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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 589 592 539
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -53
Contract jobs citing J2SE 41 40 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.083% 0.076% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.26% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 27 49
Median daily rate £480 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £315 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £775 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £406 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -4.41%
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
14931 15134 14323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.17% 28.62% 28.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10437 10427 9244
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 £305 £290 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 265 194
Median hourly rate £40.25 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -5 19 £600 - 40
West Midlands -24 11 £415 -2.35%
South East +9 10 £413 +17.85% 1
Yorkshire - 1 £625 - 1
J2SE
UK

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 80 (100.00%) Java
2 51 (63.75%) SQL
3 46 (57.50%) Spring
4 44 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (53.75%) J2EE
6 37 (46.25%) XML
6 37 (46.25%) Linux
6 37 (46.25%) Open Source
7 33 (41.25%) Unix
8 30 (37.50%) Scala
8 30 (37.50%) DevOps
9 29 (36.25%) REST
9 29 (36.25%) Software Engineering
9 29 (36.25%) Hibernate
10 28 (35.00%) MongoDB
10 28 (35.00%) Selenium
11 27 (33.75%) JSON
11 27 (33.75%) Puppet
11 27 (33.75%) Play Framework
12 26 (32.50%) Microservices
12 26 (32.50%) SOAP
13 25 (31.25%) WebLogic
14 24 (30.00%) webMethods
14 24 (30.00%) Docker
15 22 (27.50%) JUnit
16 20 (25.00%) HTML
17 19 (23.75%) HTML5
18 16 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
18 16 (20.00%) Tomcat
18 16 (20.00%) 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 (31.25%) WebLogic
2 16 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 12 (15.00%) Apache
3 12 (15.00%) JBoss
3 12 (15.00%) WebLogic Portal
4 5 (6.25%) Jetty
5 4 (5.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (5.00%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (2.50%) Apache Spark
6 2 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.25%) nginx
7 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (12.50%) Google App Engine
3 10 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
3 10 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (8.75%) GitHub
5 4 (5.00%) Adobe Analytics
5 4 (5.00%) Slack
6 2 (2.50%) Force.com
7 1 (1.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) Network Security
2 2 (2.50%) HTTP
2 2 (2.50%) SSL
2 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (35.00%) MongoDB
2 9 (11.25%) Oracle Database
3 6 (7.50%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.25%) Data Mining
4 5 (6.25%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.00%) DB2
6 2 (2.50%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (35.00%) Selenium
2 22 (27.50%) JUnit
3 14 (17.50%) Eclipse
3 14 (17.50%) Git (software)
4 12 (15.00%) IntelliJ
5 9 (11.25%) Log4j
6 8 (10.00%) Jenkins
7 5 (6.25%) Cucumber
8 4 (5.00%) Maven
9 2 (2.50%) Ant
9 2 (2.50%) Gradle
10 1 (1.25%) Gatling
10 1 (1.25%) Grunt
10 1 (1.25%) gulp
10 1 (1.25%) Hudson
10 1 (1.25%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.25%) JBehave
10 1 (1.25%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (1.25%) Protractor
10 1 (1.25%) Sublime Text
General
1 15 (18.75%) Banking
2 14 (17.50%) Finance
3 11 (13.75%) Investment Banking
4 5 (6.25%) Front Office
5 4 (5.00%) Back Office
6 2 (2.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 51 (63.75%) Developer
2 46 (57.50%) Java Developer
3 23 (28.75%) Software Engineer
4 21 (26.25%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 21 (26.25%) Java Engineer
4 21 (26.25%) Java Software Engineer
5 20 (25.00%) Java Software Developer
6 19 (23.75%) DevOps Engineer
6 19 (23.75%) Java Scala Software Engineer
6 19 (23.75%) Scala Software Engineer
7 17 (21.25%) Java Scala Developer
7 17 (21.25%) Scala Developer
8 15 (18.75%) Analyst
9 14 (17.50%) Applications Support
10 13 (16.25%) Applications Support Analyst
10 13 (16.25%) Support Analyst
11 12 (15.00%) Lead DevOps
11 12 (15.00%) Lead Software Developer
11 12 (15.00%) Lead Software Engineer
11 12 (15.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (57.50%) Spring
2 43 (53.75%) J2EE
3 37 (46.25%) XML
4 29 (36.25%) Hibernate
4 29 (36.25%) REST
5 27 (33.75%) JSON
5 27 (33.75%) Play Framework
6 26 (32.50%) SOAP
7 20 (25.00%) HTML
8 19 (23.75%) HTML5
9 14 (17.50%) CSS
10 13 (16.25%) EJB
11 10 (12.50%) XSLT
12 9 (11.25%) XML Schema
13 7 (8.75%) JMS
14 5 (6.25%) AngularJS
14 5 (6.25%) Gherkin
15 4 (5.00%) Java EE
15 4 (5.00%) Web Services
16 2 (2.50%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (7.50%) Mathematics
2 5 (6.25%) Derivative
2 5 (6.25%) Economics
2 5 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (6.25%) Virtual Team
3 4 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (5.00%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.75%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.75%) Equities
4 3 (3.75%) Equity Derivative
4 3 (3.75%) Physics
5 2 (2.50%) iPad
6 1 (1.25%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.25%) Fintech
6 1 (1.25%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 37 (46.25%) Linux
2 33 (41.25%) Unix
3 14 (17.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.25%) Android
4 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (46.25%) Open Source
3 30 (37.50%) DevOps
4 29 (36.25%) Software Engineering
5 26 (32.50%) Microservices
6 14 (17.50%) ITIL
7 8 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (10.00%) OOD
7 8 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (8.75%) SDLC
8 7 (8.75%) Technical Analysis
9 6 (7.50%) Configuration Management
9 6 (7.50%) OO
9 6 (7.50%) Pair Programming
9 6 (7.50%) TDD
10 5 (6.25%) Data Migration
10 5 (6.25%) Data Transformation
10 5 (6.25%) Migration
10 5 (6.25%) Multithreading
10 5 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 80 (100.00%) Java
2 51 (63.75%) SQL
3 30 (37.50%) Scala
4 14 (17.50%) Bash Shell
5 9 (11.25%) Python
6 7 (8.75%) JavaScript
7 5 (6.25%) Perl
8 4 (5.00%) Haskell
9 3 (3.75%) C#
9 3 (3.75%) C++
10 2 (2.50%) Apex Code
11 1 (1.25%) Groovy
11 1 (1.25%) PHP
11 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (3.75%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.25%) QA
System Software
1 24 (30.00%) Docker
2 4 (5.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 27 (33.75%) Puppet
2 4 (5.00%) Terraform
3 3 (3.75%) Kibana
4 2 (2.50%) Control-M
4 2 (2.50%) logstash
5 1 (1.25%) Grafana
Vendors
1 24 (30.00%) webMethods
2 16 (20.00%) Adobe
3 13 (16.25%) Oracle
4 11 (13.75%) Google
5 8 (10.00%) IBM
6 5 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 5 (6.25%) Sybase
7 4 (5.00%) AppDynamics
7 4 (5.00%) Splunk
8 2 (2.50%) Murex
8 2 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.25%) Bloomberg
9 1 (1.25%) Reuters
9 1 (1.25%) TIBCO
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