Period
to 20 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 113 54
Rank change year-on-year -4 -59 +2
Contract jobs citing J2EE 93 96 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.85% 1.96% 3.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.49% 6.62% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 60 76
East of England median daily rate £510 £450 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +18.42% -1.94%
10th Percentile £369 £281 £239
90th Percentile £590 £601 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 24
East of England median hourly rate - £37.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.71% -10.26%
England median hourly rate £100.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +179.17% - -10.00%

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 1,434 1,450 1,308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.49% 29.66% 25.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 926 894 794
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £277 £263
90th Percentile £588 £575 £545
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 40 37
East of England median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.75% +11.11% -8.86%
10th Percentile £19.50 £26.40 £30.55
90th Percentile £58.13 £63.75 £44.95
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +9.59% -1.46%

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 September 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 September 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 -10 53 £510 +5.97% 4
Cambridgeshire +18 18 - - 1
Bedfordshire +18 15 £510 +73.62% 2
Hertfordshire -11 7 £550 +46.67% 1
Suffolk -6 6 £425 -5.56% 1
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 (78.49%) Java
2 57 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (35.48%) Oracle
4 32 (34.41%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (34.41%) Jenkins
5 30 (32.26%) Configuration Management
6 28 (30.11%) Linux
6 28 (30.11%) Test Automation
6 28 (30.11%) DevOps
7 27 (29.03%) Web Services
7 27 (29.03%) E-Commerce
8 25 (26.88%) Scrum
9 24 (25.81%) SQL
9 24 (25.81%) WebLogic
10 23 (24.73%) Apache
10 23 (24.73%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (24.73%) Ansible
11 22 (23.66%) Spring
11 22 (23.66%) OO
11 22 (23.66%) Unix
12 21 (22.58%) webMethods
12 21 (22.58%) REST
12 21 (22.58%) Docker
13 20 (21.51%) BEA
13 20 (21.51%) TDD
14 19 (20.43%) Shell Script
15 18 (19.35%) Test Strategy
15 18 (19.35%) Microservices
16 17 (18.28%) JSON
16 17 (18.28%) Servlets

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 24 (25.81%) WebLogic
2 23 (24.73%) Apache
3 16 (17.20%) Mule
4 15 (16.13%) WebSphere
5 14 (15.05%) JBoss
5 14 (15.05%) Tomcat
6 12 (12.90%) nginx
7 11 (11.83%) IIS
8 10 (10.75%) Jetty
8 10 (10.75%) Mongrel
9 7 (7.53%) WebLogic Portal
10 6 (6.45%) Confluence
11 3 (3.23%) Apache Spark
11 3 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (3.23%) CMS
11 3 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (3.23%) SharePoint
12 2 (2.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.08%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (1.08%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.08%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 32 (34.41%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (17.20%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (10.75%) GitHub
3 10 (10.75%) Google App Engine
3 10 (10.75%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (3.23%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (3.23%) Amazon Kinesis
4 3 (3.23%) Amazon S3
4 3 (3.23%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (3.23%) Google Analytics
4 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.13%) HTTP
2 14 (15.05%) TCP/IP
3 13 (13.98%) SSL
4 10 (10.75%) DHCP
4 10 (10.75%) DNS
4 10 (10.75%) FTP
4 10 (10.75%) IPsec
5 3 (3.23%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (1.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.13%) BusinessObjects
2 12 (12.90%) MySQL
3 3 (3.23%) Amazon Athena
3 3 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (3.23%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (3.23%) Big Data
3 3 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.23%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.08%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (1.08%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.08%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 32 (34.41%) Jenkins
2 13 (13.98%) CA Gen
3 10 (10.75%) Git (software)
3 10 (10.75%) JIRA
4 9 (9.68%) Maven
5 8 (8.60%) Travis CI
6 7 (7.53%) Subversion
7 6 (6.45%) Cucumber
8 5 (5.38%) Checkstyle
8 5 (5.38%) Robot Framework
8 5 (5.38%) Selenium
9 4 (4.30%) Jasmine
10 3 (3.23%) JMeter
10 3 (3.23%) JUnit
10 3 (3.23%) PowerDesigner
10 3 (3.23%) Protractor
10 3 (3.23%) SoapUI
10 3 (3.23%) Zephyr
11 2 (2.15%) GitLab
11 2 (2.15%) gulp
General
1 10 (10.75%) Finance
2 3 (3.23%) Back Office
2 3 (3.23%) Marketing
3 2 (2.15%) Retail
4 1 (1.08%) Games
4 1 (1.08%) Law
4 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (41.94%) Developer
2 19 (20.43%) Java Developer
3 14 (15.05%) Architect
4 10 (10.75%) Integration Developer
5 7 (7.53%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Data Architect
6 6 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 5 (5.38%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.38%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (4.30%) AWS Architect
8 4 (4.30%) Consultant
8 4 (4.30%) Designer
8 4 (4.30%) QA Tester
8 4 (4.30%) Senior QA Tester
8 4 (4.30%) Senior Tester
8 4 (4.30%) Tester
9 3 (3.23%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (29.03%) Web Services
2 22 (23.66%) Spring
3 21 (22.58%) REST
4 17 (18.28%) .NET
4 17 (18.28%) JSON
4 17 (18.28%) Servlets
5 13 (13.98%) Middleware
6 12 (12.90%) XML
7 9 (9.68%) Hibernate
7 9 (9.68%) HTML
8 8 (8.60%) AngularJS
8 8 (8.60%) HTML5
8 8 (8.60%) Spring Boot
9 7 (7.53%) CSS
10 6 (6.45%) SOAP
11 5 (5.38%) EJB
11 5 (5.38%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (4.30%) CSS3
12 4 (4.30%) JDBC
12 4 (4.30%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.75%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (5.38%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.23%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.23%) N-Tier
3 3 (3.23%) Reference Data
3 3 (3.23%) User Experience
4 2 (2.15%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.15%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.08%) NHS
5 1 (1.08%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.08%) SystemC
5 1 (1.08%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 28 (30.11%) Linux
2 22 (23.66%) Unix
3 10 (10.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (10.75%) Solaris
4 3 (3.23%) Windows
5 2 (2.15%) CentOS
6 1 (1.08%) Android
6 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (32.26%) Configuration Management
3 28 (30.11%) DevOps
3 28 (30.11%) Test Automation
4 27 (29.03%) E-Commerce
5 25 (26.88%) Scrum
6 23 (24.73%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (23.66%) OO
8 20 (21.51%) TDD
9 18 (19.35%) Microservices
9 18 (19.35%) Test Strategy
10 16 (17.20%) BDD
10 16 (17.20%) Kanban
10 16 (17.20%) Waterfall
11 15 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (16.13%) Data Modelling
12 14 (15.05%) Open Source
12 14 (15.05%) Process Improvement
13 12 (12.90%) Problem Management
13 12 (12.90%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 73 (78.49%) Java
2 24 (25.81%) SQL
3 19 (20.43%) Shell Script
4 17 (18.28%) Perl
5 16 (17.20%) PL/SQL
6 9 (9.68%) Java 8
7 6 (6.45%) JavaScript
8 5 (5.38%) Python
9 4 (4.30%) Scala
10 3 (3.23%) C
10 3 (3.23%) C++
11 2 (2.15%) C#
12 1 (1.08%) Groovy
12 1 (1.08%) Haskell
12 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.15%) IRCA
2 2 (2.15%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.90%) QA
2 3 (3.23%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.15%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.08%) HL7
System Software
1 21 (22.58%) Docker
2 10 (10.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (10.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (24.73%) Ansible
2 14 (15.05%) Puppet
3 9 (9.68%) Terraform
4 6 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.15%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.08%) Grafana
6 1 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.08%) Kibana
6 1 (1.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 33 (35.48%) Oracle
2 21 (22.58%) webMethods
3 20 (21.51%) BEA
4 14 (15.05%) Pega
5 13 (13.98%) Google
5 13 (13.98%) Informatica
6 10 (10.75%) Microsoft
6 10 (10.75%) VMware
7 8 (8.60%) Red Hat
8 5 (5.38%) hybris
9 4 (4.30%) Adobe
9 4 (4.30%) CA Agile Central
10 3 (3.23%) Perforce
10 3 (3.23%) SAP
10 3 (3.23%) WSO2
11 2 (2.15%) IBM
11 2 (2.15%) Omniture
12 1 (1.08%) Cerner
12 1 (1.08%) Civica
12 1 (1.08%) MEDITECH