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 3 months to 23 June 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 Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
England / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 196 233
Rank change year-on-year +17 +37  
Contract jobs citing Java EE 75 66 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.97% 0.74% 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.53% 2.77% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 49 38
Median daily rate £555 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.33% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £480 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +8.38% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -13.75%  

Java EE 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 2127 2383 2361
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.47% 26.59% 24.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1358 1523 1492
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 55 26
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.85 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Java EE
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 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
Oxfordshire +11 26 £580 +16.00% 1
Buckinghamshire 0 20 £354 - 2
Hampshire +18 13 £475 +18.75% 1
Berkshire +20 10 £500 +11.11% 2
Surrey -7 4 £488 +8.33% 2
West Sussex +11 1 £500 +61.29%
East Sussex -6 1 £588 +67.85%
Java EE
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java EE 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 Java EE.

1 121 (93.08%) Java
2 93 (71.54%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (60.00%) SQL
4 64 (49.23%) Spring
5 63 (48.46%) Scrum
5 63 (48.46%) Jenkins
6 58 (44.62%) JBoss
6 58 (44.62%) Maven
6 58 (44.62%) Continuous Integration
7 50 (38.46%) TDD
8 49 (37.69%) Unit Testing
8 49 (37.69%) DevOps
9 41 (31.54%) JUnit
10 39 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
10 39 (30.00%) WebSphere
11 37 (28.46%) Cucumber
12 36 (27.69%) Pair Programming
13 34 (26.15%) Linux
14 33 (25.38%) JavaScript
14 33 (25.38%) GitHub
15 32 (24.62%) Mockito
16 31 (23.85%) BPEL
16 31 (23.85%) BPMN
16 31 (23.85%) Oracle
17 28 (21.54%) HTML
17 28 (21.54%) Web Services
18 27 (20.77%) CSS
18 27 (20.77%) WebSphere Process Server
18 27 (20.77%) Migration
18 27 (20.77%) REST

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 58 (44.62%) JBoss
2 39 (30.00%) WebSphere
2 39 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 27 (20.77%) WebSphere Process Server
4 26 (20.00%) Apache
4 26 (20.00%) Tomcat
5 15 (11.54%) WebLogic
6 10 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (3.85%) OpenStack
8 3 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (2.31%) Confluence
8 3 (2.31%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (1.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (1.54%) Alfresco
9 2 (1.54%) WildFly
10 1 (0.77%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.77%) CMS
10 1 (0.77%) Drupal
10 1 (0.77%) Liferay
10 1 (0.77%) Oracle Application Server
Cloud Services
1 33 (25.38%) GitHub
2 18 (13.85%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.85%) OpenShift
4 4 (3.08%) PaaS
4 4 (3.08%) SaaS
5 2 (1.54%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.54%) Google Checkout
5 2 (1.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.62%) Internet
1 6 (4.62%) Wireshark
2 3 (2.31%) Firewall
3 1 (0.77%) Intranet
3 1 (0.77%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.15%) Relational Database
2 18 (13.85%) RDBMS
3 17 (13.08%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (10.00%) Redis
5 11 (8.46%) Oracle Database
5 11 (8.46%) SQL Server
6 10 (7.69%) MySQL
7 6 (4.62%) Hadoop
8 5 (3.85%) Big Data
9 3 (2.31%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.54%) Endeca
10 2 (1.54%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.77%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.77%) DB2
11 1 (0.77%) DB2 UDB
11 1 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.77%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 63 (48.46%) Jenkins
2 58 (44.62%) Maven
3 41 (31.54%) JUnit
4 37 (28.46%) Cucumber
5 32 (24.62%) Mockito
6 24 (18.46%) Git (software)
7 11 (8.46%) Selenium
8 9 (6.92%) JIRA
9 8 (6.15%) Eclipse
10 6 (4.62%) Bitbucket
11 4 (3.08%) Ant
11 4 (3.08%) git-flow
11 4 (3.08%) Gradle
11 4 (3.08%) Hudson
11 4 (3.08%) Subversion
12 2 (1.54%) IntelliJ
12 2 (1.54%) JProfiler
12 2 (1.54%) SonarQube
13 1 (0.77%) GitLab
13 1 (0.77%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 19 (14.62%) Finance
2 15 (11.54%) Banking
3 4 (3.08%) Games
3 4 (3.08%) Retail
3 4 (3.08%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.31%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.54%) Marketing
6 1 (0.77%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 84 (64.62%) Developer
2 69 (53.08%) Java Developer
3 19 (14.62%) SQL Developer
4 13 (10.00%) Cloud Developer
5 12 (9.23%) Agile Developer
6 9 (6.92%) Agile Java Developer
7 8 (6.15%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (6.15%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.38%) Architect
8 7 (5.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (4.62%) Applications Specialist
9 6 (4.62%) Core Java Developer
9 6 (4.62%) Linux Specialist
9 6 (4.62%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (3.85%) Consultant
10 5 (3.85%) Test Engineer
11 4 (3.08%) Designer
11 4 (3.08%) Java Architect
11 4 (3.08%) Lead Developer
11 4 (3.08%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (49.23%) Spring
2 28 (21.54%) HTML
2 28 (21.54%) Web Services
3 27 (20.77%) CSS
3 27 (20.77%) REST
4 24 (18.46%) JMS
5 20 (15.38%) Hibernate
5 20 (15.38%) jQuery
6 19 (14.62%) SOAP
7 18 (13.85%) RESTful
8 17 (13.08%) AngularJS
8 17 (13.08%) HTML5
9 14 (10.77%) ActiveMQ
10 13 (10.00%) Apache Camel
10 13 (10.00%) XML
11 11 (8.46%) EJB
11 11 (8.46%) J2EE
12 10 (7.69%) JSON
13 9 (6.92%) Ajax
13 9 (6.92%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.62%) User Experience
2 5 (3.85%) Online Banking
2 5 (3.85%) Smart Meter
3 4 (3.08%) iPad
3 4 (3.08%) Online Games
4 3 (2.31%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.31%) Fintech
4 3 (2.31%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.31%) Replication
5 2 (1.54%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.77%) AS400
6 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 34 (26.15%) Linux
2 20 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (7.69%) Unix
4 5 (3.85%) Oracle Linux
4 5 (3.85%) Windows
5 4 (3.08%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.31%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.54%) Debian
8 1 (0.77%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (71.54%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (48.46%) Scrum
3 58 (44.62%) Continuous Integration
4 50 (38.46%) TDD
5 49 (37.69%) DevOps
5 49 (37.69%) Unit Testing
6 36 (27.69%) Pair Programming
7 31 (23.85%) BPEL
7 31 (23.85%) BPMN
8 27 (20.77%) Migration
9 16 (12.31%) SOA
10 12 (9.23%) Microservices
11 10 (7.69%) Test Automation
12 8 (6.15%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (5.38%) OO
14 6 (4.62%) Front End Development
14 6 (4.62%) MVC
14 6 (4.62%) Open Source
14 6 (4.62%) Waterfall
15 5 (3.85%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 121 (93.08%) Java
2 78 (60.00%) SQL
3 33 (25.38%) JavaScript
4 14 (10.77%) Bash Shell
5 13 (10.00%) Perl
6 7 (5.38%) PL/SQL
7 6 (4.62%) Groovy
8 5 (3.85%) Python
9 4 (3.08%) C#
9 4 (3.08%) Scala
9 4 (3.08%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.54%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.77%) Clojure
11 1 (0.77%) F#
Qualifications
1 18 (13.85%) CISSP
1 18 (13.85%) RHCE
1 18 (13.85%) RHCSA
2 17 (13.08%) Security Cleared
3 15 (11.54%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.54%) Degree
5 2 (1.54%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.77%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.77%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.54%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.54%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (4.62%) Docker
2 2 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (8.46%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (8.46%) Puppet
2 3 (2.31%) Cobbler
2 3 (2.31%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.77%) Oozie
Vendors
1 31 (23.85%) Oracle
2 24 (18.46%) Red Hat
3 5 (3.85%) IBM
4 4 (3.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.31%) AppDynamics
5 3 (2.31%) Arqiva
5 3 (2.31%) CA
5 3 (2.31%) hybris
5 3 (2.31%) New Relic
6 2 (1.54%) Adobe
6 2 (1.54%) Coremetrics
6 2 (1.54%) Google
6 2 (1.54%) PayPal
6 2 (1.54%) VMware
7 1 (0.77%) OpenText
7 1 (0.77%) Pega
7 1 (0.77%) Perforce
7 1 (0.77%) Sun
7 1 (0.77%) Talend
7 1 (0.77%) Temenos
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