The first table below looks at the demand for Java EE 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 Java EE over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 298 238 309
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +71
Contract jobs citing Java EE 103 188 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.78% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.46% 2.48% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 128 75
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £380 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +38.33%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7069 7571 7513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.86% 31.23% 28.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5056 5470 5212
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 78 78
Average hourly rate £45.00 £39.51 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.90% +7.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £18.60 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Java EE
England

Java EE
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java EE across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Java EE Jobs Demand Trend in London

Java EE
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java EE across the London region.

Java EE Daily Rate Trend in London

Java EE
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java EE across the London region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Java EE Daily Rate Histogram in London

Java EE
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java EE across the London region.

Java EE Hourly Rate Trend in London

Java EE
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 Java EE within the London region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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 +36 40 £500 +11.11% 18
Wimbledon - 1 £610 -
Westminster - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Java EE
England

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Java EE 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 Java EE.

1 241 (96.40%) Java
2 125 (50.00%) Spring
3 98 (39.20%) Web Services
4 79 (31.60%) JMS
4 79 (31.60%) Maven
5 78 (31.20%) JUnit
6 77 (30.80%) HTML
7 75 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 75 (30.00%) Finance
8 74 (29.60%) Agile Software Development
8 74 (29.60%) Banking
8 74 (29.60%) Oracle
9 70 (28.00%) Hibernate
10 65 (26.00%) WebLogic
11 64 (25.60%) JBoss
12 58 (23.20%) CSS
13 57 (22.80%) SQL
14 56 (22.40%) XML
14 56 (22.40%) TDD
15 53 (21.20%) Scrum
16 52 (20.80%) JPA
17 51 (20.40%) J2EE
18 50 (20.00%) OO
19 46 (18.40%) Investment Banking
20 45 (18.00%) Tomcat
21 44 (17.60%) SOAP
21 44 (17.60%) REST
22 43 (17.20%) HTML5
22 43 (17.20%) Linux
22 43 (17.20%) MVC

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Java EE 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 Java EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 65 (26.00%) WebLogic
2 45 (18.00%) Tomcat
3 35 (14.00%) Apache
4 31 (12.40%) WebSphere
5 20 (8.00%) Apache Solr
6 11 (4.40%) IIS
7 9 (3.60%) TIBCO EMS
7 9 (3.60%) Oracle Service Bus
7 9 (3.60%) Confluence
7 9 (3.60%) AquaLogic
8 8 (3.20%) IBM HTTP Server
9 6 (2.40%) Jetty
10 5 (2.00%) Oracle Coherence
10 5 (2.00%) CMS
11 4 (1.60%) Documentum
11 4 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (1.20%) GlassFish
12 3 (1.20%) Alfresco
12 3 (1.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 3 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (1.60%) MS Office
1 4 (1.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.40%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.80%) Brady Trinity
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.40%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.40%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.40%) Murex MxG2000
3 1 (0.40%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.20%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.40%) IaaS
2 1 (0.40%) SaaS
2 1 (0.40%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.20%) HTTP
2 7 (2.80%) BIG-IP
3 6 (2.40%) LDAP
3 6 (2.40%) Intranet
3 6 (2.40%) AMQP
4 5 (2.00%) Internet
5 4 (1.60%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.20%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.80%) SSL
7 2 (0.80%) DNS
8 1 (0.40%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.40%) SAN
8 1 (0.40%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (16.00%) Relational Database
2 28 (11.20%) MySQL
3 26 (10.40%) NoSQL
4 20 (8.00%) SQL Server
5 18 (7.20%) Oracle Database
5 18 (7.20%) RDBMS
6 10 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (3.20%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.60%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (1.20%) Redis
9 3 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.80%) DB2
11 1 (0.40%) Big Data
11 1 (0.40%) Jackrabbit
11 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.40%) OLAP
11 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 79 (31.60%) Maven
2 78 (31.20%) JUnit
3 31 (12.40%) Ant
4 30 (12.00%) Subversion
5 17 (6.80%) Apache Ivy
6 11 (4.40%) JIRA
6 11 (4.40%) Jenkins
7 9 (3.60%) Git (software)
8 7 (2.80%) jMock
8 7 (2.80%) Eclipse
9 5 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (1.60%) Mockito
10 4 (1.60%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.20%) FishEye
11 3 (1.20%) TestNG
11 3 (1.20%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.20%) PHPUnit
11 3 (1.20%) Selenium
12 2 (0.80%) Introscope
12 2 (0.80%) Xcode
General
1 75 (30.00%) Finance
2 74 (29.60%) Banking
3 46 (18.40%) Investment Banking
4 29 (11.60%) Front Office
5 17 (6.80%) Games
6 13 (5.20%) Back Office
7 11 (4.40%) Telecoms
8 7 (2.80%) Publishing
9 6 (2.40%) Advertising
10 5 (2.00%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.80%) Retail
11 2 (0.80%) Marketing
12 1 (0.40%) French Language
12 1 (0.40%) German Language
12 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.40%) Billing
Job Titles
1 180 (72.00%) Developer
2 140 (56.00%) Java Developer
3 40 (16.00%) Senior Developer
4 33 (13.20%) Architect
5 31 (12.40%) Senior Java Developer
6 27 (10.80%) Web Developer
7 17 (6.80%) Solutions Architect
7 17 (6.80%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 10 (4.00%) Applications Developer
8 10 (4.00%) Software Engineer
9 9 (3.60%) Java Web Developer
10 8 (3.20%) Consultant
11 7 (2.80%) Middleware Developer
12 6 (2.40%) Web Applications Developer
13 5 (2.00%) Front-End Developer
13 5 (2.00%) J2EE Developer
13 5 (2.00%) Team Leader
13 5 (2.00%) Java Team Leader
14 4 (1.60%) Linux Engineer
14 4 (1.60%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (50.00%) Spring
2 98 (39.20%) Web Services
3 79 (31.60%) JMS
4 77 (30.80%) HTML
5 70 (28.00%) Hibernate
6 58 (23.20%) CSS
7 56 (22.40%) XML
8 52 (20.80%) JPA
9 51 (20.40%) J2EE
10 44 (17.60%) SOAP
10 44 (17.60%) REST
11 43 (17.20%) HTML5
12 39 (15.60%) Middleware
13 36 (14.40%) JSP
13 36 (14.40%) jQuery
14 30 (12.00%) Ajax
15 29 (11.60%) JSON
16 28 (11.20%) RESTful
17 27 (10.80%) XSLT
18 24 (9.60%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.20%) Fixed Income
2 17 (6.80%) Open Source
3 16 (6.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (4.00%) Mathematics
5 9 (3.60%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.20%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.80%) Mobile Payment
8 4 (1.60%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.60%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.60%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.20%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.20%) Social Network
9 3 (1.20%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.20%) Mobile Games
9 3 (1.20%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.20%) Derivative
10 2 (0.80%) PKI
10 2 (0.80%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.80%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 43 (17.20%) Linux
2 42 (16.80%) UNIX
3 22 (8.80%) Windows
4 12 (4.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.40%) Android
6 5 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.60%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.20%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.80%) Solaris
10 1 (0.40%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (29.60%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (22.40%) TDD
3 53 (21.20%) Scrum
4 50 (20.00%) OO
5 43 (17.20%) MVC
6 42 (16.80%) UML
7 40 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (13.20%) SOA
9 26 (10.40%) BDD
10 25 (10.00%) Unit Testing
11 17 (6.80%) Software Engineering
11 17 (6.80%) Project Management
12 16 (6.40%) Multithreading
13 15 (6.00%) Web Development
14 11 (4.40%) Refactoring
15 8 (3.20%) E-Commerce
15 8 (3.20%) Mobile Commerce
15 8 (3.20%) Agile Project Management
16 7 (2.80%) Portfolio Management
16 7 (2.80%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 241 (96.40%) Java
2 75 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 57 (22.80%) SQL
4 11 (4.40%) Shell Script
4 11 (4.40%) Python
5 10 (4.00%) T-SQL
5 10 (4.00%) PL/SQL
5 10 (4.00%) XPath
6 7 (2.80%) PHP
7 5 (2.00%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.00%) Bourne shell
7 5 (2.00%) C#
7 5 (2.00%) VB
7 5 (2.00%) Korn
8 4 (1.60%) Ruby
8 4 (1.60%) Objective-C
8 4 (1.60%) VBA
8 4 (1.60%) C
8 4 (1.60%) Scala
9 3 (1.20%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 25 (10.00%) Degree
2 9 (3.60%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.20%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.40%) QA
System Software
1 12 (4.80%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.40%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 5 (2.00%) ITRS Geneos
1 5 (2.00%) BladeLogic
1 5 (2.00%) Control-M
2 3 (1.20%) Puppet
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.40%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.40%) Nagios
Vendors
1 74 (29.60%) Oracle
2 64 (25.60%) JBoss
3 17 (6.80%) Red Hat
4 16 (6.40%) Sybase
5 13 (5.20%) 29West
6 10 (4.00%) TIBCO
6 10 (4.00%) Bloomberg
7 9 (3.60%) Murex
7 9 (3.60%) Microsoft
7 9 (3.60%) Fidessa
8 8 (3.20%) IBM
9 5 (2.00%) SAP
9 5 (2.00%) Altiris
9 5 (2.00%) Google
10 4 (1.60%) Zend
10 4 (1.60%) hybris
11 3 (1.20%) Splunk
11 3 (1.20%) FatWire
12 2 (0.80%) Brady
12 2 (0.80%) Perforce
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