Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 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)
England > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 150 176
Rank change year-on-year -35 +26 -20
Contract jobs citing J2EE 208 263 251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.25% 1.57% 1.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.53% 5.85% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 167 142
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +13.43% +4.69%
10th Percentile £360 £306 £308
90th Percentile £613 £538 £520
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
South East median hourly rate - - £40.00
England median hourly rate £38.50 £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.05% -7.50% +23.08%

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 4592 4495 5143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.50% 26.85% 26.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2839 2738 3321
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +6.21%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £513
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 129 117
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £14.78 £12.25 £14.90
90th Percentile £50.08 £55.10 £51.35
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.49%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -74 88 £450 -5.26% 13
Buckinghamshire -30 50 £450 +12.50% 6
Surrey +24 49 £500 - 8
Hampshire +23 39 £450 -10.00%
Berkshire -16 23 £450 +7.78% 4
East Sussex +7 16 £588 +95.83%
Oxfordshire -50 15 £400 -15.79% 3
West Sussex -21 14 £553 +16.32% 2
Kent -12 3 £433 -17.62%
Sussex -3 1 - -
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 South East region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 196 (94.23%) Java
2 144 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 134 (64.42%) Spring
4 70 (33.65%) SQL
4 70 (33.65%) REST
5 69 (33.17%) Apache
5 69 (33.17%) Hibernate
6 68 (32.69%) Linux
7 67 (32.21%) JSON
8 63 (30.29%) TDD
8 63 (30.29%) Git (software)
9 58 (27.88%) Unix
10 52 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 51 (24.52%) Jenkins
12 50 (24.04%) HTML
13 44 (21.15%) CSS
13 44 (21.15%) Web Services
14 43 (20.67%) XML
14 43 (20.67%) Scrum
14 43 (20.67%) Unit Testing
14 43 (20.67%) BDD
14 43 (20.67%) Microservices
15 42 (20.19%) Finance
16 41 (19.71%) Kafka
17 40 (19.23%) Hadoop
17 40 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
18 39 (18.75%) Spring Boot
19 38 (18.27%) RESTful
19 38 (18.27%) JUnit
20 37 (17.79%) Tomcat

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 69 (33.17%) Apache
2 37 (17.79%) Tomcat
3 31 (14.90%) Apache Spark
4 24 (11.54%) JBoss
5 22 (10.58%) WebLogic
5 22 (10.58%) WebSphere
6 18 (8.65%) Cloud Foundry
7 14 (6.73%) GemFire
8 6 (2.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (2.40%) Apache Pig
10 4 (1.92%) nginx
11 3 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.44%) Confluence
11 3 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (1.44%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.96%) FileNet
12 2 (0.96%) IIS
13 1 (0.48%) EPiServer
13 1 (0.48%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.48%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.88%) Magento
1 6 (2.88%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.96%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.48%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.48%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.48%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 24 (11.54%) GitHub
2 19 (9.13%) PaaS
3 18 (8.65%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.40%) Bluemix
4 5 (2.40%) IBM Cloud
4 5 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.92%) SaaS
6 3 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.44%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.96%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.96%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.48%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.48%) Boomi
8 1 (0.48%) G Suite
8 1 (0.48%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.48%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 28 (13.46%) HTTP
2 18 (8.65%) TCP/IP
3 16 (7.69%) SSL
4 5 (2.40%) Internet
5 3 (1.44%) Firewall
5 3 (1.44%) Intranet
5 3 (1.44%) LDAP
6 2 (0.96%) 3GPP
6 2 (0.96%) Diameter Protocol
6 2 (0.96%) SIGTRAN
6 2 (0.96%) tcpdump
6 2 (0.96%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.48%) DNS
7 1 (0.48%) FTP
7 1 (0.48%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.48%) NAS
7 1 (0.48%) Network Security
7 1 (0.48%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.48%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.48%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (19.23%) Hadoop
2 37 (17.79%) Big Data
3 28 (13.46%) HBase
4 22 (10.58%) MongoDB
5 19 (9.13%) Apache Hive
6 18 (8.65%) NoSQL
6 18 (8.65%) SQL Server
7 13 (6.25%) OLTP
8 7 (3.37%) MySQL
9 5 (2.40%) Parquet
9 5 (2.40%) SAP BW
9 5 (2.40%) SAP Data Services
9 5 (2.40%) Sqoop
10 3 (1.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (1.44%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 63 (30.29%) Git (software)
2 51 (24.52%) Jenkins
3 38 (18.27%) JUnit
4 36 (17.31%) Eclipse
5 31 (14.90%) IntelliJ
6 21 (10.10%) Maven
7 20 (9.62%) Gradle
8 19 (9.13%) Selenium
9 11 (5.29%) JIRA
10 10 (4.81%) Subversion
11 7 (3.37%) Ant
12 5 (2.40%) Mockito
12 5 (2.40%) Sonatype Nexus
13 4 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (1.92%) Bitbucket
13 4 (1.92%) Karma Test Runner
14 3 (1.44%) Cucumber
14 3 (1.44%) Grunt
14 3 (1.44%) SonarQube
14 3 (1.44%) Sublime Text
General
1 42 (20.19%) Finance
2 12 (5.77%) Banking
3 5 (2.40%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.44%) Games
4 3 (1.44%) Marketing
5 2 (0.96%) Billing
5 2 (0.96%) Publishing
6 1 (0.48%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 142 (68.27%) Developer
2 125 (60.10%) Java Developer
3 31 (14.90%) Architect
4 25 (12.02%) Senior Developer
5 20 (9.62%) Scala Developer
6 19 (9.13%) J2EE Developer
7 18 (8.65%) Senior Java Developer
8 17 (8.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 15 (7.21%) Java Scala Developer
10 14 (6.73%) HTML Developer
10 14 (6.73%) JavaScript Developer
11 12 (5.77%) Big Data Developer
12 10 (4.81%) Lead Developer
13 9 (4.33%) Solutions Architect
13 9 (4.33%) Technical Architect
14 8 (3.85%) Team Leader
15 7 (3.37%) Applications Developer
15 7 (3.37%) Full Stack Developer
15 7 (3.37%) Java Team Leader
16 6 (2.88%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (64.42%) Spring
2 70 (33.65%) REST
3 69 (33.17%) Hibernate
4 67 (32.21%) JSON
5 50 (24.04%) HTML
6 44 (21.15%) CSS
6 44 (21.15%) Web Services
7 43 (20.67%) XML
8 41 (19.71%) Kafka
9 39 (18.75%) Spring Boot
10 38 (18.27%) RESTful
11 36 (17.31%) Middleware
12 32 (15.38%) HTML5
13 31 (14.90%) SOAP
14 30 (14.42%) AngularJS
15 29 (13.94%) EJB
16 20 (9.62%) RabbitMQ
17 19 (9.13%) Apache Camel
17 19 (9.13%) J2SE
17 19 (9.13%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.62%) Linux Command Line
2 18 (8.65%) Virtual Team
3 13 (6.25%) Replication
4 10 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.33%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (4.33%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (3.85%) Computer Science
7 7 (3.37%) Mainframe
8 6 (2.88%) Web 2.0
9 5 (2.40%) Cloud Native
10 3 (1.44%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.44%) iPad
10 3 (1.44%) Online Games
11 2 (0.96%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.48%) Fintech
12 1 (0.48%) Infotainment
12 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.48%) PMI
12 1 (0.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 68 (32.69%) Linux
2 58 (27.88%) Unix
3 14 (6.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (5.29%) Windows
5 3 (1.44%) HPUX
5 3 (1.44%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (1.44%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.48%) Solaris
6 1 (0.48%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (30.29%) TDD
3 43 (20.67%) BDD
3 43 (20.67%) Microservices
3 43 (20.67%) Scrum
3 43 (20.67%) Unit Testing
4 40 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (16.83%) DevOps
6 30 (14.42%) System Testing
7 20 (9.62%) Validation
8 19 (9.13%) OO
9 18 (8.65%) Benchmarking
9 18 (8.65%) E-Commerce
9 18 (8.65%) Kanban
9 18 (8.65%) MapReduce
10 17 (8.17%) SOA
11 16 (7.69%) CRM
11 16 (7.69%) ETL
11 16 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
11 16 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 196 (94.23%) Java
2 70 (33.65%) SQL
3 52 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 24 (11.54%) Shell Script
5 20 (9.62%) Scala
6 13 (6.25%) Ruby
7 11 (5.29%) Python
8 8 (3.85%) Perl
9 7 (3.37%) PHP
10 6 (2.88%) Groovy
11 5 (2.40%) Go
11 5 (2.40%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.92%) C#
13 3 (1.44%) C
13 3 (1.44%) C++
13 3 (1.44%) Haskell
14 2 (0.96%) ANSI SQL
15 1 (0.48%) Java 9
15 1 (0.48%) VBScript
15 1 (0.48%) XPath
Qualifications
1 30 (14.42%) Degree
2 9 (4.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.88%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.96%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.48%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.48%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (11.54%) QA
2 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (14.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 25 (12.02%) HDFS
3 23 (11.06%) Docker
4 5 (2.40%) Apache Flume
5 3 (1.44%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.48%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.48%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.48%) OpenDJ
6 1 (0.48%) OpenIDM
6 1 (0.48%) Samba
6 1 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (11.54%) Puppet
2 20 (9.62%) Hadoop YARN
3 16 (7.69%) Grafana
3 16 (7.69%) Kibana
4 6 (2.88%) Ansible
4 6 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.48%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.48%) Nagios
5 1 (0.48%) Oozie
Vendors
1 28 (13.46%) Oracle
2 18 (8.65%) webMethods
3 16 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 13 (6.25%) SAP
5 12 (5.77%) IBM
6 6 (2.88%) ATG
6 6 (2.88%) Cloudera
6 6 (2.88%) Demandware
6 6 (2.88%) hybris
6 6 (2.88%) Intershop
7 5 (2.40%) Hortonworks
7 5 (2.40%) Tableau
8 4 (1.92%) Cisco
8 4 (1.92%) Google
8 4 (1.92%) Microsoft
9 2 (0.96%) Adobe
9 2 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.48%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.48%) HP
10 1 (0.48%) NetApp