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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
London / City of London
Rank 155 - 190
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing J2SE 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.067% - 0.039%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% - 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £550 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+50.23% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
1049 1009 1562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.40% 31.56% 30.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 885 854 1258
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 £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +100.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 4 (100.00%) Sybase
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) Front Office
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) JMS
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) JUnit
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) OOD
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) Derivative
4 1 (25.00%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (25.00%) Release Management
4 1 (25.00%) Database Tuning
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Python

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
1 4 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JUnit
General
1 3 (75.00%) Front Office
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Front Office Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Release Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) JMS
1 3 (75.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Derivative
2 1 (25.00%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) OOD
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Python
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Sybase