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 29 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 306 352 348
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -4
Contract jobs citing Java EE 390 324 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.73% 0.58% 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.55% 2.10% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 226 183
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 £325 £318 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Median hourly rate £34.50 £37.50 £36.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +3.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.90 £35.00 £33.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.90 £40.00 £39.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £40.00 £36.38
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +9.96%

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
15274 15429 14783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.44% 27.54% 27.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10770 10326 9643
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 214 209
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.55 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +25 329 £450 +5.88% 91
London +28 168 £500 +17.64% 41
South East +13 68 £450 +5.88% 13
Scotland +14 50 £355 -5.33% 2
Edinburgh +26 43 £355 -18.85% 2
East of England +27 24 £465 +24.00% 2
City of London +25 19 £475 -2.56% 12
Surrey +7 19 £450 - 6
West Midlands -8 19 £394 -20.25% 3
Birmingham +7 15 £413 -25.00% 1
Leatherhead +15 14 £450 +9.09%
Yorkshire +1 14 £365 -8.75% 3
Leeds -1 12 £365 -18.88% 2
West Yorkshire -16 12 £365 -8.75% 2
Essex +15 11 £405 - 1
East Midlands +4 11 £325 - 3
Northamptonshire -2 11 £325 -
North West -17 10 £406 +4.83% 12
South West -22 10 £388 -13.88% 12
Berkshire +1 9 £463 -7.50% 2
Gloucestershire +1 8 £450 -5.26% 7
Croydon -9 8 - - 1
Northampton +1 7 £325 +12.06%
Hampshire +1 7 £400 -11.11% 3
Reading -1 7 £450 +9.09% 1
Bromley -2 7 £500 -
East Sussex - 7 £350 - 1
Cambridgeshire +19 6 £478 +15.75%
Glasgow +6 6 £350 +24.33%
Buckinghamshire +5 6 - -

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 639 (92.74%) Java
2 384 (55.73%) Agile Software Development
3 301 (43.69%) Spring
4 265 (38.46%) Web Services
5 263 (38.17%) Oracle
6 233 (33.82%) XML
7 220 (31.93%) SQL
8 207 (30.04%) JavaScript
9 204 (29.61%) Hibernate
10 182 (26.42%) TDD
11 179 (25.98%) HTML
12 165 (23.95%) SOAP
13 163 (23.66%) JBoss
14 160 (23.22%) Maven
15 152 (22.06%) JUnit
15 152 (22.06%) CSS
16 148 (21.48%) REST
16 148 (21.48%) Jenkins
17 145 (21.04%) Linux
18 143 (20.75%) Finance
19 139 (20.17%) Scrum
20 136 (19.74%) WebLogic
21 130 (18.87%) Continuous Integration
22 118 (17.13%) SOA
23 117 (16.98%) JIRA
24 116 (16.84%) OO
25 114 (16.55%) JMS
26 110 (15.97%) Security Cleared
27 108 (15.67%) JPA
28 105 (15.24%) Tomcat

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
1 163 (23.66%) JBoss
2 136 (19.74%) WebLogic
3 105 (15.24%) Tomcat
4 87 (12.63%) WebSphere
5 66 (9.58%) Confluence
6 42 (6.10%) Apache
7 37 (5.37%) IIS
8 27 (3.92%) WebLogic Portal
9 25 (3.63%) Mule
10 16 (2.32%) Oracle Service Bus
11 14 (2.03%) Mule ESB
12 13 (1.89%) GlassFish
13 12 (1.74%) GeoServer
13 12 (1.74%) Liferay
14 11 (1.60%) IBM HTTP Server
15 9 (1.31%) Jetty
15 9 (1.31%) nginx
15 9 (1.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 8 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
17 7 (1.02%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 11 (1.60%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.02%) Gliffy
3 4 (0.58%) MS Office
3 4 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.02%) Documaker
2 4 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.29%) OpenText Process Suite
3 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.15%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.15%) Murex MxG2000
4 1 (0.15%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 38 (5.52%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.03%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (1.60%) GitHub
4 7 (1.02%) OpenShift
4 7 (1.02%) SaaS
5 6 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (0.87%) PaaS
6 5 (0.73%) IaaS
7 4 (0.58%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.44%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.44%) AWS CloudTrail
8 3 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.44%) Route 53
9 2 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.29%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 49 (7.11%) HTTP
2 31 (4.50%) Internet
3 29 (4.21%) LDAP
4 14 (2.03%) AMQP
4 14 (2.03%) Firewall
5 12 (1.74%) TCP/IP
6 11 (1.60%) SSL
7 6 (0.87%) Intranet
7 6 (0.87%) SSH
7 6 (0.87%) tcpdump
8 5 (0.73%) DNS
8 5 (0.73%) X.509
9 4 (0.58%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.58%) Kerberos
9 4 (0.58%) Network Security
9 4 (0.58%) Wireshark
10 3 (0.44%) IMAP
10 3 (0.44%) SMTP
10 3 (0.44%) SNMP
11 2 (0.29%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (14.08%) Oracle Database
2 75 (10.89%) SQL Server
3 71 (10.30%) Relational Database
4 65 (9.43%) MySQL
5 50 (7.26%) NoSQL
6 39 (5.66%) Oracle Database 11g
6 39 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
7 37 (5.37%) DB2
8 32 (4.64%) MongoDB
8 32 (4.64%) RDBMS
9 25 (3.63%) Neo4j
10 20 (2.90%) Big Data
11 19 (2.76%) Hadoop
12 16 (2.32%) VoltDB
13 14 (2.03%) OrientDB
14 12 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
14 12 (1.74%) Apache Hive
15 11 (1.60%) Oracle Database 12c
16 9 (1.31%) Hazelcast
17 8 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 160 (23.22%) Maven
2 152 (22.06%) JUnit
3 148 (21.48%) Jenkins
4 117 (16.98%) JIRA
5 103 (14.95%) Subversion
6 85 (12.34%) Git (software)
7 82 (11.90%) Eclipse
8 74 (10.74%) Selenium
9 52 (7.55%) SoapUI
10 51 (7.40%) Ant
11 49 (7.11%) Cucumber
12 43 (6.24%) Mockito
13 38 (5.52%) JMeter
14 36 (5.22%) Hudson
15 35 (5.08%) Gradle
16 32 (4.64%) JBehave
17 23 (3.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 22 (3.19%) jMock
19 21 (3.05%) JProfiler
20 19 (2.76%) Bitbucket
General
1 143 (20.75%) Finance
2 83 (12.05%) Banking
3 21 (3.05%) Marketing
4 20 (2.90%) Back Office
5 19 (2.76%) Retail
6 18 (2.61%) Investment Banking
7 17 (2.47%) Front Office
8 13 (1.89%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.31%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.31%) Local Government
10 7 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (1.02%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.87%) Publishing
12 4 (0.58%) Wholesale Banking
13 2 (0.29%) Advertising
13 2 (0.29%) Automotive
13 2 (0.29%) Electronics
13 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.29%) Swedish Language
14 1 (0.15%) Danish Language
Job Titles
1 421 (61.10%) Developer
2 346 (50.22%) Java Developer
3 123 (17.85%) Architect
4 77 (11.18%) Senior Developer
5 71 (10.30%) Senior Java Developer
6 45 (6.53%) Java Architect
7 39 (5.66%) Agile Developer
7 39 (5.66%) Agile Java Developer
7 39 (5.66%) Consultant
8 34 (4.93%) Java Engineer
9 28 (4.06%) Software Engineer
9 28 (4.06%) Solutions Architect
10 24 (3.48%) Technical Architect
11 22 (3.19%) Software Developer
12 21 (3.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 20 (2.90%) Software Architect
14 19 (2.76%) Analyst
15 18 (2.61%) Developer in Test
16 16 (2.32%) Hybris Developer
16 16 (2.32%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 301 (43.69%) Spring
2 265 (38.46%) Web Services
3 233 (33.82%) XML
4 204 (29.61%) Hibernate
5 179 (25.98%) HTML
6 165 (23.95%) SOAP
7 152 (22.06%) CSS
8 148 (21.48%) REST
9 114 (16.55%) JMS
10 108 (15.67%) JPA
11 104 (15.09%) AngularJS
12 97 (14.08%) RESTful
13 87 (12.63%) J2EE
14 80 (11.61%) jQuery
15 77 (11.18%) JSON
16 73 (10.60%) HTML5
17 66 (9.58%) JSP
17 66 (9.58%) XSLT
18 63 (9.14%) JSF
18 63 (9.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 34 (4.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 30 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (3.34%) Enterprise Software
4 22 (3.19%) Computer Science
5 21 (3.05%) User Experience
6 20 (2.90%) Cyberthreat
7 15 (2.18%) PKI
7 15 (2.18%) Wiki
8 11 (1.60%) Cryptography
8 11 (1.60%) Data Integration
9 10 (1.45%) Mobile App
10 9 (1.31%) Blackberry
11 8 (1.16%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.16%) N-Tier
11 8 (1.16%) Visualisation
12 7 (1.02%) Derivative
12 7 (1.02%) Fixed Income
12 7 (1.02%) Hedge funds
12 7 (1.02%) Replication
13 6 (0.87%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 145 (21.04%) Linux
2 88 (12.77%) Unix
3 65 (9.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 55 (7.98%) Windows
5 17 (2.47%) Windows Server
6 13 (1.89%) Android
6 13 (1.89%) Apple iOS
7 9 (1.31%) webOS
7 9 (1.31%) Windows Phone
7 9 (1.31%) Windows Phone 7
7 9 (1.31%) zOS
8 8 (1.16%) Ubuntu
9 7 (1.02%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (0.73%) CentOS
10 5 (0.73%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.44%) Debian
12 2 (0.29%) AIX
13 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 384 (55.73%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (26.42%) TDD
3 139 (20.17%) Scrum
4 130 (18.87%) Continuous Integration
5 118 (17.13%) SOA
6 116 (16.84%) OO
7 84 (12.19%) UML
8 75 (10.89%) BDD
8 75 (10.89%) Open Source
9 72 (10.45%) MVC
9 72 (10.45%) SDLC
10 59 (8.56%) Software Engineering
11 57 (8.27%) Mentoring
12 54 (7.84%) Unit Testing
13 52 (7.55%) DevOps
14 51 (7.40%) Web Development
15 49 (7.11%) Microservices
16 48 (6.97%) Front End Development
17 40 (5.81%) OOD
18 39 (5.66%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 639 (92.74%) Java
2 220 (31.93%) SQL
3 207 (30.04%) JavaScript
4 85 (12.34%) PL/SQL
5 43 (6.24%) Python
6 30 (4.35%) Perl
7 29 (4.21%) Scala
8 27 (3.92%) Ruby
9 23 (3.34%) Groovy
10 22 (3.19%) Shell Script
11 19 (2.76%) C
12 18 (2.61%) Bash Shell
13 12 (1.74%) PHP
14 11 (1.60%) C#
14 11 (1.60%) T-SQL
15 7 (1.02%) CoffeeScript
16 6 (0.87%) C++
17 5 (0.73%) Erlang
18 2 (0.29%) Apex Code
18 2 (0.29%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 110 (15.97%) Security Cleared
2 59 (8.56%) SC Cleared
3 46 (6.68%) DV Cleared
4 36 (5.22%) Degree
5 15 (2.18%) ISTQB
6 13 (1.89%) ISEB
7 11 (1.60%) Oracle Certification
8 10 (1.45%) BC Cleared
9 8 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
9 8 (1.16%) OCA
9 8 (1.16%) OCAJ
9 8 (1.16%) OCP
10 3 (0.44%) CITP
10 3 (0.44%) OCMJD
10 3 (0.44%) Sun Certification
10 3 (0.44%) VCAP
10 3 (0.44%) VCP6
10 3 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.15%) GWAPT
11 1 (0.15%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.37%) QA
2 7 (1.02%) COBIT
2 7 (1.02%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.73%) SLA
4 4 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (2.18%) Docker
3 8 (1.16%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.73%) GeoWebCache
5 4 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.44%) NFS
6 3 (0.44%) vSphere
7 2 (0.29%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.29%) HDFS
7 2 (0.29%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.15%) KVM
Systems Management
1 19 (2.76%) Ansible
2 13 (1.89%) BladeLogic
2 13 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (1.45%) Puppet
4 7 (1.02%) CA Wily
4 7 (1.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (1.02%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 7 (1.02%) Tivoli
5 6 (0.87%) Nagios
6 5 (0.73%) HAProxy
7 4 (0.58%) CloudHub
7 4 (0.58%) yum
8 3 (0.44%) Bacula
8 3 (0.44%) HP Fortify
8 3 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.44%) vRealize
9 2 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.29%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.29%) logstash
9 2 (0.29%) rkt
Vendors
1 263 (38.17%) Oracle
2 71 (10.30%) Red Hat
3 61 (8.85%) IBM
4 43 (6.24%) Atlassian
5 38 (5.52%) Microsoft
6 25 (3.63%) VMware
7 18 (2.61%) hybris
7 18 (2.61%) webMethods
8 16 (2.32%) Misys
9 14 (2.03%) Adobe
10 13 (1.89%) HP
10 13 (1.89%) Informatica
10 13 (1.89%) Rally
11 10 (1.45%) Pega
12 9 (1.31%) Cisco
12 9 (1.31%) ForgeRock
12 9 (1.31%) Splunk
13 8 (1.16%) Sitecore
14 7 (1.02%) Google
14 7 (1.02%) Siebel
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