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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
UK
Rank 338 355 354
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Contract jobs citing Java EE 259 296 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.59% 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.87% 2.05% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 213 161
Median daily rate £473 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £533 £591
UK excluding London median daily rate £473 £393 £384
% change year-on-year
+20.38% +2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 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
13869 14440 13865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.92% 28.89% 27.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 9525 9991 9330
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 £306 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 254 186
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £22.30 £20.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £57.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +25 229 £475 +13.77% 71
London +22 101 £473 +4.41% 22
South East +4 54 £550 +30.95% 13
Oxfordshire +23 26 £550 +15.78% 2
Oxford +23 22 £600 +29.72%
Scotland -15 21 £300 -17.24% 6
Edinburgh -18 20 £300 -17.24% 6
East Midlands +19 19 £475 - 10
East of England +21 18 £471 +10.70% 3
City of London +6 18 £475 +18.75% 3
Yorkshire +19 14 £438 - 5
Buckinghamshire +8 14 £390 - 1
Milton Keynes +12 12 £390 - 1
Berkshire +19 9 £425 -10.52% 5
Northamptonshire - 9 £550 -
West Yorkshire +20 8 £425 - 2
North West +12 8 £300 -22.82% 5
Manchester +10 6 £300 -21.31% 5
Reading +7 6 - - 2
West Midlands -6 6 £450 -18.18% 4
South West -11 6 £475 +14.45% 8
Bedfordshire - 6 £220 -
Wakefield - 6 £425 -
Essex - 6 £475 - 1
Leicestershire +12 5 £345 - 2
Gloucestershire -4 5 £488 +17.46% 4
Sheffield - 5 £675 - 1
Southend-on-Sea - 5 £475 -
Dunstable - 5 £220 -
South Yorkshire - 5 £675 - 2

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 583 (97.82%) Java
2 387 (64.93%) Agile Software Development
3 344 (57.72%) Spring
4 245 (41.11%) Oracle
5 244 (40.94%) Web Services
6 225 (37.75%) XML
7 222 (37.25%) SQL
8 213 (35.74%) TDD
9 204 (34.23%) Hibernate
10 196 (32.89%) JavaScript
11 194 (32.55%) HTML
12 173 (29.03%) Scrum
13 170 (28.52%) REST
14 163 (27.35%) JBoss
15 162 (27.18%) SOAP
15 162 (27.18%) CSS
16 146 (24.50%) Maven
17 130 (21.81%) Continuous Integration
18 126 (21.14%) OO
19 124 (20.81%) Jenkins
20 122 (20.47%) JUnit
21 121 (20.30%) J2EE
22 118 (19.80%) Finance
23 113 (18.96%) JSP
24 111 (18.62%) AngularJS
25 110 (18.46%) MVC
26 109 (18.29%) JMS
27 100 (16.78%) SOA
27 100 (16.78%) Tomcat
28 99 (16.61%) 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
1 163 (27.35%) JBoss
2 100 (16.78%) Tomcat
3 80 (13.42%) WebSphere
4 71 (11.91%) WebLogic
5 58 (9.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 36 (6.04%) Apache
7 28 (4.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 28 (4.70%) Mule
7 28 (4.70%) WebSphere Application Server
8 27 (4.53%) WebLogic Portal
9 23 (3.86%) WebSphere Process Server
10 17 (2.85%) Confluence
11 16 (2.68%) Mule ESB
12 13 (2.18%) Alfresco
13 12 (2.01%) CMS
14 11 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
14 11 (1.85%) IIS
15 8 (1.34%) nginx
16 7 (1.17%) Apache Spark
16 7 (1.17%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 10 (1.68%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (4.19%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.50%) Magento
2 3 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle SCM
3 1 (0.17%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.86%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (3.36%) GitHub
3 15 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.17%) PaaS
6 6 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (0.84%) OpenShift
8 4 (0.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (0.50%) IaaS
9 3 (0.50%) SaaS
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.17%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.17%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.68%) HTTP
2 10 (1.68%) Firewall
2 10 (1.68%) Internet
3 8 (1.34%) Network Security
4 6 (1.01%) IPv4
5 5 (0.84%) AMQP
5 5 (0.84%) Unified Communications
6 4 (0.67%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.34%) BIG-IP
7 2 (0.34%) FTP
7 2 (0.34%) Intranet
7 2 (0.34%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.34%) SSL
7 2 (0.34%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.17%) DMZ
8 1 (0.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (0.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.17%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.17%) SSH
8 1 (0.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (11.74%) Relational Database
2 66 (11.07%) Oracle Database
3 60 (10.07%) MySQL
3 60 (10.07%) SQL Server
4 47 (7.89%) MongoDB
5 42 (7.05%) NoSQL
6 40 (6.71%) Big Data
7 33 (5.54%) Hadoop
8 26 (4.36%) RDBMS
9 23 (3.86%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (3.19%) Oracle Database 10g
11 17 (2.85%) Apache Cassandra
12 16 (2.68%) DB2
13 13 (2.18%) Redis
14 12 (2.01%) Apache Hive
15 10 (1.68%) Neo4j
15 10 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
16 6 (1.01%) Cloudera CDH
16 6 (1.01%) GIS
17 5 (0.84%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 146 (24.50%) Maven
2 124 (20.81%) Jenkins
3 122 (20.47%) JUnit
4 90 (15.10%) Eclipse
5 84 (14.09%) Git (software)
6 72 (12.08%) Ant
7 62 (10.40%) Subversion
8 60 (10.07%) JIRA
9 58 (9.73%) Gradle
10 50 (8.39%) Mockito
11 38 (6.38%) Cucumber
12 36 (6.04%) Selenium
13 33 (5.54%) IntelliJ
14 29 (4.87%) SoapUI
15 26 (4.36%) Hudson
16 19 (3.19%) JProfiler
17 18 (3.02%) jMock
18 17 (2.85%) SonarQube
19 16 (2.68%) Bitbucket
20 13 (2.18%) Log4j
General
1 118 (19.80%) Finance
2 48 (8.05%) Banking
3 23 (3.86%) Publishing
4 21 (3.52%) Retail
5 14 (2.35%) Back Office
6 10 (1.68%) Legal
7 9 (1.51%) Games
7 9 (1.51%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.51%) Marketing
8 7 (1.17%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.84%) Front Office
10 3 (0.50%) Electronics
10 3 (0.50%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.50%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.50%) Online Betting
11 2 (0.34%) German Language
11 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.34%) Prime Brokerage
12 1 (0.17%) Automotive
12 1 (0.17%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 425 (71.31%) Developer
2 351 (58.89%) Java Developer
3 85 (14.26%) Architect
4 74 (12.42%) Senior Developer
5 70 (11.74%) Senior Java Developer
6 38 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
7 37 (6.21%) Java Architect
8 35 (5.87%) Agile Developer
8 35 (5.87%) Agile Java Developer
9 32 (5.37%) Java Engineer
10 26 (4.36%) Software Engineer
11 22 (3.69%) Consultant
12 18 (3.02%) Java Software Engineer
12 18 (3.02%) JavaScript Developer
12 18 (3.02%) Oracle Developer
13 17 (2.85%) Technical Architect
14 16 (2.68%) Senior Agile Developer
14 16 (2.68%) Senior Agile Java Developer
15 15 (2.52%) Lead Developer
15 15 (2.52%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 344 (57.72%) Spring
2 244 (40.94%) Web Services
3 225 (37.75%) XML
4 204 (34.23%) Hibernate
5 194 (32.55%) HTML
6 170 (28.52%) REST
7 162 (27.18%) CSS
7 162 (27.18%) SOAP
8 121 (20.30%) J2EE
9 113 (18.96%) JSP
10 111 (18.62%) AngularJS
11 109 (18.29%) JMS
12 99 (16.61%) JSF
13 93 (15.60%) JPA
14 88 (14.77%) jQuery
15 87 (14.60%) JSON
16 78 (13.09%) XSLT
17 77 (12.92%) Spring MVC
18 70 (11.74%) RESTful
19 66 (11.07%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 42 (7.05%) Computer Science
2 40 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (3.86%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (2.35%) Algorithms
4 14 (2.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 13 (2.18%) Data Structures
5 13 (2.18%) User Experience
6 11 (1.85%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.17%) Client/Server
7 7 (1.17%) Cyberthreat
7 7 (1.17%) Wiki
8 6 (1.01%) DataPower
8 6 (1.01%) Virtual Team
9 5 (0.84%) Derivative
9 5 (0.84%) Management Information System
9 5 (0.84%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.67%) Data Integration
10 4 (0.67%) Inversion of Control
10 4 (0.67%) Online Games
11 3 (0.50%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 81 (13.59%) Linux
2 37 (6.21%) Unix
2 37 (6.21%) Windows
3 20 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (1.17%) Ubuntu
5 5 (0.84%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.67%) Android
6 4 (0.67%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.67%) CentOS
6 4 (0.67%) Debian
6 4 (0.67%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 387 (64.93%) Agile Software Development
2 213 (35.74%) TDD
3 173 (29.03%) Scrum
4 130 (21.81%) Continuous Integration
5 126 (21.14%) OO
6 110 (18.46%) MVC
7 100 (16.78%) SOA
8 83 (13.93%) UML
9 79 (13.26%) Unit Testing
10 76 (12.75%) Open Source
11 73 (12.25%) Software Engineering
12 66 (11.07%) DevOps
13 65 (10.91%) Microservices
14 60 (10.07%) E-Commerce
15 58 (9.73%) BDD
16 52 (8.72%) Mentoring
17 48 (8.05%) User Stories
18 45 (7.55%) SDLC
19 44 (7.38%) Front End Development
20 41 (6.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 583 (97.82%) Java
2 222 (37.25%) SQL
3 196 (32.89%) JavaScript
4 54 (9.06%) PL/SQL
5 49 (8.22%) Python
6 26 (4.36%) Groovy
7 25 (4.19%) C
8 24 (4.03%) Perl
9 19 (3.19%) C#
10 18 (3.02%) Scala
11 17 (2.85%) Shell Script
12 15 (2.52%) VB.NET
13 12 (2.01%) Bash Shell
13 12 (2.01%) XPath
14 10 (1.68%) PHP
15 9 (1.51%) C++
15 9 (1.51%) Ruby
16 3 (0.50%) Go
17 2 (0.34%) Erlang
17 2 (0.34%) ES6
Qualifications
1 72 (12.08%) Security Cleared
2 57 (9.56%) Degree
3 29 (4.87%) DV Cleared
4 25 (4.19%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.85%) Sun Certification
6 6 (1.01%) ISEB
6 6 (1.01%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.01%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (0.50%) OCMJD
7 3 (0.50%) OCPJWCD
8 2 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.17%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.86%) QA
2 12 (2.01%) SLA
3 5 (0.84%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.50%) PA-DSS
5 2 (0.34%) COBIT
System Software
1 22 (3.69%) Docker
2 7 (1.17%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.01%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 16 (2.68%) Puppet
2 15 (2.52%) Ansible
3 10 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.01%) Hadoop YARN
4 6 (1.01%) Kubernetes
5 5 (0.84%) Ambari
6 2 (0.34%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.34%) CloudHub
6 2 (0.34%) HP Fortify
6 2 (0.34%) HP SiteScope
6 2 (0.34%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.17%) MOM
7 1 (0.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 245 (41.11%) Oracle
2 43 (7.21%) IBM
3 37 (6.21%) Red Hat
4 30 (5.03%) Adobe
5 19 (3.19%) hybris
6 17 (2.85%) ATG
7 16 (2.68%) BEA
8 13 (2.18%) Misys
8 13 (2.18%) Perforce
9 11 (1.85%) MuleSoft
10 10 (1.68%) Atlassian
10 10 (1.68%) Google
11 8 (1.34%) Sybase
11 8 (1.34%) Talend
12 7 (1.17%) VMware
13 6 (1.01%) CA Agile Central
14 5 (0.84%) WorldPay
15 4 (0.67%) Terracotta
16 3 (0.50%) GoldenSource
16 3 (0.50%) webMethods
London/Amsterdam
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: £600-£700 per day + expenses
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
First Point
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day + 6 month rolling
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Energon Global
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Energon People
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago