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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 312 376 343
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -33
Contract jobs citing Java EE 377 251 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.70% 0.46% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.54% 1.72% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 174 180
Median daily rate £450 £425 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £322 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £602 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £389 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.50% +19.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £34.50 £35.00 £36.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -3.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.90 £35.00 £33.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.90 £39.00 £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
14869 14628 14562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.72% 26.99% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10542 9658 9678
Median daily rate £418 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.44% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 202 181
Median hourly rate £34.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £17.64 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +60 319 £450 +2.85% 108
London +54 165 £500 +12.67% 47
South East +20 68 £450 - 18
Scotland +15 48 £358 -4.66% 4
Edinburgh +21 42 £360 -17.71% 3
City of London +23 22 £525 +5.00% 13
East of England +17 22 £478 +23.22% 2
Surrey +2 22 £450 -5.26% 6
North West -7 19 £425 +9.67% 13
Leatherhead -4 17 £450 -
Yorkshire +1 15 £368 -5.76% 5
Berkshire 0 13 £500 - 3
Essex +8 11 £405 -
East Midlands +4 11 £325 -1.88% 4
West Yorkshire +2 11 £368 -6.96% 2
Leeds -3 11 £368 -26.50% 1
Northamptonshire +2 10 £325 +8.33%
South West -5 10 £475 -2.56% 13
Manchester -11 10 £475 +22.58% 11
Reading -5 9 £475 +26.66% 1
Croydon -3 8 £463 +12.12% 1
Cheshire -4 8 £388 +3.33% 2
West Midlands -16 8 £375 -30.23% 4
East Sussex +8 7 £350 -
Hampshire +6 7 £400 +6.66% 5
Birmingham +5 7 £394 -26.74% 2
Gloucestershire -1 7 £500 +5.26% 6
Bromley - 7 £560 -
Buckinghamshire +15 6 - - 1
Glasgow +8 6 £350 -9.67% 1

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 619 (94.36%) Java
2 370 (56.40%) Agile Software Development
3 290 (44.21%) Spring
4 256 (39.02%) Oracle
5 246 (37.50%) Web Services
6 219 (33.38%) XML
6 219 (33.38%) SQL
7 194 (29.57%) JavaScript
8 186 (28.35%) Hibernate
9 162 (24.70%) SOAP
10 160 (24.39%) TDD
11 157 (23.93%) Maven
12 155 (23.63%) JBoss
13 154 (23.48%) HTML
14 151 (23.02%) JUnit
15 150 (22.87%) Linux
16 146 (22.26%) Finance
17 135 (20.58%) Jenkins
18 134 (20.43%) CSS
19 127 (19.36%) Scrum
19 127 (19.36%) Continuous Integration
20 125 (19.05%) WebLogic
20 125 (19.05%) REST
21 117 (17.84%) Security Cleared
22 115 (17.53%) SOA
23 113 (17.23%) OO
24 111 (16.92%) JIRA
25 102 (15.55%) Subversion
25 102 (15.55%) Eclipse
25 102 (15.55%) JMS

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
1 155 (23.63%) JBoss
2 125 (19.05%) WebLogic
3 97 (14.79%) Tomcat
4 83 (12.65%) WebSphere
5 60 (9.15%) Confluence
6 43 (6.55%) Apache
7 34 (5.18%) IIS
8 25 (3.81%) Mule
9 18 (2.74%) Node.js
10 17 (2.59%) WebLogic Portal
11 14 (2.13%) GlassFish
11 14 (2.13%) Mule ESB
12 12 (1.83%) GeoServer
12 12 (1.83%) Jetty
13 11 (1.68%) IBM HTTP Server
14 10 (1.52%) Liferay
15 9 (1.37%) nginx
15 9 (1.37%) OpenStack
15 9 (1.37%) Oracle Service Bus
16 8 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 15 (2.29%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.22%) MS Office
2 8 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (1.22%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.07%) Gliffy
Business Applications
1 7 (1.07%) OpenText Process Suite
2 4 (0.61%) Documaker
3 3 (0.46%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.30%) BigMachines
4 2 (0.30%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.15%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (0.15%) Murex MxG2000
5 1 (0.15%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 40 (6.10%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (1.52%) GitHub
4 8 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.22%) SaaS
5 7 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.91%) PaaS
7 5 (0.76%) IaaS
7 5 (0.76%) OpenShift
8 4 (0.61%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.46%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (0.46%) AWS CloudTrail
9 3 (0.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 3 (0.46%) Route 53
10 2 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.15%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 41 (6.25%) HTTP
2 27 (4.12%) Internet
3 24 (3.66%) LDAP
4 17 (2.59%) Firewall
5 16 (2.44%) TCP/IP
6 12 (1.83%) DNS
6 12 (1.83%) HTTPS
7 10 (1.52%) AMQP
7 10 (1.52%) SSH
7 10 (1.52%) SSL
8 8 (1.22%) Wireshark
9 6 (0.91%) tcpdump
10 5 (0.76%) Ethernet
10 5 (0.76%) IMAP
10 5 (0.76%) LAN
10 5 (0.76%) SMTP
10 5 (0.76%) SNMP
10 5 (0.76%) WAN
11 4 (0.61%) Kerberos
11 4 (0.61%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (14.33%) Oracle Database
2 75 (11.43%) Relational Database
3 61 (9.30%) MySQL
4 58 (8.84%) SQL Server
5 47 (7.16%) NoSQL
6 42 (6.40%) Oracle Database 11g
7 37 (5.64%) PostgreSQL
7 37 (5.64%) RDBMS
8 31 (4.73%) DB2
9 26 (3.96%) Neo4j
10 18 (2.74%) MongoDB
11 17 (2.59%) VoltDB
12 15 (2.29%) Big Data
12 15 (2.29%) Hadoop
12 15 (2.29%) OrientDB
13 9 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
13 9 (1.37%) Apache Hive
13 9 (1.37%) Oracle Database 12c
14 8 (1.22%) Hazelcast
14 8 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 157 (23.93%) Maven
2 151 (23.02%) JUnit
3 135 (20.58%) Jenkins
4 111 (16.92%) JIRA
5 102 (15.55%) Eclipse
5 102 (15.55%) Subversion
6 77 (11.74%) Git (software)
7 75 (11.43%) Selenium
8 49 (7.47%) Ant
9 45 (6.86%) Cucumber
10 41 (6.25%) SoapUI
11 37 (5.64%) Mockito
12 35 (5.34%) JMeter
13 34 (5.18%) JProfiler
14 33 (5.03%) JBehave
15 30 (4.57%) Hudson
16 26 (3.96%) Gradle
17 23 (3.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 22 (3.35%) Bitbucket
19 19 (2.90%) jMock
General
1 146 (22.26%) Finance
2 77 (11.74%) Banking
3 23 (3.51%) Marketing
4 15 (2.29%) Investment Banking
5 14 (2.13%) Manufacturing
6 13 (1.98%) Front Office
7 12 (1.83%) Retail
8 10 (1.52%) Back Office
9 9 (1.37%) Local Government
9 9 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (1.07%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.91%) Publishing
12 5 (0.76%) Telecoms
13 4 (0.61%) Wholesale Banking
14 2 (0.30%) Automotive
14 2 (0.30%) Electronics
14 2 (0.30%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.15%) Advertising
15 1 (0.15%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.15%) French Language
Job Titles
1 404 (61.59%) Developer
2 346 (52.74%) Java Developer
3 126 (19.21%) Architect
4 77 (11.74%) Senior Developer
5 71 (10.82%) Senior Java Developer
6 47 (7.16%) Java Architect
7 39 (5.95%) Agile Developer
7 39 (5.95%) Agile Java Developer
8 33 (5.03%) Java Engineer
9 31 (4.73%) Solutions Architect
10 29 (4.42%) Software Engineer
11 23 (3.51%) Consultant
11 23 (3.51%) Software Developer
12 22 (3.35%) Technical Architect
13 20 (3.05%) Analyst
13 20 (3.05%) Oracle Developer
14 18 (2.74%) Developer in Test
14 18 (2.74%) Software Architect
15 17 (2.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 16 (2.44%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 290 (44.21%) Spring
2 246 (37.50%) Web Services
3 219 (33.38%) XML
4 186 (28.35%) Hibernate
5 162 (24.70%) SOAP
6 154 (23.48%) HTML
7 134 (20.43%) CSS
8 125 (19.05%) REST
9 102 (15.55%) JMS
10 98 (14.94%) JPA
11 92 (14.02%) RESTful
12 90 (13.72%) AngularJS
13 85 (12.96%) J2EE
14 81 (12.35%) jQuery
15 74 (11.28%) JSF
16 73 (11.13%) JSON
17 71 (10.82%) XSLT
18 63 (9.60%) HTML5
19 59 (8.99%) Middleware
20 52 (7.93%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (4.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 21 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (3.05%) Cyberthreat
3 20 (3.05%) User Experience
4 19 (2.90%) PKI
5 17 (2.59%) Computer Science
6 16 (2.44%) Wiki
7 15 (2.29%) Cryptography
8 12 (1.83%) Replication
9 11 (1.68%) Mobile App
10 8 (1.22%) N-Tier
10 8 (1.22%) Visualisation
11 7 (1.07%) Client/Server
11 7 (1.07%) Fixed Income
11 7 (1.07%) Private Cloud
12 6 (0.91%) Data Integration
12 6 (0.91%) Derivative
12 6 (0.91%) Management Information System
13 5 (0.76%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 150 (22.87%) Linux
2 100 (15.24%) Unix
3 61 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 60 (9.15%) Windows
5 17 (2.59%) Windows Server
6 11 (1.68%) Apple iOS
7 10 (1.52%) Ubuntu
8 9 (1.37%) Android
8 9 (1.37%) zOS
9 7 (1.07%) CentOS
10 6 (0.91%) AIX
11 5 (0.76%) Debian
11 5 (0.76%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.76%) webOS
11 5 (0.76%) Windows Phone
11 5 (0.76%) Windows Phone 7
12 4 (0.61%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (0.61%) Windows Vista
12 4 (0.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 370 (56.40%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (24.39%) TDD
3 127 (19.36%) Continuous Integration
3 127 (19.36%) Scrum
4 115 (17.53%) SOA
5 113 (17.23%) OO
6 84 (12.80%) UML
7 83 (12.65%) SDLC
8 70 (10.67%) BDD
9 63 (9.60%) Open Source
10 60 (9.15%) Software Engineering
11 56 (8.54%) MVC
12 49 (7.47%) Unit Testing
13 48 (7.32%) Mentoring
14 47 (7.16%) DevOps
15 41 (6.25%) Test Automation
15 41 (6.25%) Web Development
16 40 (6.10%) Microservices
17 38 (5.79%) OOP
18 37 (5.64%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 619 (94.36%) Java
2 219 (33.38%) SQL
3 194 (29.57%) JavaScript
4 100 (15.24%) PL/SQL
5 48 (7.32%) Python
6 30 (4.57%) Perl
7 29 (4.42%) Shell Script
8 27 (4.12%) Ruby
8 27 (4.12%) Scala
9 22 (3.35%) C
10 21 (3.20%) Bash Shell
11 18 (2.74%) Groovy
11 18 (2.74%) PHP
12 10 (1.52%) C++
12 10 (1.52%) T-SQL
13 7 (1.07%) Erlang
13 7 (1.07%) Jython
13 7 (1.07%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 6 (0.91%) C#
14 6 (0.91%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 117 (17.84%) Security Cleared
2 65 (9.91%) SC Cleared
3 47 (7.16%) DV Cleared
4 33 (5.03%) Degree
5 11 (1.68%) ISTQB
5 11 (1.68%) Oracle Certification
6 10 (1.52%) ISEB
7 9 (1.37%) BC Cleared
7 9 (1.37%) OCA
7 9 (1.37%) OCAJ
7 9 (1.37%) OCP
8 8 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.46%) OCMJD
9 3 (0.46%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.30%) CITP
10 2 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.15%) CISSP
11 1 (0.15%) CREST Certified
11 1 (0.15%) HND
11 1 (0.15%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.18%) QA
2 11 (1.68%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.07%) COBIT
3 7 (1.07%) SLA
4 4 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (1.98%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.52%) Docker
4 5 (0.76%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.76%) NFS
5 4 (0.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.30%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (2.44%) Ansible
2 14 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (1.98%) BladeLogic
4 10 (1.52%) Puppet
5 8 (1.22%) Nagios
5 8 (1.22%) yum
6 7 (1.07%) CA Wily
6 7 (1.07%) HAProxy
6 7 (1.07%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.61%) Bacula
7 4 (0.61%) Cacti
7 4 (0.61%) CloudHub
7 4 (0.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (0.61%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 3 (0.46%) HP Fortify
8 3 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.30%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.30%) logstash
9 2 (0.30%) Zenoss
10 1 (0.15%) vRealize
Vendors
1 256 (39.02%) Oracle
2 65 (9.91%) Red Hat
3 52 (7.93%) IBM
4 37 (5.64%) Atlassian
5 32 (4.88%) Microsoft
6 28 (4.27%) VMware
7 16 (2.44%) webMethods
8 15 (2.29%) Cisco
9 14 (2.13%) HP
10 10 (1.52%) hybris
10 10 (1.52%) Pega
10 10 (1.52%) Rally
11 9 (1.37%) Adobe
11 9 (1.37%) ForgeRock
11 9 (1.37%) Google
11 9 (1.37%) Splunk
12 8 (1.22%) Sitecore
12 8 (1.22%) TIBCO
13 7 (1.07%) Kofax
13 7 (1.07%) Misys
South East
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £Competitive (market rates)
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Flexible, competitive rates
Posted: 5 days ago
UK
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: £0 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £Competitive (market rates)
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
IBM CIC Leicester
Rate: From £25,700 to £56,600 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TDA Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 days ago