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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
England / London
Rank 178 146 114
Rank change year-on-year -32 -32  
Contract jobs citing J2EE 258 362 411
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.35% 1.65% 1.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.90% 5.20% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 222 253
Median daily rate £488 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.45% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £363 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +16.12% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £47.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -20.21% +30.55%  

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 6609 6966 6264
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 34.69% 31.70% 30.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4927 5216 4521
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 29 27
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +82.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.64 £22.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £115.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

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 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 22 March 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 -3 43 £500 -9.09% 20
Canary Wharf -1 6 £574 -11.73%
Docklands, London -1 4 £588 - 1
Westminster +4 1 £545 -5.21%
Croydon +4 1 £350 -15.15% 1
Feltham - 1 - -
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 March 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.

1 534 (93.85%) Java
2 327 (57.47%) Agile Software Development
3 291 (51.14%) Spring
4 212 (37.26%) Web Services
5 204 (35.85%) Oracle
6 177 (31.11%) TDD
7 176 (30.93%) JavaScript
8 158 (27.77%) SQL
9 149 (26.19%) Hibernate
10 148 (26.01%) REST
11 143 (25.13%) Finance
12 141 (24.78%) XML
13 132 (23.20%) Jenkins
14 131 (23.02%) HTML
15 128 (22.50%) SOAP
16 120 (21.09%) SOA
17 115 (20.21%) Banking
18 112 (19.68%) CSS
19 103 (18.10%) JSP
19 103 (18.10%) Linux
20 102 (17.93%) E-Commerce
21 101 (17.75%) Maven
22 99 (17.40%) Unix
23 98 (17.22%) OO
23 98 (17.22%) Scrum
23 98 (17.22%) JIRA
24 97 (17.05%) MVC
24 97 (17.05%) Git (software)
25 91 (15.99%) BDD
25 91 (15.99%) AngularJS

J2EE
Top Related 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 90 (15.82%) WebSphere
2 70 (12.30%) WebLogic
3 68 (11.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 59 (10.37%) Tomcat
5 49 (8.61%) JBoss
6 43 (7.56%) Confluence
7 32 (5.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 31 (5.45%) Apache
9 22 (3.87%) CMS
9 22 (3.87%) Oracle Coherence
10 17 (2.99%) GlassFish
11 12 (2.11%) Mule
11 12 (2.11%) WebLogic Portal
12 11 (1.93%) WebSphere Application Server
13 10 (1.76%) Apache Spark
13 10 (1.76%) Commerce Server
14 9 (1.58%) Cloud Foundry
14 9 (1.58%) Jetty
15 7 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
16 6 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (1.23%) MS Visio
2 5 (0.88%) OmniGraffle
3 4 (0.70%) MS Office
4 3 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.53%) HipChat
4 3 (0.53%) MS Project
5 1 (0.18%) Mingle
5 1 (0.18%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (3.34%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.53%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.35%) Maximo
4 2 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.18%) Documaker
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle SCM
5 1 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.18%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 49 (8.61%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (4.75%) PaaS
3 22 (3.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (3.34%) IaaS
5 14 (2.46%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (1.23%) Bluemix
6 7 (1.23%) GitHub
6 7 (1.23%) IBM Cloud
7 6 (1.05%) Amazon S3
7 6 (1.05%) Amazon SQS
7 6 (1.05%) Force.com
8 5 (0.88%) SaaS
9 4 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.53%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.69%) HTTP
2 19 (3.34%) Internet
3 11 (1.93%) SSL
4 10 (1.76%) Firewall
5 9 (1.58%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.05%) SAN
7 5 (0.88%) DNS
8 4 (0.70%) FTP
8 4 (0.70%) Intranet
9 3 (0.53%) DHCP
9 3 (0.53%) IPsec
9 3 (0.53%) LDAP
9 3 (0.53%) Network Security
9 3 (0.53%) SNMP
10 2 (0.35%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.18%) DMZ
11 1 (0.18%) Reverse Proxy
11 1 (0.18%) SMTP
11 1 (0.18%) VPN
11 1 (0.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (6.50%) MySQL
2 36 (6.33%) NoSQL
3 35 (6.15%) Relational Database
4 33 (5.80%) MongoDB
5 31 (5.45%) Oracle Database
6 29 (5.10%) Endeca
7 28 (4.92%) Big Data
8 23 (4.04%) Hadoop
9 20 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (2.81%) SQL Server
11 14 (2.46%) DB2
11 14 (2.46%) Oracle Database 10g
12 11 (1.93%) RDBMS
13 9 (1.58%) Blockchain
13 9 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (1.05%) Jackrabbit
14 6 (1.05%) Redis
15 5 (0.88%) HBase
15 5 (0.88%) KDB
15 5 (0.88%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 132 (23.20%) Jenkins
2 101 (17.75%) Maven
3 98 (17.22%) JIRA
4 97 (17.05%) Git (software)
5 74 (13.01%) JUnit
6 61 (10.72%) Mockito
7 56 (9.84%) Selenium
8 43 (7.56%) Subversion
9 31 (5.45%) Ant
10 30 (5.27%) Spock
11 27 (4.75%) Cucumber
12 21 (3.69%) Gradle
13 19 (3.34%) Eclipse
14 16 (2.81%) Hudson
15 15 (2.64%) SoapUI
15 15 (2.64%) TeamCity
16 14 (2.46%) Jasmine
17 13 (2.28%) Oracle Forms
18 11 (1.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 11 (1.93%) WebDriver
General
1 143 (25.13%) Finance
2 115 (20.21%) Banking
3 60 (10.54%) Retail
4 27 (4.75%) Investment Banking
5 15 (2.64%) Games
6 11 (1.93%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.76%) Marketing
8 9 (1.58%) Publishing
9 8 (1.41%) Retail Banking
10 7 (1.23%) Back Office
10 7 (1.23%) Financial Institution
11 6 (1.05%) Front Office
12 5 (0.88%) Advertising
12 5 (0.88%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.53%) Electronics
14 3 (0.53%) Law
14 3 (0.53%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.18%) Legal
15 1 (0.18%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 374 (65.73%) Developer
2 247 (43.41%) Java Developer
3 88 (15.47%) Architect
4 77 (13.53%) Senior Developer
5 50 (8.79%) Senior Java Developer
6 42 (7.38%) J2EE Developer
7 39 (6.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 30 (5.27%) Oracle Developer
9 28 (4.92%) Solutions Architect
10 26 (4.57%) Hybris Developer
11 25 (4.39%) Agile Developer
11 25 (4.39%) Agile Java Developer
12 22 (3.87%) Java Architect
13 19 (3.34%) DevOps Engineer
14 15 (2.64%) Technical Architect
14 15 (2.64%) Technical Leader
15 14 (2.46%) Analyst
15 14 (2.46%) J2EE Architect
15 14 (2.46%) Lead Developer
16 13 (2.28%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 291 (51.14%) Spring
2 212 (37.26%) Web Services
3 149 (26.19%) Hibernate
4 148 (26.01%) REST
5 141 (24.78%) XML
6 131 (23.02%) HTML
7 128 (22.50%) SOAP
8 112 (19.68%) CSS
9 103 (18.10%) JSP
10 91 (15.99%) AngularJS
11 84 (14.76%) JSON
12 81 (14.24%) RESTful
13 72 (12.65%) HTML5
14 70 (12.30%) Spring MVC
15 68 (11.95%) JMS
16 59 (10.37%) CSS3
17 55 (9.67%) EJB
18 52 (9.14%) Java EE
18 52 (9.14%) Servlets
19 50 (8.79%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 44 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (7.21%) Computer Science
3 30 (5.27%) Enterprise Software
4 28 (4.92%) User Experience
5 23 (4.04%) iPad
6 21 (3.69%) Data Centre
6 21 (3.69%) Virtual Team
7 18 (3.16%) Data Structures
7 18 (3.16%) Social Media
8 15 (2.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 11 (1.93%) Mobile App
9 11 (1.93%) N-Tier
10 9 (1.58%) Client/Server
10 9 (1.58%) Derivative
11 8 (1.41%) Mainframe
12 6 (1.05%) Cloud Native
12 6 (1.05%) Market Risk
13 5 (0.88%) Algorithms
13 5 (0.88%) Online Banking
14 4 (0.70%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 103 (18.10%) Linux
2 99 (17.40%) Unix
3 29 (5.10%) Windows
4 6 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (0.88%) Android
6 4 (0.70%) Solaris
7 3 (0.53%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.53%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.53%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.18%) AIX
8 1 (0.18%) CentOS
8 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (57.47%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (31.11%) TDD
3 120 (21.09%) SOA
4 102 (17.93%) E-Commerce
5 98 (17.22%) OO
5 98 (17.22%) Scrum
6 97 (17.05%) MVC
7 91 (15.99%) BDD
8 90 (15.82%) Continuous Integration
9 74 (13.01%) UML
10 66 (11.60%) DevOps
11 60 (10.54%) Microservices
12 53 (9.31%) Open Source
13 49 (8.61%) Data Modelling
14 45 (7.91%) Mentoring
15 40 (7.03%) Software Engineering
16 39 (6.85%) Unit Testing
16 39 (6.85%) Web Development
17 37 (6.50%) OOA/OOD
18 36 (6.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 534 (93.85%) Java
2 176 (30.93%) JavaScript
3 158 (27.77%) SQL
4 50 (8.79%) PL/SQL
5 41 (7.21%) Python
6 33 (5.80%) Shell Script
7 25 (4.39%) Bash Shell
8 23 (4.04%) C
8 23 (4.04%) C++
9 22 (3.87%) Perl
10 21 (3.69%) Ruby
11 20 (3.51%) Scala
12 17 (2.99%) Korn
13 15 (2.64%) ActionScript
13 15 (2.64%) XPath
14 12 (2.11%) C#
15 9 (1.58%) Go
15 9 (1.58%) PowerShell
16 8 (1.41%) Apex Code
17 6 (1.05%) PHP
Qualifications
1 42 (7.38%) Degree
2 15 (2.64%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.28%) ISEB
4 12 (2.11%) ISTQB
5 10 (1.76%) Sun Certification
6 8 (1.41%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.05%) OCPJP
8 4 (0.70%) CISA
8 4 (0.70%) CISSP
8 4 (0.70%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.53%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.53%) PMP
10 2 (0.35%) CEH
10 2 (0.35%) CSSLP
10 2 (0.35%) MCSE
10 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.35%) OSCP
10 2 (0.35%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.99%) QA
2 8 (1.41%) SLA
3 6 (1.05%) FATCA
4 3 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.18%) EMIR
6 1 (0.18%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.18%) MiFID
6 1 (0.18%) PMO
System Software
1 37 (6.50%) Docker
2 5 (0.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.53%) Xen
5 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.18%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.18%) vCloud
5 1 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 36 (6.33%) Ansible
2 26 (4.57%) Puppet
3 20 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (1.58%) Kubernetes
4 9 (1.58%) Oracle Identity Management
5 5 (0.88%) Nagios
6 4 (0.70%) OpenAM
6 4 (0.70%) OpenSSO
6 4 (0.70%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 3 (0.53%) CA Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.53%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.35%) HP Fortify
8 2 (0.35%) Salt
9 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.18%) Kibana
9 1 (0.18%) logstash
9 1 (0.18%) Packer
9 1 (0.18%) Rsyslog
9 1 (0.18%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.18%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 204 (35.85%) Oracle
2 62 (10.90%) ATG
3 50 (8.79%) IBM
4 48 (8.44%) Adobe
5 38 (6.68%) hybris
6 18 (3.16%) TIBCO
7 17 (2.99%) Solace
8 16 (2.81%) Microsoft
9 15 (2.64%) Sybase
10 14 (2.46%) MuleSoft
11 13 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
12 12 (2.11%) BEA
12 12 (2.11%) Red Hat
13 11 (1.93%) Atlassian
13 11 (1.93%) Splunk
14 9 (1.58%) SAP
15 7 (1.23%) Informatica
16 6 (1.05%) Perforce
16 6 (1.05%) VMware
16 6 (1.05%) WSO2
London
Venn Group
Rate: £350 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Pearson Frank
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6-12 months initial contract, long term program
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £593 to £600 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City of London
Pearson Frank
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Premier IT
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Salt
Posted: 6 days ago