The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
England / London
Rank 174 154 120
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -34
Contract jobs citing J2EE 247 342 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.29% 1.59% 1.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.70% 5.05% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 210 254
Median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £375 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.96% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £100.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £62.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +73.61%

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6682 6777 6404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.99% 31.60% 30.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5043 5011 4718
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 41 22
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +72.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £26.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 London

J2EE
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in London

J2EE
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE across the London region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

J2EE Daily Rate Histogram in London

J2EE
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

J2EE Hourly Rate Trend in London

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the London region over the 3 months to 25 February 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
City of London 0 39 £550 - 20
Canary Wharf +3 7 £575 -16.05%
Westminster +4 2 £540 -6.08%
Croydon -1 1 £350 -14.11%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £588 -
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 London region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 574 (91.99%) Java
2 348 (55.77%) Agile Software Development
3 288 (46.15%) Spring
4 217 (34.78%) Oracle
4 217 (34.78%) Web Services
5 192 (30.77%) SQL
6 190 (30.45%) JavaScript
7 176 (28.21%) TDD
8 171 (27.40%) HTML
9 165 (26.44%) XML
10 157 (25.16%) Jenkins
11 156 (25.00%) REST
12 153 (24.52%) Finance
13 148 (23.72%) CSS
14 146 (23.40%) Hibernate
15 137 (21.96%) SOAP
16 128 (20.51%) SOA
17 122 (19.55%) Unix
18 119 (19.07%) Linux
19 113 (18.11%) JSP
20 110 (17.63%) Scrum
21 109 (17.47%) OO
22 107 (17.15%) JIRA
23 104 (16.67%) Banking
23 104 (16.67%) MVC
24 103 (16.51%) WebSphere
25 102 (16.35%) E-Commerce
25 102 (16.35%) HTML5
26 99 (15.87%) Maven
27 98 (15.71%) JSON

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in London 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
1 103 (16.51%) WebSphere
2 71 (11.38%) WebLogic
3 70 (11.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 56 (8.97%) Tomcat
5 51 (8.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 47 (7.53%) Confluence
7 44 (7.05%) JBoss
8 28 (4.49%) Apache
9 26 (4.17%) CMS
9 26 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
10 19 (3.04%) Oracle Coherence
11 16 (2.56%) WebLogic Portal
12 14 (2.24%) GlassFish
12 14 (2.24%) Mule
13 9 (1.44%) Commerce Server
14 8 (1.28%) Apache Spark
14 8 (1.28%) Jetty
14 8 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
15 6 (0.96%) Cloud Foundry
15 6 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (1.60%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.64%) OmniGraffle
3 3 (0.48%) HipChat
3 3 (0.48%) MS Office
4 2 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.32%) MS Project
5 1 (0.16%) Mingle
5 1 (0.16%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (2.40%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.32%) Maximo
4 2 (0.32%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.16%) Documaker
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle SCM
5 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.16%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 43 (6.89%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (3.69%) PaaS
3 19 (3.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (2.88%) IaaS
5 14 (2.24%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.96%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.96%) Amazon SQS
6 6 (0.96%) Bluemix
6 6 (0.96%) GitHub
6 6 (0.96%) IBM Cloud
7 5 (0.80%) Force.com
7 5 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.64%) Adobe Analytics
9 3 (0.48%) Google App Engine
9 3 (0.48%) SaaS
10 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.49%) Firewall
2 22 (3.53%) HTTP
3 18 (2.88%) TCP/IP
4 17 (2.72%) Internet
5 11 (1.76%) LDAP
5 11 (1.76%) SSL
6 6 (0.96%) SAN
7 5 (0.80%) DNS
8 4 (0.64%) FTP
8 4 (0.64%) Intranet
9 3 (0.48%) DHCP
9 3 (0.48%) DMZ
9 3 (0.48%) IPsec
9 3 (0.48%) Network Security
9 3 (0.48%) SNMP
10 2 (0.32%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (0.32%) VPN
11 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.16%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.16%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (7.21%) NoSQL
2 40 (6.41%) MySQL
3 38 (6.09%) Oracle Database
3 38 (6.09%) Relational Database
4 37 (5.93%) MongoDB
5 36 (5.77%) Big Data
6 30 (4.81%) Data Warehouse
7 28 (4.49%) Hadoop
8 22 (3.53%) Endeca
9 21 (3.37%) SQL Server
10 15 (2.40%) Oracle Database 10g
11 13 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
12 12 (1.92%) DB2
13 11 (1.76%) RDBMS
14 9 (1.44%) Blockchain
14 9 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (1.44%) Sqoop
15 6 (0.96%) Jackrabbit
15 6 (0.96%) Redis
16 5 (0.80%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 157 (25.16%) Jenkins
2 107 (17.15%) JIRA
3 99 (15.87%) Maven
4 96 (15.38%) Git (software)
5 70 (11.22%) JUnit
6 54 (8.65%) Mockito
7 46 (7.37%) Selenium
8 43 (6.89%) Cucumber
9 38 (6.09%) Subversion
10 35 (5.61%) Ant
11 28 (4.49%) Spock
12 25 (4.01%) Eclipse
13 20 (3.21%) Gradle
13 20 (3.21%) Hudson
13 20 (3.21%) TeamCity
14 14 (2.24%) SoapUI
15 12 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
16 11 (1.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 11 (1.76%) WebDriver
17 10 (1.60%) SonarQube
General
1 153 (24.52%) Finance
2 104 (16.67%) Banking
3 58 (9.29%) Retail
4 25 (4.01%) Investment Banking
5 14 (2.24%) Games
5 14 (2.24%) Marketing
6 13 (2.08%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.44%) Front Office
7 9 (1.44%) Publishing
8 7 (1.12%) Back Office
9 6 (0.96%) Advertising
9 6 (0.96%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.64%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.64%) Electronics
10 4 (0.64%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.48%) Law
12 2 (0.32%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.16%) Legal
13 1 (0.16%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 406 (65.06%) Developer
2 266 (42.63%) Java Developer
3 93 (14.90%) Architect
4 69 (11.06%) Senior Developer
5 50 (8.01%) Senior Java Developer
6 47 (7.53%) J2EE Developer
7 44 (7.05%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 33 (5.29%) Oracle Developer
9 29 (4.65%) Agile Developer
10 28 (4.49%) Agile Java Developer
10 28 (4.49%) Solutions Architect
11 25 (4.01%) Analyst
11 25 (4.01%) Hybris Developer
12 24 (3.85%) Java Architect
13 19 (3.04%) Consultant
14 16 (2.56%) DevOps Engineer
14 16 (2.56%) Technical Architect
14 16 (2.56%) Technical Leader
15 14 (2.24%) J2EE Architect
16 13 (2.08%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 288 (46.15%) Spring
2 217 (34.78%) Web Services
3 171 (27.40%) HTML
4 165 (26.44%) XML
5 156 (25.00%) REST
6 148 (23.72%) CSS
7 146 (23.40%) Hibernate
8 137 (21.96%) SOAP
9 113 (18.11%) JSP
10 102 (16.35%) HTML5
11 98 (15.71%) JSON
12 93 (14.90%) AngularJS
13 91 (14.58%) RESTful
14 85 (13.62%) CSS3
15 71 (11.38%) JMS
15 71 (11.38%) Spring MVC
16 68 (10.90%) Servlets
17 64 (10.26%) EJB
18 62 (9.94%) jQuery
19 56 (8.97%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 43 (6.89%) Computer Science
2 39 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (4.97%) User Experience
4 24 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
5 20 (3.21%) Data Structures
5 20 (3.21%) iPad
6 19 (3.04%) Virtual Team
7 15 (2.40%) Data Centre
7 15 (2.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 15 (2.40%) Social Media
8 10 (1.60%) N-Tier
9 9 (1.44%) Client/Server
9 9 (1.44%) Derivative
10 8 (1.28%) Mobile App
11 7 (1.12%) Equities
12 6 (0.96%) Mainframe
13 5 (0.80%) Algorithms
13 5 (0.80%) Cloud Native
13 5 (0.80%) Online Banking
14 4 (0.64%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 122 (19.55%) Unix
2 119 (19.07%) Linux
3 34 (5.45%) Windows
4 9 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.64%) Android
5 4 (0.64%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.64%) Solaris
6 3 (0.48%) AIX
6 3 (0.48%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.48%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.32%) CentOS
7 2 (0.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 348 (55.77%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (28.21%) TDD
3 128 (20.51%) SOA
4 110 (17.63%) Scrum
5 109 (17.47%) OO
6 104 (16.67%) MVC
7 102 (16.35%) E-Commerce
8 95 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
9 91 (14.58%) BDD
10 80 (12.82%) UML
11 68 (10.90%) Open Source
12 60 (9.62%) DevOps
13 59 (9.46%) Data Modelling
13 59 (9.46%) Microservices
14 46 (7.37%) Mentoring
15 39 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
15 39 (6.25%) Unit Testing
16 37 (5.93%) Software Engineering
17 36 (5.77%) Web Development
18 35 (5.61%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 574 (91.99%) Java
2 192 (30.77%) SQL
3 190 (30.45%) JavaScript
4 58 (9.29%) PL/SQL
5 48 (7.69%) Python
5 48 (7.69%) Shell Script
6 30 (4.81%) Perl
7 27 (4.33%) Bash Shell
7 27 (4.33%) Scala
8 23 (3.69%) Korn
9 22 (3.53%) C
10 20 (3.21%) XPath
11 19 (3.04%) C++
12 15 (2.40%) Ruby
13 14 (2.24%) ActionScript
14 12 (1.92%) C#
15 10 (1.60%) T-SQL
16 9 (1.44%) PowerShell
17 8 (1.28%) Go
18 7 (1.12%) PHP
Qualifications
1 46 (7.37%) Degree
2 22 (3.53%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.40%) ISEB
4 14 (2.24%) ISTQB
5 11 (1.76%) SC Cleared
6 10 (1.60%) Sun Certification
7 6 (0.96%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.80%) OCPJP
9 3 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.32%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.32%) PMP
11 1 (0.16%) Brainbench
11 1 (0.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.88%) QA
2 10 (1.60%) FATCA
3 9 (1.44%) SLA
4 3 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.48%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.32%) MiFID
6 1 (0.16%) PA-DSS
6 1 (0.16%) PMO
6 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (5.45%) Docker
2 9 (1.44%) Apache Flume
3 6 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.48%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.48%) Xen
6 2 (0.32%) vCloud
6 2 (0.32%) vSphere
7 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 30 (4.81%) Puppet
2 28 (4.49%) Ansible
3 16 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (1.44%) Rsyslog
5 7 (1.12%) Kubernetes
5 7 (1.12%) Oracle Identity Management
6 4 (0.64%) OpenAM
6 4 (0.64%) OpenSSO
6 4 (0.64%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 4 (0.64%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.48%) Salt
8 2 (0.32%) CA Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.32%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.32%) Kibana
8 2 (0.32%) logstash
8 2 (0.32%) Packer
8 2 (0.32%) Rundeck
8 2 (0.32%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.16%) MOM
9 1 (0.16%) Nagios
Vendors
1 217 (34.78%) Oracle
2 62 (9.94%) Adobe
3 56 (8.97%) IBM
4 54 (8.65%) ATG
5 41 (6.57%) hybris
6 23 (3.69%) Solace
7 20 (3.21%) Sybase
8 18 (2.88%) MuleSoft
8 18 (2.88%) TIBCO
9 17 (2.72%) Microsoft
10 13 (2.08%) Atlassian
10 13 (2.08%) BEA
10 13 (2.08%) Red Hat
10 13 (2.08%) Splunk
11 9 (1.44%) SAP
11 9 (1.44%) VMware
12 8 (1.28%) Google
12 8 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (1.28%) WSO2
13 6 (0.96%) Informatica
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