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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 120 132 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 18 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.59% 0.39% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 0
Average daily rate
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£370 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £334 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.35% -4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+23.52% +4.61%
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
2842 2865 2189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.92% 93.63% 93.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1670 1713 1075
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.06% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 227 211
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £16.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +24.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £38.80 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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 9 £425 - 1
Hertfordshire +6 8 £370 -3.26%
Suffolk - 1 £350 -
Java/J2EE Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 40 (100.00%) Java
1 40 (100.00%) J2EE
2 31 (77.50%) SQL
3 28 (70.00%) JavaScript
4 27 (67.50%) HTML
5 25 (62.50%) Web Services
6 23 (57.50%) XML
7 19 (47.50%) Linux
8 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (45.00%) Hibernate
9 17 (42.50%) JSP
10 16 (40.00%) HTML5
11 15 (37.50%) Ajax
11 15 (37.50%) WebSphere
11 15 (37.50%) CSS
11 15 (37.50%) Windows
12 14 (35.00%) UNIX
12 14 (35.00%) SOAP
12 14 (35.00%) Ant
12 14 (35.00%) OO
12 14 (35.00%) IBM
12 14 (35.00%) Relational Database
13 13 (32.50%) Content Management
13 13 (32.50%) XHTML
13 13 (32.50%) Solaris
14 12 (30.00%) TDD
14 12 (30.00%) TopLink
15 11 (27.50%) Eclipse
16 10 (25.00%) Spring
17 9 (22.50%) JUnit

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 15 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 6 (15.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 6 (15.00%) CMS
3 4 (10.00%) MQSeries
3 4 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (5.00%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 4 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (10.00%) DB2
4 4 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (10.00%) Sybase ASE
4 4 (10.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.50%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 14 (35.00%) Ant
2 11 (27.50%) Eclipse
3 9 (22.50%) JUnit
4 6 (15.00%) SoapUI
5 5 (12.50%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Log4j
6 4 (10.00%) Subversion
7 3 (7.50%) AccuRev
8 2 (5.00%) TeamCity
8 2 (5.00%) Maven
9 1 (2.50%) Checkstyle
9 1 (2.50%) TestDirector
9 1 (2.50%) FindBugs
9 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (20.00%) Marketing
2 5 (12.50%) Finance
3 4 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (7.50%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (100.00%) J2EE
2 27 (67.50%) HTML
3 25 (62.50%) Web Services
4 23 (57.50%) XML
5 18 (45.00%) Hibernate
6 17 (42.50%) JSP
7 16 (40.00%) HTML5
8 15 (37.50%) Ajax
8 15 (37.50%) CSS
9 14 (35.00%) SOAP
10 13 (32.50%) XHTML
11 12 (30.00%) TopLink
12 10 (25.00%) Spring
13 8 (20.00%) Struts
14 7 (17.50%) JSF
14 7 (17.50%) Servlets
14 7 (17.50%) EclipseLink
15 6 (15.00%) JDBC
15 6 (15.00%) JMS
15 6 (15.00%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Web 2.0
2 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 19 (47.50%) Linux
2 15 (37.50%) Windows
3 14 (35.00%) UNIX
4 13 (32.50%) Solaris
5 4 (10.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.00%) OO
3 13 (32.50%) Content Management
4 12 (30.00%) TDD
5 7 (17.50%) UML
5 7 (17.50%) User Stories
6 6 (15.00%) RAD
6 6 (15.00%) Scrum
6 6 (15.00%) Use Case
6 6 (15.00%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (12.50%) Validation
7 5 (12.50%) RUP
8 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 3 (7.50%) SOA
9 3 (7.50%) B2C
9 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (5.00%) SEO
10 2 (5.00%) Analytics
11 1 (2.50%) Software Engineering
11 1 (2.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (77.50%) SQL
3 28 (70.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (15.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (10.00%) XPath
5 4 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (10.00%) Perl
5 4 (10.00%) C
5 4 (10.00%) C#
6 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) IBM
2 8 (20.00%) FatWire
3 6 (15.00%) Adobe
3 6 (15.00%) Sybase
4 4 (10.00%) Blue Martini
4 4 (10.00%) Interwoven
4 4 (10.00%) ATG
4 4 (10.00%) Google
4 4 (10.00%) Elastic Path
5 2 (5.00%) Omniture
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle
6 1 (2.50%) HP