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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
UK / England
Rank 169 160 124
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -36
Contract jobs citing J2EE 631 744 870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.51% 1.59% 1.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.82% 5.53% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 443 548
Median daily rate £463 £425 £402
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +5.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £309 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 8
Median hourly rate £37.50 £62.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +73.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £62.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +73.61%

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
13089 13466 12789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.31% 28.70% 27.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9138 9393 8567
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 237 171
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £20.40 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.38 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +13.97%

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 February 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 February 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 -27 248 £500 - 70
East of England +31 70 £425 +3.03% 14
South East -20 69 £488 +26.00% 39
North West +34 67 £438 +9.37% 18
South West +8 54 £488 +27.86% 11
East Midlands +13 42 £411 +14.23% 15
Yorkshire +9 36 £439 +6.36% 18
West Midlands -34 29 £450 +38.46% 5
North East -50 11 £385 -2.53% 2
J2EE
UK

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 1211 (86.01%) Java
2 720 (51.14%) Agile Software Development
3 566 (40.20%) Spring
4 533 (37.86%) Oracle
5 462 (32.81%) Web Services
6 420 (29.83%) JavaScript
7 404 (28.69%) SQL
8 349 (24.79%) XML
9 329 (23.37%) Linux
10 328 (23.30%) Hibernate
11 323 (22.94%) HTML
12 308 (21.88%) Unix
13 298 (21.16%) TDD
14 274 (19.46%) WebSphere
15 273 (19.39%) REST
16 270 (19.18%) Finance
17 267 (18.96%) Jenkins
18 263 (18.68%) SOA
19 251 (17.83%) Scrum
20 245 (17.40%) SOAP
21 244 (17.33%) OO
22 243 (17.26%) JSP
23 240 (17.05%) WebLogic
24 235 (16.69%) CSS
25 234 (16.62%) E-Commerce
26 205 (14.56%) Continuous Integration
27 198 (14.06%) JBoss
28 193 (13.71%) Git (software)
29 187 (13.28%) Maven
30 183 (13.00%) Tomcat

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
1 274 (19.46%) WebSphere
2 240 (17.05%) WebLogic
3 198 (14.06%) JBoss
4 183 (13.00%) Tomcat
5 177 (12.57%) Apache
6 138 (9.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 78 (5.54%) WebSphere Application Server
8 74 (5.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 57 (4.05%) Confluence
10 40 (2.84%) CMS
11 37 (2.63%) IIS
11 37 (2.63%) nginx
11 37 (2.63%) Oracle Application Server
12 36 (2.56%) Jetty
13 34 (2.41%) GlassFish
13 34 (2.41%) iPlanet
14 29 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
15 28 (1.99%) WebLogic Portal
16 26 (1.85%) Mule
17 25 (1.78%) Mongrel
Applications
1 16 (1.14%) MS Visio
2 10 (0.71%) MS Excel
3 7 (0.50%) MS Office
4 6 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.28%) HipChat
5 4 (0.28%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.21%) MS Project
7 1 (0.071%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 16 (1.14%) Oracle BPM
2 14 (0.99%) Adobe Campaign
2 14 (0.99%) Payment Gateway
3 10 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.36%) Magento
5 4 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.21%) OpenText MBPM
6 3 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.14%) Maximo
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.14%) TRIRIGA
8 1 (0.071%) BASE24
8 1 (0.071%) Documaker
8 1 (0.071%) Fredhopper
8 1 (0.071%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 1 (0.071%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.071%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.071%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 110 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
3 36 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 29 (2.06%) Google Cloud Platform
5 28 (1.99%) PaaS
6 25 (1.78%) Google App Engine
7 24 (1.70%) IaaS
8 17 (1.21%) GitHub
9 14 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
10 13 (0.92%) Amazon S3
11 9 (0.64%) SaaS
12 6 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
12 6 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
12 6 (0.43%) Bluemix
12 6 (0.43%) IBM Cloud
13 4 (0.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 3 (0.21%) Force.com
14 3 (0.21%) Google Analytics
15 2 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
15 2 (0.14%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 105 (7.46%) TCP/IP
2 84 (5.97%) Firewall
3 75 (5.33%) HTTP
4 68 (4.83%) SSL
5 48 (3.41%) Internet
6 32 (2.27%) DNS
6 32 (2.27%) LDAP
7 31 (2.20%) FTP
8 24 (1.70%) DHCP
8 24 (1.70%) IPsec
9 16 (1.14%) SAN
10 13 (0.92%) SMS
11 9 (0.64%) DMZ
11 9 (0.64%) LAN
11 9 (0.64%) VoIP
11 9 (0.64%) WAN
12 8 (0.57%) NAS
13 6 (0.43%) Network Security
13 6 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (0.43%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (8.66%) Relational Database
2 112 (7.95%) Oracle Database
3 101 (7.17%) MongoDB
4 84 (5.97%) NoSQL
5 83 (5.89%) SQL Server
6 73 (5.18%) Big Data
7 71 (5.04%) MySQL
8 65 (4.62%) DB2
9 47 (3.34%) PostgreSQL
10 36 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
10 36 (2.56%) Hadoop
11 34 (2.41%) Endeca
12 30 (2.13%) RDBMS
13 26 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
14 22 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
15 14 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
16 13 (0.92%) Redis
17 11 (0.78%) Blockchain
17 11 (0.78%) Jackrabbit
18 10 (0.71%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 267 (18.96%) Jenkins
2 193 (13.71%) Git (software)
3 187 (13.28%) Maven
4 155 (11.01%) JIRA
5 151 (10.72%) JUnit
6 118 (8.38%) Subversion
7 112 (7.95%) Ant
8 107 (7.60%) Eclipse
9 88 (6.25%) Mockito
10 74 (5.26%) Selenium
11 63 (4.47%) Cucumber
12 44 (3.13%) Gradle
13 33 (2.34%) Hudson
13 33 (2.34%) Spock
14 29 (2.06%) TeamCity
15 27 (1.92%) SoapUI
15 27 (1.92%) Travis CI
16 23 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 23 (1.63%) IntelliJ
17 20 (1.42%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 270 (19.18%) Finance
2 143 (10.16%) Banking
3 91 (6.46%) Retail
4 43 (3.05%) Marketing
5 30 (2.13%) Investment Banking
6 25 (1.78%) Telecoms
7 18 (1.28%) Publishing
8 17 (1.21%) Games
9 16 (1.14%) Legal
10 14 (0.99%) Manufacturing
11 13 (0.92%) Law
12 11 (0.78%) Back Office
13 10 (0.71%) Electronics
13 10 (0.71%) Front Office
14 9 (0.64%) Advertising
15 6 (0.43%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.28%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.28%) Financial Institution
18 3 (0.21%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 836 (59.38%) Developer
2 565 (40.13%) Java Developer
3 247 (17.54%) Architect
4 110 (7.81%) Senior Developer
5 89 (6.32%) J2EE Developer
6 86 (6.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 78 (5.54%) Senior Java Developer
8 74 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
9 61 (4.33%) Agile Developer
10 59 (4.19%) Agile Java Developer
11 53 (3.76%) Oracle Developer
11 53 (3.76%) Technical Architect
12 51 (3.62%) Java Architect
13 48 (3.41%) Consultant
14 37 (2.63%) Java Engineer
15 35 (2.49%) DevOps Engineer
16 32 (2.27%) Hybris Developer
17 30 (2.13%) Analyst
18 29 (2.06%) J2EE Architect
18 29 (2.06%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 566 (40.20%) Spring
2 462 (32.81%) Web Services
3 349 (24.79%) XML
4 328 (23.30%) Hibernate
5 323 (22.94%) HTML
6 273 (19.39%) REST
7 245 (17.40%) SOAP
8 243 (17.26%) JSP
9 235 (16.69%) CSS
10 176 (12.50%) JSON
11 165 (11.72%) AngularJS
12 163 (11.58%) Servlets
13 161 (11.43%) RESTful
14 153 (10.87%) JMS
15 141 (10.01%) HTML5
16 136 (9.66%) EJB
17 126 (8.95%) jQuery
18 125 (8.88%) XSLT
19 121 (8.59%) .NET
20 118 (8.38%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 92 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (3.69%) Computer Science
3 51 (3.62%) Clustering
3 51 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
4 44 (3.13%) User Experience
5 41 (2.91%) Virtual Team
6 36 (2.56%) Data Centre
7 35 (2.49%) iPad
8 31 (2.20%) Social Media
9 22 (1.56%) Client/Server
10 21 (1.49%) Data Structures
10 21 (1.49%) Mainframe
11 19 (1.35%) Mobile App
12 15 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 15 (1.07%) Management Information System
13 14 (0.99%) N-Tier
14 12 (0.85%) Algorithms
15 10 (0.71%) DataPower
16 9 (0.64%) Derivative
17 7 (0.50%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 329 (23.37%) Linux
2 308 (21.88%) Unix
3 96 (6.82%) Windows
4 47 (3.34%) AIX
5 45 (3.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 43 (3.05%) Solaris
7 13 (0.92%) HPUX
8 11 (0.78%) Android
9 10 (0.71%) SUSE
9 10 (0.71%) Windows Server
10 8 (0.57%) Apple iOS
10 8 (0.57%) VME
11 6 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.36%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.21%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.21%) OS/390
13 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.14%) VMS
14 2 (0.14%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 720 (51.14%) Agile Software Development
2 298 (21.16%) TDD
3 263 (18.68%) SOA
4 251 (17.83%) Scrum
5 244 (17.33%) OO
6 234 (16.62%) E-Commerce
7 205 (14.56%) Continuous Integration
8 169 (12.00%) MVC
9 157 (11.15%) Open Source
10 130 (9.23%) Microservices
11 129 (9.16%) DevOps
12 126 (8.95%) BDD
13 119 (8.45%) UML
14 105 (7.46%) Software Engineering
15 94 (6.68%) High Availability
15 94 (6.68%) Unit Testing
16 92 (6.53%) Configuration Management
17 81 (5.75%) Data Modelling
18 78 (5.54%) Mentoring
19 74 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1211 (86.01%) Java
2 420 (29.83%) JavaScript
3 404 (28.69%) SQL
4 113 (8.03%) PL/SQL
5 98 (6.96%) Shell Script
6 84 (5.97%) Perl
7 83 (5.89%) Python
8 59 (4.19%) Scala
9 54 (3.84%) C
10 37 (2.63%) Bash Shell
11 34 (2.41%) XPath
12 30 (2.13%) Korn
13 29 (2.06%) Groovy
14 28 (1.99%) Ruby
15 27 (1.92%) C#
16 25 (1.78%) C++
17 16 (1.14%) Jython
18 15 (1.07%) ActionScript
19 14 (0.99%) PHP
20 12 (0.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 119 (8.45%) Security Cleared
2 68 (4.83%) Degree
3 52 (3.69%) SC Cleared
4 40 (2.84%) DV Cleared
5 17 (1.21%) ISEB
6 14 (0.99%) ISTQB
7 13 (0.92%) Sun Certification
8 12 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (0.36%) OCPJP
10 3 (0.21%) CISSP
10 3 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.21%) MCSA
10 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.21%) SANS
10 3 (0.21%) SSCP
11 2 (0.14%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.071%) IBM Certification
12 1 (0.071%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.05%) QA
2 16 (1.14%) SLA
3 13 (0.92%) FATCA
4 10 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.43%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.36%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.21%) PA-DSS
7 3 (0.21%) WCAG
8 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.14%) MiFID
9 1 (0.071%) CDISC
9 1 (0.071%) HL7
9 1 (0.071%) IFRS
9 1 (0.071%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 66 (4.69%) Docker
2 40 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (1.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 24 (1.70%) Active Directory
5 23 (1.63%) Xen
6 15 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (0.64%) Apache Flume
8 8 (0.57%) vSphere
9 5 (0.36%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (0.36%) Squid
10 3 (0.21%) vCloud
10 3 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.071%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.071%) KVM
11 1 (0.071%) NDS
11 1 (0.071%) NetIQ eDirectory
11 1 (0.071%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.071%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (0.071%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 83 (5.89%) Puppet
2 46 (3.27%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (2.77%) Ansible
4 23 (1.63%) Oracle Identity Management
5 19 (1.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 15 (1.07%) logstash
7 10 (0.71%) Tivoli
8 9 (0.64%) Kubernetes
8 9 (0.64%) Rsyslog
9 7 (0.50%) Kibana
10 6 (0.43%) EMC NetWorker
10 6 (0.43%) Graphite
10 6 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 5 (0.36%) OpenAM
11 5 (0.36%) OpenSSO
11 5 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 4 (0.28%) Grafana
12 4 (0.28%) NetBackup
13 3 (0.21%) CA Wily
13 3 (0.21%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 533 (37.86%) Oracle
2 155 (11.01%) IBM
3 110 (7.81%) Adobe
4 84 (5.97%) ATG
5 75 (5.33%) hybris
6 63 (4.47%) Microsoft
7 55 (3.91%) Red Hat
8 46 (3.27%) VMware
9 42 (2.98%) Google
10 41 (2.91%) Sun
11 38 (2.70%) F5
12 37 (2.63%) Cisco
12 37 (2.63%) Sybase
13 34 (2.41%) BEA
14 28 (1.99%) Pega
14 28 (1.99%) Veritas
15 27 (1.92%) webMethods
16 26 (1.85%) MuleSoft
16 26 (1.85%) Solace
16 26 (1.85%) WSO2
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