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 22 June 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, Standard Edition (J2SE)
England / London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 382 416 383
Rank change year-on-year +34 -33  
Contract jobs citing J2SE 34 15 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.069% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.46% 0.21% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 37
Median daily rate £600 £563 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +2.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £353 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £400 £405
% change year-on-year +25.00% -1.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £65.00

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 7464 7033 7352
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 36.00% 32.40% 31.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5536 5401 5349
Median daily rate £485 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.77% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 24 51
Median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +77.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.00 £16.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £190.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 22 June 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
Canary Wharf - 1 £625 -
J2SE
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 64 (100.00%) Java
2 47 (73.44%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (68.75%) Spring
4 39 (60.94%) SQL
5 38 (59.38%) SDLC
6 32 (50.00%) Banking
7 29 (45.31%) Finance
7 29 (45.31%) Investment Banking
8 28 (43.75%) Hibernate
9 25 (39.06%) OO
9 25 (39.06%) Technical Analysis
10 20 (31.25%) Workflow
11 19 (29.69%) Front Office
11 19 (29.69%) Linux
11 19 (29.69%) Sybase
11 19 (29.69%) Open Source
11 19 (29.69%) Virtual Team
12 18 (28.13%) Greenfield Project
12 18 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
13 17 (26.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 17 (26.56%) CRM
13 17 (26.56%) Salesforce.com
14 16 (25.00%) Software Engineering
14 16 (25.00%) Economics
14 16 (25.00%) Equity Derivative
15 14 (21.88%) Relational Database
15 14 (21.88%) RDBMS
15 14 (21.88%) DB2
15 14 (21.88%) Perl
16 12 (18.75%) JUnit

J2SE
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 5 (7.81%) DataSynapse
1 5 (7.81%) MQSeries
1 5 (7.81%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (4.69%) Apache
2 3 (4.69%) CMS
2 3 (4.69%) CoreMedia CMS
2 3 (4.69%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 17 (26.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (7.81%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (3.13%) IaaS
2 2 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.88%) DB2
1 14 (21.88%) RDBMS
1 14 (21.88%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.81%) Big Data
3 2 (3.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (18.75%) JUnit
General
1 32 (50.00%) Banking
2 29 (45.31%) Finance
2 29 (45.31%) Investment Banking
3 19 (29.69%) Front Office
4 9 (14.06%) Prime Brokerage
5 3 (4.69%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.13%) Marketing
6 2 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 61 (95.31%) Developer
2 55 (85.94%) Java Developer
3 17 (26.56%) Salesforce Developer
4 6 (9.38%) Agile Developer
4 6 (9.38%) Agile Java Developer
4 6 (9.38%) CRM Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Cloud Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Prime Brokerage Java Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Software Developer
5 5 (7.81%) SQL Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Core Java Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Investment Banking Java Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Release Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Technical Manager
7 2 (3.13%) Architect
7 2 (3.13%) CMS Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Front Office Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Senior Architect
7 2 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (68.75%) Spring
2 28 (43.75%) Hibernate
3 11 (17.19%) JMS
4 9 (14.06%) Middleware
5 5 (7.81%) FIX Protocol
5 5 (7.81%) HTML
5 5 (7.81%) HTML5
5 5 (7.81%) JNI
5 5 (7.81%) Rendezvous
6 3 (4.69%) Guava
6 3 (4.69%) Java EE
6 3 (4.69%) JAX-RS
6 3 (4.69%) JAX-WS
6 3 (4.69%) JSP
6 3 (4.69%) JSTL
6 3 (4.69%) REST
6 3 (4.69%) Servlets
6 3 (4.69%) SOAP
6 3 (4.69%) Web Services
6 3 (4.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (29.69%) Virtual Team
2 18 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (28.13%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (25.00%) Equity Derivative
4 12 (18.75%) Derivative
5 10 (15.63%) Fixed Income
6 6 (9.38%) Equities
6 6 (9.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (4.69%) User Experience
8 2 (3.13%) Grid Computing
8 2 (3.13%) Social Media
9 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.56%) Credit Risk
9 1 (1.56%) Fintech
9 1 (1.56%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 19 (29.69%) Linux
2 11 (17.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (73.44%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (59.38%) SDLC
3 25 (39.06%) OO
3 25 (39.06%) Technical Analysis
4 20 (31.25%) Workflow
5 19 (29.69%) Open Source
6 17 (26.56%) CRM
7 16 (25.00%) Economics
7 16 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 12 (18.75%) Database Tuning
8 12 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (17.19%) OOD
10 8 (12.50%) Migration
11 7 (10.94%) Data Migration
11 7 (10.94%) Data Transformation
11 7 (10.94%) Pair Programming
12 5 (7.81%) Electronic Trading
12 5 (7.81%) Low Latency
12 5 (7.81%) Market Making
12 5 (7.81%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 64 (100.00%) Java
2 39 (60.94%) SQL
3 14 (21.88%) Perl
4 5 (7.81%) Apex Code
4 5 (7.81%) C++
4 5 (7.81%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.69%) Python
6 1 (1.56%) Scala
6 1 (1.56%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) MiFID
Vendors
1 19 (29.69%) Sybase
2 17 (26.56%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (15.63%) TIBCO
4 8 (12.50%) IBM
4 8 (12.50%) Oracle
5 5 (7.81%) Google
6 3 (4.69%) Adobe
6 3 (4.69%) FatWire
6 3 (4.69%) Interwoven
6 3 (4.69%) Lotus
6 3 (4.69%) OpenText
6 3 (4.69%) Percussion
6 3 (4.69%) Vignette
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