The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 49 29
Rank change year-on-year +1 -20  
Contract jobs citing J2EE 4 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.11% 1.35% 1.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.99% 5.17% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 3
Median daily rate £488 £381 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.86% -23.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £306 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £475 £520
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 Sheffield with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 134 116 53
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 37.12% 26.13% 20.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 89 33
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £238 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
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 Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 Sheffield

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE in Sheffield

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE in Sheffield

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 Sheffield region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) JUnit
2 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) Maven
2 2 (50.00%) jMock
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (50.00%) Scala
2 2 (50.00%) DbUnit
2 2 (50.00%) Mockito
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) PowerMock
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Go

J2EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) DbUnit
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) jMock
1 2 (50.00%) JUnit
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
1 2 (50.00%) Mockito
1 2 (50.00%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Java Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Architect
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Camel
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) PowerMock
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) RESTful
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) BDD
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 2 (50.00%) Kanban
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Microservices
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Go
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) Scala
3 1 (25.00%) Jython
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Pega
1 1 (25.00%) VMware