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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 315 372 362
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -10
Contract jobs citing Java EE 374 315 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.55% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.32% 1.96% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 189 173
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £336 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £425 £370
% change year-on-year
-13.52% +14.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
16134 16105 15692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.85% 28.01% 27.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11187 10923 9942
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 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 286 217
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

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 August 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 August 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 +27 308 £439 +3.23% 79
London +44 162 £475 +5.55% 43
Scotland +46 55 £340 +0.74% 4
Edinburgh +42 49 £340 -10.52% 3
South East -12 47 £450 +5.88% 6
West Midlands +14 45 £375 - 2
Birmingham - 25 £425 - 1
City of London +20 14 £475 -5.00% 8
East of England +21 13 £475 +31.03% 1
Gloucestershire +9 13 £400 -5.88% 6
South West -20 13 £400 -5.88% 11
Berkshire +4 11 £488 +41.81%
East Midlands -10 11 £388 -13.88% 6
Northamptonshire +1 9 £356 -20.83% 2
West Yorkshire -4 9 £365 -14.11% 1
Leeds -6 9 £365 -14.11% 1
Yorkshire -12 9 £365 -14.11% 2
Suffolk +11 8 £475 +35.71%
Buckinghamshire +14 7 £550 +22.22% 1
Northampton +5 7 £325 +12.06%
Hampshire -2 7 £400 -5.88% 1
Bury St Edmunds - 6 £475 -
Surrey -7 5 £500 +5.26% 2
Leatherhead +11 4 £475 -1.04%
Reading +9 4 £450 +30.90%
Canary Wharf 0 4 £500 -23.07%
Livingston - 4 £378 -
East Sussex - 4 £347 - 1
Coventry - 4 £525 - 1
West Lothian - 4 £378 -

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 700 (94.21%) Java
2 398 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
3 353 (47.51%) Spring
4 312 (41.99%) Web Services
5 288 (38.76%) XML
6 269 (36.20%) SQL
7 267 (35.94%) HTML
8 261 (35.13%) Oracle
9 258 (34.72%) Hibernate
10 243 (32.71%) JavaScript
11 217 (29.21%) TDD
12 210 (28.26%) JBoss
13 205 (27.59%) CSS
14 203 (27.32%) SOAP
15 178 (23.96%) REST
16 172 (23.15%) Scrum
17 168 (22.61%) Maven
18 149 (20.05%) Jenkins
19 146 (19.65%) Continuous Integration
20 141 (18.98%) JUnit
21 136 (18.30%) Linux
22 135 (18.17%) Tomcat
23 134 (18.03%) Finance
24 133 (17.90%) OO
25 132 (17.77%) JMS
26 127 (17.09%) SOA
27 126 (16.96%) WebLogic
28 123 (16.55%) AngularJS
28 123 (16.55%) RESTful
29 115 (15.48%) JPA

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
1 210 (28.26%) JBoss
2 135 (18.17%) Tomcat
3 126 (16.96%) WebLogic
4 87 (11.71%) WebSphere
5 57 (7.67%) Confluence
6 46 (6.19%) Apache
7 43 (5.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 37 (4.98%) WebLogic Portal
9 24 (3.23%) IIS
10 17 (2.29%) Oracle Service Bus
11 16 (2.15%) Mule
12 13 (1.75%) Mule ESB
13 11 (1.48%) CMS
13 11 (1.48%) GlassFish
14 10 (1.35%) Apache Solr
14 10 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
15 9 (1.21%) Jetty
15 9 (1.21%) nginx
16 8 (1.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 8 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (0.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.40%) MS Office
2 3 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (2.29%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (0.94%) Documaker
3 2 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.27%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.13%) Murex MxG2000
4 1 (0.13%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.50%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.15%) OpenShift
3 15 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (1.35%) PaaS
5 6 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (0.81%) GitHub
6 5 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.67%) SaaS
7 4 (0.54%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.54%) IaaS
8 3 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.40%) AWS CloudTrail
8 3 (0.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (0.40%) Force.com
8 3 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.40%) Route 53
9 2 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (7.13%) HTTP
2 29 (3.90%) Internet
3 26 (3.50%) LDAP
4 16 (2.15%) AMQP
5 14 (1.88%) Firewall
6 13 (1.75%) TCP/IP
7 12 (1.62%) SSL
8 6 (0.81%) Intranet
9 5 (0.67%) Kerberos
9 5 (0.67%) Network Security
9 5 (0.67%) SSH
9 5 (0.67%) Unified Communications
9 5 (0.67%) X.509
10 4 (0.54%) NetScaler
11 3 (0.40%) DMZ
11 3 (0.40%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 3 (0.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (0.40%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.40%) Wireshark
12 2 (0.27%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (13.46%) Oracle Database
2 86 (11.57%) SQL Server
3 73 (9.83%) MySQL
4 58 (7.81%) Relational Database
5 49 (6.59%) DB2
6 48 (6.46%) MongoDB
7 47 (6.33%) NoSQL
8 37 (4.98%) PostgreSQL
9 27 (3.63%) Big Data
10 26 (3.50%) Hadoop
10 26 (3.50%) Neo4j
11 25 (3.36%) Oracle Database 11g
11 25 (3.36%) RDBMS
12 16 (2.15%) OrientDB
13 14 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
14 13 (1.75%) Hazelcast
15 12 (1.62%) Apache Hive
15 12 (1.62%) VoltDB
16 8 (1.08%) Impala
16 8 (1.08%) Redis
Development Applications
1 168 (22.61%) Maven
2 149 (20.05%) Jenkins
3 141 (18.98%) JUnit
4 108 (14.54%) JIRA
5 102 (13.73%) Eclipse
6 98 (13.19%) Subversion
7 72 (9.69%) Git (software)
8 59 (7.94%) Selenium
9 57 (7.67%) Gradle
10 56 (7.54%) SoapUI
11 52 (7.00%) Ant
12 46 (6.19%) Cucumber
13 40 (5.38%) Mockito
14 36 (4.85%) Hudson
15 33 (4.44%) JMeter
16 28 (3.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 28 (3.77%) IntelliJ
16 28 (3.77%) JBehave
17 27 (3.63%) Log4j
18 23 (3.10%) Bitbucket
General
1 134 (18.03%) Finance
2 80 (10.77%) Banking
3 33 (4.44%) Retail
4 31 (4.17%) Back Office
5 19 (2.56%) Front Office
6 15 (2.02%) Investment Banking
7 13 (1.75%) Financial Institution
7 13 (1.75%) Marketing
8 9 (1.21%) Local Government
9 8 (1.08%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.81%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.54%) Wholesale Banking
12 3 (0.40%) Advertising
12 3 (0.40%) Automotive
12 3 (0.40%) Games
12 3 (0.40%) Publishing
12 3 (0.40%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.27%) Electronics
13 2 (0.27%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 477 (64.20%) Developer
2 385 (51.82%) Java Developer
3 99 (13.32%) Architect
4 67 (9.02%) Senior Developer
5 62 (8.34%) Senior Java Developer
6 51 (6.86%) Consultant
7 45 (6.06%) Agile Developer
7 45 (6.06%) Agile Java Developer
8 36 (4.85%) Java Architect
9 35 (4.71%) Java Engineer
10 31 (4.17%) Software Engineer
11 25 (3.36%) Lead Developer
11 25 (3.36%) Solutions Architect
12 23 (3.10%) Developer in Test
12 23 (3.10%) Technical Architect
13 22 (2.96%) Hybris Developer
13 22 (2.96%) JavaScript Developer
13 22 (2.96%) Lead Java Developer
14 20 (2.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 19 (2.56%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 353 (47.51%) Spring
2 312 (41.99%) Web Services
3 288 (38.76%) XML
4 267 (35.94%) HTML
5 258 (34.72%) Hibernate
6 205 (27.59%) CSS
7 203 (27.32%) SOAP
8 178 (23.96%) REST
9 132 (17.77%) JMS
10 123 (16.55%) AngularJS
10 123 (16.55%) RESTful
11 115 (15.48%) JPA
12 112 (15.07%) JSP
13 103 (13.86%) JSON
14 97 (13.06%) J2EE
15 89 (11.98%) jQuery
16 83 (11.17%) HTML5
17 82 (11.04%) JSF
17 82 (11.04%) XSLT
18 73 (9.83%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 47 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (5.79%) Computer Science
3 34 (4.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 29 (3.90%) User Experience
5 27 (3.63%) Enterprise Software
6 24 (3.23%) Cyberthreat
7 17 (2.29%) Wiki
8 13 (1.75%) PKI
9 12 (1.62%) Data Integration
10 9 (1.21%) Blackberry
10 9 (1.21%) Client/Server
10 9 (1.21%) Cryptography
11 7 (0.94%) Hedge funds
11 7 (0.94%) N-Tier
11 7 (0.94%) Visualisation
12 6 (0.81%) DataPower
12 6 (0.81%) Management Information System
13 5 (0.67%) Algorithms
13 5 (0.67%) Data Structures
13 5 (0.67%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 136 (18.30%) Linux
2 71 (9.56%) Unix
3 56 (7.54%) Windows
4 53 (7.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (2.15%) Android
5 16 (2.15%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.48%) Windows Server
7 9 (1.21%) Ubuntu
7 9 (1.21%) webOS
7 9 (1.21%) Windows Phone
7 9 (1.21%) Windows Phone 7
7 9 (1.21%) zOS
8 8 (1.08%) Mac OS X
9 7 (0.94%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (0.67%) CentOS
11 2 (0.27%) AIX
12 1 (0.13%) Debian
12 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 398 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 217 (29.21%) TDD
3 172 (23.15%) Scrum
4 146 (19.65%) Continuous Integration
5 133 (17.90%) OO
6 127 (17.09%) SOA
7 113 (15.21%) MVC
8 101 (13.59%) Open Source
9 81 (10.90%) BDD
10 79 (10.63%) Software Engineering
11 72 (9.69%) UML
12 69 (9.29%) Web Development
13 68 (9.15%) Front End Development
14 66 (8.88%) DevOps
15 65 (8.75%) Mentoring
16 63 (8.48%) SDLC
17 58 (7.81%) User Stories
18 56 (7.54%) Microservices
19 52 (7.00%) Unit Testing
20 46 (6.19%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 700 (94.21%) Java
2 269 (36.20%) SQL
3 243 (32.71%) JavaScript
4 71 (9.56%) PL/SQL
5 47 (6.33%) Python
6 36 (4.85%) Perl
7 33 (4.44%) Scala
8 29 (3.90%) C
9 27 (3.63%) Ruby
10 26 (3.50%) Groovy
11 14 (1.88%) Shell Script
12 13 (1.75%) C#
12 13 (1.75%) PHP
13 10 (1.35%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.08%) CoffeeScript
15 5 (0.67%) C++
16 4 (0.54%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.54%) VB.NET
17 3 (0.40%) Apex Code
18 2 (0.27%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 100 (13.46%) Security Cleared
2 55 (7.40%) Degree
3 48 (6.46%) DV Cleared
4 44 (5.92%) SC Cleared
5 16 (2.15%) ISTQB
6 14 (1.88%) ISEB
7 3 (0.40%) BC Cleared
7 3 (0.40%) CITP
7 3 (0.40%) OCMJD
7 3 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (0.40%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.40%) VCAP
7 3 (0.40%) VCP6
7 3 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.13%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.04%) QA
2 3 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.27%) COBIT
3 2 (0.27%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (3.36%) Docker
2 18 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.67%) GeoWebCache
4 3 (0.40%) KVM
4 3 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.40%) vSphere
5 2 (0.27%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.27%) HDFS
5 2 (0.27%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 22 (2.96%) Ansible
2 14 (1.88%) Puppet
3 11 (1.48%) BladeLogic
3 11 (1.48%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (0.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (0.94%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 6 (0.81%) CA Wily
5 6 (0.81%) Kubernetes
5 6 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.81%) Tivoli
6 5 (0.67%) Nagios
7 4 (0.54%) HP Fortify
8 3 (0.40%) CloudHub
8 3 (0.40%) vRealize
8 3 (0.40%) yum
9 2 (0.27%) CA Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.27%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.27%) logstash
9 2 (0.27%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 261 (35.13%) Oracle
2 72 (9.69%) Red Hat
3 70 (9.42%) IBM
4 45 (6.06%) Adobe
5 42 (5.65%) Atlassian
6 33 (4.44%) Microsoft
7 27 (3.63%) Misys
8 26 (3.50%) VMware
9 24 (3.23%) hybris
10 15 (2.02%) Rally
10 15 (2.02%) webMethods
11 14 (1.88%) HP
12 11 (1.48%) Informatica
13 10 (1.35%) Terracotta
14 8 (1.08%) CA
14 8 (1.08%) ForgeRock
15 7 (0.94%) Cisco
15 7 (0.94%) F5
15 7 (0.94%) MuleSoft
15 7 (0.94%) Siebel
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