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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 147 116 90
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -26
Contract jobs citing J2EE 346 448 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.47% 1.85% 2.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.76% 5.91% 7.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 268 386
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 £322 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £536
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -8.49%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7263 7580 7539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.76% 31.27% 28.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5169 5471 5259
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £574
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 80 82
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £19.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
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 25 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 25 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
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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 +18 101 £450 -2.70% 49
Greenford - 7 - -
Croydon - 4 £300 -
Bromley - 1 £450 - 4
Hayes - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - - 2
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 2
Teddington - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Hackney - - - - 1
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 701 (93.09%) Java
2 342 (45.42%) Spring
3 316 (41.97%) Oracle
4 237 (31.47%) SQL
5 233 (30.94%) Web Services
6 205 (27.22%) Hibernate
7 195 (25.90%) JavaScript
8 194 (25.76%) HTML
9 182 (24.17%) XML
10 179 (23.77%) Agile Software Development
11 169 (22.44%) E-Commerce
12 168 (22.31%) Finance
13 167 (22.18%) TDD
14 165 (21.91%) Maven
15 164 (21.78%) MVC
16 160 (21.25%) Linux
17 156 (20.72%) Scrum
18 144 (19.12%) UNIX
19 135 (17.93%) SOAP
20 128 (17.00%) WebLogic
21 127 (16.87%) SOA
21 127 (16.87%) Continuous Integration
22 120 (15.94%) Banking
23 110 (14.61%) Ant
23 110 (14.61%) JSP
24 107 (14.21%) Tomcat
24 107 (14.21%) Subversion
25 104 (13.81%) CSS
25 104 (13.81%) Spring MVC
26 103 (13.68%) WebSphere

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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
1 128 (17.00%) WebLogic
2 107 (14.21%) Tomcat
3 103 (13.68%) WebSphere
4 90 (11.95%) Apache
5 34 (4.52%) Oracle Service Bus
6 27 (3.59%) MQSeries
7 25 (3.32%) Oracle Coherence
8 22 (2.92%) IIS
9 21 (2.79%) Liferay
10 20 (2.66%) CMS
11 19 (2.52%) Apache Solr
12 17 (2.26%) GlassFish
13 16 (2.12%) Adobe CQ
14 15 (1.99%) Node.js
15 14 (1.86%) WebSphere Application Server
16 12 (1.59%) Mule
17 11 (1.46%) Jetty
17 11 (1.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 11 (1.46%) WebLogic Portal
18 10 (1.33%) nginx
Applications
1 14 (1.86%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.06%) MS Office
2 8 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.40%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.20%) Tridion
1 9 (1.20%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (0.80%) Oracle Retail
2 6 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.53%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.27%) TIBCO iProcess
4 2 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.27%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.13%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.13%) Global One
5 1 (0.13%) HFM
5 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
2 21 (2.79%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.93%) Google App Engine
5 5 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.66%) Force.com
6 2 (0.27%) SaaS
6 2 (0.27%) GitHub
7 1 (0.13%) IaaS
7 1 (0.13%) ElastiCache
7 1 (0.13%) PaaS
7 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.72%) Internet
2 25 (3.32%) HTTP
3 22 (2.92%) LDAP
3 22 (2.92%) SSL
4 14 (1.86%) TCP/IP
5 12 (1.59%) DNS
6 8 (1.06%) FTP
6 8 (1.06%) IPsec
7 7 (0.93%) DHCP
8 6 (0.80%) SNMP
8 6 (0.80%) Intranet
9 5 (0.66%) HTTPS
9 5 (0.66%) SMTP
10 4 (0.53%) Firewall
10 4 (0.53%) NNTP
10 4 (0.53%) RTCP
10 4 (0.53%) RTP
10 4 (0.53%) TACACS
11 3 (0.40%) Network Security
12 2 (0.27%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (11.16%) Oracle Database
2 73 (9.69%) SQL Server
3 49 (6.51%) Relational Database
4 48 (6.37%) MySQL
5 40 (5.31%) Oracle Database 11g
6 26 (3.45%) DB2
7 25 (3.32%) RDBMS
8 23 (3.05%) MongoDB
9 22 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
10 20 (2.66%) NoSQL
11 14 (1.86%) Big Data
12 13 (1.73%) Hadoop
13 11 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
13 11 (1.46%) Oracle ODI
14 10 (1.33%) DbVisualizer
15 9 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
16 8 (1.06%) Pentaho
17 7 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
18 6 (0.80%) JasperReports
19 3 (0.40%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 165 (21.91%) Maven
2 110 (14.61%) Ant
3 107 (14.21%) Subversion
4 98 (13.01%) JUnit
5 64 (8.50%) Eclipse
6 59 (7.84%) Jenkins
7 45 (5.98%) JIRA
8 37 (4.91%) Git (software)
9 32 (4.25%) Hudson
10 24 (3.19%) Jasmine
11 22 (2.92%) Selenium
12 20 (2.66%) TeamCity
13 19 (2.52%) CruiseControl
14 16 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
15 14 (1.86%) Cucumber
15 14 (1.86%) Apache Ivy
15 14 (1.86%) Mercurial
16 13 (1.73%) Mockito
16 13 (1.73%) Gerrit
17 12 (1.59%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 168 (22.31%) Finance
2 120 (15.94%) Banking
3 95 (12.62%) Retail
4 67 (8.90%) Investment Banking
5 31 (4.12%) Manufacturing
6 29 (3.85%) Back Office
7 12 (1.59%) Marketing
7 12 (1.59%) Games
8 11 (1.46%) Front Office
8 11 (1.46%) Publishing
9 9 (1.20%) Telecoms
10 8 (1.06%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.93%) Advertising
12 6 (0.80%) German Language
13 3 (0.40%) Automotive
13 3 (0.40%) Local Government
13 3 (0.40%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.27%) Electronics
15 1 (0.13%) Legal
15 1 (0.13%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 461 (61.22%) Developer
2 315 (41.83%) Java Developer
3 81 (10.76%) Architect
4 70 (9.30%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 66 (8.76%) Senior Developer
6 53 (7.04%) Senior Java Developer
7 45 (5.98%) J2EE Developer
8 41 (5.44%) Consultant
9 25 (3.32%) Analyst
10 23 (3.05%) Solutions Architect
11 20 (2.66%) Project Manager
12 17 (2.26%) Technical Architect
12 17 (2.26%) Applications Support
13 15 (1.99%) Java Architect
14 14 (1.86%) DevOps Engineer
15 13 (1.73%) Technical Specialist
16 12 (1.59%) Oracle Developer
17 11 (1.46%) Technical Consultant
17 11 (1.46%) Web Developer
18 10 (1.33%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 342 (45.42%) Spring
2 233 (30.94%) Web Services
3 205 (27.22%) Hibernate
4 194 (25.76%) HTML
5 182 (24.17%) XML
6 135 (17.93%) SOAP
7 110 (14.61%) JSP
8 104 (13.81%) CSS
8 104 (13.81%) Spring MVC
9 89 (11.82%) jQuery
10 85 (11.29%) Struts
11 83 (11.02%) RESTful
12 76 (10.09%) JMS
13 72 (9.56%) .NET
14 69 (9.16%) Ajax
15 65 (8.63%) REST
16 61 (8.10%) Middleware
17 56 (7.44%) Servlets
17 56 (7.44%) WSDL
18 49 (6.51%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 49 (6.51%) Open Source
2 44 (5.84%) iPad
3 37 (4.91%) Social Media
4 21 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (2.79%) Computer Science
5 19 (2.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 15 (1.99%) Derivative
7 12 (1.59%) Market Risk
8 11 (1.46%) Web 2.0
9 10 (1.33%) N-Tier
10 9 (1.20%) Fixed Income
10 9 (1.20%) Data Integration
10 9 (1.20%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.06%) Mobile Payment
11 8 (1.06%) iSeries
11 8 (1.06%) Mathematics
11 8 (1.06%) GIS
11 8 (1.06%) AS400
12 7 (0.93%) Management Information System
12 7 (0.93%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 160 (21.25%) Linux
2 144 (19.12%) UNIX
3 39 (5.18%) Windows
4 18 (2.39%) Solaris
5 14 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (1.46%) Android
7 10 (1.33%) HPUX
8 9 (1.20%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.53%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.40%) AIX
11 2 (0.27%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.27%) MVS
11 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.27%) CentOS
12 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.13%) zOS
12 1 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (23.77%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (22.44%) E-Commerce
3 167 (22.18%) TDD
4 164 (21.78%) MVC
5 156 (20.72%) Scrum
6 127 (16.87%) SOA
6 127 (16.87%) Continuous Integration
7 86 (11.42%) OO
8 80 (10.62%) UML
9 71 (9.43%) Unit Testing
10 68 (9.03%) Content Management
11 57 (7.57%) BDD
12 46 (6.11%) DevOps
13 45 (5.98%) Waterfall
14 42 (5.58%) ERP
15 41 (5.44%) Multithreading
16 39 (5.18%) Project Management
17 38 (5.05%) Data Modelling
18 33 (4.38%) Extreme Programming
19 32 (4.25%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 701 (93.09%) Java
2 237 (31.47%) SQL
3 195 (25.90%) JavaScript
4 93 (12.35%) PL/SQL
5 49 (6.51%) Groovy
6 36 (4.78%) C#
7 32 (4.25%) Bash Shell
8 31 (4.12%) Perl
9 28 (3.72%) Shell Script
10 22 (2.92%) Python
11 21 (2.79%) Scala
12 19 (2.52%) T-SQL
13 16 (2.12%) XPath
14 14 (1.86%) C++
14 14 (1.86%) C
15 13 (1.73%) Ruby
16 10 (1.33%) VB
17 8 (1.06%) Korn
18 7 (0.93%) VBA
19 6 (0.80%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 63 (8.37%) Degree
2 33 (4.38%) Security Cleared
3 21 (2.79%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.46%) DV Cleared
4 11 (1.46%) ISEB
5 10 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (0.80%) PMI Certification
6 6 (0.80%) OCPJP
7 5 (0.66%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (0.53%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.40%) PMP
10 2 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.27%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.13%) IBM Certification
11 1 (0.13%) IBM WebSphere Certification
11 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.13%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 1 (0.13%) HND
11 1 (0.13%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 1 (0.13%) Brainbench
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.85%) QA
2 7 (0.93%) SLA
3 5 (0.66%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.53%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.27%) JTAG
5 2 (0.27%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (1.46%) vCloud
2 10 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.93%) VMware ESX
4 6 (0.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.53%) Samba
5 4 (0.53%) Xen
5 4 (0.53%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.13%) RACF
6 1 (0.13%) Squid
6 1 (0.13%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 32 (4.25%) Puppet
2 20 (2.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 10 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.80%) Nagios
4 6 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.66%) Netcool
6 4 (0.53%) Oracle Identity Management
6 4 (0.53%) OpenSSO
6 4 (0.53%) YUM
7 3 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (0.27%) Salt
8 2 (0.27%) TIBCO Hawk
9 1 (0.13%) Sun Identity Manager
9 1 (0.13%) CA SiteMinder
9 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 1 (0.13%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.13%) logstash
Vendors
1 316 (41.97%) Oracle
2 99 (13.15%) JBoss
3 64 (8.50%) ATG
4 51 (6.77%) IBM
5 50 (6.64%) Endeca
6 37 (4.91%) Perforce
7 28 (3.72%) VMware
8 27 (3.59%) Microsoft
9 21 (2.79%) hybris
10 20 (2.66%) HP
11 15 (1.99%) Sybase
12 14 (1.86%) Adobe
13 12 (1.59%) TIBCO
14 10 (1.33%) Interwoven
14 10 (1.33%) Sun
15 9 (1.20%) Google
16 8 (1.06%) Blue Martini
16 8 (1.06%) Elastic Path
17 7 (0.93%) Red Hat
18 6 (0.80%) CA
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Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
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London
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Mortimer Spinks
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City of London
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City, London
Pioneer Search
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City, London
Arrows Group
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City of London
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