Period
to 15 December 2018

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 15 December 2018 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 239 196 171
Rank change year-on-year -43 -25 -9
Contract jobs citing J2EE 516 644 715
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.11% 1.36% 1.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.83% 3.67% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 366 459
London median daily rate £513 £506 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.23% +6.58% -
10th Percentile £363 £350 £338
90th Percentile £700 £638 £600
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
London median hourly rate £100.50 £71.50 £54.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.56% +31.81% -45.76%
10th Percentile £100.25 £47.15 £51.62
90th Percentile £100.75 £95.05 £56.87
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% +8.11% -7.50%

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 18,226 17,537 15,557
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.21% 36.93% 34.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,780 13,435 11,581
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £374 £350 £325
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £480 £470 £425
% change year-on-year +2.13% +10.59% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 100 74
London median hourly rate £36.00 £29.00 £42.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.14% -31.16% +17.83%
10th Percentile £24.11 £19.00 £19.23
90th Percentile £57.50 £47.83 £57.32
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

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 15 December 2018.

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 15 December 2018. 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 -76 64 £493 -1.50% 25
South London 0 55 £525 - 2
West London +20 40 £500 -9.09% 5
East London -29 21 £525 - 4
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, 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.

1 493 (95.54%) Java
2 250 (48.45%) Agile Software Development
3 235 (45.54%) Spring
4 177 (34.30%) Jenkins
5 159 (30.81%) Web Services
6 145 (28.10%) Maven
7 136 (26.36%) Git (software)
7 136 (26.36%) Scrum
8 135 (26.16%) TDD
9 132 (25.58%) E-Commerce
10 130 (25.19%) Microservices
11 129 (25.00%) Finance
12 118 (22.87%) Amazon AWS
13 111 (21.51%) Continuous Integration
14 107 (20.74%) Linux
15 106 (20.54%) SQL
16 103 (19.96%) Unix
17 102 (19.77%) Oracle
17 102 (19.77%) Banking
17 102 (19.77%) REST
18 99 (19.19%) JavaScript
19 95 (18.41%) HTML
20 94 (18.22%) RESTful
20 94 (18.22%) Relational Database
21 91 (17.64%) BDD
22 90 (17.44%) SOAP
23 88 (17.05%) Hibernate
24 82 (15.89%) Kanban
25 78 (15.12%) JUnit
26 77 (14.92%) Open Source

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 66 (12.79%) WebSphere
2 49 (9.50%) Apache
3 40 (7.75%) WebLogic
4 37 (7.17%) Tomcat
5 28 (5.43%) Mule
6 26 (5.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 26 (5.04%) Jetty
7 24 (4.65%) Elasticsearch
8 20 (3.88%) Confluence
8 20 (3.88%) IIS
9 19 (3.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 18 (3.49%) Commerce Server
11 16 (3.10%) GlassFish
12 15 (2.91%) JBoss
13 13 (2.52%) Mongrel
13 13 (2.52%) nginx
14 10 (1.94%) CMS
15 8 (1.55%) WildFly
16 6 (1.16%) SharePoint
16 6 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 19 (3.68%) SAP Hybris
2 12 (2.33%) Maximo
3 6 (1.16%) Oracle Retail
4 5 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.58%) Actimize
5 3 (0.58%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.39%) MetaTrader
7 1 (0.19%) Magento
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 118 (22.87%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (11.24%) Amazon EC2
3 28 (5.43%) Google Cloud Platform
4 22 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (2.52%) Google App Engine
6 12 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (1.36%) Apigee
7 7 (1.36%) GitHub
8 6 (1.16%) SaaS
9 5 (0.97%) Sauce Labs
10 2 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.39%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.39%) PaaS
11 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.19%) iPaaS
11 1 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 32 (6.20%) HTTP
2 21 (4.07%) SSL
3 18 (3.49%) TCP/IP
4 14 (2.71%) FTP
4 14 (2.71%) Internet
5 13 (2.52%) DHCP
5 13 (2.52%) DNS
5 13 (2.52%) IPsec
6 7 (1.36%) SAN
7 3 (0.58%) Firewall
7 3 (0.58%) SMS
8 2 (0.39%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.19%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.19%) MPLS
9 1 (0.19%) Network Security
9 1 (0.19%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.19%) Skype
9 1 (0.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (18.22%) Relational Database
2 40 (7.75%) Oracle Database
3 36 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
4 30 (5.81%) Oracle Database 11g
5 25 (4.84%) MongoDB
6 20 (3.88%) Hadoop
7 19 (3.68%) Oracle Database 12c
8 15 (2.91%) SQL Server
9 14 (2.71%) NoSQL
10 13 (2.52%) Apache Cassandra
10 13 (2.52%) BusinessObjects
11 10 (1.94%) Big Data
12 9 (1.74%) MySQL
13 8 (1.55%) RDBMS
14 7 (1.36%) DB2
15 6 (1.16%) Blockchain
16 4 (0.78%) JasperReports
16 4 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
17 3 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
18 2 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 177 (34.30%) Jenkins
2 145 (28.10%) Maven
3 136 (26.36%) Git (software)
4 78 (15.12%) JUnit
5 65 (12.60%) JIRA
6 61 (11.82%) Mockito
7 47 (9.11%) jMock
7 47 (9.11%) SonarQube
8 46 (8.91%) DbUnit
9 42 (8.14%) Hudson
10 35 (6.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 21 (4.07%) JDeveloper
12 20 (3.88%) Subversion
13 19 (3.68%) Artifactory
14 18 (3.49%) Eclipse
15 16 (3.10%) Ant
16 14 (2.71%) Selenium
17 13 (2.52%) Travis CI
18 12 (2.33%) TeamCity
18 12 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 129 (25.00%) Finance
2 102 (19.77%) Banking
3 57 (11.05%) Front Office
4 54 (10.47%) Retail
5 37 (7.17%) Investment Banking
6 15 (2.91%) Back Office
7 8 (1.55%) Games
8 6 (1.16%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.16%) Marketing
9 2 (0.39%) Advertising
9 2 (0.39%) Legal
9 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.39%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.19%) Automotive
10 1 (0.19%) Publishing
10 1 (0.19%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 329 (63.76%) Developer
2 238 (46.12%) Java Developer
3 60 (11.63%) Architect
4 57 (11.05%) J2EE Developer
5 55 (10.66%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 42 (8.14%) Java Engineer
7 41 (7.95%) Senior Developer
8 37 (7.17%) Software Engineer
9 36 (6.98%) Java Software Engineer
10 34 (6.59%) Consultant
11 32 (6.20%) Senior Java Developer
12 27 (5.23%) Integration Developer
13 25 (4.84%) Lead Developer
13 25 (4.84%) Lead Software Engineer
14 24 (4.65%) Lead Java Developer
15 23 (4.46%) AWS Engineer
15 23 (4.46%) AWS Software Engineer
15 23 (4.46%) Java Architect
16 21 (4.07%) Oracle Developer
17 20 (3.88%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 235 (45.54%) Spring
2 159 (30.81%) Web Services
3 102 (19.77%) REST
4 95 (18.41%) HTML
5 94 (18.22%) RESTful
6 90 (17.44%) SOAP
7 88 (17.05%) Hibernate
8 76 (14.73%) Spring Boot
9 75 (14.53%) Apache Camel
10 65 (12.60%) CSS
11 63 (12.21%) XML
12 59 (11.43%) AngularJS
13 57 (11.05%) Middleware
14 50 (9.69%) PowerMock
15 44 (8.53%) JSON
16 39 (7.56%) J2SE
17 38 (7.36%) Node.js
18 36 (6.98%) HTML5
18 36 (6.98%) React
19 34 (6.59%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 73 (14.15%) Greenfield Project
2 49 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (2.71%) Hedge funds
4 13 (2.52%) Fintech
5 12 (2.33%) Fixed Income
6 11 (2.13%) User Experience
7 10 (1.94%) Data Centre
8 8 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (1.36%) Clustering
9 7 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.36%) Equities
10 6 (1.16%) Data Structures
11 5 (0.97%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.78%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.78%) Cloud Native
12 4 (0.78%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.58%) FMCG
13 3 (0.58%) NHS
14 2 (0.39%) DataPower
14 2 (0.39%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 107 (20.74%) Linux
2 103 (19.96%) Unix
3 19 (3.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (1.74%) Solaris
5 4 (0.78%) Windows
6 2 (0.39%) AIX
7 1 (0.19%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (48.45%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (26.36%) Scrum
3 135 (26.16%) TDD
4 132 (25.58%) E-Commerce
5 130 (25.19%) Microservices
6 111 (21.51%) Continuous Integration
7 91 (17.64%) BDD
8 82 (15.89%) Kanban
9 77 (14.92%) Open Source
10 72 (13.95%) DevOps
10 72 (13.95%) OO
11 71 (13.76%) MVC
12 67 (12.98%) Software Engineering
13 47 (9.11%) Continuous Delivery
14 44 (8.53%) Validation
15 43 (8.33%) OOP
15 43 (8.33%) SOA
16 42 (8.14%) B2B
17 41 (7.95%) Virtual Infrastructure
18 40 (7.75%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 493 (95.54%) Java
2 106 (20.54%) SQL
3 99 (19.19%) JavaScript
4 57 (11.05%) Java 8
5 43 (8.33%) Python
6 35 (6.78%) PL/SQL
7 21 (4.07%) C++
8 12 (2.33%) Scala
9 9 (1.74%) C#
10 8 (1.55%) C
10 8 (1.55%) Groovy
11 7 (1.36%) Clojure
11 7 (1.36%) Kotlin
11 7 (1.36%) Ruby
12 5 (0.97%) PHP
12 5 (0.97%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.58%) XPath
14 2 (0.39%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.39%) Go
14 2 (0.39%) Korn
Qualifications
1 32 (6.20%) Security Cleared
2 18 (3.49%) AWS Certification
2 18 (3.49%) Degree
2 18 (3.49%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.19%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.19%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.19%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.71%) QA
2 5 (0.97%) SLA
3 3 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.39%) PMO
5 1 (0.19%) HL7
5 1 (0.19%) IFRS
5 1 (0.19%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.19%) PSD2
System Software
1 62 (12.02%) Docker
2 61 (11.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (8.33%) vSphere
4 13 (2.52%) Xen
5 7 (1.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (0.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.58%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.19%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.19%) OpenDJ
8 1 (0.19%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 58 (11.24%) Terraform
2 21 (4.07%) Kubernetes
3 19 (3.68%) Puppet
4 15 (2.91%) Oracle Identity Management
4 15 (2.91%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 12 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (2.13%) Ansible
7 5 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.97%) Kibana
8 4 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.39%) HP ALM
9 2 (0.39%) Rundeck
10 1 (0.19%) CA Service Virtualization
10 1 (0.19%) collectd
10 1 (0.19%) Control-M
10 1 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.19%) Grafana
10 1 (0.19%) Graphite
10 1 (0.19%) logstash
Vendors
1 102 (19.77%) Oracle
2 63 (12.21%) VMware
3 38 (7.36%) hybris
4 37 (7.17%) SAP
5 34 (6.59%) Google
6 27 (5.23%) Adobe
7 25 (4.84%) IBM
8 20 (3.88%) Microsoft
9 15 (2.91%) Okta
10 14 (2.71%) Syclo
11 13 (2.52%) Demandware
12 12 (2.33%) Terracotta
13 9 (1.74%) Splunk
14 7 (1.36%) Bloomberg
14 7 (1.36%) Guidewire
14 7 (1.36%) MuleSoft
14 7 (1.36%) Reuters
15 6 (1.16%) Atlassian
15 6 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
15 6 (1.16%) Xerox