Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 158 161
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3 -29
Contract jobs citing J2EE 98 88 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.37% 1.31% 1.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.61% 3.67% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 69 83
City of London median daily rate £498 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.74% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £315 £313 £333
90th Percentile £675 £588 £613
Central London median daily rate £498 £455 £475
% change year-on-year +9.34% -4.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
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 2713 2395 2794
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.90% 35.76% 31.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2277 2025 2306
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 14
City of London median hourly rate £22.99 £35.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.31% -9.68% +29.17%
10th Percentile £20.28 £19.00 £12.40
90th Percentile £33.75 £56.31 £66.25
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -38.57% -9.68% +29.17%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 98 (100.00%) Java
2 56 (57.14%) Spring
3 46 (46.94%) Banking
4 42 (42.86%) Finance
5 38 (38.78%) Web Services
6 36 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (30.61%) JavaScript
8 28 (28.57%) Unix
9 26 (26.53%) HTML
9 26 (26.53%) Maven
10 24 (24.49%) Hibernate
11 22 (22.45%) SOAP
11 22 (22.45%) REST
12 21 (21.43%) JBoss
13 20 (20.41%) AngularJS
13 20 (20.41%) Jenkins
14 18 (18.37%) SQL
14 18 (18.37%) MVC
14 18 (18.37%) TDD
15 17 (17.35%) Open Source
15 17 (17.35%) Red Hat
15 17 (17.35%) Oracle
15 17 (17.35%) XML
16 15 (15.31%) SOA
16 15 (15.31%) JIRA
16 15 (15.31%) DevOps
17 14 (14.29%) Test Automation
17 14 (14.29%) HTML5
17 14 (14.29%) CSS
18 13 (13.27%) JSP

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 21 (21.43%) JBoss
2 7 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.10%) MQSeries
3 5 (5.10%) Mule
4 4 (4.08%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.06%) Apache
5 3 (3.06%) Confluence
5 3 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.04%) GemFire
7 1 (1.02%) IIS
7 1 (1.02%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (5.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 5 (5.10%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (2.04%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Actimize
1 6 (6.12%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.02%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.02%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (1.02%) BlazeMeter
1 1 (1.02%) IaaS
1 1 (1.02%) npm
1 1 (1.02%) OpenShift
1 1 (1.02%) PaaS
1 1 (1.02%) SaaS
1 1 (1.02%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.08%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.02%) BIG-IP
2 1 (1.02%) Firewall
2 1 (1.02%) FIX Connectivity
2 1 (1.02%) Internet
2 1 (1.02%) LDAP
2 1 (1.02%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.02%) SMS
2 1 (1.02%) VLAN
2 1 (1.02%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.27%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.18%) MySQL
2 9 (9.18%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.06%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.04%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.02%) Big Data
5 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.02%) DB2
5 1 (1.02%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.02%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (1.02%) QlikView
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (26.53%) Maven
2 20 (20.41%) Jenkins
3 15 (15.31%) JIRA
4 13 (13.27%) Git (software)
4 13 (13.27%) JUnit
5 12 (12.24%) Selenium
6 10 (10.20%) Subversion
7 8 (8.16%) Ant
8 6 (6.12%) Mockito
8 6 (6.12%) SoapUI
9 5 (5.10%) Axure RP
9 5 (5.10%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 5 (5.10%) Jasmine
9 5 (5.10%) TeamCity
10 3 (3.06%) IBM UrbanCode
10 3 (3.06%) IntelliJ
10 3 (3.06%) jMock
10 3 (3.06%) Protractor
11 2 (2.04%) Spock
12 1 (1.02%) Appium
General
1 46 (46.94%) Banking
2 42 (42.86%) Finance
3 13 (13.27%) Retail
4 9 (9.18%) Investment Banking
5 8 (8.16%) Front Office
6 2 (2.04%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.04%) Marketing
7 1 (1.02%) Advertising
7 1 (1.02%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (63.27%) Developer
2 49 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 15 (15.31%) J2EE Developer
3 15 (15.31%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 11 (11.22%) Applications Support
5 10 (10.20%) Analyst
6 9 (9.18%) Senior Developer
7 8 (8.16%) Applications Support Analyst
7 8 (8.16%) Support Analyst
8 7 (7.14%) Compliance Analyst
8 7 (7.14%) Integration Developer
8 7 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (6.12%) Angular Developer
9 6 (6.12%) J2EE Web Developer
9 6 (6.12%) Java Engineer
9 6 (6.12%) Java Web Developer
9 6 (6.12%) Java/J2EE Web Developer
9 6 (6.12%) Web Developer
10 5 (5.10%) Consultant
10 5 (5.10%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (57.14%) Spring
2 38 (38.78%) Web Services
3 26 (26.53%) HTML
4 24 (24.49%) Hibernate
5 22 (22.45%) REST
5 22 (22.45%) SOAP
6 20 (20.41%) AngularJS
7 17 (17.35%) XML
8 14 (14.29%) CSS
8 14 (14.29%) HTML5
9 13 (13.27%) JSP
9 13 (13.27%) Spring MVC
10 12 (12.24%) JSON
11 10 (10.20%) jQuery
11 10 (10.20%) Spring Integration
12 8 (8.16%) RESTful
13 7 (7.14%) Apache Camel
13 7 (7.14%) Java EE
13 7 (7.14%) JMS
14 6 (6.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.20%) N-Tier
2 9 (9.18%) SWIFT
3 8 (8.16%) Data Structures
3 8 (8.16%) User Experience
4 6 (6.12%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.12%) Equities
5 5 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.10%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.06%) Derivative
6 3 (3.06%) Fedwire
7 2 (2.04%) Fixed Income
7 2 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.02%) Bitcoin
8 1 (1.02%) DataPower
8 1 (1.02%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (1.02%) Fintech
8 1 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.02%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.02%) Market Risk
8 1 (1.02%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 28 (28.57%) Unix
2 12 (12.24%) Linux
3 5 (5.10%) AIX
4 4 (4.08%) Solaris
5 3 (3.06%) Windows
6 1 (1.02%) Android
6 1 (1.02%) HPUX
6 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.02%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (18.37%) MVC
2 18 (18.37%) TDD
3 17 (17.35%) Open Source
4 15 (15.31%) DevOps
4 15 (15.31%) SOA
5 14 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 12 (12.24%) Web Development
7 10 (10.20%) Scrum
8 9 (9.18%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 9 (9.18%) Configuration Management
8 9 (9.18%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (9.18%) Memory Management
8 9 (9.18%) UML
9 7 (7.14%) BDD
9 7 (7.14%) SDLC
9 7 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (6.12%) Cash Management
10 6 (6.12%) MVVM
11 5 (5.10%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 98 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (30.61%) JavaScript
3 18 (18.37%) SQL
4 11 (11.22%) Python
5 10 (10.20%) Perl
5 10 (10.20%) Ruby
6 9 (9.18%) Bash Shell
7 6 (6.12%) PL/SQL
8 5 (5.10%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.04%) C#
9 2 (2.04%) XPath
10 1 (1.02%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.02%) C++
10 1 (1.02%) Clojure
10 1 (1.02%) Groovy
10 1 (1.02%) Kotlin
10 1 (1.02%) Scala
10 1 (1.02%) VB
10 1 (1.02%) VBA
10 1 (1.02%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.08%) Degree
2 2 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.18%) QA
1 9 (9.18%) SEPA
2 1 (1.02%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.02%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (1.02%) Docker
1 1 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (10.20%) Ansible
2 5 (5.10%) Puppet
3 4 (4.08%) Nagios
3 4 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.02%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 17 (17.35%) Oracle
1 17 (17.35%) Red Hat
2 7 (7.14%) IBM
3 5 (5.10%) Adobe
3 5 (5.10%) Splunk
4 3 (3.06%) hybris
4 3 (3.06%) Sybase
5 2 (2.04%) F5
5 2 (2.04%) Google
5 2 (2.04%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.04%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.02%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.02%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.02%) Guidewire
6 1 (1.02%) Perfecto Mobile
6 1 (1.02%) Perforce
6 1 (1.02%) Remedy
6 1 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.02%) Solace
6 1 (1.02%) Talend