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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 58 66 69
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Contract jobs citing J2EE 13 15 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.47% 1.41% 2.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.57% 5.38% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 5
Average daily rate
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£331 £375 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% +18.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £328 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £423 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
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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
198 279 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.32% 26.20% 21.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 170 88
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £235 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £425 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 10
Average hourly rate £16.00 £38.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.44% +92.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 23 October 2014, 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 16 (84.21%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) SOAP
2 8 (42.11%) XML
3 7 (36.84%) Apache
3 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) REST
4 6 (31.58%) Apache Camel
4 6 (31.58%) Spring
4 6 (31.58%) Web Services
4 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 6 (31.58%) Oracle
5 5 (26.32%) SOA
6 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
6 4 (21.05%) PL/SQL
6 4 (21.05%) TDD
6 4 (21.05%) JSON
7 3 (15.79%) Open Source
7 3 (15.79%) HTML5
7 3 (15.79%) Liferay
7 3 (15.79%) CSS3
7 3 (15.79%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
7 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
7 3 (15.79%) Spring Security
7 3 (15.79%) jQuery
7 3 (15.79%) JMS
7 3 (15.79%) Hibernate
7 3 (15.79%) .NET
7 3 (15.79%) MySQL
7 3 (15.79%) HTML

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 7 (36.84%) Apache
2 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
2 3 (15.79%) Liferay
3 2 (10.53%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.26%) JBoss
4 1 (5.26%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) RTCP
1 1 (5.26%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) MySQL
1 3 (15.79%) RDBMS
1 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Eclipse
2 2 (10.53%) JUnit
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 10 (52.63%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Scala Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Java Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Integration Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) XML
1 8 (42.11%) SOAP
2 7 (36.84%) REST
3 6 (31.58%) Spring
3 6 (31.58%) Apache Camel
3 6 (31.58%) Web Services
4 4 (21.05%) JSON
5 3 (15.79%) Spring Security
5 3 (15.79%) jQuery
5 3 (15.79%) Hibernate
5 3 (15.79%) JMS
5 3 (15.79%) HTML
5 3 (15.79%) .NET
5 3 (15.79%) CSS
5 3 (15.79%) JSP
5 3 (15.79%) Servlets
5 3 (15.79%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (15.79%) CSS3
5 3 (15.79%) HTML5
6 2 (10.53%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Open Source
2 2 (10.53%) GIS
3 1 (5.26%) iPhone
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) UNIX
2 1 (5.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) SOA
3 4 (21.05%) TDD
4 3 (15.79%) OOP
4 3 (15.79%) OO
4 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.53%) Coaching
5 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.26%) Analytics
6 1 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (5.26%) CRM
6 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.26%) Data Security
6 1 (5.26%) Contact Management
6 1 (5.26%) Validation
6 1 (5.26%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 4 (21.05%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.26%) Scala
4 1 (5.26%) Apex Code
4 1 (5.26%) SOQL
4 1 (5.26%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.26%) ESRI