Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 233 215 207
Rank change year-on-year -18 -8 +68
Contract jobs citing Java EE 129 139 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.78% 0.90% 0.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.67% 3.38% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 91 139
South East median daily rate £450 £500 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +19.05% -11.58%
10th Percentile £323 £313 £309
90th Percentile £590 £600 £538
England median daily rate £500 £456 £423
% change year-on-year +9.65% +7.93% -0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% -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 4,831 4,116 4,830
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 29.23% 26.68% 26.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,033 2,456 3,176
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £308 £281 £275
90th Percentile £575 £543 £525
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 97 125
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +18.25%
10th Percentile £22.80 £19.50 £15.55
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.10 £55.55
England median hourly rate £40.75 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +1.88% +3.90% +10.00%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 80 £535 +7.00% 17
Berkshire +5 34 £413 +26.92% 6
Buckinghamshire -34 24 £470 +18.99% 6
Oxfordshire -33 22 £560 +6.67% 5
Hampshire +14 21 £425 -16.67% 10
Surrey -12 18 £450 - 5
West Sussex 0 8 £330 +3.13% 5
East Sussex -4 3 £475 +38.28% 3
Java EE
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 129 (100.00%) Java
2 86 (66.67%) Spring
3 66 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (48.06%) Maven
4 62 (48.06%) REST
5 60 (46.51%) JavaScript
6 59 (45.74%) SQL
7 57 (44.19%) AngularJS
8 51 (39.53%) Jenkins
9 47 (36.43%) JUnit
10 46 (35.66%) Continuous Integration
11 44 (34.11%) Oracle
12 42 (32.56%) React
13 40 (31.01%) MVC
14 38 (29.46%) Hibernate
15 37 (28.68%) Linux
15 37 (28.68%) Elasticsearch
16 36 (27.91%) SOA
16 36 (27.91%) Spring MVC
17 34 (26.36%) NoSQL
18 33 (25.58%) jQuery
18 33 (25.58%) JIRA
18 33 (25.58%) SOAP
19 32 (24.81%) Web Services
19 32 (24.81%) HTML
19 32 (24.81%) Docker
20 31 (24.03%) Ant
20 31 (24.03%) Mockito
20 31 (24.03%) Node.js
21 30 (23.26%) XML

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 37 (28.68%) Elasticsearch
2 29 (22.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 22 (17.05%) Tomcat
4 17 (13.18%) Apache Solr
5 13 (10.08%) Apache
5 13 (10.08%) WebSphere
6 12 (9.30%) JBoss
6 12 (9.30%) WebLogic
7 10 (7.75%) WebSphere Application Server
8 9 (6.98%) Mule
9 7 (5.43%) Cloud Foundry
9 7 (5.43%) IBM Domino
10 4 (3.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (3.10%) Apache Spark
11 3 (2.33%) Oracle Application Server
12 2 (1.55%) Apache TomEE
12 2 (1.55%) Confluence
12 2 (1.55%) GlassFish
12 2 (1.55%) Oracle Service Bus
13 1 (0.78%) GemFire
Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (16.28%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.55%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 23 (17.83%) Cloud Computing
2 16 (12.40%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (6.98%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (4.65%) OpenShift
5 6 (4.65%) PaaS
6 5 (3.88%) Google Analytics
6 5 (3.88%) Google Checkout
7 4 (3.10%) GitHub
8 3 (2.33%) Bluemix
8 3 (2.33%) IaaS
8 3 (2.33%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (1.55%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (1.55%) Google App Engine
9 2 (1.55%) Google Compute Engine
9 2 (1.55%) SaaS
9 2 (1.55%) Serverless
10 1 (0.78%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.55%) Firewall
1 2 (1.55%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.78%) BIG-IP
2 1 (0.78%) DNS
2 1 (0.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (0.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (0.78%) Internet
2 1 (0.78%) NetScaler
2 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (26.36%) NoSQL
2 14 (10.85%) MySQL
3 12 (9.30%) MongoDB
3 12 (9.30%) SQL Server
4 8 (6.20%) DB2
4 8 (6.20%) Relational Database
5 7 (5.43%) Big Data
6 5 (3.88%) Endeca
6 5 (3.88%) Hadoop
6 5 (3.88%) MariaDB
6 5 (3.88%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (3.88%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.33%) Impala
7 3 (2.33%) Redis
8 2 (1.55%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.55%) HBase
9 1 (0.78%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.78%) JasperReports
9 1 (0.78%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 62 (48.06%) Maven
2 51 (39.53%) Jenkins
3 47 (36.43%) JUnit
4 33 (25.58%) JIRA
5 31 (24.03%) Ant
5 31 (24.03%) Mockito
6 25 (19.38%) Subversion
7 22 (17.05%) Bitbucket
7 22 (17.05%) Sonatype Nexus
8 21 (16.28%) Git (software)
9 17 (13.18%) Cucumber
9 17 (13.18%) Selenium
10 12 (9.30%) Eclipse
11 8 (6.20%) Hudson
12 6 (4.65%) Gradle
13 5 (3.88%) LoadUI
13 5 (3.88%) SoapUI
14 4 (3.10%) GitLab
15 2 (1.55%) git-flow
15 2 (1.55%) JIRA Agile
General
1 25 (19.38%) Finance
2 13 (10.08%) Banking
3 12 (9.30%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.43%) Electronics
4 7 (5.43%) Manufacturing
4 7 (5.43%) Marketing
5 5 (3.88%) Retail
6 3 (2.33%) Publishing
7 2 (1.55%) French Language
7 2 (1.55%) Games
8 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.78%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 110 (85.27%) Developer
2 99 (76.74%) Java Developer
3 16 (12.40%) Senior Developer
3 16 (12.40%) Senior Java Developer
4 10 (7.75%) Angular Developer
5 9 (6.98%) SQL Developer
6 8 (6.20%) Integration Developer
7 7 (5.43%) Full Stack Developer
7 7 (5.43%) Java Engineer
7 7 (5.43%) Software Engineer
8 5 (3.88%) Architect
8 5 (3.88%) Cloud Developer
8 5 (3.88%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 5 (3.88%) Java Software Developer
8 5 (3.88%) Java Software Engineer
9 4 (3.10%) DevOps Developer
9 4 (3.10%) HTML CSS Developer
9 4 (3.10%) HTML Developer
10 3 (2.33%) AWS Developer
10 3 (2.33%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (66.67%) Spring
2 62 (48.06%) REST
3 57 (44.19%) AngularJS
4 42 (32.56%) React
5 38 (29.46%) Hibernate
6 36 (27.91%) Spring MVC
7 33 (25.58%) jQuery
7 33 (25.58%) SOAP
8 32 (24.81%) HTML
8 32 (24.81%) Web Services
9 31 (24.03%) Node.js
10 30 (23.26%) CSS
10 30 (23.26%) XML
11 29 (22.48%) JMS
11 29 (22.48%) JSF
12 25 (19.38%) RESTful
13 23 (17.83%) Spring Boot
14 21 (16.28%) Grails
14 21 (16.28%) Play Framework
15 18 (13.95%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.20%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.43%) Public Cloud
3 4 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.33%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.55%) Clustering
5 2 (1.55%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.55%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.55%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.55%) User Experience
5 2 (1.55%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.78%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 37 (28.68%) Linux
2 18 (13.95%) Unix
3 5 (3.88%) Debian
3 5 (3.88%) Ubuntu
4 4 (3.10%) Windows
5 3 (2.33%) Android
5 3 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.55%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.55%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (35.66%) Continuous Integration
3 40 (31.01%) MVC
4 36 (27.91%) SOA
5 28 (21.71%) Unit Testing
6 27 (20.93%) TDD
7 24 (18.60%) Scrum
8 22 (17.05%) Configuration Management
8 22 (17.05%) Product Management
9 20 (15.50%) Process Improvement
9 20 (15.50%) SDLC
9 20 (15.50%) Test Automation
10 16 (12.40%) DevOps
11 13 (10.08%) Microservices
12 9 (6.98%) OO
13 8 (6.20%) API Development
13 8 (6.20%) BDD
13 8 (6.20%) Web Development
14 7 (5.43%) Digital Marketing
14 7 (5.43%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 129 (100.00%) Java
2 60 (46.51%) JavaScript
3 59 (45.74%) SQL
4 21 (16.28%) XPath
5 5 (3.88%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.33%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.33%) Perl
6 3 (2.33%) Scala
7 2 (1.55%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.55%) VBA
7 2 (1.55%) XQuery
8 1 (0.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (9.30%) Degree
2 8 (6.20%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.65%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.33%) CISSP
4 3 (2.33%) RHCE
4 3 (2.33%) RHCSA
5 2 (1.55%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (1.55%) SAFe Agilist
6 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.43%) GCP
2 4 (3.10%) QA
System Software
1 32 (24.81%) Docker
2 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 26 (20.16%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (19.38%) Puppet
3 23 (17.83%) Ansible
4 5 (3.88%) Galera Cluster
4 5 (3.88%) OpenNebula
5 2 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.55%) Oozie
6 1 (0.78%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 44 (34.11%) Oracle
2 7 (5.43%) Google
2 7 (5.43%) IBM
2 7 (5.43%) SAP
3 5 (3.88%) Coremetrics
3 5 (3.88%) hybris
3 5 (3.88%) PayPal
3 5 (3.88%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.10%) Adobe
4 4 (3.10%) MuleSoft
5 3 (2.33%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.55%) HP
6 2 (1.55%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.78%) Apple
7 1 (0.78%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.78%) Citrix
7 1 (0.78%) F5
7 1 (0.78%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.78%) Informatica
7 1 (0.78%) Talend