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 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 172 154
Rank change year-on-year 0 -18  
Contract jobs citing J2EE 78 100 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.00% 1.11% 1.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.62% 4.17% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 56 71
Median daily rate £500 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £333 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £41.30
% change year-on-year -11.42% -15.25%  

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 2153 2397 2357
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.71% 26.57% 24.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1368 1540 1497
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 56 26
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £12.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.70 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

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 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 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
Berkshire +9 20 £519 +3.75% 6
Buckinghamshire -21 18 £519 +48.21% 4
West Sussex +28 16 £500 - 4
Surrey +7 12 £488 +21.87% 3
Hampshire +1 10 £400 +9.58% 3
Oxfordshire -7 2 £494 +1.28% 2
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 147 (93.63%) Java
2 86 (54.78%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (47.13%) Spring
4 62 (39.49%) REST
5 55 (35.03%) Linux
6 52 (33.12%) Apache
7 50 (31.85%) XML
8 46 (29.30%) Hibernate
9 45 (28.66%) JavaScript
9 45 (28.66%) Unix
10 43 (27.39%) SQL
10 43 (27.39%) Oracle
11 41 (26.11%) HTML
12 40 (25.48%) SOAP
13 39 (24.84%) Git (software)
14 38 (24.20%) Jenkins
14 38 (24.20%) Microservices
14 38 (24.20%) Web Services
15 37 (23.57%) JBoss
15 37 (23.57%) JSON
16 34 (21.66%) CSS
17 32 (20.38%) WebLogic
18 30 (19.11%) JMS
18 30 (19.11%) DevOps
19 28 (17.83%) Continuous Integration
19 28 (17.83%) Scrum
20 26 (16.56%) Open Source
20 26 (16.56%) BDD
21 25 (15.92%) Finance
21 25 (15.92%) TDD

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 52 (33.12%) Apache
2 37 (23.57%) JBoss
3 32 (20.38%) WebLogic
4 20 (12.74%) Tomcat
5 14 (8.92%) WebSphere
6 12 (7.64%) nginx
7 8 (5.10%) Apache Spark
7 8 (5.10%) ATG Dynamo
8 7 (4.46%) Cloud Foundry
9 6 (3.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (2.55%) Alfresco
10 4 (2.55%) Mule
10 4 (2.55%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (1.91%) FileNet
11 3 (1.91%) Mule ESB
12 1 (0.64%) Confluence
12 1 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.64%) GemFire
12 1 (0.64%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.64%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 3 (1.91%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 3 (1.91%) Siebel CRM
2 2 (1.27%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (1.27%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.27%) Pega PRPC
3 1 (0.64%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle BRM
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.64%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.28%) GitHub
2 12 (7.64%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (6.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (5.73%) Google Analytics
5 8 (5.10%) PaaS
6 6 (3.82%) Bluemix
6 6 (3.82%) IBM Cloud
7 5 (3.18%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.64%) Boomi
8 1 (0.64%) Google Checkout
8 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.92%) HTTP
2 12 (7.64%) TCP/IP
3 11 (7.01%) SSL
4 5 (3.18%) 3GPP
4 5 (3.18%) Diameter Protocol
4 5 (3.18%) SIGTRAN
5 4 (2.55%) DNS
5 4 (2.55%) Firewall
6 2 (1.27%) LDAP
7 1 (0.64%) FTP
7 1 (0.64%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.64%) Internet
7 1 (0.64%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.74%) Big Data
2 18 (11.46%) Oracle Database
3 17 (10.83%) MongoDB
4 16 (10.19%) Hadoop
5 15 (9.55%) NoSQL
6 10 (6.37%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (5.10%) Relational Database
8 7 (4.46%) HBase
9 6 (3.82%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (3.82%) RDBMS
10 5 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (2.55%) MySQL
11 4 (2.55%) Parquet
12 3 (1.91%) Adabas
12 3 (1.91%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (1.91%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.91%) Oracle OWB
13 2 (1.27%) Apache Hive
13 2 (1.27%) Data Mart
14 1 (0.64%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 39 (24.84%) Git (software)
2 38 (24.20%) Jenkins
3 24 (15.29%) JUnit
4 23 (14.65%) Eclipse
5 22 (14.01%) Selenium
6 20 (12.74%) Maven
7 19 (12.10%) IntelliJ
8 17 (10.83%) Ant
9 15 (9.55%) Subversion
10 13 (8.28%) Cucumber
11 12 (7.64%) JIRA
12 9 (5.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (5.73%) Gradle
13 8 (5.10%) Gatling
13 8 (5.10%) Grunt
13 8 (5.10%) gulp
13 8 (5.10%) Karma Test Runner
13 8 (5.10%) Log4j
13 8 (5.10%) Sublime Text
14 5 (3.18%) Mockito
General
1 25 (15.92%) Finance
2 9 (5.73%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.10%) Banking
3 8 (5.10%) Retail
4 6 (3.82%) Billing
5 5 (3.18%) Publishing
6 4 (2.55%) Games
7 3 (1.91%) Law
8 1 (0.64%) Advertising
8 1 (0.64%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 103 (65.61%) Developer
2 69 (43.95%) Java Developer
3 21 (13.38%) Architect
4 17 (10.83%) Scala Developer
5 13 (8.28%) Senior Developer
6 9 (5.73%) Java Scala Developer
7 8 (5.10%) J2EE Developer
7 8 (5.10%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 6 (3.82%) Cloud Architect
8 6 (3.82%) Consultant
8 6 (3.82%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (3.18%) Java Consultant
9 5 (3.18%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (3.18%) Software Engineer
9 5 (3.18%) Technical Architect
10 4 (2.55%) Applications Developer
10 4 (2.55%) Java Applications Developer
10 4 (2.55%) Senior Software Developer
10 4 (2.55%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (47.13%) Spring
2 62 (39.49%) REST
3 50 (31.85%) XML
4 46 (29.30%) Hibernate
5 41 (26.11%) HTML
6 40 (25.48%) SOAP
7 38 (24.20%) Web Services
8 37 (23.57%) JSON
9 34 (21.66%) CSS
10 30 (19.11%) JMS
11 24 (15.29%) HTML5
12 22 (14.01%) EJB
12 22 (14.01%) JSP
13 20 (12.74%) Servlets
14 19 (12.10%) J2SE
14 19 (12.10%) JDBC
14 19 (12.10%) Play Framework
15 18 (11.46%) Apache Camel
15 18 (11.46%) Kafka
16 17 (10.83%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.92%) Linux Command Line
2 11 (7.01%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.46%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (4.46%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.82%) Cloud Native
5 5 (3.18%) Virtual Team
6 4 (2.55%) iPad
6 4 (2.55%) Online Games
7 3 (1.91%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.27%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.64%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.64%) Clustering
9 1 (0.64%) DataPower
9 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 55 (35.03%) Linux
2 45 (28.66%) Unix
3 14 (8.92%) Windows
4 8 (5.10%) Ubuntu
5 4 (2.55%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.64%) AIX
6 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (54.78%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (24.20%) Microservices
3 30 (19.11%) DevOps
4 28 (17.83%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (17.83%) Scrum
5 26 (16.56%) BDD
5 26 (16.56%) Open Source
6 25 (15.92%) TDD
7 23 (14.65%) SOA
8 21 (13.38%) Unit Testing
9 19 (12.10%) Software Engineering
10 17 (10.83%) E-Commerce
11 16 (10.19%) System Testing
12 14 (8.92%) Configuration Management
13 12 (7.64%) Use Case
14 11 (7.01%) UML
15 10 (6.37%) Analytics
15 10 (6.37%) Technical Architecture
15 10 (6.37%) Test Automation
16 9 (5.73%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 147 (93.63%) Java
2 45 (28.66%) JavaScript
3 43 (27.39%) SQL
4 21 (13.38%) Scala
5 15 (9.55%) Shell Script
6 14 (8.92%) Ruby
7 13 (8.28%) Python
8 12 (7.64%) Groovy
9 10 (6.37%) C#
10 8 (5.10%) Haskell
10 8 (5.10%) Perl
10 8 (5.10%) PL/SQL
11 6 (3.82%) Go
12 4 (2.55%) C
12 4 (2.55%) C++
13 3 (1.91%) NATURAL
14 2 (1.27%) ABAP
14 2 (1.27%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.27%) Jython
15 1 (0.64%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 15 (9.55%) Degree
2 13 (8.28%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.46%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.27%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.64%) CEH
5 1 (0.64%) CISA
5 1 (0.64%) CISSP
5 1 (0.64%) ISEB
5 1 (0.64%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.55%) QA
2 2 (1.27%) SLA
3 1 (0.64%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.64%) JSP 440
System Software
1 19 (12.10%) Docker
2 10 (6.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (3.18%) HDFS
4 2 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.64%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.64%) NDS
5 1 (0.64%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (10.83%) Puppet
2 11 (7.01%) Hadoop YARN
3 9 (5.73%) Kibana
4 8 (5.10%) Grafana
5 2 (1.27%) MOM
6 1 (0.64%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.64%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.64%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.64%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.64%) logstash
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 43 (27.39%) Oracle
2 18 (11.46%) webMethods
3 9 (5.73%) ATG
3 9 (5.73%) Google
4 7 (4.46%) Adobe
5 5 (3.18%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.55%) Apigee
6 4 (2.55%) Siebel
6 4 (2.55%) Splunk
7 3 (1.91%) Guidewire
7 3 (1.91%) IBM
7 3 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.91%) Talend
8 2 (1.27%) Pega
8 2 (1.27%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.27%) SAP
8 2 (1.27%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.27%) VMware
9 1 (0.64%) hybris
9 1 (0.64%) PayPal
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