 £350 -
Hitchin - 1 - -
St Albans - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Hertford - - - -
J2EE
East of England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 59 (93.65%) Java
2 38 (60.32%) Finance
3 34 (53.97%) IBM
4 32 (50.79%) E-Commerce
4 32 (50.79%) Retail
5 29 (46.03%) WebSphere
5 29 (46.03%) SQL
6 25 (39.68%) Hibernate
6 25 (39.68%) Spring
6 25 (39.68%) JavaScript
7 23 (36.51%) UNIX
7 23 (36.51%) Manufacturing
8 22 (34.92%) XML
9 20 (31.75%) Web Services
9 20 (31.75%) HTML
9 20 (31.75%) Ant
10 18 (28.57%) Linux
11 17 (26.98%) Oracle
12 16 (25.40%) Ajax
12 16 (25.40%) Solaris
13 15 (23.81%) MQSeries
13 15 (23.81%) JUnit
13 15 (23.81%) Project Management
13 15 (23.81%) Relational Database
14 13 (20.63%) JSP
14 13 (20.63%) OO
15 12 (19.05%) Windows
15 12 (19.05%) Eclipse
15 12 (19.05%) Servlets
15 12 (19.05%) Struts

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 29 (46.03%) WebSphere
2 15 (23.81%) MQSeries
3 10 (15.87%) WebLogic
4 9 (14.29%) Apache
5 8 (12.70%) Tomcat
6 4 (6.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (6.35%) Adobe CQ
6 4 (6.35%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (4.76%) Alfresco
8 2 (3.17%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (1.59%) AquaLogic
9 1 (1.59%) IIS
9 1 (1.59%) Liferay
9 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.59%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Tridion
2 3 (4.76%) RiskWrite
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.05%) Internet
2 9 (14.29%) HTTP
3 1 (1.59%) Intranet
3 1 (1.59%) Firewall
3 1 (1.59%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.81%) Relational Database
2 12 (19.05%) DB2
3 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
3 10 (15.87%) RDBMS
4 9 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
5 7 (11.11%) JasperReports
5 7 (11.11%) DbVisualizer
6 4 (6.35%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (6.35%) MySQL
7 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.76%) Sybase ASE
8 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 20 (31.75%) Ant
2 15 (23.81%) JUnit
3 12 (19.05%) Subversion
3 12 (19.05%) Eclipse
4 11 (17.46%) Log4j
5 10 (15.87%) Maven
6 7 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
6 7 (11.11%) LoadRunner
7 4 (6.35%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 1 (1.59%) JIRA
8 1 (1.59%) WebLogic Workshop
8 1 (1.59%) JMeter
General
1 38 (60.32%) Finance
2 32 (50.79%) Retail
3 23 (36.51%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 31 (49.21%) Developer
2 26 (41.27%) Java Developer
3 17 (26.98%) Project Manager
4 8 (12.70%) Tester
4 8 (12.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 8 (12.70%) Agile Project Manager
5 4 (6.35%) J2EE Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Middleware Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Software Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Integration Project Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Integration Manager
8 1 (1.59%) Automation Tester
8 1 (1.59%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (1.59%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (1.59%) Support Manager
8 1 (1.59%) Administrator
8 1 (1.59%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 1 (1.59%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (39.68%) Hibernate
1 25 (39.68%) Spring
2 22 (34.92%) XML
3 20 (31.75%) Web Services
3 20 (31.75%) HTML
4 16 (25.40%) Ajax
5 13 (20.63%) JSP
6 12 (19.05%) Servlets
6 12 (19.05%) Struts
7 11 (17.46%) XSLT
7 11 (17.46%) XMLBeans
8 9 (14.29%) CSS
9 8 (12.70%) JMS
10 7 (11.11%) Flash
10 7 (11.11%) jQuery
11 5 (7.94%) Dojo
11 5 (7.94%) Middleware
11 5 (7.94%) JSF
11 5 (7.94%) EJB
12 4 (6.35%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Web 2.0
2 4 (6.35%) PKI
3 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.17%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.59%) Open Source
5 1 (1.59%) GIS
5 1 (1.59%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 23 (36.51%) UNIX
2 18 (28.57%) Linux
3 16 (25.40%) Solaris
4 12 (19.05%) Windows
5 8 (12.70%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (50.79%) E-Commerce
2 15 (23.81%) Project Management
3 13 (20.63%) OO
4 10 (15.87%) UML
5 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (14.29%) Content Management
6 8 (12.70%) SOA
7 7 (11.11%) Regression Testing
7 7 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 7 (11.11%) System Testing
8 6 (9.52%) Time Management
8 6 (9.52%) Automated Testing
9 5 (7.94%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (7.94%) Change Control
9 5 (7.94%) ITIL
10 4 (6.35%) RAD
10 4 (6.35%) MVC
10 4 (6.35%) Performance Monitoring
11 3 (4.76%) Unit Testing
12 2 (3.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (93.65%) Java
2 29 (46.03%) SQL
3 25 (39.68%) JavaScript
4 11 (17.46%) XPath
5 7 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 4 (6.35%) Python
6 4 (6.35%) Shell Script
6 4 (6.35%) Perl
6 4 (6.35%) Bash Shell
6 4 (6.35%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.59%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (19.05%) Degree
2 8 (12.70%) ISEB
3 7 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (6.35%) Sun Certification
5 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.17%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.59%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (53.97%) IBM
2 17 (26.98%) Oracle
3 9 (14.29%) Sybase
4 8 (12.70%) Interwoven
5 7 (11.11%) HP
6 6 (9.52%) ATG
7 4 (6.35%) Blue Martini
7 4 (6.35%) Elastic Path
7 4 (6.35%) Sun
8 1 (1.59%) BEA
8 1 (1.59%) Plumtree
8 1 (1.59%) EMC
8 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.59%) JBoss
8 1 (1.59%) Cisco