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 6 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 566 570 567
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing J2SE 42 45 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.089% 0.090% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.31% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 33 41
Median daily rate £600 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
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
14723 14677 13965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.27% 29.32% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10252 10292 9701
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 237 160
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £18.94 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.60 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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 6 December 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 6 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 -4 30 £600 +14.28% 30
South East +20 9 £488 - 1
North West +1 3 £375 +17.18% 1
J2SE
UK

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 78 (97.50%) Java
2 61 (76.25%) SQL
3 58 (72.50%) Spring
4 48 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (51.25%) Open Source
6 40 (50.00%) Software Engineering
7 39 (48.75%) Hibernate
8 35 (43.75%) Banking
9 34 (42.50%) J2EE
10 30 (37.50%) Investment Banking
11 27 (33.75%) Pair Programming
11 27 (33.75%) Technical Analysis
11 27 (33.75%) SDLC
12 26 (32.50%) Data Migration
12 26 (32.50%) Data Transformation
12 26 (32.50%) Migration
12 26 (32.50%) Workflow
12 26 (32.50%) Economics
12 26 (32.50%) Linux
13 25 (31.25%) JUnit
14 24 (30.00%) XML
15 23 (28.75%) REST
16 19 (23.75%) Unix
17 18 (22.50%) JMS
17 18 (22.50%) Play Framework
18 16 (20.00%) Puppet
19 15 (18.75%) Selenium
19 15 (18.75%) DevOps
20 14 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
21 13 (16.25%) Microservices

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 11 (13.75%) WebLogic
2 10 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 8 (10.00%) Apache
3 8 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (8.75%) JBoss
5 6 (7.50%) nginx
5 6 (7.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (6.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (5.00%) WebLogic Portal
7 4 (5.00%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.25%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (8.75%) GitHub
4 4 (5.00%) Adobe Analytics
4 4 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (5.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 4 (5.00%) Google App Engine
4 4 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (5.00%) Slack
5 2 (2.50%) Force.com
6 1 (1.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) HTTP
2 1 (1.25%) SMTP
2 1 (1.25%) SSL
2 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.75%) MongoDB
2 8 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 8 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.75%) DB2
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.25%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (1.25%) MySQL
5 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (31.25%) JUnit
2 15 (18.75%) Selenium
3 13 (16.25%) Maven
4 8 (10.00%) Ant
4 8 (10.00%) Eclipse
5 7 (8.75%) IntelliJ
5 7 (8.75%) Mockito
6 6 (7.50%) Jenkins
7 5 (6.25%) Cucumber
7 5 (6.25%) Git (software)
8 3 (3.75%) Log4j
9 2 (2.50%) Gradle
10 1 (1.25%) Gatling
10 1 (1.25%) Grunt
10 1 (1.25%) gulp
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 35 (43.75%) Banking
2 30 (37.50%) Investment Banking
3 12 (15.00%) Finance
4 5 (6.25%) Front Office
5 2 (2.50%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.50%) Publishing
6 1 (1.25%) Back Office
6 1 (1.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 58 (72.50%) Developer
2 53 (66.25%) Java Developer
3 31 (38.75%) Senior Developer
4 30 (37.50%) Senior Java Developer
5 27 (33.75%) Agile Developer
5 27 (33.75%) Agile Java Developer
6 26 (32.50%) Senior Agile Developer
6 26 (32.50%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 16 (20.00%) Lead Developer
8 12 (15.00%) Java Team Leader
8 12 (15.00%) Lead Java Developer
8 12 (15.00%) Team Leader
9 9 (11.25%) Core Java Developer
9 9 (11.25%) Scala Software Engineer
9 9 (11.25%) Software Engineer
10 8 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
10 8 (10.00%) Java Engineer
10 8 (10.00%) Java Scala Software Engineer
10 8 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
11 7 (8.75%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (72.50%) Spring
2 39 (48.75%) Hibernate
3 34 (42.50%) J2EE
4 24 (30.00%) XML
5 23 (28.75%) REST
6 18 (22.50%) JMS
6 18 (22.50%) Play Framework
7 13 (16.25%) SOAP
8 11 (13.75%) HTML
8 11 (13.75%) Java EE
8 11 (13.75%) JSON
9 10 (12.50%) AngularJS
9 10 (12.50%) HTML5
10 9 (11.25%) JSF
11 8 (10.00%) CSS
11 8 (10.00%) React
11 8 (10.00%) Spring MVC
12 7 (8.75%) EJB
12 7 (8.75%) jQuery
12 7 (8.75%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 26 (32.50%) Economics
2 10 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.25%) Virtual Team
4 4 (5.00%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.75%) Equities
5 3 (3.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.50%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.25%) Fintech
7 1 (1.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 26 (32.50%) Linux
2 19 (23.75%) Unix
3 6 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.25%) Android
4 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (51.25%) Open Source
3 40 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 27 (33.75%) Pair Programming
4 27 (33.75%) SDLC
4 27 (33.75%) Technical Analysis
5 26 (32.50%) Data Migration
5 26 (32.50%) Data Transformation
5 26 (32.50%) Migration
5 26 (32.50%) Workflow
6 15 (18.75%) DevOps
7 13 (16.25%) Microservices
8 10 (12.50%) Configuration Management
8 10 (12.50%) MVC
9 8 (10.00%) OO
9 8 (10.00%) OOD
10 7 (8.75%) Mentoring
10 7 (8.75%) SOA
11 6 (7.50%) ITIL
11 6 (7.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 78 (97.50%) Java
2 61 (76.25%) SQL
3 12 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (13.75%) Scala
5 7 (8.75%) XPath
6 6 (7.50%) Perl
7 5 (6.25%) Bash Shell
8 4 (5.00%) Python
9 2 (2.50%) Apex Code
9 2 (2.50%) C++
10 1 (1.25%) C#
10 1 (1.25%) ECMAScript
10 1 (1.25%) Groovy
10 1 (1.25%) Haskell
10 1 (1.25%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.50%) QA
System Software
1 11 (13.75%) Docker
2 4 (5.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 16 (20.00%) Puppet
2 5 (6.25%) Ansible
2 5 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.00%) Terraform
4 1 (1.25%) Grafana
4 1 (1.25%) Kibana
Vendors
1 11 (13.75%) webMethods
2 10 (12.50%) Adobe
2 10 (12.50%) Oracle
3 7 (8.75%) Sybase
4 5 (6.25%) Google
5 4 (5.00%) AppDynamics
5 4 (5.00%) Splunk
6 3 (3.75%) IBM
6 3 (3.75%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.25%) Murex
8 1 (1.25%) TIBCO