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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 119 136 105
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -31
Contract jobs citing J2EE 47 80 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.38% 1.35% 1.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.83% 4.48% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 58 69
Median daily rate £463 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £393 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £622 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
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
1228 1785 1710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.11% 30.16% 29.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1053 1457 1276
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 10
Median hourly rate £20.00 £24.23 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.45% -46.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 99 (97.06%) Java
2 55 (53.92%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (44.12%) Spring
4 33 (32.35%) Hibernate
4 33 (32.35%) TDD
5 32 (31.37%) Oracle
6 31 (30.39%) Finance
7 28 (27.45%) XML
8 27 (26.47%) JavaScript
9 25 (24.51%) HTML
10 24 (23.53%) SQL
11 23 (22.55%) Web Services
11 23 (22.55%) Scrum
12 22 (21.57%) JSP
12 22 (21.57%) JMS
13 21 (20.59%) SOAP
14 20 (19.61%) CSS
14 20 (19.61%) OO
15 19 (18.63%) Servlets
16 17 (16.67%) Unix
16 17 (16.67%) WebLogic
16 17 (16.67%) IBM
16 17 (16.67%) Banking
16 17 (16.67%) Maven
16 17 (16.67%) WebSphere
16 17 (16.67%) JIRA
16 17 (16.67%) Jenkins
17 16 (15.69%) REST
17 16 (15.69%) BDD
18 15 (14.71%) Linux

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 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 17 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 10 (9.80%) Mule
2 10 (9.80%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (7.84%) JBoss
3 8 (7.84%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.90%) Apache Spark
5 3 (2.94%) CMS
6 2 (1.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (1.96%) Apache
6 2 (1.96%) Confluence
6 2 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.96%) IIS
6 2 (1.96%) Mule ESB
6 2 (1.96%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.98%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.98%) GemFire
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.98%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.98%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.98%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Documaker
1 1 (0.98%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.86%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.96%) Force.com
4 1 (0.98%) GitHub
4 1 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.98%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.94%) SNMP
2 2 (1.96%) FTP
2 2 (1.96%) HTTP
2 2 (1.96%) SSL
3 1 (0.98%) DDNS
3 1 (0.98%) DHCP
3 1 (0.98%) DNS
3 1 (0.98%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.78%) Oracle Database
2 9 (8.82%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.86%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (6.86%) SQL Server
4 6 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (5.88%) MySQL
5 5 (4.90%) DB2
6 4 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.94%) Big Data
7 3 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.94%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.94%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.98%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.98%) Cloudera CDH
8 1 (0.98%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.98%) Flink
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.98%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 17 (16.67%) JIRA
1 17 (16.67%) Maven
2 13 (12.75%) Selenium
3 11 (10.78%) JUnit
4 9 (8.82%) Git (software)
5 8 (7.84%) Mockito
6 7 (6.86%) SoapUI
7 6 (5.88%) Cucumber
8 5 (4.90%) Ant
8 5 (4.90%) EasyMock
8 5 (4.90%) Subversion
9 4 (3.92%) Eclipse
10 3 (2.94%) Gradle
11 2 (1.96%) GitLab
11 2 (1.96%) IntelliJ
12 1 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.98%) ClearCase
12 1 (0.98%) CruiseControl
12 1 (0.98%) NUnit
General
1 31 (30.39%) Finance
2 17 (16.67%) Banking
3 11 (10.78%) Investment Banking
4 10 (9.80%) Retail
5 7 (6.86%) Financial Institution
6 5 (4.90%) Back Office
6 5 (4.90%) Marketing
7 4 (3.92%) Games
8 3 (2.94%) Front Office
9 2 (1.96%) Law
10 1 (0.98%) Legal
10 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 69 (67.65%) Developer
2 54 (52.94%) Java Developer
3 16 (15.69%) Senior Developer
4 14 (13.73%) Architect
4 14 (13.73%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (7.84%) Agile Developer
5 8 (7.84%) Java Engineer
6 7 (6.86%) J2EE Developer
6 7 (6.86%) Java Web Developer
6 7 (6.86%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 7 (6.86%) Web Developer
7 6 (5.88%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 5 (4.90%) Agile Java Developer
8 5 (4.90%) Investment Banking Java Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Core Java Developer
9 4 (3.92%) J2EE Web Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Java/J2EE Web Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.92%) WebSphere Architect
10 3 (2.94%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (44.12%) Spring
2 33 (32.35%) Hibernate
3 28 (27.45%) XML
4 25 (24.51%) HTML
5 23 (22.55%) Web Services
6 22 (21.57%) JMS
6 22 (21.57%) JSP
7 21 (20.59%) SOAP
8 20 (19.61%) CSS
9 19 (18.63%) Servlets
10 16 (15.69%) REST
11 12 (11.76%) RESTful
12 11 (10.78%) JSON
12 11 (10.78%) Middleware
13 10 (9.80%) jQuery
13 10 (9.80%) Spring Boot
13 10 (9.80%) WebSphere MQ
14 9 (8.82%) EJB
14 9 (8.82%) JDBC
14 9 (8.82%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.82%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.86%) Hedge funds
3 5 (4.90%) Derivative
3 5 (4.90%) Equities
3 5 (4.90%) Fixed Income
3 5 (4.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.94%) User Experience
6 2 (1.96%) Life Science
6 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.96%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.96%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.96%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.98%) Clustering
7 1 (0.98%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.98%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.98%) DataPower
7 1 (0.98%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.98%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.67%) Unix
2 15 (14.71%) Linux
3 4 (3.92%) Windows
4 2 (1.96%) AIX
4 2 (1.96%) Solaris
5 1 (0.98%) Android
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.98%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (53.92%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (32.35%) TDD
3 23 (22.55%) Scrum
4 20 (19.61%) OO
5 16 (15.69%) BDD
6 15 (14.71%) SOA
6 15 (14.71%) Unit Testing
7 14 (13.73%) E-Commerce
8 13 (12.75%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (12.75%) Software Engineering
9 11 (10.78%) MVC
10 10 (9.80%) DevOps
10 10 (9.80%) Microservices
10 10 (9.80%) Web Development
11 9 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (8.82%) Kanban
11 9 (8.82%) Pair Programming
12 8 (7.84%) Migration
12 8 (7.84%) Project Management
12 8 (7.84%) UML
Programming Languages
1 99 (97.06%) Java
2 27 (26.47%) JavaScript
3 24 (23.53%) SQL
4 14 (13.73%) PL/SQL
5 8 (7.84%) Shell Script
6 6 (5.88%) C++
6 6 (5.88%) Scala
7 5 (4.90%) Apex Code
7 5 (4.90%) Bash Shell
7 5 (4.90%) C
8 3 (2.94%) Groovy
8 3 (2.94%) SOQL
9 2 (1.96%) C#
10 1 (0.98%) Korn
10 1 (0.98%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (10.78%) Degree
2 8 (7.84%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.86%) QA
2 1 (0.98%) FATCA
System Software
1 4 (3.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (1.96%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.98%) GridGain
3 1 (0.98%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.94%) Puppet
2 2 (1.96%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (1.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.98%) Cacti
3 1 (0.98%) Nagios
3 1 (0.98%) Oozie
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 32 (31.37%) Oracle
2 17 (16.67%) IBM
3 7 (6.86%) BEA
4 6 (5.88%) ATG
4 6 (5.88%) Google
4 6 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (4.90%) Sybase
6 4 (3.92%) hybris
7 3 (2.94%) Canoo
7 3 (2.94%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.96%) Adobe
8 2 (1.96%) Sun
8 2 (1.96%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.96%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.98%) Cognos
9 1 (0.98%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.98%) Murex
9 1 (0.98%) Netezza
9 1 (0.98%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.98%) webMethods