The table below looks at the statistics for Java EE 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 Java EE over the 3 months to 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 309 312 296
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Contract jobs citing Java EE 99 103 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.47% 0.49% 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.49% 1.63% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 67 57
Average daily rate £450 £460 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £303 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £593 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £301
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +33.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £107.50
Java EE
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
6644 6332 6493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.37% 29.86% 29.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4952 4713 4609
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 £323 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 27 54
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.37 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.68% -21.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.23 £16.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

Java EE
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java EE across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Java EE Jobs Demand Trend in London

Java EE
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Java EE Daily Rate Trend in London

Java EE
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java EE across the London region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Java EE Daily Rate Histogram in London

Java EE
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Java EE Hourly Rate Trend in London

Java EE
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 Java EE within the London region over the 3 months to 11 February 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 +33 14 £475 +5.55% 13
Docklands, London +8 2 - -
Canary Wharf -1 2 £400 -
Wimbledon -1 2 £450 -
Croydon -11 2 £475 -32.14%
Harrow - 1 £425 -
Java EE
England

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Java EE 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 Java EE.

1 170 (90.91%) Java
2 104 (55.61%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (44.92%) Spring
4 66 (35.29%) Web Services
5 58 (31.02%) REST
6 56 (29.95%) Oracle
7 54 (28.88%) SQL
8 53 (28.34%) JMS
9 50 (26.74%) Maven
10 49 (26.20%) Hibernate
10 49 (26.20%) JavaScript
11 48 (25.67%) Finance
12 43 (22.99%) OO
13 42 (22.46%) Tomcat
14 41 (21.93%) SOAP
15 40 (21.39%) XML
15 40 (21.39%) JUnit
16 38 (20.32%) Unix
16 38 (20.32%) Linux
16 38 (20.32%) TDD
17 36 (19.25%) Scrum
18 35 (18.72%) Jenkins
19 34 (18.18%) MySQL
19 34 (18.18%) WebLogic
20 32 (17.11%) HTML
20 32 (17.11%) J2EE
21 31 (16.58%) UML
21 31 (16.58%) PostgreSQL
22 30 (16.04%) JBoss
22 30 (16.04%) Git (software)

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Java EE 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 Java EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 42 (22.46%) Tomcat
2 34 (18.18%) WebLogic
3 30 (16.04%) JBoss
4 18 (9.63%) Apache
4 18 (9.63%) WebSphere
5 13 (6.95%) Mule
6 11 (5.88%) Jetty
7 10 (5.35%) Node.js
8 9 (4.81%) Confluence
9 7 (3.74%) GlassFish
9 7 (3.74%) Mule ESB
10 6 (3.21%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (3.21%) nginx
11 4 (2.14%) Alfresco
11 4 (2.14%) Eucalyptus
11 4 (2.14%) OpenStack
12 2 (1.07%) Apache Solr
12 2 (1.07%) Apache Spark
12 2 (1.07%) JCAPS
12 2 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (1.07%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.07%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (1.07%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.63%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.81%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (2.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (2.67%) GitHub
4 4 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.53%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.53%) SaaS
5 1 (0.53%) Sumo Logic
5 1 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.42%) DNS
2 7 (3.74%) IMAP
2 7 (3.74%) SMTP
2 7 (3.74%) SNMP
3 6 (3.21%) HTTPS
4 5 (2.67%) Firewall
5 4 (2.14%) Ethernet
5 4 (2.14%) LAN
5 4 (2.14%) VPN
5 4 (2.14%) WAN
6 3 (1.60%) DMZ
6 3 (1.60%) Internet
6 3 (1.60%) LDAP
6 3 (1.60%) SSL
7 2 (1.07%) HTTP
8 1 (0.53%) AMQP
8 1 (0.53%) IPsec
8 1 (0.53%) OpenVPN
8 1 (0.53%) SSH
8 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (18.18%) MySQL
2 31 (16.58%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (8.02%) Relational Database
4 14 (7.49%) NoSQL
5 13 (6.95%) Oracle Database
6 11 (5.88%) SQL Server
7 10 (5.35%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (4.81%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (4.28%) MongoDB
10 7 (3.74%) Couchbase
11 5 (2.67%) Big Data
11 5 (2.67%) Hadoop
12 4 (2.14%) RDBMS
13 3 (1.60%) Data Mining
13 3 (1.60%) HBase
13 3 (1.60%) Redis
14 2 (1.07%) Amazon Redshift
14 2 (1.07%) Apache Hive
14 2 (1.07%) Cognos Impromptu
14 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 50 (26.74%) Maven
2 40 (21.39%) JUnit
3 35 (18.72%) Jenkins
4 30 (16.04%) Git (software)
5 29 (15.51%) Subversion
6 24 (12.83%) JIRA
7 21 (11.23%) Selenium
8 17 (9.09%) Mockito
9 16 (8.56%) JMeter
10 13 (6.95%) Cucumber
11 12 (6.42%) Ant
12 10 (5.35%) Eclipse
13 9 (4.81%) Checkstyle
13 9 (4.81%) FindBugs
14 8 (4.28%) Gradle
15 7 (3.74%) SoapUI
15 7 (3.74%) Sonatype Nexus
16 6 (3.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 6 (3.21%) FishEye
17 5 (2.67%) Bitbucket
General
1 48 (25.67%) Finance
2 23 (12.30%) Banking
3 12 (6.42%) Retail
4 8 (4.28%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.14%) Marketing
6 4 (2.14%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.60%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.60%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.07%) Back Office
9 1 (0.53%) Automotive
9 1 (0.53%) Front Office
9 1 (0.53%) Games
9 1 (0.53%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 120 (64.17%) Developer
2 94 (50.27%) Java Developer
3 41 (21.93%) Architect
4 19 (10.16%) Senior Developer
4 19 (10.16%) Senior Java Developer
5 16 (8.56%) Solutions Architect
6 15 (8.02%) Agile Developer
7 14 (7.49%) Agile Java Developer
8 11 (5.88%) Java Architect
8 11 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
9 9 (4.81%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (4.81%) JavaScript Developer
9 9 (4.81%) Software Architect
10 7 (3.74%) Technical Leader
11 6 (3.21%) Middleware Developer
11 6 (3.21%) Software Developer
12 5 (2.67%) Consultant
12 5 (2.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 5 (2.67%) Lead Developer
12 5 (2.67%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (44.92%) Spring
2 66 (35.29%) Web Services
3 58 (31.02%) REST
4 53 (28.34%) JMS
5 49 (26.20%) Hibernate
6 41 (21.93%) SOAP
7 40 (21.39%) XML
8 32 (17.11%) HTML
8 32 (17.11%) J2EE
9 29 (15.51%) CSS
10 27 (14.44%) AngularJS
11 21 (11.23%) JPA
12 19 (10.16%) JSON
12 19 (10.16%) Middleware
13 17 (9.09%) JAXB
14 16 (8.56%) HTML5
15 14 (7.49%) Spring MVC
16 13 (6.95%) ActiveMQ
16 13 (6.95%) JSP
16 13 (6.95%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.42%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.28%) Equities
4 8 (4.28%) Fixed Income
5 7 (3.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (3.21%) Private Cloud
7 5 (2.67%) User Experience
8 4 (2.14%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.14%) Data Structures
8 4 (2.14%) Derivative
8 4 (2.14%) Public Cloud
8 4 (2.14%) Replication
9 3 (1.60%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.60%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.60%) Tandem
10 2 (1.07%) Clustering
10 2 (1.07%) Data Integration
10 2 (1.07%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.53%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 38 (20.32%) Linux
1 38 (20.32%) Unix
2 12 (6.42%) CentOS
2 12 (6.42%) Windows
3 11 (5.88%) Ubuntu
4 7 (3.74%) Debian
5 5 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.60%) Mac OS
6 3 (1.60%) Solaris
7 1 (0.53%) Android
7 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (55.61%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (22.99%) OO
3 38 (20.32%) TDD
4 36 (19.25%) Scrum
5 31 (16.58%) UML
6 29 (15.51%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (14.44%) SDLC
8 26 (13.90%) Mentoring
8 26 (13.90%) SOA
9 25 (13.37%) MVC
10 23 (12.30%) DevOps
10 23 (12.30%) E-Commerce
11 21 (11.23%) BDD
12 20 (10.70%) OOA/OOD
13 18 (9.63%) Open Source
14 17 (9.09%) Microservices
14 17 (9.09%) Unit Testing
15 13 (6.95%) Concurrent Programming
15 13 (6.95%) Multithreading
16 12 (6.42%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 170 (90.91%) Java
2 54 (28.88%) SQL
3 49 (26.20%) JavaScript
4 23 (12.30%) PL/SQL
5 19 (10.16%) Bash Shell
6 18 (9.63%) Python
7 15 (8.02%) Perl
8 10 (5.35%) Scala
9 9 (4.81%) Erlang
9 9 (4.81%) Ruby
10 7 (3.74%) PHP
10 7 (3.74%) Shell Script
10 7 (3.74%) XPath
11 4 (2.14%) C
11 4 (2.14%) Clojure
12 3 (1.60%) C++
12 3 (1.60%) Groovy
13 2 (1.07%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.53%) Lua
14 1 (0.53%) sed
Qualifications
1 10 (5.35%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.81%) Degree
3 4 (2.14%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.60%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.53%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.02%) PCI DSS
2 10 (5.35%) QA
3 9 (4.81%) SLA
4 3 (1.60%) COBIT
4 3 (1.60%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.07%) SDET
5 2 (1.07%) SEPA
System Software
1 7 (3.74%) Active Directory
1 7 (3.74%) NFS
2 6 (3.21%) Docker
3 4 (2.14%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.14%) vCloud
3 4 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.60%) Varnish
5 1 (0.53%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 15 (8.02%) Puppet
2 12 (6.42%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (4.28%) HAProxy
4 6 (3.21%) Cacti
4 6 (3.21%) Nagios
5 4 (2.14%) Ansible
5 4 (2.14%) Bacula
6 3 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.53%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.53%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.53%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.53%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.53%) logstash
7 1 (0.53%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.53%) Salt
7 1 (0.53%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 56 (29.95%) Oracle
2 17 (9.09%) IBM
3 16 (8.56%) Red Hat
4 14 (7.49%) Atlassian
5 11 (5.88%) Google
6 10 (5.35%) hybris
7 8 (4.28%) VMware
8 5 (2.67%) Microsoft
9 4 (2.14%) Cisco
9 4 (2.14%) NetApp
9 4 (2.14%) Sybase
9 4 (2.14%) TIBCO
9 4 (2.14%) webMethods
10 3 (1.60%) ATG
10 3 (1.60%) HP
10 3 (1.60%) Rally
10 3 (1.60%) Sun
11 2 (1.07%) InterSystems
11 2 (1.07%) Netezza
11 2 (1.07%) Teradata
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