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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 140 139 147
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing J2EE 913 903 787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.82% 1.70% 1.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.01% 5.93% 5.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 523 469
Median daily rate £450 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £572 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 14
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.90 £31.50 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.12 £41.80 £41.58
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
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
15180 15229 14176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.25% 28.64% 28.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10607 10513 9128
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £290 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 262 195
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £17.50 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 31 August 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
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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 -30 372 £475 - 54
South East +49 167 £475 +11.76% 20
North West +25 75 £428 -5.00% 29
East of England -7 73 £380 -1.93% 10
West Midlands +11 64 £450 +9.75% 11
Yorkshire +4 63 £425 +3.65% 17
South West +14 36 £438 -2.77% 15
East Midlands +14 33 £450 +12.50% 9
North East -9 33 £350 +7.69% 7
J2EE
UK

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 1636 (91.24%) Java
2 945 (52.70%) Agile Software Development
3 702 (39.15%) Spring
4 556 (31.01%) Oracle
5 528 (29.45%) Web Services
6 517 (28.83%) SQL
7 471 (26.27%) JavaScript
8 435 (24.26%) XML
9 419 (23.37%) HTML
10 398 (22.20%) Unix
11 382 (21.31%) TDD
12 376 (20.97%) Scrum
13 365 (20.36%) Hibernate
14 358 (19.97%) Linux
15 321 (17.90%) JSP
16 300 (16.73%) WebSphere
17 290 (16.17%) SOAP
17 290 (16.17%) Finance
18 287 (16.01%) CSS
19 286 (15.95%) Maven
20 275 (15.34%) JUnit
21 269 (15.00%) REST
22 250 (13.94%) Continuous Integration
22 250 (13.94%) Jenkins
23 245 (13.66%) WebLogic
24 236 (13.16%) JSON
24 236 (13.16%) RESTful
25 219 (12.21%) IBM
26 217 (12.10%) SOA
27 216 (12.05%) JMS

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
1 300 (16.73%) WebSphere
2 245 (13.66%) WebLogic
3 200 (11.15%) Tomcat
4 189 (10.54%) JBoss
5 144 (8.03%) Apache
6 116 (6.47%) WebSphere Application Server
7 73 (4.07%) CMS
8 70 (3.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 57 (3.18%) Elasticsearch
9 57 (3.18%) WebLogic Portal
10 50 (2.79%) Confluence
11 44 (2.45%) GlassFish
12 36 (2.01%) MQSeries
13 30 (1.67%) Apache Spark
14 29 (1.62%) Mule
14 29 (1.62%) nginx
15 26 (1.45%) IIS
15 26 (1.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 24 (1.34%) Cloud Foundry
16 24 (1.34%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 31 (1.73%) MS Excel
2 25 (1.39%) MS Visio
3 12 (0.67%) MS Office
4 4 (0.22%) Mingle
5 3 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.056%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 34 (1.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 21 (1.17%) Payment Gateway
3 20 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
4 12 (0.67%) Adobe Campaign
4 12 (0.67%) OpenText MBPM
5 8 (0.45%) Magento
6 6 (0.33%) BASE24
7 3 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.11%) Documaker
8 2 (0.11%) Global One
8 2 (0.11%) Remedy AR System
8 2 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.056%) Maximo
9 1 (0.056%) Murex MxG2000
9 1 (0.056%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.056%) PeopleSoft HRMS
9 1 (0.056%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 160 (8.92%) Amazon AWS
2 97 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 80 (4.46%) Cloud Computing
4 78 (4.35%) GitHub
5 39 (2.18%) Google Cloud Platform
6 30 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
7 25 (1.39%) Google App Engine
8 19 (1.06%) SaaS
9 15 (0.84%) Adobe Analytics
10 10 (0.56%) Bluemix
10 10 (0.56%) IBM Cloud
11 9 (0.50%) Google Analytics
11 9 (0.50%) PaaS
12 6 (0.33%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.28%) OpenShift
14 4 (0.22%) Force.com
14 4 (0.22%) IaaS
14 4 (0.22%) Slack
15 3 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
15 3 (0.17%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 105 (5.86%) HTTP
2 93 (5.19%) LDAP
3 70 (3.90%) Firewall
4 52 (2.90%) SSL
5 42 (2.34%) TCP/IP
6 41 (2.29%) Internet
7 33 (1.84%) FTP
8 27 (1.51%) DNS
9 25 (1.39%) IPsec
10 21 (1.17%) Network Security
11 20 (1.12%) BIG-IP
11 20 (1.12%) VPN
12 19 (1.06%) NAS
13 17 (0.95%) SNMP
14 16 (0.89%) DHCP
14 16 (0.89%) HTTPS
15 14 (0.78%) SAN
16 12 (0.67%) DMZ
16 12 (0.67%) Reverse Proxy
17 11 (0.61%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (9.26%) MongoDB
2 144 (8.03%) Oracle Database
3 126 (7.03%) Relational Database
4 122 (6.80%) SQL Server
5 106 (5.91%) MySQL
6 83 (4.63%) NoSQL
7 74 (4.13%) PostgreSQL
8 64 (3.57%) DB2
9 55 (3.07%) Big Data
10 39 (2.18%) Hadoop
11 37 (2.06%) Couchbase
12 35 (1.95%) RDBMS
13 31 (1.73%) Oracle Database 11g
14 22 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
15 21 (1.17%) Oracle OWB
16 20 (1.12%) IBM InfoSphere
16 20 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
17 18 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
18 16 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
19 15 (0.84%) HBase
Development Applications
1 286 (15.95%) Maven
2 275 (15.34%) JUnit
3 250 (13.94%) Jenkins
4 211 (11.77%) Git (software)
5 172 (9.59%) JIRA
6 149 (8.31%) Eclipse
7 123 (6.86%) Subversion
8 114 (6.36%) Mockito
8 114 (6.36%) Selenium
9 99 (5.52%) Cucumber
10 94 (5.24%) Ant
11 58 (3.23%) Spock
12 47 (2.62%) SoapUI
13 40 (2.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 32 (1.78%) Gradle
15 28 (1.56%) Artifactory
15 28 (1.56%) Eclipse RCP
16 26 (1.45%) ClearQuest
16 26 (1.45%) SonarQube
16 26 (1.45%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 290 (16.17%) Finance
2 124 (6.92%) Banking
3 97 (5.41%) Retail
4 76 (4.24%) Marketing
5 51 (2.84%) Telecoms
6 43 (2.40%) Manufacturing
7 34 (1.90%) Electronics
8 31 (1.73%) Automotive
9 29 (1.62%) Front Office
10 28 (1.56%) Publishing
11 23 (1.28%) Investment Banking
12 19 (1.06%) Financial Institution
13 13 (0.73%) Legal
14 10 (0.56%) Back Office
15 8 (0.45%) Advertising
15 8 (0.45%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.28%) Games
16 5 (0.28%) International Banking
16 5 (0.28%) Law
17 4 (0.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1123 (62.63%) Developer
2 812 (45.29%) Java Developer
3 236 (13.16%) Architect
4 180 (10.04%) J2EE Developer
5 160 (8.92%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 144 (8.03%) Senior Developer
7 103 (5.74%) Senior Java Developer
8 83 (4.63%) Lead Developer
9 77 (4.29%) Agile Developer
10 72 (4.02%) Scala Developer
11 68 (3.79%) Java Engineer
12 66 (3.68%) Consultant
13 64 (3.57%) Oracle Developer
14 62 (3.46%) Agile Java Developer
15 54 (3.01%) DevOps Engineer
16 49 (2.73%) Analyst
17 48 (2.68%) Software Engineer
18 47 (2.62%) Java Architect
19 43 (2.40%) Lead Java Developer
20 41 (2.29%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 702 (39.15%) Spring
2 528 (29.45%) Web Services
3 435 (24.26%) XML
4 419 (23.37%) HTML
5 365 (20.36%) Hibernate
6 321 (17.90%) JSP
7 290 (16.17%) SOAP
8 287 (16.01%) CSS
9 269 (15.00%) REST
10 236 (13.16%) JSON
10 236 (13.16%) RESTful
11 216 (12.05%) JMS
12 180 (10.04%) AngularJS
13 171 (9.54%) Servlets
14 167 (9.31%) EJB
15 159 (8.87%) HTML5
16 152 (8.48%) jQuery
17 151 (8.42%) Middleware
18 139 (7.75%) Struts
19 136 (7.59%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 126 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
3 46 (2.57%) Computer Science
4 36 (2.01%) Management Information System
5 32 (1.78%) Social Media
6 30 (1.67%) iPad
6 30 (1.67%) Virtual Team
7 29 (1.62%) Clustering
8 28 (1.56%) Mainframe
8 28 (1.56%) User Experience
9 26 (1.45%) Mobile App
10 17 (0.95%) Hedge funds
11 16 (0.89%) DataPower
12 15 (0.84%) Algorithms
13 14 (0.78%) Data Centre
13 14 (0.78%) IVR
14 11 (0.61%) Web 2.0
15 10 (0.56%) Client/Server
15 10 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 9 (0.50%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 398 (22.20%) Unix
2 358 (19.97%) Linux
3 147 (8.20%) Windows
4 56 (3.12%) Solaris
5 37 (2.06%) AIX
6 33 (1.84%) Windows Server
7 25 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (0.95%) Apple iOS
9 17 (0.95%) CentOS
10 15 (0.84%) Android
11 14 (0.78%) OS/390
12 12 (0.67%) Ubuntu
13 11 (0.61%) zOS
14 4 (0.22%) Debian
15 3 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.11%) VME
17 1 (0.056%) CoreOS
17 1 (0.056%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 945 (52.70%) Agile Software Development
2 382 (21.31%) TDD
3 376 (20.97%) Scrum
4 250 (13.94%) Continuous Integration
5 217 (12.10%) SOA
6 208 (11.60%) E-Commerce
7 179 (9.98%) OO
8 160 (8.92%) MVC
9 158 (8.81%) BDD
10 146 (8.14%) DevOps
11 141 (7.86%) Kanban
12 137 (7.64%) Software Engineering
13 135 (7.53%) Open Source
14 116 (6.47%) Microservices
15 105 (5.86%) UML
16 101 (5.63%) ITIL
17 94 (5.24%) Waterfall
18 88 (4.91%) High Availability
19 86 (4.80%) SDLC
20 82 (4.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1636 (91.24%) Java
2 517 (28.83%) SQL
3 471 (26.27%) JavaScript
4 131 (7.31%) PL/SQL
5 118 (6.58%) Scala
5 118 (6.58%) Shell Script
6 101 (5.63%) Perl
7 97 (5.41%) Python
8 95 (5.30%) C++
9 67 (3.74%) C
10 59 (3.29%) Ruby
11 49 (2.73%) PHP
12 36 (2.01%) Jython
13 28 (1.56%) C#
13 28 (1.56%) VB
14 26 (1.45%) Bash Shell
15 23 (1.28%) Groovy
16 20 (1.12%) Korn
17 15 (0.84%) COBOL
18 14 (0.78%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 198 (11.04%) Security Cleared
2 93 (5.19%) SC Cleared
3 76 (4.24%) Degree
4 62 (3.46%) DV Cleared
5 23 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
5 23 (1.28%) Sun Certification
6 11 (0.61%) OCPJP
6 11 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (0.22%) CISSP
8 3 (0.17%) CISA
8 3 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.11%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.11%) CISM
9 2 (0.11%) MCAD
9 2 (0.11%) MCSD
9 2 (0.11%) MCTS
9 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.11%) OCMJD
9 2 (0.11%) PMP
10 1 (0.056%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (3.12%) QA
2 17 (0.95%) JSP 440
3 14 (0.78%) SLA
4 13 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.22%) FATCA
6 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.11%) ISO20022
6 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.11%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.056%) COBIT
7 1 (0.056%) HL7
System Software
1 81 (4.52%) Docker
2 56 (3.12%) Active Directory
3 48 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (1.78%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (0.73%) vCloud
6 12 (0.67%) Samba
7 10 (0.56%) Xen
8 8 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 8 (0.45%) HDFS
9 5 (0.28%) NDS
9 5 (0.28%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 5 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.22%) Varnish
11 3 (0.17%) vSphere
12 2 (0.11%) etcd
12 2 (0.11%) GridGain
12 2 (0.11%) iptables
12 2 (0.11%) Shibboleth
12 2 (0.11%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.11%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 97 (5.41%) Puppet
2 31 (1.73%) Ansible
3 29 (1.62%) Oracle Identity Management
4 28 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (1.17%) OpenAM
6 20 (1.12%) EMC NetWorker
6 20 (1.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 19 (1.06%) OpenIDM
8 18 (1.00%) Graphite
9 17 (0.95%) Grafana
9 17 (0.95%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 14 (0.78%) HAProxy
10 14 (0.78%) Kibana
10 14 (0.78%) logstash
10 14 (0.78%) Nagios
11 13 (0.73%) CA Wily
11 13 (0.73%) Salt
11 13 (0.73%) ZABBIX
12 11 (0.61%) Rundeck
13 7 (0.39%) OpenView
Vendors
1 556 (31.01%) Oracle
2 219 (12.21%) IBM
3 89 (4.96%) hybris
4 81 (4.52%) Adobe
4 81 (4.52%) Microsoft
5 78 (4.35%) Google
6 70 (3.90%) Red Hat
7 66 (3.68%) VMware
8 64 (3.57%) ATG
9 59 (3.29%) Sybase
10 56 (3.12%) webMethods
11 54 (3.01%) BEA
12 45 (2.51%) Sun
13 40 (2.23%) SAP
14 39 (2.18%) F5
15 34 (1.90%) Endeca
15 34 (1.90%) WSO2
16 25 (1.39%) ForgeRock
17 23 (1.28%) Cisco
18 19 (1.06%) NetApp
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