Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 225 205 158
Rank change year-on-year -20 -47 -20
Contract jobs citing J2EE 572 603 766
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.24% 1.34% 1.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.15% 3.63% 5.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 341 499
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -2.56%
10th Percentile £400 £350 £338
90th Percentile £700 £625 £589
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
London median hourly rate £100.50 £36.75 £54.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +173.47% -32.25% +96.11%
10th Percentile £100.25 £31.58 £51.62
90th Percentile £100.75 £42.53 £56.87
England median hourly rate £55.00 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +48.65% +2.78% -10.00%

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 18,150 16,631 15,285
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.31% 37.01% 34.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,637 12,614 11,457
London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £375 £350 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 91 68
London median hourly rate £43.00 £30.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.33% -29.41% +21.43%
10th Percentile £19.51 £18.50 £19.00
90th Percentile £72.36 £50.00 £82.93
England median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.83% +6.67% +0.68%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -68 63 £550 +10.28% 22
West London +30 56 £475 -2.56% 9
South London +2 56 £494 -1.25% 2
East London -25 20 £525 - 5
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 534 (93.36%) Java
2 264 (46.15%) Spring
3 246 (43.01%) Agile Software Development
4 172 (30.07%) Web Services
5 164 (28.67%) Jenkins
6 148 (25.87%) Maven
7 146 (25.52%) Git (software)
8 135 (23.60%) Scrum
9 132 (23.08%) Oracle
10 131 (22.90%) Finance
11 130 (22.73%) SQL
12 128 (22.38%) Microservices
13 127 (22.20%) E-Commerce
14 123 (21.50%) Unix
15 121 (21.15%) TDD
16 118 (20.63%) Linux
16 118 (20.63%) REST
17 117 (20.45%) Banking
18 113 (19.76%) JavaScript
19 108 (18.88%) Amazon AWS
20 106 (18.53%) Relational Database
21 103 (18.01%) Hibernate
22 101 (17.66%) SOAP
23 97 (16.96%) HTML
24 94 (16.43%) BDD
25 91 (15.91%) RESTful
25 91 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
26 86 (15.03%) XML
27 85 (14.86%) MVC
27 85 (14.86%) Java 8

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 52 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 51 (8.92%) WebSphere
3 50 (8.74%) Apache
4 39 (6.82%) Tomcat
5 32 (5.59%) Mule
6 28 (4.90%) Elasticsearch
7 23 (4.02%) JBoss
7 23 (4.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 21 (3.67%) Confluence
9 20 (3.50%) Commerce Server
10 18 (3.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 15 (2.62%) GlassFish
11 15 (2.62%) IIS
12 14 (2.45%) Jetty
13 13 (2.27%) Apache Spark
13 13 (2.27%) CMS
14 8 (1.40%) Apache Solr
15 7 (1.22%) Alfresco
15 7 (1.22%) Liferay
16 6 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (1.05%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.17%) InVision
2 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.17%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 19 (3.32%) SAP Hybris
2 10 (1.75%) Maximo
3 7 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (1.05%) Oracle Retail
5 5 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.35%) Actimize
7 2 (0.35%) MetaTrader
8 1 (0.17%) Documaker
8 1 (0.17%) Magento
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 108 (18.88%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (6.64%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (2.45%) AWS CloudFormation
4 13 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.05%) SaaS
6 5 (0.87%) GitHub
6 5 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.52%) Force.com
7 3 (0.52%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 2 (0.35%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.35%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.35%) AWS CodePipeline
8 2 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.35%) Serverless
8 2 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.17%) iPaaS
9 1 (0.17%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.67%) HTTP
2 18 (3.15%) SAN
3 8 (1.40%) Kerberos
3 8 (1.40%) SSL
4 6 (1.05%) Internet
4 6 (1.05%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.87%) BIG-IP
5 5 (0.87%) SMS
6 4 (0.70%) Firewall
6 4 (0.70%) NAS
7 3 (0.52%) Network Security
7 3 (0.52%) VLAN
8 2 (0.35%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.35%) FTP
8 2 (0.35%) SSH
9 1 (0.17%) DHCP
9 1 (0.17%) DNS
9 1 (0.17%) IPsec
9 1 (0.17%) MPLS
9 1 (0.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (18.53%) Relational Database
2 52 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 42 (7.34%) MongoDB
4 41 (7.17%) PostgreSQL
5 36 (6.29%) Oracle Database 11g
6 31 (5.42%) SQL Server
7 27 (4.72%) Hadoop
8 22 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
9 19 (3.32%) NoSQL
10 17 (2.97%) Oracle Database 12c
11 14 (2.45%) Big Data
11 14 (2.45%) MySQL
12 11 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (1.40%) Apache Hive
13 8 (1.40%) HBase
13 8 (1.40%) Oracle Database 10g
14 7 (1.22%) Sqoop
15 6 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
15 6 (1.05%) RDBMS
15 6 (1.05%) Redis
Development Applications
1 164 (28.67%) Jenkins
2 148 (25.87%) Maven
3 146 (25.52%) Git (software)
4 78 (13.64%) JUnit
5 59 (10.31%) JIRA
6 56 (9.79%) Mockito
7 42 (7.34%) jMock
8 41 (7.17%) DbUnit
8 41 (7.17%) SonarQube
9 39 (6.82%) Hudson
10 32 (5.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 27 (4.72%) Subversion
12 24 (4.20%) JDeveloper
13 20 (3.50%) Ant
14 19 (3.32%) Artifactory
15 16 (2.80%) Eclipse
15 16 (2.80%) Vagrant
16 12 (2.10%) SoapUI
16 12 (2.10%) TeamCity
17 10 (1.75%) Gradle
General
1 131 (22.90%) Finance
2 117 (20.45%) Banking
3 67 (11.71%) Front Office
4 62 (10.84%) Retail
5 47 (8.22%) Investment Banking
6 8 (1.40%) Back Office
6 8 (1.40%) Marketing
7 6 (1.05%) Legal
8 5 (0.87%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.52%) Advertising
9 3 (0.52%) Billing
9 3 (0.52%) Publishing
9 3 (0.52%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.17%) Automotive
11 1 (0.17%) Games
11 1 (0.17%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 376 (65.73%) Developer
2 268 (46.85%) Java Developer
3 73 (12.76%) Architect
4 55 (9.62%) Senior Developer
5 51 (8.92%) Java Engineer
6 49 (8.57%) J2EE Developer
7 47 (8.22%) Senior Java Developer
8 46 (8.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 42 (7.34%) Software Engineer
10 41 (7.17%) Java Software Engineer
11 38 (6.64%) Consultant
12 34 (5.94%) Lead Developer
13 33 (5.77%) Integration Developer
13 33 (5.77%) Lead Java Developer
14 31 (5.42%) Lead Software Engineer
15 29 (5.07%) AWS Engineer
15 29 (5.07%) AWS Software Engineer
16 28 (4.90%) AWS Developer
17 25 (4.37%) Oracle Developer
18 24 (4.20%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 264 (46.15%) Spring
2 172 (30.07%) Web Services
3 118 (20.63%) REST
4 103 (18.01%) Hibernate
5 101 (17.66%) SOAP
6 97 (16.96%) HTML
7 91 (15.91%) RESTful
8 86 (15.03%) XML
9 77 (13.46%) CSS
10 71 (12.41%) Middleware
11 69 (12.06%) Apache Camel
11 69 (12.06%) JSON
12 68 (11.89%) Spring Boot
13 66 (11.54%) AngularJS
14 51 (8.92%) Node.js
15 45 (7.87%) J2SE
15 45 (7.87%) PowerMock
15 45 (7.87%) React
16 44 (7.69%) HTML5
16 44 (7.69%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 41 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (5.77%) Greenfield Project
3 18 (3.15%) Fintech
4 17 (2.97%) Data Centre
5 15 (2.62%) Clustering
5 15 (2.62%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.10%) Fixed Income
6 12 (2.10%) Hedge funds
6 12 (2.10%) User Experience
7 11 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.57%) Equities
9 7 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (1.05%) Derivative
10 6 (1.05%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.87%) Equity Derivative
11 5 (0.87%) Freedom of Information
11 5 (0.87%) NHS
12 4 (0.70%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.70%) DataPower
12 4 (0.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 123 (21.50%) Unix
2 118 (20.63%) Linux
3 18 (3.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (2.97%) Solaris
5 10 (1.75%) Windows
6 2 (0.35%) AIX
6 2 (0.35%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.17%) Android
7 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.17%) HPUX
7 1 (0.17%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (43.01%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (23.60%) Scrum
3 128 (22.38%) Microservices
4 127 (22.20%) E-Commerce
5 121 (21.15%) TDD
6 94 (16.43%) BDD
7 91 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
8 85 (14.86%) MVC
9 82 (14.34%) Kanban
10 79 (13.81%) DevOps
11 76 (13.29%) Software Engineering
12 74 (12.94%) OO
13 64 (11.19%) SOA
14 50 (8.74%) Open Source
15 48 (8.39%) OOP
16 46 (8.04%) B2B
16 46 (8.04%) Pair Programming
17 45 (7.87%) Problem-Solving
18 44 (7.69%) Validation
19 42 (7.34%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 534 (93.36%) Java
2 130 (22.73%) SQL
3 113 (19.76%) JavaScript
4 85 (14.86%) Java 8
5 53 (9.27%) Python
6 43 (7.52%) PL/SQL
7 25 (4.37%) C++
8 15 (2.62%) Scala
9 12 (2.10%) Groovy
10 11 (1.92%) C
10 11 (1.92%) Shell Script
11 10 (1.75%) XPath
12 7 (1.22%) C#
12 7 (1.22%) Ruby
13 6 (1.05%) R
14 4 (0.70%) ABAP
14 4 (0.70%) ANSI SQL
14 4 (0.70%) Perl
14 4 (0.70%) PHP
15 3 (0.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (7.87%) Security Cleared
2 30 (5.24%) SC Cleared
3 21 (3.67%) Degree
4 18 (3.15%) AWS Certification
5 11 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 7 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (0.70%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.52%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.17%) ISEB
9 1 (0.17%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.17%) OCPJP
9 1 (0.17%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.27%) QA
2 7 (1.22%) PMO
3 6 (1.05%) SLA
4 4 (0.70%) PSD2
5 2 (0.35%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.17%) GDPR
6 1 (0.17%) IFRS
6 1 (0.17%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 59 (10.31%) Docker
2 47 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (5.59%) vSphere
4 14 (2.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 9 (1.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 7 (1.22%) HDFS
7 5 (0.87%) Active Directory
8 3 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.35%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.17%) OpenDJ
10 1 (0.17%) OpenIDM
10 1 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 53 (9.27%) Terraform
2 18 (3.15%) Oracle Identity Management
2 18 (3.15%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 12 (2.10%) Ansible
4 10 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (1.40%) Kubernetes
5 8 (1.40%) Puppet
6 7 (1.22%) Hadoop YARN
6 7 (1.22%) Oozie
7 6 (1.05%) Control-M
8 5 (0.87%) ITRS Geneos
8 5 (0.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (0.70%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.35%) HP ALM
10 2 (0.35%) Kibana
10 2 (0.35%) Marathon
10 2 (0.35%) Mesos
11 1 (0.17%) collectd
11 1 (0.17%) logstash
11 1 (0.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 132 (23.08%) Oracle
2 51 (8.92%) VMware
3 47 (8.22%) SAP
4 43 (7.52%) hybris
5 27 (4.72%) IBM
6 25 (4.37%) Adobe
7 18 (3.15%) Okta
8 17 (2.97%) Salesforce.com
9 14 (2.45%) Microsoft
10 12 (2.10%) Demandware
10 12 (2.10%) Syclo
11 11 (1.92%) Google
11 11 (1.92%) Informatica
11 11 (1.92%) Splunk
12 10 (1.75%) Apigee
13 9 (1.57%) F5
14 8 (1.40%) Solace
15 7 (1.22%) Atlassian
15 7 (1.22%) MuleSoft
16 4 (0.70%) BMC