Period
to 20 February 2020

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 20 February 2020 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
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 221 224 168
Rank change year-on-year +3 -56 +30
Contract jobs citing J2EE 79 169 248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.73% 1.06% 1.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.99% 3.33% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 76 165
South East median daily rate £505 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.22% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £404 £375 £361
90th Percentile £577 £606 £580
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
South East median hourly rate - £52.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -
England median hourly rate - £45.00 £45.00

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 2,638 5,070 4,872
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 24.44% 31.69% 28.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,657 3,285 3,046
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £319 £308
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +9.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 67 85
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
10th Percentile £30.38 £19.55 £23.10
90th Percentile £82.50 £54.25 £52.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.85 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.57% +4.61% -

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 20 February 2020.

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 20 February 2020. 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
West Sussex +31 30 £565 +18.95% 3
Thames Valley +30 27 £425 - 4
Buckinghamshire +30 16 £425 - 3
Hampshire -8 10 £483 +13.53% 2
East Sussex +19 7 £585 +6.36%
Berkshire +10 7 £438 +9.38%
Surrey +27 5 £495 -5.71% 1
Oxfordshire +23 4 £425 +6.25% 1
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, 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 74 (93.67%) Java
2 51 (64.56%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (48.10%) SQL
4 35 (44.30%) Configuration Management
5 34 (43.04%) Oracle
6 33 (41.77%) WebLogic
7 32 (40.51%) Test Strategy
8 31 (39.24%) DevOps
9 30 (37.97%) PL/SQL
9 30 (37.97%) webMethods
10 29 (36.71%) Spring
10 29 (36.71%) Data Modelling
10 29 (36.71%) Scala
11 28 (35.44%) Problem Management
11 28 (35.44%) JIRA
12 27 (34.18%) Business Intelligence
12 27 (34.18%) BEA
12 27 (34.18%) Confluence
12 27 (34.18%) Bitbucket
13 26 (32.91%) Process Improvement
14 24 (30.38%) Problem-Solving
15 17 (21.52%) TDD
16 16 (20.25%) Web Services
16 16 (20.25%) Git (software)
17 15 (18.99%) Python
18 14 (17.72%) SOA
18 14 (17.72%) Microservices
19 13 (16.46%) Tomcat
19 13 (16.46%) Unix
19 13 (16.46%) SQL Server

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 33 (41.77%) WebLogic
2 27 (34.18%) Confluence
3 13 (16.46%) Tomcat
4 7 (8.86%) Apache
4 7 (8.86%) Documentum
5 4 (5.06%) JBoss
5 4 (5.06%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.53%) nginx
7 1 (1.27%) Appian
7 1 (1.27%) IIS
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) GitHub
2 2 (2.53%) AWS
2 2 (2.53%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (1.27%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 1 (1.27%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.59%) HTTP
2 2 (2.53%) SSL
2 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.80%) Big Data
3 3 (3.80%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.53%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.53%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.27%) MySQL
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.27%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 28 (35.44%) JIRA
2 27 (34.18%) Bitbucket
3 16 (20.25%) Git (software)
4 8 (10.13%) Eclipse
5 6 (7.59%) IntelliJ
6 5 (6.33%) JUnit
6 5 (6.33%) Subversion
7 4 (5.06%) Jenkins
8 3 (3.80%) Selenium
9 2 (2.53%) Ant
9 2 (2.53%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.53%) Gatling
9 2 (2.53%) Grunt
9 2 (2.53%) gulp
9 2 (2.53%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (2.53%) Sublime Text
10 1 (1.27%) NetBeans
10 1 (1.27%) TestDirector
10 1 (1.27%) Toad
10 1 (1.27%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 10 (12.66%) Public Sector
2 3 (3.80%) Marketing
3 2 (2.53%) Finance
4 1 (1.27%) Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (73.42%) Developer
2 26 (32.91%) Java Developer
3 21 (26.58%) Scala Developer
4 9 (11.39%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 9 (11.39%) Java Engineer
4 9 (11.39%) Java Software Developer
4 9 (11.39%) Java Software Engineer
4 9 (11.39%) Software Engineer
5 8 (10.13%) Programmer
6 7 (8.86%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Angular Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Architect
7 5 (6.33%) J2EE Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Documentum Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Python Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (2.53%) CRM Developer
10 2 (2.53%) Documentum Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (36.71%) Spring
2 16 (20.25%) Web Services
3 12 (15.19%) Hibernate
4 11 (13.92%) AngularJS
5 8 (10.13%) Middleware
6 7 (8.86%) JSON
6 7 (8.86%) RESTful
6 7 (8.86%) XML
7 6 (7.59%) REST
8 5 (6.33%) HTML
8 5 (6.33%) SOAP
9 4 (5.06%) CSS
9 4 (5.06%) Java EE
9 4 (5.06%) Spring Integration
10 3 (3.80%) Apache CXF
10 3 (3.80%) HTML5
10 3 (3.80%) JDBC
10 3 (3.80%) jQuery
10 3 (3.80%) Node.js
10 3 (3.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) Smart City
2 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.59%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (5.06%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (5.06%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.27%) DataPower
4 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.46%) Unix
2 9 (11.39%) Windows
3 8 (10.13%) Linux
4 5 (6.33%) Windows Server
4 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.53%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.27%) AIX
6 1 (1.27%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (64.56%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (44.30%) Configuration Management
3 32 (40.51%) Test Strategy
4 31 (39.24%) DevOps
5 29 (36.71%) Data Modelling
6 28 (35.44%) Problem Management
7 27 (34.18%) Business Intelligence
8 26 (32.91%) Process Improvement
9 24 (30.38%) Problem-Solving
10 17 (21.52%) TDD
11 14 (17.72%) Microservices
11 14 (17.72%) SOA
12 13 (16.46%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (13.92%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (11.39%) Software Engineering
15 6 (7.59%) Case Management
15 6 (7.59%) CRM
16 5 (6.33%) Acceptance Criteria
16 5 (6.33%) Continuous Delivery
16 5 (6.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 74 (93.67%) Java
2 38 (48.10%) SQL
3 30 (37.97%) PL/SQL
4 29 (36.71%) Scala
5 15 (18.99%) Python
6 12 (15.19%) C#
7 9 (11.39%) C++
8 6 (7.59%) Java 8
8 6 (7.59%) JavaScript
9 4 (5.06%) Perl
9 4 (5.06%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.80%) COBOL
10 3 (3.80%) Ruby
11 2 (2.53%) Groovy
11 2 (2.53%) Haskell
12 1 (1.27%) C
12 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (5.06%) Degree
2 2 (2.53%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.27%) ISEB
3 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.27%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.27%) PhD
3 1 (1.27%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) Puppet
2 2 (2.53%) Amdocs OSS
2 2 (2.53%) Grafana
2 2 (2.53%) Kibana
3 1 (1.27%) Ansible
3 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.27%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.27%) Netcool
3 1 (1.27%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.27%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.27%) Terraform
3 1 (1.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 34 (43.04%) Oracle
2 30 (37.97%) webMethods
3 27 (34.18%) BEA
4 5 (6.33%) IBM
5 3 (3.80%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.53%) Cramer
6 2 (2.53%) Google
6 2 (2.53%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.53%) Pardot
7 1 (1.27%) Adobe