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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 368 365 335
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -30
Contract jobs citing J2SE 33 42 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.17% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 0.55% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 71
Average daily rate
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£500 £413 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -28.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £286 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £54.50 -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7272 7612 7536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.84% 31.40% 28.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5181 5488 5257
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 81 82
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £19.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +22 2 £425 +4.93% 8
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
J2SE
England

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 53 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (45.28%) SQL
3 23 (43.40%) JavaScript
3 23 (43.40%) Spring
4 21 (39.62%) Hibernate
5 17 (32.08%) Oracle
6 16 (30.19%) J2EE
6 16 (30.19%) Web Services
6 16 (30.19%) OO
7 15 (28.30%) Linux
7 15 (28.30%) Maven
8 13 (24.53%) Investment Banking
8 13 (24.53%) Banking
9 12 (22.64%) Finance
9 12 (22.64%) MySQL
9 12 (22.64%) OOD
10 11 (20.75%) Scrum
10 11 (20.75%) TDD
11 10 (18.87%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (18.87%) CSS
12 9 (16.98%) JUnit
12 9 (16.98%) JIRA
13 8 (15.09%) WebSphere
13 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (15.09%) Relational Database
14 7 (13.21%) REST
14 7 (13.21%) Pair Programming
14 7 (13.21%) Software Engineering
14 7 (13.21%) Multithreading
14 7 (13.21%) jMock

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 8 (15.09%) WebSphere
2 6 (11.32%) Apache
2 6 (11.32%) Tomcat
3 5 (9.43%) WebSphere Portal
4 4 (7.55%) Apache Pig
5 3 (5.66%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (3.77%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.89%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Force.com
2 2 (3.77%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) MySQL
2 8 (15.09%) Relational Database
3 7 (13.21%) RDBMS
4 6 (11.32%) Hadoop
4 6 (11.32%) Big Data
5 4 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
5 4 (7.55%) Apache Hive
5 4 (7.55%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (7.55%) Impala
6 3 (5.66%) Triplestore
7 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.89%) DB2
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 15 (28.30%) Maven
2 9 (16.98%) JUnit
2 9 (16.98%) JIRA
3 7 (13.21%) jMock
4 6 (11.32%) Ant
4 6 (11.32%) Hudson
4 6 (11.32%) Mockito
4 6 (11.32%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.77%) Subversion
6 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (24.53%) Investment Banking
1 13 (24.53%) Banking
2 12 (22.64%) Finance
3 4 (7.55%) Back Office
4 3 (5.66%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.77%) Marketing
6 1 (1.89%) Front Office
6 1 (1.89%) Publishing
6 1 (1.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 50 (94.34%) Developer
2 37 (69.81%) Java Developer
3 6 (11.32%) Senior Java Developer
3 6 (11.32%) Senior Developer
3 6 (11.32%) Agile Java Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Consultant
5 4 (7.55%) WebSphere Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Salesforce.com Consultant
5 4 (7.55%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Hadoop Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Scala Developer
7 2 (3.77%) WebSphere Portal Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Credit Risk Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Java Swing Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Portal Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Senior WebSphere Portal Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Senior WebSphere Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Murex Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (43.40%) Spring
2 21 (39.62%) Hibernate
3 16 (30.19%) J2EE
3 16 (30.19%) Web Services
4 10 (18.87%) CSS
5 7 (13.21%) REST
5 7 (13.21%) XML
5 7 (13.21%) SOAP
5 7 (13.21%) HTML
6 6 (11.32%) JDBC
7 5 (9.43%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (7.55%) JSP
8 4 (7.55%) RESTful
8 4 (7.55%) Visualforce
8 4 (7.55%) MapReduce
9 3 (5.66%) Apache Jena
9 3 (5.66%) jQuery
9 3 (5.66%) WPF
9 3 (5.66%) .NET
10 2 (3.77%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Credit Risk
1 4 (7.55%) Open Source
2 3 (5.66%) Ontologies
3 2 (3.77%) Equities
3 2 (3.77%) Derivative
3 2 (3.77%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.77%) Index Arbitrage
3 2 (3.77%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.89%) Semantic Web
4 1 (1.89%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.89%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.89%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.89%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.30%) Linux
2 6 (11.32%) UNIX
3 2 (3.77%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.19%) OO
2 12 (22.64%) OOD
3 11 (20.75%) Scrum
3 11 (20.75%) TDD
4 10 (18.87%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (13.21%) Pair Programming
6 7 (13.21%) Software Engineering
6 7 (13.21%) Multithreading
7 6 (11.32%) Web Development
7 6 (11.32%) MVC
7 6 (11.32%) Technical Analysis
7 6 (11.32%) User Stories
8 5 (9.43%) OOP
9 4 (7.55%) Unit Testing
10 3 (5.66%) RDF
10 3 (5.66%) ETL
11 2 (3.77%) Incident Management
11 2 (3.77%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (3.77%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (45.28%) SQL
3 23 (43.40%) JavaScript
4 7 (13.21%) Python
5 4 (7.55%) Apex Code
6 3 (5.66%) SPARQL
6 3 (5.66%) Scala
6 3 (5.66%) C#
7 2 (3.77%) C++
7 2 (3.77%) C
7 2 (3.77%) XAML
8 1 (1.89%) Groovy
8 1 (1.89%) XPath
8 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) Brainbench
2 1 (1.89%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (32.08%) Oracle
2 5 (9.43%) DoubleClick
2 5 (9.43%) Google
3 4 (7.55%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (7.55%) Netezza
3 4 (7.55%) Greenplum
3 4 (7.55%) Vertica
4 3 (5.66%) IBM
5 2 (3.77%) JBoss
6 1 (1.89%) FatWire
6 1 (1.89%) Sybase
6 1 (1.89%) Sun
6 1 (1.89%) Murex
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