Period
to 20 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 272 225 260
Rank change year-on-year -47 +35 +6
Contract jobs citing Java EE 102 131 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.62% 0.85% 0.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.01% 3.13% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 78 105
South East median daily rate £470 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.00% +11.11% -2.70%
10th Percentile £331 £318 £325
90th Percentile £565 £583 £548
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 - £34.75

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 5,066 4,187 4,647
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.68% 27.16% 25.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,220 2,585 3,056
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £310 £290 £275
90th Percentile £575 £544 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 78 111
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +12.68%
10th Percentile £8.00 £15.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £56.75 £57.50 £55.55
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.26 £38.00
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.95% +8.57%

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 June 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 June 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 -62 42 £460 -8.00% 8
Hampshire +4 36 £395 -16.84% 5
Berkshire -22 21 £350 -6.67% 5
Surrey -15 20 £500 +2.56% 5
Buckinghamshire -14 18 £470 +25.33% 3
East Sussex +9 5 £475 -19.15% 2
Oxfordshire -31 3 £560 -3.45%
West Sussex +3 1 £488 +18.90% 1
Java EE
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 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.

1 102 (100.00%) Java
2 54 (52.94%) Spring
3 50 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (45.10%) Web Services
5 42 (41.18%) JUnit
5 42 (41.18%) Maven
5 42 (41.18%) REST
6 41 (40.20%) Continuous Integration
7 39 (38.24%) TDD
7 39 (38.24%) Jenkins
8 38 (37.25%) SOAP
9 36 (35.29%) JSON
10 32 (31.37%) SDLC
11 30 (29.41%) Subversion
11 30 (29.41%) Hibernate
12 29 (28.43%) Oracle
12 29 (28.43%) RESTful
12 29 (28.43%) Relational Database
13 28 (27.45%) Git (software)
13 28 (27.45%) Scrum
14 27 (26.47%) XML
15 25 (24.51%) Linux
15 25 (24.51%) BDD
15 25 (24.51%) NoSQL
15 25 (24.51%) Java 8
16 23 (22.55%) Cucumber
16 23 (22.55%) AngularJS
16 23 (22.55%) Unix
16 23 (22.55%) JavaScript
17 22 (21.57%) jQuery

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 16 (15.69%) Apache Solr
2 14 (13.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 13 (12.75%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (12.75%) WebLogic
4 12 (11.76%) JBoss
4 12 (11.76%) Oracle Service Bus
5 11 (10.78%) WebSphere
6 10 (9.80%) Mule
6 10 (9.80%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (4.90%) CMS
7 5 (4.90%) Liferay
7 5 (4.90%) Tomcat
7 5 (4.90%) Umbraco
8 3 (2.94%) GemFire
9 2 (1.96%) Alfresco
9 2 (1.96%) Apache Spark
9 2 (1.96%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.98%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.98%) LiveCycle
10 1 (0.98%) LiveLink
Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.73%) OpenShift
2 9 (8.82%) PaaS
3 8 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (5.88%) GitHub
5 5 (4.90%) Bluemix
5 5 (4.90%) IaaS
5 5 (4.90%) IBM Cloud
6 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (1.96%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.98%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (28.43%) Relational Database
2 25 (24.51%) NoSQL
3 21 (20.59%) RDBMS
4 17 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 11 (10.78%) Big Data
5 11 (10.78%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (9.80%) MySQL
7 8 (7.84%) MongoDB
8 7 (6.86%) HBase
8 7 (6.86%) SQL Server
9 5 (4.90%) Endeca
10 4 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (2.94%) Hadoop
11 3 (2.94%) Impala
12 2 (1.96%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.98%) Data Lake
13 1 (0.98%) Neo4j
13 1 (0.98%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 42 (41.18%) JUnit
1 42 (41.18%) Maven
2 39 (38.24%) Jenkins
3 30 (29.41%) Subversion
4 28 (27.45%) Git (software)
5 23 (22.55%) Cucumber
6 20 (19.61%) SoapUI
7 19 (18.63%) Bitbucket
8 18 (17.65%) JIRA
9 17 (16.67%) Eclipse
10 16 (15.69%) Selenium
10 16 (15.69%) Sonatype Nexus
11 12 (11.76%) IntelliJ
11 12 (11.76%) XMLSpy
12 10 (9.80%) Mockito
13 9 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (7.84%) LoadUI
15 7 (6.86%) Ant
15 7 (6.86%) Cobertura
16 5 (4.90%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (11.76%) Finance
2 8 (7.84%) Banking
3 6 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.90%) Retail
5 2 (1.96%) Electronics
5 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.96%) Marketing
6 1 (0.98%) Advertising
6 1 (0.98%) Publishing
6 1 (0.98%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (86.27%) Developer
2 74 (72.55%) Java Developer
3 10 (9.80%) Architect
4 9 (8.82%) Full Stack Developer
5 7 (6.86%) Lead Developer
5 7 (6.86%) Lead Java Developer
5 7 (6.86%) Oracle Developer
5 7 (6.86%) Senior Developer
5 7 (6.86%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (5.88%) DevOps Developer
6 6 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (4.90%) Java Middleware Developer
7 5 (4.90%) Middleware Developer
7 5 (4.90%) WebLogic Developer
8 4 (3.92%) Angular Developer
8 4 (3.92%) Software Developer
9 3 (2.94%) Cloud Developer
9 3 (2.94%) Hadoop Developer
9 3 (2.94%) Integration Developer
9 3 (2.94%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (52.94%) Spring
2 46 (45.10%) Web Services
3 42 (41.18%) REST
4 38 (37.25%) SOAP
5 36 (35.29%) JSON
6 30 (29.41%) Hibernate
7 29 (28.43%) RESTful
8 27 (26.47%) XML
9 23 (22.55%) AngularJS
10 22 (21.57%) jQuery
11 20 (19.61%) JDBC
11 20 (19.61%) JMS
12 17 (16.67%) EJB
12 17 (16.67%) J2EE
13 16 (15.69%) JAXB
13 16 (15.69%) JPA
14 15 (14.71%) Ajax
15 13 (12.75%) HTML
16 12 (11.76%) CSS
16 12 (11.76%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.71%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.86%) Clustering
3 5 (4.90%) NHS
4 4 (3.92%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.92%) Replication
4 4 (3.92%) User Experience
5 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.96%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.96%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.96%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.98%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 25 (24.51%) Linux
2 23 (22.55%) Unix
3 9 (8.82%) Android
3 9 (8.82%) Apple iOS
4 7 (6.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (40.20%) Continuous Integration
3 39 (38.24%) TDD
4 32 (31.37%) SDLC
5 28 (27.45%) Scrum
6 25 (24.51%) BDD
7 18 (17.65%) SOA
7 18 (17.65%) Test Automation
8 15 (14.71%) Kanban
9 14 (13.73%) API Development
9 14 (13.73%) DevOps
9 14 (13.73%) MVC
9 14 (13.73%) OO
10 12 (11.76%) Unit Testing
11 9 (8.82%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (8.82%) Multithreading
12 8 (7.84%) Front End Development
12 8 (7.84%) Pair Programming
13 7 (6.86%) Business Analysis
13 7 (6.86%) UML
Programming Languages
1 102 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (24.51%) Java 8
3 23 (22.55%) JavaScript
4 16 (15.69%) SQL
5 9 (8.82%) C#
6 7 (6.86%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.92%) C++
7 4 (3.92%) XAML
8 3 (2.94%) VBA
9 2 (1.96%) XPath
9 2 (1.96%) XQuery
10 1 (0.98%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.98%) PHP
10 1 (0.98%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.98%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (10.78%) Degree
2 7 (6.86%) Numerate Degree
3 6 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.90%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) PMO
2 2 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 16 (15.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (8.82%) Ansible
2 6 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.90%) Puppet
4 2 (1.96%) Oozie
5 1 (0.98%) Terraform
Vendors
1 29 (28.43%) Oracle
2 9 (8.82%) IBM
3 7 (6.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.94%) Apple
5 2 (1.96%) Cloudera
5 2 (1.96%) SAP
6 1 (0.98%) Adobe
6 1 (0.98%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.98%) FatWire
6 1 (0.98%) Interwoven
6 1 (0.98%) OpenText
6 1 (0.98%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.98%) Sencha
6 1 (0.98%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.98%) Vignette
6 1 (0.98%) Xerox