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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 20 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing J2EE 2 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.69% 15.60% 21.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.56% 39.53% 42.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+4.22% -8.78%
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
36 43 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 30.51% 39.45% 52.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 22
Average daily rate £375 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £245 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 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 4 (100.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 2 (50.00%) UML
3 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (50.00%) Symfony
3 2 (50.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (50.00%) Drupal
3 2 (50.00%) Stress Testing
3 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (50.00%) LAMP
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (50.00%) Spring
4 1 (25.00%) Maven
4 1 (25.00%) XMLBeans
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) Web 2.0
4 1 (25.00%) Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Subversion
4 1 (25.00%) Content Management
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (25.00%) Log4j

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (50.00%) Drupal
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Extranet
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Log4j
1 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (25.00%) Ant
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Symfony
1 2 (50.00%) LAMP
1 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) XMLBeans
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) JMS
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Servlets
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Struts
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) HPUX
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) UML
2 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Stress Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Content Management
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) XPath
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Sun
2 1 (25.00%) Interwoven
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle