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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 159 197 200
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 3 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.087% 0.11% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.11% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 9
Median daily rate £494 £395 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £325 £399
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £503 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -
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
3283 5236 5931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.94% 95.55% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2661 3965 4336
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 82 85
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £29.21 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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
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 4 May 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Maximo
3 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Ranorex
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Appium
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Scala
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Maximo
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Appium
1 1 (20.00%) Ranorex
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (40.00%) BDD
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
1 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Kanban
2 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared