The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
London / City of London
Rank 118 115 119
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing J2EE 35 36 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.19% 1.19% 1.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.26% 3.70% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 29 51
Median daily rate £550 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £320 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £580 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £398 £377
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +5.57%
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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1074 973 1538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.42% 32.12% 30.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 895 813 1245
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £52.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London 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 the City of London

J2EE
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

J2EE
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE across the City of London region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

J2EE Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

J2EE
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

J2EE Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 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 City of London region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 67 (80.72%) Java
2 42 (50.60%) Spring
3 41 (49.40%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (42.17%) TDD
4 35 (42.17%) Jenkins
5 31 (37.35%) REST
5 31 (37.35%) Web Services
6 28 (33.73%) Unix
6 28 (33.73%) Finance
7 27 (32.53%) JavaScript
7 27 (32.53%) Oracle
8 26 (31.33%) JSP
9 25 (30.12%) SOAP
9 25 (30.12%) Banking
9 25 (30.12%) Maven
10 24 (28.92%) SQL
11 22 (26.51%) HTML
11 22 (26.51%) MVC
11 22 (26.51%) Hibernate
11 22 (26.51%) JIRA
12 21 (25.30%) JSON
12 21 (25.30%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (25.30%) Linux
13 20 (24.10%) CSS
14 17 (20.48%) SOA
14 17 (20.48%) JPA
15 16 (19.28%) JUnit
15 16 (19.28%) XML
16 15 (18.07%) Scrum
16 15 (18.07%) PL/SQL

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 13 (15.66%) JBoss
2 12 (14.46%) Tomcat
3 10 (12.05%) WebLogic
4 9 (10.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 7 (8.43%) WebSphere
6 5 (6.02%) Apache
6 5 (6.02%) Mule
7 4 (4.82%) Apache Spark
7 4 (4.82%) Confluence
7 4 (4.82%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (4.82%) GlassFish
8 3 (3.61%) CMS
8 3 (3.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (3.61%) SharePoint
8 3 (3.61%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (2.41%) Mule ESB
9 2 (2.41%) nginx
9 2 (2.41%) WildFly
10 1 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) HipChat
2 1 (1.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.20%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.84%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.82%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (4.82%) GitHub
3 2 (2.41%) Force.com
3 2 (2.41%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.20%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.20%) IaaS
4 1 (1.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.02%) SAN
2 4 (4.82%) Internet
3 3 (3.61%) Firewall
4 2 (2.41%) DMZ
4 2 (2.41%) HTTP
4 2 (2.41%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (2.41%) VPN
5 1 (1.20%) DNS
5 1 (1.20%) Intranet
5 1 (1.20%) SNMP
5 1 (1.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.23%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (6.02%) Jackrabbit
2 5 (6.02%) MySQL
2 5 (6.02%) Oracle Database
2 5 (6.02%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (4.82%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.82%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.61%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.61%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.41%) DB2
5 2 (2.41%) Endeca
5 2 (2.41%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.41%) Redis
6 1 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.20%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.20%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 35 (42.17%) Jenkins
2 25 (30.12%) Maven
3 22 (26.51%) JIRA
4 16 (19.28%) JUnit
5 14 (16.87%) Git (software)
5 14 (16.87%) Mockito
6 13 (15.66%) Selenium
7 11 (13.25%) Subversion
8 8 (9.64%) Build Forge
8 8 (9.64%) CruiseControl
8 8 (9.64%) Hudson
9 6 (7.23%) Ant
9 6 (7.23%) Cucumber
9 6 (7.23%) IntelliJ
10 5 (6.02%) EasyMock
10 5 (6.02%) Eclipse
10 5 (6.02%) Gradle
11 4 (4.82%) GitLab
11 4 (4.82%) SoapUI
11 4 (4.82%) SonarQube
General
1 28 (33.73%) Finance
2 25 (30.12%) Banking
3 7 (8.43%) Retail
4 5 (6.02%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.61%) Advertising
5 3 (3.61%) Front Office
5 3 (3.61%) Marketing
6 2 (2.41%) Law
6 2 (2.41%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 63 (75.90%) Developer
2 40 (48.19%) Java Developer
3 16 (19.28%) Senior Developer
4 15 (18.07%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (8.43%) Architect
6 6 (7.23%) Core Java Developer
6 6 (7.23%) Oracle Developer
7 5 (6.02%) Data Architect
7 5 (6.02%) Data Centre Architect
7 5 (6.02%) Data Migration Architect
7 5 (6.02%) Migration Architect
8 4 (4.82%) Cloud Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Elasticsearch Developer
8 4 (4.82%) J2EE Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (4.82%) PL/SQL Developer
8 4 (4.82%) SQL Developer
9 3 (3.61%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.61%) PowerShell Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (50.60%) Spring
2 31 (37.35%) REST
2 31 (37.35%) Web Services
3 26 (31.33%) JSP
4 25 (30.12%) SOAP
5 22 (26.51%) Hibernate
5 22 (26.51%) HTML
6 21 (25.30%) JSON
7 20 (24.10%) CSS
8 17 (20.48%) JPA
9 16 (19.28%) XML
10 14 (16.87%) JMS
10 14 (16.87%) Spring Boot
11 12 (14.46%) HTML5
12 11 (13.25%) .NET
13 10 (12.05%) AngularJS
13 10 (12.05%) Servlets
14 9 (10.84%) ActiveMQ
14 9 (10.84%) CSS3
15 8 (9.64%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (7.23%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.23%) Data Structures
3 5 (6.02%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (6.02%) Mainframe
3 5 (6.02%) N-Tier
4 4 (4.82%) Online Banking
5 3 (3.61%) Derivative
5 3 (3.61%) User Experience
6 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.41%) Life Science
6 2 (2.41%) Social Media
6 2 (2.41%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.20%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.20%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.20%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.20%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.20%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 28 (33.73%) Unix
2 21 (25.30%) Linux
3 9 (10.84%) Windows
4 2 (2.41%) CentOS
4 2 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (49.40%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (42.17%) TDD
3 22 (26.51%) MVC
4 21 (25.30%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (20.48%) SOA
6 15 (18.07%) Scrum
7 14 (16.87%) OO
8 12 (14.46%) Web Development
9 11 (13.25%) BDD
9 11 (13.25%) Microservices
10 10 (12.05%) Unit Testing
11 9 (10.84%) Multithreading
11 9 (10.84%) UML
12 8 (9.64%) Dependency Injection
12 8 (9.64%) Migration
12 8 (9.64%) Open Source
12 8 (9.64%) Workflow
13 7 (8.43%) DevOps
13 7 (8.43%) E-Commerce
13 7 (8.43%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 67 (80.72%) Java
2 27 (32.53%) JavaScript
3 24 (28.92%) SQL
4 15 (18.07%) PL/SQL
5 12 (14.46%) Shell Script
6 10 (12.05%) Bash Shell
7 8 (9.64%) Python
8 6 (7.23%) C#
8 6 (7.23%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.61%) C
9 3 (3.61%) PHP
9 3 (3.61%) VBA
10 2 (2.41%) Apex Code
10 2 (2.41%) Korn
10 2 (2.41%) Perl
10 2 (2.41%) Ruby
10 2 (2.41%) XPath
11 1 (1.20%) C++
11 1 (1.20%) Haskell
11 1 (1.20%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (7.23%) Degree
2 2 (2.41%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.41%) OCPJP
2 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.82%) Docker
2 2 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.20%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (3.61%) Puppet
2 2 (2.41%) Ansible
2 2 (2.41%) HAProxy
2 2 (2.41%) Kibana
2 2 (2.41%) logstash
2 2 (2.41%) Rundeck
2 2 (2.41%) Salt
2 2 (2.41%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.20%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (1.20%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (32.53%) Oracle
2 8 (9.64%) TIBCO
3 6 (7.23%) Google
4 5 (6.02%) ATG
4 5 (6.02%) Sybase
5 4 (4.82%) Adobe
5 4 (4.82%) Solace
6 3 (3.61%) hybris
7 2 (2.41%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.41%) Black Duck
7 2 (2.41%) IBM
7 2 (2.41%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.41%) Sonatype
7 2 (2.41%) Veracode
7 2 (2.41%) VMware
8 1 (1.20%) Actuate
8 1 (1.20%) Canoo
8 1 (1.20%) IBM Sterling
8 1 (1.20%) Microsoft
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