The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 18 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing J2EE 2 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.69% 7.37% 2.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.41% 14.29% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.96% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £62.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +73.61%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
27 49 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 22.88% 51.58% 43.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 21 23
Median daily rate £475 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.85% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £300 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford region citing J2EE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

J2EE
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2EE across the Watford region.

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in Watford

J2EE
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the Watford region.

J2EE Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Watford region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (82.35%) E-Commerce
3 13 (76.47%) Web Services
4 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
5 11 (64.71%) Unix
5 11 (64.71%) IBM
5 11 (64.71%) WebSphere
6 10 (58.82%) HTML
7 9 (52.94%) SQL
8 8 (47.06%) JSP
8 8 (47.06%) XML
8 8 (47.06%) Linux
8 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (41.18%) Internet
9 7 (41.18%) JMS
9 7 (41.18%) SOAP
9 7 (41.18%) DB2
9 7 (41.18%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (41.18%) JSON
9 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
10 6 (35.29%) EJB
10 6 (35.29%) Servlets
10 6 (35.29%) XHTML
11 5 (29.41%) SOA
12 4 (23.53%) Change Management
12 4 (23.53%) Retail
12 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
12 4 (23.53%) TOGAF
12 4 (23.53%) Document Management
12 4 (23.53%) XSLT

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 11 (64.71%) WebSphere
2 7 (41.18%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (17.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Apache
3 3 (17.65%) CMS
3 3 (17.65%) MQSeries
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) DB2
2 4 (23.53%) DbVisualizer
2 4 (23.53%) MySQL
3 3 (17.65%) Jackrabbit
3 3 (17.65%) RDBMS
3 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
4 2 (11.76%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
4 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (11.76%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
2 4 (23.53%) Appium
2 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
2 4 (23.53%) JIRA
2 4 (23.53%) Selenium
2 4 (23.53%) SoapUI
2 4 (23.53%) WebDriver
3 3 (17.65%) Ant
3 3 (17.65%) Eclipse
3 3 (17.65%) JUnit
3 3 (17.65%) Log4j
3 3 (17.65%) Mockito
3 3 (17.65%) Subversion
3 3 (17.65%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 4 (23.53%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
1 8 (47.06%) Java Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Automation Tester
3 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce Architect
3 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Java Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Java Automation Tester
3 4 (23.53%) Java Solutions Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 4 (23.53%) Selenium Tester
3 4 (23.53%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Tester
4 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce Developer
4 3 (17.65%) J2EE Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Java E-Commerce Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Java WebSphere Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (17.65%) WebSphere Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) Web Services
2 10 (58.82%) HTML
3 8 (47.06%) JSP
3 8 (47.06%) XML
4 7 (41.18%) JMS
4 7 (41.18%) JSON
4 7 (41.18%) SOAP
5 6 (35.29%) EJB
5 6 (35.29%) Servlets
5 6 (35.29%) XHTML
6 4 (23.53%) Gherkin
6 4 (23.53%) RESTful
6 4 (23.53%) XSLT
7 3 (17.65%) Ajax
7 3 (17.65%) CSS
7 3 (17.65%) JDBC
7 3 (17.65%) JSTL
7 3 (17.65%) REST
7 3 (17.65%) Struts
7 3 (17.65%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Unix
2 8 (47.06%) Linux
3 3 (17.65%) HPUX
3 3 (17.65%) Solaris
4 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) E-Commerce
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) SOA
4 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Change Management
4 4 (23.53%) Coaching
4 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (23.53%) Document Management
4 4 (23.53%) Project Planning
4 4 (23.53%) System Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
4 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
4 4 (23.53%) TOGAF
5 3 (17.65%) Database Tuning
5 3 (17.65%) MVC
5 3 (17.65%) OO
5 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (17.65%) RAD
5 3 (17.65%) UML
6 1 (5.88%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
3 9 (52.94%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
4 3 (17.65%) Perl
5 2 (11.76%) C
5 2 (11.76%) C#
5 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) IBM
2 4 (23.53%) hybris
3 3 (17.65%) ATG
3 3 (17.65%) Blue Martini
3 3 (17.65%) Elastic Path
3 3 (17.65%) Interwoven
4 2 (11.76%) Sybase
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle