The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for J2EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 23 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, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 - 25
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing J2EE 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 3.82% - 0.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.70% - 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Median daily rate £288 - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £41.30
% change year-on-year -11.42% -15.25%  

J2EE 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 Luton with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 69 23 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 43.95% 15.65% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 18 22
Median daily rate £313 £525 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.47% +50.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £375 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton citing J2EE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for J2EE in Luton

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing J2EE in Luton.

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE in Luton

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE in Luton over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for J2EE in Luton

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE 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 Luton region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (90.00%) TDD
2 8 (80.00%) HTML
2 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (80.00%) JSP
2 8 (80.00%) XML
2 8 (80.00%) OOP
3 7 (70.00%) Apache
3 7 (70.00%) DOM
3 7 (70.00%) Subversion
3 7 (70.00%) Ajax
3 7 (70.00%) Web Development
3 7 (70.00%) HTTP
3 7 (70.00%) XML Schema
3 7 (70.00%) CSS
3 7 (70.00%) SAX
3 7 (70.00%) Animation
3 7 (70.00%) JSON
3 7 (70.00%) Dojo
3 7 (70.00%) jQuery
3 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (70.00%) HTML5
3 7 (70.00%) Progressive Enhancement
3 7 (70.00%) CSS3
3 7 (70.00%) Sass
3 7 (70.00%) LESS
3 7 (70.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 7 (70.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 7 (70.00%) Prototyping
4 6 (60.00%) Front End Development

J2EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 7 (70.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Portal
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) DB2
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (70.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (10.00%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) UI Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) HTML
1 8 (80.00%) JSP
1 8 (80.00%) XML
2 7 (70.00%) Ajax
2 7 (70.00%) CSS
2 7 (70.00%) CSS3
2 7 (70.00%) Dojo
2 7 (70.00%) DOM
2 7 (70.00%) HTML5
2 7 (70.00%) jQuery
2 7 (70.00%) JSON
2 7 (70.00%) LESS
2 7 (70.00%) Sass
2 7 (70.00%) SAX
2 7 (70.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 7 (70.00%) XML Schema
3 1 (10.00%) Java EE
3 1 (10.00%) JSR 168
3 1 (10.00%) JSR 286
3 1 (10.00%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Animation
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (90.00%) TDD
2 8 (80.00%) OOP
3 7 (70.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 7 (70.00%) Progressive Enhancement
3 7 (70.00%) Prototyping
3 7 (70.00%) Web Development
4 6 (60.00%) Front End Development
5 2 (20.00%) BDD
5 2 (20.00%) High Availability
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
6 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (10.00%) OO
6 1 (10.00%) RAD
6 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) IBM