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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 406 391 398
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Contract jobs citing J2SE 14 45 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.066% 0.19% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.62% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 37 18
Median daily rate £575 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £371 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £750 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £65.00 -
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
6907 7277 7295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 32.35% 31.24% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5300 5286 5270
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 49 33
Median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.09 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £60.00 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +40 2 £563 -4.25% 4
J2SE
England

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 30 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (50.00%) Finance
3 12 (40.00%) OO
4 11 (36.67%) SQL
4 11 (36.67%) Front Office
4 11 (36.67%) Degree
5 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (30.00%) Spring
6 9 (30.00%) Multithreading
7 8 (26.67%) Computer Science
7 8 (26.67%) Unix
7 8 (26.67%) JMS
8 7 (23.33%) Linux
8 7 (23.33%) Banking
8 7 (23.33%) Relational Database
9 6 (20.00%) OOD
9 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 6 (20.00%) JUnit
9 6 (20.00%) Jetty
9 6 (20.00%) Investment Banking
9 6 (20.00%) Derivative
10 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
10 5 (16.67%) Hedge funds
10 5 (16.67%) REST
10 5 (16.67%) Oracle
10 5 (16.67%) Sybase
10 5 (16.67%) RDBMS
10 5 (16.67%) HTML
11 4 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (13.33%) TDD

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 6 (20.00%) Jetty
2 2 (6.67%) Apache Spark
2 2 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.33%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) GemFire
3 1 (3.33%) JBoss
3 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Murex MxG2000
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) Relational Database
2 5 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 4 (13.33%) DB2
4 2 (6.67%) Hadoop
4 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) JUnit
2 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
2 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.67%) Jasmine
2 2 (6.67%) Protractor
3 1 (3.33%) IntelliJ
3 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.33%) jMock
3 1 (3.33%) Maven
3 1 (3.33%) Selenium
3 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 15 (50.00%) Finance
2 11 (36.67%) Front Office
3 7 (23.33%) Banking
4 6 (20.00%) Investment Banking
5 3 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (93.33%) Developer
1 28 (93.33%) Java Developer
2 6 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (13.33%) HTML Developer
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Angular Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Core Java Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Oracle Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) Spring
2 8 (26.67%) JMS
3 5 (16.67%) HTML
3 5 (16.67%) REST
4 4 (13.33%) HTML5
5 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (10.00%) J2EE
6 2 (6.67%) ELK Stack
6 2 (6.67%) Hibernate
6 2 (6.67%) J2ME
6 2 (6.67%) WebSockets
6 2 (6.67%) XML
7 1 (3.33%) Java EE
7 1 (3.33%) Java SE
7 1 (3.33%) JNI
7 1 (3.33%) Play Framework
7 1 (3.33%) Spring Boot
7 1 (3.33%) Spring Integration
7 1 (3.33%) Swing
7 1 (3.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 6 (20.00%) Derivative
3 5 (16.67%) Hedge funds
4 4 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (13.33%) Mathematics
5 3 (10.00%) Equity Derivative
5 3 (10.00%) Physics
6 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (6.67%) Equities
6 2 (6.67%) Fixed Income
7 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
7 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
7 1 (3.33%) Fintech
7 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
7 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Unix
2 7 (23.33%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Android
4 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) OO
2 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (30.00%) Multithreading
4 6 (20.00%) OOD
5 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 4 (13.33%) Low Latency
6 4 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (13.33%) SDLC
6 4 (13.33%) TDD
7 3 (10.00%) Database Tuning
7 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (10.00%) OOP
7 3 (10.00%) Scrum
8 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.67%) ETL
8 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
8 2 (6.67%) Open Source
8 2 (6.67%) Release Management
8 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (36.67%) SQL
3 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.33%) Perl
5 3 (10.00%) Scala
6 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.67%) Haskell
7 1 (3.33%) C#
7 1 (3.33%) C++
7 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Control-M
1 2 (6.67%) Kibana
1 2 (6.67%) logstash
2 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle
1 5 (16.67%) Sybase
2 1 (3.33%) Adobe
2 1 (3.33%) Bloomberg
2 1 (3.33%) DataSynapse
2 1 (3.33%) Murex
2 1 (3.33%) Reuters
2 1 (3.33%) webMethods