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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 134 111 135
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +24
Contract jobs citing J2EE 889 948 787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.78% 1.89% 1.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.30% 6.92% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 587 590 493
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 6
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.60 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £35.00 £34.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £45.10 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £40.60 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-12.56% +12.00%
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
14122 13694 13211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.22% 27.31% 27.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 10116 9153 8895
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 £282 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 187 166
Median hourly rate £31.90 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.00 £15.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £49.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 May 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 May 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 May 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 -28 413 £475 +5.55% 84
South East -12 100 £400 - 23
West Midlands +57 93 £415 +5.39% 4
North West -5 83 £431 +7.81% 32
East of England +1 78 £375 -1.96% 15
South West -19 46 £413 +1.53% 14
Yorkshire -3 32 £460 +22.66% 17
East Midlands +7 22 £425 +9.67% 8
North East -56 21 £400 +33.33% 2
J2EE
UK

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 1521 (91.79%) Java
2 910 (54.92%) Agile Software Development
3 650 (39.23%) Spring
4 563 (33.98%) Oracle
5 487 (29.39%) Web Services
6 485 (29.27%) JavaScript
7 451 (27.22%) SQL
8 444 (26.80%) HTML
9 414 (24.98%) Hibernate
10 390 (23.54%) XML
11 381 (22.99%) TDD
12 350 (21.12%) Linux
13 345 (20.82%) Scrum
14 317 (19.13%) Unix
15 310 (18.71%) CSS
16 290 (17.50%) JSP
17 282 (17.02%) WebSphere
18 271 (16.35%) Finance
19 266 (16.05%) SOAP
20 254 (15.33%) RESTful
21 251 (15.15%) Maven
22 249 (15.03%) E-Commerce
22 249 (15.03%) Continuous Integration
23 221 (13.34%) JUnit
23 221 (13.34%) REST
24 215 (12.98%) Git (software)
25 213 (12.85%) WebLogic
26 209 (12.61%) Jenkins
27 207 (12.49%) Security Cleared
28 206 (12.43%) SOA

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
1 282 (17.02%) WebSphere
2 213 (12.85%) WebLogic
3 190 (11.47%) Tomcat
4 183 (11.04%) JBoss
5 160 (9.66%) Apache
6 103 (6.22%) WebSphere Application Server
7 81 (4.89%) CMS
8 55 (3.32%) Node.js
9 52 (3.14%) IIS
10 50 (3.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 46 (2.78%) nginx
12 41 (2.47%) Confluence
13 40 (2.41%) Jetty
14 37 (2.23%) MQSeries
15 36 (2.17%) Oracle Application Server
16 34 (2.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 30 (1.81%) GlassFish
18 25 (1.51%) Mule
19 22 (1.33%) WebLogic Portal
20 20 (1.21%) Liferay
Applications
1 21 (1.27%) MS Excel
2 13 (0.78%) MS Visio
3 11 (0.66%) MS Office
4 5 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
5 4 (0.24%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.060%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 39 (2.35%) Payment Gateway
2 33 (1.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 22 (1.33%) Oracle BPM
4 11 (0.66%) Magento
5 8 (0.48%) OpenText MBPM
6 7 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (0.36%) BusinessWorks
8 5 (0.30%) BASE24
9 3 (0.18%) Maximo
9 3 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.12%) BigMachines
10 2 (0.12%) Eloqua
10 2 (0.12%) Global One
10 2 (0.12%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
10 2 (0.12%) Unica
11 1 (0.060%) Adobe Campaign
11 1 (0.060%) Murex MxG2000
11 1 (0.060%) Oracle EBS
11 1 (0.060%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 114 (6.88%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (3.38%) Google Cloud Platform
3 46 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 42 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
5 40 (2.41%) Google App Engine
6 37 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
7 29 (1.75%) GitHub
8 23 (1.39%) SaaS
9 17 (1.03%) Google Analytics
9 17 (1.03%) PaaS
10 15 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
11 11 (0.66%) Amazon S3
12 8 (0.48%) Bluemix
12 8 (0.48%) IaaS
13 7 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
14 6 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 5 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 5 (0.30%) Lucidchart
16 4 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
16 4 (0.24%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 142 (8.57%) HTTP
2 82 (4.95%) TCP/IP
3 73 (4.41%) SSL
4 48 (2.90%) FTP
5 45 (2.72%) Internet
6 44 (2.66%) LDAP
7 43 (2.60%) Firewall
7 43 (2.60%) IPsec
8 41 (2.47%) DNS
9 33 (1.99%) DHCP
10 23 (1.39%) Network Security
11 16 (0.97%) VPN
12 15 (0.91%) NAS
13 14 (0.84%) SNMP
14 13 (0.78%) HTTPS
15 10 (0.60%) tcpdump
15 10 (0.60%) Wireshark
16 9 (0.54%) SAN
17 7 (0.42%) DMZ
17 7 (0.42%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (8.63%) SQL Server
2 122 (7.36%) MongoDB
2 122 (7.36%) MySQL
3 119 (7.18%) Oracle Database
4 114 (6.88%) PostgreSQL
5 97 (5.85%) Relational Database
6 93 (5.61%) DB2
7 85 (5.13%) NoSQL
8 53 (3.20%) BusinessObjects
9 33 (1.99%) Big Data
10 31 (1.87%) Oracle Database 11g
11 27 (1.63%) Hadoop
12 24 (1.45%) RDBMS
13 23 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
14 22 (1.33%) Oracle OWB
15 17 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
16 16 (0.97%) Redis
17 14 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
18 12 (0.72%) IBM InfoSphere
19 11 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 251 (15.15%) Maven
2 221 (13.34%) JUnit
3 215 (12.98%) Git (software)
4 209 (12.61%) Jenkins
5 162 (9.78%) JIRA
6 136 (8.21%) Eclipse
7 111 (6.70%) Selenium
8 104 (6.28%) Subversion
9 87 (5.25%) Ant
10 80 (4.83%) Mockito
11 48 (2.90%) Cucumber
12 38 (2.29%) ClearCase
13 31 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 31 (1.87%) Travis CI
14 26 (1.57%) SoapUI
14 26 (1.57%) Spock
15 25 (1.51%) Gradle
16 22 (1.33%) ClearQuest
17 21 (1.27%) Hudson
18 20 (1.21%) Artifactory
General
1 271 (16.35%) Finance
2 139 (8.39%) Banking
3 117 (7.06%) Retail
4 68 (4.10%) Telecoms
5 57 (3.44%) Marketing
6 41 (2.47%) Manufacturing
7 33 (1.99%) Electronics
8 31 (1.87%) Investment Banking
9 24 (1.45%) Automotive
10 20 (1.21%) Front Office
11 17 (1.03%) Financial Institution
12 16 (0.97%) Publishing
13 11 (0.66%) Back Office
14 10 (0.60%) Retail Banking
15 8 (0.48%) Games
16 6 (0.36%) Aerospace
16 6 (0.36%) Legal
17 5 (0.30%) Advertising
18 4 (0.24%) Law
19 3 (0.18%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 1010 (60.95%) Developer
2 735 (44.36%) Java Developer
3 229 (13.82%) Architect
4 187 (11.29%) Senior Developer
5 167 (10.08%) J2EE Developer
6 145 (8.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 132 (7.97%) Senior Java Developer
8 82 (4.95%) Lead Developer
9 55 (3.32%) Consultant
9 55 (3.32%) Java Engineer
10 54 (3.26%) Agile Developer
11 51 (3.08%) Analyst
11 51 (3.08%) Java Architect
12 50 (3.02%) DevOps Engineer
13 48 (2.90%) Solutions Architect
14 47 (2.84%) Agile Java Developer
15 43 (2.60%) Lead Java Developer
15 43 (2.60%) Scala Developer
16 41 (2.47%) Scrum Master
17 38 (2.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 650 (39.23%) Spring
2 487 (29.39%) Web Services
3 444 (26.80%) HTML
4 414 (24.98%) Hibernate
5 390 (23.54%) XML
6 310 (18.71%) CSS
7 290 (17.50%) JSP
8 266 (16.05%) SOAP
9 254 (15.33%) RESTful
10 221 (13.34%) REST
11 179 (10.80%) Servlets
12 166 (10.02%) HTML5
13 159 (9.60%) jQuery
14 156 (9.41%) EJB
14 156 (9.41%) JSON
15 152 (9.17%) JMS
16 146 (8.81%) .NET
17 130 (7.85%) AngularJS
17 130 (7.85%) Struts
18 126 (7.60%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 85 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
2 82 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (3.08%) iPad
4 49 (2.96%) Computer Science
5 42 (2.53%) Social Media
6 35 (2.11%) Mobile App
7 26 (1.57%) Mainframe
8 23 (1.39%) Equities
8 23 (1.39%) User Experience
9 20 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 20 (1.21%) Web 2.0
10 19 (1.15%) Clustering
11 18 (1.09%) IBM Mainframe
11 18 (1.09%) Management Information System
12 17 (1.03%) Fixed Income
13 15 (0.91%) Derivative
14 13 (0.78%) Data Centre
14 13 (0.78%) Hedge funds
15 11 (0.66%) Algorithms
15 11 (0.66%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 350 (21.12%) Linux
2 317 (19.13%) Unix
3 136 (8.21%) Windows
4 46 (2.78%) AIX
4 46 (2.78%) Solaris
5 21 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (1.27%) Windows Server
6 15 (0.91%) Apple iOS
6 15 (0.91%) CentOS
7 13 (0.78%) zOS
8 10 (0.60%) OS/390
9 9 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (0.48%) Android
10 8 (0.48%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.24%) SUSE
13 3 (0.18%) Debian
13 3 (0.18%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.12%) VME
15 1 (0.060%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 910 (54.92%) Agile Software Development
2 381 (22.99%) TDD
3 345 (20.82%) Scrum
4 249 (15.03%) Continuous Integration
4 249 (15.03%) E-Commerce
5 206 (12.43%) SOA
6 204 (12.31%) OO
7 152 (9.17%) DevOps
8 149 (8.99%) MVC
9 146 (8.81%) BDD
10 139 (8.39%) Open Source
11 130 (7.85%) SDLC
12 113 (6.82%) Software Engineering
13 110 (6.64%) UML
14 107 (6.46%) Waterfall
15 101 (6.10%) Unit Testing
16 100 (6.04%) Configuration Management
17 98 (5.91%) Microservices
18 94 (5.67%) Web Development
19 93 (5.61%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1521 (91.79%) Java
2 485 (29.27%) JavaScript
3 451 (27.22%) SQL
4 116 (7.00%) PL/SQL
5 107 (6.46%) Shell Script
6 90 (5.43%) Scala
7 89 (5.37%) C++
8 88 (5.31%) Perl
9 83 (5.01%) C
10 78 (4.71%) Python
11 51 (3.08%) PHP
12 42 (2.53%) C#
13 34 (2.05%) Ruby
14 31 (1.87%) Bash Shell
15 26 (1.57%) Groovy
16 20 (1.21%) VB
17 16 (0.97%) COBOL
17 16 (0.97%) Jython
18 11 (0.66%) Apex Code
18 11 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 207 (12.49%) Security Cleared
2 95 (5.73%) Degree
3 89 (5.37%) SC Cleared
4 56 (3.38%) DV Cleared
5 32 (1.93%) Sun Certification
6 27 (1.63%) BPSS Clearance
7 10 (0.60%) PMI Certification
8 9 (0.54%) BC Cleared
9 8 (0.48%) OCPJP
10 5 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
11 4 (0.24%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (0.12%) ISEB
13 2 (0.12%) OCMJD
13 2 (0.12%) PhD
13 2 (0.12%) PMP
14 1 (0.060%) CISSP
14 1 (0.060%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (2.05%) QA
2 16 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.42%) COBIT
4 7 (0.42%) ISO27002
4 7 (0.42%) JSP 440
4 7 (0.42%) SLA
5 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.12%) ISO20022
5 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.12%) PMBOK
5 2 (0.12%) WCAG
6 1 (0.060%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.060%) HL7
6 1 (0.060%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 65 (3.92%) Docker
2 62 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (1.57%) Xen
4 23 (1.39%) Active Directory
5 12 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
6 11 (0.66%) Samba
6 11 (0.66%) vCloud
7 7 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.24%) HDFS
9 3 (0.18%) GlusterFS
10 2 (0.12%) etcd
10 2 (0.12%) flannel
10 2 (0.12%) GridGain
10 2 (0.12%) iptables
10 2 (0.12%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.12%) NDS
10 2 (0.12%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 2 (0.12%) pfSense
10 2 (0.12%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 95 (5.73%) Puppet
2 27 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (1.57%) Ansible
4 18 (1.09%) Graphite
5 17 (1.03%) Grafana
6 16 (0.97%) Nagios
7 11 (0.66%) Salt
8 10 (0.60%) Kibana
8 10 (0.60%) logstash
9 9 (0.54%) HAProxy
9 9 (0.54%) ZABBIX
10 8 (0.48%) CA Wily
11 7 (0.42%) EMC NetWorker
11 7 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 6 (0.36%) OpenAM
12 6 (0.36%) OpenIDM
12 6 (0.36%) Oracle Identity Management
12 6 (0.36%) Packer
12 6 (0.36%) Rundeck
13 5 (0.30%) Cacti
Vendors
1 563 (33.98%) Oracle
2 188 (11.35%) IBM
3 105 (6.34%) Google
4 91 (5.49%) hybris
5 85 (5.13%) ATG
5 85 (5.13%) Microsoft
6 71 (4.28%) VMware
7 56 (3.38%) webMethods
8 54 (3.26%) Adobe
9 48 (2.90%) Informatica
9 48 (2.90%) Red Hat
9 48 (2.90%) SAP
9 48 (2.90%) Sybase
10 44 (2.66%) BEA
11 43 (2.60%) Sun
12 40 (2.41%) Endeca
13 39 (2.35%) Pega
14 27 (1.63%) WSO2
15 23 (1.39%) TIBCO
16 22 (1.33%) Axway
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