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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 101 131 106
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -25
Contract jobs citing J2EE 450 380 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.05% 1.67% 2.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.68% 5.47% 6.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 244 304
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £36.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +3.57%
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
6739 6953 6561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.73% 30.52% 29.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4855 5107 4738
Average daily rate £420 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 16 92
Average hourly rate £22.18 £35.00 £40.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.62% -14.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £24.90 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £175.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 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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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 -13 90 £475 +5.55% 50
Canary Wharf -1 9 £500 -
Croydon -6 8 £500 +66.66%
Docklands, London +1 3 £615 +2.50%
Greenford -2 2 - -
Uxbridge +2 1 £180 -25.00%
West Drayton - 1 £563 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

1 792 (91.45%) Java
2 415 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
3 341 (39.38%) Spring
4 297 (34.30%) Oracle
5 262 (30.25%) SQL
6 243 (28.06%) JavaScript
7 233 (26.91%) HTML
8 232 (26.79%) TDD
9 226 (26.10%) Web Services
10 198 (22.86%) Hibernate
11 196 (22.63%) Scrum
12 176 (20.32%) XML
13 158 (18.24%) UNIX
14 151 (17.44%) CSS
15 148 (17.09%) Linux
15 148 (17.09%) E-Commerce
16 145 (16.74%) Finance
17 143 (16.51%) Maven
18 139 (16.05%) WebLogic
19 132 (15.24%) JSP
20 129 (14.90%) SOA
21 121 (13.97%) Tomcat
22 119 (13.74%) Continuous Integration
23 116 (13.39%) JBoss
24 114 (13.16%) OO
25 113 (13.05%) MVC
26 108 (12.47%) Servlets
27 106 (12.24%) Security Cleared
28 99 (11.43%) JUnit
29 97 (11.20%) WebSphere

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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
1 139 (16.05%) WebLogic
2 121 (13.97%) Tomcat
3 116 (13.39%) JBoss
4 97 (11.20%) WebSphere
5 73 (8.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 71 (8.20%) Apache
7 51 (5.89%) CMS
8 28 (3.23%) IIS
9 27 (3.12%) Elasticsearch
10 22 (2.54%) nginx
10 22 (2.54%) Node.js
10 22 (2.54%) Mule ESB
11 18 (2.08%) Jetty
12 17 (1.96%) GlassFish
13 15 (1.73%) Confluence
13 15 (1.73%) WebSphere Application Server
14 14 (1.62%) Mule
15 13 (1.50%) IBM HTTP Server
16 12 (1.39%) Apache Solr
17 10 (1.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 8 (0.92%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.46%) MS Office
3 3 (0.35%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.23%) MS Project
4 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.12%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 7 (0.81%) Oracle 11i
2 6 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.58%) Tridion
3 5 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.12%) TIBCO iProcess
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.12%) Primavera
6 1 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.12%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.12%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.12%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 54 (6.24%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (2.42%) Google Cloud Platform
3 15 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (1.15%) Google App Engine
5 9 (1.04%) Adobe Analytics
6 6 (0.69%) GitHub
7 5 (0.58%) Google Apps
8 4 (0.46%) OpenShift
8 4 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.12%) SaaS
10 1 (0.12%) PaaS
10 1 (0.12%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.12%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 43 (4.97%) Internet
1 43 (4.97%) HTTP
2 26 (3.00%) TCP/IP
3 25 (2.89%) Firewall
4 21 (2.42%) DNS
5 18 (2.08%) SSL
6 15 (1.73%) VPN
7 13 (1.50%) LDAP
8 11 (1.27%) DHCP
9 10 (1.15%) DMZ
10 9 (1.04%) Reverse Proxy
11 8 (0.92%) IPsec
12 7 (0.81%) SAN
12 7 (0.81%) FTP
13 6 (0.69%) SNMP
14 5 (0.58%) OpenLDAP
14 5 (0.58%) Intranet
15 4 (0.46%) HTTPS
15 4 (0.46%) NAS
16 3 (0.35%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (9.93%) Relational Database
2 82 (9.47%) SQL Server
3 73 (8.43%) Oracle Database
4 59 (6.81%) MongoDB
5 56 (6.47%) MySQL
6 45 (5.20%) Big Data
7 43 (4.97%) RDBMS
8 34 (3.93%) DB2
8 34 (3.93%) NoSQL
9 31 (3.58%) Hadoop
10 29 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
11 28 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
12 17 (1.96%) Redis
13 16 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
14 13 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
14 13 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
15 10 (1.15%) Jackrabbit
16 8 (0.92%) MarkLogic
16 8 (0.92%) Couchbase
16 8 (0.92%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 143 (16.51%) Maven
2 99 (11.43%) JUnit
3 92 (10.62%) Subversion
4 71 (8.20%) Jenkins
5 70 (8.08%) Eclipse
6 69 (7.97%) Ant
7 60 (6.93%) Git (software)
8 52 (6.00%) JIRA
9 27 (3.12%) Mockito
9 27 (3.12%) Selenium
10 25 (2.89%) Artifactory
11 20 (2.31%) Toad
11 20 (2.31%) ClearCase
12 18 (2.08%) SonarQube
13 16 (1.85%) Gerrit
13 16 (1.85%) Jasmine
14 14 (1.62%) jMock
15 13 (1.50%) Hudson
16 11 (1.27%) Gradle
16 11 (1.27%) ClearQuest
General
1 145 (16.74%) Finance
2 76 (8.78%) Banking
3 61 (7.04%) Retail
4 29 (3.35%) Investment Banking
5 20 (2.31%) Financial Institution
6 18 (2.08%) Publishing
7 11 (1.27%) Front Office
7 11 (1.27%) Advertising
8 8 (0.92%) Marketing
8 8 (0.92%) Back Office
9 7 (0.81%) Legal
10 4 (0.46%) Private Banking
10 4 (0.46%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.35%) Games
11 3 (0.35%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.23%) German Language
12 2 (0.23%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.23%) Turkish Language
12 2 (0.23%) Billing
12 2 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 572 (66.05%) Developer
2 385 (44.46%) Java Developer
3 95 (10.97%) Senior Developer
4 91 (10.51%) Architect
5 86 (9.93%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 78 (9.01%) Senior Java Developer
7 46 (5.31%) J2EE Developer
8 44 (5.08%) Consultant
9 31 (3.58%) Solutions Architect
10 29 (3.35%) Analyst
11 28 (3.23%) Scala Developer
12 24 (2.77%) Hybris Developer
13 23 (2.66%) Java Architect
14 20 (2.31%) Technical Architect
15 17 (1.96%) Oracle Developer
15 17 (1.96%) Software Engineer
16 16 (1.85%) Lead Developer
17 14 (1.62%) Technical Consultant
18 12 (1.39%) Deployment Analyst
18 12 (1.39%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 341 (39.38%) Spring
2 233 (26.91%) HTML
3 226 (26.10%) Web Services
4 198 (22.86%) Hibernate
5 176 (20.32%) XML
6 151 (17.44%) CSS
7 132 (15.24%) JSP
8 108 (12.47%) Servlets
9 91 (10.51%) .NET
10 89 (10.28%) REST
11 88 (10.16%) RESTful
12 81 (9.35%) Struts
13 80 (9.24%) SOAP
14 78 (9.01%) Spring MVC
15 77 (8.89%) jQuery
16 74 (8.55%) JMS
17 70 (8.08%) Ajax
18 61 (7.04%) EJB
19 59 (6.81%) HTML5
19 59 (6.81%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 42 (4.85%) Computer Science
2 30 (3.46%) Enterprise Software
3 26 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (2.89%) Client/Server
5 22 (2.54%) iPad
6 19 (2.19%) N-Tier
7 16 (1.85%) Social Media
8 11 (1.27%) Mobile App
9 10 (1.15%) Derivative
9 10 (1.15%) Clustering
10 9 (1.04%) Data Centre
10 9 (1.04%) Management Information System
11 8 (0.92%) Equity Derivative
12 7 (0.81%) Market Risk
12 7 (0.81%) Data Extraction
12 7 (0.81%) User Experience
12 7 (0.81%) Fixed Income
13 6 (0.69%) Mathematics
13 6 (0.69%) Algorithms
13 6 (0.69%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 158 (18.24%) UNIX
2 148 (17.09%) Linux
3 68 (7.85%) Windows
4 15 (1.73%) CentOS
5 14 (1.62%) Solaris
6 13 (1.50%) Ubuntu
7 7 (0.81%) Android
8 6 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.35%) AIX
11 2 (0.23%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.23%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.23%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.12%) HPUX
12 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 415 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
2 232 (26.79%) TDD
3 196 (22.63%) Scrum
4 148 (17.09%) E-Commerce
5 129 (14.90%) SOA
6 119 (13.74%) Continuous Integration
7 114 (13.16%) OO
8 113 (13.05%) MVC
9 93 (10.74%) SDLC
10 72 (8.31%) UML
11 66 (7.62%) Open Source
11 66 (7.62%) BDD
12 65 (7.51%) DevOps
13 56 (6.47%) Software Engineering
14 51 (5.89%) Migration
15 50 (5.77%) Waterfall
15 50 (5.77%) Unit Testing
16 49 (5.66%) OOP
16 49 (5.66%) Content Management
17 44 (5.08%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 792 (91.45%) Java
2 262 (30.25%) SQL
3 243 (28.06%) JavaScript
4 90 (10.39%) PL/SQL
5 56 (6.47%) Scala
6 39 (4.50%) Perl
7 35 (4.04%) C#
8 30 (3.46%) Python
9 26 (3.00%) Ruby
10 25 (2.89%) Bash Shell
11 24 (2.77%) Shell Script
12 23 (2.66%) Groovy
13 18 (2.08%) PHP
14 17 (1.96%) Clojure
15 12 (1.39%) XPath
16 10 (1.15%) C
17 9 (1.04%) PowerShell
18 6 (0.69%) C++
18 6 (0.69%) VB.NET
19 5 (0.58%) Jython
Qualifications
1 106 (12.24%) Security Cleared
2 70 (8.08%) Degree
3 49 (5.66%) SC Cleared
4 36 (4.16%) DV Cleared
5 32 (3.70%) Sun Certification
6 14 (1.62%) OCPJP
7 9 (1.04%) Oracle Certification
8 6 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.58%) ISEB
10 4 (0.46%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.23%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.23%) CISSP
11 2 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.23%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.12%) CISA
12 1 (0.12%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (4.73%) QA
2 5 (0.58%) SLA
3 4 (0.46%) WAI
4 2 (0.23%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.12%) COBIT
System Software
1 27 (3.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (1.73%) vCloud
3 12 (1.39%) Active Directory
4 10 (1.15%) Docker
5 6 (0.69%) Squid
6 5 (0.58%) Firmware
7 4 (0.46%) Xen
7 4 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.46%) VirtualBox
7 4 (0.46%) Varnish
8 3 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.35%) HDFS
9 2 (0.23%) GridGain
9 2 (0.23%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.23%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.12%) vSphere
10 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 39 (4.50%) Puppet
2 25 (2.89%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (2.31%) Ansible
4 18 (2.08%) Kibana
5 17 (1.96%) Salt
6 16 (1.85%) logstash
6 16 (1.85%) Rundeck
7 14 (1.62%) ZABBIX
8 13 (1.50%) HAProxy
9 8 (0.92%) Vagrant
10 5 (0.58%) CA Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.46%) Nagios
11 4 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (0.23%) yum
12 2 (0.23%) Zenoss
12 2 (0.23%) SCCM
12 2 (0.23%) SCOM
13 1 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Manager
13 1 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Management
13 1 (0.12%) Oozie
Vendors
1 297 (34.30%) Oracle
2 68 (7.85%) Adobe
2 68 (7.85%) IBM
3 52 (6.00%) hybris
4 39 (4.50%) ATG
5 35 (4.04%) VMware
6 33 (3.81%) Google
7 32 (3.70%) Microsoft
8 28 (3.23%) Pega
9 26 (3.00%) webMethods
10 25 (2.89%) Sybase
11 20 (2.31%) Business Objects
11 20 (2.31%) TIBCO
11 20 (2.31%) Red Hat
11 20 (2.31%) Endeca
12 19 (2.19%) Sun
13 18 (2.08%) SAP
14 17 (1.96%) BEA
15 16 (1.85%) Informatica
16 14 (1.62%) Perforce
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