The first table below looks at the demand for the Java/J2EE Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java/J2EE Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 195 196 200
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 13 5 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.079% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.085% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 21
Average daily rate £500 £398 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.62% -38.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £320 £335
% change year-on-year
+15.23% -4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5949 5913 7379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.22% 92.94% 91.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4317 4345 5208
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £283 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 120 173
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.51 £135.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Java/J2EE Developer
London

Java/J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java/J2EE Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Java/J2EE Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer across the City of London region.

Java/J2EE Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Java/J2EE Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Java/J2EE Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Java/J2EE Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer across the City of London region.

Java/J2EE Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Java/J2EE Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java/J2EE Developer in their job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Java
1 16 (100.00%) J2EE
2 13 (81.25%) Spring
3 10 (62.50%) Hibernate
3 10 (62.50%) Oracle
4 9 (56.25%) JSP
5 8 (50.00%) SQL
6 7 (43.75%) Banking
6 7 (43.75%) Maven
7 6 (37.50%) Investment Banking
7 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
7 6 (37.50%) HTML
7 6 (37.50%) jQuery
8 5 (31.25%) WebLogic
9 4 (25.00%) JMS
9 4 (25.00%) CSS
9 4 (25.00%) UNIX
9 4 (25.00%) Linux
9 4 (25.00%) Apache
9 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
9 4 (25.00%) Finance
9 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
9 4 (25.00%) Java EE
9 4 (25.00%) JIRA
9 4 (25.00%) JPA
10 3 (18.75%) Apache CXF
10 3 (18.75%) Bourne shell
10 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (18.75%) Oracle Service Bus
10 3 (18.75%) JAX-RS

Java/J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Java/J2EE Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java/J2EE Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) WebLogic
2 4 (25.00%) Apache
2 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (18.75%) AquaLogic
4 1 (6.25%) Jetty
4 1 (6.25%) Adobe CQ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) Pentaho
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Maven
2 4 (25.00%) JIRA
3 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
3 3 (18.75%) JUnit
4 2 (12.50%) Subversion
5 1 (6.25%) Hudson
General
1 7 (43.75%) Banking
2 6 (37.50%) Investment Banking
3 4 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (18.75%) Back Office
5 2 (12.50%) German Language
6 1 (6.25%) Marketing
6 1 (6.25%) Local Government
6 1 (6.25%) Advertising
6 1 (6.25%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) J2EE
2 13 (81.25%) Spring
3 10 (62.50%) Hibernate
4 9 (56.25%) JSP
5 6 (37.50%) HTML
5 6 (37.50%) jQuery
6 4 (25.00%) JMS
6 4 (25.00%) CSS
6 4 (25.00%) Java EE
6 4 (25.00%) JPA
7 3 (18.75%) Apache CXF
7 3 (18.75%) JAX-RS
7 3 (18.75%) EJB
7 3 (18.75%) Servlets
8 2 (12.50%) SOAP
8 2 (12.50%) JDBC
8 2 (12.50%) JAXB
8 2 (12.50%) Spring MVC
8 2 (12.50%) HTML5
9 1 (6.25%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Fixed Income
2 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Derivative
2 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) UNIX
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (18.75%) Scrum
1 3 (18.75%) OO
2 2 (12.50%) OOD
2 2 (12.50%) SOA
2 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (12.50%) MVC
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) TDD
2 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Wealth Management
3 1 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
3 1 (6.25%) Web Development
3 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.25%) Six Sigma
3 1 (6.25%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (18.75%) Bourne shell
4 3 (18.75%) Korn
4 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
4 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe
2 1 (6.25%) JBoss