Period
to 15 January 2021

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 15 January 2021 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
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 72 139 113
Rank change year-on-year +67 -26 -14
Contract jobs citing J2EE 21 23 86
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.47% 0.64% 1.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.90% 2.81% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 35
Median daily rate £465 £405 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.81% -22.12% +15.56%
10th Percentile £220 £375 £385
90th Percentile £590 £550 £600
England median daily rate £445 £520 £500
% change year-on-year -14.42% +4.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £62.75 £41.00
% change year-on-year -28.29% +53.05% -6.29%

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 356 818 1,246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 24.90% 22.68% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 540 818
Median daily rate £450 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £270 £325 £313
90th Percentile £625 £613 £591
England median daily rate £490 £500 £490
% change year-on-year -2.00% +2.04% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 25
Median hourly rate £50.00 £46.50 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.53% - +16.25%
10th Percentile £35.40 £41.40 £21.75
90th Percentile £55.00 £58.85 £66.81
Median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 £41.53
% change year-on-year -2.17% +10.76% +3.83%

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing J2EE as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing J2EE in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for J2EE in the East of England

J2EE
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing J2EE in the East of England over the 6 months to 15 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for J2EE in the East of England

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing J2EE in the East of England.

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 15 January 2021. 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 +7 13 £500 +11.00% 6
Hertfordshire +32 5 £400 -20.00% 1
Bedfordshire - 3 £200 -
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 2021, 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 18 (85.71%) Java
2 14 (66.67%) Oracle
3 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (47.62%) AWS
4 10 (47.62%) Linux
5 9 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (38.10%) XML
7 7 (33.33%) MySQL
7 7 (33.33%) JSP
7 7 (33.33%) Scrum
7 7 (33.33%) Amazon Aurora
8 6 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (28.57%) Microservices
8 6 (28.57%) Servlets
8 6 (28.57%) SQL
8 6 (28.57%) UML
8 6 (28.57%) Spring
8 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
9 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
9 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (23.81%) WebSphere
9 5 (23.81%) XSLT
9 5 (23.81%) JBoss
9 5 (23.81%) CRM
9 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
9 5 (23.81%) XML Schema
10 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (19.05%) Middleware
10 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
10 4 (19.05%) SOA

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 5 (23.81%) JBoss
1 5 (23.81%) WebSphere
2 4 (19.05%) Apache
3 3 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 2 (9.52%) Confluence
4 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (4.76%) IBM Domino
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (47.62%) AWS
2 3 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (14.29%) Azure
2 3 (14.29%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (4.76%) GCP
3 1 (4.76%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) HTTP
1 3 (14.29%) SSL
1 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) Amazon Aurora
1 7 (33.33%) MySQL
2 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
3 3 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (4.76%) DB2
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
3 4 (19.05%) Subversion
4 3 (14.29%) JIRA
5 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
5 2 (9.52%) JMeter
5 2 (9.52%) SoapUI
5 2 (9.52%) Zephyr
6 1 (4.76%) CA Gen
6 1 (4.76%) JUnit
6 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
1 3 (14.29%) Games
2 2 (9.52%) Back Office
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Architect
2 5 (23.81%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Database Architect
3 3 (14.29%) DBA
3 3 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce Manager
4 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Hybris Architect
4 2 (9.52%) MySQL DBA
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (4.76%) Automation Tester
5 1 (4.76%) DB2 Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) XML
2 7 (33.33%) JSP
3 6 (28.57%) Servlets
3 6 (28.57%) Spring
4 5 (23.81%) XML Schema
4 5 (23.81%) XSLT
5 4 (19.05%) Middleware
6 3 (14.29%) .NET
6 3 (14.29%) SOAP
6 3 (14.29%) Web Services
7 2 (9.52%) REST
7 2 (9.52%) XML Messaging
8 1 (4.76%) Ajax
8 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
8 1 (4.76%) JPA
8 1 (4.76%) jQuery
8 1 (4.76%) Play Framework
8 1 (4.76%) Struts
8 1 (4.76%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (4.76%) AIX
3 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (33.33%) Scrum
4 6 (28.57%) Microservices
4 6 (28.57%) UML
5 5 (23.81%) CRM
5 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
5 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
6 4 (19.05%) Kanban
6 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
6 4 (19.05%) SOA
6 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
6 4 (19.05%) User Stories
7 3 (14.29%) Open Source
7 3 (14.29%) Project Management
7 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 3 (14.29%) TDD
7 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) Java
2 6 (28.57%) SQL
3 4 (19.05%) Perl
4 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.76%) C
5 1 (4.76%) COBOL
5 1 (4.76%) Groovy
5 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Ansible
2 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (14.29%) Puppet
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) IBM
3 3 (14.29%) SAP
3 3 (14.29%) WSO2
4 2 (9.52%) hybris
5 1 (4.76%) BEA
5 1 (4.76%) Pega
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.76%) webMethods
5 1 (4.76%) Xerox