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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 198 208 223
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 5 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.085% 0.070% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.076% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 7
Average daily rate
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£525 £293 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+79.48% -35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £200 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £428 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5382 6585 7214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.00% 92.59% 92.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3926 4836 5254
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 170 166
Average hourly rate £18.46 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.70% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £50.90 £41.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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 28 July 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 28 July 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 18 (100.00%) Java
1 18 (100.00%) J2EE
2 16 (88.89%) Spring
3 12 (66.67%) Oracle
4 10 (55.56%) JSP
4 10 (55.56%) Hibernate
5 9 (50.00%) Banking
5 9 (50.00%) SQL
5 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (50.00%) HTML
6 8 (44.44%) Apache
6 8 (44.44%) Investment Banking
6 8 (44.44%) jQuery
7 7 (38.89%) Maven
7 7 (38.89%) UNIX
8 6 (33.33%) CSS
8 6 (33.33%) Finance
9 5 (27.78%) Back Office
9 5 (27.78%) Fixed Income
9 5 (27.78%) Java EE
9 5 (27.78%) AquaLogic
9 5 (27.78%) Korn
9 5 (27.78%) Linux
9 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
9 5 (27.78%) JMS
9 5 (27.78%) JUnit
9 5 (27.78%) WebLogic
9 5 (27.78%) JPA
9 5 (27.78%) Apache CXF
9 5 (27.78%) Bourne shell

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 8 (44.44%) Apache
2 5 (27.78%) AquaLogic
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle Service Bus
2 5 (27.78%) WebLogic
3 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
4 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (5.56%) Adobe CQ
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.56%) Pentaho
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Maven
2 5 (27.78%) JUnit
3 4 (22.22%) JIRA
4 3 (16.67%) Eclipse
5 2 (11.11%) Subversion
5 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 2 (11.11%) Ant
General
1 9 (50.00%) Banking
2 8 (44.44%) Investment Banking
3 6 (33.33%) Finance
4 5 (27.78%) Back Office
5 2 (11.11%) Front Office
5 2 (11.11%) German Language
6 1 (5.56%) Advertising
6 1 (5.56%) Local Government
6 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) J2EE
2 16 (88.89%) Spring
3 10 (55.56%) JSP
3 10 (55.56%) Hibernate
4 9 (50.00%) HTML
5 8 (44.44%) jQuery
6 6 (33.33%) CSS
7 5 (27.78%) JMS
7 5 (27.78%) Java EE
7 5 (27.78%) JPA
7 5 (27.78%) Apache CXF
7 5 (27.78%) JAX-RS
8 3 (16.67%) JAXB
8 3 (16.67%) EJB
8 3 (16.67%) Servlets
8 3 (16.67%) SOAP
8 3 (16.67%) Web Services
8 3 (16.67%) XML
9 2 (11.11%) JDBC
9 2 (11.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Fixed Income
2 2 (11.11%) Derivative
3 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) UNIX
2 5 (27.78%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (16.67%) MVC
3 2 (11.11%) OO
3 2 (11.11%) OOD
3 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.11%) Scrum
3 2 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (5.56%) TDD
4 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.56%) Web Development
4 1 (5.56%) Wealth Management
4 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
3 5 (27.78%) Korn
3 5 (27.78%) Bourne shell
4 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe