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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 16 18 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing J2EE 7 3 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 7.45% 2.78% 14.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.28% 7.32% 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+73.61% +6.66%
J2EE
Hertfordshire

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
43 41 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 45.74% 37.96% 35.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 12
Average daily rate £410 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £243 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £498 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 12 February 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) DB2
2 9 (69.23%) Unix
3 8 (61.54%) IBM
3 8 (61.54%) E-Commerce
3 8 (61.54%) WebSphere
4 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (46.15%) Retail
5 6 (46.15%) Automated Testing
5 6 (46.15%) System Testing
5 6 (46.15%) HTML
5 6 (46.15%) XML
5 6 (46.15%) Flash
5 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
5 6 (46.15%) DbVisualizer
5 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (38.46%) Presales
6 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (38.46%) UML
6 5 (38.46%) TDD
7 3 (23.08%) Subversion
7 3 (23.08%) Document Management
7 3 (23.08%) Project Planning
7 3 (23.08%) JIRA
7 3 (23.08%) QA
7 3 (23.08%) Selenium
7 3 (23.08%) Magento
7 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
7 3 (23.08%) RESTful

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 8 (61.54%) WebSphere
2 3 (23.08%) MQSeries
2 3 (23.08%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (15.38%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) DB2
2 6 (46.15%) DbVisualizer
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Ant
1 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
1 3 (23.08%) HP UFT
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
1 3 (23.08%) LoadRunner
1 3 (23.08%) Protractor
1 3 (23.08%) Rational Application Developer
1 3 (23.08%) Selenium
1 3 (23.08%) Subversion
1 3 (23.08%) WebDriver
2 2 (15.38%) JUnit
2 2 (15.38%) Maven
2 2 (15.38%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (46.15%) Retail
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) Architect
1 3 (23.08%) Automation Tester
1 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce Architect
1 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
1 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) Java Architect
1 3 (23.08%) Java Solutions Architect
1 3 (23.08%) Selenium Tester
1 3 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) Tester
1 3 (23.08%) Unix Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) Web Tester
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) Flash
1 6 (46.15%) HTML
1 6 (46.15%) XML
2 3 (23.08%) Gherkin
2 3 (23.08%) RESTful
3 2 (15.38%) Apache Flex
3 2 (15.38%) GWT
3 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
3 2 (15.38%) JMS
3 2 (15.38%) Spring
3 2 (15.38%) Swing
3 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) E-Commerce
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Automated Testing
3 6 (46.15%) System Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (38.46%) Presales
4 5 (38.46%) TDD
4 5 (38.46%) UML
5 3 (23.08%) Change Management
5 3 (23.08%) Coaching
5 3 (23.08%) Document Management
5 3 (23.08%) Project Planning
5 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
6 2 (15.38%) OO
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) SOA
6 2 (15.38%) Time Management
6 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) IBM
2 3 (23.08%) HP
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) Google