Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for J2EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited J2EE over the 6 months to 24 November 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 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 91 98
Rank change year-on-year -2 +7 +7
Contract jobs citing J2EE 58 59 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.81% 1.79% 1.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.39% 6.36% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 43 31
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +1.18% +21.43%
10th Percentile £308 £375 £293
90th Percentile £550 £600 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £38.50 £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.05% -7.50% +23.08%

J2EE 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 East Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 908 928 810
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 28.27% 28.14% 25.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 601 554 515
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £225
90th Percentile £538 £500 £482
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 9
East Midlands median hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +23.08% -13.33%
10th Percentile £21.78 £13.25 £13.63
90th Percentile £52.50 £46.25 £49.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing J2EE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for J2EE in the East Midlands

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing J2EE in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE in the East Midlands

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for J2EE in the East Midlands

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE in the East Midlands

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +12 36 £475 +5.56% 2
Nottinghamshire -5 7 £325 -23.53% 1
Derbyshire -3 6 £320 -5.19%
Leicestershire -9 2 £400 -
Lincolnshire - 2 £413 -
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 46 (79.31%) Java
2 45 (77.59%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (75.86%) Spring
4 36 (62.07%) Oracle
5 35 (60.34%) Java EE
6 34 (58.62%) E-Commerce
7 30 (51.72%) Hibernate
8 25 (43.10%) JBoss
8 25 (43.10%) Tomcat
9 23 (39.66%) SQL
10 22 (37.93%) Maven
11 21 (36.21%) JUnit
12 18 (31.03%) NoSQL
12 18 (31.03%) SDLC
13 15 (25.86%) JMS
14 14 (24.14%) Internet
15 12 (20.69%) Linux
16 11 (18.97%) Unix
16 11 (18.97%) High Availability
17 10 (17.24%) Web Services
17 10 (17.24%) AIX
17 10 (17.24%) Solaris
17 10 (17.24%) WebLogic
17 10 (17.24%) iPlanet
17 10 (17.24%) Apache
17 10 (17.24%) Sun
17 10 (17.24%) Oracle Application Server
17 10 (17.24%) Clustering
18 9 (15.52%) Firewall
18 9 (15.52%) Cisco

J2EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 25 (43.10%) JBoss
1 25 (43.10%) Tomcat
2 10 (17.24%) Apache
2 10 (17.24%) iPlanet
2 10 (17.24%) Oracle Application Server
2 10 (17.24%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.17%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (5.17%) CMS
3 3 (5.17%) MQSeries
3 3 (5.17%) OpenStack
3 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.17%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (3.45%) CoreMedia CMS
5 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.72%) Liferay
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.45%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) IaaS
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 14 (24.14%) Internet
2 9 (15.52%) Firewall
2 9 (15.52%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.90%) SAN
4 3 (5.17%) LDAP
4 3 (5.17%) NAS
5 2 (3.45%) DNS
5 2 (3.45%) FCoE
5 2 (3.45%) iSCSI
5 2 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (31.03%) NoSQL
2 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.90%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.17%) RDBMS
4 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.45%) Spotfire
6 1 (1.72%) MySQL
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 22 (37.93%) Maven
2 21 (36.21%) JUnit
3 6 (10.34%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.90%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.17%) JIRA
6 2 (3.45%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.45%) Gradle
6 2 (3.45%) IntelliJ
6 2 (3.45%) JProfiler
7 1 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.72%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.72%) Hudson
7 1 (1.72%) Mockito
7 1 (1.72%) MyEclipse
General
1 5 (8.62%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Billing
4 1 (1.72%) Automotive
4 1 (1.72%) Legal
4 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (58.62%) Developer
2 32 (55.17%) Java Developer
3 15 (25.86%) Architect
4 14 (24.14%) Java Architect
5 9 (15.52%) Unix Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Solaris Engineer
7 5 (8.62%) Agile Developer
7 5 (8.62%) Agile Java Developer
7 5 (8.62%) Lead Developer
7 5 (8.62%) Lead Java Developer
8 4 (6.90%) Lead Architect
9 3 (5.17%) Java Web Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Web Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Consultant
10 2 (3.45%) Java Technical Architect
10 2 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Solaris Administrator
10 2 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
10 2 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (75.86%) Spring
2 35 (60.34%) Java EE
3 30 (51.72%) Hibernate
4 15 (25.86%) JMS
5 10 (17.24%) Web Services
6 9 (15.52%) RESTful
7 4 (6.90%) Ajax
7 4 (6.90%) JPA
7 4 (6.90%) jQuery
7 4 (6.90%) JSON
7 4 (6.90%) XML
8 3 (5.17%) EJB
8 3 (5.17%) JSP
8 3 (5.17%) Servlets
9 2 (3.45%) SOAP
9 2 (3.45%) Struts
10 1 (1.72%) EJB 3.0
10 1 (1.72%) HTML
10 1 (1.72%) JDBC
10 1 (1.72%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Clustering
2 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.17%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.69%) Linux
2 11 (18.97%) Unix
3 10 (17.24%) AIX
3 10 (17.24%) Solaris
4 9 (15.52%) HPUX
5 8 (13.79%) SUSE
6 3 (5.17%) Windows
7 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (77.59%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (58.62%) E-Commerce
3 18 (31.03%) SDLC
4 11 (18.97%) High Availability
5 9 (15.52%) Load Balancing
6 5 (8.62%) TDD
6 5 (8.62%) Unit Testing
6 5 (8.62%) Waterfall
7 4 (6.90%) ITIL
8 3 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.17%) Microservices
8 3 (5.17%) Scrum
8 3 (5.17%) Web Development
9 2 (3.45%) Content Management
9 2 (3.45%) IT Strategy
9 2 (3.45%) Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (3.45%) Requirements Management
9 2 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (3.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 46 (79.31%) Java
2 23 (39.66%) SQL
3 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.17%) Bash Shell
4 3 (5.17%) C-shell
4 3 (5.17%) Korn
4 3 (5.17%) Perl
4 3 (5.17%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.45%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.72%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) SC Cleared
1 7 (12.07%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 5 (8.62%) Hyper-V
1 5 (8.62%) KVM
1 5 (8.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 5 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (3.45%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) OpenView
2 1 (1.72%) Ansible
2 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.72%) Puppet
2 1 (1.72%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 36 (62.07%) Oracle
2 10 (17.24%) Sun
3 9 (15.52%) Cisco
3 9 (15.52%) F5
3 9 (15.52%) Red Hat
4 5 (8.62%) HP
4 5 (8.62%) PlateSpin
4 5 (8.62%) Veritas
4 5 (8.62%) VMware
5 3 (5.17%) Borland
5 3 (5.17%) Cognos
5 3 (5.17%) Opsware
6 2 (3.45%) Apple
6 2 (3.45%) Capita
6 2 (3.45%) IBM
6 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.45%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (3.45%) Tableau
7 1 (1.72%) Perforce