Period
to 18 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for J2EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited J2EE over the 6 months to 18 September 2019 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)
England > South East
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 216 203 212
Rank change year-on-year -13 +9 -54
Contract jobs citing J2EE 140 192 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.96% 1.16% 1.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.49% 3.55% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 119 119
South East median daily rate £463 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £381 £349 £363
90th Percentile £587 £588 £600
England median daily rate £483 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -3.50% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
South East median hourly rate £60.00 £53.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.63% - -
England median hourly rate £56.25 £100.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -44.03% +179.17% -

J2EE is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4,017 5,403 4,488
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.59% 32.58% 27.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,503 3,520 2,737
South East median daily rate £450 £433 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.05% +4.85% +3.13%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £594 £575 £550
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 89 79
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £20.80 £14.30 £12.40
90th Percentile £73.75 £55.25 £50.05
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.81 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.64% +4.51% +9.59%

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing J2EE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for J2EE in the South East

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE in the South East

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE in the South East over the 6 months to 18 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for J2EE in the South East

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE in the South East

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +21 66 £450 +2.86% 14
Berkshire -7 46 £450 +2.86% 7
Hampshire +5 24 £513 +23.12% 8
West Sussex +11 20 £520 +19.88% 4
Surrey 0 19 £413 -21.43% 8
Buckinghamshire +14 16 £425 -2.86% 6
East Sussex +7 10 £500 - 2
Oxfordshire +22 5 £550 +32.53% 1
Middlesex +6 1 £375 -
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 128 (91.43%) Java
2 65 (46.43%) Spring
3 63 (45.00%) WebLogic
4 62 (44.29%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (40.00%) SQL
6 47 (33.57%) PL/SQL
7 46 (32.86%) Web Services
8 45 (32.14%) Oracle
9 40 (28.57%) TDD
10 39 (27.86%) Linux
11 38 (27.14%) REST
12 36 (25.71%) JSON
13 35 (25.00%) Microservices
14 33 (23.57%) Problem-Solving
14 33 (23.57%) JMS
15 29 (20.71%) XML
15 29 (20.71%) Continuous Integration
16 28 (20.00%) SOAP
16 28 (20.00%) Unix
17 27 (19.29%) Cramer
17 27 (19.29%) Amdocs OSS
18 26 (18.57%) Performance Tuning
18 26 (18.57%) Git (software)
19 25 (17.86%) JavaScript
19 25 (17.86%) Jenkins
20 24 (17.14%) webMethods
20 24 (17.14%) RESTful
21 23 (16.43%) DevOps
22 22 (15.71%) Telecoms
23 21 (15.00%) Scrum

J2EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 63 (45.00%) WebLogic
2 20 (14.29%) Apache
2 20 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 18 (12.86%) JBoss
4 9 (6.43%) Confluence
4 9 (6.43%) WebSphere
5 6 (4.29%) nginx
6 5 (3.57%) Anypoint
6 5 (3.57%) Mule
6 5 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.43%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.43%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.71%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.71%) Appian
9 1 (0.71%) IIS
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle Service Bus
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.86%) AWS
2 14 (10.00%) Azure
3 10 (7.14%) GitHub
4 6 (4.29%) Google Analytics
5 4 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (2.14%) TestFlight
7 2 (1.43%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.43%) Office 365
7 2 (1.43%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.43%) SaaS
7 2 (1.43%) Serverless
8 1 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.71%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.71%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.71%) Boomi
8 1 (0.71%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.71%) GCP
8 1 (0.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.29%) HTTP
2 8 (5.71%) TCP/IP
3 7 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 7 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 7 (5.00%) SSL
4 2 (1.43%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 8 (5.71%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.00%) Big Data
3 7 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.29%) RDBMS
5 5 (3.57%) Hadoop
5 5 (3.57%) MySQL
6 4 (2.86%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.86%) Parquet
7 3 (2.14%) HBase
7 3 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.71%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.71%) Cloudera CDH
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.71%) Redis
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.71%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 26 (18.57%) Git (software)
2 25 (17.86%) Jenkins
3 20 (14.29%) Eclipse
3 20 (14.29%) JUnit
4 15 (10.71%) IntelliJ
5 13 (9.29%) Maven
6 11 (7.86%) Bitbucket
7 9 (6.43%) Ant
7 9 (6.43%) JIRA
8 7 (5.00%) CA Gen
8 7 (5.00%) Cucumber
8 7 (5.00%) Selenium
9 6 (4.29%) Gatling
9 6 (4.29%) Grunt
9 6 (4.29%) gulp
9 6 (4.29%) Karma Test Runner
9 6 (4.29%) Sublime Text
10 5 (3.57%) DbUnit
10 5 (3.57%) Mockito
10 5 (3.57%) SonarQube
General
1 22 (15.71%) Telecoms
2 19 (13.57%) Finance
3 9 (6.43%) Banking
4 3 (2.14%) Publishing
5 2 (1.43%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.43%) Retail
6 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (60.00%) Developer
2 56 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 23 (16.43%) Architect
4 10 (7.14%) Consultant
4 10 (7.14%) Java Engineer
5 9 (6.43%) Senior Developer
6 7 (5.00%) J2EE Developer
6 7 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
6 7 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 7 (5.00%) Middleware Engineer
6 7 (5.00%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 7 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (5.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 7 (5.00%) Software Engineer
7 6 (4.29%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 6 (4.29%) Java Software Developer
7 6 (4.29%) Scala Developer
8 5 (3.57%) Designer
8 5 (3.57%) Integration Developer
8 5 (3.57%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (46.43%) Spring
2 46 (32.86%) Web Services
3 38 (27.14%) REST
4 36 (25.71%) JSON
5 33 (23.57%) JMS
6 29 (20.71%) XML
7 28 (20.00%) SOAP
8 24 (17.14%) RESTful
9 20 (14.29%) Hibernate
10 19 (13.57%) Middleware
11 17 (12.14%) HTML
12 15 (10.71%) Spring Boot
13 13 (9.29%) CSS
13 13 (9.29%) jQuery
14 12 (8.57%) AngularJS
15 11 (7.86%) HTML5
16 8 (5.71%) LDAP
16 8 (5.71%) Node.js
16 8 (5.71%) Struts
17 7 (5.00%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (7.86%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (5.00%) Clustering
4 6 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.29%) Smart City
5 5 (3.57%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.86%) Virtual Team
7 3 (2.14%) Replication
8 2 (1.43%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.71%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.71%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 39 (27.86%) Linux
2 28 (20.00%) Unix
3 16 (11.43%) Windows
4 6 (4.29%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (44.29%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (28.57%) TDD
3 35 (25.00%) Microservices
4 33 (23.57%) Problem-Solving
5 29 (20.71%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (18.57%) Performance Tuning
7 23 (16.43%) DevOps
8 21 (15.00%) Scrum
9 15 (10.71%) Configuration Management
9 15 (10.71%) SOA
10 14 (10.00%) Unit Testing
11 13 (9.29%) OO
12 12 (8.57%) Open Source
13 11 (7.86%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 10 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
14 10 (7.14%) E-Commerce
14 10 (7.14%) MVC
14 10 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
14 10 (7.14%) Validation
15 9 (6.43%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 128 (91.43%) Java
2 56 (40.00%) SQL
3 47 (33.57%) PL/SQL
4 25 (17.86%) JavaScript
5 21 (15.00%) Perl
6 19 (13.57%) Java 8
7 13 (9.29%) Python
7 13 (9.29%) Scala
8 12 (8.57%) C#
9 11 (7.86%) Shell Script
10 8 (5.71%) C++
11 7 (5.00%) PowerShell
12 6 (4.29%) Groovy
12 6 (4.29%) Haskell
12 6 (4.29%) Ruby
13 3 (2.14%) Apple Swift
13 3 (2.14%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.43%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 6 (4.29%) Degree
2 2 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.43%) CCNA
2 2 (1.43%) CCNP
2 2 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (1.43%) MCSE
2 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.43%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.43%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (7.86%) Active Directory
1 11 (7.86%) Docker
2 5 (3.57%) HDFS
3 3 (2.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.14%) vSphere
4 1 (0.71%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 27 (19.29%) Amdocs OSS
2 16 (11.43%) Puppet
3 6 (4.29%) Grafana
3 6 (4.29%) Kibana
4 5 (3.57%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (2.86%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (2.86%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (2.14%) Ansible
6 3 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.43%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 45 (32.14%) Oracle
2 27 (19.29%) Cramer
3 24 (17.14%) webMethods
4 17 (12.14%) BEA
5 9 (6.43%) Google
5 9 (6.43%) Red Hat
6 8 (5.71%) Adobe
6 8 (5.71%) Pega
6 8 (5.71%) SAP
7 7 (5.00%) F5
7 7 (5.00%) MuleSoft
8 6 (4.29%) IBM
9 5 (3.57%) McAfee
9 5 (3.57%) VMware
10 2 (1.43%) Cisco
10 2 (1.43%) Citrix
10 2 (1.43%) Mercator
10 2 (1.43%) Microsoft
10 2 (1.43%) NetApp
10 2 (1.43%) TIBCO