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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 352 391 335
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -56
Contract jobs citing J2SE 58 24 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.099% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.87% 0.34% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 12 48
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £364 £470
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £448
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +0.55%
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
6672 7111 6374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.91% 29.36% 29.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4738 5103 4617
Average daily rate £425 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 36 64
Average hourly rate £22.50 £38.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.93% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.00 £19.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £170.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +18 3 £425 - 7
Canary Wharf - 1 £550 -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
J2SE
England

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 83 (97.65%) Java
2 66 (77.65%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (74.12%) TDD
4 49 (57.65%) Oracle
5 48 (56.47%) Linux
6 47 (55.29%) SQL
7 42 (49.41%) Relational Database
8 39 (45.88%) Banking
9 38 (44.71%) Investment Banking
9 38 (44.71%) J2EE
9 38 (44.71%) JavaScript
9 38 (44.71%) OO
10 37 (43.53%) Hibernate
11 36 (42.35%) User Stories
12 35 (41.18%) Technical Analysis
12 35 (41.18%) Pair Programming
12 35 (41.18%) Web Development
12 35 (41.18%) jMock
12 35 (41.18%) OOD
12 35 (41.18%) RDBMS
13 34 (40.00%) Python
14 33 (38.82%) Scrum
15 32 (37.65%) Software Engineering
16 29 (34.12%) OOP
17 25 (29.41%) UML
17 25 (29.41%) RUP
18 24 (28.24%) Migration
19 23 (27.06%) Data Migration
20 16 (18.82%) Multithreading
21 15 (17.65%) Mentoring

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (5.88%) Apache Pig
2 3 (3.53%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.53%) Apache
2 3 (3.53%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.18%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.18%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.18%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.18%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 7 (8.24%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.53%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.53%) Multicast
2 2 (2.35%) X.509
2 2 (2.35%) LDAP
2 2 (2.35%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (49.41%) Relational Database
2 35 (41.18%) RDBMS
3 8 (9.41%) DB2
4 7 (8.24%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 7 (8.24%) Oracle9i Database
4 7 (8.24%) Big Data
4 7 (8.24%) Oracle Database
4 7 (8.24%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (5.88%) Hadoop
5 5 (5.88%) Apache Hive
5 5 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 35 (41.18%) jMock
2 11 (12.94%) Subversion
3 7 (8.24%) Maven
3 7 (8.24%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.53%) JUnit
5 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.18%) JIRA
General
1 39 (45.88%) Banking
2 38 (44.71%) Investment Banking
3 9 (10.59%) Finance
4 5 (5.88%) Front Office
5 1 (1.18%) Back Office
5 1 (1.18%) Legal
5 1 (1.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 83 (97.65%) Developer
2 82 (96.47%) Java Developer
3 17 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 17 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 12 (14.12%) Lead Java Developer
4 12 (14.12%) Lead Developer
5 9 (10.59%) Scala Developer
6 4 (4.71%) Hadoop Developer
7 3 (3.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (3.53%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (2.35%) Java Analyst Programmer
8 2 (2.35%) Java Programmer
8 2 (2.35%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (2.35%) Developer Analyst
8 2 (2.35%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (2.35%) Programmer
8 2 (2.35%) Front Office Developer
8 2 (2.35%) Analyst
9 1 (1.18%) Technical Architect
9 1 (1.18%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (44.71%) J2EE
2 37 (43.53%) Hibernate
3 12 (14.12%) REST
4 11 (12.94%) Java EE
4 11 (12.94%) JDBC
4 11 (12.94%) Servlets
4 11 (12.94%) XML
5 10 (11.76%) XSL
5 10 (11.76%) XML Schema
5 10 (11.76%) JavaBeans
5 10 (11.76%) JSP
5 10 (11.76%) EJB
5 10 (11.76%) Spring
6 9 (10.59%) SOAP
7 8 (9.41%) Web Services
8 6 (7.06%) CORBA
8 6 (7.06%) Java RMI
9 2 (2.35%) Middleware
9 2 (2.35%) HTML
9 2 (2.35%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.41%) Fixed Income
1 8 (9.41%) Equities
2 6 (7.06%) N-Tier
2 6 (7.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (3.53%) Derivative
4 2 (2.35%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (2.35%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.35%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.18%) Social Media
5 1 (1.18%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 48 (56.47%) Linux
2 14 (16.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (77.65%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (74.12%) TDD
3 38 (44.71%) OO
4 36 (42.35%) User Stories
5 35 (41.18%) Technical Analysis
5 35 (41.18%) Web Development
5 35 (41.18%) OOD
5 35 (41.18%) Pair Programming
6 33 (38.82%) Scrum
7 32 (37.65%) Software Engineering
8 29 (34.12%) OOP
9 25 (29.41%) UML
9 25 (29.41%) RUP
10 24 (28.24%) Migration
11 23 (27.06%) Data Migration
12 16 (18.82%) Multithreading
13 15 (17.65%) Mentoring
14 14 (16.47%) Content Management
15 10 (11.76%) Unit Testing
16 9 (10.59%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 83 (97.65%) Java
2 47 (55.29%) SQL
3 38 (44.71%) JavaScript
4 34 (40.00%) Python
5 11 (12.94%) Scala
6 10 (11.76%) XPath
7 1 (1.18%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.18%) R
7 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.18%) C
7 1 (1.18%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (4.71%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.18%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (5.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 49 (57.65%) Oracle
2 8 (9.41%) Sybase
3 2 (2.35%) TIBCO
3 2 (2.35%) ForgeRock
4 1 (1.18%) Reuters
4 1 (1.18%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.18%) IBM
4 1 (1.18%) Adobe
4 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
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