Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 61 70
Rank change year-on-year -7 +9 -2
Contract jobs citing J2EE 33 32 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.15% 2.38% 1.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.53% 8.67% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 7
Hertfordshire median daily rate £469 £438 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -7.89% +18.75%
10th Percentile £363 £399 £369
90th Percentile £557 £529 £505
East of England median daily rate £450 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +4.65% +4.24% +2.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £37.00 £39.75 £37.48
% change year-on-year -6.92% +6.07% +4.10%

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 387 369 298
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 25.23% 27.48% 21.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 232 168
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £437 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.80% +16.60% -3.23%
10th Percentile £311 £263 £243
90th Percentile £550 £549 £583
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 7
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.61 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.71% - -
10th Percentile £11.51 £31.15 £11.25
90th Percentile £15.42 £44.18 £42.25
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -7.69% +2.63%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 -8 24 £400 -5.88% 5
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £525 - 1
Hatfield -3 2 £420 -18.05%
Waltham Cross - 1 £563 -
J2EE
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 32 (96.97%) Java
2 24 (72.73%) E-Commerce
3 17 (51.52%) WebSphere
4 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
6 13 (39.39%) DNA
7 12 (36.36%) Spring
7 12 (36.36%) hybris
8 11 (33.33%) Scrum
8 11 (33.33%) HTML
9 10 (30.30%) EJB
10 9 (27.27%) IBM
10 9 (27.27%) TDD
10 9 (27.27%) Kanban
11 8 (24.24%) Waterfall
11 8 (24.24%) Time Management
12 7 (21.21%) Servlets
13 6 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (18.18%) Struts
13 6 (18.18%) Apache
13 6 (18.18%) MVC
13 6 (18.18%) JIRA
13 6 (18.18%) Retail
13 6 (18.18%) Subversion
13 6 (18.18%) Confluence
13 6 (18.18%) REST
13 6 (18.18%) Jenkins
13 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
14 5 (15.15%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS

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 17 (51.52%) WebSphere
2 6 (18.18%) Apache
2 6 (18.18%) Confluence
2 6 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (12.12%) CMS
4 3 (9.09%) MQSeries
5 2 (6.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
6 1 (3.03%) Commerce Server
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Magento
1 2 (6.06%) SAP Business ByDesign
1 2 (6.06%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (15.15%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (15.15%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (12.12%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) DB2
2 4 (12.12%) RDBMS
2 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.06%) Jackrabbit
4 1 (3.03%) DbVisualizer
4 1 (3.03%) Hazelcast
4 1 (3.03%) MySQL
4 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 6 (18.18%) Jenkins
1 6 (18.18%) JIRA
1 6 (18.18%) Subversion
2 5 (15.15%) Eclipse
2 5 (15.15%) JUnit
3 3 (9.09%) Ant
4 2 (6.06%) Log4j
4 2 (6.06%) Mockito
4 2 (6.06%) Protractor
4 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
4 2 (6.06%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Hudson
5 1 (3.03%) IntelliJ
5 1 (3.03%) JMeter
5 1 (3.03%) Maven
5 1 (3.03%) Selenium
5 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (3.03%) WebStorm
General
1 6 (18.18%) Retail
2 4 (12.12%) Finance
3 3 (9.09%) Games
3 3 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Developer
2 17 (51.52%) Java Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Project Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Scrum Master
4 3 (9.09%) WebSphere Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Architect
5 2 (6.06%) AWS Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Agile Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Hybris Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Hybris Developer
6 1 (3.03%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Java E-Commerce Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Junior
6 1 (3.03%) Junior Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Manual Tester
6 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) Spring
2 11 (33.33%) HTML
3 10 (30.30%) EJB
4 7 (21.21%) Servlets
5 6 (18.18%) REST
5 6 (18.18%) Struts
6 5 (15.15%) Ajax
6 5 (15.15%) Hibernate
6 5 (15.15%) JSON
6 5 (15.15%) JSP
7 4 (12.12%) CSS
7 4 (12.12%) jQuery
7 4 (12.12%) Velocity
7 4 (12.12%) Web Services
8 3 (9.09%) JDBC
8 3 (9.09%) JMS
8 3 (9.09%) JSTL
8 3 (9.09%) SOAP
8 3 (9.09%) Spring MVC
8 3 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) Unix
3 2 (6.06%) HPUX
3 2 (6.06%) Solaris
4 1 (3.03%) CentOS
4 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (72.73%) E-Commerce
2 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (39.39%) DNA
4 11 (33.33%) Scrum
5 9 (27.27%) Kanban
5 9 (27.27%) TDD
6 8 (24.24%) Time Management
6 8 (24.24%) Waterfall
7 6 (18.18%) MVC
8 5 (15.15%) BDD
8 5 (15.15%) Continuous Deployment
8 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (15.15%) Pair Programming
8 5 (15.15%) Presales
8 5 (15.15%) Web Development
9 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (12.12%) DevOps
9 4 (12.12%) Project Management
9 4 (12.12%) Release Management
10 3 (9.09%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 32 (96.97%) Java
2 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
3 5 (15.15%) SQL
4 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.06%) BeanShell
4 2 (6.06%) Perl
4 2 (6.06%) Scala
4 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Docker
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) hybris
2 9 (27.27%) IBM
3 2 (6.06%) ATG
3 2 (6.06%) Atlassian
3 2 (6.06%) Blue Martini
3 2 (6.06%) Demandware
3 2 (6.06%) Elastic Path
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) SAP