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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 369 351 317
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -34
Contract jobs citing J2SE 30 33 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.15% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.48% 0.52% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 20 42
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£450 £431 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -31.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £423 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £555 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
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
6284 6396 5891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.60% 29.43% 29.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4620 4495 4286
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £295 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 56 52
Average hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +76.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £27.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £82.25 £84.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +6 1 £525 +23.52% 7
Canary Wharf - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
New Malden - - - -
Teddington - - - -
J2SE
England

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 67 (98.53%) Java
2 49 (72.06%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (66.18%) TDD
4 41 (60.29%) Linux
5 37 (54.41%) Oracle
6 35 (51.47%) JavaScript
7 32 (47.06%) Hibernate
8 31 (45.59%) jMock
8 31 (45.59%) OO
9 30 (44.12%) SQL
9 30 (44.12%) Banking
10 29 (42.65%) Investment Banking
10 29 (42.65%) Web Development
10 29 (42.65%) Scrum
10 29 (42.65%) Relational Database
11 28 (41.18%) Technical Analysis
11 28 (41.18%) User Stories
11 28 (41.18%) Pair Programming
11 28 (41.18%) OOD
11 28 (41.18%) RDBMS
12 26 (38.24%) Python
13 25 (36.76%) J2EE
14 18 (26.47%) OOP
15 16 (23.53%) Software Engineering
16 15 (22.06%) Multithreading
17 13 (19.12%) RUP
17 13 (19.12%) UML
18 12 (17.65%) UNIX
18 12 (17.65%) Migration
19 11 (16.18%) Finance

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 5 (7.35%) Apache Pig
2 3 (4.41%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.41%) Apache
2 3 (4.41%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.47%) GemFire
4 1 (1.47%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.47%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) LDAP
1 1 (1.47%) Kerberos
1 1 (1.47%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (42.65%) Relational Database
2 28 (41.18%) RDBMS
3 6 (8.82%) Big Data
4 5 (7.35%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (7.35%) Hadoop
4 5 (7.35%) Apache Hive
5 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 31 (45.59%) jMock
2 11 (16.18%) Maven
3 8 (11.76%) JUnit
4 7 (10.29%) Subversion
5 3 (4.41%) Ant
5 3 (4.41%) Mockito
6 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.94%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.47%) JIRA
7 1 (1.47%) Hudson
General
1 30 (44.12%) Banking
2 29 (42.65%) Investment Banking
3 11 (16.18%) Finance
4 7 (10.29%) Front Office
5 1 (1.47%) Back Office
5 1 (1.47%) Legal
5 1 (1.47%) Publishing
5 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 66 (97.06%) Developer
2 61 (89.71%) Java Developer
3 12 (17.65%) Senior Developer
3 12 (17.65%) Senior Java Developer
4 10 (14.71%) Agile Java Developer
5 6 (8.82%) Scala Developer
6 5 (7.35%) Lead Developer
6 5 (7.35%) Lead Java Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Hadoop Developer
8 3 (4.41%) C++ Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Java Analyst Programmer
9 2 (2.94%) Java Programmer
9 2 (2.94%) Analyst Programmer
9 2 (2.94%) Programmer
9 2 (2.94%) Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Java Architect
9 2 (2.94%) Architect
9 2 (2.94%) Developer Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Salesforce.com Developer
10 1 (1.47%) Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (47.06%) Hibernate
2 25 (36.76%) J2EE
3 11 (16.18%) Spring
4 7 (10.29%) Java EE
4 7 (10.29%) REST
5 6 (8.82%) JSP
5 6 (8.82%) Servlets
6 5 (7.35%) JDBC
7 4 (5.88%) HTML
7 4 (5.88%) EJB
7 4 (5.88%) Web Services
7 4 (5.88%) XML
7 4 (5.88%) XSL
7 4 (5.88%) XML Schema
7 4 (5.88%) JavaBeans
8 3 (4.41%) CSS
8 3 (4.41%) SOAP
8 3 (4.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 3 (4.41%) JMS
9 2 (2.94%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Fixed Income
2 4 (5.88%) Equities
2 4 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.94%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.94%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.47%) User Experience
4 1 (1.47%) Derivative
4 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.47%) Social Media
4 1 (1.47%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 41 (60.29%) Linux
2 12 (17.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (72.06%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (66.18%) TDD
3 31 (45.59%) OO
4 29 (42.65%) Scrum
4 29 (42.65%) Web Development
5 28 (41.18%) User Stories
5 28 (41.18%) Technical Analysis
5 28 (41.18%) Pair Programming
5 28 (41.18%) OOD
6 18 (26.47%) OOP
7 16 (23.53%) Software Engineering
8 15 (22.06%) Multithreading
9 13 (19.12%) UML
9 13 (19.12%) RUP
10 12 (17.65%) Migration
11 11 (16.18%) Data Migration
12 10 (14.71%) Content Management
13 9 (13.24%) Mentoring
14 7 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
15 6 (8.82%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 67 (98.53%) Java
2 35 (51.47%) JavaScript
3 30 (44.12%) SQL
4 26 (38.24%) Python
5 7 (10.29%) Scala
6 4 (5.88%) C++
6 4 (5.88%) XPath
7 2 (2.94%) C
7 2 (2.94%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.47%) R
8 1 (1.47%) C#
8 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (7.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 37 (54.41%) Oracle
2 3 (4.41%) Sybase
3 2 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.94%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.47%) Perforce
4 1 (1.47%) 29West
4 1 (1.47%) ForgeRock
4 1 (1.47%) Adobe
4 1 (1.47%) Calypso
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