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 27 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 150 155 149
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing J2EE 391 356 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.71% 1.54% 1.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.92% 4.81% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 237 257
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £610 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £416 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +11.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £54.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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
7942 7400 7422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.69% 32.08% 30.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5886 5505 5371
Median daily rate £450 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 50 38
Median hourly rate £46.50 £22.12 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.26% -44.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.76 £19.17 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £44.40 £137.50
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 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 27 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the London region over the 3 months to 27 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
City of London +8 42 £425 -15.00% 11
Docklands, London +12 7 £370 -47.14%
Canary Wharf -2 5 £450 -18.18%
Croydon -19 3 £363 -12.12%
Feltham -2 2 £340 +3.03%
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £525 -
Wimbledon -1 1 £525 +8.80%
Bromley - 1 £475 -
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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 London region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 708 (91.35%) Java
2 425 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
3 291 (37.55%) Spring
4 288 (37.16%) Web Services
5 253 (32.65%) Oracle
6 233 (30.06%) HTML
7 228 (29.42%) SQL
8 212 (27.35%) JavaScript
9 197 (25.42%) XML
10 194 (25.03%) Scrum
11 183 (23.61%) TDD
12 179 (23.10%) Unix
13 172 (22.19%) CSS
14 163 (21.03%) Linux
15 156 (20.13%) Hibernate
16 153 (19.74%) JSP
17 152 (19.61%) Finance
18 148 (19.10%) Jenkins
19 147 (18.97%) SOAP
20 136 (17.55%) REST
21 135 (17.42%) JMS
21 135 (17.42%) Maven
22 134 (17.29%) Continuous Integration
23 123 (15.87%) RESTful
23 123 (15.87%) WebSphere
24 120 (15.48%) E-Commerce
25 114 (14.71%) Git (software)
26 110 (14.19%) SOA
26 110 (14.19%) Servlets
27 107 (13.81%) OO

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
1 123 (15.87%) WebSphere
2 83 (10.71%) WebLogic
3 69 (8.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 66 (8.52%) JBoss
5 64 (8.26%) Tomcat
6 54 (6.97%) Apache
7 48 (6.19%) CMS
7 48 (6.19%) WebSphere Application Server
8 35 (4.52%) Confluence
9 28 (3.61%) Mule
10 23 (2.97%) Mule ESB
11 22 (2.84%) WebLogic Portal
12 18 (2.32%) GlassFish
13 16 (2.06%) nginx
14 15 (1.94%) FileNet
14 15 (1.94%) IIS
14 15 (1.94%) WebSphere Portal
15 14 (1.81%) Oracle Service Bus
16 12 (1.55%) IBM HTTP Server
17 11 (1.42%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (0.77%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.39%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.26%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 26 (3.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (1.68%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.77%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.65%) Adobe Campaign
4 5 (0.65%) Magento
5 2 (0.26%) Documaker
6 1 (0.13%) Global One
6 1 (0.13%) Murex MxG2000
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.13%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 62 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (3.61%) GitHub
4 16 (2.06%) Adobe Analytics
5 12 (1.55%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.65%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.52%) Force.com
9 4 (0.52%) SaaS
9 4 (0.52%) Slack
10 3 (0.39%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.39%) PaaS
11 2 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.26%) CloudBees
11 2 (0.26%) IaaS
11 2 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.13%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 55 (7.10%) Firewall
2 46 (5.94%) LDAP
3 32 (4.13%) HTTP
4 20 (2.58%) Internet
5 18 (2.32%) TCP/IP
6 15 (1.94%) SNMP
7 13 (1.68%) VPN
8 11 (1.42%) DMZ
8 11 (1.42%) Reverse Proxy
9 8 (1.03%) FTP
10 7 (0.90%) HTTPS
10 7 (0.90%) Network Security
10 7 (0.90%) SSL
11 6 (0.77%) DNS
11 6 (0.77%) IPsec
11 6 (0.77%) NAS
12 5 (0.65%) tcpdump
12 5 (0.65%) Wireshark
13 4 (0.52%) BIG-IP
13 4 (0.52%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (7.35%) MySQL
2 56 (7.23%) Relational Database
3 54 (6.97%) NoSQL
4 50 (6.45%) MongoDB
4 50 (6.45%) SQL Server
5 49 (6.32%) Oracle Database
6 37 (4.77%) PostgreSQL
7 30 (3.87%) Big Data
8 22 (2.84%) Hadoop
9 19 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (2.32%) DB2
11 17 (2.19%) Oracle Database 11g
12 13 (1.68%) Redis
13 12 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
14 9 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (1.16%) Sqoop
15 8 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
16 7 (0.90%) RDBMS
17 5 (0.65%) SQLite
18 4 (0.52%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 148 (19.10%) Jenkins
2 135 (17.42%) Maven
3 114 (14.71%) Git (software)
4 101 (13.03%) JIRA
5 90 (11.61%) JUnit
6 59 (7.61%) Subversion
7 57 (7.35%) Mockito
8 53 (6.84%) Eclipse
9 50 (6.45%) Selenium
10 44 (5.68%) Cucumber
11 42 (5.42%) Ant
12 21 (2.71%) SoapUI
13 20 (2.58%) Sonatype Nexus
13 20 (2.58%) Spock
13 20 (2.58%) TeamCity
14 19 (2.45%) SonarQube
15 17 (2.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 16 (2.06%) Gerrit
16 16 (2.06%) Gradle
16 16 (2.06%) Hudson
General
1 152 (19.61%) Finance
2 63 (8.13%) Retail
3 61 (7.87%) Banking
4 41 (5.29%) Marketing
5 33 (4.26%) Telecoms
6 28 (3.61%) Manufacturing
7 26 (3.35%) Electronics
8 25 (3.23%) Front Office
9 15 (1.94%) Investment Banking
10 10 (1.29%) Publishing
11 8 (1.03%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.65%) Advertising
12 5 (0.65%) Back Office
13 4 (0.52%) Games
14 3 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.26%) Law
15 2 (0.26%) Private Banking
16 1 (0.13%) Interactive Media
16 1 (0.13%) Legal
16 1 (0.13%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 477 (61.55%) Developer
2 315 (40.65%) Java Developer
3 80 (10.32%) Architect
4 65 (8.39%) Senior Developer
5 51 (6.58%) J2EE Developer
6 47 (6.06%) Consultant
7 46 (5.94%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 38 (4.90%) Senior Java Developer
9 37 (4.77%) Lead Developer
10 33 (4.26%) Analyst
10 33 (4.26%) Oracle Developer
11 31 (4.00%) Java Engineer
12 29 (3.74%) Agile Developer
13 24 (3.10%) Hybris Developer
13 24 (3.10%) Scala Developer
14 22 (2.84%) Agile Java Developer
14 22 (2.84%) DevOps Engineer
15 21 (2.71%) Technical Leader
16 20 (2.58%) Lead Java Developer
17 19 (2.45%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 291 (37.55%) Spring
2 288 (37.16%) Web Services
3 233 (30.06%) HTML
4 197 (25.42%) XML
5 172 (22.19%) CSS
6 156 (20.13%) Hibernate
7 153 (19.74%) JSP
8 147 (18.97%) SOAP
9 136 (17.55%) REST
10 135 (17.42%) JMS
11 123 (15.87%) RESTful
12 110 (14.19%) Servlets
13 92 (11.87%) EJB
13 92 (11.87%) HTML5
14 81 (10.45%) AngularJS
15 77 (9.94%) jQuery
16 74 (9.55%) Spring MVC
17 69 (8.90%) JSON
18 66 (8.52%) .NET
19 65 (8.39%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 52 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (5.29%) Enterprise Software
3 25 (3.23%) User Experience
4 23 (2.97%) Computer Science
5 21 (2.71%) Mobile App
6 17 (2.19%) iPad
7 11 (1.42%) Clustering
7 11 (1.42%) DataPower
7 11 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 11 (1.42%) Hedge funds
7 11 (1.42%) Social Media
8 9 (1.16%) Data Centre
8 9 (1.16%) Data Extraction
8 9 (1.16%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.03%) Virtual Team
10 7 (0.90%) Data Structures
10 7 (0.90%) Inversion of Control
10 7 (0.90%) Web 2.0
11 6 (0.77%) Equities
11 6 (0.77%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 179 (23.10%) Unix
2 163 (21.03%) Linux
3 62 (8.00%) Windows
4 14 (1.81%) CentOS
4 14 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (1.42%) Ubuntu
6 9 (1.16%) Android
6 9 (1.16%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.16%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.90%) Solaris
8 6 (0.77%) AIX
9 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.13%) Debian
11 1 (0.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 425 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (25.03%) Scrum
3 183 (23.61%) TDD
4 134 (17.29%) Continuous Integration
5 120 (15.48%) E-Commerce
6 110 (14.19%) SOA
7 107 (13.81%) OO
8 104 (13.42%) MVC
9 80 (10.32%) BDD
10 59 (7.61%) Open Source
10 59 (7.61%) UML
11 57 (7.35%) DevOps
12 51 (6.58%) Microservices
13 47 (6.06%) Software Engineering
14 42 (5.42%) SDLC
15 41 (5.29%) Unit Testing
16 40 (5.16%) Migration
16 40 (5.16%) Multithreading
17 39 (5.03%) Continuous Delivery
18 38 (4.90%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 708 (91.35%) Java
2 228 (29.42%) SQL
3 212 (27.35%) JavaScript
4 62 (8.00%) Python
5 58 (7.48%) Perl
5 58 (7.48%) PL/SQL
6 50 (6.45%) Scala
7 43 (5.55%) Shell Script
8 38 (4.90%) PHP
9 37 (4.77%) Ruby
10 36 (4.65%) C++
11 25 (3.23%) C
12 24 (3.10%) Bash Shell
12 24 (3.10%) C#
13 18 (2.32%) Jython
14 14 (1.81%) Groovy
14 14 (1.81%) Korn
15 13 (1.68%) XPath
16 12 (1.55%) T-SQL
17 8 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 64 (8.26%) Security Cleared
2 45 (5.81%) Degree
3 25 (3.23%) DV Cleared
4 19 (2.45%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.39%) CISA
6 3 (0.39%) CISSP
6 3 (0.39%) ISEB
6 3 (0.39%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.26%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.26%) CISM
7 2 (0.26%) OCPJP
7 2 (0.26%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.13%) CEH
8 1 (0.13%) CITP
8 1 (0.13%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.13%) GCIH
8 1 (0.13%) GSEC
8 1 (0.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.23%) QA
2 8 (1.03%) FATCA
3 3 (0.39%) SLA
4 2 (0.26%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.26%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.26%) MiFID
5 1 (0.13%) COBIT
5 1 (0.13%) HL7
5 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) ISO20022
5 1 (0.13%) PA-DSS
5 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.13%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (3.74%) Docker
2 23 (2.97%) Active Directory
3 20 (2.58%) Virtual Machines
4 14 (1.81%) vCloud
5 13 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (1.29%) Apache Flume
7 6 (0.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (0.65%) Samba
9 4 (0.52%) Varnish
9 4 (0.52%) vSphere
10 2 (0.26%) GridGain
10 2 (0.26%) iptables
10 2 (0.26%) NDS
10 2 (0.26%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 2 (0.26%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.13%) HDFS
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 37 (4.77%) Puppet
2 21 (2.71%) Ansible
3 15 (1.94%) Oracle Identity Management
4 13 (1.68%) HAProxy
4 13 (1.68%) Kibana
4 13 (1.68%) logstash
4 13 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (1.68%) Salt
4 13 (1.68%) ZABBIX
5 11 (1.42%) Rundeck
6 9 (1.16%) Rsyslog
7 7 (0.90%) Nagios
8 6 (0.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 5 (0.65%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 5 (0.65%) Terraform
9 5 (0.65%) yum
10 4 (0.52%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (0.52%) ITRS Geneos
10 4 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 3 (0.39%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 253 (32.65%) Oracle
2 77 (9.94%) IBM
3 63 (8.13%) Adobe
4 56 (7.23%) hybris
5 44 (5.68%) ATG
6 36 (4.65%) Red Hat
7 30 (3.87%) Google
7 30 (3.87%) Sybase
8 29 (3.74%) SAP
9 28 (3.61%) VMware
10 18 (2.32%) Microsoft
11 17 (2.19%) BEA
11 17 (2.19%) MuleSoft
12 16 (2.06%) Solace
12 16 (2.06%) WSO2
13 14 (1.81%) Splunk
14 13 (1.68%) Endeca
15 12 (1.55%) F5
16 11 (1.42%) Black Duck
16 11 (1.42%) Sonatype
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