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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 169 146 117
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -29
Contract jobs citing J2EE 100 114 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.09% 1.22% 1.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.18% 5.08% 6.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 68 73
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £38.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £40.60 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-12.56% +12.00%
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
2391 2244 2139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.17% 24.00% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1555 1404 1224
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 29 48
Median hourly rate £38.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.80 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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 30 May 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 30 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
Hampshire +6 28 £365 -8.75% 5
Buckinghamshire +13 21 £356 -3.38% 3
Berkshire -20 21 £513 +28.18% 4
Surrey -13 13 £400 +3.22% 4
Kent - 6 - - 1
West Sussex -26 3 £575 +43.75% 1
Sussex - 3 £475 -
Oxfordshire -13 2 £488 -1.76%
East Sussex - 2 £500 - 3
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 179 (87.32%) Java
2 87 (42.44%) Spring
3 76 (37.07%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (31.71%) Oracle
4 65 (31.71%) Web Services
5 54 (26.34%) XML
5 54 (26.34%) JavaScript
6 52 (25.37%) SQL
7 46 (22.44%) Hibernate
8 44 (21.46%) Linux
9 43 (20.98%) HTML
10 41 (20.00%) JSP
11 38 (18.54%) Scrum
12 35 (17.07%) E-Commerce
13 33 (16.10%) Struts
13 33 (16.10%) IBM
14 32 (15.61%) WebSphere
15 31 (15.12%) JBoss
16 30 (14.63%) UML
16 30 (14.63%) SOA
17 29 (14.15%) SOAP
17 29 (14.15%) hybris
18 28 (13.66%) EJB
19 26 (12.68%) Unix
20 25 (12.20%) Maven
20 25 (12.20%) Servlets
20 25 (12.20%) JUnit
21 24 (11.71%) Middleware
22 23 (11.22%) CSS
22 23 (11.22%) JDBC

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 32 (15.61%) WebSphere
2 31 (15.12%) JBoss
3 22 (10.73%) Tomcat
4 18 (8.78%) WebLogic
5 15 (7.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 15 (7.32%) Apache
5 15 (7.32%) CMS
6 12 (5.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 10 (4.88%) Cloud Foundry
7 10 (4.88%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (2.93%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (2.44%) Node.js
10 2 (0.98%) Drupal
10 2 (0.98%) Liferay
10 2 (0.98%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.98%) Mule
10 2 (0.98%) nginx
10 2 (0.98%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (0.98%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 6 (2.93%) MS Excel
1 6 (2.93%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.46%) MS Office
2 3 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (4.88%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.46%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.49%) Maximo
3 1 (0.49%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.90%) Bluemix
2 7 (3.41%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.98%) FinancialForce.com
5 2 (0.98%) GitHub
5 2 (0.98%) SaaS
6 1 (0.49%) Force.com
6 1 (0.49%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.49%) IBM SmartCloud
6 1 (0.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.32%) HTTP
2 11 (5.37%) TCP/IP
3 10 (4.88%) Internet
4 6 (2.93%) LDAP
4 6 (2.93%) SSL
5 5 (2.44%) Intranet
5 5 (2.44%) WEP
6 2 (0.98%) DNS
7 1 (0.49%) AMQP
7 1 (0.49%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (0.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.49%) Firewall
7 1 (0.49%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.49%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.78%) DB2
2 16 (7.80%) MySQL
3 14 (6.83%) Oracle Database
4 12 (5.85%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (5.37%) Relational Database
6 10 (4.88%) Hadoop
7 9 (4.39%) SQL Server
8 7 (3.41%) MongoDB
9 6 (2.93%) NoSQL
10 5 (2.44%) Big Data
10 5 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.95%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (1.46%) Apache Hive
12 3 (1.46%) HBase
13 2 (0.98%) Couchbase
13 2 (0.98%) MarkLogic
14 1 (0.49%) IBM InfoSphere
14 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (12.20%) JUnit
1 25 (12.20%) Maven
2 16 (7.80%) Eclipse
3 13 (6.34%) Ant
3 13 (6.34%) Git (software)
4 11 (5.37%) JIRA
5 10 (4.88%) Jenkins
5 10 (4.88%) Selenium
6 9 (4.39%) Subversion
7 6 (2.93%) CruiseControl
7 6 (2.93%) Oracle APEX
8 5 (2.44%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.95%) CA Gen
9 4 (1.95%) Gradle
9 4 (1.95%) Introscope
10 3 (1.46%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.46%) Jasmine
10 3 (1.46%) Rational DOORS
10 3 (1.46%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (1.46%) Toad
General
1 23 (11.22%) Retail
2 22 (10.73%) Telecoms
3 16 (7.80%) Finance
4 8 (3.90%) Banking
5 3 (1.46%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.46%) Publishing
6 2 (0.98%) Back Office
7 1 (0.49%) Automotive
7 1 (0.49%) Billing
7 1 (0.49%) Law
7 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 119 (58.05%) Developer
2 90 (43.90%) Java Developer
3 39 (19.02%) J2EE Developer
4 38 (18.54%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 32 (15.61%) Architect
6 26 (12.68%) Senior Developer
6 26 (12.68%) Senior Java Developer
7 15 (7.32%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 15 (7.32%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 12 (5.85%) Hybris Architect
9 11 (5.37%) JavaScript Developer
10 10 (4.88%) Consultant
10 10 (4.88%) SC Cleared Java Developer
11 8 (3.90%) Senior JavaScript Developer
12 7 (3.41%) Hybris Developer
12 7 (3.41%) Salesforce.com Developer
13 6 (2.93%) Administrator
13 6 (2.93%) Analyst
13 6 (2.93%) Applications Support
13 6 (2.93%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (42.44%) Spring
2 65 (31.71%) Web Services
3 54 (26.34%) XML
4 46 (22.44%) Hibernate
5 43 (20.98%) HTML
6 41 (20.00%) JSP
7 33 (16.10%) Struts
8 29 (14.15%) SOAP
9 28 (13.66%) EJB
10 25 (12.20%) Servlets
11 24 (11.71%) Middleware
12 23 (11.22%) CSS
12 23 (11.22%) JDBC
13 16 (7.80%) JMS
14 15 (7.32%) REST
15 14 (6.83%) RESTful
16 13 (6.34%) jQuery
16 13 (6.34%) JSON
17 12 (5.85%) XSLT
18 11 (5.37%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.37%) Computer Science
2 7 (3.41%) Clustering
3 4 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.46%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.46%) User Experience
4 3 (1.46%) W3C
5 2 (0.98%) Derivative
5 2 (0.98%) Equities
5 2 (0.98%) Fintech
5 2 (0.98%) Fixed Income
5 2 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (0.98%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.49%) Blog
6 1 (0.49%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.49%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.49%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.49%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 44 (21.46%) Linux
2 26 (12.68%) Unix
3 19 (9.27%) Windows
4 6 (2.93%) AIX
5 3 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.46%) Solaris
6 2 (0.98%) CentOS
6 2 (0.98%) SUSE
6 2 (0.98%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (37.07%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (18.54%) Scrum
3 35 (17.07%) E-Commerce
4 30 (14.63%) SOA
4 30 (14.63%) UML
5 19 (9.27%) TDD
6 16 (7.80%) Unit Testing
7 15 (7.32%) Open Source
8 14 (6.83%) DevOps
8 14 (6.83%) Migration
9 13 (6.34%) Technical Analysis
10 12 (5.85%) OO
10 12 (5.85%) Software Engineering
11 11 (5.37%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (5.37%) High Availability
11 11 (5.37%) Identity Access Management
11 11 (5.37%) ITIL
11 11 (5.37%) Software Architecture
12 10 (4.88%) OOP
12 10 (4.88%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 179 (87.32%) Java
2 54 (26.34%) JavaScript
3 52 (25.37%) SQL
4 17 (8.29%) Shell Script
5 13 (6.34%) Python
6 11 (5.37%) Perl
7 8 (3.90%) Bash Shell
7 8 (3.90%) Korn
8 7 (3.41%) Apex Code
9 6 (2.93%) AspectJ
9 6 (2.93%) Jython
10 5 (2.44%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.44%) Ruby
11 4 (1.95%) C
11 4 (1.95%) C#
11 4 (1.95%) C++
11 4 (1.95%) Scala
12 3 (1.46%) Go
12 3 (1.46%) PHP
12 3 (1.46%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 22 (10.73%) Degree
1 22 (10.73%) Security Cleared
2 16 (7.80%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.41%) Sun Certification
4 3 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.93%) QA
2 2 (0.98%) WCAG
3 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.93%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.95%) Docker
3 2 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.93%) CA Wily
1 6 (2.93%) OpenAM
1 6 (2.93%) OpenIDM
2 4 (1.95%) Ansible
2 4 (1.95%) Puppet
3 2 (0.98%) Control-M
3 2 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.98%) Packer
4 1 (0.49%) Terraform
4 1 (0.49%) vRealize
Vendors
1 65 (31.71%) Oracle
2 33 (16.10%) IBM
3 29 (14.15%) hybris
4 10 (4.88%) Microsoft
5 7 (3.41%) Adobe
5 7 (3.41%) ATG
5 7 (3.41%) Endeca
5 7 (3.41%) Percussion
5 7 (3.41%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (3.41%) Sun
6 6 (2.93%) ForgeRock
6 6 (2.93%) Informatica
7 5 (2.44%) FatWire
7 5 (2.44%) webMethods
8 4 (1.95%) Ab Initio
8 4 (1.95%) BEA
8 4 (1.95%) Pega
8 4 (1.95%) Remedy
9 3 (1.46%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.46%) TIBCO
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