Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 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)
England > London
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 203 161 182
Rank change year-on-year -42 +21 -42
Contract jobs citing J2EE 627 694 625
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.35% 1.65% 1.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.69% 4.71% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 440 404
London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £350 £338 £319
90th Percentile £626 £607 £625
England median daily rate £475 £455 £430
% change year-on-year +4.40% +5.81% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
London median hourly rate £71.50 £54.25 £100.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.81% -45.76% -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +16.13% -3.13% +17.65%

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 16,999 14,740 14,034
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 36.57% 35.04% 32.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,140 11,040 10,480
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £308
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 77 91
London median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £38.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +16.34% +10.51%
10th Percentile £20.75 £20.74 £16.63
90th Percentile £47.83 £64.50 £55.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

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 17 January 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE in London over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 17 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
Central London -3 130 £500 +3.09% 36
South London -6 38 £488 +14.71% 2
West London -1 28 £550 +4.76% 21
East London -13 16 £525 +13.51% 2
North London - 1 £500 - 4
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 London region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 605 (96.49%) Java
2 324 (51.67%) Agile Software Development
3 280 (44.66%) Spring
4 234 (37.32%) Web Services
5 190 (30.30%) Oracle
6 175 (27.91%) JavaScript
6 175 (27.91%) Finance
6 175 (27.91%) TDD
7 142 (22.65%) Banking
8 139 (22.17%) Jenkins
9 134 (21.37%) E-Commerce
10 133 (21.21%) SQL
11 131 (20.89%) Hibernate
12 130 (20.73%) Microservices
13 121 (19.30%) BDD
14 120 (19.14%) HTML
15 117 (18.66%) JUnit
16 116 (18.50%) Continuous Integration
17 115 (18.34%) Git (software)
18 112 (17.86%) Maven
19 107 (17.07%) MVC
20 100 (15.95%) XML
21 99 (15.79%) SOAP
21 99 (15.79%) Unix
21 99 (15.79%) JIRA
22 98 (15.63%) RESTful
23 97 (15.47%) REST
24 95 (15.15%) SOA
25 88 (14.04%) CSS
26 86 (13.72%) DevOps

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 84 (13.40%) JBoss
2 81 (12.92%) WebSphere
3 53 (8.45%) Confluence
4 46 (7.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 44 (7.02%) Tomcat
6 27 (4.31%) Apache
7 25 (3.99%) WebSphere Application Server
8 22 (3.51%) WebLogic
9 21 (3.35%) CMS
10 19 (3.03%) MQSeries
11 18 (2.87%) Elasticsearch
12 17 (2.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 15 (2.39%) Mule
14 13 (2.07%) WebSphere Portal
15 11 (1.75%) Jetty
15 11 (1.75%) nginx
16 8 (1.28%) IIS
17 7 (1.12%) Mongrel
18 5 (0.80%) Liferay
19 4 (0.64%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 11 (1.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 11 (1.75%) OmniGraffle
2 3 (0.48%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.32%) Mingle
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 24 (3.83%) Payment Gateway
2 18 (2.87%) Oracle BPM
3 15 (2.39%) SAP Hybris
4 7 (1.12%) Actimize
4 7 (1.12%) Oracle Cash Management
5 5 (0.80%) Magento
6 4 (0.64%) Adobe Campaign
7 3 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 65 (10.37%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (4.15%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (2.39%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (1.28%) Google App Engine
6 7 (1.12%) Amazon S3
7 6 (0.96%) SaaS
8 5 (0.80%) GitHub
9 4 (0.64%) Adobe Analytics
10 3 (0.48%) iPaaS
10 3 (0.48%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.32%) PaaS
12 1 (0.16%) Heroku
12 1 (0.16%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.16%) npm
12 1 (0.16%) Sauce Labs
12 1 (0.16%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 32 (5.10%) Internet
2 20 (3.19%) HTTP
3 14 (2.23%) LDAP
3 14 (2.23%) TCP/IP
4 11 (1.75%) DNS
4 11 (1.75%) SSL
5 10 (1.59%) FTP
6 9 (1.44%) Firewall
6 9 (1.44%) IPsec
7 8 (1.28%) DHCP
8 6 (0.96%) SMS
9 4 (0.64%) VPN
10 3 (0.48%) Network Security
10 3 (0.48%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (0.48%) VLAN
11 1 (0.16%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.16%) NAS
11 1 (0.16%) OpenLDAP
11 1 (0.16%) SIGTRAN
11 1 (0.16%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (8.77%) Relational Database
2 54 (8.61%) SQL Server
3 45 (7.18%) PostgreSQL
4 39 (6.22%) Oracle Database
5 27 (4.31%) Oracle Database 11g
6 26 (4.15%) Endeca
7 25 (3.99%) MySQL
8 22 (3.51%) Oracle Database 10g
8 22 (3.51%) RDBMS
9 21 (3.35%) GIS
10 16 (2.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 16 (2.55%) MongoDB
10 16 (2.55%) NoSQL
11 15 (2.39%) HBase
12 13 (2.07%) Big Data
12 13 (2.07%) Hadoop
13 7 (1.12%) DB2
14 6 (0.96%) Redis
15 5 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
16 4 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 139 (22.17%) Jenkins
2 117 (18.66%) JUnit
3 115 (18.34%) Git (software)
4 112 (17.86%) Maven
5 99 (15.79%) JIRA
6 79 (12.60%) Selenium
7 74 (11.80%) Mockito
8 57 (9.09%) Subversion
9 32 (5.10%) Jasmine
10 31 (4.94%) jMock
10 31 (4.94%) Spock
11 28 (4.47%) Ant
12 26 (4.15%) Gradle
13 24 (3.83%) Karma Test Runner
14 23 (3.67%) Eclipse
15 22 (3.51%) Protractor
16 19 (3.03%) PhantomJS
17 18 (2.87%) DbUnit
18 16 (2.55%) SonarQube
19 14 (2.23%) TeamCity
General
1 175 (27.91%) Finance
2 142 (22.65%) Banking
3 37 (5.90%) Retail
4 25 (3.99%) Investment Banking
5 24 (3.83%) Front Office
6 22 (3.51%) Marketing
7 19 (3.03%) Financial Institution
8 16 (2.55%) Games
9 9 (1.44%) Telecoms
10 8 (1.28%) Manufacturing
11 7 (1.12%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.80%) Back Office
13 3 (0.48%) German Language
13 3 (0.48%) Publishing
14 1 (0.16%) Advertising
14 1 (0.16%) Billing
14 1 (0.16%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.16%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.16%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 378 (60.29%) Developer
2 277 (44.18%) Java Developer
3 77 (12.28%) Senior Developer
4 70 (11.16%) J2EE Developer
5 66 (10.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 65 (10.37%) Architect
6 65 (10.37%) Senior Java Developer
7 53 (8.45%) Agile Developer
7 53 (8.45%) Agile Java Developer
8 31 (4.94%) Angular Developer
9 30 (4.78%) JavaScript Developer
10 27 (4.31%) Oracle Developer
11 25 (3.99%) Java Architect
12 24 (3.83%) Analyst
13 23 (3.67%) AWS Developer
13 23 (3.67%) Consultant
14 22 (3.51%) Applications Support
15 20 (3.19%) DevOps Engineer
16 19 (3.03%) Java Engineer
17 18 (2.87%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (44.66%) Spring
2 234 (37.32%) Web Services
3 131 (20.89%) Hibernate
4 120 (19.14%) HTML
5 100 (15.95%) XML
6 99 (15.79%) SOAP
7 98 (15.63%) RESTful
8 97 (15.47%) REST
9 88 (14.04%) CSS
10 85 (13.56%) AngularJS
11 80 (12.76%) Spring MVC
12 68 (10.85%) HTML5
13 63 (10.05%) JSON
14 54 (8.61%) CSS3
15 49 (7.81%) JSP
16 44 (7.02%) jQuery
17 42 (6.70%) Node.js
18 40 (6.38%) Servlets
19 39 (6.22%) Spring Boot
20 38 (6.06%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 40 (6.38%) iPad
2 28 (4.47%) Enterprise Software
3 27 (4.31%) User Experience
4 25 (3.99%) Social Media
5 24 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (3.67%) Computer Science
7 21 (3.35%) SWIFT
8 19 (3.03%) Mobile App
9 17 (2.71%) Virtual Team
10 16 (2.55%) Greenfield Project
11 15 (2.39%) Derivative
12 13 (2.07%) Data Structures
13 12 (1.91%) Replication
14 9 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 9 (1.44%) N-Tier
15 8 (1.28%) Fedwire
16 7 (1.12%) Equities
16 7 (1.12%) Fixed Income
17 6 (0.96%) PlayStation
18 5 (0.80%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 99 (15.79%) Unix
2 80 (12.76%) Linux
3 40 (6.38%) Windows
4 15 (2.39%) Solaris
4 15 (2.39%) Windows Server
5 14 (2.23%) AIX
6 7 (1.12%) Android
7 5 (0.80%) HPUX
8 4 (0.64%) CentOS
9 3 (0.48%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.48%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (51.67%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (27.91%) TDD
3 134 (21.37%) E-Commerce
4 130 (20.73%) Microservices
5 121 (19.30%) BDD
6 116 (18.50%) Continuous Integration
7 107 (17.07%) MVC
8 95 (15.15%) SOA
9 86 (13.72%) DevOps
10 82 (13.08%) Scrum
11 75 (11.96%) OO
12 63 (10.05%) Software Engineering
12 63 (10.05%) Test Automation
13 54 (8.61%) Configuration Management
14 48 (7.66%) Kanban
15 46 (7.34%) Open Source
15 46 (7.34%) Software Architecture
16 44 (7.02%) Web Application Development
17 42 (6.70%) Web Development
18 41 (6.54%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 605 (96.49%) Java
2 175 (27.91%) JavaScript
3 133 (21.21%) SQL
4 61 (9.73%) PL/SQL
5 46 (7.34%) Python
6 45 (7.18%) Perl
7 37 (5.90%) Ruby
8 34 (5.42%) Bash Shell
9 25 (3.99%) Scala
10 24 (3.83%) Shell Script
11 19 (3.03%) C
12 16 (2.55%) Groovy
13 10 (1.59%) PHP
14 7 (1.12%) C#
15 6 (0.96%) XPath
16 5 (0.80%) C++
16 5 (0.80%) Clojure
17 4 (0.64%) TypeScript
18 3 (0.48%) Apex Code
18 3 (0.48%) Go
Qualifications
1 60 (9.57%) Security Cleared
2 37 (5.90%) SC Cleared
3 21 (3.35%) Degree
4 20 (3.19%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (0.80%) ISEB
6 5 (0.80%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.64%) PMP
8 2 (0.32%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.16%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.16%) CFA
9 1 (0.16%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.58%) QA
2 16 (2.55%) SEPA
3 9 (1.44%) MiFID
4 4 (0.64%) SLA
5 3 (0.48%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.32%) PMO
System Software
1 83 (13.24%) Docker
2 23 (3.67%) Active Directory
3 20 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.75%) vSphere
5 8 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (1.28%) Xen
6 3 (0.48%) vCloud
7 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.16%) HDFS
7 1 (0.16%) Samba
7 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 59 (9.41%) Ansible
2 31 (4.94%) Puppet
3 21 (3.35%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (2.71%) Terraform
5 15 (2.39%) Nagios
6 8 (1.28%) Kubernetes
7 7 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.80%) Kibana
8 5 (0.80%) Oracle Identity Management
8 5 (0.80%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 4 (0.64%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.48%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.48%) logstash
10 3 (0.48%) MOM
10 3 (0.48%) Rundeck
10 3 (0.48%) Salt
11 2 (0.32%) Grafana
11 2 (0.32%) TIBCO Hawk
12 1 (0.16%) CA Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.16%) Control-M
Vendors
1 190 (30.30%) Oracle
2 61 (9.73%) IBM
3 51 (8.13%) Red Hat
4 44 (7.02%) ATG
5 32 (5.10%) Google
6 30 (4.78%) hybris
7 26 (4.15%) Splunk
7 26 (4.15%) Sybase
8 24 (3.83%) Adobe
8 24 (3.83%) Microsoft
9 23 (3.67%) VMware
10 19 (3.03%) SAP
11 14 (2.23%) AppDynamics
12 11 (1.75%) Fujitsu
13 9 (1.44%) Atlassian
13 9 (1.44%) MuleSoft
14 7 (1.12%) TIBCO
15 6 (0.96%) Informatica
15 6 (0.96%) Talend
16 5 (0.80%) Demandware