The table below looks at the statistics for J2SE skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2SE over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 564 566 536
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -30
Contract jobs citing J2SE 47 56 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.096% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% 0.39% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 44 39
Median daily rate £415 £490 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.30% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £383 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £750 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £65.00 -
J2SE
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
14293 14210 13680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 29.06% 27.90% 28.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10193 9693 9057
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 204 197
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

J2SE
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing J2SE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2SE Jobs Demand Trend in England

J2SE
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2SE across the England region.

J2SE Daily Rate Trend in England

J2SE
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2SE across the England region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

J2SE Daily Rate Histogram in England

J2SE
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing J2SE across the England region.

J2SE Hourly Rate Trend in England

J2SE
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 J2SE within the England region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
West Midlands -9 17 £415 -3.48%
South East +20 15 £275 -35.29% 2
London -18 14 £575 +4.54% 35
South West - 1 - - 3
J2SE
UK

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing J2SE 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 J2SE.

1 82 (100.00%) Java
2 47 (57.32%) Spring
3 45 (54.88%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (52.44%) SQL
4 43 (52.44%) Linux
5 40 (48.78%) XML
6 36 (43.90%) J2EE
7 34 (41.46%) Scala
8 32 (39.02%) MongoDB
9 31 (37.80%) Open Source
9 31 (37.80%) Unix
10 30 (36.59%) Software Engineering
10 30 (36.59%) JSON
10 30 (36.59%) Puppet
10 30 (36.59%) Play Framework
10 30 (36.59%) DevOps
11 28 (34.15%) REST
12 25 (30.49%) WebLogic
13 24 (29.27%) JUnit
13 24 (29.27%) SOAP
13 24 (29.27%) webMethods
13 24 (29.27%) Selenium
13 24 (29.27%) Hibernate
13 24 (29.27%) Docker
13 24 (29.27%) Microservices
14 23 (28.05%) HTML
15 22 (26.83%) HTML5
16 20 (24.39%) Git (software)
17 17 (20.73%) CSS
18 16 (19.51%) Adobe

J2SE
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 25 (30.49%) WebLogic
2 15 (18.29%) Tomcat
3 13 (15.85%) Apache
3 13 (15.85%) JBoss
4 11 (13.41%) WebLogic Portal
5 6 (7.32%) Jetty
6 2 (2.44%) Apache Spark
6 2 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.44%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.22%) GemFire
7 1 (1.22%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (12.20%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (10.98%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (10.98%) Google App Engine
2 9 (10.98%) Google Cloud Platform
2 9 (10.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.22%) GitHub
3 1 (1.22%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.54%) HTTP
1 7 (8.54%) SSL
1 7 (8.54%) TCP/IP
2 6 (7.32%) Network Security
3 1 (1.22%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (39.02%) MongoDB
2 9 (10.98%) Oracle Database
3 7 (8.54%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.10%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.88%) DB2
6 3 (3.66%) Hazelcast
7 2 (2.44%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (29.27%) JUnit
1 24 (29.27%) Selenium
2 20 (24.39%) Git (software)
3 15 (18.29%) Eclipse
4 13 (15.85%) IntelliJ
5 9 (10.98%) Jenkins
5 9 (10.98%) Log4j
6 2 (2.44%) Ant
6 2 (2.44%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.44%) Protractor
7 1 (1.22%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.22%) Gatling
7 1 (1.22%) Grunt
7 1 (1.22%) gulp
7 1 (1.22%) Hudson
7 1 (1.22%) JIRA
7 1 (1.22%) jMock
7 1 (1.22%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.22%) Maven
7 1 (1.22%) Subversion
General
1 15 (18.29%) Finance
2 11 (13.41%) Front Office
3 7 (8.54%) Banking
4 6 (7.32%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.66%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 65 (79.27%) Developer
2 57 (69.51%) Java Developer
3 24 (29.27%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 24 (29.27%) Software Engineer
4 18 (21.95%) Java Software Developer
5 17 (20.73%) Java Engineer
5 17 (20.73%) Java Software Engineer
6 15 (18.29%) DevOps Engineer
6 15 (18.29%) Java Scala Developer
6 15 (18.29%) Java Scala Software Engineer
6 15 (18.29%) Scala Developer
6 15 (18.29%) Scala Software Engineer
7 14 (17.07%) Applications Support
8 13 (15.85%) Analyst
8 13 (15.85%) Applications Support Analyst
8 13 (15.85%) Support Analyst
9 11 (13.41%) Lead Developer
9 11 (13.41%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 11 (13.41%) Lead Software Engineer
9 11 (13.41%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (57.32%) Spring
2 40 (48.78%) XML
3 36 (43.90%) J2EE
4 30 (36.59%) JSON
4 30 (36.59%) Play Framework
5 28 (34.15%) REST
6 24 (29.27%) Hibernate
6 24 (29.27%) SOAP
7 23 (28.05%) HTML
8 22 (26.83%) HTML5
9 17 (20.73%) CSS
10 15 (18.29%) EJB
11 10 (12.20%) JMS
11 10 (12.20%) XSLT
12 9 (10.98%) XML Schema
13 5 (6.10%) AngularJS
13 5 (6.10%) Grails
14 2 (2.44%) ELK Stack
14 2 (2.44%) Java EE
14 2 (2.44%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Computer Science
1 8 (9.76%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (7.32%) Derivative
3 5 (6.10%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.10%) Hedge funds
4 4 (4.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (4.88%) iPad
4 4 (4.88%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.66%) Equity Derivative
5 3 (3.66%) Physics
6 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.44%) Equities
6 2 (2.44%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.22%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.22%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.22%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.22%) Fintech
7 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 43 (52.44%) Linux
2 31 (37.80%) Unix
3 15 (18.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.44%) Android
4 2 (2.44%) Windows
5 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (54.88%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (37.80%) Open Source
3 30 (36.59%) DevOps
3 30 (36.59%) Software Engineering
4 24 (29.27%) Microservices
5 14 (17.07%) ITIL
6 12 (14.63%) TDD
7 11 (13.41%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (13.41%) OO
8 8 (9.76%) Multithreading
8 8 (9.76%) Scrum
8 8 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (8.54%) Configuration Management
10 6 (7.32%) OOD
11 5 (6.10%) Service Management
12 4 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (4.88%) SDLC
13 3 (3.66%) Continuous Delivery
13 3 (3.66%) Kanban
13 3 (3.66%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 82 (100.00%) Java
2 43 (52.44%) SQL
3 34 (41.46%) Scala
4 14 (17.07%) Bash Shell
4 14 (17.07%) JavaScript
5 9 (10.98%) Haskell
5 9 (10.98%) Python
6 8 (9.76%) C#
7 5 (6.10%) Perl
8 2 (2.44%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.22%) C++
9 1 (1.22%) Groovy
9 1 (1.22%) PHP
9 1 (1.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (12.20%) Degree
2 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.20%) QA
System Software
1 24 (29.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 30 (36.59%) Puppet
2 3 (3.66%) Kibana
3 2 (2.44%) Control-M
3 2 (2.44%) logstash
4 1 (1.22%) Grafana
Vendors
1 24 (29.27%) webMethods
2 16 (19.51%) Adobe
3 14 (17.07%) Oracle
4 10 (12.20%) Google
5 8 (9.76%) IBM
6 6 (7.32%) Red Hat
7 5 (6.10%) Sybase
8 2 (2.44%) Twitter
9 1 (1.22%) Bloomberg
9 1 (1.22%) DataSynapse
9 1 (1.22%) Facebook
9 1 (1.22%) Murex
9 1 (1.22%) Reuters
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