Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 84 61
Rank change year-on-year -11 -23 -12
Contract jobs citing J2EE 7 14 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.43% 0.99% 2.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.63% 4.26% 11.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 16
Hertfordshire median daily rate £550 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.67% -16.67% +13.92%
10th Percentile £513 £325 £325
90th Percentile £588 £418 £556
East of England median daily rate £510 £450 £380
% change year-on-year +13.33% +18.42% -1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +5.71% -10.26%

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 430 329 299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 26.36% 23.28% 20.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 202 175
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £378 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.58% -5.63% +6.67%
10th Percentile £235 £257 £263
90th Percentile £569 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 2
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £48.25 £15.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +221.67% -22.08% -8.05%
10th Percentile £18.90 £15.00 £11.78
90th Percentile £56.25 £15.00 £27.33
East of England median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +8.75% +11.11% -8.86%

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 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 20 September 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 -5 3 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £575 -
Hatfield - 1 £525 -
J2EE
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 7 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 5 (71.43%) BDD
3 5 (71.43%) DevOps
4 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
4 4 (57.14%) Hibernate
4 4 (57.14%) Scrum
4 4 (57.14%) Pair Programming
4 4 (57.14%) Spring
4 4 (57.14%) Kanban
5 3 (42.86%) Scala
5 3 (42.86%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (42.86%) Amazon S3
5 3 (42.86%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (42.86%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (42.86%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (42.86%) Java 8
6 2 (28.57%) RESTful
6 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
6 2 (28.57%) Web Services
7 1 (14.29%) Windows
7 1 (14.29%) Linux
7 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
7 1 (14.29%) .NET
7 1 (14.29%) Oracle
7 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 1 (14.29%) JUnit

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 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (42.86%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (42.86%) Amazon S3
2 3 (42.86%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Appium
1 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Gradle
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) JUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Maven
1 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Games
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) AWS Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Developer in Test
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce Manager
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Java Developer in Test
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Hibernate
1 4 (57.14%) Spring
2 2 (28.57%) RESTful
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) Java EE
3 1 (14.29%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) BDD
2 5 (71.43%) DevOps
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
3 4 (57.14%) Kanban
3 4 (57.14%) Pair Programming
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) DNA
5 1 (14.29%) Microservices
5 1 (14.29%) Presales
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Re-Platforming
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Time Management
5 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Java 8
2 3 (42.86%) Scala
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) IBM
1 1 (14.29%) MuleSoft
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) webMethods