Period
to 25 April 2018

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 6 months to 25 April 2018 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 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 75 78
Rank change year-on-year +10 +3 -20
Contract jobs citing J2EE 31 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.11% 1.06% 1.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.45% 3.66% 6.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 10
Hertfordshire median daily rate £525 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -17.65% +9.32%
10th Percentile £413 £325 £323
90th Percentile £588 £519 £575
East of England median daily rate £510 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +20.00% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year -9.33% +2.74% -3.95%

J2EE 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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 367 355 273
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 24.97% 29.00% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 246 160
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.84% +0.66%
10th Percentile £280 £246 £286
90th Percentile £550 £575 £578
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 8
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.11 £39.31 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.02% +48.35% -29.33%
10th Percentile £12.02 £36.25 £8.78
90th Percentile £44.63 £44.26 £42.00
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% -6.25%

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing J2EE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 25 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for J2EE in Hertfordshire

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 25 April 2018. 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
Watford -2 22 £425 +21.43% 4
Welwyn Garden City - 8 £525 - 1
Hatfield -2 1 £525 -
J2EE
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 31 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (83.87%) E-Commerce
3 23 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (48.39%) DNA
4 15 (48.39%) Scrum
5 14 (45.16%) WebSphere
6 13 (41.94%) Kanban
7 12 (38.71%) Spring
7 12 (38.71%) Time Management
7 12 (38.71%) Waterfall
8 11 (35.48%) IBM
9 10 (32.26%) TDD
9 10 (32.26%) Retail
10 9 (29.03%) BDD
10 9 (29.03%) Pair Programming
10 9 (29.03%) Hibernate
10 9 (29.03%) Presales
11 8 (25.81%) Finance
11 8 (25.81%) Project Management
11 8 (25.81%) Amazon SQS
11 8 (25.81%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (25.81%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
11 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (22.58%) Amazon S3
12 7 (22.58%) hybris
12 7 (22.58%) DevOps
12 7 (22.58%) Continuous Deployment
12 7 (22.58%) Greenfield Project
12 7 (22.58%) Java 8

J2EE
Co-occurring 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 14 (45.16%) WebSphere
2 6 (19.35%) Confluence
3 4 (12.90%) Apache
4 3 (9.68%) CMS
4 3 (9.68%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (6.45%) MQSeries
5 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
6 1 (3.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) SAP Business ByDesign
1 2 (6.45%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (3.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (25.81%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (25.81%) Amazon SQS
2 7 (22.58%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) HTTP
1 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) DB2
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.23%) DbVisualizer
3 1 (3.23%) Hazelcast
3 1 (3.23%) Jackrabbit
3 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
1 6 (19.35%) JIRA
2 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.68%) JUnit
2 3 (9.68%) Subversion
3 2 (6.45%) Ant
3 2 (6.45%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.45%) Mockito
4 1 (3.23%) Hudson
4 1 (3.23%) IntelliJ
4 1 (3.23%) JMeter
4 1 (3.23%) Log4j
4 1 (3.23%) Maven
4 1 (3.23%) Selenium
4 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 1 (3.23%) WebStorm
General
1 10 (32.26%) Retail
2 8 (25.81%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Games
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Developer
2 14 (45.16%) Java Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Project Manager
4 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce Manager
4 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Scrum Master
5 2 (6.45%) Architect
5 2 (6.45%) AWS Developer
5 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Java E-Commerce Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Agile Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Hybris Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Hybris Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Manual Tester
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Tester
6 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) Spring
2 9 (29.03%) Hibernate
3 4 (12.90%) EJB
3 4 (12.90%) HTML
3 4 (12.90%) JSP
3 4 (12.90%) REST
3 4 (12.90%) Struts
3 4 (12.90%) Velocity
3 4 (12.90%) Web Services
4 3 (9.68%) Servlets
4 3 (9.68%) SOAP
5 2 (6.45%) Ajax
5 2 (6.45%) CSS
5 2 (6.45%) JDBC
5 2 (6.45%) JMS
5 2 (6.45%) jQuery
5 2 (6.45%) JSTL
5 2 (6.45%) RESTful
5 2 (6.45%) XML
6 1 (3.23%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Unix
3 1 (3.23%) CentOS
3 1 (3.23%) HPUX
3 1 (3.23%) Solaris
3 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (83.87%) E-Commerce
2 23 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (48.39%) DNA
3 15 (48.39%) Scrum
4 13 (41.94%) Kanban
5 12 (38.71%) Time Management
5 12 (38.71%) Waterfall
6 10 (32.26%) TDD
7 9 (29.03%) BDD
7 9 (29.03%) Pair Programming
7 9 (29.03%) Presales
8 8 (25.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (25.81%) Project Management
9 7 (22.58%) Continuous Deployment
9 7 (22.58%) DevOps
10 5 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (12.90%) Release Management
12 2 (6.45%) Content Management
12 2 (6.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (22.58%) Java 8
3 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
4 5 (16.13%) Scala
5 4 (12.90%) SQL
6 2 (6.45%) BeanShell
6 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.23%) Perl
7 1 (3.23%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) IBM
2 7 (22.58%) hybris
3 2 (6.45%) Atlassian
3 2 (6.45%) SAP
4 1 (3.23%) ATG
4 1 (3.23%) Blue Martini
4 1 (3.23%) Demandware
4 1 (3.23%) Elastic Path