The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the London region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 131 112 94
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -18
Contract jobs citing J2EE 353 457 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.55% 1.92% 1.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.02% 6.17% 6.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 286 345
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £323 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +7.69%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7028 7401 7443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.82% 31.06% 28.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5038 5329 5143
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 90 89
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £18.80 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
J2EE
England

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 10 July 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 10 July 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
(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
City of London +23 105 £450 - 70
Croydon - 6 £300 -
Uxbridge - 1 £240 -
Bromley - - - - 2
Hayes - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Teddington - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 July 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.

1 709 (93.29%) Java
2 353 (46.45%) Spring
3 317 (41.71%) Oracle
4 230 (30.26%) SQL
5 225 (29.61%) Web Services
6 219 (28.82%) Hibernate
7 196 (25.79%) JavaScript
8 192 (25.26%) HTML
9 180 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
10 176 (23.16%) XML
11 174 (22.89%) Finance
12 167 (21.97%) E-Commerce
13 164 (21.58%) TDD
13 164 (21.58%) Maven
14 162 (21.32%) Linux
15 158 (20.79%) Scrum
16 154 (20.26%) MVC
17 140 (18.42%) UNIX
18 131 (17.24%) WebLogic
19 126 (16.58%) SOA
19 126 (16.58%) Banking
20 122 (16.05%) SOAP
21 119 (15.66%) Continuous Integration
22 117 (15.39%) JSP
23 116 (15.26%) Tomcat
24 112 (14.74%) CSS
25 111 (14.61%) Spring MVC
26 105 (13.82%) Subversion
27 103 (13.55%) WebSphere
28 102 (13.42%) Ant

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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
1 131 (17.24%) WebLogic
2 116 (15.26%) Tomcat
3 103 (13.55%) WebSphere
4 97 (12.76%) Apache
5 28 (3.68%) Oracle Service Bus
6 25 (3.29%) MQSeries
7 23 (3.03%) IIS
8 22 (2.89%) CMS
8 22 (2.89%) Oracle Coherence
9 21 (2.76%) Liferay
10 19 (2.50%) Apache Solr
11 17 (2.24%) GlassFish
11 17 (2.24%) Adobe CQ
12 13 (1.71%) WebSphere Application Server
13 12 (1.58%) Mule
13 12 (1.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 11 (1.45%) Alfresco
14 11 (1.45%) Jetty
14 11 (1.45%) Node.js
15 10 (1.32%) nginx
Applications
1 14 (1.84%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.05%) MS Office
2 8 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.32%) Tridion
2 9 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (0.79%) Oracle Retail
4 5 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.53%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.26%) TIBCO iProcess
6 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.26%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.13%) Global One
7 1 (0.13%) HFM
7 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.13%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.16%) Cloud Computing
2 22 (2.89%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.92%) Google App Engine
5 5 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.39%) Force.com
7 2 (0.26%) SaaS
7 2 (0.26%) GitHub
8 1 (0.13%) IaaS
8 1 (0.13%) ElastiCache
8 1 (0.13%) PaaS
8 1 (0.13%) Heroku
8 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 31 (4.08%) Internet
2 25 (3.29%) HTTP
3 22 (2.89%) SSL
4 19 (2.50%) LDAP
5 15 (1.97%) TCP/IP
6 12 (1.58%) DNS
7 8 (1.05%) Intranet
7 8 (1.05%) FTP
7 8 (1.05%) IPsec
8 7 (0.92%) DHCP
9 6 (0.79%) SNMP
10 5 (0.66%) HTTPS
10 5 (0.66%) SMTP
10 5 (0.66%) Network Security
11 4 (0.53%) Firewall
11 4 (0.53%) NNTP
11 4 (0.53%) RTCP
11 4 (0.53%) RTP
11 4 (0.53%) TACACS
12 2 (0.26%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (10.79%) Oracle Database
2 72 (9.47%) SQL Server
3 54 (7.11%) MySQL
4 51 (6.71%) Relational Database
5 32 (4.21%) Oracle Database 11g
6 27 (3.55%) RDBMS
7 24 (3.16%) DB2
8 23 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
8 23 (3.03%) NoSQL
9 21 (2.76%) MongoDB
10 18 (2.37%) Oracle Reports
11 17 (2.24%) Big Data
12 13 (1.71%) Hadoop
13 9 (1.18%) Pentaho
13 9 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
13 9 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
13 9 (1.18%) DbVisualizer
14 8 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
15 6 (0.79%) JasperReports
15 6 (0.79%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 164 (21.58%) Maven
2 105 (13.82%) Subversion
3 102 (13.42%) Ant
4 97 (12.76%) JUnit
5 65 (8.55%) Eclipse
6 60 (7.89%) Jenkins
7 45 (5.92%) JIRA
8 37 (4.87%) Git (software)
9 32 (4.21%) Hudson
10 23 (3.03%) Jasmine
11 21 (2.76%) Selenium
12 20 (2.63%) CruiseControl
12 20 (2.63%) TeamCity
13 16 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
14 15 (1.97%) Cucumber
14 15 (1.97%) Apache Ivy
14 15 (1.97%) Mercurial
15 14 (1.84%) Gerrit
16 12 (1.58%) Mockito
16 12 (1.58%) AnthillPro
General
1 174 (22.89%) Finance
2 126 (16.58%) Banking
3 92 (12.11%) Retail
4 71 (9.34%) Investment Banking
5 29 (3.82%) Manufacturing
6 27 (3.55%) Back Office
7 12 (1.58%) Games
7 12 (1.58%) Marketing
8 11 (1.45%) Publishing
8 11 (1.45%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.32%) Front Office
10 7 (0.92%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.92%) Advertising
11 6 (0.79%) German Language
12 5 (0.66%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.39%) Local Government
13 3 (0.39%) Automotive
14 2 (0.26%) Electronics
15 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 464 (61.05%) Developer
2 325 (42.76%) Java Developer
3 87 (11.45%) Architect
4 69 (9.08%) Senior Developer
5 68 (8.95%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 56 (7.37%) Senior Java Developer
7 45 (5.92%) J2EE Developer
8 38 (5.00%) Consultant
9 25 (3.29%) Analyst
10 22 (2.89%) Solutions Architect
11 21 (2.76%) Technical Architect
11 21 (2.76%) Project Manager
12 16 (2.11%) Java Architect
12 16 (2.11%) DevOps Engineer
13 12 (1.58%) Applications Developer
13 12 (1.58%) Oracle Developer
13 12 (1.58%) Technical Specialist
14 11 (1.45%) Deployment Manager
14 11 (1.45%) Technical Consultant
15 10 (1.32%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 353 (46.45%) Spring
2 225 (29.61%) Web Services
3 219 (28.82%) Hibernate
4 192 (25.26%) HTML
5 176 (23.16%) XML
6 122 (16.05%) SOAP
7 117 (15.39%) JSP
8 112 (14.74%) CSS
9 111 (14.61%) Spring MVC
10 93 (12.24%) jQuery
11 92 (12.11%) Struts
12 85 (11.18%) RESTful
13 76 (10.00%) JMS
14 73 (9.61%) Ajax
15 69 (9.08%) .NET
16 66 (8.68%) REST
17 63 (8.29%) Middleware
18 57 (7.50%) Servlets
19 52 (6.84%) Java EE
20 47 (6.18%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 53 (6.97%) Open Source
2 38 (5.00%) iPad
3 32 (4.21%) Social Media
4 25 (3.29%) Computer Science
5 19 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 19 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (2.24%) Derivative
7 12 (1.58%) Web 2.0
8 11 (1.45%) Market Risk
9 9 (1.18%) Mathematics
9 9 (1.18%) N-Tier
9 9 (1.18%) Fixed Income
9 9 (1.18%) Mobile App
9 9 (1.18%) Data Integration
10 8 (1.05%) iSeries
10 8 (1.05%) Embedded Systems
10 8 (1.05%) GIS
10 8 (1.05%) AS400
10 8 (1.05%) Firmware
10 8 (1.05%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 162 (21.32%) Linux
2 140 (18.42%) UNIX
3 46 (6.05%) Windows
4 18 (2.37%) Solaris
4 18 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (1.71%) Android
6 11 (1.45%) Apple iOS
7 9 (1.18%) HPUX
8 4 (0.53%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.39%) AIX
9 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.26%) CentOS
10 2 (0.26%) Windows CE
10 2 (0.26%) MVS
10 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.26%) Debian
10 2 (0.26%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (21.97%) E-Commerce
3 164 (21.58%) TDD
4 158 (20.79%) Scrum
5 154 (20.26%) MVC
6 126 (16.58%) SOA
7 119 (15.66%) Continuous Integration
8 90 (11.84%) OO
9 77 (10.13%) UML
10 69 (9.08%) Unit Testing
11 64 (8.42%) Content Management
12 55 (7.24%) BDD
13 50 (6.58%) DevOps
14 42 (5.53%) Waterfall
15 41 (5.39%) Project Management
16 40 (5.26%) Data Modelling
16 40 (5.26%) Multithreading
17 39 (5.13%) ERP
18 35 (4.61%) Extreme Programming
19 34 (4.47%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 709 (93.29%) Java
2 230 (30.26%) SQL
3 196 (25.79%) JavaScript
4 81 (10.66%) PL/SQL
5 46 (6.05%) Groovy
6 33 (4.34%) Bash Shell
7 32 (4.21%) Perl
8 29 (3.82%) C#
9 28 (3.68%) Shell Script
10 24 (3.16%) Python
11 19 (2.50%) Scala
12 16 (2.11%) Ruby
12 16 (2.11%) T-SQL
13 15 (1.97%) XPath
14 14 (1.84%) C++
15 13 (1.71%) C
15 13 (1.71%) VB
16 8 (1.05%) Korn
17 7 (0.92%) VBA
18 6 (0.79%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 66 (8.68%) Degree
2 34 (4.47%) Security Cleared
3 25 (3.29%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.32%) DV Cleared
4 10 (1.32%) ISEB
5 6 (0.79%) OCPJP
6 5 (0.66%) PMI Certification
6 5 (0.66%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (0.39%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.26%) PMP
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.26%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.13%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.13%) IBM WebSphere Certification
9 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.13%) HND
9 1 (0.13%) Brainbench
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.68%) QA
2 9 (1.18%) SLA
3 4 (0.53%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.39%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.26%) JTAG
5 2 (0.26%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (1.58%) vCloud
2 10 (1.32%) VMware ESX
3 5 (0.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (0.53%) Samba
4 4 (0.53%) Xen
4 4 (0.53%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.13%) RACF
5 1 (0.13%) Squid
5 1 (0.13%) ACF2
5 1 (0.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 33 (4.34%) Puppet
2 13 (1.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 11 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.92%) Nagios
5 6 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.66%) OpenSSO
6 5 (0.66%) Netcool
7 4 (0.53%) Oracle Identity Management
8 3 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 3 (0.39%) YUM
9 2 (0.26%) TIBCO Hawk
9 2 (0.26%) Salt
10 1 (0.13%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.13%) logstash
10 1 (0.13%) Oozie
10 1 (0.13%) Sun Identity Manager
10 1 (0.13%) CA SiteMinder
10 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 317 (41.71%) Oracle
2 101 (13.29%) JBoss
3 63 (8.29%) ATG
4 52 (6.84%) IBM
5 47 (6.18%) Endeca
6 32 (4.21%) Perforce
6 32 (4.21%) VMware
7 28 (3.68%) Microsoft
8 21 (2.76%) HP
9 19 (2.50%) hybris
10 16 (2.11%) Adobe
10 16 (2.11%) Sybase
11 13 (1.71%) TIBCO
12 9 (1.18%) Interwoven
12 9 (1.18%) CA
12 9 (1.18%) Sun
13 8 (1.05%) Red Hat
13 8 (1.05%) Elastic Path
13 8 (1.05%) Nimsoft
13 8 (1.05%) Blue Martini
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