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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 49 52 33
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -19
Contract jobs citing J2EE 10 18 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.40% 2.55% 4.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.87% 10.84% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 17
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £378
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £38.00 £35.80
% change year-on-year
-3.94% +6.14%
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
127 166 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.79% 23.48% 28.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 90 119
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 10
Average hourly rate £11.00 £40.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £40.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £40.00 £37.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +8 5 £550 - 6
J2EE
East of England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 16 (94.12%) Java
2 13 (76.47%) E-Commerce
3 11 (64.71%) SQL
4 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
4 10 (58.82%) Hibernate
4 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (58.82%) Retail
5 9 (52.94%) Spring
6 8 (47.06%) XML
7 7 (41.18%) Unix
7 7 (41.18%) DB2
8 6 (35.29%) TDD
8 6 (35.29%) Oracle
8 6 (35.29%) hybris
9 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (29.41%) HTML
10 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
10 4 (23.53%) WebSphere
10 4 (23.53%) Finance
10 4 (23.53%) Web Services
10 4 (23.53%) JBoss
10 4 (23.53%) IBM
10 4 (23.53%) Flash
10 4 (23.53%) DbVisualizer
10 4 (23.53%) System Testing
11 3 (17.65%) QA
11 3 (17.65%) Selenium
11 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
11 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (17.65%) Cucumber

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 4 (23.53%) JBoss
1 4 (23.53%) WebSphere
2 3 (17.65%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.88%) Apache
3 1 (5.88%) CMS
3 1 (5.88%) MQSeries
3 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Internet
2 2 (11.76%) Network Security
3 1 (5.88%) HTTP
3 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) DB2
2 4 (23.53%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Ant
1 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
1 3 (17.65%) JIRA
1 3 (17.65%) Protractor
1 3 (17.65%) Rational Application Developer
1 3 (17.65%) Selenium
1 3 (17.65%) Subversion
1 3 (17.65%) WebDriver
2 1 (5.88%) HP UFT
2 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
General
1 10 (58.82%) Retail
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Java Developer
3 5 (29.41%) J2EE Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Automation Tester
4 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce Architect
4 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce Developer
4 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Hybris Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Java Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Java Automation Tester
4 3 (17.65%) Java E-Commerce Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Java Solutions Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 3 (17.65%) Selenium Tester
4 3 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Tester
4 3 (17.65%) Web Automation Tester
4 3 (17.65%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) Hibernate
2 9 (52.94%) Spring
3 8 (47.06%) XML
4 5 (29.41%) HTML
5 4 (23.53%) Flash
5 4 (23.53%) Web Services
6 3 (17.65%) EJB
6 3 (17.65%) Gherkin
6 3 (17.65%) JSP
6 3 (17.65%) RESTful
6 3 (17.65%) Struts
7 1 (5.88%) .NET
7 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
7 1 (5.88%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (5.88%) CSS
7 1 (5.88%) CSS3
7 1 (5.88%) HTML5
7 1 (5.88%) Ionic Framework
7 1 (5.88%) Servlets
7 1 (5.88%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) E-Commerce
2 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) TDD
4 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
4 4 (23.53%) System Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Change Management
5 3 (17.65%) Coaching
5 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (17.65%) Document Management
5 3 (17.65%) Project Planning
5 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
5 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
5 3 (17.65%) UML
5 3 (17.65%) Web Development
6 2 (11.76%) CRM
6 2 (11.76%) ERP
7 1 (5.88%) Migration
7 1 (5.88%) Project Management
7 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
7 1 (5.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) Java
2 11 (64.71%) SQL
3 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) PHP
5 1 (5.88%) C
5 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) hybris
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) IBM
3 3 (17.65%) ATG
3 3 (17.65%) Percussion
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Sybase
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago