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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 130 115 129
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +14
Contract jobs citing J2EE 427 449 407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.86% 2.00% 1.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.90% 6.56% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 298 255
Average daily rate £500 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £369 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £33.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £38.00 £35.80
% change year-on-year
-3.94% +6.14%
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
7239 6841 6986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.46% 30.53% 29.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5478 4872 5056
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 £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 33 31
Average hourly rate £25.13 £22.18 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.27% -50.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.52 £19.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £55.00 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 +10 55 £550 +15.78% 27
Croydon -3 9 £393 -21.50% 1
Canary Wharf +9 7 £650 +36.84% 3
Docklands, London +7 2 - -
Westminster - 2 £575 -
Bromley - 1 £400 -
Chiswick - 1 £375 -
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 669 (91.52%) Java
2 450 (61.56%) Agile Software Development
3 324 (44.32%) Spring
4 246 (33.65%) Oracle
5 236 (32.28%) TDD
6 230 (31.46%) JavaScript
7 228 (31.19%) Hibernate
7 228 (31.19%) Scrum
8 223 (30.51%) Web Services
9 185 (25.31%) SQL
10 179 (24.49%) RESTful
11 177 (24.21%) HTML
12 165 (22.57%) Maven
13 155 (21.20%) Finance
14 147 (20.11%) Linux
15 144 (19.70%) E-Commerce
16 142 (19.43%) Continuous Integration
17 141 (19.29%) XML
18 135 (18.47%) Git (software)
19 130 (17.78%) REST
20 127 (17.37%) CSS
21 123 (16.83%) SOAP
22 121 (16.55%) Jenkins
23 117 (16.01%) OO
24 116 (15.87%) Unix
25 113 (15.46%) JUnit
26 110 (15.05%) JIRA
27 104 (14.23%) Tomcat
28 100 (13.68%) JMS
29 99 (13.54%) WebSphere

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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
1 104 (14.23%) Tomcat
2 99 (13.54%) WebSphere
3 74 (10.12%) WebLogic
4 58 (7.93%) Apache
5 47 (6.43%) CMS
5 47 (6.43%) JBoss
6 42 (5.75%) WebSphere Application Server
7 35 (4.79%) Node.js
8 32 (4.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 28 (3.83%) Confluence
10 21 (2.87%) IIS
11 17 (2.33%) IBM HTTP Server
12 16 (2.19%) Mule
13 15 (2.05%) Jetty
14 14 (1.92%) nginx
15 13 (1.78%) Apache TomEE
15 13 (1.78%) GlassFish
16 12 (1.64%) Documentum
16 12 (1.64%) Oracle Application Server
17 11 (1.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 9 (1.23%) MS Visio
2 5 (0.68%) OmniGraffle
3 4 (0.55%) MS Office
3 4 (0.55%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 39 (5.34%) Payment Gateway
2 26 (3.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.41%) Magento
7 2 (0.27%) BigMachines
7 2 (0.27%) Eloqua
7 2 (0.27%) Global One
7 2 (0.27%) Maximo
7 2 (0.27%) Unica
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.14%) Murex MxG2000
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle HRMS
8 1 (0.14%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 71 (9.71%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (4.24%) Google Cloud Platform
3 27 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (2.46%) Google App Engine
5 17 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
6 16 (2.19%) AWS CloudFormation
6 16 (2.19%) GitHub
7 14 (1.92%) SaaS
8 13 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (1.78%) Google Analytics
9 9 (1.23%) Amazon S3
10 8 (1.09%) PaaS
11 7 (0.96%) Amazon SQS
11 7 (0.96%) IaaS
12 5 (0.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 5 (0.68%) Lucidchart
12 5 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 4 (0.55%) Amazon ELB
13 4 (0.55%) Route 53
14 1 (0.14%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 42 (5.75%) HTTP
2 15 (2.05%) Internet
3 14 (1.92%) Firewall
3 14 (1.92%) SNMP
3 14 (1.92%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.78%) FTP
4 13 (1.78%) LDAP
5 11 (1.50%) DNS
6 10 (1.37%) IPsec
6 10 (1.37%) SSL
7 7 (0.96%) DHCP
8 6 (0.82%) VPN
9 5 (0.68%) HTTPS
9 5 (0.68%) Network Security
10 4 (0.55%) DMZ
11 3 (0.41%) NAS
11 3 (0.41%) Reverse Proxy
11 3 (0.41%) tcpdump
11 3 (0.41%) Wireshark
12 1 (0.14%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (9.58%) PostgreSQL
2 67 (9.17%) MySQL
3 58 (7.93%) Oracle Database
4 52 (7.11%) NoSQL
5 46 (6.29%) MongoDB
6 44 (6.02%) Relational Database
7 42 (5.75%) SQL Server
8 30 (4.10%) DB2
9 18 (2.46%) Oracle Database 11g
10 15 (2.05%) Big Data
11 13 (1.78%) Apache Cassandra
12 12 (1.64%) Hadoop
13 8 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 8 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
13 8 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (0.82%) RDBMS
15 5 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
15 5 (0.68%) Apache Hive
15 5 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 165 (22.57%) Maven
2 135 (18.47%) Git (software)
3 121 (16.55%) Jenkins
4 113 (15.46%) JUnit
5 110 (15.05%) JIRA
6 72 (9.85%) Subversion
7 67 (9.17%) Mockito
8 60 (8.21%) Selenium
9 40 (5.47%) Eclipse
10 31 (4.24%) Cucumber
11 29 (3.97%) Ant
12 22 (3.01%) Spock
13 19 (2.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 15 (2.05%) Hudson
15 14 (1.92%) EasyMock
15 14 (1.92%) SoapUI
16 13 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
17 12 (1.64%) Gradle
17 12 (1.64%) Sonatype Nexus
17 12 (1.64%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 155 (21.20%) Finance
2 71 (9.71%) Banking
3 61 (8.34%) Retail
4 36 (4.92%) Telecoms
5 32 (4.38%) Marketing
6 28 (3.83%) Manufacturing
7 27 (3.69%) Investment Banking
8 26 (3.56%) Electronics
9 23 (3.15%) Front Office
10 15 (2.05%) Publishing
11 12 (1.64%) Financial Institution
12 9 (1.23%) Back Office
13 8 (1.09%) Games
14 3 (0.41%) Law
14 3 (0.41%) Wholesale Banking
15 2 (0.27%) Advertising
16 1 (0.14%) Dutch Language
16 1 (0.14%) Legal
16 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 469 (64.16%) Developer
2 327 (44.73%) Java Developer
3 111 (15.18%) Senior Developer
4 80 (10.94%) Architect
5 69 (9.44%) Senior Java Developer
6 43 (5.88%) Lead Developer
7 39 (5.34%) J2EE Developer
8 35 (4.79%) Scrum Master
9 32 (4.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 29 (3.97%) Agile Developer
11 27 (3.69%) Agile Java Developer
12 26 (3.56%) Analyst
13 23 (3.15%) Consultant
13 23 (3.15%) Java Engineer
13 23 (3.15%) Lead Java Developer
13 23 (3.15%) Scala Developer
14 21 (2.87%) DevOps Engineer
14 21 (2.87%) Hybris Developer
15 19 (2.60%) Core Java Developer
15 19 (2.60%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 324 (44.32%) Spring
2 228 (31.19%) Hibernate
3 223 (30.51%) Web Services
4 179 (24.49%) RESTful
5 177 (24.21%) HTML
6 141 (19.29%) XML
7 130 (17.78%) REST
8 127 (17.37%) CSS
9 123 (16.83%) SOAP
10 100 (13.68%) JMS
11 95 (13.00%) JSP
12 79 (10.81%) Servlets
13 77 (10.53%) Spring MVC
14 75 (10.26%) AngularJS
15 74 (10.12%) Ajax
16 65 (8.89%) .NET
17 62 (8.48%) JSON
18 57 (7.80%) jQuery
19 53 (7.25%) EJB
20 52 (7.11%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 49 (6.70%) Enterprise Software
2 42 (5.75%) iPad
3 39 (5.34%) Social Media
4 29 (3.97%) Equities
5 27 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (3.28%) Mobile App
7 23 (3.15%) Computer Science
7 23 (3.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 18 (2.46%) Web 2.0
9 16 (2.19%) Fixed Income
10 15 (2.05%) Derivative
11 11 (1.50%) Data Extraction
12 10 (1.37%) Data Structures
12 10 (1.37%) User Experience
13 9 (1.23%) Hedge funds
13 9 (1.23%) Management Information System
14 8 (1.09%) Visualisation
15 7 (0.96%) Algorithms
16 5 (0.68%) Equity Derivative
16 5 (0.68%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 147 (20.11%) Linux
2 116 (15.87%) Unix
3 55 (7.52%) Windows
4 14 (1.92%) Solaris
5 12 (1.64%) CentOS
6 10 (1.37%) AIX
6 10 (1.37%) Apple iOS
7 8 (1.09%) Windows Server
8 7 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.68%) Android
9 5 (0.68%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.41%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.27%) Debian
11 2 (0.27%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.27%) zOS
12 1 (0.14%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.14%) MVS
12 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.14%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 450 (61.56%) Agile Software Development
2 236 (32.28%) TDD
3 228 (31.19%) Scrum
4 144 (19.70%) E-Commerce
5 142 (19.43%) Continuous Integration
6 117 (16.01%) OO
7 95 (13.00%) BDD
8 87 (11.90%) MVC
9 77 (10.53%) Mentoring
9 77 (10.53%) SOA
10 72 (9.85%) DevOps
10 72 (9.85%) Pair Programming
11 61 (8.34%) Microservices
12 57 (7.80%) Kanban
13 53 (7.25%) SDLC
14 50 (6.84%) Open Source
15 46 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
16 45 (6.16%) Multithreading
17 44 (6.02%) Continuous Delivery
18 43 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 669 (91.52%) Java
2 230 (31.46%) JavaScript
3 185 (25.31%) SQL
4 59 (8.07%) PL/SQL
5 48 (6.57%) Shell Script
6 47 (6.43%) Scala
7 34 (4.65%) PHP
8 31 (4.24%) C#
8 31 (4.24%) Python
9 29 (3.97%) Groovy
10 25 (3.42%) Perl
11 21 (2.87%) C++
12 20 (2.74%) C
13 19 (2.60%) Ruby
14 16 (2.19%) Bash Shell
15 11 (1.50%) PowerShell
16 9 (1.23%) T-SQL
17 8 (1.09%) Clojure
18 7 (0.96%) Jython
19 4 (0.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 81 (11.08%) Security Cleared
2 57 (7.80%) Degree
3 20 (2.74%) DV Cleared
4 14 (1.92%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.55%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.14%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.14%) ISEB
8 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.78%) QA
2 3 (0.41%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.27%) ISO20022
4 1 (0.14%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.14%) HL7
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.14%) PMBOK
System Software
1 20 (2.74%) Docker
2 16 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.78%) Active Directory
4 9 (1.23%) vCloud
5 4 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.55%) HDFS
6 3 (0.41%) GlusterFS
6 3 (0.41%) Samba
6 3 (0.41%) Xen
7 2 (0.27%) pfSense
7 2 (0.27%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.14%) Ceph
8 1 (0.14%) GridGain
8 1 (0.14%) iptables
8 1 (0.14%) NDS
8 1 (0.14%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 1 (0.14%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 33 (4.51%) Puppet
2 19 (2.60%) Ansible
3 10 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.09%) Salt
5 7 (0.96%) logstash
6 6 (0.82%) HAProxy
6 6 (0.82%) Kibana
6 6 (0.82%) ZABBIX
7 5 (0.68%) Nagios
8 4 (0.55%) yum
9 3 (0.41%) Dollar Universe
9 3 (0.41%) Packer
9 3 (0.41%) Rundeck
10 2 (0.27%) CA Wily
10 2 (0.27%) CFEngine
10 2 (0.27%) Control-M
10 2 (0.27%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.14%) OPNET
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 246 (33.65%) Oracle
2 69 (9.44%) ATG
3 65 (8.89%) Google
4 61 (8.34%) IBM
5 39 (5.34%) hybris
6 36 (4.92%) SAP
7 33 (4.51%) Adobe
8 30 (4.10%) Microsoft
9 29 (3.97%) Endeca
10 25 (3.42%) BEA
10 25 (3.42%) Sybase
11 22 (3.01%) VMware
12 16 (2.19%) Red Hat
13 15 (2.05%) webMethods
14 14 (1.92%) Atlassian
15 13 (1.78%) CyberSource
16 11 (1.50%) Pega
17 8 (1.09%) Siebel
17 8 (1.09%) TIBCO
17 8 (1.09%) WSO2
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City of London
Streamline Connections Ltd
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £650 per day +
Posted: Yesterday
London
Syntax Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
DCV Technologies
Rate: £300 - £500 per day + Excellent rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £435 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
PCR
Rate: £400 - £585 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £600 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 18 days ago