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 7 May 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 47 34 48
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +14
Contract jobs citing J2EE 19 36 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.59% 4.63% 2.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.38% 16.00% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £371 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £440 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £35.90 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+13.09% +6.37%
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
167 225 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.78% 28.96% 32.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 122 113
Average daily rate £388 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £275 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 7 May 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 7 May 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
Watford -8 9 - - 1
Stevenage 0 2 - -
Hertford - 2 £375 -
J2EE
East of England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 42 (93.33%) Java
2 26 (57.78%) Spring
3 18 (40.00%) SQL
4 15 (33.33%) Couchbase
4 15 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (28.89%) E-Commerce
6 11 (24.44%) IBM
6 11 (24.44%) Oracle
6 11 (24.44%) Hibernate
6 11 (24.44%) WebSphere
7 10 (22.22%) XML
8 9 (20.00%) Java EE
8 9 (20.00%) Finance
8 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (17.78%) Web Services
9 8 (17.78%) PL/SQL
10 7 (15.56%) UML
10 7 (15.56%) SOA
10 7 (15.56%) Subversion
10 7 (15.56%) Maven
10 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database
11 6 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (13.33%) Degree
11 6 (13.33%) OO
11 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (13.33%) Internet
11 6 (13.33%) JUnit
12 5 (11.11%) EJB
12 5 (11.11%) DB2
12 5 (11.11%) UNIX

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (24.44%) WebSphere
3 4 (8.89%) JBoss
3 4 (8.89%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (6.67%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.67%) MQSeries
5 2 (4.44%) Drupal
6 1 (2.22%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (33.33%) Couchbase
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database
3 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (11.11%) DB2
5 4 (8.89%) MySQL
6 3 (6.67%) MongoDB
6 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
6 3 (6.67%) RDBMS
7 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
8 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Subversion
1 7 (15.56%) Maven
2 6 (13.33%) JUnit
3 5 (11.11%) Eclipse
4 4 (8.89%) JIRA
5 3 (6.67%) Ant
5 3 (6.67%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Log4j
6 2 (4.44%) FitNesse
6 2 (4.44%) ClearCase
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 25 (55.56%) Developer
2 20 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 13 (28.89%) Architect
4 11 (24.44%) Java Architect
5 9 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Lead Architect
7 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce Manager
7 4 (8.89%) Java Consultant
7 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce Project Manager
7 4 (8.89%) Project Manager
7 4 (8.89%) Consultant
8 3 (6.67%) Technical Architect
8 3 (6.67%) Lead Java Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Lead Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (4.44%) TIBCO Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Java/J2EE Architect
10 1 (2.22%) Java Solutions Architect
10 1 (2.22%) Hybris Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (57.78%) Spring
2 11 (24.44%) Hibernate
3 10 (22.22%) XML
4 9 (20.00%) Java EE
5 8 (17.78%) Web Services
6 5 (11.11%) EJB
6 5 (11.11%) Servlets
7 4 (8.89%) Ajax
7 4 (8.89%) XHTML
7 4 (8.89%) HTML
8 3 (6.67%) REST
8 3 (6.67%) XSLT
8 3 (6.67%) SOAP
8 3 (6.67%) Struts
8 3 (6.67%) JDBC
8 3 (6.67%) JSP
8 3 (6.67%) JMS
8 3 (6.67%) XMLBeans
8 3 (6.67%) JSTL
9 2 (4.44%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) PMI
2 3 (6.67%) Web 2.0
2 3 (6.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) UNIX
2 4 (8.89%) Linux
3 3 (6.67%) HPUX
3 3 (6.67%) Solaris
4 2 (4.44%) Windows
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) E-Commerce
2 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (15.56%) UML
3 7 (15.56%) SOA
4 6 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (13.33%) OO
5 4 (8.89%) TDD
5 4 (8.89%) Project Management
5 4 (8.89%) Time Management
5 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2
5 4 (8.89%) Waterfall
6 3 (6.67%) Loose Coupling
6 3 (6.67%) RAD
6 3 (6.67%) Content Management
6 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.44%) Change Management
7 2 (4.44%) MVC
7 2 (4.44%) Risk Management
7 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.44%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 42 (93.33%) Java
2 18 (40.00%) SQL
3 8 (17.78%) PL/SQL
4 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.67%) Perl
5 3 (6.67%) XPath
6 2 (4.44%) Erlang
6 2 (4.44%) PHP
7 1 (2.22%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Degree
2 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.89%) PMI Certification
4 2 (4.44%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) IBM
1 11 (24.44%) Oracle
2 3 (6.67%) Elastic Path
2 3 (6.67%) Interwoven
2 3 (6.67%) Blue Martini
2 3 (6.67%) ATG
3 2 (4.44%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.44%) TIBCO
3 2 (4.44%) hybris
4 1 (2.22%) BEA
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft