Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 186 237 230
Rank change year-on-year +51 -7 -30
Contract jobs citing J2EE 263 456 555
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.35% 1.14% 1.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.54% 3.07% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 212 357
Median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £400 £400 £388
90th Percentile £713 £700 £630
England median daily rate £525 £500 £498
% change year-on-year +5.00% +0.50% +7.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Median hourly rate £62.75 - £100.50
10th Percentile £52.50 - £100.25
90th Percentile £67.52 - £100.75
England median hourly rate £62.00 £56.25 £40.25
% change year-on-year +10.22% +39.75% +25.78%

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 7,434 14,833 16,720
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.23% 36.97% 36.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,347 11,037 12,777
Median daily rate £530 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £375 £375 £363
90th Percentile £700 £675 £656
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 73 118
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.18 £43.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.78% +1.08% -1.78%
10th Percentile £24.75 £28.35 £20.99
90th Percentile £65.13 £63.75 £68.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.91 £42.27
% change year-on-year -20.30% +3.90% +3.09%

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing J2EE as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for J2EE in London

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing J2EE in London.

Daily rate trend for J2EE in London

J2EE
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing J2EE in London over the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for J2EE in London

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing J2EE in London.

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 27 May 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 +86 29 £425 -20.93% 6
East London +47 7 £460 -14.47% 1
South London -1 7 £525 - 1
North London +20 5 £375 -25.56%
West London +45 2 £320 -36.00% 2
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 260 (98.86%) Java
2 172 (65.40%) Agile Software Development
3 167 (63.50%) Web Services
4 130 (49.43%) DevOps
5 125 (47.53%) Jenkins
6 124 (47.15%) Software Engineering
7 122 (46.39%) Finance
8 121 (46.01%) AWS
9 103 (39.16%) Front Office
10 102 (38.78%) Asset Management
10 102 (38.78%) Fixed Income
11 101 (38.40%) Derivative
12 93 (35.36%) Equities
13 89 (33.84%) Decision-Making
14 82 (31.18%) Docker
14 82 (31.18%) Spring
15 78 (29.66%) Amazon EC2
16 75 (28.52%) JavaScript
17 74 (28.14%) Kubernetes
18 73 (27.76%) Amazon RDS
19 71 (27.00%) Amazon Redshift
19 71 (27.00%) Amazon SQS
19 71 (27.00%) Amazon ECS
19 71 (27.00%) Terraform
19 71 (27.00%) Python
20 68 (25.86%) Amazon S3
21 66 (25.10%) AWS CloudFormation
21 66 (25.10%) Serverless
21 66 (25.10%) AWS Lambda
21 66 (25.10%) Deployment Automation

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 44 (16.73%) WebLogic
2 26 (9.89%) WebSphere
3 10 (3.80%) Tomcat
4 9 (3.42%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (3.42%) Confluence
4 9 (3.42%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.66%) JBoss
6 5 (1.90%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (1.90%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (1.52%) Apache
8 3 (1.14%) Mule
8 3 (1.14%) Mule ESB
9 2 (0.76%) Anypoint
9 2 (0.76%) Appian
9 2 (0.76%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.76%) JCAPS
10 1 (0.38%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.38%) IIS
10 1 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.38%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 11 (4.18%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.52%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 9 (3.42%) Dynamics AX
1 9 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.28%) FINCAD Analytics
3 4 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.14%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.76%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.38%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 121 (46.01%) AWS
2 78 (29.66%) Amazon EC2
3 71 (27.00%) Amazon ECS
3 71 (27.00%) Amazon SQS
4 68 (25.86%) Amazon S3
5 66 (25.10%) AWS CloudFormation
5 66 (25.10%) AWS Lambda
5 66 (25.10%) Serverless
6 64 (24.33%) OpenShift
7 54 (20.53%) Azure
8 39 (14.83%) GCP
9 12 (4.56%) GitHub
10 9 (3.42%) Dynamics 365
11 6 (2.28%) AWS Step Functions
12 2 (0.76%) Amazon Kinesis
12 2 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.32%) HTTP
2 5 (1.90%) FTP
3 2 (0.76%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.38%) Firewall
4 1 (0.38%) Internet
4 1 (0.38%) IPsec
4 1 (0.38%) NAS
4 1 (0.38%) Network Security
4 1 (0.38%) Skype
4 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.38%) tcpdump
4 1 (0.38%) VPN
4 1 (0.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (27.76%) Amazon RDS
2 71 (27.00%) Amazon Redshift
3 15 (5.70%) BusinessObjects
4 14 (5.32%) Oracle Database
4 14 (5.32%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.80%) Amazon Athena
6 9 (3.42%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (3.42%) RDBMS
7 8 (3.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 8 (3.04%) DB2
7 8 (3.04%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (3.04%) SQL Server
8 6 (2.28%) Couchbase
8 6 (2.28%) HBase
8 6 (2.28%) MariaDB
8 6 (2.28%) MongoDB
8 6 (2.28%) Neo4j
8 6 (2.28%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.28%) Redis
9 4 (1.52%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 125 (47.53%) Jenkins
2 64 (24.33%) Artifactory
3 56 (21.29%) RStudio
4 50 (19.01%) Git (software)
5 45 (17.11%) Maven
6 37 (14.07%) JUnit
7 34 (12.93%) Gradle
8 23 (8.75%) Mockito
9 19 (7.22%) JIRA
10 15 (5.70%) SonarQube
11 14 (5.32%) Ant
12 12 (4.56%) Eclipse
13 11 (4.18%) Bitbucket
13 11 (4.18%) git-flow
13 11 (4.18%) JMeter
14 9 (3.42%) SoapUI
15 8 (3.04%) CA Gen
15 8 (3.04%) Postman
15 8 (3.04%) Visual Studio Team System
16 7 (2.66%) jMock
General
1 122 (46.39%) Finance
2 103 (39.16%) Front Office
3 61 (23.19%) Banking
4 36 (13.69%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.80%) Back Office
6 8 (3.04%) Retail
7 7 (2.66%) Retail Banking
8 6 (2.28%) Games
8 6 (2.28%) Police
9 5 (1.90%) Local Government
10 3 (1.14%) Automotive
11 2 (0.76%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.76%) Public Sector
11 2 (0.76%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.38%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 166 (63.12%) Developer
2 145 (55.13%) Java Developer
3 65 (24.71%) AWS Developer
4 47 (17.87%) Java Engineer
5 43 (16.35%) AWS Engineer
6 42 (15.97%) Java Software Developer
7 37 (14.07%) Lead Developer
7 37 (14.07%) Lead Java Developer
7 37 (14.07%) Lead Software Developer
8 34 (12.93%) J2EE Developer
8 34 (12.93%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 28 (10.65%) Front Office Developer
10 27 (10.27%) AWS DevOps
10 27 (10.27%) Full Stack Developer
11 19 (7.22%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 19 (7.22%) DevOps Engineer
11 19 (7.22%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 19 (7.22%) Lead DevOps
11 19 (7.22%) Lead DevOps Engineer
11 19 (7.22%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (63.50%) Web Services
2 82 (31.18%) Spring
3 64 (24.33%) J2SE
4 50 (19.01%) React
5 46 (17.49%) AngularJS
6 40 (15.21%) SOAP
6 40 (15.21%) Spring Boot
7 36 (13.69%) Hibernate
8 32 (12.17%) RESTful
9 30 (11.41%) XML
10 29 (11.03%) HTML
11 27 (10.27%) CSS
12 26 (9.89%) REST
12 26 (9.89%) Vue.js
13 21 (7.98%) HTML5
14 18 (6.84%) Java EE
15 15 (5.70%) Node.js
15 15 (5.70%) Spring Cloud
16 14 (5.32%) .NET
17 13 (4.94%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 102 (38.78%) Fixed Income
2 101 (38.40%) Derivative
3 93 (35.36%) Equities
4 50 (19.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 38 (14.45%) Hedge funds
6 21 (7.98%) Mobile App
7 15 (5.70%) User Experience
8 13 (4.94%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (3.80%) Mobile Payment
10 8 (3.04%) Virtual Team
11 7 (2.66%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (2.66%) Blog
11 7 (2.66%) Greenfield Project
12 6 (2.28%) Data Structures
12 6 (2.28%) Equity Derivative
13 4 (1.52%) Market Risk
14 3 (1.14%) Digital Wallet
14 3 (1.14%) Management Information System
14 3 (1.14%) Mobile Wallet
15 2 (0.76%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 26 (9.89%) Unix
2 9 (3.42%) Linux
3 5 (1.90%) Windows
4 4 (1.52%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (65.40%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (49.43%) DevOps
3 124 (47.15%) Software Engineering
4 102 (38.78%) Asset Management
5 89 (33.84%) Decision-Making
6 66 (25.10%) Deployment Automation
7 47 (17.87%) Continuous Integration
8 43 (16.35%) Microservices
9 34 (12.93%) TDD
10 30 (11.41%) Investment Management
11 28 (10.65%) Portfolio Management
12 27 (10.27%) Business Analysis
12 27 (10.27%) Infrastructure Automation
13 26 (9.89%) Test Automation
14 25 (9.51%) Data Modelling
15 23 (8.75%) Business Intelligence
16 22 (8.37%) Open Source
17 21 (7.98%) Front End Development
18 19 (7.22%) Configuration Management
18 19 (7.22%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 260 (98.86%) Java
2 75 (28.52%) JavaScript
3 71 (27.00%) Python
4 61 (23.19%) SQL
5 56 (21.29%) R
6 29 (11.03%) Kotlin
6 29 (11.03%) PL/SQL
7 21 (7.98%) Java 8
8 15 (5.70%) TypeScript
9 13 (4.94%) Scala
9 13 (4.94%) Shell Script
10 11 (4.18%) Perl
11 8 (3.04%) Groovy
12 3 (1.14%) C#
12 3 (1.14%) C++
13 2 (0.76%) RPG
13 2 (0.76%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.38%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.38%) ActionScript 2.0
14 1 (0.38%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 29 (11.03%) SC Cleared
1 29 (11.03%) Security Cleared
2 14 (5.32%) Degree
3 11 (4.18%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.90%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 82 (31.18%) Docker
2 7 (2.66%) vSphere
3 6 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.76%) LXC
5 1 (0.38%) Samba
5 1 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 74 (28.14%) Kubernetes
2 71 (27.00%) Terraform
3 10 (3.80%) Kibana
3 10 (3.80%) logstash
4 3 (1.14%) Rundeck
5 1 (0.38%) Ansible
5 1 (0.38%) NetIQ Identity Manager
Vendors
1 61 (23.19%) Oracle
2 30 (11.41%) Google
3 21 (7.98%) SAP
4 19 (7.22%) webMethods
5 18 (6.84%) BEA
6 13 (4.94%) IBM
7 12 (4.56%) Pega
8 11 (4.18%) Remedy
9 10 (3.80%) hybris
9 10 (3.80%) Informatica
10 8 (3.04%) VMware
11 6 (2.28%) Sybase
12 5 (1.90%) MuleSoft
13 4 (1.52%) Adobe
13 4 (1.52%) Guidewire
13 4 (1.52%) Microsoft
14 3 (1.14%) Apple
14 3 (1.14%) Blue Prism
15 2 (0.76%) CA Agile Central
15 2 (0.76%) ServiceNow