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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 168 149 145
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -4
Contract jobs citing J2EE 718 808 816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.57% 1.60% 1.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.04% 5.47% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 492 551
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £418 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.41% +4.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 8
Median hourly rate £42.84 £37.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.17 £36.25 £28.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.97 £100.00 £35.87
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.84 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.36% +4.28%
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
14238 14764 13933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.05% 29.25% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9894 10346 9666
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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 £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 235 162
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £16.47 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
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 9 December 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
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 9 December 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 +18 352 £500 +5.26% 52
South East +1 99 £425 +5.59% 23
East of England +2 72 £425 +3.03% 14
North West -13 43 £423 +5.62% 26
West Midlands -16 43 £450 +12.50% 9
South West -7 31 £425 -5.55% 28
North East -37 28 £330 -19.65% 1
East Midlands -6 26 £420 -1.17% 7
Yorkshire -11 19 £510 +2.00% 28
J2EE
UK

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 1425 (87.85%) Java
2 824 (50.80%) Agile Software Development
3 621 (38.29%) Spring
4 539 (33.23%) Oracle
5 474 (29.22%) Web Services
6 466 (28.73%) JavaScript
7 462 (28.48%) SQL
8 377 (23.24%) Unix
9 353 (21.76%) HTML
10 351 (21.64%) XML
11 328 (20.22%) Linux
12 323 (19.91%) Hibernate
13 313 (19.30%) TDD
14 305 (18.80%) Scrum
15 296 (18.25%) Jenkins
16 295 (18.19%) REST
17 294 (18.13%) Finance
18 293 (18.06%) WebSphere
19 265 (16.34%) CSS
19 265 (16.34%) JSP
20 262 (16.15%) JSON
21 256 (15.78%) SOAP
22 250 (15.41%) SOA
22 250 (15.41%) Maven
23 248 (15.29%) WebLogic
24 223 (13.75%) E-Commerce
25 218 (13.44%) OO
26 217 (13.38%) JMS
27 214 (13.19%) Tomcat
28 213 (13.13%) JUnit

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
1 293 (18.06%) WebSphere
2 248 (15.29%) WebLogic
3 214 (13.19%) Tomcat
4 188 (11.59%) JBoss
5 159 (9.80%) Apache
6 110 (6.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 101 (6.23%) WebSphere Application Server
8 95 (5.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 72 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
10 56 (3.45%) Confluence
11 49 (3.02%) CMS
11 49 (3.02%) WebLogic Portal
12 45 (2.77%) GlassFish
13 40 (2.47%) iPlanet
13 40 (2.47%) Oracle Application Server
14 29 (1.79%) Mule
15 28 (1.73%) Apache Spark
16 26 (1.60%) Jetty
16 26 (1.60%) nginx
17 23 (1.42%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 27 (1.66%) MS Excel
1 27 (1.66%) MS Visio
2 11 (0.68%) MS Office
3 6 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.18%) Mingle
5 2 (0.12%) HipChat
5 2 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.062%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.062%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 22 (1.36%) Oracle BPM
2 19 (1.17%) Adobe Campaign
3 14 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 12 (0.74%) Payment Gateway
5 10 (0.62%) OpenText MBPM
6 7 (0.43%) Magento
7 6 (0.37%) BASE24
8 4 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
10 2 (0.12%) Maximo
10 2 (0.12%) Remedy AR System
11 1 (0.062%) Documaker
11 1 (0.062%) Fredhopper
11 1 (0.062%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
11 1 (0.062%) Oracle Applications
11 1 (0.062%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 1 (0.062%) Oracle SCM
11 1 (0.062%) SDL Web 8
11 1 (0.062%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 141 (8.69%) Amazon AWS
2 86 (5.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 67 (4.13%) GitHub
4 63 (3.88%) Cloud Computing
5 24 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
6 21 (1.29%) PaaS
7 20 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
8 16 (0.99%) Adobe Analytics
9 14 (0.86%) Google App Engine
9 14 (0.86%) IaaS
10 12 (0.74%) Amazon S3
11 10 (0.62%) SaaS
12 6 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
12 6 (0.37%) Force.com
13 5 (0.31%) Bluemix
13 5 (0.31%) IBM Cloud
14 4 (0.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 4 (0.25%) OpenShift
14 4 (0.25%) Slack
15 3 (0.18%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 98 (6.04%) Firewall
2 77 (4.75%) TCP/IP
3 72 (4.44%) LDAP
4 61 (3.76%) HTTP
5 60 (3.70%) SSL
6 43 (2.65%) Internet
7 28 (1.73%) DNS
8 18 (1.11%) FTP
8 18 (1.11%) SAN
9 16 (0.99%) SMS
10 14 (0.86%) DHCP
11 13 (0.80%) BIG-IP
12 12 (0.74%) IPsec
13 10 (0.62%) DMZ
13 10 (0.62%) NAS
14 7 (0.43%) LAN
14 7 (0.43%) SNMP
14 7 (0.43%) VoIP
14 7 (0.43%) WAN
15 6 (0.37%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (9.25%) MongoDB
2 126 (7.77%) Relational Database
3 104 (6.41%) Oracle Database
4 103 (6.35%) SQL Server
5 82 (5.06%) Big Data
6 79 (4.87%) NoSQL
7 64 (3.95%) MySQL
8 52 (3.21%) DB2
9 44 (2.71%) Hadoop
10 37 (2.28%) Couchbase
11 36 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
12 32 (1.97%) RDBMS
13 30 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
14 28 (1.73%) Oracle Database 10g
14 28 (1.73%) Oracle Database 11g
15 25 (1.54%) Endeca
16 15 (0.92%) HBase
16 15 (0.92%) IBM InfoSphere
16 15 (0.92%) Sqoop
17 13 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 296 (18.25%) Jenkins
2 250 (15.41%) Maven
3 213 (13.13%) JUnit
4 206 (12.70%) Git (software)
5 146 (9.00%) JIRA
6 136 (8.38%) Eclipse
7 113 (6.97%) Mockito
8 110 (6.78%) Subversion
9 108 (6.66%) Cucumber
10 107 (6.60%) Ant
11 88 (5.43%) Selenium
12 67 (4.13%) Spock
13 44 (2.71%) Gradle
13 44 (2.71%) SoapUI
14 31 (1.91%) TeamCity
15 26 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 26 (1.60%) Eclipse RCP
16 25 (1.54%) IntelliJ
17 24 (1.48%) Hudson
18 23 (1.42%) Oracle Forms
General
1 294 (18.13%) Finance
2 145 (8.94%) Banking
3 90 (5.55%) Retail
4 63 (3.88%) Marketing
5 30 (1.85%) Publishing
6 24 (1.48%) Telecoms
7 22 (1.36%) Front Office
8 19 (1.17%) Legal
9 18 (1.11%) Investment Banking
9 18 (1.11%) Manufacturing
10 14 (0.86%) Electronics
11 11 (0.68%) Law
12 9 (0.55%) Automotive
12 9 (0.55%) Back Office
12 9 (0.55%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.49%) Advertising
14 7 (0.43%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.25%) Games
17 2 (0.12%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 986 (60.79%) Developer
2 679 (41.86%) Java Developer
3 247 (15.23%) Architect
4 131 (8.08%) J2EE Developer
5 124 (7.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 110 (6.78%) Senior Developer
7 83 (5.12%) Senior Java Developer
8 76 (4.69%) Agile Developer
9 72 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
10 70 (4.32%) Agile Java Developer
11 67 (4.13%) Oracle Developer
12 63 (3.88%) Consultant
13 52 (3.21%) Java Architect
13 52 (3.21%) Scala Developer
14 48 (2.96%) Java Engineer
15 44 (2.71%) J2EE Architect
16 42 (2.59%) Analyst
17 34 (2.10%) Lead Developer
18 33 (2.03%) Hybris Developer
19 32 (1.97%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 621 (38.29%) Spring
2 474 (29.22%) Web Services
3 353 (21.76%) HTML
4 351 (21.64%) XML
5 323 (19.91%) Hibernate
6 295 (18.19%) REST
7 265 (16.34%) CSS
7 265 (16.34%) JSP
8 262 (16.15%) JSON
9 256 (15.78%) SOAP
10 217 (13.38%) JMS
11 204 (12.58%) AngularJS
12 199 (12.27%) RESTful
13 161 (9.93%) HTML5
14 154 (9.49%) EJB
15 153 (9.43%) jQuery
16 152 (9.37%) Servlets
17 125 (7.71%) CSS3
18 119 (7.34%) XSLT
19 117 (7.21%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 116 (7.15%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (3.70%) Clustering
3 47 (2.90%) Computer Science
4 43 (2.65%) User Experience
5 39 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
6 35 (2.16%) Virtual Team
7 33 (2.03%) Mainframe
8 32 (1.97%) Social Media
9 31 (1.91%) Management Information System
10 26 (1.60%) Data Centre
11 20 (1.23%) Mobile App
12 18 (1.11%) Algorithms
12 18 (1.11%) DataPower
12 18 (1.11%) Inversion of Control
13 17 (1.05%) iPad
14 13 (0.80%) N-Tier
15 11 (0.68%) Client/Server
15 11 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 10 (0.62%) Data Structures
17 9 (0.55%) Blockchain
Operating Systems
1 377 (23.24%) Unix
2 328 (20.22%) Linux
3 117 (7.21%) Windows
4 61 (3.76%) Solaris
5 53 (3.27%) AIX
6 42 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (1.60%) Windows Server
8 17 (1.05%) Android
9 14 (0.86%) Apple iOS
10 13 (0.80%) HPUX
10 13 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (0.62%) OS/390
11 10 (0.62%) SUSE
12 9 (0.55%) CentOS
13 5 (0.31%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.18%) Debian
14 3 (0.18%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.12%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 824 (50.80%) Agile Software Development
2 313 (19.30%) TDD
3 305 (18.80%) Scrum
4 250 (15.41%) SOA
5 223 (13.75%) E-Commerce
6 218 (13.44%) OO
7 186 (11.47%) Continuous Integration
8 184 (11.34%) MVC
9 163 (10.05%) Open Source
10 127 (7.83%) BDD
11 119 (7.34%) Microservices
12 114 (7.03%) Kanban
13 109 (6.72%) UML
14 108 (6.66%) DevOps
15 104 (6.41%) Software Engineering
16 95 (5.86%) High Availability
17 80 (4.93%) Web Development
18 79 (4.87%) Configuration Management
18 79 (4.87%) Unit Testing
18 79 (4.87%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1425 (87.85%) Java
2 466 (28.73%) JavaScript
3 462 (28.48%) SQL
4 119 (7.34%) PL/SQL
5 116 (7.15%) Shell Script
6 113 (6.97%) Perl
7 97 (5.98%) Scala
8 85 (5.24%) Python
9 51 (3.14%) C
10 48 (2.96%) C++
11 43 (2.65%) Ruby
12 40 (2.47%) XPath
13 39 (2.40%) Korn
14 36 (2.22%) Bash Shell
15 35 (2.16%) Jython
16 32 (1.97%) C#
17 28 (1.73%) Groovy
18 22 (1.36%) PHP
19 18 (1.11%) COBOL
20 14 (0.86%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 143 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 71 (4.38%) Degree
3 61 (3.76%) DV Cleared
4 55 (3.39%) SC Cleared
5 15 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
6 12 (0.74%) Sun Certification
7 11 (0.68%) ISEB
8 10 (0.62%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.25%) CISSP
10 3 (0.18%) CISA
10 3 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.18%) MCSA
10 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.12%) CISM
11 2 (0.12%) OCPJP
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.062%) GCIH
12 1 (0.062%) GSEC
12 1 (0.062%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (3.08%) QA
2 15 (0.92%) SLA
3 13 (0.80%) FATCA
4 10 (0.62%) JSP 440
5 9 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.25%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.18%) PA-DSS
8 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.12%) HL7
8 2 (0.12%) MiFID
9 1 (0.062%) CDISC
9 1 (0.062%) COBIT
9 1 (0.062%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 61 (3.76%) Active Directory
2 58 (3.58%) Docker
3 29 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (1.60%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 11 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (0.62%) Apache Flume
6 10 (0.62%) Xen
7 8 (0.49%) vSphere
8 7 (0.43%) vCloud
9 5 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 5 (0.31%) HDFS
9 5 (0.31%) Squid
10 4 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.25%) Varnish
11 3 (0.18%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.18%) NDS
11 3 (0.18%) NetIQ eDirectory
11 3 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.12%) Shibboleth
12 2 (0.12%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 72 (4.44%) Puppet
2 36 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (2.16%) Oracle Identity Management
4 30 (1.85%) Ansible
5 25 (1.54%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 19 (1.17%) logstash
6 19 (1.17%) OpenAM
7 13 (0.80%) EMC NetWorker
7 13 (0.80%) OpenIDM
7 13 (0.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 10 (0.62%) Tivoli
9 9 (0.55%) CA Wily
9 9 (0.55%) Kibana
9 9 (0.55%) Rsyslog
10 8 (0.49%) Graphite
11 6 (0.37%) HAProxy
11 6 (0.37%) OpenSSO
11 6 (0.37%) Salt
11 6 (0.37%) Terraform
11 6 (0.37%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 539 (33.23%) Oracle
2 190 (11.71%) IBM
3 129 (7.95%) Adobe
4 83 (5.12%) hybris
5 77 (4.75%) Microsoft
6 70 (4.32%) Red Hat
7 60 (3.70%) Sun
8 54 (3.33%) ATG
8 54 (3.33%) Sybase
9 51 (3.14%) F5
10 46 (2.84%) BEA
11 44 (2.71%) Cisco
12 40 (2.47%) VMware
13 37 (2.28%) webMethods
14 35 (2.16%) Google
15 34 (2.10%) WSO2
16 33 (2.03%) MuleSoft
17 30 (1.85%) Solace
18 28 (1.73%) Veritas
19 24 (1.48%) Pega
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
South Yorkshire
Digital Gurus
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hampshire
IQUO
Salary: Negotiable, Market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: to £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Stott & May
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 3-6 months initial
Posted: 22 hours ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Computer Futures
Rate: £100.00 - £450.00 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £430 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £550 - £600 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
London, Fore Street, EC2Y 5EJ
Prolifics UK
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 15 days ago