The table below looks at the statistics for the J2EE Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
J2EE Developer
Rank 524 511 455
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -56
Contract jobs requiring a J2EE Developer 48 52 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.099% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 33 35
Average daily rate
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£350 £335 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -15.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £265 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.80 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.80 -
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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 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44947 43726 38873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.47% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27712 26658 22838
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1792 1874 2060
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

J2EE Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

J2EE Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

J2EE Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

J2EE Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

J2EE Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

J2EE Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

J2EE Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

J2EE Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
London +6 20 £450 +16.88% 2
South East -22 12 £313 -24.24% 4
East of England +7 9 £246 -25.93% 1
North West -14 3 £375 +19.04% 1
East Midlands -9 2 £425 +38.21%
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
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J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited 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 J2EE Developer in their job title.

1 95 (100.00%) J2EE
2 93 (97.89%) Java
3 53 (55.79%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (55.79%) Spring
4 37 (38.95%) HTML
5 36 (37.89%) Web Services
6 35 (36.84%) Oracle
7 33 (34.74%) Hibernate
8 30 (31.58%) XML
9 28 (29.47%) JavaScript
10 24 (25.26%) TDD
11 23 (24.21%) CSS
12 21 (22.11%) SQL
13 19 (20.00%) Security Cleared
14 18 (18.95%) OO
14 18 (18.95%) MVC
15 17 (17.89%) SQL Server
16 16 (16.84%) Scrum
17 15 (15.79%) Finance
17 15 (15.79%) SOAP
17 15 (15.79%) JPA
17 15 (15.79%) DV Cleared
18 14 (14.74%) Spring MVC
18 14 (14.74%) JSP
18 14 (14.74%) Maven
19 13 (13.68%) Servlets
19 13 (13.68%) HTML5
20 12 (12.63%) REST
20 12 (12.63%) Struts
20 12 (12.63%) JUnit

J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited 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 J2EE Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (8.42%) WebLogic
1 8 (8.42%) Oracle Application Server
1 8 (8.42%) WebSphere
2 6 (6.32%) JBoss
3 5 (5.26%) Apache
4 4 (4.21%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.16%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (3.16%) MQSI
5 3 (3.16%) CMS
6 2 (2.11%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (2.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (2.11%) Magnolia
7 1 (1.05%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (1.05%) Jetty
7 1 (1.05%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.16%) HTTP
2 2 (2.11%) SNMP
2 2 (2.11%) Internet
3 1 (1.05%) LDAP
3 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.89%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.32%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.21%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.16%) Couchbase
6 2 (2.11%) Informix
6 2 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.11%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.05%) Big Data
7 1 (1.05%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.05%) DB2
7 1 (1.05%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (14.74%) Maven
2 12 (12.63%) JUnit
3 9 (9.47%) Ant
4 8 (8.42%) Subversion
5 7 (7.37%) AccuRev
5 7 (7.37%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 6 (6.32%) Git (software)
7 4 (4.21%) Eclipse
7 4 (4.21%) Jenkins
8 3 (3.16%) Hudson
8 3 (3.16%) Mockito
8 3 (3.16%) Selenium
9 2 (2.11%) IntelliJ
9 2 (2.11%) Log4j
9 2 (2.11%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.11%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.05%) Grunt
10 1 (1.05%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.05%) SonarQube
10 1 (1.05%) Bower
General
1 15 (15.79%) Finance
2 8 (8.42%) Banking
3 6 (6.32%) Retail
4 3 (3.16%) Marketing
5 2 (2.11%) Advertising
5 2 (2.11%) Front Office
5 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.11%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.11%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.05%) Automotive
6 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.05%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (100.00%) J2EE
2 53 (55.79%) Spring
3 37 (38.95%) HTML
4 36 (37.89%) Web Services
5 33 (34.74%) Hibernate
6 30 (31.58%) XML
7 23 (24.21%) CSS
8 15 (15.79%) SOAP
8 15 (15.79%) JPA
9 14 (14.74%) Spring MVC
9 14 (14.74%) JSP
10 13 (13.68%) Servlets
10 13 (13.68%) HTML5
11 12 (12.63%) REST
11 12 (12.63%) Struts
11 12 (12.63%) JSF
12 10 (10.53%) TopLink
13 8 (8.42%) JMS
13 8 (8.42%) JAXB
14 7 (7.37%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.42%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.26%) N-Tier
3 4 (4.21%) Open Source
4 3 (3.16%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (3.16%) User Experience
5 2 (2.11%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.11%) Online Banking
5 2 (2.11%) Wiki
5 2 (2.11%) Blog
5 2 (2.11%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.58%) Linux
2 8 (8.42%) UNIX
3 1 (1.05%) VME
3 1 (1.05%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.05%) Windows
3 1 (1.05%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (55.79%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (25.26%) TDD
3 18 (18.95%) OO
3 18 (18.95%) MVC
4 16 (16.84%) Scrum
5 11 (11.58%) SOA
6 9 (9.47%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (8.42%) RAD
7 8 (8.42%) Web Development
7 8 (8.42%) DevOps
8 7 (7.37%) UML
9 6 (6.32%) E-Commerce
10 5 (5.26%) Unit Testing
10 5 (5.26%) Kanban
10 5 (5.26%) Content Management
11 4 (4.21%) OOD
11 4 (4.21%) OOP
11 4 (4.21%) Software Engineering
11 4 (4.21%) Multithreading
11 4 (4.21%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 93 (97.89%) Java
2 28 (29.47%) JavaScript
3 21 (22.11%) SQL
4 2 (2.11%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.11%) COBOL
4 2 (2.11%) Scala
5 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.05%) JCL
5 1 (1.05%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (15.79%) DV Cleared
3 6 (6.32%) Sun Certification
4 4 (4.21%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) QA
Vendors
1 35 (36.84%) Oracle
2 6 (6.32%) Sun
2 6 (6.32%) IBM
3 2 (2.11%) Cisco
3 2 (2.11%) Axway
4 1 (1.05%) EnterpriseDB
4 1 (1.05%) Sencha
4 1 (1.05%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.05%) Perforce
4 1 (1.05%) Compuware
4 1 (1.05%) HP
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