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 24 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 22 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs citing J2EE 7 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 3.91% 17.48% 12.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.07% 43.86% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 5
Median daily rate £525 £350 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
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
41 57 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 22.91% 39.86% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 22
Median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £400 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +15.44%

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 24 August 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 12 (85.71%) Java
2 11 (78.57%) E-Commerce
3 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (57.14%) Retail
4 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
5 7 (50.00%) SQL
5 7 (50.00%) XML
5 7 (50.00%) Spring
6 6 (42.86%) WebSphere
6 6 (42.86%) Hibernate
6 6 (42.86%) Web Services
6 6 (42.86%) IBM
6 6 (42.86%) hybris
7 5 (35.71%) JBoss
7 5 (35.71%) EJB
7 5 (35.71%) JSP
7 5 (35.71%) HTML
7 5 (35.71%) Finance
8 4 (28.57%) ATG
8 4 (28.57%) Percussion
8 4 (28.57%) Struts
8 4 (28.57%) Project Management
9 3 (21.43%) CSS
9 3 (21.43%) Unix
9 3 (21.43%) Time Management
9 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
9 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (21.43%) Presales
10 2 (14.29%) Front End Development

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 6 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 5 (35.71%) JBoss
3 2 (14.29%) Apache
4 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) DB2
1 2 (14.29%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
1 2 (14.29%) Selenium
1 2 (14.29%) Subversion
1 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
2 1 (7.14%) Appium
2 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Protractor
2 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (57.14%) Retail
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce Manager
2 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce Project Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Java Automation Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Selenium Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Angular Developer
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
4 1 (7.14%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java WebSphere Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) Spring
1 7 (50.00%) XML
2 6 (42.86%) Hibernate
2 6 (42.86%) Web Services
3 5 (35.71%) EJB
3 5 (35.71%) HTML
3 5 (35.71%) JSP
4 4 (28.57%) Struts
5 3 (21.43%) CSS
6 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 2 (14.29%) Gherkin
6 2 (14.29%) HTML5
7 1 (7.14%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (7.14%) CSS3
7 1 (7.14%) Flash
7 1 (7.14%) Ionic Framework
7 1 (7.14%) Node.js
7 1 (7.14%) RESTful
7 1 (7.14%) Servlets
7 1 (7.14%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) E-Commerce
2 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (21.43%) Presales
4 3 (21.43%) Time Management
4 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
5 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Coaching
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) Document Management
5 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
5 2 (14.29%) System Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 1 (7.14%) MVC
6 1 (7.14%) SOA
6 1 (7.14%) TDD
6 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 7 (50.00%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) hybris
1 6 (42.86%) IBM
2 4 (28.57%) ATG
2 4 (28.57%) Percussion
3 1 (7.14%) Sybase