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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 111 127 103
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -24
Contract jobs citing J2EE 415 362 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.95% 1.66% 2.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.59% 5.58% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 208 284
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 £330 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £582 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £33.69 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £33.75 £31.60
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.80%
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
6298 6485 5952
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.66% 29.67% 29.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4610 4563 4327
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £293 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 59 50
Average hourly rate £29.00 £36.00 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +81.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £27.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £147.50 £46.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +1 70 £450 - 36
Brentford - 1 £250 - 4
Edgware - 1 £530 -
Feltham - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Bermondsey - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 762 (91.81%) Java
2 421 (50.72%) Agile Software Development
3 336 (40.48%) Spring
4 268 (32.29%) Oracle
5 246 (29.64%) Web Services
5 246 (29.64%) TDD
6 240 (28.92%) HTML
7 225 (27.11%) JavaScript
8 220 (26.51%) SQL
9 215 (25.90%) Hibernate
10 208 (25.06%) Scrum
11 189 (22.77%) XML
12 163 (19.64%) CSS
12 163 (19.64%) E-Commerce
13 157 (18.92%) UNIX
14 140 (16.87%) Maven
15 136 (16.39%) Linux
16 135 (16.27%) JSP
17 132 (15.90%) Continuous Integration
18 128 (15.42%) Finance
19 126 (15.18%) WebLogic
20 121 (14.58%) JUnit
20 121 (14.58%) MVC
21 120 (14.46%) OO
22 109 (13.13%) RESTful
23 106 (12.77%) SOA
24 105 (12.65%) Subversion
25 104 (12.53%) REST
26 89 (10.72%) WebSphere
27 88 (10.60%) SOAP

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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
1 126 (15.18%) WebLogic
2 89 (10.72%) WebSphere
3 86 (10.36%) JBoss
4 81 (9.76%) Tomcat
5 67 (8.07%) Apache
6 56 (6.75%) Adobe CQ
7 34 (4.10%) CMS
8 20 (2.41%) IIS
9 19 (2.29%) TIBCO EMS
10 18 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
11 15 (1.81%) Oracle Coherence
12 11 (1.33%) IBM HTTP Server
12 11 (1.33%) GlassFish
13 10 (1.20%) Oracle Application Server
13 10 (1.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 10 (1.20%) Documentum
13 10 (1.20%) Node.js
14 9 (1.08%) Apache Solr
14 9 (1.08%) nginx
14 9 (1.08%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (0.72%) MS Visio
2 5 (0.60%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.24%) MS Project
5 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.72%) CA PPM
3 4 (0.48%) Tridion
4 3 (0.36%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
4 3 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.36%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.12%) Cordys
6 1 (0.12%) TIBCO iProcess
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.12%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.12%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.72%) GitHub
3 4 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.24%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.12%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 47 (5.66%) Internet
2 34 (4.10%) HTTP
3 19 (2.29%) TCP/IP
4 16 (1.93%) SSL
5 15 (1.81%) Firewall
6 12 (1.45%) LDAP
7 10 (1.20%) SNMP
8 8 (0.96%) VPN
9 7 (0.84%) DNS
9 7 (0.84%) SAN
9 7 (0.84%) Reverse Proxy
10 6 (0.72%) Intranet
11 4 (0.48%) DMZ
11 4 (0.48%) DHCP
11 4 (0.48%) NAS
12 2 (0.24%) AMQP
13 1 (0.12%) PuTTY
13 1 (0.12%) WAN
13 1 (0.12%) Kerberos
13 1 (0.12%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 71 (8.55%) Relational Database
3 61 (7.35%) MySQL
4 52 (6.27%) Oracle Database
5 43 (5.18%) MongoDB
6 37 (4.46%) RDBMS
7 35 (4.22%) Big Data
8 34 (4.10%) Hadoop
9 26 (3.13%) NoSQL
10 23 (2.77%) Oracle Reports
11 20 (2.41%) DB2
12 19 (2.29%) Jackrabbit
12 19 (2.29%) Oracle Database 11g
13 16 (1.93%) Apache Cassandra
14 15 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (1.33%) JasperReports
16 9 (1.08%) Apache Hive
16 9 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
17 8 (0.96%) Couchbase
18 7 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 140 (16.87%) Maven
2 121 (14.58%) JUnit
3 105 (12.65%) Subversion
4 74 (8.92%) Eclipse
5 67 (8.07%) Ant
6 54 (6.51%) JIRA
7 49 (5.90%) Jenkins
8 45 (5.42%) Git (software)
9 36 (4.34%) Mockito
10 34 (4.10%) Selenium
11 19 (2.29%) ClearCase
12 18 (2.17%) Artifactory
13 17 (2.05%) Jasmine
13 17 (2.05%) jMock
14 16 (1.93%) Toad
15 15 (1.81%) JMeter
16 14 (1.69%) NUnit
17 12 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
18 11 (1.33%) Cucumber
18 11 (1.33%) Hudson
General
1 128 (15.42%) Finance
2 79 (9.52%) Banking
3 67 (8.07%) Retail
4 34 (4.10%) Investment Banking
5 23 (2.77%) Financial Institution
6 20 (2.41%) Front Office
7 16 (1.93%) Marketing
7 16 (1.93%) Back Office
8 12 (1.45%) Games
9 10 (1.20%) Advertising
9 10 (1.20%) Publishing
10 7 (0.84%) Telecoms
10 7 (0.84%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.60%) Legal
12 3 (0.36%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.24%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.24%) Turkish Language
13 2 (0.24%) German Language
13 2 (0.24%) Local Government
13 2 (0.24%) Billing
Job Titles
1 598 (72.05%) Developer
2 410 (49.40%) Java Developer
3 77 (9.28%) Senior Developer
4 76 (9.16%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 74 (8.92%) Architect
6 65 (7.83%) Senior Java Developer
7 41 (4.94%) J2EE Developer
7 41 (4.94%) Consultant
8 26 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
9 20 (2.41%) Scala Developer
10 19 (2.29%) Lead Developer
11 17 (2.05%) Hybris Developer
12 16 (1.93%) WebSphere Developer
12 16 (1.93%) Analyst
12 16 (1.93%) Technical Consultant
13 15 (1.81%) Web Developer
14 14 (1.69%) Oracle Developer
15 13 (1.57%) Java Architect
16 12 (1.45%) Android Developer
17 10 (1.20%) Deployment Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 336 (40.48%) Spring
2 246 (29.64%) Web Services
3 240 (28.92%) HTML
4 215 (25.90%) Hibernate
5 189 (22.77%) XML
6 163 (19.64%) CSS
7 135 (16.27%) JSP
8 109 (13.13%) RESTful
9 104 (12.53%) REST
10 88 (10.60%) SOAP
11 85 (10.24%) Servlets
12 84 (10.12%) .NET
13 80 (9.64%) jQuery
14 74 (8.92%) Struts
15 73 (8.80%) Spring MVC
16 65 (7.83%) Ajax
17 59 (7.11%) JMS
18 55 (6.63%) EJB
19 51 (6.14%) HTML5
20 48 (5.78%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 43 (5.18%) Open Source
2 42 (5.06%) Computer Science
3 31 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (3.49%) iPad
5 22 (2.65%) Social Media
6 21 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
7 20 (2.41%) Client/Server
8 16 (1.93%) Fixed Income
8 16 (1.93%) Derivative
9 13 (1.57%) N-Tier
10 11 (1.33%) Market Risk
11 10 (1.20%) Clustering
11 10 (1.20%) User Experience
12 9 (1.08%) Management Information System
12 9 (1.08%) Equity Derivative
13 7 (0.84%) Data Extraction
14 6 (0.72%) Online Games
14 6 (0.72%) Credit Risk
14 6 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 6 (0.72%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 157 (18.92%) UNIX
2 136 (16.39%) Linux
3 64 (7.71%) Windows
4 15 (1.81%) Android
4 15 (1.81%) Solaris
5 7 (0.84%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.60%) CentOS
8 4 (0.48%) AIX
9 3 (0.36%) Windows NT
9 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.24%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.24%) zOS
10 2 (0.24%) VMS
10 2 (0.24%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.24%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 421 (50.72%) Agile Software Development
2 246 (29.64%) TDD
3 208 (25.06%) Scrum
4 163 (19.64%) E-Commerce
5 132 (15.90%) Continuous Integration
6 121 (14.58%) MVC
7 120 (14.46%) OO
8 106 (12.77%) SOA
9 68 (8.19%) BDD
10 64 (7.71%) DevOps
11 55 (6.63%) UML
11 55 (6.63%) Unit Testing
12 53 (6.39%) Waterfall
13 50 (6.02%) Content Management
14 40 (4.82%) OOP
15 38 (4.58%) Migration
16 37 (4.46%) Multithreading
16 37 (4.46%) RUP
17 36 (4.34%) Web Development
18 35 (4.22%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 762 (91.81%) Java
2 225 (27.11%) JavaScript
3 220 (26.51%) SQL
4 60 (7.23%) PL/SQL
5 40 (4.82%) Groovy
6 39 (4.70%) Perl
7 36 (4.34%) Shell Script
8 34 (4.10%) Ruby
9 33 (3.98%) C#
9 33 (3.98%) Scala
10 30 (3.61%) Python
11 29 (3.49%) Bash Shell
12 24 (2.89%) Clojure
13 11 (1.33%) PHP
14 9 (1.08%) C++
15 8 (0.96%) C
16 5 (0.60%) VB.NET
17 4 (0.48%) XPath
17 4 (0.48%) PowerShell
18 3 (0.36%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 81 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 68 (8.19%) Degree
3 38 (4.58%) SC Cleared
4 34 (4.10%) DV Cleared
5 18 (2.17%) Sun Certification
6 10 (1.20%) OCPJP
7 9 (1.08%) VCP4
7 9 (1.08%) Oracle Certification
8 6 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.48%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.48%) ISEB
10 3 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.24%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.12%) OSCP
12 1 (0.12%) CISA
12 1 (0.12%) CISSP
12 1 (0.12%) SAP Certification
12 1 (0.12%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (6.63%) QA
2 4 (0.48%) SLA
2 4 (0.48%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.12%) EMIR
4 1 (0.12%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (0.60%) vCloud
2 5 (0.60%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.60%) Firmware
3 4 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (0.48%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (0.36%) GridGain
5 2 (0.24%) Squid
5 2 (0.24%) Xen
5 2 (0.24%) Docker
5 2 (0.24%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 25 (3.01%) Puppet
2 9 (1.08%) Ansible
2 9 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.84%) Salt
4 6 (0.72%) logstash
5 5 (0.60%) Kibana
6 4 (0.48%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.36%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.24%) Oozie
8 2 (0.24%) yum
9 1 (0.12%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.12%) Nagios
Vendors
1 268 (32.29%) Oracle
2 53 (6.39%) IBM
3 50 (6.02%) ATG
4 37 (4.46%) Adobe
5 32 (3.86%) Endeca
6 25 (3.01%) hybris
6 25 (3.01%) TIBCO
7 23 (2.77%) Pega
7 23 (2.77%) Microsoft
7 23 (2.77%) webMethods
8 22 (2.65%) Perforce
8 22 (2.65%) Sybase
9 20 (2.41%) SAP
10 18 (2.17%) Google
11 17 (2.05%) BEA
12 15 (1.81%) VMware
13 13 (1.57%) Business Objects
14 10 (1.20%) JD Edwards
14 10 (1.20%) Calypso
15 9 (1.08%) Sun
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