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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 341 341 338
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing Java EE 302 270 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.51% 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.93% 1.77% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 165 163
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +0.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 5
Average hourly rate - £41.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%

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
15650 15213 15616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.17% 28.83% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10137 9787 9367
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 266 374
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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 -18 236 £413 -4.06% 127
London -27 114 £425 -5.55% 64
Scotland +22 45 £350 -6.66% 3
Edinburgh +27 31 £325 +5.69% 1
South East +3 26 £375 +35.13% 11
City of London +16 24 £438 -7.89% 18
North West +8 23 £413 +26.92% 14
East of England -10 19 £488 +63.86% 7
South West -34 17 £380 -20.00% 8
Manchester +3 15 £425 +13.33% 12
North East -19 14 £265 -18.46% 1
Essex +3 12 £493 -
Tyne and Wear -21 12 £233 -28.30% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -25 12 £233 -28.30% 1
Northern Ireland +1 11 £413 +3.12% 4
County Antrim 0 11 £413 +3.12% 4
Belfast -1 11 £413 +3.12% 4
Bristol -7 11 £365 -23.15% 2
East Midlands +1 8 £363 -3.33% 2
Glasgow -9 7 £350 +3.70% 2
West Midlands -15 7 £335 -21.17% 6
Buckinghamshire - 7 £438 -
Berkshire +12 6 £358 +3.62% 1
Cheshire +6 6 £400 +23.07% 2
Milton Keynes - 6 £438 -
East Sussex - 6 £250 - 3
Gloucestershire -13 4 £450 -
Hertfordshire -21 4 £365 - 2
Brighton - 4 £250 - 3
Birmingham -2 3 £300 -29.41%

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 565 (94.17%) Java
2 268 (44.67%) Spring
3 252 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
4 195 (32.50%) Web Services
5 194 (32.33%) Oracle
6 177 (29.50%) Hibernate
7 171 (28.50%) JavaScript
7 171 (28.50%) JBoss
8 164 (27.33%) Maven
9 156 (26.00%) HTML
10 155 (25.83%) XML
11 143 (23.83%) J2EE
12 133 (22.17%) Finance
13 124 (20.67%) OO
14 121 (20.17%) SOA
15 120 (20.00%) SQL
16 114 (19.00%) JUnit
17 113 (18.83%) Linux
17 113 (18.83%) CSS
17 113 (18.83%) TDD
18 112 (18.67%) MVC
19 108 (18.00%) JMS
19 108 (18.00%) jQuery
20 106 (17.67%) Eclipse
21 98 (16.33%) Tomcat
21 98 (16.33%) Scrum
22 95 (15.83%) WebLogic
23 93 (15.50%) UNIX
23 93 (15.50%) Continuous Integration
24 86 (14.33%) WebSphere

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 98 (16.33%) Tomcat
2 95 (15.83%) WebLogic
3 86 (14.33%) WebSphere
4 80 (13.33%) Apache
5 29 (4.83%) IIS
6 24 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
7 16 (2.67%) IBM HTTP Server
7 16 (2.67%) GlassFish
7 16 (2.67%) AquaLogic
8 15 (2.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 15 (2.50%) CMS
9 14 (2.33%) Confluence
10 11 (1.83%) Oracle Service Bus
11 10 (1.67%) Jetty
12 9 (1.50%) Adobe CQ
13 8 (1.33%) Documentum
13 8 (1.33%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
14 5 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 5 (0.83%) Liferay
Applications
1 10 (1.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.67%) MS Office
3 3 (0.50%) MS Project
3 3 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.33%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (1.17%) Murex MxG2000
3 6 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.67%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.50%) Cordys
5 3 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.33%) Brady Trinity
6 2 (0.33%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.17%) IntelliMatch
7 1 (0.17%) Magento
7 1 (0.17%) Findur
7 1 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.33%) SaaS
3 7 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.83%) IaaS
4 5 (0.83%) PaaS
5 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 51 (8.50%) HTTP
2 13 (2.17%) LDAP
3 11 (1.83%) BIG-IP
4 10 (1.67%) Intranet
5 9 (1.50%) Internet
6 8 (1.33%) DNS
6 8 (1.33%) AMQP
7 7 (1.17%) SSL
8 5 (0.83%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.83%) SAN
8 5 (0.83%) Firewall
9 4 (0.67%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.67%) LAN
9 4 (0.67%) WAN
10 2 (0.33%) FTP
11 1 (0.17%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.17%) DMZ
11 1 (0.17%) Network Security
11 1 (0.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (13.17%) Relational Database
2 67 (11.17%) Oracle Database
3 58 (9.67%) SQL Server
4 55 (9.17%) MySQL
5 24 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 24 (4.00%) RDBMS
6 22 (3.67%) MongoDB
6 22 (3.67%) NoSQL
7 10 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (1.67%) DB2
8 9 (1.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 9 (1.50%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (1.17%) JasperReports
10 5 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (0.67%) Redis
12 3 (0.50%) Big Data
12 3 (0.50%) Neo4j
12 3 (0.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 164 (27.33%) Maven
2 114 (19.00%) JUnit
3 106 (17.67%) Eclipse
4 66 (11.00%) Subversion
5 56 (9.33%) Jenkins
6 36 (6.00%) Ant
7 33 (5.50%) Git (software)
8 24 (4.00%) JIRA
9 22 (3.67%) Selenium
9 22 (3.67%) Hudson
10 14 (2.33%) Apache Ivy
11 11 (1.83%) Cucumber
12 10 (1.67%) Mockito
12 10 (1.67%) Mercurial
13 9 (1.50%) Gradle
13 9 (1.50%) PHPUnit
13 9 (1.50%) JProfiler
13 9 (1.50%) Oracle Forms
13 9 (1.50%) JMeter
14 8 (1.33%) TeamCity
General
1 133 (22.17%) Finance
2 73 (12.17%) Banking
3 39 (6.50%) Investment Banking
4 35 (5.83%) Front Office
5 27 (4.50%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.50%) Games
7 12 (2.00%) Advertising
8 11 (1.83%) Back Office
9 9 (1.50%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.33%) Publishing
11 6 (1.00%) Marketing
11 6 (1.00%) Electronics
12 5 (0.83%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.67%) Automotive
14 3 (0.50%) French Language
14 3 (0.50%) German Language
15 2 (0.33%) Retail
15 2 (0.33%) Dutch Language
16 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.17%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 434 (72.33%) Developer
2 319 (53.17%) Java Developer
3 65 (10.83%) Senior Developer
4 55 (9.17%) Senior Java Developer
5 53 (8.83%) Architect
6 37 (6.17%) Web Developer
7 30 (5.00%) Software Engineer
8 27 (4.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 21 (3.50%) Solutions Architect
10 19 (3.17%) UI Developer
10 19 (3.17%) UI Programmer
10 19 (3.17%) JavaScript Developer
11 17 (2.83%) Consultant
11 17 (2.83%) Team Leader
11 17 (2.83%) Java Web Developer
12 15 (2.50%) Java Software Engineer
13 14 (2.33%) Analyst
14 13 (2.17%) J2EE Developer
15 12 (2.00%) Java Team Leader
16 10 (1.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 268 (44.67%) Spring
2 195 (32.50%) Web Services
3 177 (29.50%) Hibernate
4 156 (26.00%) HTML
5 155 (25.83%) XML
6 143 (23.83%) J2EE
7 113 (18.83%) CSS
8 108 (18.00%) JMS
8 108 (18.00%) jQuery
9 83 (13.83%) SOAP
10 80 (13.33%) JSP
11 73 (12.17%) XSLT
11 73 (12.17%) JPA
12 70 (11.67%) RESTful
13 65 (10.83%) JSF
13 65 (10.83%) REST
14 63 (10.50%) Middleware
15 60 (10.00%) Struts
16 55 (9.17%) Spring MVC
17 48 (8.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 41 (6.83%) Open Source
2 32 (5.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 29 (4.83%) Enterprise Software
4 26 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (3.83%) Computer Science
6 18 (3.00%) Mathematics
7 17 (2.83%) Mobile App
8 15 (2.50%) Fixed Income
9 9 (1.50%) Mobile Payment
9 9 (1.50%) GIS
10 8 (1.33%) Client/Server
10 8 (1.33%) N-Tier
11 6 (1.00%) Cryptography
11 6 (1.00%) Derivative
11 6 (1.00%) DTV
12 5 (0.83%) Thin Client
12 5 (0.83%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.83%) Fat Client
12 5 (0.83%) Clustering
13 4 (0.67%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 113 (18.83%) Linux
2 93 (15.50%) UNIX
3 46 (7.67%) Windows
4 38 (6.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (4.67%) Mac OS X
6 25 (4.17%) Apple iOS
7 13 (2.17%) Android
8 9 (1.50%) Solaris
9 8 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.67%) AIX
10 4 (0.67%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (0.67%) CentOS
11 3 (0.50%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.17%) HPUX
12 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (20.67%) OO
3 121 (20.17%) SOA
4 113 (18.83%) TDD
5 112 (18.67%) MVC
6 98 (16.33%) Scrum
7 93 (15.50%) Continuous Integration
8 65 (10.83%) UML
9 55 (9.17%) Software Engineering
10 39 (6.50%) Unit Testing
11 32 (5.33%) BDD
12 30 (5.00%) OOA/OOD
13 28 (4.67%) OOD
13 28 (4.67%) BPMN
14 26 (4.33%) Web Application Development
14 26 (4.33%) RAD
14 26 (4.33%) Web Development
15 25 (4.17%) Mentoring
16 24 (4.00%) Waterfall
16 24 (4.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 565 (94.17%) Java
2 171 (28.50%) JavaScript
3 120 (20.00%) SQL
4 31 (5.17%) PL/SQL
5 29 (4.83%) PHP
6 26 (4.33%) Shell Script
7 20 (3.33%) Python
8 19 (3.17%) C#
9 12 (2.00%) C++
10 11 (1.83%) T-SQL
11 10 (1.67%) C
11 10 (1.67%) Perl
12 9 (1.50%) Bash Shell
12 9 (1.50%) VB
12 9 (1.50%) PHP5
13 8 (1.33%) Ruby
13 8 (1.33%) Korn
13 8 (1.33%) PowerShell
14 7 (1.17%) Jython
15 6 (1.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 50 (8.33%) Degree
2 34 (5.67%) Security Cleared
3 21 (3.50%) SC Cleared
4 14 (2.33%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (0.67%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.33%) OCAJ
7 2 (0.33%) OCP
7 2 (0.33%) OCA
8 1 (0.17%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (9.33%) QA
2 8 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (0.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.17%) vCloud
4 1 (0.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (1.67%) OpenView
2 9 (1.50%) Puppet
3 8 (1.33%) BladeLogic
3 8 (1.33%) Control-M
3 8 (1.33%) ITRS Geneos
4 4 (0.67%) CA Wily
5 2 (0.33%) OVSD
5 2 (0.33%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.33%) MOM
5 2 (0.33%) Nagios
5 2 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.17%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.17%) Ansible
6 1 (0.17%) logstash
6 1 (0.17%) Salt
6 1 (0.17%) Kibana
6 1 (0.17%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.17%) Munin
Vendors
1 194 (32.33%) Oracle
2 171 (28.50%) JBoss
3 47 (7.83%) Red Hat
4 35 (5.83%) IBM
5 27 (4.50%) HP
6 23 (3.83%) Sybase
7 21 (3.50%) Microsoft
8 16 (2.67%) Bloomberg
8 16 (2.67%) Murex
9 13 (2.17%) 29West
9 13 (2.17%) Adobe
9 13 (2.17%) Zend
10 11 (1.83%) Twitter
11 9 (1.50%) SAP
12 8 (1.33%) Altiris
12 8 (1.33%) Atlassian
12 8 (1.33%) Reuters
12 8 (1.33%) Fidessa
13 6 (1.00%) Google
13 6 (1.00%) ILOG
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Rate: £400 - £600 per day + competitive
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