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 3 May 2016 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 109 109 102
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing J2EE 56 91 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.61% 1.66% 1.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.93% 5.57% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 72 69
Median daily rate £525 £477 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.17% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £355 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £376
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £38.00 £35.80
% change year-on-year
-6.57% +6.14%
J2EE
London

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
1136 1634 1872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 32.56% 29.77% 29.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 964 1292 1421
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 3
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.72 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.59% -51.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.52 £17.65 £37.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.94 £60.00 £190.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

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 3 May 2016.

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 3 May 2016, 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 93 (98.94%) Java
2 49 (52.13%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (47.87%) Spring
4 36 (38.30%) TDD
5 33 (35.11%) Hibernate
5 33 (35.11%) Oracle
6 32 (34.04%) JavaScript
7 31 (32.98%) Finance
8 27 (28.72%) HTML
8 27 (28.72%) XML
9 26 (27.66%) Scrum
10 23 (24.47%) CSS
10 23 (24.47%) Unix
11 21 (22.34%) SQL
12 20 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (20.21%) RESTful
13 19 (20.21%) Linux
13 19 (20.21%) OO
14 18 (19.15%) SOAP
15 17 (18.09%) WebSphere
15 17 (18.09%) BDD
15 17 (18.09%) PL/SQL
15 17 (18.09%) Mentoring
16 16 (17.02%) Web Services
16 16 (17.02%) Kanban
16 16 (17.02%) JSON
17 15 (15.96%) Ajax
17 15 (15.96%) Pair Programming
17 15 (15.96%) Maven
17 15 (15.96%) IBM

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 17 (18.09%) WebSphere
2 14 (14.89%) WebLogic
3 10 (10.64%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (8.51%) Tomcat
5 7 (7.45%) Mule
6 4 (4.26%) Apache
7 3 (3.19%) Node.js
8 2 (2.13%) CMS
8 2 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (2.13%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (2.13%) IIS
8 2 (2.13%) JBoss
8 2 (2.13%) Mule ESB
9 1 (1.06%) Confluence
9 1 (1.06%) FileNet
9 1 (1.06%) Jetty
9 1 (1.06%) MQSeries
9 1 (1.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (1.06%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (1.06%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.06%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Maximo
1 2 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (10.64%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (3.19%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.06%) GitHub
4 1 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.06%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.13%) FTP
1 2 (2.13%) HTTP
2 1 (1.06%) LDAP
2 1 (1.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.83%) NoSQL
2 12 (12.77%) MySQL
2 12 (12.77%) Oracle Database
3 9 (9.57%) Relational Database
4 8 (8.51%) DB2
5 7 (7.45%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (7.45%) SQL Server
6 5 (5.32%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (4.26%) Big Data
7 4 (4.26%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (3.19%) MongoDB
8 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (3.19%) Sybase IQ
9 2 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.13%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.06%) Flink
10 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (15.96%) Jenkins
1 15 (15.96%) Maven
2 12 (12.77%) Git (software)
2 12 (12.77%) JIRA
3 10 (10.64%) JUnit
4 9 (9.57%) Selenium
5 8 (8.51%) Subversion
6 7 (7.45%) EasyMock
6 7 (7.45%) Mockito
7 6 (6.38%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.19%) Gradle
8 3 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.13%) Ant
9 2 (2.13%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.13%) GitLab
9 2 (2.13%) IntelliJ
9 2 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (1.06%) Appium
10 1 (1.06%) Travis CI
General
1 31 (32.98%) Finance
2 12 (12.77%) Banking
3 8 (8.51%) Investment Banking
4 7 (7.45%) Financial Institution
5 6 (6.38%) Front Office
6 5 (5.32%) Publishing
7 4 (4.26%) Back Office
7 4 (4.26%) Games
7 4 (4.26%) Retail
8 3 (3.19%) Marketing
9 2 (2.13%) Law
10 1 (1.06%) Legal
Job Titles
1 69 (73.40%) Developer
2 55 (58.51%) Java Developer
3 22 (23.40%) Senior Developer
4 18 (19.15%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (11.70%) Architect
6 6 (6.38%) J2EE Developer
7 5 (5.32%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (5.32%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Core Java Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Lead Developer
8 4 (4.26%) PL/SQL Developer
8 4 (4.26%) WebSphere Architect
9 3 (3.19%) Analyst
9 3 (3.19%) Investment Banking Java Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Java Web Developer
9 3 (3.19%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Lead Java Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.19%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (47.87%) Spring
2 33 (35.11%) Hibernate
3 27 (28.72%) HTML
3 27 (28.72%) XML
4 23 (24.47%) CSS
5 19 (20.21%) RESTful
6 18 (19.15%) SOAP
7 16 (17.02%) JSON
7 16 (17.02%) Web Services
8 15 (15.96%) Ajax
8 15 (15.96%) REST
9 14 (14.89%) JSP
10 13 (13.83%) JMS
10 13 (13.83%) jQuery
10 13 (13.83%) Servlets
11 10 (10.64%) Middleware
12 9 (9.57%) WebSphere MQ
13 8 (8.51%) JAXB
14 7 (7.45%) ActiveMQ
14 7 (7.45%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.57%) Equities
2 8 (8.51%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (7.45%) Hedge funds
4 6 (6.38%) Derivative
4 6 (6.38%) Fixed Income
5 4 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.19%) Algorithms
6 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.19%) Data Structures
6 3 (3.19%) Life Science
6 3 (3.19%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.13%) DataPower
7 2 (2.13%) Web 2.0
8 1 (1.06%) Data Extraction
8 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.06%) Reinsurance
8 1 (1.06%) Social Media
8 1 (1.06%) User Experience
8 1 (1.06%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (24.47%) Unix
2 19 (20.21%) Linux
3 4 (4.26%) AIX
4 2 (2.13%) Solaris
5 1 (1.06%) Android
5 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.06%) SUSE
5 1 (1.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (52.13%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (38.30%) TDD
3 26 (27.66%) Scrum
4 20 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (20.21%) OO
6 17 (18.09%) BDD
6 17 (18.09%) Mentoring
7 16 (17.02%) Kanban
8 15 (15.96%) Pair Programming
9 13 (13.83%) Unit Testing
10 11 (11.70%) Automated Testing
10 11 (11.70%) E-Commerce
10 11 (11.70%) Microservices
11 10 (10.64%) Software Engineering
12 9 (9.57%) Analytics
12 9 (9.57%) Asset Management
12 9 (9.57%) DevOps
12 9 (9.57%) SOA
13 8 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (8.51%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 93 (98.94%) Java
2 32 (34.04%) JavaScript
3 21 (22.34%) SQL
4 17 (18.09%) PL/SQL
5 10 (10.64%) Shell Script
6 6 (6.38%) Bash Shell
7 5 (5.32%) Groovy
8 4 (4.26%) C#
8 4 (4.26%) C++
8 4 (4.26%) Scala
9 3 (3.19%) C
9 3 (3.19%) PHP
10 2 (2.13%) Perl
11 1 (1.06%) Jython
11 1 (1.06%) Python
11 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (10.64%) Degree
2 7 (7.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.06%) GridGain
2 1 (1.06%) vCloud
2 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) Puppet
2 1 (1.06%) Control-M
Vendors
1 33 (35.11%) Oracle
2 15 (15.96%) IBM
3 7 (7.45%) ATG
3 7 (7.45%) BEA
4 6 (6.38%) Google
5 4 (4.26%) hybris
5 4 (4.26%) Sybase
6 3 (3.19%) Caplin
7 2 (2.13%) MuleSoft
7 2 (2.13%) Splunk
8 1 (1.06%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.06%) Facebook
8 1 (1.06%) Fiserv
8 1 (1.06%) Informatica
8 1 (1.06%) Pega
8 1 (1.06%) Perforce
8 1 (1.06%) Twitter
8 1 (1.06%) VMware
8 1 (1.06%) webMethods
8 1 (1.06%) WorldPay
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Streamline Connections Ltd
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £600 - £650 per day +
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