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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 579 572 535
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -37
Contract jobs citing J2SE 51 43 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.083% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.30% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 32 36
Median daily rate £415 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.63% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £378 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £750 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
14722 14473 13373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 29.49% 28.06% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10390 9929 8794
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 £300 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 209 191
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.63 £18.00 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.80 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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 24 July 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 24 July 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 19 £415 -2.35%
London -6 17 £550 -15.38% 31
South East +4 15 £275 -31.25% 1
J2SE
UK

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 87 (100.00%) Java
2 51 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (58.62%) Spring
3 49 (56.32%) SQL
4 47 (54.02%) J2EE
5 46 (52.87%) Linux
6 44 (50.57%) XML
7 39 (44.83%) Open Source
8 38 (43.68%) Scala
8 38 (43.68%) DevOps
9 37 (42.53%) Unix
10 36 (41.38%) MongoDB
11 34 (39.08%) Puppet
11 34 (39.08%) Play Framework
11 34 (39.08%) JSON
12 33 (37.93%) Software Engineering
13 32 (36.78%) Selenium
13 32 (36.78%) REST
14 30 (34.48%) Microservices
15 29 (33.33%) WebLogic
16 28 (32.18%) HTML
16 28 (32.18%) SOAP
16 28 (32.18%) webMethods
16 28 (32.18%) Hibernate
16 28 (32.18%) Docker
17 27 (31.03%) HTML5
17 27 (31.03%) JUnit
18 22 (25.29%) Git (software)
19 21 (24.14%) CSS
19 21 (24.14%) 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 29 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 16 (18.39%) Apache
2 16 (18.39%) JBoss
3 15 (17.24%) Tomcat
4 12 (13.79%) WebLogic Portal
5 6 (6.90%) Jetty
6 4 (4.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (4.60%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (2.30%) Apache Spark
7 2 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (2.30%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.15%) GemFire
8 1 (1.15%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 16 (18.39%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (13.79%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (11.49%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (11.49%) Google App Engine
3 10 (11.49%) Google Cloud Platform
3 10 (11.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (5.75%) GitHub
5 4 (4.60%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (1.15%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.05%) HTTP
1 7 (8.05%) SSL
1 7 (8.05%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.90%) Network Security
3 1 (1.15%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (41.38%) MongoDB
2 9 (10.34%) Oracle Database
3 7 (8.05%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.75%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.60%) DB2
6 3 (3.45%) Hazelcast
7 2 (2.30%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (36.78%) Selenium
2 27 (31.03%) JUnit
3 22 (25.29%) Git (software)
4 18 (20.69%) Eclipse
5 16 (18.39%) IntelliJ
6 13 (14.94%) Jenkins
7 9 (10.34%) Log4j
8 5 (5.75%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.30%) Ant
9 2 (2.30%) Jasmine
9 2 (2.30%) Protractor
10 1 (1.15%) ClearCase
10 1 (1.15%) Gatling
10 1 (1.15%) gulp
10 1 (1.15%) JIRA
10 1 (1.15%) jMock
10 1 (1.15%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (1.15%) Maven
10 1 (1.15%) Sublime Text
10 1 (1.15%) Subversion
General
1 13 (14.94%) Finance
2 12 (13.79%) Banking
3 7 (8.05%) Front Office
3 7 (8.05%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.60%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 61 (70.11%) Developer
2 53 (60.92%) Java Developer
3 27 (31.03%) Software Engineer
4 26 (29.89%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 20 (22.99%) Java Engineer
5 20 (22.99%) Java Software Developer
5 20 (22.99%) Java Software Engineer
6 18 (20.69%) DevOps Engineer
6 18 (20.69%) Java Scala Software Engineer
6 18 (20.69%) Scala Software Engineer
7 17 (19.54%) Java Scala Developer
7 17 (19.54%) Scala Developer
8 15 (17.24%) Analyst
9 14 (16.09%) Applications Support
10 13 (14.94%) Applications Support Analyst
10 13 (14.94%) Support Analyst
11 12 (13.79%) Lead Developer
11 12 (13.79%) Lead DevOps
11 12 (13.79%) Lead Software Developer
11 12 (13.79%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (58.62%) Spring
2 47 (54.02%) J2EE
3 44 (50.57%) XML
4 34 (39.08%) JSON
4 34 (39.08%) Play Framework
5 32 (36.78%) REST
6 28 (32.18%) Hibernate
6 28 (32.18%) HTML
6 28 (32.18%) SOAP
7 27 (31.03%) HTML5
8 21 (24.14%) CSS
9 18 (20.69%) EJB
10 10 (11.49%) JMS
10 10 (11.49%) XSLT
11 9 (10.34%) XML Schema
12 7 (8.05%) AngularJS
13 5 (5.75%) Gherkin
13 5 (5.75%) Grails
14 3 (3.45%) Java EE
14 3 (3.45%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.20%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.90%) Derivative
3 5 (5.75%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.60%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (4.60%) iPad
4 4 (4.60%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.60%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (3.45%) Equity Derivative
5 3 (3.45%) Physics
6 2 (2.30%) Equities
6 2 (2.30%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.15%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.15%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.15%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.15%) Fintech
7 1 (1.15%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 46 (52.87%) Linux
2 37 (42.53%) Unix
3 15 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.30%) Windows
5 1 (1.15%) Android
5 1 (1.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (44.83%) Open Source
3 38 (43.68%) DevOps
4 33 (37.93%) Software Engineering
5 30 (34.48%) Microservices
6 14 (16.09%) ITIL
7 12 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (12.64%) Configuration Management
8 11 (12.64%) TDD
9 8 (9.20%) Scrum
9 8 (9.20%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (8.05%) Multithreading
11 6 (6.90%) OOD
12 5 (5.75%) Analytics
12 5 (5.75%) Automated Testing
12 5 (5.75%) OO
12 5 (5.75%) Service Management
13 4 (4.60%) Continuous Delivery
13 4 (4.60%) Performance Tuning
13 4 (4.60%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 87 (100.00%) Java
2 49 (56.32%) SQL
3 38 (43.68%) Scala
4 14 (16.09%) Bash Shell
5 12 (13.79%) JavaScript
6 9 (10.34%) Haskell
6 9 (10.34%) Python
7 8 (9.20%) C#
8 5 (5.75%) Perl
9 3 (3.45%) C++
10 2 (2.30%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.15%) Groovy
11 1 (1.15%) PHP
11 1 (1.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (4.60%) Degree
2 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.79%) QA
System Software
1 28 (32.18%) Docker
2 4 (4.60%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 34 (39.08%) Puppet
2 4 (4.60%) Terraform
3 3 (3.45%) Kibana
4 2 (2.30%) Control-M
4 2 (2.30%) logstash
5 1 (1.15%) Grafana
Vendors
1 28 (32.18%) webMethods
2 21 (24.14%) Adobe
3 14 (16.09%) Oracle
4 11 (12.64%) Google
5 8 (9.20%) IBM
6 6 (6.90%) Red Hat
7 5 (5.75%) Sybase
8 4 (4.60%) AppDynamics
8 4 (4.60%) Splunk
9 2 (2.30%) Murex
9 2 (2.30%) Twitter
10 1 (1.15%) Bloomberg
10 1 (1.15%) DataSynapse
10 1 (1.15%) Facebook
10 1 (1.15%) Reuters
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