Period
to 21 February 2019

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 February 2019 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 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 118 87 65
Rank change year-on-year -31 -22 +11
Contract jobs citing J2EE 71 122 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.68% 2.60% 3.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.64% 9.24% 11.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 90 89
East of England median daily rate £510 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +4.65% +4.24%
10th Percentile £375 £310 £322
90th Percentile £609 £650 £574
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 8
East of England median hourly rate - £37.00 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.92% +6.07%
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year - +13.21% -0.63%

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 1,069 1,320 1,326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 25.24% 28.12% 29.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 700 795 799
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £260
90th Percentile £588 £581 £543
England median daily rate £500 £475 £435
% change year-on-year +5.26% +9.20% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 26 42
East of England median hourly rate £46.50 £45.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +25.00% -8.86%
10th Percentile £18.90 £20.49 £15.30
90th Percentile £66.81 £77.50 £43.62
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 February 2019.

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 February 2019. 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 -23 44 £508 -5.58% 7
Cambridgeshire +2 11 - - 5
Hertfordshire -20 8 £700 +49.33% 7
Suffolk +7 5 £450 -2.70%
Bedfordshire - 3 - -
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 68 (95.77%) Java
2 44 (61.97%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (56.34%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (50.70%) Docker
5 34 (47.89%) Microservices
6 31 (43.66%) Oracle
7 26 (36.62%) MySQL
7 26 (36.62%) Spring
7 26 (36.62%) Jenkins
8 24 (33.80%) Test Automation
8 24 (33.80%) Scrum
9 23 (32.39%) TDD
9 23 (32.39%) Java 8
10 22 (30.99%) Kanban
10 22 (30.99%) REST
11 21 (29.58%) Hybrid Cloud
12 20 (28.17%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 20 (28.17%) Test Strategy
13 19 (26.76%) BDD
13 19 (26.76%) Spring Boot
14 18 (25.35%) Ansible
14 18 (25.35%) JIRA
14 18 (25.35%) Pair Programming
15 16 (22.54%) Confluence
16 15 (21.13%) Git (software)
16 15 (21.13%) Configuration Management
16 15 (21.13%) WebLogic
17 14 (19.72%) SQL
17 14 (19.72%) Web Services
18 13 (18.31%) webMethods

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 16 (22.54%) Confluence
2 15 (21.13%) WebLogic
3 10 (14.08%) Apache
3 10 (14.08%) Mule
4 8 (11.27%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.63%) JBoss
6 3 (4.23%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.82%) nginx
8 1 (1.41%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (1.41%) CMS
8 1 (1.41%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (56.34%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.45%) Akamai
3 4 (5.63%) GitHub
3 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.82%) Google Analytics
4 2 (2.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.45%) Cisco Nexus
1 6 (8.45%) DNS
1 6 (8.45%) WAN
2 4 (5.63%) DHCP
3 3 (4.23%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (2.82%) HTTP
4 2 (2.82%) SSL
4 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.41%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (36.62%) MySQL
2 10 (14.08%) Oracle Database
3 9 (12.68%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.82%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 26 (36.62%) Jenkins
2 18 (25.35%) JIRA
3 15 (21.13%) Git (software)
4 11 (15.49%) JUnit
4 11 (15.49%) Maven
4 11 (15.49%) Robot Framework
5 7 (9.86%) CA Gen
5 7 (9.86%) Checkstyle
6 6 (8.45%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (7.04%) Bitbucket
8 4 (5.63%) Ant
8 4 (5.63%) Cucumber
8 4 (5.63%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (2.82%) Eclipse RCP
9 2 (2.82%) IntelliJ
9 2 (2.82%) Jasmine
9 2 (2.82%) Selenium
9 2 (2.82%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.82%) Subversion
General
1 6 (8.45%) Finance
1 6 (8.45%) Retail
2 2 (2.82%) Avionics
3 1 (1.41%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.41%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 44 (61.97%) Developer
2 33 (46.48%) Java Developer
3 10 (14.08%) Lead Developer
3 10 (14.08%) Lead Java Developer
4 9 (12.68%) Architect
4 9 (12.68%) Java Team Leader
4 9 (12.68%) Team Leader
5 8 (11.27%) QA Tester
5 8 (11.27%) Tester
6 6 (8.45%) Lead Architect
6 6 (8.45%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 6 (8.45%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.04%) Senior Developer
7 5 (7.04%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Senior QA Tester
8 4 (5.63%) Senior Tester
9 3 (4.23%) Automation Tester
9 3 (4.23%) J2EE Developer
9 3 (4.23%) QA Automation Tester
10 2 (2.82%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (36.62%) Spring
2 22 (30.99%) REST
3 19 (26.76%) Spring Boot
4 14 (19.72%) Web Services
5 9 (12.68%) SOAP
6 7 (9.86%) .NET
6 7 (9.86%) JSON
6 7 (9.86%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (8.45%) 802.1X
7 6 (8.45%) RAML
7 6 (8.45%) XML
8 5 (7.04%) CSS
8 5 (7.04%) Hibernate
8 5 (7.04%) HTML
9 4 (5.63%) AngularJS
9 4 (5.63%) EJB
9 4 (5.63%) HTML5
9 4 (5.63%) Middleware
10 3 (4.23%) J2SE
11 2 (2.82%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (29.58%) Hybrid Cloud
2 6 (8.45%) EMC VNX
2 6 (8.45%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 5 (7.04%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.82%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.82%) Machine to Machine
4 2 (2.82%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.82%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.41%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.90%) Unix
2 9 (12.68%) Linux
3 2 (2.82%) CentOS
3 2 (2.82%) Solaris
3 2 (2.82%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.82%) Windows
4 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (61.97%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (47.89%) Microservices
3 24 (33.80%) Scrum
3 24 (33.80%) Test Automation
4 23 (32.39%) TDD
5 22 (30.99%) Kanban
6 20 (28.17%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 20 (28.17%) Test Strategy
7 19 (26.76%) BDD
8 18 (25.35%) Pair Programming
9 15 (21.13%) Configuration Management
10 12 (16.90%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (15.49%) Data Modelling
11 11 (15.49%) DevOps
12 10 (14.08%) OO
13 9 (12.68%) Continuous Deployment
13 9 (12.68%) Problem Management
14 8 (11.27%) Analytics
14 8 (11.27%) Process Improvement
14 8 (11.27%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 68 (95.77%) Java
2 23 (32.39%) Java 8
3 14 (19.72%) SQL
4 10 (14.08%) PL/SQL
5 9 (12.68%) Perl
6 8 (11.27%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.63%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.82%) C#
8 2 (2.82%) Groovy
8 2 (2.82%) Haskell
8 2 (2.82%) Python
8 2 (2.82%) Ruby
8 2 (2.82%) Scala
9 1 (1.41%) C
9 1 (1.41%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.49%) QA
2 2 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.41%) ECSS
3 1 (1.41%) MIL-STD-1553
System Software
1 36 (50.70%) Docker
2 6 (8.45%) Squid
2 6 (8.45%) Varnish
2 6 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (25.35%) Ansible
2 11 (15.49%) Terraform
3 8 (11.27%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (11.27%) Puppet
4 6 (8.45%) vCenter Server
5 2 (2.82%) Grafana
5 2 (2.82%) Kibana
Vendors
1 31 (43.66%) Oracle
2 13 (18.31%) webMethods
3 11 (15.49%) BEA
4 7 (9.86%) Informatica
4 7 (9.86%) Pega
5 6 (8.45%) Arista
5 6 (8.45%) Blue Coat
5 6 (8.45%) Cisco
5 6 (8.45%) EMC
5 6 (8.45%) F5
5 6 (8.45%) Palo Alto
5 6 (8.45%) Riverbed
5 6 (8.45%) Unisys
5 6 (8.45%) VMware
6 3 (4.23%) hybris
6 3 (4.23%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.23%) SAP
7 2 (2.82%) Adobe
7 2 (2.82%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.82%) Google