Period
to 11 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 11 July 2020 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 of England
6 months to
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 103 117 109
Rank change year-on-year +14 -8 -26
Contract jobs citing J2EE 15 68 92
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.76% 1.59% 1.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.74% 6.03% 6.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 36 45
Median daily rate £480 £513 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.34% +0.49% +10.27%
10th Percentile £454 £408 £344
90th Percentile £559 £694 £632
England median daily rate £550 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
England median hourly rate £62.00 £56.25 £55.00
% change year-on-year +10.22% +2.27% +52.78%

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 of England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 548 1,127 1,339
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.59% 26.30% 28.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 669 834
Median daily rate £473 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £319 £325 £289
90th Percentile £580 £600 £569
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 28 23
Median hourly rate £57.00 £43.25 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.79% +31.06% -12.00%
10th Percentile £41.40 £26.00 £13.86
90th Percentile £68.70 £64.28 £60.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 £41.77
% change year-on-year -20.45% +5.35% +1.87%

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing J2EE as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for J2EE in the East of England

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing J2EE in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for J2EE in the East of England

J2EE
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing J2EE in the East of England over the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for J2EE in the East of England

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing J2EE in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for J2EE in the East of England

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 11 July 2020. 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
Essex +8 14 £480 -1.03% 2
Hertfordshire +19 1 - -
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 11 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE 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 East of England region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 14 (93.33%) Java
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (86.67%) TDD
3 12 (80.00%) JIRA
4 11 (73.33%) Confluence
4 11 (73.33%) BDD
5 10 (66.67%) Docker
5 10 (66.67%) Microservices
6 9 (60.00%) Scrum
6 9 (60.00%) Kanban
7 8 (53.33%) AWS
7 8 (53.33%) Spring
7 8 (53.33%) Pair Programming
7 8 (53.33%) Spring Boot
7 8 (53.33%) Test Strategy
7 8 (53.33%) Java 8
8 7 (46.67%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (46.67%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 7 (46.67%) Process Improvement
8 7 (46.67%) Checkstyle
8 7 (46.67%) MySQL
9 5 (33.33%) Oracle
9 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
9 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
9 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
9 5 (33.33%) SQL
9 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
9 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (33.33%) Performance Engineering

J2EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (73.33%) Confluence
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) JBoss
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 8 (53.33%) AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Azure
2 1 (6.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) HTTP
1 2 (13.33%) SSL
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) MySQL
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) JIRA
2 7 (46.67%) Checkstyle
3 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (20.00%) Maven
4 3 (20.00%) SoapUI
5 2 (13.33%) Bitbucket
5 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
5 2 (13.33%) JMeter
5 2 (13.33%) Subversion
5 2 (13.33%) Zephyr
6 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
6 1 (6.67%) Gatling
6 1 (6.67%) IntelliJ
6 1 (6.67%) REST Assured
6 1 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 2 (13.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 10 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (6.67%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Java Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (6.67%) QA Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior QA Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Spring
1 8 (53.33%) Spring Boot
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) Middleware
2 2 (13.33%) SOAP
2 2 (13.33%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) J2SE
3 1 (6.67%) RAML
3 1 (6.67%) Swagger
3 1 (6.67%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (86.67%) TDD
3 11 (73.33%) BDD
4 10 (66.67%) Microservices
5 9 (60.00%) Kanban
5 9 (60.00%) Scrum
6 8 (53.33%) Pair Programming
6 8 (53.33%) Test Strategy
7 7 (46.67%) Process Improvement
7 7 (46.67%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
8 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
8 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
8 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
9 4 (26.67%) User Stories
10 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
11 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) Java
2 8 (53.33%) Java 8
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) Perl
4 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.67%) C
5 1 (6.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Ansible
1 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) BEA
2 2 (13.33%) webMethods
2 2 (13.33%) WSO2