Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for J2EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited J2EE over the 6 months to 18 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 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 21 11
Rank change year-on-year -9 -10 +12
Contract jobs citing J2EE 17 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 3.86% 7.02% 11.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.18% 26.32% 32.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 8
Watford median daily rate £375 £525 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +41.89% -5.13%
10th Percentile £348 £513 £325
90th Percentile £438 £538 £425
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -21.05% +18.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -

J2EE 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 Watford with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 152 76 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 34.55% 26.67% 34.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 30 37
Watford median daily rate £425 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £271 £213 £294
90th Percentile £591 £489 £443
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Watford median hourly rate - - £35.00
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £34.81 £20.94
% change year-on-year -56.91% +66.29% -49.55%

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing J2EE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for J2EE in Watford

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing J2EE in Watford.

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE in Watford

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE in Watford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE 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 Watford region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 16 (94.12%) Java
2 14 (82.35%) E-Commerce
3 13 (76.47%) EJB
4 10 (58.82%) WebSphere
5 9 (52.94%) REST
5 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
5 9 (52.94%) HTML
5 9 (52.94%) JSP
6 8 (47.06%) Servlets
6 8 (47.06%) SQL
6 8 (47.06%) IBM
6 8 (47.06%) Spring
7 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (41.18%) Web Services
7 7 (41.18%) Apache
7 7 (41.18%) Subversion
7 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
8 6 (35.29%) hybris
8 6 (35.29%) Linux
8 6 (35.29%) XML
8 6 (35.29%) SOAP
8 6 (35.29%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (35.29%) JDBC
8 6 (35.29%) Games
9 5 (29.41%) Log4j
9 5 (29.41%) TDD
9 5 (29.41%) Maven
9 5 (29.41%) MVC
9 5 (29.41%) Internet
9 5 (29.41%) JMS

J2EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 10 (58.82%) WebSphere
2 7 (41.18%) Apache
3 6 (35.29%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (29.41%) MQSeries
4 5 (29.41%) Tomcat
5 2 (11.76%) CMS
6 1 (5.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Commerce Server
6 1 (5.88%) Confluence
6 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.88%) DB2
2 1 (5.88%) Jackrabbit
2 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
1 7 (41.18%) Subversion
2 5 (29.41%) Eclipse
2 5 (29.41%) JUnit
2 5 (29.41%) Log4j
2 5 (29.41%) Maven
2 5 (29.41%) Mockito
3 4 (23.53%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (5.88%) Ant
4 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.88%) JIRA
4 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 6 (35.29%) Games
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) Java Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Technical Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Java Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Developer
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Java E-Commerce Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) EJB
2 9 (52.94%) HTML
2 9 (52.94%) JSP
2 9 (52.94%) REST
3 8 (47.06%) Servlets
3 8 (47.06%) Spring
4 7 (41.18%) Web Services
5 6 (35.29%) JDBC
5 6 (35.29%) SOAP
5 6 (35.29%) XML
6 5 (29.41%) JMS
6 5 (29.41%) JSON
6 5 (29.41%) Spring Boot
6 5 (29.41%) XSD
6 5 (29.41%) XSLT
7 4 (23.53%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (23.53%) Apache Camel
7 4 (23.53%) CSS
7 4 (23.53%) Spring Security
8 3 (17.65%) XHTML
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) HPUX
2 5 (29.41%) Solaris
2 5 (29.41%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) E-Commerce
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) MVC
3 5 (29.41%) RAD
3 5 (29.41%) TDD
4 4 (23.53%) Dependency Management
4 4 (23.53%) ETL
5 3 (17.65%) Scrum
6 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
6 2 (11.76%) DNA
6 2 (11.76%) Front End Development
6 2 (11.76%) Kanban
7 1 (5.88%) BDD
7 1 (5.88%) Microservices
7 1 (5.88%) Release Management
7 1 (5.88%) Secure Coding
7 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.88%) Time Management
7 1 (5.88%) User Stories
7 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) Java
2 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
3 8 (47.06%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.88%) C
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) IBM
2 6 (35.29%) hybris
3 4 (23.53%) Talend
4 1 (5.88%) ATG
4 1 (5.88%) Blue Martini
4 1 (5.88%) Demandware
4 1 (5.88%) Elastic Path
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) Sybase