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 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
UK
Rank 166 138 128
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -10
Contract jobs citing J2EE 700 863 939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.54% 1.69% 1.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.93% 5.91% 6.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 520 570
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 £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £541
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.61% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Median hourly rate £37.50 £62.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +73.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £62.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +73.61%

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
14205 14607 14048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.22% 28.54% 26.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 9909 10043 9256
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 £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 241 188
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.07 £20.55 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 February 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 27 February 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 -13 642 £463 +8.82% 186
London -23 253 £500 - 71
South East -6 81 £482 +20.40% 35
North West +26 70 £438 +9.37% 16
East of England +28 66 £425 +3.03% 18
South West +3 54 £500 +25.00% 7
East Midlands +12 46 £405 +9.45% 12
City of London -9 40 £550 - 20
Essex +18 39 £494 +12.80% 7
Yorkshire +10 35 £425 +6.25% 18
Scotland -2 35 £400 +6.66% 6
Hampshire +16 29 £525 +31.25% 9
West Yorkshire +15 28 £450 +7.14% 10
Leeds +7 28 £450 +7.14% 10
Manchester +5 28 £350 -12.50% 9
Nottinghamshire +23 27 £438 +59.09% 7
Nottingham +24 25 £425 +17.24% 3
Gloucestershire +9 22 £500 -9.09% 1
West Midlands -36 22 £460 +41.53% 8
Cheshire +27 19 £438 +3.55% 4
Edinburgh +11 19 £400 +5.96% 3
Southend-on-Sea -2 16 £508 +16.00% 4
Berkshire -8 14 £370 -7.50% 7
Cambridgeshire +8 13 £425 +3.03% 2
Buckinghamshire -27 12 £390 +9.85% 4
Peterborough - 12 £425 -
Lancashire +21 11 £525 +35.48% 2
Warwickshire +2 11 £470 +49.20% 2
Plymouth - 11 £550 -
Devon - 11 £550 -

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1291 (86.12%) Java
2 785 (52.37%) Agile Software Development
3 603 (40.23%) Spring
4 549 (36.62%) Oracle
5 484 (32.29%) Web Services
6 439 (29.29%) JavaScript
7 427 (28.49%) SQL
8 371 (24.75%) XML
9 358 (23.88%) Linux
10 349 (23.28%) HTML
11 344 (22.95%) Hibernate
12 317 (21.15%) TDD
13 305 (20.35%) Unix
14 301 (20.08%) REST
15 298 (19.88%) Finance
16 295 (19.68%) Jenkins
17 281 (18.75%) SOA
18 280 (18.68%) SOAP
19 279 (18.61%) Scrum
20 270 (18.01%) WebSphere
21 257 (17.14%) OO
22 253 (16.88%) JSP
23 242 (16.14%) CSS
24 236 (15.74%) WebLogic
25 235 (15.68%) E-Commerce
26 232 (15.48%) Continuous Integration
27 227 (15.14%) JBoss
28 220 (14.68%) Git (software)
29 208 (13.88%) Maven
30 194 (12.94%) Tomcat

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
1 270 (18.01%) WebSphere
2 236 (15.74%) WebLogic
3 227 (15.14%) JBoss
4 194 (12.94%) Tomcat
5 192 (12.81%) Apache
6 138 (9.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 75 (5.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 73 (4.87%) WebSphere Application Server
9 63 (4.20%) Confluence
10 46 (3.07%) CMS
11 40 (2.67%) IIS
11 40 (2.67%) nginx
12 38 (2.54%) Jetty
12 38 (2.54%) Oracle Application Server
13 36 (2.40%) iPlanet
14 33 (2.20%) GlassFish
15 29 (1.93%) Elasticsearch
16 27 (1.80%) Mongrel
16 27 (1.80%) Mule
17 23 (1.53%) Liferay
Applications
1 15 (1.00%) MS Visio
2 10 (0.67%) MS Excel
3 8 (0.53%) MS Office
4 6 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.33%) OmniGraffle
6 4 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.27%) HipChat
6 4 (0.27%) Mingle
7 3 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (1.27%) Oracle BPM
2 17 (1.13%) Payment Gateway
3 13 (0.87%) Adobe Campaign
4 10 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.40%) BusinessWorks
6 5 (0.33%) Magento
7 4 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.20%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 3 (0.20%) OpenText MBPM
8 3 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.13%) Maximo
9 2 (0.13%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
9 2 (0.13%) TRIRIGA
10 1 (0.067%) Documaker
10 1 (0.067%) Fredhopper
10 1 (0.067%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 113 (7.54%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
3 34 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (2.07%) Google Cloud Platform
5 30 (2.00%) PaaS
6 27 (1.80%) Google App Engine
7 26 (1.73%) IaaS
8 19 (1.27%) GitHub
9 18 (1.20%) Amazon S3
10 12 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (0.60%) SaaS
12 6 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
12 6 (0.40%) Bluemix
12 6 (0.40%) IBM Cloud
13 5 (0.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 5 (0.33%) Force.com
14 4 (0.27%) Adobe Analytics
14 4 (0.27%) Google Analytics
15 2 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
15 2 (0.13%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 111 (7.40%) TCP/IP
2 89 (5.94%) HTTP
3 85 (5.67%) Firewall
4 81 (5.40%) SSL
5 52 (3.47%) Internet
6 33 (2.20%) DNS
6 33 (2.20%) FTP
7 29 (1.93%) LDAP
8 26 (1.73%) DHCP
8 26 (1.73%) IPsec
9 14 (0.93%) SAN
10 12 (0.80%) SMS
11 8 (0.53%) HTTPS
11 8 (0.53%) VoIP
12 7 (0.47%) BIG-IP
12 7 (0.47%) DMZ
12 7 (0.47%) LAN
12 7 (0.47%) WAN
13 6 (0.40%) NAS
13 6 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (8.74%) Relational Database
2 116 (7.74%) Oracle Database
3 104 (6.94%) MongoDB
4 103 (6.87%) NoSQL
5 87 (5.80%) SQL Server
6 83 (5.54%) Big Data
7 78 (5.20%) MySQL
8 66 (4.40%) DB2
9 56 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
10 42 (2.80%) Hadoop
11 38 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
12 36 (2.40%) Endeca
13 30 (2.00%) RDBMS
14 25 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
15 22 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
16 16 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
17 13 (0.87%) Redis
18 11 (0.73%) Blockchain
18 11 (0.73%) Jackrabbit
19 10 (0.67%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 295 (19.68%) Jenkins
2 220 (14.68%) Git (software)
3 208 (13.88%) Maven
4 170 (11.34%) JIRA
5 162 (10.81%) JUnit
6 124 (8.27%) Subversion
7 116 (7.74%) Ant
8 114 (7.61%) Eclipse
9 92 (6.14%) Mockito
10 90 (6.00%) Selenium
11 72 (4.80%) Cucumber
12 51 (3.40%) Gradle
13 34 (2.27%) Hudson
14 33 (2.20%) SoapUI
15 30 (2.00%) Spock
16 29 (1.93%) Travis CI
17 27 (1.80%) TeamCity
18 26 (1.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 26 (1.73%) IntelliJ
19 20 (1.33%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 298 (19.88%) Finance
2 157 (10.47%) Banking
3 91 (6.07%) Retail
4 41 (2.74%) Marketing
5 31 (2.07%) Investment Banking
6 27 (1.80%) Telecoms
7 19 (1.27%) Publishing
8 18 (1.20%) Games
9 15 (1.00%) Manufacturing
10 14 (0.93%) Legal
11 13 (0.87%) Law
12 11 (0.73%) Back Office
13 10 (0.67%) Electronics
14 9 (0.60%) Advertising
14 9 (0.60%) Front Office
15 6 (0.40%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.33%) Billing
16 5 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.27%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 884 (58.97%) Developer
2 605 (40.36%) Java Developer
3 249 (16.61%) Architect
4 116 (7.74%) Senior Developer
5 102 (6.80%) J2EE Developer
6 99 (6.60%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 87 (5.80%) Senior Java Developer
8 75 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
9 59 (3.94%) Agile Developer
10 58 (3.87%) Agile Java Developer
11 55 (3.67%) Technical Architect
12 54 (3.60%) Java Architect
13 53 (3.54%) Oracle Developer
14 52 (3.47%) Consultant
15 42 (2.80%) Java Engineer
16 37 (2.47%) DevOps Engineer
17 36 (2.40%) Analyst
18 30 (2.00%) Hybris Developer
18 30 (2.00%) J2EE Architect
19 28 (1.87%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 603 (40.23%) Spring
2 484 (32.29%) Web Services
3 371 (24.75%) XML
4 349 (23.28%) HTML
5 344 (22.95%) Hibernate
6 301 (20.08%) REST
7 280 (18.68%) SOAP
8 253 (16.88%) JSP
9 242 (16.14%) CSS
10 179 (11.94%) AngularJS
11 178 (11.87%) JSON
12 174 (11.61%) RESTful
13 170 (11.34%) Servlets
14 155 (10.34%) JMS
15 154 (10.27%) HTML5
16 134 (8.94%) Java EE
17 132 (8.81%) EJB
18 127 (8.47%) XSLT
19 126 (8.41%) .NET
20 121 (8.07%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 105 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (4.14%) Computer Science
3 57 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
4 51 (3.40%) Clustering
5 46 (3.07%) User Experience
6 44 (2.94%) Virtual Team
7 37 (2.47%) iPad
8 34 (2.27%) Data Centre
9 33 (2.20%) Social Media
10 23 (1.53%) Client/Server
10 23 (1.53%) Data Structures
10 23 (1.53%) Mobile App
11 19 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 19 (1.27%) Mainframe
12 15 (1.00%) N-Tier
13 14 (0.93%) Algorithms
14 13 (0.87%) Management Information System
15 11 (0.73%) DataPower
16 10 (0.67%) Derivative
17 9 (0.60%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 358 (23.88%) Linux
2 305 (20.35%) Unix
3 102 (6.80%) Windows
4 50 (3.34%) AIX
5 47 (3.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 45 (3.00%) Solaris
7 14 (0.93%) HPUX
8 11 (0.73%) Android
8 11 (0.73%) SUSE
9 10 (0.67%) Windows Server
10 8 (0.53%) VME
11 7 (0.47%) Apple iOS
11 7 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (0.40%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.27%) VMS
14 3 (0.20%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.20%) OS/390
14 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.13%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 785 (52.37%) Agile Software Development
2 317 (21.15%) TDD
3 281 (18.75%) SOA
4 279 (18.61%) Scrum
5 257 (17.14%) OO
6 235 (15.68%) E-Commerce
7 232 (15.48%) Continuous Integration
8 169 (11.27%) MVC
9 164 (10.94%) Open Source
10 155 (10.34%) DevOps
11 147 (9.81%) Microservices
12 133 (8.87%) BDD
13 126 (8.41%) UML
14 119 (7.94%) Software Engineering
15 101 (6.74%) Configuration Management
16 99 (6.60%) Unit Testing
17 90 (6.00%) Data Modelling
18 88 (5.87%) High Availability
19 84 (5.60%) Mentoring
20 83 (5.54%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1291 (86.12%) Java
2 439 (29.29%) JavaScript
3 427 (28.49%) SQL
4 111 (7.40%) PL/SQL
5 104 (6.94%) Shell Script
6 94 (6.27%) Python
7 77 (5.14%) Perl
8 68 (4.54%) Scala
9 63 (4.20%) C
10 40 (2.67%) Bash Shell
11 33 (2.20%) Groovy
11 33 (2.20%) Ruby
12 31 (2.07%) C#
12 31 (2.07%) XPath
13 30 (2.00%) C++
14 28 (1.87%) Korn
15 20 (1.33%) PHP
16 15 (1.00%) ActionScript
17 12 (0.80%) PowerShell
17 12 (0.80%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 125 (8.34%) Security Cleared
2 75 (5.00%) Degree
3 55 (3.67%) SC Cleared
4 41 (2.74%) DV Cleared
5 20 (1.33%) ISEB
6 14 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
6 14 (0.93%) ISTQB
7 13 (0.87%) Sun Certification
8 5 (0.33%) OCPJP
8 5 (0.33%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.20%) CISSP
9 3 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.20%) MCSA
9 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.20%) PMP
9 3 (0.20%) SANS
9 3 (0.20%) SSCP
10 2 (0.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.067%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (3.34%) QA
2 16 (1.07%) SLA
3 12 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
4 10 (0.67%) FATCA
5 7 (0.47%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.40%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.20%) PA-DSS
7 3 (0.20%) WCAG
8 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.13%) MiFID
8 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.067%) CDISC
9 1 (0.067%) HL7
9 1 (0.067%) IFRS
9 1 (0.067%) PMO
9 1 (0.067%) SAS 70
System Software
1 76 (5.07%) Docker
2 44 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (1.80%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 25 (1.67%) Xen
5 15 (1.00%) Active Directory
5 15 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (0.60%) Apache Flume
7 8 (0.53%) vSphere
8 6 (0.40%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (0.33%) Squid
9 5 (0.33%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 3 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.13%) KVM
11 2 (0.13%) vCloud
12 1 (0.067%) HDFS
12 1 (0.067%) NDS
12 1 (0.067%) NetIQ eDirectory
12 1 (0.067%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 89 (5.94%) Puppet
2 50 (3.34%) Ansible
3 46 (3.07%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (1.53%) Oracle Identity Management
5 19 (1.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 16 (1.07%) logstash
7 15 (1.00%) OpenView
8 14 (0.93%) Tivoli
9 13 (0.87%) HP SiteScope
10 10 (0.67%) Kibana
11 9 (0.60%) Kubernetes
11 9 (0.60%) Rsyslog
12 7 (0.47%) EMC NetWorker
12 7 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 6 (0.40%) Grafana
13 6 (0.40%) Graphite
13 6 (0.40%) Rundeck
13 6 (0.40%) Terraform
14 5 (0.33%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 549 (36.62%) Oracle
2 165 (11.01%) IBM
3 110 (7.34%) Adobe
4 88 (5.87%) ATG
5 68 (4.54%) hybris
6 62 (4.14%) Microsoft
7 60 (4.00%) Red Hat
8 49 (3.27%) VMware
9 43 (2.87%) Google
9 43 (2.87%) Sun
10 40 (2.67%) Cisco
11 39 (2.60%) F5
12 37 (2.47%) Sybase
13 33 (2.20%) BEA
14 30 (2.00%) TIBCO
15 29 (1.93%) Veritas
16 28 (1.87%) HP
16 28 (1.87%) Pega
17 26 (1.73%) webMethods
17 26 (1.73%) WSO2
York, North Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 6 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £480.00 - £520.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6-12 months initial contract, long term program
Posted: 5 hours ago
South West
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6-12 months initial contract, long term program
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Pearson Frank
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Pearson Frank
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Contingency Team
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Pearson Frank
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Pearson Frank
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Pearson Frank
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Pearson Frank
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £505 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Pearson Frank
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Bite Consulting
Rate: From £150 to £600 per day
Posted: 14 days ago