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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 299 262 294
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +32
Contract jobs citing Java EE 112 172 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.47% 0.69% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.54% 2.16% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 113 77
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£450 £463 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £363 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £367 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.84% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £48.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +47.69%
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
7269 7955 7883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.52% 31.69% 29.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5082 5737 5600
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 51 78
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £16.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £47.73 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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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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 +33 32 £450 -7.69% 22
Westminster - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Java EE
England

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 207 (93.67%) Java
2 105 (47.51%) Spring
3 87 (39.37%) Web Services
4 75 (33.94%) Maven
5 74 (33.48%) JUnit
6 73 (33.03%) JMS
7 71 (32.13%) Oracle
8 70 (31.67%) JavaScript
9 67 (30.32%) Agile Software Development
10 63 (28.51%) JBoss
11 62 (28.05%) WebLogic
12 61 (27.60%) Banking
12 61 (27.60%) Hibernate
13 58 (26.24%) Finance
13 58 (26.24%) HTML
13 58 (26.24%) Tomcat
14 56 (25.34%) OO
15 53 (23.98%) UNIX
15 53 (23.98%) SQL
16 51 (23.08%) XML
17 49 (22.17%) TDD
18 48 (21.72%) Linux
19 46 (20.81%) JPA
20 43 (19.46%) REST
20 43 (19.46%) Apache
21 42 (19.00%) MVC
22 41 (18.55%) Investment Banking
23 40 (18.10%) CSS
23 40 (18.10%) J2EE
23 40 (18.10%) WebSphere

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 62 (28.05%) WebLogic
2 58 (26.24%) Tomcat
3 43 (19.46%) Apache
4 40 (18.10%) WebSphere
5 18 (8.14%) IIS
6 13 (5.88%) IBM HTTP Server
7 9 (4.07%) AquaLogic
7 9 (4.07%) Apache Solr
7 9 (4.07%) Oracle Service Bus
8 8 (3.62%) Jetty
9 7 (3.17%) Confluence
10 6 (2.71%) TIBCO EMS
10 6 (2.71%) CMS
10 6 (2.71%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (2.26%) Documentum
11 5 (2.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 5 (2.26%) Oracle Coherence
11 5 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (1.81%) Drupal
13 3 (1.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (3.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.81%) MS Office
3 2 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.90%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.81%) Murex MxG2000
2 3 (1.36%) WebTrends
2 3 (1.36%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.90%) Brady Trinity
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.45%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.45%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.45%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.45%) SaaS
3 1 (0.45%) PaaS
3 1 (0.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.33%) HTTP
2 10 (4.52%) BIG-IP
2 10 (4.52%) Intranet
3 9 (4.07%) LDAP
4 7 (3.17%) Internet
5 5 (2.26%) DNS
6 4 (1.81%) AMQP
6 4 (1.81%) SSL
6 4 (1.81%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.36%) LAN
7 3 (1.36%) WAN
7 3 (1.36%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.45%) SAN
8 1 (0.45%) DMZ
8 1 (0.45%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (14.03%) MySQL
2 26 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 22 (9.95%) Relational Database
4 21 (9.50%) NoSQL
5 16 (7.24%) MongoDB
6 12 (5.43%) Oracle Database
7 8 (3.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 7 (3.17%) RDBMS
9 6 (2.71%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.81%) Redis
10 4 (1.81%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.36%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.36%) Big Data
12 2 (0.90%) CouchDB
12 2 (0.90%) DB2
13 1 (0.45%) OLAP
13 1 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.45%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 75 (33.94%) Maven
2 74 (33.48%) JUnit
3 29 (13.12%) Subversion
4 27 (12.22%) Jenkins
5 17 (7.69%) Ant
6 16 (7.24%) Git (software)
7 13 (5.88%) JIRA
8 12 (5.43%) Eclipse
9 9 (4.07%) Apache Ivy
9 9 (4.07%) Cucumber
10 8 (3.62%) PHPUnit
11 6 (2.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (2.71%) jMock
12 5 (2.26%) Selenium
12 5 (2.26%) Mockito
13 4 (1.81%) Hudson
13 4 (1.81%) TestNG
13 4 (1.81%) TeamCity
13 4 (1.81%) Mercurial
14 3 (1.36%) EasyMock
General
1 61 (27.60%) Banking
2 58 (26.24%) Finance
3 41 (18.55%) Investment Banking
4 32 (14.48%) Front Office
5 17 (7.69%) Games
6 13 (5.88%) Back Office
7 11 (4.98%) Telecoms
8 6 (2.71%) Advertising
9 5 (2.26%) Publishing
9 5 (2.26%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.45%) Billing
10 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.45%) French Language
10 1 (0.45%) German Language
Job Titles
1 158 (71.49%) Developer
2 121 (54.75%) Java Developer
3 27 (12.22%) Architect
4 24 (10.86%) Web Developer
5 21 (9.50%) Senior Developer
6 17 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 17 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
7 13 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (4.98%) Software Engineer
9 9 (4.07%) Web Applications Developer
9 9 (4.07%) Applications Developer
10 8 (3.62%) Java Web Developer
11 7 (3.17%) Linux Engineer
11 7 (3.17%) Front Office Developer
11 7 (3.17%) Technical Architect
12 6 (2.71%) Web Engineer
12 6 (2.71%) Middleware Developer
12 6 (2.71%) Integration Engineer
13 5 (2.26%) J2EE Developer
13 5 (2.26%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (47.51%) Spring
2 87 (39.37%) Web Services
3 73 (33.03%) JMS
4 61 (27.60%) Hibernate
5 58 (26.24%) HTML
6 51 (23.08%) XML
7 46 (20.81%) JPA
8 43 (19.46%) REST
9 40 (18.10%) CSS
9 40 (18.10%) J2EE
10 38 (17.19%) SOAP
11 37 (16.74%) jQuery
12 35 (15.84%) JSP
13 31 (14.03%) RESTful
14 28 (12.67%) Middleware
15 25 (11.31%) XSLT
16 23 (10.41%) JSON
16 23 (10.41%) HTML5
16 23 (10.41%) Ajax
17 22 (9.95%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 17 (7.69%) Open Source
2 17 (7.69%) Fixed Income
3 11 (4.98%) Mobile App
4 9 (4.07%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (3.62%) Mathematics
5 8 (3.62%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.81%) Mobile Payment
6 4 (1.81%) Fat Client
6 4 (1.81%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.81%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.36%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.36%) Derivative
7 3 (1.36%) Mobile Games
7 3 (1.36%) Replication
7 3 (1.36%) Social Network
7 3 (1.36%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.90%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.90%) Clustering
9 1 (0.45%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 53 (23.98%) UNIX
2 48 (21.72%) Linux
3 31 (14.03%) Windows
4 17 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (3.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (3.17%) Android
7 4 (1.81%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.36%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.90%) Solaris
10 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (30.32%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (25.34%) OO
3 49 (22.17%) TDD
4 42 (19.00%) MVC
5 40 (18.10%) Continuous Integration
6 39 (17.65%) Scrum
7 37 (16.74%) UML
8 33 (14.93%) BDD
9 27 (12.22%) SOA
10 20 (9.05%) Unit Testing
11 18 (8.14%) Software Engineering
12 14 (6.33%) Load Balancing
13 13 (5.88%) OOD
14 11 (4.98%) Multithreading
15 10 (4.52%) Problem Management
15 10 (4.52%) ITIL
16 9 (4.07%) Configuration Management
16 9 (4.07%) Risk Management
16 9 (4.07%) Release Management
16 9 (4.07%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 207 (93.67%) Java
2 70 (31.67%) JavaScript
3 53 (23.98%) SQL
4 14 (6.33%) Python
4 14 (6.33%) PHP
4 14 (6.33%) Shell Script
5 10 (4.52%) PL/SQL
5 10 (4.52%) T-SQL
6 8 (3.62%) PowerShell
6 8 (3.62%) PHP5
6 8 (3.62%) VB
6 8 (3.62%) C#
7 7 (3.17%) Korn
8 6 (2.71%) Perl
9 5 (2.26%) VBA
9 5 (2.26%) Bourne shell
10 4 (1.81%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.81%) Scala
10 4 (1.81%) Ruby
10 4 (1.81%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (9.05%) Degree
2 5 (2.26%) DV Cleared
2 5 (2.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.45%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.86%) QA
System Software
1 13 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.36%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.45%) Docker
4 1 (0.45%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (3.62%) ITRS Geneos
1 8 (3.62%) BladeLogic
1 8 (3.62%) Control-M
2 5 (2.26%) Puppet
3 1 (0.45%) Nagios
3 1 (0.45%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.45%) Salt
3 1 (0.45%) Kibana
3 1 (0.45%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.45%) Ansible
3 1 (0.45%) logstash
Vendors
1 71 (32.13%) Oracle
2 63 (28.51%) JBoss
3 20 (9.05%) Red Hat
3 20 (9.05%) Sybase
4 13 (5.88%) Bloomberg
4 13 (5.88%) Murex
4 13 (5.88%) 29West
5 12 (5.43%) Microsoft
6 9 (4.07%) Fidessa
6 9 (4.07%) IBM
6 9 (4.07%) Zend
7 8 (3.62%) Altiris
8 7 (3.17%) TIBCO
9 4 (1.81%) Reuters
9 4 (1.81%) VMware
9 4 (1.81%) Adobe
10 3 (1.36%) NetApp
10 3 (1.36%) Cisco
10 3 (1.36%) Google
10 3 (1.36%) FatWire
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