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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 39 32 35
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing J2EE 27 22 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.43% 4.26% 4.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.11% 13.75% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 22
Average daily rate
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£375 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £400 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £460 £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 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -6.49%
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
206 160 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.18% 30.95% 36.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 91 199
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 £250 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £46.00 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.39% +13.58%
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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -4 14 £390 - 4
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £400 -
Hertford - - - -
Hitchin - - - - 1
St Albans - - - -
Ware - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - - 1
J2EE
East of England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 55 (93.22%) Java
2 32 (54.24%) Finance
3 31 (52.54%) Spring
4 30 (50.85%) Hibernate
5 27 (45.76%) E-Commerce
6 25 (42.37%) JavaScript
6 25 (42.37%) SQL
7 24 (40.68%) IBM
7 24 (40.68%) Retail
8 21 (35.59%) Web Services
8 21 (35.59%) XML
9 20 (33.90%) WebSphere
10 18 (30.51%) Manufacturing
10 18 (30.51%) HTML
11 17 (28.81%) UNIX
12 16 (27.12%) Oracle
12 16 (27.12%) Ant
13 15 (25.42%) Ajax
14 14 (23.73%) MQSeries
15 13 (22.03%) JUnit
15 13 (22.03%) Linux
15 13 (22.03%) Relational Database
16 12 (20.34%) Degree
16 12 (20.34%) Solaris
17 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
17 11 (18.64%) OO
17 11 (18.64%) Maven
17 11 (18.64%) Internet
18 10 (16.95%) Subversion
18 10 (16.95%) WebLogic

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 20 (33.90%) WebSphere
2 14 (23.73%) MQSeries
3 10 (16.95%) WebLogic
4 5 (8.47%) Tomcat
4 5 (8.47%) Adobe CQ
5 4 (6.78%) Apache
6 3 (5.08%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (5.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (3.39%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.69%) CMS
8 1 (1.69%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.69%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (1.69%) Alfresco
8 1 (1.69%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Project
2 1 (1.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.64%) Internet
2 8 (13.56%) HTTP
3 4 (6.78%) Intranet
3 4 (6.78%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.03%) Relational Database
2 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
3 9 (15.25%) DB2
4 6 (10.17%) RDBMS
4 6 (10.17%) JasperReports
4 6 (10.17%) MySQL
4 6 (10.17%) DbVisualizer
5 5 (8.47%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database
7 3 (5.08%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (27.12%) Ant
2 13 (22.03%) JUnit
3 11 (18.64%) Maven
4 10 (16.95%) Subversion
5 9 (15.25%) Eclipse
6 8 (13.56%) Log4j
7 6 (10.17%) QuickTest Pro
7 6 (10.17%) LoadRunner
8 3 (5.08%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 2 (3.39%) JIRA
10 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
10 1 (1.69%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 32 (54.24%) Finance
2 24 (40.68%) Retail
3 18 (30.51%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.39%) French Language
5 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (64.41%) Developer
2 30 (50.85%) Java Developer
3 10 (16.95%) Project Manager
4 8 (13.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 6 (10.17%) Tester
6 5 (8.47%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Agile Project Manager
7 4 (6.78%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Middleware Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Lead Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Integration Manager
9 2 (3.39%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Lead Java Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Integration Project Manager
9 2 (3.39%) HTML Developer
10 1 (1.69%) Technical Leader
10 1 (1.69%) Java Web Developer
10 1 (1.69%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
10 1 (1.69%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (52.54%) Spring
2 30 (50.85%) Hibernate
3 21 (35.59%) Web Services
3 21 (35.59%) XML
4 18 (30.51%) HTML
5 15 (25.42%) Ajax
6 10 (16.95%) Struts
7 9 (15.25%) JSP
7 9 (15.25%) Servlets
8 8 (13.56%) XSLT
8 8 (13.56%) JMS
8 8 (13.56%) XMLBeans
9 7 (11.86%) CSS
10 6 (10.17%) Flash
10 6 (10.17%) Java EE
11 5 (8.47%) JSON
11 5 (8.47%) jQuery
11 5 (8.47%) Dojo
11 5 (8.47%) REST
11 5 (8.47%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Web 2.0
2 3 (5.08%) PKI
3 2 (3.39%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.69%) Open Source
4 1 (1.69%) GIS
4 1 (1.69%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.81%) UNIX
2 13 (22.03%) Linux
3 12 (20.34%) Solaris
4 10 (16.95%) Windows
5 8 (13.56%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.76%) E-Commerce
2 11 (18.64%) OO
3 10 (16.95%) UML
4 9 (15.25%) SOA
4 9 (15.25%) Content Management
5 8 (13.56%) Project Management
6 7 (11.86%) Automated Testing
6 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (10.17%) System Testing
7 6 (10.17%) Regression Testing
8 4 (6.78%) MVC
8 4 (6.78%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.08%) Web Development
9 3 (5.08%) Use Case
9 3 (5.08%) ITIL
9 3 (5.08%) RAD
9 3 (5.08%) Waterfall
9 3 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.08%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (5.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 55 (93.22%) Java
2 25 (42.37%) JavaScript
2 25 (42.37%) SQL
3 8 (13.56%) XPath
4 6 (10.17%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.08%) Python
5 3 (5.08%) Shell Script
5 3 (5.08%) Perl
5 3 (5.08%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.08%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.08%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 12 (20.34%) Degree
2 6 (10.17%) ISEB
2 6 (10.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (8.47%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 24 (40.68%) IBM
2 16 (27.12%) Oracle
3 8 (13.56%) Sybase
3 8 (13.56%) Interwoven
4 6 (10.17%) ATG
4 6 (10.17%) HP
5 5 (8.47%) Sun
6 3 (5.08%) Blue Martini
6 3 (5.08%) Elastic Path
7 1 (1.69%) BEA
7 1 (1.69%) EMC
7 1 (1.69%) JBoss
7 1 (1.69%) Cisco