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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 70 71 37
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -34
Contract jobs citing J2EE 4 10 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.39% 0.94% 4.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.54% 4.59% 16.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 16
Average daily rate
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£425 £333 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.81% -10.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.80 £35.11
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +1.96%
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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
259 218 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 25.19% 20.53% 26.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 137 80
Average daily rate £375 £344 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £181 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 10
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 17 April 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) Tomcat
3 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 6 (54.55%) JBoss
3 6 (54.55%) Apache
3 6 (54.55%) Oracle
3 6 (54.55%) WebLogic
3 6 (54.55%) Middleware
4 5 (45.45%) Sun
4 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
4 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
4 5 (45.45%) Finance
4 5 (45.45%) PHP
4 5 (45.45%) UNIX
4 5 (45.45%) HTML
4 5 (45.45%) Solaris
4 5 (45.45%) Application Packaging
4 5 (45.45%) Release Management
4 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
5 4 (36.36%) Open Source
5 4 (36.36%) PKI
5 4 (36.36%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
5 4 (36.36%) SSL
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) SSH
7 2 (18.18%) Spring
7 2 (18.18%) SOA
8 1 (9.09%) Thin Client

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (63.64%) Tomcat
2 6 (54.55%) WebLogic
2 6 (54.55%) JBoss
2 6 (54.55%) Apache
3 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
3 4 (36.36%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (9.09%) Liferay
4 1 (9.09%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
2 4 (36.36%) SSL
3 3 (27.27%) SSH
4 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Middleware Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Java Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Web Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Web Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Middleware
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) Application Packaging
3 2 (18.18%) Spring
4 1 (9.09%) jBPM
4 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
4 1 (9.09%) JSP
4 1 (9.09%) Servlets
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) REST
4 1 (9.09%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) PKI
1 4 (36.36%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
2 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (45.45%) UNIX
2 5 (45.45%) Solaris
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Release Management
2 2 (18.18%) SOA
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) TDD
3 1 (9.09%) Pair Programming
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) Kanban
3 1 (9.09%) BDD
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) Scala
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) Sun
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) OpenText
4 1 (9.09%) RedDot
4 1 (9.09%) Talend