Period
to 9 July 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 9 July 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
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 170 224 215
Rank change year-on-year +54 -9 -7
Contract jobs citing J2EE 40 151 181
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.66% 1.00% 1.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.00% 3.52% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 87 123
Median daily rate £500 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +2.41%
10th Percentile £355 £366 £343
90th Percentile £586 £625 £588
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £60.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
England median hourly rate £62.00 £56.25 £55.00
% change year-on-year +10.22% +2.27% +48.65%

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 1,334 4,292 5,364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.02% 28.32% 31.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 821 2,719 3,413
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.29%
10th Percentile £310 £331 £313
90th Percentile £588 £588 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 84 104
Median hourly rate £43.25 £50.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.50% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £31.25 £20.12 £8.79
90th Percentile £61.73 £60.00 £55.88
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -20.45% +4.76% +2.44%

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing J2EE as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing J2EE in the South East.

Daily rate trend for J2EE in the South East

J2EE
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing J2EE in the South East over the 6 months to 9 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for J2EE in the South East

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing J2EE in the South East.

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 9 July 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
Thames Valley +41 12 £500 +8.11% 2
Hampshire +55 9 £433 -13.50% 1
West Sussex +24 9 £510 +23.64%
Buckinghamshire +36 7 £425 -10.53%
East Sussex +31 7 £585 -2.50%
Surrey +46 3 £475 +15.15% 3
Berkshire +16 3 £500 +11.11% 2
Oxfordshire +33 2 £500 -9.09%
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 9 July 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 36 (90.00%) Java
2 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (35.00%) Spring
3 14 (35.00%) Test Strategy
3 14 (35.00%) Configuration Management
4 13 (32.50%) DevOps
5 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 11 (27.50%) SQL
6 11 (27.50%) Data Modelling
7 10 (25.00%) Oracle
7 10 (25.00%) Microservices
8 9 (22.50%) PL/SQL
8 9 (22.50%) WebLogic
8 9 (22.50%) Tomcat
8 9 (22.50%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (22.50%) BEA
8 9 (22.50%) webMethods
8 9 (22.50%) Bitbucket
8 9 (22.50%) Scala
8 9 (22.50%) Confluence
8 9 (22.50%) JIRA
8 9 (22.50%) Problem Management
9 8 (20.00%) Hibernate
9 8 (20.00%) Process Improvement
9 8 (20.00%) Public Sector
10 7 (17.50%) Java 8
10 7 (17.50%) Middleware
10 7 (17.50%) CRM
10 7 (17.50%) Documentum
11 6 (15.00%) Windows

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 9 (22.50%) Confluence
1 9 (22.50%) Tomcat
1 9 (22.50%) WebLogic
2 7 (17.50%) Documentum
3 3 (7.50%) Apache
3 3 (7.50%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.00%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) AWS
2 2 (5.00%) GCP
3 1 (2.50%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 1 (2.50%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) Big Data
3 2 (5.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.00%) HBase
4 1 (2.50%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Bitbucket
1 9 (22.50%) JIRA
2 5 (12.50%) Subversion
3 3 (7.50%) Eclipse
3 3 (7.50%) IntelliJ
4 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.50%) DbUnit
5 1 (2.50%) jMock
5 1 (2.50%) JUnit
5 1 (2.50%) Maven
5 1 (2.50%) Mockito
General
1 8 (20.00%) Public Sector
2 4 (10.00%) Marketing
3 3 (7.50%) Finance
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (75.00%) Developer
2 16 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (22.50%) Scala Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Documentum Developer
5 4 (10.00%) J2EE Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Applications Architect
7 2 (5.00%) CRM Architect
7 2 (5.00%) CRM Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Data Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Documentum Administrator
8 1 (2.50%) Documentum Specialist
8 1 (2.50%) Java Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Java Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.00%) Spring
2 8 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 7 (17.50%) Middleware
4 6 (15.00%) Web Services
5 5 (12.50%) RESTful
6 3 (7.50%) AngularJS
6 3 (7.50%) Apache CXF
6 3 (7.50%) JDBC
6 3 (7.50%) JSON
6 3 (7.50%) Spring Boot
6 3 (7.50%) Spring Integration
6 3 (7.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (5.00%) Kafka
7 2 (5.00%) SOAP
8 1 (2.50%) .NET
8 1 (2.50%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (2.50%) JSP
8 1 (2.50%) Servlets
8 1 (2.50%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.50%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (7.50%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (2.50%) DataPower
2 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (10.00%) Unix
4 3 (7.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.00%) Configuration Management
2 14 (35.00%) Test Strategy
3 13 (32.50%) DevOps
4 11 (27.50%) Data Modelling
5 10 (25.00%) Microservices
6 9 (22.50%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (22.50%) Problem Management
7 8 (20.00%) Process Improvement
8 7 (17.50%) CRM
9 6 (15.00%) Case Management
9 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (12.50%) OO
10 5 (12.50%) TDD
11 4 (10.00%) Acceptance Criteria
11 4 (10.00%) Mathematics
11 4 (10.00%) Scrum
11 4 (10.00%) SOA
11 4 (10.00%) UML
11 4 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (90.00%) Java
2 11 (27.50%) SQL
3 9 (22.50%) PL/SQL
3 9 (22.50%) Scala
4 7 (17.50%) Java 8
5 3 (7.50%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) CEH
4 1 (2.50%) CISA
4 1 (2.50%) CISM
4 1 (2.50%) CISSP
4 1 (2.50%) CRISC
4 1 (2.50%) ISSAP
4 1 (2.50%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (2.50%) PhD
4 1 (2.50%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) COBIT
1 1 (2.50%) COSO
1 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.50%) NIST
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) HDFS
2 1 (2.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Oracle
2 9 (22.50%) BEA
2 9 (22.50%) webMethods
3 4 (10.00%) IBM
4 3 (7.50%) Pardot
4 3 (7.50%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (5.00%) Ariba
5 2 (5.00%) SAP
6 1 (2.50%) Google