The first table below looks at the demand for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Sheffield region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 23 24 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing J2EE 1 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.55% 3.11% 7.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.38% 15.00% 18.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 15
Average daily rate
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£415 £335 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.88% +67.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £36.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.88%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
42 40 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 22.95% 20.73% 40.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 45
Average daily rate £375 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £238 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
J2EE
South Yorkshire

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

J2EE
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

J2EE
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

J2EE Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
3 1 (33.33%) jMock
3 1 (33.33%) Jetty
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (33.33%) Mockito
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Hudson
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Jython
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) Jetty
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Portal
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) jMock
1 1 (33.33%) Mockito
1 1 (33.33%) Hudson
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Struts
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Jython
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) JBoss