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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 21 14 47
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +33
Contract jobs citing J2EE 35 54 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 8.31% 10.19% 2.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.78% 28.13% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 25 7
Median daily rate £338 £400 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.56% +33.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £320 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £376
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.60 £40.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -0.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.96 £37.20 £36.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.40 £46.20 £44.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £40.60 £35.40
% change year-on-year
-12.56% +14.68%
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
126 192 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 29.93% 36.23% 23.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 101 86
Median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 10
Median hourly rate £30.50 £39.30 £35.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.39% +9.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £35.00 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.85 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.08% +5.71%

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 6 May 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 6 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
Basildon +2 11 £300 -20.00%
Southend-on-Sea +5 3 £358 -5.85%
Brentwood +2 2 - -
J2EE
East of England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 42 (76.36%) Java
2 31 (56.36%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (54.55%) SQL Server
4 24 (43.64%) Web Services
5 22 (40.00%) WebSphere
5 22 (40.00%) HTML
6 20 (36.36%) HTML5
7 19 (34.55%) XML
8 17 (30.91%) OO
9 15 (27.27%) SOA
9 15 (27.27%) TDD
9 15 (27.27%) JSF
10 14 (25.45%) DB2
10 14 (25.45%) SQL
11 13 (23.64%) SOAP
11 13 (23.64%) TopLink
11 13 (23.64%) REST
12 11 (20.00%) AccuRev
12 11 (20.00%) PrimeFaces
13 10 (18.18%) TOGAF
13 10 (18.18%) CSS
13 10 (18.18%) .NET
13 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
13 10 (18.18%) Linux
14 9 (16.36%) zOS
14 9 (16.36%) Unix
14 9 (16.36%) Marketing
14 9 (16.36%) AngularJS
15 8 (14.55%) Sass
15 8 (14.55%) LESS

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 22 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (9.09%) Apache
3 3 (5.45%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.45%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (3.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (3.64%) CMS
4 2 (3.64%) IIS
4 2 (3.64%) Jetty
4 2 (3.64%) nginx
4 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.45%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (5.45%) Google App Engine
1 3 (5.45%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (3.64%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) HTTP
1 4 (7.27%) SSL
1 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.45%) DNS
3 2 (3.64%) DHCP
3 2 (3.64%) FTP
3 2 (3.64%) IPsec
3 2 (3.64%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 14 (25.45%) DB2
3 6 (10.91%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (10.91%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 4 (7.27%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (7.27%) DataStage
4 4 (7.27%) WebFOCUS
5 3 (5.45%) Big Data
6 2 (3.64%) MS Access
6 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.82%) MySQL
7 1 (1.82%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (20.00%) AccuRev
2 6 (10.91%) Ant
3 3 (5.45%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.64%) Gradle
4 2 (3.64%) JUnit
4 2 (3.64%) SonarQube
4 2 (3.64%) Travis CI
5 1 (1.82%) Xcode
General
1 9 (16.36%) Marketing
2 8 (14.55%) Automotive
3 4 (7.27%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.45%) Legal
5 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (65.45%) Developer
2 23 (41.82%) Java Developer
3 19 (34.55%) J2EE Developer
4 11 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 10 (18.18%) Architect
6 8 (14.55%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (9.09%) HTML Developer
7 5 (9.09%) Senior Developer
7 5 (9.09%) WebSphere Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Agile Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Angular Developer
8 4 (7.27%) J2EE WebSphere Developer
8 4 (7.27%) SQL Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Analyst
9 3 (5.45%) Digital Architect
9 3 (5.45%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Agile Java Developer
10 2 (3.64%) DB2 Developer
10 2 (3.64%) DevOps Engineer
10 2 (3.64%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (43.64%) Web Services
2 22 (40.00%) HTML
3 20 (36.36%) HTML5
4 19 (34.55%) XML
5 15 (27.27%) JSF
6 13 (23.64%) REST
6 13 (23.64%) SOAP
6 13 (23.64%) TopLink
7 11 (20.00%) PrimeFaces
8 10 (18.18%) .NET
8 10 (18.18%) CSS
9 9 (16.36%) AngularJS
10 8 (14.55%) JSP
10 8 (14.55%) LESS
10 8 (14.55%) Sass
11 7 (12.73%) Java EE
12 6 (10.91%) Ajax
12 6 (10.91%) XHTML
13 4 (7.27%) Hibernate
14 2 (3.64%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) Social Media
2 2 (3.64%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.64%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.64%) Web 2.0
3 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.18%) Linux
2 9 (16.36%) Unix
2 9 (16.36%) zOS
3 5 (9.09%) Solaris
3 5 (9.09%) Windows
4 3 (5.45%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.82%) Android
6 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (56.36%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (30.91%) OO
3 15 (27.27%) SOA
3 15 (27.27%) TDD
4 10 (18.18%) TOGAF
5 7 (12.73%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (10.91%) Extreme Programming
6 6 (10.91%) RAD
6 6 (10.91%) Software Engineering
7 5 (9.09%) B2C
7 5 (9.09%) Coaching
7 5 (9.09%) Open Source
8 4 (7.27%) Analytics
8 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (7.27%) Configuration Management
8 4 (7.27%) DevOps
8 4 (7.27%) ETL
8 4 (7.27%) Pair Programming
8 4 (7.27%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (7.27%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (76.36%) Java
2 14 (25.45%) SQL
3 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.45%) Perl
4 3 (5.45%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.64%) C
5 2 (3.64%) Python
5 2 (3.64%) SQR
6 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.73%) COBIT
1 7 (12.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (12.73%) ISO27002
2 1 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) Puppet
2 3 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.82%) Cacti
3 1 (1.82%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Oracle
2 6 (10.91%) IBM
3 5 (9.09%) Google
4 4 (7.27%) Teradata
5 3 (5.45%) BEA
5 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.45%) webMethods
6 2 (3.64%) Adobe
6 2 (3.64%) CA
6 2 (3.64%) FatWire
6 2 (3.64%) Omniture
6 2 (3.64%) Rally
6 2 (3.64%) VMware