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 25 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)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 91 84
Rank change year-on-year +11 -7  
Contract jobs citing J2EE 20 28 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.10% 1.20% 1.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.25% 5.65% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 14
Median daily rate £519 £500 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £575 £470
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 £31.00 £35.00 £40.60
% change year-on-year -11.42% -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 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 381 496 476
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 21.04% 21.33% 19.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 299 304
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 20 4
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.06 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.57% -46.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £9.35 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.00 £33.90
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 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 25 June 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 25 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
Reading - 14 £525 - 2
Slough -2 1 £465 +20.00%
J2EE
South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 31 (88.57%) Java
2 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (37.14%) Scrum
4 12 (34.29%) Linux
5 11 (31.43%) XML
5 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
5 11 (31.43%) Oracle
5 11 (31.43%) SOA
5 11 (31.43%) REST
6 10 (28.57%) SOAP
7 8 (22.86%) SQL
7 8 (22.86%) Use Case
8 7 (20.00%) Telecoms
8 7 (20.00%) Finance
8 7 (20.00%) Spring
8 7 (20.00%) Maven
8 7 (20.00%) .NET
8 7 (20.00%) Web Services
8 7 (20.00%) Apache
8 7 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (17.14%) Jenkins
9 6 (17.14%) Apache Camel
9 6 (17.14%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (17.14%) Unix
9 6 (17.14%) CSS
9 6 (17.14%) SAML
9 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
10 5 (14.29%) Java EE
10 5 (14.29%) Degree
10 5 (14.29%) 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 7 (20.00%) Apache
2 4 (11.43%) nginx
3 3 (8.57%) JBoss
3 3 (8.57%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Retail
1 2 (5.71%) Pega PRPC
1 2 (5.71%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) DNS
1 4 (11.43%) Firewall
2 3 (8.57%) 3GPP
2 3 (8.57%) Diameter Protocol
2 3 (8.57%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (2.86%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (8.57%) NoSQL
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.71%) Data Mart
4 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Maven
2 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
2 6 (17.14%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.57%) Cucumber
3 3 (8.57%) JIRA
3 3 (8.57%) JUnit
4 2 (5.71%) ProC
5 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.86%) DbUnit
5 1 (2.86%) jMock
5 1 (2.86%) Mockito
5 1 (2.86%) PowerDesigner
5 1 (2.86%) Selenium
5 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.86%) SonarQube
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
1 7 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.43%) Billing
3 3 (8.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Developer
2 11 (31.43%) Java Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Java Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (5.71%) Pega Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Development Manager
7 1 (2.86%) DevOps Developer
7 1 (2.86%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) J2EE Specialist
7 1 (2.86%) Java Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Lead DevOps
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle Specialist
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Design Leader
7 1 (2.86%) Telecoms Specialist
7 1 (2.86%) Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) REST
1 11 (31.43%) XML
2 10 (28.57%) SOAP
3 7 (20.00%) .NET
3 7 (20.00%) Spring
3 7 (20.00%) Web Services
4 6 (17.14%) Apache Camel
4 6 (17.14%) CSS
4 6 (17.14%) SAML
5 5 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
5 5 (14.29%) HTML
5 5 (14.29%) Java EE
5 5 (14.29%) JSON
5 5 (14.29%) OSGi
5 5 (14.29%) RESTful
6 4 (11.43%) Node.js
6 4 (11.43%) OAuth2
6 4 (11.43%) XSLT
7 3 (8.57%) EJB
7 3 (8.57%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
3 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Linux
2 6 (17.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (37.14%) Scrum
3 11 (31.43%) SOA
4 8 (22.86%) Use Case
5 5 (14.29%) Microservices
6 4 (11.43%) BDD
6 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
6 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (11.43%) Kanban
6 4 (11.43%) Load Balancing
6 4 (11.43%) Migration
6 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
6 4 (11.43%) TDD
6 4 (11.43%) UML
6 4 (11.43%) User Stories
7 3 (8.57%) Data Modelling
7 3 (8.57%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Requirements Management
7 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
7 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (88.57%) Java
2 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
3 8 (22.86%) SQL
4 5 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 4 (11.43%) Python
6 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.71%) Scala
8 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.86%) C#
8 1 (2.86%) Java 9
8 1 (2.86%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Docker
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) MOM
2 1 (2.86%) Kibana
2 1 (2.86%) logstash
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Oracle
2 4 (11.43%) Apigee
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) Pega
3 2 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (5.71%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.86%) IBM
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.86%) Siebel
4 1 (2.86%) VMware
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