The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Java EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java EE over the 3 months to 28 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 Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 41 58
Rank change year-on-year +3 +17  
Contract jobs citing Java EE 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.33% 0.56% 0.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.28% 1.55% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £500 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £376 £400
% change year-on-year +12.95% -5.93%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -13.75%  

Java EE 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 78 129 162
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 25.83% 36.24% 35.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 357 427
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £503 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 14
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +21.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £38.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Java EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Java EE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Java EE in Cambridge

Java EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java EE in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java EE 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 Java EE.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) API Design
2 1 (50.00%) Master's Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat

Java EE
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%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Development Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Development Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) JSP
1 1 (50.00%) LAMP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) API Design
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Master's Degree