Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 229 204 220
Rank change year-on-year -25 +16 +9
Contract jobs citing Java EE 42 41 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.60% 0.60% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.50% 1.57% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 38 24
City of London median daily rate £525 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +2.63% -5.00%
10th Percentile £367 £360 £413
90th Percentile £583 £675 £575
Central London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.89% - -5.00%
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 2,808 2,615 2,346
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 40.06% 38.16% 35.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,338 2,155 1,998
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £388 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £465
% change year-on-year +5.00% +7.53% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 4
City of London median hourly rate £32.00 £24.36 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.36% -30.40% -3.45%
10th Percentile £19.14 £19.80 £19.00
90th Percentile £73.98 £26.61 £56.31
Central London median hourly rate £32.00 £21.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +48.84% -38.57% -3.45%

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 16 October 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 40 (95.24%) Java
2 27 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (47.62%) TDD
3 20 (47.62%) Spring
3 20 (47.62%) JSON
4 19 (45.24%) SQL Server
5 18 (42.86%) Unix
6 17 (40.48%) Finance
7 16 (38.10%) XML
8 14 (33.33%) Linux
8 14 (33.33%) OO
8 14 (33.33%) JBoss
8 14 (33.33%) Tomcat
8 14 (33.33%) JMS
8 14 (33.33%) WebLogic
8 14 (33.33%) Middleware
9 13 (30.95%) HTML
9 13 (30.95%) Web Services
9 13 (30.95%) REST
10 12 (28.57%) Relational Database
11 11 (26.19%) DevOps
11 11 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (26.19%) Banking
12 10 (23.81%) Advertising
12 10 (23.81%) Git (software)
12 10 (23.81%) SOA
12 10 (23.81%) SOAP
12 10 (23.81%) MySQL
12 10 (23.81%) Sybase
12 10 (23.81%) RabbitMQ

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 14 (33.33%) JBoss
1 14 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 14 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 6 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 4 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (4.76%) GlassFish
4 2 (4.76%) Jetty
4 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.38%) Liferay
5 1 (2.38%) Mule
5 1 (2.38%) NetWeaver
5 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.38%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Sentinel
2 1 (2.38%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) npm
2 5 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.76%) Amazon S3
4 2 (4.76%) Datadog
4 2 (4.76%) IaaS
4 2 (4.76%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (4.76%) OpenShift
4 2 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (45.24%) SQL Server
2 12 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 10 (23.81%) MySQL
4 9 (21.43%) MongoDB
5 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.76%) Aerospike
6 2 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (4.76%) Couchbase
6 2 (4.76%) Hazelcast
6 2 (4.76%) Redis
7 1 (2.38%) Big Data
7 1 (2.38%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 10 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 7 (16.67%) Babel
2 7 (16.67%) Grunt
2 7 (16.67%) gulp
2 7 (16.67%) webpack
3 4 (9.52%) Cucumber
3 4 (9.52%) Maven
3 4 (9.52%) Selenium
4 3 (7.14%) Gradle
4 3 (7.14%) JUnit
5 2 (4.76%) Artifactory
5 2 (4.76%) Bitbucket
5 2 (4.76%) IBM UrbanCode
5 2 (4.76%) JBehave
5 2 (4.76%) Mocha
5 2 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (4.76%) TeamCity
5 2 (4.76%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.76%) Zephyr
General
1 17 (40.48%) Finance
2 11 (26.19%) Banking
3 10 (23.81%) Advertising
4 5 (11.90%) Financial Institution
5 4 (9.52%) Legal
6 3 (7.14%) Front Office
6 3 (7.14%) Investment Banking
7 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (64.29%) Developer
2 25 (59.52%) Java Developer
3 12 (28.57%) Integration Developer
4 7 (16.67%) UI Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Finance Systems Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Java Middleware Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Middleware Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Software Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Development Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Integration Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Investment Banking Java Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Messaging Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (47.62%) JSON
1 20 (47.62%) Spring
2 16 (38.10%) XML
3 14 (33.33%) JMS
3 14 (33.33%) Middleware
4 13 (30.95%) HTML
4 13 (30.95%) REST
4 13 (30.95%) Web Services
5 10 (23.81%) RabbitMQ
5 10 (23.81%) SOAP
6 9 (21.43%) Hibernate
6 9 (21.43%) React
7 8 (19.05%) Apache Camel
7 8 (19.05%) CSS
7 8 (19.05%) FIX Protocol
8 7 (16.67%) CSS3
8 7 (16.67%) HTML5
8 7 (16.67%) J2EE
8 7 (16.67%) JTA
8 7 (16.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Equities
2 5 (11.90%) Fintech
2 5 (11.90%) Fixed Income
3 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.76%) Hedge funds
3 2 (4.76%) PKI
3 2 (4.76%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.38%) Online Games
4 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (42.86%) Unix
2 14 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (7.14%) Windows
4 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.76%) Ubuntu
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (47.62%) TDD
3 14 (33.33%) OO
4 11 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (26.19%) DevOps
5 10 (23.81%) SOA
6 9 (21.43%) BDD
7 8 (19.05%) Front End Development
7 8 (19.05%) UML
8 7 (16.67%) Web Accessibility
9 6 (14.29%) Microservices
9 6 (14.29%) SDLC
10 5 (11.90%) Integration Testing
11 4 (9.52%) Data Conversion
11 4 (9.52%) Data Modelling
11 4 (9.52%) OOA/OOD
11 4 (9.52%) OOD
11 4 (9.52%) Presales
11 4 (9.52%) Release Management
11 4 (9.52%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (95.24%) Java
2 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 7 (16.67%) SQL
4 6 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 4 (9.52%) ANSI SQL
5 4 (9.52%) Java 8
6 2 (4.76%) Go
6 2 (4.76%) Perl
6 2 (4.76%) Python
6 2 (4.76%) XPath
7 1 (2.38%) ES6
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) A+ Certification
2 2 (4.76%) OCPJP
2 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) PSD2
2 2 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) Docker
2 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (4.76%) Ansible
2 2 (4.76%) Consul
2 2 (4.76%) Control-M
2 2 (4.76%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.76%) Nagios
2 2 (4.76%) Puppet
2 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Sybase
2 8 (19.05%) Oracle
3 4 (9.52%) IBM
4 2 (4.76%) AppDynamics
4 2 (4.76%) Google
4 2 (4.76%) Micro Focus
4 2 (4.76%) Murex
4 2 (4.76%) New Relic
4 2 (4.76%) Splunk
4 2 (4.76%) Sun
5 1 (2.38%) SAP