The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 288 300 269
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -31
Contract jobs citing Java EE 116 119 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.51% 0.50% 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.70% 1.69% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 77 94
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £365 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £363
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £32.97
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +6.17%
Java EE
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
6817 7048 6499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.95% 29.62% 31.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5194 5077 4728
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 54 69
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £18.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £55.00 £48.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -3 17 £475 +11.76% 9
Docklands, London +15 1 £383 -17.29%
Wimbledon 0 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £500 -
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Chessington - - - - 1
Chiswick - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Java EE
England

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 202 (85.96%) Java
2 113 (48.09%) Spring
3 105 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
4 92 (39.15%) Oracle
5 82 (34.89%) Linux
6 81 (34.47%) Web Services
7 77 (32.77%) JavaScript
8 76 (32.34%) UNIX
9 75 (31.91%) Tomcat
9 75 (31.91%) HTML
9 75 (31.91%) Maven
10 71 (30.21%) SQL
11 63 (26.81%) Hibernate
12 62 (26.38%) XML
13 60 (25.53%) JUnit
14 58 (24.68%) Apache
15 57 (24.26%) TDD
16 52 (22.13%) JSP
17 51 (21.70%) OO
18 50 (21.28%) JBoss
18 50 (21.28%) Scrum
19 49 (20.85%) CSS
19 49 (20.85%) MySQL
20 44 (18.72%) WebLogic
20 44 (18.72%) Finance
21 43 (18.30%) J2EE
21 43 (18.30%) Jenkins
22 42 (17.87%) Continuous Integration
23 41 (17.45%) jQuery
23 41 (17.45%) .NET

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 75 (31.91%) Tomcat
2 58 (24.68%) Apache
3 50 (21.28%) JBoss
4 44 (18.72%) WebLogic
5 34 (14.47%) WebSphere
6 29 (12.34%) IIS
7 18 (7.66%) IBM HTTP Server
8 10 (4.26%) Jetty
9 9 (3.83%) Mule
9 9 (3.83%) GlassFish
9 9 (3.83%) Apache Solr
9 9 (3.83%) SharePoint
10 8 (3.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 7 (2.98%) Documentum
11 7 (2.98%) Adobe CQ
12 6 (2.55%) CMS
13 5 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
13 5 (2.13%) Apache Pig
14 4 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (1.70%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 6 (2.55%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.70%) MS Project
3 3 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.43%) MS Office
4 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.98%) Murex MxG2000
2 3 (1.28%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.43%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.43%) Cordys
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.43%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.55%) GitHub
3 4 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.43%) Force.com
4 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.21%) HTTP
2 11 (4.68%) DNS
2 11 (4.68%) BIG-IP
3 9 (3.83%) Intranet
3 9 (3.83%) LDAP
4 8 (3.40%) SSL
4 8 (3.40%) AMQP
5 7 (2.98%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.13%) Internet
7 3 (1.28%) LAN
7 3 (1.28%) WAN
7 3 (1.28%) DHCP
7 3 (1.28%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.43%) VPN
8 1 (0.43%) SNMP
8 1 (0.43%) IPsec
8 1 (0.43%) DMZ
8 1 (0.43%) OpenVPN
8 1 (0.43%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (20.85%) MySQL
2 31 (13.19%) SQL Server
3 21 (8.94%) NoSQL
3 21 (8.94%) Oracle Database
4 14 (5.96%) MongoDB
5 12 (5.11%) DB2
6 9 (3.83%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (3.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 8 (3.40%) Big Data
7 8 (3.40%) Hadoop
8 6 (2.55%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (2.13%) Apache Hive
9 5 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (2.13%) Redis
9 5 (2.13%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.28%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.85%) CouchDB
11 2 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.43%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 75 (31.91%) Maven
2 60 (25.53%) JUnit
3 43 (18.30%) Jenkins
4 38 (16.17%) Git (software)
5 36 (15.32%) Eclipse
6 32 (13.62%) Selenium
7 31 (13.19%) Subversion
8 20 (8.51%) JIRA
9 16 (6.81%) Mockito
10 13 (5.53%) Redmine
11 11 (4.68%) Cucumber
12 9 (3.83%) Hudson
12 9 (3.83%) Ant
12 9 (3.83%) PHPUnit
13 8 (3.40%) EasyMock
14 7 (2.98%) Mercurial
15 6 (2.55%) Checkstyle
16 5 (2.13%) Jasmine
17 3 (1.28%) CruiseControl
17 3 (1.28%) Bugzilla
General
1 44 (18.72%) Finance
2 40 (17.02%) Banking
3 33 (14.04%) Front Office
4 25 (10.64%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.98%) Games
6 5 (2.13%) Back Office
7 2 (0.85%) Publishing
7 2 (0.85%) French Language
8 1 (0.43%) Greek Language
8 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.43%) Retail
8 1 (0.43%) Billing
Job Titles
1 152 (64.68%) Developer
2 122 (51.91%) Java Developer
3 24 (10.21%) Architect
4 15 (6.38%) Senior Developer
5 14 (5.96%) Consultant
5 14 (5.96%) Senior Java Developer
6 11 (4.68%) Web Developer
7 9 (3.83%) Technical Architect
8 7 (2.98%) Analyst
8 7 (2.98%) Applications Developer
8 7 (2.98%) Web Applications Developer
8 7 (2.98%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (2.98%) Middleware Engineer
9 6 (2.55%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (2.55%) Digital Architect
9 6 (2.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 6 (2.55%) Web Engineer
9 6 (2.55%) Designer
9 6 (2.55%) Integration Engineer
9 6 (2.55%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (48.09%) Spring
2 81 (34.47%) Web Services
3 75 (31.91%) HTML
4 63 (26.81%) Hibernate
5 62 (26.38%) XML
6 52 (22.13%) JSP
7 49 (20.85%) CSS
8 43 (18.30%) J2EE
9 41 (17.45%) .NET
9 41 (17.45%) jQuery
10 40 (17.02%) JPA
10 40 (17.02%) JSON
10 40 (17.02%) REST
11 35 (14.89%) JMS
12 32 (13.62%) Servlets
13 31 (13.19%) SOAP
14 28 (11.91%) JDBC
15 22 (9.36%) XSLT
16 21 (8.94%) Middleware
16 21 (8.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.77%) Open Source
2 29 (12.34%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (8.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 15 (6.38%) Data Structures
5 12 (5.11%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (4.68%) Computer Science
7 8 (3.40%) Equities
8 7 (2.98%) Derivative
8 7 (2.98%) Fixed Income
8 7 (2.98%) Mobile App
9 5 (2.13%) Mathematics
9 5 (2.13%) User Experience
10 4 (1.70%) Replication
11 3 (1.28%) Wiki
11 3 (1.28%) Social Network
12 2 (0.85%) Clustering
12 2 (0.85%) Kindle
13 1 (0.43%) SWIFT
13 1 (0.43%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 82 (34.89%) Linux
2 76 (32.34%) UNIX
3 39 (16.60%) Windows
4 24 (10.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (5.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.55%) Android
7 4 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.85%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.85%) CentOS
9 1 (0.43%) Debian
9 1 (0.43%) Solaris
9 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (24.26%) TDD
3 51 (21.70%) OO
4 50 (21.28%) Scrum
5 42 (17.87%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (17.45%) MVC
7 36 (15.32%) Unit Testing
8 26 (11.06%) OOD
9 23 (9.79%) ITIL
10 21 (8.94%) Software Engineering
11 16 (6.81%) Load Balancing
11 16 (6.81%) Multithreading
11 16 (6.81%) OOP
12 15 (6.38%) Configuration Management
12 15 (6.38%) BDD
13 13 (5.53%) SOA
13 13 (5.53%) E-Commerce
13 13 (5.53%) Release Management
13 13 (5.53%) Web Development
14 12 (5.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 202 (85.96%) Java
2 77 (32.77%) JavaScript
3 71 (30.21%) SQL
4 15 (6.38%) C#
4 15 (6.38%) PHP
4 15 (6.38%) PL/SQL
4 15 (6.38%) Python
4 15 (6.38%) Shell Script
5 13 (5.53%) Bash Shell
6 9 (3.83%) PHP5
7 8 (3.40%) PowerShell
7 8 (3.40%) VB
8 7 (2.98%) C++
8 7 (2.98%) Perl
8 7 (2.98%) Jython
8 7 (2.98%) Korn
8 7 (2.98%) C-shell
9 6 (2.55%) JPQL
10 5 (2.13%) Ruby
11 4 (1.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (7.23%) Degree
2 16 (6.81%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.68%) DV Cleared
4 7 (2.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.70%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.85%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (14.04%) QA
2 2 (0.85%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.43%) SLA
3 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (6.81%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.70%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.43%) vCloud
4 1 (0.43%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.43%) KVM
4 1 (0.43%) Docker
4 1 (0.43%) HDFS
4 1 (0.43%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (0.43%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (4.68%) Puppet
2 8 (3.40%) Control-M
2 8 (3.40%) BladeLogic
2 8 (3.40%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (1.28%) Nagios
4 2 (0.85%) ZABBIX
4 2 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.43%) Cacti
5 1 (0.43%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.43%) Ansible
5 1 (0.43%) logstash
5 1 (0.43%) Salt
5 1 (0.43%) Kibana
Vendors
1 92 (39.15%) Oracle
2 25 (10.64%) Red Hat
3 18 (7.66%) Microsoft
4 14 (5.96%) Adobe
5 11 (4.68%) Murex
5 11 (4.68%) Sybase
5 11 (4.68%) Canoo
6 10 (4.26%) IBM
6 10 (4.26%) Zend
7 8 (3.40%) Altiris
8 7 (2.98%) Reuters
8 7 (2.98%) Bloomberg
8 7 (2.98%) HP
9 5 (2.13%) VMware
10 4 (1.70%) NetApp
10 4 (1.70%) Axway
10 4 (1.70%) Atomikos
11 3 (1.28%) F5
11 3 (1.28%) 29West
11 3 (1.28%) Google
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