Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 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 Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 165 183
Rank change year-on-year -12 +18 +8
Contract jobs citing Java EE 28 26 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.55% 0.54% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.87% 2.02% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 15
East of England median daily rate £400 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +26.67% -2.60%
10th Percentile £310 £216 £288
90th Percentile £595 £525 £525
England median daily rate £492 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +9.33% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +16.13% -3.13% -23.81%

Java EE 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 1496 1285 1639
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 29.48% 26.60% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 889 758 1029
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £295 £257 £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 69
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 £11.25
90th Percentile £70.63 £45.55 £49.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.49%

Java EE
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Java EE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 19 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 -1 14 £320 -36.00% 2
Bedfordshire -6 5 £580 +163.64% 4
Norfolk - 5 £350 - 1
Hertfordshire -12 2 £625 +47.06% 4
Suffolk 0 1 £500 +5.26%
Cambridgeshire -16 1 - - 1
Java EE
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 23 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (78.57%) Relational Database
3 21 (75.00%) Web Services
4 20 (71.43%) Java
5 18 (64.29%) SQL
5 18 (64.29%) RDBMS
5 18 (64.29%) TDD
6 17 (60.71%) UML
6 17 (60.71%) REST
7 16 (57.14%) Jenkins
7 16 (57.14%) OO
7 16 (57.14%) XML
7 16 (57.14%) SOAP
7 16 (57.14%) WebLogic
7 16 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (53.57%) Linux
9 14 (50.00%) Oracle
9 14 (50.00%) Middleware
9 14 (50.00%) Maven
10 13 (46.43%) JPA
11 12 (42.86%) WebSphere
12 11 (39.29%) Ajax
12 11 (39.29%) CSS
12 11 (39.29%) HTML
12 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
12 11 (39.29%) OOA/OOD
13 10 (35.71%) Struts
13 10 (35.71%) Spring
13 10 (35.71%) Finance
13 10 (35.71%) SoapUI

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 16 (57.14%) WebLogic
2 12 (42.86%) WebSphere
3 9 (32.14%) JBoss
3 9 (32.14%) SharePoint
4 5 (17.86%) Mule
5 4 (14.29%) WildFly
6 3 (10.71%) Tomcat
7 2 (7.14%) Apache
7 2 (7.14%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (3.57%) Apache Pig
8 1 (3.57%) Apache Solr
8 1 (3.57%) CMS
8 1 (3.57%) Commerce Server
8 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (3.57%) IIS
8 1 (3.57%) Liferay
8 1 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (3.57%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) IaaS
1 5 (17.86%) PaaS
1 5 (17.86%) SaaS
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) HTTP
1 6 (21.43%) SSL
2 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) Firewall
3 1 (3.57%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (78.57%) Relational Database
2 18 (64.29%) RDBMS
3 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
4 7 (25.00%) NoSQL
5 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (14.29%) Oracle Exadata
5 4 (14.29%) Snowflake Schema
6 3 (10.71%) MySQL
7 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (3.57%) Apache Hive
8 1 (3.57%) Big Data
8 1 (3.57%) DB2
8 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
8 1 (3.57%) MarkLogic
8 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
8 1 (3.57%) Neo4j
8 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
8 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 14 (50.00%) Maven
3 10 (35.71%) SoapUI
4 9 (32.14%) Ant
4 9 (32.14%) JIRA
5 7 (25.00%) Gradle
5 7 (25.00%) JUnit
6 6 (21.43%) JMeter
7 3 (10.71%) LoadUI
7 3 (10.71%) Subversion
8 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
9 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
9 1 (3.57%) Mockito
9 1 (3.57%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Automotive
3 4 (14.29%) Retail
4 2 (7.14%) Marketing
5 1 (3.57%) French Language
5 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.57%) Publishing
5 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Developer
2 11 (39.29%) Architect
3 8 (28.57%) Java Developer
4 7 (25.00%) J2EE Developer
4 7 (25.00%) Senior Developer
5 6 (21.43%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 5 (17.86%) Technical Architect
7 4 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (7.14%) Data Analytics Architect
8 2 (7.14%) Data Architect
8 2 (7.14%) Lead Architect
8 2 (7.14%) Technical Leader
9 1 (3.57%) BPM Consultant
9 1 (3.57%) Development Engineer
9 1 (3.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 1 (3.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 1 (3.57%) NoSQL Developer
9 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Architect
9 1 (3.57%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (75.00%) Web Services
2 17 (60.71%) REST
3 16 (57.14%) SOAP
3 16 (57.14%) XML
4 14 (50.00%) Middleware
5 13 (46.43%) JPA
6 11 (39.29%) Ajax
6 11 (39.29%) CSS
6 11 (39.29%) HTML
7 10 (35.71%) Spring
7 10 (35.71%) Struts
8 9 (32.14%) HTML5
8 9 (32.14%) JAXB
8 9 (32.14%) JAX-RS
8 9 (32.14%) JAX-WS
9 7 (25.00%) J2EE
9 7 (25.00%) JSP
10 6 (21.43%) JMS
10 6 (21.43%) JSF
10 6 (21.43%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) DataPower
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Linux
2 9 (32.14%) Unix
3 6 (21.43%) Windows
4 5 (17.86%) AIX
4 5 (17.86%) HPUX
4 5 (17.86%) Solaris
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (64.29%) TDD
3 17 (60.71%) UML
4 16 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (57.14%) OO
5 11 (39.29%) OOA/OOD
6 9 (32.14%) Code Coverage
6 9 (32.14%) Load Testing
6 9 (32.14%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (28.57%) Mentoring
8 7 (25.00%) Microservices
9 6 (21.43%) Coaching
10 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
10 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (17.86%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 5 (17.86%) Kanban
10 5 (17.86%) Scrum
10 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
10 5 (17.86%) TOGAF
10 5 (17.86%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) Java
2 18 (64.29%) SQL
3 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
4 9 (32.14%) Groovy
5 5 (17.86%) PL/SQL
5 5 (17.86%) XPath
6 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.57%) Perl
7 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Sun Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Master's Degree
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Ansible
1 5 (17.86%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (17.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Oracle
2 9 (32.14%) CA
2 9 (32.14%) CA Agile Central
3 5 (17.86%) webMethods
3 5 (17.86%) WSO2
4 2 (7.14%) HP
4 2 (7.14%) IBM
4 2 (7.14%) Sun
5 1 (3.57%) hybris
5 1 (3.57%) Pega
5 1 (3.57%) SAP
5 1 (3.57%) Talend