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 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
England / South East
Rank 167 167 161
Rank change year-on-year 0 -6  
Contract jobs citing J2EE 78 97 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.01% 1.06% 1.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.81% 4.47% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 63 66
Median daily rate £488 £390 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +7.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £325 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +16.12% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £38.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year -12.28% +18.75%  

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 the South East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2046 2168 2316
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 26.40% 23.69% 23.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1234 1458 1343
Median daily rate £400 £357 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.94% +2.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 50 54
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.15% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.89 £60.62 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +4 24 £538 +38.70% 9
Berkshire +11 15 £370 -7.50% 9
Buckinghamshire -27 12 £388 +9.15% 1
Surrey +19 9 £488 +14.70% 7
Oxfordshire - 9 £475 - 2
West Sussex 0 4 £512 +127.33% 5
Kent - 2 £450 -
Middlesex - 2 £400 -
J2EE
England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 154 (91.12%) Java
2 83 (49.11%) Spring
3 76 (44.97%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (40.24%) JavaScript
5 67 (39.64%) Oracle
6 63 (37.28%) XML
7 60 (35.50%) Linux
8 50 (29.59%) REST
9 49 (28.99%) Web Services
10 43 (25.44%) SQL
10 43 (25.44%) Apache
11 39 (23.08%) HTML
11 39 (23.08%) Jenkins
12 38 (22.49%) Maven
13 37 (21.89%) WebLogic
14 36 (21.30%) E-Commerce
15 35 (20.71%) JMS
15 35 (20.71%) Unix
16 33 (19.53%) JUnit
17 32 (18.93%) Tomcat
17 32 (18.93%) TDD
17 32 (18.93%) Subversion
17 32 (18.93%) Hibernate
18 31 (18.34%) Ant
18 31 (18.34%) JSP
18 31 (18.34%) Git (software)
19 30 (17.75%) JBoss
19 30 (17.75%) Scrum
20 29 (17.16%) WebSphere
20 29 (17.16%) SOAP

J2EE
Top Related 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 43 (25.44%) Apache
2 37 (21.89%) WebLogic
3 32 (18.93%) Tomcat
4 30 (17.75%) JBoss
5 29 (17.16%) WebSphere
6 18 (10.65%) Elasticsearch
7 17 (10.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 13 (7.69%) ATG Dynamo
9 10 (5.92%) nginx
10 6 (3.55%) Apache Spark
11 5 (2.96%) Jetty
12 4 (2.37%) Alfresco
12 4 (2.37%) Liferay
12 4 (2.37%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (2.37%) WebSphere Process Server
13 2 (1.18%) Confluence
13 2 (1.18%) Oracle BPEL
14 1 (0.59%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.59%) GemFire
14 1 (0.59%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (5.33%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.78%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (1.18%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (1.18%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle BRM
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.69%) GitHub
2 12 (7.10%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.14%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (3.55%) Amazon S3
5 5 (2.96%) Google Analytics
6 4 (2.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.59%) Google Checkout
7 1 (0.59%) PaaS
7 1 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.10%) HTTP
2 11 (6.51%) TCP/IP
3 9 (5.33%) SSL
4 3 (1.78%) Firewall
4 3 (1.78%) Internet
4 3 (1.78%) LDAP
5 2 (1.18%) 3GPP
5 2 (1.18%) ADSL
5 2 (1.18%) Diameter Protocol
5 2 (1.18%) DMZ
5 2 (1.18%) DNS
5 2 (1.18%) LAN
5 2 (1.18%) MPLS
5 2 (1.18%) NAS
5 2 (1.18%) SAN
5 2 (1.18%) SIGTRAN
5 2 (1.18%) VoIP
5 2 (1.18%) WAN
5 2 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.18%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.57%) Oracle Database
2 16 (9.47%) MongoDB
3 11 (6.51%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (5.92%) Big Data
5 9 (5.33%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.73%) Hadoop
7 7 (4.14%) MySQL
7 7 (4.14%) NoSQL
7 7 (4.14%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (2.96%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (2.96%) SQLite
9 4 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.78%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (1.78%) Oracle OWB
11 2 (1.18%) Data Mart
11 2 (1.18%) HBase
11 2 (1.18%) SQL Server
12 1 (0.59%) Adabas
12 1 (0.59%) DB2
Development Applications
1 39 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 38 (22.49%) Maven
3 33 (19.53%) JUnit
4 32 (18.93%) Subversion
5 31 (18.34%) Ant
5 31 (18.34%) Git (software)
6 21 (12.43%) JIRA
7 19 (11.24%) Gradle
8 17 (10.06%) Mockito
9 15 (8.88%) Eclipse
9 15 (8.88%) IntelliJ
10 13 (7.69%) Log4j
11 12 (7.10%) Selenium
12 10 (5.92%) Cucumber
13 5 (2.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (2.96%) Grunt
13 5 (2.96%) gulp
13 5 (2.96%) SoapUI
13 5 (2.96%) TestNG
14 4 (2.37%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 16 (9.47%) Finance
2 11 (6.51%) Retail
3 10 (5.92%) Publishing
4 8 (4.73%) Banking
5 6 (3.55%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.78%) Billing
7 2 (1.18%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.59%) Advertising
8 1 (0.59%) Games
8 1 (0.59%) Law
8 1 (0.59%) Local Government
8 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 116 (68.64%) Developer
2 78 (46.15%) Java Developer
3 20 (11.83%) J2EE Developer
3 20 (11.83%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 18 (10.65%) Senior Developer
5 17 (10.06%) Architect
6 9 (5.33%) Angular Developer
7 8 (4.73%) Agile Developer
7 8 (4.73%) Agile Java Developer
7 8 (4.73%) Scala Developer
7 8 (4.73%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (4.14%) Technical Architect
9 6 (3.55%) Lead Developer
10 4 (2.37%) Applications Developer
10 4 (2.37%) Applications Support
10 4 (2.37%) AWS Developer
10 4 (2.37%) J2EE Applications Developer
10 4 (2.37%) Java Applications Developer
10 4 (2.37%) Java Engineer
10 4 (2.37%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (49.11%) Spring
2 63 (37.28%) XML
3 50 (29.59%) REST
4 49 (28.99%) Web Services
5 39 (23.08%) HTML
6 35 (20.71%) JMS
7 32 (18.93%) Hibernate
8 31 (18.34%) JSP
9 29 (17.16%) SOAP
10 28 (16.57%) Servlets
11 23 (13.61%) XSLT
12 22 (13.02%) AngularJS
12 22 (13.02%) JDBC
12 22 (13.02%) Spring MVC
13 21 (12.43%) CSS
13 21 (12.43%) Java EE
14 18 (10.65%) JSF
14 18 (10.65%) Play Framework
15 17 (10.06%) JSON
16 16 (9.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.92%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.73%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.96%) Clustering
5 4 (2.37%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.78%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.78%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.18%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.18%) iPad
7 2 (1.18%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.59%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.59%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.59%) Online Games
8 1 (0.59%) Replication
8 1 (0.59%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 60 (35.50%) Linux
2 35 (20.71%) Unix
3 9 (5.33%) Windows
4 7 (4.14%) Solaris
5 4 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.37%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.59%) AIX
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (44.97%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (21.30%) E-Commerce
3 32 (18.93%) TDD
4 30 (17.75%) Scrum
5 29 (17.16%) MVC
6 28 (16.57%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (14.20%) Microservices
8 23 (13.61%) SOA
8 23 (13.61%) Unit Testing
9 19 (11.24%) Open Source
10 18 (10.65%) Quality Management
11 16 (9.47%) Configuration Management
12 14 (8.28%) BDD
12 14 (8.28%) Software Engineering
13 13 (7.69%) Personalization
14 12 (7.10%) DevOps
14 12 (7.10%) Web Development
15 11 (6.51%) OO
16 10 (5.92%) Pair Programming
16 10 (5.92%) UML
Programming Languages
1 154 (91.12%) Java
2 68 (40.24%) JavaScript
3 43 (25.44%) SQL
4 21 (12.43%) Scala
5 16 (9.47%) Groovy
6 12 (7.10%) Shell Script
7 11 (6.51%) Perl
8 8 (4.73%) PL/SQL
9 7 (4.14%) Python
9 7 (4.14%) XPath
10 5 (2.96%) C
10 5 (2.96%) C#
11 4 (2.37%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.37%) C++
11 4 (2.37%) Haskell
11 4 (2.37%) PHP
11 4 (2.37%) Ruby
12 3 (1.78%) Jython
12 3 (1.78%) Korn
13 1 (0.59%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (5.33%) Degree
1 9 (5.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.78%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.18%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.59%) CEH
4 1 (0.59%) CISA
4 1 (0.59%) CISSP
4 1 (0.59%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.96%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.59%) PA-DSS
2 1 (0.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (5.92%) Docker
2 5 (2.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (1.78%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.18%) HDFS
5 1 (0.59%) NDS
5 1 (0.59%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 12 (7.10%) Puppet
2 9 (5.33%) logstash
3 7 (4.14%) Kibana
4 6 (3.55%) Ansible
4 6 (3.55%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.37%) Grafana
5 4 (2.37%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (1.78%) CA Wily
7 2 (1.18%) MOM
7 2 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.59%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.59%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.59%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 67 (39.64%) Oracle
2 17 (10.06%) ATG
3 10 (5.92%) IBM
4 6 (3.55%) Red Hat
4 6 (3.55%) webMethods
5 5 (2.96%) Google
6 4 (2.37%) GigaSpaces
6 4 (2.37%) Siebel
6 4 (2.37%) Splunk
7 3 (1.78%) Ab Initio
7 3 (1.78%) Adobe
7 3 (1.78%) F5
7 3 (1.78%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.78%) Pega
7 3 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.78%) Talend
7 3 (1.78%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.18%) Altiris
8 2 (1.18%) FatWire
8 2 (1.18%) hybris
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