The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for J2SE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited J2SE over the 3 months to 23 April 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, Standard Edition (J2SE)
England / South East
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 245 - 265
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing J2SE 9 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% - 0.010%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.40% - 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Median daily rate £500 - £288
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +31.57% -5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

J2SE 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 2234 2398 2310
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.12% 24.63% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1339 1601 1406
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 42 43
Median hourly rate £43.50 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.47% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £17.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.89 £47.50 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £36.38
% change year-on-year +9.21% +4.46%  

J2SE
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing J2SE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for J2SE in the South East

J2SE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing J2SE in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for J2SE in the South East

J2SE
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 J2SE in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2SE in the South East

J2SE
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 J2SE within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
West Sussex - 9 £500 - 1
J2SE
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing J2SE 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 J2SE.

1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) JUnit
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) J2EE
1 12 (100.00%) XML
1 12 (100.00%) Spring
1 12 (100.00%) Puppet
1 12 (100.00%) REST
1 12 (100.00%) Play Framework
2 11 (91.67%) Docker
2 11 (91.67%) DevOps
2 11 (91.67%) Microservices
2 11 (91.67%) MongoDB
2 11 (91.67%) Git (software)
2 11 (91.67%) Scala
2 11 (91.67%) Open Source
2 11 (91.67%) HTML5
2 11 (91.67%) JSON
2 11 (91.67%) Selenium
2 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) Hibernate
2 11 (91.67%) Unix
2 11 (91.67%) webMethods
2 11 (91.67%) Eclipse
2 11 (91.67%) IntelliJ
2 11 (91.67%) SOAP
2 11 (91.67%) JBoss
2 11 (91.67%) Apache
2 11 (91.67%) WebLogic
2 11 (91.67%) EJB

J2SE
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 11 (91.67%) Apache
1 11 (91.67%) JBoss
1 11 (91.67%) WebLogic
2 6 (50.00%) nginx
3 5 (41.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) GitHub
1 5 (41.67%) Google Analytics
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) HTTP
1 5 (41.67%) SSL
1 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) MongoDB
2 5 (41.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) JUnit
2 11 (91.67%) Eclipse
2 11 (91.67%) Git (software)
2 11 (91.67%) IntelliJ
2 11 (91.67%) Selenium
3 6 (50.00%) Ant
4 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
4 5 (41.67%) Gatling
4 5 (41.67%) Grunt
4 5 (41.67%) gulp
4 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
4 5 (41.67%) Karma Test Runner
4 5 (41.67%) Sublime Text
5 1 (8.33%) Maven
5 1 (8.33%) Mockito
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (91.67%) Scala Developer
3 7 (58.33%) Java Developer
4 6 (50.00%) Java Scala Developer
5 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 2 (16.67%) Digital Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Scala Software Engineer
6 2 (16.67%) Senior Scala Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
7 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) J2EE
1 12 (100.00%) Play Framework
1 12 (100.00%) REST
1 12 (100.00%) Spring
1 12 (100.00%) XML
2 11 (91.67%) CSS
2 11 (91.67%) EJB
2 11 (91.67%) Hibernate
2 11 (91.67%) HTML
2 11 (91.67%) HTML5
2 11 (91.67%) JSON
2 11 (91.67%) SOAP
3 6 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (50.00%) jQuery
3 6 (50.00%) Node.js
4 5 (41.67%) Gherkin
4 5 (41.67%) Servlets
5 1 (8.33%) Java EE
5 1 (8.33%) JMS
5 1 (8.33%) Spring MVC
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Unix
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) Ubuntu
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (91.67%) DevOps
1 11 (91.67%) Microservices
1 11 (91.67%) Open Source
2 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (41.67%) Analytics
3 5 (41.67%) Automated Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Product Management
5 1 (8.33%) SOA
5 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (91.67%) Scala
3 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (41.67%) C#
4 5 (41.67%) Groovy
4 5 (41.67%) Haskell
4 5 (41.67%) Perl
4 5 (41.67%) Python
4 5 (41.67%) Ruby
5 1 (8.33%) XPath
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (100.00%) Puppet
2 5 (41.67%) Grafana
2 5 (41.67%) Kibana
3 1 (8.33%) Ansible
3 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) webMethods
2 5 (41.67%) Google
3 4 (33.33%) Adobe
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
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