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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 188 148 145
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -3
Contract jobs citing J2EE 93 121 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.96% 1.22% 1.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.83% 5.29% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 72 57
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £304 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £376
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Median hourly rate £38.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £40.60 £35.40
% change year-on-year
-12.56% +14.68%
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
2430 2286 2160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.19% 23.01% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1592 1397 1261
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 38 48
Median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.75 £19.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £44.75 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

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 5 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 5 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 +13 31 £360 -10.00% 6
Buckinghamshire +12 25 £359 -3.04% 3
Berkshire -18 18 £450 +10.76% 7
Surrey -11 11 £400 +14.28%
West Sussex -24 3 £500 +33.33% 4
Kent - 2 - - 1
East Sussex +5 1 £500 -
Sussex - 1 £475 -
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 187 (85.78%) Java
2 83 (38.07%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (37.61%) Spring
4 77 (35.32%) Oracle
5 68 (31.19%) Web Services
6 65 (29.82%) JavaScript
7 59 (27.06%) XML
8 55 (25.23%) SQL
9 53 (24.31%) Hibernate
10 50 (22.94%) Linux
11 48 (22.02%) HTML
12 45 (20.64%) Unix
13 44 (20.18%) WebSphere
14 43 (19.72%) JSP
15 37 (16.97%) Struts
15 37 (16.97%) Scrum
16 35 (16.06%) IBM
17 34 (15.60%) E-Commerce
18 32 (14.68%) JBoss
18 32 (14.68%) SOAP
18 32 (14.68%) WebLogic
19 30 (13.76%) SOA
20 29 (13.30%) Servlets
20 29 (13.30%) EJB
21 28 (12.84%) CSS
21 28 (12.84%) Degree
21 28 (12.84%) hybris
22 27 (12.39%) JUnit
22 27 (12.39%) UML
23 26 (11.93%) Tomcat

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 44 (20.18%) WebSphere
2 32 (14.68%) JBoss
2 32 (14.68%) WebLogic
3 26 (11.93%) Tomcat
4 16 (7.34%) CMS
5 15 (6.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 15 (6.88%) Apache
6 12 (5.50%) WebSphere Application Server
7 11 (5.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 10 (4.59%) Node.js
9 6 (2.75%) Cloud Foundry
10 5 (2.29%) Apache Solr
10 5 (2.29%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (1.83%) IBM HTTP Server
11 4 (1.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 3 (1.38%) Confluence
12 3 (1.38%) Drupal
12 3 (1.38%) Mule
12 3 (1.38%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 6 (2.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.83%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (4.13%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.83%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.38%) Maximo
4 1 (0.46%) OpenText Process Suite
4 1 (0.46%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.50%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.83%) Bluemix
5 2 (0.92%) FinancialForce.com
6 1 (0.46%) Force.com
6 1 (0.46%) GitHub
6 1 (0.46%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.46%) IBM SmartCloud
6 1 (0.46%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (11.01%) HTTP
2 18 (8.26%) TCP/IP
3 9 (4.13%) Internet
4 8 (3.67%) LDAP
4 8 (3.67%) SSL
5 5 (2.29%) WEP
6 4 (1.83%) HTTPS
6 4 (1.83%) Intranet
7 3 (1.38%) Firewall
8 2 (0.92%) DNS
9 1 (0.46%) AMQP
9 1 (0.46%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (0.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (0.46%) FTP
9 1 (0.46%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.46%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.26%) DB2
2 16 (7.34%) MySQL
3 14 (6.42%) Hadoop
3 14 (6.42%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (5.50%) Relational Database
5 11 (5.05%) Oracle Database
6 10 (4.59%) Big Data
6 10 (4.59%) MongoDB
6 10 (4.59%) NoSQL
6 10 (4.59%) SQL Server
7 6 (2.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.83%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (1.38%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.38%) Couchbase
9 3 (1.38%) HBase
10 2 (0.92%) MarkLogic
10 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.92%) SQLite
11 1 (0.46%) IBM InfoSphere
11 1 (0.46%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 27 (12.39%) JUnit
2 26 (11.93%) Maven
3 17 (7.80%) Git (software)
4 14 (6.42%) Ant
4 14 (6.42%) Jenkins
4 14 (6.42%) Selenium
5 13 (5.96%) Eclipse
6 11 (5.05%) JIRA
7 10 (4.59%) Subversion
8 6 (2.75%) CruiseControl
8 6 (2.75%) Introscope
9 5 (2.29%) CA Gen
9 5 (2.29%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (2.29%) TeamCity
9 5 (2.29%) Toad
10 3 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.38%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.38%) FishEye
10 3 (1.38%) Rational DOORS
10 3 (1.38%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 23 (10.55%) Retail
2 20 (9.17%) Telecoms
3 18 (8.26%) Finance
4 7 (3.21%) Publishing
5 6 (2.75%) Banking
6 3 (1.38%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.92%) Back Office
8 1 (0.46%) Automotive
8 1 (0.46%) Billing
8 1 (0.46%) Law
8 1 (0.46%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 119 (54.59%) Developer
2 85 (38.99%) Java Developer
3 41 (18.81%) Architect
4 36 (16.51%) J2EE Developer
5 35 (16.06%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 26 (11.93%) Senior Developer
7 25 (11.47%) Senior Java Developer
8 15 (6.88%) JavaScript Developer
8 15 (6.88%) Senior J2EE Developer
8 15 (6.88%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 12 (5.50%) Hybris Architect
9 12 (5.50%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 12 (5.50%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (5.05%) Consultant
11 8 (3.67%) Administrator
12 7 (3.21%) Analyst
12 7 (3.21%) Applications Support
12 7 (3.21%) Hybris Developer
13 6 (2.75%) Designer
13 6 (2.75%) Salesforce.com Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (37.61%) Spring
2 68 (31.19%) Web Services
3 59 (27.06%) XML
4 53 (24.31%) Hibernate
5 48 (22.02%) HTML
6 43 (19.72%) JSP
7 37 (16.97%) Struts
8 32 (14.68%) SOAP
9 29 (13.30%) EJB
9 29 (13.30%) Servlets
10 28 (12.84%) CSS
11 23 (10.55%) JDBC
11 23 (10.55%) Middleware
12 22 (10.09%) JMS
13 17 (7.80%) AngularJS
14 15 (6.88%) jQuery
15 14 (6.42%) REST
15 14 (6.42%) XSLT
16 13 (5.96%) RESTful
16 13 (5.96%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.50%) Computer Science
2 9 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.67%) Clustering
4 7 (3.21%) Algorithms
5 5 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.29%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.38%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.38%) User Experience
6 3 (1.38%) W3C
7 2 (0.92%) Derivative
7 2 (0.92%) Equities
7 2 (0.92%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.92%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.46%) HACMP
8 1 (0.46%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.46%) NHS
8 1 (0.46%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.46%) Replication
8 1 (0.46%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 50 (22.94%) Linux
2 45 (20.64%) Unix
3 21 (9.63%) Windows
4 10 (4.59%) AIX
5 6 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.29%) CentOS
6 5 (2.29%) SUSE
7 4 (1.83%) Solaris
8 1 (0.46%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (38.07%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (16.97%) Scrum
3 34 (15.60%) E-Commerce
4 30 (13.76%) SOA
5 27 (12.39%) UML
6 20 (9.17%) OO
7 19 (8.72%) Open Source
8 18 (8.26%) Waterfall
9 16 (7.34%) Software Architecture
9 16 (7.34%) Unit Testing
10 15 (6.88%) DevOps
10 15 (6.88%) TDD
11 14 (6.42%) Migration
11 14 (6.42%) OOA/OOD
11 14 (6.42%) Technical Analysis
11 14 (6.42%) Web Development
12 13 (5.96%) Software Engineering
12 13 (5.96%) Use Case
13 12 (5.50%) High Availability
14 11 (5.05%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 187 (85.78%) Java
2 65 (29.82%) JavaScript
3 55 (25.23%) SQL
4 21 (9.63%) Shell Script
5 20 (9.17%) Python
6 14 (6.42%) Perl
7 13 (5.96%) Korn
8 12 (5.50%) Bash Shell
8 12 (5.50%) PL/SQL
9 9 (4.13%) Jython
10 6 (2.75%) Apex Code
11 5 (2.29%) AWK
11 5 (2.29%) C
11 5 (2.29%) C++
11 5 (2.29%) Ruby
11 5 (2.29%) sed
12 4 (1.83%) C#
12 4 (1.83%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 3 (1.38%) Go
13 3 (1.38%) XPath
Qualifications
1 28 (12.84%) Degree
2 17 (7.80%) Security Cleared
3 11 (5.05%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.21%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.21%) QA
2 3 (1.38%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.92%) WCAG
4 1 (0.46%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.29%) Docker
2 5 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (3.21%) CA Wily
2 6 (2.75%) OpenAM
2 6 (2.75%) OpenIDM
3 4 (1.83%) Ansible
3 4 (1.83%) Puppet
4 3 (1.38%) Packer
4 3 (1.38%) vRealize
5 2 (0.92%) Control-M
5 2 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.46%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.46%) OMEGAMON
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 77 (35.32%) Oracle
2 35 (16.06%) IBM
3 28 (12.84%) hybris
4 9 (4.13%) Microsoft
5 8 (3.67%) BEA
6 7 (3.21%) Ab Initio
6 7 (3.21%) Adobe
6 7 (3.21%) Endeca
6 7 (3.21%) Informatica
6 7 (3.21%) Pega
6 7 (3.21%) Sun
7 6 (2.75%) ATG
7 6 (2.75%) ForgeRock
7 6 (2.75%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (2.75%) webMethods
8 5 (2.29%) Percussion
8 5 (2.29%) Remedy
8 5 (2.29%) VMware
9 4 (1.83%) FatWire
9 4 (1.83%) TIBCO
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