Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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 Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 381 341 420
Rank change year-on-year -40 +79 -35
Contract jobs citing Java EE 259 289 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.56% 0.64% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.50% 1.86% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 198 128
London median daily rate £525 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.90% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £376 £319 £325
90th Percentile £638 £638 £616
England median daily rate £490 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +8.89% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
London median hourly rate - £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +16.13% -3.13% -23.81%

Java EE 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 17269 15562 15183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.10% 34.40% 32.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 13196 11655 11304
London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £319 £308
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 72 92
London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £19.00 £19.23 £14.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £57.44 £58.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.49%

Java EE
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Java EE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +21 46 £500 +5.26% 10
South London -8 28 £550 +20.55% 2
West London -9 4 £543 +18.97% 2
East London -11 1 - -
Java EE
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 255 (98.46%) Java
2 157 (60.62%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (47.88%) Hibernate
4 117 (45.17%) REST
5 112 (43.24%) Relational Database
6 100 (38.61%) JMS
7 99 (38.22%) Spring
7 99 (38.22%) Maven
8 88 (33.98%) Unix
8 88 (33.98%) Git (software)
9 87 (33.59%) RESTful
10 84 (32.43%) OO
11 81 (31.27%) XML
12 79 (30.50%) Microservices
13 78 (30.12%) JUnit
14 76 (29.34%) TDD
15 67 (25.87%) RDBMS
16 65 (25.10%) JavaScript
16 65 (25.10%) Web Services
17 64 (24.71%) Test Automation
17 64 (24.71%) Mockito
18 63 (24.32%) JIRA
19 62 (23.94%) WildFly
20 60 (23.17%) OOA/OOD
21 58 (22.39%) SQL
22 57 (22.01%) Vagrant
23 55 (21.24%) CQRS
23 55 (21.24%) Dependency Injection
23 55 (21.24%) Confluence
24 52 (20.08%) Security Cleared

Java EE
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 62 (23.94%) WildFly
2 55 (21.24%) Confluence
3 38 (14.67%) JBoss
4 26 (10.04%) Tomcat
5 25 (9.65%) Apache
6 20 (7.72%) WebLogic
7 19 (7.34%) WebSphere
8 16 (6.18%) IIS
9 10 (3.86%) WebSphere Application Server
10 9 (3.47%) Mule
11 7 (2.70%) CMS
12 6 (2.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (1.93%) Apache Spark
14 4 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 3 (1.16%) Mule ESB
15 3 (1.16%) nginx
16 2 (0.77%) Apache Pig
16 2 (0.77%) AquaLogic
17 1 (0.39%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 5 (1.93%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.93%) ION MarketView
2 3 (1.16%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.16%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.77%) OpenText MBPM
3 2 (0.77%) OpenText Process Suite
4 1 (0.39%) Actimize
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 46 (17.76%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (7.72%) PaaS
3 17 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (5.79%) IaaS
5 9 (3.47%) SaaS
6 8 (3.09%) Amazon S3
6 8 (3.09%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.93%) Bluemix
7 5 (1.93%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.77%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.77%) Serverless
9 1 (0.39%) Akamai
9 1 (0.39%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.39%) Boomi
9 1 (0.39%) GitHub
9 1 (0.39%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.86%) Firewall
1 10 (3.86%) TCP/IP
2 9 (3.47%) Internet
3 6 (2.32%) HTTP
4 4 (1.54%) BIG-IP
4 4 (1.54%) LDAP
5 3 (1.16%) AMQP
5 3 (1.16%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.77%) DNS
6 2 (0.77%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.77%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.77%) Network Security
6 2 (0.77%) SSL
6 2 (0.77%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.77%) X.509
7 1 (0.39%) Intranet
7 1 (0.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (43.24%) Relational Database
2 67 (25.87%) RDBMS
3 40 (15.44%) MySQL
4 34 (13.13%) NoSQL
5 19 (7.34%) MarkLogic
6 15 (5.79%) MongoDB
7 14 (5.41%) SQL Server
8 11 (4.25%) Big Data
9 9 (3.47%) Hadoop
10 8 (3.09%) Oracle Database
11 6 (2.32%) Apache Hive
12 4 (1.54%) Data Mining
12 4 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.54%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.54%) HBase
12 4 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.54%) Oracle Exadata
12 4 (1.54%) Snowflake Schema
13 3 (1.16%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 99 (38.22%) Maven
2 88 (33.98%) Git (software)
3 78 (30.12%) JUnit
4 64 (24.71%) Mockito
5 63 (24.32%) JIRA
6 57 (22.01%) Vagrant
7 50 (19.31%) SonarQube
8 49 (18.92%) Checkstyle
8 49 (18.92%) Liquibase
9 43 (16.60%) Jenkins
9 43 (16.60%) Subversion
10 16 (6.18%) Ant
11 15 (5.79%) Cucumber
12 13 (5.02%) Gradle
13 12 (4.63%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (3.09%) Eclipse
14 8 (3.09%) TeamCity
15 7 (2.70%) gulp
15 7 (2.70%) Selenium
16 6 (2.32%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 49 (18.92%) Finance
2 43 (16.60%) Banking
3 13 (5.02%) Front Office
3 13 (5.02%) Retail
4 11 (4.25%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.32%) Games
5 6 (2.32%) Marketing
6 5 (1.93%) Online Betting
6 5 (1.93%) Publishing
7 2 (0.77%) Back Office
7 2 (0.77%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.77%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.77%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Law
8 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 183 (70.66%) Developer
2 165 (63.71%) Java Developer
3 27 (10.42%) Architect
4 25 (9.65%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 21 (8.11%) Senior Developer
6 18 (6.95%) Senior Java Developer
7 14 (5.41%) Java Engineer
8 13 (5.02%) Integration Developer
8 13 (5.02%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (4.63%) DevOps Engineer
10 10 (3.86%) Agile Developer
10 10 (3.86%) Middleware Developer
11 9 (3.47%) J2EE Developer
11 9 (3.47%) Java Middleware Developer
11 9 (3.47%) JavaScript Developer
11 9 (3.47%) Lead Developer
11 9 (3.47%) Lead Java Developer
11 9 (3.47%) SQL Developer
12 8 (3.09%) HTML Developer
12 8 (3.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (47.88%) Hibernate
2 117 (45.17%) REST
3 100 (38.61%) JMS
4 99 (38.22%) Spring
5 87 (33.59%) RESTful
6 81 (31.27%) XML
7 65 (25.10%) Web Services
8 52 (20.08%) JAX-RS
9 49 (18.92%) Drools
9 49 (18.92%) HTML
9 49 (18.92%) Lambda Expressions
9 49 (18.92%) WireMock
10 40 (15.44%) SOAP
11 36 (13.90%) CSS
12 34 (13.13%) AngularJS
13 33 (12.74%) Spring MVC
14 32 (12.36%) Servlets
15 31 (11.97%) jQuery
15 31 (11.97%) JSON
16 30 (11.58%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 49 (18.92%) Linux Command Line
2 12 (4.63%) User Experience
3 9 (3.47%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.47%) Fixed Income
4 8 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.93%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.93%) Equities
5 5 (1.93%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.93%) Online Games
6 4 (1.54%) DataPower
6 4 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.54%) PKI
7 3 (1.16%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.16%) SWIFT
7 3 (1.16%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.77%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.77%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.77%) Derivative
8 2 (0.77%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.77%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 88 (33.98%) Unix
2 49 (18.92%) VMS
3 44 (16.99%) Linux
4 25 (9.65%) Windows
5 14 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (4.63%) Android
7 11 (4.25%) Apple iOS
8 10 (3.86%) Windows Server
9 7 (2.70%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.39%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (60.62%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (32.43%) OO
3 79 (30.50%) Microservices
4 76 (29.34%) TDD
5 64 (24.71%) Test Automation
6 60 (23.17%) OOA/OOD
7 55 (21.24%) CQRS
7 55 (21.24%) Dependency Injection
8 51 (19.69%) Domain-Driven Design
9 46 (17.76%) DevOps
10 45 (17.37%) MVC
11 43 (16.60%) BDD
12 38 (14.67%) Open Source
13 33 (12.74%) Scrum
14 32 (12.36%) Continuous Integration
14 32 (12.36%) SDLC
15 21 (8.11%) UML
16 19 (7.34%) Kanban
16 19 (7.34%) SOA
17 18 (6.95%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 255 (98.46%) Java
2 65 (25.10%) JavaScript
3 58 (22.39%) SQL
4 49 (18.92%) JPQL
5 19 (7.34%) Python
6 18 (6.95%) Shell Script
7 15 (5.79%) PL/SQL
8 14 (5.41%) Perl
9 13 (5.02%) Scala
10 12 (4.63%) C++
11 11 (4.25%) C#
12 7 (2.70%) C
13 6 (2.32%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.93%) Objective-C
14 5 (1.93%) TypeScript
14 5 (1.93%) VB
14 5 (1.93%) VC++
14 5 (1.93%) XPath
15 3 (1.16%) PHP
15 3 (1.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 52 (20.08%) Security Cleared
2 31 (11.97%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.47%) Degree
4 5 (1.93%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.16%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.39%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.18%) QA
2 4 (1.54%) SLA
3 2 (0.77%) SEPA
4 1 (0.39%) MiFID
System Software
1 22 (8.49%) Docker
2 3 (1.16%) HDFS
3 2 (0.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 27 (10.42%) Ansible
2 14 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (5.41%) Puppet
3 4 (1.54%) Hadoop YARN
3 4 (1.54%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.54%) Nagios
4 2 (0.77%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (0.77%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.39%) Rancher
5 1 (0.39%) Salt
Vendors
1 43 (16.60%) Oracle
2 21 (8.11%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.63%) IBM
3 12 (4.63%) Red Hat
4 7 (2.70%) Adobe
4 7 (2.70%) Sybase
5 6 (2.32%) MuleSoft
6 5 (1.93%) Atlassian
6 5 (1.93%) ION Trading
6 5 (1.93%) SAP
6 5 (1.93%) Splunk
7 4 (1.54%) F5
7 4 (1.54%) Google
8 3 (1.16%) AppDynamics
8 3 (1.16%) Dynatrace
8 3 (1.16%) hybris
8 3 (1.16%) Murex
9 2 (0.77%) Cloudera
9 2 (0.77%) ForgeRock
9 2 (0.77%) New Relic