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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 112 164 141
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -23
Contract jobs citing J2EE 170 118 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.94% 1.20% 1.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.18% 4.59% 4.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 53 74
Median daily rate £475 £418 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.77% +11.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £321 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £508 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
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
2367 2570 2299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.06% 26.19% 24.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1507 1678 1290
Median daily rate £383 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 51 48
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.44 £17.50 £15.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £47.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +12.92%

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 August 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 August 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
Oxfordshire +40 55 £475 -8.65% 4
Berkshire +11 33 £453 +20.66% 4
Buckinghamshire +17 30 £355 -6.57% 3
Hampshire +5 22 £525 +40.00% 6
West Sussex +4 21 £475 +31.03% 1
Surrey -1 5 £550 +22.22%
Kent +9 3 - - 1
East Sussex +6 1 £450 - 1
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 229 (85.13%) Java
2 124 (46.10%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (43.87%) Spring
4 103 (38.29%) SQL
5 95 (35.32%) JavaScript
6 89 (33.09%) Scrum
7 74 (27.51%) Oracle
7 74 (27.51%) Linux
8 72 (26.77%) Tomcat
9 70 (26.02%) JUnit
10 69 (25.65%) JSON
11 64 (23.79%) Web Services
12 62 (23.05%) Jenkins
13 59 (21.93%) Maven
14 57 (21.19%) AngularJS
15 56 (20.82%) Kanban
15 56 (20.82%) RESTful
15 56 (20.82%) JMS
16 53 (19.70%) XML
17 52 (19.33%) Amazon AWS
18 51 (18.96%) MongoDB
19 48 (17.84%) Cucumber
20 47 (17.47%) Microsoft Azure
20 47 (17.47%) Cloud Computing
21 45 (16.73%) Unix
22 44 (16.36%) GitHub
23 43 (15.99%) SOA
24 42 (15.61%) Elasticsearch
25 41 (15.24%) Mockito
26 40 (14.87%) IBM

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 72 (26.77%) Tomcat
2 42 (15.61%) Elasticsearch
3 32 (11.90%) WebLogic
4 29 (10.78%) WebSphere
5 27 (10.04%) JBoss
6 25 (9.29%) Apache
7 14 (5.20%) Cloud Foundry
8 13 (4.83%) WebSphere Application Server
9 10 (3.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (2.23%) Apache Spark
10 6 (2.23%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (2.23%) iPlanet
11 3 (1.12%) Confluence
11 3 (1.12%) WebLogic Portal
12 2 (0.74%) GemFire
12 2 (0.74%) Oracle Service Bus
13 1 (0.37%) Alfresco
13 1 (0.37%) Community Server
13 1 (0.37%) Liferay
13 1 (0.37%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 17 (6.32%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.95%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.12%) MS Office
3 3 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (3.35%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.12%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.74%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.37%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 52 (19.33%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (17.47%) Cloud Computing
2 47 (17.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (16.36%) GitHub
4 10 (3.72%) Bluemix
4 10 (3.72%) IBM Cloud
5 5 (1.86%) SaaS
6 3 (1.12%) PaaS
7 2 (0.74%) FinancialForce.com
8 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 26 (9.67%) LDAP
2 13 (4.83%) Firewall
2 13 (4.83%) HTTP
3 11 (4.09%) SSL
4 7 (2.60%) Internet
4 7 (2.60%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.23%) BIG-IP
6 4 (1.49%) SAN
7 3 (1.12%) DNS
7 3 (1.12%) NAS
7 3 (1.12%) WEP
8 2 (0.74%) DMZ
8 2 (0.74%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.74%) LAN
8 2 (0.74%) PuTTY
8 2 (0.74%) WAN
8 2 (0.74%) WLAN
9 1 (0.37%) ADSL
9 1 (0.37%) Intranet
9 1 (0.37%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (18.96%) MongoDB
2 37 (13.75%) Couchbase
3 35 (13.01%) Oracle Database
4 14 (5.20%) DB2
5 10 (3.72%) Hadoop
5 10 (3.72%) MySQL
6 8 (2.97%) Big Data
6 8 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (2.60%) NoSQL
7 7 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (2.23%) HBase
9 5 (1.86%) SQL Server
10 4 (1.49%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (1.49%) Oracle OWB
10 4 (1.49%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.12%) Cloudera CDH
11 3 (1.12%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.74%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.74%) MarkLogic
12 2 (0.74%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 70 (26.02%) JUnit
2 62 (23.05%) Jenkins
3 59 (21.93%) Maven
4 48 (17.84%) Cucumber
5 41 (15.24%) Mockito
6 38 (14.13%) Spock
7 23 (8.55%) Git (software)
8 18 (6.69%) JIRA
9 17 (6.32%) Eclipse
10 14 (5.20%) Subversion
11 11 (4.09%) Ant
12 8 (2.97%) Gradle
12 8 (2.97%) Selenium
13 7 (2.60%) SoapUI
14 6 (2.23%) Oracle APEX
15 5 (1.86%) ClearCase
15 5 (1.86%) GitLab
15 5 (1.86%) Introscope
15 5 (1.86%) Toad
16 3 (1.12%) ClearQuest
General
1 23 (8.55%) Finance
2 16 (5.95%) Publishing
2 16 (5.95%) Retail
3 7 (2.60%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.49%) Aerospace
4 4 (1.49%) Banking
5 2 (0.74%) Electronics
5 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.74%) Marketing
6 1 (0.37%) Front Office
6 1 (0.37%) Law
6 1 (0.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 159 (59.11%) Developer
2 125 (46.47%) Java Developer
3 33 (12.27%) Architect
4 24 (8.92%) Senior Developer
4 24 (8.92%) Senior Java Developer
5 17 (6.32%) J2EE Developer
5 17 (6.32%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 13 (4.83%) Agile Developer
6 13 (4.83%) Agile Java Developer
6 13 (4.83%) AWS Developer
6 13 (4.83%) Designer
7 11 (4.09%) Oracle Architect
8 10 (3.72%) Administrator
8 10 (3.72%) Applications Engineer
8 10 (3.72%) Consultant
8 10 (3.72%) Web Applications Engineer
8 10 (3.72%) Web Engineer
9 9 (3.35%) Middleware Developer
9 9 (3.35%) MongoDB Developer
9 9 (3.35%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (43.87%) Spring
2 69 (25.65%) JSON
3 64 (23.79%) Web Services
4 57 (21.19%) AngularJS
5 56 (20.82%) JMS
5 56 (20.82%) RESTful
6 53 (19.70%) XML
7 37 (13.75%) Middleware
8 34 (12.64%) JSP
9 33 (12.27%) REST
10 29 (10.78%) Hibernate
10 29 (10.78%) HTML
11 23 (8.55%) SOAP
12 22 (8.18%) JDBC
13 20 (7.43%) Struts
14 19 (7.06%) CSS
14 19 (7.06%) SAML
14 19 (7.06%) Servlets
15 18 (6.69%) EJB
15 18 (6.69%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.20%) Clustering
2 11 (4.09%) Management Information System
2 11 (4.09%) Virtual Team
3 6 (2.23%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.12%) Algorithms
4 3 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.12%) Replication
5 2 (0.74%) Cryptography
5 2 (0.74%) Data Centre
5 2 (0.74%) Fintech
5 2 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (0.74%) IVR
5 2 (0.74%) User Experience
6 1 (0.37%) Blog
6 1 (0.37%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (0.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.37%) HP Storage
6 1 (0.37%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (0.37%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 74 (27.51%) Linux
2 45 (16.73%) Unix
3 27 (10.04%) Windows
4 12 (4.46%) Solaris
5 8 (2.97%) AIX
6 6 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.49%) Android
7 4 (1.49%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (46.10%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (33.09%) Scrum
3 56 (20.82%) Kanban
4 43 (15.99%) SOA
5 34 (12.64%) TDD
6 29 (10.78%) Identity Access Management
7 28 (10.41%) High Availability
7 28 (10.41%) UML
8 22 (8.18%) E-Commerce
9 21 (7.81%) BDD
9 21 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (7.43%) Open Source
11 19 (7.06%) Multithreading
12 17 (6.32%) DevOps
12 17 (6.32%) Software Engineering
13 16 (5.95%) Use Case
14 15 (5.58%) ITIL
14 15 (5.58%) MVC
15 14 (5.20%) Continuous Delivery
16 12 (4.46%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 229 (85.13%) Java
2 103 (38.29%) SQL
3 95 (35.32%) JavaScript
4 26 (9.67%) Shell Script
5 22 (8.18%) Python
6 21 (7.81%) Scala
7 20 (7.43%) Perl
8 13 (4.83%) Korn
9 11 (4.09%) Bash Shell
9 11 (4.09%) Jython
10 9 (3.35%) Ruby
11 8 (2.97%) AspectJ
12 7 (2.60%) PL/SQL
13 6 (2.23%) Apex Code
13 6 (2.23%) C++
14 3 (1.12%) C
14 3 (1.12%) C#
14 3 (1.12%) Go
14 3 (1.12%) Groovy
14 3 (1.12%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 32 (11.90%) Security Cleared
2 21 (7.81%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.20%) Degree
4 6 (2.23%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.37%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.35%) QA
2 5 (1.86%) JSP 440
3 3 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (8.55%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.12%) Docker
3 3 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.74%) HDFS
4 2 (0.74%) NDS
4 2 (0.74%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (6.32%) OpenAM
1 17 (6.32%) OpenIDM
2 11 (4.09%) CA Wily
3 6 (2.23%) EMC NetWorker
3 6 (2.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.12%) Puppet
6 2 (0.74%) Ansible
6 2 (0.74%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.37%) Amdocs OSS
7 1 (0.37%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.37%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.37%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.37%) OpenView
7 1 (0.37%) Packer
7 1 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.37%) Terraform
Vendors
1 74 (27.51%) Oracle
2 40 (14.87%) IBM
3 22 (8.18%) Microsoft
4 18 (6.69%) ForgeRock
5 12 (4.46%) FatWire
6 11 (4.09%) Endeca
6 11 (4.09%) Red Hat
7 10 (3.72%) F5
7 10 (3.72%) hybris
8 9 (3.35%) BEA
9 8 (2.97%) webMethods
10 7 (2.60%) Cisco
10 7 (2.60%) Sun
11 6 (2.23%) ATG
11 6 (2.23%) Percussion
11 6 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (2.23%) VMware
12 5 (1.86%) Remedy
13 4 (1.49%) HP
13 4 (1.49%) TIBCO
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