The table below looks at the statistics for J2SE skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2SE over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 413 376 408
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +32
Contract jobs citing J2SE 13 52 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.057% 0.23% 0.086%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.76% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 47 9
Median daily rate £600 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £408 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £650 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £419
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00
J2SE
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
7196 6837 7014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.56% 30.57% 30.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5463 4852 5103
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 35 30
Median hourly rate £25.13 £22.18 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.27% -48.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.21 £18.20 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.45 £55.00 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

J2SE
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing J2SE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2SE Jobs Demand Trend in London

J2SE
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2SE across the London region.

J2SE Daily Rate Trend in London

J2SE
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2SE across the London region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

J2SE Daily Rate Histogram in London

J2SE
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing J2SE across the London region.

J2SE Hourly Rate Trend in London

J2SE
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 J2SE within the London region over the 3 months to 5 May 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 +35 1 £575 +53.33% 5
J2SE
England

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing J2SE 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 J2SE.

1 40 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (52.50%) Degree
3 18 (45.00%) OO
4 16 (40.00%) Front Office
4 16 (40.00%) Computer Science
5 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (37.50%) Spring
5 15 (37.50%) Finance
6 13 (32.50%) SQL
6 13 (32.50%) Low Latency
7 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 12 (30.00%) Multithreading
8 11 (27.50%) JMS
9 10 (25.00%) Unix
9 10 (25.00%) Linux
9 10 (25.00%) Oracle
9 10 (25.00%) Software Engineering
10 8 (20.00%) Banking
10 8 (20.00%) OOP
11 7 (17.50%) SOAP
11 7 (17.50%) Equities
11 7 (17.50%) REST
12 6 (15.00%) Hedge funds
12 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
12 6 (15.00%) Investment Banking
12 6 (15.00%) JUnit
12 6 (15.00%) XML
12 6 (15.00%) Eclipse
12 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
12 6 (15.00%) Relational Database

J2SE
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 4 (10.00%) Jetty
1 4 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.50%) GemFire
3 2 (5.00%) Apache Spark
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (5.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.50%) Apache
4 1 (2.50%) JBoss
4 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Force.com
1 1 (2.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.00%) DB2
2 4 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (7.50%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Eclipse
1 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (15.00%) JUnit
2 5 (12.50%) Maven
2 5 (12.50%) Subversion
3 4 (10.00%) Ant
3 4 (10.00%) Hudson
4 2 (5.00%) Jasmine
4 2 (5.00%) Protractor
5 1 (2.50%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.50%) Selenium
General
1 16 (40.00%) Front Office
2 15 (37.50%) Finance
3 8 (20.00%) Banking
4 6 (15.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (90.00%) Developer
2 34 (85.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (15.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Agile Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Agile Java Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Angular Developer
5 3 (7.50%) HTML Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Core Java Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Java Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Java Mobile Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Low Latency Java Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Java Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (37.50%) Spring
2 11 (27.50%) JMS
3 7 (17.50%) REST
3 7 (17.50%) SOAP
4 6 (15.00%) XML
5 5 (12.50%) Web Services
6 4 (10.00%) HTML
6 4 (10.00%) HTML5
6 4 (10.00%) J2EE
6 4 (10.00%) RESTful
6 4 (10.00%) Servlets
7 3 (7.50%) AngularJS
8 2 (5.00%) Hibernate
8 2 (5.00%) J2ME
8 2 (5.00%) WebSockets
9 1 (2.50%) Middleware
9 1 (2.50%) Spring Integration
9 1 (2.50%) Swing
9 1 (2.50%) Visualforce
9 1 (2.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (17.50%) Equities
3 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (15.00%) Hedge funds
4 5 (12.50%) Mathematics
5 4 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (7.50%) Derivative
6 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
6 3 (7.50%) Physics
7 2 (5.00%) Algorithms
7 2 (5.00%) Fintech
7 2 (5.00%) Fixed Income
8 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
8 1 (2.50%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
8 1 (2.50%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Linux
1 10 (25.00%) Unix
2 4 (10.00%) Android
3 3 (7.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) OO
2 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (32.50%) Low Latency
4 12 (30.00%) Multithreading
5 10 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 8 (20.00%) OOP
7 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 5 (12.50%) TDD
8 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (10.00%) RAD
8 4 (10.00%) SDLC
8 4 (10.00%) Web Application Development
9 3 (7.50%) OOD
9 3 (7.50%) Scrum
10 2 (5.00%) Algorithmic Trading
10 2 (5.00%) Automated Testing
10 2 (5.00%) BDD
10 2 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (5.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (32.50%) SQL
3 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 3 (7.50%) Scala
6 2 (5.00%) Haskell
6 2 (5.00%) Perl
7 1 (2.50%) Apex Code
7 1 (2.50%) C#
7 1 (2.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (52.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Oracle
2 5 (12.50%) Sybase
3 4 (10.00%) Perforce
4 1 (2.50%) Adobe
4 1 (2.50%) Apple
4 1 (2.50%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.50%) DataSynapse
4 1 (2.50%) Murex
4 1 (2.50%) Reuters
4 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.50%) webMethods