The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 137 167 132
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -35
Contract jobs citing J2EE 139 113 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.57% 1.18% 1.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.89% 4.51% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 57 81
Median daily rate £475 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £471 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £373
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2359 2504 2158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.63% 26.18% 23.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1502 1591 1205
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 36 46
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.30 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing J2EE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

J2EE
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2EE across the South East region.

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in the South East

J2EE
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

J2EE Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

J2EE
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the South East region.

J2EE Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 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
Buckinghamshire +28 34 £353 +8.46% 2
Oxfordshire +27 32 £475 +4.97% 10
Berkshire +8 32 £481 +24.19% 6
Hampshire +2 13 £438 +15.13% 9
West Sussex -13 9 £475 +31.03% 3
Surrey -19 8 £500 +11.11% 5
Kent +13 7 - -
Sussex - 3 £475 -
East Sussex +13 1 £500 - 2
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE 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 South East region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 196 (86.34%) Java
2 96 (42.29%) Spring
3 93 (40.97%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (33.92%) SQL
5 65 (28.63%) JavaScript
6 64 (28.19%) Web Services
7 63 (27.75%) Oracle
8 60 (26.43%) Scrum
9 56 (24.67%) Linux
10 51 (22.47%) JUnit
11 48 (21.15%) XML
12 43 (18.94%) Tomcat
12 43 (18.94%) JSON
13 42 (18.50%) Maven
14 41 (18.06%) IBM
15 40 (17.62%) JSP
16 38 (16.74%) SOA
16 38 (16.74%) Jenkins
17 36 (15.86%) RESTful
17 36 (15.86%) Middleware
17 36 (15.86%) WebSphere
18 33 (14.54%) JMS
19 32 (14.10%) AngularJS
20 31 (13.66%) MongoDB
20 31 (13.66%) Kanban
20 31 (13.66%) Unix
21 30 (13.22%) Hibernate
21 30 (13.22%) Security Cleared
22 29 (12.78%) Amazon AWS
22 29 (12.78%) Oracle Database

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 43 (18.94%) Tomcat
2 36 (15.86%) WebSphere
3 26 (11.45%) JBoss
4 24 (10.57%) Elasticsearch
5 23 (10.13%) WebLogic
6 19 (8.37%) Apache
7 13 (5.73%) Cloud Foundry
7 13 (5.73%) WebSphere Application Server
8 10 (4.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (2.64%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (2.64%) iPlanet
10 5 (2.20%) Apache Spark
11 3 (1.32%) WebLogic Portal
12 2 (0.88%) Confluence
12 2 (0.88%) Oracle Service Bus
13 1 (0.44%) Community Server
13 1 (0.44%) GemFire
13 1 (0.44%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.44%) Oracle BPEL
13 1 (0.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 11 (4.85%) MS Excel
1 11 (4.85%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.32%) MS Office
2 3 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (3.96%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.44%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 29 (12.78%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (12.33%) Cloud Computing
3 27 (11.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (11.01%) GitHub
5 10 (4.41%) Bluemix
6 3 (1.32%) SaaS
7 2 (0.88%) FinancialForce.com
7 2 (0.88%) PaaS
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.44%) Force.com
8 1 (0.44%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.44%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.61%) HTTP
2 13 (5.73%) LDAP
3 11 (4.85%) SSL
4 8 (3.52%) Firewall
5 6 (2.64%) BIG-IP
5 6 (2.64%) Internet
5 6 (2.64%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.20%) WEP
7 3 (1.32%) Intranet
8 2 (0.88%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.88%) SAN
9 1 (0.44%) AMQP
9 1 (0.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (0.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (0.44%) FTP
9 1 (0.44%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.44%) NAS
9 1 (0.44%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.44%) SSH
9 1 (0.44%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (13.66%) MongoDB
2 29 (12.78%) Oracle Database
3 21 (9.25%) Couchbase
4 16 (7.05%) DB2
5 10 (4.41%) MySQL
6 9 (3.96%) Hadoop
7 7 (3.08%) SQL Server
8 6 (2.64%) Big Data
8 6 (2.64%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.64%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (2.64%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (2.20%) HBase
10 4 (1.76%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (1.32%) Cloudera CDH
11 3 (1.32%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.88%) MarkLogic
13 1 (0.44%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.44%) IBM InfoSphere
13 1 (0.44%) OLTP
13 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 51 (22.47%) JUnit
2 42 (18.50%) Maven
3 38 (16.74%) Jenkins
4 26 (11.45%) Cucumber
5 24 (10.57%) Mockito
6 21 (9.25%) Spock
7 17 (7.49%) Eclipse
8 16 (7.05%) Git (software)
8 16 (7.05%) JIRA
9 12 (5.29%) Ant
9 12 (5.29%) Subversion
10 7 (3.08%) Selenium
11 6 (2.64%) Gradle
11 6 (2.64%) Oracle APEX
12 5 (2.20%) GitLab
12 5 (2.20%) Introscope
13 4 (1.76%) Toad
14 3 (1.32%) Rational DOORS
14 3 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
14 3 (1.32%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (10.57%) Finance
2 13 (5.73%) Retail
3 9 (3.96%) Publishing
4 8 (3.52%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.64%) Banking
6 4 (1.76%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.32%) Marketing
8 2 (0.88%) Electronics
8 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.44%) Billing
9 1 (0.44%) Front Office
9 1 (0.44%) Law
9 1 (0.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 138 (60.79%) Developer
2 105 (46.26%) Java Developer
3 25 (11.01%) Senior Developer
3 25 (11.01%) Senior Java Developer
4 24 (10.57%) Architect
5 22 (9.69%) J2EE Developer
5 22 (9.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 11 (4.85%) Designer
6 11 (4.85%) Oracle Architect
7 10 (4.41%) Administrator
8 9 (3.96%) Consultant
8 9 (3.96%) Lead Architect
8 9 (3.96%) Middleware Developer
8 9 (3.96%) Senior J2EE Developer
8 9 (3.96%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 9 (3.96%) WebSphere Administrator
9 8 (3.52%) Scala Developer
10 7 (3.08%) Agile Developer
10 7 (3.08%) Hybris Developer
10 7 (3.08%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (42.29%) Spring
2 64 (28.19%) Web Services
3 48 (21.15%) XML
4 43 (18.94%) JSON
5 40 (17.62%) JSP
6 36 (15.86%) Middleware
6 36 (15.86%) RESTful
7 33 (14.54%) JMS
8 32 (14.10%) AngularJS
9 30 (13.22%) Hibernate
10 26 (11.45%) HTML
11 24 (10.57%) JDBC
12 22 (9.69%) Servlets
13 21 (9.25%) EJB
13 21 (9.25%) Struts
14 20 (8.81%) REST
15 17 (7.49%) SOAP
16 16 (7.05%) CSS
17 13 (5.73%) WebCenter
18 12 (5.29%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.73%) Clustering
2 10 (4.41%) Virtual Team
3 9 (3.96%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.96%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (0.88%) Fintech
5 2 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (0.88%) Replication
5 2 (0.88%) User Experience
6 1 (0.44%) Blog
6 1 (0.44%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.44%) DataPower
6 1 (0.44%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.44%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (0.44%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.44%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.44%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.44%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.44%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 56 (24.67%) Linux
2 31 (13.66%) Unix
3 27 (11.89%) Windows
4 9 (3.96%) Solaris
5 8 (3.52%) AIX
6 6 (2.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.88%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.44%) Android
8 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (40.97%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (26.43%) Scrum
3 38 (16.74%) SOA
4 31 (13.66%) Kanban
5 29 (12.78%) UML
6 28 (12.33%) TDD
7 21 (9.25%) High Availability
7 21 (9.25%) Identity Access Management
8 18 (7.93%) Open Source
9 17 (7.49%) BDD
9 17 (7.49%) E-Commerce
10 16 (7.05%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (7.05%) DevOps
10 16 (7.05%) ITIL
11 14 (6.17%) Continuous Delivery
12 13 (5.73%) MVC
12 13 (5.73%) Software Engineering
13 11 (4.85%) Garbage Collection
13 11 (4.85%) Multithreading
13 11 (4.85%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 196 (86.34%) Java
2 77 (33.92%) SQL
3 65 (28.63%) JavaScript
4 20 (8.81%) Python
4 20 (8.81%) Shell Script
5 16 (7.05%) Scala
6 13 (5.73%) Korn
7 11 (4.85%) Bash Shell
7 11 (4.85%) Jython
8 10 (4.41%) Perl
9 8 (3.52%) AspectJ
9 8 (3.52%) Ruby
10 7 (3.08%) Apex Code
11 5 (2.20%) C++
12 4 (1.76%) C
12 4 (1.76%) C#
13 3 (1.32%) Go
13 3 (1.32%) PHP
13 3 (1.32%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.32%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 30 (13.22%) Security Cleared
2 20 (8.81%) Degree
2 20 (8.81%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.76%) DV Cleared
3 4 (1.76%) Sun Certification
4 3 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.52%) QA
2 5 (2.20%) JSP 440
3 3 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (5.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.32%) Docker
4 1 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.44%) HDFS
4 1 (0.44%) NDS
4 1 (0.44%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (4.85%) CA Wily
1 11 (4.85%) OpenAM
1 11 (4.85%) OpenIDM
2 6 (2.64%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (2.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (1.32%) Puppet
4 2 (0.88%) Ansible
4 2 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.44%) Amdocs OSS
5 1 (0.44%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.44%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.44%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.44%) OpenView
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.44%) Packer
5 1 (0.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 63 (27.75%) Oracle
2 41 (18.06%) IBM
3 14 (6.17%) Microsoft
4 12 (5.29%) hybris
5 11 (4.85%) Endeca
5 11 (4.85%) ForgeRock
6 10 (4.41%) Red Hat
6 10 (4.41%) Sun
7 9 (3.96%) FatWire
8 8 (3.52%) BEA
9 7 (3.08%) ATG
9 7 (3.08%) Cisco
9 7 (3.08%) F5
9 7 (3.08%) Percussion
9 7 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (2.64%) VMware
11 5 (2.20%) webMethods
12 4 (1.76%) HP
12 4 (1.76%) Remedy
13 3 (1.32%) SAP
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