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 2 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 349 345 327
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -18
Contract jobs citing Java EE 317 295 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.52% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.91% 1.86% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 170 177
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £285 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £590 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.86% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £38.00

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
16619 15847 15524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.04% 28.03% 29.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 11307 10086 9969
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £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 299 218 271
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
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
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 2 September 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 2 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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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 +34 292 £425 +2.71% 98
London -18 108 £450 +1.40% 24
South East +23 77 £425 - 14
South West +14 28 £425 +2.40% 11
Hampshire +23 22 £425 +13.33% 3
City of London +1 22 £488 +8.33% 4
Surrey +11 20 £480 -21.31% 2
East Midlands +5 18 £450 +20.00% 5
Yorkshire -13 17 £425 +21.42% 11
Leeds -13 16 £425 +21.42% 9
West Yorkshire -15 16 £425 +21.42% 9
East of England +8 15 £363 +1.39% 9
Scotland -46 15 £338 -9.02% 6
Devon - 15 £475 -
Plymouth - 13 £475 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -21 12 £425 +111.44% 2
Tyne and Wear -21 12 £425 +111.44% 3
North East -26 12 £425 +41.66% 3
Oxfordshire - 12 £400 - 2
Berkshire +4 11 £344 +1.10% 4
North West -33 11 £420 +29.23% 19
Reading +3 10 £344 - 1
Leatherhead - 10 £485 -
Gloucestershire +1 9 £425 -5.55% 3
Oxford - 9 £425 - 2
Croydon -11 7 £450 -26.22% 1
Edinburgh -46 7 £380 +3.55% 1
Northamptonshire - 7 £388 - 3
Cambridgeshire +1 6 £375 -12.53% 1
Gloucester -1 6 £425 -5.55% 2

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 556 (96.70%) Java
2 288 (50.09%) Agile Software Development
3 205 (35.65%) Oracle
3 205 (35.65%) Web Services
4 201 (34.96%) Spring
5 179 (31.13%) SQL
6 172 (29.91%) Linux
7 170 (29.57%) JavaScript
8 169 (29.39%) TDD
9 144 (25.04%) Hibernate
10 143 (24.87%) JBoss
11 141 (24.52%) HTML
12 129 (22.43%) XML
13 123 (21.39%) Tomcat
14 115 (20.00%) Scrum
15 114 (19.83%) Continuous Integration
16 106 (18.43%) CSS
16 106 (18.43%) MySQL
17 104 (18.09%) Maven
18 101 (17.57%) UNIX
19 96 (16.70%) Apache
19 96 (16.70%) JUnit
20 95 (16.52%) Git (software)
21 94 (16.35%) Security Cleared
21 94 (16.35%) SOA
22 93 (16.17%) Finance
23 91 (15.83%) JMS
24 90 (15.65%) Jenkins
25 87 (15.13%) J2EE
26 85 (14.78%) WebSphere

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 143 (24.87%) JBoss
2 123 (21.39%) Tomcat
3 96 (16.70%) Apache
4 85 (14.78%) WebSphere
5 61 (10.61%) WebLogic
6 44 (7.65%) Confluence
7 42 (7.30%) Node.js
8 32 (5.57%) WebSphere Application Server
9 15 (2.61%) Apache Solr
10 14 (2.43%) nginx
11 13 (2.26%) IIS
12 12 (2.09%) Jetty
13 10 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
14 9 (1.57%) MQSeries
15 7 (1.22%) WebLogic Portal
15 7 (1.22%) Oracle Spatial
16 6 (1.04%) CMS
16 6 (1.04%) Mule
17 5 (0.87%) WebSphere Portal
17 5 (0.87%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 13 (2.26%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (1.22%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.87%) Oracle 11i
2 5 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.70%) Cordys
4 3 (0.52%) RMDS
5 2 (0.35%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 59 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.26%) Amazon SQS
3 12 (2.09%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 11 (1.91%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 8 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (0.87%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.70%) HTTP
2 19 (3.30%) Firewall
3 15 (2.61%) TCP/IP
4 14 (2.43%) Internet
4 14 (2.43%) DNS
5 13 (2.26%) AMQP
6 12 (2.09%) LDAP
6 12 (2.09%) WAN
7 11 (1.91%) DMZ
8 10 (1.74%) Intranet
8 10 (1.74%) VPN
9 6 (1.04%) BIG-IP
10 5 (0.87%) LAN
10 5 (0.87%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.52%) IPsec
11 3 (0.52%) SSL
11 3 (0.52%) SMTP
11 3 (0.52%) DHCP
11 3 (0.52%) SNMP
11 3 (0.52%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (18.43%) MySQL
2 61 (10.61%) Oracle Database
3 59 (10.26%) SQL Server
4 51 (8.87%) Relational Database
5 46 (8.00%) MongoDB
6 44 (7.65%) NoSQL
7 37 (6.43%) PostgreSQL
8 28 (4.87%) DB2
9 23 (4.00%) RDBMS
9 23 (4.00%) Hadoop
10 20 (3.48%) Big Data
11 18 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
12 11 (1.91%) Amazon RDS
13 9 (1.57%) Oracle Database 10g
14 7 (1.22%) Apache Hive
14 7 (1.22%) Redis
15 5 (0.87%) Oracle8/8i Database
15 5 (0.87%) Oracle9i Database
16 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
16 4 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 104 (18.09%) Maven
2 96 (16.70%) JUnit
3 95 (16.52%) Git (software)
4 90 (15.65%) Jenkins
5 78 (13.57%) Subversion
6 75 (13.04%) Eclipse
7 61 (10.61%) JIRA
8 56 (9.74%) Ant
9 29 (5.04%) Gradle
10 28 (4.87%) Selenium
11 24 (4.17%) TeamCity
12 22 (3.83%) Mockito
13 21 (3.65%) Cucumber
14 18 (3.13%) Mercurial
15 17 (2.96%) JMeter
16 14 (2.43%) IntelliJ
16 14 (2.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 14 (2.43%) JProfiler
17 13 (2.26%) Hudson
18 12 (2.09%) Jasmine
General
1 93 (16.17%) Finance
2 47 (8.17%) Banking
3 22 (3.83%) Investment Banking
4 15 (2.61%) Retail
5 13 (2.26%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.09%) Front Office
7 9 (1.57%) Back Office
8 8 (1.39%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.04%) Publishing
10 4 (0.70%) German Language
11 3 (0.52%) Marketing
11 3 (0.52%) French Language
11 3 (0.52%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.35%) Advertising
12 2 (0.35%) Games
13 1 (0.17%) Military
13 1 (0.17%) Wholesale Banking
13 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 377 (65.57%) Developer
2 305 (53.04%) Java Developer
3 71 (12.35%) Architect
4 50 (8.70%) Senior Developer
5 43 (7.48%) Senior Java Developer
6 27 (4.70%) Solutions Architect
6 27 (4.70%) Designer
7 23 (4.00%) Java Architect
8 18 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
9 16 (2.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 16 (2.78%) Solutions Designer
9 16 (2.78%) Software Engineer
10 14 (2.43%) Hybris Developer
11 12 (2.09%) Web Developer
12 11 (1.91%) Analyst
12 11 (1.91%) Applications Support
12 11 (1.91%) Infrastructure Architect
12 11 (1.91%) Java Software Engineer
13 10 (1.74%) Technical Architect
13 10 (1.74%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (35.65%) Web Services
2 201 (34.96%) Spring
3 144 (25.04%) Hibernate
4 141 (24.52%) HTML
5 129 (22.43%) XML
6 106 (18.43%) CSS
7 91 (15.83%) JMS
8 87 (15.13%) J2EE
9 83 (14.43%) jQuery
10 81 (14.09%) JSP
11 79 (13.74%) SOAP
12 69 (12.00%) JPA
12 69 (12.00%) RESTful
13 65 (11.30%) REST
14 62 (10.78%) JSON
15 56 (9.74%) EJB
16 55 (9.57%) Spring MVC
17 52 (9.04%) AngularJS
18 51 (8.87%) Servlets
19 50 (8.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 30 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (5.04%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (2.96%) Mobile App
4 15 (2.61%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.09%) Clustering
6 11 (1.91%) GIS
7 10 (1.74%) Mainframe
8 9 (1.57%) Visualisation
8 9 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (1.39%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.04%) Data Centre
10 6 (1.04%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.04%) Fixed Income
11 5 (0.87%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.87%) N-Tier
11 5 (0.87%) Equities
11 5 (0.87%) Tandem
11 5 (0.87%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.70%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 172 (29.91%) Linux
2 101 (17.57%) UNIX
3 63 (10.96%) Windows
4 30 (5.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (2.61%) AIX
6 12 (2.09%) Ubuntu
6 12 (2.09%) CentOS
7 11 (1.91%) Solaris
7 11 (1.91%) Mac OS X
7 11 (1.91%) Mac OS
8 8 (1.39%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.87%) Windows Vista
10 4 (0.70%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.52%) Debian
11 3 (0.52%) Android
11 3 (0.52%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.35%) zOS
12 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.17%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (50.09%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (29.39%) TDD
3 115 (20.00%) Scrum
4 114 (19.83%) Continuous Integration
5 94 (16.35%) SOA
6 73 (12.70%) OO
7 70 (12.17%) MVC
8 68 (11.83%) E-Commerce
9 67 (11.65%) Open Source
10 63 (10.96%) BDD
11 51 (8.87%) DevOps
12 46 (8.00%) SDLC
13 44 (7.65%) UML
13 44 (7.65%) Software Engineering
14 43 (7.48%) Continuous Delivery
15 41 (7.13%) Web Development
16 35 (6.09%) Configuration Management
17 34 (5.91%) Migration
18 30 (5.22%) Unit Testing
19 29 (5.04%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 556 (96.70%) Java
2 179 (31.13%) SQL
3 170 (29.57%) JavaScript
4 62 (10.78%) PL/SQL
5 54 (9.39%) Python
6 36 (6.26%) Perl
7 31 (5.39%) Ruby
7 31 (5.39%) Bash Shell
8 24 (4.17%) C++
8 24 (4.17%) Shell Script
9 20 (3.48%) C
10 18 (3.13%) C#
11 16 (2.78%) PHP
12 13 (2.26%) Scala
13 11 (1.91%) XPath
14 7 (1.22%) Groovy
15 5 (0.87%) Objective-C
16 4 (0.70%) Jython
16 4 (0.70%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 4 (0.70%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 94 (16.35%) Security Cleared
2 41 (7.13%) Degree
3 40 (6.96%) SC Cleared
4 31 (5.39%) DV Cleared
5 9 (1.57%) Sun Certification
6 8 (1.39%) OCP
6 8 (1.39%) OCA
6 8 (1.39%) Oracle Certification
6 8 (1.39%) OCAJ
7 7 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.52%) OCPJP
8 3 (0.52%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.35%) OCMJD
9 2 (0.35%) HND
10 1 (0.17%) ISEB
10 1 (0.17%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.17%) QA
2 6 (1.04%) COBIT
3 4 (0.70%) SLA
3 4 (0.70%) WAI
4 3 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (6.78%) Docker
2 14 (2.43%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.74%) VirtualBox
4 9 (1.57%) vCloud
5 5 (0.87%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.52%) Varnish
6 3 (0.52%) Squid
6 3 (0.52%) FreeRADIUS
6 3 (0.52%) NFS
7 1 (0.17%) HDFS
7 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 33 (5.74%) Puppet
2 26 (4.52%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (2.78%) Vagrant
4 14 (2.43%) Ansible
5 8 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (1.22%) HAProxy
7 6 (1.04%) ITRS Geneos
8 4 (0.70%) logstash
8 4 (0.70%) Nagios
9 3 (0.52%) BladeLogic
9 3 (0.52%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.52%) CA Wily
9 3 (0.52%) Cacti
10 2 (0.35%) Rundeck
10 2 (0.35%) OpenView
10 2 (0.35%) Salt
11 1 (0.17%) Kibana
11 1 (0.17%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 205 (35.65%) Oracle
2 58 (10.09%) Red Hat
3 52 (9.04%) IBM
4 36 (6.26%) Atlassian
5 30 (5.22%) hybris
6 21 (3.65%) VMware
7 17 (2.96%) Google
8 16 (2.78%) Microsoft
9 13 (2.26%) Sybase
9 13 (2.26%) Sun
10 11 (1.91%) Progress
11 9 (1.57%) F5
12 8 (1.39%) Endeca
12 8 (1.39%) HP
12 8 (1.39%) OpenText
13 7 (1.22%) TIBCO
14 6 (1.04%) Informatica
15 5 (0.87%) Cisco
15 5 (0.87%) Adobe
16 4 (0.70%) NetApp
Central London / West End
Westbourne Partners
Rate: Unspecified Market Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester
ABRS
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
United Kingdom
Mpower Plus UK Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago
Hertfordshire
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: Excellent Rates and Packages
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Hertfordshire
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: Excellent Rates and Packages
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Lytham St Annes
First Recruitment Group
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £595.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago