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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
UK
Rank 172 153 129
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -24
Contract jobs citing J2EE 655 808 864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.46% 1.62% 1.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.77% 5.59% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 480 560
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £310 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 3
Median hourly rate £39.75 £62.50 £35.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.40% +77.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £59.25 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-32.91% +68.44%

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
13729 14466 13888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.68% 29.00% 27.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9442 9931 9409
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 258 184
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.50 £18.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.94%

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 16 January 2017.

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
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 16 January 2017. 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 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 -23 602 £463 +8.82% 168
London -3 275 £494 -0.25% 59
East of England +7 59 £400 -13.51% 16
South East -45 58 £488 +22.06% 31
North West +22 54 £415 +7.09% 17
South West +31 46 £450 +38.46% 13
East Midlands +2 33 £450 +5.88% 14
Scotland -8 33 £400 +5.26% 4
West Midlands -23 31 £450 +38.46% 5
Yorkshire +12 28 £500 +25.00% 12
City of London -19 28 £550 +22.22% 21
Gloucestershire +17 25 £500 +53.84% 5
Essex -2 23 £350 -31.70% 5
West Yorkshire +17 22 £510 +27.50% 8
Manchester +2 21 £300 -25.00% 11
Cambridgeshire +8 20 £400 -3.03% 6
Leeds +7 20 £510 +27.50% 8
Peterborough - 20 £400 - 2
Hampshire +14 17 £513 +24.24% 10
Northamptonshire -14 16 £420 -1.17%
Nottinghamshire +6 14 £491 +15.58% 13
Warwickshire 0 14 £470 +49.20%
Nottingham +6 13 £488 +14.70% 6
Edinburgh +4 13 £400 +5.26% 3
Warwick +7 12 £450 +10.76%
Merseyside +10 11 £431 -
Lancashire +10 10 £525 +44.82% 2
North East -52 10 £400 -3.96% 1
Liverpool - 10 £425 -
Wales -1 9 £418 +22.79% 2

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 1401 (87.24%) Java
2 826 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
3 635 (39.54%) Spring
4 546 (34.00%) Oracle
5 487 (30.32%) Web Services
6 459 (28.58%) SQL
7 452 (28.14%) JavaScript
8 365 (22.73%) Unix
9 359 (22.35%) HTML
10 351 (21.86%) XML
11 344 (21.42%) Linux
12 333 (20.73%) Hibernate
13 317 (19.74%) TDD
14 314 (19.55%) Scrum
15 310 (19.30%) Finance
16 300 (18.68%) REST
17 294 (18.31%) Jenkins
18 277 (17.25%) SOA
19 275 (17.12%) SOAP
20 265 (16.50%) JSP
20 265 (16.50%) WebSphere
21 256 (15.94%) CSS
22 248 (15.44%) E-Commerce
23 241 (15.01%) OO
24 237 (14.76%) Maven
25 235 (14.63%) JSON
26 229 (14.26%) WebLogic
27 220 (13.70%) Tomcat
28 216 (13.45%) JBoss
29 213 (13.26%) RESTful

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
1 265 (16.50%) WebSphere
2 229 (14.26%) WebLogic
3 220 (13.70%) Tomcat
4 216 (13.45%) JBoss
5 167 (10.40%) Apache
6 136 (8.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 91 (5.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 85 (5.29%) WebSphere Application Server
9 60 (3.74%) Confluence
9 60 (3.74%) Elasticsearch
10 47 (2.93%) CMS
11 43 (2.68%) iPlanet
12 39 (2.43%) GlassFish
13 37 (2.30%) Oracle Application Server
14 34 (2.12%) WebLogic Portal
15 29 (1.81%) Jetty
16 27 (1.68%) nginx
17 24 (1.49%) IIS
17 24 (1.49%) Liferay
18 22 (1.37%) Mule
Applications
1 19 (1.18%) MS Visio
2 18 (1.12%) MS Excel
3 6 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.31%) MS Office
5 2 (0.12%) HipChat
5 2 (0.12%) Mingle
5 2 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.062%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.062%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 25 (1.56%) Oracle BPM
2 18 (1.12%) Adobe Campaign
3 15 (0.93%) Payment Gateway
4 14 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.37%) Magento
5 6 (0.37%) OpenText MBPM
6 5 (0.31%) BASE24
7 4 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
8 3 (0.19%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 3 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.19%) Remedy AR System
9 2 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.12%) Maximo
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.12%) TRIRIGA
10 1 (0.062%) Documaker
10 1 (0.062%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.062%) Oracle SCM
10 1 (0.062%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 115 (7.16%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (3.24%) GitHub
4 44 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
5 31 (1.93%) PaaS
6 24 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
7 23 (1.43%) IaaS
8 18 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
9 13 (0.81%) Google App Engine
10 12 (0.75%) Adobe Analytics
10 12 (0.75%) Amazon S3
11 10 (0.62%) SaaS
12 6 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
13 5 (0.31%) Force.com
14 4 (0.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 4 (0.25%) Bluemix
14 4 (0.25%) IBM Cloud
15 2 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
15 2 (0.12%) HP Helion
15 2 (0.12%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 99 (6.16%) Firewall
2 85 (5.29%) TCP/IP
3 73 (4.55%) HTTP
4 67 (4.17%) SSL
5 61 (3.80%) LDAP
6 54 (3.36%) Internet
7 28 (1.74%) DNS
8 23 (1.43%) FTP
9 21 (1.31%) SAN
10 17 (1.06%) HTTPS
11 16 (1.00%) DHCP
12 15 (0.93%) BIG-IP
12 15 (0.93%) IPsec
13 14 (0.87%) SMS
14 11 (0.68%) NAS
15 9 (0.56%) DMZ
16 7 (0.44%) LAN
16 7 (0.44%) VoIP
16 7 (0.44%) WAN
17 6 (0.37%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (8.22%) MongoDB
2 130 (8.09%) Relational Database
3 112 (6.97%) Oracle Database
4 93 (5.79%) SQL Server
5 92 (5.73%) NoSQL
6 85 (5.29%) Big Data
7 69 (4.30%) MySQL
8 62 (3.86%) DB2
9 46 (2.86%) Hadoop
10 45 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
11 31 (1.93%) RDBMS
12 29 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
13 26 (1.62%) Endeca
14 25 (1.56%) Couchbase
15 24 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
15 24 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
16 14 (0.87%) Jackrabbit
17 13 (0.81%) IBM InfoSphere
17 13 (0.81%) Redis
18 12 (0.75%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 294 (18.31%) Jenkins
2 237 (14.76%) Maven
3 202 (12.58%) Git (software)
4 185 (11.52%) JUnit
5 142 (8.84%) JIRA
6 127 (7.91%) Eclipse
7 116 (7.22%) Subversion
8 114 (7.10%) Ant
9 106 (6.60%) Mockito
10 88 (5.48%) Cucumber
11 77 (4.79%) Selenium
12 55 (3.42%) Spock
13 48 (2.99%) Gradle
14 42 (2.62%) SoapUI
15 32 (1.99%) TeamCity
16 30 (1.87%) Hudson
17 22 (1.37%) IntelliJ
18 21 (1.31%) SonarQube
19 20 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 20 (1.25%) CA Gen
General
1 310 (19.30%) Finance
2 137 (8.53%) Banking
3 97 (6.04%) Retail
4 54 (3.36%) Marketing
5 27 (1.68%) Publishing
6 26 (1.62%) Telecoms
7 22 (1.37%) Investment Banking
8 19 (1.18%) Manufacturing
9 17 (1.06%) Legal
10 16 (1.00%) Front Office
11 14 (0.87%) Electronics
12 13 (0.81%) Law
13 12 (0.75%) Games
14 10 (0.62%) Back Office
15 7 (0.44%) Retail Banking
16 6 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.31%) Advertising
18 4 (0.25%) Automotive
18 4 (0.25%) Financial Institution
19 2 (0.12%) French Language
Job Titles
1 958 (59.65%) Developer
2 660 (41.10%) Java Developer
3 246 (15.32%) Architect
4 117 (7.29%) Senior Developer
5 112 (6.97%) J2EE Developer
6 109 (6.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 84 (5.23%) Senior Java Developer
8 75 (4.67%) Solutions Architect
9 72 (4.48%) Consultant
10 69 (4.30%) Agile Developer
11 65 (4.05%) Agile Java Developer
12 63 (3.92%) Oracle Developer
13 53 (3.30%) Java Engineer
14 52 (3.24%) Java Architect
15 37 (2.30%) Analyst
15 37 (2.30%) J2EE Architect
16 36 (2.24%) Scala Developer
17 35 (2.18%) Hybris Developer
18 32 (1.99%) Software Engineer
19 31 (1.93%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 635 (39.54%) Spring
2 487 (30.32%) Web Services
3 359 (22.35%) HTML
4 351 (21.86%) XML
5 333 (20.73%) Hibernate
6 300 (18.68%) REST
7 275 (17.12%) SOAP
8 265 (16.50%) JSP
9 256 (15.94%) CSS
10 235 (14.63%) JSON
11 213 (13.26%) RESTful
12 208 (12.95%) AngularJS
13 191 (11.89%) JMS
14 166 (10.34%) HTML5
15 149 (9.28%) jQuery
16 148 (9.22%) Servlets
17 137 (8.53%) EJB
18 132 (8.22%) CSS3
19 124 (7.72%) Middleware
19 124 (7.72%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 118 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (3.74%) Clustering
3 59 (3.67%) Computer Science
4 58 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
5 48 (2.99%) User Experience
6 39 (2.43%) Virtual Team
7 32 (1.99%) Social Media
8 28 (1.74%) iPad
9 27 (1.68%) Data Centre
10 26 (1.62%) Management Information System
10 26 (1.62%) Mobile App
11 23 (1.43%) DataPower
12 20 (1.25%) Mainframe
13 19 (1.18%) Inversion of Control
14 16 (1.00%) Algorithms
15 13 (0.81%) Client/Server
16 11 (0.68%) Data Structures
16 11 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 10 (0.62%) Mathematics
17 10 (0.62%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 365 (22.73%) Unix
2 344 (21.42%) Linux
3 116 (7.22%) Windows
4 61 (3.80%) AIX
4 61 (3.80%) Solaris
5 47 (2.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (1.18%) Android
7 16 (1.00%) Apple iOS
8 15 (0.93%) Windows Server
8 15 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (0.87%) HPUX
10 11 (0.68%) SUSE
11 7 (0.44%) CentOS
12 6 (0.37%) OS/390
13 4 (0.25%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.19%) Debian
14 3 (0.19%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.12%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 826 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 317 (19.74%) TDD
3 314 (19.55%) Scrum
4 277 (17.25%) SOA
5 248 (15.44%) E-Commerce
6 241 (15.01%) OO
7 210 (13.08%) Continuous Integration
8 170 (10.59%) MVC
9 163 (10.15%) Open Source
10 131 (8.16%) BDD
11 119 (7.41%) Microservices
12 107 (6.66%) DevOps
13 105 (6.54%) Software Engineering
13 105 (6.54%) UML
14 103 (6.41%) Kanban
15 94 (5.85%) High Availability
16 87 (5.42%) Unit Testing
17 82 (5.11%) Waterfall
18 78 (4.86%) Configuration Management
19 76 (4.73%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1401 (87.24%) Java
2 459 (28.58%) SQL
3 452 (28.14%) JavaScript
4 122 (7.60%) Shell Script
5 117 (7.29%) PL/SQL
6 105 (6.54%) Perl
7 85 (5.29%) Python
8 78 (4.86%) Scala
9 57 (3.55%) C
10 37 (2.30%) C++
10 37 (2.30%) XPath
11 34 (2.12%) Korn
11 34 (2.12%) Ruby
12 33 (2.05%) Bash Shell
13 32 (1.99%) Groovy
14 30 (1.87%) C#
15 21 (1.31%) Jython
16 17 (1.06%) PHP
17 14 (0.87%) ActionScript
18 13 (0.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 133 (8.28%) Security Cleared
2 81 (5.04%) Degree
3 53 (3.30%) SC Cleared
4 52 (3.24%) DV Cleared
5 20 (1.25%) ISEB
6 14 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
6 14 (0.87%) ISTQB
7 12 (0.75%) Sun Certification
8 4 (0.25%) CISSP
9 3 (0.19%) CISA
9 3 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.19%) MCSA
9 3 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.12%) CISM
10 2 (0.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.062%) CEH
11 1 (0.062%) GCIH
11 1 (0.062%) GSEC
11 1 (0.062%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (3.18%) QA
2 19 (1.18%) SLA
3 13 (0.81%) FATCA
4 11 (0.68%) JSP 440
5 10 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
6 7 (0.44%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.19%) PA-DSS
8 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.12%) HL7
8 2 (0.12%) MiFID
8 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.062%) CDISC
9 1 (0.062%) SAS 70
System Software
1 57 (3.55%) Docker
2 43 (2.68%) Active Directory
3 35 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (1.68%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 12 (0.75%) Xen
6 10 (0.62%) Apache Flume
7 9 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (0.50%) vSphere
9 7 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
10 6 (0.37%) Hyper-V
10 6 (0.37%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 5 (0.31%) Squid
11 5 (0.31%) vCloud
12 3 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.12%) NDS
13 2 (0.12%) NetIQ eDirectory
13 2 (0.12%) Shibboleth
13 2 (0.12%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.12%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 65 (4.05%) Puppet
2 38 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (2.12%) Ansible
4 25 (1.56%) Oracle Identity Management
5 18 (1.12%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 17 (1.06%) logstash
7 16 (1.00%) Tivoli
8 15 (0.93%) EMC NetWorker
8 15 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 14 (0.87%) OpenAM
10 13 (0.81%) OpenView
11 9 (0.56%) HP SiteScope
11 9 (0.56%) Rsyslog
12 8 (0.50%) Kibana
12 8 (0.50%) OpenIDM
13 7 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
13 7 (0.44%) Tivoli Identity Manager
14 6 (0.37%) CA Wily
14 6 (0.37%) NetBackup
14 6 (0.37%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 546 (34.00%) Oracle
2 175 (10.90%) IBM
3 117 (7.29%) Adobe
4 84 (5.23%) hybris
5 81 (5.04%) Red Hat
6 72 (4.48%) ATG
7 60 (3.74%) Microsoft
8 55 (3.42%) Sun
9 52 (3.24%) F5
10 48 (2.99%) Cisco
11 47 (2.93%) BEA
11 47 (2.93%) Sybase
12 44 (2.74%) VMware
13 32 (1.99%) Google
13 32 (1.99%) webMethods
14 31 (1.93%) MuleSoft
15 30 (1.87%) Veritas
16 29 (1.81%) Pega
17 28 (1.74%) Solace
17 28 (1.74%) WSO2
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