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 3 months to 24 April 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 144 173
Rank change year-on-year -8 +29  
Contract jobs citing Java EE 7 22 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.22% 0.63% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.62% 1.92% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 20
Median daily rate £400 £550 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.27% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £518 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £633 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -13.12%  

Java EE 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 1136 1145 1652
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 35.62% 32.89% 30.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 929 976 1296
Median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £313 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 9
Median hourly rate £26.80 £22.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.81% -19.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.86 £16.52 £15.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.94 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year +9.21% +4.82%  

Java EE
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 25 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (92.00%) Spring
3 21 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (72.00%) XML
5 17 (68.00%) SQL
6 16 (64.00%) Hibernate
7 14 (56.00%) Finance
8 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
8 13 (52.00%) JUnit
8 13 (52.00%) UML
8 13 (52.00%) OO
9 12 (48.00%) JMS
9 12 (48.00%) HTML
10 11 (44.00%) Oracle
10 11 (44.00%) CSS
10 11 (44.00%) Maven
10 11 (44.00%) Unit Testing
10 11 (44.00%) Mockito
10 11 (44.00%) Jenkins
10 11 (44.00%) SDLC
11 10 (40.00%) REST
11 10 (40.00%) JSON
11 10 (40.00%) MVC
11 10 (40.00%) JSP
12 9 (36.00%) MySQL
12 9 (36.00%) PL/SQL
12 9 (36.00%) SOAP
12 9 (36.00%) JAXB
12 9 (36.00%) Shell Script
12 9 (36.00%) 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 6 (24.00%) Mule
1 6 (24.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (24.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (12.00%) JBoss
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) MySQL
2 5 (20.00%) MarkLogic
2 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.00%) DB2
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Navigator
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) JUnit
2 11 (44.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (44.00%) Maven
2 11 (44.00%) Mockito
3 8 (32.00%) Cucumber
4 6 (24.00%) EasyMock
4 6 (24.00%) JIRA
4 6 (24.00%) Selenium
5 5 (20.00%) Ant
6 4 (16.00%) Subversion
7 3 (12.00%) Gerrit
7 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
8 2 (8.00%) jMock
8 2 (8.00%) NetBeans
8 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
9 1 (4.00%) Rational Application Developer
9 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
9 1 (4.00%) TortoiseSVN
9 1 (4.00%) XMLSpy
General
1 14 (56.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Banking
3 6 (24.00%) Investment Banking
4 4 (16.00%) Publishing
5 1 (4.00%) Automotive
5 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (100.00%) Developer
2 24 (96.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (36.00%) Senior Developer
3 9 (36.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Test Automation Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Test Automation Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Angular Developer
5 1 (4.00%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (92.00%) Spring
2 18 (72.00%) XML
3 16 (64.00%) Hibernate
4 12 (48.00%) HTML
4 12 (48.00%) JMS
5 11 (44.00%) CSS
6 10 (40.00%) JSON
6 10 (40.00%) JSP
6 10 (40.00%) REST
7 9 (36.00%) JAXB
7 9 (36.00%) SOAP
8 8 (32.00%) Spring MVC
8 8 (32.00%) Web Services
8 8 (32.00%) XSLT
9 7 (28.00%) J2EE
10 6 (24.00%) ActiveMQ
10 6 (24.00%) Apache Camel
10 6 (24.00%) JPA
10 6 (24.00%) Spring Boot
10 6 (24.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Data Structures
2 6 (24.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
1 6 (24.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) OO
2 13 (52.00%) UML
3 11 (44.00%) SDLC
3 11 (44.00%) Unit Testing
4 10 (40.00%) MVC
5 9 (36.00%) Multithreading
5 9 (36.00%) TDD
6 8 (32.00%) BDD
6 8 (32.00%) Waterfall
7 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (24.00%) Concurrent Programming
8 6 (24.00%) Microservices
9 4 (16.00%) Customer Requirements
9 4 (16.00%) User Stories
10 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
11 2 (8.00%) Dependency Injection
11 2 (8.00%) Open Source
11 2 (8.00%) Release Management
11 2 (8.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (68.00%) SQL
3 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (36.00%) Bash Shell
4 9 (36.00%) PL/SQL
4 9 (36.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) WorldPay
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
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