Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 68 94
Rank change year-on-year -32 +26 -40
Contract jobs citing J2EE 92 128 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.07% 2.95% 2.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.43% 9.61% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 87 54
East of England median daily rate £513 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.59% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £359 £275 £243
90th Percentile £638 £587 £575
England median daily rate £498 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +7.57% +8.82% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 14
East of England median hourly rate £32.50 £34.75 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.47% -4.14% -4.61%
10th Percentile £31.05 £30.00 £32.16
90th Percentile £35.35 £39.38 £62.50
England median hourly rate £40.25 £32.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +25.78% -15.79% -

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 1,239 1,332 1,258
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.94% 30.69% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 748 860 788
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £294 £263 £270
90th Percentile £569 £562 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 38 38
East of England median hourly rate £35.54 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.23% +1.35% -5.13%
10th Percentile £15.30 £24.53 £11.40
90th Percentile £75.00 £53.30 £60.05
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +7.89% +8.57%

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 20 May 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 20 May 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 -16 42 £500 +1.01% 4
Hertfordshire +5 30 £525 +50.00% 5
Cambridgeshire -1 11 £185 -56.47% 2
Bedfordshire -11 8 £510 +64.52%
Suffolk -4 2 £425 +13.33%
Norfolk -4 1 - - 2
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 73 (79.35%) Java
2 55 (59.78%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (42.39%) E-Commerce
4 28 (30.43%) Scrum
5 27 (29.35%) Oracle
6 26 (28.26%) Spring
7 24 (26.09%) SQL
7 24 (26.09%) Unix
8 23 (25.00%) TDD
9 22 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (22.83%) Kanban
11 20 (21.74%) Test Automation
12 19 (20.65%) Waterfall
12 19 (20.65%) WebSphere
13 18 (19.57%) Web Services
13 18 (19.57%) SOA
13 18 (19.57%) JBoss
13 18 (19.57%) REST
13 18 (19.57%) Jenkins
14 17 (18.48%) Problem-Solving
15 16 (17.39%) DevOps
15 16 (17.39%) Linux
15 16 (17.39%) WebLogic
16 15 (16.30%) Apache
16 15 (16.30%) DNA
16 15 (16.30%) Pair Programming
16 15 (16.30%) BDD
16 15 (16.30%) Time Management
16 15 (16.30%) Mentoring
17 14 (15.22%) JSON

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 19 (20.65%) WebSphere
2 18 (19.57%) JBoss
3 16 (17.39%) WebLogic
4 15 (16.30%) Apache
5 12 (13.04%) Confluence
6 10 (10.87%) Mule
7 8 (8.70%) Tomcat
8 6 (6.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (5.43%) CMS
10 4 (4.35%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (3.26%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (2.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (2.17%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (2.17%) MQSeries
13 1 (1.09%) IIS
13 1 (1.09%) Jetty
13 1 (1.09%) Mongrel
13 1 (1.09%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (2.17%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 2 (2.17%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (1.09%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (1.09%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.78%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (9.78%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (8.70%) Amazon S3
2 8 (8.70%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.09%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.09%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.61%) HTTP
2 6 (6.52%) SSL
2 6 (6.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.09%) DHCP
3 1 (1.09%) DNS
3 1 (1.09%) FTP
3 1 (1.09%) Internet
3 1 (1.09%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.61%) Relational Database
2 5 (5.43%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.26%) DB2
4 3 (3.26%) MySQL
4 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.26%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.17%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (1.09%) DbVisualizer
6 1 (1.09%) Hazelcast
6 1 (1.09%) Jackrabbit
6 1 (1.09%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.09%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 18 (19.57%) Jenkins
2 13 (14.13%) JIRA
3 9 (9.78%) Subversion
4 7 (7.61%) Git (software)
4 7 (7.61%) Selenium
5 6 (6.52%) CA Gen
5 6 (6.52%) Cucumber
5 6 (6.52%) JUnit
5 6 (6.52%) SoapUI
6 5 (5.43%) Maven
7 4 (4.35%) JMeter
8 3 (3.26%) AccuRev
8 3 (3.26%) PowerDesigner
8 3 (3.26%) Zephyr
9 2 (2.17%) Ant
9 2 (2.17%) Bitbucket
9 2 (2.17%) ClearCase
9 2 (2.17%) ClearQuest
9 2 (2.17%) LoadUI
9 2 (2.17%) Mockito
General
1 13 (14.13%) Finance
2 10 (10.87%) Retail
3 6 (6.52%) Law
3 6 (6.52%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.17%) Games
4 2 (2.17%) Marketing
5 1 (1.09%) Electronics
5 1 (1.09%) Legal
5 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (46.74%) Developer
2 28 (30.43%) Java Developer
3 16 (17.39%) Architect
4 8 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 6 (6.52%) J2EE Developer
6 5 (5.43%) Agile Developer
6 5 (5.43%) Agile Java Developer
6 5 (5.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (5.43%) Scrum Master
6 5 (5.43%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.35%) E-Commerce Manager
7 4 (4.35%) E-Commerce Project Manager
7 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.35%) Integration Developer
8 3 (3.26%) Analyst
8 3 (3.26%) Consultant
8 3 (3.26%) Data Architect
8 3 (3.26%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (3.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (28.26%) Spring
2 18 (19.57%) REST
2 18 (19.57%) Web Services
3 14 (15.22%) JSON
4 13 (14.13%) Middleware
4 13 (14.13%) XML
5 11 (11.96%) Hibernate
6 10 (10.87%) HTML
7 7 (7.61%) AngularJS
7 7 (7.61%) JSP
7 7 (7.61%) RESTful
7 7 (7.61%) SOAP
8 6 (6.52%) Apache Camel
8 6 (6.52%) CSS
9 5 (5.43%) Ajax
9 5 (5.43%) Servlets
9 5 (5.43%) Struts
9 5 (5.43%) Velocity
10 4 (4.35%) EJB
10 4 (4.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.26%) Data Structures
2 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.26%) N-Tier
2 3 (3.26%) Reference Data
3 2 (2.17%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.09%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 24 (26.09%) Unix
2 16 (17.39%) Linux
3 14 (15.22%) Solaris
4 9 (9.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.09%) CentOS
5 1 (1.09%) HPUX
5 1 (1.09%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (59.78%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (42.39%) E-Commerce
3 28 (30.43%) Scrum
4 23 (25.00%) TDD
5 22 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (22.83%) Kanban
7 20 (21.74%) Test Automation
8 19 (20.65%) Waterfall
9 18 (19.57%) SOA
10 17 (18.48%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (17.39%) DevOps
12 15 (16.30%) BDD
12 15 (16.30%) DNA
12 15 (16.30%) Mentoring
12 15 (16.30%) Pair Programming
12 15 (16.30%) Time Management
13 14 (15.22%) Configuration Management
14 12 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (11.96%) Deployment Automation
15 11 (11.96%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (79.35%) Java
2 24 (26.09%) SQL
3 14 (15.22%) JavaScript
4 13 (14.13%) Shell Script
5 12 (13.04%) Perl
5 12 (13.04%) PL/SQL
6 7 (7.61%) C
6 7 (7.61%) Java 8
7 5 (5.43%) Scala
8 2 (2.17%) BeanShell
8 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (5.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) QA
2 3 (3.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (8.70%) Docker
2 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (7.61%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (7.61%) Puppet
2 3 (3.26%) Ansible
2 3 (3.26%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (29.35%) Oracle
2 12 (13.04%) IBM
3 10 (10.87%) BEA
3 10 (10.87%) webMethods
4 8 (8.70%) hybris
5 7 (7.61%) Pega
5 7 (7.61%) WSO2
6 6 (6.52%) Informatica
7 4 (4.35%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.26%) Mashery
8 3 (3.26%) Microsoft
8 3 (3.26%) SAP
8 3 (3.26%) TIBCO
9 2 (2.17%) Adobe
9 2 (2.17%) Atlassian
9 2 (2.17%) Google
10 1 (1.09%) Blue Martini
10 1 (1.09%) Capita
10 1 (1.09%) Elastic Path
10 1 (1.09%) Omniture