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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 92 137 117
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -20
Contract jobs citing J2EE 518 363 435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.21% 1.56% 1.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.14% 5.03% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 232 281
Average daily rate
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£488 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £34.50 £35.22
% change year-on-year
+17.68% -2.04%
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
7254 7223 7245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.96% 31.04% 31.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5263 5207 5206
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 33 97
Average hourly rate £22.34 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.35% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £53.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -6 96 £478 +6.22% 21
Canary Wharf +4 16 £500 -
Croydon -4 11 £425 +41.66%
Docklands, London +3 7 £615 +2.50%
Hammersmith - 4 - -
Greenford -1 2 - -
Brentford - 2 £413 - 1
Uxbridge +1 1 £180 -25.00%
West Drayton - 1 £563 -
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 842 (90.34%) Java
2 465 (49.89%) Agile Software Development
3 351 (37.66%) Spring
4 275 (29.51%) Oracle
5 274 (29.40%) JavaScript
6 272 (29.18%) SQL
7 271 (29.08%) TDD
8 260 (27.90%) Web Services
9 248 (26.61%) Scrum
10 236 (25.32%) HTML
11 195 (20.92%) Hibernate
12 170 (18.24%) Finance
13 168 (18.03%) CSS
14 163 (17.49%) E-Commerce
15 158 (16.95%) Maven
16 154 (16.52%) SOA
17 153 (16.42%) XML
18 150 (16.09%) Linux
19 145 (15.56%) UNIX
20 141 (15.13%) Tomcat
21 137 (14.70%) MVC
22 136 (14.59%) JBoss
23 129 (13.84%) Continuous Integration
24 120 (12.88%) WebLogic
25 119 (12.77%) JSP
26 112 (12.02%) SDLC
27 109 (11.70%) OO
28 105 (11.27%) .NET
29 104 (11.16%) REST
30 103 (11.05%) RESTful

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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
1 141 (15.13%) Tomcat
2 136 (14.59%) JBoss
3 120 (12.88%) WebLogic
4 99 (10.62%) WebSphere
5 85 (9.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 73 (7.83%) Apache
7 65 (6.97%) CMS
8 30 (3.22%) IIS
9 29 (3.11%) Elasticsearch
10 28 (3.00%) Mule ESB
11 26 (2.79%) Node.js
11 26 (2.79%) nginx
12 21 (2.25%) Jetty
12 21 (2.25%) Apache Solr
13 17 (1.82%) Mule
14 16 (1.72%) Confluence
15 15 (1.61%) GlassFish
16 14 (1.50%) WebSphere Application Server
16 14 (1.50%) Documentum
17 13 (1.39%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 10 (1.07%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.43%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.43%) MS Office
3 2 (0.21%) MS Project
3 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.11%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 7 (0.75%) Oracle 11i
2 6 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.54%) Tridion
4 4 (0.43%) Adobe Campaign
5 3 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.21%) TIBCO iProcess
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.21%) Summit
7 1 (0.11%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.11%) ENOVIA
7 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.11%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.11%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Cloud Services
1 69 (7.40%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (3.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 18 (1.93%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (1.50%) Adobe Analytics
5 11 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (1.07%) Google App Engine
7 8 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (0.54%) Google Apps
8 5 (0.54%) GitHub
9 4 (0.43%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.32%) SaaS
10 3 (0.32%) PaaS
11 2 (0.21%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.21%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.11%) Yammer
12 1 (0.11%) Google Compute Engine
12 1 (0.11%) IaaS
12 1 (0.11%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 57 (6.12%) Internet
2 43 (4.61%) HTTP
3 30 (3.22%) Firewall
4 27 (2.90%) TCP/IP
5 22 (2.36%) DNS
6 21 (2.25%) SSL
6 21 (2.25%) VPN
7 15 (1.61%) LDAP
8 14 (1.50%) Reverse Proxy
9 13 (1.39%) DMZ
10 12 (1.29%) DHCP
11 8 (0.86%) SAN
11 8 (0.86%) IPsec
12 7 (0.75%) FTP
13 6 (0.64%) HTTPS
13 6 (0.64%) SNMP
14 5 (0.54%) Intranet
14 5 (0.54%) OpenLDAP
14 5 (0.54%) NAS
15 3 (0.32%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (10.52%) SQL Server
2 89 (9.55%) MongoDB
3 84 (9.01%) MySQL
4 73 (7.83%) Relational Database
5 59 (6.33%) Oracle Database
6 54 (5.79%) NoSQL
7 46 (4.94%) PostgreSQL
8 41 (4.40%) Big Data
9 31 (3.33%) DB2
10 30 (3.22%) RDBMS
11 29 (3.11%) Hadoop
12 28 (3.00%) Oracle Database 11g
13 24 (2.58%) Redis
14 20 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
15 13 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
16 12 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
17 9 (0.97%) Jackrabbit
18 8 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
18 8 (0.86%) MarkLogic
18 8 (0.86%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 158 (16.95%) Maven
2 92 (9.87%) Jenkins
3 88 (9.44%) JUnit
4 83 (8.91%) Subversion
5 73 (7.83%) Git (software)
6 63 (6.76%) Ant
7 51 (5.47%) Eclipse
8 49 (5.26%) JIRA
9 35 (3.76%) Mockito
10 23 (2.47%) SonarQube
10 23 (2.47%) Selenium
11 22 (2.36%) Gerrit
12 21 (2.25%) Artifactory
13 20 (2.15%) Hudson
14 18 (1.93%) Cucumber
14 18 (1.93%) Jasmine
14 18 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
15 15 (1.61%) CruiseControl
16 14 (1.50%) Mercurial
17 13 (1.39%) jMock
General
1 170 (18.24%) Finance
2 80 (8.58%) Banking
3 61 (6.55%) Retail
4 32 (3.43%) Investment Banking
5 19 (2.04%) Publishing
5 19 (2.04%) Financial Institution
6 16 (1.72%) Front Office
7 11 (1.18%) Back Office
8 10 (1.07%) Advertising
9 8 (0.86%) Telecoms
9 8 (0.86%) Marketing
10 7 (0.75%) Legal
11 5 (0.54%) Billing
12 4 (0.43%) Games
12 4 (0.43%) Private Banking
13 3 (0.32%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.32%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.32%) Automotive
14 2 (0.21%) German Language
14 2 (0.21%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 603 (64.70%) Developer
2 395 (42.38%) Java Developer
3 120 (12.88%) Architect
4 97 (10.41%) Senior Developer
5 81 (8.69%) Senior Java Developer
6 80 (8.58%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 49 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
8 47 (5.04%) Consultant
9 46 (4.94%) J2EE Developer
10 31 (3.33%) Scala Developer
11 29 (3.11%) Analyst
12 27 (2.90%) Technical Architect
13 25 (2.68%) Hybris Developer
14 24 (2.58%) Java Architect
15 18 (1.93%) DevOps Engineer
16 16 (1.72%) Lead Architect
16 16 (1.72%) Software Engineer
17 15 (1.61%) Technical Consultant
17 15 (1.61%) Lead Developer
17 15 (1.61%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 351 (37.66%) Spring
2 260 (27.90%) Web Services
3 236 (25.32%) HTML
4 195 (20.92%) Hibernate
5 168 (18.03%) CSS
6 153 (16.42%) XML
7 119 (12.77%) JSP
8 105 (11.27%) .NET
9 104 (11.16%) REST
10 103 (11.05%) RESTful
11 101 (10.84%) Servlets
12 88 (9.44%) Spring MVC
13 86 (9.23%) SOAP
14 84 (9.01%) JMS
15 81 (8.69%) Ajax
16 78 (8.37%) jQuery
17 77 (8.26%) HTML5
18 65 (6.97%) Struts
19 59 (6.33%) Middleware
20 58 (6.22%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 36 (3.86%) Computer Science
2 35 (3.76%) Enterprise Software
3 30 (3.22%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (2.79%) Client/Server
5 24 (2.58%) iPad
6 18 (1.93%) Social Media
7 17 (1.82%) N-Tier
8 16 (1.72%) Market Risk
9 13 (1.39%) Mobile App
10 12 (1.29%) Data Centre
11 11 (1.18%) Clustering
12 10 (1.07%) Derivative
13 8 (0.86%) Credit Risk
13 8 (0.86%) Management Information System
14 7 (0.75%) Data Extraction
14 7 (0.75%) Equity Derivative
14 7 (0.75%) User Experience
15 6 (0.64%) Algorithms
15 6 (0.64%) Mathematics
16 5 (0.54%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 150 (16.09%) Linux
2 145 (15.56%) UNIX
3 68 (7.30%) Windows
4 20 (2.15%) CentOS
5 18 (1.93%) Ubuntu
6 13 (1.39%) Solaris
7 7 (0.75%) Android
8 4 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.32%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.21%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.21%) AIX
11 1 (0.11%) HPUX
11 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 465 (49.89%) Agile Software Development
2 271 (29.08%) TDD
3 248 (26.61%) Scrum
4 163 (17.49%) E-Commerce
5 154 (16.52%) SOA
6 137 (14.70%) MVC
7 129 (13.84%) Continuous Integration
8 112 (12.02%) SDLC
9 109 (11.70%) OO
10 95 (10.19%) DevOps
11 90 (9.66%) BDD
12 82 (8.80%) Open Source
13 64 (6.87%) UML
14 61 (6.55%) Software Engineering
15 59 (6.33%) Waterfall
16 57 (6.12%) Migration
17 53 (5.69%) Content Management
18 47 (5.04%) Mentoring
19 46 (4.94%) Unit Testing
20 45 (4.83%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 842 (90.34%) Java
2 274 (29.40%) JavaScript
3 272 (29.18%) SQL
4 69 (7.40%) PL/SQL
5 66 (7.08%) Scala
6 47 (5.04%) Ruby
7 44 (4.72%) C#
8 41 (4.40%) Perl
9 40 (4.29%) Python
10 31 (3.33%) Bash Shell
11 30 (3.22%) Clojure
12 25 (2.68%) Groovy
13 21 (2.25%) Shell Script
13 21 (2.25%) PHP
14 12 (1.29%) C
15 11 (1.18%) PowerShell
15 11 (1.18%) XPath
16 5 (0.54%) ANSI SQL
16 5 (0.54%) Jython
16 5 (0.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 94 (10.09%) Security Cleared
2 71 (7.62%) Degree
3 39 (4.18%) SC Cleared
4 27 (2.90%) DV Cleared
5 21 (2.25%) Sun Certification
6 5 (0.54%) OCPJP
6 5 (0.54%) BC Cleared
7 3 (0.32%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.21%) ISEB
8 2 (0.21%) CISSP
8 2 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.11%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.11%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.11%) CISA
9 1 (0.11%) CCNP
9 1 (0.11%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (4.40%) QA
2 4 (0.43%) SLA
2 4 (0.43%) WAI
3 2 (0.21%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.11%) HL7
4 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.11%) COBIT
System Software
1 29 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (2.15%) vCloud
3 18 (1.93%) Docker
4 15 (1.61%) Active Directory
5 7 (0.75%) GridGain
6 5 (0.54%) Xen
6 5 (0.54%) VirtualBox
6 5 (0.54%) Firmware
6 5 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.43%) Squid
7 4 (0.43%) Varnish
8 3 (0.32%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.21%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.21%) HDFS
10 1 (0.11%) KVM
10 1 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.11%) vSphere
10 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 46 (4.94%) Puppet
2 34 (3.65%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (2.79%) Ansible
4 24 (2.58%) Salt
5 23 (2.47%) Kibana
6 21 (2.25%) Rundeck
6 21 (2.25%) logstash
7 19 (2.04%) ZABBIX
8 17 (1.82%) HAProxy
9 12 (1.29%) Vagrant
10 6 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (0.54%) Nagios
11 5 (0.54%) CA Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.43%) TeamSite
13 2 (0.21%) Zenoss
13 2 (0.21%) SCCM
13 2 (0.21%) SCOM
13 2 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Management
14 1 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 1 (0.11%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 275 (29.51%) Oracle
2 82 (8.80%) Adobe
3 67 (7.19%) IBM
4 59 (6.33%) hybris
5 43 (4.61%) VMware
6 41 (4.40%) ATG
7 40 (4.29%) Microsoft
8 39 (4.18%) Google
9 30 (3.22%) Pega
10 29 (3.11%) webMethods
11 27 (2.90%) TIBCO
12 24 (2.58%) Red Hat
13 23 (2.47%) Sybase
14 22 (2.36%) Endeca
15 21 (2.25%) Business Objects
16 17 (1.82%) Sun
17 16 (1.72%) Perforce
18 15 (1.61%) SAP
18 15 (1.61%) BEA
18 15 (1.61%) Informatica
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