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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 335 318 335
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +17
Contract jobs citing Java EE 316 379 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.64% 0.69% 0.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.07% 2.39% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 248 215
Median daily rate £450 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%

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
15273 15835 15252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.81% 28.73% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 10539 11026 10410
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 255 172
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.08 £17.43 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £54.00
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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +4 292 £450 +8.43% 82
London +27 122 £450 - 36
South East +12 90 £525 +26.50% 13
Oxfordshire +31 41 £538 +16.21% 7
Oxford +17 27 £550 +22.22% 3
East Midlands +21 26 £420 - 4
Scotland -27 23 £335 -10.66% 12
Buckinghamshire +26 20 £475 +45.03%
Edinburgh -15 20 £318 -15.33% 9
Northamptonshire - 19 £420 -
Milton Keynes +25 16 £475 +45.03%
East of England +9 15 £413 -13.15% 7
City of London -5 12 £399 -0.31% 4
Middlesex +6 11 - -
North West -14 11 £356 -8.06% 7
Yorkshire +17 10 £425 - 3
West Midlands -8 9 £525 +61.53% 2
Berkshire -9 9 £535 +81.35% 2
Hampshire +24 8 £480 +20.00% 1
Manchester -7 8 £338 -12.90% 7
Reading +7 7 £520 +9.47% 1
South West -11 7 £450 +8.43% 9
Bedfordshire - 7 £220 - 1
Gloucestershire -8 6 £450 +8.43% 5
Suffolk - 6 £463 - 2
Ipswich - 6 £463 - 2
West Yorkshire +19 5 £425 +11.11% 1
Dunstable - 5 £220 -
Southampton - 5 £510 -
Leicestershire +2 4 £345 - 1

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 652 (95.88%) Java
2 411 (60.44%) Agile Software Development
3 385 (56.62%) Spring
4 285 (41.91%) XML
5 283 (41.62%) Web Services
6 269 (39.56%) Oracle
7 257 (37.79%) HTML
8 256 (37.65%) SQL
9 246 (36.18%) TDD
10 238 (35.00%) JavaScript
10 238 (35.00%) Hibernate
11 207 (30.44%) Scrum
11 207 (30.44%) CSS
12 204 (30.00%) REST
13 200 (29.41%) JBoss
14 197 (28.97%) SOAP
15 158 (23.24%) Maven
16 146 (21.47%) Continuous Integration
16 146 (21.47%) MVC
17 142 (20.88%) OO
18 141 (20.74%) JSP
19 135 (19.85%) Tomcat
20 134 (19.71%) AngularJS
21 131 (19.26%) Jenkins
22 128 (18.82%) JUnit
22 128 (18.82%) JMS
23 124 (18.24%) Finance
24 122 (17.94%) J2EE
25 121 (17.79%) SOA
26 114 (16.76%) JSF

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
1 200 (29.41%) JBoss
2 135 (19.85%) Tomcat
3 83 (12.21%) WebSphere
4 74 (10.88%) WebLogic
5 71 (10.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 51 (7.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 43 (6.32%) Apache
8 36 (5.29%) WebLogic Portal
9 23 (3.38%) WebSphere Application Server
10 21 (3.09%) Mule
11 20 (2.94%) Confluence
12 18 (2.65%) WebSphere Process Server
13 17 (2.50%) Mule ESB
14 15 (2.21%) CMS
15 14 (2.06%) Alfresco
16 13 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
16 13 (1.91%) Oracle Service Bus
17 10 (1.47%) IIS
18 9 (1.32%) Apache Solr
19 8 (1.18%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (1.03%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 27 (3.97%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.29%) Documaker
2 2 (0.29%) Magento
2 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.15%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle SCM
3 1 (0.15%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
1 26 (3.82%) Cloud Computing
2 18 (2.65%) GitHub
3 10 (1.47%) OpenShift
4 8 (1.18%) PaaS
5 5 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.59%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 4 (0.59%) SaaS
7 3 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.29%) Force.com
8 2 (0.29%) IaaS
9 1 (0.15%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.68%) HTTP
2 16 (2.35%) Internet
3 9 (1.32%) Firewall
4 8 (1.18%) AMQP
5 7 (1.03%) Intranet
5 7 (1.03%) LDAP
5 7 (1.03%) Network Security
5 7 (1.03%) Unified Communications
6 5 (0.74%) SSL
6 5 (0.74%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.59%) IPv4
8 3 (0.44%) DMZ
8 3 (0.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (0.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (0.44%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.29%) BIG-IP
9 2 (0.29%) FTP
9 2 (0.29%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.29%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (12.65%) SQL Server
2 81 (11.91%) Oracle Database
3 72 (10.59%) MySQL
3 72 (10.59%) Relational Database
4 64 (9.41%) MongoDB
5 48 (7.06%) NoSQL
6 39 (5.74%) Big Data
7 33 (4.85%) Hadoop
8 31 (4.56%) PostgreSQL
9 26 (3.82%) DB2
9 26 (3.82%) RDBMS
10 24 (3.53%) Apache Cassandra
11 20 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
12 13 (1.91%) Redis
13 12 (1.76%) Oracle Database 11g
14 10 (1.47%) Neo4j
15 8 (1.18%) Apache Hive
16 7 (1.03%) GIS
17 6 (0.88%) OrientDB
18 5 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 158 (23.24%) Maven
2 131 (19.26%) Jenkins
3 128 (18.82%) JUnit
4 112 (16.47%) Eclipse
5 80 (11.76%) Git (software)
6 79 (11.62%) Subversion
7 73 (10.74%) Ant
8 71 (10.44%) Gradle
9 64 (9.41%) JIRA
10 51 (7.50%) Mockito
11 42 (6.18%) IntelliJ
12 31 (4.56%) Cucumber
13 30 (4.41%) SoapUI
14 29 (4.26%) Hudson
15 23 (3.38%) Log4j
15 23 (3.38%) Selenium
16 20 (2.94%) JProfiler
17 18 (2.65%) jMock
17 18 (2.65%) SonarQube
18 15 (2.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 124 (18.24%) Finance
2 55 (8.09%) Banking
3 37 (5.44%) Retail
4 24 (3.53%) Back Office
5 18 (2.65%) Publishing
6 10 (1.47%) Legal
7 8 (1.18%) Marketing
7 8 (1.18%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.03%) Front Office
8 7 (1.03%) Investment Banking
9 6 (0.88%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.88%) Games
10 3 (0.44%) Online Betting
10 3 (0.44%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.29%) Advertising
11 2 (0.29%) Electronics
11 2 (0.29%) German Language
11 2 (0.29%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.29%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 498 (73.24%) Developer
2 402 (59.12%) Java Developer
3 81 (11.91%) Architect
4 73 (10.74%) Senior Developer
5 71 (10.44%) Senior Java Developer
6 51 (7.50%) Agile Developer
6 51 (7.50%) Agile Java Developer
7 38 (5.59%) Consultant
8 36 (5.29%) Java Architect
9 32 (4.71%) Solutions Architect
10 29 (4.26%) Java Engineer
11 25 (3.68%) JavaScript Developer
12 24 (3.53%) Lead Developer
13 23 (3.38%) Senior Agile Developer
13 23 (3.38%) Senior Agile Java Developer
14 22 (3.24%) Lead Java Developer
15 21 (3.09%) Hybris Developer
15 21 (3.09%) Software Engineer
16 20 (2.94%) J2EE Developer
16 20 (2.94%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 385 (56.62%) Spring
2 285 (41.91%) XML
3 283 (41.62%) Web Services
4 257 (37.79%) HTML
5 238 (35.00%) Hibernate
6 207 (30.44%) CSS
7 204 (30.00%) REST
8 197 (28.97%) SOAP
9 141 (20.74%) JSP
10 134 (19.71%) AngularJS
11 128 (18.82%) JMS
12 122 (17.94%) J2EE
13 114 (16.76%) JSF
14 102 (15.00%) Spring MVC
15 101 (14.85%) JPA
15 101 (14.85%) jQuery
16 100 (14.71%) JSON
17 98 (14.41%) RESTful
18 93 (13.68%) XSLT
19 71 (10.44%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 52 (7.65%) Computer Science
2 51 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (2.21%) Algorithms
5 12 (1.76%) User Experience
6 11 (1.62%) Data Structures
6 11 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (1.32%) Cyberthreat
7 9 (1.32%) Data Integration
7 9 (1.32%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.18%) Wiki
9 7 (1.03%) Management Information System
10 5 (0.74%) Client/Server
10 5 (0.74%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.59%) Cloud Native
11 4 (0.59%) Clustering
11 4 (0.59%) DataPower
11 4 (0.59%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.59%) Social Media
12 3 (0.44%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 84 (12.35%) Linux
2 42 (6.18%) Windows
3 36 (5.29%) Unix
4 29 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (1.18%) Ubuntu
6 5 (0.74%) Android
6 5 (0.74%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.74%) CentOS
6 5 (0.74%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.59%) Debian
7 4 (0.59%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.29%) webOS
9 2 (0.29%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.29%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 411 (60.44%) Agile Software Development
2 246 (36.18%) TDD
3 207 (30.44%) Scrum
4 146 (21.47%) Continuous Integration
4 146 (21.47%) MVC
5 142 (20.88%) OO
6 121 (17.79%) SOA
7 85 (12.50%) Open Source
8 80 (11.76%) UML
9 74 (10.88%) Software Engineering
10 72 (10.59%) Mentoring
11 70 (10.29%) Unit Testing
12 69 (10.15%) Microservices
13 64 (9.41%) E-Commerce
14 63 (9.26%) DevOps
15 62 (9.12%) Web Development
16 59 (8.68%) User Stories
17 58 (8.53%) BDD
17 58 (8.53%) Front End Development
18 48 (7.06%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 652 (95.88%) Java
2 256 (37.65%) SQL
3 238 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 53 (7.79%) PL/SQL
5 49 (7.21%) Python
6 30 (4.41%) Perl
7 29 (4.26%) C
8 23 (3.38%) C#
9 18 (2.65%) Groovy
10 17 (2.50%) Scala
10 17 (2.50%) VB.NET
11 12 (1.76%) XPath
12 11 (1.62%) Ruby
13 10 (1.47%) PHP
14 8 (1.18%) Shell Script
15 7 (1.03%) C++
16 4 (0.59%) Bash Shell
17 3 (0.44%) Go
18 2 (0.29%) Apex Code
18 2 (0.29%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 70 (10.29%) Security Cleared
2 67 (9.85%) Degree
3 34 (5.00%) DV Cleared
4 21 (3.09%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.47%) Sun Certification
6 7 (1.03%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.88%) ISEB
7 6 (0.88%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (0.44%) OCMJD
8 3 (0.44%) OCPJWCD
9 2 (0.29%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.29%) VCAP
9 2 (0.29%) VCP6
9 2 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.50%) QA
2 11 (1.62%) SLA
3 5 (0.74%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.44%) PA-DSS
5 1 (0.15%) COBIT
System Software
1 30 (4.41%) Docker
2 9 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.59%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.44%) KVM
6 2 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (3.97%) Ansible
2 18 (2.65%) Puppet
3 11 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.18%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.44%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.29%) Ambari
6 2 (0.29%) CloudHub
6 2 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.29%) HP Fortify
6 2 (0.29%) HP SiteScope
6 2 (0.29%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (0.29%) vRealize
7 1 (0.15%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.15%) MOM
7 1 (0.15%) Nagios
Vendors
1 269 (39.56%) Oracle
2 59 (8.68%) IBM
3 53 (7.79%) Adobe
4 50 (7.35%) Red Hat
5 26 (3.82%) hybris
6 23 (3.38%) Misys
7 17 (2.50%) BEA
8 15 (2.21%) Perforce
9 14 (2.06%) ATG
10 13 (1.91%) Atlassian
11 11 (1.62%) VMware
12 10 (1.47%) MuleSoft
12 10 (1.47%) Terracotta
13 9 (1.32%) Microsoft
14 8 (1.18%) Talend
15 6 (0.88%) CA Agile Central
15 6 (0.88%) Informatica
15 6 (0.88%) Sybase
15 6 (0.88%) webMethods
16 5 (0.74%) Google
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