The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 161 124 126
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +2
Contract jobs citing J2EE 310 404 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.46% 1.90% 1.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.67% 6.38% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 253 227
Average daily rate £500 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £326 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £100.00 - £33.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+73.61% +6.66%
J2EE
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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6644 6332 6493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.37% 29.86% 29.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4952 4713 4609
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 27 54
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.37 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.68% -21.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.23 £16.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the London region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +8 44 £538 +16.84% 23
Croydon - 4 £413 - 2
Canary Wharf -3 1 - -
Harrow - 1 £425 -
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing J2EE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited J2EE.

1 572 (90.65%) Java
2 325 (51.51%) Agile Software Development
3 266 (42.16%) Spring
4 207 (32.81%) Hibernate
5 202 (32.01%) Web Services
6 199 (31.54%) JavaScript
7 182 (28.84%) Oracle
8 176 (27.89%) TDD
9 156 (24.72%) Maven
10 155 (24.56%) HTML
11 153 (24.25%) SQL
12 143 (22.66%) Scrum
13 138 (21.87%) RESTful
14 124 (19.65%) Linux
15 123 (19.49%) Jenkins
16 121 (19.18%) XML
17 117 (18.54%) SOAP
17 117 (18.54%) CSS
17 117 (18.54%) Finance
18 116 (18.38%) Git (software)
19 108 (17.12%) Tomcat
20 106 (16.80%) Unix
21 103 (16.32%) Continuous Integration
22 102 (16.16%) REST
23 94 (14.90%) E-Commerce
24 90 (14.26%) MVC
25 89 (14.10%) JUnit
26 85 (13.47%) OO
27 82 (13.00%) Banking
28 80 (12.68%) PostgreSQL

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing J2EE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited J2EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 108 (17.12%) Tomcat
2 77 (12.20%) WebSphere
3 67 (10.62%) JBoss
4 64 (10.14%) WebLogic
5 56 (8.87%) CMS
6 50 (7.92%) Apache
7 49 (7.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 30 (4.75%) Node.js
9 26 (4.12%) WebSphere Application Server
10 23 (3.65%) Jetty
11 22 (3.49%) Confluence
12 17 (2.69%) nginx
13 15 (2.38%) Documentum
13 15 (2.38%) IIS
14 14 (2.22%) Alfresco
15 12 (1.90%) Mule
15 12 (1.90%) SharePoint
16 9 (1.43%) Captiva
16 9 (1.43%) Oracle Application Server
17 8 (1.27%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 7 (1.11%) MS Visio
1 7 (1.11%) Photoshop
2 5 (0.79%) MS Office
3 3 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.32%) HipChat
4 2 (0.32%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 21 (3.33%) Payment Gateway
2 9 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.43%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.32%) Maximo
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.16%) Magento
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 62 (9.83%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (3.80%) Google Cloud Platform
3 21 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (1.74%) Google App Engine
5 10 (1.58%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (1.11%) PaaS
7 6 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (0.79%) SaaS
9 4 (0.63%) GitHub
9 4 (0.63%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.63%) Google Compute Engine
9 4 (0.63%) IaaS
10 3 (0.48%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.32%) Route 53
11 2 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.16%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 31 (4.91%) HTTP
2 18 (2.85%) TCP/IP
3 12 (1.90%) Firewall
4 11 (1.74%) DNS
4 11 (1.74%) FTP
4 11 (1.74%) Internet
5 10 (1.58%) SSL
6 9 (1.43%) DHCP
6 9 (1.43%) IPsec
6 9 (1.43%) SNMP
7 8 (1.27%) LDAP
8 7 (1.11%) VPN
9 5 (0.79%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (0.32%) DMZ
10 2 (0.32%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.32%) SMTP
11 1 (0.16%) ATM
11 1 (0.16%) Intranet
11 1 (0.16%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.16%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (12.68%) PostgreSQL
2 48 (7.61%) Oracle Database
3 47 (7.45%) MySQL
4 39 (6.18%) MongoDB
5 33 (5.23%) NoSQL
5 33 (5.23%) Relational Database
6 25 (3.96%) SQL Server
7 20 (3.17%) Oracle Database 11g
8 18 (2.85%) DB2
9 15 (2.38%) Big Data
10 11 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (1.11%) Hadoop
13 6 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 6 (0.95%) Apache Hive
14 5 (0.79%) Hazelcast
15 4 (0.63%) GIS
Development Applications
1 156 (24.72%) Maven
2 123 (19.49%) Jenkins
3 116 (18.38%) Git (software)
4 89 (14.10%) JUnit
5 77 (12.20%) Subversion
6 57 (9.03%) JIRA
7 48 (7.61%) Mockito
8 44 (6.97%) Selenium
9 40 (6.34%) Eclipse
10 34 (5.39%) Ant
11 18 (2.85%) SonarQube
12 17 (2.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 15 (2.38%) Gerrit
14 13 (2.06%) Artifactory
14 13 (2.06%) EasyMock
14 13 (2.06%) Gradle
15 12 (1.90%) jMock
16 11 (1.74%) Cucumber
16 11 (1.74%) Hudson
16 11 (1.74%) Spock
General
1 117 (18.54%) Finance
2 82 (13.00%) Banking
3 52 (8.24%) Retail
4 23 (3.65%) Investment Banking
5 22 (3.49%) Front Office
6 13 (2.06%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.74%) Publishing
8 10 (1.58%) Games
9 9 (1.43%) Back Office
10 8 (1.27%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.79%) Marketing
12 3 (0.48%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.48%) Wholesale Banking
13 2 (0.32%) Automotive
13 2 (0.32%) French Language
13 2 (0.32%) Law
14 1 (0.16%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.16%) German Language
14 1 (0.16%) Legal
14 1 (0.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 425 (67.35%) Developer
2 298 (47.23%) Java Developer
3 73 (11.57%) Senior Developer
4 64 (10.14%) Architect
5 49 (7.77%) Senior Java Developer
6 47 (7.45%) J2EE Developer
7 42 (6.66%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 23 (3.65%) DevOps Engineer
9 21 (3.33%) Agile Developer
9 21 (3.33%) Consultant
10 20 (3.17%) Agile Java Developer
11 19 (3.01%) Java Engineer
12 18 (2.85%) Analyst
12 18 (2.85%) Lead Developer
12 18 (2.85%) Solutions Architect
12 18 (2.85%) XML Developer
13 16 (2.54%) Core Java Developer
14 14 (2.22%) JavaScript Developer
14 14 (2.22%) Oracle Developer
15 13 (2.06%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 266 (42.16%) Spring
2 207 (32.81%) Hibernate
3 202 (32.01%) Web Services
4 155 (24.56%) HTML
5 138 (21.87%) RESTful
6 121 (19.18%) XML
7 117 (18.54%) CSS
7 117 (18.54%) SOAP
8 102 (16.16%) REST
9 71 (11.25%) Spring MVC
10 67 (10.62%) JMS
11 60 (9.51%) AngularJS
12 59 (9.35%) JSP
13 56 (8.87%) JSON
14 53 (8.40%) .NET
15 51 (8.08%) Servlets
16 50 (7.92%) Ajax
17 48 (7.61%) jQuery
18 38 (6.02%) HTML5
19 36 (5.71%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 34 (5.39%) Equities
2 28 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
3 23 (3.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 23 (3.65%) iPad
4 22 (3.49%) Social Media
5 21 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (2.22%) Derivative
7 12 (1.90%) Fixed Income
7 12 (1.90%) Web 2.0
8 9 (1.43%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.43%) Data Structures
8 9 (1.43%) Visualisation
9 8 (1.27%) Algorithms
9 8 (1.27%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.27%) Online Banking
10 7 (1.11%) Private Cloud
10 7 (1.11%) User Experience
11 6 (0.95%) Clustering
12 5 (0.79%) Equity Derivative
13 4 (0.63%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 124 (19.65%) Linux
2 106 (16.80%) Unix
3 40 (6.34%) Windows
4 19 (3.01%) CentOS
5 13 (2.06%) Solaris
6 10 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.79%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.79%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.79%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.79%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.63%) AIX
8 4 (0.63%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.48%) Android
9 3 (0.48%) zOS
10 2 (0.32%) SUSE
11 1 (0.16%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (51.51%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (27.89%) TDD
3 143 (22.66%) Scrum
4 103 (16.32%) Continuous Integration
5 94 (14.90%) E-Commerce
6 90 (14.26%) MVC
7 85 (13.47%) OO
8 69 (10.94%) BDD
9 67 (10.62%) Mentoring
10 63 (9.98%) DevOps
11 59 (9.35%) SOA
12 47 (7.45%) Pair Programming
13 45 (7.13%) SDLC
14 44 (6.97%) Kanban
15 40 (6.34%) Multithreading
15 40 (6.34%) Waterfall
16 39 (6.18%) Unit Testing
17 38 (6.02%) Configuration Management
18 33 (5.23%) Web Development
19 30 (4.75%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 572 (90.65%) Java
2 199 (31.54%) JavaScript
3 153 (24.25%) SQL
4 59 (9.35%) PL/SQL
5 49 (7.77%) Shell Script
6 42 (6.66%) C#
7 38 (6.02%) Perl
8 36 (5.71%) Python
9 33 (5.23%) Groovy
10 28 (4.44%) Bash Shell
10 28 (4.44%) PHP
11 27 (4.28%) Scala
12 13 (2.06%) Ruby
13 12 (1.90%) C
13 12 (1.90%) PowerShell
14 9 (1.43%) T-SQL
15 6 (0.95%) Korn
16 3 (0.48%) C++
16 3 (0.48%) Clojure
16 3 (0.48%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 74 (11.73%) Security Cleared
2 41 (6.50%) Degree
3 20 (3.17%) DV Cleared
4 14 (2.22%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (0.63%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.16%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.16%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.69%) QA
2 5 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.16%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.16%) HL7
3 1 (0.16%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 25 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (2.06%) Docker
3 11 (1.74%) vCloud
4 10 (1.58%) Active Directory
5 7 (1.11%) vSphere
6 5 (0.79%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.63%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.32%) GlusterFS
9 2 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.32%) pfSense
9 2 (0.32%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.32%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 2 (0.32%) Varnish
10 1 (0.16%) ClearTrust
10 1 (0.16%) HDFS
10 1 (0.16%) Squid
Systems Management
1 34 (5.39%) Puppet
2 21 (3.33%) Ansible
2 21 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (2.54%) Salt
4 11 (1.74%) Kibana
4 11 (1.74%) logstash
5 10 (1.58%) ZABBIX
6 8 (1.27%) Nagios
6 8 (1.27%) Rundeck
7 5 (0.79%) CFEngine
8 4 (0.63%) Ambari
8 4 (0.63%) Oozie
9 3 (0.48%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.32%) Control-M
10 2 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Management
10 2 (0.32%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.32%) yum
11 1 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.16%) Ganglia
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 182 (28.84%) Oracle
2 53 (8.40%) Adobe
3 34 (5.39%) Google
4 33 (5.23%) IBM
5 32 (5.07%) Microsoft
5 32 (5.07%) VMware
6 31 (4.91%) ATG
7 23 (3.65%) Red Hat
8 22 (3.49%) Endeca
9 20 (3.17%) BEA
10 19 (3.01%) hybris
10 19 (3.01%) Sybase
11 13 (2.06%) SAP
12 12 (1.90%) Pega
13 7 (1.11%) Perforce
13 7 (1.11%) ServiceNow
13 7 (1.11%) Twitter
14 6 (0.95%) Apigee
15 5 (0.79%) Hortonworks
15 5 (0.79%) Sonatype
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