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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 304 277 293
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +16
Contract jobs citing Java EE 111 158 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.63% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.49% 2.01% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 109 86
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £85.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
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
7425 7876 7839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.38% 31.39% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5304 5685 5514
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 52 68
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £59.87 £42.50
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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +13 25 £425 -10.52% 17
Canary Wharf - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Java EE
England

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (91.82%) Java
2 108 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (46.36%) Spring
4 87 (39.55%) Web Services
5 74 (33.64%) Maven
6 72 (32.73%) Oracle
7 71 (32.27%) JUnit
7 71 (32.27%) JBoss
8 66 (30.00%) JavaScript
8 66 (30.00%) JMS
9 63 (28.64%) Tomcat
9 63 (28.64%) OO
10 62 (28.18%) WebLogic
11 60 (27.27%) Hibernate
12 58 (26.36%) Banking
13 56 (25.45%) UNIX
13 56 (25.45%) Linux
14 55 (25.00%) XML
15 53 (24.09%) HTML
16 50 (22.73%) SQL
16 50 (22.73%) Finance
17 49 (22.27%) TDD
18 47 (21.36%) Apache
19 45 (20.45%) WebSphere
19 45 (20.45%) REST
20 44 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
21 41 (18.64%) MVC
22 40 (18.18%) Investment Banking
23 39 (17.73%) Scrum
24 37 (16.82%) SOAP

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 63 (28.64%) Tomcat
2 62 (28.18%) WebLogic
3 47 (21.36%) Apache
4 45 (20.45%) WebSphere
5 23 (10.45%) IIS
6 16 (7.27%) IBM HTTP Server
7 8 (3.64%) AquaLogic
7 8 (3.64%) Documentum
7 8 (3.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 8 (3.64%) Apache Solr
7 8 (3.64%) Jetty
8 7 (3.18%) Confluence
8 7 (3.18%) Oracle Service Bus
8 7 (3.18%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (2.73%) TIBCO EMS
10 5 (2.27%) Oracle Coherence
10 5 (2.27%) SharePoint
10 5 (2.27%) CMS
10 5 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (1.82%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (4.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.82%) MS Office
3 3 (1.36%) MS Project
3 3 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.73%) Murex MxG2000
2 4 (1.82%) WebTrends
3 3 (1.36%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.91%) Brady Trinity
4 2 (0.91%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.45%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.45%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.45%) Cordys
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.18%) HTTP
2 11 (5.00%) BIG-IP
3 10 (4.55%) Intranet
4 9 (4.09%) LDAP
5 6 (2.73%) DNS
5 6 (2.73%) SSL
5 6 (2.73%) Internet
6 5 (2.27%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.82%) AMQP
8 3 (1.36%) LAN
8 3 (1.36%) WAN
8 3 (1.36%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.45%) SAN
9 1 (0.45%) DMZ
9 1 (0.45%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (15.45%) MySQL
2 29 (13.18%) SQL Server
3 21 (9.55%) Relational Database
4 20 (9.09%) NoSQL
5 17 (7.73%) MongoDB
6 12 (5.45%) Oracle Database
7 9 (4.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 6 (2.73%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (2.27%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (1.82%) Redis
11 3 (1.36%) Big Data
11 3 (1.36%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.91%) DB2
12 2 (0.91%) CouchDB
13 1 (0.45%) Jackrabbit
13 1 (0.45%) IBM InfoSphere
13 1 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 74 (33.64%) Maven
2 71 (32.27%) JUnit
3 32 (14.55%) Jenkins
4 28 (12.73%) Subversion
5 18 (8.18%) Git (software)
6 15 (6.82%) Eclipse
7 14 (6.36%) Ant
7 14 (6.36%) JIRA
8 10 (4.55%) Selenium
8 10 (4.55%) Mockito
8 10 (4.55%) Cucumber
9 9 (4.09%) PHPUnit
10 7 (3.18%) jMock
11 6 (2.73%) Hudson
11 6 (2.73%) EasyMock
11 6 (2.73%) Mercurial
11 6 (2.73%) Apache Ivy
12 5 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (1.82%) TestNG
13 4 (1.82%) TeamCity
General
1 58 (26.36%) Banking
2 50 (22.73%) Finance
3 40 (18.18%) Investment Banking
4 32 (14.55%) Front Office
5 15 (6.82%) Games
6 11 (5.00%) Telecoms
7 9 (4.09%) Back Office
8 6 (2.73%) Advertising
9 5 (2.27%) Publishing
9 5 (2.27%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.45%) French Language
10 1 (0.45%) German Language
10 1 (0.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 155 (70.45%) Developer
2 117 (53.18%) Java Developer
3 21 (9.55%) Architect
3 21 (9.55%) Web Developer
4 18 (8.18%) Senior Developer
5 15 (6.82%) Senior Java Developer
6 14 (6.36%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 13 (5.91%) Software Engineer
8 9 (4.09%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (4.09%) Front Office Developer
9 8 (3.64%) Web Applications Developer
9 8 (3.64%) Applications Developer
9 8 (3.64%) Consultant
10 7 (3.18%) Java Web Developer
10 7 (3.18%) Linux Engineer
11 6 (2.73%) Integration Engineer
11 6 (2.73%) Web Engineer
11 6 (2.73%) Technical Architect
11 6 (2.73%) J2EE Developer
12 5 (2.27%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (46.36%) Spring
2 87 (39.55%) Web Services
3 66 (30.00%) JMS
4 60 (27.27%) Hibernate
5 55 (25.00%) XML
6 53 (24.09%) HTML
7 45 (20.45%) REST
8 37 (16.82%) SOAP
9 36 (16.36%) J2EE
10 34 (15.45%) CSS
11 33 (15.00%) jQuery
11 33 (15.00%) JPA
12 30 (13.64%) RESTful
12 30 (13.64%) Middleware
13 29 (13.18%) XSLT
14 28 (12.73%) JSP
15 24 (10.91%) Ajax
16 23 (10.45%) Java SE
16 23 (10.45%) JSON
17 21 (9.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 19 (8.64%) Open Source
3 16 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.45%) Fixed Income
5 10 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 10 (4.55%) Mobile App
6 8 (3.64%) Mathematics
7 6 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.27%) Fat Client
8 5 (2.27%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.36%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.36%) Social Network
9 3 (1.36%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.36%) Replication
9 3 (1.36%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (0.91%) User Experience
10 2 (0.91%) Derivative
10 2 (0.91%) Clustering
11 1 (0.45%) Equities
11 1 (0.45%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 56 (25.45%) UNIX
1 56 (25.45%) Linux
2 35 (15.91%) Windows
3 21 (9.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (4.55%) Android
5 8 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.82%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.36%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.91%) Solaris
9 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (28.64%) OO
3 49 (22.27%) TDD
4 44 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 41 (18.64%) MVC
6 39 (17.73%) Scrum
7 32 (14.55%) UML
8 30 (13.64%) BDD
9 24 (10.91%) SOA
10 20 (9.09%) Software Engineering
10 20 (9.09%) Unit Testing
11 17 (7.73%) OOD
12 15 (6.82%) Load Balancing
13 13 (5.91%) ITIL
14 12 (5.45%) Risk Management
15 11 (5.00%) Problem Management
16 10 (4.55%) Configuration Management
17 9 (4.09%) Release Management
18 8 (3.64%) Web Development
18 8 (3.64%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 202 (91.82%) Java
2 66 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 50 (22.73%) SQL
4 16 (7.27%) PHP
4 16 (7.27%) Shell Script
5 14 (6.36%) Python
6 10 (4.55%) C#
7 9 (4.09%) PL/SQL
7 9 (4.09%) PHP5
8 8 (3.64%) PowerShell
8 8 (3.64%) Korn
8 8 (3.64%) T-SQL
8 8 (3.64%) VB
9 7 (3.18%) Perl
9 7 (3.18%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.73%) C++
11 5 (2.27%) VBA
11 5 (2.27%) C-shell
11 5 (2.27%) Jython
11 5 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (8.64%) Degree
2 6 (2.73%) DV Cleared
2 6 (2.73%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.45%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (13.18%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.36%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.45%) vCloud
4 1 (0.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (3.64%) Control-M
1 8 (3.64%) BladeLogic
1 8 (3.64%) ITRS Geneos
2 6 (2.73%) Puppet
3 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.45%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.45%) Ansible
3 1 (0.45%) logstash
3 1 (0.45%) Salt
3 1 (0.45%) Kibana
3 1 (0.45%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 72 (32.73%) Oracle
2 71 (32.27%) JBoss
3 24 (10.91%) Red Hat
4 21 (9.55%) Sybase
5 15 (6.82%) Microsoft
5 15 (6.82%) Murex
6 14 (6.36%) Bloomberg
7 13 (5.91%) IBM
7 13 (5.91%) 29West
8 10 (4.55%) Zend
9 8 (3.64%) Fidessa
9 8 (3.64%) Altiris
10 7 (3.18%) Adobe
11 6 (2.73%) Reuters
11 6 (2.73%) TIBCO
12 5 (2.27%) HP
13 4 (1.82%) VMware
13 4 (1.82%) Google
14 3 (1.36%) F5
14 3 (1.36%) Splunk
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