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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 288 307 226
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -81
Contract jobs citing Java EE 137 105 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.59% 0.46% 0.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.90% 1.47% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 67 142
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£438 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £397 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £633 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.38 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+9.96% -12.34%
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
7217 7157 7283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.94% 31.23% 31.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5232 5147 5222
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 33 96
Average hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £17.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £53.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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 -14 38 £500 - 10
Paddington - 6 £525 -
Croydon -6 4 £444 -27.25%
Bromley - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £180 -
Docklands, London - 1 £330 -
Java EE
England

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 239 (95.22%) Java
2 111 (44.22%) Linux
3 101 (40.24%) Web Services
4 100 (39.84%) Oracle
5 98 (39.04%) SQL
6 92 (36.65%) Spring
7 89 (35.46%) Agile Software Development
8 83 (33.07%) Tomcat
9 75 (29.88%) XML
10 69 (27.49%) JavaScript
11 67 (26.69%) Maven
12 64 (25.50%) UNIX
13 62 (24.70%) JMS
14 57 (22.71%) HTML
14 57 (22.71%) Scrum
15 55 (21.91%) Apache
16 54 (21.51%) MySQL
16 54 (21.51%) Hibernate
17 53 (21.12%) Finance
18 51 (20.32%) Git (software)
19 49 (19.52%) TDD
20 48 (19.12%) JBoss
21 47 (18.73%) REST
22 45 (17.93%) Analytical Skills
22 45 (17.93%) Windows
22 45 (17.93%) SOAP
23 43 (17.13%) WebSphere
24 41 (16.33%) J2EE
25 39 (15.54%) JUnit
25 39 (15.54%) CSS

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 83 (33.07%) Tomcat
2 55 (21.91%) Apache
3 48 (19.12%) JBoss
4 43 (17.13%) WebSphere
5 37 (14.74%) WebLogic
6 21 (8.37%) IIS
6 21 (8.37%) WebSphere Application Server
7 15 (5.98%) Confluence
8 10 (3.98%) Node.js
9 9 (3.59%) Apache Solr
9 9 (3.59%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (3.19%) Mule
11 7 (2.79%) MQSeries
12 6 (2.39%) Oracle BPEL
13 5 (1.99%) WebLogic Portal
13 5 (1.99%) CMS
13 5 (1.99%) nginx
14 4 (1.59%) OpenStack
15 3 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 3 (1.20%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 9 (3.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.19%) RMDS
2 3 (1.20%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.80%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.40%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 24 (9.56%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.39%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (1.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 5 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (1.99%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.80%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.80%) Force.com
6 1 (0.40%) GitHub
6 1 (0.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.17%) TCP/IP
2 14 (5.58%) LDAP
2 14 (5.58%) Firewall
3 12 (4.78%) AMQP
4 11 (4.38%) BIG-IP
4 11 (4.38%) DNS
4 11 (4.38%) DMZ
5 6 (2.39%) Internet
5 6 (2.39%) HTTP
6 4 (1.59%) DHCP
7 3 (1.20%) Ethernet
7 3 (1.20%) LAN
7 3 (1.20%) WAN
7 3 (1.20%) VPN
8 1 (0.40%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (21.51%) MySQL
2 35 (13.94%) Oracle Database
3 33 (13.15%) NoSQL
4 25 (9.96%) SQL Server
5 24 (9.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 21 (8.37%) Relational Database
7 17 (6.77%) MongoDB
8 15 (5.98%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (5.18%) DB2
10 12 (4.78%) Big Data
11 11 (4.38%) Hadoop
12 8 (3.19%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (2.79%) Redis
14 6 (2.39%) SQL Navigator
15 4 (1.59%) DataStax
16 3 (1.20%) RDBMS
16 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
16 3 (1.20%) Oracle8/8i Database
16 3 (1.20%) Oracle9i Database
16 3 (1.20%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 67 (26.69%) Maven
2 51 (20.32%) Git (software)
3 39 (15.54%) JUnit
4 35 (13.94%) Jenkins
5 26 (10.36%) Ant
6 25 (9.96%) JIRA
7 24 (9.56%) Subversion
8 21 (8.37%) Gradle
9 20 (7.97%) Introscope
10 17 (6.77%) Eclipse
11 13 (5.18%) Mercurial
12 12 (4.78%) JMeter
13 9 (3.59%) TeamCity
14 7 (2.79%) Cucumber
14 7 (2.79%) NetBeans
14 7 (2.79%) Selenium
14 7 (2.79%) IntelliJ
15 6 (2.39%) ClearQuest
15 6 (2.39%) Mockito
15 6 (2.39%) SoapUI
General
1 53 (21.12%) Finance
2 30 (11.95%) Banking
3 19 (7.57%) Investment Banking
4 11 (4.38%) Front Office
5 6 (2.39%) Back Office
5 6 (2.39%) Retail
6 5 (1.99%) Publishing
7 4 (1.59%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.20%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.20%) Marketing
9 2 (0.80%) Advertising
10 1 (0.40%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 156 (62.15%) Developer
2 130 (51.79%) Java Developer
3 24 (9.56%) Architect
4 21 (8.37%) Applications Support
5 16 (6.37%) Senior Developer
6 14 (5.58%) Flex Developer
7 12 (4.78%) Senior Java Developer
8 10 (3.98%) Consultant
9 9 (3.59%) Analyst
9 9 (3.59%) Applications Consultant
9 9 (3.59%) Support Consultant
9 9 (3.59%) Business Consultant
9 9 (3.59%) Applications Support Consultant
10 8 (3.19%) Applications Support Engineer
10 8 (3.19%) Java Architect
10 8 (3.19%) Technical Architect
10 8 (3.19%) Support Engineer
11 6 (2.39%) Support Analyst
11 6 (2.39%) Software Engineer
11 6 (2.39%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (40.24%) Web Services
2 92 (36.65%) Spring
3 75 (29.88%) XML
4 62 (24.70%) JMS
5 57 (22.71%) HTML
6 54 (21.51%) Hibernate
7 47 (18.73%) REST
8 45 (17.93%) SOAP
9 41 (16.33%) J2EE
10 39 (15.54%) CSS
11 34 (13.55%) JSP
11 34 (13.55%) JPA
12 31 (12.35%) .NET
13 27 (10.76%) Middleware
14 26 (10.36%) JSON
15 25 (9.96%) jQuery
16 21 (8.37%) RESTful
17 20 (7.97%) XSL
17 20 (7.97%) Servlets
18 19 (7.57%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 45 (17.93%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.37%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (5.98%) Clustering
4 9 (3.59%) PKI
5 5 (1.99%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.99%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.59%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.59%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.59%) Fixed Income
6 4 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.59%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.20%) Replication
7 3 (1.20%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.20%) Equities
7 3 (1.20%) Social Network
7 3 (1.20%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.20%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.80%) Derivative
8 2 (0.80%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.40%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 111 (44.22%) Linux
2 64 (25.50%) UNIX
3 45 (17.93%) Windows
4 26 (10.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (4.78%) Solaris
6 6 (2.39%) AIX
7 4 (1.59%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.59%) CentOS
7 4 (1.59%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.20%) Android
8 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.20%) Windows NT
8 3 (1.20%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (35.46%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (22.71%) Scrum
3 49 (19.52%) TDD
4 39 (15.54%) ITIL
5 37 (14.74%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (13.55%) SDLC
7 33 (13.15%) OO
7 33 (13.15%) E-Commerce
7 33 (13.15%) SOA
8 28 (11.16%) Load Balancing
9 26 (10.36%) MVC
10 24 (9.56%) Open Source
11 20 (7.97%) DevOps
11 20 (7.97%) Continuous Delivery
11 20 (7.97%) Risk Management
12 19 (7.57%) UML
13 18 (7.17%) Change Management
13 18 (7.17%) Software Engineering
13 18 (7.17%) Software Delivery
14 17 (6.77%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 239 (95.22%) Java
2 98 (39.04%) SQL
3 69 (27.49%) JavaScript
4 34 (13.55%) PL/SQL
5 16 (6.37%) Python
6 14 (5.58%) C#
7 13 (5.18%) Bash Shell
8 12 (4.78%) Shell Script
9 10 (3.98%) C
10 9 (3.59%) Perl
10 9 (3.59%) Ruby
11 8 (3.19%) Scala
12 6 (2.39%) XQuery
12 6 (2.39%) VB.NET
12 6 (2.39%) PHP
12 6 (2.39%) C++
13 5 (1.99%) Groovy
14 4 (1.59%) XPath
15 1 (0.40%) R
Qualifications
1 34 (13.55%) Security Cleared
2 23 (9.16%) Degree
3 20 (7.97%) DV Cleared
4 8 (3.19%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.79%) Sun Certification
6 3 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.80%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.40%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.76%) QA
2 5 (1.99%) COBIT
3 4 (1.59%) WAI
System Software
1 11 (4.38%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.19%) Docker
3 5 (1.99%) vCloud
4 4 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.20%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.40%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.40%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (4.38%) ITRS Geneos
2 9 (3.59%) CA Wily
2 9 (3.59%) Puppet
3 4 (1.59%) Vagrant
4 3 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.20%) HAProxy
4 3 (1.20%) Tivoli
4 3 (1.20%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.80%) Ansible
5 2 (0.80%) Salt
5 2 (0.80%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.40%) Kibana
6 1 (0.40%) logstash
6 1 (0.40%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.40%) Nagios
Vendors
1 100 (39.84%) Oracle
2 29 (11.55%) Red Hat
3 21 (8.37%) Atlassian
4 15 (5.98%) IBM
5 11 (4.38%) F5
6 9 (3.59%) VMware
7 8 (3.19%) hybris
7 8 (3.19%) Google
7 8 (3.19%) TIBCO
8 6 (2.39%) Microsoft
8 6 (2.39%) Sybase
8 6 (2.39%) Sun
9 5 (1.99%) Informatica
9 5 (1.99%) Axway
9 5 (1.99%) Atomikos
10 4 (1.59%) FatWire
10 4 (1.59%) Apple
11 3 (1.20%) NetApp
11 3 (1.20%) Adobe
11 3 (1.20%) Altiris
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