Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 136 130 145
Rank change year-on-year -6 +15 -18
Contract jobs citing J2EE 35 45 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.91% 1.09% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.07% 3.96% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 12
Berkshire median daily rate £463 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -2.78% +7.78%
10th Percentile £413 £332 £363
90th Percentile £575 £555 £616
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £52.50 -

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 859 1,137 919
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 22.40% 27.44% 22.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 697 557
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £325 £310 £275
90th Percentile £588 £575 £543
South East median daily rate £450 £440 £420
% change year-on-year +2.27% +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 7 15
Berkshire median hourly rate £72.50 £30.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +141.67% -9.09% +120.00%
10th Percentile £44.00 £14.75 £10.75
90th Percentile £82.50 £46.50 £45.40
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +9.76%

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 November 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 15 November 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 +16 20 £450 +28.57%
Reading -20 10 £506 +12.50% 2
Bracknell +12 1 - -
J2EE
South East

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 34 (97.14%) Java
2 26 (74.29%) WebLogic
3 24 (68.57%) Oracle
4 23 (65.71%) PL/SQL
5 22 (62.86%) JMS
5 22 (62.86%) Cramer
5 22 (62.86%) Amdocs OSS
6 21 (60.00%) Web Services
7 20 (57.14%) SQL
8 17 (48.57%) Telecoms
8 17 (48.57%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (25.71%) Data Migration
10 9 (25.71%) Migration
10 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (22.86%) TDD
11 8 (22.86%) JUnit
11 8 (22.86%) XML
11 8 (22.86%) SOAP
11 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
12 7 (20.00%) Tomcat
12 7 (20.00%) E-Commerce
12 7 (20.00%) Maven
12 7 (20.00%) Scrum
13 6 (17.14%) Spring
13 6 (17.14%) RESTful
13 6 (17.14%) DbUnit
13 6 (17.14%) Mockito
13 6 (17.14%) PowerMock
14 5 (14.29%) Jenkins

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 26 (74.29%) WebLogic
2 7 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.57%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.86%) Anypoint
4 1 (2.86%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.86%) Confluence
4 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.86%) Mule
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) AWS
2 4 (11.43%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (2.86%) CloudFront
3 1 (2.86%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
1 8 (22.86%) JUnit
2 7 (20.00%) Maven
3 6 (17.14%) DbUnit
3 6 (17.14%) Mockito
4 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 5 (14.29%) jMock
4 5 (14.29%) SonarQube
5 3 (8.57%) WebLogic Workshop
6 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.86%) Checkstyle
7 1 (2.86%) Gradle
7 1 (2.86%) IntelliJ
7 1 (2.86%) JIRA
7 1 (2.86%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.86%) NetBeans
7 1 (2.86%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (48.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Architect
1 15 (42.86%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Designer
3 5 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Junior
4 4 (11.43%) Junior Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Junior Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Lead Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (8.57%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Lead Java Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior J2EE Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Identity Management Architect
6 2 (5.71%) SailPoint Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Backend Developer
7 1 (2.86%) SailPoint Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (62.86%) JMS
2 21 (60.00%) Web Services
3 8 (22.86%) SOAP
3 8 (22.86%) XML
4 6 (17.14%) PowerMock
4 6 (17.14%) RESTful
4 6 (17.14%) Spring
5 5 (14.29%) Apache Camel
5 5 (14.29%) REST
6 4 (11.43%) Hibernate
7 3 (8.57%) LDAP
7 3 (8.57%) SailPoint
8 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
8 2 (5.71%) JSON
8 2 (5.71%) Struts
9 1 (2.86%) CSS
9 1 (2.86%) HTML
9 1 (2.86%) JSP
9 1 (2.86%) XSD
9 1 (2.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Problem-Solving
2 15 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (25.71%) Data Migration
3 9 (25.71%) Migration
4 8 (22.86%) TDD
5 7 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 7 (20.00%) Scrum
6 5 (14.29%) BDD
6 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (14.29%) Kanban
7 4 (11.43%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 4 (11.43%) Matrix Organization
8 3 (8.57%) Open Source
8 3 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (8.57%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 3 (8.57%) Workshop Facilitation
9 2 (5.71%) Identity Access Management
9 2 (5.71%) SOA
9 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (97.14%) Java
2 23 (65.71%) PL/SQL
3 20 (57.14%) SQL
4 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.71%) XQuery
6 1 (2.86%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (8.57%) vSphere
2 1 (2.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (62.86%) Amdocs OSS
2 4 (11.43%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.86%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 24 (68.57%) Oracle
2 22 (62.86%) Cramer
3 3 (8.57%) VMware
4 2 (5.71%) Google
5 1 (2.86%) Adobe
5 1 (2.86%) MuleSoft