Period
to 22 March 2019

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 22 March 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 Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
London > Central London
6 months to
22 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 233 262 230
Rank change year-on-year +29 -32 -3
Contract jobs citing Java EE 56 29 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.63% 0.32% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.58% 0.83% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 21 15
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -2.56%
10th Percentile £363 £410 £363
90th Percentile £638 £588 £638
London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - - -

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 3,547 3,501 2,692
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 39.70% 38.23% 37.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,813 2,922 2,220
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £400 £363 £325
90th Percentile £650 £663 £638
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 1
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.79% -38.57% -8.28%
10th Percentile £17.15 £21.00 £32.50
90th Percentile £60.55 £127.50 £37.50
London median hourly rate £35.50 £36.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year -2.07% -19.44% +14.65%

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 22 March 2019.

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 22 March 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
City of London +28 37 £550 +3.53% 7
West End of London - 1 - -
City of Westminster - 1 - -
Java EE
London

For the 6 months to 22 March 2019, 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 56 (100.00%) Java
2 44 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (75.00%) JMS
4 40 (71.43%) REST
5 35 (62.50%) Spring
5 35 (62.50%) OO
6 29 (51.79%) Hibernate
6 29 (51.79%) Maven
7 26 (46.43%) Banking
7 26 (46.43%) Relational Database
8 22 (39.29%) Finance
8 22 (39.29%) JUnit
9 21 (37.50%) Unix
9 21 (37.50%) TDD
10 19 (33.93%) JIRA
10 19 (33.93%) Confluence
10 19 (33.93%) Open Source
11 18 (32.14%) Microservices
12 17 (30.36%) Amazon AWS
12 17 (30.36%) Test Automation
13 16 (28.57%) JAX-RS
14 15 (26.79%) WildFly
14 15 (26.79%) Java 8
14 15 (26.79%) RESTful
14 15 (26.79%) Git (software)
14 15 (26.79%) Mockito
14 15 (26.79%) Subversion
15 14 (25.00%) HTML
15 14 (25.00%) J2EE
15 14 (25.00%) RDBMS

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 19 (33.93%) Confluence
2 15 (26.79%) WildFly
3 9 (16.07%) JBoss
4 7 (12.50%) Mule
4 7 (12.50%) WebLogic
5 4 (7.14%) Anypoint
5 4 (7.14%) GlassFish
5 4 (7.14%) Mule ESB
5 4 (7.14%) WebSphere
5 4 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.79%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 17 (30.36%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.14%) GitHub
2 4 (7.14%) SaaS
3 2 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.57%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.79%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) AMQP
1 4 (7.14%) FTP
2 2 (3.57%) HTTP
3 1 (1.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (46.43%) Relational Database
2 14 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
4 8 (14.29%) MySQL
5 6 (10.71%) NoSQL
6 4 (7.14%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.79%) DB2
8 1 (1.79%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 29 (51.79%) Maven
2 22 (39.29%) JUnit
3 19 (33.93%) JIRA
4 15 (26.79%) Git (software)
4 15 (26.79%) Mockito
4 15 (26.79%) Subversion
5 13 (23.21%) Checkstyle
5 13 (23.21%) Liquibase
5 13 (23.21%) SonarQube
5 13 (23.21%) Vagrant
6 7 (12.50%) jMock
7 4 (7.14%) Ant
7 4 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (7.14%) FishEye
7 4 (7.14%) Hudson
8 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.79%) Gradle
General
1 26 (46.43%) Banking
2 22 (39.29%) Finance
3 13 (23.21%) Investment Banking
4 7 (12.50%) Front Office
5 3 (5.36%) Advertising
6 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (94.64%) Developer
2 48 (85.71%) Java Developer
3 13 (23.21%) AWS Developer
4 12 (21.43%) J2EE Developer
4 12 (21.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 8 (14.29%) Integration Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Investment Banking Java Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Lead Developer
6 4 (7.14%) MuleSoft Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Java Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Java Middleware Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Middleware Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Core Java Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Java Software Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Java Software Engineer
9 1 (1.79%) Middleware Engineer
9 1 (1.79%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (75.00%) JMS
2 40 (71.43%) REST
3 35 (62.50%) Spring
4 29 (51.79%) Hibernate
5 16 (28.57%) JAX-RS
6 15 (26.79%) RESTful
7 14 (25.00%) HTML
7 14 (25.00%) J2EE
8 13 (23.21%) Drools
8 13 (23.21%) Lambda Expressions
8 13 (23.21%) WireMock
9 12 (21.43%) DHTML
9 12 (21.43%) Ehcache
10 10 (17.86%) XML
11 9 (16.07%) Middleware
11 9 (16.07%) Web Services
12 7 (12.50%) JDBC
12 7 (12.50%) JTA
12 7 (12.50%) JTS
13 5 (8.93%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) Greenfield Project
1 13 (23.21%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (8.93%) Fixed Income
3 4 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.57%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.57%) Analytical Mindset
4 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.57%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.57%) Fintech
4 2 (3.57%) User Experience
5 1 (1.79%) Equities
5 1 (1.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (37.50%) Unix
2 13 (23.21%) VMS
3 9 (16.07%) Linux
4 7 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (62.50%) OO
3 21 (37.50%) TDD
4 19 (33.93%) Open Source
5 18 (32.14%) Microservices
6 17 (30.36%) Test Automation
7 13 (23.21%) CQRS
7 13 (23.21%) Dependency Injection
7 13 (23.21%) Domain-Driven Design
7 13 (23.21%) OOA/OOD
8 12 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
8 12 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (21.43%) Front End Development
8 12 (21.43%) Open Source Development
9 10 (17.86%) SDLC
10 9 (16.07%) BDD
10 9 (16.07%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (12.50%) UML
12 5 (8.93%) DevOps
12 5 (8.93%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 56 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (26.79%) Java 8
3 13 (23.21%) JPQL
4 7 (12.50%) SQL
5 5 (8.93%) Shell Script
6 4 (7.14%) XPath
7 2 (3.57%) ES6
7 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) CloudHub
2 2 (3.57%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.57%) Terraform
3 1 (1.79%) Ansible
3 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) Terracotta
2 10 (17.86%) Sybase
3 6 (10.71%) Atlassian
4 4 (7.14%) MuleSoft
4 4 (7.14%) Murex
5 1 (1.79%) webMethods