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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 355 377 354
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -23
Contract jobs citing J2SE 48 18 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.080% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.71% 0.26% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 10 33
Average daily rate
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£500 £375 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £363 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £475 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £448
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £39.00
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
6790 6944 6448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.63% 30.69% 29.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4882 5091 4668
Average daily rate £420 £413 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 16 90
Average hourly rate £22.18 £45.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.71% +8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £30.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £175.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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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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 +8 2 £375 +3.44% 6
Canary Wharf - 2 £550 -
J2SE
England

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 75 (98.68%) Java
2 60 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (77.63%) TDD
4 44 (57.89%) Oracle
5 41 (53.95%) SQL
5 41 (53.95%) Linux
6 36 (47.37%) J2EE
6 36 (47.37%) Relational Database
7 33 (43.42%) Banking
7 33 (43.42%) Hibernate
8 32 (42.11%) Investment Banking
9 31 (40.79%) Software Engineering
9 31 (40.79%) JavaScript
10 30 (39.47%) OO
11 29 (38.16%) RDBMS
11 29 (38.16%) Scrum
11 29 (38.16%) User Stories
12 28 (36.84%) Technical Analysis
12 28 (36.84%) Pair Programming
12 28 (36.84%) Web Development
12 28 (36.84%) jMock
12 28 (36.84%) OOD
12 28 (36.84%) Python
13 26 (34.21%) OOP
14 23 (30.26%) UML
14 23 (30.26%) RUP
15 22 (28.95%) Data Migration
15 22 (28.95%) Migration
16 16 (21.05%) Multithreading
17 15 (19.74%) Mentoring

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (5.26%) Apache Pig
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (2.63%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.63%) Apache
2 2 (2.63%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.63%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.32%) JBoss
3 1 (1.32%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.32%) CMS
3 1 (1.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) Multicast
1 3 (3.95%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.63%) X.509
2 2 (2.63%) Kerberos
2 2 (2.63%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (47.37%) Relational Database
2 29 (38.16%) RDBMS
3 8 (10.53%) DB2
4 7 (9.21%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 7 (9.21%) Oracle9i Database
4 7 (9.21%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (9.21%) Oracle Database
5 6 (7.89%) Big Data
6 4 (5.26%) Hadoop
6 4 (5.26%) Apache Hive
6 4 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 28 (36.84%) jMock
2 10 (13.16%) Subversion
3 8 (10.53%) Git (software)
4 6 (7.89%) Maven
5 4 (5.26%) JUnit
6 2 (2.63%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.32%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.32%) JIRA
7 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
General
1 33 (43.42%) Banking
2 32 (42.11%) Investment Banking
3 8 (10.53%) Finance
4 2 (2.63%) Front Office
5 1 (1.32%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 75 (98.68%) Developer
1 75 (98.68%) Java Developer
2 12 (15.79%) Senior Java Developer
2 12 (15.79%) Lead Java Developer
2 12 (15.79%) Senior Developer
2 12 (15.79%) Lead Developer
3 9 (11.84%) Scala Developer
4 3 (3.95%) Hadoop Developer
4 3 (3.95%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (2.63%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (2.63%) Front Office Developer
6 1 (1.32%) Big Data Developer
6 1 (1.32%) Administrator
6 1 (1.32%) Architect
6 1 (1.32%) Technical Architect
6 1 (1.32%) DBA
6 1 (1.32%) Java Technical Architect
6 1 (1.32%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (47.37%) J2EE
2 33 (43.42%) Hibernate
3 11 (14.47%) XML
3 11 (14.47%) Servlets
3 11 (14.47%) REST
4 10 (13.16%) Java EE
4 10 (13.16%) JDBC
4 10 (13.16%) JSP
4 10 (13.16%) XSL
5 9 (11.84%) Web Services
5 9 (11.84%) EJB
5 9 (11.84%) XML Schema
5 9 (11.84%) JavaBeans
5 9 (11.84%) Spring
6 8 (10.53%) SOAP
7 6 (7.89%) Java RMI
7 6 (7.89%) CORBA
8 3 (3.95%) Middleware
8 3 (3.95%) Spring MVC
9 2 (2.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) Equities
2 7 (9.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (7.89%) N-Tier
4 4 (5.26%) Fixed Income
5 3 (3.95%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.95%) Derivative
5 3 (3.95%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.63%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.63%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.32%) Social Media
7 1 (1.32%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 41 (53.95%) Linux
2 14 (18.42%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (77.63%) TDD
3 31 (40.79%) Software Engineering
4 30 (39.47%) OO
5 29 (38.16%) Scrum
5 29 (38.16%) User Stories
6 28 (36.84%) Technical Analysis
6 28 (36.84%) Pair Programming
6 28 (36.84%) Web Development
6 28 (36.84%) OOD
7 26 (34.21%) OOP
8 23 (30.26%) UML
8 23 (30.26%) RUP
9 22 (28.95%) Data Migration
9 22 (28.95%) Migration
10 16 (21.05%) Multithreading
11 15 (19.74%) Mentoring
12 13 (17.11%) Content Management
13 9 (11.84%) Unit Testing
13 9 (11.84%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 75 (98.68%) Java
2 41 (53.95%) SQL
3 31 (40.79%) JavaScript
4 28 (36.84%) Python
5 11 (14.47%) Scala
6 10 (13.16%) XPath
7 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.63%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.32%) C#
8 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.63%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (5.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 44 (57.89%) Oracle
2 8 (10.53%) Sybase
3 2 (2.63%) TIBCO
3 2 (2.63%) IBM
3 2 (2.63%) Solace
3 2 (2.63%) ForgeRock
4 1 (1.32%) Adobe
4 1 (1.32%) Reuters
4 1 (1.32%) Bloomberg
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