Period
to 21 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 93 77
Rank change year-on-year -21 -16 -21
Contract jobs citing J2EE 91 115 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.91% 2.44% 2.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.83% 7.99% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 78 66
East of England median daily rate £510 £450 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +19.21% -1.95%
10th Percentile £344 £281 £238
90th Percentile £612 £587 £575
England median daily rate £500 £465 £438
% change year-on-year +7.53% +6.29% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 18
East of England median hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.16% +6.47% -8.55%
10th Percentile £31.05 £30.00 £30.93
90th Percentile £35.35 £40.00 £42.78
England median hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +57.14% -2.78% -5.26%

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 1,332 1,439 1,308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.97% 30.56% 25.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 843 900 809
East of England median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £569 £575 £549
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 35 34
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £33.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +21.03% -8.83%
10th Percentile £14.20 £29.10 £10.60
90th Percentile £60.25 £63.75 £42.81
England median hourly rate £41.52 £40.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.88% +8.67% +3.81%

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 July 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 July 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 -15 39 £488 -2.50% 2
Hertfordshire -4 22 £525 +50.00% 4
Bedfordshire +4 19 £510 +64.52% 1
Cambridgeshire +7 16 - - 3
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 68 (74.73%) Java
2 54 (59.34%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (42.86%) E-Commerce
4 35 (38.46%) Oracle
5 28 (30.77%) Web Services
6 26 (28.57%) Test Automation
7 23 (25.27%) Unix
7 23 (25.27%) SQL
7 23 (25.27%) Scrum
8 20 (21.98%) Waterfall
8 20 (21.98%) REST
9 19 (20.88%) Jenkins
10 18 (19.78%) Middleware
10 18 (19.78%) Linux
10 18 (19.78%) JBoss
10 18 (19.78%) JSON
10 18 (19.78%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (19.78%) TDD
10 18 (19.78%) WebSphere
11 17 (18.68%) Apache
11 17 (18.68%) WebLogic
12 16 (17.58%) Shell Script
12 16 (17.58%) Finance
12 16 (17.58%) Spring
13 15 (16.48%) webMethods
13 15 (16.48%) XML
13 15 (16.48%) Problem-Solving
14 14 (15.38%) Deployment Automation
14 14 (15.38%) Solaris
14 14 (15.38%) Configuration Management

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 18 (19.78%) JBoss
1 18 (19.78%) WebSphere
2 17 (18.68%) Apache
2 17 (18.68%) WebLogic
3 14 (15.38%) Mule
4 8 (8.79%) WebLogic Portal
5 6 (6.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (5.49%) Confluence
6 5 (5.49%) Tomcat
7 4 (4.40%) CMS
8 3 (3.30%) Apache Spark
8 3 (3.30%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (3.30%) SharePoint
9 2 (2.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (2.20%) IIS
9 2 (2.20%) MQSeries
9 2 (2.20%) nginx
10 1 (1.10%) Jetty
10 1 (1.10%) Mongrel
10 1 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (3.30%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (3.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.10%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (1.10%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.10%) Lorenzo
2 1 (1.10%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.89%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.79%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (5.49%) GitHub
4 4 (4.40%) Amazon S3
4 4 (4.40%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (3.30%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (3.30%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.10%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.10%) Google App Engine
6 1 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.69%) HTTP
2 6 (6.59%) SSL
2 6 (6.59%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.10%) DHCP
3 1 (1.10%) DNS
3 1 (1.10%) FTP
3 1 (1.10%) Internet
3 1 (1.10%) IPsec
3 1 (1.10%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
1 7 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.40%) MySQL
2 4 (4.40%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.30%) Amazon Athena
3 3 (3.30%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (3.30%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (3.30%) Big Data
3 3 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.30%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.20%) DB2
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (1.10%) DbVisualizer
5 1 (1.10%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (1.10%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (1.10%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.10%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.10%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 19 (20.88%) Jenkins
2 11 (12.09%) Git (software)
3 10 (10.99%) Subversion
4 9 (9.89%) JIRA
5 7 (7.69%) Cucumber
5 7 (7.69%) Selenium
6 6 (6.59%) CA Gen
6 6 (6.59%) JUnit
6 6 (6.59%) Maven
6 6 (6.59%) SoapUI
7 4 (4.40%) JMeter
7 4 (4.40%) Zephyr
8 3 (3.30%) AccuRev
8 3 (3.30%) PowerDesigner
9 2 (2.20%) Ant
9 2 (2.20%) ClearCase
9 2 (2.20%) ClearQuest
9 2 (2.20%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.20%) Gradle
9 2 (2.20%) Mockito
General
1 16 (17.58%) Finance
2 11 (12.09%) Retail
3 4 (4.40%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.40%) Marketing
4 3 (3.30%) Back Office
5 2 (2.20%) Games
5 2 (2.20%) Law
6 1 (1.10%) Electronics
6 1 (1.10%) Legal
6 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (40.66%) Developer
2 18 (19.78%) Java Developer
3 14 (15.38%) Architect
4 8 (8.79%) Integration Developer
4 8 (8.79%) Project Manager
5 6 (6.59%) Data Architect
5 6 (6.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.49%) E-Commerce Manager
7 4 (4.40%) AWS Architect
7 4 (4.40%) E-Commerce Project Manager
7 4 (4.40%) J2EE Developer
7 4 (4.40%) QA Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) Big Data Architect
8 3 (3.30%) Big Data Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) Data Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (3.30%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) E-Commerce Consultant
8 3 (3.30%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (30.77%) Web Services
2 20 (21.98%) REST
3 18 (19.78%) JSON
3 18 (19.78%) Middleware
4 16 (17.58%) Spring
5 15 (16.48%) XML
6 9 (9.89%) HTML
6 9 (9.89%) Servlets
6 9 (9.89%) SOAP
7 7 (7.69%) Hibernate
7 7 (7.69%) RESTful
8 6 (6.59%) Apache Camel
8 6 (6.59%) EJB
8 6 (6.59%) JSP
9 5 (5.49%) .NET
9 5 (5.49%) Ajax
9 5 (5.49%) AngularJS
9 5 (5.49%) HTML5
9 5 (5.49%) JDBC
9 5 (5.49%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.49%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (5.49%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.30%) Data Structures
2 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.30%) N-Tier
2 3 (3.30%) Reference Data
2 3 (3.30%) User Experience
3 2 (2.20%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.10%) NHS
4 1 (1.10%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.10%) SystemC
4 1 (1.10%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.10%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 23 (25.27%) Unix
2 18 (19.78%) Linux
3 14 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (15.38%) Solaris
4 2 (2.20%) Windows
5 1 (1.10%) Android
5 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.10%) HPUX
5 1 (1.10%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (59.34%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 26 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 23 (25.27%) Scrum
5 20 (21.98%) Waterfall
6 18 (19.78%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (19.78%) TDD
7 15 (16.48%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (15.38%) Configuration Management
8 14 (15.38%) Deployment Automation
8 14 (15.38%) Kanban
9 13 (14.29%) DevOps
9 13 (14.29%) OO
9 13 (14.29%) SOA
9 13 (14.29%) Time Management
10 12 (13.19%) DNA
11 11 (12.09%) BDD
11 11 (12.09%) Project Management
12 10 (10.99%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (10.99%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 68 (74.73%) Java
2 23 (25.27%) SQL
3 16 (17.58%) Shell Script
4 12 (13.19%) Perl
5 11 (12.09%) PL/SQL
6 9 (9.89%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.40%) C
7 4 (4.40%) Java 8
7 4 (4.40%) Scala
8 3 (3.30%) C++
8 3 (3.30%) Python
9 2 (2.20%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.10%) C#
10 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (4.40%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) QA
2 3 (3.30%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.10%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (8.79%) Docker
2 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (8.79%) Ansible
2 7 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (7.69%) Puppet
3 3 (3.30%) TIBCO Hawk
4 1 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.10%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.10%) Terraform
Vendors
1 35 (38.46%) Oracle
2 15 (16.48%) webMethods
3 14 (15.38%) BEA
4 11 (12.09%) IBM
5 9 (9.89%) hybris
6 8 (8.79%) Pega
6 8 (8.79%) Red Hat
7 7 (7.69%) WSO2
8 6 (6.59%) Informatica
9 4 (4.40%) CA Agile Central
9 4 (4.40%) SAP
10 3 (3.30%) Mashery
10 3 (3.30%) Perforce
10 3 (3.30%) TIBCO
11 2 (2.20%) Adobe
11 2 (2.20%) Google
12 1 (1.10%) Cerner
12 1 (1.10%) HP
12 1 (1.10%) Microsoft
12 1 (1.10%) VMware