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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
UK / England
Rank 543 553 526
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -27
Contract jobs citing J2SE 27 39 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.084% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.29% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 29 39
Median daily rate £600 £625 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £325 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £675 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
12674 13611 12786
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.07% 29.24% 27.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8758 9470 8757
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 243 167
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £21.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £56.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 18 £600 -4.00% 29
East Midlands - 4 - - 1
South East +16 3 £482 +7.02% 2
North West +27 2 £375 +17.18% 1
J2SE
UK

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 64 (96.97%) Java
2 54 (81.82%) Spring
3 53 (80.30%) SQL
4 37 (56.06%) Software Engineering
5 35 (53.03%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (53.03%) Hibernate
6 32 (48.48%) SDLC
7 31 (46.97%) Banking
8 30 (45.45%) Investment Banking
9 29 (43.94%) Open Source
10 27 (40.91%) Data Transformation
10 27 (40.91%) Migration
10 27 (40.91%) Data Migration
10 27 (40.91%) Workflow
11 26 (39.39%) Pair Programming
11 26 (39.39%) Economics
11 26 (39.39%) Technical Analysis
12 22 (33.33%) J2EE
13 21 (31.82%) JUnit
14 18 (27.27%) REST
15 17 (25.76%) Linux
15 17 (25.76%) JMS
15 17 (25.76%) Maven
16 14 (21.21%) MVC
17 13 (19.70%) Finance
17 13 (19.70%) XML
18 11 (16.67%) JavaScript
19 10 (15.15%) Apache
19 10 (15.15%) RDBMS
19 10 (15.15%) Relational Database

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 10 (15.15%) Apache
2 8 (12.12%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (10.61%) JBoss
3 7 (10.61%) nginx
4 6 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (7.58%) Tomcat
6 4 (6.06%) WebSphere
7 3 (4.55%) WebLogic
8 2 (3.03%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (6.06%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 4 (6.06%) GitHub
3 2 (3.03%) Force.com
3 2 (3.03%) Google Analytics
3 2 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) HTTP
2 2 (3.03%) SSL
2 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.52%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.15%) RDBMS
1 10 (15.15%) Relational Database
2 9 (13.64%) DB2
3 3 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.03%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.52%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (1.52%) MySQL
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (31.82%) JUnit
2 17 (25.76%) Maven
3 9 (13.64%) Ant
4 7 (10.61%) Jenkins
4 7 (10.61%) Mockito
5 4 (6.06%) Eclipse
5 4 (6.06%) Hudson
6 3 (4.55%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.55%) IntelliJ
6 3 (4.55%) Selenium
7 2 (3.03%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.03%) Gatling
7 2 (3.03%) Gradle
7 2 (3.03%) Grunt
7 2 (3.03%) gulp
7 2 (3.03%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (3.03%) Sublime Text
8 1 (1.52%) JBehave
General
1 31 (46.97%) Banking
2 30 (45.45%) Investment Banking
3 13 (19.70%) Finance
4 9 (13.64%) Front Office
5 2 (3.03%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.03%) Publishing
6 1 (1.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 58 (87.88%) Developer
2 52 (78.79%) Java Developer
3 31 (46.97%) Senior Developer
4 30 (45.45%) Senior Java Developer
5 27 (40.91%) Agile Developer
5 27 (40.91%) Agile Java Developer
6 26 (39.39%) Senior Agile Developer
6 26 (39.39%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 12 (18.18%) Java Team Leader
7 12 (18.18%) Lead Developer
7 12 (18.18%) Lead Java Developer
7 12 (18.18%) Team Leader
8 9 (13.64%) Core Java Developer
9 7 (10.61%) J2EE Developer
9 7 (10.61%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 6 (9.09%) Software Engineer
11 5 (7.58%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 5 (7.58%) Java Engineer
11 5 (7.58%) Java Software Engineer
12 4 (6.06%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (81.82%) Spring
2 35 (53.03%) Hibernate
3 22 (33.33%) J2EE
4 18 (27.27%) REST
5 17 (25.76%) JMS
6 13 (19.70%) XML
7 10 (15.15%) Play Framework
8 9 (13.64%) Java EE
8 9 (13.64%) JSF
9 8 (12.12%) AngularJS
9 8 (12.12%) jQuery
9 8 (12.12%) Node.js
9 8 (12.12%) Spring MVC
10 7 (10.61%) EJB
10 7 (10.61%) Grails
10 7 (10.61%) Web Services
11 6 (9.09%) React
12 5 (7.58%) HTML
12 5 (7.58%) RESTful
12 5 (7.58%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 26 (39.39%) Economics
2 7 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.58%) Virtual Team
4 3 (4.55%) Equities
5 2 (3.03%) Derivative
5 2 (3.03%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.03%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.52%) Fintech
6 1 (1.52%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.76%) Linux
2 9 (13.64%) Unix
3 2 (3.03%) Ubuntu
3 2 (3.03%) Windows
4 1 (1.52%) Android
4 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (56.06%) Software Engineering
2 35 (53.03%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (48.48%) SDLC
4 29 (43.94%) Open Source
5 27 (40.91%) Data Migration
5 27 (40.91%) Data Transformation
5 27 (40.91%) Migration
5 27 (40.91%) Workflow
6 26 (39.39%) Pair Programming
6 26 (39.39%) Technical Analysis
7 14 (21.21%) MVC
8 7 (10.61%) Configuration Management
8 7 (10.61%) E-Commerce
8 7 (10.61%) Mentoring
8 7 (10.61%) OO
8 7 (10.61%) OOD
8 7 (10.61%) SOA
9 6 (9.09%) Unit Testing
10 5 (7.58%) Process Improvement
10 5 (7.58%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 64 (96.97%) Java
2 53 (80.30%) SQL
3 11 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 9 (13.64%) Perl
5 7 (10.61%) XPath
6 4 (6.06%) Python
7 3 (4.55%) Scala
8 2 (3.03%) Apex Code
8 2 (3.03%) C#
8 2 (3.03%) C++
8 2 (3.03%) Groovy
8 2 (3.03%) Haskell
8 2 (3.03%) Ruby
9 1 (1.52%) ECMAScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (12.12%) Puppet
2 5 (7.58%) Ansible
2 5 (7.58%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.03%) Grafana
3 2 (3.03%) Kibana
Vendors
1 9 (13.64%) Oracle
1 9 (13.64%) Sybase
2 4 (6.06%) Google
3 3 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (4.55%) TIBCO
3 3 (4.55%) webMethods
4 2 (3.03%) Adobe
4 2 (3.03%) DataSynapse