The table below looks at the statistics for Java EE skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java EE over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 333 388 358
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -30
Contract jobs citing Java EE 348 293 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.65% 0.50% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.12% 1.79% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 177 177
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £346 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £550 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £425 £370
% change year-on-year
-11.17% +14.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -

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
16430 16404 15521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.75% 28.23% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11396 11302 10100
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 302 174
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £17.20 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Java EE
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

Java EE
Daily Rate Trend

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

Java EE Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Java EE
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java EE within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Java EE Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Java EE
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Java EE Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Java EE
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 Java EE within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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
England +48 302 £448 +4.06% 89
London +49 153 £475 +5.55% 33
South East -9 45 £473 +11.17% 16
Scotland +33 40 £340 -10.52% 7
West Midlands +18 40 £375 - 3
Edinburgh +35 35 £340 -10.52% 3
East Midlands +5 24 £420 -6.66% 12
Northamptonshire +11 20 £420 -4.00% 4
Birmingham - 19 £425 - 1
Berkshire +13 15 £500 +45.45% 2
Buckinghamshire +36 14 £550 +66.66% 2
Gloucestershire +3 14 £400 -7.24% 2
South West +3 14 £400 -7.24% 4
Milton Keynes +21 10 £550 +66.66% 1
Northampton +8 10 £394 +21.15% 1
City of London +10 8 £449 -5.52% 10
Yorkshire -3 8 £365 -14.11% 3
East of England -6 8 £475 +31.03% 9
North West +8 7 £395 -3.65% 7
East Sussex +8 6 £344 -5.24%
Hampshire +7 6 £465 +20.00% 5
West Yorkshire +4 6 £365 -14.11% 1
Leeds -2 6 £365 -14.11%
Coventry - 5 £525 - 1
Cheshire +4 4 £400 +3.22% 1
Suffolk +3 4 £475 +35.71%
Livingston - 4 £378 -
Bury St Edmunds - 4 £475 -
West Lothian - 4 £378 -
Reading +14 3 £600 +74.54% 2

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 with a requirement for Java EE.

1 694 (94.81%) Java
2 410 (56.01%) Agile Software Development
3 362 (49.45%) Spring
4 318 (43.44%) Web Services
5 292 (39.89%) XML
6 274 (37.43%) SQL
7 270 (36.89%) HTML
8 267 (36.48%) Oracle
9 260 (35.52%) Hibernate
10 240 (32.79%) JavaScript
11 220 (30.05%) TDD
12 218 (29.78%) SOAP
13 216 (29.51%) JBoss
14 209 (28.55%) CSS
15 202 (27.60%) REST
16 185 (25.27%) Scrum
17 174 (23.77%) Maven
18 156 (21.31%) Jenkins
19 147 (20.08%) Continuous Integration
20 143 (19.54%) JUnit
21 142 (19.40%) JMS
22 139 (18.99%) Tomcat
23 134 (18.31%) OO
24 131 (17.90%) Finance
25 130 (17.76%) Linux
26 129 (17.62%) AngularJS
27 126 (17.21%) WebLogic
28 125 (17.08%) SOA
29 123 (16.80%) MVC
30 122 (16.67%) Eclipse

Java EE
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
1 216 (29.51%) JBoss
2 139 (18.99%) Tomcat
3 126 (17.21%) WebLogic
4 94 (12.84%) WebSphere
5 50 (6.83%) Apache
6 46 (6.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 43 (5.87%) Confluence
8 41 (5.60%) WebLogic Portal
9 23 (3.14%) IIS
10 17 (2.32%) Mule
10 17 (2.32%) Oracle Service Bus
11 14 (1.91%) Mule ESB
12 11 (1.50%) WebSphere Application Server
13 9 (1.23%) Apache Solr
13 9 (1.23%) CMS
14 8 (1.09%) GlassFish
15 7 (0.96%) Liferay
16 6 (0.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 6 (0.82%) SharePoint
17 5 (0.68%) Alfresco
Applications
1 8 (1.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.68%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.41%) MS Office
3 3 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (2.60%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (0.96%) Documaker
3 2 (0.27%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.14%) Magento
4 1 (0.14%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (1.91%) OpenShift
4 8 (1.09%) GitHub
4 8 (1.09%) PaaS
5 6 (0.82%) SaaS
6 3 (0.41%) Force.com
6 3 (0.41%) IaaS
6 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 42 (5.74%) HTTP
2 26 (3.55%) Internet
3 20 (2.73%) LDAP
4 14 (1.91%) AMQP
5 13 (1.78%) Firewall
6 8 (1.09%) TCP/IP
7 7 (0.96%) Intranet
7 7 (0.96%) Unified Communications
8 5 (0.68%) Network Security
8 5 (0.68%) SSH
8 5 (0.68%) SSL
9 4 (0.55%) NetScaler
10 3 (0.41%) BIG-IP
10 3 (0.41%) DMZ
10 3 (0.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 3 (0.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (0.41%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.41%) Kerberos
10 3 (0.41%) Wireshark
11 2 (0.27%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (13.80%) Oracle Database
2 96 (13.11%) SQL Server
3 70 (9.56%) MySQL
4 60 (8.20%) Relational Database
5 58 (7.92%) MongoDB
6 47 (6.42%) DB2
6 47 (6.42%) NoSQL
7 40 (5.46%) PostgreSQL
8 32 (4.37%) Big Data
9 25 (3.42%) Hadoop
9 25 (3.42%) Oracle Database 11g
10 24 (3.28%) RDBMS
11 17 (2.32%) Apache Cassandra
12 15 (2.05%) Neo4j
13 13 (1.78%) Hazelcast
14 11 (1.50%) OrientDB
15 10 (1.37%) VoltDB
16 8 (1.09%) Apache Hive
16 8 (1.09%) GIS
16 8 (1.09%) Redis
Development Applications
1 174 (23.77%) Maven
2 156 (21.31%) Jenkins
3 143 (19.54%) JUnit
4 122 (16.67%) Eclipse
5 98 (13.39%) JIRA
6 97 (13.25%) Subversion
7 75 (10.25%) Git (software)
8 72 (9.84%) Gradle
9 62 (8.47%) Ant
10 59 (8.06%) SoapUI
11 57 (7.79%) Selenium
12 45 (6.15%) Cucumber
13 44 (6.01%) Hudson
14 42 (5.74%) IntelliJ
15 37 (5.05%) Mockito
16 34 (4.64%) JMeter
17 29 (3.96%) Log4j
18 25 (3.42%) jMock
19 21 (2.87%) JBehave
20 20 (2.73%) JProfiler
General
1 131 (17.90%) Finance
2 75 (10.25%) Banking
3 34 (4.64%) Retail
4 31 (4.23%) Back Office
5 19 (2.60%) Front Office
6 15 (2.05%) Investment Banking
7 14 (1.91%) Marketing
8 12 (1.64%) Financial Institution
9 7 (0.96%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.82%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.55%) Wholesale Banking
12 3 (0.41%) Advertising
12 3 (0.41%) Automotive
12 3 (0.41%) Games
12 3 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.41%) Publishing
12 3 (0.41%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.27%) Electronics
13 2 (0.27%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.27%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 489 (66.80%) Developer
2 397 (54.23%) Java Developer
3 93 (12.70%) Architect
4 67 (9.15%) Senior Developer
5 63 (8.61%) Senior Java Developer
6 49 (6.69%) Consultant
7 41 (5.60%) Agile Developer
7 41 (5.60%) Agile Java Developer
8 40 (5.46%) Java Architect
9 30 (4.10%) Java Engineer
10 25 (3.42%) Developer in Test
11 24 (3.28%) JavaScript Developer
11 24 (3.28%) Lead Developer
12 22 (3.01%) Lead Java Developer
13 21 (2.87%) Solutions Architect
13 21 (2.87%) Technical Architect
13 21 (2.87%) Technical Consultant
14 20 (2.73%) Hybris Developer
14 20 (2.73%) J2EE Developer
15 19 (2.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 362 (49.45%) Spring
2 318 (43.44%) Web Services
3 292 (39.89%) XML
4 270 (36.89%) HTML
5 260 (35.52%) Hibernate
6 218 (29.78%) SOAP
7 209 (28.55%) CSS
8 202 (27.60%) REST
9 142 (19.40%) JMS
10 129 (17.62%) AngularJS
11 119 (16.26%) JSP
12 117 (15.98%) RESTful
13 116 (15.85%) JPA
14 109 (14.89%) J2EE
15 106 (14.48%) JSON
16 92 (12.57%) jQuery
17 87 (11.89%) JSF
18 86 (11.75%) XSLT
19 79 (10.79%) Spring MVC
20 73 (9.97%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 55 (7.51%) Computer Science
2 49 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (4.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 23 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (1.91%) Data Integration
5 14 (1.91%) User Experience
6 13 (1.78%) Cyberthreat
7 12 (1.64%) Wiki
8 9 (1.23%) Blackberry
9 8 (1.09%) Algorithms
10 7 (0.96%) Hedge funds
11 6 (0.82%) Data Structures
11 6 (0.82%) DataPower
11 6 (0.82%) Fintech
11 6 (0.82%) PKI
12 5 (0.68%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.68%) Mathematics
13 4 (0.55%) Clustering
13 4 (0.55%) Mainframe
13 4 (0.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 130 (17.76%) Linux
2 68 (9.29%) Unix
3 47 (6.42%) Windows
4 46 (6.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (1.64%) Android
5 12 (1.64%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.23%) Ubuntu
6 9 (1.23%) webOS
6 9 (1.23%) Windows Phone
6 9 (1.23%) Windows Phone 7
6 9 (1.23%) zOS
7 8 (1.09%) Windows Server
8 7 (0.96%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (0.82%) CentOS
10 5 (0.68%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.41%) Debian
12 1 (0.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 410 (56.01%) Agile Software Development
2 220 (30.05%) TDD
3 185 (25.27%) Scrum
4 147 (20.08%) Continuous Integration
5 134 (18.31%) OO
6 125 (17.08%) SOA
7 123 (16.80%) MVC
8 101 (13.80%) Open Source
9 83 (11.34%) BDD
10 75 (10.25%) UML
10 75 (10.25%) Web Development
11 73 (9.97%) Front End Development
12 70 (9.56%) Mentoring
13 66 (9.02%) User Stories
14 64 (8.74%) Software Engineering
15 58 (7.92%) Microservices
16 57 (7.79%) SDLC
16 57 (7.79%) Unit Testing
17 56 (7.65%) DevOps
18 48 (6.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 694 (94.81%) Java
2 274 (37.43%) SQL
3 240 (32.79%) JavaScript
4 68 (9.29%) PL/SQL
5 52 (7.10%) Python
6 41 (5.60%) Perl
7 32 (4.37%) C
8 28 (3.83%) Groovy
9 23 (3.14%) Scala
10 17 (2.32%) C#
10 17 (2.32%) Ruby
11 14 (1.91%) Shell Script
12 12 (1.64%) PHP
13 9 (1.23%) VB.NET
14 8 (1.09%) CoffeeScript
15 6 (0.82%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.55%) C++
16 4 (0.55%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.41%) Apex Code
18 2 (0.27%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 87 (11.89%) Security Cleared
2 67 (9.15%) Degree
3 39 (5.33%) DV Cleared
3 39 (5.33%) SC Cleared
4 18 (2.46%) ISTQB
5 16 (2.19%) ISEB
6 3 (0.41%) BC Cleared
6 3 (0.41%) CITP
6 3 (0.41%) OCMJD
6 3 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (0.41%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.41%) VCAP
6 3 (0.41%) VCP6
6 3 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.64%) QA
2 3 (0.41%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.27%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.27%) PA-DSS
4 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (3.55%) Docker
2 16 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.68%) GeoWebCache
4 4 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.41%) KVM
5 3 (0.41%) vSphere
6 2 (0.27%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.27%) HDFS
7 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 21 (2.87%) Ansible
2 13 (1.78%) Puppet
3 11 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (0.96%) BladeLogic
4 7 (0.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (0.96%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 6 (0.82%) Kubernetes
6 5 (0.68%) CloudHub
6 5 (0.68%) HP Fortify
7 4 (0.55%) CA Wily
7 4 (0.55%) Nagios
7 4 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.55%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.41%) CA Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.41%) vRealize
8 3 (0.41%) yum
9 2 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.27%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.27%) HP SiteScope
9 2 (0.27%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 267 (36.48%) Oracle
2 70 (9.56%) Red Hat
3 69 (9.43%) IBM
4 49 (6.69%) Adobe
5 35 (4.78%) Atlassian
6 29 (3.96%) Misys
7 24 (3.28%) hybris
7 24 (3.28%) Microsoft
7 24 (3.28%) VMware
8 17 (2.32%) Rally
9 16 (2.19%) HP
10 13 (1.78%) webMethods
11 11 (1.50%) Informatica
12 10 (1.37%) MuleSoft
12 10 (1.37%) Perforce
12 10 (1.37%) Terracotta
13 8 (1.09%) CA
14 7 (0.96%) BEA
14 7 (0.96%) Cisco
14 7 (0.96%) Siebel
Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £430 - £480 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Salt
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IntaPeople
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £449 - £501 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Plan-net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + 6 Month Contract
Posted: 14 hours ago
Middlesex
Plan-net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £420 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Icore Tech
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £510 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Rate: £500 - £540 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Leicester
Rate: From £25,700 to £56,600 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago