Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Java EE 5 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java EE 5 over the 6 months to 19 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 EE5 (JEE5)
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 890 853
Contract jobs citing Java EE 5 0 6 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.006% 0.034%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.019% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 23
UK median daily rate - £413 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -3.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £413 £383
% change year-on-year - +7.84% +1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Java EE 5 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 with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 32518 31826 32407
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.07% 30.35% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 22959 22067 22211
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 364 554
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.10 £14.19 £15.01
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.40 £54.97
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +10.81% -1.33% +10.29%

Java EE 5
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Java EE 5 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Java EE 5 in the UK

Java EE 5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java EE 5.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java EE 5 in the UK