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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 292 281 243
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -38
Contract jobs citing Java EE 114 132 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.51% 0.57% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.67% 1.88% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 86 107
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£450 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+22.30% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.45
% change year-on-year
- -1.11%
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
6835 7031 6284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.57% 30.19% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4853 5113 4572
Average daily rate £425 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 30 75
Average hourly rate £22.18 £43.00 £39.53
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.41% +8.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.00 £17.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £175.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -1 33 £450 -16.27% 11
Docklands, London +1 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Paddington - 1 £500 -
Croydon - 1 £388 -
Uxbridge - 1 £180 -
Java EE
England

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 203 (92.69%) Java
2 104 (47.49%) Linux
3 94 (42.92%) Oracle
4 86 (39.27%) SQL
5 80 (36.53%) Web Services
6 79 (36.07%) Spring
7 77 (35.16%) XML
8 70 (31.96%) Agile Software Development
9 65 (29.68%) UNIX
10 58 (26.48%) Maven
11 54 (24.66%) Tomcat
11 54 (24.66%) JMS
12 48 (21.92%) Finance
13 47 (21.46%) JBoss
14 46 (21.00%) HTML
15 45 (20.55%) WebLogic
15 45 (20.55%) Hibernate
16 44 (20.09%) JavaScript
17 43 (19.63%) Apache
18 41 (18.72%) SOAP
18 41 (18.72%) WebSphere
18 41 (18.72%) Oracle Database
18 41 (18.72%) Analytical Skills
19 39 (17.81%) Git (software)
20 38 (17.35%) PL/SQL
20 38 (17.35%) J2EE
21 37 (16.89%) JSP
21 37 (16.89%) Scrum
21 37 (16.89%) REST
22 36 (16.44%) JPA

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 54 (24.66%) Tomcat
2 47 (21.46%) JBoss
3 45 (20.55%) WebLogic
4 43 (19.63%) Apache
5 41 (18.72%) WebSphere
6 19 (8.68%) WebSphere Application Server
7 16 (7.31%) IIS
8 14 (6.39%) Mule
9 9 (4.11%) MQSeries
10 8 (3.65%) Confluence
11 7 (3.20%) GlassFish
11 7 (3.20%) Apache Solr
12 6 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (2.74%) Apache Pig
12 6 (2.74%) Node.js
13 5 (2.28%) CMS
13 5 (2.28%) Mule ESB
13 5 (2.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (2.28%) Oracle BPEL
14 4 (1.83%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (1.83%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.37%) MS Office
3 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (3.65%) RMDS
2 3 (1.37%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (1.37%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.02%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.20%) GitHub
3 3 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (1.37%) Force.com
3 3 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.91%) iPaaS
5 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.85%) TCP/IP
2 12 (5.48%) DNS
3 11 (5.02%) Firewall
4 9 (4.11%) LDAP
4 9 (4.11%) DMZ
4 9 (4.11%) AMQP
5 8 (3.65%) BIG-IP
6 4 (1.83%) Internet
6 4 (1.83%) DHCP
6 4 (1.83%) HTTP
7 3 (1.37%) Ethernet
7 3 (1.37%) LAN
7 3 (1.37%) WAN
8 2 (0.91%) SSL
8 2 (0.91%) VPN
9 1 (0.46%) SNMP
9 1 (0.46%) IPsec
9 1 (0.46%) IMAP
9 1 (0.46%) NFC
9 1 (0.46%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (18.72%) Oracle Database
2 33 (15.07%) MySQL
3 25 (11.42%) Oracle Database 11g
4 21 (9.59%) NoSQL
5 19 (8.68%) SQL Server
6 13 (5.94%) Big Data
7 12 (5.48%) Relational Database
7 12 (5.48%) Hadoop
8 11 (5.02%) MongoDB
9 9 (4.11%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (3.20%) DB2
11 6 (2.74%) Apache Hive
11 6 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (2.74%) SQL Navigator
12 5 (2.28%) Redis
13 4 (1.83%) RDBMS
14 3 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (1.37%) Oracle8/8i Database
14 3 (1.37%) Oracle9i Database
14 3 (1.37%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 58 (26.48%) Maven
2 39 (17.81%) Git (software)
3 30 (13.70%) Subversion
4 29 (13.24%) JUnit
4 29 (13.24%) Jenkins
5 20 (9.13%) Ant
6 18 (8.22%) Eclipse
7 17 (7.76%) Introscope
8 13 (5.94%) JIRA
9 10 (4.57%) JMeter
10 9 (4.11%) Gradle
11 7 (3.20%) NetBeans
11 7 (3.20%) Selenium
11 7 (3.20%) Mercurial
12 6 (2.74%) TortoiseSVN
12 6 (2.74%) SoapUI
12 6 (2.74%) ClearQuest
13 5 (2.28%) Cucumber
13 5 (2.28%) FlexUnit
14 4 (1.83%) Mockito
General
1 48 (21.92%) Finance
2 27 (12.33%) Banking
3 13 (5.94%) Front Office
4 12 (5.48%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.28%) Back Office
6 4 (1.83%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.37%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.37%) Publishing
7 3 (1.37%) Retail
8 2 (0.91%) French Language
8 2 (0.91%) Marketing
8 2 (0.91%) Advertising
9 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.46%) Automotive
9 1 (0.46%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 131 (59.82%) Developer
2 113 (51.60%) Java Developer
3 29 (13.24%) Architect
4 17 (7.76%) Applications Support
5 15 (6.85%) Flex Developer
6 14 (6.39%) Senior Developer
7 12 (5.48%) Senior Java Developer
8 9 (4.11%) Consultant
9 8 (3.65%) Applications Support Engineer
9 8 (3.65%) Technical Architect
9 8 (3.65%) Support Engineer
10 7 (3.20%) Applications Consultant
10 7 (3.20%) Support Consultant
10 7 (3.20%) Applications Support Consultant
10 7 (3.20%) Business Consultant
10 7 (3.20%) Java Architect
11 6 (2.74%) Analyst
12 5 (2.28%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (2.28%) Digital Architect
12 5 (2.28%) Web Hosting Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (36.53%) Web Services
2 79 (36.07%) Spring
3 77 (35.16%) XML
4 54 (24.66%) JMS
5 46 (21.00%) HTML
6 45 (20.55%) Hibernate
7 41 (18.72%) SOAP
8 38 (17.35%) J2EE
9 37 (16.89%) JSP
9 37 (16.89%) REST
10 36 (16.44%) JPA
11 29 (13.24%) .NET
12 27 (12.33%) XSL
13 25 (11.42%) EJB
14 24 (10.96%) CSS
14 24 (10.96%) Servlets
15 23 (10.50%) jQuery
16 22 (10.05%) JSON
17 21 (9.59%) Middleware
18 20 (9.13%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 41 (18.72%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (9.13%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (6.85%) Clustering
4 14 (6.39%) Open Source
5 9 (4.11%) PKI
6 8 (3.65%) Equities
6 8 (3.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (3.20%) Derivative
8 4 (1.83%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.37%) Replication
9 3 (1.37%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.37%) User Experience
9 3 (1.37%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.37%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.37%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.37%) Wiki
10 2 (0.91%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.91%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.46%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.46%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 104 (47.49%) Linux
2 65 (29.68%) UNIX
3 32 (14.61%) Windows
4 19 (8.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (5.48%) Solaris
6 4 (1.83%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.83%) Android
7 3 (1.37%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.37%) CentOS
8 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.46%) AIX
9 1 (0.46%) Debian
9 1 (0.46%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (31.96%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (16.89%) Scrum
3 34 (15.53%) ITIL
4 30 (13.70%) TDD
5 28 (12.79%) SOA
6 27 (12.33%) UML
7 25 (11.42%) Load Balancing
8 24 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (10.96%) E-Commerce
8 24 (10.96%) MVC
9 23 (10.50%) OOP
9 23 (10.50%) Multithreading
10 22 (10.05%) OO
11 18 (8.22%) Software Engineering
12 17 (7.76%) Risk Management
13 16 (7.31%) Release Management
13 16 (7.31%) Static Code Analysis
14 15 (6.85%) RUP
14 15 (6.85%) Change Management
15 14 (6.39%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 203 (92.69%) Java
2 86 (39.27%) SQL
3 44 (20.09%) JavaScript
4 38 (17.35%) PL/SQL
5 16 (7.31%) Shell Script
6 13 (5.94%) Bash Shell
7 11 (5.02%) Python
8 10 (4.57%) C#
9 7 (3.20%) Ruby
9 7 (3.20%) XPath
10 6 (2.74%) Scala
10 6 (2.74%) JPQL
11 5 (2.28%) VB.NET
11 5 (2.28%) Groovy
12 4 (1.83%) C++
12 4 (1.83%) C
12 4 (1.83%) Perl
12 4 (1.83%) XQuery
13 3 (1.37%) PHP
14 1 (0.46%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (10.50%) Security Cleared
2 16 (7.31%) Degree
3 11 (5.02%) DV Cleared
4 8 (3.65%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.74%) Sun Certification
6 4 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.46%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.22%) QA
2 4 (1.83%) WAI
3 3 (1.37%) COBIT
4 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (4.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.37%) Docker
4 3 (1.37%) vCloud
4 3 (1.37%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.46%) NFS
5 1 (0.46%) KVM
5 1 (0.46%) HDFS
5 1 (0.46%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.46%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 9 (4.11%) CA Wily
2 8 (3.65%) ITRS Geneos
3 6 (2.74%) Puppet
4 3 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.91%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.91%) Ansible
5 2 (0.91%) Salt
5 2 (0.91%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.91%) Nagios
6 1 (0.46%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.46%) logstash
6 1 (0.46%) Kibana
6 1 (0.46%) Cacti
Vendors
1 94 (42.92%) Oracle
2 21 (9.59%) Red Hat
3 12 (5.48%) TIBCO
4 9 (4.11%) IBM
5 8 (3.65%) Axway
5 8 (3.65%) F5
5 8 (3.65%) Atomikos
5 8 (3.65%) Adobe
6 7 (3.20%) VMware
7 6 (2.74%) Atlassian
8 5 (2.28%) Sun
8 5 (2.28%) Informatica
8 5 (2.28%) Apple
8 5 (2.28%) Sybase
8 5 (2.28%) Google
9 4 (1.83%) MuleSoft
9 4 (1.83%) FatWire
10 3 (1.37%) Microsoft
10 3 (1.37%) NetApp
10 3 (1.37%) Cisco
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