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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 382 386 378
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing J2SE 26 32 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.39% 0.50% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 29 28
Average daily rate £638 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -0.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £375 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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
6671 6404 6357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.51% 30.17% 29.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5003 4790 4521
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 27 53
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.37 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.68% -21.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.23 £16.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +48 2 £650 +36.84% 13
Uxbridge - 1 £225 -
J2SE
England

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 54 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (38.89%) Spring
3 21 (38.89%) Low Latency
4 20 (37.04%) OO
5 19 (35.19%) Degree
6 16 (29.63%) Multithreading
6 16 (29.63%) JavaScript
6 16 (29.63%) Front Office
7 15 (27.78%) J2EE
8 14 (25.93%) Linux
8 14 (25.93%) Equities
9 13 (24.07%) Computer Science
10 12 (22.22%) Finance
11 11 (20.37%) SQL
12 10 (18.52%) JMS
12 10 (18.52%) TDD
12 10 (18.52%) Software Engineering
13 9 (16.67%) E-Commerce
13 9 (16.67%) Web Services
14 8 (14.81%) Unix
14 8 (14.81%) Oracle
14 8 (14.81%) OOP
14 8 (14.81%) Maven
14 8 (14.81%) Algorithmic Trading
14 8 (14.81%) Git (software)
15 7 (12.96%) Big Data
15 7 (12.96%) SOAP
15 7 (12.96%) Scrum
15 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 5 (9.26%) Apache Pig
2 4 (7.41%) Apache Spark
2 4 (7.41%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.56%) GemFire
4 2 (3.70%) Alfresco
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.85%) Jetty
5 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.41%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (7.41%) Google Compute Engine
3 1 (1.85%) Force.com
3 1 (1.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) Big Data
2 6 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 5 (9.26%) Apache Hive
4 4 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (7.41%) DB2
4 4 (7.41%) RDBMS
4 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.56%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.85%) HBase
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Git (software)
1 8 (14.81%) Maven
2 6 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.41%) Ant
3 4 (7.41%) Eclipse
3 4 (7.41%) Hudson
3 4 (7.41%) JUnit
3 4 (7.41%) Subversion
4 1 (1.85%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.85%) Protractor
4 1 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 16 (29.63%) Front Office
2 12 (22.22%) Finance
3 5 (9.26%) Banking
4 4 (7.41%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 46 (85.19%) Developer
2 38 (70.37%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Agile Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Agile Java Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Big Data Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Hadoop Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Java Mobile Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (1.85%) J2EE Developer
8 1 (1.85%) J2EE Team Leader
8 1 (1.85%) Java Software Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Java Swing Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Java Team Leader
8 1 (1.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Senior Java Consultant
8 1 (1.85%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (38.89%) Spring
2 15 (27.78%) J2EE
3 10 (18.52%) JMS
4 9 (16.67%) Web Services
5 7 (12.96%) SOAP
6 5 (9.26%) HTML
6 5 (9.26%) REST
6 5 (9.26%) RESTful
6 5 (9.26%) XML
7 4 (7.41%) Kafka
7 4 (7.41%) Middleware
7 4 (7.41%) Servlets
8 3 (5.56%) CSS
8 3 (5.56%) Hibernate
8 3 (5.56%) JDBC
9 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
9 2 (3.70%) Apache Camel
10 1 (1.85%) PrimeFaces
10 1 (1.85%) Spring Batch
10 1 (1.85%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.93%) Equities
2 13 (24.07%) Computer Science
3 7 (12.96%) Algorithms
3 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (11.11%) Hedge funds
5 4 (7.41%) Data Integration
5 4 (7.41%) Fixed Income
5 4 (7.41%) Mobile App
6 3 (5.56%) Fintech
7 2 (3.70%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.85%) Online Gambling
8 1 (1.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.93%) Linux
2 8 (14.81%) Unix
3 4 (7.41%) Android
3 4 (7.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (38.89%) Low Latency
3 20 (37.04%) OO
4 16 (29.63%) Multithreading
5 10 (18.52%) Software Engineering
5 10 (18.52%) TDD
6 9 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 8 (14.81%) Algorithmic Trading
7 8 (14.81%) OOP
8 7 (12.96%) Scrum
9 6 (11.11%) BDD
9 6 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (7.41%) DevOps
10 4 (7.41%) ETL
10 4 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (7.41%) RAD
10 4 (7.41%) Web Application Development
11 3 (5.56%) Data Modelling
11 3 (5.56%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (29.63%) JavaScript
3 11 (20.37%) SQL
4 4 (7.41%) PL/SQL
4 4 (7.41%) Python
4 4 (7.41%) Scala
5 2 (3.70%) Perl
6 1 (1.85%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 19 (35.19%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Ambari
1 4 (7.41%) Oozie
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Oracle
2 5 (9.26%) Hortonworks
3 4 (7.41%) Cloudera
3 4 (7.41%) Google
3 4 (7.41%) Perforce
3 4 (7.41%) Sybase
4 1 (1.85%) Apple
4 1 (1.85%) DataSynapse
4 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
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McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago