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 3 months to 30 March 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)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 103 117
Rank change year-on-year +20 +14  
Contract jobs citing J2EE 16 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.87% 0.85% 0.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.76% 4.79% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 14
Median daily rate £448 £410 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.14% +30.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £525 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -1.31% +2.70%  

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 Berkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 336 438 628
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 18.37% 17.65% 21.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 271 379
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 9
Median hourly rate £15.00 £42.28 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.51% +30.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £9.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.90 £175.00 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing J2EE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 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
Reading +18 6 £575 +53.33% 2
Bracknell +2 2 - -
Wokingham - 2 - -
Newbury -2 1 £325 -38.09%
Maidenhead - 1 - - 1
J2EE
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 29 (90.63%) Java
2 15 (46.88%) XML
3 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (43.75%) Jenkins
4 13 (40.63%) REST
4 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
5 11 (34.38%) Spring
5 11 (34.38%) SOAP
6 10 (31.25%) Oracle
6 10 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (31.25%) Scala
7 9 (28.13%) SOA
8 8 (25.00%) HTML
8 8 (25.00%) SQL
8 8 (25.00%) Servlets
8 8 (25.00%) Tomcat
8 8 (25.00%) Groovy
8 8 (25.00%) JIRA
8 8 (25.00%) Pair Programming
8 8 (25.00%) Open Source
8 8 (25.00%) MongoDB
8 8 (25.00%) Microservices
9 7 (21.88%) IT Strategy
9 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
9 7 (21.88%) Linux
10 6 (18.75%) XSLT
10 6 (18.75%) E-Commerce
10 6 (18.75%) Web Services
10 6 (18.75%) CSS
10 6 (18.75%) JSON

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 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (15.63%) Apache
3 4 (12.50%) WebLogic
4 3 (9.38%) Alfresco
4 3 (9.38%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (9.38%) Liferay
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
5 2 (6.25%) JBoss
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle BPEL
6 1 (3.13%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Retail
1 2 (6.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) GitHub
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) DNS
1 1 (3.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.25%) Data Mart
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (43.75%) Jenkins
2 8 (25.00%) JIRA
3 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
4 6 (18.75%) Gradle
5 5 (15.63%) SoapUI
5 5 (15.63%) Subversion
6 4 (12.50%) Maven
7 3 (9.38%) Cucumber
7 3 (9.38%) Eclipse
7 3 (9.38%) IntelliJ
8 2 (6.25%) Bitbucket
8 2 (6.25%) JMeter
8 2 (6.25%) ProC
9 1 (3.13%) JUnit
9 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Billing
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Agile Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (6.25%) BPM Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (6.25%) Lead Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Middleware Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 2 (6.25%) SOA Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.25%) WebLogic Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Lead Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Penetration Tester
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.13%) Test Automation Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (46.88%) XML
2 13 (40.63%) REST
3 11 (34.38%) SOAP
3 11 (34.38%) Spring
4 8 (25.00%) HTML
4 8 (25.00%) Servlets
5 6 (18.75%) CSS
5 6 (18.75%) JSON
5 6 (18.75%) Web Services
5 6 (18.75%) XSLT
6 5 (15.63%) Apache Camel
6 5 (15.63%) EJB
6 5 (15.63%) JSP
6 5 (15.63%) OSGi
6 5 (15.63%) RESTful
6 5 (15.63%) SAML
6 5 (15.63%) Velocity
7 4 (12.50%) .NET
8 3 (9.38%) JDBC
8 3 (9.38%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Linux
2 3 (9.38%) Solaris
2 3 (9.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (28.13%) SOA
4 8 (25.00%) Microservices
4 8 (25.00%) Open Source
4 8 (25.00%) Pair Programming
5 7 (21.88%) IT Strategy
6 6 (18.75%) E-Commerce
6 6 (18.75%) Scrum
6 6 (18.75%) TDD
7 5 (15.63%) Extreme Programming
7 5 (15.63%) Functional Testing
7 5 (15.63%) MVC
7 5 (15.63%) Quality Management
7 5 (15.63%) SDLC
7 5 (15.63%) Use Case
7 5 (15.63%) Web Application Development
8 3 (9.38%) Change Control
8 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (90.63%) Java
2 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
3 10 (31.25%) Scala
4 8 (25.00%) Groovy
4 8 (25.00%) SQL
5 4 (12.50%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.13%) Python
7 1 (3.13%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Kibana
1 3 (9.38%) logstash
2 2 (6.25%) MOM
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) GigaSpaces
2 3 (9.38%) IBM
2 3 (9.38%) Pega
2 3 (9.38%) TIBCO
3 2 (6.25%) Ab Initio
3 2 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.13%) Apigee
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.13%) Siebel