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 3 months to 24 June 2017 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 54 68
Rank change year-on-year -25 +14  
Contract jobs citing J2EE 54 77 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.35% 3.04% 2.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.43% 11.54% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 39 33
Median daily rate £475 £351 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.52% -6.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £220 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £465 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 7
Median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £40.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.42% -13.79%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.00 £37.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £40.25 £46.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £40.60
% change year-on-year -11.42% -13.79%  

J2EE is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 727 667 813
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 31.61% 26.32% 26.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 424 491
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 30
Median hourly rate £41.50 £31.27 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.71% -21.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.50 £20.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £36.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing J2EE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex -13 38 £500 +73.91% 5
Hertfordshire -3 7 £350 -17.64% 2
Bedfordshire - 6 £288 - 1
Cambridgeshire -2 1 £500 +25.00% 3
Norfolk -18 1 £425 +13.33% 1
Suffolk - 1 £450 -
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 82 (65.08%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (53.17%) Java
3 66 (52.38%) Oracle
4 63 (50.00%) Linux
5 50 (39.68%) TDD
6 49 (38.89%) SOA
7 47 (37.30%) Apache
8 46 (36.51%) Configuration Management
8 46 (36.51%) Scrum
9 45 (35.71%) XML
10 44 (34.92%) DevOps
11 43 (34.13%) Relational Database
12 42 (33.33%) JSP
13 41 (32.54%) JBoss
14 40 (31.75%) Continuous Integration
14 40 (31.75%) Git (software)
15 39 (30.95%) JavaScript
16 38 (30.16%) HTTP
17 37 (29.37%) Subversion
17 37 (29.37%) Middleware
17 37 (29.37%) OO
17 37 (29.37%) Jenkins
18 36 (28.57%) Mentoring
19 35 (27.78%) Open Source
19 35 (27.78%) HTML
20 34 (26.98%) Microservices
21 31 (24.60%) Test Automation
21 31 (24.60%) Kanban
22 30 (23.81%) TCP/IP
22 30 (23.81%) SSL

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 47 (37.30%) Apache
2 41 (32.54%) JBoss
3 29 (23.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 29 (23.02%) WebLogic
4 22 (17.46%) WebSphere
5 14 (11.11%) Tomcat
6 8 (6.35%) CMS
7 7 (5.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 7 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (3.97%) WebSphere Portal
10 4 (3.17%) Confluence
10 4 (3.17%) IIS
10 4 (3.17%) Jetty
10 4 (3.17%) Mongrel
10 4 (3.17%) nginx
11 1 (0.79%) Anypoint
11 1 (0.79%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.79%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.17%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.79%) Magento
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.97%) Google Analytics
2 5 (3.97%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (3.17%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (3.17%) Google App Engine
4 2 (1.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.79%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 38 (30.16%) HTTP
2 30 (23.81%) SSL
2 30 (23.81%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.17%) DHCP
3 4 (3.17%) DNS
3 4 (3.17%) SMS
4 3 (2.38%) FTP
4 3 (2.38%) IPsec
4 3 (2.38%) LDAP
5 1 (0.79%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.79%) Diameter Protocol
5 1 (0.79%) Internet
5 1 (0.79%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (34.13%) Relational Database
2 16 (12.70%) Oracle Database
3 10 (7.94%) Crystal Reports
3 10 (7.94%) MongoDB
4 8 (6.35%) MySQL
5 7 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (5.56%) SQL Server
5 7 (5.56%) Sybase ASE
6 6 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (3.97%) RDBMS
8 4 (3.17%) Big Data
8 4 (3.17%) DB2
8 4 (3.17%) Ingres
9 3 (2.38%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 3 (2.38%) MariaDB
9 3 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (2.38%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (2.38%) Pentaho
9 3 (2.38%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 40 (31.75%) Git (software)
2 37 (29.37%) Jenkins
2 37 (29.37%) Subversion
3 10 (7.94%) Maven
4 8 (6.35%) JIRA
4 8 (6.35%) PVCS
5 6 (4.76%) Ant
6 5 (3.97%) Cucumber
7 4 (3.17%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.17%) PowerDesigner
8 3 (2.38%) AccuRev
8 3 (2.38%) CA Gen
8 3 (2.38%) Rational Application Developer
8 3 (2.38%) Selenium
8 3 (2.38%) Travis CI
9 2 (1.59%) Appium
9 2 (1.59%) JUnit
9 2 (1.59%) Lombardi
9 2 (1.59%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.79%) Log4j
General
1 22 (17.46%) Finance
2 4 (3.17%) Banking
2 4 (3.17%) Legal
2 4 (3.17%) Marketing
3 3 (2.38%) Games
3 3 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.59%) Automotive
4 2 (1.59%) Law
4 2 (1.59%) Retail
5 1 (0.79%) Billing
5 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (39.68%) Developer
2 38 (30.16%) Java Developer
3 28 (22.22%) Architect
4 24 (19.05%) DevOps Engineer
5 15 (11.90%) Technical Architect
6 11 (8.73%) Digital Architect
7 8 (6.35%) Operations Engineer
8 7 (5.56%) Digital Technical Architect
9 6 (4.76%) Consultant
9 6 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.97%) Lead DevOps
10 5 (3.97%) UI Developer
11 4 (3.17%) Digital Marketing Architect
11 4 (3.17%) IT Architect
11 4 (3.17%) Java Architect
11 4 (3.17%) Lead DevOps Engineer
11 4 (3.17%) SC Cleared Java Developer
12 3 (2.38%) Java Technical Architect
12 3 (2.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 3 (2.38%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (35.71%) XML
2 42 (33.33%) JSP
3 37 (29.37%) Middleware
4 35 (27.78%) HTML
5 28 (22.22%) Web Services
6 25 (19.84%) CSS
7 21 (16.67%) Servlets
7 21 (16.67%) Spring
8 20 (15.87%) XML Schema
9 19 (15.08%) HTML5
10 18 (14.29%) Ajax
10 18 (14.29%) Hibernate
11 17 (13.49%) .NET
11 17 (13.49%) Sass
12 14 (11.11%) LESS
13 11 (8.73%) AngularJS
13 11 (8.73%) XHTML
14 9 (7.14%) Dojo
14 9 (7.14%) JSON
14 9 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.14%) Virtual Team
2 8 (6.35%) Animation
2 8 (6.35%) Mainframe
3 6 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.97%) N-Tier
4 5 (3.97%) Web 2.0
5 4 (3.17%) Social Media
6 3 (2.38%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.59%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.79%) IPTV
8 1 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.79%) RIA
8 1 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 63 (50.00%) Linux
2 29 (23.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (13.49%) Unix
4 13 (10.32%) Solaris
5 10 (7.94%) Windows
6 6 (4.76%) VME
7 1 (0.79%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (65.08%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (39.68%) TDD
3 49 (38.89%) SOA
4 46 (36.51%) Configuration Management
4 46 (36.51%) Scrum
5 44 (34.92%) DevOps
6 40 (31.75%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (29.37%) OO
8 36 (28.57%) Mentoring
9 35 (27.78%) Open Source
10 34 (26.98%) Microservices
11 31 (24.60%) Kanban
11 31 (24.60%) Test Automation
12 28 (22.22%) Coaching
13 27 (21.43%) Software Engineering
14 26 (20.63%) API Design
15 25 (19.84%) User Stories
16 15 (11.90%) Continuous Delivery
16 15 (11.90%) UML
17 13 (10.32%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 67 (53.17%) Java
2 39 (30.95%) JavaScript
3 25 (19.84%) Perl
4 24 (19.05%) C
5 22 (17.46%) SQL
6 7 (5.56%) T-SQL
7 6 (4.76%) Python
7 6 (4.76%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.17%) C#
9 3 (2.38%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.59%) VB
11 1 (0.79%) COBOL
11 1 (0.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (10.32%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.97%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.38%) Degree
5 2 (1.59%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.79%) IBM Certification
6 1 (0.79%) ISEB
6 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.79%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.38%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 29 (23.02%) Docker
2 10 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.35%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (3.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 27 (21.43%) Puppet
2 25 (19.84%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (5.56%) Ansible
4 2 (1.59%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 66 (52.38%) Oracle
2 29 (23.02%) WSO2
3 19 (15.08%) IBM
4 11 (8.73%) Adobe
5 10 (7.94%) Google
5 10 (7.94%) VMware
6 7 (5.56%) Sybase
7 6 (4.76%) Red Hat
8 5 (3.97%) Fujitsu
8 5 (3.97%) Omniture
9 4 (3.17%) BEA
9 4 (3.17%) Microsoft
9 4 (3.17%) webMethods
10 3 (2.38%) FatWire
10 3 (2.38%) Informatica
10 3 (2.38%) Pega
11 2 (1.59%) hybris
12 1 (0.79%) Rackspace
12 1 (0.79%) Sun
12 1 (0.79%) Talend
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