The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
J2EE Developer
Rank 496 513 420
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -93
Contract jobs requiring a J2EE Developer 57 36 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.077% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.083% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 21 84
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £368 £325
% change year-on-year
-16.32% +13.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45626 43161 49005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.60% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 28137 25930 28012
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 1961 2542
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -8.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
J2EE Developer
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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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +13 23 £480 +42.07% 8
South East -6 12 £300 -25.00% 1
Yorkshire - 6 £338 - 1
East Midlands - 6 £273 - 2
North West -5 5 - - 2
West Midlands - 5 £333 -
East of England - 5 £273 - 2
South West -31 3 £396 +31.64% 1
North East - - - -
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J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

1 121 (100.00%) J2EE
2 116 (95.87%) Java
3 80 (66.12%) Spring
4 50 (41.32%) Hibernate
5 44 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 40 (33.06%) Oracle
7 34 (28.10%) XML
8 32 (26.45%) Maven
9 29 (23.97%) jQuery
10 28 (23.14%) MVC
11 27 (22.31%) HTML
12 26 (21.49%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (20.66%) CSS
13 25 (20.66%) Eclipse
14 24 (19.83%) Struts
14 24 (19.83%) SQL
14 24 (19.83%) Finance
15 23 (19.01%) Web Services
15 23 (19.01%) JSP
16 22 (18.18%) JUnit
17 21 (17.36%) UNIX
18 20 (16.53%) Spring MVC
19 18 (14.88%) Linux
19 18 (14.88%) WebLogic
20 17 (14.05%) Servlets
20 17 (14.05%) SQL Server
20 17 (14.05%) Subversion
21 15 (12.40%) TDD
21 15 (12.40%) JSF
21 15 (12.40%) SOAP

J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 18 (14.88%) WebLogic
2 15 (12.40%) Tomcat
3 10 (8.26%) WebSphere
4 9 (7.44%) Apache
5 8 (6.61%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (4.13%) AquaLogic Service Bus
6 5 (4.13%) WebLogic Portal
7 3 (2.48%) AquaLogic
7 3 (2.48%) Alfresco
7 3 (2.48%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.65%) CMS
8 2 (1.65%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.65%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.83%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.83%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.83%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.83%) Magnolia
9 1 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) RiskWrite
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.65%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.31%) Internet
2 1 (0.83%) AMQP
2 1 (0.83%) SSL
2 1 (0.83%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.05%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.26%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.96%) RDBMS
3 6 (4.96%) MySQL
3 6 (4.96%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.48%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.65%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.65%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.83%) DB2
6 1 (0.83%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 32 (26.45%) Maven
2 25 (20.66%) Eclipse
3 22 (18.18%) JUnit
4 17 (14.05%) Subversion
5 12 (9.92%) Ant
6 8 (6.61%) Jenkins
7 5 (4.13%) Mockito
7 5 (4.13%) Git (software)
8 3 (2.48%) Selenium
8 3 (2.48%) JIRA
8 3 (2.48%) DbUnit
9 2 (1.65%) Log4j
9 2 (1.65%) ClearQuest
9 2 (1.65%) ClearCase
9 2 (1.65%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 2 (1.65%) Rational Application Developer
9 2 (1.65%) TestNG
9 2 (1.65%) jMock
10 1 (0.83%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.83%) Hamcrest
General
1 24 (19.83%) Finance
2 12 (9.92%) Banking
3 3 (2.48%) Retail Banking
3 3 (2.48%) Retail
4 2 (1.65%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.65%) Front Office
4 2 (1.65%) Advertising
5 1 (0.83%) German Language
5 1 (0.83%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.83%) Automotive
5 1 (0.83%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (100.00%) J2EE
2 80 (66.12%) Spring
3 50 (41.32%) Hibernate
4 34 (28.10%) XML
5 29 (23.97%) jQuery
6 27 (22.31%) HTML
7 25 (20.66%) CSS
8 24 (19.83%) Struts
9 23 (19.01%) Web Services
9 23 (19.01%) JSP
10 20 (16.53%) Spring MVC
11 17 (14.05%) Servlets
12 15 (12.40%) JSF
12 15 (12.40%) SOAP
12 15 (12.40%) XSLT
13 12 (9.92%) Java EE
14 9 (7.44%) JMS
15 8 (6.61%) EJB
15 8 (6.61%) RESTful
15 8 (6.61%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.92%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.96%) Open Source
3 3 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.65%) W3C
4 2 (1.65%) Market Risk
4 2 (1.65%) Web 2.0
5 1 (0.83%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.83%) Derivative
5 1 (0.83%) Statistics
5 1 (0.83%) iSeries
5 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.83%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.83%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.36%) UNIX
2 18 (14.88%) Linux
3 2 (1.65%) Solaris
4 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.83%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.14%) MVC
2 26 (21.49%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (12.40%) TDD
4 13 (10.74%) Scrum
5 10 (8.26%) OO
5 10 (8.26%) SOA
6 9 (7.44%) Unit Testing
7 7 (5.79%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (5.79%) OOA/OOD
8 6 (4.96%) BDD
9 5 (4.13%) Change Control
9 5 (4.13%) Web Development
10 4 (3.31%) Software Engineering
10 4 (3.31%) OOD
10 4 (3.31%) RAD
11 3 (2.48%) Multithreading
11 3 (2.48%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (2.48%) UML
11 3 (2.48%) Asset Management
12 2 (1.65%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 116 (95.87%) Java
2 44 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 24 (19.83%) SQL
4 7 (5.79%) Scala
4 7 (5.79%) Shell Script
5 5 (4.13%) XPath
5 5 (4.13%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.48%) C
7 2 (1.65%) C#
7 2 (1.65%) C++
7 2 (1.65%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.83%) Groovy
8 1 (0.83%) XQuery
8 1 (0.83%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (10.74%) Degree
2 9 (7.44%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.61%) Sun Certification
4 5 (4.13%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.48%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.83%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.31%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 40 (33.06%) Oracle
2 12 (9.92%) JBoss
3 8 (6.61%) Sun
4 5 (4.13%) hybris
5 2 (1.65%) Sybase
5 2 (1.65%) IBM
5 2 (1.65%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.83%) Twitter
6 1 (0.83%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.83%) Alterian
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