Period
to 13 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Java EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java EE over the 6 months to 13 December 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 Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 208 213 230
Rank change year-on-year +5 +17 +32
Contract jobs citing Java EE 36 24 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.50% 0.37% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.33% 1.02% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 16 11
City of London median daily rate £500 £449 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.42% -0.28% +2.86%
10th Percentile £350 £346 £363
90th Percentile £675 £538 £575
Central London median daily rate £500 £449 £475
% change year-on-year +11.42% -5.53% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Java EE 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 2709 2347 2620
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.60% 35.76% 31.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2287 1979 2182
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 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 10
City of London median hourly rate £25.79 £35.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.32% -9.68% +27.43%
10th Percentile £19.33 £19.00 £19.98
90th Percentile £41.25 £56.31 £68.88
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -38.57% -9.68% +27.43%

Java EE
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Java EE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Java EE in the City of London

Java EE
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 Java EE in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java EE in the City of London

Java EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java EE in the City of London over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java EE in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java EE 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 Java EE.

1 36 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (52.78%) XML
3 18 (50.00%) Spring
4 16 (44.44%) Banking
5 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 15 (41.67%) Finance
6 13 (36.11%) Hibernate
7 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (33.33%) RESTful
8 11 (30.56%) jQuery
8 11 (30.56%) SQL
8 11 (30.56%) SDLC
9 10 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
9 10 (27.78%) REST
9 10 (27.78%) DevOps
9 10 (27.78%) MySQL
9 10 (27.78%) Oracle
10 9 (25.00%) SOAP
10 9 (25.00%) JMS
10 9 (25.00%) Jenkins
11 8 (22.22%) Ansible
11 8 (22.22%) NoSQL
11 8 (22.22%) JSP
11 8 (22.22%) J2EE
11 8 (22.22%) HTML
11 8 (22.22%) Release Management
11 8 (22.22%) Maven
12 7 (19.44%) TDD
12 7 (19.44%) Unit Testing
12 7 (19.44%) XSLT

Java EE
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 7 (19.44%) Apache
2 5 (13.89%) IIS
3 4 (11.11%) JBoss
3 4 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 3 (8.33%) MQSeries
4 3 (8.33%) WebSphere
5 2 (5.56%) AquaLogic
5 2 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.78%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (2.78%) Confluence
6 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.78%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) ION MarketView
2 3 (8.33%) Actimize
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (5.56%) OpenText MBPM
3 2 (5.56%) OpenText Process Suite
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (16.67%) PaaS
3 5 (13.89%) IaaS
3 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (5.56%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.78%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (2.78%) Bluemix
5 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.78%) GitHub
5 1 (2.78%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
2 5 (13.89%) Firewall
3 1 (2.78%) BIG-IP
3 1 (2.78%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.78%) Internet
3 1 (2.78%) LDAP
3 1 (2.78%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) MySQL
2 8 (22.22%) NoSQL
3 7 (19.44%) Relational Database
4 6 (16.67%) MarkLogic
5 1 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.78%) Big Data
5 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.78%) OrientDB
5 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (22.22%) Maven
3 5 (13.89%) JUnit
3 5 (13.89%) Mockito
3 5 (13.89%) Subversion
4 4 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 4 (11.11%) IBM UrbanCode
4 4 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (5.56%) Lombardi
6 1 (2.78%) Ant
6 1 (2.78%) Bundler
6 1 (2.78%) Burp Suite
6 1 (2.78%) EasyMock
6 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.78%) gulp
6 1 (2.78%) JIRA
6 1 (2.78%) JMeter
6 1 (2.78%) Selenium
6 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (44.44%) Banking
2 15 (41.67%) Finance
3 5 (13.89%) Publishing
4 4 (11.11%) Front Office
5 3 (8.33%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (75.00%) Developer
2 23 (63.89%) Java Developer
3 5 (13.89%) AWS DevOps
3 5 (13.89%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) AWS Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Integration Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Senior Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Java Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Senior DevOps
4 4 (11.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Senior Java Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Applications Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Compliance Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) BPM Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (52.78%) XML
2 18 (50.00%) Spring
3 13 (36.11%) Hibernate
4 12 (33.33%) RESTful
5 11 (30.56%) jQuery
6 10 (27.78%) REST
7 9 (25.00%) JMS
7 9 (25.00%) SOAP
8 8 (22.22%) HTML
8 8 (22.22%) J2EE
8 8 (22.22%) JSP
9 7 (19.44%) XSLT
10 5 (13.89%) .NET
10 5 (13.89%) Ajax
10 5 (13.89%) Web Services
11 4 (11.11%) CSS
11 4 (11.11%) JSF
11 4 (11.11%) JSON
11 4 (11.11%) Servlets
11 4 (11.11%) XForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Equities
1 3 (8.33%) Fixed Income
1 3 (8.33%) SWIFT
2 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.78%) DataPower
2 1 (2.78%) Fintech
2 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.78%) PKI
2 1 (2.78%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Linux
1 7 (19.44%) Unix
2 6 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (13.89%) Windows
3 5 (13.89%) Windows Server
4 3 (8.33%) AIX
5 2 (5.56%) Android
6 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (30.56%) SDLC
3 10 (27.78%) DevOps
4 8 (22.22%) Release Management
5 7 (19.44%) OO
5 7 (19.44%) TDD
5 7 (19.44%) Unit Testing
6 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 5 (13.89%) BDD
7 5 (13.89%) Change Control
7 5 (13.89%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (13.89%) Open Source
7 5 (13.89%) User Stories
7 5 (13.89%) Web Development
8 4 (11.11%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 4 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (8.33%) Anti-Money Laundering
9 3 (8.33%) Scrum
9 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 11 (30.56%) SQL
4 5 (13.89%) Perl
5 2 (5.56%) Python
5 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.78%) C++
6 1 (2.78%) Clojure
6 1 (2.78%) Groovy
6 1 (2.78%) Kotlin
6 1 (2.78%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.78%) Scala
6 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
2 3 (8.33%) SEPA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) Ansible
2 5 (13.89%) Puppet
3 4 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.78%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.78%) Rancher
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Oracle
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) Red Hat
3 4 (11.11%) IBM
3 4 (11.11%) ION Trading
4 2 (5.56%) Atlassian
4 2 (5.56%) Pega
5 1 (2.78%) Citrix
5 1 (2.78%) F5
5 1 (2.78%) Google