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 3 months to 24 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)
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 143 99
Rank change year-on-year -55 -44  
Contract jobs citing J2EE 247 382 500
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.21% 1.76% 2.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.37% 5.43% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 246 321
Median daily rate £500 £463 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% -4.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £31.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £40.60
% change year-on-year -11.42% -13.79%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 7322 7035 7321
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 35.82% 32.46% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5438 5395 5313
Median daily rate £480 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 25 50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +77.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.00 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £190.00 £60.00
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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -23 30 £498 +4.73% 10
Canary Wharf +5 5 £600 +4.34%
Croydon -11 5 £500 +27.38% 1
Docklands, London +2 2 £545 +127.08%
Hayes - 1 - -
Romford - 1 - -
Greenwich - 1 £410 -
Southwark - 1 - -
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 493 (94.99%) Java
2 289 (55.68%) Agile Software Development
3 286 (55.11%) Spring
4 187 (36.03%) Web Services
5 173 (33.33%) Oracle
6 158 (30.44%) JavaScript
7 147 (28.32%) TDD
8 142 (27.36%) Hibernate
9 124 (23.89%) SQL
10 121 (23.31%) Jenkins
11 117 (22.54%) Finance
12 111 (21.39%) Scrum
12 111 (21.39%) XML
13 110 (21.19%) HTML
14 109 (21.00%) Banking
15 107 (20.62%) SOAP
15 107 (20.62%) REST
16 105 (20.23%) Linux
17 103 (19.85%) Maven
18 102 (19.65%) SOA
19 95 (18.30%) JIRA
20 94 (18.11%) Continuous Integration
21 89 (17.15%) E-Commerce
21 89 (17.15%) MVC
22 86 (16.57%) Git (software)
23 85 (16.38%) WebSphere
24 84 (16.18%) CSS
25 83 (15.99%) Unix
26 82 (15.80%) BDD
27 81 (15.61%) 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 85 (16.38%) WebSphere
2 80 (15.41%) JBoss
3 72 (13.87%) Tomcat
4 57 (10.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 56 (10.79%) WebLogic
6 44 (8.48%) Confluence
7 25 (4.82%) Apache
8 20 (3.85%) GlassFish
9 19 (3.66%) Oracle Coherence
10 18 (3.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 18 (3.47%) CMS
11 17 (3.28%) WebSphere Application Server
12 15 (2.89%) Cloud Foundry
13 12 (2.31%) Mule
14 6 (1.16%) Apache Spark
14 6 (1.16%) Jetty
14 6 (1.16%) LiveCycle
14 6 (1.16%) WebSphere Portal
15 5 (0.96%) ATG Dynamo
15 5 (0.96%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 11 (2.12%) MS Visio
2 7 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.35%) OmniGraffle
3 6 (1.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (0.96%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.19%) HipChat
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.19%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 18 (3.47%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (1.16%) SAP Hybris
3 4 (0.77%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.58%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.58%) Pega PRPC
5 2 (0.39%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 56 (10.79%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (4.82%) PaaS
3 22 (4.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (2.31%) IaaS
5 10 (1.93%) GitHub
6 9 (1.73%) Bluemix
6 9 (1.73%) IBM Cloud
7 8 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.77%) Adobe Analytics
8 4 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (0.77%) SaaS
9 3 (0.58%) Force.com
10 2 (0.39%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.39%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.19%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.19%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.01%) Internet
2 15 (2.89%) HTTP
3 12 (2.31%) SSL
4 8 (1.54%) Intranet
5 7 (1.35%) LDAP
6 6 (1.16%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.77%) Firewall
7 4 (0.77%) SMS
8 2 (0.39%) DNS
8 2 (0.39%) FTP
8 2 (0.39%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.39%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.19%) DHCP
9 1 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.19%) IPsec
9 1 (0.19%) Network Security
9 1 (0.19%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.19%) VPN
9 1 (0.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (7.51%) Relational Database
2 33 (6.36%) Big Data
2 33 (6.36%) Endeca
3 32 (6.17%) MySQL
4 30 (5.78%) MongoDB
5 26 (5.01%) NoSQL
6 22 (4.24%) PostgreSQL
6 22 (4.24%) SQL Server
7 19 (3.66%) Oracle Database
8 16 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (3.08%) DB2
8 16 (3.08%) Hadoop
9 12 (2.31%) RDBMS
10 7 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (1.35%) QlikView
11 6 (1.16%) HBase
11 6 (1.16%) KDB
11 6 (1.16%) Redis
12 5 (0.96%) Hazelcast
12 5 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 121 (23.31%) Jenkins
2 103 (19.85%) Maven
3 95 (18.30%) JIRA
4 86 (16.57%) Git (software)
5 81 (15.61%) JUnit
6 63 (12.14%) Mockito
6 63 (12.14%) Selenium
7 43 (8.29%) Subversion
8 33 (6.36%) Ant
9 31 (5.97%) Gradle
10 24 (4.62%) Spock
11 16 (3.08%) Jasmine
12 15 (2.89%) Cucumber
13 13 (2.50%) Eclipse
13 13 (2.50%) jMock
14 11 (2.12%) TeamCity
15 10 (1.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 10 (1.93%) IntelliJ
15 10 (1.93%) SonarQube
16 9 (1.73%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 117 (22.54%) Finance
2 109 (21.00%) Banking
3 56 (10.79%) Retail
4 23 (4.43%) Investment Banking
5 20 (3.85%) Financial Institution
6 15 (2.89%) Games
7 10 (1.93%) Advertising
7 10 (1.93%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.16%) Front Office
9 5 (0.96%) Aerospace
9 5 (0.96%) French Language
10 4 (0.77%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.58%) Back Office
12 2 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.39%) Publishing
12 2 (0.39%) Wholesale Banking
13 1 (0.19%) German Language
13 1 (0.19%) Legal
13 1 (0.19%) Marketing
13 1 (0.19%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 327 (63.01%) Developer
2 217 (41.81%) Java Developer
3 82 (15.80%) Architect
4 73 (14.07%) Senior Developer
5 40 (7.71%) J2EE Developer
6 39 (7.51%) Senior Java Developer
7 38 (7.32%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 22 (4.24%) Java Architect
9 21 (4.05%) Oracle Developer
10 19 (3.66%) Analyst
10 19 (3.66%) Consultant
10 19 (3.66%) DevOps Engineer
11 16 (3.08%) Hybris Developer
12 14 (2.70%) Applications Developer
12 14 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
13 13 (2.50%) Full Stack Developer
14 12 (2.31%) Lead Developer
15 11 (2.12%) Cloud Architect
15 11 (2.12%) Java Applications Developer
15 11 (2.12%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 286 (55.11%) Spring
2 187 (36.03%) Web Services
3 142 (27.36%) Hibernate
4 111 (21.39%) XML
5 110 (21.19%) HTML
6 107 (20.62%) REST
6 107 (20.62%) SOAP
7 84 (16.18%) CSS
8 80 (15.41%) AngularJS
9 79 (15.22%) RESTful
10 65 (12.52%) Spring MVC
11 64 (12.33%) JSP
12 57 (10.98%) Struts
13 56 (10.79%) JMS
13 56 (10.79%) Node.js
14 49 (9.44%) JSON
15 47 (9.06%) HTML5
16 46 (8.86%) JPA
17 45 (8.67%) Servlets
18 43 (8.29%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 54 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (8.29%) Computer Science
3 38 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
4 30 (5.78%) iPad
5 26 (5.01%) User Experience
6 20 (3.85%) Virtual Team
7 19 (3.66%) Mobile App
7 19 (3.66%) Social Media
8 18 (3.47%) Data Structures
8 18 (3.47%) Greenfield Project
9 12 (2.31%) Data Centre
10 10 (1.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (1.54%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.54%) Cloud Native
12 6 (1.16%) DataPower
12 6 (1.16%) Management Information System
12 6 (1.16%) N-Tier
13 5 (0.96%) Market Risk
13 5 (0.96%) PKI
13 5 (0.96%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 105 (20.23%) Linux
2 83 (15.99%) Unix
3 13 (2.50%) Windows
4 9 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (0.96%) Solaris
6 4 (0.77%) Android
7 2 (0.39%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.19%) AIX
8 1 (0.19%) CentOS
8 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (55.68%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (28.32%) TDD
3 111 (21.39%) Scrum
4 102 (19.65%) SOA
5 94 (18.11%) Continuous Integration
6 89 (17.15%) E-Commerce
6 89 (17.15%) MVC
7 82 (15.80%) BDD
8 81 (15.61%) DevOps
9 79 (15.22%) OO
10 72 (13.87%) Microservices
11 53 (10.21%) Mentoring
12 52 (10.02%) UML
13 47 (9.06%) Open Source
14 46 (8.86%) Data Modelling
15 41 (7.90%) Test Automation
16 40 (7.71%) Unit Testing
17 39 (7.51%) SDLC
18 38 (7.32%) High Availability
19 37 (7.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 493 (94.99%) Java
2 158 (30.44%) JavaScript
3 124 (23.89%) SQL
4 45 (8.67%) Shell Script
5 41 (7.90%) Python
6 40 (7.71%) Perl
7 35 (6.74%) PL/SQL
8 32 (6.17%) Bash Shell
9 31 (5.97%) Ruby
10 27 (5.20%) Scala
11 17 (3.28%) C++
12 14 (2.70%) C
13 12 (2.31%) Go
14 10 (1.93%) Assembly Language
14 10 (1.93%) C#
14 10 (1.93%) VB
15 7 (1.35%) PHP
16 6 (1.16%) Korn
17 5 (0.96%) Apex Code
18 4 (0.77%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 33 (6.36%) Degree
2 25 (4.82%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.12%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (1.73%) ISEB
4 9 (1.73%) OCPJP
4 9 (1.73%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.54%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.16%) CISA
6 6 (1.16%) CISSP
7 5 (0.96%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.77%) CEH
8 4 (0.77%) OSCP
8 4 (0.77%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.58%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.58%) PMP
10 2 (0.39%) CSSLP
10 2 (0.39%) MCSE
10 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.39%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.39%) QA
2 4 (0.77%) MiFID
2 4 (0.77%) SLA
3 3 (0.58%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.39%) FATCA
4 2 (0.39%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.19%) EMIR
System Software
1 41 (7.90%) Docker
2 5 (0.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.39%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.39%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (0.39%) vSphere
5 1 (0.19%) HDFS
5 1 (0.19%) vCloud
5 1 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 40 (7.71%) Ansible
2 27 (5.20%) Puppet
3 26 (5.01%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.54%) Nagios
5 7 (1.35%) Kubernetes
6 4 (0.77%) HP Fortify
6 4 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.77%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.39%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.39%) MOM
7 2 (0.39%) Rundeck
7 2 (0.39%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.19%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.19%) logstash
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.19%) Salt
8 1 (0.19%) Terraform
8 1 (0.19%) yum
8 1 (0.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 173 (33.33%) Oracle
2 56 (10.79%) ATG
3 49 (9.44%) IBM
4 31 (5.97%) Adobe
5 26 (5.01%) hybris
5 26 (5.01%) Sybase
6 19 (3.66%) AppDynamics
7 15 (2.89%) Splunk
8 14 (2.70%) MuleSoft
8 14 (2.70%) Red Hat
9 12 (2.31%) CA Agile Central
9 12 (2.31%) Microsoft
9 12 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (1.73%) SAP
11 8 (1.54%) Atlassian
11 8 (1.54%) Pega
11 8 (1.54%) Solace
12 6 (1.16%) TIBCO
13 5 (0.96%) BEA
13 5 (0.96%) Informatica
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