The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 53 71 69
Rank change year-on-year +18 -2  
Contract jobs citing J2EE 5 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.76% 0.69% 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.65% 3.00% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 5
Median daily rate £625 £375 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -9.63%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +16.12% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year -12.28% +18.75%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 137 233 249
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 20.79% 23.12% 25.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 147 166
Median daily rate £388 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £9.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -52.63%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE in Reading

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing J2EE in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE in Reading

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 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 Reading region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 7 (87.50%) SOA
2 6 (75.00%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) Web Services
4 4 (50.00%) OSGi
4 4 (50.00%) Apache Camel
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
5 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
5 3 (37.50%) REST
5 3 (37.50%) Change Control
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
5 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (37.50%) Use Case
5 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
5 3 (37.50%) XML
5 3 (37.50%) UML
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle
5 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
5 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
5 3 (37.50%) SOAP
5 3 (37.50%) SAML
6 2 (25.00%) Middleware
6 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) WSDL
6 2 (25.00%) Scrum
6 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (25.00%) XSD

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 (37.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle BPEL
3 1 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle BRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) Bitbucket
2 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) Maven
General
1 1 (12.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) BPM Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Middleware Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 2 (25.00%) SOA Developer
3 2 (25.00%) WebLogic Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (12.50%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) Apache Camel
2 4 (50.00%) OSGi
3 3 (37.50%) REST
3 3 (37.50%) SAML
3 3 (37.50%) SOAP
3 3 (37.50%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) JSON
4 2 (25.00%) Middleware
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (25.00%) Spring
4 2 (25.00%) WSDL
4 2 (25.00%) XSD
4 2 (25.00%) XSLT
5 1 (12.50%) Apache CXF
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) Ehcache
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) JDBC
5 1 (12.50%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) SOA
2 3 (37.50%) Change Control
2 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) UML
2 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Use Case
3 2 (25.00%) BPEL
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (12.50%) Microservices
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
4 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) PLM
4 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (12.50%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) Scala
4 1 (12.50%) XQuery
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) Siebel