Period
to 20 October 2021

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 20 October 2021 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
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 386 218 263
Rank change year-on-year -168 +45 -27
Contract jobs citing J2EE 197 157 351
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.55% 1.12% 0.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.61% 2.96% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 112 120
10th Percentile £440 £406 £408
25th Percentile £478 £488 £455
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £650 £650 £575
90th Percentile £700 £713 £638
England median daily rate £525 £525 £495
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £73.00
Median % change year-on-year - -38.36% -
England median hourly rate - £45.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year - -25.00% +9.09%

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 12,271 5,308 13,352
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 34.28% 37.82% 36.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,227 3,937 10,060
10th Percentile £408 £362 £375
25th Percentile £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £565 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +7.62% - -
75th Percentile £675 £625 £613
90th Percentile £738 £713 £688
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 20 66
10th Percentile £19.91 £22.38 £19.38
25th Percentile £35.00 £24.63 £36.70
Median hourly rate £49.00 £34.23 £50.00
Median % change year-on-year +43.17% -31.55% +16.60%
75th Percentile £64.56 £40.94 £53.00
90th Percentile £76.85 £50.75 £64.37
England median hourly rate £49.00 £42.00 £45.95
% change year-on-year +16.67% -8.60% +10.02%

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for J2EE in London

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing J2EE in London.

Daily rate trend for J2EE in London

J2EE
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing J2EE in London over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for J2EE in London

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing J2EE in London.

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 20 October 2021. 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 -58 15 £600 +26.98% 13
South London 0 2 £475 -5.00%
East London -11 1 - - 1
West London -18 1 - -
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, 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.

1 189 (95.94%) Java
2 105 (53.30%) Spring
3 77 (39.09%) Social Skills
4 65 (32.99%) Unix
5 62 (31.47%) Oracle
6 56 (28.43%) Agile Software Development
7 53 (26.90%) SQL
8 52 (26.40%) Linux
9 50 (25.38%) Relational Database
10 48 (24.37%) Jenkins
10 48 (24.37%) Banking
11 43 (21.83%) Middleware
12 42 (21.32%) Microservices
13 40 (20.30%) Azure
14 39 (19.80%) Mule
14 39 (19.80%) Web Services
14 39 (19.80%) Investment Banking
15 37 (18.78%) DevOps
16 36 (18.27%) Apache Camel
16 36 (18.27%) Front Office
17 35 (17.77%) Finance
18 34 (17.26%) Maven
18 34 (17.26%) Spring Boot
18 34 (17.26%) Spring Integration
19 33 (16.75%) JTA
19 33 (16.75%) JTS
20 32 (16.24%) SAP
20 32 (16.24%) JavaScript
20 32 (16.24%) AWS
21 31 (15.74%) REST

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 39 (19.80%) Mule
2 21 (10.66%) SharePoint
3 11 (5.58%) Tomcat
3 11 (5.58%) WebSphere
4 10 (5.08%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (4.57%) WebLogic
6 8 (4.06%) Apache
6 8 (4.06%) CMS
6 8 (4.06%) Confluence
6 8 (4.06%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (3.05%) FileNet
7 6 (3.05%) JBoss
7 6 (3.05%) Mule ESB
8 5 (2.54%) Liferay
9 4 (2.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (2.03%) Anypoint
9 4 (2.03%) Appian
9 4 (2.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (1.52%) Apache Spark
10 3 (1.52%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.51%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (10.66%) Dynamics AX
1 21 (10.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.05%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.02%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.02%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.51%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 40 (20.30%) Azure
2 32 (16.24%) AWS
3 21 (10.66%) Dynamics 365
4 15 (7.61%) GitHub
5 12 (6.09%) GCP
5 12 (6.09%) Power Platform
5 12 (6.09%) PowerApps
6 7 (3.55%) OpenShift
7 5 (2.54%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (2.54%) Amazon ECS
8 4 (2.03%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (1.52%) Amazon S3
9 3 (1.52%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (1.52%) Azure App Service
9 3 (1.52%) IBM Cloud
9 3 (1.52%) Serverless
10 2 (1.02%) npm
10 2 (1.02%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 2 (1.02%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.55%) HTTP
2 3 (1.52%) Internet
3 2 (1.02%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.51%) DHCP
4 1 (0.51%) DNS
4 1 (0.51%) Firewall
4 1 (0.51%) FTP
4 1 (0.51%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.51%) IPsec
4 1 (0.51%) Network Security
4 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (25.38%) Relational Database
2 13 (6.60%) Oracle Database
3 11 (5.58%) BusinessObjects
3 11 (5.58%) MongoDB
4 10 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (4.57%) MySQL
6 5 (2.54%) RDBMS
6 5 (2.54%) SAP HANA
7 4 (2.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (2.03%) Redis
8 3 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.52%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.52%) Data Lake
8 3 (1.52%) DB2
8 3 (1.52%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.52%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.02%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 2 (1.02%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 48 (24.37%) Jenkins
2 34 (17.26%) Maven
3 28 (14.21%) Git (software)
4 20 (10.15%) JIRA
4 20 (10.15%) JUnit
5 12 (6.09%) IBM UrbanCode
6 10 (5.08%) Eclipse
6 10 (5.08%) IntelliJ
7 9 (4.57%) Cucumber
8 8 (4.06%) Gradle
9 7 (3.55%) Ant
10 6 (3.05%) Artifactory
10 6 (3.05%) Hudson
10 6 (3.05%) Selenium
11 5 (2.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (2.54%) Bitbucket
11 5 (2.54%) Bitbucket Server
11 5 (2.54%) GitLab
12 4 (2.03%) Subversion
12 4 (2.03%) XMLSpy
General
1 77 (39.09%) Social Skills
2 48 (24.37%) Banking
3 39 (19.80%) Investment Banking
4 36 (18.27%) Front Office
5 35 (17.77%) Finance
6 19 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (9.14%) Marketing
8 13 (6.60%) Presentation Skills
9 11 (5.58%) Retail
10 3 (1.52%) Back Office
10 3 (1.52%) Publishing
10 3 (1.52%) Telecoms
11 2 (1.02%) Automotive
11 2 (1.02%) Financial Institution
11 2 (1.02%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 2 (1.02%) Legal
11 2 (1.02%) Organisational Skills
11 2 (1.02%) Prime Brokerage
12 1 (0.51%) Influencing Skills
12 1 (0.51%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 132 (67.01%) Developer
2 86 (43.65%) Java Developer
3 33 (16.75%) Integration Developer
4 26 (13.20%) Architect
5 22 (11.17%) Enterprise Integration Developer
6 21 (10.66%) Senior Developer
7 12 (6.09%) Senior Java Developer
8 9 (4.57%) CRM Developer
8 9 (4.57%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 9 (4.57%) Full Stack Developer
9 8 (4.06%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (3.55%) Hybris Developer
11 5 (2.54%) Consultant
11 5 (2.54%) Designer
11 5 (2.54%) SAP Developer
11 5 (2.54%) Technical Architect
11 5 (2.54%) Technical Leader
12 4 (2.03%) J2EE Developer
12 4 (2.03%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 4 (2.03%) Senior SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (53.30%) Spring
2 43 (21.83%) Middleware
3 39 (19.80%) Web Services
4 36 (18.27%) Apache Camel
5 34 (17.26%) Spring Boot
5 34 (17.26%) Spring Integration
6 33 (16.75%) JTA
6 33 (16.75%) JTS
7 31 (15.74%) REST
8 27 (13.71%) Hibernate
9 26 (13.20%) XML
10 25 (12.69%) .NET
11 24 (12.18%) HTML
12 22 (11.17%) CSS
13 19 (9.64%) Kafka
14 18 (9.14%) AngularJS
15 17 (8.63%) RESTful
16 16 (8.12%) SOAP
17 15 (7.61%) React
18 14 (7.11%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (3.55%) Algorithms
3 6 (3.05%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (1.52%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.52%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.02%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.02%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.02%) EFT
5 2 (1.02%) Equities
5 2 (1.02%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.02%) Legacy Systems
6 1 (0.51%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.51%) Clustering
6 1 (0.51%) CMDB
6 1 (0.51%) DataPower
6 1 (0.51%) Derivative
6 1 (0.51%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.51%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 65 (32.99%) Unix
2 52 (26.40%) Linux
3 7 (3.55%) Windows
4 2 (1.02%) CentOS
5 1 (0.51%) Android
5 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.51%) Mesosphere
5 1 (0.51%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (28.43%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (21.32%) Microservices
3 37 (18.78%) DevOps
4 26 (13.20%) Business Intelligence
4 26 (13.20%) CRM
5 23 (11.68%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (11.68%) Enterprise Architecture
5 23 (11.68%) Scrum
6 20 (10.15%) Migration
7 19 (9.64%) TDD
8 18 (9.14%) Open Source
9 17 (8.63%) Workflow
10 14 (7.11%) SOA
10 14 (7.11%) Software Engineering
11 13 (6.60%) Data Migration
11 13 (6.60%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (6.09%) MVC
12 12 (6.09%) Unit Testing
13 11 (5.58%) E-Commerce
13 11 (5.58%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 189 (95.94%) Java
2 53 (26.90%) SQL
3 32 (16.24%) JavaScript
4 18 (9.14%) Java 8
4 18 (9.14%) Shell Script
5 12 (6.09%) PL/SQL
6 9 (4.57%) C#
6 9 (4.57%) Perl
6 9 (4.57%) Python
7 8 (4.06%) C
8 6 (3.05%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.54%) Go
10 4 (2.03%) C++
10 4 (2.03%) Java 11
10 4 (2.03%) Scala
11 2 (1.02%) Groovy
11 2 (1.02%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.02%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.51%) COBOL
12 1 (0.51%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 5 (2.54%) Degree
2 2 (1.02%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.02%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.51%) CEH
3 1 (0.51%) CFA
3 1 (0.51%) CISA
3 1 (0.51%) CISM
3 1 (0.51%) CISSP
3 1 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.51%) CRISC
3 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.54%) QA
2 4 (2.03%) Accessibility
3 2 (1.02%) GDPR
4 1 (0.51%) COBIT
4 1 (0.51%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.51%) NIST
4 1 (0.51%) Section 508
4 1 (0.51%) WCAG
System Software
1 26 (13.20%) Docker
2 2 (1.02%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.02%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.51%) vSphere
3 1 (0.51%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (13.20%) Kubernetes
2 12 (6.09%) Ansible
3 10 (5.08%) Terraform
4 4 (2.03%) CloudHub
5 3 (1.52%) Kibana
6 2 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.02%) Packer
6 2 (1.02%) Puppet
7 1 (0.51%) Amdocs OSS
7 1 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 62 (31.47%) Oracle
2 32 (16.24%) SAP
3 24 (12.18%) Microsoft
4 16 (8.12%) IBM
5 12 (6.09%) hybris
6 9 (4.57%) MuleSoft
7 8 (4.06%) TIBCO
8 5 (2.54%) Adobe
8 5 (2.54%) BEA
8 5 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (2.54%) webMethods
9 4 (2.03%) Altova
10 3 (1.52%) AppDynamics
10 3 (1.52%) Google
10 3 (1.52%) NetCracker
10 3 (1.52%) Pega
10 3 (1.52%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.52%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 3 (1.52%) Splunk
11 2 (1.02%) PagerDuty