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 29 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 51 33 44
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +11
Contract jobs citing J2EE 11 33 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.58% 4.11% 3.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.15% 14.93% 13.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 16
Median daily rate £525 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% +3.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £373
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Hertfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
135 221 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 19.37% 27.56% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 118 150
Median daily rate £375 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 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 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

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 29 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
Watford -14 10 £525 +41.89% 1
St Albans - 1 £525 -
J2EE
East of England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 25 (92.59%) Java
2 20 (74.07%) E-Commerce
3 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (59.26%) Hibernate
4 16 (59.26%) Spring
5 15 (55.56%) JavaScript
6 12 (44.44%) Retail
6 12 (44.44%) hybris
7 11 (40.74%) WebSphere
7 11 (40.74%) SQL
7 11 (40.74%) IBM
8 10 (37.04%) Web Services
9 9 (33.33%) XML
9 9 (33.33%) Finance
10 8 (29.63%) HTML
11 7 (25.93%) EJB
11 7 (25.93%) JSP
11 7 (25.93%) TDD
12 5 (18.52%) Subversion
12 5 (18.52%) JBoss
12 5 (18.52%) Apache
12 5 (18.52%) Unix
12 5 (18.52%) Oracle
12 5 (18.52%) ATG
12 5 (18.52%) Struts
13 4 (14.81%) Eclipse
13 4 (14.81%) MVC
13 4 (14.81%) Project Management
13 4 (14.81%) CSS
13 4 (14.81%) DB2

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 11 (40.74%) WebSphere
2 5 (18.52%) Apache
2 5 (18.52%) JBoss
3 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 3 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (7.41%) CMS
5 1 (3.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (3.70%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Internet
2 2 (7.41%) HTTP
2 2 (7.41%) Network Security
3 1 (3.70%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) DB2
2 3 (11.11%) DbVisualizer
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.70%) Jackrabbit
4 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Subversion
2 4 (14.81%) Eclipse
3 3 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 3 (11.11%) JIRA
3 3 (11.11%) Selenium
3 3 (11.11%) WebDriver
4 2 (7.41%) Appium
4 2 (7.41%) Maven
4 2 (7.41%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.70%) Ant
5 1 (3.70%) JUnit
5 1 (3.70%) Log4j
5 1 (3.70%) Mockito
5 1 (3.70%) Protractor
5 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 12 (44.44%) Retail
2 9 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Developer
2 14 (51.85%) Java Developer
3 7 (25.93%) J2EE Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Hybris Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Java E-Commerce Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Automation Tester
5 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce Manager
5 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Java Automation Tester
5 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 3 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
5 3 (11.11%) Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Java WebSphere Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (7.41%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (59.26%) Hibernate
1 16 (59.26%) Spring
2 10 (37.04%) Web Services
3 9 (33.33%) XML
4 8 (29.63%) HTML
5 7 (25.93%) EJB
5 7 (25.93%) JSP
6 5 (18.52%) Struts
7 4 (14.81%) CSS
7 4 (14.81%) Servlets
8 3 (11.11%) Gherkin
8 3 (11.11%) JDBC
8 3 (11.11%) JMS
8 3 (11.11%) REST
8 3 (11.11%) RESTful
8 3 (11.11%) XHTML
9 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
9 2 (7.41%) HTML5
9 2 (7.41%) Spring Boot
9 2 (7.41%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Unix
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) HPUX
3 1 (3.70%) Solaris
3 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) E-Commerce
2 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.93%) TDD
4 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (14.81%) MVC
4 4 (14.81%) Project Management
5 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Coaching
5 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (11.11%) Document Management
5 3 (11.11%) Presales
5 3 (11.11%) System Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 3 (11.11%) Time Management
5 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 3 (11.11%) Web Development
6 2 (7.41%) B2C
6 2 (7.41%) CRM
6 2 (7.41%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 25 (92.59%) Java
2 15 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 11 (40.74%) SQL
4 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.41%) PHP
6 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.70%) C
6 1 (3.70%) Perl
6 1 (3.70%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) hybris
2 11 (40.74%) IBM
3 5 (18.52%) ATG
3 5 (18.52%) Oracle
4 4 (14.81%) Percussion
5 2 (7.41%) Endeca
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.70%) Blue Martini
6 1 (3.70%) Elastic Path
6 1 (3.70%) Interwoven
6 1 (3.70%) Sybase