Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 317 245 230
Rank change year-on-year -72 -15 +9
Contract jobs citing Java EE 72 132 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.43% 0.79% 0.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.30% 2.78% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 55 81
South East median daily rate £415 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.63% -5.00% +19.05%
10th Percentile £322 £343 £325
90th Percentile £575 £620 £615
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +6.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year - +16.13% -3.13%

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 5,534 4,740 4,435
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.97% 28.23% 27.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,605 2,902 2,685
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £281
90th Percentile £575 £570 £538
England median daily rate £480 £470 £425
% change year-on-year +2.13% +10.59% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 90 121
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 £26.65 £16.48 £18.22
90th Percentile £53.00 £50.08 £55.00
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 -31 40 £415 -22.43% 8
Buckinghamshire +7 23 £425 +21.43% 2
Hampshire -15 18 £409 -13.89% 4
Berkshire -21 11 £419 +1.52% 3
Surrey -22 7 £550 +15.79% 2
Oxfordshire +6 6 £415 -25.89% 3
East Sussex -13 3 £550 +15.79% 1
West Sussex -25 2 £275 -16.67% 3
Middlesex - 1 - -
Sussex - 1 - -
Java EE
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 72 (100.00%) Java
2 47 (65.28%) Spring
3 33 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 23 (31.94%) Jenkins
6 20 (27.78%) Spring Boot
7 19 (26.39%) Scrum
7 19 (26.39%) JIRA
8 18 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (25.00%) RESTful
9 17 (23.61%) TDD
10 15 (20.83%) SQL
10 15 (20.83%) Web Services
10 15 (20.83%) Microservices
11 14 (19.44%) REST
11 14 (19.44%) XML
11 14 (19.44%) Hibernate
11 14 (19.44%) JSON
12 13 (18.06%) J2EE
12 13 (18.06%) Node.js
12 13 (18.06%) NoSQL
12 13 (18.06%) SDLC
13 12 (16.67%) Oracle
13 12 (16.67%) Maven
14 11 (15.28%) Software Engineering
14 11 (15.28%) WebSphere
14 11 (15.28%) jQuery
14 11 (15.28%) Docker
14 11 (15.28%) JPA
15 10 (13.89%) Git (software)

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 11 (15.28%) WebSphere
2 8 (11.11%) JBoss
2 8 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 7 (9.72%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (6.94%) WebLogic
5 4 (5.56%) GlassFish
5 4 (5.56%) WildFly
6 3 (4.17%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (2.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (2.78%) Confluence
7 2 (2.78%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (1.39%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.39%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.39%) Mule
8 1 (1.39%) Mule ESB
8 1 (1.39%) OpenROAD
8 1 (1.39%) Oracle BPEL
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (6.94%) GitHub
2 2 (2.78%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (2.78%) IBM Cloud
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.78%) PaaS
3 1 (1.39%) IaaS
3 1 (1.39%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) SNMP
2 1 (1.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.06%) NoSQL
2 10 (13.89%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.94%) Cloudant
4 4 (5.56%) MySQL
5 3 (4.17%) Big Data
6 2 (2.78%) Jackrabbit
6 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.78%) Redis
7 1 (1.39%) DB2
7 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (31.94%) Jenkins
2 19 (26.39%) JIRA
3 12 (16.67%) Maven
4 10 (13.89%) Bitbucket
4 10 (13.89%) Git (software)
5 8 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (8.33%) JUnit
7 5 (6.94%) Subversion
8 4 (5.56%) Cucumber
8 4 (5.56%) Selenium
9 3 (4.17%) Eclipse
10 2 (2.78%) Liquibase
10 2 (2.78%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (1.39%) Ant
11 1 (1.39%) JMeter
11 1 (1.39%) LoadUI
11 1 (1.39%) Mockito
General
1 9 (12.50%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (1.39%) Advertising
3 1 (1.39%) Back Office
3 1 (1.39%) Billing
3 1 (1.39%) Publishing
3 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (81.94%) Developer
2 48 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 12 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
4 10 (13.89%) Senior Developer
5 9 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (11.11%) Architect
7 6 (8.33%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 5 (6.94%) Java Architect
8 5 (6.94%) Senior Full Stack Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Technical Architect
10 3 (4.17%) E-Commerce Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Java E-Commerce Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Java Software Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Java Technical Architect
10 3 (4.17%) Senior Architect
10 3 (4.17%) Software Developer
11 2 (2.78%) Agile Developer
11 2 (2.78%) Digital Developer
11 2 (2.78%) Java WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (65.28%) Spring
2 20 (27.78%) Spring Boot
3 18 (25.00%) RESTful
4 15 (20.83%) Web Services
5 14 (19.44%) Hibernate
5 14 (19.44%) JSON
5 14 (19.44%) REST
5 14 (19.44%) XML
6 13 (18.06%) J2EE
6 13 (18.06%) Node.js
7 11 (15.28%) JPA
7 11 (15.28%) jQuery
8 10 (13.89%) AngularJS
8 10 (13.89%) HTML
8 10 (13.89%) JMS
9 9 (12.50%) SOAP
10 8 (11.11%) Ajax
10 8 (11.11%) EJB
10 8 (11.11%) JSP
11 5 (6.94%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.17%) N-Tier
1 3 (4.17%) User Experience
2 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.39%) Clustering
2 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.39%) NHS
2 1 (1.39%) Reinsurance
2 1 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (1.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.72%) Linux
2 2 (2.78%) Unix
2 2 (2.78%) Windows
3 1 (1.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (26.39%) Scrum
3 18 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (23.61%) TDD
5 15 (20.83%) Microservices
6 13 (18.06%) SDLC
7 11 (15.28%) Software Engineering
8 8 (11.11%) Kanban
9 7 (9.72%) DevOps
9 7 (9.72%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (8.33%) MVC
10 6 (8.33%) SOA
11 5 (6.94%) Test Automation
12 4 (5.56%) API Development
12 4 (5.56%) Capacity Management
12 4 (5.56%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 4 (5.56%) E-Commerce
12 4 (5.56%) High Availability
12 4 (5.56%) Project Management
12 4 (5.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 72 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 15 (20.83%) SQL
4 8 (11.11%) Java 8
5 4 (5.56%) Python
6 3 (4.17%) Scala
6 3 (4.17%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.78%) C#
7 2 (2.78%) C++
7 2 (2.78%) Go
7 2 (2.78%) Jython
7 2 (2.78%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.78%) XQuery
8 1 (1.39%) Groovy
8 1 (1.39%) PHP
8 1 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 4 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.39%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) QA
2 2 (2.78%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (15.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.39%) Ansible
2 1 (1.39%) Puppet
2 1 (1.39%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (16.67%) Oracle
2 8 (11.11%) IBM
3 2 (2.78%) Adobe
3 2 (2.78%) Guidewire
4 1 (1.39%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (1.39%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.39%) WSO2