The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 26 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing J2EE 32 48 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 7.03% 7.43% 9.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 41.03% 31.17% 28.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 14
Median daily rate £350 £345 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +3.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £438 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 11
Median hourly rate £32.40 £36.67 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.64% +22.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £30.00 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £40.40 £41.58
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
J2EE
East of England

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 Essex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
78 154 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 17.14% 23.84% 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 96 86
Median daily rate £350 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £583 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 17
Median hourly rate £32.40 £36.67 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.64% +22.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £29.25 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.79 £41.30 £40.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing J2EE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

J2EE
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2EE across the Essex region.

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in Essex

J2EE
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE across the Essex region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

J2EE Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

J2EE
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the Essex region.

J2EE Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Essex region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Southend-on-Sea +5 5 £500 -16.66%
Brentwood +11 4 - -
Basildon -13 2 £240 -29.41% 2
J2EE
East of England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE 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 Essex region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 50 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (62.67%) Java
3 32 (42.67%) SQL Server
4 30 (40.00%) Web Services
5 23 (30.67%) HTML
5 23 (30.67%) HTML5
6 22 (29.33%) Marketing
6 22 (29.33%) XML
6 22 (29.33%) TDD
7 21 (28.00%) WebSphere
8 19 (25.33%) AccuRev
8 19 (25.33%) REST
8 19 (25.33%) SOAP
8 19 (25.33%) DB2
9 18 (24.00%) JSF
9 18 (24.00%) Digital Marketing
10 17 (22.67%) SOA
11 16 (21.33%) TopLink
12 15 (20.00%) Unix
12 15 (20.00%) OO
13 14 (18.67%) SQL
13 14 (18.67%) AngularJS
13 14 (18.67%) PrimeFaces
14 13 (17.33%) Big Data
14 13 (17.33%) Social Media
14 13 (17.33%) Oracle
14 13 (17.33%) Zachman Framework
14 13 (17.33%) TOGAF
15 12 (16.00%) .NET
15 12 (16.00%) JavaScript

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 21 (28.00%) WebSphere
2 12 (16.00%) WebLogic
3 11 (14.67%) Apache
4 9 (12.00%) WebLogic Portal
5 7 (9.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (2.67%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.67%) CMS
6 2 (2.67%) JBoss
6 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (10.67%) MS Excel
1 8 (10.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (9.33%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Google Analytics
1 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.67%) Office 365
1 2 (2.67%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.00%) SMS
2 5 (6.67%) DNS
3 2 (2.67%) Firewall
3 2 (2.67%) HTTP
3 2 (2.67%) SSL
3 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (42.67%) SQL Server
2 19 (25.33%) DB2
3 13 (17.33%) Big Data
4 5 (6.67%) Essbase
4 5 (6.67%) MS Access
5 4 (5.33%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.00%) MySQL
7 1 (1.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 19 (25.33%) AccuRev
2 6 (8.00%) Ant
3 4 (5.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.67%) Gradle
4 2 (2.67%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.67%) JUnit
4 2 (2.67%) SonarQube
4 2 (2.67%) Subversion
5 1 (1.33%) Xcode
General
1 22 (29.33%) Marketing
2 10 (13.33%) Automotive
3 9 (12.00%) Legal
4 5 (6.67%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.67%) Retail
6 1 (1.33%) Finance
6 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (52.00%) Developer
2 27 (36.00%) Java Developer
3 24 (32.00%) J2EE Developer
4 16 (21.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 14 (18.67%) Architect
6 13 (17.33%) Digital Architect
7 11 (14.67%) Analyst
8 8 (10.67%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (9.33%) Digital Solutions Architect
9 7 (9.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (9.33%) Support Analyst
10 6 (8.00%) Angular Developer
10 6 (8.00%) HTML Developer
10 6 (8.00%) IT Architect
11 5 (6.67%) J2EE Architect
11 5 (6.67%) WebSphere Developer
12 4 (5.33%) Agile Developer
12 4 (5.33%) J2EE WebSphere Developer
12 4 (5.33%) SQL Developer
12 4 (5.33%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (40.00%) Web Services
2 23 (30.67%) HTML
2 23 (30.67%) HTML5
3 22 (29.33%) XML
4 19 (25.33%) REST
4 19 (25.33%) SOAP
5 18 (24.00%) JSF
6 16 (21.33%) TopLink
7 14 (18.67%) AngularJS
7 14 (18.67%) PrimeFaces
8 12 (16.00%) .NET
9 8 (10.67%) CSS
10 7 (9.33%) Java EE
11 6 (8.00%) Ajax
11 6 (8.00%) JSP
11 6 (8.00%) LESS
11 6 (8.00%) Sass
11 6 (8.00%) XHTML
12 5 (6.67%) JPA
13 4 (5.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.33%) Social Media
2 10 (13.33%) Virtual Team
3 8 (10.67%) Client/Server
3 8 (10.67%) Mainframe
4 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.67%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.33%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.00%) Unix
2 11 (14.67%) Linux
2 11 (14.67%) Solaris
2 11 (14.67%) Windows
3 9 (12.00%) zOS
4 7 (9.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.33%) Android
6 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (29.33%) TDD
3 18 (24.00%) Digital Marketing
4 17 (22.67%) SOA
5 15 (20.00%) OO
6 13 (17.33%) TOGAF
6 13 (17.33%) Zachman Framework
7 11 (14.67%) Analytics
8 10 (13.33%) Business Analysis
8 10 (13.33%) Open Source
9 9 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (10.67%) Big Data Analytics
10 8 (10.67%) Data Analysis
10 8 (10.67%) Data Analytics
10 8 (10.67%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (10.67%) ITIL
10 8 (10.67%) ITSM
10 8 (10.67%) Release Management
11 7 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (8.00%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 47 (62.67%) Java
2 14 (18.67%) SQL
3 12 (16.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (12.00%) Shell Script
5 5 (6.67%) VB
6 4 (5.33%) COBOL
7 2 (2.67%) Python
7 2 (2.67%) SQR
8 1 (1.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) Ansible
1 2 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.67%) Puppet
2 1 (1.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (17.33%) Oracle
2 11 (14.67%) Adobe
3 9 (12.00%) BEA
3 9 (12.00%) IBM
4 5 (6.67%) webMethods
5 3 (4.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.67%) CA
6 2 (2.67%) FatWire
6 2 (2.67%) Google
6 2 (2.67%) Infor
6 2 (2.67%) Omniture
6 2 (2.67%) Rally
6 2 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.67%) SAP
6 2 (2.67%) WSO2