Period
to 21 November 2018

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 21 November 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 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 96 60
Rank change year-on-year -15 -36 0
Contract jobs citing J2EE 98 120 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.93% 2.32% 3.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.80% 7.86% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 88 77
East of England median daily rate £515 £438 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.71% +8.70% -2.42%
10th Percentile £375 £310 £300
90th Percentile £599 £604 £564
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 18
East of England median hourly rate - £37.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.52% +6.16%
England median hourly rate £55.00 £38.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +42.86% +4.05% -7.50%

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 1,442 1,527 1,304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.42% 29.48% 26.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 952 905 778
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £311 £295 £257
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 36 43
East of England median hourly rate £41.25 £42.75 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.51% +18.75% -4.00%
10th Percentile £14.70 £25.75 £18.15
90th Percentile £52.88 £70.63 £45.55
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing J2EE as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE in the East of England

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for J2EE in the East of England

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor 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 21 November 2018. 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 -12 61 £523 +10.00% 2
Cambridgeshire +6 18 - - 8
Bedfordshire - 12 £510 - 1
Suffolk -3 7 £425 -10.53%
Hertfordshire -18 4 £425 +13.33% 5
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, 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 79 (80.61%) Java
2 60 (61.22%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (38.78%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (36.73%) Jenkins
5 35 (35.71%) Configuration Management
6 32 (32.65%) Oracle
7 31 (31.63%) Test Automation
8 30 (30.61%) DevOps
9 29 (29.59%) Scrum
10 28 (28.57%) WebLogic
10 28 (28.57%) Linux
10 28 (28.57%) Ansible
10 28 (28.57%) Docker
11 26 (26.53%) Microservices
12 25 (25.51%) Web Services
12 25 (25.51%) webMethods
12 25 (25.51%) Test Strategy
13 24 (24.49%) SQL
14 23 (23.47%) OO
14 23 (23.47%) Apache
14 23 (23.47%) BEA
15 22 (22.45%) E-Commerce
15 22 (22.45%) REST
16 21 (21.43%) Unix
17 20 (20.41%) .NET
18 19 (19.39%) MySQL
18 19 (19.39%) Continuous Integration
18 19 (19.39%) Kanban
19 18 (18.37%) Spring
19 18 (18.37%) JIRA

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 28 (28.57%) WebLogic
2 23 (23.47%) Apache
3 15 (15.31%) Mule
3 15 (15.31%) Tomcat
4 14 (14.29%) JBoss
5 13 (13.27%) Confluence
5 13 (13.27%) nginx
6 12 (12.24%) WebSphere
7 11 (11.22%) IIS
8 10 (10.20%) Jetty
8 10 (10.20%) Mongrel
9 7 (7.14%) WebLogic Portal
10 3 (3.06%) Apache Spark
10 3 (3.06%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (3.06%) SharePoint
11 2 (2.04%) CMS
11 2 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (1.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (3.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.02%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (1.02%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 38 (38.78%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (16.33%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (11.22%) GitHub
4 10 (10.20%) Google App Engine
4 10 (10.20%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (3.06%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (3.06%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (3.06%) Google Analytics
5 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (2.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (1.02%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.02%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.31%) HTTP
2 14 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 13 (13.27%) SSL
4 10 (10.20%) DHCP
4 10 (10.20%) DNS
4 10 (10.20%) FTP
4 10 (10.20%) IPsec
5 3 (3.06%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (1.02%) Network Security
6 1 (1.02%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.39%) MySQL
2 15 (15.31%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.06%) Amazon Athena
4 3 (3.06%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (3.06%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (3.06%) Big Data
4 3 (3.06%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.06%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.04%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.04%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.04%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.04%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.02%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 36 (36.73%) Jenkins
2 18 (18.37%) JIRA
3 13 (13.27%) CA Gen
3 13 (13.27%) Maven
4 12 (12.24%) Git (software)
5 9 (9.18%) Robot Framework
6 8 (8.16%) Subversion
6 8 (8.16%) Travis CI
7 7 (7.14%) Cucumber
7 7 (7.14%) JUnit
8 6 (6.12%) Checkstyle
9 5 (5.10%) Bitbucket
9 5 (5.10%) Jasmine
10 4 (4.08%) Ant
10 4 (4.08%) Eclipse
10 4 (4.08%) Protractor
10 4 (4.08%) Selenium
11 3 (3.06%) gulp
11 3 (3.06%) IntelliJ
11 3 (3.06%) PowerDesigner
General
1 8 (8.16%) Finance
2 3 (3.06%) Back Office
2 3 (3.06%) Marketing
3 1 (1.02%) Avionics
3 1 (1.02%) Games
3 1 (1.02%) Law
3 1 (1.02%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (43.88%) Developer
2 23 (23.47%) Java Developer
3 13 (13.27%) Architect
4 9 (9.18%) Integration Developer
4 9 (9.18%) Senior Developer
4 9 (9.18%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (8.16%) QA Tester
5 8 (8.16%) Tester
6 7 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.12%) AWS Architect
7 6 (6.12%) Data Architect
7 6 (6.12%) Senior QA Tester
7 6 (6.12%) Senior Tester
8 5 (5.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.10%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.10%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (5.10%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 4 (4.08%) Designer
10 3 (3.06%) Big Data Engineer
10 3 (3.06%) Crystal Reports Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (25.51%) Web Services
2 22 (22.45%) REST
3 20 (20.41%) .NET
4 18 (18.37%) Spring
5 17 (17.35%) Servlets
6 15 (15.31%) JSON
7 14 (14.29%) Middleware
8 10 (10.20%) Spring Boot
8 10 (10.20%) XML
9 9 (9.18%) HTML
9 9 (9.18%) HTML5
10 8 (8.16%) CSS
11 7 (7.14%) AngularJS
11 7 (7.14%) Hibernate
11 7 (7.14%) SOAP
12 6 (6.12%) EJB
12 6 (6.12%) RabbitMQ
13 5 (5.10%) CSS3
14 4 (4.08%) Chai
14 4 (4.08%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (5.10%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.06%) N-Tier
3 3 (3.06%) User Experience
4 2 (2.04%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.04%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.04%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.04%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.02%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (1.02%) NHS
5 1 (1.02%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.02%) SystemC
5 1 (1.02%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.02%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.02%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 28 (28.57%) Linux
2 21 (21.43%) Unix
3 9 (9.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (9.18%) Solaris
4 4 (4.08%) Windows
5 2 (2.04%) CentOS
5 2 (2.04%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.02%) Android
6 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.02%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (61.22%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (35.71%) Configuration Management
3 31 (31.63%) Test Automation
4 30 (30.61%) DevOps
5 29 (29.59%) Scrum
6 26 (26.53%) Microservices
7 25 (25.51%) Test Strategy
8 23 (23.47%) OO
9 22 (22.45%) E-Commerce
10 19 (19.39%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (19.39%) Kanban
11 18 (18.37%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (18.37%) Data Modelling
11 18 (18.37%) TDD
12 17 (17.35%) Process Improvement
13 16 (16.33%) BDD
14 15 (15.31%) Open Source
14 15 (15.31%) Problem Management
14 15 (15.31%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 15 (15.31%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 79 (80.61%) Java
2 24 (24.49%) SQL
3 18 (18.37%) Shell Script
4 17 (17.35%) Perl
5 16 (16.33%) PL/SQL
6 10 (10.20%) Java 8
7 6 (6.12%) Python
8 4 (4.08%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.06%) C
9 3 (3.06%) C#
9 3 (3.06%) C++
9 3 (3.06%) Scala
10 2 (2.04%) Groovy
10 2 (2.04%) Haskell
10 2 (2.04%) Ruby
11 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (4.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.04%) IRCA
2 2 (2.04%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.29%) QA
2 2 (2.04%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.04%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.02%) ECSS
3 1 (1.02%) HL7
3 1 (1.02%) MIL-STD-1553
System Software
1 28 (28.57%) Docker
2 10 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (10.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (28.57%) Ansible
2 14 (14.29%) Puppet
3 13 (13.27%) Terraform
4 6 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.04%) Grafana
5 2 (2.04%) Kibana
5 2 (2.04%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 32 (32.65%) Oracle
2 25 (25.51%) webMethods
3 23 (23.47%) BEA
4 14 (14.29%) Pega
5 13 (13.27%) Google
5 13 (13.27%) Informatica
6 10 (10.20%) Microsoft
6 10 (10.20%) VMware
7 8 (8.16%) Red Hat
8 5 (5.10%) hybris
9 3 (3.06%) Adobe
9 3 (3.06%) CA Agile Central
9 3 (3.06%) Perforce
9 3 (3.06%) SAP
10 2 (2.04%) Atlassian
10 2 (2.04%) MuleSoft
10 2 (2.04%) WSO2
11 1 (1.02%) Civica
11 1 (1.02%) MEDITECH
11 1 (1.02%) Omniture