The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 11 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing J2EE 15 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 10.95% 20.48% 23.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.25% 45.95% 47.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Average daily rate
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£390 - £190
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 - £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -10.00%
J2EE
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
48 37 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 35.04% 44.58% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 4 16
Average daily rate £375 £414 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.36% +27.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £381 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £445 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +177.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

J2EE
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2EE across the Watford region.

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in Watford

J2EE
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the Watford region.

J2EE Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region citing J2EE 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 J2EE.

1 31 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (80.65%) Finance
3 23 (74.19%) Retail
3 23 (74.19%) E-Commerce
3 23 (74.19%) IBM
3 23 (74.19%) SQL
4 21 (67.74%) JavaScript
5 18 (58.06%) Manufacturing
5 18 (58.06%) WebSphere
6 16 (51.61%) MQSeries
6 16 (51.61%) HTML
6 16 (51.61%) XML
6 16 (51.61%) UNIX
7 13 (41.94%) Hibernate
7 13 (41.94%) Spring
8 12 (38.71%) Degree
8 12 (38.71%) Linux
8 12 (38.71%) Web Services
9 11 (35.48%) DB2
10 10 (32.26%) Internet
11 9 (29.03%) Subversion
11 9 (29.03%) Content Management
11 9 (29.03%) Log4j
11 9 (29.03%) Eclipse
11 9 (29.03%) JMS
11 9 (29.03%) Interwoven
11 9 (29.03%) Ant
11 9 (29.03%) JUnit
11 9 (29.03%) OO
11 9 (29.03%) HPUX

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region citing J2EE 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 J2EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (58.06%) WebSphere
2 16 (51.61%) MQSeries
3 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
3 5 (16.13%) Adobe CQ
4 4 (12.90%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) Internet
2 5 (16.13%) HTTP
3 1 (3.23%) Intranet
3 1 (3.23%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) DB2
2 8 (25.81%) Relational Database
3 7 (22.58%) RDBMS
3 7 (22.58%) DbVisualizer
4 5 (16.13%) MySQL
5 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
6 3 (9.68%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (9.68%) JasperReports
6 3 (9.68%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Subversion
1 9 (29.03%) Log4j
1 9 (29.03%) Eclipse
1 9 (29.03%) Ant
1 9 (29.03%) JUnit
2 7 (22.58%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (19.35%) LoadRunner
4 5 (16.13%) Maven
5 4 (12.90%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 25 (80.65%) Finance
2 23 (74.19%) Retail
3 18 (58.06%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Developer
1 17 (54.84%) Java Developer
2 7 (22.58%) Project Manager
2 7 (22.58%) Tester
3 5 (16.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
4 1 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (51.61%) HTML
1 16 (51.61%) XML
2 13 (41.94%) Hibernate
2 13 (41.94%) Spring
3 12 (38.71%) Web Services
4 9 (29.03%) JMS
4 9 (29.03%) XSLT
4 9 (29.03%) Servlets
4 9 (29.03%) Struts
4 9 (29.03%) XMLBeans
4 9 (29.03%) Ajax
5 8 (25.81%) JSP
6 7 (22.58%) Flash
7 5 (16.13%) CSS
7 5 (16.13%) SOAP
7 5 (16.13%) JSON
7 5 (16.13%) jQuery
7 5 (16.13%) REST
8 4 (12.90%) JSTL
8 4 (12.90%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) UNIX
2 12 (38.71%) Linux
3 9 (29.03%) HPUX
3 9 (29.03%) Solaris
4 7 (22.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) E-Commerce
2 9 (29.03%) Content Management
2 9 (29.03%) OO
3 7 (22.58%) Regression Testing
3 7 (22.58%) Project Management
3 7 (22.58%) System Testing
4 6 (19.35%) Automated Testing
5 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.90%) RAD
6 4 (12.90%) UML
7 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Time Management
7 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.45%) Change Control
8 1 (3.23%) Web Development
8 1 (3.23%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (74.19%) SQL
3 21 (67.74%) JavaScript
4 9 (29.03%) XPath
5 6 (19.35%) T-SQL
6 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
6 4 (12.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) Degree
2 7 (22.58%) ISEB
2 7 (22.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (16.13%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 23 (74.19%) IBM
2 9 (29.03%) Interwoven
3 7 (22.58%) HP
4 6 (19.35%) Sybase
5 5 (16.13%) Oracle
5 5 (16.13%) Sun
6 4 (12.90%) Elastic Path
6 4 (12.90%) Blue Martini
6 4 (12.90%) ATG