Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 63 74
Rank change year-on-year -20 +11 -14
Contract jobs citing J2EE 121 147 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.57% 3.29% 2.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.17% 11.27% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 89 63
East of England median daily rate £450 £430 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +4.24% +2.48%
10th Percentile £310 £322 £369
90th Percentile £640 £574 £570
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 22
East of England median hourly rate £37.00 £39.75 £37.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.92% +6.07% +4.10%
10th Percentile £32.40 £35.10 £36.25
90th Percentile £43.40 £42.89 £62.50
England median hourly rate £45.00 £39.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +13.21% -0.63% +13.72%

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 1,320 1,304 1,372
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.09% 29.19% 27.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 793 783 847
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £300 £258 £270
90th Percentile £579 £538 £575
England median daily rate £475 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 42 64
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -8.86% -1.25%
10th Percentile £21.54 £15.30 £29.60
90th Percentile £85.00 £43.62 £58.55
England median hourly rate £40.15 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +0.38% +3.90% +10.00%

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 22 February 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 22 February 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 -8 51 £525 +13.51% 8
Hertfordshire -7 33 £469 +7.14% 13
Cambridgeshire -18 27 £325 -21.21% 4
Norfolk -5 5 £525 +30.43% 2
Suffolk +9 4 £463 +23.33% 1
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 87 (71.90%) Java
2 62 (51.24%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (43.80%) Spring
4 49 (40.50%) JBoss
5 42 (34.71%) Scrum
6 40 (33.06%) Oracle
7 38 (31.40%) SOA
8 37 (30.58%) XML
9 33 (27.27%) JIRA
10 32 (26.45%) Kanban
11 31 (25.62%) TDD
11 31 (25.62%) SQL
12 30 (24.79%) JavaScript
12 30 (24.79%) E-Commerce
13 29 (23.97%) Git (software)
14 27 (22.31%) JSON
14 27 (22.31%) Tomcat
14 27 (22.31%) SOAP
15 26 (21.49%) Web Services
15 26 (21.49%) WebLogic
15 26 (21.49%) Confluence
16 25 (20.66%) Continuous Integration
16 25 (20.66%) Apache
16 25 (20.66%) Middleware
16 25 (20.66%) Mentoring
17 24 (19.83%) Jenkins
18 23 (19.01%) Finance
18 23 (19.01%) Solaris
18 23 (19.01%) RESTful
18 23 (19.01%) WebSphere

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 49 (40.50%) JBoss
2 27 (22.31%) Tomcat
3 26 (21.49%) Confluence
3 26 (21.49%) WebLogic
4 25 (20.66%) Apache
5 23 (19.01%) WebSphere
6 22 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (5.79%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (4.96%) WebLogic Portal
9 5 (4.13%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (3.31%) CMS
10 4 (3.31%) IIS
11 3 (2.48%) MQSeries
12 2 (1.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.83%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.83%) Commerce Server
13 1 (0.83%) Oracle Application Server
13 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Magento
1 2 (1.65%) SAP Business ByDesign
1 2 (1.65%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.79%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.96%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (4.96%) Amazon SQS
3 5 (4.13%) Amazon S3
3 5 (4.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.92%) HTTP
2 11 (9.09%) SSL
2 11 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.05%) Relational Database
2 14 (11.57%) Oracle Database
3 13 (10.74%) NoSQL
4 9 (7.44%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (4.96%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (4.96%) SQL Server
6 5 (4.13%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.31%) DB2
8 2 (1.65%) Jackrabbit
9 1 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.83%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.83%) Big Data
9 1 (0.83%) DbVisualizer
9 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.83%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.83%) MySQL
9 1 (0.83%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 33 (27.27%) JIRA
2 29 (23.97%) Git (software)
3 24 (19.83%) Jenkins
4 20 (16.53%) JUnit
5 19 (15.70%) Maven
5 19 (15.70%) SoapUI
6 15 (12.40%) Subversion
7 6 (4.96%) PowerDesigner
8 5 (4.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (4.13%) Eclipse
8 5 (4.13%) JMeter
8 5 (4.13%) Selenium
8 5 (4.13%) TeamCity
9 4 (3.31%) Ant
9 4 (3.31%) Cucumber
10 3 (2.48%) Zephyr
11 2 (1.65%) Gradle
11 2 (1.65%) Protractor
11 2 (1.65%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.65%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 23 (19.01%) Finance
2 14 (11.57%) Retail
3 11 (9.09%) Law
4 6 (4.96%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.13%) Marketing
6 3 (2.48%) Games
7 1 (0.83%) Electronics
7 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (55.37%) Developer
2 52 (42.98%) Java Developer
3 17 (14.05%) Architect
4 13 (10.74%) Agile Developer
4 13 (10.74%) Agile Java Developer
5 9 (7.44%) J2EE Developer
6 8 (6.61%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 7 (5.79%) Angular Developer
8 6 (4.96%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.96%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (4.96%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.96%) Trainee
8 6 (4.96%) UI Developer
9 5 (4.13%) Analyst
10 4 (3.31%) Applications Support
10 4 (3.31%) Data Architect
10 4 (3.31%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.31%) Scrum Master
10 4 (3.31%) Senior Developer
11 3 (2.48%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (43.80%) Spring
2 37 (30.58%) XML
3 27 (22.31%) JSON
3 27 (22.31%) SOAP
4 26 (21.49%) Web Services
5 25 (20.66%) Middleware
6 23 (19.01%) RESTful
7 21 (17.36%) jQuery
8 20 (16.53%) .NET
9 19 (15.70%) HTML
9 19 (15.70%) REST
10 13 (10.74%) AngularJS
11 11 (9.09%) .NET Framework
12 10 (8.26%) Ajax
12 10 (8.26%) EJB
13 8 (6.61%) Hibernate
14 7 (5.79%) CSS
14 7 (5.79%) Servlets
14 7 (5.79%) Spring Boot
14 7 (5.79%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.57%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (4.96%) N-Tier
3 5 (4.13%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (4.13%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.31%) Data Structures
4 4 (3.31%) Reference Data
4 4 (3.31%) User Experience
5 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.83%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 23 (19.01%) Solaris
2 22 (18.18%) Linux
2 22 (18.18%) Unix
3 14 (11.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.65%) HPUX
5 1 (0.83%) CentOS
5 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (51.24%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (34.71%) Scrum
3 38 (31.40%) SOA
4 32 (26.45%) Kanban
5 31 (25.62%) TDD
6 30 (24.79%) E-Commerce
7 25 (20.66%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (20.66%) Mentoring
8 20 (16.53%) API Development
9 17 (14.05%) DevOps
10 15 (12.40%) BDD
10 15 (12.40%) Configuration Management
11 14 (11.57%) Coaching
12 13 (10.74%) Defect Management
12 13 (10.74%) DNA
12 13 (10.74%) Microservices
12 13 (10.74%) SDLC
12 13 (10.74%) Test Automation
12 13 (10.74%) Time Management
13 12 (9.92%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 87 (71.90%) Java
2 31 (25.62%) SQL
3 30 (24.79%) JavaScript
4 15 (12.40%) PL/SQL
5 11 (9.09%) C
6 10 (8.26%) Shell Script
7 7 (5.79%) Perl
8 3 (2.48%) Ruby
9 2 (1.65%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.65%) BeanShell
9 2 (1.65%) Scala
9 2 (1.65%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.83%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (3.31%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.31%) Data Quality
1 4 (3.31%) SLA
2 3 (2.48%) QA
System Software
1 13 (10.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (7.44%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (7.44%) Puppet
2 5 (4.13%) Tivoli
3 4 (3.31%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (2.48%) Ansible
Vendors
1 40 (33.06%) Oracle
2 15 (12.40%) IBM
3 13 (10.74%) WSO2
4 12 (9.92%) hybris
5 11 (9.09%) Atlassian
6 6 (4.96%) BEA
6 6 (4.96%) Red Hat
6 6 (4.96%) webMethods
7 3 (2.48%) SAP
8 2 (1.65%) ATG
8 2 (1.65%) Blue Martini
8 2 (1.65%) Demandware
8 2 (1.65%) Elastic Path
8 2 (1.65%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.83%) CA
9 1 (0.83%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (0.83%) Capita