The first table below looks at the demand for J2SE 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 J2SE over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the London region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 392 325 327
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +2
Contract jobs citing J2SE 24 54 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.097% 0.25% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% 0.85% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 48 84
Average daily rate £425 £650 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £470 £550
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £448 £380
% change year-on-year
+0.55% +17.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 -
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7212 6331 7720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.14% 28.80% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5195 4589 5102
Average daily rate £400 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £288 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 64 76
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.90 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £169.00 £54.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
J2SE
England

J2SE
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2SE across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2SE Jobs Demand Trend in London

J2SE
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2SE across the London region.

J2SE Daily Rate Trend in London

J2SE
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2SE across the London region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

J2SE Daily Rate Histogram in London

J2SE
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing J2SE across the London region.

J2SE Hourly Rate Trend in London

J2SE
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 J2SE within the London region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -8 6 £425 +6.25% 8
Uxbridge - 2 - - 1
Chiswick - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Teddington - - - -
J2SE
England

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing J2SE 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 J2SE.

1 58 (90.63%) Java
2 31 (48.44%) Oracle
3 23 (35.94%) SQL
3 23 (35.94%) TDD
4 19 (29.69%) Subversion
4 19 (29.69%) Multithreading
4 19 (29.69%) Linux
5 18 (28.13%) Hadoop
6 17 (26.56%) OO
7 16 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 16 (25.00%) Maven
8 15 (23.44%) Spring
8 15 (23.44%) TeamCity
8 15 (23.44%) Relational Database
9 14 (21.88%) Big Data
9 14 (21.88%) MapReduce
10 13 (20.31%) Apache Pig
11 12 (18.75%) Jenkins
11 12 (18.75%) HTML
11 12 (18.75%) J2EE
12 11 (17.19%) SOAP
12 11 (17.19%) Tomcat
12 11 (17.19%) jQuery
12 11 (17.19%) Ruby
12 11 (17.19%) Banking
12 11 (17.19%) Apache Hive
13 10 (15.63%) RSpec
13 10 (15.63%) Active Record
13 10 (15.63%) Scrum
13 10 (15.63%) Ruby on Rails

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing J2SE 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 J2SE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (20.31%) Apache Pig
2 11 (17.19%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.13%) Apache
4 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.56%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.56%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (28.13%) Hadoop
2 15 (23.44%) Relational Database
3 14 (21.88%) Big Data
4 11 (17.19%) Apache Hive
5 8 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (12.50%) MySQL
6 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
7 4 (6.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (6.25%) NoSQL
7 4 (6.25%) RDBMS
8 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
8 2 (3.13%) DB2
8 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.56%) DB2 UDB
9 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.56%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 1 (1.56%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 19 (29.69%) Subversion
2 16 (25.00%) Maven
3 15 (23.44%) TeamCity
4 12 (18.75%) Jenkins
5 10 (15.63%) RSpec
6 9 (14.06%) JUnit
6 9 (14.06%) Hudson
7 8 (12.50%) Mockito
7 8 (12.50%) JIRA
8 7 (10.94%) Eclipse
9 4 (6.25%) Moq
9 4 (6.25%) SpecFlow
9 4 (6.25%) NUnit
9 4 (6.25%) jMock
10 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (17.19%) Banking
2 10 (15.63%) Investment Banking
2 10 (15.63%) Marketing
3 9 (14.06%) Front Office
4 8 (12.50%) Finance
5 4 (6.25%) Retail
6 2 (3.13%) Advertising
7 1 (1.56%) Publishing
7 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 52 (81.25%) Developer
2 32 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (10.94%) Hadoop Developer
4 6 (9.38%) Ruby Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Agile Java Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Scala Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Architect
8 2 (3.13%) Consultant
9 1 (1.56%) Lead Architect
9 1 (1.56%) Murex Developer
9 1 (1.56%) Java Consultant
9 1 (1.56%) Solutions Designer
9 1 (1.56%) Data Architect
9 1 (1.56%) Designer
9 1 (1.56%) Lead Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.44%) Spring
2 14 (21.88%) MapReduce
3 12 (18.75%) HTML
3 12 (18.75%) J2EE
4 11 (17.19%) SOAP
4 11 (17.19%) jQuery
5 10 (15.63%) Ruby on Rails
5 10 (15.63%) JRuby
5 10 (15.63%) JDBC
6 9 (14.06%) Web Services
6 9 (14.06%) XML
7 8 (12.50%) Hibernate
8 5 (7.81%) Java EE
8 5 (7.81%) .NET
8 5 (7.81%) CSS
8 5 (7.81%) XSLT
9 4 (6.25%) Caliburn.Micro
9 4 (6.25%) AppFabric
9 4 (6.25%) Ajax
9 4 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Equities
2 5 (7.81%) VWAP
2 5 (7.81%) TWAP
3 4 (6.25%) Open Source
3 4 (6.25%) Derivative
4 3 (4.69%) Equity Derivative
4 3 (4.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.13%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.13%) Index Arbitrage
6 1 (1.56%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.56%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.56%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (1.56%) Social Media
6 1 (1.56%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (29.69%) Linux
2 10 (15.63%) UNIX
3 2 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.94%) TDD
2 19 (29.69%) Multithreading
3 17 (26.56%) OO
4 10 (15.63%) Active Record
4 10 (15.63%) Scrum
5 9 (14.06%) UML
6 8 (12.50%) Low Latency
7 7 (10.94%) Algorithmic Trading
7 7 (10.94%) Analytics
7 7 (10.94%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (9.38%) OOD
8 6 (9.38%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (7.81%) Web Development
9 5 (7.81%) Pair Programming
9 5 (7.81%) Technical Analysis
10 4 (6.25%) User Stories
10 4 (6.25%) Marketing Analytics
10 4 (6.25%) BDD
10 4 (6.25%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 58 (90.63%) Java
2 23 (35.94%) SQL
3 16 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (17.19%) Ruby
5 7 (10.94%) Python
6 6 (9.38%) C++
7 5 (7.81%) C#
8 3 (4.69%) Scala
9 2 (3.13%) C
9 2 (3.13%) Perl
9 2 (3.13%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.56%) Groovy
10 1 (1.56%) XPath
10 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.56%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) Sun Certification
2 1 (1.56%) Brainbench
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) QA
Vendors
1 31 (48.44%) Oracle
2 9 (14.06%) Vertica
3 5 (7.81%) Greenplum
3 5 (7.81%) Netezza
3 5 (7.81%) DoubleClick
3 5 (7.81%) Google
4 3 (4.69%) Sybase
5 2 (3.13%) IBM
6 1 (1.56%) ION Trading
6 1 (1.56%) Sun
6 1 (1.56%) Murex
6 1 (1.56%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.56%) Facebook
6 1 (1.56%) Tableau
6 1 (1.56%) ParAccel
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Yoh Company
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago