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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
UK
Rank 345 348 351
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing Java EE 263 302 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.58% 0.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.86% 2.04% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 216 180
Median daily rate £471 £415 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.37% -0.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £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
14150 14774 13887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.20% 28.41% 26.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 9841 10193 9187
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 248 189
Median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £21.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +13.23%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +39 229 £475 +9.82% 103
London +14 95 £500 +11.11% 45
South East +1 49 £500 +15.60% 16
East Midlands +19 20 £410 +31.20% 5
Oxfordshire +11 20 £525 +14.13% 2
Scotland +1 20 £381 +5.17% 8
Buckinghamshire +12 18 £375 - 4
Milton Keynes +14 17 £375 - 4
Yorkshire +28 16 £438 +19.86% 6
Oxford +16 16 £550 +25.00% 1
East of England +14 15 £440 -12.00% 8
City of London -3 14 £625 +31.57% 6
Edinburgh -17 13 £375 +3.44% 6
Berkshire +19 9 £425 -10.52% 6
South West +4 9 £463 +11.44% 5
North West +10 8 £300 -25.00% 15
West Midlands +8 8 £450 -18.18% 1
West Yorkshire +22 7 £413 +13.01% 4
Essex - 7 £473 - 5
South Yorkshire - 7 £663 - 1
Manchester +8 6 £300 -22.58% 10
Southend-on-Sea - 6 £473 -
Sheffield - 6 £675 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 6 £475 - 3
Cardiff +17 5 £525 +13.82% 1
South Wales +14 5 £525 +13.82% 2
Wales +1 5 £525 +11.11% 2
Gloucestershire -4 5 £488 +17.46%
North East -22 5 £340 +9.67% 2
Bedfordshire - 5 £375 - 1

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 571 (95.64%) Java
2 407 (68.17%) Agile Software Development
3 340 (56.95%) Spring
4 243 (40.70%) Oracle
5 230 (38.53%) SQL
6 220 (36.85%) Web Services
6 220 (36.85%) TDD
7 210 (35.18%) XML
8 199 (33.33%) Hibernate
9 197 (33.00%) JavaScript
10 195 (32.66%) Scrum
11 178 (29.82%) REST
12 167 (27.97%) HTML
13 165 (27.64%) SOAP
14 154 (25.80%) CSS
15 148 (24.79%) JBoss
16 142 (23.79%) Continuous Integration
17 136 (22.78%) Maven
18 132 (22.11%) J2EE
19 129 (21.61%) Jenkins
20 122 (20.44%) OO
21 118 (19.77%) JUnit
22 117 (19.60%) AngularJS
23 114 (19.10%) SOA
24 109 (18.26%) MVC
24 109 (18.26%) Finance
25 105 (17.59%) JMS
26 103 (17.25%) Git (software)
27 101 (16.92%) JSP
28 100 (16.75%) 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
1 148 (24.79%) JBoss
2 90 (15.08%) WebSphere
3 78 (13.07%) Tomcat
4 72 (12.06%) WebLogic
5 64 (10.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 39 (6.53%) WebSphere Application Server
7 38 (6.37%) Apache
8 28 (4.69%) Mule
9 24 (4.02%) WebSphere Process Server
10 23 (3.85%) WebLogic Portal
11 21 (3.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 18 (3.02%) CMS
13 15 (2.51%) Mule ESB
14 13 (2.18%) Confluence
15 12 (2.01%) Alfresco
15 12 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
16 9 (1.51%) IIS
17 8 (1.34%) Anypoint
17 8 (1.34%) nginx
18 7 (1.17%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (1.17%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (3.18%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.50%) Magento
2 3 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.34%) Murex MxG2000
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (0.17%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 32 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (4.52%) GitHub
3 16 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (1.34%) PaaS
6 7 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (1.01%) IaaS
8 5 (0.84%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 5 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (0.67%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.50%) SaaS
11 2 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.17%) Bluemix
12 1 (0.17%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.17%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.17%) Route 53
12 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.18%) HTTP
2 8 (1.34%) Firewall
2 8 (1.34%) Internet
3 7 (1.17%) Network Security
4 6 (1.01%) IPv4
4 6 (1.01%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.84%) AMQP
6 3 (0.50%) FTP
6 3 (0.50%) Intranet
6 3 (0.50%) SSL
6 3 (0.50%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.34%) BIG-IP
7 2 (0.34%) SMTP
7 2 (0.34%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.17%) DHCP
8 1 (0.17%) DNS
8 1 (0.17%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.17%) LDAP
8 1 (0.17%) SSH
8 1 (0.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (11.06%) Relational Database
2 63 (10.55%) SQL Server
3 62 (10.39%) Oracle Database
4 56 (9.38%) MySQL
5 45 (7.54%) MongoDB
6 41 (6.87%) NoSQL
7 37 (6.20%) Big Data
8 32 (5.36%) Hadoop
9 25 (4.19%) RDBMS
10 22 (3.69%) PostgreSQL
11 20 (3.35%) Oracle Database 10g
12 17 (2.85%) Apache Cassandra
12 17 (2.85%) DB2
13 12 (2.01%) Apache Hive
14 11 (1.84%) Redis
15 10 (1.68%) GIS
16 9 (1.51%) Oracle Database 11g
17 8 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
18 7 (1.17%) Neo4j
19 6 (1.01%) Cloudera CDH
Development Applications
1 136 (22.78%) Maven
2 129 (21.61%) Jenkins
3 118 (19.77%) JUnit
4 103 (17.25%) Git (software)
5 81 (13.57%) Eclipse
6 61 (10.22%) Ant
7 60 (10.05%) JIRA
8 54 (9.05%) Mockito
8 54 (9.05%) Subversion
9 48 (8.04%) Cucumber
10 47 (7.87%) Gradle
11 39 (6.53%) Selenium
12 25 (4.19%) IntelliJ
13 23 (3.85%) SoapUI
14 21 (3.52%) Hudson
15 17 (2.85%) JProfiler
16 15 (2.51%) SonarQube
17 14 (2.35%) Bitbucket
18 13 (2.18%) jMock
18 13 (2.18%) XDoclet
General
1 109 (18.26%) Finance
2 48 (8.04%) Banking
3 22 (3.69%) Publishing
4 13 (2.18%) Retail
5 10 (1.68%) Legal
6 9 (1.51%) Back Office
6 9 (1.51%) Games
6 9 (1.51%) Marketing
7 8 (1.34%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.01%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.84%) Front Office
10 4 (0.67%) Billing
11 3 (0.50%) Electronics
11 3 (0.50%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.50%) Online Betting
12 2 (0.34%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.34%) German Language
12 2 (0.34%) Prime Brokerage
13 1 (0.17%) French Language
13 1 (0.17%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 437 (73.20%) Developer
2 355 (59.46%) Java Developer
3 86 (14.41%) Senior Developer
4 83 (13.90%) Architect
5 81 (13.57%) Senior Java Developer
6 39 (6.53%) Solutions Architect
7 37 (6.20%) Java Architect
8 36 (6.03%) Agile Developer
9 35 (5.86%) Agile Java Developer
10 32 (5.36%) Java Engineer
11 24 (4.02%) Software Engineer
12 20 (3.35%) Java Software Engineer
12 20 (3.35%) Software Developer
13 19 (3.18%) Consultant
13 19 (3.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 17 (2.85%) Senior Agile Developer
14 17 (2.85%) Senior Agile Java Developer
15 16 (2.68%) J2EE Developer
15 16 (2.68%) Java/J2EE Developer
16 15 (2.51%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 340 (56.95%) Spring
2 220 (36.85%) Web Services
3 210 (35.18%) XML
4 199 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 178 (29.82%) REST
6 167 (27.97%) HTML
7 165 (27.64%) SOAP
8 154 (25.80%) CSS
9 132 (22.11%) J2EE
10 117 (19.60%) AngularJS
11 105 (17.59%) JMS
12 101 (16.92%) JSP
13 100 (16.75%) JPA
14 86 (14.41%) JSF
14 86 (14.41%) JSON
15 83 (13.90%) jQuery
16 72 (12.06%) XSLT
17 69 (11.56%) EJB
18 65 (10.89%) Spring MVC
19 63 (10.55%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 35 (5.86%) Computer Science
2 32 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (4.02%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (3.35%) User Experience
5 15 (2.51%) Algorithms
6 14 (2.35%) Data Structures
6 14 (2.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 11 (1.84%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.34%) Client/Server
8 8 (1.34%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.01%) Derivative
10 5 (0.84%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (0.84%) DataPower
10 5 (0.84%) Management Information System
10 5 (0.84%) Online Games
11 4 (0.67%) Wiki
12 3 (0.50%) Cloud Native
12 3 (0.50%) Online Banking
13 2 (0.34%) iPad
13 2 (0.34%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 85 (14.24%) Linux
2 36 (6.03%) Windows
3 31 (5.19%) Unix
4 22 (3.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (0.84%) Ubuntu
6 4 (0.67%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.50%) Android
7 3 (0.50%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.50%) CentOS
7 3 (0.50%) Debian
7 3 (0.50%) VMS
7 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 407 (68.17%) Agile Software Development
2 220 (36.85%) TDD
3 195 (32.66%) Scrum
4 142 (23.79%) Continuous Integration
5 122 (20.44%) OO
6 114 (19.10%) SOA
7 109 (18.26%) MVC
8 86 (14.41%) Unit Testing
9 85 (14.24%) UML
10 78 (13.07%) DevOps
11 73 (12.23%) Microservices
12 69 (11.56%) Software Engineering
13 66 (11.06%) Open Source
14 56 (9.38%) BDD
14 56 (9.38%) SDLC
15 54 (9.05%) E-Commerce
16 47 (7.87%) Mentoring
17 42 (7.04%) Front End Development
18 41 (6.87%) Pair Programming
19 39 (6.53%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 571 (95.64%) Java
2 230 (38.53%) SQL
3 197 (33.00%) JavaScript
4 54 (9.05%) PL/SQL
5 47 (7.87%) Python
6 28 (4.69%) Groovy
7 25 (4.19%) C#
8 23 (3.85%) Perl
8 23 (3.85%) Scala
9 18 (3.02%) C
10 16 (2.68%) Shell Script
11 15 (2.51%) Bash Shell
11 15 (2.51%) VB.NET
12 12 (2.01%) XPath
13 9 (1.51%) C++
14 7 (1.17%) PHP
14 7 (1.17%) Ruby
15 5 (0.84%) ES6
16 4 (0.67%) Go
17 3 (0.50%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 70 (11.73%) Security Cleared
2 46 (7.71%) Degree
3 28 (4.69%) SC Cleared
4 24 (4.02%) DV Cleared
5 19 (3.18%) Sun Certification
6 6 (1.01%) Oracle Certification
7 5 (0.84%) ISEB
8 3 (0.50%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.50%) OCMJD
8 3 (0.50%) OCPJWCD
9 2 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.17%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.17%) VCAP
10 1 (0.17%) VCP6
10 1 (0.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.52%) QA
2 15 (2.51%) SLA
3 5 (0.84%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.50%) PA-DSS
5 2 (0.34%) COBIT
5 2 (0.34%) MiFID
6 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 21 (3.52%) Docker
2 7 (1.17%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.01%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.17%) vSphere
5 1 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (3.35%) Ansible
2 19 (3.18%) Puppet
3 12 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.01%) Hadoop YARN
5 5 (0.84%) Ambari
5 5 (0.84%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.34%) CloudHub
6 2 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.34%) HP SiteScope
6 2 (0.34%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.17%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.17%) Grafana
7 1 (0.17%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.17%) Kibana
7 1 (0.17%) Mesos
7 1 (0.17%) MOM
7 1 (0.17%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.17%) Terraform
7 1 (0.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 243 (40.70%) Oracle
2 41 (6.87%) Red Hat
3 39 (6.53%) IBM
4 24 (4.02%) Adobe
5 18 (3.02%) BEA
5 18 (3.02%) hybris
6 17 (2.85%) ATG
7 13 (2.18%) Perforce
8 11 (1.84%) Google
9 9 (1.51%) MuleSoft
10 8 (1.34%) Microsoft
10 8 (1.34%) Misys
10 8 (1.34%) Sybase
10 8 (1.34%) VMware
11 7 (1.17%) Talend
12 6 (1.01%) Atlassian
12 6 (1.01%) SAP
13 5 (0.84%) WorldPay
14 3 (0.50%) CA Agile Central
14 3 (0.50%) Kony
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