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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 196 227 213
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 4 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.068% 0.054% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.059% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 12
Average daily rate
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£538 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £241 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £445 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.64% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -23.52%
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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
5419 6815 7234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 91.99% 92.61% 92.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3910 4995 5252
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 150 173
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 19 (100.00%) Java
1 19 (100.00%) J2EE
2 15 (78.95%) Spring
3 12 (63.16%) Oracle
4 10 (52.63%) SQL
4 10 (52.63%) Banking
4 10 (52.63%) Hibernate
5 9 (47.37%) Investment Banking
5 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
5 9 (47.37%) JSP
6 8 (42.11%) HTML
6 8 (42.11%) Apache
6 8 (42.11%) jQuery
7 7 (36.84%) UNIX
7 7 (36.84%) Maven
7 7 (36.84%) Finance
8 5 (26.32%) Back Office
8 5 (26.32%) Fixed Income
8 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
8 5 (26.32%) Linux
8 5 (26.32%) JMS
8 5 (26.32%) JUnit
8 5 (26.32%) WebLogic
8 5 (26.32%) CSS
8 5 (26.32%) JPA
8 5 (26.32%) Apache CXF
8 5 (26.32%) Bourne shell
8 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (26.32%) AquaLogic
8 5 (26.32%) Korn

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (42.11%) Apache
2 5 (26.32%) WebLogic
2 5 (26.32%) AquaLogic
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (21.05%) WebSphere
3 4 (21.05%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.26%) Pentaho
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Maven
2 5 (26.32%) JUnit
3 4 (21.05%) JIRA
3 4 (21.05%) Eclipse
4 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
4 2 (10.53%) Ant
4 2 (10.53%) Subversion
General
1 10 (52.63%) Banking
2 9 (47.37%) Investment Banking
3 7 (36.84%) Finance
4 5 (26.32%) Back Office
5 2 (10.53%) Front Office
5 2 (10.53%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) J2EE
2 15 (78.95%) Spring
3 10 (52.63%) Hibernate
4 9 (47.37%) JSP
5 8 (42.11%) HTML
5 8 (42.11%) jQuery
6 5 (26.32%) JMS
6 5 (26.32%) CSS
6 5 (26.32%) JPA
6 5 (26.32%) Apache CXF
6 5 (26.32%) Java EE
6 5 (26.32%) JAX-RS
7 3 (15.79%) JAXB
7 3 (15.79%) EJB
7 3 (15.79%) Servlets
7 3 (15.79%) Web Services
7 3 (15.79%) XML
8 2 (10.53%) RESTful
8 2 (10.53%) SOAP
9 1 (5.26%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Fixed Income
2 2 (10.53%) Derivative
3 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.26%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) UNIX
2 5 (26.32%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (21.05%) Scrum
3 3 (15.79%) MVC
3 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.53%) Change Control
4 2 (10.53%) OO
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) TDD
5 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.26%) Workflow
5 1 (5.26%) RUP
5 1 (5.26%) OOP
5 1 (5.26%) DSDM
5 1 (5.26%) OOD
5 1 (5.26%) SOA
5 1 (5.26%) ETL
5 1 (5.26%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Web Development
5 1 (5.26%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (52.63%) SQL
3 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
4 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
4 5 (26.32%) Bourne shell
4 5 (26.32%) Korn
5 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
6 2 (10.53%) C#
7 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Google
2 1 (5.26%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (5.26%) ILOG
2 1 (5.26%) IBM
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