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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java EE5 (JEE5)
Rank 608 613 593
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -20
Contract jobs citing Java EE 5 22 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.005% 0.011%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.019% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 4
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£413 £425 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -19.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £400 -
% change year-on-year
-0.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00

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
16432 15759 15480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.15% 27.87% 29.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11190 10009 9954
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 296 215 266
Average hourly rate £39.13 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.78% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £71.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java EE 5 within the UK over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Java EE 5 Daily Rate Histogram 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 15 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 3 September 2015. 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
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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 +10 21 £413 -8.33%
North West - 11 £475 -
Manchester - 10 £475 -
Hampshire - 5 £385 -
South East - 5 £385 -
North East - 4 £368 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £368 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £368 -
Farnborough - 3 £413 -
London -8 1 £475 +5.55%
Lancashire - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 £325 -
City of London - 1 £475 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £325 -
County Antrim - 1 £325 -

Java EE 5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 25 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (72.00%) Finance
3 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (56.00%) Oracle
5 11 (44.00%) Test Scripting
6 10 (40.00%) Java EE
6 10 (40.00%) Data Modelling
7 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
7 9 (36.00%) Technical Architecture
7 9 (36.00%) Telecoms
7 9 (36.00%) Banking
7 9 (36.00%) Migration
7 9 (36.00%) Data Integration
7 9 (36.00%) Security Architecture
7 9 (36.00%) Data Governance
8 8 (32.00%) Manufacturing
8 8 (32.00%) Integration Testing
8 8 (32.00%) Mobile App
8 8 (32.00%) Relational Database
8 8 (32.00%) Mentoring
8 8 (32.00%) SDLC
8 8 (32.00%) Java SE
8 8 (32.00%) OCAJ
8 8 (32.00%) Web Services
8 8 (32.00%) RDBMS
8 8 (32.00%) OCP
8 8 (32.00%) OCA
8 8 (32.00%) Oracle Certification
9 7 (28.00%) Degree
10 5 (20.00%) XML

Java EE 5
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 3 (12.00%) JBoss
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.00%) NetWeaver
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (32.00%) RDBMS
2 8 (32.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JUnit
1 1 (4.00%) PVCS
General
1 18 (72.00%) Finance
2 9 (36.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (36.00%) Banking
3 8 (32.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (8.00%) Automotive
4 2 (8.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Architect
1 11 (44.00%) Solutions Architect
2 8 (32.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Business Systems Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Java Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Java Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Java Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) Java Technical Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) Java EE
2 8 (32.00%) Java SE
2 8 (32.00%) Web Services
3 5 (20.00%) XML
3 5 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (8.00%) J2EE
4 2 (8.00%) EJB
4 2 (8.00%) JMS
4 2 (8.00%) SOAP
4 2 (8.00%) JSF
4 2 (8.00%) EJB 3.0
4 2 (8.00%) Apache Camel
5 1 (4.00%) REST
5 1 (4.00%) Spring Integration
5 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (4.00%) Ajax
5 1 (4.00%) JSON
5 1 (4.00%) Apache Flex
5 1 (4.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Data Integration
2 8 (32.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
1 1 (4.00%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) Test Scripting
3 10 (40.00%) Data Modelling
4 9 (36.00%) Technical Architecture
4 9 (36.00%) Migration
4 9 (36.00%) Security Architecture
4 9 (36.00%) Data Governance
5 8 (32.00%) Integration Testing
5 8 (32.00%) Mentoring
5 8 (32.00%) SDLC
6 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 4 (16.00%) Use Case
7 4 (16.00%) CRM
8 3 (12.00%) Test Strategy
9 2 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
10 1 (4.00%) EAI
10 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
10 1 (4.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) OCP
1 8 (32.00%) OCA
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle Certification
1 8 (32.00%) OCAJ
2 7 (28.00%) Degree
3 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Siebel
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.00%) EnterpriseDB
3 1 (4.00%) SAP