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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 144 138 140
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing J2EE 899 890 842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.83% 1.69% 1.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.89% 5.86% 5.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 521 517
Median daily rate £450 £444 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.40% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £323 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £415 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.61% +10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 10
Median hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.95 £31.90 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.98 £42.20 £41.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +17.64%
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
15262 15191 14306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.04% 28.79% 27.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10627 10574 9416
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 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 277 167
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.35 £17.50 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +6 392 £475 - 52
South East +34 159 £475 +11.76% 35
East of England -5 88 £434 +8.43% 19
Yorkshire +3 57 £425 +4.93% 15
North West -3 57 £425 -5.55% 31
West Midlands -2 53 £450 +9.09% 8
North East -20 40 £350 - 6
South West -9 27 £400 -17.94% 9
East Midlands -4 25 £450 +12.50% 13
J2EE
UK

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 1620 (90.15%) Java
2 925 (51.47%) Agile Software Development
3 664 (36.95%) Spring
4 575 (32.00%) Oracle
5 532 (29.60%) SQL
6 522 (29.05%) Web Services
7 453 (25.21%) JavaScript
8 430 (23.93%) Unix
9 423 (23.54%) XML
10 418 (23.26%) HTML
11 391 (21.76%) Linux
12 358 (19.92%) Scrum
13 356 (19.81%) TDD
14 333 (18.53%) Hibernate
15 316 (17.58%) WebSphere
16 309 (17.20%) JSP
17 300 (16.69%) SOAP
18 297 (16.53%) CSS
19 284 (15.80%) Finance
20 281 (15.64%) Jenkins
21 273 (15.19%) Maven
22 267 (14.86%) REST
23 258 (14.36%) JSON
24 254 (14.13%) JUnit
25 252 (14.02%) WebLogic
26 240 (13.36%) Continuous Integration
27 235 (13.08%) IBM
28 234 (13.02%) RESTful
29 233 (12.97%) SOA
30 222 (12.35%) 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
1 316 (17.58%) WebSphere
2 252 (14.02%) WebLogic
3 203 (11.30%) Tomcat
4 201 (11.19%) JBoss
5 162 (9.02%) Apache
6 127 (7.07%) WebSphere Application Server
7 87 (4.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 71 (3.95%) CMS
9 59 (3.28%) WebLogic Portal
10 55 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
11 48 (2.67%) Confluence
12 46 (2.56%) GlassFish
13 36 (2.00%) MQSeries
14 29 (1.61%) Mule
14 29 (1.61%) nginx
15 28 (1.56%) Apache Spark
15 28 (1.56%) iPlanet
15 28 (1.56%) Oracle Application Server
16 27 (1.50%) IIS
16 27 (1.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 30 (1.67%) MS Excel
2 27 (1.50%) MS Visio
3 13 (0.72%) MS Office
4 4 (0.22%) Mingle
5 2 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.056%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 28 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 24 (1.34%) Oracle BPM
3 13 (0.72%) Adobe Campaign
3 13 (0.72%) OpenText MBPM
3 13 (0.72%) Payment Gateway
4 10 (0.56%) Magento
5 6 (0.33%) BASE24
6 5 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
8 3 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.11%) Documaker
9 2 (0.11%) Remedy AR System
10 1 (0.056%) Global One
10 1 (0.056%) Maximo
10 1 (0.056%) Murex MxG2000
10 1 (0.056%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.056%) PeopleSoft HRMS
10 1 (0.056%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 154 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
2 96 (5.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 78 (4.34%) Cloud Computing
4 75 (4.17%) GitHub
5 36 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 29 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
7 23 (1.28%) Google App Engine
8 19 (1.06%) SaaS
9 16 (0.89%) Adobe Analytics
10 10 (0.56%) PaaS
11 9 (0.50%) Bluemix
11 9 (0.50%) IBM Cloud
12 6 (0.33%) IaaS
13 5 (0.28%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.28%) OpenShift
14 4 (0.22%) Force.com
14 4 (0.22%) Slack
15 3 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
15 3 (0.17%) CloudBees
16 2 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 103 (5.73%) HTTP
2 101 (5.62%) Firewall
3 94 (5.23%) LDAP
4 66 (3.67%) TCP/IP
5 61 (3.39%) SSL
6 47 (2.62%) Internet
7 30 (1.67%) FTP
8 25 (1.39%) DNS
9 24 (1.34%) IPsec
10 20 (1.11%) BIG-IP
10 20 (1.11%) NAS
10 20 (1.11%) VPN
11 18 (1.00%) Network Security
12 16 (0.89%) DHCP
12 16 (0.89%) SAN
13 15 (0.83%) DMZ
13 15 (0.83%) HTTPS
13 15 (0.83%) SNMP
14 12 (0.67%) Reverse Proxy
15 11 (0.61%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (8.90%) MongoDB
2 138 (7.68%) Oracle Database
3 137 (7.62%) Relational Database
4 135 (7.51%) SQL Server
5 100 (5.56%) MySQL
6 87 (4.84%) NoSQL
7 72 (4.01%) DB2
8 71 (3.95%) Big Data
9 70 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
10 42 (2.34%) Hadoop
11 37 (2.06%) Couchbase
12 33 (1.84%) RDBMS
13 30 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
14 27 (1.50%) IBM InfoSphere
15 23 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
16 22 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
17 16 (0.89%) Oracle OWB
18 15 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
18 15 (0.83%) Sqoop
19 14 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 281 (15.64%) Jenkins
2 273 (15.19%) Maven
3 254 (14.13%) JUnit
4 203 (11.30%) Git (software)
5 162 (9.02%) JIRA
6 156 (8.68%) Eclipse
7 126 (7.01%) Subversion
8 115 (6.40%) Cucumber
9 113 (6.29%) Selenium
10 109 (6.07%) Mockito
11 96 (5.34%) Ant
12 57 (3.17%) Spock
13 47 (2.62%) SoapUI
14 37 (2.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 31 (1.73%) Eclipse RCP
15 31 (1.73%) Gradle
16 27 (1.50%) SonarQube
17 23 (1.28%) Sonatype Nexus
17 23 (1.28%) TeamCity
18 22 (1.22%) IntelliJ
General
1 284 (15.80%) Finance
2 118 (6.57%) Banking
3 106 (5.90%) Retail
4 72 (4.01%) Marketing
5 46 (2.56%) Telecoms
6 36 (2.00%) Manufacturing
7 30 (1.67%) Automotive
8 29 (1.61%) Front Office
9 28 (1.56%) Electronics
10 26 (1.45%) Publishing
11 21 (1.17%) Investment Banking
12 17 (0.95%) Financial Institution
13 14 (0.78%) Legal
14 10 (0.56%) Advertising
15 8 (0.45%) Back Office
16 5 (0.28%) International Banking
16 5 (0.28%) Law
17 4 (0.22%) Games
17 4 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1112 (61.88%) Developer
2 788 (43.85%) Java Developer
3 243 (13.52%) Architect
4 178 (9.91%) J2EE Developer
5 158 (8.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 120 (6.68%) Senior Developer
7 90 (5.01%) Senior Java Developer
8 74 (4.12%) Lead Developer
9 71 (3.95%) Agile Developer
9 71 (3.95%) Consultant
10 65 (3.62%) Java Engineer
10 65 (3.62%) Scala Developer
11 64 (3.56%) Oracle Developer
12 59 (3.28%) Agile Java Developer
13 55 (3.06%) Analyst
14 53 (2.95%) DevOps Engineer
15 50 (2.78%) Java Architect
16 44 (2.45%) Software Engineer
17 43 (2.39%) Technical Leader
18 40 (2.23%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 664 (36.95%) Spring
2 522 (29.05%) Web Services
3 423 (23.54%) XML
4 418 (23.26%) HTML
5 333 (18.53%) Hibernate
6 309 (17.20%) JSP
7 300 (16.69%) SOAP
8 297 (16.53%) CSS
9 267 (14.86%) REST
10 258 (14.36%) JSON
11 234 (13.02%) RESTful
12 222 (12.35%) JMS
13 183 (10.18%) AngularJS
14 178 (9.91%) HTML5
15 175 (9.74%) Servlets
16 167 (9.29%) EJB
17 156 (8.68%) Middleware
18 153 (8.51%) jQuery
19 141 (7.85%) JDBC
20 135 (7.51%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 133 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
3 42 (2.34%) Clustering
3 42 (2.34%) Computer Science
4 37 (2.06%) Management Information System
5 30 (1.67%) Mainframe
5 30 (1.67%) User Experience
6 27 (1.50%) Social Media
6 27 (1.50%) Virtual Team
7 24 (1.34%) iPad
8 23 (1.28%) Mobile App
9 19 (1.06%) Algorithms
10 17 (0.95%) DataPower
11 15 (0.83%) Hedge funds
12 14 (0.78%) Data Centre
13 13 (0.72%) IVR
14 11 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 10 (0.56%) Client/Server
16 9 (0.50%) Data Extraction
16 9 (0.50%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 430 (23.93%) Unix
2 391 (21.76%) Linux
3 142 (7.90%) Windows
4 61 (3.39%) Solaris
5 52 (2.89%) AIX
6 33 (1.84%) Windows Server
7 32 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (0.95%) CentOS
10 15 (0.83%) Apple iOS
10 15 (0.83%) OS/390
11 14 (0.78%) Android
12 12 (0.67%) HPUX
12 12 (0.67%) Ubuntu
13 11 (0.61%) zOS
14 10 (0.56%) SUSE
15 4 (0.22%) Debian
16 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
17 2 (0.11%) VME
17 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 925 (51.47%) Agile Software Development
2 358 (19.92%) Scrum
3 356 (19.81%) TDD
4 240 (13.36%) Continuous Integration
5 233 (12.97%) SOA
6 202 (11.24%) E-Commerce
7 178 (9.91%) OO
8 168 (9.35%) MVC
9 151 (8.40%) Open Source
10 142 (7.90%) BDD
11 140 (7.79%) DevOps
12 135 (7.51%) Kanban
13 130 (7.23%) Software Engineering
14 121 (6.73%) Microservices
15 105 (5.84%) UML
16 99 (5.51%) ITIL
17 96 (5.34%) High Availability
18 93 (5.18%) Waterfall
19 83 (4.62%) Configuration Management
20 81 (4.51%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1620 (90.15%) Java
2 532 (29.60%) SQL
3 453 (25.21%) JavaScript
4 133 (7.40%) PL/SQL
4 133 (7.40%) Shell Script
5 122 (6.79%) Perl
6 114 (6.34%) Scala
7 102 (5.68%) Python
8 82 (4.56%) C++
9 65 (3.62%) C
10 54 (3.01%) Ruby
11 45 (2.50%) PHP
12 37 (2.06%) Bash Shell
13 36 (2.00%) Jython
14 26 (1.45%) C#
15 22 (1.22%) Korn
16 20 (1.11%) Groovy
16 20 (1.11%) VB
17 18 (1.00%) COBOL
18 17 (0.95%) XPath
Qualifications
1 196 (10.91%) Security Cleared
2 89 (4.95%) SC Cleared
3 72 (4.01%) Degree
4 63 (3.51%) DV Cleared
5 25 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
6 19 (1.06%) Sun Certification
7 11 (0.61%) OCPJP
8 10 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
9 5 (0.28%) CISSP
9 5 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.17%) CISA
10 3 (0.17%) ISEB
10 3 (0.17%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.17%) MCSA
10 3 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.11%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.11%) CISM
11 2 (0.11%) MCTS
11 2 (0.11%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (3.17%) QA
2 17 (0.95%) JSP 440
3 15 (0.83%) SLA
4 14 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
5 8 (0.45%) FATCA
6 3 (0.17%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.17%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.11%) MiFID
7 2 (0.11%) PA-DSS
8 1 (0.056%) COBIT
8 1 (0.056%) HL7
8 1 (0.056%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.056%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.056%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 81 (4.51%) Docker
2 62 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 48 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (1.73%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (0.78%) vCloud
6 12 (0.67%) Xen
7 11 (0.61%) Samba
8 10 (0.56%) Apache Flume
9 8 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 8 (0.45%) vSphere
10 7 (0.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 6 (0.33%) HDFS
12 5 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (0.22%) NDS
13 4 (0.22%) NetIQ eDirectory
13 4 (0.22%) Varnish
14 3 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
15 2 (0.11%) Shibboleth
15 2 (0.11%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.11%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 104 (5.79%) Puppet
2 33 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (1.67%) Oracle Identity Management
4 25 (1.39%) Ansible
5 20 (1.11%) EMC NetWorker
5 20 (1.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 18 (1.00%) OpenAM
6 18 (1.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 16 (0.89%) OpenIDM
8 14 (0.78%) Grafana
8 14 (0.78%) Graphite
8 14 (0.78%) Kibana
9 13 (0.72%) HAProxy
9 13 (0.72%) logstash
9 13 (0.72%) Nagios
9 13 (0.72%) Salt
9 13 (0.72%) ZABBIX
10 11 (0.61%) CA Wily
10 11 (0.61%) Rundeck
11 9 (0.50%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 575 (32.00%) Oracle
2 235 (13.08%) IBM
3 94 (5.23%) Adobe
4 91 (5.06%) hybris
5 83 (4.62%) Microsoft
6 80 (4.45%) Red Hat
7 66 (3.67%) Google
7 66 (3.67%) VMware
8 59 (3.28%) Sybase
9 56 (3.12%) webMethods
10 55 (3.06%) Sun
11 53 (2.95%) ATG
12 51 (2.84%) BEA
13 47 (2.62%) F5
14 39 (2.17%) WSO2
15 33 (1.84%) SAP
16 31 (1.73%) Endeca
17 30 (1.67%) Cisco
18 21 (1.17%) ForgeRock
18 21 (1.17%) MuleSoft
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