The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 335 301 341
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +40
Contract jobs citing Java EE 272 297 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.58% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.80% 2.08% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 178 150
Average daily rate
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£410 £450 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £547
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Average hourly rate - £42.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £41.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +38.33%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15088 14292 15009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.61% 27.96% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9707 9068 9177
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 284 367
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%

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 July 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 30 July 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 -98 185 £423 -6.11% 78
London -60 100 £456 -3.94% 39
Scotland +36 75 £363 +15.07% 6
Edinburgh +33 65 £388 +43.51% 2
City of London +23 37 £480 -4.00% 17
South East -17 34 £375 +29.31% 7
North West +9 10 £325 -13.33% 11
Hampshire -32 10 £375 +25.00% 1
East Midlands +5 9 £363 -14.70% 2
East of England -11 9 £325 - 4
Yorkshire +1 7 £300 - 8
West Midlands -11 7 £370 -15.42% 3
Wales - 7 £438 - 1
Manchester - 7 £325 - 8
North East -9 6 £325 - 1
South Wales - 6 £438 - 1
Leicestershire -3 5 £338 -11.47%
Cardiff - 5 £438 -
West Yorkshire -7 4 £306 +2.08% 6
Leeds -8 4 £350 +16.66% 6
Newcastle upon Tyne -12 4 £313 -3.84% 1
Tyne and Wear -14 4 £313 -3.84% 1
West Sussex - 4 £551 - 1
Milton Keynes - 4 £431 -
Leicester - 4 £338 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £431 -
Essex - 4 £350 -
Winchester - 4 £375 -
County Antrim +4 3 - -
Belfast +4 3 - -

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 589 (95.00%) Java
2 284 (45.81%) Spring
3 210 (33.87%) Web Services
4 188 (30.32%) Hibernate
5 186 (30.00%) Maven
6 181 (29.19%) Oracle
7 177 (28.55%) JavaScript
8 172 (27.74%) HTML
9 161 (25.97%) JBoss
10 154 (24.84%) Agile Software Development
11 150 (24.19%) J2EE
11 150 (24.19%) Finance
12 138 (22.26%) XML
13 133 (21.45%) CSS
13 133 (21.45%) SOA
14 117 (18.87%) JUnit
15 115 (18.55%) SQL
16 112 (18.06%) JMS
17 110 (17.74%) JPA
18 107 (17.26%) jQuery
19 99 (15.97%) TDD
20 94 (15.16%) SOAP
21 92 (14.84%) MVC
21 92 (14.84%) Scrum
22 90 (14.52%) Relational Database
23 89 (14.35%) Linux
23 89 (14.35%) Banking
24 88 (14.19%) WebLogic
25 87 (14.03%) OO
26 82 (13.23%) Eclipse

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 88 (14.19%) WebLogic
2 78 (12.58%) Tomcat
3 66 (10.65%) WebSphere
4 56 (9.03%) Apache
5 24 (3.87%) Apache Solr
6 17 (2.74%) IIS
7 16 (2.58%) WebSphere Application Server
8 15 (2.42%) GlassFish
8 15 (2.42%) Confluence
9 13 (2.10%) CMS
9 13 (2.10%) Oracle Service Bus
10 10 (1.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 9 (1.45%) AquaLogic
11 9 (1.45%) TIBCO EMS
11 9 (1.45%) IBM HTTP Server
12 8 (1.29%) Jetty
13 6 (0.97%) Oracle Coherence
14 5 (0.81%) PegaRULES
14 5 (0.81%) Adobe CQ
15 4 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (0.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.65%) MS Office
3 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.97%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (0.97%) BusinessWorks
3 5 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.32%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.32%) Brady Trinity
4 2 (0.32%) Murex MxG2000
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.16%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.16%) Findur
5 1 (0.16%) Magento
5 1 (0.16%) TIBCO iProcess
5 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.81%) SaaS
3 2 (0.32%) PaaS
3 2 (0.32%) IaaS
3 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (6.13%) HTTP
2 15 (2.42%) Internet
3 11 (1.77%) LDAP
4 8 (1.29%) AMQP
4 8 (1.29%) BIG-IP
5 7 (1.13%) Intranet
6 4 (0.65%) Firewall
6 4 (0.65%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.48%) DNS
7 3 (0.48%) Kerberos
7 3 (0.48%) SSL
8 2 (0.32%) SAN
9 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.16%) SSH
9 1 (0.16%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (14.52%) Relational Database
2 56 (9.03%) Oracle Database
3 50 (8.06%) SQL Server
4 45 (7.26%) MySQL
5 39 (6.29%) RDBMS
6 32 (5.16%) NoSQL
7 24 (3.87%) Oracle Database 11g
8 19 (3.06%) MongoDB
9 9 (1.45%) DB2
10 8 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (0.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.48%) JasperReports
13 3 (0.48%) Pentaho
13 3 (0.48%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.48%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 186 (30.00%) Maven
2 117 (18.87%) JUnit
3 82 (13.23%) Eclipse
4 69 (11.13%) Subversion
5 58 (9.35%) Ant
6 41 (6.61%) Jenkins
7 27 (4.35%) Apache Ivy
8 22 (3.55%) Hudson
9 20 (3.23%) JIRA
10 17 (2.74%) Git (software)
11 15 (2.42%) Selenium
12 8 (1.29%) QUnit
13 7 (1.13%) Oracle Forms
13 7 (1.13%) TeamCity
13 7 (1.13%) jMock
13 7 (1.13%) Gradle
14 6 (0.97%) Cucumber
14 6 (0.97%) NetBeans
14 6 (0.97%) Introscope
14 6 (0.97%) JMeter
General
1 150 (24.19%) Finance
2 89 (14.35%) Banking
3 47 (7.58%) Investment Banking
4 34 (5.48%) Telecoms
4 34 (5.48%) Front Office
5 17 (2.74%) Games
6 16 (2.58%) Back Office
7 13 (2.10%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.61%) Marketing
9 9 (1.45%) Publishing
10 8 (1.29%) Advertising
11 7 (1.13%) Electronics
12 5 (0.81%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.48%) Automotive
13 3 (0.48%) Retail
13 3 (0.48%) German Language
14 2 (0.32%) French Language
15 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.16%) Billing
15 1 (0.16%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 441 (71.13%) Developer
2 322 (51.94%) Java Developer
3 90 (14.52%) Architect
4 69 (11.13%) Senior Developer
5 49 (7.90%) Senior Java Developer
6 42 (6.77%) Solutions Architect
6 42 (6.77%) Web Developer
7 30 (4.84%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 25 (4.03%) Software Engineer
9 20 (3.23%) Java Web Developer
10 16 (2.58%) UI Programmer
10 16 (2.58%) UI Developer
10 16 (2.58%) Team Leader
10 16 (2.58%) JavaScript Developer
10 16 (2.58%) Java Architect
11 15 (2.42%) Java Team Leader
11 15 (2.42%) Applications Architect
12 14 (2.26%) J2EE Developer
12 14 (2.26%) Java Software Engineer
13 13 (2.10%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 284 (45.81%) Spring
2 210 (33.87%) Web Services
3 188 (30.32%) Hibernate
4 172 (27.74%) HTML
5 150 (24.19%) J2EE
6 138 (22.26%) XML
7 133 (21.45%) CSS
8 112 (18.06%) JMS
9 110 (17.74%) JPA
10 107 (17.26%) jQuery
11 94 (15.16%) SOAP
12 76 (12.26%) JSF
13 69 (11.13%) JSP
14 67 (10.81%) XSLT
14 67 (10.81%) REST
15 64 (10.32%) RESTful
16 60 (9.68%) Middleware
17 59 (9.52%) HTML5
18 54 (8.71%) Ajax
19 53 (8.55%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 35 (5.65%) Open Source
2 28 (4.52%) Enterprise Software
3 22 (3.55%) Mathematics
4 21 (3.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 17 (2.74%) Fixed Income
6 15 (2.42%) Computer Science
7 13 (2.10%) Mobile App
7 13 (2.10%) Mobile Payment
8 8 (1.29%) RIA
8 8 (1.29%) GIS
9 7 (1.13%) DTV
10 6 (0.97%) Derivative
11 5 (0.81%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.65%) Fat Client
12 4 (0.65%) Thin Client
12 4 (0.65%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.48%) Mobile Games
13 3 (0.48%) Blackberry
13 3 (0.48%) Taxonomies
13 3 (0.48%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 89 (14.35%) Linux
2 69 (11.13%) UNIX
3 31 (5.00%) Windows
4 22 (3.55%) Apple iOS
5 20 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (3.06%) Mac OS X
7 9 (1.45%) Solaris
7 9 (1.45%) Android
8 6 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.65%) AIX
10 3 (0.48%) CentOS
10 3 (0.48%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.32%) MVS
12 1 (0.16%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.16%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (24.84%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (21.45%) SOA
3 99 (15.97%) TDD
4 92 (14.84%) MVC
4 92 (14.84%) Scrum
5 87 (14.03%) OO
6 80 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
7 70 (11.29%) UML
8 51 (8.23%) Software Engineering
9 43 (6.94%) Unit Testing
10 40 (6.45%) BPMN
11 36 (5.81%) Workflow
12 30 (4.84%) Web Development
13 29 (4.68%) BDD
14 27 (4.35%) OOA/OOD
15 25 (4.03%) Use Case
16 23 (3.71%) RAD
17 22 (3.55%) Project Management
18 21 (3.39%) Multithreading
19 20 (3.23%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 589 (95.00%) Java
2 177 (28.55%) JavaScript
3 115 (18.55%) SQL
4 29 (4.68%) PL/SQL
5 20 (3.23%) Shell Script
6 17 (2.74%) PHP
6 17 (2.74%) Python
7 13 (2.10%) C#
7 13 (2.10%) T-SQL
8 12 (1.94%) XPath
8 12 (1.94%) C
9 7 (1.13%) VB
9 7 (1.13%) Ruby
10 6 (0.97%) Groovy
10 6 (0.97%) PowerShell
10 6 (0.97%) C++
11 5 (0.81%) Perl
11 5 (0.81%) Korn
11 5 (0.81%) Scala
11 5 (0.81%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 50 (8.06%) Degree
2 34 (5.48%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.58%) SC Cleared
3 16 (2.58%) DV Cleared
4 5 (0.81%) OCP
4 5 (0.81%) OCA
4 5 (0.81%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (0.81%) OCAJ
5 1 (0.16%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.29%) QA
2 3 (0.48%) WCAG
3 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (2.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (1.13%) Puppet
2 6 (0.97%) ITRS Geneos
2 6 (0.97%) BladeLogic
2 6 (0.97%) Control-M
3 4 (0.65%) CA Wily
4 2 (0.32%) MOM
4 2 (0.32%) Nagios
4 2 (0.32%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.16%) OpenView
5 1 (0.16%) Munin
5 1 (0.16%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 181 (29.19%) Oracle
2 161 (25.97%) JBoss
3 37 (5.97%) Red Hat
4 27 (4.35%) IBM
5 18 (2.90%) Sybase
6 17 (2.74%) Microsoft
7 13 (2.10%) 29West
8 12 (1.94%) SAP
9 11 (1.77%) TIBCO
9 11 (1.77%) Bloomberg
10 10 (1.61%) Twitter
10 10 (1.61%) Murex
10 10 (1.61%) HP
11 9 (1.45%) Fidessa
12 7 (1.13%) Adobe
12 7 (1.13%) ILOG
12 7 (1.13%) Atlassian
13 6 (0.97%) hybris
13 6 (0.97%) Altiris
14 5 (0.81%) Zend
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