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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 211 205 230
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +25
Contract jobs citing Java EE 46 72 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.55% 0.73% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.97% 2.84% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 52 11
Median daily rate £475 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £351 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £500 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-10.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
2339 2535 2233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.96% 25.53% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1448 1691 1289
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 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 52 37
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.87 £17.50 £15.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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
Berkshire +7 16 £500 +48.14% 1
Buckinghamshire +25 14 £550 +66.66% 2
East Sussex +8 6 £344 -5.24%
Hampshire -3 6 £465 +20.00% 5
Surrey -22 2 £520 +7.21% 2
Java EE
England

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 110 (96.49%) Java
2 73 (64.04%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (50.88%) Spring
4 49 (42.98%) JUnit
5 46 (40.35%) Web Services
6 44 (38.60%) Oracle
7 39 (34.21%) JavaScript
7 39 (34.21%) Jenkins
8 37 (32.46%) TDD
9 36 (31.58%) Maven
9 36 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
9 36 (31.58%) SQL
10 33 (28.95%) JMeter
10 33 (28.95%) Selenium
11 32 (28.07%) Cucumber
12 29 (25.44%) BDD
12 29 (25.44%) Functional Testing
13 28 (24.56%) SoapUI
13 28 (24.56%) Finance
13 28 (24.56%) HTML
14 27 (23.68%) XML
14 27 (23.68%) CSS
15 25 (21.93%) Eclipse
15 25 (21.93%) Hibernate
15 25 (21.93%) JIRA
15 25 (21.93%) Gradle
16 24 (21.05%) JBoss
17 23 (20.18%) Scrum
17 23 (20.18%) Security Cleared
18 22 (19.30%) Regression Testing

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 24 (21.05%) JBoss
2 17 (14.91%) Confluence
3 16 (14.04%) IIS
4 13 (11.40%) Apache
5 10 (8.77%) Tomcat
6 7 (6.14%) Mule
6 7 (6.14%) Mule ESB
7 5 (4.39%) Oracle Service Bus
8 4 (3.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 4 (3.51%) SharePoint
8 4 (3.51%) WebLogic
9 3 (2.63%) Apache Spark
9 3 (2.63%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.75%) Apache Pig
10 2 (1.75%) CMS
10 2 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.88%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.63%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.75%) MS Office
2 2 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.39%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.88%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.63%) Force.com
2 2 (1.75%) GitHub
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.88%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.39%) HTTP
1 5 (4.39%) Internet
2 2 (1.75%) Firewall
2 2 (1.75%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.75%) Intranet
2 2 (1.75%) SSH
2 2 (1.75%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.75%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.88%) SSL
3 1 (0.88%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.91%) MySQL
2 11 (9.65%) VoltDB
3 9 (7.89%) SQL Server
4 7 (6.14%) Oracle Database
4 7 (6.14%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (5.26%) Big Data
6 5 (4.39%) Hadoop
7 4 (3.51%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.51%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.51%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.63%) Apache Hive
8 3 (2.63%) Impala
9 2 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.75%) HBase
9 2 (1.75%) Sqoop
10 1 (0.88%) DB2
10 1 (0.88%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.88%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.88%) Redis
Development Applications
1 49 (42.98%) JUnit
2 39 (34.21%) Jenkins
3 36 (31.58%) Maven
4 33 (28.95%) JMeter
4 33 (28.95%) Selenium
5 32 (28.07%) Cucumber
6 28 (24.56%) SoapUI
7 25 (21.93%) Eclipse
7 25 (21.93%) Gradle
7 25 (21.93%) JIRA
8 22 (19.30%) Hudson
9 20 (17.54%) Ant
10 17 (14.91%) jMock
11 16 (14.04%) WebDriver
12 15 (13.16%) Subversion
13 12 (10.53%) JBehave
14 9 (7.89%) Mockito
15 6 (5.26%) IntelliJ
16 5 (4.39%) TeamCity
16 5 (4.39%) TestNG
General
1 28 (24.56%) Finance
2 7 (6.14%) Banking
3 3 (2.63%) Retail
4 2 (1.75%) Publishing
5 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.88%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 63 (55.26%) Developer
2 54 (47.37%) Java Developer
3 17 (14.91%) Developer in Test
4 16 (14.04%) Architect
4 16 (14.04%) Java Engineer
5 15 (13.16%) Analyst
6 13 (11.40%) Automation Test Analyst
6 13 (11.40%) Test Analyst
7 8 (7.02%) QA Engineer
8 7 (6.14%) Analyst Developer
8 7 (6.14%) Hybris Developer
8 7 (6.14%) Java Analyst Developer
8 7 (6.14%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (6.14%) Test Automation Developer
9 5 (4.39%) Digital Architect
9 5 (4.39%) QA Automation Analyst
9 5 (4.39%) QA Automation Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) QA Test Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (4.39%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (50.88%) Spring
2 46 (40.35%) Web Services
3 28 (24.56%) HTML
4 27 (23.68%) CSS
4 27 (23.68%) XML
5 25 (21.93%) Hibernate
6 21 (18.42%) REST
6 21 (18.42%) SOAP
7 19 (16.67%) JMS
8 18 (15.79%) Ajax
8 18 (15.79%) WebSphere MQ
9 15 (13.16%) JSON
10 10 (8.77%) Spring MVC
11 8 (7.02%) AngularJS
11 8 (7.02%) J2EE
12 6 (5.26%) .NET
12 6 (5.26%) ActiveMQ
12 6 (5.26%) Node.js
12 6 (5.26%) XSLT
13 5 (4.39%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 16 (14.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (2.63%) W3C
4 2 (1.75%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.75%) Online Banking
4 2 (1.75%) PKI
5 1 (0.88%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (0.88%) Fintech
5 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.88%) VSAM
5 1 (0.88%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.42%) Unix
2 20 (17.54%) Linux
3 6 (5.26%) Windows
4 4 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.88%) Debian
5 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (64.04%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (32.46%) TDD
3 36 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (25.44%) BDD
4 29 (25.44%) Functional Testing
5 23 (20.18%) Scrum
6 22 (19.30%) Regression Testing
7 21 (18.42%) Performance Testing
8 20 (17.54%) Continuous Improvement
8 20 (17.54%) Unit Testing
8 20 (17.54%) User Stories
9 19 (16.67%) Integration Testing
10 18 (15.79%) Domain-Driven Design
10 18 (15.79%) Test Automation
11 17 (14.91%) MVC
12 16 (14.04%) Compatibility Testing
12 16 (14.04%) System Integration Testing
13 11 (9.65%) E-Commerce
14 10 (8.77%) Load Testing
15 8 (7.02%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 110 (96.49%) Java
2 39 (34.21%) JavaScript
3 36 (31.58%) SQL
4 21 (18.42%) Groovy
5 13 (11.40%) PL/SQL
6 8 (7.02%) Python
7 7 (6.14%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.39%) Perl
9 4 (3.51%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.63%) Apex Code
10 3 (2.63%) Scala
11 2 (1.75%) C++
11 2 (1.75%) PHP
12 1 (0.88%) C#
12 1 (0.88%) Ruby
12 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (20.18%) Security Cleared
2 19 (16.67%) Degree
3 16 (14.04%) ISEB
3 16 (14.04%) ISTQB
4 15 (13.16%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.91%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) PA-DSS
2 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.75%) Apache Flume
1 2 (1.75%) HDFS
1 2 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (8.77%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.75%) Ansible
2 2 (1.75%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (1.75%) yum
3 1 (0.88%) Control-M
Vendors
1 44 (38.60%) Oracle
2 18 (15.79%) Atlassian
3 16 (14.04%) Rally
4 10 (8.77%) HP
4 10 (8.77%) hybris
5 5 (4.39%) Sitecore
6 4 (3.51%) Pega
6 4 (3.51%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (3.51%) webMethods
7 3 (2.63%) ForgeRock
7 3 (2.63%) IBM
8 2 (1.75%) Cisco
8 2 (1.75%) Cloudera
8 2 (1.75%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.75%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.75%) VMware
9 1 (0.88%) Capita
9 1 (0.88%) ESRI
9 1 (0.88%) Google
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