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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 100 126 99
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -27
Contract jobs citing J2EE 447 417 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.00% 1.72% 1.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.70% 5.86% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 253 288
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 £353 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.69 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.80 £35.11
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +1.96%
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
6672 7111 6374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.91% 29.36% 29.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4738 5103 4617
Average daily rate £425 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 36 64
Average hourly rate £22.50 £38.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.93% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.00 £19.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £170.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 0 88 £475 +5.55% 36
Croydon -5 1 £500 +81.81% 1
Brentford - 1 £250 -
Feltham - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Bermondsey - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Wimbledon - - - -
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 752 (90.93%) Java
2 411 (49.70%) Agile Software Development
3 336 (40.63%) Spring
4 274 (33.13%) Oracle
5 241 (29.14%) SQL
6 235 (28.42%) TDD
7 219 (26.48%) HTML
8 217 (26.24%) Web Services
9 215 (26.00%) JavaScript
10 198 (23.94%) Hibernate
11 196 (23.70%) Scrum
12 174 (21.04%) XML
13 158 (19.11%) UNIX
14 152 (18.38%) E-Commerce
15 150 (18.14%) Linux
16 142 (17.17%) WebLogic
17 139 (16.81%) Maven
18 135 (16.32%) JSP
19 133 (16.08%) CSS
20 124 (14.99%) Continuous Integration
21 118 (14.27%) Finance
22 115 (13.91%) MVC
23 113 (13.66%) SOA
24 104 (12.58%) OO
24 104 (12.58%) Tomcat
25 102 (12.33%) JBoss
25 102 (12.33%) Subversion
26 101 (12.21%) Servlets
26 101 (12.21%) JUnit
27 99 (11.97%) REST

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 142 (17.17%) WebLogic
2 104 (12.58%) Tomcat
3 102 (12.33%) JBoss
4 86 (10.40%) WebSphere
5 73 (8.83%) Apache
6 52 (6.29%) Adobe CQ
7 36 (4.35%) CMS
8 23 (2.78%) IIS
9 20 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
10 16 (1.93%) Node.js
11 15 (1.81%) GlassFish
12 14 (1.69%) TIBCO EMS
12 14 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
12 14 (1.69%) nginx
12 14 (1.69%) Mule ESB
13 13 (1.57%) IBM HTTP Server
14 11 (1.33%) Documentum
14 11 (1.33%) Oracle Application Server
14 11 (1.33%) Confluence
15 10 (1.21%) Mule
Applications
1 8 (0.97%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.48%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.24%) MS Project
3 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.85%) Oracle 11i
3 6 (0.73%) CA PPM
4 4 (0.48%) Tridion
5 3 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.12%) TIBCO iProcess
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.12%) Unica
7 1 (0.12%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.12%) Primavera
7 1 (0.12%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (4.47%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.57%) Google Cloud Platform
3 9 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (0.97%) GitHub
5 7 (0.85%) Google App Engine
6 6 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.12%) Yammer
8 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.12%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 45 (5.44%) Internet
2 38 (4.59%) HTTP
3 26 (3.14%) TCP/IP
4 23 (2.78%) Firewall
5 20 (2.42%) SSL
6 18 (2.18%) DNS
7 16 (1.93%) LDAP
8 13 (1.57%) VPN
9 9 (1.09%) DMZ
10 8 (0.97%) Reverse Proxy
10 8 (0.97%) DHCP
11 7 (0.85%) SAN
11 7 (0.85%) SNMP
12 5 (0.60%) Intranet
12 5 (0.60%) IPsec
13 4 (0.48%) NAS
13 4 (0.48%) HTTPS
13 4 (0.48%) FTP
14 3 (0.36%) Kerberos
14 3 (0.36%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (10.52%) SQL Server
2 82 (9.92%) Relational Database
3 59 (7.13%) MySQL
4 56 (6.77%) Oracle Database
5 49 (5.93%) MongoDB
6 47 (5.68%) Big Data
7 43 (5.20%) Hadoop
8 38 (4.59%) RDBMS
9 32 (3.87%) NoSQL
10 28 (3.39%) DB2
11 22 (2.66%) Oracle Reports
11 22 (2.66%) Jackrabbit
12 20 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
13 19 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
14 17 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
15 14 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
15 14 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
16 11 (1.33%) JasperReports
16 11 (1.33%) Apache Hive
17 10 (1.21%) Redis
Development Applications
1 139 (16.81%) Maven
2 102 (12.33%) Subversion
3 101 (12.21%) JUnit
4 70 (8.46%) Ant
5 68 (8.22%) Eclipse
6 57 (6.89%) Git (software)
7 51 (6.17%) Jenkins
8 44 (5.32%) JIRA
9 31 (3.75%) Mockito
10 28 (3.39%) Selenium
11 21 (2.54%) Artifactory
12 20 (2.42%) ClearCase
13 16 (1.93%) Toad
14 14 (1.69%) jMock
14 14 (1.69%) Jasmine
15 12 (1.45%) SonarQube
15 12 (1.45%) Hudson
16 11 (1.33%) Gerrit
16 11 (1.33%) ClearQuest
17 10 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 118 (14.27%) Finance
2 63 (7.62%) Banking
3 58 (7.01%) Retail
4 25 (3.02%) Investment Banking
5 19 (2.30%) Financial Institution
6 15 (1.81%) Front Office
6 15 (1.81%) Publishing
7 13 (1.57%) Marketing
8 11 (1.33%) Advertising
9 10 (1.21%) Back Office
10 8 (0.97%) Games
11 4 (0.48%) Legal
11 4 (0.48%) Private Banking
12 3 (0.36%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.36%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.24%) Automotive
13 2 (0.24%) Billing
13 2 (0.24%) German Language
13 2 (0.24%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 569 (68.80%) Developer
2 403 (48.73%) Java Developer
3 96 (11.61%) Senior Developer
4 83 (10.04%) Senior Java Developer
5 79 (9.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 64 (7.74%) Architect
7 45 (5.44%) Consultant
8 36 (4.35%) J2EE Developer
9 26 (3.14%) Analyst
9 26 (3.14%) Scala Developer
10 22 (2.66%) Solutions Architect
11 20 (2.42%) Hybris Developer
12 19 (2.30%) Technical Consultant
13 15 (1.81%) Oracle Developer
14 14 (1.69%) Lead Developer
14 14 (1.69%) Technical Architect
14 14 (1.69%) Web Developer
14 14 (1.69%) Software Engineer
15 12 (1.45%) Deployment Analyst
16 10 (1.21%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 336 (40.63%) Spring
2 219 (26.48%) HTML
3 217 (26.24%) Web Services
4 198 (23.94%) Hibernate
5 174 (21.04%) XML
6 135 (16.32%) JSP
7 133 (16.08%) CSS
8 101 (12.21%) Servlets
9 99 (11.97%) REST
10 94 (11.37%) RESTful
11 93 (11.25%) .NET
12 84 (10.16%) SOAP
13 76 (9.19%) Struts
13 76 (9.19%) Spring MVC
14 73 (8.83%) jQuery
15 62 (7.50%) Ajax
16 60 (7.26%) EJB
16 60 (7.26%) JMS
17 58 (7.01%) Middleware
18 44 (5.32%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 53 (6.41%) Open Source
2 47 (5.68%) Computer Science
3 30 (3.63%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (3.14%) iPad
4 26 (3.14%) Client/Server
5 21 (2.54%) Social Media
5 21 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (2.06%) N-Tier
7 13 (1.57%) Clustering
8 10 (1.21%) Derivative
9 9 (1.09%) Mathematics
9 9 (1.09%) Fixed Income
9 9 (1.09%) Mobile App
9 9 (1.09%) User Experience
10 8 (0.97%) Management Information System
10 8 (0.97%) Market Risk
11 7 (0.85%) Equity Derivative
11 7 (0.85%) Data Extraction
11 7 (0.85%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.60%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 158 (19.11%) UNIX
2 150 (18.14%) Linux
3 69 (8.34%) Windows
4 12 (1.45%) Solaris
5 10 (1.21%) CentOS
6 8 (0.97%) Android
7 6 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.73%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.36%) AIX
9 3 (0.36%) Windows NT
9 3 (0.36%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.24%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.24%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 411 (49.70%) Agile Software Development
2 235 (28.42%) TDD
3 196 (23.70%) Scrum
4 152 (18.38%) E-Commerce
5 124 (14.99%) Continuous Integration
6 115 (13.91%) MVC
7 113 (13.66%) SOA
8 104 (12.58%) OO
9 69 (8.34%) BDD
10 68 (8.22%) UML
11 63 (7.62%) DevOps
12 54 (6.53%) Software Engineering
13 51 (6.17%) Content Management
13 51 (6.17%) OOP
14 50 (6.05%) RUP
15 47 (5.68%) Waterfall
16 46 (5.56%) Migration
17 45 (5.44%) Unit Testing
18 44 (5.32%) Web Development
19 43 (5.20%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 752 (90.93%) Java
2 241 (29.14%) SQL
3 215 (26.00%) JavaScript
4 69 (8.34%) PL/SQL
5 41 (4.96%) Perl
6 40 (4.84%) Scala
7 39 (4.72%) Python
8 37 (4.47%) C#
9 30 (3.63%) Shell Script
9 30 (3.63%) Groovy
10 26 (3.14%) Ruby
11 25 (3.02%) Bash Shell
12 15 (1.81%) Clojure
12 15 (1.81%) PHP
13 11 (1.33%) C
13 11 (1.33%) XPath
14 10 (1.21%) C++
15 8 (0.97%) PowerShell
16 5 (0.60%) Jython
16 5 (0.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 92 (11.12%) Security Cleared
2 69 (8.34%) Degree
3 45 (5.44%) SC Cleared
4 37 (4.47%) DV Cleared
5 29 (3.51%) Sun Certification
6 13 (1.57%) OCPJP
7 9 (1.09%) Oracle Certification
8 6 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.48%) ISEB
9 4 (0.48%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.36%) CISSP
11 2 (0.24%) CISA
11 2 (0.24%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.12%) OSCP
12 1 (0.12%) CEH
12 1 (0.12%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (5.68%) QA
2 5 (0.60%) SLA
3 4 (0.48%) WAI
3 4 (0.48%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.12%) EMIR
4 1 (0.12%) COBIT
4 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.21%) vCloud
3 8 (0.97%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.85%) Docker
5 5 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (0.60%) Firmware
6 4 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.48%) Xen
6 4 (0.48%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.48%) HDFS
7 3 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.24%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.24%) Squid
9 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.12%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 29 (3.51%) Puppet
2 18 (2.18%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (1.57%) Ansible
4 12 (1.45%) Salt
5 11 (1.33%) logstash
6 10 (1.21%) Kibana
7 9 (1.09%) ZABBIX
8 8 (0.97%) HAProxy
9 6 (0.73%) Vagrant
10 5 (0.60%) CA Single Sign-On
11 3 (0.36%) Nagios
12 2 (0.24%) yum
12 2 (0.24%) Oozie
12 2 (0.24%) SCCM
12 2 (0.24%) SCOM
12 2 (0.24%) Zenoss
13 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
13 1 (0.12%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 274 (33.13%) Oracle
2 56 (6.77%) IBM
3 44 (5.32%) hybris
4 43 (5.20%) ATG
5 41 (4.96%) Adobe
6 28 (3.39%) Microsoft
7 26 (3.14%) VMware
8 25 (3.02%) Endeca
8 25 (3.02%) webMethods
9 24 (2.90%) Sybase
10 23 (2.78%) Google
10 23 (2.78%) Pega
11 22 (2.66%) SAP
12 20 (2.42%) TIBCO
13 18 (2.18%) Perforce
13 18 (2.18%) Sun
13 18 (2.18%) BEA
14 16 (1.93%) Business Objects
15 14 (1.69%) Red Hat
16 12 (1.45%) CA
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, please indicate expecations
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £40’000 to £65 000 (+very competitive package!!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day 3 month rolling contracts- Long term project
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Competitive (market rates)
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Next Ventures Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £450 - £650 per day + DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £620.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Central London
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: £475 - £520+ per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Explore Group
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
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