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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 56 45 34
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Contract jobs citing J2EE 5 20 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.73% 3.16% 4.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.75% 9.80% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 16
Average daily rate
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£315 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £338 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.09 £33.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+6.32% -0.75%
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
182 204 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.73% 32.23% 36.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 113 204
Average daily rate £365 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £11.00 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+240.90% -71.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £11.00 £32.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £37.50 £43.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 December 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 December 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
Rickmansworth - 2 £310 - 1
Royston - - - - 1
St Albans - - - - 1
Stevenage - - - -
Watford - - - - 3
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Borehamwood - - - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
J2EE
East of England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 28 (93.33%) Java
2 21 (70.00%) Spring
3 20 (66.67%) Hibernate
4 18 (60.00%) SQL
5 16 (53.33%) JavaScript
5 16 (53.33%) XML
6 14 (46.67%) Oracle
7 13 (43.33%) HTML
7 13 (43.33%) Finance
8 12 (40.00%) Web Services
8 12 (40.00%) E-Commerce
9 10 (33.33%) Retail
9 10 (33.33%) Maven
10 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
11 7 (23.33%) UNIX
11 7 (23.33%) MQSeries
11 7 (23.33%) IBM
11 7 (23.33%) Internet
11 7 (23.33%) Manufacturing
11 7 (23.33%) Subversion
11 7 (23.33%) Java EE
11 7 (23.33%) Degree
12 6 (20.00%) JUnit
12 6 (20.00%) CSS
12 6 (20.00%) Struts
12 6 (20.00%) OO
12 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (20.00%) Ajax
12 6 (20.00%) WebSphere

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 7 (23.33%) MQSeries
2 6 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (10.00%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (6.67%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (6.67%) Liferay
4 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
4 2 (6.67%) JBoss
4 2 (6.67%) Apache
4 2 (6.67%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (3.33%) CMS
5 1 (3.33%) Alfresco
5 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) Internet
2 4 (13.33%) Extranet
2 4 (13.33%) Intranet
3 3 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (13.33%) MySQL
3 4 (13.33%) DbVisualizer
3 4 (13.33%) DB2
4 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (6.67%) JasperReports
6 1 (3.33%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Maven
2 7 (23.33%) Subversion
3 6 (20.00%) JUnit
4 4 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (13.33%) LoadRunner
4 4 (13.33%) JIRA
5 3 (10.00%) Ant
5 3 (10.00%) Log4j
5 3 (10.00%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 10 (33.33%) Retail
3 7 (23.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (80.00%) Developer
2 18 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Tester
5 3 (10.00%) HTML Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Web Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Lead Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Java Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (70.00%) Spring
2 20 (66.67%) Hibernate
3 16 (53.33%) XML
4 13 (43.33%) HTML
5 12 (40.00%) Web Services
6 7 (23.33%) Java EE
7 6 (20.00%) Ajax
7 6 (20.00%) Struts
7 6 (20.00%) CSS
8 5 (16.67%) SOAP
8 5 (16.67%) REST
9 4 (13.33%) JSP
9 4 (13.33%) Flash
9 4 (13.33%) JSF
10 3 (10.00%) XMLBeans
10 3 (10.00%) JMS
10 3 (10.00%) XSLT
10 3 (10.00%) Servlets
10 3 (10.00%) JSON
10 3 (10.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Web 2.0
3 2 (6.67%) Open Source
3 2 (6.67%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) UNIX
2 4 (13.33%) Windows
3 3 (10.00%) HPUX
3 3 (10.00%) Solaris
3 3 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.00%) OO
4 5 (16.67%) UML
4 5 (16.67%) SOA
4 5 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Content Management
5 4 (13.33%) Regression Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 4 (13.33%) System Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 3 (10.00%) Web Development
6 3 (10.00%) Use Case
6 3 (10.00%) Scrum
6 3 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (6.67%) RUP
7 2 (6.67%) Workflow
7 2 (6.67%) Migration
7 2 (6.67%) TDD
7 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (93.33%) Java
2 18 (60.00%) SQL
3 16 (53.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 3 (10.00%) XPath
6 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Degree
2 5 (16.67%) Sun Certification
3 4 (13.33%) ISEB
3 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (6.67%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Oracle
2 7 (23.33%) IBM
3 4 (13.33%) HP
4 3 (10.00%) Interwoven
4 3 (10.00%) Sun
5 2 (6.67%) BEA
5 2 (6.67%) ATG
6 1 (3.33%) Sybase
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