The table below looks at the statistics for Java EE 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 over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 342 355 313
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -42
Contract jobs citing Java EE 318 273 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.50% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.04% 1.80% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 169 177
Average daily rate
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£425 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £565 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.47% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £41.50

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
15578 15189 14479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.36% 27.79% 28.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10499 9744 9186
Average daily rate £393 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 222 282
Average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.23 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -2.85%

Java EE
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Java EE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Java EE
Daily Rate Trend

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

Java EE Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Java EE
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java EE within the UK over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Java EE Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Java EE
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Java EE Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Java EE
Top 30 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 within the UK over the 3 months to 4 August 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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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 +55 280 £430 +1.17% 118
London +13 116 £450 -2.70% 24
South East +6 67 £425 +13.33% 18
South West +30 35 £425 -5.55% 14
Scotland -48 27 £363 - 2
City of London -24 24 £510 - 4
Devon - 24 £450 -
Plymouth - 20 £450 -
Berkshire +13 17 £450 +32.35% 1
Yorkshire -16 17 £400 +33.33% 9
Hampshire -2 16 £438 +16.66% 5
West Yorkshire -12 16 £400 +30.61% 8
Oxfordshire - 13 £400 - 5
Leeds -13 12 £450 +28.57% 8
North West -24 12 £420 +29.23% 29
Reading - 12 £350 -
East Midlands -3 11 £550 +51.72% 6
Edinburgh -47 11 £380 -1.93% 2
Surrey +4 9 £475 -22.13% 2
Oxford - 9 £425 - 4
East of England -8 8 £363 +3.57% 7
Dundee - 8 £361 -
Gloucestershire +1 7 £438 -2.77% 3
Paddington - 7 £550 -
Southampton +4 6 £450 +26.76%
Manchester -13 6 £500 +53.84% 16
Northamptonshire - 6 £550 - 1
Gloucester +7 5 £438 -2.77% 2
Glasgow +4 5 £282 -
Buckinghamshire -3 5 £450 +4.34% 2

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Java EE 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.

1 576 (96.16%) Java
2 288 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
3 221 (36.89%) Web Services
4 219 (36.56%) Oracle
5 214 (35.73%) Spring
6 179 (29.88%) Linux
7 172 (28.71%) SQL
8 166 (27.71%) JavaScript
9 163 (27.21%) TDD
10 151 (25.21%) Hibernate
11 145 (24.21%) XML
12 140 (23.37%) JBoss
13 135 (22.54%) HTML
14 130 (21.70%) Tomcat
15 118 (19.70%) Scrum
16 116 (19.37%) Maven
17 108 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
17 108 (18.03%) UNIX
18 107 (17.86%) Apache
19 103 (17.20%) J2EE
20 101 (16.86%) CSS
21 100 (16.69%) SOA
22 99 (16.53%) JUnit
23 97 (16.19%) Finance
24 95 (15.86%) Git (software)
25 91 (15.19%) WebSphere
26 90 (15.03%) JMS
27 88 (14.69%) SOAP
28 87 (14.52%) MySQL
29 85 (14.19%) jQuery

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Java EE 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 140 (23.37%) JBoss
2 130 (21.70%) Tomcat
3 107 (17.86%) Apache
4 91 (15.19%) WebSphere
5 73 (12.19%) WebLogic
6 44 (7.35%) Confluence
7 36 (6.01%) WebSphere Application Server
8 22 (3.67%) Node.js
9 18 (3.01%) IIS
10 13 (2.17%) Apache Solr
11 11 (1.84%) MQSeries
12 10 (1.67%) nginx
12 10 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
13 8 (1.34%) GlassFish
13 8 (1.34%) Jetty
14 7 (1.17%) Oracle Spatial
14 7 (1.17%) WebLogic Portal
14 7 (1.17%) Oracle Service Bus
15 6 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 6 (1.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 11 (1.84%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (1.50%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (1.17%) RMDS
3 3 (0.50%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.33%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.17%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 52 (8.68%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.00%) Amazon SQS
2 12 (2.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 9 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (0.83%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.17%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.51%) HTTP
2 19 (3.17%) Internet
3 17 (2.84%) Firewall
3 17 (2.84%) TCP/IP
3 17 (2.84%) AMQP
4 14 (2.34%) DNS
5 12 (2.00%) WAN
6 10 (1.67%) LDAP
6 10 (1.67%) DMZ
6 10 (1.67%) Intranet
6 10 (1.67%) BIG-IP
7 6 (1.00%) VPN
8 5 (0.83%) LAN
8 5 (0.83%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.67%) DHCP
10 2 (0.33%) SSL
11 1 (0.17%) SAN
11 1 (0.17%) IPsec
11 1 (0.17%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.17%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (14.52%) MySQL
2 75 (12.52%) Oracle Database
3 59 (9.85%) SQL Server
4 53 (8.85%) Relational Database
5 48 (8.01%) NoSQL
6 33 (5.51%) PostgreSQL
7 32 (5.34%) MongoDB
8 26 (4.34%) Big Data
8 26 (4.34%) Hadoop
9 24 (4.01%) DB2
10 23 (3.84%) Oracle Database 11g
11 22 (3.67%) RDBMS
12 11 (1.84%) Amazon RDS
13 9 (1.50%) Oracle Database 10g
14 7 (1.17%) Redis
14 7 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
15 6 (1.00%) Apache Hive
16 4 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
16 4 (0.67%) DataStax
17 3 (0.50%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 116 (19.37%) Maven
2 99 (16.53%) JUnit
3 95 (15.86%) Git (software)
4 75 (12.52%) Subversion
5 74 (12.35%) Jenkins
6 70 (11.69%) Eclipse
7 58 (9.68%) JIRA
8 55 (9.18%) Ant
9 27 (4.51%) Gradle
10 26 (4.34%) Cucumber
11 22 (3.67%) TeamCity
12 20 (3.34%) Mercurial
13 18 (3.01%) Mockito
14 16 (2.67%) JMeter
15 14 (2.34%) Introscope
15 14 (2.34%) Selenium
16 13 (2.17%) JProfiler
17 12 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 11 (1.84%) Hudson
18 11 (1.84%) IntelliJ
General
1 97 (16.19%) Finance
2 52 (8.68%) Banking
3 22 (3.67%) Investment Banking
4 15 (2.50%) Retail
5 13 (2.17%) Front Office
6 10 (1.67%) Back Office
6 10 (1.67%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.17%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.17%) Publishing
8 5 (0.83%) Marketing
9 4 (0.67%) German Language
10 3 (0.50%) French Language
10 3 (0.50%) Advertising
11 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.17%) Electronics
12 1 (0.17%) Automotive
12 1 (0.17%) Legal
12 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Games
12 1 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 371 (61.94%) Developer
2 297 (49.58%) Java Developer
3 74 (12.35%) Architect
4 42 (7.01%) Senior Developer
5 36 (6.01%) Senior Java Developer
6 30 (5.01%) Designer
7 28 (4.67%) Solutions Architect
8 23 (3.84%) Java Architect
9 22 (3.67%) Analyst
10 20 (3.34%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 18 (3.01%) Software Engineer
11 18 (3.01%) Solutions Designer
12 17 (2.84%) DevOps Engineer
13 15 (2.50%) Applications Support
14 12 (2.00%) Technical Architect
14 12 (2.00%) Infrastructure Architect
14 12 (2.00%) Java Software Engineer
15 11 (1.84%) Data Analyst
15 11 (1.84%) Flex Developer
15 11 (1.84%) Hybris Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (36.89%) Web Services
2 214 (35.73%) Spring
3 151 (25.21%) Hibernate
4 145 (24.21%) XML
5 135 (22.54%) HTML
6 103 (17.20%) J2EE
7 101 (16.86%) CSS
8 90 (15.03%) JMS
9 88 (14.69%) SOAP
10 85 (14.19%) jQuery
11 76 (12.69%) JSP
12 69 (11.52%) JPA
12 69 (11.52%) RESTful
13 68 (11.35%) JSON
14 65 (10.85%) REST
15 54 (9.02%) HTML5
15 54 (9.02%) Spring MVC
15 54 (9.02%) Middleware
16 51 (8.51%) EJB
17 48 (8.01%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (5.84%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (2.67%) Clustering
4 14 (2.34%) GIS
4 14 (2.34%) Mobile App
4 14 (2.34%) Computer Science
5 10 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (1.50%) Mainframe
6 9 (1.50%) Visualisation
7 8 (1.34%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.00%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.00%) Fixed Income
9 5 (0.83%) Client/Server
9 5 (0.83%) Equities
9 5 (0.83%) PKI
9 5 (0.83%) Digital Media
9 5 (0.83%) Private Cloud
9 5 (0.83%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.67%) Public Cloud
10 4 (0.67%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 179 (29.88%) Linux
2 108 (18.03%) UNIX
3 71 (11.85%) Windows
4 40 (6.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (2.67%) AIX
6 11 (1.84%) Solaris
7 10 (1.67%) Mac OS
8 9 (1.50%) Windows XP
9 7 (1.17%) Ubuntu
9 7 (1.17%) CentOS
10 6 (1.00%) Windows Vista
11 5 (0.83%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.67%) Android
13 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.50%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.33%) zOS
14 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.17%) Debian
15 1 (0.17%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (27.21%) TDD
3 118 (19.70%) Scrum
4 108 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
5 100 (16.69%) SOA
6 80 (13.36%) OO
7 75 (12.52%) MVC
7 75 (12.52%) Open Source
8 68 (11.35%) E-Commerce
9 60 (10.02%) SDLC
10 51 (8.51%) BDD
11 47 (7.85%) DevOps
11 47 (7.85%) Software Engineering
12 44 (7.35%) UML
13 37 (6.18%) Continuous Delivery
14 36 (6.01%) ITIL
15 35 (5.84%) Configuration Management
16 33 (5.51%) Web Development
17 32 (5.34%) Migration
18 31 (5.18%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 576 (96.16%) Java
2 172 (28.71%) SQL
3 166 (27.71%) JavaScript
4 58 (9.68%) PL/SQL
5 43 (7.18%) Python
6 28 (4.67%) Perl
7 26 (4.34%) Bash Shell
8 24 (4.01%) Ruby
9 23 (3.84%) C
10 22 (3.67%) C++
11 18 (3.01%) C#
12 16 (2.67%) Shell Script
13 13 (2.17%) Scala
14 12 (2.00%) Groovy
14 12 (2.00%) PHP
15 7 (1.17%) XPath
16 6 (1.00%) Objective-C
17 4 (0.67%) COBOL
18 3 (0.50%) XQuery
18 3 (0.50%) Jython
Qualifications
1 78 (13.02%) Security Cleared
2 43 (7.18%) Degree
3 34 (5.68%) DV Cleared
4 24 (4.01%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.67%) Sun Certification
6 6 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (1.00%) OCP
6 6 (1.00%) OCA
6 6 (1.00%) Oracle Certification
6 6 (1.00%) OCAJ
7 3 (0.50%) BC Cleared
7 3 (0.50%) OCPJP
8 2 (0.33%) OCMJD
8 2 (0.33%) HND
9 1 (0.17%) ISEB
9 1 (0.17%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.34%) QA
2 6 (1.00%) COBIT
3 4 (0.67%) SLA
3 4 (0.67%) WAI
4 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (6.18%) Docker
2 15 (2.50%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.67%) VirtualBox
4 7 (1.17%) vCloud
5 5 (0.83%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.50%) Squid
7 2 (0.33%) HDFS
8 1 (0.17%) NFS
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.17%) Varnish
8 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.17%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 34 (5.68%) Puppet
2 23 (3.84%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (3.34%) Vagrant
4 14 (2.34%) Ansible
5 10 (1.67%) ITRS Geneos
6 6 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.83%) HAProxy
8 4 (0.67%) CA Wily
9 3 (0.50%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.50%) BladeLogic
10 2 (0.33%) Nagios
10 2 (0.33%) logstash
10 2 (0.33%) Salt
10 2 (0.33%) OpenView
10 2 (0.33%) Rundeck
11 1 (0.17%) Kibana
11 1 (0.17%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.17%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.17%) Cacti
Vendors
1 219 (36.56%) Oracle
2 62 (10.35%) Red Hat
3 58 (9.68%) IBM
4 42 (7.01%) Atlassian
5 20 (3.34%) hybris
5 20 (3.34%) VMware
6 18 (3.01%) Google
7 15 (2.50%) Microsoft
8 14 (2.34%) F5
9 13 (2.17%) Sun
10 10 (1.67%) Progress
10 10 (1.67%) Sybase
10 10 (1.67%) TIBCO
11 7 (1.17%) HP
12 6 (1.00%) OpenText
12 6 (1.00%) Endeca
13 5 (0.83%) Informatica
13 5 (0.83%) Cisco
13 5 (0.83%) Adobe
14 4 (0.67%) NetApp
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
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Surrey
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
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Swindon, Wiltshire
Salt
Rate: £350 - £425 per day + immediate start, extendable contract
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Felixstowe, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
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Midlands
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Midlands
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London
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London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
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Rate: £200 - £240 Per Day please send cv
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
TRG
Rate: 200-240 Per Day please send cv
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum + competitive
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City of London
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Rate: competitive
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Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
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Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
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