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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 21 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Contract jobs citing J2EE 10 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 7.04% 17.44% 29.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.28% 39.47% 60.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate
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£390 - £283
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 £34.00 £32.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -12.16%
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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
47 38 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 33.10% 44.19% 48.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 7 15
Average daily rate £375 £290 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% -22.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £415 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £46.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 23 September 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 21 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (90.48%) Finance
3 17 (80.95%) JavaScript
3 17 (80.95%) SQL
4 15 (71.43%) Retail
4 15 (71.43%) E-Commerce
4 15 (71.43%) IBM
5 14 (66.67%) Manufacturing
6 12 (57.14%) MQSeries
6 12 (57.14%) HTML
6 12 (57.14%) XML
6 12 (57.14%) UNIX
7 11 (52.38%) Hibernate
7 11 (52.38%) Spring
7 11 (52.38%) Degree
8 10 (47.62%) WebSphere
8 10 (47.62%) Web Services
9 7 (33.33%) Linux
9 7 (33.33%) DB2
9 7 (33.33%) Internet
10 6 (28.57%) Interwoven
10 6 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
10 6 (28.57%) LoadRunner
10 6 (28.57%) HP
10 6 (28.57%) ISEB
10 6 (28.57%) JMS
10 6 (28.57%) Eclipse
10 6 (28.57%) Subversion
10 6 (28.57%) Content Management
10 6 (28.57%) Regression Testing

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 12 (57.14%) MQSeries
2 10 (47.62%) WebSphere
3 5 (23.81%) Adobe CQ
3 5 (23.81%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) Internet
2 5 (23.81%) HTTP
3 1 (4.76%) Intranet
3 1 (4.76%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) DB2
2 6 (28.57%) DbVisualizer
3 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
3 5 (23.81%) MySQL
4 4 (19.05%) RDBMS
5 3 (14.29%) Sybase ASE
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
7 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (4.76%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Eclipse
1 6 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
1 6 (28.57%) LoadRunner
1 6 (28.57%) Log4j
1 6 (28.57%) Subversion
1 6 (28.57%) Ant
1 6 (28.57%) JUnit
2 5 (23.81%) Maven
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 19 (90.48%) Finance
2 15 (71.43%) Retail
3 14 (66.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
1 12 (57.14%) Java Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Tester
3 5 (23.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) HTML
1 12 (57.14%) XML
2 11 (52.38%) Hibernate
2 11 (52.38%) Spring
3 10 (47.62%) Web Services
4 6 (28.57%) JMS
4 6 (28.57%) XMLBeans
4 6 (28.57%) Ajax
4 6 (28.57%) XSLT
4 6 (28.57%) Flash
4 6 (28.57%) Servlets
4 6 (28.57%) Struts
5 5 (23.81%) JSP
5 5 (23.81%) SOAP
5 5 (23.81%) CSS
5 5 (23.81%) JSON
5 5 (23.81%) jQuery
5 5 (23.81%) REST
6 1 (4.76%) JSTL
6 1 (4.76%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Web 2.0
1 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) UNIX
2 7 (33.33%) Linux
3 6 (28.57%) HPUX
3 6 (28.57%) Solaris
4 5 (23.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 6 (28.57%) OO
2 6 (28.57%) Content Management
2 6 (28.57%) Automated Testing
2 6 (28.57%) Regression Testing
2 6 (28.57%) System Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Time Management
5 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.52%) Change Control
6 1 (4.76%) UML
6 1 (4.76%) RAD
6 1 (4.76%) Web Development
6 1 (4.76%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (80.95%) JavaScript
2 17 (80.95%) SQL
3 6 (28.57%) XPath
4 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.76%) Perl
5 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Degree
2 6 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (28.57%) ISEB
3 5 (23.81%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) IBM
2 6 (28.57%) HP
2 6 (28.57%) Interwoven
3 5 (23.81%) Sun
3 5 (23.81%) Oracle
4 4 (19.05%) Sybase
5 1 (4.76%) ATG
5 1 (4.76%) Blue Martini
5 1 (4.76%) Elastic Path