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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
England / East of England
Rank 58 88 40
Rank change year-on-year +30 -48  
Contract jobs citing J2EE 71 35 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.34% 1.42% 4.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.51% 5.65% 15.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 20 63
Median daily rate £450 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.42% +1.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £361 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +15.38% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 8
Median hourly rate £37.50 £62.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +68.91%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year -12.28% +15.54%  

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 617 620 761
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 29.06% 25.20% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 374 430
Median daily rate £375 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 26
Median hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +4.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £9.00 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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 +21 47 £518 +29.37% 3
Bedfordshire - 9 £365 - 1
Cambridgeshire +11 7 £425 +3.03% 8
Hertfordshire -5 6 £350 -28.20% 2
Norfolk 0 1 £350 -36.36% 1
Suffolk -1 1 - -
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 77 (58.78%) Java
2 75 (57.25%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (49.62%) SOA
4 60 (45.80%) OO
5 53 (40.46%) Oracle
6 52 (39.69%) Web Services
7 47 (35.88%) JavaScript
7 47 (35.88%) Linux
8 45 (34.35%) HTML
9 41 (31.30%) Finance
9 41 (31.30%) .NET
10 39 (29.77%) Scrum
10 39 (29.77%) Spring
11 37 (28.24%) TDD
12 36 (27.48%) Continuous Integration
13 35 (26.72%) Hibernate
13 35 (26.72%) Adobe
14 34 (25.95%) XML
15 32 (24.43%) JSP
15 32 (24.43%) Configuration Management
16 31 (23.66%) DevOps
17 28 (21.37%) Open Source
18 26 (19.85%) WebSphere
18 26 (19.85%) Middleware
19 25 (19.08%) WebLogic
19 25 (19.08%) Apache
20 24 (18.32%) HTTP
20 24 (18.32%) ASP.NET
20 24 (18.32%) IBM
20 24 (18.32%) Relational Database

J2EE
Top Related 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 26 (19.85%) WebSphere
2 25 (19.08%) Apache
2 25 (19.08%) WebLogic
3 23 (17.56%) JBoss
4 22 (16.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 12 (9.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 9 (6.87%) Tomcat
6 9 (6.87%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (4.58%) IIS
8 5 (3.82%) WebSphere Portal
9 4 (3.05%) Mule
9 4 (3.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 3 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (2.29%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (2.29%) Jetty
10 3 (2.29%) Mongrel
10 3 (2.29%) nginx
10 3 (2.29%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (1.53%) CMS
12 1 (0.76%) Anypoint
Applications
1 2 (1.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) MS Office
2 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (7.63%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (2.29%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (2.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.98%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.82%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (3.05%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.29%) Google App Engine
5 2 (1.53%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.76%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (18.32%) HTTP
2 20 (15.27%) SSL
2 20 (15.27%) TCP/IP
3 10 (7.63%) SMS
4 6 (4.58%) DNS
4 6 (4.58%) FTP
5 4 (3.05%) Firewall
5 4 (3.05%) Internet
5 4 (3.05%) LDAP
6 3 (2.29%) DHCP
6 3 (2.29%) IPsec
7 1 (0.76%) IPv4
7 1 (0.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.32%) Relational Database
2 23 (17.56%) Oracle Database
3 11 (8.40%) Big Data
4 9 (6.87%) SQL Server
5 8 (6.11%) Crystal Reports
5 8 (6.11%) MongoDB
6 6 (4.58%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (4.58%) Oracle Database 12c
6 6 (4.58%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (3.82%) DB2
7 5 (3.82%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (3.82%) Sybase ASE
8 4 (3.05%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 3 (2.29%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (2.29%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (2.29%) Pentaho
9 3 (2.29%) SAP Data Services
10 2 (1.53%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 22 (16.79%) Jenkins
2 21 (16.03%) Git (software)
3 19 (14.50%) Subversion
4 9 (6.87%) Ant
5 8 (6.11%) Maven
5 8 (6.11%) PVCS
6 7 (5.34%) Eclipse
7 6 (4.58%) Selenium
8 4 (3.05%) AccuRev
8 4 (3.05%) Cucumber
8 4 (3.05%) JUnit
9 3 (2.29%) CA Gen
9 3 (2.29%) JIRA
9 3 (2.29%) PowerDesigner
9 3 (2.29%) Rational Application Developer
9 3 (2.29%) Travis CI
10 2 (1.53%) Appium
10 2 (1.53%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.53%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.76%) Spock
General
1 41 (31.30%) Finance
2 14 (10.69%) Marketing
3 10 (7.63%) Banking
3 10 (7.63%) Legal
4 7 (5.34%) Manufacturing
5 6 (4.58%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.29%) Electronics
7 2 (1.53%) Automotive
7 2 (1.53%) Retail
8 1 (0.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 54 (41.22%) Architect
2 42 (32.06%) Developer
3 31 (23.66%) Java Developer
4 23 (17.56%) Solutions Architect
5 18 (13.74%) Digital Architect
6 14 (10.69%) Technical Architect
7 13 (9.92%) DevOps Engineer
8 11 (8.40%) Digital Marketing Architect
9 9 (6.87%) Java Architect
10 7 (5.34%) Digital Technical Architect
11 6 (4.58%) Digital Solutions Architect
11 6 (4.58%) IT Architect
11 6 (4.58%) J2EE Architect
11 6 (4.58%) Oracle Architect
12 5 (3.82%) Java Engineer
12 5 (3.82%) Java/J2EE Architect
12 5 (3.82%) Payments Architect
12 5 (3.82%) Payments Solutions Architect
12 5 (3.82%) Web Architect
13 4 (3.05%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (39.69%) Web Services
2 45 (34.35%) HTML
3 41 (31.30%) .NET
4 39 (29.77%) Spring
5 35 (26.72%) Hibernate
6 34 (25.95%) XML
7 32 (24.43%) JSP
8 26 (19.85%) Middleware
9 24 (18.32%) ASP.NET
10 23 (17.56%) Apache Flex
11 18 (13.74%) Servlets
12 16 (12.21%) CSS
13 15 (11.45%) XML Schema
14 13 (9.92%) Ajax
14 13 (9.92%) HTML5
15 12 (9.16%) Sass
16 11 (8.40%) LESS
17 8 (6.11%) SOAP
17 8 (6.11%) XHTML
17 8 (6.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.16%) Virtual Team
2 11 (8.40%) Social Media
3 7 (5.34%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (5.34%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.05%) Animation
4 4 (3.05%) iPad
5 3 (2.29%) Clustering
5 3 (2.29%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.29%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.53%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.53%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.76%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.76%) IPTV
7 1 (0.76%) RIA
7 1 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (35.88%) Linux
2 14 (10.69%) Unix
3 12 (9.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (6.87%) Windows
5 6 (4.58%) VME
6 3 (2.29%) AIX
7 2 (1.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (57.25%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (49.62%) SOA
3 60 (45.80%) OO
4 39 (29.77%) Scrum
5 37 (28.24%) TDD
6 36 (27.48%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (24.43%) Configuration Management
8 31 (23.66%) DevOps
9 28 (21.37%) Open Source
10 22 (16.79%) Information Security
11 20 (15.27%) Microservices
12 19 (14.50%) Enterprise Architecture
12 19 (14.50%) Mentoring
13 18 (13.74%) Kanban
13 18 (13.74%) Software Engineering
13 18 (13.74%) TOGAF
14 16 (12.21%) E-Commerce
15 14 (10.69%) Coaching
15 14 (10.69%) Digital Marketing
15 14 (10.69%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 77 (58.78%) Java
2 47 (35.88%) JavaScript
3 17 (12.98%) SQL
4 15 (11.45%) C
5 14 (10.69%) Perl
6 7 (5.34%) Shell Script
7 5 (3.82%) Python
7 5 (3.82%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.05%) C#
8 4 (3.05%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.53%) Scala
10 1 (0.76%) Groovy
10 1 (0.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (6.11%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.05%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (2.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.53%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.76%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.76%) Degree
5 1 (0.76%) IBM Certification
5 1 (0.76%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.53%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) CDISC
2 1 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.76%) HL7
System Software
1 16 (12.21%) Docker
2 8 (6.11%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (6.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.29%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (2.29%) Xen
4 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.76%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 15 (11.45%) Puppet
2 13 (9.92%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.82%) Ansible
4 3 (2.29%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.76%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 53 (40.46%) Oracle
2 35 (26.72%) Adobe
3 24 (18.32%) IBM
4 19 (14.50%) WSO2
5 9 (6.87%) hybris
6 8 (6.11%) VMware
7 7 (5.34%) Google
7 7 (5.34%) Microsoft
8 5 (3.82%) Fujitsu
8 5 (3.82%) Sybase
9 4 (3.05%) Pega
10 3 (2.29%) BEA
10 3 (2.29%) HP
10 3 (2.29%) Informatica
10 3 (2.29%) SAP
10 3 (2.29%) webMethods
11 2 (1.53%) Omniture
12 1 (0.76%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.76%) Sun
12 1 (0.76%) Teradata
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