Period
to 15 November 2018

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 15 November 2018 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 186 158
Rank change year-on-year -9 -28 +26
Contract jobs citing J2EE 212 204 262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.27% 1.21% 1.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.79% 4.36% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 136 166
South East median daily rate £450 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +13.43%
10th Percentile £350 £359 £306
90th Percentile £588 £613 £538
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
South East median hourly rate £52.50 - -
England median hourly rate £55.00 £38.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +42.86% +4.05% -7.50%

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 5,594 4,679 4,633
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 33.42% 27.73% 27.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,662 2,894 2,828
South East median daily rate £440 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £575 £569 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 89 133
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +9.33%
10th Percentile £25.00 £16.31 £12.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £54.90
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -

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 15 November 2018.

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 15 November 2018. 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 +5 72 £425 -5.56% 14
Surrey -9 59 £525 +5.00% 7
Hampshire -11 48 £410 -8.89% 7
Berkshire +16 45 £438 -2.78% 10
West Sussex -2 21 £434 -21.49% 4
Buckinghamshire -17 16 £425 -2.86% 4
Oxfordshire +20 11 £400 -
East Sussex -16 8 £550 -6.38% 1
Middlesex - 4 - - 1
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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.

1 208 (98.11%) Java
2 123 (58.02%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (56.13%) Spring
4 79 (37.26%) REST
5 77 (36.32%) BDD
6 75 (35.38%) JSON
7 69 (32.55%) Jenkins
8 67 (31.60%) TDD
9 65 (30.66%) Unix
10 61 (28.77%) Linux
11 60 (28.30%) Apache
12 59 (27.83%) SQL
13 57 (26.89%) JavaScript
14 54 (25.47%) Kafka
15 51 (24.06%) Spring Boot
16 50 (23.58%) Big Data
16 50 (23.58%) Middleware
16 50 (23.58%) RESTful
17 48 (22.64%) Hadoop
18 47 (22.17%) Unit Testing
18 47 (22.17%) HTML
18 47 (22.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 47 (22.17%) RabbitMQ
19 45 (21.23%) Hadoop YARN
19 45 (21.23%) CSS
20 43 (20.28%) Oracle
20 43 (20.28%) Finance
21 41 (19.34%) GitHub
22 40 (18.87%) Hibernate
23 38 (17.92%) System Testing

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 60 (28.30%) Apache
2 35 (16.51%) Apache Spark
3 24 (11.32%) WebLogic
4 17 (8.02%) Tomcat
5 16 (7.55%) JBoss
6 9 (4.25%) GemFire
6 9 (4.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (3.77%) nginx
8 7 (3.30%) SAS
9 6 (2.83%) FileNet
10 5 (2.36%) Documentum
10 5 (2.36%) IIS
11 4 (1.89%) WebSphere
12 3 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (1.42%) Liferay
12 3 (1.42%) Mule
12 3 (1.42%) Mule ESB
13 2 (0.94%) Anypoint
13 2 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (0.94%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 2 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.47%) Maximo
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 41 (19.34%) GitHub
2 7 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.83%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.94%) PaaS
6 1 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.47%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.47%) SaaS
6 1 (0.47%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.55%) HTTP
2 12 (5.66%) SSL
3 8 (3.77%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.30%) Ethernet
4 7 (3.30%) Firewall
4 7 (3.30%) MPLS
4 7 (3.30%) Wireless
5 2 (0.94%) SNMP
6 1 (0.47%) DHCP
6 1 (0.47%) DNS
6 1 (0.47%) FTP
6 1 (0.47%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (23.58%) Big Data
2 48 (22.64%) Hadoop
3 25 (11.79%) NoSQL
4 21 (9.91%) HBase
5 19 (8.96%) Cloudant
6 16 (7.55%) Relational Database
7 14 (6.60%) MongoDB
8 12 (5.66%) Parquet
8 12 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (5.19%) SQL Server
10 7 (3.30%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.89%) DataStage
11 4 (1.89%) QualityStage
12 3 (1.42%) Adabas
12 3 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.42%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.42%) Redis
12 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2016
13 2 (0.94%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 69 (32.55%) Jenkins
2 36 (16.98%) Git (software)
3 32 (15.09%) Selenium
4 24 (11.32%) Maven
5 23 (10.85%) JUnit
6 19 (8.96%) git-flow
6 19 (8.96%) Protractor
7 17 (8.02%) Eclipse
8 14 (6.60%) Gradle
9 13 (6.13%) IntelliJ
10 11 (5.19%) JIRA
11 9 (4.25%) Ant
11 9 (4.25%) Cucumber
12 6 (2.83%) Gatling
12 6 (2.83%) Grunt
12 6 (2.83%) gulp
12 6 (2.83%) Karma Test Runner
12 6 (2.83%) Sublime Text
13 5 (2.36%) Mockito
13 5 (2.36%) SonarQube
General
1 43 (20.28%) Finance
2 7 (3.30%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.36%) Law
3 5 (2.36%) Retail
4 3 (1.42%) Banking
4 3 (1.42%) Publishing
5 2 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.47%) Advertising
6 1 (0.47%) German Language
Job Titles
1 176 (83.02%) Developer
2 135 (63.68%) Java Developer
3 26 (12.26%) Big Data Developer
4 18 (8.49%) Architect
5 15 (7.08%) Apache Spark Developer
5 15 (7.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 15 (7.08%) J2EE Developer
6 13 (6.13%) Hadoop Developer
6 13 (6.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 10 (4.72%) Java Hadoop Developer
7 10 (4.72%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (4.25%) Senior Developer
9 8 (3.77%) Full Stack Developer
9 8 (3.77%) Senior Java Developer
10 7 (3.30%) JavaScript Developer
10 7 (3.30%) OSS Architect
11 6 (2.83%) Angular Developer
11 6 (2.83%) OSS Solutions Architect
11 6 (2.83%) Software Developer
12 5 (2.36%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (56.13%) Spring
2 79 (37.26%) REST
3 75 (35.38%) JSON
4 54 (25.47%) Kafka
5 51 (24.06%) Spring Boot
6 50 (23.58%) Middleware
6 50 (23.58%) RESTful
7 47 (22.17%) HTML
7 47 (22.17%) RabbitMQ
8 45 (21.23%) CSS
9 40 (18.87%) Hibernate
10 38 (17.92%) AngularJS
11 36 (16.98%) HTML5
12 34 (16.04%) Web Services
13 25 (11.79%) SOAP
13 25 (11.79%) XML
14 24 (11.32%) Spark Streaming
15 22 (10.38%) Angular 2
16 18 (8.49%) Node.js
17 17 (8.02%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.60%) Linux Command Line
1 14 (6.60%) Virtual Team
2 7 (3.30%) Management Information System
2 7 (3.30%) User Experience
3 5 (2.36%) NHS
4 4 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (0.94%) Fintech
5 2 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (0.94%) Life Science
5 2 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (0.94%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.47%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 65 (30.66%) Unix
2 61 (28.77%) Linux
3 13 (6.13%) Windows
4 7 (3.30%) Solaris
5 6 (2.83%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.94%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.47%) Android
7 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (58.02%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (36.32%) BDD
3 67 (31.60%) TDD
4 47 (22.17%) Unit Testing
5 38 (17.92%) System Testing
6 35 (16.51%) Microservices
7 29 (13.68%) Scrum
8 28 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (12.26%) DevOps
9 26 (12.26%) OO
10 16 (7.55%) Front End Development
11 15 (7.08%) SOA
12 14 (6.60%) Open Source
13 13 (6.13%) Software Architecture
14 12 (5.66%) Benchmarking
14 12 (5.66%) Configuration Management
14 12 (5.66%) Use Case
15 11 (5.19%) Problem-Solving
15 11 (5.19%) Software Engineering
15 11 (5.19%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 208 (98.11%) Java
2 59 (27.83%) SQL
3 57 (26.89%) JavaScript
4 15 (7.08%) PL/SQL
4 15 (7.08%) Shell Script
5 11 (5.19%) C#
5 11 (5.19%) Scala
6 10 (4.72%) Python
7 7 (3.30%) Groovy
7 7 (3.30%) Haskell
7 7 (3.30%) Perl
7 7 (3.30%) Ruby
8 5 (2.36%) Java 8
9 4 (1.89%) ABAP
9 4 (1.89%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.42%) Jython
10 3 (1.42%) Natural
10 3 (1.42%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.94%) PHP
11 2 (0.94%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 23 (10.85%) Security Cleared
2 20 (9.43%) SC Cleared
3 15 (7.08%) Degree
4 3 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.89%) GDPR
1 4 (1.89%) QA
2 3 (1.42%) PMO
System Software
1 47 (22.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 25 (11.79%) Docker
3 21 (9.91%) HDFS
4 3 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.94%) vSphere
6 1 (0.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 45 (21.23%) Hadoop YARN
2 13 (6.13%) Puppet
3 10 (4.72%) Amdocs OSS
4 6 (2.83%) Grafana
4 6 (2.83%) Kibana
5 4 (1.89%) Ansible
6 2 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.94%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.47%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.47%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 1 (0.47%) Salt
7 1 (0.47%) Terraform
Vendors
1 43 (20.28%) Oracle
2 17 (8.02%) IBM
3 15 (7.08%) webMethods
4 10 (4.72%) Amdocs
4 10 (4.72%) Cramer
5 7 (3.30%) Adobe
5 7 (3.30%) Google
5 7 (3.30%) Red Hat
5 7 (3.30%) SAP
5 7 (3.30%) TIBCO
6 4 (1.89%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.89%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (1.42%) KANA
7 3 (1.42%) MuleSoft
7 3 (1.42%) Remedy
7 3 (1.42%) Splunk
7 3 (1.42%) VMware
8 2 (0.94%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.47%) OpenText
9 1 (0.47%) Pega