Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 58 58
Rank change year-on-year -41 0 +12
Contract jobs citing J2EE 118 156 196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.29% 3.20% 3.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.82% 12.00% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 77 105
East of England median daily rate £450 £403 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.80% -2.42% +3.13%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £279
90th Percentile £605 £564 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 25
East of England median hourly rate £37.00 £38.75 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.52% +6.16% +19.67%
England median hourly rate £38.50 £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.05% -7.50% +23.08%

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 1508 1300 1630
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 29.22% 26.67% 27.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 774 1024
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £298 £258 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 43 71
East of England median hourly rate £42.75 £36.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -4.00% +7.91%
10th Percentile £25.75 £18.15 £14.75
90th Percentile £70.63 £45.55 £47.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 -16 60 £475 +35.71% 3
Cambridgeshire -10 29 £325 -18.75% 2
Hertfordshire -25 20 £400 -20.00% 7
Norfolk -25 5 £550 +37.07% 1
Suffolk +14 3 £475 +5.56%
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 75 (63.56%) Java
2 64 (54.24%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (47.46%) Spring
4 54 (45.76%) JBoss
5 50 (42.37%) Oracle
6 43 (36.44%) TDD
7 40 (33.90%) XML
7 40 (33.90%) SOA
8 38 (32.20%) Scrum
9 37 (31.36%) Git (software)
10 36 (30.51%) Middleware
10 36 (30.51%) Web Services
10 36 (30.51%) Linux
11 35 (29.66%) Apache
12 33 (27.97%) SOAP
12 33 (27.97%) JavaScript
12 33 (27.97%) JSON
13 32 (27.12%) SQL
14 31 (26.27%) WebLogic
14 31 (26.27%) Kanban
15 30 (25.42%) JIRA
15 30 (25.42%) Jenkins
15 30 (25.42%) Mentoring
16 29 (24.58%) Continuous Integration
17 28 (23.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 28 (23.73%) Tomcat
17 28 (23.73%) Relational Database
18 27 (22.88%) REST
18 27 (22.88%) Maven
19 26 (22.03%) JUnit

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 54 (45.76%) JBoss
2 35 (29.66%) Apache
3 31 (26.27%) WebLogic
4 28 (23.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 28 (23.73%) Tomcat
5 21 (17.80%) WebSphere
6 18 (15.25%) Confluence
7 8 (6.78%) Cloud Foundry
7 8 (6.78%) WebLogic Portal
8 6 (5.08%) SharePoint
8 6 (5.08%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (4.24%) IIS
9 5 (4.24%) MQSeries
10 3 (2.54%) Mule
11 1 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.85%) CMS
11 1 (0.85%) Commerce Server
11 1 (0.85%) Jetty
11 1 (0.85%) nginx
11 1 (0.85%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.54%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.69%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.85%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.85%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.10%) HTTP
1 19 (16.10%) SSL
1 19 (16.10%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.24%) Internet
3 4 (3.39%) LDAP
4 1 (0.85%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.85%) DHCP
4 1 (0.85%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (0.85%) DNS
4 1 (0.85%) FTP
4 1 (0.85%) IPsec
4 1 (0.85%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (23.73%) Relational Database
2 15 (12.71%) NoSQL
3 12 (10.17%) Oracle Database
4 9 (7.63%) Oracle Database 10g
4 9 (7.63%) RDBMS
5 8 (6.78%) SQL Server
6 5 (4.24%) MySQL
7 4 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.85%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.85%) Big Data
8 1 (0.85%) DB2
8 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.85%) Jackrabbit
8 1 (0.85%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.85%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 37 (31.36%) Git (software)
2 30 (25.42%) Jenkins
2 30 (25.42%) JIRA
3 27 (22.88%) Maven
4 26 (22.03%) JUnit
5 22 (18.64%) Subversion
6 20 (16.95%) SoapUI
7 7 (5.93%) Ant
7 7 (5.93%) Eclipse
7 7 (5.93%) Gradle
7 7 (5.93%) JMeter
8 5 (4.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (4.24%) Log4j
8 5 (4.24%) Mockito
8 5 (4.24%) TeamCity
9 4 (3.39%) PowerDesigner
9 4 (3.39%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (1.69%) Protractor
10 2 (1.69%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.85%) Zephyr
General
1 22 (18.64%) Finance
2 9 (7.63%) Retail
3 7 (5.93%) Law
4 6 (5.08%) Games
5 5 (4.24%) Automotive
6 3 (2.54%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.54%) Marketing
7 1 (0.85%) Billing
7 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 64 (54.24%) Developer
2 47 (39.83%) Java Developer
3 12 (10.17%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (9.32%) J2EE Developer
5 10 (8.47%) Architect
6 9 (7.63%) Agile Developer
6 9 (7.63%) Agile Java Developer
6 9 (7.63%) Senior Developer
7 7 (5.93%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (5.93%) Trainee
8 6 (5.08%) Consultant
8 6 (5.08%) Senior J2EE Developer
8 6 (5.08%) UI Developer
9 5 (4.24%) Angular Developer
9 5 (4.24%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 4 (3.39%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 4 (3.39%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (3.39%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 4 (3.39%) Operations Engineer
10 4 (3.39%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (47.46%) Spring
2 40 (33.90%) XML
3 36 (30.51%) Middleware
3 36 (30.51%) Web Services
4 33 (27.97%) JSON
4 33 (27.97%) SOAP
5 27 (22.88%) REST
6 24 (20.34%) RESTful
7 21 (17.80%) AngularJS
7 21 (17.80%) HTML
8 19 (16.10%) .NET
8 19 (16.10%) jQuery
9 14 (11.86%) JSP
9 14 (11.86%) Spring Boot
10 13 (11.02%) Ajax
10 13 (11.02%) EJB
11 12 (10.17%) CSS
12 11 (9.32%) .NET Framework
13 8 (6.78%) OAuth
13 8 (6.78%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.71%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.39%) N-Tier
2 4 (3.39%) User Experience
3 3 (2.54%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.69%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.69%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.85%) DataPower
5 1 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 36 (30.51%) Linux
2 24 (20.34%) Solaris
3 23 (19.49%) Unix
4 22 (18.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (4.24%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (54.24%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (36.44%) TDD
3 40 (33.90%) SOA
4 38 (32.20%) Scrum
5 31 (26.27%) Kanban
6 30 (25.42%) Mentoring
7 29 (24.58%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (19.49%) Coaching
9 22 (18.64%) E-Commerce
10 20 (16.95%) API Development
10 20 (16.95%) Configuration Management
10 20 (16.95%) DevOps
11 19 (16.10%) Microservices
11 19 (16.10%) Open Source
11 19 (16.10%) Test Automation
12 17 (14.41%) Software Engineering
13 15 (12.71%) User Stories
14 14 (11.86%) API Design
15 13 (11.02%) Defect Management
16 12 (10.17%) OO
Programming Languages
1 75 (63.56%) Java
2 33 (27.97%) JavaScript
3 32 (27.12%) SQL
4 13 (11.02%) PL/SQL
5 12 (10.17%) C
5 12 (10.17%) Shell Script
6 11 (9.32%) Perl
7 2 (1.69%) Ruby
8 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.85%) Groovy
8 1 (0.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (2.54%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.85%) Degree
2 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.39%) SLA
2 2 (1.69%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 18 (15.25%) Docker
2 2 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (11.86%) Puppet
2 13 (11.02%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (5.08%) Tivoli
4 3 (2.54%) Ansible
5 1 (0.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 50 (42.37%) Oracle
2 18 (15.25%) WSO2
3 15 (12.71%) IBM
4 9 (7.63%) Atlassian
5 8 (6.78%) BEA
5 8 (6.78%) Red Hat
5 8 (6.78%) webMethods
6 6 (5.08%) CA
6 6 (5.08%) CA Agile Central
6 6 (5.08%) hybris
7 4 (3.39%) Talend
8 2 (1.69%) VMware
9 1 (0.85%) ATG
9 1 (0.85%) Blue Martini
9 1 (0.85%) Demandware
9 1 (0.85%) Elastic Path
9 1 (0.85%) Google
9 1 (0.85%) Microsoft