The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for J2EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 52 47 34
Rank change year-on-year -5 -13  
Contract jobs citing J2EE 6 11 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.01% 1.61% 4.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.53% 7.38% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 12
Median daily rate £350 £488 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.20% +25.40%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +15.38% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year -12.28% +15.54%  

J2EE 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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 170 149 219
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 28.72% 21.78% 30.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 86 120
Median daily rate £360 £345 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.34% -10.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing J2EE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for J2EE in Hertfordshire

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing J2EE in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE in Hertfordshire

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing J2EE in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE in Hertfordshire

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Watford -4 6 £350 -36.36% 1
J2EE
East of England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 16 (80.00%) Java
2 12 (60.00%) Web Services
3 10 (50.00%) Finance
3 10 (50.00%) Spring
4 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (45.00%) Linux
4 9 (45.00%) E-Commerce
5 8 (40.00%) Windows
5 8 (40.00%) Oracle
5 8 (40.00%) Hibernate
6 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (35.00%) SQL
7 6 (30.00%) WebLogic
7 6 (30.00%) Middleware
7 6 (30.00%) IBM
7 6 (30.00%) WebSphere
7 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (30.00%) Software Architecture
7 6 (30.00%) hybris
7 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database
8 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
8 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
8 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (25.00%) Sybase ASE
8 5 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (25.00%) JSP
8 5 (25.00%) C
8 5 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (25.00%) T-SQL

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 6 (30.00%) WebLogic
1 6 (30.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (15.00%) Apache
3 3 (15.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (15.00%) IIS
3 3 (15.00%) JBoss
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (10.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) DNS
1 3 (15.00%) Firewall
1 3 (15.00%) FTP
1 3 (15.00%) HTTP
1 3 (15.00%) Internet
1 3 (15.00%) LDAP
1 3 (15.00%) SSL
1 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 5 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (25.00%) Sybase ASE
3 2 (10.00%) DB2
3 2 (10.00%) DbVisualizer
4 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (5.00%) MySQL
4 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Selenium
2 2 (10.00%) Ant
2 2 (10.00%) Appium
2 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) JIRA
2 2 (10.00%) JUnit
2 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
1 8 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Applications Architect
3 3 (15.00%) AWS Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Middleware Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Middleware Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Automation Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Hybris Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Hybris Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Java Automation Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) Web Services
2 10 (50.00%) Spring
3 8 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 6 (30.00%) Middleware
5 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 5 (25.00%) JSP
6 3 (15.00%) .NET
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (10.00%) Gherkin
7 2 (10.00%) HTML
7 2 (10.00%) Spring Boot
7 2 (10.00%) XML
8 1 (5.00%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (5.00%) JMS
8 1 (5.00%) JSON
8 1 (5.00%) RESTful
8 1 (5.00%) SOAP
8 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) iPad
2 3 (15.00%) Clustering
2 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 8 (40.00%) Windows
3 3 (15.00%) AIX
3 3 (15.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (45.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (30.00%) Software Architecture
3 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (25.00%) SOA
4 3 (15.00%) BDD
4 3 (15.00%) Information Security
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (15.00%) Scrum
4 3 (15.00%) TDD
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (10.00%) B2B
5 2 (10.00%) Coaching
5 2 (10.00%) Document Management
5 2 (10.00%) Microservices
5 2 (10.00%) System Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) C
3 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (15.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle
2 6 (30.00%) hybris
2 6 (30.00%) IBM
3 5 (25.00%) Sybase
4 3 (15.00%) HP
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft