Period
to 25 May 2019

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 25 May 2019 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
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 134 143 123
Rank change year-on-year +9 -20 +3
Contract jobs citing J2EE 41 21 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.99% 0.53% 0.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.28% 2.26% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 15
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £365 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.44% -30.48% +23.53%
10th Percentile £398 £326 £352
90th Percentile £514 £433 £623
South East median daily rate £450 £500 £495
% change year-on-year -10.00% +1.01% +23.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £60.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year +33.33% - -

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 959 931 745
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 23.16% 23.53% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 575 545 440
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £328 £300 £281
90th Percentile £588 £554 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £430 £400
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 14
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £8.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +462.50% -46.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21.80 £8.00 £12.90
90th Percentile £47.94 £50.50 £54.65
South East median hourly rate £47.85 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +12.58% - +6.25%

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 25 May 2019.

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 25 May 2019. 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
Newbury +22 17 £450 +24.14% 1
Bracknell -10 10 £415 +13.70% 2
Reading -9 7 £450 +18.03%
J2EE
South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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 41 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (58.54%) Web Services
3 22 (53.66%) Oracle
4 21 (51.22%) WebLogic
5 20 (48.78%) PL/SQL
5 20 (48.78%) JMS
5 20 (48.78%) Cramer
5 20 (48.78%) Amdocs OSS
5 20 (48.78%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (46.34%) SQL
7 14 (34.15%) Telecoms
7 14 (34.15%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (26.83%) Spring
9 10 (24.39%) SOAP
10 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (17.07%) XML
11 7 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (17.07%) RESTful
11 7 (17.07%) REST
12 6 (14.63%) Data Migration
12 6 (14.63%) Microservices
12 6 (14.63%) TDD
12 6 (14.63%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (14.63%) Migration
13 5 (12.20%) Struts
13 5 (12.20%) RAD
13 5 (12.20%) Tomcat
13 5 (12.20%) Technical Analysis
13 5 (12.20%) Jenkins
13 5 (12.20%) Git (software)

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 21 (51.22%) WebLogic
2 5 (12.20%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.32%) JBoss
4 2 (4.88%) Apache
4 2 (4.88%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.76%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.88%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Firewall
2 1 (2.44%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (2.44%) INAP
2 1 (2.44%) TCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.88%) Big Data
2 2 (4.88%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Git (software)
1 5 (12.20%) Jenkins
2 4 (9.76%) jMock
2 4 (9.76%) JUnit
2 4 (9.76%) Maven
2 4 (9.76%) Mockito
2 4 (9.76%) SonarQube
3 3 (7.32%) DbUnit
4 1 (2.44%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 14 (34.15%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Architect
2 14 (34.15%) Developer
3 13 (31.71%) Java Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Designer
5 3 (7.32%) Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) UI Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.44%) J2EE Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Java Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Junior
7 1 (2.44%) Junior Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Junior Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Technical Designer
7 1 (2.44%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.44%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (58.54%) Web Services
2 20 (48.78%) JMS
3 11 (26.83%) Spring
4 10 (24.39%) SOAP
5 7 (17.07%) REST
5 7 (17.07%) RESTful
5 7 (17.07%) XML
6 5 (12.20%) Struts
7 4 (9.76%) Apache Camel
7 4 (9.76%) PowerMock
8 3 (7.32%) Hibernate
9 2 (4.88%) EJB
9 2 (4.88%) Java EE
9 2 (4.88%) JSP
9 2 (4.88%) Kafka
9 2 (4.88%) LDAP
9 2 (4.88%) OAuth
9 2 (4.88%) SAML
10 1 (2.44%) HTML
10 1 (2.44%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.88%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) HPUX
2 1 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) Problem-Solving
2 14 (34.15%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (14.63%) Data Migration
5 6 (14.63%) Microservices
5 6 (14.63%) Migration
5 6 (14.63%) TDD
6 5 (12.20%) BDD
6 5 (12.20%) RAD
6 5 (12.20%) Technical Analysis
7 4 (9.76%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce
7 4 (9.76%) Kanban
7 4 (9.76%) Matrix Organization
7 4 (9.76%) Scrum
7 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
8 3 (7.32%) OO
8 3 (7.32%) SOA
8 3 (7.32%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (48.78%) PL/SQL
3 19 (46.34%) SQL
4 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.88%) Java 8
6 1 (2.44%) C++
6 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Docker
1 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.88%) vSphere
2 1 (2.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 20 (48.78%) Amdocs OSS
2 4 (9.76%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (4.88%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 22 (53.66%) Oracle
2 20 (48.78%) Cramer
3 2 (4.88%) Ab Initio
3 2 (4.88%) Google
3 2 (4.88%) VMware
4 1 (2.44%) HP
4 1 (2.44%) MuleSoft