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 30 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 318 365 380
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +15
Contract jobs citing Java EE 389 324 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.72% 0.57% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.47% 2.07% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 210 172
Median daily rate £425 £425 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00

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
15731 15665 15106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.22% 27.44% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11012 10559 9742
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 £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 200 228 218
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.15 £17.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 July 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 30 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 +43 331 £450 +5.88% 89
London +51 180 £475 +5.55% 39
South East +3 58 £450 +5.88% 9
Scotland +24 48 £350 +0.35% 5
Edinburgh +26 40 £340 -2.85% 3
West Midlands - 38 £375 - 3
Birmingham - 22 £375 - 2
City of London +36 16 £475 -5.94% 15
Surrey -3 14 £450 -5.26% 3
East of England +25 13 £475 +31.03% 4
Berkshire -11 12 £488 +8.33%
Gloucestershire +4 11 £400 -8.57% 6
Leeds -1 11 £365 -18.88% 1
West Yorkshire -1 11 £365 -8.75% 1
Yorkshire -7 11 £365 -8.75% 1
South West -19 11 £400 -5.88% 14
East Midlands 0 10 £325 -31.57% 7
Northamptonshire -3 10 £325 -40.90%
Leatherhead +18 9 £450 -
Suffolk 0 8 £475 +35.71%
Buckinghamshire +11 7 - -
Glasgow +5 6 £350 +24.33%
Northampton +2 6 £325 +12.06%
Bury St Edmunds - 6 £475 -
Reading -3 5 £450 +28.57%
North West -7 5 £450 +7.14% 10
Hampshire -9 5 £400 -8.57% 2
Middlesex - 5 £360 -
Croydon -16 4 - - 1
Coventry - 4 £525 -

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 709 (93.54%) Java
2 403 (53.17%) Agile Software Development
3 363 (47.89%) Spring
4 295 (38.92%) Web Services
5 275 (36.28%) XML
6 271 (35.75%) Oracle
7 254 (33.51%) SQL
8 251 (33.11%) Hibernate
9 244 (32.19%) JavaScript
10 239 (31.53%) HTML
11 215 (28.36%) TDD
12 196 (25.86%) SOAP
13 193 (25.46%) CSS
14 190 (25.07%) REST
15 189 (24.93%) JBoss
16 172 (22.69%) Maven
17 166 (21.90%) JUnit
18 165 (21.77%) Jenkins
19 157 (20.71%) Scrum
20 152 (20.05%) Linux
21 151 (19.92%) Finance
22 139 (18.34%) OO
23 135 (17.81%) Tomcat
23 135 (17.81%) Continuous Integration
24 133 (17.55%) WebLogic
25 128 (16.89%) JMS
26 126 (16.62%) SOA
27 122 (16.09%) JPA
28 119 (15.70%) RESTful
28 119 (15.70%) JIRA

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
1 189 (24.93%) JBoss
2 135 (17.81%) Tomcat
3 133 (17.55%) WebLogic
4 89 (11.74%) WebSphere
5 68 (8.97%) Confluence
6 46 (6.07%) Apache
7 38 (5.01%) IIS
8 36 (4.75%) WebLogic Portal
9 32 (4.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 23 (3.03%) Mule
11 20 (2.64%) Oracle Service Bus
12 13 (1.72%) GlassFish
12 13 (1.72%) Mule ESB
13 12 (1.58%) GeoServer
14 11 (1.45%) Liferay
15 10 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
15 10 (1.32%) nginx
16 9 (1.19%) Apache Solr
16 9 (1.19%) CMS
16 9 (1.19%) Jetty
Applications
1 11 (1.45%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.92%) Gliffy
3 4 (0.53%) MS Office
3 4 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (1.45%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (0.92%) Documaker
3 2 (0.26%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.13%) Murex MxG2000
4 1 (0.13%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 36 (4.75%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (1.58%) OpenShift
5 11 (1.45%) GitHub
6 9 (1.19%) PaaS
7 7 (0.92%) SaaS
8 5 (0.66%) IaaS
9 4 (0.53%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.40%) AWS CloudTrail
10 3 (0.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 3 (0.40%) Force.com
10 3 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.40%) Route 53
11 2 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 51 (6.73%) HTTP
2 28 (3.69%) LDAP
3 27 (3.56%) Internet
4 16 (2.11%) AMQP
5 14 (1.85%) Firewall
5 14 (1.85%) TCP/IP
6 13 (1.72%) SSL
7 6 (0.79%) Intranet
7 6 (0.79%) SSH
7 6 (0.79%) tcpdump
8 5 (0.66%) X.509
9 4 (0.53%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.53%) Kerberos
9 4 (0.53%) Network Security
9 4 (0.53%) Wireshark
10 3 (0.40%) NetScaler
10 3 (0.40%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.26%) DNS
11 2 (0.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 2 (0.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (13.06%) Oracle Database
2 92 (12.14%) SQL Server
3 78 (10.29%) Relational Database
4 71 (9.37%) MySQL
5 55 (7.26%) NoSQL
6 45 (5.94%) DB2
7 41 (5.41%) MongoDB
8 39 (5.15%) PostgreSQL
9 33 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
9 33 (4.35%) RDBMS
10 28 (3.69%) Neo4j
11 23 (3.03%) Big Data
11 23 (3.03%) Hadoop
12 17 (2.24%) OrientDB
13 16 (2.11%) VoltDB
14 13 (1.72%) Apache Hive
15 12 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
15 12 (1.58%) Hazelcast
16 10 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
17 9 (1.19%) Impala
Development Applications
1 172 (22.69%) Maven
2 166 (21.90%) JUnit
3 165 (21.77%) Jenkins
4 119 (15.70%) JIRA
5 106 (13.98%) Subversion
6 92 (12.14%) Git (software)
7 87 (11.48%) Eclipse
8 69 (9.10%) Selenium
9 51 (6.73%) Ant
10 49 (6.46%) Cucumber
10 49 (6.46%) SoapUI
11 48 (6.33%) Gradle
12 43 (5.67%) Mockito
13 40 (5.28%) Hudson
14 36 (4.75%) JMeter
15 33 (4.35%) JBehave
16 27 (3.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 24 (3.17%) jMock
18 23 (3.03%) Log4j
19 21 (2.77%) IntelliJ
General
1 151 (19.92%) Finance
2 95 (12.53%) Banking
3 30 (3.96%) Retail
4 27 (3.56%) Back Office
5 22 (2.90%) Investment Banking
6 18 (2.37%) Front Office
7 17 (2.24%) Marketing
8 12 (1.58%) Financial Institution
8 12 (1.58%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.19%) Local Government
10 7 (0.92%) Publishing
10 7 (0.92%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.53%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.53%) Wholesale Banking
13 3 (0.40%) Advertising
14 2 (0.26%) Automotive
14 2 (0.26%) Electronics
14 2 (0.26%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.26%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 480 (63.32%) Developer
2 394 (51.98%) Java Developer
3 122 (16.09%) Architect
4 80 (10.55%) Senior Developer
5 75 (9.89%) Senior Java Developer
6 48 (6.33%) Agile Developer
6 48 (6.33%) Agile Java Developer
6 48 (6.33%) Java Architect
7 47 (6.20%) Consultant
8 35 (4.62%) Java Engineer
9 33 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
10 29 (3.83%) Software Engineer
11 24 (3.17%) Technical Architect
12 22 (2.90%) Lead Developer
13 21 (2.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 20 (2.64%) JavaScript Developer
14 20 (2.64%) Software Developer
15 19 (2.51%) Developer in Test
15 19 (2.51%) Hybris Developer
15 19 (2.51%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 363 (47.89%) Spring
2 295 (38.92%) Web Services
3 275 (36.28%) XML
4 251 (33.11%) Hibernate
5 239 (31.53%) HTML
6 196 (25.86%) SOAP
7 193 (25.46%) CSS
8 190 (25.07%) REST
9 128 (16.89%) JMS
10 122 (16.09%) JPA
11 119 (15.70%) RESTful
12 117 (15.44%) AngularJS
13 99 (13.06%) JSON
14 98 (12.93%) JSP
15 96 (12.66%) J2EE
16 85 (11.21%) HTML5
16 85 (11.21%) jQuery
17 72 (9.50%) JSF
18 64 (8.44%) Spring MVC
18 64 (8.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 38 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (4.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 33 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 24 (3.17%) User Experience
5 23 (3.03%) Cyberthreat
5 23 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (2.37%) Wiki
7 15 (1.98%) PKI
8 12 (1.58%) Data Integration
9 11 (1.45%) Cryptography
10 9 (1.19%) Blackberry
10 9 (1.19%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.19%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.06%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.06%) Fixed Income
11 8 (1.06%) Visualisation
12 7 (0.92%) Derivative
12 7 (0.92%) Hedge funds
12 7 (0.92%) N-Tier
12 7 (0.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 152 (20.05%) Linux
2 79 (10.42%) Unix
3 68 (8.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 61 (8.05%) Windows
5 19 (2.51%) Windows Server
6 15 (1.98%) Android
6 15 (1.98%) Apple iOS
7 9 (1.19%) webOS
7 9 (1.19%) Windows Phone
7 9 (1.19%) Windows Phone 7
7 9 (1.19%) zOS
8 7 (0.92%) Mac OS X
8 7 (0.92%) Oracle Linux
8 7 (0.92%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.53%) CentOS
10 2 (0.26%) AIX
11 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 403 (53.17%) Agile Software Development
2 215 (28.36%) TDD
3 157 (20.71%) Scrum
4 139 (18.34%) OO
5 135 (17.81%) Continuous Integration
6 126 (16.62%) SOA
7 97 (12.80%) MVC
8 93 (12.27%) Open Source
9 85 (11.21%) BDD
10 84 (11.08%) UML
11 70 (9.23%) SDLC
11 70 (9.23%) Software Engineering
12 67 (8.84%) Web Development
13 63 (8.31%) DevOps
14 62 (8.18%) Mentoring
15 61 (8.05%) Front End Development
16 59 (7.78%) Unit Testing
17 57 (7.52%) Microservices
18 46 (6.07%) OOD
19 42 (5.54%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 709 (93.54%) Java
2 254 (33.51%) SQL
3 244 (32.19%) JavaScript
4 79 (10.42%) PL/SQL
5 39 (5.15%) Python
6 35 (4.62%) Scala
7 31 (4.09%) Perl
8 29 (3.83%) Ruby
9 26 (3.43%) Groovy
10 22 (2.90%) C
11 20 (2.64%) Shell Script
12 15 (1.98%) Bash Shell
13 11 (1.45%) C#
13 11 (1.45%) PHP
13 11 (1.45%) T-SQL
14 8 (1.06%) CoffeeScript
15 4 (0.53%) C++
16 3 (0.40%) Apex Code
17 2 (0.26%) COBOL
17 2 (0.26%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 116 (15.30%) Security Cleared
2 60 (7.92%) SC Cleared
3 51 (6.73%) DV Cleared
4 47 (6.20%) Degree
5 16 (2.11%) ISTQB
6 14 (1.85%) ISEB
7 10 (1.32%) Oracle Certification
8 8 (1.06%) BC Cleared
9 7 (0.92%) OCA
9 7 (0.92%) OCAJ
9 7 (0.92%) OCP
10 6 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.40%) CITP
11 3 (0.40%) OCMJD
11 3 (0.40%) Sun Certification
11 3 (0.40%) VCAP
11 3 (0.40%) VCP6
11 3 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.01%) QA
2 7 (0.92%) COBIT
3 3 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.26%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (2.90%) Docker
2 18 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.66%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.66%) GeoWebCache
4 4 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.40%) vSphere
6 2 (0.26%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.26%) HDFS
6 2 (0.26%) KVM
6 2 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.26%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 25 (3.30%) Ansible
2 13 (1.72%) BladeLogic
2 13 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (1.72%) Puppet
3 7 (0.92%) CA Wily
3 7 (0.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (0.92%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 7 (0.92%) Tivoli
4 5 (0.66%) Nagios
4 5 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.53%) CloudHub
5 4 (0.53%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.53%) yum
6 3 (0.40%) HP Fortify
6 3 (0.40%) vRealize
7 2 (0.26%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.26%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.26%) logstash
7 2 (0.26%) rkt
7 2 (0.26%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 271 (35.75%) Oracle
2 76 (10.03%) Red Hat
3 70 (9.23%) IBM
4 42 (5.54%) Atlassian
5 41 (5.41%) Adobe
6 40 (5.28%) Microsoft
7 26 (3.43%) VMware
8 23 (3.03%) Misys
9 20 (2.64%) hybris
10 16 (2.11%) webMethods
11 14 (1.85%) Rally
12 13 (1.72%) HP
12 13 (1.72%) Splunk
13 11 (1.45%) Informatica
14 9 (1.19%) ForgeRock
14 9 (1.19%) Sitecore
15 8 (1.06%) Cisco
15 8 (1.06%) ILOG
16 7 (0.92%) CA
16 7 (0.92%) Kofax
West Midlands (County)
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Spectrum IT
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Next Ventures
Rate: £400 - £460 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Energy Resourcing
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Leicester
Rate: From £36,500 to £52,600 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago