The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for J2EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 24 June 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)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 108 105
Rank change year-on-year +19 -3  
Contract jobs citing J2EE 36 37 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.81% 1.31% 1.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.95% 3.85% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 25 22
Median daily rate £375 £470 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.21% +38.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £40.60
% change year-on-year -11.42% -13.79%  

J2EE is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 727 960 766
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 36.57% 34.10% 26.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 687 522
Median daily rate £388 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +19.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Median hourly rate £41.88 £13.85 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +202.34% -65.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.38 £10.93 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.38 £16.77 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing J2EE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for J2EE in Yorkshire

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE in Yorkshire

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for J2EE in Yorkshire

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE in Yorkshire

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +19 25 £400 -16.66% 2
South Yorkshire +8 7 £375 -11.76% 1
J2EE
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 63 (94.03%) Java
2 38 (56.72%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (55.22%) Spring
4 29 (43.28%) Hibernate
5 26 (38.81%) JavaScript
6 24 (35.82%) HTML
7 23 (34.33%) WebSphere
8 20 (29.85%) SQL
9 17 (25.37%) Web Services
9 17 (25.37%) TDD
10 16 (23.88%) Oracle
11 15 (22.39%) CSS
12 14 (20.90%) XML
12 14 (20.90%) Scrum
12 14 (20.90%) Open Source
13 13 (19.40%) SOAP
13 13 (19.40%) JSP
14 12 (17.91%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (16.42%) Scala
15 11 (16.42%) BDD
15 11 (16.42%) JUnit
15 11 (16.42%) SOA
15 11 (16.42%) Unit Testing
16 10 (14.93%) Software Engineering
16 10 (14.93%) MVC
16 10 (14.93%) IBM
16 10 (14.93%) Linux
16 10 (14.93%) RESTful
16 10 (14.93%) Git (software)
17 9 (13.43%) Unix

J2EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 23 (34.33%) WebSphere
2 7 (10.45%) Apache
2 7 (10.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (10.45%) Tomcat
3 6 (8.96%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (8.96%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (4.48%) Confluence
4 3 (4.48%) JBoss
4 3 (4.48%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.48%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (2.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (2.99%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.99%) Liferay
6 1 (1.49%) nginx
6 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (1.49%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) Internet
2 3 (4.48%) Firewall
2 3 (4.48%) HTTP
3 1 (1.49%) Broadband
3 1 (1.49%) LDAP
3 1 (1.49%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.94%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.46%) MongoDB
2 5 (7.46%) MySQL
2 5 (7.46%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.48%) DB2
5 2 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.99%) Redis
6 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (16.42%) JUnit
2 10 (14.93%) Git (software)
3 9 (13.43%) Eclipse
4 7 (10.45%) Jenkins
5 6 (8.96%) jMock
5 6 (8.96%) Mockito
6 5 (7.46%) JIRA
6 5 (7.46%) Subversion
7 4 (5.97%) JMeter
7 4 (5.97%) Maven
7 4 (5.97%) Rational Application Developer
8 3 (4.48%) IntelliJ
8 3 (4.48%) NetBeans
8 3 (4.48%) Selenium
9 2 (2.99%) DbUnit
9 2 (2.99%) Hudson
9 2 (2.99%) Mercurial
9 2 (2.99%) SonarQube
9 2 (2.99%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.49%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (8.96%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Banking
3 3 (4.48%) Law
4 1 (1.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (68.66%) Developer
2 31 (46.27%) Java Developer
3 7 (10.45%) WebSphere Specialist
4 5 (7.46%) Agile Developer
4 5 (7.46%) Agile Java Developer
4 5 (7.46%) J2EE Developer
4 5 (7.46%) Senior Developer
5 4 (5.97%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (5.97%) Portal Developer
5 4 (5.97%) Scala Developer
5 4 (5.97%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (5.97%) Software Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) WebSphere Developer
5 4 (5.97%) WebSphere Portal Developer
6 3 (4.48%) DevOps Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Java Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Java WebSphere Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (4.48%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (55.22%) Spring
2 29 (43.28%) Hibernate
3 24 (35.82%) HTML
4 17 (25.37%) Web Services
5 15 (22.39%) CSS
6 14 (20.90%) XML
7 13 (19.40%) JSP
7 13 (19.40%) SOAP
8 10 (14.93%) RESTful
9 8 (11.94%) AngularJS
9 8 (11.94%) Java EE
9 8 (11.94%) Spring MVC
10 7 (10.45%) REST
11 6 (8.96%) HTML5
11 6 (8.96%) jQuery
12 5 (7.46%) JDBC
12 5 (7.46%) Node.js
13 4 (5.97%) JMS
13 4 (5.97%) Servlets
14 3 (4.48%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (7.46%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.48%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.48%) Web 2.0
5 2 (2.99%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.99%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.99%) iPad
6 1 (1.49%) DataPower
6 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.93%) Linux
2 9 (13.43%) Unix
3 7 (10.45%) Windows
4 2 (2.99%) Android
5 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (56.72%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (25.37%) TDD
3 14 (20.90%) Open Source
3 14 (20.90%) Scrum
4 12 (17.91%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (16.42%) BDD
5 11 (16.42%) SOA
5 11 (16.42%) Unit Testing
6 10 (14.93%) MVC
6 10 (14.93%) Software Engineering
7 9 (13.43%) E-Commerce
8 7 (10.45%) DevOps
8 7 (10.45%) Kanban
8 7 (10.45%) SDLC
9 6 (8.96%) Continuous Deployment
10 5 (7.46%) Front End Development
10 5 (7.46%) Mobile Application Development
10 5 (7.46%) Open Source Development
10 5 (7.46%) Test Automation
10 5 (7.46%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 63 (94.03%) Java
2 26 (38.81%) JavaScript
3 20 (29.85%) SQL
4 11 (16.42%) Scala
5 5 (7.46%) Python
6 3 (4.48%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.99%) Go
7 2 (2.99%) PHP
7 2 (2.99%) Ruby
7 2 (2.99%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.49%) Jython
8 1 (1.49%) Perl
8 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) Sun Certification
2 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.49%) Docker
1 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) Oracle Identity Management
1 3 (4.48%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.49%) Ansible
2 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (23.88%) Oracle
2 10 (14.93%) IBM
3 4 (5.97%) Sun
4 2 (2.99%) Adobe
4 2 (2.99%) ATG
4 2 (2.99%) Pega
5 1 (1.49%) Google
5 1 (1.49%) HP
5 1 (1.49%) hybris
5 1 (1.49%) VMware