Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for J2EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited J2EE over the 6 months to 19 October 2018 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)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 141 122
Rank change year-on-year +21 -19 +15
Contract jobs citing J2EE 44 27 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.12% 0.68% 1.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.23% 3.17% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 38
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £506 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.58% +15.06% +10.00%
10th Percentile £333 £363 £310
90th Percentile £550 £630 £574
South East median daily rate £450 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £52.50 - £47.50

J2EE is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,041 851 993
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 26.53% 21.32% 22.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 639 514 606
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £310 £275 £275
90th Percentile £575 £542 £538
South East median daily rate £438 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 33
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.75 £33.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.06% +164.00% -65.03%
10th Percentile £8.00 £10.75 £12.25
90th Percentile £44.23 £45.40 £41.50
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +11.56%

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for J2EE in Berkshire

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE in Berkshire

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE in Berkshire over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for J2EE in Berkshire

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE in Berkshire

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +12 27 £450 -12.20% 10
Newbury -6 5 £350 -12.50%
Bracknell - 5 - - 4
Wokingham - 2 £343 -
J2EE
South East

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 43 (97.73%) Java
2 26 (59.09%) SQL
3 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (45.45%) Scrum
5 19 (43.18%) Oracle
5 19 (43.18%) Web Services
6 18 (40.91%) REST
7 15 (34.09%) OO
8 14 (31.82%) Spring
9 12 (27.27%) TDD
9 12 (27.27%) PL/SQL
10 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 10 (22.73%) Amdocs
11 10 (22.73%) Cramer
11 10 (22.73%) RESTful
11 10 (22.73%) Docker
11 10 (22.73%) DevOps
11 10 (22.73%) Amdocs OSS
12 9 (20.45%) Microservices
12 9 (20.45%) Spring Boot
13 8 (18.18%) SOA
13 8 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 8 (18.18%) AngularJS
13 8 (18.18%) Apache Camel
14 7 (15.91%) Network Management
14 7 (15.91%) Network Optimisation
14 7 (15.91%) Ethernet
14 7 (15.91%) SOAP
14 7 (15.91%) HTML
14 7 (15.91%) CSS

J2EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (9.09%) Liferay
3 2 (4.55%) JBoss
3 2 (4.55%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle BPEL
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) Ethernet
1 7 (15.91%) Firewall
1 7 (15.91%) MPLS
1 7 (15.91%) Wireless
2 2 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) DbUnit
1 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
1 5 (11.36%) Jenkins
1 5 (11.36%) jMock
1 5 (11.36%) JUnit
1 5 (11.36%) Maven
1 5 (11.36%) Mockito
1 5 (11.36%) SonarQube
2 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
2 2 (4.55%) NWDI
2 2 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 7 (15.91%) Telecoms
2 6 (13.64%) Retail
3 2 (4.55%) Finance
3 2 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (72.73%) Developer
2 29 (65.91%) Java Developer
3 9 (20.45%) Architect
4 7 (15.91%) OSS Architect
5 6 (13.64%) J2EE Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 6 (13.64%) OSS Solutions Architect
5 6 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Amdocs Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Angular Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.82%) SQL Developer
7 2 (4.55%) BPM Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (4.55%) Integration Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Tester
7 2 (4.55%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (43.18%) Web Services
2 18 (40.91%) REST
3 14 (31.82%) Spring
4 10 (22.73%) RESTful
5 9 (20.45%) Spring Boot
6 8 (18.18%) AngularJS
6 8 (18.18%) Apache Camel
7 7 (15.91%) CSS
7 7 (15.91%) HTML
7 7 (15.91%) SOAP
8 6 (13.64%) Java EE
8 6 (13.64%) React
9 5 (11.36%) Backbone.js
9 5 (11.36%) Durandal
9 5 (11.36%) jQuery
9 5 (11.36%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (11.36%) LESS
9 5 (11.36%) PowerMock
9 5 (11.36%) Redux
9 5 (11.36%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.64%) NHS
3 5 (11.36%) User Experience
4 2 (4.55%) Life Science
5 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Unix
2 2 (4.55%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (45.45%) Scrum
3 15 (34.09%) OO
4 12 (27.27%) TDD
5 10 (22.73%) DevOps
6 9 (20.45%) Microservices
7 8 (18.18%) SOA
8 7 (15.91%) Network Management
8 7 (15.91%) Network Optimisation
8 7 (15.91%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (15.91%) Use Case
9 6 (13.64%) E-Commerce
9 6 (13.64%) Software Architecture
10 5 (11.36%) BDD
10 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (11.36%) Critical Thinking
10 5 (11.36%) Kanban
10 5 (11.36%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (11.36%) Web Development
11 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 43 (97.73%) Java
2 26 (59.09%) SQL
3 12 (27.27%) PL/SQL
4 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.55%) ABAP
5 2 (4.55%) C
5 2 (4.55%) C++
6 1 (2.27%) Groovy
6 1 (2.27%) PHP
6 1 (2.27%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
1 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) PMO
2 2 (4.55%) QA
3 1 (2.27%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) Docker
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (22.73%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 19 (43.18%) Oracle
2 10 (22.73%) Amdocs
2 10 (22.73%) Cramer
3 7 (15.91%) TIBCO
4 3 (6.82%) KANA
5 2 (4.55%) SAP
5 2 (4.55%) VMware
5 2 (4.55%) webMethods