Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 120 133
Rank change year-on-year -6 +13 +1
Contract jobs citing J2EE 36 36 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.90% 0.95% 0.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.56% 4.82% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 36
Berkshire median daily rate £394 £513 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.17% +3.80% +23.44%
10th Percentile £327 £359 £325
90th Percentile £473 £588 £588
South East median daily rate £500 £488 £413
% change year-on-year +2.56% +18.18% +7.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £52.50 - £38.00

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 1,010 747 983
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 25.33% 19.81% 19.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 443 602
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £300 £288 £275
90th Percentile £538 £543 £549
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 29
Berkshire median hourly rate £8.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.67% +20.00% -62.12%
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%

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 15 July 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 15 July 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 -13 16 £444 -15.48% 4
Newbury -11 5 £350 -3.45%
Bracknell -2 4 £425 -
Slough -8 1 £300 -35.48%
Wokingham -9 1 £343 -
J2EE
South East

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 35 (97.22%) Java
2 22 (61.11%) REST
3 19 (52.78%) SQL
3 19 (52.78%) Web Services
4 15 (41.67%) Oracle
4 15 (41.67%) Spring
5 13 (36.11%) SOA
6 12 (33.33%) TDD
7 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (30.56%) Telecoms
7 11 (30.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 11 (30.56%) Docker
8 10 (27.78%) DevOps
8 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
8 10 (27.78%) OO
9 9 (25.00%) HTML
9 9 (25.00%) RESTful
10 8 (22.22%) Microservices
10 8 (22.22%) CSS
10 8 (22.22%) Management Information System
10 8 (22.22%) Java EE
11 7 (19.44%) Technical Architecture
11 7 (19.44%) Use Case
11 7 (19.44%) Wireless
11 7 (19.44%) Firewall
11 7 (19.44%) Scrum
11 7 (19.44%) Unix
11 7 (19.44%) TIBCO
11 7 (19.44%) MPLS
11 7 (19.44%) Ethernet

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 11 (30.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (13.89%) WebLogic
3 4 (11.11%) Liferay
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (5.56%) CMS
5 1 (2.78%) GlassFish
5 1 (2.78%) JBoss
5 1 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (2.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) Ethernet
1 7 (19.44%) Firewall
1 7 (19.44%) MPLS
1 7 (19.44%) Wireless
2 2 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (8.33%) MySQL
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (8.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Cucumber
1 5 (13.89%) JUnit
2 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.11%) Maven
3 3 (8.33%) Eclipse
3 3 (8.33%) IntelliJ
3 3 (8.33%) SoapUI
3 3 (8.33%) Subversion
3 3 (8.33%) XMLSpy
4 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.56%) jMock
4 2 (5.56%) Mockito
4 2 (5.56%) Selenium
5 1 (2.78%) DbUnit
5 1 (2.78%) SonarQube
5 1 (2.78%) Toad
General
1 11 (30.56%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.89%) Retail
3 2 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (63.89%) Developer
2 20 (55.56%) Java Developer
3 9 (25.00%) Architect
4 7 (19.44%) OSS Architect
4 7 (19.44%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (16.67%) OSS Solutions Architect
6 4 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Angular Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Lead Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Lead Java Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Software Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Automation Tester
8 2 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Java Software Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (5.56%) SQL Developer
8 2 (5.56%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (61.11%) REST
2 19 (52.78%) Web Services
3 15 (41.67%) Spring
4 9 (25.00%) HTML
4 9 (25.00%) RESTful
5 8 (22.22%) CSS
5 8 (22.22%) Java EE
6 7 (19.44%) Spring Boot
7 6 (16.67%) SOAP
7 6 (16.67%) XML
8 5 (13.89%) Backbone.js
8 5 (13.89%) CSS3
8 5 (13.89%) Durandal
8 5 (13.89%) Hibernate
8 5 (13.89%) HTML5
8 5 (13.89%) jQuery
8 5 (13.89%) JSON
8 5 (13.89%) Middleware
8 5 (13.89%) React
8 5 (13.89%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 5 (13.89%) NHS
2 5 (13.89%) User Experience
3 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.56%) Life Science
4 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Unix
2 6 (16.67%) Linux
3 3 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) SOA
2 12 (33.33%) TDD
3 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (27.78%) DevOps
4 10 (27.78%) OO
5 8 (22.22%) Microservices
6 7 (19.44%) Network Management
6 7 (19.44%) Network Optimisation
6 7 (19.44%) Scrum
6 7 (19.44%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (19.44%) Use Case
7 6 (16.67%) Software Architecture
8 5 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (13.89%) Web Development
9 4 (11.11%) BDD
10 3 (8.33%) API Integration
10 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
11 2 (5.56%) Regression Testing
11 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 35 (97.22%) Java
2 19 (52.78%) SQL
3 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 6 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.56%) C
5 2 (5.56%) C++
6 1 (2.78%) Perl
6 1 (2.78%) PHP
6 1 (2.78%) Python
6 1 (2.78%) Ruby
6 1 (2.78%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) PMO
2 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 11 (30.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Oracle
2 7 (19.44%) TIBCO
3 4 (11.11%) Amdocs
3 4 (11.11%) Cramer
4 3 (8.33%) KANA
5 1 (2.78%) Sitecore