The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 144 121 83
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -38
Contract jobs citing J2EE 360 445 597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.49% 1.80% 2.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.88% 5.66% 7.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 269 422
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £340 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £536
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-18.91% -7.50%
J2EE
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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7384 7862 7771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.48% 31.74% 29.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5164 5670 5524
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 51 78
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £16.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £47.73 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in London

J2EE
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2EE across the London region.

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in London

J2EE
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE across the London region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

J2EE Daily Rate Histogram in London

J2EE
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the London region.

J2EE Hourly Rate Trend in London

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the London region over the 3 months to 21 August 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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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
City of London +5 94 £475 +5.55% 51
Greenford - 12 - -
Bromley - 3 £550 -
Canary Wharf +19 2 £500 +5.26%
Hounslow - 2 - - 2
Croydon - 1 - - 2
Harrow - - - - 1
Hayes - - - -
Isleworth - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - - 1
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 681 (92.03%) Java
2 327 (44.19%) Spring
3 311 (42.03%) Oracle
4 237 (32.03%) Web Services
5 225 (30.41%) SQL
6 196 (26.49%) Hibernate
7 193 (26.08%) HTML
8 185 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 181 (24.46%) XML
9 181 (24.46%) E-Commerce
10 172 (23.24%) MVC
11 169 (22.84%) Linux
11 169 (22.84%) Finance
11 169 (22.84%) Agile Software Development
12 164 (22.16%) Scrum
13 157 (21.22%) TDD
14 154 (20.81%) Maven
15 140 (18.92%) UNIX
16 134 (18.11%) Continuous Integration
17 124 (16.76%) WebLogic
18 122 (16.49%) SOAP
19 120 (16.22%) SOA
19 120 (16.22%) Banking
20 110 (14.86%) JSP
21 108 (14.59%) WebSphere
22 107 (14.46%) Tomcat
22 107 (14.46%) Spring MVC
23 103 (13.92%) CSS
24 101 (13.65%) Ant
25 99 (13.38%) OO

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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
1 124 (16.76%) WebLogic
2 108 (14.59%) WebSphere
3 107 (14.46%) Tomcat
4 85 (11.49%) Apache
5 32 (4.32%) Oracle Service Bus
6 27 (3.65%) IIS
7 25 (3.38%) MQSeries
7 25 (3.38%) CMS
8 23 (3.11%) Oracle Coherence
9 18 (2.43%) Liferay
10 16 (2.16%) Apache Solr
11 15 (2.03%) WebSphere Application Server
12 14 (1.89%) Node.js
13 12 (1.62%) Adobe CQ
13 12 (1.62%) Jetty
13 12 (1.62%) nginx
14 11 (1.49%) WebLogic Portal
15 10 (1.35%) Mule
16 9 (1.22%) AquaLogic
16 9 (1.22%) Alfresco
Applications
1 19 (2.57%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.89%) MS Office
3 8 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.27%) MS Project
6 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (1.22%) Tridion
2 8 (1.08%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (0.81%) Oracle Retail
4 5 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.54%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.27%) TIBCO iProcess
6 2 (0.27%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.14%) Global One
7 1 (0.14%) HFM
7 1 (0.14%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
1 21 (2.84%) Amazon EC2
2 18 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.08%) Google App Engine
4 5 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.68%) Force.com
5 2 (0.27%) GitHub
6 1 (0.14%) ElastiCache
6 1 (0.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.38%) HTTP
2 24 (3.24%) Internet
3 18 (2.43%) LDAP
3 18 (2.43%) SSL
4 13 (1.76%) TCP/IP
5 11 (1.49%) DNS
5 11 (1.49%) FTP
6 8 (1.08%) DHCP
6 8 (1.08%) IPsec
7 5 (0.68%) Firewall
7 5 (0.68%) SNMP
8 4 (0.54%) RTCP
8 4 (0.54%) RTP
9 2 (0.27%) TACACS
9 2 (0.27%) RFID
9 2 (0.27%) NNTP
9 2 (0.27%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (0.27%) Intranet
9 2 (0.27%) GSM
9 2 (0.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (11.49%) Oracle Database
2 73 (9.86%) SQL Server
3 52 (7.03%) MySQL
4 40 (5.41%) Relational Database
5 37 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 22 (2.97%) MongoDB
6 22 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (2.84%) DB2
7 21 (2.84%) NoSQL
8 19 (2.57%) RDBMS
9 14 (1.89%) Big Data
10 13 (1.76%) Hadoop
11 11 (1.49%) Oracle ODI
12 10 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
13 9 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (1.08%) DbVisualizer
14 8 (1.08%) Pentaho
15 6 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
16 5 (0.68%) JasperReports
17 4 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 154 (20.81%) Maven
2 101 (13.65%) Ant
3 98 (13.24%) Subversion
4 93 (12.57%) JUnit
5 71 (9.59%) Eclipse
6 58 (7.84%) Jenkins
7 46 (6.22%) JIRA
8 38 (5.14%) Git (software)
9 24 (3.24%) Hudson
10 23 (3.11%) TeamCity
10 23 (3.11%) Selenium
10 23 (3.11%) CruiseControl
11 21 (2.84%) Jasmine
12 18 (2.43%) Team Foundation Server
13 17 (2.30%) Mockito
14 14 (1.89%) Cucumber
14 14 (1.89%) Mercurial
15 12 (1.62%) Gerrit
16 11 (1.49%) jMock
17 10 (1.35%) AnthillPro
General
1 169 (22.84%) Finance
2 120 (16.22%) Banking
3 98 (13.24%) Retail
4 73 (9.86%) Investment Banking
5 29 (3.92%) Manufacturing
6 28 (3.78%) Back Office
7 12 (1.62%) Front Office
7 12 (1.62%) Publishing
8 8 (1.08%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.08%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.95%) Marketing
9 7 (0.95%) Games
10 6 (0.81%) Advertising
10 6 (0.81%) German Language
11 2 (0.27%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.27%) Electronics
11 2 (0.27%) Automotive
12 1 (0.14%) Law
12 1 (0.14%) Legal
12 1 (0.14%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 451 (60.95%) Developer
2 300 (40.54%) Java Developer
3 79 (10.68%) Architect
4 74 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 50 (6.76%) Senior Developer
6 49 (6.62%) J2EE Developer
7 41 (5.54%) Consultant
8 37 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
9 27 (3.65%) Solutions Architect
10 23 (3.11%) Analyst
11 21 (2.84%) Technical Architect
12 19 (2.57%) Project Manager
13 16 (2.16%) Applications Support
14 15 (2.03%) Java Architect
15 13 (1.76%) Technical Specialist
16 12 (1.62%) Oracle Developer
16 12 (1.62%) Software Engineer
17 11 (1.49%) Technical Consultant
17 11 (1.49%) Support Analyst
17 11 (1.49%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 327 (44.19%) Spring
2 237 (32.03%) Web Services
3 196 (26.49%) Hibernate
4 193 (26.08%) HTML
5 181 (24.46%) XML
6 122 (16.49%) SOAP
7 110 (14.86%) JSP
8 107 (14.46%) Spring MVC
9 103 (13.92%) CSS
10 86 (11.62%) RESTful
11 85 (11.49%) jQuery
12 80 (10.81%) .NET
13 76 (10.27%) Struts
14 66 (8.92%) JMS
14 66 (8.92%) Ajax
15 61 (8.24%) REST
16 59 (7.97%) Servlets
17 58 (7.84%) WSDL
18 53 (7.16%) Middleware
19 52 (7.03%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 48 (6.49%) iPad
2 43 (5.81%) Open Source
3 39 (5.27%) Social Media
4 27 (3.65%) Computer Science
5 21 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (2.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 16 (2.16%) Market Risk
8 13 (1.76%) Derivative
9 10 (1.35%) Mobile App
10 9 (1.22%) Data Integration
10 9 (1.22%) N-Tier
11 8 (1.08%) Fixed Income
11 8 (1.08%) AS400
11 8 (1.08%) iSeries
12 7 (0.95%) Web 2.0
12 7 (0.95%) Credit Risk
12 7 (0.95%) GIS
12 7 (0.95%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.81%) W3C
13 6 (0.81%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 169 (22.84%) Linux
2 140 (18.92%) UNIX
3 41 (5.54%) Windows
4 19 (2.57%) Solaris
5 12 (1.62%) Android
6 10 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.08%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.95%) AIX
8 7 (0.95%) HPUX
9 6 (0.81%) Windows XP
9 6 (0.81%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.41%) CentOS
10 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.41%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.27%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.27%) MVS
11 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.14%) zOS
12 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (24.46%) E-Commerce
2 172 (23.24%) MVC
3 169 (22.84%) Agile Software Development
4 164 (22.16%) Scrum
5 157 (21.22%) TDD
6 134 (18.11%) Continuous Integration
7 120 (16.22%) SOA
8 99 (13.38%) OO
9 78 (10.54%) UML
10 70 (9.46%) Content Management
11 68 (9.19%) Unit Testing
12 57 (7.70%) BDD
13 49 (6.62%) Waterfall
14 46 (6.22%) Multithreading
15 43 (5.81%) DevOps
16 42 (5.68%) ERP
17 39 (5.27%) Project Management
18 36 (4.86%) Data Modelling
18 36 (4.86%) Low Latency
19 35 (4.73%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 681 (92.03%) Java
2 225 (30.41%) SQL
3 185 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 93 (12.57%) PL/SQL
5 51 (6.89%) Groovy
6 38 (5.14%) C#
7 32 (4.32%) Shell Script
8 31 (4.19%) Bash Shell
9 27 (3.65%) Perl
10 24 (3.24%) Python
11 21 (2.84%) Scala
12 18 (2.43%) T-SQL
13 16 (2.16%) C++
13 16 (2.16%) C
14 14 (1.89%) Ruby
15 11 (1.49%) XPath
16 9 (1.22%) Korn
16 9 (1.22%) VBA
17 7 (0.95%) VB
18 6 (0.81%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 64 (8.65%) Degree
2 31 (4.19%) Security Cleared
3 20 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.62%) DV Cleared
5 9 (1.22%) ISEB
6 8 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (0.81%) PMI Certification
7 6 (0.81%) OCPJP
8 5 (0.68%) Sun Certification
9 4 (0.54%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.41%) PMP
11 2 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.27%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 1 (0.14%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.14%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.14%) PhD
12 1 (0.14%) IBM Certification
12 1 (0.14%) IBM WebSphere Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.00%) QA
2 5 (0.68%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.41%) SLA
4 2 (0.27%) JTAG
4 2 (0.27%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (1.49%) vCloud
2 10 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.68%) Xen
3 5 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (0.68%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.54%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.41%) Samba
6 1 (0.14%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.14%) RACF
6 1 (0.14%) vSphere
6 1 (0.14%) ACF2
6 1 (0.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 32 (4.32%) Puppet
2 18 (2.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 11 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.81%) Nagios
5 4 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.54%) OpenSSO
5 4 (0.54%) YUM
5 4 (0.54%) Oracle Identity Management
6 3 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 3 (0.41%) Salt
7 2 (0.27%) logstash
7 2 (0.27%) Netcool
7 2 (0.27%) TIBCO Hawk
8 1 (0.14%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.14%) Sun Identity Manager
8 1 (0.14%) CA SiteMinder
8 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (0.14%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.14%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 311 (42.03%) Oracle
2 95 (12.84%) JBoss
3 62 (8.38%) ATG
4 48 (6.49%) Endeca
5 47 (6.35%) IBM
6 39 (5.27%) Perforce
7 36 (4.86%) Microsoft
8 26 (3.51%) VMware
9 24 (3.24%) hybris
10 14 (1.89%) HP
11 13 (1.76%) Google
12 12 (1.62%) Sybase
13 11 (1.49%) TIBCO
14 10 (1.35%) Sun
15 8 (1.08%) Adobe
16 7 (0.95%) Interwoven
16 7 (0.95%) Red Hat
17 6 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
18 5 (0.68%) SAP
19 4 (0.54%) ILOG
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