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 25 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 Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 324 271 299
Rank change year-on-year -53 +28  
Contract jobs citing Java EE 94 157 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.46% 0.73% 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.28% 2.26% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 106 100
Median daily rate £450 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £670 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £376 £400
% change year-on-year +11.62% -5.93%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -13.75%  

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 7331 6935 7333
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 35.83% 32.44% 31.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5444 5322 5317
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 £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 50 25 50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +77.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.00 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £190.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 25 June 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 3 months to 25 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
City of London 0 16 £450 -5.26% 4
Java EE
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 190 (96.94%) Java
2 127 (64.80%) Spring
3 112 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 92 (46.94%) Hibernate
5 90 (45.92%) XML
6 86 (43.88%) REST
7 79 (40.31%) JavaScript
8 75 (38.27%) Web Services
9 73 (37.24%) SQL
10 70 (35.71%) Finance
10 70 (35.71%) TDD
11 68 (34.69%) SOAP
12 56 (28.57%) Oracle
12 56 (28.57%) CSS
13 55 (28.06%) HTML
14 50 (25.51%) JMS
15 48 (24.49%) OO
15 48 (24.49%) JSP
15 48 (24.49%) AngularJS
16 47 (23.98%) MVC
17 45 (22.96%) Maven
17 45 (22.96%) Jenkins
18 42 (21.43%) Subversion
18 42 (21.43%) Banking
19 41 (20.92%) XSLT
19 41 (20.92%) JBoss
19 41 (20.92%) BDD
20 40 (20.41%) MySQL
20 40 (20.41%) JSON
21 39 (19.90%) Tomcat

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 41 (20.92%) JBoss
2 39 (19.90%) Tomcat
3 32 (16.33%) WebLogic
4 30 (15.31%) WebSphere
5 20 (10.20%) CMS
6 18 (9.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 15 (7.65%) Apache
8 12 (6.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 9 (4.59%) Mule
10 6 (3.06%) WildFly
11 5 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (2.55%) nginx
11 5 (2.55%) WebLogic Portal
12 4 (2.04%) Apache Spark
12 4 (2.04%) GlassFish
12 4 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (1.53%) CoreMedia CMS
13 3 (1.53%) Jetty
14 2 (1.02%) IIS
14 2 (1.02%) OpenCms
Applications
1 6 (3.06%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.04%) Murex MxG2000
2 3 (1.53%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.51%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.65%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.10%) PaaS
3 9 (4.59%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (3.57%) OpenShift
5 3 (1.53%) Bluemix
5 3 (1.53%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (1.02%) IaaS
7 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.51%) GitHub
7 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.59%) HTTP
2 6 (3.06%) SSL
3 5 (2.55%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.53%) Internet
5 2 (1.02%) BIG-IP
5 2 (1.02%) DNS
5 2 (1.02%) Firewall
5 2 (1.02%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.02%) Intranet
5 2 (1.02%) Network Security
5 2 (1.02%) SMTP
6 1 (0.51%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (20.41%) MySQL
2 36 (18.37%) Relational Database
3 30 (15.31%) NoSQL
4 22 (11.22%) SQL Server
5 18 (9.18%) MarkLogic
6 14 (7.14%) MongoDB
7 10 (5.10%) Oracle Database
7 10 (5.10%) RDBMS
8 9 (4.59%) Big Data
8 9 (4.59%) Hadoop
9 7 (3.57%) Jackrabbit
10 6 (3.06%) DB2
10 6 (3.06%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (2.55%) MS Access
12 4 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (2.04%) Apache Hive
12 4 (2.04%) KDB
13 3 (1.53%) Hazelcast
13 3 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (1.53%) Squirro
Development Applications
1 45 (22.96%) Jenkins
1 45 (22.96%) Maven
2 42 (21.43%) Subversion
3 35 (17.86%) JUnit
4 34 (17.35%) Git (software)
5 22 (11.22%) Cucumber
5 22 (11.22%) Mockito
6 17 (8.67%) Ant
6 17 (8.67%) JIRA
7 13 (6.63%) Gradle
8 11 (5.61%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (5.10%) Selenium
10 8 (4.08%) Bitbucket
10 8 (4.08%) Gerrit
10 8 (4.08%) Vagrant
11 7 (3.57%) Eclipse
11 7 (3.57%) gulp
12 6 (3.06%) EasyMock
12 6 (3.06%) NetBeans
12 6 (3.06%) TeamCity
General
1 70 (35.71%) Finance
2 42 (21.43%) Banking
3 17 (8.67%) Investment Banking
4 12 (6.12%) Front Office
4 12 (6.12%) Publishing
5 9 (4.59%) Retail
6 7 (3.57%) Financial Institution
7 6 (3.06%) Games
7 6 (3.06%) Retail Banking
8 5 (2.55%) Marketing
9 2 (1.02%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.51%) Automotive
10 1 (0.51%) Back Office
10 1 (0.51%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 147 (75.00%) Developer
2 129 (65.82%) Java Developer
3 31 (15.82%) Senior Developer
4 28 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
5 22 (11.22%) Architect
6 11 (5.61%) Agile Developer
6 11 (5.61%) Agile Java Developer
7 10 (5.10%) Full Stack Developer
7 10 (5.10%) Java Engineer
8 9 (4.59%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (4.08%) J2EE Developer
9 8 (4.08%) SQL Developer
10 7 (3.57%) Consultant
10 7 (3.57%) Software Engineer
11 6 (3.06%) HTML Developer
11 6 (3.06%) Java Architect
11 6 (3.06%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 6 (3.06%) JavaScript Developer
11 6 (3.06%) Senior Agile Developer
11 6 (3.06%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (64.80%) Spring
2 92 (46.94%) Hibernate
3 90 (45.92%) XML
4 86 (43.88%) REST
5 75 (38.27%) Web Services
6 68 (34.69%) SOAP
7 56 (28.57%) CSS
8 55 (28.06%) HTML
9 50 (25.51%) JMS
10 48 (24.49%) AngularJS
10 48 (24.49%) JSP
11 41 (20.92%) XSLT
12 40 (20.41%) JSON
13 34 (17.35%) JPA
14 32 (16.33%) J2EE
14 32 (16.33%) RESTful
15 31 (15.82%) Servlets
16 28 (14.29%) Spring Boot
16 28 (14.29%) Spring MVC
17 24 (12.24%) React
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.65%) User Experience
2 14 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (6.12%) Computer Science
4 11 (5.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (4.59%) Data Structures
5 9 (4.59%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.06%) Cloud Native
6 6 (3.06%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.06%) Mobile Banking
6 6 (3.06%) Social Media
7 5 (2.55%) Derivative
8 4 (2.04%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.04%) Clustering
8 4 (2.04%) PKI
8 4 (2.04%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.53%) iPad
9 3 (1.53%) Mashup
10 2 (1.02%) DataPower
10 2 (1.02%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 34 (17.35%) Linux
2 26 (13.27%) Unix
3 14 (7.14%) Windows
4 6 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.04%) Android
5 4 (2.04%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.02%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.02%) Solaris
6 2 (1.02%) SUSE
6 2 (1.02%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.02%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (35.71%) TDD
3 48 (24.49%) OO
4 47 (23.98%) MVC
5 41 (20.92%) BDD
6 37 (18.88%) Scrum
6 37 (18.88%) SDLC
7 33 (16.84%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (15.31%) Microservices
9 29 (14.80%) UML
10 28 (14.29%) SOA
11 27 (13.78%) Open Source
11 27 (13.78%) Unit Testing
12 26 (13.27%) DevOps
13 20 (10.20%) Software Engineering
14 17 (8.67%) Multithreading
14 17 (8.67%) Test Automation
15 14 (7.14%) High Availability
16 13 (6.63%) Customer Requirements
16 13 (6.63%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 190 (96.94%) Java
2 79 (40.31%) JavaScript
3 73 (37.24%) SQL
4 26 (13.27%) Shell Script
5 22 (11.22%) PL/SQL
6 16 (8.16%) C#
6 16 (8.16%) C++
7 15 (7.65%) Bash Shell
8 14 (7.14%) Perl
8 14 (7.14%) Python
9 11 (5.61%) Scala
10 7 (3.57%) C
11 6 (3.06%) TypeScript
12 5 (2.55%) PHP
12 5 (2.55%) Ruby
12 5 (2.55%) VB
12 5 (2.55%) VC++
13 3 (1.53%) Groovy
13 3 (1.53%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.02%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (9.69%) Degree
2 10 (5.10%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.04%) DV Cleared
3 4 (2.04%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.53%) Master's Degree
4 3 (1.53%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.06%) QA
2 5 (2.55%) MiFID
3 4 (2.04%) SLA
4 1 (0.51%) COBIT
System Software
1 16 (8.16%) Docker
2 3 (1.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (1.02%) HDFS
4 1 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (7.65%) Ansible
2 10 (5.10%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.57%) Puppet
4 3 (1.53%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (1.02%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.51%) Ambari
6 1 (0.51%) CloudHub
6 1 (0.51%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.51%) Salt
Vendors
1 56 (28.57%) Oracle
2 25 (12.76%) Adobe
3 13 (6.63%) IBM
4 12 (6.12%) Microsoft
5 9 (4.59%) SAP
6 8 (4.08%) Red Hat
7 7 (3.57%) Sybase
8 5 (2.55%) MuleSoft
9 4 (2.04%) Bloomberg
9 4 (2.04%) Murex
9 4 (2.04%) Reuters
10 3 (1.53%) BEA
10 3 (1.53%) FatWire
10 3 (1.53%) Google
10 3 (1.53%) hybris
10 3 (1.53%) Interwoven
10 3 (1.53%) Lotus
10 3 (1.53%) OpenText
10 3 (1.53%) Percussion
10 3 (1.53%) Vignette
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