The table below looks at the statistics for J2SE 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 J2SE over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 233 269 262
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -7
Contract jobs citing J2SE 9 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.031% 0.041%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.44% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Median daily rate £488 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00
J2SE
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
2030 2582 2266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.29% 27.08% 23.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1158 1660 1382
Median daily rate £400 £375 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 79 40
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.80 £14.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

J2SE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing J2SE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2SE Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

J2SE
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2SE across the South East region.

J2SE Daily Rate Trend in the South East

J2SE
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing J2SE across the South East region.

J2SE Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

J2SE
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 J2SE within the South East region over the 3 months to 7 December 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 - 8 £481 -
West Sussex - 1 £488 -
J2SE
England

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing J2SE 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 J2SE.

1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (81.25%) Linux
3 11 (68.75%) SQL
3 11 (68.75%) J2EE
3 11 (68.75%) XML
4 10 (62.50%) Spring
5 9 (56.25%) JUnit
5 9 (56.25%) Oracle
6 8 (50.00%) Ant
6 8 (50.00%) JMS
6 8 (50.00%) JSF
6 8 (50.00%) Maven
6 8 (50.00%) Java EE
6 8 (50.00%) MVC
6 8 (50.00%) Spring MVC
6 8 (50.00%) REST
6 8 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (50.00%) Play Framework
7 7 (43.75%) AngularJS
7 7 (43.75%) Node.js
7 7 (43.75%) Mockito
7 7 (43.75%) Grails
7 7 (43.75%) jQuery
7 7 (43.75%) XPath
7 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
8 6 (37.50%) SOA
8 6 (37.50%) Tomcat
8 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
8 6 (37.50%) nginx
8 6 (37.50%) Unit Testing

J2SE
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 8 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (37.50%) nginx
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (37.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) JBoss
3 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (25.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (6.25%) GitHub
3 1 (6.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
1 1 (6.25%) SSL
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) JUnit
2 8 (50.00%) Ant
2 8 (50.00%) Maven
3 7 (43.75%) Mockito
4 3 (18.75%) Log4j
5 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
5 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
6 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
6 1 (6.25%) Gatling
6 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
6 1 (6.25%) Grunt
6 1 (6.25%) gulp
6 1 (6.25%) IntelliJ
6 1 (6.25%) JBehave
6 1 (6.25%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (6.25%) Selenium
6 1 (6.25%) Sublime Text
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Front Office
2 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Applications Support
4 4 (25.00%) Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) Angular Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Node.js Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (12.50%) AWS Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Linux Support
7 1 (6.25%) Agile Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Digital Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Scala Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Scala Software Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) J2EE
1 11 (68.75%) XML
2 10 (62.50%) Spring
3 8 (50.00%) Java EE
3 8 (50.00%) JMS
3 8 (50.00%) JSF
3 8 (50.00%) Play Framework
3 8 (50.00%) REST
3 8 (50.00%) Spring MVC
4 7 (43.75%) AngularJS
4 7 (43.75%) Grails
4 7 (43.75%) jQuery
4 7 (43.75%) Node.js
5 6 (37.50%) React
6 3 (18.75%) XML Schema
6 3 (18.75%) XSLT
7 2 (12.50%) RESTful
7 2 (12.50%) Web Services
8 1 (6.25%) Drools
8 1 (6.25%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
3 1 (6.25%) Unix
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) MVC
2 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 6 (37.50%) SOA
2 6 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 5 (31.25%) Process Improvement
3 5 (31.25%) Product Management
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) TDD
6 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Analytics
7 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (6.25%) DevOps
7 1 (6.25%) Microservices
7 1 (6.25%) Open Source
7 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (68.75%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 7 (43.75%) XPath
4 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (25.00%) Python
5 1 (6.25%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) Groovy
5 1 (6.25%) Haskell
5 1 (6.25%) Perl
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby
5 1 (6.25%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Puppet
2 5 (31.25%) Ansible
2 5 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (6.25%) Grafana
3 1 (6.25%) Kibana
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) IBM
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) Adobe
4 1 (6.25%) Google
4 1 (6.25%) TIBCO
4 1 (6.25%) webMethods