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 30 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.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 - 22
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing J2EE 5 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 4.81% - 2.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.15% - 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
Median daily rate £310 - £363
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -1.31% +2.70%  

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 33 39 37
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 31.73% 22.29% 21.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 24 32
Median daily rate £310 £581 £613
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.66% -5.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £288 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £600 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £50.39 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

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 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for J2EE in Luton

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) JSP
3 4 (44.44%) XML
3 4 (44.44%) OOP
3 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) HTTP
4 3 (33.33%) XML Schema
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) Apache
4 3 (33.33%) DOM
4 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) Subversion
4 3 (33.33%) Ajax
4 3 (33.33%) SAX
4 3 (33.33%) Animation
4 3 (33.33%) JSON
4 3 (33.33%) Dojo
4 3 (33.33%) jQuery
4 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 3 (33.33%) HTML5
4 3 (33.33%) hybris
4 3 (33.33%) Web Development
4 3 (33.33%) Progressive Enhancement
4 3 (33.33%) CSS3
4 3 (33.33%) Sass

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 3 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
3 1 (11.11%) JBoss
3 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Portal
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Hybris Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Java Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
3 1 (11.11%) UI Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Web Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
1 4 (44.44%) JSP
1 4 (44.44%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) Ajax
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) CSS3
2 3 (33.33%) Dojo
2 3 (33.33%) DOM
2 3 (33.33%) HTML5
2 3 (33.33%) jQuery
2 3 (33.33%) JSON
2 3 (33.33%) LESS
2 3 (33.33%) Sass
2 3 (33.33%) SAX
2 3 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (33.33%) XML Schema
3 1 (11.11%) JRules
3 1 (11.11%) JSF
3 1 (11.11%) JSR 286
3 1 (11.11%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Animation
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 4 (44.44%) OOP
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 3 (33.33%) Progressive Enhancement
3 3 (33.33%) Prototyping
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) Web Development
4 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (11.11%) High Availability
5 1 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) RAD
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
5 1 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) AWS Certification
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) hybris
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Pega