The table below looks at the statistics for the Java/J2EE Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 132 124 125
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 15 2 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.50% 0.082% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.087% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 6
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£425 £368 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.64% -1.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £322 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £414 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £33.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.72%
Java/J2EE Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2799 2290 2823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.08% 93.36% 94.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1749 1185 1418
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 257 269
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.48 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.10 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Java/J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java/J2EE Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Java/J2EE Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer across the East of England region.

Java/J2EE Developer Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Java/J2EE Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Java/J2EE Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Java/J2EE Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer across the East of England region.

Java/J2EE Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Java/J2EE Developer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex - 11 £425 -
Hertfordshire -15 3 £383 +23.38% 2
Cambridgeshire -5 1 £500 +17.64%
Bedfordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Java/J2EE Developer
England

Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 26 (100.00%) Java
1 26 (100.00%) J2EE
2 18 (69.23%) SQL
3 17 (65.38%) JavaScript
4 15 (57.69%) HTML
4 15 (57.69%) XML
5 14 (53.85%) Oracle
6 13 (50.00%) CSS
6 13 (50.00%) Hibernate
6 13 (50.00%) Spring
7 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (46.15%) UNIX
7 12 (46.15%) Linux
7 12 (46.15%) Eclipse
8 11 (42.31%) Solaris
9 10 (38.46%) OO
9 10 (38.46%) Sun
9 10 (38.46%) Ajax
10 9 (34.62%) Web Services
10 9 (34.62%) Ant
11 8 (30.77%) JUnit
11 8 (30.77%) SOAP
11 8 (30.77%) IBM
11 8 (30.77%) Content Management
11 8 (30.77%) Adobe CQ
11 8 (30.77%) Relational Database
12 7 (26.92%) jQuery
12 7 (26.92%) TDD
12 7 (26.92%) Degree
12 7 (26.92%) Validation

Java/J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (30.77%) Adobe CQ
2 6 (23.08%) Tomcat
3 5 (19.23%) WebLogic
3 5 (19.23%) WebSphere
4 4 (15.38%) CMS
5 3 (11.54%) MQSeries
6 2 (7.69%) Apache
7 1 (3.85%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (3.85%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) HTTP
1 3 (11.54%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 4 (15.38%) MySQL
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (3.85%) MariaDB
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) Eclipse
2 9 (34.62%) Ant
3 8 (30.77%) JUnit
4 6 (23.08%) Subversion
4 6 (23.08%) Maven
5 5 (19.23%) SoapUI
6 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
6 3 (11.54%) Log4j
7 2 (7.69%) Selenium
8 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
1 5 (19.23%) Marketing
2 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
2 3 (11.54%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) J2EE
2 15 (57.69%) HTML
2 15 (57.69%) XML
3 13 (50.00%) CSS
3 13 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 13 (50.00%) Spring
4 10 (38.46%) Ajax
5 9 (34.62%) Web Services
6 8 (30.77%) SOAP
7 7 (26.92%) Struts
7 7 (26.92%) Servlets
7 7 (26.92%) jQuery
8 6 (23.08%) JSP
9 5 (19.23%) TopLink
9 5 (19.23%) XHTML
9 5 (19.23%) HTML5
9 5 (19.23%) REST
9 5 (19.23%) JAX-RS
9 5 (19.23%) JAX-WS
10 4 (15.38%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.54%) Web 2.0
3 2 (7.69%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) UNIX
1 12 (46.15%) Linux
2 11 (42.31%) Solaris
3 6 (23.08%) Windows
4 3 (11.54%) HPUX
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) OO
3 8 (30.77%) Content Management
4 7 (26.92%) TDD
4 7 (26.92%) Validation
5 5 (19.23%) Scrum
5 5 (19.23%) RUP
5 5 (19.23%) Use Case
5 5 (19.23%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (19.23%) User Stories
6 4 (15.38%) MVC
6 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing
6 4 (15.38%) UML
7 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
7 3 (11.54%) Multithreading
8 2 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
9 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
9 1 (3.85%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (69.23%) SQL
3 17 (65.38%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.54%) Perl
4 3 (11.54%) XPath
5 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Sun Certification
1 7 (26.92%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Oracle
2 10 (38.46%) Sun
3 8 (30.77%) IBM
4 5 (19.23%) Adobe
5 4 (15.38%) FatWire
6 3 (11.54%) Atlassian
6 3 (11.54%) Interwoven
7 2 (7.69%) Sybase
8 1 (3.85%) Business Objects
8 1 (3.85%) BEA