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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java EE5 (JEE5)
Rank 614 580 578
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -2
Contract jobs citing Java EE 5 4 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.011% 0.014%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.025% 0.039% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
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£378 £525 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.09% +89.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £473 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £525 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 - £278
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
15734 15245 15428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.02% 29.00% 27.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10384 9914 9250
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 280 393
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.29 £18.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 12 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 21 October 2014. 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 -32 2 £355 -32.38% 2
Scotland - 2 £400 - 1
Glasgow - 2 £400 - 1
London -12 1 - - 1
Manchester - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
North West - - - - 1
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - -
Wales - - - -
Chippenham - - - -

Java EE 5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) OO
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Use Case
3 4 (57.14%) Java EE
3 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
4 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
4 3 (42.86%) jQuery
4 3 (42.86%) GlassFish
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Spring
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle ADF
4 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) JBoss
4 3 (42.86%) UML
4 3 (42.86%) OOD
4 3 (42.86%) SOA
4 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
4 3 (42.86%) UNIX
4 3 (42.86%) SOAP
4 3 (42.86%) JUnit

Java EE 5
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 (42.86%) WebLogic
1 3 (42.86%) JBoss
1 3 (42.86%) GlassFish
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (28.57%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 1 (14.29%) Apache
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
1 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JUnit
2 2 (28.57%) Maven
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (14.29%) Hudson
3 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
3 1 (14.29%) Gradle
3 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) NetBeans
3 1 (14.29%) CruiseControl
3 1 (14.29%) Ant
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Designer
2 3 (42.86%) Solutions Designer
2 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Designer
4 1 (14.29%) SOA Designer
4 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) Java EE
3 3 (42.86%) SOAP
3 3 (42.86%) jQuery
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle ADF
3 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
3 3 (42.86%) Spring
4 2 (28.57%) J2EE
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) JSP
4 2 (28.57%) JRuby
4 2 (28.57%) JPA
4 2 (28.57%) JSON
5 1 (14.29%) Apache Axis
5 1 (14.29%) Struts
5 1 (14.29%) EJB 3.0
5 1 (14.29%) RESTful
5 1 (14.29%) REST
5 1 (14.29%) JAX-RS
5 1 (14.29%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) OO
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Use Case
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
2 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) OOD
2 3 (42.86%) SOA
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) UML
3 2 (28.57%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 1 (14.29%) BPEL
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) Fund Management
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Jython
3 2 (28.57%) Groovy
4 1 (14.29%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) OCP
1 1 (14.29%) OCA
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) OCAJ
1 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Twitter
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) EnterpriseDB