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 26 July 2016 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 162 208 194
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 4 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.084% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.089% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 5
Median daily rate £474 £338 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.37% -35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £255 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £451 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £395 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.43% +21.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 - -
Java/J2EE Developer
London

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
3251 5618 5466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.53% 94.87% 94.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2632 4361 3969
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 91 95
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.60 £25.34 £35.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 26 July 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) J2EE
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) Spring
3 5 (62.50%) Selenium
3 5 (62.50%) Automation Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (50.00%) Open Source
4 4 (50.00%) SoapUI
4 4 (50.00%) Web Development
4 4 (50.00%) Maven
4 4 (50.00%) TDD
4 4 (50.00%) Ant
4 4 (50.00%) SOAP
4 4 (50.00%) JBoss
5 2 (25.00%) REST
5 2 (25.00%) BDD
5 2 (25.00%) User Experience
5 2 (25.00%) Mobile Development
5 2 (25.00%) N-Tier
5 2 (25.00%) SOA
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Retail
5 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 1 (12.50%) Scala
6 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration

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 4 (50.00%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Maximo
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) Ant
2 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (50.00%) Maven
2 4 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (12.50%) Appium
3 1 (12.50%) Ranorex
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) J2EE
2 5 (62.50%) Spring
3 4 (50.00%) SOAP
4 2 (25.00%) REST
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Automation Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Open Source
3 4 (50.00%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) Web Development
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) Mobile Development
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
5 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) Kanban
5 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared