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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 61 78 57
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -21
Contract jobs citing J2EE 10 11 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.10% 1.00% 2.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.90% 3.36% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 11
Average daily rate
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£311 £300 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +27.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £279 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £300 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.09 £33.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+6.32% -0.75%
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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
204 327 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.54% 29.65% 24.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 187 127
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £414 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 8
Average hourly rate £32.50 £38.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% +185.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £38.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £38.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE across the Reading region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

J2EE Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 December 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 (88.89%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) REST
3 7 (38.89%) Apache Camel
3 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) Spring
3 7 (38.89%) Apache
4 6 (33.33%) SOA
4 6 (33.33%) Oracle
4 6 (33.33%) SOAP
4 6 (33.33%) XML
5 5 (27.78%) SQL
5 5 (27.78%) Web Services
5 5 (27.78%) TDD
6 4 (22.22%) JSON
6 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
7 3 (16.67%) HTML
7 3 (16.67%) MySQL
7 3 (16.67%) CSS
7 3 (16.67%) JSP
7 3 (16.67%) Servlets
7 3 (16.67%) JMS
7 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
7 3 (16.67%) UNIX
7 3 (16.67%) OOP
7 3 (16.67%) OO
7 3 (16.67%) Eclipse
7 3 (16.67%) RDBMS
7 3 (16.67%) Open Source
7 3 (16.67%) HTML5

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (38.89%) Apache
2 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (11.11%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (11.11%) Liferay
3 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.56%) CMS
4 1 (5.56%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) MySQL
1 3 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 2 (11.11%) JUnit
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Developer
2 11 (61.11%) Java Developer
3 3 (16.67%) J2EE Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Scala Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Java Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Integration Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) REST
2 7 (38.89%) Apache Camel
2 7 (38.89%) Spring
3 6 (33.33%) SOAP
3 6 (33.33%) XML
4 5 (27.78%) Web Services
5 4 (22.22%) JSON
6 3 (16.67%) HTML
6 3 (16.67%) CSS
6 3 (16.67%) JSP
6 3 (16.67%) Servlets
6 3 (16.67%) JMS
6 3 (16.67%) HTML5
6 3 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (16.67%) CSS3
6 3 (16.67%) Hibernate
6 3 (16.67%) Spring Security
6 3 (16.67%) jQuery
7 1 (5.56%) Struts
7 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.56%) GIS
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) SOA
3 5 (27.78%) TDD
4 3 (16.67%) OOP
4 3 (16.67%) OO
5 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.11%) Coaching
5 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL
6 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.56%) BDD
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.56%) Kanban
6 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) Scrum
6 1 (5.56%) Pair Programming
6 1 (5.56%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 2 (11.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) SAP
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