The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Java/J2EE Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java J2EE Developer
London / City of London
Rank 152 150 189
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +39
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.068% 0.033% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.034% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £456 £463 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% +21.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £463 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £463 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2811 2943 4889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.45% 95.80% 95.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2242 2304 3778
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 44 80
Median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.41% +34.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Java/J2EE Developer in the job title.

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
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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Java/J2EE Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Java/J2EE Developer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (50.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (25.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (25.00%) IaaS
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (25.00%) PaaS
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (25.00%) Hudson
4 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Camel
4 1 (25.00%) User Experience
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile Development
4 1 (25.00%) Spring Boot
4 1 (25.00%) Front End Development

Java/J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (25.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) JBoss
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Ant
2 1 (25.00%) Build Forge
2 1 (25.00%) CruiseControl
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) Hudson
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
3 2 (50.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Camel
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) JPA
4 1 (25.00%) JSON
4 1 (25.00%) JSP
4 1 (25.00%) Middleware
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) Spring Boot
4 1 (25.00%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
1 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) TIBCO