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 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 200 224 226
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +2
Contract jobs citing Java EE 66 34 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.72% 0.37% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.74% 1.54% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 26 11
Median daily rate £450 £475 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +33.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £375 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £40.00 £36.38
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +9.96%
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
2410 2208 2055
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.31% 23.72% 22.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1571 1378 1188
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 27 45
Median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -8.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.40 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.93% +7.14%

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 26 May 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 26 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
Surrey +8 20 £450 -5.26% 4
Berkshire 0 12 £500 - 4
Hampshire +7 8 £400 +6.66% 5
Buckinghamshire +15 7 - -
East Sussex +9 7 £350 -
Oxfordshire +8 6 £488 - 1
Middlesex - 3 £360 -
West Sussex - 2 - -
Kent - 1 £600 -
Java EE
England

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 140 (98.59%) Java
2 76 (53.52%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (42.96%) SQL
4 58 (40.85%) Oracle
5 54 (38.03%) Web Services
5 54 (38.03%) Spring
6 48 (33.80%) JUnit
6 48 (33.80%) JavaScript
7 42 (29.58%) Security Cleared
8 39 (27.46%) Linux
8 39 (27.46%) Eclipse
9 38 (26.76%) XML
9 38 (26.76%) Finance
9 38 (26.76%) Maven
10 37 (26.06%) HTML
10 37 (26.06%) Jenkins
11 36 (25.35%) PL/SQL
12 35 (24.65%) SC Cleared
13 34 (23.94%) Continuous Integration
13 34 (23.94%) TDD
14 32 (22.54%) Subversion
14 32 (22.54%) CSS
14 32 (22.54%) Unix
14 32 (22.54%) JBoss
15 31 (21.83%) SOAP
16 26 (18.31%) JMeter
16 26 (18.31%) Selenium
17 25 (17.61%) JMS
17 25 (17.61%) BDD
18 24 (16.90%) Ant

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 32 (22.54%) JBoss
2 18 (12.68%) IIS
2 18 (12.68%) WebLogic
3 15 (10.56%) Tomcat
4 10 (7.04%) Confluence
5 8 (5.63%) Apache
6 4 (2.82%) Mule
6 4 (2.82%) Mule ESB
7 3 (2.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (1.41%) CMS
8 2 (1.41%) Node.js
8 2 (1.41%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.41%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.70%) nginx
9 1 (0.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (3.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.82%) MS Office
2 4 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (2.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (5.63%) OpenText Process Suite
2 2 (1.41%) BigMachines
2 2 (1.41%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.70%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.75%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.63%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.11%) SaaS
4 2 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.41%) GitHub
4 2 (1.41%) PaaS
5 1 (0.70%) Force.com
5 1 (0.70%) IaaS
5 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.70%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.93%) Internet
2 4 (2.82%) Firewall
2 4 (2.82%) HTTP
2 4 (2.82%) HTTPS
2 4 (2.82%) SSH
2 4 (2.82%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.82%) tcpdump
2 4 (2.82%) Wireshark
3 2 (1.41%) Intranet
3 2 (1.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.68%) Oracle Database
2 14 (9.86%) VoltDB
3 13 (9.15%) MySQL
3 13 (9.15%) Relational Database
4 11 (7.75%) NoSQL
5 8 (5.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (4.93%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (4.23%) DB2
8 3 (2.11%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.41%) Big Data
9 2 (1.41%) Redis
10 1 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.70%) Infinispan
10 1 (0.70%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.70%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 48 (33.80%) JUnit
2 39 (27.46%) Eclipse
3 38 (26.76%) Maven
4 37 (26.06%) Jenkins
5 32 (22.54%) Subversion
6 26 (18.31%) JMeter
6 26 (18.31%) Selenium
7 24 (16.90%) Ant
8 23 (16.20%) Cucumber
9 20 (14.08%) JIRA
9 20 (14.08%) SoapUI
10 18 (12.68%) JBehave
11 14 (9.86%) Gradle
12 13 (9.15%) Hudson
12 13 (9.15%) Toad
13 12 (8.45%) Git (software)
14 10 (7.04%) jMock
14 10 (7.04%) WebDriver
15 8 (5.63%) TestNG
16 4 (2.82%) IntelliJ
General
1 38 (26.76%) Finance
2 9 (6.34%) Banking
3 6 (4.23%) Publishing
4 2 (1.41%) Marketing
5 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.70%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 93 (65.49%) Developer
2 92 (64.79%) Java Developer
3 20 (14.08%) Architect
4 18 (12.68%) Senior Developer
4 18 (12.68%) Senior Java Developer
5 17 (11.97%) Developer in Test
6 14 (9.86%) Java Engineer
7 13 (9.15%) Analyst
8 11 (7.75%) Java Architect
9 10 (7.04%) Programmer
10 9 (6.34%) Agile Developer
10 9 (6.34%) Agile Java Developer
11 8 (5.63%) Analyst Developer
11 8 (5.63%) Java Analyst Developer
11 8 (5.63%) Java Programmer
11 8 (5.63%) QA Engineer
11 8 (5.63%) SC Cleared Java Developer
12 7 (4.93%) Automation Test Analyst
12 7 (4.93%) Test Analyst
12 7 (4.93%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (38.03%) Spring
1 54 (38.03%) Web Services
2 38 (26.76%) XML
3 37 (26.06%) HTML
4 32 (22.54%) CSS
5 31 (21.83%) SOAP
6 25 (17.61%) JMS
7 23 (16.20%) Hibernate
8 17 (11.97%) REST
9 16 (11.27%) JPA
9 16 (11.27%) RESTful
10 15 (10.56%) JSON
11 14 (9.86%) AngularJS
11 14 (9.86%) EJB
12 13 (9.15%) Java SE
12 13 (9.15%) JSF
12 13 (9.15%) Middleware
13 11 (7.75%) GWT
13 11 (7.75%) HTML5
14 10 (7.04%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.34%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (4.93%) Cryptography
3 7 (4.93%) PKI
4 4 (2.82%) W3C
5 1 (0.70%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.70%) Ergonomics
5 1 (0.70%) iPad
5 1 (0.70%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.70%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.70%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 39 (27.46%) Linux
2 32 (22.54%) Unix
3 20 (14.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (11.97%) Windows
5 10 (7.04%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.11%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.70%) AIX
7 1 (0.70%) Android
7 1 (0.70%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.70%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.70%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (53.52%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (23.94%) Continuous Integration
2 34 (23.94%) TDD
3 25 (17.61%) BDD
4 21 (14.79%) Functional Testing
5 20 (14.08%) Test Automation
6 17 (11.97%) UML
7 15 (10.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (9.86%) Performance Testing
8 14 (9.86%) Regression Testing
8 14 (9.86%) User Stories
9 13 (9.15%) Waterfall
10 12 (8.45%) Domain-Driven Design
10 12 (8.45%) Unit Testing
11 11 (7.75%) Scrum
12 10 (7.04%) Compatibility Testing
12 10 (7.04%) Integration Testing
12 10 (7.04%) Load Testing
12 10 (7.04%) OO
12 10 (7.04%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 140 (98.59%) Java
2 61 (42.96%) SQL
3 48 (33.80%) JavaScript
4 36 (25.35%) PL/SQL
5 13 (9.15%) Python
6 12 (8.45%) Groovy
6 12 (8.45%) Shell Script
7 8 (5.63%) Jython
7 8 (5.63%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 6 (4.23%) PHP
9 5 (3.52%) Perl
10 3 (2.11%) Apex Code
10 3 (2.11%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.41%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.41%) C++
11 2 (1.41%) Ruby
12 1 (0.70%) C
12 1 (0.70%) C#
12 1 (0.70%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 42 (29.58%) Security Cleared
2 35 (24.65%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.04%) Degree
3 10 (7.04%) ISEB
3 10 (7.04%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.45%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (7.04%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.82%) Ansible
2 4 (2.82%) yum
3 1 (0.70%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 58 (40.85%) Oracle
2 15 (10.56%) Red Hat
3 12 (8.45%) Atlassian
4 10 (7.04%) HP
5 9 (6.34%) Rally
6 6 (4.23%) Sitecore
7 5 (3.52%) Pega
7 5 (3.52%) VMware
8 4 (2.82%) Cisco
8 4 (2.82%) ForgeRock
8 4 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (2.11%) webMethods
10 2 (1.41%) Microsoft
10 2 (1.41%) Siebel
11 1 (0.70%) Remedy