Period
to 25 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 25 May 2019 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)
England > London
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 241 218 198
Rank change year-on-year -23 -20 -46
Contract jobs citing J2EE 452 558 526
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.12% 1.21% 1.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.01% 3.31% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 359 329
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £400 £387 £348
90th Percentile £700 £629 £625
England median daily rate £500 £498 £463
% change year-on-year +0.50% +7.57% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
London median hourly rate - £100.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +224.19% -69.00%
England median hourly rate £56.25 £40.25 £32.00
% change year-on-year +39.75% +25.78% -15.79%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 14,997 16,843 13,963
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.00% 36.65% 35.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,177 12,872 10,438
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +4.40%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £330
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 120 89
London median hourly rate £44.05 £43.25 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.84% -1.70% +3.53%
10th Percentile £27.75 £21.00 £19.25
90th Percentile £63.75 £67.75 £57.50
England median hourly rate £43.50 £42.25 £41.00
% change year-on-year +2.96% +3.05% +7.19%

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for J2EE in London

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE in London

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE in London over the 6 months to 25 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for J2EE in London

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE in London

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the London region over the 6 months to 25 May 2019. 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
Central London -36 56 £525 +5.00% 6
South London +26 47 £525 +13.51%
West London -6 14 £500 -9.09%
East London -22 7 £538 -
North London -4 2 £504 +0.75%
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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 London region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 445 (98.45%) Java
2 266 (58.85%) Agile Software Development
3 202 (44.69%) Web Services
4 195 (43.14%) Amazon AWS
5 183 (40.49%) Spring
6 166 (36.73%) Jenkins
7 165 (36.50%) Amazon EC2
8 149 (32.96%) Finance
9 142 (31.42%) DevOps
10 137 (30.31%) Continuous Integration
11 128 (28.32%) Terraform
12 127 (28.10%) TDD
13 122 (26.99%) Kubernetes
14 118 (26.11%) Docker
15 116 (25.66%) Open Source
16 113 (25.00%) Software Engineering
16 113 (25.00%) Microservices
17 112 (24.78%) Serverless
18 111 (24.56%) AWS Lambda
18 111 (24.56%) Amazon S3
19 102 (22.57%) SQL
20 100 (22.12%) Maven
21 99 (21.90%) Amazon RDS
22 98 (21.68%) JavaScript
23 97 (21.46%) Asset Management
24 96 (21.24%) Scrum
25 92 (20.35%) Artifactory
26 91 (20.13%) Git (software)
27 90 (19.91%) Amazon Redshift
28 89 (19.69%) Amazon SQS

J2EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 77 (17.04%) WebSphere
2 65 (14.38%) Apache
3 57 (12.61%) Tomcat
4 31 (6.86%) Jetty
5 30 (6.64%) nginx
5 30 (6.64%) WebLogic
6 25 (5.53%) IIS
7 24 (5.31%) Mongrel
8 22 (4.87%) Confluence
9 21 (4.65%) JBoss
10 20 (4.42%) Elasticsearch
11 15 (3.32%) Mule
12 12 (2.65%) WebSphere Application Server
13 11 (2.43%) GlassFish
14 10 (2.21%) WildFly
15 9 (1.99%) JCAPS
15 9 (1.99%) Magnolia
16 7 (1.55%) Appian
17 4 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 3 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.22%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 19 (4.20%) SAP Hybris
2 14 (3.10%) SAP ERP
3 4 (0.88%) Maximo
4 3 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.22%) Fredhopper
6 1 (0.22%) Magento
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle iSupplier
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 195 (43.14%) Amazon AWS
2 165 (36.50%) Amazon EC2
3 112 (24.78%) Serverless
4 111 (24.56%) Amazon S3
4 111 (24.56%) AWS Lambda
5 89 (19.69%) Amazon SQS
6 77 (17.04%) OpenShift
7 64 (14.16%) AWS CloudFormation
8 54 (11.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 27 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
10 26 (5.75%) Google Cloud Platform
11 25 (5.53%) GitHub
12 24 (5.31%) Google App Engine
13 10 (2.21%) AWS Fargate
14 7 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
15 6 (1.33%) Apigee
16 5 (1.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 5 (1.11%) Google Analytics
17 4 (0.88%) Amazon ELB
18 3 (0.66%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 52 (11.50%) HTTP
2 38 (8.41%) TCP/IP
3 33 (7.30%) FTP
4 32 (7.08%) SSL
5 28 (6.19%) Internet
6 27 (5.97%) DNS
7 24 (5.31%) DHCP
7 24 (5.31%) IPsec
8 8 (1.77%) Firewall
9 5 (1.11%) WAN
10 3 (0.66%) Reverse Proxy
11 2 (0.44%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.44%) LAN
11 2 (0.44%) MPLS
11 2 (0.44%) SAN
11 2 (0.44%) VPN
12 1 (0.22%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (21.90%) Amazon RDS
2 90 (19.91%) Amazon Redshift
3 82 (18.14%) Relational Database
4 45 (9.96%) PostgreSQL
5 39 (8.63%) NoSQL
6 38 (8.41%) RDBMS
7 34 (7.52%) MySQL
8 30 (6.64%) SQL Server
9 27 (5.97%) MongoDB
10 25 (5.53%) Apache Cassandra
11 14 (3.10%) Oracle Database
12 11 (2.43%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (2.21%) Amazon Athena
14 5 (1.11%) CouchDB
15 4 (0.88%) Big Data
15 4 (0.88%) Blockchain
15 4 (0.88%) DB2
15 4 (0.88%) InterSystems Cache
15 4 (0.88%) Oracle Database 12c
16 3 (0.66%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 166 (36.73%) Jenkins
2 100 (22.12%) Maven
3 92 (20.35%) Artifactory
4 91 (20.13%) Git (software)
5 83 (18.36%) JUnit
6 60 (13.27%) Mockito
7 54 (11.95%) SonarQube
8 47 (10.40%) GitLab
9 44 (9.73%) Travis CI
10 42 (9.29%) RStudio
11 39 (8.63%) jMock
12 37 (8.19%) DbUnit
13 35 (7.74%) Selenium
14 34 (7.52%) JIRA
15 22 (4.87%) Ant
16 21 (4.65%) Bitbucket
16 21 (4.65%) Sonatype Nexus
17 20 (4.42%) Subversion
18 19 (4.20%) Cucumber
19 18 (3.98%) Hudson
General
1 149 (32.96%) Finance
2 67 (14.82%) Front Office
3 50 (11.06%) Banking
4 32 (7.08%) Retail
5 25 (5.53%) Investment Banking
6 14 (3.10%) Games
7 10 (2.21%) Back Office
7 10 (2.21%) Marketing
8 5 (1.11%) Wholesale Banking
9 2 (0.44%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.22%) Advertising
10 1 (0.22%) Automotive
10 1 (0.22%) Billing
10 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.22%) Law
10 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 315 (69.69%) Developer
2 177 (39.16%) Java Developer
3 93 (20.58%) AWS Developer
4 49 (10.84%) AWS Engineer
5 46 (10.18%) J2EE Developer
6 45 (9.96%) Senior Developer
7 42 (9.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 40 (8.85%) Java Software Developer
9 39 (8.63%) Angular Developer
10 38 (8.41%) JavaScript Developer
11 37 (8.19%) Full Stack Developer
12 35 (7.74%) UI Developer
13 31 (6.86%) Architect
14 29 (6.42%) JavaScript Engineer
14 29 (6.42%) Senior Java Developer
15 28 (6.19%) Lead Developer
15 28 (6.19%) Senior Software Developer
15 28 (6.19%) UI Engineer
16 25 (5.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 24 (5.31%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (44.69%) Web Services
2 183 (40.49%) Spring
3 73 (16.15%) RESTful
4 69 (15.27%) HTML
5 68 (15.04%) SOAP
6 67 (14.82%) REST
6 67 (14.82%) XML
7 59 (13.05%) Apache Camel
7 59 (13.05%) Spring Boot
8 58 (12.83%) Node.js
9 57 (12.61%) AngularJS
10 56 (12.39%) JMS
11 49 (10.84%) J2SE
12 46 (10.18%) Hibernate
13 42 (9.29%) Middleware
14 38 (8.41%) CSS
14 38 (8.41%) PowerMock
14 38 (8.41%) React
15 37 (8.19%) JSON
15 37 (8.19%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 44 (9.73%) Fixed Income
2 38 (8.41%) Greenfield Project
3 31 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (3.76%) User Experience
5 12 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (2.43%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.33%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.11%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.11%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.11%) Robotics
9 3 (0.66%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.66%) FMCG
9 3 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.66%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.44%) Replication
11 1 (0.22%) Clustering
11 1 (0.22%) e-Health
11 1 (0.22%) Equities
11 1 (0.22%) PACS
11 1 (0.22%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 82 (18.14%) Linux
2 50 (11.06%) Unix
3 13 (2.88%) Windows
4 6 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.11%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.66%) Solaris
7 2 (0.44%) CentOS
8 1 (0.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (58.85%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (31.42%) DevOps
3 137 (30.31%) Continuous Integration
4 127 (28.10%) TDD
5 116 (25.66%) Open Source
6 113 (25.00%) Microservices
6 113 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 97 (21.46%) Asset Management
8 96 (21.24%) Scrum
9 83 (18.36%) BDD
10 77 (17.04%) E-Commerce
11 67 (14.82%) Kanban
12 57 (12.61%) Release Management
13 52 (11.50%) Deployment Automation
14 44 (9.73%) Decision-Making
14 44 (9.73%) OO
15 43 (9.51%) Configuration Management
16 40 (8.85%) Continuous Delivery
17 36 (7.96%) Virtual Infrastructure
18 35 (7.74%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 445 (98.45%) Java
2 102 (22.57%) SQL
3 98 (21.68%) JavaScript
4 64 (14.16%) Python
5 42 (9.29%) Java 8
6 17 (3.76%) Perl
7 16 (3.54%) Shell Script
8 11 (2.43%) PL/SQL
9 10 (2.21%) ES6
9 10 (2.21%) Scala
10 9 (1.99%) XPath
11 8 (1.77%) C#
12 7 (1.55%) Ruby
13 6 (1.33%) Groovy
13 6 (1.33%) Java 9
14 5 (1.11%) Haskell
15 4 (0.88%) Go
16 3 (0.66%) C
16 3 (0.66%) C++
16 3 (0.66%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (5.53%) Degree
2 17 (3.76%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.88%) AWS Certification
4 11 (2.43%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (1.55%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (1.33%) Master's Degree
8 5 (1.11%) OCPJP
8 5 (1.11%) Sun Certification
9 4 (0.88%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.66%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.22%) ISEB
11 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.21%) QA
2 4 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.66%) GDPR
4 1 (0.22%) HL7
4 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 118 (26.11%) Docker
2 63 (13.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (8.19%) vSphere
4 24 (5.31%) Xen
5 5 (1.11%) OpenAM
5 5 (1.11%) OpenDJ
5 5 (1.11%) OpenIDM
6 3 (0.66%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.22%) Squid
7 1 (0.22%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 128 (28.32%) Terraform
2 122 (26.99%) Kubernetes
3 51 (11.28%) Ansible
4 35 (7.74%) Puppet
5 9 (1.99%) Control-M
5 9 (1.99%) Rundeck
6 8 (1.77%) Kibana
7 5 (1.11%) Grafana
8 3 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.66%) Packer
9 2 (0.44%) vRealize
10 1 (0.22%) Istio
10 1 (0.22%) Marathon
10 1 (0.22%) Mesos
10 1 (0.22%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 63 (13.94%) VMware
2 50 (11.06%) Oracle
3 38 (8.41%) Google
3 38 (8.41%) Microsoft
4 23 (5.09%) IBM
5 21 (4.65%) hybris
5 21 (4.65%) SAP
6 14 (3.10%) Splunk
7 12 (2.65%) Dynatrace
8 11 (2.43%) webMethods
9 10 (2.21%) Xerox
10 7 (1.55%) Adobe
11 6 (1.33%) Informatica
12 5 (1.11%) ForgeRock
12 5 (1.11%) Guidewire
12 5 (1.11%) Pega
12 5 (1.11%) Sun
12 5 (1.11%) Terracotta
13 4 (0.88%) BEA
13 4 (0.88%) Blue Prism