Period
to 21 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 217 205 210
Rank change year-on-year -12 +5 +57
Contract jobs citing Java EE 31 27 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.44% 0.44% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.16% 1.21% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 18 10
City of London median daily rate £500 £469 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +17.19% -11.11%
10th Percentile £340 £363 £361
90th Percentile £655 £638 £585
Central London median daily rate £500 £469 £438
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -3.85%
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 2,668 2,225 2,256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.17% 36.03% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,278 1,880 1,880
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £327 £313
90th Percentile £663 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 11
City of London median hourly rate £27.55 £52.12 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.15% +30.31% +33.33%
10th Percentile £21.00 £45.66 £20.00
90th Percentile £57.88 £56.68 £60.00
Central London median hourly rate £27.09 £52.12 £40.00
% change year-on-year -48.03% +30.31% +31.54%

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 January 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 31 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (51.61%) Finance
2 16 (51.61%) XML
3 15 (48.39%) Hibernate
4 14 (45.16%) Spring
5 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (41.94%) Banking
6 12 (38.71%) JSP
6 12 (38.71%) SDLC
7 11 (35.48%) SQL
7 11 (35.48%) MySQL
8 9 (29.03%) Oracle
8 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (29.03%) Relational Database
9 8 (25.81%) jQuery
9 8 (25.81%) REST
9 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
9 8 (25.81%) J2EE
9 8 (25.81%) SOAP
9 8 (25.81%) TDD
9 8 (25.81%) JMS
10 7 (22.58%) OO
10 7 (22.58%) HTML
10 7 (22.58%) NoSQL
10 7 (22.58%) RESTful
10 7 (22.58%) Unit Testing
10 7 (22.58%) Maven
10 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
11 6 (19.35%) MarkLogic
11 6 (19.35%) DevOps

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 4 (12.90%) MQSeries
2 3 (9.68%) Mule
2 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.45%) Apache
3 2 (6.45%) IIS
4 1 (3.23%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (3.23%) Confluence
4 1 (3.23%) JBoss
4 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.23%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Actimize
1 4 (12.90%) ION MarketView
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (9.68%) PaaS
4 2 (6.45%) Amazon S3
4 2 (6.45%) IaaS
5 1 (3.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.45%) Firewall
3 1 (3.23%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) MySQL
2 9 (29.03%) Relational Database
3 7 (22.58%) NoSQL
4 6 (19.35%) MarkLogic
5 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.23%) Big Data
5 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.23%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
1 7 (22.58%) Maven
2 5 (16.13%) JUnit
2 5 (16.13%) Mockito
3 4 (12.90%) Cucumber
3 4 (12.90%) Subversion
3 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (9.68%) Gradle
5 2 (6.45%) IBM UrbanCode
6 1 (3.23%) EasyMock
6 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.23%) JIRA
6 1 (3.23%) Selenium
General
1 16 (51.61%) Finance
2 13 (41.94%) Banking
3 5 (16.13%) Publishing
4 4 (12.90%) Financial Institution
4 4 (12.90%) Front Office
5 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (77.42%) Developer
2 23 (74.19%) Java Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Senior Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Applications Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) Compliance Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) Integration Developer
6 3 (9.68%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (9.68%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Java Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior DevOps
7 2 (6.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Java Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Agile Java Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (3.23%) JSP Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (51.61%) XML
2 15 (48.39%) Hibernate
3 14 (45.16%) Spring
4 12 (38.71%) JSP
5 8 (25.81%) J2EE
5 8 (25.81%) JMS
5 8 (25.81%) jQuery
5 8 (25.81%) REST
5 8 (25.81%) SOAP
6 7 (22.58%) HTML
6 7 (22.58%) RESTful
7 6 (19.35%) XSLT
8 4 (12.90%) JSF
8 4 (12.90%) JSON
8 4 (12.90%) XForms
9 3 (9.68%) CSS
9 3 (9.68%) Web Services
10 2 (6.45%) .NET
10 2 (6.45%) Ajax
10 2 (6.45%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) SWIFT
2 2 (6.45%) Equities
2 2 (6.45%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.23%) Fintech
3 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) AIX
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Android
3 2 (6.45%) Unix
3 2 (6.45%) Windows
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) SDLC
3 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (25.81%) TDD
5 7 (22.58%) OO
5 7 (22.58%) Unit Testing
6 6 (19.35%) DevOps
6 6 (19.35%) Release Management
6 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
7 5 (16.13%) BDD
7 5 (16.13%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (16.13%) User Stories
7 5 (16.13%) Web Development
8 4 (12.90%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 4 (12.90%) Cash Management
8 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (9.68%) Build Automation
9 3 (9.68%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
9 3 (9.68%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (35.48%) SQL
3 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.45%) Perl
5 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.23%) Clojure
5 1 (3.23%) Groovy
5 1 (3.23%) Kotlin
5 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.23%) Python
5 1 (3.23%) Scala
5 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) QA
2 4 (12.90%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Ansible
2 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.45%) Puppet
3 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.23%) Rancher
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Oracle
2 4 (12.90%) ION Trading
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.68%) MuleSoft
4 2 (6.45%) Atlassian
4 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.23%) Google