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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 127 148 125
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -23
Contract jobs citing J2EE 437 367 444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.81% 1.51% 1.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.77% 4.89% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 244 271
Average daily rate
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£475 £461 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.98% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £576 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.66 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.91%
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
7578 7504 8055
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.46% 30.84% 32.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5573 5249 5813
Average daily rate £438 £413 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 54 52
Average hourly rate £36.50 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.09 £17.50 £23.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -25 64 £500 +5.26% 22
Canary Wharf +1 11 £500 -
Croydon -12 10 £425 -
Docklands, London - 7 £600 -
Uxbridge +6 3 £450 +40.62%
Hammersmith - 3 £345 -
Brentford - 2 £413 -
Feltham - 1 £330 -
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 825 (92.18%) Java
2 437 (48.83%) Agile Software Development
3 353 (39.44%) Spring
4 288 (32.18%) JavaScript
5 271 (30.28%) Web Services
6 264 (29.50%) TDD
7 241 (26.93%) Oracle
8 237 (26.48%) HTML
9 230 (25.70%) SQL
10 210 (23.46%) Scrum
11 198 (22.12%) Hibernate
12 170 (18.99%) CSS
13 169 (18.88%) Finance
14 167 (18.66%) Maven
15 156 (17.43%) Linux
15 156 (17.43%) E-Commerce
16 148 (16.54%) SOA
17 147 (16.42%) XML
18 142 (15.87%) MVC
19 141 (15.75%) Continuous Integration
20 135 (15.08%) JBoss
21 132 (14.75%) Tomcat
21 132 (14.75%) UNIX
22 122 (13.63%) JSP
23 113 (12.63%) REST
24 107 (11.96%) Adobe
25 106 (11.84%) Servlets
25 106 (11.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
25 106 (11.84%) RESTful
25 106 (11.84%) Jenkins

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 135 (15.08%) JBoss
2 132 (14.75%) Tomcat
3 106 (11.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 96 (10.73%) WebLogic
5 87 (9.72%) WebSphere
6 81 (9.05%) CMS
7 69 (7.71%) Apache
8 29 (3.24%) Mule ESB
9 26 (2.91%) Confluence
10 25 (2.79%) nginx
10 25 (2.79%) Node.js
11 22 (2.46%) Jetty
12 20 (2.23%) Apache Solr
13 19 (2.12%) IIS
14 17 (1.90%) Mule
14 17 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
15 13 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
15 13 (1.45%) GlassFish
16 11 (1.23%) Documentum
16 11 (1.23%) WildFly
Applications
1 9 (1.01%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.67%) MS Office
3 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.11%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 7 (0.78%) Oracle 11i
2 6 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.45%) Adobe Campaign
4 3 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.22%) TIBCO iProcess
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.22%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.22%) Summit
6 1 (0.11%) ENOVIA
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.11%) Maximo
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.11%) Tridion
6 1 (0.11%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Cloud Services
1 78 (8.72%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (3.35%) Google Cloud Platform
3 22 (2.46%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (1.68%) Adobe Analytics
5 11 (1.23%) Google App Engine
6 10 (1.12%) PaaS
6 10 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (0.56%) Google Apps
9 4 (0.45%) GitHub
9 4 (0.45%) OpenShift
9 4 (0.45%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.45%) SaaS
10 2 (0.22%) Force.com
10 2 (0.22%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.22%) Google Compute Engine
10 2 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.11%) Yammer
11 1 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (3.91%) HTTP
2 34 (3.80%) Internet
3 23 (2.57%) Firewall
4 19 (2.12%) VPN
4 19 (2.12%) DNS
5 16 (1.79%) SSL
5 16 (1.79%) TCP/IP
5 16 (1.79%) Reverse Proxy
6 11 (1.23%) FTP
6 11 (1.23%) LDAP
7 10 (1.12%) DMZ
8 9 (1.01%) DHCP
8 9 (1.01%) IPsec
9 6 (0.67%) SNMP
9 6 (0.67%) HTTPS
10 5 (0.56%) OpenLDAP
11 3 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (0.34%) MVNO
11 3 (0.34%) SMTP
12 2 (0.22%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (10.84%) MongoDB
2 92 (10.28%) MySQL
3 82 (9.16%) SQL Server
4 75 (8.38%) PostgreSQL
5 73 (8.16%) Relational Database
6 62 (6.93%) NoSQL
7 58 (6.48%) Oracle Database
8 34 (3.80%) Hadoop
8 34 (3.80%) DB2
9 29 (3.24%) Big Data
10 27 (3.02%) Apache Cassandra
11 24 (2.68%) Redis
12 23 (2.57%) RDBMS
13 21 (2.35%) Oracle Database 11g
14 16 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
14 16 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
15 12 (1.34%) HBase
16 11 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
17 9 (1.01%) BusinessObjects XI
18 7 (0.78%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 167 (18.66%) Maven
2 106 (11.84%) Jenkins
3 99 (11.06%) Git (software)
4 90 (10.06%) Subversion
5 84 (9.39%) JUnit
6 55 (6.15%) Ant
7 50 (5.59%) JIRA
8 45 (5.03%) Eclipse
9 43 (4.80%) Mockito
10 29 (3.24%) Selenium
11 28 (3.13%) SonarQube
12 25 (2.79%) Cucumber
13 21 (2.35%) Gerrit
14 20 (2.23%) Artifactory
15 17 (1.90%) Hudson
15 17 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
16 16 (1.79%) jMock
16 16 (1.79%) CruiseControl
17 15 (1.68%) Jasmine
18 13 (1.45%) NUnit
General
1 169 (18.88%) Finance
2 91 (10.17%) Banking
3 67 (7.49%) Retail
4 28 (3.13%) Investment Banking
5 20 (2.23%) Publishing
6 16 (1.79%) Back Office
7 14 (1.56%) Financial Institution
7 14 (1.56%) Front Office
8 12 (1.34%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.78%) Retail Banking
9 7 (0.78%) Marketing
10 6 (0.67%) Advertising
10 6 (0.67%) Games
11 5 (0.56%) Automotive
11 5 (0.56%) Legal
12 3 (0.34%) Billing
13 2 (0.22%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.11%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 596 (66.59%) Developer
2 373 (41.68%) Java Developer
3 125 (13.97%) Architect
4 99 (11.06%) Senior Developer
5 79 (8.83%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 76 (8.49%) Senior Java Developer
7 45 (5.03%) Solutions Architect
8 39 (4.36%) Consultant
9 38 (4.25%) J2EE Developer
10 26 (2.91%) Technical Architect
10 26 (2.91%) Java Architect
11 25 (2.79%) Analyst
12 23 (2.57%) Hybris Developer
13 22 (2.46%) DevOps Engineer
14 20 (2.23%) Scala Developer
15 17 (1.90%) Lead Developer
16 16 (1.79%) Lead Architect
17 15 (1.68%) Full Stack Developer
18 14 (1.56%) Software Engineer
19 13 (1.45%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 353 (39.44%) Spring
2 271 (30.28%) Web Services
3 237 (26.48%) HTML
4 198 (22.12%) Hibernate
5 170 (18.99%) CSS
6 147 (16.42%) XML
7 122 (13.63%) JSP
8 113 (12.63%) REST
9 106 (11.84%) RESTful
9 106 (11.84%) Servlets
10 104 (11.62%) SOAP
11 91 (10.17%) Spring MVC
12 88 (9.83%) HTML5
13 83 (9.27%) Ajax
14 82 (9.16%) JMS
15 75 (8.38%) jQuery
16 71 (7.93%) JSON
17 69 (7.71%) .NET
18 52 (5.81%) Struts
18 52 (5.81%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 35 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (3.46%) Enterprise Software
3 25 (2.79%) Computer Science
4 19 (2.12%) Market Risk
4 19 (2.12%) Mobile App
5 17 (1.90%) N-Tier
6 15 (1.68%) Client/Server
7 13 (1.45%) Social Media
8 12 (1.34%) Data Centre
8 12 (1.34%) Derivative
9 10 (1.12%) iPad
10 9 (1.01%) Credit Risk
10 9 (1.01%) Clustering
11 8 (0.89%) W3C
11 8 (0.89%) User Experience
12 7 (0.78%) Equity Derivative
12 7 (0.78%) Online Banking
13 6 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 6 (0.67%) Inversion of Control
14 5 (0.56%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 156 (17.43%) Linux
2 132 (14.75%) UNIX
3 37 (4.13%) Windows
4 28 (3.13%) CentOS
5 24 (2.68%) Ubuntu
6 14 (1.56%) Solaris
7 7 (0.78%) Android
8 3 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.34%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.34%) AIX
9 2 (0.22%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.11%) zOS
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.11%) SUSE
10 1 (0.11%) HPUX
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 437 (48.83%) Agile Software Development
2 264 (29.50%) TDD
3 210 (23.46%) Scrum
4 156 (17.43%) E-Commerce
5 148 (16.54%) SOA
6 142 (15.87%) MVC
7 141 (15.75%) Continuous Integration
8 104 (11.62%) OO
9 101 (11.28%) BDD
10 93 (10.39%) DevOps
11 82 (9.16%) Open Source
12 68 (7.60%) SDLC
13 59 (6.59%) UML
14 57 (6.37%) Mentoring
15 49 (5.47%) Software Engineering
15 49 (5.47%) Multithreading
16 44 (4.92%) Unit Testing
17 43 (4.80%) Migration
18 42 (4.69%) Web Development
19 39 (4.36%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 825 (92.18%) Java
2 288 (32.18%) JavaScript
3 230 (25.70%) SQL
4 62 (6.93%) Scala
5 57 (6.37%) PL/SQL
6 47 (5.25%) Ruby
7 44 (4.92%) C#
7 44 (4.92%) Python
8 39 (4.36%) Perl
9 35 (3.91%) Groovy
10 30 (3.35%) Bash Shell
11 26 (2.91%) Clojure
12 22 (2.46%) PHP
13 17 (1.90%) Shell Script
14 12 (1.34%) C
15 10 (1.12%) XPath
16 8 (0.89%) PowerShell
17 7 (0.78%) Korn
17 7 (0.78%) ANSI SQL
18 5 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 96 (10.73%) Security Cleared
2 56 (6.26%) Degree
3 48 (5.36%) SC Cleared
4 19 (2.12%) Sun Certification
5 14 (1.56%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.56%) BC Cleared
6 5 (0.56%) OCPJP
7 3 (0.34%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.22%) ISEB
8 2 (0.22%) CISSP
9 1 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.11%) CCNP
9 1 (0.11%) CCNA
9 1 (0.11%) CISA
9 1 (0.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.69%) QA
2 4 (0.45%) SLA
2 4 (0.45%) WAI
3 3 (0.34%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.22%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 27 (3.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (2.35%) vCloud
3 19 (2.12%) Docker
4 10 (1.12%) Active Directory
5 9 (1.01%) GridGain
6 7 (0.78%) vSphere
7 4 (0.45%) Varnish
7 4 (0.45%) Squid
8 3 (0.34%) Xen
8 3 (0.34%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.34%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.34%) HDFS
9 2 (0.22%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 2 (0.22%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.11%) ClearTrust
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.11%) KVM
Systems Management
1 36 (4.02%) Puppet
2 32 (3.58%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (2.68%) Ansible
3 24 (2.68%) Salt
4 23 (2.57%) Kibana
5 21 (2.35%) Rundeck
5 21 (2.35%) logstash
6 20 (2.23%) ZABBIX
7 17 (1.90%) HAProxy
8 11 (1.23%) Vagrant
9 6 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (0.56%) TeamSite
10 5 (0.56%) Nagios
10 5 (0.56%) CA Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Management
12 3 (0.34%) Tivoli
13 2 (0.22%) SCCM
13 2 (0.22%) SCOM
13 2 (0.22%) Zenoss
14 1 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 241 (26.93%) Oracle
2 107 (11.96%) Adobe
3 58 (6.48%) hybris
4 55 (6.15%) IBM
5 42 (4.69%) VMware
6 40 (4.47%) Google
7 33 (3.69%) Microsoft
8 28 (3.13%) Red Hat
9 24 (2.68%) TIBCO
10 23 (2.57%) ATG
11 19 (2.12%) Sybase
12 14 (1.56%) Sun
12 14 (1.56%) Endeca
13 13 (1.45%) webMethods
13 13 (1.45%) Pega
14 12 (1.34%) Informatica
15 11 (1.23%) Perforce
15 11 (1.23%) BEA
16 10 (1.12%) SAP
17 8 (0.89%) ILOG
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive, negotiable
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400.00 - £455 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + negotiable
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Central London / West End
Bite Consulting
Rate: From £200 to £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £375 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago