Period
to 7 April 2020

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 7 April 2020 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
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 157 183 176
Rank change year-on-year +26 -7 -23
Contract jobs citing J2EE 23 63 84
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.56% 0.92% 1.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.62% 2.45% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 47 63
Median daily rate £390 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.00% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £340 £363 £350
90th Percentile £459 £650 £627
Central London median daily rate £400 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -23.81% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £55.00 - -

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 1,423 2,570 2,698
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 34.56% 37.63% 37.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,111 2,074 2,279
Median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +7.84%
10th Percentile £385 £408 £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 9 8 13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +62.79% -30.42%
10th Percentile £24.50 £17.15 £21.25
90th Percentile £62.00 £83.28 £63.65
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year - +62.79% -30.42%

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing J2EE as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing J2EE in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for J2EE in the City of London

J2EE
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing J2EE in the City of London over the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for J2EE in the City of London

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing J2EE in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for J2EE in the City of London

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, 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 20 (86.96%) Java
2 14 (60.87%) Spring
3 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
5 9 (39.13%) WebLogic
5 9 (39.13%) XML
6 8 (34.78%) SOAP
6 8 (34.78%) Web Services
6 8 (34.78%) Gradle
6 8 (34.78%) GitHub
6 8 (34.78%) Kotlin
7 7 (30.43%) SDLC
7 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
7 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
7 7 (30.43%) HTML
8 6 (26.09%) SQL
8 6 (26.09%) Oracle
8 6 (26.09%) Ant
8 6 (26.09%) JUnit
8 6 (26.09%) CSS
8 6 (26.09%) Workflow
8 6 (26.09%) JMeter
8 6 (26.09%) HTTP
8 6 (26.09%) RESTful
8 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (26.09%) Multithreading
8 6 (26.09%) Maven
8 6 (26.09%) WebSphere
8 6 (26.09%) JSON
8 6 (26.09%) Mobile App

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 9 (39.13%) WebLogic
2 6 (26.09%) WebSphere
3 2 (8.70%) Anypoint
3 2 (8.70%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (8.70%) Mule
3 2 (8.70%) Mule ESB
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (8.70%) SAP Portal
4 1 (4.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) GitHub
2 5 (21.74%) Azure
3 1 (4.35%) AWS
3 1 (4.35%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
1 2 (8.70%) SAP HANA
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Gradle
2 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
2 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
3 6 (26.09%) Ant
3 6 (26.09%) git-flow
3 6 (26.09%) JMeter
3 6 (26.09%) JUnit
3 6 (26.09%) Maven
3 6 (26.09%) Mockito
4 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
4 2 (8.70%) Subversion
4 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.35%) Bitbucket
5 1 (4.35%) CA Gen
5 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 3 (13.04%) Banking
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Developer
2 12 (52.17%) Java Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (8.70%) J2EE Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) BPM Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Java Scala Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Salesforce Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Salesforce Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Scala Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Server Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) T24 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) Spring
2 9 (39.13%) XML
3 8 (34.78%) SOAP
3 8 (34.78%) Web Services
4 7 (30.43%) HTML
5 6 (26.09%) CSS
5 6 (26.09%) HTML5
5 6 (26.09%) JSON
5 6 (26.09%) RESTful
5 6 (26.09%) RxJava
6 4 (17.39%) REST
7 3 (13.04%) .NET
7 3 (13.04%) Middleware
7 3 (13.04%) XSLT
8 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
8 2 (8.70%) jBPM
8 2 (8.70%) JMS
8 2 (8.70%) UDDI
8 2 (8.70%) WSDL
8 2 (8.70%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (26.09%) Mobile App
1 6 (26.09%) Mobile Payment
2 5 (21.74%) Data Structures
2 5 (21.74%) User Experience
3 2 (8.70%) iPad
3 2 (8.70%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.35%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Unix
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) SDLC
3 6 (26.09%) API Development
3 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (26.09%) Multithreaded Programming
3 6 (26.09%) Multithreading
3 6 (26.09%) Open Source
3 6 (26.09%) Waterfall
3 6 (26.09%) Workflow
4 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
4 5 (21.74%) Thought Leadership
4 5 (21.74%) Web Development
5 4 (17.39%) DevOps
5 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
7 2 (8.70%) Content Enrichment
7 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (86.96%) Java
2 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
3 8 (34.78%) Kotlin
4 6 (26.09%) SQL
5 2 (8.70%) Apex Code
5 2 (8.70%) Perl
5 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.35%) C
6 1 (4.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Kibana
1 2 (8.70%) logstash
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) BEA
2 3 (13.04%) webMethods
3 2 (8.70%) Google
3 2 (8.70%) Informatica
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) MuleSoft
3 2 (8.70%) Pega
3 2 (8.70%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (8.70%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) CA
4 1 (4.35%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (4.35%) jBASE
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.35%) Temenos