Period
to 16 January 2018

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 6 months to 16 January 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)
South East > Kent
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 49 53
Rank change year-on-year -13 +4 +3
Contract jobs citing J2EE 3 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.56% 0.65% 1.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.28% 2.00% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Kent median daily rate £433 £525 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.62% +61.54% +62.50%
10th Percentile £337 £488 £313
90th Percentile £542 £563 £338
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £400
% change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - £40.00

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 Kent with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 234 150 229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 43.58% 32.54% 45.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 102 172
Kent median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £313 £251 £263
90th Percentile £500 £559 £475
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Kent median hourly rate - - £38.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +6.49% +18.46%

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing J2EE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE in Kent over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Kent region over the 6 months to 16 January 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
Faversham 0 1 £525 -
Maidstone - 1 - - 1
J2EE
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss

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 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) EPiServer
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (33.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (33.33%) Bitbucket
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) jMock
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Mockito
1 1 (33.33%) Protractor
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Angular Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE Applications Developer
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Applications Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Build Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Microservices
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) BEA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat