The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Java EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java EE over the 3 months to 28 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.

Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 114 124
Rank change year-on-year +12 +10  
Contract jobs citing Java EE 21 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.99% 0.36% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.40% 1.46% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 8
Median daily rate £381 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.75% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £500 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £391
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £423 £413
% change year-on-year -5.32% +2.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Java EE 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 618 618 761
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 29.11% 24.98% 28.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 372 430
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 21 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%  

Java EE
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Java EE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Java EE in the East of England

Java EE
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 Java EE in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java EE in the East of England

Java EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java EE in the East of England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java EE in the East of England

Java EE
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 Java EE in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java EE in the East of England

Java EE
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 Java EE within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 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
Bedfordshire - 12 £375 -
Cambridgeshire +6 5 £300 -40.00%
Essex - 3 £475 - 2
Norfolk - 1 £350 - 3
Java EE
England

Java EE
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java EE 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 Java EE.

1 40 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (65.00%) SQL
3 22 (55.00%) Oracle
4 16 (40.00%) Finance
4 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (35.00%) XML
6 13 (32.50%) WebLogic
6 13 (32.50%) JSP
6 13 (32.50%) Hibernate
6 13 (32.50%) Spring
7 12 (30.00%) JSF
7 12 (30.00%) PL/SQL
8 11 (27.50%) Web Services
9 10 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
9 10 (25.00%) EJB
9 10 (25.00%) XSL
9 10 (25.00%) XSLT
9 10 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
9 10 (25.00%) Oracle Database
10 9 (22.50%) High Availability
10 9 (22.50%) ITIL
10 9 (22.50%) Struts
11 8 (20.00%) Firewall
11 8 (20.00%) IBM
11 8 (20.00%) Groovy
12 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
12 7 (17.50%) Open Source
12 7 (17.50%) SoapUI
12 7 (17.50%) Selenium

Java EE
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 13 (32.50%) WebLogic
2 6 (15.00%) JBoss
3 5 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 5 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (12.50%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (7.50%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.50%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) SAP Hybris
1 3 (7.50%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) Firewall
2 4 (10.00%) IPv4
2 4 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 10 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (15.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 6 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (7.50%) DB2
6 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
6 2 (5.00%) Neo4j
6 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (2.50%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.50%) Big Data
7 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
1 7 (17.50%) Jenkins
1 7 (17.50%) Selenium
1 7 (17.50%) SoapUI
1 7 (17.50%) XDoclet
2 3 (7.50%) Eclipse
2 3 (7.50%) Rational Application Developer
3 2 (5.00%) EasyMock
3 2 (5.00%) JUnit
4 1 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 16 (40.00%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Marketing
3 3 (7.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Developer
2 15 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 10 (25.00%) Architect
4 9 (22.50%) Applications Support
5 8 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (10.00%) Support Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Applications Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce Architect
7 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Java WebSphere Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) WebSphere Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Applications Support Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Environment Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Java Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Test Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.00%) XML
2 13 (32.50%) Hibernate
2 13 (32.50%) JSP
2 13 (32.50%) Spring
3 12 (30.00%) JSF
4 11 (27.50%) Web Services
5 10 (25.00%) EJB
5 10 (25.00%) XSL
5 10 (25.00%) XSLT
6 9 (22.50%) Struts
7 6 (15.00%) J2EE
7 6 (15.00%) Servlets
8 5 (12.50%) JPA
8 5 (12.50%) JSR 168
8 5 (12.50%) JSR 286
9 4 (10.00%) OSGi
10 3 (7.50%) HTML
10 3 (7.50%) JDBC
10 3 (7.50%) JMS
11 1 (2.50%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.50%) AS400
3 1 (2.50%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (22.50%) High Availability
2 9 (22.50%) ITIL
3 7 (17.50%) Automated Testing
3 7 (17.50%) DevOps
3 7 (17.50%) Mentoring
3 7 (17.50%) Open Source
4 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (15.00%) Technical Analysis
4 6 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (12.50%) OO
5 5 (12.50%) OOP
5 5 (12.50%) Web Application Development
6 4 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 4 (10.00%) Defect Management
6 4 (10.00%) Load Balancing
6 4 (10.00%) TDD
7 3 (7.50%) Asset Management
7 3 (7.50%) Content Management
7 3 (7.50%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (65.00%) SQL
3 12 (30.00%) PL/SQL
4 8 (20.00%) Groovy
5 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) SLA
2 3 (7.50%) Data Quality
2 3 (7.50%) GDPR
3 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (7.50%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) Oracle
2 8 (20.00%) IBM
3 7 (17.50%) VMware
4 6 (15.00%) BEA
5 3 (7.50%) hybris
5 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.50%) Pega
5 3 (7.50%) SAP
6 1 (2.50%) Temenos