The table below looks at the statistics for Java EE 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 Java EE over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 199 202 219
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +17
Contract jobs citing Java EE 58 70 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.66% 0.73% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.47% 2.81% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 49 22
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £370 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00
Java EE
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
2348 2492 2209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.61% 26.10% 23.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1499 1603 1233
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £458 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 34 47
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.44 £13.50 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

Java EE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Java EE Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Java EE
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Java EE Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Java EE
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java EE across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Java EE Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Java EE
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Java EE Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Java EE
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 Java EE within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Surrey -3 14 £450 -5.26% 3
Berkshire -11 12 £488 +8.33%
Buckinghamshire +11 7 - -
Hampshire -9 5 £400 -8.57% 2
Middlesex - 5 £360 -
East Sussex - 3 £350 - 1
West Sussex - 3 £310 - 1
Oxfordshire -5 2 £500 +25.00% 1
Java EE
England

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Java EE 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 Java EE.

1 131 (95.62%) Java
2 81 (59.12%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (45.99%) Spring
4 55 (40.15%) JUnit
5 48 (35.04%) JavaScript
5 48 (35.04%) Oracle
6 44 (32.12%) TDD
7 42 (30.66%) Web Services
8 40 (29.20%) Jenkins
9 39 (28.47%) SQL
9 39 (28.47%) Continuous Integration
10 34 (24.82%) Linux
11 32 (23.36%) JMeter
12 31 (22.63%) CSS
12 31 (22.63%) Security Cleared
12 31 (22.63%) Selenium
13 30 (21.90%) HTML
14 29 (21.17%) Cucumber
14 29 (21.17%) BDD
15 28 (20.44%) Maven
16 27 (19.71%) Finance
16 27 (19.71%) Functional Testing
17 26 (18.98%) JBoss
18 24 (17.52%) Unix
18 24 (17.52%) XML
18 24 (17.52%) Subversion
18 24 (17.52%) SC Cleared
18 24 (17.52%) SoapUI
19 23 (16.79%) JIRA
20 22 (16.06%) IIS

Java EE
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 26 (18.98%) JBoss
2 22 (16.06%) IIS
3 15 (10.95%) Tomcat
4 14 (10.22%) Confluence
5 8 (5.84%) Apache
6 7 (5.11%) Mule
6 7 (5.11%) Mule ESB
7 6 (4.38%) WebLogic
8 5 (3.65%) Oracle Service Bus
9 4 (2.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 4 (2.92%) SharePoint
9 4 (2.92%) WebSphere
10 3 (2.19%) Apache Spark
10 3 (2.19%) CMS
10 3 (2.19%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (1.46%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.73%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.73%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (2.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.46%) MS Office
2 2 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.65%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.73%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.73%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.76%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.57%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.19%) Force.com
3 3 (2.19%) GitHub
4 2 (1.46%) PaaS
4 2 (1.46%) SaaS
5 1 (0.73%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.73%) IaaS
5 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.73%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.65%) HTTP
2 4 (2.92%) Internet
2 4 (2.92%) tcpdump
3 3 (2.19%) SSL
4 2 (1.46%) Firewall
4 2 (1.46%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.46%) SSH
4 2 (1.46%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.46%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.73%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.68%) MySQL
2 14 (10.22%) Relational Database
2 14 (10.22%) VoltDB
3 13 (9.49%) NoSQL
4 9 (6.57%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (5.11%) Oracle Database
5 7 (5.11%) SQL Server
6 5 (3.65%) Big Data
7 3 (2.19%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.19%) Apache Hive
7 3 (2.19%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.19%) Impala
7 3 (2.19%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.46%) DB2
8 2 (1.46%) HBase
8 2 (1.46%) Redis
8 2 (1.46%) Sqoop
9 1 (0.73%) Infinispan
9 1 (0.73%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.73%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 55 (40.15%) JUnit
2 40 (29.20%) Jenkins
3 32 (23.36%) JMeter
4 31 (22.63%) Selenium
5 29 (21.17%) Cucumber
6 28 (20.44%) Maven
7 24 (17.52%) SoapUI
7 24 (17.52%) Subversion
8 23 (16.79%) JIRA
9 21 (15.33%) Eclipse
10 20 (14.60%) Gradle
11 18 (13.14%) Hudson
11 18 (13.14%) JBehave
12 16 (11.68%) Ant
13 14 (10.22%) jMock
13 14 (10.22%) WebDriver
14 13 (9.49%) Git (software)
15 7 (5.11%) Mockito
15 7 (5.11%) TestNG
16 4 (2.92%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (19.71%) Finance
2 10 (7.30%) Banking
3 6 (4.38%) Publishing
4 2 (1.46%) Retail
5 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.73%) Marketing
5 1 (0.73%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 77 (56.20%) Developer
2 67 (48.91%) Java Developer
3 22 (16.06%) Architect
4 17 (12.41%) Developer in Test
4 17 (12.41%) Java Engineer
5 13 (9.49%) Analyst
6 11 (8.03%) QA Engineer
7 10 (7.30%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (5.84%) Analyst Developer
8 8 (5.84%) Automation Test Analyst
8 8 (5.84%) Java Analyst Developer
8 8 (5.84%) Java Architect
8 8 (5.84%) Test Analyst
9 7 (5.11%) Agile Developer
9 7 (5.11%) Agile Java Developer
9 7 (5.11%) Digital Architect
9 7 (5.11%) Hybris Developer
9 7 (5.11%) Senior Developer
9 7 (5.11%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (5.11%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (45.99%) Spring
2 42 (30.66%) Web Services
3 31 (22.63%) CSS
4 30 (21.90%) HTML
5 24 (17.52%) XML
6 22 (16.06%) Hibernate
7 18 (13.14%) JMS
8 16 (11.68%) SOAP
8 16 (11.68%) WebSphere MQ
9 15 (10.95%) Ajax
9 15 (10.95%) REST
10 14 (10.22%) JSON
10 14 (10.22%) RESTful
11 13 (9.49%) Middleware
12 11 (8.03%) GWT
12 11 (8.03%) HTML5
12 11 (8.03%) Spring MVC
13 10 (7.30%) AngularJS
14 9 (6.57%) Smart GWT
15 8 (5.84%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.76%) Computer Science
1 12 (8.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (3.65%) Cryptography
2 5 (3.65%) PKI
3 4 (2.92%) W3C
4 1 (0.73%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.73%) Ergonomics
4 1 (0.73%) iPad
4 1 (0.73%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.73%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.73%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (0.73%) Online Banking
4 1 (0.73%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 34 (24.82%) Linux
2 24 (17.52%) Unix
3 18 (13.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (12.41%) Windows
5 10 (7.30%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.73%) Android
6 1 (0.73%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.73%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.73%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (59.12%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (32.12%) TDD
3 39 (28.47%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (21.17%) BDD
5 27 (19.71%) Functional Testing
6 20 (14.60%) Performance Testing
6 20 (14.60%) Regression Testing
6 20 (14.60%) Test Automation
7 18 (13.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 18 (13.14%) MVC
8 17 (12.41%) Unit Testing
9 16 (11.68%) Domain-Driven Design
9 16 (11.68%) Integration Testing
9 16 (11.68%) Scrum
9 16 (11.68%) User Stories
10 14 (10.22%) Compatibility Testing
10 14 (10.22%) System Integration Testing
11 10 (7.30%) E-Commerce
11 10 (7.30%) Load Testing
12 8 (5.84%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 131 (95.62%) Java
2 48 (35.04%) JavaScript
3 39 (28.47%) SQL
4 18 (13.14%) Groovy
5 15 (10.95%) PL/SQL
6 6 (4.38%) Python
6 6 (4.38%) Shell Script
7 5 (3.65%) Perl
8 4 (2.92%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.19%) Apex Code
9 3 (2.19%) Ruby
9 3 (2.19%) Scala
10 2 (1.46%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.46%) PHP
11 1 (0.73%) C
11 1 (0.73%) C#
11 1 (0.73%) C++
11 1 (0.73%) XPath
Qualifications
1 31 (22.63%) Security Cleared
2 24 (17.52%) SC Cleared
3 14 (10.22%) Degree
3 14 (10.22%) ISEB
3 14 (10.22%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.73%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.95%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.46%) Apache Flume
2 2 (1.46%) HDFS
3 1 (0.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (7.30%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.46%) Ansible
2 2 (1.46%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (1.46%) yum
3 1 (0.73%) Control-M
3 1 (0.73%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 48 (35.04%) Oracle
2 16 (11.68%) Atlassian
3 13 (9.49%) Rally
3 13 (9.49%) Red Hat
4 10 (7.30%) HP
5 7 (5.11%) hybris
5 7 (5.11%) Sitecore
6 5 (3.65%) Pega
6 5 (3.65%) webMethods
7 4 (2.92%) ForgeRock
7 4 (2.92%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.19%) VMware
9 2 (1.46%) Cisco
9 2 (1.46%) Cloudera
9 2 (1.46%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.73%) Citrix
10 1 (0.73%) ESRI
10 1 (0.73%) IBM
10 1 (0.73%) Remedy
10 1 (0.73%) TIBCO