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 30 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 420 411 397
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -14
Contract jobs citing J2SE 16 23 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.072% 0.098% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.31% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 23
Median daily rate £475 £700 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.14% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £424 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £753 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
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
7353 7410 7308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 33.22% 31.47% 30.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5526 5396 5212
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 £595 £592 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 49 44
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 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 July 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 30 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 +50 3 £638 -15.00% 4
J2SE
England

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 13 (43.33%) SQL
3 12 (40.00%) Banking
4 11 (36.67%) J2EE
4 11 (36.67%) Finance
4 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (33.33%) Unix
6 9 (30.00%) Linux
6 9 (30.00%) Spring
7 8 (26.67%) JMS
8 7 (23.33%) HTML
8 7 (23.33%) Investment Banking
8 7 (23.33%) Multithreading
8 7 (23.33%) Relational Database
9 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (20.00%) Jetty
9 6 (20.00%) HTML5
9 6 (20.00%) Open Source
9 6 (20.00%) REST
9 6 (20.00%) Derivative
9 6 (20.00%) OOD
9 6 (20.00%) JUnit
9 6 (20.00%) Front Office
10 5 (16.67%) Oracle
10 5 (16.67%) Sybase
10 5 (16.67%) OO
10 5 (16.67%) RDBMS
10 5 (16.67%) Adobe
10 5 (16.67%) Selenium
10 5 (16.67%) GitHub

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 4 (13.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (13.33%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (6.67%) Apache Spark
3 2 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.33%) Apache
4 1 (3.33%) GemFire
4 1 (3.33%) JBoss
4 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) GitHub
2 4 (13.33%) Adobe Analytics
2 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.33%) Force.com
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 5 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 5 (16.67%) Selenium
3 4 (13.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
4 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.67%) Jasmine
4 2 (6.67%) Protractor
5 1 (3.33%) IntelliJ
5 1 (3.33%) jMock
5 1 (3.33%) Maven
5 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 12 (40.00%) Banking
2 11 (36.67%) Finance
3 7 (23.33%) Investment Banking
4 6 (20.00%) Front Office
5 4 (13.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Developer
2 20 (66.67%) Java 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%) Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Core Java Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Oracle Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior SQL Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) J2EE
2 9 (30.00%) Spring
3 8 (26.67%) JMS
4 7 (23.33%) HTML
5 6 (20.00%) HTML5
5 6 (20.00%) REST
6 5 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 4 (13.33%) Gherkin
8 2 (6.67%) Apache Camel
8 2 (6.67%) CSS
8 2 (6.67%) CSS3
8 2 (6.67%) ELK Stack
8 2 (6.67%) Hibernate
8 2 (6.67%) Middleware
8 2 (6.67%) React
8 2 (6.67%) SOAP
8 2 (6.67%) Ultra Messaging
8 2 (6.67%) WebSockets
8 2 (6.67%) XML
9 1 (3.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (20.00%) Derivative
2 4 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (13.33%) Mathematics
2 4 (13.33%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.00%) Equity Derivative
3 3 (10.00%) Physics
4 2 (6.67%) Equities
4 2 (6.67%) Fixed Income
5 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.33%) Fintech
5 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Unix
2 9 (30.00%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (23.33%) Multithreading
3 6 (20.00%) OOD
3 6 (20.00%) Open Source
4 5 (16.67%) OO
5 4 (13.33%) Analytics
5 4 (13.33%) Automated Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 4 (13.33%) DevOps
5 4 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
6 3 (10.00%) Database Tuning
6 3 (10.00%) Microservices
6 3 (10.00%) SDLC
6 3 (10.00%) TDD
7 2 (6.67%) BDD
7 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (43.33%) SQL
3 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.33%) Perl
4 3 (10.00%) C++
4 3 (10.00%) Scala
5 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.67%) Haskell
6 1 (3.33%) Apex Code
6 1 (3.33%) C#
6 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Varnish
2 1 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Terraform
2 2 (6.67%) Control-M
2 2 (6.67%) Kibana
2 2 (6.67%) logstash
3 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Adobe
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle
1 5 (16.67%) Sybase
2 4 (13.33%) AppDynamics
2 4 (13.33%) Splunk
3 2 (6.67%) Murex
4 1 (3.33%) Bloomberg
4 1 (3.33%) DataSynapse
4 1 (3.33%) Reuters
4 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.33%) webMethods