Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 58 56
Rank change year-on-year -24 -2 +16
Contract jobs citing J2EE 20 36 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.27% 2.57% 3.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.28% 11.08% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 20
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £500 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +26.58% +5.33%
10th Percentile £322 £431 £325
90th Percentile £547 £538 £501
East of England median daily rate £450 £403 £413
% change year-on-year +11.80% -2.42% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £37.00 £38.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year -4.52% +6.16% +19.67%

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 379 325 390
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 23.99% 23.23% 24.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 194 205
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £225
90th Percentile £588 £538 £508
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 12
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £34.81 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.91% +66.29% -49.55%
East of England median hourly rate £42.75 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +18.75% -4.00% +7.91%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 -13 16 £375 -26.83% 4
Hatfield -7 2 £420 -20.00% 1
Waltham Cross - 1 £563 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £525 - 1
J2EE
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 19 (95.00%) Java
2 14 (70.00%) E-Commerce
3 13 (65.00%) EJB
4 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
5 10 (50.00%) Spring
6 9 (45.00%) WebSphere
6 9 (45.00%) TDD
6 9 (45.00%) HTML
6 9 (45.00%) JSP
7 8 (40.00%) Web Services
7 8 (40.00%) IBM
7 8 (40.00%) JSON
7 8 (40.00%) REST
8 7 (35.00%) Subversion
8 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
8 7 (35.00%) Eclipse
8 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (35.00%) MVC
8 7 (35.00%) Servlets
8 7 (35.00%) Apache
8 7 (35.00%) SQL
8 7 (35.00%) JUnit
9 6 (30.00%) Linux
9 6 (30.00%) SOAP
9 6 (30.00%) Games
9 6 (30.00%) hybris
10 5 (25.00%) Mockito
10 5 (25.00%) Spring Boot
10 5 (25.00%) Maven
10 5 (25.00%) Log4j

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 9 (45.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (35.00%) Apache
3 5 (25.00%) MQSeries
3 5 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 5 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (5.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (5.00%) CMS
4 1 (5.00%) Commerce Server
4 1 (5.00%) Confluence
4 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MySQL
2 3 (15.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (5.00%) DB2
4 1 (5.00%) Jackrabbit
4 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.00%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Eclipse
1 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (35.00%) JUnit
1 7 (35.00%) Subversion
2 5 (25.00%) Log4j
2 5 (25.00%) Maven
2 5 (25.00%) Mockito
3 4 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (10.00%) Protractor
4 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (5.00%) Ant
5 1 (5.00%) JIRA
5 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 6 (30.00%) Games
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Developer
2 10 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Java Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) AWS Developer
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Java E-Commerce Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Junior
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) EJB
2 10 (50.00%) Spring
3 9 (45.00%) HTML
3 9 (45.00%) JSP
4 8 (40.00%) JSON
4 8 (40.00%) REST
4 8 (40.00%) Web Services
5 7 (35.00%) Servlets
6 6 (30.00%) SOAP
7 5 (25.00%) JDBC
7 5 (25.00%) JMS
7 5 (25.00%) Spring Boot
7 5 (25.00%) XML
7 5 (25.00%) XSD
7 5 (25.00%) XSLT
8 4 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (20.00%) Apache Camel
8 4 (20.00%) CSS
8 4 (20.00%) Spring Security
9 3 (15.00%) XHTML
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) HPUX
2 5 (25.00%) Solaris
2 5 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) E-Commerce
2 9 (45.00%) TDD
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) MVC
4 5 (25.00%) RAD
5 4 (20.00%) Dependency Management
5 4 (20.00%) ETL
6 3 (15.00%) Scrum
6 3 (15.00%) Web Development
7 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (10.00%) DNA
7 2 (10.00%) Front End Development
7 2 (10.00%) Kanban
7 2 (10.00%) OO
8 1 (5.00%) BDD
8 1 (5.00%) Continuous Deployment
8 1 (5.00%) Microservices
8 1 (5.00%) Secure Coding
8 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
8 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) Java
2 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (35.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.00%) C
4 1 (5.00%) Perl
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby
4 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) IBM
2 6 (30.00%) hybris
3 4 (20.00%) Talend
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) ATG
5 1 (5.00%) Blue Martini
5 1 (5.00%) Demandware
5 1 (5.00%) Elastic Path
5 1 (5.00%) Sybase