The table below looks at the statistics for J2SE 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 J2SE over the 3 months to 3 December 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 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 159 151 203
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +52
Contract jobs citing J2SE 2 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.063% 0.23% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.72% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 5
Median daily rate £388 £656 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.95% +31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £488 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £775 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00
J2SE
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
1182 1107 1731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.19% 31.92% 29.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1004 930 1380
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 £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

J2SE
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing J2SE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2SE Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

J2SE
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 J2SE across the City of London region.

J2SE Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

J2SE
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 J2SE across the City of London region.

J2SE Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing J2SE 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 J2SE.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Spring
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) JUnit
3 3 (42.86%) J2EE
3 3 (42.86%) OO
3 3 (42.86%) OOD
4 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
4 2 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (28.57%) JMS
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) Sybase
4 2 (28.57%) DB2
4 2 (28.57%) JDBC
4 2 (28.57%) SOAP
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) Maven
4 2 (28.57%) Equities
4 2 (28.57%) OOP
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) Financial Institution
4 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Force.com
4 2 (28.57%) Visualforce
4 2 (28.57%) Apex Code
4 2 (28.57%) REST
4 2 (28.57%) GitHub

J2SE
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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Force.com
1 2 (28.57%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) DB2
1 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) JUnit
2 2 (28.57%) Gradle
2 2 (28.57%) Maven
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Financial Institution
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Front Office
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Salesforce Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Development Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Junior
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Development Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Spring
2 3 (42.86%) J2EE
3 2 (28.57%) JDBC
3 2 (28.57%) JMS
3 2 (28.57%) REST
3 2 (28.57%) SOAP
3 2 (28.57%) Visualforce
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Equities
1 2 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) OO
1 3 (42.86%) OOD
2 2 (28.57%) Concurrent Programming
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Market Making
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) OOP
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Apex Code
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (28.57%) Sybase
2 1 (14.29%) Murex