Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 202 141 154
Rank change year-on-year -61 +13 +3
Contract jobs citing J2EE 46 111 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.69% 1.58% 1.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.75% 4.12% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 86 66
City of London median daily rate £475 £500 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -0.99% +9.19%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £324
90th Percentile £585 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
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 2,630 2,693 2,236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.28% 38.22% 35.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,190 2,296 1,890
City of London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% -
10th Percentile £409 £363 £325
90th Percentile £663 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £27.55 £52.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.02% -47.15% +30.31%
10th Percentile £14.90 £21.00 £45.66
90th Percentile £84.50 £57.88 £56.68
Central London median hourly rate £27.00 £27.09 £52.12
% change year-on-year -0.33% -48.03% +30.31%

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 20 January 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

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 20 January 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
Moorgate - 6 £525 -
J2EE
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 45 (97.83%) Java
2 27 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (56.52%) Spring
4 25 (54.35%) TDD
5 24 (52.17%) REST
6 22 (47.83%) Finance
7 21 (45.65%) Banking
7 21 (45.65%) Open Source
8 20 (43.48%) Greenfield Project
9 19 (41.30%) HTML
10 15 (32.61%) SOAP
10 15 (32.61%) OO
11 14 (30.43%) Front End Development
11 14 (30.43%) Continuous Delivery
12 13 (28.26%) Jenkins
12 13 (28.26%) Open Source Development
12 13 (28.26%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (26.09%) Terracotta
13 12 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (26.09%) Ehcache
13 12 (26.09%) DHTML
13 12 (26.09%) JMS
13 12 (26.09%) Java EE
14 10 (21.74%) Maven
14 10 (21.74%) Scrum
14 10 (21.74%) Web Services
14 10 (21.74%) Git (software)
15 9 (19.57%) RESTful
16 8 (17.39%) Mockito
16 8 (17.39%) JUnit

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 4 (8.70%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (6.52%) CMS
2 3 (6.52%) JBoss
2 3 (6.52%) Jetty
2 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.35%) Apache
3 2 (4.35%) Drupal
3 2 (4.35%) GlassFish
3 2 (4.35%) nginx
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.17%) Confluence
4 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.17%) IIS
4 1 (2.17%) Mongrel
4 1 (2.17%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Actimize
1 1 (2.17%) MetaTrader
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (15.22%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.17%) GitHub
2 1 (2.17%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.17%) Google App Engine
2 1 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.17%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) HTTP
1 2 (4.35%) SSL
1 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.17%) DHCP
2 1 (2.17%) DNS
2 1 (2.17%) FTP
2 1 (2.17%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) IPsec
2 1 (2.17%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.17%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) Big Data
2 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (28.26%) Jenkins
2 10 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 10 (21.74%) Maven
3 8 (17.39%) JUnit
3 8 (17.39%) Mockito
4 7 (15.22%) jMock
5 6 (13.04%) DbUnit
5 6 (13.04%) SonarQube
6 5 (10.87%) JIRA
7 2 (4.35%) Ant
7 2 (4.35%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (4.35%) Selenium
7 2 (4.35%) Travis CI
8 1 (2.17%) Appium
8 1 (2.17%) Applitools
8 1 (2.17%) Gatling
8 1 (2.17%) Gradle
8 1 (2.17%) Grunt
8 1 (2.17%) gulp
8 1 (2.17%) Sublime Text
General
1 22 (47.83%) Finance
2 21 (45.65%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Back Office
3 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Law
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (71.74%) Developer
2 25 (54.35%) Java Developer
3 12 (26.09%) J2EE Developer
3 12 (26.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.35%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (4.35%) EAI Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Integration Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Middleware Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.35%) SOA Developer
6 2 (4.35%) SQL Developer
6 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (4.35%) WebSphere Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (56.52%) Spring
2 24 (52.17%) REST
3 19 (41.30%) HTML
4 15 (32.61%) SOAP
5 12 (26.09%) DHTML
5 12 (26.09%) Ehcache
5 12 (26.09%) Java EE
5 12 (26.09%) JMS
6 10 (21.74%) Web Services
7 9 (19.57%) RESTful
8 8 (17.39%) JSON
8 8 (17.39%) Middleware
9 7 (15.22%) Apache Camel
10 6 (13.04%) OAuth
10 6 (13.04%) PowerMock
10 6 (13.04%) Spring Boot
11 5 (10.87%) jQuery
11 5 (10.87%) OpenID
11 5 (10.87%) XML
12 4 (8.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (43.48%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (10.87%) Fintech
3 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) User Experience
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Unix
2 4 (8.70%) Linux
3 1 (2.17%) AIX
3 1 (2.17%) Solaris
3 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (54.35%) TDD
3 21 (45.65%) Open Source
4 15 (32.61%) OO
5 14 (30.43%) Continuous Delivery
5 14 (30.43%) Front End Development
6 13 (28.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 13 (28.26%) Open Source Development
7 12 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (21.74%) Scrum
9 7 (15.22%) E-Commerce
10 6 (13.04%) BDD
10 6 (13.04%) Kanban
10 6 (13.04%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 5 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (10.87%) SOA
11 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (10.87%) Test Automation
11 5 (10.87%) Unit Testing
12 4 (8.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (97.83%) Java
2 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
2 7 (15.22%) SQL
3 4 (8.70%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.35%) Perl
4 2 (4.35%) PHP
5 1 (2.17%) C#
5 1 (2.17%) C++
5 1 (2.17%) Go
5 1 (2.17%) Groovy
5 1 (2.17%) Haskell
5 1 (2.17%) Java 8
5 1 (2.17%) Python
5 1 (2.17%) Ruby
5 1 (2.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (13.04%) vSphere
3 3 (6.52%) Docker
4 1 (2.17%) OpenAM
4 1 (2.17%) OpenDJ
4 1 (2.17%) OpenIDM
4 1 (2.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Puppet
2 2 (4.35%) Ansible
3 1 (2.17%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (2.17%) Grafana
3 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.17%) Kibana
3 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) Terracotta
2 7 (15.22%) VMware
3 6 (13.04%) Oracle
4 4 (8.70%) Adobe
5 2 (4.35%) Google
5 2 (4.35%) hybris
5 2 (4.35%) IBM
6 1 (2.17%) Dynatrace
6 1 (2.17%) ForgeRock
6 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.17%) Splunk
6 1 (2.17%) webMethods