The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 29 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)
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 45 60
Rank change year-on-year -21 +15  
Contract jobs citing Java EE 4 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.92% 2.30% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.95% 8.33% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £320 £405 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.98% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £376 £400
% change year-on-year +12.95% -5.93%  
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 Essex with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 205 132 178
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 47.24% 27.62% 27.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 308 322
Median daily rate £488 £313 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £619 £450 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 81 59
Median hourly rate £41.50 £31.27 £40.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.71% -22.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £26.25 £37.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.75 £36.00 £47.90
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 Essex

Job postings citing Java EE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Java EE in Essex

Java EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java EE in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java EE in Essex

Java EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java EE in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java EE in Essex

Java EE
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 29 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
Southend-on-Sea - 3 - -
Brentwood +1 1 £320 - 1
Java EE
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 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 Essex region with a requirement for Java EE.

1 7 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (85.71%) Groovy
2 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) Java
3 5 (71.43%) TDD
4 4 (57.14%) Middleware
4 4 (57.14%) Maven
4 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (57.14%) Oracle
4 4 (57.14%) SOAP
4 4 (57.14%) XML
4 4 (57.14%) Linux
4 4 (57.14%) RDBMS
4 4 (57.14%) SoapUI
4 4 (57.14%) REST
4 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
4 4 (57.14%) DevOps
5 3 (42.86%) Microservices
5 3 (42.86%) Spring Boot
5 3 (42.86%) Ansible
5 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (42.86%) WSO2
5 3 (42.86%) IaaS
5 3 (42.86%) OAuth
5 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
5 3 (42.86%) Puppet

Java EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 7 (100.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (42.86%) JBoss
2 3 (42.86%) Mule
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) IaaS
1 3 (42.86%) PaaS
1 3 (42.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) HTTP
1 3 (42.86%) SSL
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) RDBMS
1 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (57.14%) Maven
2 4 (57.14%) SoapUI
3 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 3 (42.86%) Selenium
3 3 (42.86%) XDoclet
4 1 (14.29%) Ant
4 1 (14.29%) Gradle
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) JMeter
4 1 (14.29%) JUnit
General
1 1 (14.29%) Automotive
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Lead Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Leader
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) Middleware
2 4 (57.14%) REST
2 4 (57.14%) SOAP
2 4 (57.14%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) EJB
3 3 (42.86%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (42.86%) Java SE
3 3 (42.86%) JSON
3 3 (42.86%) JSON Schema
3 3 (42.86%) OAuth
3 3 (42.86%) Spring
3 3 (42.86%) Spring Boot
3 3 (42.86%) WSDL
3 3 (42.86%) XSLT
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) JAXB
4 1 (14.29%) JAX-WS
4 1 (14.29%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) AIX
2 3 (42.86%) HPUX
2 3 (42.86%) Solaris
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
3 5 (71.43%) TDD
4 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (57.14%) DevOps
5 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
5 3 (42.86%) Kanban
5 3 (42.86%) Microservices
5 3 (42.86%) Open Source
5 3 (42.86%) Scrum
6 2 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
6 2 (28.57%) OO
7 1 (14.29%) API Design
7 1 (14.29%) Coaching
7 1 (14.29%) Code Coverage
7 1 (14.29%) Critical Success Factor
7 1 (14.29%) High Availability
7 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (14.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) Groovy
2 6 (85.71%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
3 3 (42.86%) XPath
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Ansible
1 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (42.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) webMethods
2 3 (42.86%) WSO2
3 1 (14.29%) CA
3 1 (14.29%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (14.29%) HP
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