Period
to 26 July 2017

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 6 months to 26 July 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
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 326 382 387
Rank change year-on-year +56 +5 -33
Contract jobs citing J2SE 23 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.14% 0.086% 0.051%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.53% 0.34% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 9
South East median daily rate £500 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +81.82% -21.43% -15.66%
10th Percentile £451 £227 £306
90th Percentile £512 £586 £438
England median daily rate £563 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +19.05% +5.00% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
South East median hourly rate £40.00 - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 - -

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 4372 4764 4784
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.22% 25.63% 24.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2668 3108 2971
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £295 £281 £263
90th Percentile £544 £538 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 118 80
South East median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.75% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.25 £14.79
90th Percentile £57.50 £50.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year +9.33% +3.45% +3.57%

J2SE
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing J2SE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing J2SE in the South East over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 26 July 2017. 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
West Sussex - 16 £500 - 1
Hampshire - 5 £350 - 4
Surrey +9 1 £425 -24.44%
Thames Valley -5 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -34 1 - -
J2SE
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 23 (100.00%) Java
1 23 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 22 (95.65%) JUnit
2 22 (95.65%) Eclipse
3 21 (91.30%) webMethods
4 19 (82.61%) XML
5 18 (78.26%) HTML
5 18 (78.26%) J2EE
5 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (78.26%) Spring
6 17 (73.91%) JSON
6 17 (73.91%) SQL
6 17 (73.91%) Unix
6 17 (73.91%) JBoss
6 17 (73.91%) Git (software)
7 16 (69.57%) Scala
7 16 (69.57%) Open Source
7 16 (69.57%) Selenium
7 16 (69.57%) HTML5
7 16 (69.57%) Puppet
7 16 (69.57%) MongoDB
7 16 (69.57%) REST
7 16 (69.57%) Play Framework
7 16 (69.57%) Docker
7 16 (69.57%) DevOps
7 16 (69.57%) Microservices
7 16 (69.57%) Apache
7 16 (69.57%) IntelliJ
7 16 (69.57%) SOAP
7 16 (69.57%) WebLogic

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 17 (73.91%) JBoss
2 16 (69.57%) Apache
2 16 (69.57%) WebLogic
3 7 (30.43%) nginx
3 7 (30.43%) Tomcat
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (4.35%) Confluence
5 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) GitHub
1 7 (30.43%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) HTTP
1 7 (30.43%) SSL
1 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (69.57%) MongoDB
2 7 (30.43%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (95.65%) Eclipse
1 22 (95.65%) JUnit
2 17 (73.91%) Git (software)
3 16 (69.57%) IntelliJ
3 16 (69.57%) Selenium
4 7 (30.43%) Ant
4 7 (30.43%) Cucumber
4 7 (30.43%) Gatling
4 7 (30.43%) Grunt
4 7 (30.43%) gulp
4 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
4 7 (30.43%) Karma Test Runner
4 7 (30.43%) Sublime Text
5 5 (21.74%) Subversion
6 1 (4.35%) JIRA
6 1 (4.35%) Maven
6 1 (4.35%) Mockito
General
1 2 (8.70%) Electronics
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 16 (69.57%) Java Developer
2 16 (69.57%) Scala Developer
3 9 (39.13%) Java Scala Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Digital Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Scala Software Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Scala Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Software Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) SOA Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Angular Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 19 (82.61%) XML
3 18 (78.26%) HTML
3 18 (78.26%) J2EE
3 18 (78.26%) Spring
4 17 (73.91%) JSON
5 16 (69.57%) CSS
5 16 (69.57%) EJB
5 16 (69.57%) HTML5
5 16 (69.57%) Play Framework
5 16 (69.57%) REST
5 16 (69.57%) SOAP
6 8 (34.78%) AngularJS
7 7 (30.43%) Gherkin
7 7 (30.43%) jQuery
7 7 (30.43%) Node.js
7 7 (30.43%) Servlets
8 5 (21.74%) Java RMI
8 5 (21.74%) Swing
8 5 (21.74%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Unix
2 12 (52.17%) Windows
3 9 (39.13%) Linux
4 7 (30.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (69.57%) DevOps
2 16 (69.57%) Microservices
2 16 (69.57%) Open Source
3 7 (30.43%) Analytics
3 7 (30.43%) Configuration Management
3 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
4 5 (21.74%) OO
4 5 (21.74%) OOD
4 5 (21.74%) SOA
4 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
5 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.70%) TDD
7 1 (4.35%) Scrum
7 1 (4.35%) System Testing
7 1 (4.35%) UML
7 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (73.91%) SQL
3 16 (69.57%) Scala
4 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
5 7 (30.43%) C#
5 7 (30.43%) Groovy
5 7 (30.43%) Haskell
5 7 (30.43%) Perl
5 7 (30.43%) Python
5 7 (30.43%) Ruby
6 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
System Software
1 16 (69.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (69.57%) Puppet
2 7 (30.43%) Grafana
2 7 (30.43%) Kibana
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) webMethods
2 7 (30.43%) Adobe
2 7 (30.43%) Google
3 5 (21.74%) Software AG
4 4 (17.39%) Oracle
5 1 (4.35%) IBM
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