Period
to 12 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 12 November 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 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 203 153 154
Rank change year-on-year -50 +1 +11
Contract jobs citing J2EE 54 94 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.78% 1.34% 1.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.96% 3.48% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 71 72
City of London median daily rate £525 £498 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.53% +5.85% -1.05%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £315
90th Percentile £680 £675 £586
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £455
% change year-on-year +5.00% +9.89% -1.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median hourly rate - - £54.25
Central London median hourly rate - - £54.25

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 the City of London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,754 2,699 2,416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.57% 38.43% 36.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,296 2,261 2,054
City of London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% -
10th Percentile £400 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 4
City of London median hourly rate £31.25 £22.99 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.91% -34.31% -9.68%
10th Percentile £15.91 £20.28 £19.00
90th Percentile £83.65 £33.75 £56.31
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +62.79% -38.57% -9.68%

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing J2EE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for J2EE in the City of London

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE in the City of London

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE in the City of London over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for J2EE in the City of London

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE in the City of London

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the City of London region over the 6 months to 12 November 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
Moorgate - 6 £525 -
J2EE
Central London

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, 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 City of London region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 50 (92.59%) Java
2 29 (53.70%) Finance
3 24 (44.44%) Spring
3 24 (44.44%) SOAP
3 24 (44.44%) REST
4 21 (38.89%) Banking
5 20 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (33.33%) Web Services
7 17 (31.48%) JSON
8 16 (29.63%) SQL
9 14 (25.93%) OAuth
10 13 (24.07%) OpenID
10 13 (24.07%) HTML
10 13 (24.07%) Middleware
10 13 (24.07%) TDD
11 11 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (20.37%) Open Source
11 11 (20.37%) Greenfield Project
12 10 (18.52%) Fintech
12 10 (18.52%) Oracle
12 10 (18.52%) Unix
12 10 (18.52%) OO
13 9 (16.67%) Scrum
13 9 (16.67%) Java EE
13 9 (16.67%) Jenkins
13 9 (16.67%) Apache Camel
13 9 (16.67%) RESTful
13 9 (16.67%) Git (software)
14 8 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (14.81%) Maven

J2EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 7 (12.96%) JBoss
2 6 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (9.26%) WebSphere
4 4 (7.41%) WebLogic
5 3 (5.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (3.70%) CMS
6 2 (3.70%) Confluence
6 2 (3.70%) Mule
7 1 (1.85%) Apache
7 1 (1.85%) Drupal
7 1 (1.85%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Actimize
1 1 (1.85%) MetaTrader
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.85%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) Firewall
1 1 (1.85%) Internet
1 1 (1.85%) Kerberos
1 1 (1.85%) Network Security
1 1 (1.85%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (1.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) MongoDB
2 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.70%) Big Data
4 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 9 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 8 (14.81%) Maven
3 6 (11.11%) DbUnit
3 6 (11.11%) jMock
3 6 (11.11%) JUnit
3 6 (11.11%) Mockito
3 6 (11.11%) SonarQube
4 5 (9.26%) JIRA
5 1 (1.85%) Appium
5 1 (1.85%) Applitools
5 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.85%) JDeveloper
5 1 (1.85%) Selenium
5 1 (1.85%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.85%) Xcode
General
1 29 (53.70%) Finance
2 21 (38.89%) Banking
3 4 (7.41%) Front Office
4 3 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.56%) Legal
5 2 (3.70%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.70%) Retail
6 1 (1.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 31 (57.41%) Developer
2 22 (40.74%) Java Developer
3 11 (20.37%) Architect
4 7 (12.96%) J2EE Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Oracle Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Technical Leader
7 3 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Integration Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Finance Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Financial Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Software Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.70%) SQL Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Team Leader
9 1 (1.85%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (44.44%) REST
1 24 (44.44%) SOAP
1 24 (44.44%) Spring
2 18 (33.33%) Web Services
3 17 (31.48%) JSON
4 14 (25.93%) OAuth
5 13 (24.07%) HTML
5 13 (24.07%) Middleware
5 13 (24.07%) OpenID
6 9 (16.67%) Apache Camel
6 9 (16.67%) Java EE
6 9 (16.67%) RESTful
7 7 (12.96%) Spring Boot
8 6 (11.11%) JMS
8 6 (11.11%) PowerMock
8 6 (11.11%) XML
9 5 (9.26%) Hibernate
9 5 (9.26%) HTML5
10 4 (7.41%) Ehcache
10 4 (7.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (18.52%) Fintech
3 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) User Experience
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) Derivative
4 1 (1.85%) Equities
4 1 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.85%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.52%) Unix
2 4 (7.41%) Linux
3 1 (1.85%) AIX
3 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (24.07%) TDD
3 11 (20.37%) Open Source
3 11 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (18.52%) OO
5 9 (16.67%) Scrum
6 8 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (14.81%) E-Commerce
7 7 (12.96%) BDD
8 6 (11.11%) Front End Development
8 6 (11.11%) Kanban
8 6 (11.11%) SOA
8 6 (11.11%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 5 (9.26%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (9.26%) SDLC
10 4 (7.41%) Data Modelling
10 4 (7.41%) OOA/OOD
10 4 (7.41%) Open Source Development
10 4 (7.41%) Presales
10 4 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 50 (92.59%) Java
2 16 (29.63%) SQL
3 7 (12.96%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.41%) PL/SQL
4 4 (7.41%) Shell Script
5 3 (5.56%) ANSI SQL
6 2 (3.70%) C#
6 2 (3.70%) Java 8
7 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.85%) C++
7 1 (1.85%) Perl
7 1 (1.85%) PHP
7 1 (1.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) A+ Certification
2 1 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) PSD2
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (11.11%) vSphere
2 2 (3.70%) Docker
3 1 (1.85%) OpenAM
3 1 (1.85%) OpenDJ
3 1 (1.85%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Ansible
1 1 (1.85%) collectd
1 1 (1.85%) Grafana
1 1 (1.85%) Graphite
1 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.85%) Kibana
1 1 (1.85%) logstash
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) Oracle
2 6 (11.11%) VMware
3 4 (7.41%) Terracotta
4 3 (5.56%) Adobe
4 3 (5.56%) hybris
5 1 (1.85%) ATG
5 1 (1.85%) ForgeRock
5 1 (1.85%) IBM
5 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.85%) Splunk
5 1 (1.85%) TIBCO