The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for J2SE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited J2SE over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
England / London
Rank 370 411 372
Rank change year-on-year +41 -39  
Contract jobs citing J2SE 30 17 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.077% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.44% 0.24% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 37
Median daily rate £613 £675 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.25% +50.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £520 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £634 £700 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £325 £400
% change year-on-year +53.84% -18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

J2SE is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 6784 7020 6323
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 34.85% 31.84% 30.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5050 5255 4574
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 30 28
Median hourly rate £47.00 £48.92 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.91% +78.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £22.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

J2SE
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing J2SE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for J2SE in London

J2SE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing J2SE in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for J2SE in London

J2SE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing J2SE in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2SE in London

J2SE
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 J2SE within the London region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 3 £550 - 7
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
J2SE
England

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing J2SE 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 J2SE.

1 51 (96.23%) Java
2 39 (73.58%) SQL
3 38 (71.70%) Spring
4 35 (66.04%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (64.15%) SDLC
6 25 (47.17%) Banking
6 25 (47.17%) Investment Banking
7 24 (45.28%) Software Engineering
8 23 (43.40%) Hibernate
9 21 (39.62%) Workflow
9 21 (39.62%) Finance
9 21 (39.62%) Technical Analysis
10 20 (37.74%) Open Source
11 19 (35.85%) Sybase
11 19 (35.85%) Linux
11 19 (35.85%) OO
12 18 (33.96%) Economics
13 17 (32.08%) Data Migration
13 17 (32.08%) Data Transformation
13 17 (32.08%) Analytical Skills
13 17 (32.08%) Migration
13 17 (32.08%) Pair Programming
13 17 (32.08%) Front Office
14 15 (28.30%) Relational Database
14 15 (28.30%) RDBMS
15 14 (26.42%) Perl
15 14 (26.42%) DB2
16 12 (22.64%) JUnit
16 12 (22.64%) Equity Derivative
17 11 (20.75%) Database Tuning

J2SE
Top Related 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 5 (9.43%) MQSeries
2 4 (7.55%) Apache
3 3 (5.66%) DataSynapse
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.66%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.30%) RDBMS
1 15 (28.30%) Relational Database
2 14 (26.42%) DB2
3 1 (1.89%) Jackrabbit
3 1 (1.89%) MySQL
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (22.64%) JUnit
General
1 25 (47.17%) Banking
1 25 (47.17%) Investment Banking
2 21 (39.62%) Finance
3 17 (32.08%) Front Office
4 8 (15.09%) Prime Brokerage
5 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 47 (88.68%) Developer
2 46 (86.79%) Java Developer
3 17 (32.08%) Senior Developer
3 17 (32.08%) Senior Java Developer
4 16 (30.19%) Agile Developer
4 16 (30.19%) Agile Java Developer
4 16 (30.19%) Senior Agile Developer
4 16 (30.19%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 10 (18.87%) Core Java Developer
6 7 (13.21%) Java Team Leader
6 7 (13.21%) Lead Developer
6 7 (13.21%) Lead Java Developer
6 7 (13.21%) Team Leader
7 6 (11.32%) Salesforce Developer
8 5 (9.43%) Prime Brokerage Java Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Cloud Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Front Office Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Release Manager
9 3 (5.66%) Technical Manager
10 2 (3.77%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (71.70%) Spring
2 23 (43.40%) Hibernate
3 11 (20.75%) JMS
4 8 (15.09%) Middleware
5 7 (13.21%) HTML
6 6 (11.32%) HTML5
7 3 (5.66%) Guava
7 3 (5.66%) J2EE
7 3 (5.66%) JNI
8 2 (3.77%) Spring Boot
9 1 (1.89%) Ajax
9 1 (1.89%) amCharts
9 1 (1.89%) Apache Felix
9 1 (1.89%) Apache POI
9 1 (1.89%) Apache Sling
9 1 (1.89%) FusionCharts
9 1 (1.89%) JFreeChart
9 1 (1.89%) JPedal
9 1 (1.89%) RFC 2045
9 1 (1.89%) RFC 2821
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.08%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (22.64%) Equity Derivative
3 9 (16.98%) Derivative
4 6 (11.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (9.43%) Equities
6 4 (7.55%) Fixed Income
6 4 (7.55%) Virtual Team
7 2 (3.77%) Fintech
8 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.89%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.89%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 19 (35.85%) Linux
2 11 (20.75%) Unix
3 1 (1.89%) Android
3 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (66.04%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (64.15%) SDLC
3 24 (45.28%) Software Engineering
4 21 (39.62%) Technical Analysis
4 21 (39.62%) Workflow
5 20 (37.74%) Open Source
6 19 (35.85%) OO
7 18 (33.96%) Economics
8 17 (32.08%) Data Migration
8 17 (32.08%) Data Transformation
8 17 (32.08%) Migration
8 17 (32.08%) Pair Programming
9 11 (20.75%) Database Tuning
9 11 (20.75%) OOD
9 11 (20.75%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (13.21%) Mentoring
11 6 (11.32%) CRM
11 6 (11.32%) Low Latency
12 5 (9.43%) Change Management
12 5 (9.43%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 51 (96.23%) Java
2 39 (73.58%) SQL
3 14 (26.42%) Perl
4 6 (11.32%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.55%) Apex Code
6 3 (5.66%) C++
6 3 (5.66%) Python
7 1 (1.89%) ECMAScript
Vendors
1 19 (35.85%) Sybase
2 6 (11.32%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (9.43%) IBM
4 4 (7.55%) Oracle
5 3 (5.66%) Google
5 3 (5.66%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.89%) Adobe
London
AMS contingency
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago