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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 164 151 128
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -23
Contract jobs citing J2EE 100 123 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.12% 1.31% 1.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.18% 5.13% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 69 80
Median daily rate £450 £400 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £466 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.60 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +17.68%
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
2393 2400 2187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.82% 25.47% 23.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1533 1527 1239
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 31 57
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.45 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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 June 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 June 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 +18 28 £350 +7.69% 4
Berkshire -6 26 £500 +23.07% 11
Hampshire +3 18 £400 - 4
Surrey -16 10 £400 -11.11% 5
Kent - 8 - -
West Sussex -24 4 £475 +40.74% 2
Sussex - 3 £475 -
Oxfordshire +1 2 £488 +8.33% 5
East Sussex +11 1 £500 - 2
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 168 (86.15%) Java
2 73 (37.44%) Spring
3 63 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (32.31%) Oracle
3 63 (32.31%) Web Services
4 55 (28.21%) SQL
5 52 (26.67%) Linux
6 50 (25.64%) XML
7 41 (21.03%) JavaScript
8 40 (20.51%) SOA
9 39 (20.00%) JSP
10 37 (18.97%) IBM
11 36 (18.46%) Hibernate
11 36 (18.46%) Scrum
12 35 (17.95%) Middleware
12 35 (17.95%) UML
13 33 (16.92%) WebSphere
14 28 (14.36%) JUnit
14 28 (14.36%) HTML
14 28 (14.36%) Security Cleared
15 26 (13.33%) Servlets
15 26 (13.33%) Struts
15 26 (13.33%) JBoss
16 24 (12.31%) Unix
16 24 (12.31%) EJB
17 23 (11.79%) JDBC
18 22 (11.28%) Shell Script
18 22 (11.28%) SC Cleared
19 21 (10.77%) Oracle Database
19 21 (10.77%) Windows

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 33 (16.92%) WebSphere
2 26 (13.33%) JBoss
3 18 (9.23%) Tomcat
3 18 (9.23%) WebLogic
4 15 (7.69%) Apache
5 14 (7.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 12 (6.15%) Cloud Foundry
7 10 (5.13%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (3.08%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (3.08%) CMS
9 5 (2.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.03%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (1.03%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.51%) Community Server
11 1 (0.51%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.51%) nginx
11 1 (0.51%) Oracle BPEL
11 1 (0.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (5.13%) MS Excel
1 10 (5.13%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.54%) MS Office
2 3 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.54%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.51%) Maximo
3 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.51%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.13%) Bluemix
2 7 (3.59%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.54%) SaaS
4 2 (1.03%) FinancialForce.com
4 2 (1.03%) GitHub
4 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.51%) Force.com
5 1 (0.51%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.51%) IBM SmartCloud
5 1 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.67%) HTTP
2 10 (5.13%) LDAP
3 8 (4.10%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.59%) SSL
5 5 (2.56%) WEP
6 4 (2.05%) Internet
6 4 (2.05%) Intranet
7 1 (0.51%) AMQP
7 1 (0.51%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (0.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.51%) Firewall
7 1 (0.51%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.51%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.77%) Oracle Database
2 17 (8.72%) DB2
3 14 (7.18%) MySQL
4 10 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (3.59%) Hadoop
5 7 (3.59%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.59%) SQL Server
6 6 (3.08%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.05%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (1.54%) Big Data
9 3 (1.54%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.03%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.03%) HBase
10 2 (1.03%) MarkLogic
11 1 (0.51%) IBM InfoSphere
11 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 28 (14.36%) JUnit
2 20 (10.26%) Maven
3 16 (8.21%) Eclipse
4 12 (6.15%) Git (software)
4 12 (6.15%) JIRA
5 11 (5.64%) Ant
5 11 (5.64%) Subversion
6 10 (5.13%) Jenkins
7 8 (4.10%) Selenium
8 6 (3.08%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (2.05%) CA Gen
9 4 (2.05%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.05%) Gradle
9 4 (2.05%) Introscope
9 4 (2.05%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.54%) Mockito
10 3 (1.54%) Rational DOORS
10 3 (1.54%) Toad
11 2 (1.03%) ClearCase
11 2 (1.03%) CruiseControl
General
1 20 (10.26%) Finance
2 17 (8.72%) Retail
3 13 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.05%) Aerospace
4 4 (2.05%) Banking
5 2 (1.03%) Marketing
5 2 (1.03%) Publishing
6 1 (0.51%) Automotive
6 1 (0.51%) Back Office
6 1 (0.51%) Billing
6 1 (0.51%) Electronics
6 1 (0.51%) Law
6 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.51%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 112 (57.44%) Developer
2 83 (42.56%) Java Developer
3 28 (14.36%) Architect
4 27 (13.85%) J2EE Developer
4 27 (13.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 24 (12.31%) Senior Developer
5 24 (12.31%) Senior Java Developer
6 12 (6.15%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 12 (6.15%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 11 (5.64%) Oracle Architect
7 11 (5.64%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 10 (5.13%) Designer
9 9 (4.62%) Lead Architect
9 9 (4.62%) Middleware Developer
10 7 (3.59%) Administrator
10 7 (3.59%) Hybris Developer
10 7 (3.59%) Salesforce.com Developer
10 7 (3.59%) Security Designer
11 6 (3.08%) Applications Support
11 6 (3.08%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (37.44%) Spring
2 63 (32.31%) Web Services
3 50 (25.64%) XML
4 39 (20.00%) JSP
5 36 (18.46%) Hibernate
6 35 (17.95%) Middleware
7 28 (14.36%) HTML
8 26 (13.33%) Servlets
8 26 (13.33%) Struts
9 24 (12.31%) EJB
10 23 (11.79%) JDBC
11 19 (9.74%) SOAP
12 17 (8.72%) CSS
13 16 (8.21%) REST
14 14 (7.18%) JSON
15 13 (6.67%) IBM Integration Bus
15 13 (6.67%) WebCenter
16 12 (6.15%) Oracle Fusion
17 11 (5.64%) .NET
17 11 (5.64%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.64%) Computer Science
2 8 (4.10%) Clustering
2 8 (4.10%) Virtual Team
3 7 (3.59%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.03%) Fintech
5 2 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.51%) Blog
6 1 (0.51%) DataPower
6 1 (0.51%) Derivative
6 1 (0.51%) Equities
6 1 (0.51%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.51%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.51%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.51%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.51%) Replication
6 1 (0.51%) Social Media
6 1 (0.51%) User Experience
6 1 (0.51%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 52 (26.67%) Linux
2 24 (12.31%) Unix
3 21 (10.77%) Windows
4 3 (1.54%) AIX
4 3 (1.54%) Solaris
5 2 (1.03%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (20.51%) SOA
3 36 (18.46%) Scrum
4 35 (17.95%) UML
5 21 (10.77%) TDD
6 20 (10.26%) E-Commerce
7 19 (9.74%) Identity Access Management
8 16 (8.21%) High Availability
9 15 (7.69%) DevOps
10 14 (7.18%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (7.18%) Open Source
11 13 (6.67%) Software Engineering
11 13 (6.67%) Unit Testing
12 12 (6.15%) MVC
13 11 (5.64%) ITIL
13 11 (5.64%) Use Case
14 10 (5.13%) BDD
14 10 (5.13%) Continuous Delivery
14 10 (5.13%) OOP
15 9 (4.62%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 168 (86.15%) Java
2 55 (28.21%) SQL
3 41 (21.03%) JavaScript
4 22 (11.28%) Shell Script
5 15 (7.69%) Python
6 11 (5.64%) Perl
7 9 (4.62%) Korn
8 8 (4.10%) AspectJ
8 8 (4.10%) Bash Shell
9 7 (3.59%) Apex Code
9 7 (3.59%) Jython
9 7 (3.59%) Ruby
9 7 (3.59%) Scala
10 5 (2.56%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.05%) C
11 4 (2.05%) C#
11 4 (2.05%) C++
12 3 (1.54%) Go
12 3 (1.54%) PHP
12 3 (1.54%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 28 (14.36%) Security Cleared
2 22 (11.28%) SC Cleared
3 21 (10.77%) Degree
4 6 (3.08%) Sun Certification
5 3 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.03%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.08%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (5.13%) OpenAM
1 10 (5.13%) OpenIDM
2 7 (3.59%) CA Wily
3 3 (1.54%) Ansible
3 3 (1.54%) Puppet
4 2 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.51%) Control-M
5 1 (0.51%) Packer
5 1 (0.51%) Terraform
Vendors
1 63 (32.31%) Oracle
2 37 (18.97%) IBM
3 17 (8.72%) hybris
4 13 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 11 (5.64%) Endeca
6 10 (5.13%) ForgeRock
7 9 (4.62%) FatWire
8 7 (3.59%) ATG
8 7 (3.59%) Percussion
8 7 (3.59%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (3.59%) webMethods
9 6 (3.08%) Sun
10 5 (2.56%) Informatica
11 4 (2.05%) BEA
11 4 (2.05%) Pega
11 4 (2.05%) Remedy
12 3 (1.54%) Adobe
12 3 (1.54%) HP
12 3 (1.54%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.54%) SAP
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