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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 117 119 100
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -19
Contract jobs citing J2EE 390 376 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.86% 1.72% 2.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.25% 5.88% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 226 320
Average daily rate
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£460 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.22% -6.25%
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
6240 6395 6135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.73% 29.28% 31.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4672 4576 4470
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
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 29 54 58
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +68.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £77.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -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 27 January 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 27 January 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 £475 +5.55% 40
Edgware - 1 £530 -
Brentford - 1 £363 - 1
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Bermondsey - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 736 (92.46%) Java
2 406 (51.01%) Agile Software Development
3 333 (41.83%) Spring
4 251 (31.53%) Oracle
5 236 (29.65%) TDD
6 232 (29.15%) Web Services
7 229 (28.77%) HTML
8 221 (27.76%) Hibernate
9 214 (26.88%) JavaScript
10 203 (25.50%) Scrum
11 189 (23.74%) XML
12 181 (22.74%) SQL
13 180 (22.61%) E-Commerce
14 154 (19.35%) CSS
15 146 (18.34%) UNIX
16 143 (17.96%) Finance
17 141 (17.71%) Continuous Integration
18 140 (17.59%) Linux
18 140 (17.59%) JSP
19 135 (16.96%) MVC
19 135 (16.96%) Maven
20 130 (16.33%) OO
21 122 (15.33%) JUnit
22 105 (13.19%) WebLogic
23 103 (12.94%) Subversion
24 101 (12.69%) SOA
25 99 (12.44%) REST
26 98 (12.31%) RESTful
27 94 (11.81%) WebSphere
28 91 (11.43%) Servlets

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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
1 105 (13.19%) WebLogic
2 94 (11.81%) WebSphere
3 83 (10.43%) JBoss
4 76 (9.55%) Tomcat
5 57 (7.16%) Apache
6 54 (6.78%) Adobe CQ
7 39 (4.90%) CMS
8 18 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
8 18 (2.26%) TIBCO EMS
9 14 (1.76%) IIS
9 14 (1.76%) Oracle Coherence
10 12 (1.51%) WebSphere Application Server
11 11 (1.38%) Oracle Application Server
11 11 (1.38%) nginx
12 10 (1.26%) Apache Solr
13 8 (1.01%) Apache Pig
13 8 (1.01%) GlassFish
13 8 (1.01%) Documentum
14 7 (0.88%) Mule
14 7 (0.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (0.75%) MS Excel
1 6 (0.75%) MS Office
2 4 (0.50%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.75%) CA Clarity
1 6 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.50%) Tridion
3 3 (0.38%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (0.38%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
4 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.13%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.13%) TIBCO iProcess
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.13%) Cordys
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.51%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (0.75%) GitHub
3 4 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.38%) Google App Engine
4 3 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.13%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 38 (4.77%) Internet
2 26 (3.27%) HTTP
3 15 (1.88%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.63%) SNMP
5 12 (1.51%) SSL
6 11 (1.38%) Firewall
7 10 (1.26%) LDAP
8 8 (1.01%) Reverse Proxy
9 5 (0.63%) VPN
10 4 (0.50%) DNS
10 4 (0.50%) FTP
11 3 (0.38%) Intranet
12 2 (0.25%) AMQP
12 2 (0.25%) SAN
12 2 (0.25%) DMZ
12 2 (0.25%) WAN
13 1 (0.13%) VLAN
13 1 (0.13%) DHCP
13 1 (0.13%) IPsec
13 1 (0.13%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (8.17%) Relational Database
2 62 (7.79%) MySQL
3 61 (7.66%) SQL Server
4 53 (6.66%) Oracle Database
5 38 (4.77%) RDBMS
5 38 (4.77%) MongoDB
6 31 (3.89%) Hadoop
7 30 (3.77%) NoSQL
8 24 (3.02%) Big Data
9 22 (2.76%) Oracle Reports
10 21 (2.64%) DB2
11 18 (2.26%) Jackrabbit
12 17 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
13 16 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (1.88%) Oracle Database 11g
15 10 (1.26%) JasperReports
15 10 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
16 9 (1.13%) Couchbase
17 8 (1.01%) Apache Hive
17 8 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 135 (16.96%) Maven
2 122 (15.33%) JUnit
3 103 (12.94%) Subversion
4 79 (9.92%) Eclipse
5 64 (8.04%) Ant
6 48 (6.03%) Git (software)
7 46 (5.78%) JIRA
8 43 (5.40%) Jenkins
9 39 (4.90%) Mockito
10 34 (4.27%) Selenium
11 19 (2.39%) ClearCase
12 17 (2.14%) Toad
12 17 (2.14%) Jasmine
12 17 (2.14%) Artifactory
13 15 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
14 14 (1.76%) JMeter
15 13 (1.63%) jMock
15 13 (1.63%) NUnit
15 13 (1.63%) ClearQuest
15 13 (1.63%) Hudson
General
1 143 (17.96%) Finance
2 90 (11.31%) Banking
3 80 (10.05%) Retail
4 44 (5.53%) Investment Banking
5 19 (2.39%) Financial Institution
6 18 (2.26%) Front Office
7 17 (2.14%) Marketing
8 15 (1.88%) Back Office
9 13 (1.63%) Games
10 12 (1.51%) Manufacturing
11 11 (1.38%) Publishing
12 9 (1.13%) Telecoms
13 8 (1.01%) Advertising
14 4 (0.50%) Legal
15 2 (0.25%) iGaming
15 2 (0.25%) German Language
15 2 (0.25%) Italian Language
15 2 (0.25%) Turkish Language
15 2 (0.25%) Local Government
16 1 (0.13%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 576 (72.36%) Developer
2 395 (49.62%) Java Developer
3 75 (9.42%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 73 (9.17%) Architect
5 69 (8.67%) Senior Developer
6 56 (7.04%) Senior Java Developer
7 42 (5.28%) J2EE Developer
8 36 (4.52%) Consultant
9 25 (3.14%) Solutions Architect
10 23 (2.89%) Lead Developer
11 17 (2.14%) WebSphere Developer
12 16 (2.01%) Android Developer
13 15 (1.88%) Oracle Developer
14 14 (1.76%) Java Architect
15 12 (1.51%) Java Engineer
15 12 (1.51%) Tester
15 12 (1.51%) Software Engineer
16 11 (1.38%) Lead Java Developer
16 11 (1.38%) Technical Architect
16 11 (1.38%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 333 (41.83%) Spring
2 232 (29.15%) Web Services
3 229 (28.77%) HTML
4 221 (27.76%) Hibernate
5 189 (23.74%) XML
6 154 (19.35%) CSS
7 140 (17.59%) JSP
8 99 (12.44%) REST
9 98 (12.31%) RESTful
10 91 (11.43%) Servlets
10 91 (11.43%) SOAP
11 81 (10.18%) jQuery
12 76 (9.55%) Spring MVC
13 72 (9.05%) Struts
14 70 (8.79%) Ajax
15 65 (8.17%) .NET
15 65 (8.17%) JMS
16 57 (7.16%) XSD
17 53 (6.66%) XSL
18 51 (6.41%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 40 (5.03%) Computer Science
2 39 (4.90%) Open Source
3 32 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (3.64%) iPad
5 25 (3.14%) Social Media
6 20 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (2.14%) Fixed Income
8 16 (2.01%) Market Risk
8 16 (2.01%) Derivative
9 14 (1.76%) User Experience
10 12 (1.51%) N-Tier
10 12 (1.51%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.01%) Data Structures
11 8 (1.01%) Equity Derivative
12 7 (0.88%) Clustering
13 6 (0.75%) Online Games
13 6 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 6 (0.75%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.75%) Web 2.0
14 5 (0.63%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 146 (18.34%) UNIX
2 140 (17.59%) Linux
3 50 (6.28%) Windows
4 21 (2.64%) Android
5 20 (2.51%) Solaris
6 11 (1.38%) Apple iOS
7 9 (1.13%) AIX
8 6 (0.75%) CentOS
8 6 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.63%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.50%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.38%) Windows NT
11 3 (0.38%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.25%) zOS
12 2 (0.25%) VMS
13 1 (0.13%) HPUX
13 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 406 (51.01%) Agile Software Development
2 236 (29.65%) TDD
3 203 (25.50%) Scrum
4 180 (22.61%) E-Commerce
5 141 (17.71%) Continuous Integration
6 135 (16.96%) MVC
7 130 (16.33%) OO
8 101 (12.69%) SOA
9 71 (8.92%) BDD
10 62 (7.79%) Unit Testing
11 58 (7.29%) DevOps
12 55 (6.91%) UML
13 47 (5.90%) Content Management
14 46 (5.78%) Multithreading
15 43 (5.40%) Waterfall
16 38 (4.77%) Web Development
17 32 (4.02%) OOP
17 32 (4.02%) User Stories
18 31 (3.89%) ERP
19 30 (3.77%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 736 (92.46%) Java
2 214 (26.88%) JavaScript
3 181 (22.74%) SQL
4 55 (6.91%) PL/SQL
5 47 (5.90%) Groovy
6 38 (4.77%) Shell Script
7 37 (4.65%) C#
8 34 (4.27%) Perl
9 33 (4.15%) Ruby
10 31 (3.89%) Python
11 28 (3.52%) Bash Shell
12 24 (3.02%) Scala
13 19 (2.39%) Clojure
14 13 (1.63%) PHP
15 12 (1.51%) C++
16 10 (1.26%) C
17 6 (0.75%) VB.NET
18 5 (0.63%) XPath
19 4 (0.50%) PowerShell
20 3 (0.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 70 (8.79%) Security Cleared
2 68 (8.54%) Degree
3 35 (4.40%) SC Cleared
4 29 (3.64%) DV Cleared
5 19 (2.39%) Sun Certification
6 9 (1.13%) OCPJP
6 9 (1.13%) Oracle Certification
7 6 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.63%) ISEB
9 4 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.50%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.13%) CEH
10 1 (0.13%) PhD
10 1 (0.13%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.13%) CISA
10 1 (0.13%) CISSP
10 1 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.13%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (7.79%) QA
2 4 (0.50%) Data Quality
2 4 (0.50%) SLA
3 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.13%) EMIR
System Software
1 7 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.75%) vCloud
3 5 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (0.50%) Firmware
5 3 (0.38%) Xen
5 3 (0.38%) Docker
5 3 (0.38%) GridGain
6 2 (0.25%) HDFS
6 2 (0.25%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.25%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.25%) Squid
7 1 (0.13%) vSphere
7 1 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 18 (2.26%) Puppet
2 9 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (1.13%) Ansible
3 7 (0.88%) Salt
4 6 (0.75%) logstash
5 5 (0.63%) ZABBIX
5 5 (0.63%) Kibana
6 4 (0.50%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.25%) Oozie
7 2 (0.25%) yum
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.13%) Nagios
8 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.13%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 251 (31.53%) Oracle
2 48 (6.03%) IBM
3 46 (5.78%) ATG
4 33 (4.15%) Adobe
5 31 (3.89%) Endeca
6 27 (3.39%) TIBCO
6 27 (3.39%) Microsoft
7 24 (3.02%) Perforce
8 21 (2.64%) Google
9 20 (2.51%) hybris
9 20 (2.51%) Sybase
10 12 (1.51%) SAP
10 12 (1.51%) VMware
11 11 (1.38%) Red Hat
12 10 (1.26%) ILOG
12 10 (1.26%) Calypso
13 9 (1.13%) Sun
13 9 (1.13%) BEA
14 7 (0.88%) Informatica
14 7 (0.88%) webMethods
London
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Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £425 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £45,900k Annually + London Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £475 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day Long term projects - 3 month rolling +
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £45,900k Annually
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent daily rates
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Zetman
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Zetman
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago