Period
to 22 February 2020

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 February 2020 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 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 217 255 232
Rank change year-on-year +38 -23 -57
Contract jobs citing J2EE 326 482 573
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.15% 1.09% 1.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.17% 2.87% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 281 344
London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £388 £363 £350
90th Percentile £725 £700 £626
England median daily rate £525 £495 £475
% change year-on-year +6.06% +4.21% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
London median hourly rate - - £100.50
England median hourly rate - £45.00 £45.00

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 10,291 16,767 16,837
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 36.44% 38.09% 35.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,500 12,594 13,047
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £375 £375 £356
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +9.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 73 113
London median hourly rate £47.83 £36.00 £33.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.86% +6.60% -24.96%
10th Percentile £25.68 £24.79 £20.75
90th Percentile £78.75 £53.75 £50.15
England median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -

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 February 2020.

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 February 2020. 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 +37 37 £425 -17.07% 12
South London -10 14 £525 - 1
East London +50 3 £452 -13.90% 2
West London +9 3 £425 -10.53% 6
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2020, 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.

1 315 (96.63%) Java
2 227 (69.63%) Web Services
3 206 (63.19%) Agile Software Development
4 186 (57.06%) Finance
4 186 (57.06%) AWS
5 177 (54.29%) Software Engineering
6 165 (50.61%) Asset Management
7 145 (44.48%) Front Office
8 142 (43.56%) Fixed Income
9 129 (39.57%) Derivative
10 122 (37.42%) Python
11 111 (34.05%) Microservices
12 107 (32.82%) Jenkins
13 101 (30.98%) SQL
14 97 (29.75%) DevOps
15 91 (27.91%) JavaScript
16 89 (27.30%) Oracle
17 84 (25.77%) Equities
18 83 (25.46%) Spring
18 83 (25.46%) Amazon RDS
19 81 (24.85%) R
20 79 (24.23%) Docker
20 79 (24.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 78 (23.93%) Amazon S3
22 76 (23.31%) Banking
23 71 (21.78%) Amazon EC2
24 70 (21.47%) J2SE
25 67 (20.55%) Kubernetes
26 63 (19.33%) Terraform
26 63 (19.33%) Azure

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 40 (12.27%) WebLogic
2 20 (6.13%) WebSphere
3 13 (3.99%) Confluence
4 9 (2.76%) JBoss
5 8 (2.45%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (2.15%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.53%) Apache
8 3 (0.92%) Anypoint
8 3 (0.92%) ColdFusion
8 3 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.92%) Mule
8 3 (0.92%) Mule ESB
9 2 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.61%) SAP Portal
10 1 (0.31%) Moodle
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 37 (11.35%) FINCAD Analytics
2 7 (2.15%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.23%) Markit EDM
3 4 (1.23%) PolarLake
3 4 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.31%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 1 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.31%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 186 (57.06%) AWS
2 78 (23.93%) Amazon S3
3 71 (21.78%) Amazon EC2
4 63 (19.33%) Azure
5 60 (18.40%) Amazon ECS
5 60 (18.40%) Amazon SQS
6 58 (17.79%) AWS Lambda
6 58 (17.79%) Serverless
7 55 (16.87%) AWS CloudFormation
8 54 (16.56%) OpenShift
9 53 (16.26%) GCP
10 37 (11.35%) AWS Step Functions
11 15 (4.60%) GitHub
12 7 (2.15%) Dynamics 365
13 3 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (0.61%) Amazon Kinesis
14 2 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 1 (0.31%) Power Platform
15 1 (0.31%) SaaS
15 1 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.99%) HTTP
2 3 (0.92%) Internet
3 2 (0.61%) FTP
3 2 (0.61%) SSL
4 1 (0.31%) Firewall
4 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.31%) MPLS
4 1 (0.31%) VLAN
4 1 (0.31%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (25.46%) Amazon RDS
2 62 (19.02%) Amazon Athena
3 60 (18.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 60 (18.40%) Amazon Redshift
4 54 (16.56%) PostgreSQL
5 46 (14.11%) Relational Database
6 44 (13.50%) Amazon Aurora
7 42 (12.88%) RDBMS
8 38 (11.66%) NoSQL
9 29 (8.90%) SQL Server
10 25 (7.67%) Apache Cassandra
11 24 (7.36%) DB2
12 22 (6.75%) Couchbase
12 22 (6.75%) HBase
12 22 (6.75%) MariaDB
12 22 (6.75%) MongoDB
12 22 (6.75%) Neo4j
12 22 (6.75%) Redis
13 15 (4.60%) MySQL
14 13 (3.99%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 107 (32.82%) Jenkins
2 61 (18.71%) RStudio
3 58 (17.79%) Git (software)
4 53 (16.26%) Artifactory
5 47 (14.42%) Maven
6 44 (13.50%) JUnit
7 33 (10.12%) Gradle
8 29 (8.90%) Mockito
9 25 (7.67%) JIRA
10 19 (5.83%) SonarQube
11 15 (4.60%) Bitbucket
12 13 (3.99%) Ant
12 13 (3.99%) git-flow
12 13 (3.99%) JMeter
13 11 (3.37%) DbUnit
13 11 (3.37%) jMock
13 11 (3.37%) Selenium
14 8 (2.45%) CA Gen
14 8 (2.45%) Postman
14 8 (2.45%) SoapUI
General
1 186 (57.06%) Finance
2 145 (44.48%) Front Office
3 76 (23.31%) Banking
4 19 (5.83%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.15%) Back Office
6 6 (1.84%) Retail
7 5 (1.53%) Games
7 5 (1.53%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.92%) Local Government
8 3 (0.92%) Public Sector
9 2 (0.61%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.61%) Legal
9 2 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 226 (69.33%) Developer
2 178 (54.60%) Java Developer
3 81 (24.85%) AWS Developer
4 61 (18.71%) Java Software Developer
5 56 (17.18%) Java Engineer
6 54 (16.56%) Software Engineer
7 50 (15.34%) AWS Engineer
8 39 (11.96%) J2EE Developer
8 39 (11.96%) Lead Developer
9 36 (11.04%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 36 (11.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 35 (10.74%) Lead Java Developer
11 34 (10.43%) Lead Software Developer
12 30 (9.20%) Senior Developer
13 28 (8.59%) Java Software Engineer
14 26 (7.98%) Architect
14 26 (7.98%) Python Engineer
15 25 (7.67%) Full Stack Developer
15 25 (7.67%) Python Developer
16 22 (6.75%) AWS Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (69.63%) Web Services
2 83 (25.46%) Spring
3 70 (21.47%) J2SE
4 49 (15.03%) React
5 46 (14.11%) .NET
5 46 (14.11%) SOAP
6 43 (13.19%) Node.js
7 38 (11.66%) RESTful
7 38 (11.66%) XML
8 37 (11.35%) Spring Boot
9 36 (11.04%) Hibernate
9 36 (11.04%) HTML
10 32 (9.82%) AngularJS
11 30 (9.20%) CSS
12 26 (7.98%) HTML5
13 22 (6.75%) REST
14 17 (5.21%) JSON
15 15 (4.60%) Apache Camel
16 14 (4.29%) Kafka
16 14 (4.29%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 142 (43.56%) Fixed Income
2 129 (39.57%) Derivative
3 84 (25.77%) Equities
4 79 (24.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 55 (16.87%) Hedge funds
6 42 (12.88%) Greenfield Project
7 37 (11.35%) Equity Derivative
8 26 (7.98%) Reference Data
9 23 (7.06%) Mobile App
10 17 (5.21%) Public Cloud
10 17 (5.21%) User Experience
11 16 (4.91%) Market Risk
12 13 (3.99%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (3.99%) Pricing Data
13 12 (3.68%) Mobile Payment
14 7 (2.15%) Blog
14 7 (2.15%) Data Structures
15 6 (1.84%) Virtual Team
16 5 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
17 4 (1.23%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 25 (7.67%) Unix
2 11 (3.37%) Linux
3 6 (1.84%) Windows
4 3 (0.92%) AIX
4 3 (0.92%) Android
5 2 (0.61%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.31%) CentOS
6 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.31%) SUSE
6 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (63.19%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (54.29%) Software Engineering
3 165 (50.61%) Asset Management
4 111 (34.05%) Microservices
5 97 (29.75%) DevOps
6 63 (19.33%) Analytics
7 62 (19.02%) Decision-Making
8 46 (14.11%) Deployment Automation
9 43 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
10 39 (11.96%) Risk Analytics
11 34 (10.43%) TDD
12 32 (9.82%) Investment Management
13 31 (9.51%) Open Source
14 29 (8.90%) Data Modelling
15 26 (7.98%) Business Intelligence
15 26 (7.98%) Migration
15 26 (7.98%) Test Strategy
16 25 (7.67%) API Development
17 24 (7.36%) Data Architecture
17 24 (7.36%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 315 (96.63%) Java
2 122 (37.42%) Python
3 101 (30.98%) SQL
4 91 (27.91%) JavaScript
5 81 (24.85%) R
6 44 (13.50%) Kotlin
7 43 (13.19%) C#
8 37 (11.35%) C++
9 26 (7.98%) PL/SQL
10 23 (7.06%) Scala
11 21 (6.44%) Java 8
12 16 (4.91%) TypeScript
13 11 (3.37%) Shell Script
14 10 (3.07%) Perl
15 8 (2.45%) Groovy
16 2 (0.61%) Apex Code
16 2 (0.61%) C
16 2 (0.61%) RPG
17 1 (0.31%) ActionScript
17 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (4.91%) Security Cleared
2 15 (4.60%) Degree
2 15 (4.60%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.37%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.61%) ISEB
5 1 (0.31%) CISM
5 1 (0.31%) CISSP
5 1 (0.31%) ISSMP
5 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.61%) COBIT
1 2 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (0.61%) QA
2 1 (0.31%) PSD2
System Software
1 79 (24.23%) Docker
2 13 (3.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.68%) vSphere
4 2 (0.61%) LXC
4 2 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 67 (20.55%) Kubernetes
2 63 (19.33%) Terraform
3 10 (3.07%) Kibana
3 10 (3.07%) logstash
4 3 (0.92%) Rundeck
5 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 89 (27.30%) Oracle
2 38 (11.66%) Sybase
3 31 (9.51%) Google
4 27 (8.28%) webMethods
5 22 (6.75%) BEA
6 21 (6.44%) SAP
7 13 (3.99%) VMware
8 11 (3.37%) Informatica
9 10 (3.07%) Pega
10 9 (2.76%) IBM
11 8 (2.45%) hybris
11 8 (2.45%) MuleSoft
12 6 (1.84%) Bloomberg
12 6 (1.84%) Microsoft
13 4 (1.23%) Adobe
13 4 (1.23%) Guidewire
13 4 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
14 3 (0.92%) Apple
15 2 (0.61%) CA
15 2 (0.61%) Red Hat