The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 132 119 144
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +25
Contract jobs citing J2EE 905 943 770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.83% 1.88% 1.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.31% 6.75% 5.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 559 474
Median daily rate £443 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.11% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £590 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.30 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.94% +13.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.19 £34.27 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.09 £44.55 £41.36
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.60 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +17.68%
J2EE
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14334 13962 13461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 29.01% 27.89% 28.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10222 9523 8897
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 196 194
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.40 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 England

J2EE
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2EE across the England region.

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in England

J2EE
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE across the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

J2EE Daily Rate Histogram in England

J2EE
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the England region.

J2EE Hourly Rate Trend in England

J2EE
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE across the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

J2EE Hourly Rate Histogram in England

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -45 375 £470 -3.09% 57
South East -26 103 £450 +12.50% 33
North West -2 98 £475 +18.60% 23
West Midlands +43 94 £400 -1.23% 8
East of England +16 83 £350 -6.60% 13
South West +7 55 £420 +5.26% 18
Yorkshire +6 39 £470 +56.66% 15
East Midlands +9 33 £430 +9.20% 8
North East -60 26 £375 +30.43%
J2EE
UK

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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 England region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 1568 (92.07%) Java
2 913 (53.61%) Agile Software Development
3 675 (39.64%) Spring
4 570 (33.47%) Oracle
5 537 (31.53%) Web Services
6 479 (28.13%) JavaScript
6 479 (28.13%) SQL
7 443 (26.01%) HTML
8 430 (25.25%) XML
9 410 (24.08%) Hibernate
10 393 (23.08%) TDD
11 360 (21.14%) Linux
12 352 (20.67%) Scrum
13 347 (20.38%) Unix
14 321 (18.85%) JSP
15 318 (18.67%) CSS
16 292 (17.15%) WebSphere
17 283 (16.62%) Finance
18 279 (16.38%) SOAP
19 254 (14.91%) Continuous Integration
20 251 (14.74%) Maven
21 249 (14.62%) JUnit
22 241 (14.15%) RESTful
23 234 (13.74%) E-Commerce
24 225 (13.21%) WebLogic
25 223 (13.09%) REST
26 213 (12.51%) Security Cleared
27 212 (12.45%) Git (software)
28 211 (12.39%) SOA
29 206 (12.10%) Jenkins

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in England 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
1 292 (17.15%) WebSphere
2 225 (13.21%) WebLogic
3 185 (10.86%) JBoss
4 168 (9.86%) Tomcat
5 139 (8.16%) Apache
6 108 (6.34%) WebSphere Application Server
7 80 (4.70%) CMS
8 41 (2.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 39 (2.29%) Confluence
10 36 (2.11%) MQSeries
11 34 (2.00%) IIS
11 34 (2.00%) Mule
12 33 (1.94%) nginx
13 32 (1.88%) GlassFish
14 31 (1.82%) WebLogic Portal
15 27 (1.59%) Jetty
16 24 (1.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 21 (1.23%) Mule ESB
17 21 (1.23%) Oracle Application Server
18 17 (1.00%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 25 (1.47%) MS Excel
2 15 (0.88%) MS Visio
3 12 (0.70%) MS Office
4 5 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
5 3 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.12%) Mingle
6 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.059%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 35 (2.06%) Payment Gateway
1 35 (2.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 25 (1.47%) Oracle BPM
3 10 (0.59%) Magento
3 10 (0.59%) OpenText MBPM
4 6 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (0.23%) BASE24
6 3 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.18%) Maximo
6 3 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.12%) BigMachines
7 2 (0.12%) Documaker
7 2 (0.12%) Eloqua
7 2 (0.12%) Global One
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.12%) Unica
8 1 (0.059%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.059%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 123 (7.22%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (3.46%) Google Cloud Platform
3 55 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 43 (2.52%) Amazon EC2
5 42 (2.47%) Google App Engine
6 39 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
7 28 (1.64%) GitHub
8 24 (1.41%) SaaS
9 17 (1.00%) Google Analytics
10 12 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
11 10 (0.59%) Amazon S3
11 10 (0.59%) Bluemix
11 10 (0.59%) PaaS
12 7 (0.41%) IaaS
13 6 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
13 6 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 5 (0.29%) Lucidchart
15 4 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
15 4 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 4 (0.23%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 118 (6.93%) HTTP
2 57 (3.35%) SSL
3 55 (3.23%) TCP/IP
4 51 (2.99%) LDAP
5 46 (2.70%) Firewall
6 38 (2.23%) Internet
7 34 (2.00%) FTP
8 29 (1.70%) IPsec
9 28 (1.64%) DNS
10 23 (1.35%) Network Security
11 20 (1.17%) SNMP
12 19 (1.12%) DHCP
13 17 (1.00%) VPN
14 14 (0.82%) NAS
15 13 (0.76%) HTTPS
16 10 (0.59%) Reverse Proxy
16 10 (0.59%) tcpdump
16 10 (0.59%) Wireshark
17 9 (0.53%) DMZ
18 8 (0.47%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (7.63%) SQL Server
2 125 (7.34%) Oracle Database
3 119 (6.99%) MongoDB
4 118 (6.93%) MySQL
5 105 (6.17%) Relational Database
6 102 (5.99%) PostgreSQL
7 88 (5.17%) DB2
8 76 (4.46%) NoSQL
9 37 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
10 31 (1.82%) Big Data
11 29 (1.70%) RDBMS
12 27 (1.59%) Hadoop
13 22 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
13 22 (1.29%) Oracle OWB
14 18 (1.06%) Redis
15 17 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
16 16 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
17 15 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
18 14 (0.82%) IBM InfoSphere
19 11 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 251 (14.74%) Maven
2 249 (14.62%) JUnit
3 212 (12.45%) Git (software)
4 206 (12.10%) Jenkins
5 172 (10.10%) JIRA
6 150 (8.81%) Eclipse
7 118 (6.93%) Selenium
8 112 (6.58%) Subversion
9 84 (4.93%) Ant
9 84 (4.93%) Mockito
10 57 (3.35%) Cucumber
11 36 (2.11%) SoapUI
12 35 (2.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 31 (1.82%) ClearCase
14 27 (1.59%) Artifactory
15 25 (1.47%) Spock
16 23 (1.35%) ClearQuest
17 22 (1.29%) Gradle
18 20 (1.17%) Gerrit
19 19 (1.12%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 283 (16.62%) Finance
2 133 (7.81%) Banking
3 107 (6.28%) Retail
4 61 (3.58%) Marketing
5 58 (3.41%) Telecoms
6 43 (2.52%) Manufacturing
7 35 (2.06%) Electronics
8 33 (1.94%) Investment Banking
9 31 (1.82%) Automotive
10 23 (1.35%) Financial Institution
11 21 (1.23%) Front Office
12 16 (0.94%) Publishing
13 11 (0.65%) Back Office
14 10 (0.59%) Retail Banking
15 9 (0.53%) Advertising
16 7 (0.41%) Games
17 5 (0.29%) International Banking
17 5 (0.29%) Legal
18 4 (0.23%) Aerospace
18 4 (0.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 1054 (61.89%) Developer
2 768 (45.10%) Java Developer
3 231 (13.56%) Architect
4 186 (10.92%) Senior Developer
5 165 (9.69%) J2EE Developer
6 143 (8.40%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 132 (7.75%) Senior Java Developer
8 90 (5.28%) Lead Developer
9 63 (3.70%) Java Engineer
10 59 (3.46%) Agile Developer
11 54 (3.17%) DevOps Engineer
12 51 (2.99%) Consultant
13 50 (2.94%) Analyst
13 50 (2.94%) Java Architect
14 49 (2.88%) Scala Developer
15 48 (2.82%) Agile Java Developer
15 48 (2.82%) Oracle Developer
16 47 (2.76%) Lead Java Developer
17 43 (2.52%) Software Engineer
18 40 (2.35%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 675 (39.64%) Spring
2 537 (31.53%) Web Services
3 443 (26.01%) HTML
4 430 (25.25%) XML
5 410 (24.08%) Hibernate
6 321 (18.85%) JSP
7 318 (18.67%) CSS
8 279 (16.38%) SOAP
9 241 (14.15%) RESTful
10 223 (13.09%) REST
11 186 (10.92%) Servlets
12 179 (10.51%) EJB
13 173 (10.16%) JSON
14 167 (9.81%) JMS
15 166 (9.75%) jQuery
16 160 (9.40%) HTML5
17 146 (8.57%) Struts
18 143 (8.40%) Middleware
19 133 (7.81%) JDBC
20 131 (7.69%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 90 (5.28%) Enterprise Software
2 84 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (2.88%) Computer Science
3 49 (2.88%) iPad
4 39 (2.29%) Social Media
5 33 (1.94%) Mobile App
6 27 (1.59%) Mainframe
7 24 (1.41%) Management Information System
8 23 (1.35%) Virtual Team
9 22 (1.29%) User Experience
10 19 (1.12%) Clustering
10 19 (1.12%) Web 2.0
11 17 (1.00%) Data Centre
11 17 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 17 (1.00%) Hedge funds
12 13 (0.76%) IVR
13 12 (0.70%) Equities
13 12 (0.70%) Fixed Income
13 12 (0.70%) IBM Mainframe
14 11 (0.65%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 360 (21.14%) Linux
2 347 (20.38%) Unix
3 138 (8.10%) Windows
4 37 (2.17%) Solaris
5 31 (1.82%) AIX
6 25 (1.47%) Windows Server
7 17 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (0.94%) CentOS
9 13 (0.76%) zOS
10 12 (0.70%) Apple iOS
10 12 (0.70%) OS/390
11 11 (0.65%) Ubuntu
12 9 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (0.41%) Android
14 5 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.18%) Debian
15 3 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.12%) VME
17 1 (0.059%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.059%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 913 (53.61%) Agile Software Development
2 393 (23.08%) TDD
3 352 (20.67%) Scrum
4 254 (14.91%) Continuous Integration
5 234 (13.74%) E-Commerce
6 211 (12.39%) SOA
7 196 (11.51%) OO
8 160 (9.40%) MVC
9 157 (9.22%) BDD
10 151 (8.87%) DevOps
11 130 (7.63%) Open Source
12 126 (7.40%) Software Engineering
13 121 (7.11%) SDLC
14 117 (6.87%) UML
15 109 (6.40%) Waterfall
16 107 (6.28%) Microservices
17 96 (5.64%) ITIL
18 94 (5.52%) Web Development
19 90 (5.28%) Kanban
19 90 (5.28%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1568 (92.07%) Java
2 479 (28.13%) JavaScript
2 479 (28.13%) SQL
3 129 (7.57%) PL/SQL
4 122 (7.16%) Shell Script
5 101 (5.93%) C++
6 97 (5.70%) Scala
7 88 (5.17%) Perl
8 84 (4.93%) Python
9 82 (4.82%) C
10 50 (2.94%) PHP
11 42 (2.47%) Ruby
12 39 (2.29%) C#
13 34 (2.00%) Bash Shell
14 27 (1.59%) Groovy
15 26 (1.53%) VB
16 17 (1.00%) COBOL
16 17 (1.00%) Jython
17 14 (0.82%) Apex Code
18 12 (0.70%) Korn
Qualifications
1 213 (12.51%) Security Cleared
2 106 (6.22%) SC Cleared
3 90 (5.28%) Degree
4 58 (3.41%) DV Cleared
5 36 (2.11%) Sun Certification
6 29 (1.70%) BPSS Clearance
7 10 (0.59%) OCPJP
7 10 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
7 10 (0.59%) PMI Certification
8 9 (0.53%) BC Cleared
9 4 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.12%) ISEB
11 2 (0.12%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.12%) MCAD
11 2 (0.12%) MCSD
11 2 (0.12%) MCTS
11 2 (0.12%) PhD
11 2 (0.12%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (2.41%) QA
2 12 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (0.41%) JSP 440
3 7 (0.41%) SLA
4 4 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.12%) COBIT
5 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.12%) ISO20022
5 2 (0.12%) ISO27002
5 2 (0.12%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.059%) FATCA
6 1 (0.059%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.059%) HL7
6 1 (0.059%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 79 (4.64%) Docker
2 44 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
4 25 (1.47%) Active Directory
5 13 (0.76%) vCloud
6 12 (0.70%) Xen
7 11 (0.65%) Samba
8 7 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 5 (0.29%) HDFS
10 3 (0.18%) GlusterFS
11 2 (0.12%) etcd
11 2 (0.12%) flannel
11 2 (0.12%) GridGain
11 2 (0.12%) iptables
11 2 (0.12%) NetIQ eDirectory
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.12%) pfSense
11 2 (0.12%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 2 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 108 (6.34%) Puppet
2 31 (1.82%) Ansible
2 31 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (1.23%) Graphite
4 20 (1.17%) Grafana
5 16 (0.94%) Nagios
5 16 (0.94%) Oracle Identity Management
6 14 (0.82%) Salt
7 13 (0.76%) Kibana
7 13 (0.76%) logstash
8 12 (0.70%) HAProxy
8 12 (0.70%) ZABBIX
9 10 (0.59%) OpenAM
9 10 (0.59%) OpenIDM
10 9 (0.53%) CA Wily
10 9 (0.53%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 9 (0.53%) Rundeck
11 7 (0.41%) EMC NetWorker
11 7 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 5 (0.29%) Cacti
Vendors
1 570 (33.47%) Oracle
2 202 (11.86%) IBM
3 112 (6.58%) Google
4 82 (4.82%) hybris
5 81 (4.76%) ATG
6 70 (4.11%) Microsoft
7 59 (3.46%) webMethods
8 56 (3.29%) Adobe
8 56 (3.29%) VMware
9 55 (3.23%) Sybase
10 52 (3.05%) Red Hat
11 45 (2.64%) Endeca
12 42 (2.47%) Sun
13 40 (2.35%) BEA
13 40 (2.35%) SAP
14 34 (2.00%) Pega
15 29 (1.70%) WSO2
16 28 (1.64%) Informatica
17 23 (1.35%) TIBCO
18 20 (1.17%) F5
London
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London
Experis Ltd
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Leeds, Yorkshire
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London
Mortimer Spinks
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Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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London
Integrella
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Loughborough, Leicestershire
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Blackburn, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £430 per day
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Leeds, Yorkshire
Empiric Solutions
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Pudsey, West Yorkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
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North West
LA International
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West Yorkshire
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
McGregor Boyall
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London
People Source Consulting
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Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
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Slough
IBS Consulting
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Chester
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Hampshire
People Source Consulting
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Leeds
Recruitment Genius Ltd
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Berkshire
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London
Axiom Software Solutions
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Brentwood
Ciber UK
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Norwich
Axiom Software Solutions
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South West England
People Source Consulting
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Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Hursley)
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Winchester, Hampshire
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Central London / West End
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Billericay, Essex
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