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 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 138 124 86
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -38
Contract jobs citing J2EE 378 458 613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.54% 1.82% 2.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.10% 5.83% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 278 432
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £593 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -15.58%
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
7418 7856 7714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.14% 31.13% 29.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5376 5700 5422
Average daily rate £420 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 43 66
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £13.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £75.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 September 2014.

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 September 2014. 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 +2 110 £464 -2.36% 44
Greenford - 10 - - 1
Bromley - 3 £550 -
Canary Wharf +19 2 £500 +5.26%
Hounslow +3 2 - - 2
Docklands, London +17 1 - -
Croydon - 1 - - 1
Harrow - - - - 1
Hayes - - - - 1
Isleworth - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - - 1
Hackney - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 2
Wimbledon - - - -
Beckenham - - - - 1
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, 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.

1 684 (92.31%) Java
2 343 (46.29%) Spring
3 337 (45.48%) Agile Software Development
4 275 (37.11%) Oracle
5 261 (35.22%) Web Services
6 215 (29.01%) Hibernate
7 212 (28.61%) JavaScript
8 207 (27.94%) HTML
9 194 (26.18%) MVC
10 191 (25.78%) SQL
11 188 (25.37%) TDD
12 187 (25.24%) E-Commerce
13 182 (24.56%) XML
14 175 (23.62%) Scrum
15 167 (22.54%) Linux
16 164 (22.13%) Finance
17 145 (19.57%) Maven
18 140 (18.89%) Continuous Integration
19 134 (18.08%) CSS
20 129 (17.41%) SOAP
21 127 (17.14%) OO
22 122 (16.46%) SOA
23 120 (16.19%) Spring MVC
24 119 (16.06%) JSP
25 116 (15.65%) UNIX
26 114 (15.38%) Banking
27 109 (14.71%) WebSphere
28 103 (13.90%) JUnit
28 103 (13.90%) WebLogic
29 102 (13.77%) Tomcat

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, 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
1 109 (14.71%) WebSphere
2 103 (13.90%) WebLogic
3 102 (13.77%) Tomcat
4 73 (9.85%) Apache
5 28 (3.78%) IIS
5 28 (3.78%) CMS
6 23 (3.10%) Adobe CQ
7 22 (2.97%) Oracle Coherence
8 20 (2.70%) Oracle Service Bus
9 17 (2.29%) MQSeries
10 15 (2.02%) WebSphere Application Server
10 15 (2.02%) nginx
11 13 (1.75%) Apache Solr
11 13 (1.75%) Jetty
12 12 (1.62%) Liferay
13 10 (1.35%) Mule
14 9 (1.21%) WebLogic Portal
14 9 (1.21%) Node.js
14 9 (1.21%) Alfresco
15 8 (1.08%) GlassFish
Applications
1 10 (1.35%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.08%) MS Office
3 4 (0.54%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.27%) MS Project
4 2 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (1.08%) Tridion
2 6 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.40%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
4 2 (0.27%) TIBCO iProcess
4 2 (0.27%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.13%) HFM
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.13%) Cordys
5 1 (0.13%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
3 18 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.08%) Google App Engine
5 5 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.67%) Force.com
6 2 (0.27%) GitHub
7 1 (0.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.13%) ElastiCache
7 1 (0.13%) SaaS
7 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.91%) HTTP
2 22 (2.97%) Internet
3 17 (2.29%) TCP/IP
4 16 (2.16%) SSL
5 12 (1.62%) LDAP
6 11 (1.48%) FTP
7 10 (1.35%) SNMP
8 9 (1.21%) DNS
9 8 (1.08%) DHCP
9 8 (1.08%) IPsec
10 5 (0.67%) Reverse Proxy
10 5 (0.67%) Firewall
11 2 (0.27%) AMQP
11 2 (0.27%) WAN
11 2 (0.27%) VPN
12 1 (0.13%) VLAN
12 1 (0.13%) SAN
12 1 (0.13%) DMZ
12 1 (0.13%) MPLS
12 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (9.31%) Oracle Database
2 63 (8.50%) SQL Server
3 54 (7.29%) MySQL
4 38 (5.13%) Relational Database
5 30 (4.05%) Oracle Database 11g
6 24 (3.24%) MongoDB
7 20 (2.70%) NoSQL
8 18 (2.43%) DB2
8 18 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (2.43%) RDBMS
9 9 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (1.08%) Pentaho
10 8 (1.08%) Hadoop
10 8 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (0.94%) Oracle ODI
12 6 (0.81%) Big Data
13 5 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (0.67%) Redis
14 4 (0.54%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 145 (19.57%) Maven
2 103 (13.90%) JUnit
3 101 (13.63%) Subversion
4 92 (12.42%) Ant
5 75 (10.12%) Eclipse
6 60 (8.10%) Jenkins
7 42 (5.67%) JIRA
8 31 (4.18%) Git (software)
9 26 (3.51%) Hudson
10 23 (3.10%) Jasmine
10 23 (3.10%) Selenium
11 22 (2.97%) CruiseControl
12 21 (2.83%) Mockito
12 21 (2.83%) TeamCity
13 15 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
14 12 (1.62%) jMock
15 11 (1.48%) SoapUI
15 11 (1.48%) Mercurial
16 10 (1.35%) Gerrit
17 9 (1.21%) JMeter
General
1 164 (22.13%) Finance
2 114 (15.38%) Banking
3 83 (11.20%) Retail
4 60 (8.10%) Investment Banking
5 25 (3.37%) Manufacturing
6 19 (2.56%) Back Office
7 14 (1.89%) Front Office
8 13 (1.75%) Financial Institution
9 11 (1.48%) Telecoms
10 10 (1.35%) Games
10 10 (1.35%) Marketing
11 9 (1.21%) Publishing
12 5 (0.67%) Advertising
13 3 (0.40%) Legal
14 2 (0.27%) Electronics
14 2 (0.27%) Automotive
15 1 (0.13%) Czech Language
15 1 (0.13%) German Language
15 1 (0.13%) International Banking
15 1 (0.13%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 504 (68.02%) Developer
2 324 (43.72%) Java Developer
3 84 (11.34%) Architect
4 73 (9.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 49 (6.61%) Senior Developer
6 43 (5.80%) J2EE Developer
7 36 (4.86%) Senior Java Developer
8 34 (4.59%) Consultant
9 27 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
10 19 (2.56%) Java Architect
11 18 (2.43%) Analyst
12 17 (2.29%) Technical Architect
13 15 (2.02%) WebSphere Developer
14 14 (1.89%) Web Developer
15 13 (1.75%) Software Engineer
16 12 (1.62%) Applications Support
16 12 (1.62%) Oracle Developer
17 11 (1.48%) Project Manager
18 10 (1.35%) Hybris Developer
18 10 (1.35%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 343 (46.29%) Spring
2 261 (35.22%) Web Services
3 215 (29.01%) Hibernate
4 207 (27.94%) HTML
5 182 (24.56%) XML
6 134 (18.08%) CSS
7 129 (17.41%) SOAP
8 120 (16.19%) Spring MVC
9 119 (16.06%) JSP
10 91 (12.28%) RESTful
11 89 (12.01%) jQuery
12 84 (11.34%) Ajax
13 81 (10.93%) REST
14 80 (10.80%) Struts
15 72 (9.72%) JMS
15 72 (9.72%) .NET
16 70 (9.45%) Servlets
17 60 (8.10%) XSD
18 59 (7.96%) JDBC
19 57 (7.69%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 47 (6.34%) Open Source
2 43 (5.80%) iPad
3 36 (4.86%) Social Media
4 29 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (3.64%) Computer Science
6 20 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (2.29%) Market Risk
8 14 (1.89%) User Experience
8 14 (1.89%) Data Structures
9 10 (1.35%) Algorithms
9 10 (1.35%) Derivative
10 9 (1.21%) Web 2.0
10 9 (1.21%) Fixed Income
10 9 (1.21%) N-Tier
10 9 (1.21%) Data Integration
11 8 (1.08%) iSeries
11 8 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (1.08%) AS400
12 7 (0.94%) Management Information System
12 7 (0.94%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 167 (22.54%) Linux
2 116 (15.65%) UNIX
3 37 (4.99%) Windows
4 21 (2.83%) Solaris
5 17 (2.29%) Android
6 12 (1.62%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.94%) AIX
8 6 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.81%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.67%) HPUX
9 5 (0.67%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.40%) zOS
10 3 (0.40%) Windows 2000
10 3 (0.40%) CentOS
11 2 (0.27%) VMS
11 2 (0.27%) MVS
12 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 337 (45.48%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (26.18%) MVC
3 188 (25.37%) TDD
4 187 (25.24%) E-Commerce
5 175 (23.62%) Scrum
6 140 (18.89%) Continuous Integration
7 127 (17.14%) OO
8 122 (16.46%) SOA
9 83 (11.20%) Unit Testing
10 75 (10.12%) UML
11 62 (8.37%) Content Management
12 60 (8.10%) BDD
13 50 (6.75%) Multithreading
14 48 (6.48%) Waterfall
15 43 (5.80%) DevOps
16 41 (5.53%) ERP
17 32 (4.32%) Project Management
17 32 (4.32%) Extreme Programming
17 32 (4.32%) Web Development
18 30 (4.05%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 684 (92.31%) Java
2 212 (28.61%) JavaScript
3 191 (25.78%) SQL
4 74 (9.99%) PL/SQL
5 49 (6.61%) Groovy
6 40 (5.40%) C#
7 30 (4.05%) Bash Shell
8 28 (3.78%) Shell Script
9 26 (3.51%) Perl
10 23 (3.10%) Python
11 21 (2.83%) Scala
12 18 (2.43%) Ruby
13 17 (2.29%) T-SQL
14 11 (1.48%) C++
15 10 (1.35%) C
15 10 (1.35%) PHP
16 9 (1.21%) VBA
17 8 (1.08%) Clojure
17 8 (1.08%) XPath
18 7 (0.94%) Korn
Qualifications
1 52 (7.02%) Degree
2 29 (3.91%) Security Cleared
3 18 (2.43%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.21%) DV Cleared
5 6 (0.81%) OCPJP
6 5 (0.67%) PMI Certification
6 5 (0.67%) Sun Certification
7 4 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.54%) ISEB
8 2 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.27%) PMP
9 1 (0.13%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.13%) PhD
9 1 (0.13%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.13%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (6.07%) QA
2 6 (0.81%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.40%) SLA
4 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (1.21%) vCloud
3 5 (0.67%) Xen
4 3 (0.40%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.27%) Docker
5 2 (0.27%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.27%) Firmware
6 1 (0.13%) Samba
6 1 (0.13%) RACF
6 1 (0.13%) ACF2
6 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 34 (4.59%) Puppet
2 13 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (1.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (0.81%) Nagios
5 4 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.54%) OpenSSO
5 4 (0.54%) YUM
5 4 (0.54%) Salt
6 3 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 2 (0.27%) Ansible
7 2 (0.27%) logstash
7 2 (0.27%) TIBCO Hawk
8 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (0.13%) CA SiteMinder
8 1 (0.13%) Kibana
8 1 (0.13%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 275 (37.11%) Oracle
2 90 (12.15%) JBoss
3 55 (7.42%) IBM
4 52 (7.02%) ATG
5 42 (5.67%) Endeca
6 37 (4.99%) Microsoft
7 36 (4.86%) Perforce
8 24 (3.24%) hybris
9 21 (2.83%) Google
10 19 (2.56%) VMware
11 14 (1.89%) Sybase
11 14 (1.89%) Adobe
12 11 (1.48%) TIBCO
13 9 (1.21%) Sun
13 9 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
14 8 (1.08%) Red Hat
14 8 (1.08%) HP
15 7 (0.94%) Interwoven
16 5 (0.67%) GoldenSource
16 5 (0.67%) FatWire
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