Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 75 65
Rank change year-on-year +7 -10 -15
Contract jobs citing J2EE 25 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.71% 1.05% 1.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.79% 3.81% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 15
Hertfordshire median daily rate £525 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £413 £325 £325
90th Percentile £588 £406 £575
East of England median daily rate £510 £456 £380
% change year-on-year +11.78% +20.07% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £32.50 £34.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year -6.47% -0.71% -7.89%

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 368 341 265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 25.24% 27.43% 19.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 240 161
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £236 £290
90th Percentile £559 £575 £525
East of England median daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 6
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.33% +54.64% -30.71%
10th Percentile £12.28 £19.25 £8.63
90th Percentile £56.25 £38.75 £41.25
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -6.67% +4.17% -2.31%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +1 19 £425 +21.43% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £525 -
Hatfield - 2 £525 -
J2EE
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 25 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (84.00%) E-Commerce
3 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (52.00%) DNA
4 13 (52.00%) WebSphere
5 10 (40.00%) IBM
5 10 (40.00%) Time Management
5 10 (40.00%) Waterfall
6 9 (36.00%) Kanban
6 9 (36.00%) Presales
6 9 (36.00%) Scrum
6 9 (36.00%) Retail
6 9 (36.00%) Spring
7 8 (32.00%) TDD
7 8 (32.00%) Project Management
7 8 (32.00%) Finance
7 8 (32.00%) BDD
7 8 (32.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (28.00%) Hibernate
8 7 (28.00%) Pair Programming
9 6 (24.00%) DevOps
9 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (20.00%) Scala
10 5 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (20.00%) Amazon S3
10 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (20.00%) hybris
10 5 (20.00%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
10 5 (20.00%) Greenfield Project

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 13 (52.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (12.00%) CMS
2 3 (12.00%) Confluence
3 2 (8.00%) Apache
3 2 (8.00%) MQSeries
3 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) SAP Business ByDesign
1 2 (8.00%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (4.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (20.00%) Amazon S3
1 5 (20.00%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) DB2
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) DbVisualizer
2 1 (4.00%) Jackrabbit
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) JUnit
2 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (12.00%) JIRA
3 2 (8.00%) Ant
3 2 (8.00%) Mockito
3 2 (8.00%) Subversion
4 1 (4.00%) Appium
4 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.00%) Gradle
4 1 (4.00%) Log4j
4 1 (4.00%) Maven
4 1 (4.00%) Selenium
4 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 9 (36.00%) Retail
2 8 (32.00%) Finance
3 3 (12.00%) Games
4 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Developer
2 11 (44.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (32.00%) Project Manager
4 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce Manager
4 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Scrum Master
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.00%) AWS Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Developer in Test
6 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Hybris Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Hybris Developer
6 1 (4.00%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Java Developer in Test
6 1 (4.00%) Java E-Commerce Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Manual Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
6 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) Spring
2 7 (28.00%) Hibernate
3 4 (16.00%) Struts
4 3 (12.00%) EJB
4 3 (12.00%) HTML
4 3 (12.00%) JSP
4 3 (12.00%) REST
4 3 (12.00%) Web Services
5 2 (8.00%) Ajax
5 2 (8.00%) RESTful
5 2 (8.00%) Servlets
5 2 (8.00%) SOAP
5 2 (8.00%) Velocity
5 2 (8.00%) XML
6 1 (4.00%) Flash
6 1 (4.00%) JMS
6 1 (4.00%) jQuery
6 1 (4.00%) XHTML
6 1 (4.00%) XSD
6 1 (4.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Unix
3 1 (4.00%) HPUX
3 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) E-Commerce
2 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (52.00%) DNA
4 10 (40.00%) Time Management
4 10 (40.00%) Waterfall
5 9 (36.00%) Kanban
5 9 (36.00%) Presales
5 9 (36.00%) Scrum
6 8 (32.00%) BDD
6 8 (32.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (32.00%) Project Management
6 8 (32.00%) TDD
7 7 (28.00%) Pair Programming
8 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (24.00%) DevOps
9 5 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
10 3 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
11 2 (8.00%) B2B
11 2 (8.00%) B2C
11 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (20.00%) Java 8
2 5 (20.00%) Scala
3 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.00%) BeanShell
4 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.00%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) IBM
2 5 (20.00%) hybris
3 2 (8.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) ATG
4 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.00%) Blue Martini
4 1 (4.00%) Demandware
4 1 (4.00%) Elastic Path