The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 137 136 148
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Contract jobs citing J2EE 981 978 825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.82% 1.71% 1.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.26% 6.23% 5.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 606 548 494
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £573 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 14
Median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.78 £26.56 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.09 £42.90 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15669 15697 14876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.02% 27.51% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10958 10557 9618
Median daily rate £415 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.06% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 221 210
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.55 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.61 £16.61 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £52.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

J2EE
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2EE within the UK.

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in the UK

J2EE
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE within the UK over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

J2EE Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

J2EE
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing J2EE within the UK.

J2EE Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

J2EE
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE within the UK over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

J2EE Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

J2EE
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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
England +10 927 £450 - 187
London -39 364 £465 -7.00% 55
South East +25 143 £475 +18.75% 37
West Midlands +30 90 £415 -2.35% 10
North West +6 88 £450 +5.88% 27
East of England +15 81 £375 - 18
Yorkshire +37 64 £463 +15.62% 12
Manchester +1 49 £425 - 21
City of London +17 47 £463 -7.50% 15
South West -4 43 £393 -1.62% 19
Birmingham +23 38 £250 -47.36% 5
Essex 0 36 £298 -17.93% 3
Buckinghamshire +31 35 £350 +7.69% 2
West Yorkshire +9 35 £480 +20.00% 7
Scotland -15 35 £370 -5.12% 8
Oxfordshire +30 33 £475 +4.97% 10
East Midlands +26 33 £420 +8.38% 8
Berkshire +17 33 £481 +24.19% 6
Shropshire -9 31 £415 -2.35% 2
Milton Keynes +30 30 £353 +8.46% 2
Norfolk +27 30 £375 +7.14% 1
Norwich +15 29 £375 +7.14% 1
Cheshire +1 28 £475 +11.76% 1
Chester +16 25 £475 +22.58%
Telford -15 24 £415 -2.35% 1
South Yorkshire +12 23 £463 - 3
Sheffield +8 21 £463 - 2
North East -52 21 £400 +39.13% 1
Leeds +3 20 £480 +20.00% 5
Gloucestershire -4 20 £575 +27.77% 7

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 with a requirement for J2EE.

1 1753 (92.07%) Java
2 1024 (53.78%) Agile Software Development
3 745 (39.13%) Spring
4 632 (33.19%) Oracle
5 554 (29.10%) Web Services
6 538 (28.26%) SQL
7 527 (27.68%) JavaScript
8 485 (25.47%) XML
9 471 (24.74%) HTML
10 440 (23.11%) Hibernate
11 426 (22.37%) TDD
12 399 (20.96%) Scrum
13 394 (20.69%) Linux
14 385 (20.22%) Unix
15 361 (18.96%) JSP
16 334 (17.54%) CSS
16 334 (17.54%) WebSphere
17 317 (16.65%) SOAP
18 315 (16.54%) Finance
19 309 (16.23%) Maven
20 294 (15.44%) JUnit
21 275 (14.44%) Continuous Integration
22 266 (13.97%) WebLogic
23 265 (13.92%) REST
24 254 (13.34%) RESTful
24 254 (13.34%) Jenkins
25 250 (13.13%) IBM
26 244 (12.82%) JBoss
27 242 (12.71%) Git (software)
28 230 (12.08%) SOA

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 334 (17.54%) WebSphere
2 266 (13.97%) WebLogic
3 244 (12.82%) JBoss
4 215 (11.29%) Tomcat
5 167 (8.77%) Apache
6 134 (7.04%) WebSphere Application Server
7 70 (3.68%) CMS
8 52 (2.73%) WebLogic Portal
9 49 (2.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 48 (2.52%) Confluence
11 41 (2.15%) MQSeries
12 40 (2.10%) Elasticsearch
13 39 (2.05%) GlassFish
14 38 (2.00%) IIS
15 35 (1.84%) Mule
16 33 (1.73%) nginx
16 33 (1.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 30 (1.58%) Jetty
18 27 (1.42%) Apache Spark
19 26 (1.37%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 28 (1.47%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.05%) MS Visio
3 11 (0.58%) MS Office
4 5 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
5 4 (0.21%) Mingle
6 3 (0.16%) Gliffy
6 3 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.053%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 36 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 32 (1.68%) Payment Gateway
3 25 (1.31%) Oracle BPM
4 17 (0.89%) OpenText MBPM
5 10 (0.53%) Magento
6 5 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
8 3 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.11%) BASE24
9 2 (0.11%) BigMachines
9 2 (0.11%) Documaker
9 2 (0.11%) Eloqua
9 2 (0.11%) Global One
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (0.11%) SAP R/3
9 2 (0.11%) Unica
10 1 (0.053%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
10 1 (0.053%) Temenos Triple'A Plus
Cloud Services
1 158 (8.30%) Amazon AWS
2 86 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 71 (3.73%) Cloud Computing
4 60 (3.15%) GitHub
5 58 (3.05%) Google Cloud Platform
6 43 (2.26%) Google App Engine
7 42 (2.21%) Amazon EC2
8 23 (1.21%) SaaS
9 17 (0.89%) Google Analytics
10 11 (0.58%) Amazon S3
11 10 (0.53%) Bluemix
12 9 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
12 9 (0.47%) PaaS
13 7 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 6 (0.32%) Adobe Analytics
15 5 (0.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 5 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
15 5 (0.26%) IaaS
15 5 (0.26%) Lucidchart
15 5 (0.26%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 142 (7.46%) HTTP
2 81 (4.25%) SSL
3 68 (3.57%) LDAP
4 65 (3.41%) Firewall
5 58 (3.05%) TCP/IP
6 49 (2.57%) Internet
7 39 (2.05%) FTP
8 32 (1.68%) IPsec
9 31 (1.63%) DNS
10 24 (1.26%) Network Security
11 23 (1.21%) DHCP
12 22 (1.16%) HTTPS
13 20 (1.05%) VPN
14 19 (1.00%) BIG-IP
15 18 (0.95%) SNMP
16 17 (0.89%) NAS
17 14 (0.74%) Reverse Proxy
18 13 (0.68%) SAN
19 11 (0.58%) tcpdump
19 11 (0.58%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (8.14%) MongoDB
1 155 (8.14%) Oracle Database
2 142 (7.46%) SQL Server
3 132 (6.93%) Relational Database
4 122 (6.41%) MySQL
5 97 (5.09%) NoSQL
6 92 (4.83%) PostgreSQL
7 86 (4.52%) DB2
8 40 (2.10%) Big Data
8 40 (2.10%) RDBMS
9 36 (1.89%) Hadoop
10 32 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
11 27 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
12 22 (1.16%) Couchbase
13 19 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
14 17 (0.89%) IBM InfoSphere
14 17 (0.89%) Oracle OWB
14 17 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
14 17 (0.89%) Redis
15 16 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 309 (16.23%) Maven
2 294 (15.44%) JUnit
3 254 (13.34%) Jenkins
4 242 (12.71%) Git (software)
5 191 (10.03%) JIRA
6 164 (8.61%) Eclipse
7 134 (7.04%) Subversion
8 129 (6.78%) Selenium
9 109 (5.72%) Mockito
10 97 (5.09%) Ant
11 85 (4.46%) Cucumber
12 48 (2.52%) Spock
13 43 (2.26%) SoapUI
14 41 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 28 (1.47%) Artifactory
16 27 (1.42%) Gradle
17 24 (1.26%) Sonatype Nexus
18 23 (1.21%) ClearQuest
18 23 (1.21%) Gerrit
19 22 (1.16%) Toad
General
1 315 (16.54%) Finance
2 156 (8.19%) Banking
3 101 (5.30%) Retail
4 65 (3.41%) Marketing
5 53 (2.78%) Telecoms
6 44 (2.31%) Manufacturing
7 36 (1.89%) Electronics
8 30 (1.58%) Automotive
8 30 (1.58%) Investment Banking
9 29 (1.52%) Front Office
10 25 (1.31%) Publishing
11 22 (1.16%) Financial Institution
12 12 (0.63%) Back Office
13 10 (0.53%) Advertising
13 10 (0.53%) Retail Banking
14 8 (0.42%) Legal
15 6 (0.32%) Law
16 5 (0.26%) Games
16 5 (0.26%) International Banking
17 4 (0.21%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1178 (61.87%) Developer
2 870 (45.69%) Java Developer
3 247 (12.97%) Architect
4 192 (10.08%) J2EE Developer
5 182 (9.56%) Senior Developer
6 170 (8.93%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 133 (6.99%) Senior Java Developer
8 89 (4.67%) Lead Developer
9 70 (3.68%) Java Engineer
10 69 (3.62%) Agile Developer
11 67 (3.52%) Scala Developer
12 62 (3.26%) Consultant
13 60 (3.15%) Oracle Developer
14 59 (3.10%) DevOps Engineer
15 58 (3.05%) Agile Java Developer
16 51 (2.68%) Software Engineer
17 50 (2.63%) Java Architect
18 48 (2.52%) Lead Java Developer
19 46 (2.42%) Analyst
20 43 (2.26%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 745 (39.13%) Spring
2 554 (29.10%) Web Services
3 485 (25.47%) XML
4 471 (24.74%) HTML
5 440 (23.11%) Hibernate
6 361 (18.96%) JSP
7 334 (17.54%) CSS
8 317 (16.65%) SOAP
9 265 (13.92%) REST
10 254 (13.34%) RESTful
11 217 (11.40%) JSON
12 207 (10.87%) JMS
13 201 (10.56%) Servlets
14 196 (10.29%) EJB
15 170 (8.93%) HTML5
16 168 (8.82%) AngularJS
17 167 (8.77%) Middleware
18 165 (8.67%) jQuery
19 151 (7.93%) JDBC
20 142 (7.46%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 119 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 92 (4.83%) Enterprise Software
3 56 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 44 (2.31%) iPad
5 40 (2.10%) Social Media
6 33 (1.73%) Mobile App
7 29 (1.52%) Clustering
7 29 (1.52%) Mainframe
7 29 (1.52%) Management Information System
7 29 (1.52%) User Experience
7 29 (1.52%) Virtual Team
8 20 (1.05%) Web 2.0
9 19 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 18 (0.95%) Hedge funds
11 17 (0.89%) Data Centre
12 16 (0.84%) DataPower
13 14 (0.74%) Fixed Income
14 13 (0.68%) IVR
15 12 (0.63%) Algorithms
16 11 (0.58%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 394 (20.69%) Linux
2 385 (20.22%) Unix
3 166 (8.72%) Windows
4 60 (3.15%) Solaris
5 52 (2.73%) AIX
6 36 (1.89%) Windows Server
7 28 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (1.00%) OS/390
10 15 (0.79%) Apple iOS
11 14 (0.74%) Android
11 14 (0.74%) CentOS
12 13 (0.68%) Ubuntu
13 11 (0.58%) zOS
14 5 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.16%) Debian
15 3 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.11%) VME
17 1 (0.053%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.053%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1024 (53.78%) Agile Software Development
2 426 (22.37%) TDD
3 399 (20.96%) Scrum
4 275 (14.44%) Continuous Integration
5 230 (12.08%) SOA
6 222 (11.66%) E-Commerce
7 207 (10.87%) OO
8 175 (9.19%) BDD
9 173 (9.09%) DevOps
10 165 (8.67%) Open Source
11 163 (8.56%) MVC
12 138 (7.25%) Software Engineering
13 131 (6.88%) SDLC
14 125 (6.57%) Microservices
15 122 (6.41%) Kanban
16 115 (6.04%) ITIL
17 113 (5.93%) UML
18 103 (5.41%) Web Development
19 100 (5.25%) Waterfall
20 94 (4.94%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1753 (92.07%) Java
2 538 (28.26%) SQL
3 527 (27.68%) JavaScript
4 145 (7.62%) PL/SQL
5 126 (6.62%) Scala
6 120 (6.30%) Shell Script
7 117 (6.14%) C++
8 98 (5.15%) Python
9 97 (5.09%) C
10 95 (4.99%) Perl
11 60 (3.15%) Ruby
12 59 (3.10%) PHP
13 36 (1.89%) C#
14 34 (1.79%) Bash Shell
15 30 (1.58%) Jython
16 28 (1.47%) VB
17 22 (1.16%) Groovy
18 18 (0.95%) Korn
19 17 (0.89%) Apex Code
19 17 (0.89%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 226 (11.87%) Security Cleared
2 114 (5.99%) SC Cleared
3 95 (4.99%) Degree
4 66 (3.47%) DV Cleared
5 40 (2.10%) BPSS Clearance
6 36 (1.89%) Sun Certification
7 12 (0.63%) BC Cleared
8 11 (0.58%) OCPJP
8 11 (0.58%) Oracle Certification
9 9 (0.47%) PMI Certification
10 6 (0.32%) VCAP
10 6 (0.32%) VCP6
10 6 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.16%) CISSP
11 3 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.11%) ISEB
12 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.11%) PhD
12 2 (0.11%) PMP
12 2 (0.11%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (2.73%) QA
2 19 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 16 (0.84%) JSP 440
4 13 (0.68%) SLA
5 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.11%) ISO20022
5 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.11%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.053%) COBIT
6 1 (0.053%) FATCA
6 1 (0.053%) HL7
System Software
1 98 (5.15%) Docker
2 57 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (1.94%) Active Directory
4 29 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (0.74%) Xen
6 12 (0.63%) Samba
7 11 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 11 (0.58%) vCloud
8 8 (0.42%) HDFS
8 8 (0.42%) vSphere
9 5 (0.26%) NDS
9 5 (0.26%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 4 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.21%) Varnish
11 3 (0.16%) Tivoli Directory Server
12 2 (0.11%) etcd
12 2 (0.11%) flannel
12 2 (0.11%) GridGain
12 2 (0.11%) iptables
12 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 123 (6.46%) Puppet
2 43 (2.26%) Ansible
3 34 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (1.47%) Oracle Identity Management
5 22 (1.16%) Graphite
6 21 (1.10%) Grafana
7 19 (1.00%) EMC NetWorker
7 19 (1.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 17 (0.89%) Nagios
9 16 (0.84%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 14 (0.74%) CA Wily
11 12 (0.63%) HAProxy
11 12 (0.63%) Kibana
11 12 (0.63%) logstash
11 12 (0.63%) OpenAM
11 12 (0.63%) OpenIDM
12 11 (0.58%) Rundeck
12 11 (0.58%) Salt
12 11 (0.58%) ZABBIX
13 10 (0.53%) Terraform
Vendors
1 632 (33.19%) Oracle
2 250 (13.13%) IBM
3 107 (5.62%) Google
4 84 (4.41%) ATG
5 81 (4.25%) Microsoft
6 78 (4.10%) hybris
7 76 (3.99%) VMware
8 74 (3.89%) Adobe
9 65 (3.41%) Red Hat
10 60 (3.15%) Sun
11 56 (2.94%) webMethods
12 54 (2.84%) Sybase
13 51 (2.68%) BEA
14 44 (2.31%) SAP
15 42 (2.21%) Endeca
16 35 (1.84%) F5
16 35 (1.84%) WSO2
17 30 (1.58%) Cisco
18 26 (1.37%) TIBCO
19 21 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
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