Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 6 months to 13 December 2018 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)
London > Central London
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 241 238 237
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 +15
Contract jobs citing Java EE 58 44 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.62% 0.51% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.52% 1.35% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 37 16
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £449
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +11.42% -5.53%
10th Percentile £363 £365 £346
90th Percentile £625 £675 £538
London median daily rate £550 £525 £450
% change year-on-year +4.76% +16.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - - £35.00

Java EE 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 Central London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 3,818 3,250 2,914
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 40.83% 37.59% 37.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,122 2,704 2,419
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.50%
10th Percentile £381 £363 £325
90th Percentile £650 £656 £635
London median daily rate £525 £500 £470
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.38% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 4
Central London median hourly rate £27.00 £21.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.58% -38.57% -9.68%
10th Percentile £15.35 £18.55 £19.00
90th Percentile £81.03 £29.96 £56.31
London median hourly rate £38.44 £30.19 £40.00
% change year-on-year +27.34% -24.54% +14.29%

Java EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Java EE in Central London

Java EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java EE in Central London

Java EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java EE in Central London over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java EE in Central London

Java EE
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java EE within the Central London region over the 6 months to 13 December 2018. 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
City of London +3 38 £450 -10.00% 7
Java EE
London

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Java EE 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 Central London region with a requirement for Java EE.

1 57 (98.28%) Java
2 50 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (65.52%) JMS
4 37 (63.79%) REST
5 33 (56.90%) OO
6 30 (51.72%) TDD
6 30 (51.72%) Spring
7 24 (41.38%) Unix
7 24 (41.38%) Hibernate
8 23 (39.66%) HTML
8 23 (39.66%) Relational Database
9 22 (37.93%) Finance
9 22 (37.93%) Git (software)
10 20 (34.48%) Banking
10 20 (34.48%) Maven
11 19 (32.76%) Microservices
12 18 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
13 17 (29.31%) Open Source
13 17 (29.31%) Front End Development
14 16 (27.59%) Java 8
14 16 (27.59%) JUnit
15 15 (25.86%) Test Automation
15 15 (25.86%) RESTful
15 15 (25.86%) JAX-RS
16 14 (24.14%) Continuous Delivery
16 14 (24.14%) Confluence
16 14 (24.14%) JIRA
17 13 (22.41%) Checkstyle
17 13 (22.41%) Mockito
17 13 (22.41%) Dependency Injection

Java EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 14 (24.14%) Confluence
2 13 (22.41%) WildFly
3 10 (17.24%) JBoss
4 9 (15.52%) Tomcat
5 6 (10.34%) WebLogic
6 4 (6.90%) Mule
7 2 (3.45%) Anypoint
7 2 (3.45%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (3.45%) Mule ESB
7 2 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Sentinel
2 1 (1.72%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 18 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.62%) npm
3 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.45%) Datadog
4 2 (3.45%) GitHub
4 2 (3.45%) IaaS
4 2 (3.45%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (3.45%) OpenShift
4 2 (3.45%) PaaS
4 2 (3.45%) SaaS
5 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (39.66%) Relational Database
2 13 (22.41%) RDBMS
3 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
4 10 (17.24%) MySQL
5 5 (8.62%) MongoDB
5 5 (8.62%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.45%) Aerospike
6 2 (3.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (3.45%) Couchbase
6 2 (3.45%) Hazelcast
6 2 (3.45%) Neo4j
6 2 (3.45%) Redis
7 1 (1.72%) Big Data
7 1 (1.72%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 22 (37.93%) Git (software)
2 20 (34.48%) Maven
3 16 (27.59%) JUnit
4 14 (24.14%) JIRA
5 13 (22.41%) Checkstyle
5 13 (22.41%) Liquibase
5 13 (22.41%) Mockito
5 13 (22.41%) SonarQube
5 13 (22.41%) Vagrant
6 5 (8.62%) Babel
6 5 (8.62%) Grunt
6 5 (8.62%) gulp
6 5 (8.62%) Subversion
6 5 (8.62%) webpack
7 3 (5.17%) jMock
8 2 (3.45%) IBM UrbanCode
8 2 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (3.45%) Selenium
8 2 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (3.45%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (37.93%) Finance
2 20 (34.48%) Banking
3 8 (13.79%) Advertising
4 4 (6.90%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.17%) Front Office
6 2 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 52 (89.66%) Developer
2 49 (84.48%) Java Developer
3 13 (22.41%) AWS Developer
4 11 (18.97%) J2EE Developer
4 11 (18.97%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 9 (15.52%) Integration Developer
6 5 (8.62%) UI Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Integration Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Java Middleware Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Middleware Developer
8 2 (3.45%) MuleSoft Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking Java Developer
9 1 (1.72%) Messaging Developer
9 1 (1.72%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (65.52%) JMS
2 37 (63.79%) REST
3 30 (51.72%) Spring
4 24 (41.38%) Hibernate
5 23 (39.66%) HTML
6 15 (25.86%) JAX-RS
6 15 (25.86%) RESTful
7 13 (22.41%) Drools
7 13 (22.41%) Lambda Expressions
7 13 (22.41%) WireMock
8 11 (18.97%) DHTML
8 11 (18.97%) Ehcache
8 11 (18.97%) J2EE
8 11 (18.97%) JSON
8 11 (18.97%) Middleware
9 9 (15.52%) Spring Boot
9 9 (15.52%) Web Services
9 9 (15.52%) XML
10 7 (12.07%) Apache Camel
10 7 (12.07%) React
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.41%) Linux Command Line
2 12 (20.69%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (6.90%) Equities
3 4 (6.90%) Fixed Income
4 3 (5.17%) User Experience
5 2 (3.45%) Hedge funds
5 2 (3.45%) PKI
5 2 (3.45%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.72%) Fintech
6 1 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 24 (41.38%) Unix
2 13 (22.41%) VMS
3 12 (20.69%) Linux
4 5 (8.62%) Windows
5 3 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.45%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (56.90%) OO
3 30 (51.72%) TDD
4 19 (32.76%) Microservices
5 17 (29.31%) Front End Development
5 17 (29.31%) Open Source
6 15 (25.86%) Test Automation
7 14 (24.14%) Continuous Delivery
8 13 (22.41%) CQRS
8 13 (22.41%) Dependency Injection
8 13 (22.41%) Domain-Driven Design
8 13 (22.41%) OOA/OOD
9 12 (20.69%) BDD
9 12 (20.69%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (18.97%) Open Source Development
11 10 (17.24%) DevOps
12 7 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (12.07%) UML
13 5 (8.62%) MVC
13 5 (8.62%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 57 (98.28%) Java
2 16 (27.59%) Java 8
3 13 (22.41%) JPQL
4 8 (13.79%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.17%) SQL
6 2 (3.45%) ES6
6 2 (3.45%) Go
6 2 (3.45%) Perl
6 2 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) PSD2
System Software
1 8 (13.79%) Docker
2 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (3.45%) Ansible
2 2 (3.45%) CloudHub
2 2 (3.45%) Consul
2 2 (3.45%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.45%) Nagios
2 2 (3.45%) Puppet
2 2 (3.45%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) Terracotta
2 9 (15.52%) Sybase
3 5 (8.62%) Oracle
4 3 (5.17%) IBM
5 2 (3.45%) AppDynamics
5 2 (3.45%) Google
5 2 (3.45%) Micro Focus
5 2 (3.45%) MuleSoft
5 2 (3.45%) New Relic
5 2 (3.45%) Splunk
6 1 (1.72%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.72%) Murex
6 1 (1.72%) Red Hat