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 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 585 554 542
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -12
Contract jobs citing J2SE 36 58 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.12% 0.075%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 0.43% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 52 25
Median daily rate £480 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £378 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £740 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
13900 13451 13188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.18% 27.29% 27.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9960 8981 8882
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 £285 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 179 160
Median hourly rate £31.90 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.72 £15.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £49.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.93% +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 26 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 26 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
London -38 16 £588 +17.50% 27
West Midlands - 15 £415 - 1
South East -8 3 £230 -45.88% 4
South West - 2 £475 - 2
J2SE
UK

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 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 76 (100.00%) Java
2 46 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (59.21%) Spring
4 35 (46.05%) J2EE
5 33 (43.42%) SQL
6 32 (42.11%) XML
7 31 (40.79%) Linux
8 28 (36.84%) Unix
8 28 (36.84%) Software Engineering
8 28 (36.84%) Scala
9 27 (35.53%) MongoDB
10 26 (34.21%) JSON
11 25 (32.89%) Open Source
11 25 (32.89%) DevOps
12 24 (31.58%) Puppet
12 24 (31.58%) Play Framework
12 24 (31.58%) HTML
13 23 (30.26%) JUnit
13 23 (30.26%) HTML5
13 23 (30.26%) Git (software)
14 22 (28.95%) REST
15 21 (27.63%) JavaScript
15 21 (27.63%) SOAP
16 20 (26.32%) CSS
17 19 (25.00%) WebLogic
18 18 (23.68%) Finance
18 18 (23.68%) Hibernate
18 18 (23.68%) OO
18 18 (23.68%) webMethods
18 18 (23.68%) 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 19 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 13 (17.11%) Apache
3 11 (14.47%) JBoss
4 7 (9.21%) WebLogic Portal
5 6 (7.89%) Tomcat
6 5 (6.58%) Jetty
7 4 (5.26%) WebSphere
8 3 (3.95%) Node.js
9 2 (2.63%) Apache Spark
9 2 (2.63%) Confluence
9 2 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (2.63%) GemFire
9 2 (2.63%) IIS
10 1 (1.32%) nginx
10 1 (1.32%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (6.58%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (6.58%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (6.58%) Google App Engine
1 5 (6.58%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.63%) GitHub
3 1 (1.32%) Force.com
3 1 (1.32%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.84%) HTTP
2 7 (9.21%) SSL
2 7 (9.21%) TCP/IP
3 5 (6.58%) Network Security
4 2 (2.63%) DNS
4 2 (2.63%) Internet
5 1 (1.32%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (35.53%) MongoDB
2 7 (9.21%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.58%) DB2
3 5 (6.58%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.95%) Hazelcast
4 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.63%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.63%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.63%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 23 (30.26%) Git (software)
1 23 (30.26%) JUnit
2 18 (23.68%) Selenium
3 17 (22.37%) Eclipse
4 14 (18.42%) Jenkins
5 13 (17.11%) IntelliJ
6 6 (7.89%) Ant
7 3 (3.95%) Hudson
7 3 (3.95%) JIRA
7 3 (3.95%) Log4j
7 3 (3.95%) Maven
7 3 (3.95%) Subversion
8 2 (2.63%) Android Studio
8 2 (2.63%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.32%) ClearCase
9 1 (1.32%) Gatling
9 1 (1.32%) Grunt
9 1 (1.32%) gulp
9 1 (1.32%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.32%) Protractor
General
1 18 (23.68%) Finance
2 15 (19.74%) Front Office
3 7 (9.21%) Banking
4 6 (7.89%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.63%) Back Office
5 2 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 70 (92.11%) Developer
2 57 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 19 (25.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 19 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 14 (18.42%) Java Software Developer
5 12 (15.79%) Java Engineer
5 12 (15.79%) Java Software Engineer
6 11 (14.47%) Software Developer
7 10 (13.16%) DevOps Engineer
7 10 (13.16%) Java Scala Developer
7 10 (13.16%) Java Scala Software Engineer
7 10 (13.16%) Scala Developer
7 10 (13.16%) Scala Software Engineer
8 8 (10.53%) Digital Developer
8 8 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (10.53%) Lead Developer
9 7 (9.21%) Agile Developer
9 7 (9.21%) Agile Java Developer
9 7 (9.21%) Lead Software Developer
9 7 (9.21%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (59.21%) Spring
2 35 (46.05%) J2EE
3 32 (42.11%) XML
4 26 (34.21%) JSON
5 24 (31.58%) HTML
5 24 (31.58%) Play Framework
6 23 (30.26%) HTML5
7 22 (28.95%) REST
8 21 (27.63%) SOAP
9 20 (26.32%) CSS
10 18 (23.68%) Hibernate
11 13 (17.11%) EJB
12 12 (15.79%) JMS
13 6 (7.89%) AngularJS
13 6 (7.89%) XSLT
14 5 (6.58%) Grails
15 4 (5.26%) J2ME
16 3 (3.95%) Servlets
16 3 (3.95%) Web Services
16 3 (3.95%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.89%) Hedge funds
3 5 (6.58%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.58%) Derivative
4 4 (5.26%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.26%) User Experience
5 3 (3.95%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.95%) Equities
5 3 (3.95%) Equity Derivative
5 3 (3.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (3.95%) Physics
6 2 (2.63%) iPad
6 2 (2.63%) W3C
7 1 (1.32%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.32%) Fintech
7 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.32%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 31 (40.79%) Linux
2 28 (36.84%) Unix
3 5 (6.58%) Android
4 4 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 4 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.63%) Windows
6 1 (1.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (36.84%) Software Engineering
3 25 (32.89%) DevOps
3 25 (32.89%) Open Source
4 18 (23.68%) Microservices
4 18 (23.68%) OO
5 13 (17.11%) Multithreading
5 13 (17.11%) TDD
6 12 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (10.53%) Low Latency
8 7 (9.21%) Configuration Management
8 7 (9.21%) E-Commerce
8 7 (9.21%) OOP
8 7 (9.21%) Scrum
9 5 (6.58%) OOD
9 5 (6.58%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (6.58%) Service Management
9 5 (6.58%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (5.26%) SDLC
11 3 (3.95%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 76 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (43.42%) SQL
3 28 (36.84%) Scala
4 21 (27.63%) JavaScript
5 9 (11.84%) Haskell
6 8 (10.53%) C#
7 5 (6.58%) Bash Shell
7 5 (6.58%) Perl
8 4 (5.26%) PL/SQL
8 4 (5.26%) Python
9 1 (1.32%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.32%) C++
9 1 (1.32%) Groovy
9 1 (1.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (22.37%) Degree
2 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.53%) QA
2 2 (2.63%) WCAG
System Software
1 18 (23.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (31.58%) Puppet
2 3 (3.95%) Kibana
3 2 (2.63%) Control-M
3 2 (2.63%) logstash
4 1 (1.32%) Grafana
Vendors
1 18 (23.68%) webMethods
2 12 (15.79%) Adobe
3 10 (13.16%) Oracle
4 6 (7.89%) Google
4 6 (7.89%) Sybase
5 5 (6.58%) IBM
6 2 (2.63%) Perforce
6 2 (2.63%) SAP
6 2 (2.63%) Twitter
7 1 (1.32%) Apple
7 1 (1.32%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.32%) DataSynapse
7 1 (1.32%) Facebook
7 1 (1.32%) Murex
7 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.32%) Reuters
7 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
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