The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Java EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java EE over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
England / London
Rank 298 312 309
Rank change year-on-year +14 -3  
Contract jobs citing Java EE 100 119 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.52% 0.54% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.48% 1.69% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 92 60
Median daily rate £500 £475 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £698 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Java EE 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 6748 7047 6486
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 34.85% 31.82% 30.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5022 5275 4693
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 £601 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 29 27
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +82.68%  
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 £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

Java EE
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Java EE in London

Java EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java EE in London

Java EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java EE in London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java EE in London

Java EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java EE in London

Java EE
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 Java EE within the London region over the 3 months to 27 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 -6 10 £625 +13.63% 10
Hayes - 1 £470 -
Java EE
England

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java EE 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 Java EE.

1 200 (95.69%) Java
2 142 (67.94%) Spring
3 131 (62.68%) Agile Software Development
4 102 (48.80%) Hibernate
5 97 (46.41%) Web Services
6 95 (45.45%) REST
7 87 (41.63%) XML
8 83 (39.71%) SQL
9 81 (38.76%) TDD
10 77 (36.84%) Oracle
11 75 (35.89%) SOAP
12 71 (33.97%) JavaScript
13 62 (29.67%) CSS
14 61 (29.19%) Finance
15 59 (28.23%) OO
16 58 (27.75%) HTML
17 56 (26.79%) JSP
18 52 (24.88%) MVC
18 52 (24.88%) Scrum
19 51 (24.40%) J2EE
20 48 (22.97%) AngularJS
21 44 (21.05%) UML
21 44 (21.05%) JSON
22 43 (20.57%) Maven
23 41 (19.62%) JMS
23 41 (19.62%) SOA
23 41 (19.62%) JPA
24 40 (19.14%) Tomcat
25 38 (18.18%) WebLogic
26 36 (17.22%) JBoss

Java EE
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 40 (19.14%) Tomcat
2 38 (18.18%) WebLogic
3 36 (17.22%) JBoss
4 28 (13.40%) WebSphere
5 22 (10.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 20 (9.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 18 (8.61%) CMS
8 15 (7.18%) WebLogic Portal
9 10 (4.78%) Apache
9 10 (4.78%) Mule
10 7 (3.35%) Apache Spark
11 5 (2.39%) Commerce Server
11 5 (2.39%) Jetty
11 5 (2.39%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (1.91%) Cloud Foundry
13 3 (1.44%) CoreMedia CMS
13 3 (1.44%) GlassFish
13 3 (1.44%) Magnolia
13 3 (1.44%) Mule ESB
14 2 (0.96%) EPiServer
Applications
1 6 (2.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.91%) Murex MxG2000
2 3 (1.44%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.48%) Magento
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle SCM
3 1 (0.48%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.35%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (2.87%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (2.39%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.39%) PaaS
5 2 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.96%) IaaS
5 2 (0.96%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.48%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.48%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.48%) GitHub
6 1 (0.48%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.35%) HTTP
2 4 (1.91%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.44%) AMQP
4 2 (0.96%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.96%) Internet
4 2 (0.96%) SMTP
4 2 (0.96%) SSL
5 1 (0.48%) FTP
5 1 (0.48%) SSH
5 1 (0.48%) tcpdump
5 1 (0.48%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.88%) Relational Database
2 26 (12.44%) MySQL
3 18 (8.61%) SQL Server
4 17 (8.13%) MongoDB
5 16 (7.66%) Big Data
5 16 (7.66%) NoSQL
6 15 (7.18%) Hadoop
7 14 (6.70%) Oracle Database
8 13 (6.22%) Oracle Database 10g
8 13 (6.22%) RDBMS
9 9 (4.31%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (4.31%) DB2
10 8 (3.83%) Apache Hive
11 7 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (2.87%) Cloudera CDH
13 5 (2.39%) Hazelcast
13 5 (2.39%) Jackrabbit
14 4 (1.91%) KDB
15 3 (1.44%) Neo4j
16 2 (0.96%) HBase
Development Applications
1 43 (20.57%) Maven
2 36 (17.22%) Jenkins
3 28 (13.40%) Subversion
4 27 (12.92%) Git (software)
4 27 (12.92%) JUnit
5 20 (9.57%) JIRA
6 14 (6.70%) Ant
7 12 (5.74%) Gradle
8 11 (5.26%) Mockito
8 11 (5.26%) Selenium
9 10 (4.78%) Cucumber
9 10 (4.78%) Eclipse
9 10 (4.78%) Gerrit
10 6 (2.87%) EasyMock
10 6 (2.87%) Mercurial
10 6 (2.87%) NetBeans
11 4 (1.91%) Hudson
11 4 (1.91%) IntelliJ
11 4 (1.91%) jMock
11 4 (1.91%) WebDriver
General
1 61 (29.19%) Finance
2 32 (15.31%) Banking
3 10 (4.78%) Retail
4 9 (4.31%) Games
5 8 (3.83%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.39%) Front Office
6 5 (2.39%) Publishing
7 4 (1.91%) Back Office
8 3 (1.44%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.44%) Online Betting
9 2 (0.96%) German Language
9 2 (0.96%) Marketing
9 2 (0.96%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.48%) Billing
10 1 (0.48%) Prime Brokerage
10 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 156 (74.64%) Developer
2 131 (62.68%) Java Developer
3 47 (22.49%) Senior Developer
4 41 (19.62%) Senior Java Developer
5 30 (14.35%) Architect
6 22 (10.53%) Agile Developer
6 22 (10.53%) Agile Java Developer
7 15 (7.18%) Senior Agile Developer
7 15 (7.18%) Senior Agile Java Developer
8 13 (6.22%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (5.74%) Oracle Developer
10 11 (5.26%) Java Architect
11 10 (4.78%) Java Engineer
12 9 (4.31%) Consultant
12 9 (4.31%) Hybris Developer
12 9 (4.31%) J2EE Developer
13 8 (3.83%) Senior Oracle Developer
13 8 (3.83%) Software Engineer
14 7 (3.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 7 (3.35%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (67.94%) Spring
2 102 (48.80%) Hibernate
3 97 (46.41%) Web Services
4 95 (45.45%) REST
5 87 (41.63%) XML
6 75 (35.89%) SOAP
7 62 (29.67%) CSS
8 58 (27.75%) HTML
9 56 (26.79%) JSP
10 51 (24.40%) J2EE
11 48 (22.97%) AngularJS
12 44 (21.05%) JSON
13 41 (19.62%) JMS
13 41 (19.62%) JPA
14 32 (15.31%) Spring MVC
15 28 (13.40%) Servlets
16 27 (12.92%) Ajax
16 27 (12.92%) Spring Boot
17 25 (11.96%) jQuery
18 20 (9.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (7.18%) Algorithms
3 15 (7.18%) Data Structures
4 14 (6.70%) User Experience
5 12 (5.74%) Computer Science
6 11 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (3.83%) Virtual Team
8 6 (2.87%) Derivative
9 4 (1.91%) Clustering
9 4 (1.91%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.91%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.91%) Online Games
10 3 (1.44%) iPad
10 3 (1.44%) Mashup
10 3 (1.44%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.96%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.96%) DataPower
11 2 (0.96%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.48%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 26 (12.44%) Linux
2 16 (7.66%) Unix
3 5 (2.39%) Windows
4 4 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.96%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.48%) Android
6 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.48%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (62.68%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (38.76%) TDD
3 59 (28.23%) OO
4 52 (24.88%) MVC
4 52 (24.88%) Scrum
5 44 (21.05%) UML
6 41 (19.62%) SOA
7 36 (17.22%) Microservices
8 35 (16.75%) BDD
9 29 (13.88%) Software Engineering
10 28 (13.40%) SDLC
11 27 (12.92%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (10.53%) DevOps
12 22 (10.53%) Multithreading
13 21 (10.05%) Open Source
14 20 (9.57%) Unit Testing
15 19 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
16 17 (8.13%) E-Commerce
16 17 (8.13%) Mentoring
17 15 (7.18%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 200 (95.69%) Java
2 83 (39.71%) SQL
3 71 (33.97%) JavaScript
4 26 (12.44%) PL/SQL
5 15 (7.18%) Python
6 14 (6.70%) Bash Shell
7 13 (6.22%) Scala
8 11 (5.26%) Shell Script
9 10 (4.78%) C#
10 5 (2.39%) C++
10 5 (2.39%) Perl
10 5 (2.39%) Ruby
11 4 (1.91%) C
11 4 (1.91%) Groovy
11 4 (1.91%) PHP
12 3 (1.44%) Erlang
12 3 (1.44%) Go
12 3 (1.44%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.96%) ES6
14 1 (0.48%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (8.61%) Degree
2 11 (5.26%) Sun Certification
3 10 (4.78%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.39%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.39%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.44%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.48%) OCMJD
6 1 (0.48%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.31%) QA
1 9 (4.31%) SLA
2 4 (1.91%) MiFID
3 2 (0.96%) COBIT
3 2 (0.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (2.39%) Docker
2 3 (1.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (3.83%) Ansible
2 6 (2.87%) Hadoop YARN
3 5 (2.39%) Ambari
4 4 (1.91%) Puppet
5 1 (0.48%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.48%) CloudHub
5 1 (0.48%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.48%) MOM
Vendors
1 77 (36.84%) Oracle
2 25 (11.96%) Adobe
3 19 (9.09%) IBM
4 12 (5.74%) BEA
5 11 (5.26%) hybris
6 10 (4.78%) ATG
7 8 (3.83%) Google
8 7 (3.35%) Sybase
9 6 (2.87%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.87%) SAP
10 5 (2.39%) Perforce
10 5 (2.39%) WorldPay
11 4 (1.91%) Bloomberg
11 4 (1.91%) Murex
11 4 (1.91%) Reuters
12 3 (1.44%) Misys
13 2 (0.96%) Demandware
13 2 (0.96%) FatWire
13 2 (0.96%) Tableau
13 2 (0.96%) Terracotta