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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 105 121 103
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -18
Contract jobs citing J2EE 56 97 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.68% 1.66% 1.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.79% 5.60% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 73 66
Median daily rate £465 £478 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.71% +6.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.60 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +17.68%
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
1168 1731 1760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.12% 29.64% 29.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 997 1398 1347
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 3
Median hourly rate £20.00 £24.23 £23.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.45% +0.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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.

1 101 (97.12%) Java
2 58 (55.77%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (46.15%) Spring
4 38 (36.54%) Hibernate
5 35 (33.65%) TDD
6 32 (30.77%) Oracle
7 30 (28.85%) JavaScript
8 29 (27.88%) Finance
9 28 (26.92%) HTML
10 27 (25.96%) XML
11 26 (25.00%) Scrum
12 24 (23.08%) SQL
13 23 (22.12%) CSS
14 21 (20.19%) JSP
14 21 (20.19%) Web Services
14 21 (20.19%) JMS
15 20 (19.23%) OO
15 20 (19.23%) SOAP
16 19 (18.27%) Servlets
17 17 (16.35%) Unix
17 17 (16.35%) WebSphere
17 17 (16.35%) JIRA
17 17 (16.35%) Unit Testing
18 16 (15.38%) Banking
18 16 (15.38%) Maven
18 16 (15.38%) E-Commerce
18 16 (15.38%) WebLogic
18 16 (15.38%) IBM
18 16 (15.38%) BDD
18 16 (15.38%) REST

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 (16.35%) WebSphere
2 16 (15.38%) WebLogic
3 10 (9.62%) Mule
3 10 (9.62%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (6.73%) Tomcat
5 5 (4.81%) Apache Spark
6 4 (3.85%) JBoss
7 3 (2.88%) CMS
8 2 (1.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (1.92%) Confluence
8 2 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.92%) Mule ESB
8 2 (1.92%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.96%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.96%) GemFire
9 1 (0.96%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.96%) Jetty
9 1 (0.96%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.96%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.96%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.96%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.96%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Maximo
2 1 (0.96%) Documaker
2 1 (0.96%) Magento
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.77%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.92%) Force.com
4 1 (0.96%) GitHub
4 1 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.96%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.88%) SNMP
2 2 (1.92%) FTP
2 2 (1.92%) SSL
3 1 (0.96%) HTTP
3 1 (0.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.58%) Oracle Database
2 9 (8.65%) Relational Database
3 8 (7.69%) MySQL
3 8 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (5.77%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (5.77%) DB2
4 6 (5.77%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.77%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.88%) Big Data
6 3 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.88%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.92%) Sybase IQ
8 1 (0.96%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.96%) Cloudera CDH
8 1 (0.96%) Flink
8 1 (0.96%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.96%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (16.35%) JIRA
2 16 (15.38%) Maven
3 14 (13.46%) Jenkins
4 11 (10.58%) JUnit
4 11 (10.58%) Selenium
5 8 (7.69%) Git (software)
5 8 (7.69%) Mockito
6 6 (5.77%) Cucumber
6 6 (5.77%) Subversion
7 5 (4.81%) EasyMock
7 5 (4.81%) SoapUI
8 4 (3.85%) Eclipse
9 3 (2.88%) Ant
9 3 (2.88%) Gradle
10 2 (1.92%) GitLab
10 2 (1.92%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.96%) ClearCase
11 1 (0.96%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.96%) NUnit
11 1 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
General
1 29 (27.88%) Finance
2 16 (15.38%) Banking
3 11 (10.58%) Investment Banking
4 10 (9.62%) Retail
5 7 (6.73%) Financial Institution
6 5 (4.81%) Back Office
6 5 (4.81%) Games
6 5 (4.81%) Marketing
7 3 (2.88%) Front Office
8 2 (1.92%) Law
9 1 (0.96%) Legal
9 1 (0.96%) Publishing
9 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 74 (71.15%) Developer
2 57 (54.81%) Java Developer
3 21 (20.19%) Senior Developer
4 17 (16.35%) Senior Java Developer
5 13 (12.50%) Architect
6 8 (7.69%) Java Engineer
7 7 (6.73%) Agile Developer
7 7 (6.73%) J2EE Developer
7 7 (6.73%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 6 (5.77%) Salesforce.com Developer
9 5 (4.81%) Core Java Developer
9 5 (4.81%) Investment Banking Java Developer
9 5 (4.81%) Java Web Developer
9 5 (4.81%) Web Developer
10 4 (3.85%) Agile Java Developer
10 4 (3.85%) Oracle Developer
10 4 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.85%) WebSphere Architect
11 3 (2.88%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 3 (2.88%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (46.15%) Spring
2 38 (36.54%) Hibernate
3 28 (26.92%) HTML
4 27 (25.96%) XML
5 23 (22.12%) CSS
6 21 (20.19%) JMS
6 21 (20.19%) JSP
6 21 (20.19%) Web Services
7 20 (19.23%) SOAP
8 19 (18.27%) Servlets
9 16 (15.38%) REST
10 15 (14.42%) RESTful
11 13 (12.50%) jQuery
12 11 (10.58%) Ajax
12 11 (10.58%) JSON
13 10 (9.62%) Middleware
13 10 (9.62%) Spring Boot
13 10 (9.62%) WebSphere MQ
14 9 (8.65%) EJB
14 9 (8.65%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.65%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.73%) Hedge funds
3 5 (4.81%) Derivative
3 5 (4.81%) Equities
3 5 (4.81%) Fixed Income
3 5 (4.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.92%) Life Science
5 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.92%) User Experience
5 2 (1.92%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.96%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.96%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.96%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.96%) DataPower
6 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.96%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.96%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.96%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.35%) Unix
2 15 (14.42%) Linux
3 3 (2.88%) Windows
4 2 (1.92%) AIX
4 2 (1.92%) Solaris
5 1 (0.96%) Android
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (55.77%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (33.65%) TDD
3 26 (25.00%) Scrum
4 20 (19.23%) OO
5 17 (16.35%) Unit Testing
6 16 (15.38%) BDD
6 16 (15.38%) E-Commerce
7 15 (14.42%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 13 (12.50%) SOA
8 13 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 12 (11.54%) Kanban
9 12 (11.54%) MVC
9 12 (11.54%) Pair Programming
10 11 (10.58%) Microservices
11 10 (9.62%) DevOps
12 9 (8.65%) Asset Management
12 9 (8.65%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (7.69%) Multithreading
13 8 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 101 (97.12%) Java
2 30 (28.85%) JavaScript
3 24 (23.08%) SQL
4 15 (14.42%) PL/SQL
5 8 (7.69%) Shell Script
6 6 (5.77%) Scala
7 5 (4.81%) Apex Code
7 5 (4.81%) Bash Shell
7 5 (4.81%) C++
8 4 (3.85%) C
8 4 (3.85%) Groovy
9 3 (2.88%) SOQL
10 2 (1.92%) C#
11 1 (0.96%) Korn
11 1 (0.96%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (10.58%) Degree
2 9 (8.65%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.96%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.96%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.96%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.73%) QA
2 1 (0.96%) FATCA
System Software
1 4 (3.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.96%) GridGain
2 1 (0.96%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.92%) ITRS Geneos
1 2 (1.92%) Puppet
2 1 (0.96%) Oozie
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 32 (30.77%) Oracle
2 16 (15.38%) IBM
3 7 (6.73%) ATG
3 7 (6.73%) BEA
4 6 (5.77%) Google
4 6 (5.77%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (5.77%) Sybase
5 4 (3.85%) hybris
6 3 (2.88%) Canoo
6 3 (2.88%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.92%) Adobe
7 2 (1.92%) Sun
7 2 (1.92%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.92%) WorldPay
8 1 (0.96%) IBM Sterling
8 1 (0.96%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.96%) Netezza
8 1 (0.96%) Perforce
8 1 (0.96%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.96%) webMethods