The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 39 29 52
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +23
Contract jobs citing J2EE 23 33 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.13% 4.40% 2.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.11% 18.13% 10.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 14
Median daily rate £500 £390 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £358 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £418 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.99% +11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +17.64%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
163 182 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.18% 24.27% 28.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 89 163
Median daily rate £370 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £440 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £28.50 £20.94 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.13% +39.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

J2EE
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

J2EE
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

J2EE Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
Watford -1 19 £525 +34.61% 2
St Albans - 1 £525 -
J2EE
East of England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 32 (96.97%) Java
2 26 (78.79%) E-Commerce
3 23 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (51.52%) IBM
4 17 (51.52%) JavaScript
4 17 (51.52%) WebSphere
5 14 (42.42%) HTML
6 13 (39.39%) Web Services
6 13 (39.39%) Spring
6 13 (39.39%) hybris
7 12 (36.36%) Hibernate
7 12 (36.36%) Unix
8 11 (33.33%) SQL
9 10 (30.30%) XML
9 10 (30.30%) Finance
9 10 (30.30%) TDD
9 10 (30.30%) Retail
10 9 (27.27%) JSP
10 9 (27.27%) Oracle
11 8 (24.24%) DB2
11 8 (24.24%) EJB
11 8 (24.24%) Internet
11 8 (24.24%) JMS
11 8 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (21.21%) Selenium
12 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
12 7 (21.21%) Subversion
12 7 (21.21%) XHTML
12 7 (21.21%) Servlets
12 7 (21.21%) WebSphere Application Server

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 17 (51.52%) WebSphere
2 7 (21.21%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (18.18%) Apache
4 3 (9.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (9.09%) CMS
4 3 (9.09%) MQSeries
5 2 (6.06%) JBoss
5 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) Internet
2 2 (6.06%) Network Security
3 1 (3.03%) HTTP
3 1 (3.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) DB2
2 5 (15.15%) DbVisualizer
3 4 (12.12%) MySQL
4 3 (9.09%) Jackrabbit
4 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
1 7 (21.21%) Selenium
1 7 (21.21%) Subversion
2 6 (18.18%) Eclipse
3 5 (15.15%) Cucumber
3 5 (15.15%) JIRA
3 5 (15.15%) JUnit
3 5 (15.15%) WebDriver
4 4 (12.12%) Appium
4 4 (12.12%) SoapUI
5 3 (9.09%) Ant
5 3 (9.09%) Log4j
5 3 (9.09%) Mockito
5 3 (9.09%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Maven
7 1 (3.03%) Protractor
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
1 10 (30.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Developer
1 19 (57.58%) Java Developer
2 9 (27.27%) J2EE Developer
2 9 (27.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Hybris Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Automation Tester
4 5 (15.15%) Java Automation Tester
4 5 (15.15%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 5 (15.15%) Selenium Tester
4 5 (15.15%) Tester
5 4 (12.12%) Agile Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Agile Java Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Architect
5 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Java E-Commerce Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Java WebSphere Developer
5 4 (12.12%) WebSphere Developer
6 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce Architect
6 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Java Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (42.42%) HTML
2 13 (39.39%) Spring
2 13 (39.39%) Web Services
3 12 (36.36%) Hibernate
4 10 (30.30%) XML
5 9 (27.27%) JSP
6 8 (24.24%) EJB
6 8 (24.24%) JMS
7 7 (21.21%) Servlets
7 7 (21.21%) XHTML
8 6 (18.18%) CSS
8 6 (18.18%) JSON
8 6 (18.18%) RESTful
8 6 (18.18%) SOAP
9 5 (15.15%) Gherkin
9 5 (15.15%) JDBC
9 5 (15.15%) REST
10 4 (12.12%) Struts
10 4 (12.12%) XSLT
11 3 (9.09%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Unix
2 6 (18.18%) Linux
3 3 (9.09%) HPUX
3 3 (9.09%) Solaris
4 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (78.79%) E-Commerce
2 23 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (30.30%) TDD
4 8 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (18.18%) MVC
6 5 (15.15%) Automated Testing
6 5 (15.15%) Coaching
6 5 (15.15%) Document Management
6 5 (15.15%) System Testing
6 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
6 5 (15.15%) Test Scripting
7 4 (12.12%) Scrum
8 3 (9.09%) Change Management
8 3 (9.09%) Project Management
8 3 (9.09%) Project Planning
8 3 (9.09%) SOA
8 3 (9.09%) Time Management
8 3 (9.09%) TOGAF
8 3 (9.09%) UML
8 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 32 (96.97%) Java
2 17 (51.52%) JavaScript
3 11 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 3 (9.09%) Perl
5 2 (6.06%) PHP
5 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) IBM
2 13 (39.39%) hybris
3 9 (27.27%) Oracle
4 4 (12.12%) ATG
5 3 (9.09%) Blue Martini
5 3 (9.09%) Elastic Path
5 3 (9.09%) Interwoven
6 2 (6.06%) Endeca
6 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.03%) Percussion
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, long term programme
Posted: 6 days ago