The table below looks at the statistics for J2SE 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 J2SE over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank - 47 -
Contract jobs citing J2SE 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.20% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £263 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
- +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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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
220 131 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.88% 26.79% 35.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 69 188
Average daily rate £375 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £259 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 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%

J2SE
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2SE across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2SE Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

J2SE
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2SE across the Hertfordshire region.

J2SE Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

J2SE
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing J2SE 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 J2SE.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) J2ME
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Dojo
1 1 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (100.00%) JPA
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing J2SE 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 J2SE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) J2ME
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Dojo
1 1 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (100.00%) JPA
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java