Period
to 11 December 2019

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 11 December 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 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 180 205 156
Rank change year-on-year +25 -49 -5
Contract jobs citing J2EE 35 52 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.63% 0.73% 1.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.77% 1.84% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 33 79
City of London median daily rate £510 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.37% -5.00% +1.78%
10th Percentile £350 £363 £323
90th Percentile £580 £620 £675
Central London median daily rate £488 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -2.50% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 1,978 2,822 2,722
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 35.32% 39.53% 37.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,610 2,351 2,299
City of London median daily rate £538 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £400 £406 £363
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
City of London median hourly rate £52.00 £19.00 £25.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +173.68% -26.32% -26.32%
10th Percentile £26.70 £14.90 £19.33
90th Percentile £63.10 £84.50 £41.25
Central London median hourly rate £52.00 £27.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +92.59% +25.58% -38.57%

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 11 December 2019.

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, 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 32 (91.43%) Java
2 18 (51.43%) JavaScript
2 18 (51.43%) HTML
3 15 (42.86%) CSS
4 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (37.14%) Spring
6 12 (34.29%) WebLogic
6 12 (34.29%) SQL
7 11 (31.43%) Oracle
8 10 (28.57%) Finance
9 9 (25.71%) Front Office
9 9 (25.71%) Middleware
10 8 (22.86%) Eclipse
10 8 (22.86%) Migration
10 8 (22.86%) .NET
10 8 (22.86%) XML
10 8 (22.86%) Unix
10 8 (22.86%) Web Development
10 8 (22.86%) GitHub
10 8 (22.86%) Jenkins
11 7 (20.00%) AngularJS
11 7 (20.00%) User Experience
11 7 (20.00%) TDD
11 7 (20.00%) Multithreading
11 7 (20.00%) Data Integration
11 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
11 7 (20.00%) Web Services
11 7 (20.00%) Data Modelling
11 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 7 (20.00%) ETL

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 12 (34.29%) WebLogic
2 6 (17.14%) WebLogic Integration
3 4 (11.43%) WebSphere
4 3 (8.57%) JBoss
5 2 (5.71%) Apache
5 2 (5.71%) Magnolia
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (5.71%) SAP Portal
6 1 (2.86%) Appian
6 1 (2.86%) Confluence
6 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.86%) IIS
6 1 (2.86%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle Financials
1 6 (17.14%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (2.86%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) GitHub
2 6 (17.14%) Power Platform
3 2 (5.71%) AWS
3 2 (5.71%) Azure
4 1 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.86%) GCP
4 1 (2.86%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) HTTP
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (17.14%) Power BI
2 6 (17.14%) QlikView
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (8.57%) MySQL
4 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.71%) SAP HANA
5 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Eclipse
1 8 (22.86%) Jenkins
2 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (17.14%) Gradle
3 6 (17.14%) Maven
4 5 (14.29%) JUnit
5 4 (11.43%) Ant
5 4 (11.43%) git-flow
5 4 (11.43%) JMeter
5 4 (11.43%) Mockito
5 4 (11.43%) Subversion
6 3 (8.57%) Selenium
6 3 (8.57%) SonarQube
7 2 (5.71%) Babel
7 2 (5.71%) Bitbucket
7 2 (5.71%) JIRA
7 2 (5.71%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (2.86%) jMock
8 1 (2.86%) Liquibase
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 9 (25.71%) Front Office
3 5 (14.29%) Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.86%) Advertising
5 1 (2.86%) Back Office
5 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (57.14%) Developer
2 14 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Full Stack Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Senior Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Agile Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Angular Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Azure Developer
5 2 (5.71%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (5.71%) HTML Developer
5 2 (5.71%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Low Latency Java Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Agile Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 2 (5.71%) UI Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Appian Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Release Train Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (51.43%) HTML
2 15 (42.86%) CSS
3 13 (37.14%) Spring
4 9 (25.71%) Middleware
5 8 (22.86%) .NET
5 8 (22.86%) XML
6 7 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 7 (20.00%) Web Services
7 6 (17.14%) HTML5
7 6 (17.14%) JSON
7 6 (17.14%) MSMQ
7 6 (17.14%) React
7 6 (17.14%) RESTful
7 6 (17.14%) SOAP
8 4 (11.43%) Angular 2
8 4 (11.43%) CSS3
8 4 (11.43%) Hibernate
8 4 (11.43%) RxJava
8 4 (11.43%) Spring Boot
9 3 (8.57%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) User Experience
2 6 (17.14%) Mobile App
2 6 (17.14%) Reinsurance
3 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (11.43%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (8.57%) Data Structures
5 2 (5.71%) Public Cloud
5 2 (5.71%) VLE
6 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Unix
2 5 (14.29%) Linux
3 4 (11.43%) Windows
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.86%) Migration
2 8 (22.86%) Web Development
3 7 (20.00%) Data Integration
3 7 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 7 (20.00%) ETL
3 7 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 7 (20.00%) TDD
4 6 (17.14%) CRM
4 6 (17.14%) Data Architecture
4 6 (17.14%) Data Migration
4 6 (17.14%) SDLC
5 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (14.29%) Open Source
5 5 (14.29%) Scrum
6 4 (11.43%) API Development
6 4 (11.43%) Multithreaded Programming
6 4 (11.43%) Software Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Test Strategy
7 3 (8.57%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 32 (91.43%) Java
2 18 (51.43%) JavaScript
3 12 (34.29%) SQL
4 6 (17.14%) Python
5 4 (11.43%) Kotlin
6 3 (8.57%) TypeScript
7 2 (5.71%) ES6
7 2 (5.71%) Java 9
8 1 (2.86%) Apex Code
8 1 (2.86%) C
8 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) EMIR
1 1 (2.86%) MiFID
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.86%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Oracle
2 6 (17.14%) CODA
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.57%) Google
4 2 (5.71%) Perforce
4 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.71%) SAP
5 1 (2.86%) BEA
5 1 (2.86%) jBASE
5 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.86%) Temenos
5 1 (2.86%) webMethods