Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 256 246 236
Rank change year-on-year -10 -10 +72
Contract jobs citing Java EE 122 138 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.72% 0.83% 0.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.63% 3.09% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 83 121
South East median daily rate £450 £475 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +13.10% -4.00%
10th Percentile £338 £322 £306
90th Percentile £620 £610 £525
England median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +16.13% -3.13% -23.81%

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 4641 4473 5095
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.56% 26.82% 26.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2856 2710 3290
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +6.21%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £515
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 130 122
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £15.16 £12.25 £14.46
90th Percentile £50.00 £55.05 £51.25
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 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
Thames Valley +9 92 £488 -2.50% 6
Buckinghamshire 0 47 £350 -36.36% 3
Berkshire +6 31 £413 -15.38% 1
Oxfordshire -16 14 £560 +7.18% 2
West Sussex +3 13 £330 +6.45%
Surrey -10 8 £450 - 9
Hampshire +3 5 £425 -11.46% 4
East Sussex -1 4 £525 +52.84% 2
Java EE
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 122 (100.00%) Java
2 70 (57.38%) Spring
3 60 (49.18%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (44.26%) JavaScript
4 54 (44.26%) REST
5 49 (40.16%) Maven
6 47 (38.52%) SQL
7 46 (37.70%) HTML
7 46 (37.70%) Jenkins
8 43 (35.25%) AngularJS
9 40 (32.79%) SOAP
10 36 (29.51%) Oracle
11 34 (27.87%) Linux
12 33 (27.05%) CSS
13 32 (26.23%) XML
13 32 (26.23%) Tomcat
13 32 (26.23%) React
14 31 (25.41%) Finance
15 30 (24.59%) Continuous Integration
15 30 (24.59%) Git (software)
16 29 (23.77%) TDD
16 29 (23.77%) Web Services
17 28 (22.95%) JUnit
18 27 (22.13%) SOA
18 27 (22.13%) Scrum
18 27 (22.13%) RESTful
18 27 (22.13%) JIRA
19 26 (21.31%) Hibernate
20 23 (18.85%) Docker
21 22 (18.03%) Microservices

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 32 (26.23%) Tomcat
2 21 (17.21%) Apache
2 21 (17.21%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (17.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 12 (9.84%) WebLogic
4 11 (9.02%) WebSphere
5 10 (8.20%) Apache Solr
5 10 (8.20%) JBoss
5 10 (8.20%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (5.74%) Oracle Application Server
7 6 (4.92%) Liferay
8 5 (4.10%) Cloud Foundry
8 5 (4.10%) IBM Domino
9 4 (3.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (3.28%) Mule
10 3 (2.46%) CMS
11 2 (1.64%) Alfresco
11 2 (1.64%) Drupal
11 2 (1.64%) GlassFish
11 2 (1.64%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (9.02%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.64%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.66%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (9.02%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (9.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.74%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (4.10%) Google Analytics
4 5 (4.10%) Google Checkout
4 5 (4.10%) PaaS
5 4 (3.28%) GitHub
6 2 (1.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (1.64%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.64%) Google App Engine
6 2 (1.64%) Google Compute Engine
6 2 (1.64%) Serverless
7 1 (0.82%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.92%) Internet
1 6 (4.92%) Intranet
2 4 (3.28%) Firewall
3 2 (1.64%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.39%) MySQL
2 19 (15.57%) NoSQL
3 11 (9.02%) SQL Server
4 9 (7.38%) DB2
4 9 (7.38%) MongoDB
5 8 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (4.10%) Endeca
6 5 (4.10%) MariaDB
6 5 (4.10%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.28%) JasperReports
7 4 (3.28%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.46%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.46%) Redis
9 2 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.64%) Big Data
9 2 (1.64%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.82%) DB2 UDB
10 1 (0.82%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 49 (40.16%) Maven
2 46 (37.70%) Jenkins
3 30 (24.59%) Git (software)
4 28 (22.95%) JUnit
5 27 (22.13%) JIRA
6 19 (15.57%) Ant
7 18 (14.75%) Eclipse
8 17 (13.93%) Cucumber
8 17 (13.93%) Mockito
9 16 (13.11%) Subversion
10 14 (11.48%) Selenium
11 13 (10.66%) Bitbucket
12 10 (8.20%) Sonatype Nexus
13 9 (7.38%) Hudson
14 5 (4.10%) git-flow
14 5 (4.10%) GitLab
15 4 (3.28%) Talend Open Studio
16 3 (2.46%) Gradle
17 2 (1.64%) Artifactory
17 2 (1.64%) JIRA Agile
General
1 31 (25.41%) Finance
2 13 (10.66%) Banking
3 8 (6.56%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.10%) French Language
4 5 (4.10%) Retail
5 4 (3.28%) Electronics
5 4 (3.28%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.28%) Marketing
6 3 (2.46%) Games
7 1 (0.82%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 95 (77.87%) Developer
2 78 (63.93%) Java Developer
3 17 (13.93%) Senior Developer
4 16 (13.11%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (6.56%) Architect
5 8 (6.56%) Software Engineer
5 8 (6.56%) SQL Developer
6 7 (5.74%) Angular Developer
7 5 (4.10%) Analyst
8 4 (3.28%) Android Developer
8 4 (3.28%) Cloud Developer
8 4 (3.28%) HTML Developer
8 4 (3.28%) Implementation Engineer
8 4 (3.28%) iOS Developer
8 4 (3.28%) Java Engineer
8 4 (3.28%) Java Web Developer
8 4 (3.28%) Senior Implementation Engineer
8 4 (3.28%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (3.28%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 4 (3.28%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (57.38%) Spring
2 54 (44.26%) REST
3 46 (37.70%) HTML
4 43 (35.25%) AngularJS
5 40 (32.79%) SOAP
6 33 (27.05%) CSS
7 32 (26.23%) React
7 32 (26.23%) XML
8 29 (23.77%) Web Services
9 27 (22.13%) RESTful
10 26 (21.31%) Hibernate
11 22 (18.03%) jQuery
12 21 (17.21%) Spring MVC
13 20 (16.39%) JMS
14 18 (14.75%) Node.js
15 17 (13.93%) JSF
15 17 (13.93%) Spring Boot
16 14 (11.48%) Grails
16 14 (11.48%) JSP
17 13 (10.66%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.10%) Computer Science
1 5 (4.10%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (4.10%) Public Cloud
2 4 (3.28%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (2.46%) iPad
3 3 (2.46%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.46%) Online Games
3 3 (2.46%) Smart Meter
4 2 (1.64%) Cloud Native
4 2 (1.64%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.64%) User Experience
4 2 (1.64%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.82%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.82%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 34 (27.87%) Linux
2 16 (13.11%) Unix
3 8 (6.56%) Debian
3 8 (6.56%) Ubuntu
4 7 (5.74%) Windows
5 5 (4.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (4.10%) Windows 7
5 5 (4.10%) Windows Server
5 5 (4.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.28%) Android
6 4 (3.28%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.46%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (49.18%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (24.59%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (23.77%) TDD
4 27 (22.13%) Scrum
4 27 (22.13%) SOA
5 22 (18.03%) Microservices
5 22 (18.03%) MVC
6 21 (17.21%) Unit Testing
7 14 (11.48%) API Development
7 14 (11.48%) DevOps
7 14 (11.48%) SDLC
8 13 (10.66%) Product Management
9 12 (9.84%) BDD
9 12 (9.84%) Software Engineering
10 11 (9.02%) Configuration Management
10 11 (9.02%) Process Improvement
11 10 (8.20%) Web Development
12 9 (7.38%) Migration
12 9 (7.38%) OO
12 9 (7.38%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 122 (100.00%) Java
2 54 (44.26%) JavaScript
3 47 (38.52%) SQL
4 11 (9.02%) XPath
5 5 (4.10%) Perl
6 3 (2.46%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.46%) C#
6 3 (2.46%) Groovy
7 2 (1.64%) Apple Swift
7 2 (1.64%) C
7 2 (1.64%) C++
7 2 (1.64%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.64%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.64%) Python
7 2 (1.64%) Scala
7 2 (1.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (7.38%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.10%) Degree
3 4 (3.28%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.46%) CISSP
4 3 (2.46%) RHCE
4 3 (2.46%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.10%) GCP
2 2 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 23 (18.85%) Docker
2 4 (3.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (9.84%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (9.84%) Puppet
2 11 (9.02%) Ansible
3 5 (4.10%) Galera Cluster
3 5 (4.10%) OpenNebula
4 2 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.64%) Terraform
5 1 (0.82%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 36 (29.51%) Oracle
2 8 (6.56%) Red Hat
3 7 (5.74%) Google
4 6 (4.92%) IBM
5 5 (4.10%) Coremetrics
5 5 (4.10%) hybris
5 5 (4.10%) MuleSoft
5 5 (4.10%) PayPal
6 4 (3.28%) Adobe
6 4 (3.28%) SAP
6 4 (3.28%) Talend
7 2 (1.64%) HP
7 2 (1.64%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.64%) OpenText
8 1 (0.82%) Apigee
8 1 (0.82%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.82%) Informatica
8 1 (0.82%) WSO2