The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 42 30
Rank change year-on-year +5 -12  
Contract jobs citing J2EE 1 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.32% 1.20% 2.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.25% 4.17% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 7
Median daily rate - £413 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -23.25%  
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 Cambridge with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 80 120 92
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 25.40% 28.71% 28.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 75 63
Median daily rate £350 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.40% +13.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.00%  
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 Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing J2EE in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE in Cambridge

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE in Cambridge

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 Cambridge region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) HL7
2 1 (50.00%) CDISC
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Mule
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) Rackspace Cloud

J2EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (50.00%) Anypoint
1 1 (50.00%) Mule
1 1 (50.00%) Mule ESB
1 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Rackspace Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Developer
1 1 (50.00%) MuleSoft Architect
1 1 (50.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) LAMP
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) API Design
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mapping
1 1 (50.00%) Microservices
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) CDISC
1 1 (50.00%) HL7
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Google
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) MuleSoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Rackspace