Period
to 7 December 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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 260 246 204
Rank change year-on-year -14 -42 -37
Contract jobs citing J2EE 330 516 638
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.96% 1.10% 1.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.68% 2.82% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 302 358
London median daily rate £525 £513 £506
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +1.23% +6.58%
10th Percentile £400 £363 £350
90th Percentile £700 £700 £638
England median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
London median hourly rate £73.00 £100.50 £71.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.36% +40.56% +31.81%
England median hourly rate £62.75 £55.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +14.09% +42.86% +4.05%

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 12,295 18,303 17,634
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 35.95% 39.12% 37.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,061 13,846 13,500
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +6.38%
10th Percentile £375 £371 £350
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
England median daily rate £500 £475 £468
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.60% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 83 104
London median hourly rate £47.83 £39.38 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.47% +35.78% -27.50%
10th Percentile £17.48 £20.91 £19.13
90th Percentile £78.75 £62.10 £47.83
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +2.56%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +29 40 £499 -0.25% 11
South London +19 28 £519 -1.19%
East London +19 4 £525 - 2
West London -18 2 £437 -12.60% 2
North London - 1 £525 - 1
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 315 (95.45%) Java
2 206 (62.42%) Web Services
3 195 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
4 188 (56.97%) AWS
5 181 (54.85%) Finance
6 160 (48.48%) Software Engineering
7 152 (46.06%) Microservices
8 149 (45.15%) Asset Management
9 124 (37.58%) Front Office
10 115 (34.85%) Python
11 112 (33.94%) Fixed Income
12 105 (31.82%) SQL
13 99 (30.00%) JavaScript
14 92 (27.88%) Derivative
15 88 (26.67%) Oracle
16 79 (23.94%) Analytics
17 77 (23.33%) PostgreSQL
18 76 (23.03%) Spring
19 70 (21.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 70 (21.21%) Jenkins
20 64 (19.39%) Greenfield Project
21 63 (19.09%) R
22 62 (18.79%) Amazon Athena
23 60 (18.18%) Docker
24 58 (17.58%) Amazon S3
25 57 (17.27%) Banking
26 56 (16.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
26 56 (16.97%) Relational Database
27 54 (16.36%) Amazon RDS
28 53 (16.06%) J2SE

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 (7.88%) WebLogic
2 17 (5.15%) WebSphere
3 15 (4.55%) Apache
3 15 (4.55%) JBoss
4 13 (3.94%) Tomcat
5 10 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (2.73%) Confluence
7 7 (2.12%) Magnolia
8 6 (1.82%) WebLogic Integration
9 4 (1.21%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (1.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.91%) Appian
10 3 (0.91%) ColdFusion
10 3 (0.91%) IIS
10 3 (0.91%) WildFly
11 2 (0.61%) Anypoint
11 2 (0.61%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.61%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.61%) GeoServer
11 2 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 31 (9.39%) FINCAD Analytics
2 8 (2.42%) PolarLake
3 7 (2.12%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (1.82%) Markit EDM
4 6 (1.82%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (1.82%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.30%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 1 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 188 (56.97%) AWS
2 58 (17.58%) Amazon S3
3 52 (15.76%) Azure
4 47 (14.24%) Amazon EC2
5 41 (12.42%) AWS Lambda
5 41 (12.42%) Serverless
6 39 (11.82%) GCP
7 31 (9.39%) AWS Step Functions
8 30 (9.09%) Amazon SQS
9 29 (8.79%) OpenShift
10 23 (6.97%) Amazon ECS
10 23 (6.97%) AWS CloudFormation
11 18 (5.45%) GitHub
12 13 (3.94%) Power Platform
13 9 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
14 8 (2.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 4 (1.21%) AWS Fargate
16 2 (0.61%) Amazon Kinesis
16 2 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 1 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.52%) HTTP
2 3 (0.91%) MPLS
3 2 (0.61%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.61%) Internet
3 2 (0.61%) SSL
3 2 (0.61%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.61%) WAN
4 1 (0.30%) Firewall
4 1 (0.30%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.30%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.30%) VLAN
4 1 (0.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (23.33%) PostgreSQL
2 62 (18.79%) Amazon Athena
3 56 (16.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 56 (16.97%) Relational Database
4 54 (16.36%) Amazon RDS
5 50 (15.15%) Amazon Aurora
5 50 (15.15%) RDBMS
5 50 (15.15%) SQL Server
6 46 (13.94%) NoSQL
7 38 (11.52%) MySQL
8 27 (8.18%) Amazon Redshift
9 23 (6.97%) MongoDB
10 19 (5.76%) Apache Cassandra
10 19 (5.76%) DB2
11 17 (5.15%) HBase
12 16 (4.85%) Couchbase
12 16 (4.85%) MariaDB
12 16 (4.85%) Neo4j
12 16 (4.85%) Redis
13 13 (3.94%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 70 (21.21%) Jenkins
2 49 (14.85%) Git (software)
3 43 (13.03%) Maven
4 41 (12.42%) RStudio
5 39 (11.82%) JUnit
5 39 (11.82%) SonarQube
6 30 (9.09%) Mockito
7 29 (8.79%) Artifactory
8 26 (7.88%) jMock
9 24 (7.27%) DbUnit
10 19 (5.76%) Gradle
11 17 (5.15%) GitLab
12 15 (4.55%) Bitbucket
12 15 (4.55%) Selenium
13 13 (3.94%) Eclipse
14 11 (3.33%) JIRA
15 10 (3.03%) Subversion
16 9 (2.73%) Sonatype Nexus
16 9 (2.73%) Travis CI
17 8 (2.42%) git-flow
General
1 181 (54.85%) Finance
2 124 (37.58%) Front Office
3 57 (17.27%) Banking
4 14 (4.24%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.03%) Games
6 9 (2.73%) Retail Banking
7 7 (2.12%) Legal
8 6 (1.82%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.52%) Retail
10 4 (1.21%) Automotive
10 4 (1.21%) Public Sector
11 1 (0.30%) Advertising
11 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.30%) Back Office
11 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 244 (73.94%) Developer
2 184 (55.76%) Java Developer
3 70 (21.21%) AWS Developer
4 62 (18.79%) Software Engineer
5 59 (17.88%) Java Software Developer
6 53 (16.06%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 51 (15.45%) Senior Developer
8 50 (15.15%) Java Engineer
9 43 (13.03%) AWS Engineer
10 42 (12.73%) J2EE Developer
10 42 (12.73%) Java Software Engineer
11 39 (11.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 39 (11.82%) Senior Java Developer
12 31 (9.39%) Lead Developer
13 30 (9.09%) Architect
14 28 (8.48%) AWS Software Engineer
15 26 (7.88%) Lead Java Developer
16 22 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
17 21 (6.36%) Solutions Architect
18 18 (5.45%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (62.42%) Web Services
2 76 (23.03%) Spring
3 53 (16.06%) J2SE
4 50 (15.15%) Node.js
5 46 (13.94%) RESTful
6 45 (13.64%) .NET
7 44 (13.33%) SOAP
8 43 (13.03%) HTML
8 43 (13.03%) React
9 39 (11.82%) Spring Boot
10 34 (10.30%) CSS
11 33 (10.00%) REST
11 33 (10.00%) XML
12 27 (8.18%) AngularJS
12 27 (8.18%) Hibernate
13 25 (7.58%) PowerMock
14 24 (7.27%) Apache Camel
14 24 (7.27%) Dropwizard
15 23 (6.97%) gRPC
15 23 (6.97%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 112 (33.94%) Fixed Income
2 92 (27.88%) Derivative
3 70 (21.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 64 (19.39%) Greenfield Project
5 50 (15.15%) Equities
6 38 (11.52%) Hedge funds
7 31 (9.39%) Equity Derivative
8 30 (9.09%) Reference Data
9 23 (6.97%) Pricing Data
10 17 (5.15%) Public Cloud
11 15 (4.55%) User Experience
12 14 (4.24%) Mobile App
13 12 (3.64%) Market Risk
14 8 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (2.42%) Mobile Payment
15 6 (1.82%) Credit Risk
15 6 (1.82%) Reinsurance
16 5 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
17 4 (1.21%) Management Information System
18 3 (0.91%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 26 (7.88%) Unix
2 22 (6.67%) Linux
3 8 (2.42%) Windows
4 3 (0.91%) AIX
4 3 (0.91%) Android
5 1 (0.30%) CentOS
5 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.30%) SUSE
5 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.30%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (48.48%) Software Engineering
3 152 (46.06%) Microservices
4 149 (45.15%) Asset Management
5 79 (23.94%) Analytics
6 51 (15.45%) TDD
7 49 (14.85%) Scrum
8 48 (14.55%) DevOps
9 46 (13.94%) Continuous Integration
10 39 (11.82%) BDD
11 38 (11.52%) E-Commerce
11 38 (11.52%) Open Source
12 34 (10.30%) Kanban
13 33 (10.00%) Data Architecture
13 33 (10.00%) Risk Analytics
14 32 (9.70%) Mentoring
14 32 (9.70%) Migration
15 29 (8.79%) API Development
16 27 (8.18%) Data Management
17 26 (7.88%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 315 (95.45%) Java
2 115 (34.85%) Python
3 105 (31.82%) SQL
4 99 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 63 (19.09%) R
6 44 (13.33%) C#
7 38 (11.52%) C++
8 21 (6.36%) Kotlin
9 16 (4.85%) Java 8
9 16 (4.85%) PL/SQL
10 15 (4.55%) Scala
11 7 (2.12%) ES6
12 6 (1.82%) Java 9
13 5 (1.52%) TypeScript
14 3 (0.91%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.61%) Perl
15 2 (0.61%) RPG
16 1 (0.30%) C
16 1 (0.30%) Ruby
16 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (4.85%) Security Cleared
2 15 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.73%) Degree
4 5 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.21%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.61%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.61%) ISEB
6 2 (0.61%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.30%) CISM
7 1 (0.30%) CISSP
7 1 (0.30%) ISSMP
7 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (1.52%) QA
2 3 (0.91%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.61%) COBIT
3 2 (0.61%) PSD2
4 1 (0.30%) EMIR
4 1 (0.30%) MiFID
4 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (18.18%) Docker
2 21 (6.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (6.06%) vSphere
4 2 (0.61%) LXC
4 2 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.30%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 41 (12.42%) Kubernetes
2 39 (11.82%) Terraform
3 6 (1.82%) Ansible
4 2 (0.61%) Kibana
5 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 88 (26.67%) Oracle
2 44 (13.33%) Sybase
3 28 (8.48%) Google
4 21 (6.36%) VMware
5 13 (3.94%) IBM
6 12 (3.64%) Microsoft
7 11 (3.33%) webMethods
8 10 (3.03%) Bloomberg
9 8 (2.42%) SAP
10 7 (2.12%) BEA
11 6 (1.82%) CODA
12 4 (1.21%) MuleSoft
13 3 (0.91%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
14 2 (0.61%) ESRI
14 2 (0.61%) FactSet
14 2 (0.61%) Perforce
15 1 (0.30%) Dynatrace
15 1 (0.30%) hybris
15 1 (0.30%) Pega