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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
UK / England
Rank 172 158 136
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -22
Contract jobs citing J2EE 617 716 773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.51% 1.54% 1.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.87% 5.26% 6.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 426 508
Median daily rate £463 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £62.50 £35.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +77.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £59.25 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-36.70% +68.44%

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
12674 13611 12786
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.07% 29.24% 27.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8758 9470 8757
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 £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 243 167
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £21.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £56.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 21 January 2017.

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
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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +6 268 £500 - 59
East of England +23 73 £425 -4.22% 8
South East -50 58 £500 +25.39% 35
North West +30 57 £415 +3.75% 14
South West +20 45 £425 +30.76% 17
East Midlands +1 38 £450 +5.88% 9
Yorkshire +18 31 £495 +23.75% 14
West Midlands -16 31 £450 +38.46% 7
North East -46 10 £400 -1.23% 2
J2EE
UK

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 1285 (86.59%) Java
2 774 (52.16%) Agile Software Development
3 605 (40.77%) Spring
4 519 (34.97%) Oracle
5 459 (30.93%) Web Services
6 439 (29.58%) JavaScript
7 435 (29.31%) SQL
8 336 (22.64%) XML
9 335 (22.57%) Unix
10 329 (22.17%) HTML
11 324 (21.83%) Linux
12 316 (21.29%) Hibernate
13 304 (20.49%) TDD
14 293 (19.74%) REST
15 292 (19.68%) Scrum
16 279 (18.80%) Jenkins
17 272 (18.33%) Finance
18 262 (17.65%) SOA
19 252 (16.98%) WebSphere
20 250 (16.85%) SOAP
20 250 (16.85%) JSP
21 246 (16.58%) CSS
22 242 (16.31%) OO
22 242 (16.31%) E-Commerce
23 237 (15.97%) WebLogic
24 223 (15.03%) JSON
25 221 (14.89%) Maven
26 204 (13.75%) Tomcat
27 195 (13.14%) Git (software)
28 190 (12.80%) Continuous Integration

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
1 252 (16.98%) WebSphere
2 237 (15.97%) WebLogic
3 204 (13.75%) Tomcat
4 174 (11.73%) JBoss
5 157 (10.58%) Apache
6 132 (8.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 86 (5.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 76 (5.12%) WebSphere Application Server
9 63 (4.25%) Confluence
10 54 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
11 43 (2.90%) CMS
12 40 (2.70%) iPlanet
13 37 (2.49%) GlassFish
14 35 (2.36%) Oracle Application Server
15 33 (2.22%) WebLogic Portal
16 29 (1.95%) Jetty
17 27 (1.82%) nginx
18 25 (1.68%) Mule
19 24 (1.62%) Liferay
20 23 (1.55%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (1.21%) MS Visio
2 17 (1.15%) MS Excel
3 6 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.34%) MS Office
5 3 (0.20%) HipChat
6 2 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.067%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.067%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (1.28%) Adobe Campaign
2 16 (1.08%) Oracle BPM
3 15 (1.01%) Payment Gateway
4 12 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.40%) Magento
6 5 (0.34%) BASE24
6 5 (0.34%) OpenText MBPM
7 3 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.13%) Maximo
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.13%) Remedy AR System
8 2 (0.13%) TRIRIGA
9 1 (0.067%) Documaker
9 1 (0.067%) Fredhopper
9 1 (0.067%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 1 (0.067%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.067%) Oracle Retail
9 1 (0.067%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 116 (7.82%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (3.10%) GitHub
4 39 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
5 30 (2.02%) PaaS
6 24 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
7 23 (1.55%) IaaS
8 18 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
9 13 (0.88%) Amazon S3
9 13 (0.88%) Google App Engine
10 10 (0.67%) Adobe Analytics
11 9 (0.61%) SaaS
12 6 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
13 5 (0.34%) Force.com
14 4 (0.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 4 (0.27%) Bluemix
14 4 (0.27%) IBM Cloud
15 2 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
15 2 (0.13%) CloudBees
15 2 (0.13%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 91 (6.13%) Firewall
2 81 (5.46%) TCP/IP
3 59 (3.98%) HTTP
4 54 (3.64%) LDAP
5 50 (3.37%) SSL
6 44 (2.96%) Internet
7 28 (1.89%) DNS
8 22 (1.48%) FTP
9 21 (1.42%) SAN
10 16 (1.08%) DHCP
11 15 (1.01%) SMS
12 14 (0.94%) IPsec
13 13 (0.88%) BIG-IP
14 10 (0.67%) NAS
15 9 (0.61%) DMZ
16 7 (0.47%) LAN
16 7 (0.47%) VoIP
16 7 (0.47%) WAN
17 6 (0.40%) Network Security
17 6 (0.40%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (8.42%) MongoDB
2 117 (7.88%) Relational Database
3 113 (7.61%) Oracle Database
4 87 (5.86%) SQL Server
5 82 (5.53%) NoSQL
6 78 (5.26%) Big Data
7 64 (4.31%) MySQL
8 58 (3.91%) DB2
9 43 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
10 40 (2.70%) Hadoop
11 31 (2.09%) RDBMS
12 30 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
13 26 (1.75%) Endeca
14 25 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
15 24 (1.62%) Oracle Database 10g
16 20 (1.35%) Couchbase
17 14 (0.94%) Jackrabbit
18 13 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
18 13 (0.88%) Redis
19 12 (0.81%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 279 (18.80%) Jenkins
2 221 (14.89%) Maven
3 195 (13.14%) Git (software)
4 174 (11.73%) JUnit
5 148 (9.97%) JIRA
6 115 (7.75%) Eclipse
7 109 (7.35%) Ant
8 103 (6.94%) Subversion
9 101 (6.81%) Mockito
10 84 (5.66%) Cucumber
11 70 (4.72%) Selenium
12 50 (3.37%) Spock
13 44 (2.96%) Gradle
14 36 (2.43%) SoapUI
15 32 (2.16%) Hudson
15 32 (2.16%) TeamCity
16 22 (1.48%) IntelliJ
17 20 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 19 (1.28%) CA Gen
18 19 (1.28%) SonarQube
General
1 272 (18.33%) Finance
2 133 (8.96%) Banking
3 94 (6.33%) Retail
4 53 (3.57%) Marketing
5 26 (1.75%) Investment Banking
6 25 (1.68%) Publishing
7 22 (1.48%) Telecoms
8 18 (1.21%) Legal
9 17 (1.15%) Manufacturing
10 13 (0.88%) Front Office
10 13 (0.88%) Games
10 13 (0.88%) Law
11 12 (0.81%) Electronics
12 9 (0.61%) Back Office
13 7 (0.47%) Advertising
13 7 (0.47%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.27%) Automotive
15 4 (0.27%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.13%) French Language
Job Titles
1 888 (59.84%) Developer
2 602 (40.57%) Java Developer
3 248 (16.71%) Architect
4 111 (7.48%) Senior Developer
5 103 (6.94%) J2EE Developer
6 100 (6.74%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 80 (5.39%) Senior Java Developer
8 76 (5.12%) Solutions Architect
9 68 (4.58%) Agile Developer
10 64 (4.31%) Agile Java Developer
11 62 (4.18%) Consultant
12 60 (4.04%) Oracle Developer
13 53 (3.57%) Java Architect
14 46 (3.10%) Java Engineer
15 44 (2.96%) Technical Architect
16 37 (2.49%) J2EE Architect
17 34 (2.29%) Analyst
18 33 (2.22%) Hybris Developer
18 33 (2.22%) Scala Developer
19 30 (2.02%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 605 (40.77%) Spring
2 459 (30.93%) Web Services
3 336 (22.64%) XML
4 329 (22.17%) HTML
5 316 (21.29%) Hibernate
6 293 (19.74%) REST
7 250 (16.85%) JSP
7 250 (16.85%) SOAP
8 246 (16.58%) CSS
9 223 (15.03%) JSON
10 187 (12.60%) RESTful
11 181 (12.20%) AngularJS
11 181 (12.20%) JMS
12 151 (10.18%) HTML5
13 145 (9.77%) Servlets
14 139 (9.37%) jQuery
15 136 (9.16%) EJB
16 125 (8.42%) XSLT
17 123 (8.29%) CSS3
18 117 (7.88%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 104 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (3.84%) Clustering
3 51 (3.44%) Computer Science
4 43 (2.90%) User Experience
5 40 (2.70%) Virtual Team
6 39 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
7 30 (2.02%) Social Media
8 27 (1.82%) Data Centre
8 27 (1.82%) iPad
9 26 (1.75%) Mainframe
10 25 (1.68%) Management Information System
11 20 (1.35%) Mobile App
12 19 (1.28%) Inversion of Control
13 15 (1.01%) Algorithms
13 15 (1.01%) Client/Server
14 14 (0.94%) Data Structures
15 12 (0.81%) DataPower
16 11 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 10 (0.67%) Mathematics
17 10 (0.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 335 (22.57%) Unix
2 324 (21.83%) Linux
3 104 (7.01%) Windows
4 56 (3.77%) AIX
5 54 (3.64%) Solaris
6 37 (2.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (1.21%) Android
8 15 (1.01%) Apple iOS
9 14 (0.94%) Windows Server
10 13 (0.88%) HPUX
10 13 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (0.67%) SUSE
12 8 (0.54%) VME
13 7 (0.47%) CentOS
14 5 (0.34%) OS/390
15 4 (0.27%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.20%) Debian
16 3 (0.20%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
17 2 (0.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 774 (52.16%) Agile Software Development
2 304 (20.49%) TDD
3 292 (19.68%) Scrum
4 262 (17.65%) SOA
5 242 (16.31%) E-Commerce
5 242 (16.31%) OO
6 190 (12.80%) Continuous Integration
7 169 (11.39%) MVC
8 148 (9.97%) Open Source
9 128 (8.63%) BDD
10 119 (8.02%) Microservices
11 114 (7.68%) UML
12 106 (7.14%) Software Engineering
13 101 (6.81%) DevOps
14 93 (6.27%) High Availability
15 89 (6.00%) Kanban
16 86 (5.80%) Unit Testing
17 79 (5.32%) Configuration Management
18 74 (4.99%) Waterfall
19 72 (4.85%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1285 (86.59%) Java
2 439 (29.58%) JavaScript
3 435 (29.31%) SQL
4 114 (7.68%) PL/SQL
5 106 (7.14%) Shell Script
6 100 (6.74%) Perl
7 76 (5.12%) Python
8 69 (4.65%) Scala
9 49 (3.30%) C
10 36 (2.43%) XPath
11 33 (2.22%) Bash Shell
12 32 (2.16%) Korn
13 30 (2.02%) C++
13 30 (2.02%) Groovy
14 29 (1.95%) Ruby
15 24 (1.62%) C#
16 19 (1.28%) Jython
17 15 (1.01%) PHP
18 14 (0.94%) ActionScript
19 13 (0.88%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 129 (8.69%) Security Cleared
2 70 (4.72%) Degree
3 50 (3.37%) DV Cleared
3 50 (3.37%) SC Cleared
4 17 (1.15%) ISEB
5 14 (0.94%) ISTQB
6 13 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
7 12 (0.81%) Sun Certification
8 3 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.20%) MCSA
8 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.13%) CISSP
9 2 (0.13%) OCPJP
9 2 (0.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.067%) CEH
10 1 (0.067%) CISA
10 1 (0.067%) GCIH
10 1 (0.067%) GSEC
10 1 (0.067%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.17%) QA
2 19 (1.28%) SLA
3 13 (0.88%) FATCA
4 10 (0.67%) JSP 440
5 8 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
6 6 (0.40%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.20%) PA-DSS
8 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.13%) HL7
8 2 (0.13%) MiFID
9 1 (0.067%) CDISC
9 1 (0.067%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 51 (3.44%) Docker
2 40 (2.70%) Active Directory
3 34 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (1.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 16 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (0.81%) Xen
7 10 (0.67%) Apache Flume
8 8 (0.54%) vSphere
9 7 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (0.34%) Hyper-V
10 5 (0.34%) Squid
10 5 (0.34%) vCloud
11 3 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.13%) HDFS
12 2 (0.13%) NDS
12 2 (0.13%) NetIQ eDirectory
12 2 (0.13%) Shibboleth
12 2 (0.13%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.067%) KVM
Systems Management
1 61 (4.11%) Puppet
2 36 (2.43%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (1.95%) Ansible
4 24 (1.62%) Oracle Identity Management
5 18 (1.21%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 17 (1.15%) logstash
7 13 (0.88%) EMC NetWorker
7 13 (0.88%) OpenAM
7 13 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 10 (0.67%) Tivoli
9 9 (0.61%) Rsyslog
10 8 (0.54%) Kibana
11 7 (0.47%) OpenIDM
12 6 (0.40%) Graphite
12 6 (0.40%) NetBackup
12 6 (0.40%) OpenSSO
13 5 (0.34%) HP Data Protector
13 5 (0.34%) Salt
13 5 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 4 (0.27%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 519 (34.97%) Oracle
2 155 (10.44%) IBM
3 114 (7.68%) Adobe
4 82 (5.53%) hybris
5 67 (4.51%) ATG
6 64 (4.31%) Red Hat
7 58 (3.91%) Microsoft
8 51 (3.44%) Sun
9 48 (3.23%) F5
10 45 (3.03%) BEA
11 44 (2.96%) Cisco
11 44 (2.96%) Sybase
12 41 (2.76%) VMware
13 31 (2.09%) Google
13 31 (2.09%) MuleSoft
13 31 (2.09%) webMethods
14 29 (1.95%) Veritas
15 28 (1.89%) Pega
15 28 (1.89%) Solace
16 27 (1.82%) WSO2
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Hertfordshire
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City of London
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Kent
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South East
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Leeds
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