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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 359 363 349
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs citing J2SE 27 38 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.44% 0.59% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 31 12
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£488 £500 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £344
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +30.90%
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
6178 6407 6168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.87% 29.31% 31.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4625 4562 4472
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £297 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 53 60
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £21.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +60.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £77.50 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -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 28 January 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 28 January 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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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 +5 3 £475 +11.76% 6
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Teddington - - - -
J2SE
England

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 64 (98.46%) Java
2 44 (67.69%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (60.00%) TDD
4 37 (56.92%) Linux
5 35 (53.85%) Oracle
6 31 (47.69%) JavaScript
7 30 (46.15%) SQL
7 30 (46.15%) Hibernate
7 30 (46.15%) Scrum
8 27 (41.54%) Banking
8 27 (41.54%) jMock
8 27 (41.54%) OO
9 25 (38.46%) Investment Banking
9 25 (38.46%) Web Development
9 25 (38.46%) Relational Database
10 24 (36.92%) Technical Analysis
10 24 (36.92%) User Stories
10 24 (36.92%) Pair Programming
10 24 (36.92%) OOD
10 24 (36.92%) RDBMS
11 22 (33.85%) Python
12 19 (29.23%) Multithreading
13 18 (27.69%) J2EE
14 16 (24.62%) Finance
15 15 (23.08%) UNIX
16 12 (18.46%) Spring
17 11 (16.92%) OOP
18 10 (15.38%) Maven
19 9 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
19 9 (13.85%) Software Engineering

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (7.69%) Apache Pig
2 3 (4.62%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.62%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.62%) Apache
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (3.08%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.54%) GemFire
4 1 (1.54%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.54%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (38.46%) Relational Database
2 24 (36.92%) RDBMS
3 5 (7.69%) Big Data
3 5 (7.69%) Apache Hive
3 5 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (7.69%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (41.54%) jMock
2 10 (15.38%) Maven
3 7 (10.77%) Subversion
3 7 (10.77%) JUnit
4 4 (6.15%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.62%) Mockito
5 3 (4.62%) Ant
6 2 (3.08%) NetBeans
6 2 (3.08%) FitNesse
6 2 (3.08%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.08%) NWDS
6 2 (3.08%) Gradle
7 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.54%) Hudson
7 1 (1.54%) JIRA
7 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (41.54%) Banking
2 25 (38.46%) Investment Banking
3 16 (24.62%) Finance
4 7 (10.77%) Front Office
5 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.54%) Back Office
5 1 (1.54%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.54%) Legal
5 1 (1.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 61 (93.85%) Developer
2 55 (84.62%) Java Developer
3 14 (21.54%) Agile Java Developer
4 11 (16.92%) Senior Java Developer
4 11 (16.92%) Senior Developer
5 4 (6.15%) Hadoop Developer
6 3 (4.62%) C++ Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Java Analyst Programmer
7 2 (3.08%) Java Programmer
7 2 (3.08%) Developer Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) Architect
7 2 (3.08%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Java Architect
7 2 (3.08%) Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) Analyst Programmer
7 2 (3.08%) Programmer
7 2 (3.08%) Android Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Scala Developer
8 1 (1.54%) Big Data Developer
8 1 (1.54%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (46.15%) Hibernate
2 18 (27.69%) J2EE
3 12 (18.46%) Spring
4 7 (10.77%) Java EE
4 7 (10.77%) XML
5 6 (9.23%) JSP
5 6 (9.23%) Servlets
5 6 (9.23%) Web Services
5 6 (9.23%) JavaBeans
6 5 (7.69%) REST
6 5 (7.69%) JDBC
7 4 (6.15%) XSL
7 4 (6.15%) HTML
7 4 (6.15%) EJB
7 4 (6.15%) XML Schema
8 3 (4.62%) JMS
8 3 (4.62%) CSS
8 3 (4.62%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 2 (3.08%) Java SE
9 2 (3.08%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Fixed Income
2 4 (6.15%) Equities
2 4 (6.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (6.15%) User Experience
3 3 (4.62%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.08%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.08%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.54%) Social Media
5 1 (1.54%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.54%) Spread Betting
5 1 (1.54%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 37 (56.92%) Linux
2 15 (23.08%) UNIX
3 2 (3.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (67.69%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (60.00%) TDD
3 30 (46.15%) Scrum
4 27 (41.54%) OO
5 25 (38.46%) Web Development
6 24 (36.92%) Technical Analysis
6 24 (36.92%) User Stories
6 24 (36.92%) Pair Programming
6 24 (36.92%) OOD
7 19 (29.23%) Multithreading
8 11 (16.92%) OOP
9 9 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (13.85%) Software Engineering
10 7 (10.77%) RUP
11 6 (9.23%) UML
11 6 (9.23%) MVC
11 6 (9.23%) Low Latency
12 5 (7.69%) Release Management
12 5 (7.69%) Migration
12 5 (7.69%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 64 (98.46%) Java
2 31 (47.69%) JavaScript
3 30 (46.15%) SQL
4 22 (33.85%) Python
5 6 (9.23%) C++
6 4 (6.15%) XPath
6 4 (6.15%) C
7 3 (4.62%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.62%) Scala
8 2 (3.08%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.54%) R
9 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.54%) C#
9 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 35 (53.85%) Oracle
2 3 (4.62%) Sybase
3 2 (3.08%) SAP
3 2 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.08%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.54%) 29West
4 1 (1.54%) Calypso
4 1 (1.54%) Adobe
4 1 (1.54%) Perforce
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