The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 186 201 198
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 7 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.18% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.19% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £500 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £399 £382
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £528 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.50
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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
5119 5731 5750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.92% 92.58% 93.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3888 4213 4207
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £608 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 79 119
Average hourly rate £17.87 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.97% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £44.55 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) J2EE
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Spring
3 6 (54.55%) Oracle
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
4 5 (45.45%) Web Services
4 5 (45.45%) TDD
5 4 (36.36%) Hibernate
5 4 (36.36%) JBoss
5 4 (36.36%) UNIX
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 4 (36.36%) Subversion
5 4 (36.36%) Maven
6 3 (27.27%) Web Development
6 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (27.27%) REST
6 3 (27.27%) Java EE
6 3 (27.27%) JUnit
6 3 (27.27%) Servlets
6 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 3 (27.27%) HTML
6 3 (27.27%) Linux
6 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
6 3 (27.27%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) Scrum
7 2 (18.18%) JSP
7 2 (18.18%) Middleware
7 2 (18.18%) JMS
7 2 (18.18%) N-Tier

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 4 (36.36%) JBoss
2 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
3 2 (18.18%) Apache
3 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
4 1 (9.09%) MQSeries
4 1 (9.09%) CMS
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (9.09%) Apache Solr
4 1 (9.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle 11i
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) DB2
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Subversion
1 4 (36.36%) Maven
2 3 (27.27%) JUnit
3 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 2 (18.18%) Mockito
4 1 (9.09%) AccuRev
4 1 (9.09%) Moq
4 1 (9.09%) NUnit
4 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Legal
3 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) J2EE
2 8 (72.73%) Spring
3 5 (45.45%) Web Services
4 4 (36.36%) Hibernate
5 3 (27.27%) Java EE
5 3 (27.27%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) Servlets
5 3 (27.27%) REST
6 2 (18.18%) SOAP
6 2 (18.18%) EJB
6 2 (18.18%) CSS
6 2 (18.18%) .NET
6 2 (18.18%) XML
6 2 (18.18%) J2SE
6 2 (18.18%) JMS
6 2 (18.18%) JPA
6 2 (18.18%) JSP
6 2 (18.18%) Middleware
7 1 (9.09%) TopLink
7 1 (9.09%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) N-Tier
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) UNIX
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) TDD
3 3 (27.27%) Web Development
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (18.18%) SOA
4 2 (18.18%) UML
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) OOP
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) RAD
5 1 (9.09%) RUP
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) EAI
5 1 (9.09%) OOD
5 1 (9.09%) Pair Programming
5 1 (9.09%) Logistics
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Sybase
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe
2 1 (9.09%) TIBCO
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