The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for J2EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 29 April 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)
South East / Kent
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 60 -
Contract jobs citing J2EE 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent - 0.43% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +9.37% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £36.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year -12.32% -3.94%  

J2EE is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 125 185 91
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 40.32% 39.36% 37.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 143 39
Median daily rate £345 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £38.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.06%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing J2EE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for J2EE in Kent

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing J2EE in Kent.

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE in Kent

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE in Kent.

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Kent region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
1 4 (100.00%) Maven
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 4 (100.00%) jMock
1 4 (100.00%) Mockito
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Build Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Middleware
2 3 (75.00%) UML
2 3 (75.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) JBoss
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (25.00%) IntelliJ
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) CSS

J2EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Confluence
1 1 (25.00%) GlassFish
1 1 (25.00%) JBoss
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) jMock
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
1 4 (100.00%) Maven
1 4 (100.00%) Mockito
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) IntelliJ
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA Agile
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Applications Developer
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE Applications Developer
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Java Applications Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Lead Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
1 4 (100.00%) Spring MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) LESS
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Build Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) ATDD
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle