Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 248 221 200
Rank change year-on-year -27 -21 -46
Contract jobs citing J2EE 396 585 600
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.04% 1.29% 1.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.86% 3.27% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 375 339
London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £408 £400 £363
90th Percentile £675 £700 £625
England median daily rate £491 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -1.75% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
London median hourly rate £73.00 £100.50 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.36% +173.47% -32.25%
England median hourly rate £56.25 £100.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year -44.03% +171.62% +2.78%

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 13,823 17,893 16,354
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 36.14% 39.35% 36.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,299 13,521 12,294
London median daily rate £525 £518 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.45% +3.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £375 £369 £350
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 90 105
London median hourly rate £47.83 £43.83 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.12% +25.24% -12.50%
10th Percentile £20.50 £20.83 £18.20
90th Percentile £82.90 £73.00 £51.20
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +9.59%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +1 43 £538 -2.27% 17
South London +6 23 £513 +5.13%
East London -7 5 £538 -2.27% 2
West London -36 5 £525 +10.53% 4
North London - 2 £525 -
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 380 (95.96%) Java
2 261 (65.91%) Agile Software Development
3 236 (59.60%) Web Services
4 219 (55.30%) AWS
5 214 (54.04%) Finance
6 184 (46.46%) Software Engineering
7 161 (40.66%) Asset Management
8 150 (37.88%) Microservices
9 135 (34.09%) Docker
10 131 (33.08%) JavaScript
11 130 (32.83%) Amazon S3
12 126 (31.82%) Jenkins
13 125 (31.57%) Terraform
13 125 (31.57%) Serverless
14 124 (31.31%) AWS Lambda
15 119 (30.05%) Amazon EC2
16 116 (29.29%) Amazon RDS
17 114 (28.79%) Kubernetes
18 113 (28.54%) Python
19 110 (27.78%) DevOps
20 109 (27.53%) Front Office
21 99 (25.00%) Amazon SQS
22 98 (24.75%) Artifactory
23 95 (23.99%) Amazon Redshift
24 94 (23.74%) Spring
25 91 (22.98%) SQL
26 90 (22.73%) Fixed Income
27 88 (22.22%) OpenShift
28 78 (19.70%) Continuous Integration
29 74 (18.69%) Scrum

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 26 (6.57%) Apache
1 26 (6.57%) WebSphere
2 23 (5.81%) Elasticsearch
3 20 (5.05%) Tomcat
4 18 (4.55%) JBoss
4 18 (4.55%) WebLogic
5 15 (3.79%) Confluence
6 14 (3.54%) Magnolia
7 6 (1.52%) Appian
7 6 (1.52%) WebLogic Integration
8 4 (1.01%) Anypoint
8 4 (1.01%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.01%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (1.01%) IIS
8 4 (1.01%) Jetty
8 4 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (1.01%) WildFly
9 2 (0.51%) Commerce Server
9 2 (0.51%) Lightstreamer
9 2 (0.51%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.02%) PolarLake
2 7 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.52%) Markit EDM
3 6 (1.52%) Oracle Financials
3 6 (1.52%) SAP Hybris
3 6 (1.52%) Unit4 Business World
4 5 (1.26%) FINCAD Analytics
5 4 (1.01%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.25%) Fredhopper
7 1 (0.25%) Magento
7 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 219 (55.30%) AWS
2 130 (32.83%) Amazon S3
3 125 (31.57%) Serverless
4 124 (31.31%) AWS Lambda
5 119 (30.05%) Amazon EC2
6 99 (25.00%) Amazon SQS
7 88 (22.22%) OpenShift
8 58 (14.65%) AWS CloudFormation
9 56 (14.14%) Amazon ECS
9 56 (14.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 41 (10.35%) Azure
11 24 (6.06%) GitHub
12 15 (3.79%) Cloud Computing
13 14 (3.54%) AWS Fargate
13 14 (3.54%) Power Platform
14 9 (2.27%) GCP
15 6 (1.52%) Amazon EKS
16 4 (1.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 4 (1.01%) Amazon ELB
17 3 (0.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.77%) HTTP
1 7 (1.77%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.52%) Ethernet
2 6 (1.52%) Internet
2 6 (1.52%) MPLS
3 5 (1.26%) VPN
4 4 (1.01%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (1.01%) WAN
5 1 (0.25%) DNS
5 1 (0.25%) Firewall
5 1 (0.25%) FTP
5 1 (0.25%) LAN
5 1 (0.25%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.25%) SAN
5 1 (0.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (29.29%) Amazon RDS
2 95 (23.99%) Amazon Redshift
3 72 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
4 62 (15.66%) Relational Database
5 55 (13.89%) MySQL
6 53 (13.38%) SQL Server
7 48 (12.12%) RDBMS
8 47 (11.87%) NoSQL
9 33 (8.33%) Amazon Athena
10 23 (5.81%) Amazon Aurora
11 19 (4.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 19 (4.80%) MongoDB
12 14 (3.54%) Power BI
12 14 (3.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 14 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
14 9 (2.27%) CouchDB
15 8 (2.02%) QlikView
16 7 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
16 7 (1.77%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 126 (31.82%) Jenkins
2 98 (24.75%) Artifactory
3 61 (15.40%) GitLab
4 60 (15.15%) Git (software)
5 59 (14.90%) RStudio
6 55 (13.89%) Maven
7 47 (11.87%) SonarQube
8 37 (9.34%) JUnit
9 32 (8.08%) Bitbucket
10 31 (7.83%) Travis CI
11 27 (6.82%) Sonatype Nexus
12 26 (6.57%) Gradle
13 24 (6.06%) Mockito
14 23 (5.81%) jMock
15 22 (5.56%) Selenium
16 20 (5.05%) DbUnit
17 19 (4.80%) JIRA
18 17 (4.29%) Subversion
19 14 (3.54%) Babel
20 13 (3.28%) Eclipse
General
1 214 (54.04%) Finance
2 109 (27.53%) Front Office
3 34 (8.59%) Banking
4 22 (5.56%) Games
5 20 (5.05%) Retail
6 14 (3.54%) Investment Banking
7 9 (2.27%) Retail Banking
8 7 (1.77%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.52%) Legal
10 4 (1.01%) Automotive
11 3 (0.76%) Back Office
12 2 (0.51%) Public Sector
13 1 (0.25%) Advertising
13 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 304 (76.77%) Developer
2 183 (46.21%) Java Developer
3 114 (28.79%) AWS Developer
4 67 (16.92%) Java Software Developer
5 64 (16.16%) AWS Engineer
6 61 (15.40%) Senior Developer
7 57 (14.39%) J2EE Developer
8 54 (13.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 48 (12.12%) Software Engineer
10 47 (11.87%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 44 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
12 43 (10.86%) Angular Developer
12 43 (10.86%) Full Stack Developer
12 43 (10.86%) Senior Java Developer
12 43 (10.86%) UI Developer
13 42 (10.61%) Java Engineer
14 41 (10.35%) Lead Developer
15 40 (10.10%) Java Software Engineer
16 37 (9.34%) JavaScript Engineer
16 37 (9.34%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (59.60%) Web Services
2 94 (23.74%) Spring
3 69 (17.42%) J2SE
4 68 (17.17%) Node.js
5 61 (15.40%) AngularJS
6 55 (13.89%) REST
7 54 (13.64%) React
8 52 (13.13%) HTML
9 51 (12.88%) RESTful
10 50 (12.63%) SOAP
11 48 (12.12%) Spring Boot
12 45 (11.36%) XML
13 44 (11.11%) JSON
14 41 (10.35%) CSS
15 38 (9.60%) Hibernate
16 33 (8.33%) JMS
17 25 (6.31%) HTML5
18 24 (6.06%) Apache Camel
19 23 (5.81%) .NET
19 23 (5.81%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 90 (22.73%) Fixed Income
2 45 (11.36%) Greenfield Project
3 44 (11.11%) Derivative
4 36 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 32 (8.08%) Equities
6 19 (4.80%) User Experience
7 18 (4.55%) Pricing Data
8 17 (4.29%) Mobile App
8 17 (4.29%) Reference Data
9 9 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (2.27%) Robotics
10 8 (2.02%) Credit Risk
11 6 (1.52%) Hedge funds
11 6 (1.52%) Reinsurance
12 5 (1.26%) Equity Derivative
12 5 (1.26%) Public Cloud
13 4 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (0.76%) Mobile Payment
14 3 (0.76%) Replication
15 2 (0.51%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 34 (8.59%) Linux
2 27 (6.82%) Unix
3 9 (2.27%) Windows
4 3 (0.76%) AIX
4 3 (0.76%) Android
5 2 (0.51%) CentOS
5 2 (0.51%) Solaris
6 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (65.91%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (46.46%) Software Engineering
3 161 (40.66%) Asset Management
4 150 (37.88%) Microservices
5 110 (27.78%) DevOps
6 78 (19.70%) Continuous Integration
7 74 (18.69%) Scrum
8 73 (18.43%) TDD
9 71 (17.93%) Open Source
10 63 (15.91%) Analytics
10 63 (15.91%) Release Management
11 52 (13.13%) BDD
12 51 (12.88%) Kanban
13 49 (12.37%) E-Commerce
14 43 (10.86%) Decision-Making
14 43 (10.86%) Deployment Automation
15 31 (7.83%) Artificial Intelligence
15 31 (7.83%) Machine Learning
15 31 (7.83%) OO
15 31 (7.83%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 380 (95.96%) Java
2 131 (33.08%) JavaScript
3 113 (28.54%) Python
4 91 (22.98%) SQL
5 35 (8.84%) R
6 26 (6.57%) Java 8
7 16 (4.04%) C#
8 15 (3.79%) C++
9 14 (3.54%) ES6
10 13 (3.28%) PL/SQL
11 11 (2.78%) Java 9
11 11 (2.78%) Perl
12 4 (1.01%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.76%) Apex Code
13 3 (0.76%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.51%) Scala
14 2 (0.51%) SOQL
14 2 (0.51%) SOSL
15 1 (0.25%) Ruby
15 1 (0.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (4.80%) Security Cleared
2 18 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.54%) AWS Certification
4 12 (3.03%) Degree
5 9 (2.27%) Master's Degree
6 4 (1.01%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.51%) ISEB
8 1 (0.25%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.25%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.01%) QA
2 3 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.76%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.51%) EMIR
3 2 (0.51%) GDPR
3 2 (0.51%) MiFID
3 2 (0.51%) PSD2
4 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.25%) SEPA
4 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 135 (34.09%) Docker
2 15 (3.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.54%) vSphere
4 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.25%) Postfix
4 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 125 (31.57%) Terraform
2 114 (28.79%) Kubernetes
3 44 (11.11%) Ansible
4 5 (1.26%) Kibana
5 2 (0.51%) CloudHub
5 2 (0.51%) Packer
6 1 (0.25%) Control-M
6 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.25%) Puppet
6 1 (0.25%) vRealize
Vendors
1 58 (14.65%) Oracle
2 23 (5.81%) Sybase
3 18 (4.55%) IBM
3 18 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 16 (4.04%) VMware
5 15 (3.79%) Google
6 9 (2.27%) Bloomberg
7 8 (2.02%) SAP
8 7 (1.77%) hybris
9 6 (1.52%) CODA
9 6 (1.52%) MuleSoft
9 6 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.01%) Altova
10 4 (1.01%) Pega
11 3 (0.76%) Informatica
12 2 (0.51%) Blue Prism
12 2 (0.51%) ESRI
12 2 (0.51%) Perforce
12 2 (0.51%) Tableau
12 2 (0.51%) TIBCO