The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 93 82 110
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +28
Contract jobs citing J2EE 11 38 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.58% 1.54% 0.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.74% 7.47% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 17
Median daily rate £460 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.93% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £335 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £430 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £59.25 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-36.70% +68.44%

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 Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
401 509 530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.05% 20.66% 20.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 299 303
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 7
Median hourly rate £50.00 £28.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.43% -16.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.60 £14.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £175.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing J2EE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

J2EE
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

J2EE
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

J2EE Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

J2EE
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

J2EE Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading 0 3 - - 4
Newbury +6 2 - -
Slough +2 2 £320 -20.12%
Maidenhead -2 1 - - 3
Bracknell -4 1 - -
J2EE
South East

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 36 (97.30%) Java
2 18 (48.65%) XML
3 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (40.54%) Spring
3 15 (40.54%) Jenkins
4 14 (37.84%) Open Source
4 14 (37.84%) Scala
4 14 (37.84%) E-Commerce
5 12 (32.43%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (32.43%) SOA
5 12 (32.43%) REST
6 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
7 10 (27.03%) Groovy
7 10 (27.03%) JIRA
7 10 (27.03%) TDD
7 10 (27.03%) Pair Programming
7 10 (27.03%) MongoDB
8 9 (24.32%) SQL
8 9 (24.32%) Oracle
8 9 (24.32%) HTML
8 9 (24.32%) Tomcat
9 8 (21.62%) Servlets
9 8 (21.62%) SOAP
9 8 (21.62%) Subversion
9 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
9 8 (21.62%) Gradle
9 8 (21.62%) Microservices
10 7 (18.92%) Web Application Development
10 7 (18.92%) GitHub
10 7 (18.92%) Velocity

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (24.32%) Tomcat
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (13.51%) Alfresco
3 5 (13.51%) Apache
3 5 (13.51%) Liferay
4 3 (8.11%) WebLogic
5 2 (5.41%) Confluence
5 2 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle BPEL
5 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.70%) iPlanet
6 1 (2.70%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) GitHub
2 2 (5.41%) SaaS
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) BIG-IP
2 1 (2.70%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) PuTTY
2 1 (2.70%) SAN
2 1 (2.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) MongoDB
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.41%) DB2
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 15 (40.54%) Jenkins
2 10 (27.03%) JIRA
3 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
3 8 (21.62%) Gradle
3 8 (21.62%) Subversion
4 6 (16.22%) Eclipse
5 5 (13.51%) IntelliJ
5 5 (13.51%) SoapUI
6 3 (8.11%) JUnit
7 2 (5.41%) Bitbucket
7 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
7 2 (5.41%) Grunt
7 2 (5.41%) JMeter
8 1 (2.70%) Maven
8 1 (2.70%) ProC
8 1 (2.70%) Toad
General
1 4 (10.81%) Retail
2 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Developer
2 13 (35.14%) Java Developer
3 7 (18.92%) Architect
4 5 (13.51%) Agile Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Agile Java Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Applications Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Security Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Web Applications Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Web Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) SOA Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Architect
6 3 (8.11%) TIBCO Architect
7 2 (5.41%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Java Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Middleware Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 2 (5.41%) UI Developer
7 2 (5.41%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (48.65%) XML
2 15 (40.54%) Spring
3 12 (32.43%) REST
4 9 (24.32%) HTML
5 8 (21.62%) Servlets
5 8 (21.62%) SOAP
6 7 (18.92%) Struts
6 7 (18.92%) Velocity
6 7 (18.92%) XSLT
7 6 (16.22%) .NET
7 6 (16.22%) JSON
7 6 (16.22%) Node.js
8 5 (13.51%) JSP
8 5 (13.51%) JSR 168
8 5 (13.51%) Web Services
8 5 (13.51%) XHTML
9 4 (10.81%) EJB
10 3 (8.11%) Apache Camel
10 3 (8.11%) CSS
10 3 (8.11%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.41%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Solaris
2 4 (10.81%) Android
2 4 (10.81%) Apple iOS
3 3 (8.11%) Linux
4 2 (5.41%) Unix
5 1 (2.70%) AIX
5 1 (2.70%) Windows
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) E-Commerce
2 14 (37.84%) Open Source
3 12 (32.43%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (32.43%) SOA
4 10 (27.03%) Pair Programming
4 10 (27.03%) TDD
5 8 (21.62%) Microservices
6 7 (18.92%) Extreme Programming
6 7 (18.92%) Quality Management
6 7 (18.92%) Web Application Development
7 6 (16.22%) Functional Testing
7 6 (16.22%) Scrum
8 5 (13.51%) MVC
8 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
9 4 (10.81%) Isomorphic Development
9 4 (10.81%) Static Code Analysis
9 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
10 3 (8.11%) Kanban
10 3 (8.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 36 (97.30%) Java
2 14 (37.84%) Scala
3 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
4 10 (27.03%) Groovy
5 9 (24.32%) SQL
6 4 (10.81%) Perl
7 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Kibana
1 2 (5.41%) logstash
2 1 (2.70%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.70%) MOM
2 1 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Oracle
2 6 (16.22%) IBM
3 5 (13.51%) GigaSpaces
4 4 (10.81%) TIBCO
5 3 (8.11%) Ab Initio
6 1 (2.70%) BEA
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco
6 1 (2.70%) F5
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.70%) Pega
6 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.70%) Sun
6 1 (2.70%) VMware