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 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 142 111 136
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +25
Contract jobs citing J2EE 875 977 837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.71% 1.90% 1.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.12% 6.97% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 577 606 503
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £376
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 6
Median hourly rate £35.00 £38.00 £35.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +7.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.65 £35.00 £31.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £44.00 £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £38.00 £35.80
% change year-on-year
-6.57% +6.14%
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
14288 14017 13683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.96% 27.22% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10113 9215 9082
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 184 191
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.15 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

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 2 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 2 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 2 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 -26 428 £500 +11.11% 73
North West +6 90 £400 +3.22% 21
South East -46 86 £400 +3.22% 28
West Midlands +34 85 £415 +3.75% 4
East of England -34 52 £383 -4.37% 16
South West -14 46 £425 - 19
Yorkshire -5 41 £413 +17.85% 17
East Midlands +2 27 £370 -1.33% 8
North East -34 27 £325 +8.33% 1
J2EE
UK

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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 1488 (91.51%) Java
2 891 (54.80%) Agile Software Development
3 617 (37.95%) Spring
4 565 (34.75%) Oracle
5 504 (31.00%) JavaScript
6 457 (28.11%) Web Services
7 432 (26.57%) SQL
8 429 (26.38%) HTML
9 404 (24.85%) Hibernate
10 380 (23.37%) XML
11 366 (22.51%) TDD
12 345 (21.22%) Scrum
13 333 (20.48%) Linux
14 302 (18.57%) CSS
15 301 (18.51%) Unix
16 282 (17.34%) WebSphere
17 272 (16.73%) Finance
18 259 (15.93%) SOAP
19 255 (15.68%) E-Commerce
20 250 (15.38%) JSP
21 247 (15.19%) Maven
22 242 (14.88%) Continuous Integration
23 240 (14.76%) RESTful
24 225 (13.84%) REST
25 224 (13.78%) WebLogic
26 219 (13.47%) Git (software)
27 218 (13.41%) OO
27 218 (13.41%) Tomcat
28 213 (13.10%) JBoss
28 213 (13.10%) 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
1 282 (17.34%) WebSphere
2 224 (13.78%) WebLogic
3 218 (13.41%) Tomcat
4 213 (13.10%) JBoss
5 162 (9.96%) Apache
6 99 (6.09%) WebSphere Application Server
7 71 (4.37%) CMS
8 60 (3.69%) Node.js
9 54 (3.32%) IIS
10 51 (3.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 47 (2.89%) Confluence
12 45 (2.77%) Jetty
12 45 (2.77%) nginx
13 41 (2.52%) MQSeries
14 38 (2.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 36 (2.21%) Oracle Application Server
16 28 (1.72%) GlassFish
17 21 (1.29%) IBM HTTP Server
18 20 (1.23%) Mule
19 18 (1.11%) Liferay
Applications
1 20 (1.23%) MS Excel
2 13 (0.80%) MS Visio
3 10 (0.62%) MS Office
4 5 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
5 4 (0.25%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.062%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 39 (2.40%) Payment Gateway
2 30 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 21 (1.29%) Oracle BPM
4 12 (0.74%) BusinessWorks
5 9 (0.55%) OpenText MBPM
6 8 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (0.49%) Magento
7 5 (0.31%) BASE24
7 5 (0.31%) Maximo
8 4 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
9 3 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
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 (0.062%) Oracle HRMS
11 1 (0.062%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 110 (6.77%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (3.14%) Google Cloud Platform
3 40 (2.46%) Amazon EC2
4 39 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 38 (2.34%) Google App Engine
6 34 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
7 21 (1.29%) PaaS
8 20 (1.23%) GitHub
9 19 (1.17%) SaaS
10 16 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
10 16 (0.98%) Google Analytics
11 12 (0.74%) Amazon S3
12 8 (0.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 8 (0.49%) IaaS
13 7 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
13 7 (0.43%) Route 53
14 5 (0.31%) Lucidchart
14 5 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 4 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
15 4 (0.25%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 160 (9.84%) HTTP
2 88 (5.41%) TCP/IP
3 73 (4.49%) SSL
4 48 (2.95%) FTP
5 42 (2.58%) IPsec
6 41 (2.52%) DNS
7 38 (2.34%) Internet
7 38 (2.34%) LDAP
8 34 (2.09%) DHCP
8 34 (2.09%) Firewall
9 22 (1.35%) HTTPS
10 21 (1.29%) Network Security
11 14 (0.86%) SNMP
12 13 (0.80%) NAS
13 12 (0.74%) VPN
14 9 (0.55%) Reverse Proxy
15 8 (0.49%) tcpdump
15 8 (0.49%) Wireshark
16 7 (0.43%) SAN
17 6 (0.37%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (8.49%) SQL Server
2 127 (7.81%) MySQL
3 115 (7.07%) MongoDB
4 113 (6.95%) PostgreSQL
5 107 (6.58%) Oracle Database
6 100 (6.15%) DB2
7 97 (5.97%) Relational Database
8 83 (5.10%) NoSQL
9 58 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
10 42 (2.58%) Big Data
11 37 (2.28%) Oracle Database 11g
12 31 (1.91%) Hadoop
13 22 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
13 22 (1.35%) Oracle OWB
14 18 (1.11%) RDBMS
15 17 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
16 16 (0.98%) Redis
17 14 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
18 11 (0.68%) PowerCenter
19 10 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 247 (15.19%) Maven
2 219 (13.47%) Git (software)
3 213 (13.10%) Jenkins
4 203 (12.48%) JUnit
5 160 (9.84%) JIRA
6 132 (8.12%) Eclipse
7 112 (6.89%) Subversion
8 106 (6.52%) Selenium
9 87 (5.35%) Ant
10 75 (4.61%) Mockito
11 46 (2.83%) ClearCase
12 45 (2.77%) Cucumber
13 35 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 32 (1.97%) Travis CI
15 23 (1.41%) Gradle
16 22 (1.35%) Gerrit
16 22 (1.35%) Hudson
16 22 (1.35%) Spock
17 21 (1.29%) SoapUI
18 20 (1.23%) ClearQuest
General
1 272 (16.73%) Finance
2 142 (8.73%) Banking
3 117 (7.20%) Retail
4 63 (3.87%) Telecoms
5 55 (3.38%) Marketing
6 38 (2.34%) Manufacturing
7 34 (2.09%) Investment Banking
8 30 (1.85%) Electronics
9 23 (1.41%) Front Office
9 23 (1.41%) Publishing
10 18 (1.11%) Financial Institution
11 14 (0.86%) Automotive
12 12 (0.74%) Back Office
13 10 (0.62%) Retail Banking
14 8 (0.49%) Games
15 7 (0.43%) Aerospace
16 6 (0.37%) Legal
17 4 (0.25%) Law
18 3 (0.18%) Advertising
18 3 (0.18%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 1009 (62.05%) Developer
2 717 (44.10%) Java Developer
3 224 (13.78%) Architect
4 185 (11.38%) Senior Developer
5 150 (9.23%) J2EE Developer
6 129 (7.93%) Senior Java Developer
7 128 (7.87%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 77 (4.74%) Lead Developer
9 59 (3.63%) Solutions Architect
10 57 (3.51%) Agile Developer
11 50 (3.08%) Analyst
11 50 (3.08%) Java Architect
12 49 (3.01%) Agile Java Developer
13 48 (2.95%) Consultant
14 47 (2.89%) Java Engineer
15 44 (2.71%) JavaScript Developer
16 43 (2.64%) DevOps Engineer
17 39 (2.40%) Scrum Master
18 35 (2.15%) Lead Java Developer
19 34 (2.09%) Hybris Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 617 (37.95%) Spring
2 457 (28.11%) Web Services
3 429 (26.38%) HTML
4 404 (24.85%) Hibernate
5 380 (23.37%) XML
6 302 (18.57%) CSS
7 259 (15.93%) SOAP
8 250 (15.38%) JSP
9 240 (14.76%) RESTful
10 225 (13.84%) REST
11 169 (10.39%) HTML5
12 168 (10.33%) Servlets
13 162 (9.96%) jQuery
14 158 (9.72%) JSON
15 153 (9.41%) JMS
16 148 (9.10%) AngularJS
17 146 (8.98%) EJB
18 137 (8.43%) .NET
19 134 (8.24%) Ajax
20 128 (7.87%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 83 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (4.74%) Enterprise Software
3 49 (3.01%) iPad
4 46 (2.83%) Computer Science
5 44 (2.71%) Social Media
6 39 (2.40%) Mobile App
7 32 (1.97%) Mainframe
8 30 (1.85%) Equities
9 27 (1.66%) User Experience
10 25 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 22 (1.35%) Web 2.0
12 19 (1.17%) IBM Mainframe
13 18 (1.11%) Fixed Income
14 17 (1.05%) Clustering
14 17 (1.05%) Derivative
14 17 (1.05%) Management Information System
15 16 (0.98%) Algorithms
16 15 (0.92%) Data Structures
17 13 (0.80%) Data Centre
18 12 (0.74%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 333 (20.48%) Linux
2 301 (18.51%) Unix
3 129 (7.93%) Windows
4 52 (3.20%) Solaris
5 48 (2.95%) AIX
6 26 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (1.29%) Apple iOS
8 19 (1.17%) Windows Server
9 17 (1.05%) CentOS
10 15 (0.92%) Android
11 11 (0.68%) OS/390
11 11 (0.68%) zOS
12 7 (0.43%) SUSE
12 7 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (0.37%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (0.25%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.12%) Debian
16 2 (0.12%) VME
17 1 (0.062%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 891 (54.80%) Agile Software Development
2 366 (22.51%) TDD
3 345 (21.22%) Scrum
4 255 (15.68%) E-Commerce
5 242 (14.88%) Continuous Integration
6 218 (13.41%) OO
7 201 (12.36%) SOA
8 145 (8.92%) MVC
9 140 (8.61%) BDD
9 140 (8.61%) DevOps
10 134 (8.24%) SDLC
11 124 (7.63%) Open Source
12 122 (7.50%) Waterfall
13 112 (6.89%) UML
14 108 (6.64%) Configuration Management
15 104 (6.40%) Software Engineering
16 98 (6.03%) Unit Testing
17 95 (5.84%) Web Development
18 89 (5.47%) Mentoring
19 86 (5.29%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 1488 (91.51%) Java
2 504 (31.00%) JavaScript
3 432 (26.57%) SQL
4 115 (7.07%) PL/SQL
5 111 (6.83%) Shell Script
6 102 (6.27%) Perl
7 80 (4.92%) Python
8 77 (4.74%) C
8 77 (4.74%) C++
9 74 (4.55%) Scala
10 53 (3.26%) C#
11 46 (2.83%) PHP
12 34 (2.09%) Bash Shell
13 30 (1.85%) Groovy
14 29 (1.78%) Ruby
15 20 (1.23%) COBOL
16 19 (1.17%) Jython
17 15 (0.92%) XPath
18 14 (0.86%) Korn
19 12 (0.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 183 (11.25%) Security Cleared
2 96 (5.90%) Degree
3 72 (4.43%) SC Cleared
4 53 (3.26%) DV Cleared
5 29 (1.78%) Sun Certification
6 25 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
7 14 (0.86%) PMI Certification
8 7 (0.43%) BC Cleared
9 6 (0.37%) PMP
9 6 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.25%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.12%) ISEB
12 2 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.12%) OCPJP
12 2 (0.12%) PhD
13 1 (0.062%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.062%) Oracle Certification
13 1 (0.062%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (2.09%) QA
2 15 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (0.43%) COBIT
3 7 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.43%) ISO27002
4 5 (0.31%) JSP 440
4 5 (0.31%) SLA
5 4 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.18%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.18%) ISO 8583
7 2 (0.12%) ISO20022
7 2 (0.12%) WCAG
8 1 (0.062%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.062%) HL7
8 1 (0.062%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.062%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 60 (3.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (3.01%) Docker
3 26 (1.60%) Xen
4 24 (1.48%) Active Directory
5 14 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
6 10 (0.62%) vCloud
7 9 (0.55%) Samba
8 4 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.25%) HDFS
9 3 (0.18%) GlusterFS
10 2 (0.12%) GridGain
10 2 (0.12%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.12%) pfSense
10 2 (0.12%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.062%) Ceph
11 1 (0.062%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.062%) NDS
11 1 (0.062%) NetIQ eDirectory
11 1 (0.062%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 86 (5.29%) Puppet
2 26 (1.60%) Ansible
2 26 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (0.98%) Nagios
4 14 (0.86%) Graphite
5 12 (0.74%) Grafana
6 9 (0.55%) Salt
7 8 (0.49%) CA Wily
7 8 (0.49%) logstash
8 7 (0.43%) HAProxy
8 7 (0.43%) Kibana
8 7 (0.43%) ZABBIX
9 6 (0.37%) Cacti
9 6 (0.37%) OpenAM
9 6 (0.37%) OpenIDM
9 6 (0.37%) Packer
10 5 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
10 5 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 4 (0.25%) Control-M
11 4 (0.25%) yum
Vendors
1 565 (34.75%) Oracle
2 185 (11.38%) IBM
3 92 (5.66%) Google
4 86 (5.29%) ATG
4 86 (5.29%) hybris
5 85 (5.23%) Microsoft
6 71 (4.37%) VMware
7 64 (3.94%) BEA
8 55 (3.38%) Informatica
8 55 (3.38%) SAP
9 53 (3.26%) Sybase
10 51 (3.14%) Adobe
11 50 (3.08%) Pega
11 50 (3.08%) webMethods
12 45 (2.77%) Red Hat
13 39 (2.40%) Sun
14 32 (1.97%) Endeca
15 29 (1.78%) TIBCO
16 23 (1.41%) Axway
17 20 (1.23%) WSO2
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