Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 195 155 146
Rank change year-on-year -40 -9 +6
Contract jobs citing J2EE 624 761 790
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.35% 1.69% 1.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.63% 4.93% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 488 492
London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% - +4.97%
10th Percentile £350 £338 £326
90th Percentile £638 £600 £625
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
London median hourly rate £71.50 £54.25 £63.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.81% -15.02% -
10th Percentile £47.15 £51.62 £34.89
90th Percentile £95.05 £56.87 £92.77
England median hourly rate £38.50 £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.05% -7.50% +23.08%

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 17171 15431 15150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.15% 34.36% 32.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13119 11555 11268
London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £319 £308
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 71 93
London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £19.00 £19.23 £14.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £57.50 £58.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.49%

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 19 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE in London

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 November 2017. 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 -13 110 £499 +9.62% 13
South London -18 29 £513 +20.59%
East London -8 20 £525 +16.67% 6
West London -19 15 £500 +8.11% 3
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 605 (96.96%) Java
2 330 (52.88%) Agile Software Development
3 303 (48.56%) Spring
4 228 (36.54%) Web Services
5 199 (31.89%) Oracle
6 179 (28.69%) TDD
7 175 (28.04%) JavaScript
8 170 (27.24%) Finance
9 158 (25.32%) Banking
10 149 (23.88%) Hibernate
11 148 (23.72%) SQL
12 141 (22.60%) Jenkins
13 135 (21.63%) E-Commerce
14 127 (20.35%) HTML
15 126 (20.19%) XML
15 126 (20.19%) SOAP
16 121 (19.39%) MVC
17 119 (19.07%) JUnit
18 118 (18.91%) Continuous Integration
19 117 (18.75%) Microservices
19 117 (18.75%) REST
20 114 (18.27%) Maven
21 107 (17.15%) Git (software)
21 107 (17.15%) SOA
22 104 (16.67%) Unix
23 103 (16.51%) BDD
24 102 (16.35%) JIRA
25 99 (15.87%) Scrum
26 98 (15.71%) Linux
27 92 (14.74%) OO

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 86 (13.78%) JBoss
2 81 (12.98%) WebSphere
3 60 (9.62%) Confluence
4 56 (8.97%) Tomcat
5 54 (8.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 28 (4.49%) WebSphere Application Server
7 26 (4.17%) WebLogic
8 24 (3.85%) Apache
9 21 (3.37%) CMS
10 18 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
10 18 (2.88%) Mule
11 16 (2.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 11 (1.76%) Jetty
13 10 (1.60%) MQSeries
14 9 (1.44%) IIS
15 8 (1.28%) nginx
16 7 (1.12%) Mongrel
17 6 (0.96%) Liferay
17 6 (0.96%) WebSphere Portal
18 5 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 12 (1.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 12 (1.92%) OmniGraffle
2 9 (1.44%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.32%) Mingle
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 25 (4.01%) Payment Gateway
2 13 (2.08%) Oracle BPM
2 13 (2.08%) SAP Hybris
3 5 (0.80%) Actimize
3 5 (0.80%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (0.64%) Adobe Campaign
4 4 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.64%) Magento
5 2 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.16%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 54 (8.65%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.24%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (1.60%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (1.28%) Google App Engine
4 8 (1.28%) npm
4 8 (1.28%) PaaS
5 6 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.80%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.80%) SaaS
7 4 (0.64%) Adobe Analytics
7 4 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (0.64%) GitHub
8 3 (0.48%) IaaS
8 3 (0.48%) IBM Cloud
8 3 (0.48%) iPaaS
8 3 (0.48%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.32%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.16%) BlazeMeter
10 1 (0.16%) Boomi
10 1 (0.16%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 38 (6.09%) Internet
2 21 (3.37%) LDAP
3 19 (3.04%) HTTP
4 15 (2.40%) TCP/IP
5 11 (1.76%) SSL
6 9 (1.44%) DNS
6 9 (1.44%) FTP
6 9 (1.44%) IPsec
7 8 (1.28%) DHCP
7 8 (1.28%) Firewall
7 8 (1.28%) SMS
8 4 (0.64%) VLAN
9 3 (0.48%) 3GPP
9 3 (0.48%) Diameter Protocol
9 3 (0.48%) Network Security
9 3 (0.48%) SIGTRAN
9 3 (0.48%) VPN
10 2 (0.32%) Intranet
11 1 (0.16%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.16%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (8.49%) Relational Database
2 42 (6.73%) SQL Server
3 35 (5.61%) PostgreSQL
4 32 (5.13%) Oracle Database
5 27 (4.33%) Endeca
6 19 (3.04%) MySQL
7 16 (2.56%) Big Data
7 16 (2.56%) RDBMS
8 14 (2.24%) NoSQL
8 14 (2.24%) Oracle Database 11g
9 12 (1.92%) HBase
9 12 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
10 11 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (1.60%) Hadoop
11 10 (1.60%) MongoDB
12 9 (1.44%) GIS
13 7 (1.12%) DB2
14 5 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
15 4 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 3 (0.48%) KDB
Development Applications
1 141 (22.60%) Jenkins
2 119 (19.07%) JUnit
3 114 (18.27%) Maven
4 107 (17.15%) Git (software)
5 102 (16.35%) JIRA
6 88 (14.10%) Selenium
7 73 (11.70%) Mockito
8 47 (7.53%) Subversion
9 35 (5.61%) Gradle
10 34 (5.45%) Spock
11 31 (4.97%) Ant
12 27 (4.33%) jMock
13 24 (3.85%) Eclipse
14 20 (3.21%) TeamCity
15 18 (2.88%) Jasmine
16 17 (2.72%) Protractor
17 15 (2.40%) DbUnit
17 15 (2.40%) IntelliJ
17 15 (2.40%) SonarQube
18 13 (2.08%) SoapUI
General
1 170 (27.24%) Finance
2 158 (25.32%) Banking
3 38 (6.09%) Retail
4 31 (4.97%) Front Office
5 29 (4.65%) Investment Banking
6 23 (3.69%) Financial Institution
7 17 (2.72%) Marketing
8 16 (2.56%) Games
9 10 (1.60%) Telecoms
10 8 (1.28%) Retail Banking
11 6 (0.96%) Back Office
12 5 (0.80%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.48%) Billing
13 3 (0.48%) French Language
13 3 (0.48%) German Language
14 2 (0.32%) Advertising
15 1 (0.16%) Automotive
15 1 (0.16%) Electronics
15 1 (0.16%) Italian Language
15 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 371 (59.46%) Developer
2 267 (42.79%) Java Developer
3 91 (14.58%) Architect
4 72 (11.54%) Senior Developer
5 65 (10.42%) J2EE Developer
6 62 (9.94%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 61 (9.78%) Senior Java Developer
8 35 (5.61%) Java Architect
9 30 (4.81%) Agile Developer
9 30 (4.81%) Agile Java Developer
9 30 (4.81%) Oracle Developer
10 24 (3.85%) Consultant
11 21 (3.37%) Angular Developer
12 20 (3.21%) Analyst
12 20 (3.21%) Applications Support
13 18 (2.88%) Full Stack Developer
14 17 (2.72%) AWS Developer
14 17 (2.72%) Project Manager
15 16 (2.56%) JavaScript Developer
15 16 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 303 (48.56%) Spring
2 228 (36.54%) Web Services
3 149 (23.88%) Hibernate
4 127 (20.35%) HTML
5 126 (20.19%) SOAP
5 126 (20.19%) XML
6 117 (18.75%) REST
7 90 (14.42%) Spring MVC
8 89 (14.26%) RESTful
9 88 (14.10%) CSS
10 77 (12.34%) AngularJS
11 73 (11.70%) HTML5
12 60 (9.62%) jQuery
13 53 (8.49%) JSP
14 52 (8.33%) JSON
15 44 (7.05%) JDBC
15 44 (7.05%) Servlets
16 43 (6.89%) CSS3
17 41 (6.57%) JMS
18 40 (6.41%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 46 (7.37%) iPad
2 40 (6.41%) Computer Science
3 35 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (5.13%) User Experience
5 31 (4.97%) Enterprise Software
6 29 (4.65%) Mobile App
7 26 (4.17%) Social Media
8 24 (3.85%) Virtual Team
9 17 (2.72%) Data Structures
10 15 (2.40%) Greenfield Project
10 15 (2.40%) N-Tier
11 14 (2.24%) Derivative
11 14 (2.24%) Replication
12 13 (2.08%) SWIFT
13 10 (1.60%) Fixed Income
14 8 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 6 (0.96%) DataPower
15 6 (0.96%) Equities
15 6 (0.96%) PlayStation
16 5 (0.80%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 104 (16.67%) Unix
2 98 (15.71%) Linux
3 29 (4.65%) Windows
4 9 (1.44%) Solaris
5 8 (1.28%) Windows Server
6 6 (0.96%) AIX
6 6 (0.96%) Android
7 4 (0.64%) HPUX
8 3 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.32%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.16%) CentOS
10 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (52.88%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (28.69%) TDD
3 135 (21.63%) E-Commerce
4 121 (19.39%) MVC
5 118 (18.91%) Continuous Integration
6 117 (18.75%) Microservices
7 107 (17.15%) SOA
8 103 (16.51%) BDD
9 99 (15.87%) Scrum
10 92 (14.74%) OO
11 76 (12.18%) DevOps
12 55 (8.81%) Open Source
13 53 (8.49%) Web Development
14 52 (8.33%) Kanban
15 51 (8.17%) Test Automation
16 48 (7.69%) Software Architecture
17 44 (7.05%) Configuration Management
18 43 (6.89%) Mentoring
19 42 (6.73%) Content Management
19 42 (6.73%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 605 (96.96%) Java
2 175 (28.04%) JavaScript
3 148 (23.72%) SQL
4 57 (9.13%) PL/SQL
5 45 (7.21%) Perl
6 42 (6.73%) Shell Script
7 32 (5.13%) Python
8 24 (3.85%) Ruby
9 22 (3.53%) Bash Shell
10 18 (2.88%) Scala
11 9 (1.44%) C
12 8 (1.28%) Groovy
12 8 (1.28%) PHP
13 7 (1.12%) C#
13 7 (1.12%) VB
14 6 (0.96%) Clojure
15 5 (0.80%) Go
15 5 (0.80%) TypeScript
15 5 (0.80%) XPath
16 4 (0.64%) Korn
Qualifications
1 28 (4.49%) Security Cleared
2 23 (3.69%) Degree
3 18 (2.88%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (1.76%) ISEB
5 11 (1.76%) ISTQB
6 10 (1.60%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.64%) PMP
8 1 (0.16%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.16%) CFA
8 1 (0.16%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (7.69%) QA
2 9 (1.44%) SEPA
3 8 (1.28%) MiFID
4 6 (0.96%) SLA
5 4 (0.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 59 (9.46%) Docker
2 17 (2.72%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.28%) Xen
5 7 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.32%) HDFS
6 2 (0.32%) vSphere
7 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.16%) Samba
7 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.16%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 49 (7.85%) Ansible
2 31 (4.97%) Puppet
3 22 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (2.08%) Nagios
4 13 (2.08%) Terraform
5 7 (1.12%) Kubernetes
6 6 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.80%) Oracle Identity Management
7 5 (0.80%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 4 (0.64%) MOM
9 3 (0.48%) Kibana
10 2 (0.32%) Grafana
10 2 (0.32%) Rundeck
10 2 (0.32%) TIBCO Hawk
11 1 (0.16%) CA Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.16%) Control-M
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.16%) Salt
11 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.16%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 199 (31.89%) Oracle
2 66 (10.58%) IBM
3 50 (8.01%) ATG
4 45 (7.21%) Sybase
5 38 (6.09%) Red Hat
6 27 (4.33%) Adobe
7 26 (4.17%) AppDynamics
8 25 (4.01%) hybris
9 21 (3.37%) Google
10 20 (3.21%) Splunk
11 18 (2.88%) Microsoft
12 16 (2.56%) MuleSoft
12 16 (2.56%) SAP
13 14 (2.24%) Atlassian
14 12 (1.92%) VMware
15 9 (1.44%) CA Agile Central
16 7 (1.12%) Informatica
16 7 (1.12%) TIBCO
17 6 (0.96%) Fujitsu
17 6 (0.96%) Salesforce.com