The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank - 60 66
Contract jobs citing J2EE 0 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.81% 0.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 3.19% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 8
Average daily rate - £425 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £38.00 £35.80
% change year-on-year
-3.94% +6.14%
J2EE
Berkshire

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 Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
242 251 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.52% 25.53% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 165 136
Average daily rate £400 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £250 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 £19.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.63% -7.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

J2EE
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2EE across the Reading region.

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in Reading

J2EE
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the Reading region.

J2EE Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing J2EE 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 J2EE.

1 10 (76.92%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) Web Services
2 5 (38.46%) Spring
2 5 (38.46%) RESTful
2 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
3 4 (30.77%) REST
3 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) XML
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle
4 3 (23.08%) DB2
4 3 (23.08%) HTTP
4 3 (23.08%) IBM
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (23.08%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
4 3 (23.08%) Unix
4 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
4 3 (23.08%) Ab Initio
4 3 (23.08%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (23.08%) AWK
4 3 (23.08%) Korn
4 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
4 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) HBase
4 3 (23.08%) Hadoop
4 3 (23.08%) Apache Hive
4 3 (23.08%) Big Data
4 3 (23.08%) IBM Integration Bus

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing J2EE 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 J2EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) IBM HTTP Server
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
2 2 (15.38%) Apache
2 2 (15.38%) nginx
3 1 (7.69%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Apache Hive
1 3 (23.08%) Big Data
1 3 (23.08%) DB2
1 3 (23.08%) Hadoop
1 3 (23.08%) HBase
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Build Forge
1 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
1 2 (15.38%) JUnit
1 2 (15.38%) Maven
1 2 (15.38%) TeamCity
2 1 (7.69%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Support
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) J2EE Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior J2EE Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) RESTful
1 5 (38.46%) Spring
1 5 (38.46%) Web Services
2 4 (30.77%) REST
3 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
3 3 (23.08%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (23.08%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (23.08%) XML
4 2 (15.38%) Gherkin
4 2 (15.38%) JAX-WS
4 2 (15.38%) JMS
4 2 (15.38%) SOAP
4 2 (15.38%) Spring Integration
4 2 (15.38%) XSLT
5 1 (7.69%) Apache Camel
5 1 (7.69%) JSON
5 1 (7.69%) OSGi
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
2 2 (15.38%) DevOps
2 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
2 2 (15.38%) TDD
3 1 (7.69%) SOA
3 1 (7.69%) UML
3 1 (7.69%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
3 3 (23.08%) AWK
3 3 (23.08%) Korn
3 3 (23.08%) sed
3 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
4 2 (15.38%) Python
4 2 (15.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Ansible
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Ab Initio
1 3 (23.08%) IBM
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Talend