Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 229 210 155
Rank change year-on-year -19 -55 -36
Contract jobs citing J2EE 570 538 798
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.23% 1.27% 1.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.24% 3.54% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 320 504
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £388 £350 £352
90th Percentile £675 £625 £638
England median daily rate £500 £465 £438
% change year-on-year +7.53% +6.29% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
London median hourly rate £100.50 £31.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +224.19% - -
England median hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +57.14% -2.78% -5.26%

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 17,572 15,199 14,884
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.79% 36.00% 32.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,382 11,294 11,233
London median daily rate £513 £490 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.59% +5.38% +3.33%
10th Percentile £363 £338 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 98 52
London median hourly rate £43.25 £38.75 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.61% +33.62% +0.59%
10th Percentile £18.55 £18.40 £19.00
90th Percentile £70.81 £53.94 £57.25
England median hourly rate £41.52 £40.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.88% +8.67% +3.81%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 -39 89 £550 +10.55% 29
West London +6 50 £506 -9.19% 12
South London -28 32 £469 -6.25% 7
East London -23 25 £538 -6.52% 7
North London +6 1 £500 -16.67% 1
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 542 (95.09%) Java
2 269 (47.19%) Spring
3 248 (43.51%) Agile Software Development
4 204 (35.79%) Web Services
5 154 (27.02%) JavaScript
6 145 (25.44%) SQL
7 137 (24.04%) REST
8 132 (23.16%) Finance
9 128 (22.46%) Jenkins
10 127 (22.28%) TDD
11 120 (21.05%) Git (software)
12 117 (20.53%) Hibernate
12 117 (20.53%) Oracle
13 115 (20.18%) XML
14 111 (19.47%) E-Commerce
15 110 (19.30%) Microservices
16 107 (18.77%) Scrum
16 107 (18.77%) Banking
17 102 (17.89%) HTML
18 100 (17.54%) Unix
19 98 (17.19%) SOAP
19 98 (17.19%) RESTful
19 98 (17.19%) Java 8
20 97 (17.02%) Maven
20 97 (17.02%) SOA
21 96 (16.84%) Relational Database
22 94 (16.49%) BDD
23 91 (15.96%) MVC
24 87 (15.26%) Continuous Integration
25 83 (14.56%) Software Engineering

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 74 (12.98%) WebSphere
2 48 (8.42%) Tomcat
3 40 (7.02%) Elasticsearch
4 38 (6.67%) Confluence
5 35 (6.14%) Apache
6 31 (5.44%) WebLogic
7 29 (5.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 24 (4.21%) JBoss
8 24 (4.21%) Mule
9 22 (3.86%) Apache Spark
10 21 (3.68%) WebSphere Portal
11 16 (2.81%) Commerce Server
12 14 (2.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 14 (2.46%) CMS
13 12 (2.11%) GlassFish
13 12 (2.11%) Jetty
13 12 (2.11%) WebSphere Application Server
14 11 (1.93%) Apache Solr
15 8 (1.40%) IIS
16 7 (1.23%) Liferay
Applications
1 14 (2.46%) MS Visio
2 5 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (0.88%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) InVision
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.18%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 11 (1.93%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (1.58%) Payment Gateway
3 8 (1.40%) SAP Hybris
4 6 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.53%) Actimize
5 3 (0.53%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.35%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.35%) Magento
6 2 (0.35%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.18%) Documaker
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.18%) Pivotal CRM
Cloud Services
1 80 (14.04%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (4.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (3.16%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (1.23%) GitHub
5 6 (1.05%) IBM Cloud
6 5 (0.88%) SaaS
7 4 (0.70%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (0.70%) Force.com
7 4 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.70%) npm
7 4 (0.70%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 4 (0.70%) Serverless
8 2 (0.35%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.16%) Internet
2 17 (2.98%) HTTP
3 11 (1.93%) SAN
4 10 (1.75%) Kerberos
5 7 (1.23%) SSL
6 6 (1.05%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.05%) VLAN
7 5 (0.88%) BIG-IP
7 5 (0.88%) SMS
8 4 (0.70%) NAS
9 3 (0.53%) Firewall
9 3 (0.53%) SSH
10 2 (0.35%) FTP
10 2 (0.35%) Network Security
10 2 (0.35%) SMTP
11 1 (0.18%) DHCP
11 1 (0.18%) DNS
11 1 (0.18%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.18%) MPLS
11 1 (0.18%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (16.84%) Relational Database
2 49 (8.60%) PostgreSQL
3 46 (8.07%) Oracle Database
4 39 (6.84%) Oracle Database 11g
5 30 (5.26%) MongoDB
6 29 (5.09%) NoSQL
7 27 (4.74%) SQL Server
8 24 (4.21%) MySQL
9 23 (4.04%) Oracle Database 10g
10 20 (3.51%) Big Data
11 19 (3.33%) Hadoop
12 17 (2.98%) GIS
13 16 (2.81%) RDBMS
14 15 (2.63%) HBase
15 13 (2.28%) Apache Hive
16 12 (2.11%) Sqoop
17 10 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
17 10 (1.75%) Endeca
18 9 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
19 7 (1.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 128 (22.46%) Jenkins
2 120 (21.05%) Git (software)
3 97 (17.02%) Maven
4 76 (13.33%) JUnit
5 64 (11.23%) JIRA
6 46 (8.07%) Mockito
7 39 (6.84%) Selenium
8 27 (4.74%) jMock
8 27 (4.74%) Subversion
9 21 (3.68%) Ant
10 19 (3.33%) DbUnit
10 19 (3.33%) SonarQube
11 17 (2.98%) Eclipse
11 17 (2.98%) Gradle
12 15 (2.63%) SoapUI
13 13 (2.28%) Cucumber
13 13 (2.28%) IntelliJ
14 11 (1.93%) Vagrant
15 10 (1.75%) Hudson
16 9 (1.58%) Spock
General
1 132 (23.16%) Finance
2 107 (18.77%) Banking
3 53 (9.30%) Front Office
4 49 (8.60%) Retail
5 39 (6.84%) Investment Banking
6 12 (2.11%) Marketing
7 8 (1.40%) Advertising
7 8 (1.40%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.05%) Legal
9 4 (0.70%) Publishing
10 3 (0.53%) Billing
10 3 (0.53%) Games
10 3 (0.53%) Music Industry
10 3 (0.53%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.35%) Back Office
11 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.18%) Automotive
12 1 (0.18%) International Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 389 (68.25%) Developer
2 275 (48.25%) Java Developer
3 63 (11.05%) Architect
4 56 (9.82%) Senior Developer
5 50 (8.77%) Senior Java Developer
6 41 (7.19%) J2EE Developer
7 38 (6.67%) Consultant
7 38 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 32 (5.61%) AWS Developer
9 30 (5.26%) Java Engineer
10 28 (4.91%) Lead Developer
11 27 (4.74%) Integration Developer
12 26 (4.56%) Full Stack Developer
13 24 (4.21%) Lead Java Developer
14 23 (4.04%) Java Software Developer
15 21 (3.68%) Backend Developer
15 21 (3.68%) Oracle Developer
15 21 (3.68%) Solutions Architect
16 19 (3.33%) Technical Leader
17 18 (3.16%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 269 (47.19%) Spring
2 204 (35.79%) Web Services
3 137 (24.04%) REST
4 117 (20.53%) Hibernate
5 115 (20.18%) XML
6 102 (17.89%) HTML
7 98 (17.19%) RESTful
7 98 (17.19%) SOAP
8 82 (14.39%) JSON
9 79 (13.86%) AngularJS
10 77 (13.51%) CSS
11 67 (11.75%) Node.js
12 58 (10.18%) Middleware
13 53 (9.30%) Spring MVC
14 51 (8.95%) React
14 51 (8.95%) Spring Boot
15 49 (8.60%) Kafka
16 45 (7.89%) Apache Camel
16 45 (7.89%) HTML5
17 40 (7.02%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 28 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (4.74%) Enterprise Software
3 25 (4.39%) User Experience
4 21 (3.68%) Greenfield Project
5 17 (2.98%) Mobile App
6 15 (2.63%) Computer Science
7 13 (2.28%) Fintech
7 13 (2.28%) Hedge funds
8 12 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
9 10 (1.75%) Fixed Income
9 10 (1.75%) N-Tier
9 10 (1.75%) Social Media
10 9 (1.58%) Clustering
10 9 (1.58%) Data Structures
10 9 (1.58%) iPad
11 8 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (1.23%) Data Centre
12 7 (1.23%) DataPower
13 6 (1.05%) Derivative
14 5 (0.88%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 100 (17.54%) Unix
2 77 (13.51%) Linux
3 26 (4.56%) Windows
4 16 (2.81%) Solaris
5 11 (1.93%) Windows Server
6 9 (1.58%) HPUX
7 5 (0.88%) Android
7 5 (0.88%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.70%) AIX
9 2 (0.35%) CentOS
10 1 (0.18%) VME
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (43.51%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (22.28%) TDD
3 111 (19.47%) E-Commerce
4 110 (19.30%) Microservices
5 107 (18.77%) Scrum
6 97 (17.02%) SOA
7 94 (16.49%) BDD
8 91 (15.96%) MVC
9 87 (15.26%) Continuous Integration
10 83 (14.56%) Software Engineering
11 74 (12.98%) OO
12 70 (12.28%) DevOps
13 55 (9.65%) Kanban
14 54 (9.47%) Pair Programming
15 53 (9.30%) Open Source
16 52 (9.12%) Problem-Solving
17 41 (7.19%) Test Automation
18 36 (6.32%) Waterfall
19 35 (6.14%) B2B
20 33 (5.79%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 542 (95.09%) Java
2 154 (27.02%) JavaScript
3 145 (25.44%) SQL
4 98 (17.19%) Java 8
5 45 (7.89%) PL/SQL
6 37 (6.49%) Python
7 31 (5.44%) C
8 30 (5.26%) Scala
9 21 (3.68%) Perl
10 19 (3.33%) Bash Shell
11 18 (3.16%) Shell Script
12 15 (2.63%) PHP
13 14 (2.46%) Ruby
14 11 (1.93%) Groovy
14 11 (1.93%) XPath
15 10 (1.75%) C#
16 8 (1.40%) C++
17 6 (1.05%) Apex Code
17 6 (1.05%) R
17 6 (1.05%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 50 (8.77%) Security Cleared
2 25 (4.39%) SC Cleared
3 20 (3.51%) Degree
4 19 (3.33%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (0.88%) AWS Certification
6 5 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (0.53%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.35%) MBA
8 2 (0.35%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.18%) CLAS
9 1 (0.18%) ISEB
9 1 (0.18%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.18%) OCP
9 1 (0.18%) OCPJP
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.18%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.11%) QA
2 8 (1.40%) SLA
3 6 (1.05%) PMO
4 5 (0.88%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.88%) SEPA
5 3 (0.53%) PSD2
6 1 (0.18%) GDPR
6 1 (0.18%) HMG Infosec
6 1 (0.18%) IFRS
6 1 (0.18%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.18%) MiFID
6 1 (0.18%) RMADS
System Software
1 80 (14.04%) Docker
2 23 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.11%) HDFS
3 12 (2.11%) vSphere
4 11 (1.93%) Active Directory
4 11 (1.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 7 (1.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 6 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.18%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.18%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 41 (7.19%) Terraform
2 24 (4.21%) Ansible
3 11 (1.93%) Hadoop YARN
4 10 (1.75%) Oozie
4 10 (1.75%) Puppet
5 9 (1.58%) Kubernetes
5 9 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (1.23%) Oracle Identity Management
6 7 (1.23%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 6 (1.05%) Control-M
7 6 (1.05%) ITRS Geneos
8 5 (0.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (0.70%) HP ALM
10 3 (0.53%) logstash
11 2 (0.35%) Kibana
11 2 (0.35%) Marathon
11 2 (0.35%) Mesos
12 1 (0.18%) Grafana
12 1 (0.18%) PingFederate
12 1 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 117 (20.53%) Oracle
2 50 (8.77%) IBM
3 38 (6.67%) hybris
4 31 (5.44%) Microsoft
5 26 (4.56%) Adobe
6 25 (4.39%) VMware
7 23 (4.04%) SAP
8 22 (3.86%) Salesforce.com
9 17 (2.98%) Informatica
10 13 (2.28%) Splunk
11 12 (2.11%) ATG
12 11 (1.93%) Fujitsu
12 11 (1.93%) MuleSoft
13 10 (1.75%) F5
13 10 (1.75%) Solace
14 9 (1.58%) Atlassian
15 7 (1.23%) Apigee
15 7 (1.23%) Google
15 7 (1.23%) Okta
15 7 (1.23%) Tableau