The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 28 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)
Berkshire / Slough
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 23 30
Contract jobs citing J2EE 0 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough - 1.84% 2.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 9.30% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £385 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.20%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +15.38% +4.00%  
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 Slough with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 30 43 64
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 21.43% 19.82% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 25 35
Median daily rate £394 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £461 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £175.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +438.46%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough 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 Slough

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE in Slough

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE in Slough

J2EE
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 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 Slough region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Groovy
1 7 (100.00%) Scala
1 7 (100.00%) Open Source
1 7 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 7 (100.00%) IT Strategy
2 5 (71.43%) Web Application Development
2 5 (71.43%) GitHub
2 5 (71.43%) Gradle
2 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 5 (71.43%) Velocity
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) Pair Programming
2 5 (71.43%) Subversion
2 5 (71.43%) Spring
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) Extreme Programming
2 5 (71.43%) JIRA
2 5 (71.43%) Quality Management
2 5 (71.43%) Tomcat
2 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) Servlets
2 5 (71.43%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) Functional Testing
4 3 (42.86%) XSLT
4 3 (42.86%) Solaris
4 3 (42.86%) Apache

J2EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 5 (71.43%) Tomcat
2 3 (42.86%) Alfresco
2 3 (42.86%) Apache
2 3 (42.86%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Gradle
1 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
1 5 (71.43%) JIRA
1 5 (71.43%) Subversion
2 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
2 3 (42.86%) IntelliJ
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) Servlets
1 5 (71.43%) Spring
1 5 (71.43%) Velocity
1 5 (71.43%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) JSR 168
2 3 (42.86%) Struts
2 3 (42.86%) XHTML
2 3 (42.86%) XSLT
3 2 (28.57%) REST
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) IT Strategy
1 7 (100.00%) Open Source
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 5 (71.43%) Extreme Programming
2 5 (71.43%) Pair Programming
2 5 (71.43%) Quality Management
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) Web Application Development
3 4 (57.14%) Functional Testing
4 3 (42.86%) MVC
5 2 (28.57%) Microservices
6 1 (14.29%) Kanban
6 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Groovy
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Scala
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) GigaSpaces