The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 376 357 353
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -4
Contract jobs citing J2SE 39 66 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.26% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.53% 0.83% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 51 37
Average daily rate
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£600 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.72% +5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
J2SE
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
7405 7917 7185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.15% 31.34% 30.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5526 5779 5142
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 47 62
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +52.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £22.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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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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 +13 5 £550 +28.65% 3
Wimbledon - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Teddington - - - -
J2SE
England

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 72 (98.63%) Java
2 47 (64.38%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (54.79%) JavaScript
4 36 (49.32%) Hibernate
5 35 (47.95%) SQL
6 33 (45.21%) Oracle
6 33 (45.21%) Banking
7 32 (43.84%) Investment Banking
8 31 (42.47%) TDD
9 30 (41.10%) OO
10 28 (38.36%) Scrum
11 27 (36.99%) Linux
12 25 (34.25%) jMock
13 24 (32.88%) OOD
14 23 (31.51%) Relational Database
15 22 (30.14%) Python
15 22 (30.14%) RDBMS
15 22 (30.14%) Web Development
15 22 (30.14%) Pair Programming
16 21 (28.77%) Technical Analysis
16 21 (28.77%) User Stories
17 18 (24.66%) Spring
18 17 (23.29%) Web Services
19 16 (21.92%) Finance
20 15 (20.55%) J2EE
20 15 (20.55%) Multithreading
21 14 (19.18%) Maven
22 13 (17.81%) Continuous Integration
23 12 (16.44%) REST
24 9 (12.33%) MySQL

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 6 (8.22%) WebSphere
2 5 (6.85%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (4.11%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.11%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.74%) JBoss
4 2 (2.74%) Apache
4 2 (2.74%) NetWeaver
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.37%) Confluence
5 1 (1.37%) GemFire
5 1 (1.37%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.37%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) Force.com
2 2 (2.74%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (31.51%) Relational Database
2 22 (30.14%) RDBMS
3 9 (12.33%) MySQL
4 5 (6.85%) SQL Server
5 4 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.48%) Oracle Database
6 3 (4.11%) Triplestore
7 2 (2.74%) Big Data
7 2 (2.74%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 25 (34.25%) jMock
2 14 (19.18%) Maven
3 8 (10.96%) Ant
3 8 (10.96%) JUnit
4 5 (6.85%) JIRA
4 5 (6.85%) Mockito
5 4 (5.48%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.11%) Hudson
6 3 (4.11%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.74%) FitNesse
7 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.74%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.74%) NetBeans
7 2 (2.74%) Subversion
7 2 (2.74%) Gradle
7 2 (2.74%) NWDS
8 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
General
1 33 (45.21%) Banking
2 32 (43.84%) Investment Banking
3 16 (21.92%) Finance
4 6 (8.22%) Front Office
5 4 (5.48%) Back Office
6 3 (4.11%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.74%) Publishing
8 1 (1.37%) Games
8 1 (1.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 68 (93.15%) Developer
2 55 (75.34%) Java Developer
3 20 (27.40%) Agile Java Developer
4 10 (13.70%) Senior Java Developer
4 10 (13.70%) Senior Developer
5 6 (8.22%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Consultant
7 4 (5.48%) WebSphere Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Salesforce.com Consultant
8 3 (4.11%) C++ Developer
9 2 (2.74%) WebSphere Portal Developer
9 2 (2.74%) Credit Risk Developer
9 2 (2.74%) Java Swing Developer
9 2 (2.74%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (2.74%) Portal Developer
9 2 (2.74%) Android Developer
9 2 (2.74%) Hadoop Developer
10 1 (1.37%) Senior WebSphere Portal Developer
10 1 (1.37%) Technical Leader
10 1 (1.37%) Senior WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (49.32%) Hibernate
2 18 (24.66%) Spring
3 17 (23.29%) Web Services
4 15 (20.55%) J2EE
5 12 (16.44%) REST
6 9 (12.33%) CSS
7 8 (10.96%) SOAP
8 7 (9.59%) HTML
9 6 (8.22%) XML
9 6 (8.22%) Visualforce
10 5 (6.85%) HTML5
11 4 (5.48%) RESTful
11 4 (5.48%) AngularJS
12 3 (4.11%) Apache Jena
12 3 (4.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 3 (4.11%) DOM
12 3 (4.11%) .NET
12 3 (4.11%) JSP
12 3 (4.11%) JMS
12 3 (4.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 4 (5.48%) Credit Risk
1 4 (5.48%) Open Source
1 4 (5.48%) User Experience
2 3 (4.11%) Data Structures
2 3 (4.11%) Hedge funds
2 3 (4.11%) Ontologies
2 3 (4.11%) Equities
3 2 (2.74%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.37%) Derivative
4 1 (1.37%) Spread Betting
4 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.37%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.37%) Semantic Web
4 1 (1.37%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 27 (36.99%) Linux
2 7 (9.59%) UNIX
3 2 (2.74%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (64.38%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (42.47%) TDD
3 30 (41.10%) OO
4 28 (38.36%) Scrum
5 24 (32.88%) OOD
6 22 (30.14%) Pair Programming
6 22 (30.14%) Web Development
7 21 (28.77%) User Stories
7 21 (28.77%) Technical Analysis
8 15 (20.55%) Multithreading
9 13 (17.81%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (12.33%) MVC
11 7 (9.59%) OOP
11 7 (9.59%) Low Latency
12 5 (6.85%) Software Engineering
13 3 (4.11%) Unit Testing
13 3 (4.11%) BDD
13 3 (4.11%) SOA
13 3 (4.11%) RDF
14 2 (2.74%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 72 (98.63%) Java
2 40 (54.79%) JavaScript
3 35 (47.95%) SQL
4 22 (30.14%) Python
5 6 (8.22%) C++
5 6 (8.22%) Apex Code
6 4 (5.48%) C
6 4 (5.48%) C#
7 3 (4.11%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.11%) SPARQL
8 2 (2.74%) XAML
9 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.37%) ECMAScript
9 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (2.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.37%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.37%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 33 (45.21%) Oracle
2 6 (8.22%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (4.11%) Sybase
3 3 (4.11%) IBM
4 2 (2.74%) SAP
5 1 (1.37%) Adobe
5 1 (1.37%) Calypso
5 1 (1.37%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.37%) Perforce
5 1 (1.37%) FatWire
5 1 (1.37%) DoubleClick
5 1 (1.37%) Google
5 1 (1.37%) 29West
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
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Rate: £450 - 500 per day
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