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 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 105 137
Rank change year-on-year -3 +32  
Contract jobs citing Java EE 22 24 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.93% 0.94% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.00% 3.52% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 7
Median daily rate £400 £465 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.97% +24.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £383 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £34.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -13.75%  

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 733 682 819
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 31.03% 26.73% 27.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 425 497
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 22 30
Median hourly rate £41.50 £31.27 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.71% -17.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.50 £20.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £38.40 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 June 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 3 months to 28 June 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 - 9 £525 - 2
Norfolk - 8 £363 - 1
Essex -20 3 - - 6
Cambridgeshire +2 1 - - 2
Hertfordshire -3 1 - - 2
Java EE
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 42 (97.67%) Java
2 25 (58.14%) SQL
3 20 (46.51%) XML
4 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (41.86%) Spring
6 17 (39.53%) Finance
7 16 (37.21%) Oracle
8 15 (34.88%) XSLT
8 15 (34.88%) Hibernate
9 14 (32.56%) Web Services
10 13 (30.23%) OO
10 13 (30.23%) Relational Database
11 12 (27.91%) JSP
12 11 (25.58%) WebLogic
12 11 (25.58%) PL/SQL
12 11 (25.58%) JMS
12 11 (25.58%) IBM
13 10 (23.26%) Servlets
13 10 (23.26%) EJB
13 10 (23.26%) JSF
14 9 (20.93%) TDD
14 9 (20.93%) JBoss
14 9 (20.93%) Oracle Database
14 9 (20.93%) Jenkins
15 8 (18.60%) Oracle RAC
15 8 (18.60%) JPA
15 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database 10g
15 8 (18.60%) JDBC
15 8 (18.60%) XSL
16 7 (16.28%) Windows

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 11 (25.58%) WebLogic
2 9 (20.93%) JBoss
3 6 (13.95%) WebSphere
3 6 (13.95%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (11.63%) WebSphere Portal
5 3 (6.98%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (6.98%) Mule
6 1 (2.33%) Apache
6 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.33%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 6 (13.95%) SAP Hybris
1 6 (13.95%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Silverpop
2 3 (6.98%) IaaS
2 3 (6.98%) PaaS
2 3 (6.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) Firewall
2 3 (6.98%) HTTP
2 3 (6.98%) SSL
2 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.23%) Relational Database
2 9 (20.93%) Oracle Database
3 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
5 6 (13.95%) MySQL
5 6 (13.95%) NoSQL
6 5 (11.63%) MarkLogic
6 5 (11.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 5 (11.63%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (11.63%) RDBMS
7 4 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (9.30%) DB2
7 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (4.65%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Jenkins
2 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.30%) Subversion
3 3 (6.98%) Cucumber
3 3 (6.98%) Eclipse
3 3 (6.98%) JUnit
3 3 (6.98%) Maven
3 3 (6.98%) Mockito
3 3 (6.98%) Rational Application Developer
3 3 (6.98%) Selenium
3 3 (6.98%) SoapUI
3 3 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.98%) XDoclet
4 2 (4.65%) JIRA
General
1 17 (39.53%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Banking
2 6 (13.95%) Marketing
2 6 (13.95%) Retail
3 4 (9.30%) Publishing
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Developer
2 15 (34.88%) Java Developer
3 12 (27.91%) Architect
4 9 (20.93%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (16.28%) Applications Support
6 6 (13.95%) E-Commerce Architect
6 6 (13.95%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Applications Specialist
7 3 (6.98%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Applications Support Specialist
7 3 (6.98%) Java WebSphere Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Oracle Specialist
7 3 (6.98%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Support Specialist
7 3 (6.98%) Technical Architect
7 3 (6.98%) WebSphere Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (46.51%) XML
2 18 (41.86%) Spring
3 15 (34.88%) Hibernate
3 15 (34.88%) XSLT
4 14 (32.56%) Web Services
5 12 (27.91%) JSP
6 11 (25.58%) JMS
7 10 (23.26%) EJB
7 10 (23.26%) JSF
7 10 (23.26%) Servlets
8 8 (18.60%) JDBC
8 8 (18.60%) JPA
8 8 (18.60%) XSL
9 7 (16.28%) J2EE
9 7 (16.28%) Struts
10 5 (11.63%) JSR 168
10 5 (11.63%) JSR 286
10 5 (11.63%) REST
10 5 (11.63%) SOAP
11 4 (9.30%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) AS400
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) Linux
2 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
2 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (6.98%) AIX
3 3 (6.98%) HPUX
3 3 (6.98%) Solaris
3 3 (6.98%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.23%) OO
3 9 (20.93%) TDD
4 7 (16.28%) High Availability
4 7 (16.28%) Technical Analysis
4 7 (16.28%) Waterfall
5 6 (13.95%) Asset Management
5 6 (13.95%) B2B
5 6 (13.95%) B2C
5 6 (13.95%) Content Management
5 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (13.95%) CRM
5 6 (13.95%) E-Commerce
5 6 (13.95%) ITIL
5 6 (13.95%) Mentoring
5 6 (13.95%) Test Automation
6 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (11.63%) Data Analysis
6 5 (11.63%) OOP
6 5 (11.63%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 42 (97.67%) Java
2 25 (58.14%) SQL
3 11 (25.58%) PL/SQL
4 6 (13.95%) Groovy
5 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.98%) XPath
7 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.33%) Perl
7 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (4.65%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.33%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) SLA
2 4 (9.30%) Data Quality
3 3 (6.98%) GDPR
4 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (6.98%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Ansible
1 3 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (6.98%) Puppet
2 1 (2.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) Oracle
2 11 (25.58%) IBM
3 6 (13.95%) hybris
3 6 (13.95%) Pega
3 6 (13.95%) SAP
4 5 (11.63%) BEA
5 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.98%) VMware
6 3 (6.98%) webMethods
6 3 (6.98%) WSO2
7 2 (4.65%) Sun
8 1 (2.33%) HP
8 1 (2.33%) Temenos
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