Period
to 26 April 2018

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 26 April 2018 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 231 210 191
Rank change year-on-year -21 -19 +53
Contract jobs citing Java EE 20 24 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.29% 0.39% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.75% 1.08% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 24
City of London median daily rate £531 £423 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.74% -23.18% +29.41%
10th Percentile £401 £313 £371
90th Percentile £644 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £423 £525
% change year-on-year +18.34% -19.52% +13.51%
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 2,652 2,218 2,150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.91% 36.38% 32.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,220 1,828 1,801
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £365 £331 £313
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £473
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.34% +5.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 8
City of London median hourly rate £21.50 £24.86 £34.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.52% -28.86% +27.68%
10th Percentile £21.25 £23.98 £18.37
90th Percentile £61.73 £33.73 £60.00
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £24.86 £34.95
% change year-on-year -13.52% -28.86% +16.48%

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 26 April 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Java EE 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 Java EE.

1 20 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (60.00%) JSP
3 11 (55.00%) MySQL
4 10 (50.00%) Oracle
4 10 (50.00%) SQL
4 10 (50.00%) Banking
5 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (40.00%) Hibernate
5 8 (40.00%) Finance
5 8 (40.00%) J2EE
5 8 (40.00%) QA
5 8 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (40.00%) SDLC
6 7 (35.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 7 (35.00%) SEPA
6 7 (35.00%) Maven
6 7 (35.00%) Actimize
6 7 (35.00%) SWIFT
6 7 (35.00%) Cash Management
6 7 (35.00%) Oracle Cash Management
6 7 (35.00%) AIX
6 7 (35.00%) MQSeries
6 7 (35.00%) Financial Institution
6 7 (35.00%) MVC
7 6 (30.00%) Web Services
7 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
8 5 (25.00%) Gradle
8 5 (25.00%) Spring
8 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
8 5 (25.00%) TDD

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 (35.00%) MQSeries
2 4 (20.00%) Mule
3 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (10.00%) Apache
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (5.00%) Apache Spark
5 1 (5.00%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (5.00%) Confluence
5 1 (5.00%) JBoss
5 1 (5.00%) Jetty
5 1 (5.00%) nginx
5 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
5 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (5.00%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Actimize
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.00%) GitHub
3 1 (5.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) FTP
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) MySQL
2 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (5.00%) DB2
5 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
5 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (5.00%) OrientDB
5 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Maven
2 5 (25.00%) Gradle
3 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (10.00%) jMock
4 2 (10.00%) JUnit
4 2 (10.00%) Subversion
5 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (5.00%) Checkstyle
5 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
5 1 (5.00%) FishEye
5 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.00%) JBehave
5 1 (5.00%) JIRA
5 1 (5.00%) Mockito
5 1 (5.00%) Selenium
5 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (50.00%) Banking
2 8 (40.00%) Finance
3 7 (35.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
1 10 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Applications Consultant
2 7 (35.00%) Compliance Consultant
2 7 (35.00%) Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (5.00%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Development Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Java Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Test Development Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) JSP
2 8 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 8 (40.00%) J2EE
3 6 (30.00%) Web Services
4 5 (25.00%) Spring
5 4 (20.00%) REST
6 3 (15.00%) JMS
6 3 (15.00%) XML
7 2 (10.00%) JDBC
7 2 (10.00%) JPA
7 2 (10.00%) React
7 2 (10.00%) SOAP
7 2 (10.00%) Spring MVC
8 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
8 1 (5.00%) Apache Camel
8 1 (5.00%) Drools
8 1 (5.00%) Gherkin
8 1 (5.00%) JSF
8 1 (5.00%) Spring Integration
8 1 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) SWIFT
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.00%) Market Risk
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) AIX
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Unix
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (40.00%) SDLC
1 8 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (35.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 7 (35.00%) Cash Management
2 7 (35.00%) MVC
3 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (25.00%) TDD
4 4 (20.00%) Build Automation
4 4 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.00%) Microservices
5 3 (15.00%) Open Source
5 3 (15.00%) SOA
6 2 (10.00%) BDD
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (10.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 2 (10.00%) OO
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.00%) Java 8
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.00%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) QA
2 7 (35.00%) SEPA
3 1 (5.00%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Docker
2 1 (5.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Ansible
1 1 (5.00%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (5.00%) Rancher
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) MuleSoft
3 2 (10.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) Solace
4 1 (5.00%) Sybase
4 1 (5.00%) TIBCO