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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 597 549 544
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -5
Contract jobs citing J2SE 34 61 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.067% 0.12% 0.089%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.44% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 55 20
Median daily rate £550 £450 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +10.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £385 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £695 £650 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £419
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00
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
14245 13798 13502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.95% 27.22% 27.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10074 9062 8973
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 £283 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 183 189
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.53% +7.14%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 - 15 £390 -
London -47 14 £600 +33.33% 26
South East -5 2 £225 -21.73% 1
South West - 2 £475 - 2
North West - 1 £325 - 6
J2SE
UK

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 42 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (51.25%) Spring
4 33 (41.25%) J2EE
5 30 (37.50%) Linux
6 29 (36.25%) XML
7 28 (35.00%) SQL
8 25 (31.25%) Software Engineering
8 25 (31.25%) Git (software)
9 24 (30.00%) JavaScript
9 24 (30.00%) OO
10 22 (27.50%) HTML
10 22 (27.50%) HTML5
10 22 (27.50%) JSON
11 21 (26.25%) Degree
11 21 (26.25%) Scala
11 21 (26.25%) MongoDB
11 21 (26.25%) Eclipse
12 20 (25.00%) Unix
12 20 (25.00%) REST
13 19 (23.75%) JUnit
14 18 (22.50%) SOAP
14 18 (22.50%) CSS
14 18 (22.50%) Jenkins
14 18 (22.50%) DevOps
14 18 (22.50%) Open Source
14 18 (22.50%) Computer Science
15 17 (21.25%) Play Framework
15 17 (21.25%) Puppet
16 16 (20.00%) JMS

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 12 (15.00%) WebLogic
2 9 (11.25%) Apache
2 9 (11.25%) Tomcat
3 7 (8.75%) JBoss
3 7 (8.75%) WebSphere
4 5 (6.25%) Confluence
5 4 (5.00%) Jetty
5 4 (5.00%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (3.75%) GemFire
7 2 (2.50%) Apache Spark
7 2 (2.50%) IIS
7 2 (2.50%) Node.js
7 2 (2.50%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.50%) Google App Engine
1 2 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.25%) Force.com
2 1 (1.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.50%) HTTP
2 7 (8.75%) TCP/IP
3 6 (7.50%) SSL
4 5 (6.25%) Network Security
5 2 (2.50%) DNS
5 2 (2.50%) HTTPS
5 2 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.25%) MongoDB
2 6 (7.50%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (5.00%) DB2
4 4 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 4 (5.00%) SAP HANA
5 3 (3.75%) Hazelcast
5 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (3.75%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (2.50%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (31.25%) Git (software)
2 21 (26.25%) Eclipse
3 19 (23.75%) JUnit
4 18 (22.50%) Jenkins
5 12 (15.00%) IntelliJ
6 11 (13.75%) Selenium
7 8 (10.00%) Maven
8 7 (8.75%) Ant
9 6 (7.50%) JIRA
9 6 (7.50%) Subversion
10 5 (6.25%) Android Studio
10 5 (6.25%) Bitbucket
10 5 (6.25%) Hudson
11 2 (2.50%) Jasmine
11 2 (2.50%) Log4j
11 2 (2.50%) Protractor
12 1 (1.25%) ClearCase
General
1 16 (20.00%) Finance
1 16 (20.00%) Front Office
2 8 (10.00%) Banking
3 6 (7.50%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.00%) Retail
5 2 (2.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 74 (92.50%) Developer
2 58 (72.50%) Java Developer
3 12 (15.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 12 (15.00%) Software Engineer
4 9 (11.25%) Software Developer
5 8 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
6 7 (8.75%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Agile Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Agile Java Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Android Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Digital Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Java Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) Java Software Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) iOS Android Developer
8 5 (6.25%) iOS Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Lead Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (5.00%) HTML Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (51.25%) Spring
2 33 (41.25%) J2EE
3 29 (36.25%) XML
4 22 (27.50%) HTML
4 22 (27.50%) HTML5
4 22 (27.50%) JSON
5 20 (25.00%) REST
6 18 (22.50%) CSS
6 18 (22.50%) SOAP
7 17 (21.25%) Play Framework
8 16 (20.00%) JMS
9 11 (13.75%) Hibernate
10 9 (11.25%) EJB
11 8 (10.00%) XSLT
12 7 (8.75%) J2ME
12 7 (8.75%) Servlets
13 6 (7.50%) AngularJS
13 6 (7.50%) Web Services
14 5 (6.25%) Android SDK
14 5 (6.25%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.50%) Computer Science
2 10 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (11.25%) Mobile App
4 8 (10.00%) User Experience
5 7 (8.75%) Equities
6 6 (7.50%) Data Structures
6 6 (7.50%) Hedge funds
7 5 (6.25%) Data Centre
7 5 (6.25%) Mathematics
8 4 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (3.75%) Derivative
9 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (3.75%) Physics
10 2 (2.50%) Algorithms
10 2 (2.50%) Fintech
10 2 (2.50%) Fixed Income
10 2 (2.50%) iPad
10 2 (2.50%) W3C
11 1 (1.25%) DTV
11 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (37.50%) Linux
2 20 (25.00%) Unix
3 11 (13.75%) Android
4 9 (11.25%) Apple iOS
5 6 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.75%) Windows
7 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (31.25%) Software Engineering
3 24 (30.00%) OO
4 18 (22.50%) DevOps
4 18 (22.50%) Open Source
5 13 (16.25%) Low Latency
5 13 (16.25%) Multithreading
5 13 (16.25%) TDD
6 12 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (13.75%) Microservices
8 8 (10.00%) OOP
9 7 (8.75%) Android Development
9 7 (8.75%) E-Commerce
9 7 (8.75%) Scrum
10 6 (7.50%) Configuration Management
10 6 (7.50%) iOS Development
11 5 (6.25%) Service Management
12 4 (5.00%) Data Analytics
12 4 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (5.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 80 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (35.00%) SQL
3 24 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 21 (26.25%) Scala
5 9 (11.25%) PL/SQL
6 8 (10.00%) Haskell
7 7 (8.75%) C#
8 3 (3.75%) Perl
8 3 (3.75%) Python
8 3 (3.75%) XPath
9 2 (2.50%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.50%) C++
10 1 (1.25%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.25%) C
10 1 (1.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (26.25%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.75%) QA
2 2 (2.50%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (13.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (21.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (18.75%) Oracle
2 11 (13.75%) webMethods
3 9 (11.25%) Adobe
4 5 (6.25%) Sybase
5 4 (5.00%) IBM
5 4 (5.00%) Perforce
5 4 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.00%) SAP
6 3 (3.75%) VMware
7 2 (2.50%) Google
7 2 (2.50%) Twitter
8 1 (1.25%) Apple
8 1 (1.25%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.25%) DataSynapse
8 1 (1.25%) Facebook
8 1 (1.25%) Murex
8 1 (1.25%) Reuters
8 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
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