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 3 months to 29 March 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 112 116
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4  
Contract jobs citing J2EE 48 47 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.56% 1.39% 1.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.46% 4.26% 4.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 37 57
Median daily rate £500 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +15.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £423 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £378
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -1.31% +2.70%  

J2EE is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1077 1104 1539
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 35.06% 32.61% 30.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 893 932 1232
Median daily rate £475 £473 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.52% +11.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +100.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing J2EE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 29 March 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 74 (87.06%) Java
2 45 (52.94%) Spring
3 43 (50.59%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (44.71%) JavaScript
5 37 (43.53%) TDD
6 35 (41.18%) Web Services
7 33 (38.82%) Finance
8 32 (37.65%) Banking
9 31 (36.47%) Hibernate
10 29 (34.12%) MVC
10 29 (34.12%) Jenkins
11 27 (31.76%) JSP
12 26 (30.59%) HTML
13 25 (29.41%) Oracle
14 23 (27.06%) Unix
14 23 (27.06%) REST
15 21 (24.71%) SQL
16 19 (22.35%) SOA
16 19 (22.35%) AngularJS
17 18 (21.18%) SOAP
17 18 (21.18%) CSS
17 18 (21.18%) Maven
18 17 (20.00%) JSON
18 17 (20.00%) XML
18 17 (20.00%) JUnit
19 16 (18.82%) Linux
19 16 (18.82%) BDD
20 15 (17.65%) Node.js
20 15 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
20 15 (17.65%) JPA

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 13 (15.29%) Tomcat
2 10 (11.76%) WebLogic
3 9 (10.59%) JBoss
4 7 (8.24%) WebSphere
5 6 (7.06%) Apache
5 6 (7.06%) Mule
6 4 (4.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (4.71%) Apache Spark
6 4 (4.71%) Confluence
7 3 (3.53%) Oracle Coherence
7 3 (3.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.18%) CMS
8 1 (1.18%) GlassFish
8 1 (1.18%) Mule ESB
8 1 (1.18%) nginx
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.18%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.18%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (1.18%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) HipChat
2 1 (1.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.18%) MS Office
2 1 (1.18%) MS Project
2 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.18%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) ION MarketView
1 1 (1.18%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.35%) PaaS
3 1 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.18%) Bluemix
3 1 (1.18%) GitHub
3 1 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.18%) IaaS
3 1 (1.18%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.88%) Internet
1 5 (5.88%) SAN
2 3 (3.53%) HTTP
3 2 (2.35%) Firewall
3 2 (2.35%) SSL
4 1 (1.18%) DMZ
4 1 (1.18%) DNS
4 1 (1.18%) Intranet
4 1 (1.18%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (1.18%) SNMP
4 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.88%) DB2
2 4 (4.71%) Hadoop
2 4 (4.71%) MySQL
2 4 (4.71%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.53%) Jackrabbit
4 2 (2.35%) Big Data
4 2 (2.35%) Endeca
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.18%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.18%) KDB
5 1 (1.18%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (34.12%) Jenkins
2 18 (21.18%) Maven
3 17 (20.00%) JUnit
4 14 (16.47%) JIRA
4 14 (16.47%) Selenium
5 13 (15.29%) Mockito
6 11 (12.94%) Jasmine
7 8 (9.41%) Build Forge
7 8 (9.41%) CruiseControl
7 8 (9.41%) Hudson
7 8 (9.41%) Subversion
8 7 (8.24%) Git (software)
9 6 (7.06%) Cucumber
9 6 (7.06%) EasyMock
10 5 (5.88%) Ant
11 4 (4.71%) SoapUI
12 3 (3.53%) jMock
12 3 (3.53%) SonarQube
13 2 (2.35%) Eclipse
13 2 (2.35%) IntelliJ
General
1 33 (38.82%) Finance
2 32 (37.65%) Banking
3 9 (10.59%) Retail
4 8 (9.41%) Investment Banking
5 5 (5.88%) Front Office
6 3 (3.53%) Advertising
6 3 (3.53%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.53%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 64 (75.29%) Developer
2 42 (49.41%) Java Developer
3 19 (22.35%) Senior Developer
4 18 (21.18%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (11.76%) Full Stack Developer
6 9 (10.59%) Architect
7 5 (5.88%) Core Java Developer
7 5 (5.88%) Data Architect
7 5 (5.88%) Data Centre Architect
7 5 (5.88%) Data Migration Architect
7 5 (5.88%) Migration Architect
8 4 (4.71%) J2EE Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (3.53%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.53%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.53%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Designer
9 3 (3.53%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (52.94%) Spring
2 35 (41.18%) Web Services
3 31 (36.47%) Hibernate
4 27 (31.76%) JSP
5 26 (30.59%) HTML
6 23 (27.06%) REST
7 19 (22.35%) AngularJS
8 18 (21.18%) CSS
8 18 (21.18%) SOAP
9 17 (20.00%) JSON
9 17 (20.00%) XML
10 15 (17.65%) JPA
10 15 (17.65%) Node.js
11 14 (16.47%) Spring MVC
12 12 (14.12%) .NET
13 11 (12.94%) Servlets
13 11 (12.94%) Spring Boot
14 10 (11.76%) HTML5
14 10 (11.76%) React
15 9 (10.59%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.41%) Data Centre
1 8 (9.41%) Data Structures
2 7 (8.24%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (5.88%) Mainframe
4 5 (5.88%) N-Tier
5 4 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.71%) Online Banking
6 3 (3.53%) Derivative
7 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.35%) Hedge funds
7 2 (2.35%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (2.35%) Market Risk
7 2 (2.35%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.35%) Social Media
7 2 (2.35%) User Experience
7 2 (2.35%) Virtual Team
7 2 (2.35%) Web 2.0
8 1 (1.18%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.18%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.06%) Unix
2 16 (18.82%) Linux
3 10 (11.76%) Windows
4 1 (1.18%) CentOS
4 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.18%) Solaris
4 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (50.59%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (43.53%) TDD
3 29 (34.12%) MVC
4 19 (22.35%) SOA
5 16 (18.82%) BDD
6 15 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (15.29%) Multithreading
7 13 (15.29%) Unit Testing
8 10 (11.76%) Web Development
9 9 (10.59%) DevOps
9 9 (10.59%) OO
10 8 (9.41%) Concurrent Programming
10 8 (9.41%) Dependency Injection
10 8 (9.41%) Inversion of Control
10 8 (9.41%) Microservices
10 8 (9.41%) Migration
11 7 (8.24%) Low Latency
11 7 (8.24%) Mentoring
11 7 (8.24%) Open Source
11 7 (8.24%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 74 (87.06%) Java
2 38 (44.71%) JavaScript
3 21 (24.71%) SQL
4 11 (12.94%) Bash Shell
5 10 (11.76%) PL/SQL
5 10 (11.76%) Scala
6 9 (10.59%) Shell Script
7 8 (9.41%) Python
8 6 (7.06%) C#
9 4 (4.71%) C
10 3 (3.53%) Perl
10 3 (3.53%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.53%) VBA
11 2 (2.35%) C++
11 2 (2.35%) PHP
11 2 (2.35%) Ruby
12 1 (1.18%) Clojure
12 1 (1.18%) Haskell
12 1 (1.18%) Korn
12 1 (1.18%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (8.24%) Degree
2 2 (2.35%) OCPJP
3 1 (1.18%) CISA
3 1 (1.18%) CISSP
3 1 (1.18%) CSSLP
3 1 (1.18%) MCSE
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.18%) OCA
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.18%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.18%) PMP
3 1 (1.18%) RHCE
3 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.53%) Docker
2 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.18%) vCloud
2 1 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) Puppet
2 2 (2.35%) Ansible
2 2 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.35%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (1.18%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.18%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.18%) Kibana
3 1 (1.18%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.18%) logstash
3 1 (1.18%) Nagios
3 1 (1.18%) Rundeck
3 1 (1.18%) Salt
3 1 (1.18%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.18%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 25 (29.41%) Oracle
2 8 (9.41%) TIBCO
3 7 (8.24%) ATG
4 6 (7.06%) IBM
5 2 (2.35%) Adobe
5 2 (2.35%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.35%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.35%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.35%) Solace
5 2 (2.35%) Splunk
6 1 (1.18%) Black Duck
6 1 (1.18%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.18%) Canoo
6 1 (1.18%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.18%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.18%) Sonatype
6 1 (1.18%) StreamBase
6 1 (1.18%) Tableau
6 1 (1.18%) Veracode
6 1 (1.18%) Vertica
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