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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 152 115 157
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +42
Contract jobs citing J2EE 364 471 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.64% 2.00% 1.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.95% 6.36% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 277 218
Median daily rate £465 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £350 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £27.66 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
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
7354 7405 7325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 33.17% 31.42% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5540 5397 5229
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 51 42
Median hourly rate £44.13 £24.23 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.13% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.60 £16.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £62.50 £50.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +16 48 £463 -7.50% 13
Croydon -15 13 £425 -
Canary Wharf -10 3 £500 -
Docklands, London +6 2 £240 -60.97%
Bromley - 2 £400 -
Feltham -3 1 £340 +3.03%
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 729 (92.75%) Java
2 477 (60.69%) Agile Software Development
3 316 (40.20%) Spring
4 275 (34.99%) Oracle
5 263 (33.46%) Web Services
6 243 (30.92%) Scrum
7 241 (30.66%) TDD
8 235 (29.90%) JavaScript
9 221 (28.12%) SQL
10 211 (26.84%) HTML
11 192 (24.43%) Hibernate
12 186 (23.66%) XML
13 161 (20.48%) Finance
14 159 (20.23%) Maven
15 158 (20.10%) Linux
16 155 (19.72%) CSS
17 154 (19.59%) JSP
18 152 (19.34%) RESTful
19 151 (19.21%) Continuous Integration
20 147 (18.70%) E-Commerce
21 146 (18.58%) Unix
22 142 (18.07%) Git (software)
23 134 (17.05%) JMS
24 132 (16.79%) Jenkins
25 129 (16.41%) SOAP
26 128 (16.28%) REST
27 121 (15.39%) OO
28 119 (15.14%) JUnit
28 119 (15.14%) JIRA
29 115 (14.63%) WebSphere

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
1 115 (14.63%) WebSphere
2 88 (11.20%) Tomcat
3 80 (10.18%) WebLogic
4 57 (7.25%) Apache
5 55 (7.00%) JBoss
6 47 (5.98%) WebSphere Application Server
7 45 (5.73%) CMS
8 39 (4.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 32 (4.07%) Mule
10 27 (3.44%) Confluence
11 21 (2.67%) Mule ESB
12 19 (2.42%) IIS
13 16 (2.04%) GlassFish
13 16 (2.04%) IBM HTTP Server
13 16 (2.04%) nginx
14 14 (1.78%) Apache Spark
15 13 (1.65%) Apache TomEE
15 13 (1.65%) Oracle Service Bus
16 12 (1.53%) Jetty
17 11 (1.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 6 (0.76%) MS Visio
2 5 (0.64%) OmniGraffle
3 4 (0.51%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.25%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 34 (4.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 32 (4.07%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.76%) Magento
4 2 (0.25%) BigMachines
4 2 (0.25%) Documaker
4 2 (0.25%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.25%) Global One
4 2 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.25%) Unica
5 1 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.13%) Murex MxG2000
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.13%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 85 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (5.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (3.69%) GitHub
3 29 (3.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 15 (1.91%) Google App Engine
5 14 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (1.65%) Google Analytics
7 12 (1.53%) SaaS
8 9 (1.15%) AWS CloudFormation
9 8 (1.02%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.76%) Adobe Analytics
11 5 (0.64%) Lucidchart
11 5 (0.64%) PaaS
12 4 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
12 4 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (0.38%) IaaS
14 2 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
14 2 (0.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 2 (0.25%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 38 (4.83%) HTTP
2 32 (4.07%) Firewall
3 26 (3.31%) LDAP
4 24 (3.05%) Internet
5 18 (2.29%) SNMP
6 13 (1.65%) FTP
7 12 (1.53%) VPN
8 11 (1.40%) TCP/IP
9 10 (1.27%) IPsec
9 10 (1.27%) Reverse Proxy
10 9 (1.15%) DMZ
10 9 (1.15%) DNS
11 8 (1.02%) SSL
12 7 (0.89%) DHCP
12 7 (0.89%) Network Security
13 5 (0.64%) HTTPS
13 5 (0.64%) NAS
13 5 (0.64%) tcpdump
13 5 (0.64%) Wireshark
14 3 (0.38%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (9.03%) MySQL
2 63 (8.02%) Oracle Database
3 56 (7.12%) NoSQL
4 55 (7.00%) PostgreSQL
5 50 (6.36%) Relational Database
6 49 (6.23%) MongoDB
7 45 (5.73%) SQL Server
8 29 (3.69%) DB2
9 15 (1.91%) Hadoop
10 14 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
11 13 (1.65%) Big Data
12 12 (1.53%) Redis
13 11 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
15 6 (0.76%) RDBMS
16 5 (0.64%) Apache Hive
17 4 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
17 4 (0.51%) CouchDB
17 4 (0.51%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 159 (20.23%) Maven
2 142 (18.07%) Git (software)
3 132 (16.79%) Jenkins
4 119 (15.14%) JIRA
4 119 (15.14%) JUnit
5 72 (9.16%) Mockito
6 67 (8.52%) Selenium
7 61 (7.76%) Subversion
8 45 (5.73%) Eclipse
9 44 (5.60%) Cucumber
10 33 (4.20%) Ant
11 24 (3.05%) SoapUI
12 23 (2.93%) Spock
13 20 (2.54%) Sonatype Nexus
14 17 (2.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 17 (2.16%) Gerrit
15 13 (1.65%) Artifactory
15 13 (1.65%) JBehave
15 13 (1.65%) Mercurial
15 13 (1.65%) SonarQube
General
1 161 (20.48%) Finance
2 72 (9.16%) Banking
3 62 (7.89%) Retail
4 42 (5.34%) Marketing
5 40 (5.09%) Telecoms
6 36 (4.58%) Manufacturing
7 34 (4.33%) Electronics
8 26 (3.31%) Investment Banking
9 24 (3.05%) Front Office
10 15 (1.91%) Financial Institution
11 14 (1.78%) Publishing
12 8 (1.02%) Back Office
13 5 (0.64%) Advertising
13 5 (0.64%) Games
14 2 (0.25%) Interactive Media
14 2 (0.25%) Law
14 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.25%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.25%) Wholesale Banking
15 1 (0.13%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 465 (59.16%) Developer
2 334 (42.49%) Java Developer
3 108 (13.74%) Senior Developer
4 92 (11.70%) Architect
5 68 (8.65%) Senior Java Developer
6 51 (6.49%) Lead Developer
7 45 (5.73%) J2EE Developer
8 40 (5.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 37 (4.71%) Scrum Master
10 36 (4.58%) Consultant
11 33 (4.20%) Agile Developer
12 32 (4.07%) Scala Developer
13 29 (3.69%) Agile Java Developer
13 29 (3.69%) Lead Java Developer
13 29 (3.69%) Oracle Developer
14 26 (3.31%) Analyst
14 26 (3.31%) Java Engineer
15 25 (3.18%) DevOps Engineer
16 23 (2.93%) Hybris Developer
17 21 (2.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 316 (40.20%) Spring
2 263 (33.46%) Web Services
3 211 (26.84%) HTML
4 192 (24.43%) Hibernate
5 186 (23.66%) XML
6 155 (19.72%) CSS
7 154 (19.59%) JSP
8 152 (19.34%) RESTful
9 134 (17.05%) JMS
10 129 (16.41%) SOAP
11 128 (16.28%) REST
12 103 (13.10%) Servlets
13 91 (11.58%) EJB
14 81 (10.31%) .NET
15 79 (10.05%) Spring MVC
16 77 (9.80%) AngularJS
17 70 (8.91%) Ajax
18 65 (8.27%) Struts
19 64 (8.14%) jQuery
20 56 (7.12%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 60 (7.63%) Enterprise Software
2 46 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (4.71%) iPad
4 32 (4.07%) Social Media
5 29 (3.69%) Mobile App
6 26 (3.31%) Computer Science
7 18 (2.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 16 (2.04%) Web 2.0
9 15 (1.91%) Hedge funds
9 15 (1.91%) User Experience
10 14 (1.78%) Fixed Income
11 12 (1.53%) Management Information System
12 11 (1.40%) Data Extraction
12 11 (1.40%) Equities
13 10 (1.27%) Virtual Team
14 9 (1.15%) Data Centre
15 8 (1.02%) Data Structures
15 8 (1.02%) Derivative
16 7 (0.89%) Algorithms
16 7 (0.89%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 158 (20.10%) Linux
2 146 (18.58%) Unix
3 64 (8.14%) Windows
4 13 (1.65%) CentOS
5 11 (1.40%) Apple iOS
5 11 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (1.40%) Ubuntu
5 11 (1.40%) Windows Server
6 9 (1.15%) AIX
7 8 (1.02%) Solaris
8 7 (0.89%) Android
9 3 (0.38%) Debian
9 3 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.13%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 477 (60.69%) Agile Software Development
2 243 (30.92%) Scrum
3 241 (30.66%) TDD
4 151 (19.21%) Continuous Integration
5 147 (18.70%) E-Commerce
6 121 (15.39%) OO
7 107 (13.61%) BDD
8 102 (12.98%) SOA
9 93 (11.83%) MVC
10 77 (9.80%) DevOps
11 63 (8.02%) Microservices
12 62 (7.89%) Continuous Delivery
13 59 (7.51%) Open Source
14 56 (7.12%) Mentoring
14 56 (7.12%) UML
15 53 (6.74%) Pair Programming
16 52 (6.62%) Software Engineering
17 51 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
18 48 (6.11%) Migration
18 48 (6.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 729 (92.75%) Java
2 235 (29.90%) JavaScript
3 221 (28.12%) SQL
4 59 (7.51%) PL/SQL
5 56 (7.12%) Scala
6 46 (5.85%) C++
7 45 (5.73%) Python
8 42 (5.34%) PHP
9 39 (4.96%) Ruby
10 32 (4.07%) C
11 31 (3.94%) Perl
11 31 (3.94%) Shell Script
12 23 (2.93%) C#
13 19 (2.42%) Groovy
14 17 (2.16%) Bash Shell
15 10 (1.27%) VB
16 9 (1.15%) Jython
17 8 (1.02%) VB6
18 7 (0.89%) Apex Code
19 6 (0.76%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 71 (9.03%) Security Cleared
2 49 (6.23%) Degree
3 21 (2.67%) SC Cleared
4 17 (2.16%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.25%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.25%) CISA
6 2 (0.25%) CISM
6 2 (0.25%) CISSP
6 2 (0.25%) OCPJP
6 2 (0.25%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.13%) CITP
7 1 (0.13%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.13%) ISEB
7 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.91%) QA
2 2 (0.25%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.25%) ISO20022
2 2 (0.25%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.13%) COBIT
3 1 (0.13%) FATCA
3 1 (0.13%) HL7
3 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.13%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (4.33%) Docker
2 21 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
3 14 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (1.65%) Active Directory
5 10 (1.27%) vCloud
6 7 (0.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.64%) Samba
8 4 (0.51%) HDFS
8 4 (0.51%) Varnish
9 3 (0.38%) NDS
9 3 (0.38%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 3 (0.38%) Xen
10 2 (0.25%) etcd
10 2 (0.25%) flannel
10 2 (0.25%) GridGain
10 2 (0.25%) iptables
10 2 (0.25%) vSphere
11 1 (0.13%) Ceph
11 1 (0.13%) GlusterFS
11 1 (0.13%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 34 (4.33%) Puppet
2 24 (3.05%) Ansible
3 15 (1.91%) Oracle Identity Management
4 12 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (1.40%) HAProxy
5 11 (1.40%) logstash
6 10 (1.27%) Kibana
6 10 (1.27%) Rundeck
6 10 (1.27%) Salt
6 10 (1.27%) ZABBIX
7 6 (0.76%) Nagios
7 6 (0.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 5 (0.64%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 5 (0.64%) yum
9 4 (0.51%) ITRS Geneos
9 4 (0.51%) Terraform
10 3 (0.38%) Dollar Universe
10 3 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.38%) Packer
10 3 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 275 (34.99%) Oracle
2 83 (10.56%) IBM
3 68 (8.65%) ATG
4 66 (8.40%) Google
5 49 (6.23%) hybris
6 38 (4.83%) Adobe
7 34 (4.33%) SAP
8 30 (3.82%) Red Hat
9 27 (3.44%) VMware
10 24 (3.05%) Sybase
11 23 (2.93%) BEA
11 23 (2.93%) Endeca
12 18 (2.29%) Microsoft
13 14 (1.78%) webMethods
13 14 (1.78%) WSO2
14 13 (1.65%) Atlassian
14 13 (1.65%) CyberSource
15 12 (1.53%) TIBCO
16 11 (1.40%) F5
17 10 (1.27%) Canoo
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