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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 189 200 192
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.059% 0.033% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.036% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£385 £475 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.94% +80.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £475 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £475 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £319 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £32.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year
-7.81% -31.18%
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
4725 5628 5333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.25% 93.69% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3625 4090 4001
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 92 132
Average hourly rate £17.87 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £30.83 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) J2EE
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) Spring
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
5 2 (28.57%) Middleware
5 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) UNIX
5 2 (28.57%) Marketing
5 2 (28.57%) Banking
5 2 (28.57%) Business Development
5 2 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
5 2 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (28.57%) REST
5 2 (28.57%) User Experience
6 1 (14.29%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (14.29%) Java SE
6 1 (14.29%) QA
6 1 (14.29%) Selenium
6 1 (14.29%) Market Risk
6 1 (14.29%) Release Management
6 1 (14.29%) GWT
6 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 1 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe CQ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Maven
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Mockito
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) J2EE
2 5 (71.43%) Spring
3 2 (28.57%) Middleware
3 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
3 2 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (28.57%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) JRules
4 1 (14.29%) Java SE
4 1 (14.29%) GWT
4 1 (14.29%) RESTful
4 1 (14.29%) JSP
4 1 (14.29%) Servlets
4 1 (14.29%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Business Development
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) SEO
4 1 (14.29%) OOP
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) RUP
4 1 (14.29%) DSDM
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) IBM
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe
1 1 (14.29%) MicroStrategy
1 1 (14.29%) ILOG
1 1 (14.29%) Google