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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 91 141 107
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 39 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.47% 0.25% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 0.27% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 0
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£400 £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £36.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - £27.50
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
2505 2944 2153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 94.10% 93.19% 93.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1395 1642 1101
Average daily rate £388 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 226 247
Average hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £19.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +6.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Java/J2EE Developer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 17 April 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 - 31 £400 - 2
Hertfordshire +9 5 £375 -
Cambridgeshire +3 1 £205 -50.30%
Bedfordshire - - - -
Java/J2EE Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 43 (100.00%) Java
1 43 (100.00%) J2EE
2 31 (72.09%) HTML
3 29 (67.44%) Web Services
3 29 (67.44%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (65.12%) HTML5
5 26 (60.47%) XML
5 26 (60.47%) SQL
6 22 (51.16%) SOAP
7 20 (46.51%) TDD
8 19 (44.19%) TopLink
9 16 (37.21%) SQL Server
10 15 (34.88%) OO
10 15 (34.88%) Hibernate
11 14 (32.56%) IBM
11 14 (32.56%) JavaScript
11 14 (32.56%) JSF
11 14 (32.56%) Ajax
11 14 (32.56%) WebSphere
12 13 (30.23%) Relational Database
12 13 (30.23%) CSS
12 13 (30.23%) Eclipse
13 12 (27.91%) Solaris
13 12 (27.91%) Linux
13 12 (27.91%) UNIX
13 12 (27.91%) Windows
13 12 (27.91%) Content Management
14 11 (25.58%) REST
14 11 (25.58%) Ant
14 11 (25.58%) XHTML

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 14 (32.56%) WebSphere
2 5 (11.63%) CMS
3 2 (4.65%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.33%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.33%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (37.21%) SQL Server
2 13 (30.23%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.65%) DB2
3 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.33%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 13 (30.23%) Eclipse
2 11 (25.58%) Ant
3 10 (23.26%) SoapUI
4 6 (13.95%) JUnit
5 3 (6.98%) Subversion
6 2 (4.65%) Maven
6 2 (4.65%) JIRA
7 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Log4j
General
1 11 (25.58%) Manufacturing
2 10 (23.26%) Marketing
3 3 (6.98%) Finance
4 1 (2.33%) Automotive
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (100.00%) J2EE
2 31 (72.09%) HTML
3 29 (67.44%) Web Services
4 28 (65.12%) HTML5
5 26 (60.47%) XML
6 22 (51.16%) SOAP
7 19 (44.19%) TopLink
8 15 (34.88%) Hibernate
9 14 (32.56%) JSF
9 14 (32.56%) Ajax
10 13 (30.23%) CSS
11 11 (25.58%) XHTML
11 11 (25.58%) REST
12 10 (23.26%) JAX-RS
12 10 (23.26%) PrimeFaces
12 10 (23.26%) JAX-WS
13 6 (13.95%) Spring
14 4 (9.30%) Java EE
15 3 (6.98%) JSP
15 3 (6.98%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) iSeries
2 2 (4.65%) Open Source
3 1 (2.33%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.91%) UNIX
1 12 (27.91%) Windows
1 12 (27.91%) Solaris
1 12 (27.91%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (67.44%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (46.51%) TDD
3 15 (34.88%) OO
4 12 (27.91%) Content Management
5 11 (25.58%) Scrum
6 10 (23.26%) User Stories
6 10 (23.26%) Use Case
6 10 (23.26%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (20.93%) RUP
7 9 (20.93%) Validation
8 3 (6.98%) SOA
8 3 (6.98%) UML
9 2 (4.65%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.65%) Risk Management
9 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.33%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.33%) Multithreading
10 1 (2.33%) RAD
10 1 (2.33%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (60.47%) SQL
3 14 (32.56%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.33%) Perl
5 1 (2.33%) XPath
5 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
Vendors
1 14 (32.56%) IBM
2 5 (11.63%) FatWire
2 5 (11.63%) Adobe
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) Interwoven
4 1 (2.33%) BEA
4 1 (2.33%) ATG
4 1 (2.33%) Blue Martini
4 1 (2.33%) Elastic Path
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft