Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 226 215 208
Rank change year-on-year -11 -7 +29
Contract jobs citing Java EE 34 26 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.48% 0.40% 0.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.23% 1.08% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 23 32
City of London median daily rate £425 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% -9.52% +10.53%
10th Percentile £363 £335 £451
90th Percentile £575 £675 £636
Central London median daily rate £425 £463 £525
% change year-on-year -8.16% -11.86% +7.69%
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 2,774 2,416 2,363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.06% 37.17% 34.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,263 1,955 2,002
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £369 £352 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £519 £500 £463
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.00% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 5
City of London median hourly rate £21.75 £24.49 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.17% +22.43% -17.46%
10th Percentile £21.00 £20.75 £16.69
90th Percentile £56.88 £29.62 £35.74
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £24.42 £20.00
% change year-on-year -9.92% +22.11% -26.93%

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 21 July 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 32 (94.12%) Java
2 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (47.06%) Spring
3 16 (47.06%) XML
4 15 (44.12%) SQL Server
5 14 (41.18%) JSON
6 13 (38.24%) TDD
7 12 (35.29%) Hibernate
7 12 (35.29%) Finance
7 12 (35.29%) Web Services
8 11 (32.35%) SOA
8 11 (32.35%) SQL
8 11 (32.35%) J2EE
8 11 (32.35%) Unix
8 11 (32.35%) Tomcat
8 11 (32.35%) REST
9 10 (29.41%) SDLC
9 10 (29.41%) OO
9 10 (29.41%) JMS
9 10 (29.41%) MySQL
9 10 (29.41%) Oracle
10 9 (26.47%) WebLogic
10 9 (26.47%) JBoss
10 9 (26.47%) Banking
10 9 (26.47%) Relational Database
11 8 (23.53%) DevOps
11 8 (23.53%) MongoDB
11 8 (23.53%) SOAP
11 8 (23.53%) HTML
12 7 (20.59%) JavaScript

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 11 (32.35%) Tomcat
2 9 (26.47%) JBoss
2 9 (26.47%) WebLogic
3 7 (20.59%) WebSphere
4 6 (17.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (8.82%) MQSeries
7 2 (5.88%) Apache
7 2 (5.88%) GlassFish
7 2 (5.88%) Jetty
7 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (2.94%) Apache Spark
8 1 (2.94%) Confluence
8 1 (2.94%) Liferay
8 1 (2.94%) Mule
8 1 (2.94%) NetWeaver
8 1 (2.94%) nginx
8 1 (2.94%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Actimize
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (2.94%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) npm
2 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.88%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.94%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) FTP
1 1 (2.94%) HTTP
1 1 (2.94%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (44.12%) SQL Server
2 10 (29.41%) MySQL
3 9 (26.47%) Relational Database
4 8 (23.53%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.94%) DB2
6 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.94%) Neo4j
6 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 5 (14.71%) Babel
2 5 (14.71%) Grunt
2 5 (14.71%) gulp
2 5 (14.71%) Maven
2 5 (14.71%) webpack
3 4 (11.76%) Gradle
3 4 (11.76%) JUnit
4 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.88%) JBehave
4 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.88%) jMock
4 2 (5.88%) Selenium
4 2 (5.88%) Subversion
4 2 (5.88%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.94%) Checkstyle
5 1 (2.94%) FishEye
5 1 (2.94%) JIRA
5 1 (2.94%) Mockito
General
1 12 (35.29%) Finance
2 9 (26.47%) Banking
3 6 (17.65%) Financial Institution
4 4 (11.76%) Advertising
4 4 (11.76%) Legal
5 2 (5.88%) Front Office
5 2 (5.88%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (58.82%) Developer
2 19 (55.88%) Java Developer
3 8 (23.53%) Integration Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Architect
5 5 (14.71%) UI Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Applications Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) Compliance Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) Finance Systems Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Software Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Java Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Software Development Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Test Development Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (47.06%) Spring
1 16 (47.06%) XML
2 14 (41.18%) JSON
3 12 (35.29%) Hibernate
3 12 (35.29%) Web Services
4 11 (32.35%) J2EE
4 11 (32.35%) REST
5 10 (29.41%) JMS
6 8 (23.53%) HTML
6 8 (23.53%) SOAP
7 7 (20.59%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (20.59%) React
8 6 (17.65%) Apache Camel
8 6 (17.65%) JSP
8 6 (17.65%) JTA
8 6 (17.65%) Middleware
9 5 (14.71%) FIX Protocol
9 5 (14.71%) HTML5
9 5 (14.71%) JTS
9 5 (14.71%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Fintech
1 4 (11.76%) Fixed Income
2 3 (8.82%) Equities
2 3 (8.82%) SWIFT
3 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Market Risk
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.94%) Online Games
4 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Unix
2 7 (20.59%) Linux
3 3 (8.82%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (38.24%) TDD
3 11 (32.35%) SOA
4 10 (29.41%) OO
4 10 (29.41%) SDLC
5 8 (23.53%) DevOps
6 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (17.65%) Microservices
8 5 (14.71%) Front End Development
8 5 (14.71%) MVC
8 5 (14.71%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (14.71%) OOD
8 5 (14.71%) UML
8 5 (14.71%) Web Accessibility
9 4 (11.76%) Data Conversion
9 4 (11.76%) Data Modelling
9 4 (11.76%) Presales
9 4 (11.76%) Release Management
9 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (11.76%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (94.12%) Java
2 11 (32.35%) SQL
3 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
4 6 (17.65%) Shell Script
5 4 (11.76%) ANSI SQL
5 4 (11.76%) Java 8
6 3 (8.82%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) A+ Certification
2 2 (5.88%) OCPJP
2 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) QA
2 3 (8.82%) PSD2
2 3 (8.82%) SEPA
3 1 (2.94%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Docker
2 1 (2.94%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Control-M
2 1 (2.94%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Oracle
2 5 (14.71%) Sybase
3 3 (8.82%) IBM
4 2 (5.88%) Murex
4 2 (5.88%) Sun
5 1 (2.94%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.94%) SAP
5 1 (2.94%) Solace
5 1 (2.94%) TIBCO