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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 6 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing J2EE 25 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 17.73% 11.28% 19.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 44.64% 31.91% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 0
Average daily rate
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£370 £390 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.91%
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
56 47 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 39.72% 35.34% 43.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 4
Average daily rate £363 £375 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -9.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £390 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 31 August 2015, 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 38 (97.44%) Java
2 30 (76.92%) WebSphere
3 27 (69.23%) SQL
4 26 (66.67%) JavaScript
5 25 (64.10%) E-Commerce
6 24 (61.54%) IBM
7 21 (53.85%) UNIX
8 20 (51.28%) HTML
8 20 (51.28%) DB2
9 19 (48.72%) XML
9 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (41.03%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (38.46%) Retail
12 14 (35.90%) Finance
12 14 (35.90%) Linux
13 13 (33.33%) JSP
13 13 (33.33%) Subversion
13 13 (33.33%) MQSeries
14 12 (30.77%) Flash
14 12 (30.77%) Automated Testing
14 12 (30.77%) System Testing
14 12 (30.77%) DbVisualizer
15 10 (25.64%) Continuous Improvement
15 10 (25.64%) Waterfall
15 10 (25.64%) Time Management
15 10 (25.64%) Project Management
16 9 (23.08%) TDD
16 9 (23.08%) JMS
16 9 (23.08%) Web Services
16 9 (23.08%) UML

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 30 (76.92%) WebSphere
2 13 (33.33%) MQSeries
3 8 (20.51%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (7.69%) JBoss
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (51.28%) DB2
2 12 (30.77%) DbVisualizer
3 7 (17.95%) Relational Database
3 7 (17.95%) RDBMS
4 5 (12.82%) MongoDB
5 4 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (10.26%) Sybase ASE
5 4 (10.26%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (5.13%) MySQL
6 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (33.33%) Subversion
2 9 (23.08%) JUnit
3 7 (17.95%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Eclipse
3 7 (17.95%) Ant
3 7 (17.95%) Log4j
4 6 (15.38%) HP UFT
4 6 (15.38%) LoadRunner
4 6 (15.38%) Selenium
4 6 (15.38%) WebDriver
4 6 (15.38%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.13%) TeamCity
5 2 (5.13%) Maven
General
1 15 (38.46%) Retail
2 14 (35.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Developer
1 16 (41.03%) Java Developer
2 12 (30.77%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 10 (25.64%) E-Commerce Project Manager
3 10 (25.64%) E-Commerce Manager
3 10 (25.64%) Project Manager
4 6 (15.38%) Tester
4 6 (15.38%) Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Test Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Automation Tester
4 6 (15.38%) Selenium Tester
5 4 (10.26%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.56%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (51.28%) HTML
2 19 (48.72%) XML
3 13 (33.33%) JSP
4 12 (30.77%) Flash
5 9 (23.08%) RESTful
5 9 (23.08%) Web Services
5 9 (23.08%) JMS
6 8 (20.51%) Hibernate
6 8 (20.51%) Spring
6 8 (20.51%) XHTML
7 7 (17.95%) XSLT
7 7 (17.95%) XMLBeans
7 7 (17.95%) Ajax
7 7 (17.95%) JSTL
7 7 (17.95%) Servlets
7 7 (17.95%) JDBC
7 7 (17.95%) Struts
7 7 (17.95%) EJB
8 6 (15.38%) Gherkin
9 4 (10.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (41.03%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.95%) Web 2.0
3 3 (7.69%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 21 (53.85%) UNIX
2 14 (35.90%) Linux
3 7 (17.95%) Windows
3 7 (17.95%) HPUX
3 7 (17.95%) Solaris
4 1 (2.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) E-Commerce
2 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (30.77%) Automated Testing
3 12 (30.77%) System Testing
4 10 (25.64%) Time Management
4 10 (25.64%) Waterfall
4 10 (25.64%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (25.64%) Project Management
5 9 (23.08%) UML
5 9 (23.08%) OO
5 9 (23.08%) TDD
6 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (17.95%) Content Management
7 7 (17.95%) RAD
8 6 (15.38%) Regression Testing
8 6 (15.38%) Document Management
8 6 (15.38%) Test Scripting
8 6 (15.38%) Test Automation
8 6 (15.38%) Coaching
9 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 38 (97.44%) Java
2 27 (69.23%) SQL
3 26 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 7 (17.95%) Perl
4 7 (17.95%) XPath
4 7 (17.95%) Bash Shell
5 6 (15.38%) T-SQL
6 4 (10.26%) C
6 4 (10.26%) C#
7 1 (2.56%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) PMI Certification
3 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (61.54%) IBM
2 7 (17.95%) Interwoven
2 7 (17.95%) ATG
2 7 (17.95%) Blue Martini
2 7 (17.95%) Elastic Path
3 6 (15.38%) HP
3 6 (15.38%) Sybase
4 2 (5.13%) Google
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle