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 24 January 2017 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 50 45 39
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing J2EE 6 7 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.02% 1.22% 3.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.85% 5.51% 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 12
Median daily rate £500 - £364
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £398 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +5.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £59.25 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-36.70% +68.44%

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
156 127 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.44% 22.20% 28.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 74 108
Median daily rate £375 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 8
Median hourly rate £41.13 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 -4 3 £500 - 2
J2EE
East of England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 (86.49%) Java
2 28 (75.68%) E-Commerce
3 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (51.35%) WebSphere
4 19 (51.35%) IBM
5 18 (48.65%) Web Services
6 13 (35.14%) JavaScript
6 13 (35.14%) HTML
7 12 (32.43%) Oracle
7 12 (32.43%) Unix
7 12 (32.43%) hybris
8 11 (29.73%) Internet
8 11 (29.73%) WebSphere Application Server
8 11 (29.73%) Finance
9 10 (27.03%) Spring
9 10 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (27.03%) Linux
10 9 (24.32%) XML
10 9 (24.32%) JSP
10 9 (24.32%) SQL
10 9 (24.32%) Selenium
11 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
11 8 (21.62%) DB2
11 8 (21.62%) SOA
12 7 (18.92%) JMS
12 7 (18.92%) Apache
12 7 (18.92%) XHTML
12 7 (18.92%) Eclipse
12 7 (18.92%) JUnit
12 7 (18.92%) Servlets

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 19 (51.35%) WebSphere
2 11 (29.73%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (18.92%) Apache
4 6 (16.22%) WebLogic
5 4 (10.81%) JBoss
5 4 (10.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (8.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (8.11%) CMS
6 3 (8.11%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (8.11%) IIS
6 3 (8.11%) MQSeries
6 3 (8.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Magento
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) Internet
2 4 (10.81%) HTTP
2 4 (10.81%) SSL
3 3 (8.11%) DNS
3 3 (8.11%) Firewall
3 3 (8.11%) FTP
3 3 (8.11%) LDAP
3 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) DB2
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database
3 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (13.51%) DbVisualizer
4 5 (13.51%) MySQL
4 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
5 3 (8.11%) Jackrabbit
5 3 (8.11%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.70%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Selenium
2 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
3 7 (18.92%) Eclipse
3 7 (18.92%) JUnit
4 6 (16.22%) Ant
5 5 (13.51%) Appium
5 5 (13.51%) Cucumber
5 5 (13.51%) JIRA
5 5 (13.51%) SoapUI
5 5 (13.51%) WebDriver
6 4 (10.81%) Subversion
7 3 (8.11%) Log4j
7 3 (8.11%) Mockito
7 3 (8.11%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 11 (29.73%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Retail
3 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Developer
1 14 (37.84%) Java Developer
2 12 (32.43%) Architect
3 7 (18.92%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (16.22%) Agile Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Agile Java Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Automation Tester
5 5 (13.51%) Java Automation Tester
5 5 (13.51%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 5 (13.51%) Selenium Tester
5 5 (13.51%) Tester
6 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce Architect
6 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
6 4 (10.81%) Hybris Developer
6 4 (10.81%) J2EE Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Java Architect
6 4 (10.81%) Java Solutions Architect
6 4 (10.81%) Java WebSphere Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (10.81%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (48.65%) Web Services
2 13 (35.14%) HTML
3 10 (27.03%) Spring
4 9 (24.32%) JSP
4 9 (24.32%) XML
5 7 (18.92%) EJB
5 7 (18.92%) JMS
5 7 (18.92%) JSON
5 7 (18.92%) Servlets
5 7 (18.92%) SOAP
5 7 (18.92%) XHTML
6 6 (16.22%) Hibernate
6 6 (16.22%) Middleware
7 5 (13.51%) CSS
7 5 (13.51%) Gherkin
8 4 (10.81%) RESTful
8 4 (10.81%) XSLT
9 3 (8.11%) Ajax
9 3 (8.11%) JSTL
9 3 (8.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (13.51%) iPad
2 3 (8.11%) Clustering
2 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) Unix
2 10 (27.03%) Linux
3 5 (13.51%) Windows
4 3 (8.11%) AIX
4 3 (8.11%) HPUX
4 3 (8.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (75.68%) E-Commerce
2 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (21.62%) SOA
5 6 (16.22%) MVC
5 6 (16.22%) Scrum
5 6 (16.22%) Software Architecture
5 6 (16.22%) TDD
6 5 (13.51%) Automated Testing
6 5 (13.51%) Coaching
6 5 (13.51%) Document Management
6 5 (13.51%) OO
6 5 (13.51%) System Testing
6 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
6 5 (13.51%) Test Scripting
7 4 (10.81%) Change Management
7 4 (10.81%) Project Planning
7 4 (10.81%) TOGAF
8 3 (8.11%) Load Balancing
8 3 (8.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 32 (86.49%) Java
2 13 (35.14%) JavaScript
3 9 (24.32%) SQL
4 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
4 3 (8.11%) Perl
4 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.70%) C
5 1 (2.70%) C#
5 1 (2.70%) Scala
5 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) IBM
2 12 (32.43%) hybris
2 12 (32.43%) Oracle
3 3 (8.11%) ATG
3 3 (8.11%) Blue Martini
3 3 (8.11%) Elastic Path
3 3 (8.11%) HP
3 3 (8.11%) Interwoven
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) Sybase