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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 14 11 21
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing J2EE 20 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 10.64% 13.57% 5.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.90% 38.00% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
Median daily rate £525 £390 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -3.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
J2EE
Hertfordshire

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
59 50 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 31.38% 35.71% 31.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 24
Median daily rate £444 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £405 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 1 October 2016, 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 22 (95.65%) Java
2 21 (91.30%) E-Commerce
3 15 (65.22%) IBM
3 15 (65.22%) WebSphere
4 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
4 13 (56.52%) HTML
4 13 (56.52%) Unix
5 12 (52.17%) Web Services
6 10 (43.48%) XML
7 9 (39.13%) SQL
8 8 (34.78%) Internet
8 8 (34.78%) Retail
8 8 (34.78%) DB2
8 8 (34.78%) EJB
8 8 (34.78%) JSP
9 7 (30.43%) Servlets
9 7 (30.43%) SOAP
9 7 (30.43%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (30.43%) Linux
9 7 (30.43%) XHTML
9 7 (30.43%) JMS
9 7 (30.43%) JSON
9 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
10 6 (26.09%) hybris
11 5 (21.74%) Cucumber
11 5 (21.74%) Coaching
11 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (21.74%) DbVisualizer
11 5 (21.74%) Gherkin

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 15 (65.22%) WebSphere
2 7 (30.43%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (17.39%) Apache
4 3 (13.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (13.04%) CMS
4 3 (13.04%) MQSeries
5 1 (4.35%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) DB2
2 5 (21.74%) DbVisualizer
3 4 (17.39%) MySQL
4 3 (13.04%) Jackrabbit
4 3 (13.04%) RDBMS
4 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
2 5 (21.74%) Cucumber
2 5 (21.74%) JIRA
2 5 (21.74%) Selenium
2 5 (21.74%) Subversion
2 5 (21.74%) WebDriver
3 4 (17.39%) Appium
3 4 (17.39%) Eclipse
3 4 (17.39%) SoapUI
4 3 (13.04%) Ant
4 3 (13.04%) JUnit
4 3 (13.04%) Log4j
4 3 (13.04%) Mockito
4 3 (13.04%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Protractor
General
1 8 (34.78%) Retail
2 4 (17.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Developer
1 9 (39.13%) Java Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Automation Tester
2 5 (21.74%) Java Automation Tester
2 5 (21.74%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 5 (21.74%) Selenium Tester
2 5 (21.74%) Tester
3 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce Architect
3 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce Developer
3 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
3 4 (17.39%) J2EE Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Java Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Java E-Commerce Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Java Solutions Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Java WebSphere Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (17.39%) WebSphere Developer
4 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) HTML
2 12 (52.17%) Web Services
3 10 (43.48%) XML
4 8 (34.78%) EJB
4 8 (34.78%) JSP
5 7 (30.43%) JMS
5 7 (30.43%) JSON
5 7 (30.43%) Servlets
5 7 (30.43%) SOAP
5 7 (30.43%) XHTML
6 5 (21.74%) CSS
6 5 (21.74%) Gherkin
6 5 (21.74%) RESTful
7 4 (17.39%) Struts
7 4 (17.39%) XSLT
8 3 (13.04%) Ajax
8 3 (13.04%) JDBC
8 3 (13.04%) JSTL
8 3 (13.04%) Spring
8 3 (13.04%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Unix
2 7 (30.43%) Linux
3 3 (13.04%) HPUX
3 3 (13.04%) Solaris
4 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (91.30%) E-Commerce
2 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) Automated Testing
3 5 (21.74%) Coaching
3 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (21.74%) Document Management
3 5 (21.74%) System Testing
3 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
3 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
4 4 (17.39%) Change Management
4 4 (17.39%) MVC
4 4 (17.39%) Project Planning
4 4 (17.39%) SOA
4 4 (17.39%) TOGAF
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (13.04%) Database Tuning
5 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (13.04%) Project Management
5 3 (13.04%) Time Management
5 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (95.65%) Java
2 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
3 9 (39.13%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
4 3 (13.04%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) IBM
2 6 (26.09%) hybris
3 4 (17.39%) ATG
4 3 (13.04%) Blue Martini
4 3 (13.04%) Elastic Path
4 3 (13.04%) Interwoven
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle
5 1 (4.35%) Percussion