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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 346 289 335
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +46
Contract jobs citing Java EE 264 296 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.61% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.91% 2.28% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 146 150
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£425 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £210 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £300 £356
% change year-on-year
+26.56% -15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -

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
13821 12977 12603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.08% 26.94% 28.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9280 8153 7957
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 267 323
Average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £14.03 £19.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.90 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -17 227 £425 +6.25% 128
London -13 98 £450 - 41
South East -10 41 £500 +106.18% 30
South West +3 28 £450 +126.41% 14
North West +7 26 £358 -10.62% 7
Scotland -40 25 £375 +44.23% 7
Hampshire -21 21 £525 +123.40% 3
City of London 0 15 £463 - 14
Cheshire - 14 £348 - 2
Yorkshire -15 13 £375 +15.38% 12
Southampton -8 12 £525 +133.33% 3
West Yorkshire -11 12 £375 +19.04% 5
Edinburgh -44 9 £325 +44.44% 2
East Midlands +13 7 £325 -7.14% 8
East of England 0 7 £310 - 13
Bradford -1 7 £375 +19.04% 1
Glasgow -2 7 £413 +13.79% 3
Manchester -3 5 £500 +33.33% 5
Buckinghamshire - 5 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 5 £310 - 6
East Sussex - 5 £325 - 2
Brighton - 5 £325 - 1
Wales - 5 £450 - 8
Surrey -10 4 £456 +105.05% 2
South Wales - 4 £385 - 8
Wilmslow - 4 £320 -
Rickmansworth - 4 £310 -
Milton Keynes - 4 - -
West Midlands -8 3 £370 +22.31% 3
Leeds -19 3 £425 +32.81% 4

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 583 (92.39%) Java
2 262 (41.52%) Spring
3 255 (40.41%) Agile Software Development
4 234 (37.08%) Oracle
5 213 (33.76%) XML
6 174 (27.58%) HTML
7 159 (25.20%) Hibernate
8 158 (25.04%) SQL
8 158 (25.04%) Linux
9 152 (24.09%) Web Services
10 149 (23.61%) J2EE
11 144 (22.82%) JBoss
12 143 (22.66%) JavaScript
13 136 (21.55%) Scrum
14 130 (20.60%) Maven
15 129 (20.44%) JSP
16 124 (19.65%) UNIX
16 124 (19.65%) TDD
17 122 (19.33%) Finance
18 118 (18.70%) OO
19 113 (17.91%) CSS
20 109 (17.27%) Oracle Database
21 108 (17.12%) WebLogic
22 107 (16.96%) jQuery
23 106 (16.80%) SOA
24 103 (16.32%) Eclipse
25 102 (16.16%) SOAP
26 100 (15.85%) Tomcat
27 93 (14.74%) JUnit
28 92 (14.58%) Apache

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 144 (22.82%) JBoss
2 108 (17.12%) WebLogic
3 100 (15.85%) Tomcat
4 92 (14.58%) Apache
5 74 (11.73%) WebSphere
6 25 (3.96%) IIS
7 19 (3.01%) CMS
8 17 (2.69%) WebSphere Application Server
8 17 (2.69%) Mule
9 16 (2.54%) GlassFish
10 15 (2.38%) AquaLogic
11 14 (2.22%) Confluence
12 12 (1.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 12 (1.90%) Adobe CQ
13 10 (1.58%) OpenStack
13 10 (1.58%) SharePoint
14 9 (1.43%) Alfresco
14 9 (1.43%) IBM HTTP Server
14 9 (1.43%) Apache Solr
14 9 (1.43%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 8 (1.27%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (0.63%) MS Project
3 3 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (1.11%) Murex MxG2000
2 6 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.48%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (0.48%) WebTrends
3 3 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.48%) Cordys
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.16%) Staffware
4 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.16%) RMDS
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.16%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.27%) SaaS
4 7 (1.11%) GitHub
5 6 (0.95%) PaaS
6 4 (0.63%) IaaS
7 2 (0.32%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.16%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 50 (7.92%) HTTP
2 22 (3.49%) AMQP
3 16 (2.54%) DNS
3 16 (2.54%) Internet
4 10 (1.58%) LAN
4 10 (1.58%) WAN
4 10 (1.58%) Ethernet
5 9 (1.43%) TCP/IP
6 8 (1.27%) SSH
6 8 (1.27%) LDAP
6 8 (1.27%) SSL
6 8 (1.27%) HTTPS
7 7 (1.11%) SAN
8 6 (0.95%) BIG-IP
9 5 (0.79%) Firewall
10 3 (0.48%) FTP
10 3 (0.48%) DHCP
10 3 (0.48%) Intranet
10 3 (0.48%) MQTT
11 2 (0.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (17.27%) Oracle Database
2 77 (12.20%) MySQL
3 59 (9.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 50 (7.92%) SQL Server
5 36 (5.71%) Relational Database
6 29 (4.60%) MongoDB
7 25 (3.96%) NoSQL
8 24 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
9 23 (3.65%) Big Data
10 21 (3.33%) Hadoop
11 16 (2.54%) Oracle Database 10g
11 16 (2.54%) RDBMS
12 14 (2.22%) DB2
13 11 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (1.27%) Apache Hive
14 8 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
15 7 (1.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 5 (0.79%) JasperReports
17 4 (0.63%) Neo4j
17 4 (0.63%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 130 (20.60%) Maven
2 103 (16.32%) Eclipse
3 93 (14.74%) JUnit
4 77 (12.20%) Subversion
5 76 (12.04%) Git (software)
6 61 (9.67%) Jenkins
7 44 (6.97%) JIRA
8 39 (6.18%) Ant
9 32 (5.07%) Selenium
10 24 (3.80%) JProfiler
11 19 (3.01%) Cucumber
12 18 (2.85%) Mercurial
13 17 (2.69%) Mockito
14 15 (2.38%) Gradle
15 14 (2.22%) Hudson
16 13 (2.06%) Redmine
17 10 (1.58%) NetBeans
18 8 (1.27%) EasyMock
19 7 (1.11%) JMeter
20 6 (0.95%) SoapUI
General
1 122 (19.33%) Finance
2 49 (7.77%) Banking
3 22 (3.49%) Front Office
4 18 (2.85%) Investment Banking
5 9 (1.43%) Publishing
6 7 (1.11%) Back Office
7 5 (0.79%) Games
7 5 (0.79%) Telecoms
7 5 (0.79%) French Language
7 5 (0.79%) Retail
8 4 (0.63%) Advertising
9 3 (0.48%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.48%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.32%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.32%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.16%) Automotive
11 1 (0.16%) German Language
11 1 (0.16%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 426 (67.51%) Developer
2 337 (53.41%) Java Developer
3 79 (12.52%) Architect
4 62 (9.83%) Senior Developer
5 53 (8.40%) Senior Java Developer
6 28 (4.44%) Consultant
7 26 (4.12%) Solutions Architect
8 23 (3.65%) Technical Architect
9 20 (3.17%) Lead Developer
10 19 (3.01%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 19 (3.01%) UI Developer
10 19 (3.01%) UI Programmer
11 17 (2.69%) Lead Java Developer
12 16 (2.54%) Lead Architect
13 15 (2.38%) Java Architect
14 14 (2.22%) Lead Solutions Architect
14 14 (2.22%) Designer
15 12 (1.90%) Team Leader
15 12 (1.90%) Support Consultant
16 11 (1.74%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (41.52%) Spring
2 213 (33.76%) XML
3 174 (27.58%) HTML
4 159 (25.20%) Hibernate
5 152 (24.09%) Web Services
6 149 (23.61%) J2EE
7 129 (20.44%) JSP
8 113 (17.91%) CSS
9 107 (16.96%) jQuery
10 102 (16.16%) SOAP
11 83 (13.15%) JMS
12 74 (11.73%) JSON
13 72 (11.41%) JPA
14 67 (10.62%) XSLT
15 66 (10.46%) REST
16 61 (9.67%) RESTful
17 56 (8.87%) Struts
18 55 (8.72%) JSF
19 53 (8.40%) Middleware
20 50 (7.92%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 64 (10.14%) Open Source
2 55 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (4.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 27 (4.28%) Enterprise Software
5 21 (3.33%) Computer Science
6 19 (3.01%) Equities
7 18 (2.85%) Derivative
8 15 (2.38%) Data Structures
9 14 (2.22%) User Experience
10 13 (2.06%) Fixed Income
11 9 (1.43%) N-Tier
11 9 (1.43%) Replication
12 8 (1.27%) Mobile App
12 8 (1.27%) Cryptography
13 7 (1.11%) Client/Server
13 7 (1.11%) Algorithms
14 6 (0.95%) Web 2.0
14 6 (0.95%) Clustering
15 5 (0.79%) Management Information System
15 5 (0.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 158 (25.04%) Linux
2 124 (19.65%) UNIX
3 62 (9.83%) Windows
4 46 (7.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (2.06%) Mac OS X
6 10 (1.58%) Android
7 7 (1.11%) Solaris
7 7 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.11%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.48%) AIX
9 3 (0.48%) CentOS
10 2 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.32%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.32%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.32%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.32%) VME
10 2 (0.32%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.16%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (40.41%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (21.55%) Scrum
3 124 (19.65%) TDD
4 118 (18.70%) OO
5 106 (16.80%) SOA
6 90 (14.26%) Continuous Integration
7 85 (13.47%) MVC
8 46 (7.29%) Software Engineering
9 45 (7.13%) ITIL
10 44 (6.97%) UML
11 39 (6.18%) Unit Testing
12 34 (5.39%) E-Commerce
13 33 (5.23%) Configuration Management
14 32 (5.07%) OOD
14 32 (5.07%) Waterfall
15 26 (4.12%) User Stories
16 23 (3.65%) Multithreading
16 23 (3.65%) OOP
16 23 (3.65%) Mentoring
17 22 (3.49%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 583 (92.39%) Java
2 158 (25.04%) SQL
3 143 (22.66%) JavaScript
4 50 (7.92%) PL/SQL
5 23 (3.65%) C#
5 23 (3.65%) Shell Script
6 19 (3.01%) PHP
7 14 (2.22%) XPath
7 14 (2.22%) Python
7 14 (2.22%) C++
8 13 (2.06%) Groovy
9 12 (1.90%) Bash Shell
9 12 (1.90%) C
10 11 (1.74%) Perl
10 11 (1.74%) Jython
11 9 (1.43%) Scala
12 7 (1.11%) VB.NET
12 7 (1.11%) Korn
12 7 (1.11%) JPQL
12 7 (1.11%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 80 (12.68%) Security Cleared
2 51 (8.08%) DV Cleared
3 45 (7.13%) Degree
4 26 (4.12%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.43%) Sun Certification
6 7 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.32%) OCPJP
9 2 (0.32%) OCAJ
9 2 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.32%) OCP
9 2 (0.32%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.18%) QA
2 11 (1.74%) SLA
3 2 (0.32%) COBIT
3 2 (0.32%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (2.54%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.43%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (0.79%) Docker
5 5 (0.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.48%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.48%) HDFS
7 2 (0.32%) vCloud
8 1 (0.16%) NFS
8 1 (0.16%) KVM
8 1 (0.16%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 17 (2.69%) Puppet
2 14 (2.22%) OpenView
3 8 (1.27%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.48%) Nagios
4 3 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.48%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (0.32%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.32%) CA Wily
5 2 (0.32%) OVSD
5 2 (0.32%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.32%) Control-M
6 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.16%) Ansible
6 1 (0.16%) logstash
6 1 (0.16%) Salt
6 1 (0.16%) Kibana
6 1 (0.16%) Graphite
6 1 (0.16%) Cacti
Vendors
1 234 (37.08%) Oracle
2 49 (7.77%) Red Hat
3 27 (4.28%) HP
4 22 (3.49%) IBM
5 20 (3.17%) Microsoft
6 15 (2.38%) Adobe
7 12 (1.90%) Sybase
8 11 (1.74%) Murex
8 11 (1.74%) Atlassian
8 11 (1.74%) VMware
8 11 (1.74%) Google
8 11 (1.74%) Canoo
9 10 (1.58%) Cisco
10 9 (1.43%) NetApp
11 8 (1.27%) hybris
11 8 (1.27%) Zend
11 8 (1.27%) TIBCO
11 8 (1.27%) Reuters
11 8 (1.27%) Bloomberg
12 7 (1.11%) Business Objects
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