The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for J2EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 - 40
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing J2EE 6 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.69% - 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.88% - 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Median daily rate £288 - £225
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 - £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 - £238
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £40.60
% change year-on-year -8.57% -13.79%  

J2EE is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 123 54 46
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 34.55% 16.88% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 116 219
Median daily rate £375 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +28.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £305 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £609 £432
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing J2EE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for J2EE in Bedfordshire

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing J2EE in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE in Bedfordshire

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for J2EE in Bedfordshire

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE in Bedfordshire

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Luton - 6 £288 - 1
J2EE
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 13 (86.67%) OOP
2 11 (73.33%) JSP
2 11 (73.33%) XML
2 11 (73.33%) HTML
2 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
3 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (66.67%) TDD
4 8 (53.33%) Subversion
4 8 (53.33%) HTTP
4 8 (53.33%) XML Schema
4 8 (53.33%) SAX
4 8 (53.33%) CSS
4 8 (53.33%) DOM
4 8 (53.33%) Apache
4 8 (53.33%) Ajax
4 8 (53.33%) Web Development
4 8 (53.33%) Animation
4 8 (53.33%) JSON
4 8 (53.33%) jQuery
4 8 (53.33%) Dojo
4 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
4 8 (53.33%) HTML5
4 8 (53.33%) Progressive Enhancement
4 8 (53.33%) Sass
4 8 (53.33%) LESS
4 8 (53.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 8 (53.33%) CSS3
4 8 (53.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 8 (53.33%) Prototyping
5 7 (46.67%) Java

J2EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 8 (53.33%) Apache
2 5 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 5 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (33.33%) WebSphere Portal
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) DB2
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
1 8 (53.33%) Subversion
2 3 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (20.00%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Java Developer
3 5 (33.33%) UI Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Java WebSphere Developer
4 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (6.67%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (6.67%) HTML Developer
6 1 (6.67%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (6.67%) J2EE WebSphere Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (6.67%) JSP Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) HTML
1 11 (73.33%) JSP
1 11 (73.33%) XML
2 8 (53.33%) Ajax
2 8 (53.33%) CSS
2 8 (53.33%) CSS3
2 8 (53.33%) Dojo
2 8 (53.33%) DOM
2 8 (53.33%) HTML5
2 8 (53.33%) jQuery
2 8 (53.33%) JSON
2 8 (53.33%) LESS
2 8 (53.33%) Sass
2 8 (53.33%) SAX
2 8 (53.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 8 (53.33%) XML Schema
3 5 (33.33%) Java EE
3 5 (33.33%) JSR 168
3 5 (33.33%) JSR 286
4 3 (20.00%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Animation
2 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) OOP
2 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) TDD
3 8 (53.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 8 (53.33%) Progressive Enhancement
3 8 (53.33%) Prototyping
3 8 (53.33%) Web Development
4 6 (40.00%) Front End Development
5 5 (33.33%) OO
6 3 (20.00%) RAD
6 3 (20.00%) Web Application Development
7 2 (13.33%) BDD
7 2 (13.33%) High Availability
7 2 (13.33%) SDLC
8 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (46.67%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) IBM
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle