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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 133 135 159
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +24
Contract jobs citing J2EE 923 885 711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.85% 1.72% 1.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.26% 6.12% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 574 501 429
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £373
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 14
Median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.78 £26.56 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.09 £42.90 £40.00
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
14733 14472 13563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 29.54% 28.05% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10394 9928 8897
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 £300 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 209 194
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 £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.20 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -38 361 £465 -7.00% 55
South East +30 139 £475 +18.75% 37
West Midlands +34 90 £415 -5.14% 10
North West +11 89 £444 +4.41% 27
East of England +17 80 £375 - 18
Yorkshire +38 64 £463 +15.62% 12
South West -12 43 £393 -1.62% 19
East Midlands +28 33 £420 +8.38% 8
North East -38 25 £500 +90.47% 1
J2EE
UK

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 1662 (92.08%) Java
2 978 (54.18%) Agile Software Development
3 716 (39.67%) Spring
4 601 (33.30%) Oracle
5 538 (29.81%) Web Services
6 512 (28.37%) SQL
7 495 (27.42%) JavaScript
8 458 (25.37%) XML
9 439 (24.32%) HTML
10 417 (23.10%) Hibernate
11 411 (22.77%) TDD
12 383 (21.22%) Scrum
13 370 (20.50%) Linux
14 366 (20.28%) Unix
15 344 (19.06%) JSP
16 318 (17.62%) CSS
17 308 (17.06%) WebSphere
18 303 (16.79%) Finance
19 292 (16.18%) Maven
20 288 (15.96%) SOAP
21 287 (15.90%) JUnit
22 261 (14.46%) Continuous Integration
23 254 (14.07%) REST
24 253 (14.02%) WebLogic
25 248 (13.74%) Jenkins
26 243 (13.46%) RESTful
27 231 (12.80%) Git (software)
28 228 (12.63%) IBM
29 218 (12.08%) E-Commerce
30 217 (12.02%) 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
1 308 (17.06%) WebSphere
2 253 (14.02%) WebLogic
3 204 (11.30%) JBoss
4 196 (10.86%) Tomcat
5 151 (8.37%) Apache
6 121 (6.70%) WebSphere Application Server
7 71 (3.93%) CMS
8 49 (2.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 47 (2.60%) WebLogic Portal
10 42 (2.33%) Confluence
11 39 (2.16%) GlassFish
12 38 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
13 37 (2.05%) MQSeries
14 34 (1.88%) Mule
15 32 (1.77%) IIS
16 30 (1.66%) nginx
17 29 (1.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 27 (1.50%) Apache Spark
18 27 (1.50%) Jetty
19 22 (1.22%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 25 (1.39%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.11%) MS Visio
3 11 (0.61%) MS Office
4 5 (0.28%) OmniGraffle
5 4 (0.22%) Mingle
6 3 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.055%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 36 (1.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 32 (1.77%) Payment Gateway
3 19 (1.05%) Oracle BPM
4 13 (0.72%) OpenText MBPM
5 9 (0.50%) Magento
6 5 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (0.22%) Adobe Campaign
8 3 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.11%) BigMachines
9 2 (0.11%) Documaker
9 2 (0.11%) Eloqua
9 2 (0.11%) Global One
9 2 (0.11%) Maximo
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (0.11%) Unica
10 1 (0.055%) BASE24
10 1 (0.055%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
10 1 (0.055%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 152 (8.42%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 64 (3.55%) Cloud Computing
4 57 (3.16%) GitHub
5 56 (3.10%) Google Cloud Platform
6 41 (2.27%) Google App Engine
7 39 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
8 23 (1.27%) SaaS
9 17 (0.94%) Google Analytics
10 10 (0.55%) Bluemix
11 9 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
11 9 (0.50%) PaaS
12 8 (0.44%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.33%) Adobe Analytics
14 5 (0.28%) IaaS
14 5 (0.28%) Lucidchart
15 4 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
15 4 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 3 (0.17%) Force.com
16 3 (0.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 124 (6.87%) HTTP
2 67 (3.71%) LDAP
3 64 (3.55%) SSL
4 62 (3.43%) Firewall
5 52 (2.88%) TCP/IP
6 44 (2.44%) Internet
7 35 (1.94%) FTP
8 29 (1.61%) IPsec
9 28 (1.55%) DNS
10 24 (1.33%) Network Security
11 20 (1.11%) DHCP
12 19 (1.05%) VPN
13 18 (1.00%) BIG-IP
13 18 (1.00%) SNMP
14 16 (0.89%) NAS
15 15 (0.83%) HTTPS
16 12 (0.66%) SAN
17 11 (0.61%) Reverse Proxy
17 11 (0.61%) tcpdump
17 11 (0.61%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (8.48%) MongoDB
2 148 (8.20%) Oracle Database
3 132 (7.31%) SQL Server
4 120 (6.65%) Relational Database
5 117 (6.48%) MySQL
6 92 (5.10%) PostgreSQL
7 85 (4.71%) NoSQL
8 83 (4.60%) DB2
9 40 (2.22%) Big Data
10 36 (1.99%) Hadoop
11 32 (1.77%) RDBMS
12 29 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
13 26 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
14 22 (1.22%) Couchbase
15 19 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
16 17 (0.94%) IBM InfoSphere
16 17 (0.94%) Oracle OWB
16 17 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
17 16 (0.89%) Redis
18 15 (0.83%) HBase
Development Applications
1 292 (16.18%) Maven
2 287 (15.90%) JUnit
3 248 (13.74%) Jenkins
4 231 (12.80%) Git (software)
5 181 (10.03%) JIRA
6 153 (8.48%) Eclipse
7 126 (6.98%) Selenium
7 126 (6.98%) Subversion
8 107 (5.93%) Mockito
9 87 (4.82%) Ant
10 83 (4.60%) Cucumber
11 44 (2.44%) Spock
12 41 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 41 (2.27%) SoapUI
13 28 (1.55%) Artifactory
14 26 (1.44%) Gradle
15 23 (1.27%) ClearQuest
15 23 (1.27%) Gerrit
15 23 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
16 22 (1.22%) Toad
General
1 303 (16.79%) Finance
2 149 (8.25%) Banking
3 101 (5.60%) Retail
4 67 (3.71%) Marketing
5 52 (2.88%) Telecoms
6 44 (2.44%) Manufacturing
7 36 (1.99%) Electronics
8 30 (1.66%) Automotive
8 30 (1.66%) Investment Banking
9 29 (1.61%) Front Office
10 23 (1.27%) Publishing
11 22 (1.22%) Financial Institution
12 11 (0.61%) Back Office
12 11 (0.61%) Retail Banking
13 10 (0.55%) Advertising
14 7 (0.39%) Legal
15 5 (0.28%) Games
15 5 (0.28%) International Banking
16 4 (0.22%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 1113 (61.66%) Developer
2 823 (45.60%) Java Developer
3 245 (13.57%) Architect
4 187 (10.36%) J2EE Developer
5 179 (9.92%) Senior Developer
6 165 (9.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 132 (7.31%) Senior Java Developer
8 89 (4.93%) Lead Developer
9 70 (3.88%) Agile Developer
10 66 (3.66%) Java Engineer
10 66 (3.66%) Scala Developer
11 59 (3.27%) Agile Java Developer
11 59 (3.27%) Oracle Developer
12 58 (3.21%) Consultant
13 57 (3.16%) DevOps Engineer
14 51 (2.83%) Java Architect
15 49 (2.71%) Lead Java Developer
16 47 (2.60%) Software Engineer
17 45 (2.49%) Analyst
18 40 (2.22%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 716 (39.67%) Spring
2 538 (29.81%) Web Services
3 458 (25.37%) XML
4 439 (24.32%) HTML
5 417 (23.10%) Hibernate
6 344 (19.06%) JSP
7 318 (17.62%) CSS
8 288 (15.96%) SOAP
9 254 (14.07%) REST
10 243 (13.46%) RESTful
11 214 (11.86%) JSON
12 198 (10.97%) JMS
13 189 (10.47%) EJB
13 189 (10.47%) Servlets
14 163 (9.03%) HTML5
15 155 (8.59%) Middleware
16 154 (8.53%) AngularJS
17 150 (8.31%) jQuery
18 146 (8.09%) JDBC
19 140 (7.76%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 105 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
2 81 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
3 49 (2.71%) Computer Science
4 43 (2.38%) iPad
5 40 (2.22%) Social Media
6 32 (1.77%) Mobile App
7 28 (1.55%) Management Information System
8 27 (1.50%) Clustering
8 27 (1.50%) Mainframe
8 27 (1.50%) User Experience
8 27 (1.50%) Virtual Team
9 21 (1.16%) Web 2.0
10 19 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 18 (1.00%) Hedge funds
12 17 (0.94%) Data Centre
13 14 (0.78%) Fixed Income
14 13 (0.72%) IVR
15 12 (0.66%) Algorithms
16 11 (0.61%) Data Extraction
16 11 (0.61%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 370 (20.50%) Linux
2 366 (20.28%) Unix
3 152 (8.42%) Windows
4 53 (2.94%) Solaris
5 42 (2.33%) AIX
6 32 (1.77%) Windows Server
7 21 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (0.83%) OS/390
10 14 (0.78%) CentOS
11 13 (0.72%) Apple iOS
12 12 (0.66%) Ubuntu
13 11 (0.61%) zOS
14 10 (0.55%) Android
15 5 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.17%) Debian
16 3 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
17 2 (0.11%) VME
18 1 (0.055%) Mac OS X
18 1 (0.055%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 978 (54.18%) Agile Software Development
2 411 (22.77%) TDD
3 383 (21.22%) Scrum
4 261 (14.46%) Continuous Integration
5 218 (12.08%) E-Commerce
6 217 (12.02%) SOA
7 193 (10.69%) OO
8 174 (9.64%) BDD
9 166 (9.20%) DevOps
10 158 (8.75%) MVC
11 151 (8.37%) Open Source
12 136 (7.53%) Software Engineering
13 127 (7.04%) SDLC
14 121 (6.70%) Microservices
15 119 (6.59%) Kanban
16 109 (6.04%) ITIL
16 109 (6.04%) UML
17 102 (5.65%) Web Development
18 101 (5.60%) Waterfall
19 88 (4.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1662 (92.08%) Java
2 512 (28.37%) SQL
3 495 (27.42%) JavaScript
4 134 (7.42%) PL/SQL
5 121 (6.70%) Scala
6 114 (6.32%) C++
7 111 (6.15%) Shell Script
8 96 (5.32%) Python
9 88 (4.88%) C
10 87 (4.82%) Perl
11 53 (2.94%) PHP
11 53 (2.94%) Ruby
12 36 (1.99%) C#
13 33 (1.83%) Bash Shell
14 29 (1.61%) Jython
15 28 (1.55%) VB
16 22 (1.22%) Groovy
17 17 (0.94%) Korn
18 16 (0.89%) COBOL
19 14 (0.78%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 213 (11.80%) Security Cleared
2 104 (5.76%) SC Cleared
3 89 (4.93%) Degree
4 62 (3.43%) DV Cleared
5 34 (1.88%) Sun Certification
6 32 (1.77%) BPSS Clearance
7 11 (0.61%) OCPJP
7 11 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
8 9 (0.50%) BC Cleared
8 9 (0.50%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.17%) CISSP
9 3 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.11%) CISA
10 2 (0.11%) ISEB
10 2 (0.11%) MCAD
10 2 (0.11%) MCSD
10 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.11%) OCMJD
10 2 (0.11%) PhD
10 2 (0.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (2.66%) QA
2 15 (0.83%) JSP 440
3 13 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
4 12 (0.66%) SLA
5 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.11%) ISO20022
5 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.11%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.055%) COBIT
6 1 (0.055%) FATCA
System Software
1 91 (5.04%) Docker
2 50 (2.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (2.05%) Active Directory
4 28 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (0.66%) Samba
6 11 (0.61%) vCloud
6 11 (0.61%) Xen
7 8 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 8 (0.44%) HDFS
8 4 (0.22%) NDS
8 4 (0.22%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 4 (0.22%) Varnish
9 3 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.11%) etcd
10 2 (0.11%) GlusterFS
10 2 (0.11%) GridGain
10 2 (0.11%) iptables
10 2 (0.11%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 117 (6.48%) Puppet
2 32 (1.77%) Ansible
3 31 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (1.50%) Oracle Identity Management
5 22 (1.22%) Graphite
6 21 (1.16%) Grafana
7 18 (1.00%) EMC NetWorker
7 18 (1.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 17 (0.94%) Nagios
9 16 (0.89%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 13 (0.72%) CA Wily
11 12 (0.66%) HAProxy
11 12 (0.66%) Kibana
11 12 (0.66%) logstash
11 12 (0.66%) OpenAM
11 12 (0.66%) OpenIDM
12 11 (0.61%) Salt
12 11 (0.61%) ZABBIX
13 10 (0.55%) Rundeck
14 6 (0.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 601 (33.30%) Oracle
2 228 (12.63%) IBM
3 105 (5.82%) Google
4 81 (4.49%) ATG
5 76 (4.21%) hybris
6 72 (3.99%) Microsoft
7 68 (3.77%) Adobe
8 66 (3.66%) VMware
9 64 (3.55%) Red Hat
10 56 (3.10%) webMethods
11 55 (3.05%) Sun
12 53 (2.94%) Sybase
13 50 (2.77%) BEA
14 42 (2.33%) Endeca
15 41 (2.27%) SAP
16 34 (1.88%) F5
16 34 (1.88%) WSO2
17 25 (1.39%) TIBCO
18 23 (1.27%) Cisco
19 19 (1.05%) Pega
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