Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Java EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java EE over the 6 months to 20 September 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 Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 305 243 269
Rank change year-on-year -62 +26 +11
Contract jobs citing Java EE 85 138 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.51% 0.84% 0.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.56% 3.05% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 54 81
South East median daily rate £425 £545 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.02% +21.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £331 £358 £322
90th Percentile £540 £590 £550
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - £42.50
England median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +28.57% - -6.67%

Java EE 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 5,433 4,529 4,857
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.79% 27.59% 27.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,553 2,764 3,089
South East median daily rate £433 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.85% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 77 130
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +11.89%
10th Percentile £14.50 £12.30 £12.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £50.10 £55.50
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +9.59% -1.46%

Java EE
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Java EE in the South East

Java EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java EE in the South East

Java EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java EE in the South East over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java EE in the South East

Java EE
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 Java EE in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java EE in the South East

Java EE
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 Java EE within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 September 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 -51 42 £415 -27.19% 9
Hampshire -8 29 £410 -13.68% 6
Buckinghamshire -19 20 £425 +19.30% 5
Berkshire -22 15 £381 -23.75% 3
Surrey -27 8 £500 -2.44% 3
East Sussex -1 7 £475 -9.52% 3
Oxfordshire -14 7 £415 -28.45% 1
West Sussex -5 1 - - 1
Java EE
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Java EE 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 Java EE.

1 85 (100.00%) Java
2 47 (55.29%) Spring
3 35 (41.18%) Web Services
4 30 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 30 (35.29%) TDD
5 28 (32.94%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (30.59%) REST
7 25 (29.41%) JSON
8 24 (28.24%) RESTful
8 24 (28.24%) XML
9 21 (24.71%) Scrum
10 20 (23.53%) Maven
10 20 (23.53%) SOAP
10 20 (23.53%) J2EE
10 20 (23.53%) Oracle
11 19 (22.35%) Relational Database
12 18 (21.18%) SQL
12 18 (21.18%) Linux
12 18 (21.18%) JMS
13 17 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (20.00%) jQuery
13 17 (20.00%) Jenkins
13 17 (20.00%) Spring Boot
14 16 (18.82%) SDLC
14 16 (18.82%) Git (software)
14 16 (18.82%) EJB
14 16 (18.82%) JUnit
15 15 (17.65%) Subversion
15 15 (17.65%) Hibernate
15 15 (17.65%) AngularJS

Java EE
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 13 (15.29%) WebLogic
2 12 (14.12%) WebSphere
3 11 (12.94%) Oracle Service Bus
3 11 (12.94%) WebSphere Application Server
4 10 (11.76%) JBoss
4 10 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (8.24%) Apache Solr
6 6 (7.06%) Tomcat
7 5 (5.88%) CMS
7 5 (5.88%) Liferay
7 5 (5.88%) Umbraco
8 4 (4.71%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (4.71%) GlassFish
8 4 (4.71%) WildFly
9 3 (3.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (2.35%) Confluence
10 2 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (1.18%) Alfresco
11 1 (1.18%) LiveCycle
11 1 (1.18%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.24%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.06%) GitHub
3 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.35%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (2.35%) IaaS
4 2 (2.35%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (2.35%) OpenShift
4 2 (2.35%) PaaS
5 1 (1.18%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.35%) Relational Database
2 14 (16.47%) NoSQL
3 12 (14.12%) MySQL
4 10 (11.76%) Oracle Database
4 10 (11.76%) RDBMS
5 8 (9.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (5.88%) Endeca
7 4 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.53%) Big Data
9 2 (2.35%) Jackrabbit
9 2 (2.35%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.35%) Redis
10 1 (1.18%) HBase
10 1 (1.18%) Neo4j
10 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
10 1 (1.18%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 20 (23.53%) Maven
2 17 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 16 (18.82%) Git (software)
3 16 (18.82%) JUnit
4 15 (17.65%) Subversion
5 13 (15.29%) Cucumber
5 13 (15.29%) JIRA
6 11 (12.94%) Eclipse
6 11 (12.94%) SoapUI
7 10 (11.76%) Bitbucket
8 8 (9.41%) IntelliJ
8 8 (9.41%) XMLSpy
9 6 (7.06%) Selenium
10 5 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (3.53%) LoadUI
12 2 (2.35%) Liquibase
12 2 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (1.18%) HttpUnit
13 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (9.41%) Finance
2 6 (7.06%) Retail
3 4 (4.71%) Banking
4 2 (2.35%) Advertising
4 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (78.82%) Developer
2 58 (68.24%) Java Developer
3 14 (16.47%) Architect
4 11 (12.94%) Senior Developer
4 11 (12.94%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (9.41%) Full Stack Developer
6 6 (7.06%) Java Architect
6 6 (7.06%) Oracle Developer
7 5 (5.88%) Java Middleware Developer
7 5 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (5.88%) Middleware Developer
7 5 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.88%) Technical Architect
7 5 (5.88%) WebLogic Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Angular Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Java Technical Architect
8 4 (4.71%) Lead Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Lead Java Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (55.29%) Spring
2 35 (41.18%) Web Services
3 26 (30.59%) REST
4 25 (29.41%) JSON
5 24 (28.24%) RESTful
5 24 (28.24%) XML
6 20 (23.53%) J2EE
6 20 (23.53%) SOAP
7 18 (21.18%) JMS
8 17 (20.00%) jQuery
8 17 (20.00%) Spring Boot
9 16 (18.82%) EJB
10 15 (17.65%) AngularJS
10 15 (17.65%) Hibernate
11 12 (14.12%) HTML
12 10 (11.76%) CSS
12 10 (11.76%) JAXB
12 10 (11.76%) JPA
12 10 (11.76%) JSP
12 10 (11.76%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.59%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (8.24%) User Experience
3 6 (7.06%) NHS
4 4 (4.71%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.35%) Clustering
5 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.18%) Replication
6 1 (1.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.18%) Linux
2 13 (15.29%) Unix
3 2 (2.35%) Android
3 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.35%) Windows
4 1 (1.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (35.29%) TDD
2 28 (32.94%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (24.71%) Scrum
4 17 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (18.82%) SDLC
6 14 (16.47%) BDD
7 13 (15.29%) Kanban
7 13 (15.29%) SOA
8 12 (14.12%) Microservices
9 10 (11.76%) DevOps
10 8 (9.41%) E-Commerce
10 8 (9.41%) MVC
10 8 (9.41%) OO
10 8 (9.41%) Software Engineering
11 7 (8.24%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (7.06%) Business Analysis
12 6 (7.06%) Migration
12 6 (7.06%) Test Automation
12 6 (7.06%) Web Development
13 5 (5.88%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 18 (21.18%) SQL
4 8 (9.41%) C#
4 8 (9.41%) Java 8
5 3 (3.53%) C++
5 3 (3.53%) Python
5 3 (3.53%) XQuery
6 2 (2.35%) Go
6 2 (2.35%) PHP
6 2 (2.35%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.35%) Scala
6 2 (2.35%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.18%) Groovy
7 1 (1.18%) Jython
7 1 (1.18%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.18%) VB
7 1 (1.18%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 5 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.53%) Degree
3 2 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.18%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) PMO
2 2 (2.35%) GDPR
3 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 12 (14.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) Ansible
1 2 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.18%) Puppet
2 1 (1.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (23.53%) Oracle
2 6 (7.06%) IBM
3 3 (3.53%) Adobe
4 1 (1.18%) FatWire
4 1 (1.18%) Interwoven
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.18%) OpenText
4 1 (1.18%) Sencha
4 1 (1.18%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.18%) Vignette
4 1 (1.18%) WSO2
4 1 (1.18%) Xerox