The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 23 June 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)
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 83 80
Rank change year-on-year +11 -3  
Contract jobs citing J2EE 18 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.64% 1.32% 1.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.08% 3.23% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 17
Median daily rate £425 £475 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.52% +40.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £530 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £41.30
% change year-on-year -11.42% -15.25%  

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 Leeds with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 441 619 402
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 40.20% 40.99% 26.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 461 309
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £313 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £13.85 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -63.06%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE in Leeds

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE in Leeds over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for J2EE in Leeds

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Leeds region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 36 (90.00%) Java
2 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (60.00%) Spring
3 21 (52.50%) JavaScript
4 19 (47.50%) Hibernate
5 16 (40.00%) HTML
6 14 (35.00%) WebSphere
7 13 (32.50%) SQL
8 12 (30.00%) TDD
9 10 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (25.00%) XML
9 10 (25.00%) Scrum
10 9 (22.50%) Web Services
10 9 (22.50%) E-Commerce
10 9 (22.50%) CSS
10 9 (22.50%) JUnit
10 9 (22.50%) BDD
11 8 (20.00%) JSP
12 7 (17.50%) SOAP
12 7 (17.50%) Oracle
12 7 (17.50%) MVC
12 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
12 7 (17.50%) Unit Testing
13 6 (15.00%) Software Engineering
13 6 (15.00%) RESTful
13 6 (15.00%) Kanban
13 6 (15.00%) Spring MVC
13 6 (15.00%) Linux
13 6 (15.00%) DevOps
14 5 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment

J2EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 14 (35.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (12.50%) Apache
2 5 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 4 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (7.50%) Confluence
5 2 (5.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.50%) JBoss
6 1 (2.50%) Liferay
6 1 (2.50%) nginx
6 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.50%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (2.50%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) Firewall
1 3 (7.50%) HTTP
2 1 (2.50%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) MySQL
2 4 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.50%) DB2
3 3 (7.50%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) JUnit
2 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
3 5 (12.50%) Eclipse
3 5 (12.50%) jMock
3 5 (12.50%) Mockito
4 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (10.00%) JMeter
5 3 (7.50%) JIRA
5 3 (7.50%) Maven
5 3 (7.50%) Rational Application Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Selenium
5 3 (7.50%) Subversion
6 2 (5.00%) DbUnit
6 2 (5.00%) Mercurial
6 2 (5.00%) SonarQube
7 1 (2.50%) Ant
7 1 (2.50%) IntelliJ
7 1 (2.50%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.50%) NetBeans
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Law
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (65.00%) Developer
2 19 (47.50%) Java Developer
3 7 (17.50%) WebSphere Specialist
4 4 (10.00%) Agile Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (7.50%) DevOps Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (7.50%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
6 2 (5.00%) JavaScript Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Principal Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Principal Software Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.50%) J2EE Designer
7 1 (2.50%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL Developer
7 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (60.00%) Spring
2 19 (47.50%) Hibernate
3 16 (40.00%) HTML
4 10 (25.00%) XML
5 9 (22.50%) CSS
5 9 (22.50%) Web Services
6 8 (20.00%) JSP
7 7 (17.50%) SOAP
8 6 (15.00%) RESTful
8 6 (15.00%) Spring MVC
9 5 (12.50%) Java EE
10 4 (10.00%) REST
11 3 (7.50%) AngularJS
11 3 (7.50%) Apache Axis
11 3 (7.50%) HTML5
11 3 (7.50%) JavaBeans
11 3 (7.50%) jQuery
11 3 (7.50%) Struts
11 3 (7.50%) WSDL
11 3 (7.50%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
1 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (7.50%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) Unix
3 2 (5.00%) Android
3 2 (5.00%) Windows
4 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) TDD
3 10 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (25.00%) Scrum
4 9 (22.50%) BDD
4 9 (22.50%) E-Commerce
5 7 (17.50%) MVC
5 7 (17.50%) Unit Testing
6 6 (15.00%) DevOps
6 6 (15.00%) Kanban
6 6 (15.00%) Software Engineering
7 5 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
8 4 (10.00%) Front End Development
8 4 (10.00%) Open Source
8 4 (10.00%) Test Automation
9 3 (7.50%) Identity Management
9 3 (7.50%) OO
9 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
9 3 (7.50%) Web Application Development
9 3 (7.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (90.00%) Java
2 21 (52.50%) JavaScript
3 13 (32.50%) SQL
4 3 (7.50%) Scala
5 2 (5.00%) Go
5 2 (5.00%) Python
5 2 (5.00%) Ruby
6 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Docker
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Identity Management
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (2.50%) Ansible
2 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Oracle
2 4 (10.00%) IBM
3 2 (5.00%) Adobe
4 1 (2.50%) ATG
4 1 (2.50%) Google
4 1 (2.50%) HP
4 1 (2.50%) hybris
4 1 (2.50%) Sun
4 1 (2.50%) VMware