The table below looks at the statistics for Java EE 5 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java EE 5 over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java EE5 (JEE5)
Rank 634 635 622
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Contract jobs citing Java EE 5 10 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.011% 0.015%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.065% 0.040% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
Average daily rate £310 £450 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +71.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £450 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £450 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £450 £263
% change year-on-year
-31.11% +71.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15408 14893 14755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.58% 26.74% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10759 9626 9603
Average daily rate £413 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 198 208
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

Java EE 5
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java EE 5 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Java EE 5 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Java EE 5
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java EE 5 within the UK.

Java EE 5 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Java EE 5
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java EE 5 within the UK.

Java EE 5 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Java EE 5
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java EE 5 within the UK over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -17 8 £310 -
North East -27 7 £310 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -28 7 £310 -
Tyne and Wear -29 7 £310 -
Glasgow -1 2 - -
Scotland -23 2 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £275 -
Leeds - 1 £275 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £275 -

Java EE 5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Java EE 5 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 Java EE 5.

1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (86.21%) Oracle
3 20 (68.97%) SDLC
4 19 (65.52%) Web Services
4 19 (65.52%) Java EE
5 17 (58.62%) Integration Testing
5 17 (58.62%) Test Scripting
5 17 (58.62%) OCAJ
5 17 (58.62%) Java SE
5 17 (58.62%) SQL Server
5 17 (58.62%) OCP
5 17 (58.62%) OCA
5 17 (58.62%) Oracle Certification
5 17 (58.62%) RDBMS
5 17 (58.62%) Relational Database
5 17 (58.62%) Mobile App
6 16 (55.17%) Finance
6 16 (55.17%) Manufacturing
7 15 (51.72%) Degree
7 15 (51.72%) Mentoring
8 9 (31.03%) J2EE
9 8 (27.59%) EJB
9 8 (27.59%) JMS
9 8 (27.59%) JSF
9 8 (27.59%) EJB 3.0
10 7 (24.14%) Scrum
10 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
10 7 (24.14%) SOAP
10 7 (24.14%) UML

Java EE 5
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Java EE 5 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 Java EE 5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (17.24%) JBoss
1 5 (17.24%) Tomcat
2 3 (10.34%) NetWeaver
2 3 (10.34%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (58.62%) RDBMS
1 17 (58.62%) Relational Database
1 17 (58.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) JIRA
2 5 (17.24%) CruiseControl
2 5 (17.24%) Maven
3 2 (6.90%) PVCS
General
1 16 (55.17%) Finance
1 16 (55.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (100.00%) Developer
2 26 (89.66%) Java Developer
3 5 (17.24%) J2EE Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 2 (6.90%) SOA Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Designer
6 1 (3.45%) J2EE Designer
6 1 (3.45%) Java Applications Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (65.52%) Java EE
1 19 (65.52%) Web Services
2 17 (58.62%) Java SE
3 9 (31.03%) J2EE
4 8 (27.59%) EJB
4 8 (27.59%) EJB 3.0
4 8 (27.59%) JMS
4 8 (27.59%) JSF
5 7 (24.14%) SOAP
6 6 (20.69%) JPA
6 6 (20.69%) Spring
7 5 (17.24%) Apache Flex
7 5 (17.24%) Hibernate
7 5 (17.24%) RichFaces
8 3 (10.34%) JAX-WS
8 3 (10.34%) JDBC
9 2 (6.90%) Oracle ADF
9 2 (6.90%) REST
10 1 (3.45%) RESTful
10 1 (3.45%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 17 (58.62%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (68.97%) SDLC
3 17 (58.62%) Integration Testing
3 17 (58.62%) Test Scripting
4 15 (51.72%) Mentoring
5 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
5 7 (24.14%) Scrum
5 7 (24.14%) UML
6 2 (6.90%) BPEL
6 2 (6.90%) Business Activity Monitoring
6 2 (6.90%) OO
6 2 (6.90%) OOD
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.90%) SOA
6 2 (6.90%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (6.90%) Use Case
6 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (17.24%) PL/SQL
2 5 (17.24%) SQL
3 2 (6.90%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (58.62%) OCA
1 17 (58.62%) OCAJ
1 17 (58.62%) OCP
1 17 (58.62%) Oracle Certification
2 15 (51.72%) Degree
3 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
4 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 25 (86.21%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) Adobe
3 3 (10.34%) IBM
3 3 (10.34%) SAP