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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 111 154 119
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -35
Contract jobs citing J2EE 468 346 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.99% 1.47% 1.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.36% 4.72% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 218 268
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £322 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.66 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
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
7353 7326 7682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.22% 31.02% 31.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5348 5215 5537
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 44 80
Average hourly rate £24.23 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £53.00 £55.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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 July 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 July 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 -18 80 £500 +11.11% 34
Canary Wharf +6 17 £500 -
Croydon -8 14 £425 +41.66% 1
Docklands, London +2 8 £615 +2.50%
Hammersmith - 5 £345 -
Uxbridge - 3 £450 -
Brentford - 2 £413 -
Feltham - 1 £330 -
West Drayton - 1 £563 -
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 830 (90.51%) Java
2 450 (49.07%) Agile Software Development
3 341 (37.19%) Spring
4 282 (30.75%) JavaScript
5 279 (30.43%) Web Services
6 270 (29.44%) Oracle
7 269 (29.33%) TDD
8 259 (28.24%) SQL
9 240 (26.17%) HTML
10 234 (25.52%) Scrum
11 196 (21.37%) Hibernate
12 165 (17.99%) CSS
13 164 (17.88%) E-Commerce
14 163 (17.78%) Maven
15 157 (17.12%) Finance
16 151 (16.47%) XML
17 148 (16.14%) SOA
18 146 (15.92%) Linux
19 139 (15.16%) MVC
20 136 (14.83%) JBoss
21 134 (14.61%) UNIX
22 133 (14.50%) Tomcat
23 127 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
24 122 (13.30%) JSP
25 119 (12.98%) WebLogic
26 110 (12.00%) REST
27 108 (11.78%) OO
28 107 (11.67%) RESTful
29 104 (11.34%) SDLC
30 102 (11.12%) Servlets

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 136 (14.83%) JBoss
2 133 (14.50%) Tomcat
3 119 (12.98%) WebLogic
4 92 (10.03%) WebSphere
4 92 (10.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 71 (7.74%) Apache
6 70 (7.63%) CMS
7 26 (2.84%) IIS
7 26 (2.84%) Mule ESB
8 24 (2.62%) Node.js
9 23 (2.51%) nginx
10 21 (2.29%) Jetty
11 19 (2.07%) Apache Solr
12 18 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
13 16 (1.74%) GlassFish
14 15 (1.64%) Mule
14 15 (1.64%) Confluence
15 13 (1.42%) Documentum
15 13 (1.42%) WebSphere Application Server
16 12 (1.31%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (1.31%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.55%) MS Office
3 4 (0.44%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.22%) MS Project
5 1 (0.11%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 7 (0.76%) Oracle 11i
1 7 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.55%) Tridion
2 5 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.44%) Adobe Campaign
4 3 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.22%) TIBCO iProcess
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.22%) Summit
5 2 (0.22%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.11%) Maximo
6 1 (0.11%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.11%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.11%) ENOVIA
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.11%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Cloud Services
1 70 (7.63%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
3 16 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (1.53%) Adobe Analytics
5 10 (1.09%) Google App Engine
6 9 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (0.76%) PaaS
8 5 (0.55%) Google Apps
9 4 (0.44%) GitHub
9 4 (0.44%) OpenShift
9 4 (0.44%) SaaS
10 3 (0.33%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.22%) Force.com
11 2 (0.22%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.11%) Yammer
12 1 (0.11%) Google Compute Engine
12 1 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (5.45%) Internet
2 40 (4.36%) HTTP
3 25 (2.73%) Firewall
4 22 (2.40%) DNS
5 21 (2.29%) TCP/IP
6 19 (2.07%) VPN
6 19 (2.07%) SSL
7 13 (1.42%) LDAP
7 13 (1.42%) Reverse Proxy
8 12 (1.31%) DMZ
8 12 (1.31%) DHCP
9 8 (0.87%) FTP
9 8 (0.87%) SAN
9 8 (0.87%) IPsec
10 6 (0.65%) SNMP
10 6 (0.65%) NAS
10 6 (0.65%) HTTPS
11 5 (0.55%) OpenLDAP
12 3 (0.33%) MVNO
12 3 (0.33%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (11.01%) SQL Server
2 95 (10.36%) MongoDB
3 92 (10.03%) MySQL
4 75 (8.18%) Relational Database
5 60 (6.54%) Oracle Database
6 56 (6.11%) NoSQL
6 56 (6.11%) PostgreSQL
7 38 (4.14%) Big Data
8 34 (3.71%) DB2
9 28 (3.05%) Hadoop
10 26 (2.84%) Apache Cassandra
10 26 (2.84%) RDBMS
11 25 (2.73%) Oracle Database 11g
12 24 (2.62%) Redis
13 20 (2.18%) BusinessObjects
14 13 (1.42%) Oracle Database 10g
14 13 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (0.87%) Jackrabbit
16 7 (0.76%) Data Mining
16 7 (0.76%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 163 (17.78%) Maven
2 97 (10.58%) Jenkins
3 87 (9.49%) JUnit
4 85 (9.27%) Subversion
5 72 (7.85%) Git (software)
6 60 (6.54%) Ant
7 52 (5.67%) Eclipse
8 48 (5.23%) JIRA
9 38 (4.14%) Mockito
10 21 (2.29%) Selenium
11 20 (2.18%) SonarQube
12 19 (2.07%) Hudson
12 19 (2.07%) Gerrit
13 18 (1.96%) Cucumber
13 18 (1.96%) Artifactory
14 17 (1.85%) Jasmine
15 16 (1.74%) CruiseControl
16 13 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
17 12 (1.31%) Mercurial
17 12 (1.31%) jMock
General
1 157 (17.12%) Finance
2 80 (8.72%) Banking
3 62 (6.76%) Retail
4 27 (2.94%) Investment Banking
5 18 (1.96%) Publishing
6 16 (1.74%) Financial Institution
7 14 (1.53%) Front Office
8 11 (1.20%) Back Office
9 9 (0.98%) Advertising
10 8 (0.87%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.65%) Legal
11 6 (0.65%) Marketing
12 5 (0.55%) Billing
13 4 (0.44%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.33%) Private Banking
14 3 (0.33%) Automotive
15 2 (0.22%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.22%) Games
16 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.11%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 605 (65.98%) Developer
2 381 (41.55%) Java Developer
3 122 (13.30%) Architect
4 91 (9.92%) Senior Developer
5 82 (8.94%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 73 (7.96%) Senior Java Developer
7 51 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
8 42 (4.58%) Consultant
8 42 (4.58%) J2EE Developer
9 29 (3.16%) Technical Architect
9 29 (3.16%) Scala Developer
10 28 (3.05%) Hybris Developer
11 25 (2.73%) Analyst
12 23 (2.51%) Java Architect
13 18 (1.96%) DevOps Engineer
14 16 (1.74%) Full Stack Developer
14 16 (1.74%) Software Engineer
14 16 (1.74%) Lead Developer
15 15 (1.64%) Lead Architect
16 13 (1.42%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 341 (37.19%) Spring
2 279 (30.43%) Web Services
3 240 (26.17%) HTML
4 196 (21.37%) Hibernate
5 165 (17.99%) CSS
6 151 (16.47%) XML
7 122 (13.30%) JSP
8 110 (12.00%) REST
9 107 (11.67%) RESTful
10 102 (11.12%) Servlets
10 102 (11.12%) SOAP
11 93 (10.14%) .NET
12 90 (9.81%) Spring MVC
13 89 (9.71%) HTML5
14 85 (9.27%) Ajax
15 82 (8.94%) JMS
16 77 (8.40%) jQuery
17 69 (7.52%) JSON
18 64 (6.98%) Struts
19 58 (6.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 36 (3.93%) Enterprise Software
2 34 (3.71%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (3.60%) Computer Science
4 23 (2.51%) iPad
5 20 (2.18%) Client/Server
6 18 (1.96%) Social Media
6 18 (1.96%) Mobile App
7 16 (1.74%) Data Centre
7 16 (1.74%) Market Risk
7 16 (1.74%) N-Tier
8 12 (1.31%) Derivative
9 11 (1.20%) Clustering
10 10 (1.09%) Credit Risk
11 8 (0.87%) Equity Derivative
12 7 (0.76%) Algorithms
13 6 (0.65%) User Experience
13 6 (0.65%) Fat Client
13 6 (0.65%) Data Extraction
13 6 (0.65%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.65%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 146 (15.92%) Linux
2 134 (14.61%) UNIX
3 61 (6.65%) Windows
4 18 (1.96%) CentOS
5 17 (1.85%) Ubuntu
6 14 (1.53%) Solaris
7 8 (0.87%) Android
8 4 (0.44%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.22%) AIX
9 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.22%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.11%) HPUX
10 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 450 (49.07%) Agile Software Development
2 269 (29.33%) TDD
3 234 (25.52%) Scrum
4 164 (17.88%) E-Commerce
5 148 (16.14%) SOA
6 139 (15.16%) MVC
7 127 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
8 108 (11.78%) OO
9 104 (11.34%) SDLC
10 88 (9.60%) DevOps
11 87 (9.49%) BDD
12 81 (8.83%) Open Source
13 66 (7.20%) UML
14 58 (6.32%) Software Engineering
14 58 (6.32%) Waterfall
15 55 (6.00%) Migration
16 50 (5.45%) Content Management
16 50 (5.45%) Mentoring
17 46 (5.02%) Multithreading
17 46 (5.02%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 830 (90.51%) Java
2 282 (30.75%) JavaScript
3 259 (28.24%) SQL
4 68 (7.42%) Scala
5 66 (7.20%) PL/SQL
6 48 (5.23%) Ruby
7 42 (4.58%) C#
8 39 (4.25%) Python
9 38 (4.14%) Perl
10 31 (3.38%) Clojure
11 27 (2.94%) Groovy
12 24 (2.62%) Bash Shell
13 21 (2.29%) PHP
14 15 (1.64%) Shell Script
15 12 (1.31%) C
16 10 (1.09%) XPath
17 7 (0.76%) PowerShell
18 5 (0.55%) Jython
18 5 (0.55%) VB.NET
18 5 (0.55%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 89 (9.71%) Security Cleared
2 66 (7.20%) Degree
3 44 (4.80%) SC Cleared
4 19 (2.07%) Sun Certification
5 17 (1.85%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.55%) OCPJP
6 5 (0.55%) BC Cleared
7 3 (0.33%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.22%) ISEB
8 2 (0.22%) CISSP
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
9 1 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.25%) QA
2 4 (0.44%) SLA
2 4 (0.44%) WAI
3 2 (0.22%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.11%) HL7
4 1 (0.11%) COBIT
System Software
1 26 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (1.96%) vCloud
2 18 (1.96%) Docker
3 15 (1.64%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.65%) GridGain
5 5 (0.55%) VirtualBox
5 5 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.44%) Squid
6 4 (0.44%) Varnish
7 3 (0.33%) Firmware
7 3 (0.33%) Xen
7 3 (0.33%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.33%) HDFS
8 2 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.22%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.11%) KVM
9 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.11%) vSphere
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 40 (4.36%) Puppet
2 31 (3.38%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (2.29%) Ansible
3 21 (2.29%) Salt
4 20 (2.18%) Kibana
5 18 (1.96%) Rundeck
5 18 (1.96%) logstash
6 17 (1.85%) ZABBIX
7 16 (1.74%) HAProxy
8 11 (1.20%) Vagrant
9 6 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (0.55%) TeamSite
10 5 (0.55%) Nagios
10 5 (0.55%) CA Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.44%) Oracle Identity Management
12 2 (0.22%) Zenoss
12 2 (0.22%) SCCM
12 2 (0.22%) SCOM
13 1 (0.11%) Data Guard
13 1 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 270 (29.44%) Oracle
2 90 (9.81%) Adobe
3 65 (7.09%) hybris
4 64 (6.98%) IBM
5 39 (4.25%) Google
6 38 (4.14%) Microsoft
6 38 (4.14%) ATG
6 38 (4.14%) VMware
7 29 (3.16%) webMethods
8 28 (3.05%) Pega
9 25 (2.73%) TIBCO
10 21 (2.29%) Endeca
10 21 (2.29%) Red Hat
11 20 (2.18%) Sybase
12 17 (1.85%) Perforce
13 16 (1.74%) BEA
14 14 (1.53%) SAP
14 14 (1.53%) Sun
15 13 (1.42%) Informatica
16 9 (0.98%) ILOG
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