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 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
J2EE Developer
Rank 502 497 440
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -57
Contract jobs requiring a J2EE Developer 50 51 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.11% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.12% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 31 38
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £413 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.80 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.80 -
J2EE Developer
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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
44070 42663 38287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.40% 92.51% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 27462 25710 22381
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1715 1832 2129
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 4 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 4 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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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 +8 26 £450 +20.00% 10
South East -18 11 £275 -33.33% 8
East of England +3 6 £218 -34.58% 1
North West -16 3 £375 +20.00%
East Midlands +1 1 - -
West Midlands -8 1 £325 -
South West - - - - 1
J2EE Developer
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J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 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 93 (100.00%) J2EE
2 92 (98.92%) Java
3 52 (55.91%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (52.69%) Spring
5 35 (37.63%) HTML
5 35 (37.63%) Oracle
5 35 (37.63%) Web Services
6 28 (30.11%) JavaScript
7 27 (29.03%) XML
7 27 (29.03%) Hibernate
8 24 (25.81%) TDD
8 24 (25.81%) CSS
9 22 (23.66%) Security Cleared
10 19 (20.43%) MVC
11 18 (19.35%) SQL
12 16 (17.20%) DV Cleared
13 15 (16.13%) Spring MVC
13 15 (16.13%) SQL Server
13 15 (16.13%) JSP
13 15 (16.13%) OO
13 15 (16.13%) Maven
14 14 (15.05%) JPA
15 13 (13.98%) Finance
15 13 (13.98%) SOAP
16 12 (12.90%) Servlets
16 12 (12.90%) JUnit
16 12 (12.90%) Scrum
16 12 (12.90%) HTML5
17 11 (11.83%) REST
17 11 (11.83%) Struts

J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 (8.60%) Oracle Application Server
1 8 (8.60%) WebLogic
1 8 (8.60%) JBoss
2 6 (6.45%) WebSphere
3 5 (5.38%) Apache
4 4 (4.30%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.23%) MQSI
5 3 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (3.23%) CMS
6 2 (2.15%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (2.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.08%) Jetty
7 1 (1.08%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (1.08%) Magnolia
7 1 (1.08%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.15%) Internet
1 2 (2.15%) HTTP
1 2 (2.15%) SNMP
2 1 (1.08%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.60%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.38%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.30%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.23%) Couchbase
6 2 (2.15%) Informix
6 2 (2.15%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.08%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.08%) Big Data
7 1 (1.08%) MySQL
7 1 (1.08%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (16.13%) Maven
2 12 (12.90%) JUnit
3 9 (9.68%) Subversion
4 7 (7.53%) AccuRev
4 7 (7.53%) Ant
5 6 (6.45%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 6 (6.45%) Git (software)
6 5 (5.38%) Eclipse
7 4 (4.30%) Jenkins
8 3 (3.23%) Hudson
8 3 (3.23%) Selenium
9 2 (2.15%) Log4j
9 2 (2.15%) IntelliJ
9 2 (2.15%) JIRA
9 2 (2.15%) Mockito
9 2 (2.15%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.08%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.08%) EasyMock
10 1 (1.08%) Bower
General
1 13 (13.98%) Finance
2 7 (7.53%) Banking
3 6 (6.45%) Retail
4 2 (2.15%) Advertising
4 2 (2.15%) Front Office
4 2 (2.15%) Marketing
4 2 (2.15%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.15%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.08%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (100.00%) J2EE
2 49 (52.69%) Spring
3 35 (37.63%) HTML
3 35 (37.63%) Web Services
4 27 (29.03%) XML
4 27 (29.03%) Hibernate
5 24 (25.81%) CSS
6 15 (16.13%) Spring MVC
6 15 (16.13%) JSP
7 14 (15.05%) JPA
8 13 (13.98%) SOAP
9 12 (12.90%) Servlets
9 12 (12.90%) HTML5
10 11 (11.83%) REST
10 11 (11.83%) Struts
11 10 (10.75%) JSF
12 8 (8.60%) TopLink
13 7 (7.53%) jQuery
13 7 (7.53%) JMS
13 7 (7.53%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.38%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (5.38%) N-Tier
2 4 (4.30%) Smart Meter
3 3 (3.23%) Open Source
3 3 (3.23%) User Experience
4 2 (2.15%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.15%) Online Banking
4 2 (2.15%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (2.15%) Wiki
4 2 (2.15%) Blog
5 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.75%) Linux
2 7 (7.53%) UNIX
3 1 (1.08%) VME
3 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (55.91%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (25.81%) TDD
3 19 (20.43%) MVC
4 15 (16.13%) OO
5 12 (12.90%) Scrum
6 11 (11.83%) SOA
7 10 (10.75%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (8.60%) RAD
8 8 (8.60%) DevOps
9 7 (7.53%) UML
9 7 (7.53%) Web Development
10 6 (6.45%) E-Commerce
11 5 (5.38%) Unit Testing
12 4 (4.30%) Software Engineering
12 4 (4.30%) Content Management
12 4 (4.30%) OOD
12 4 (4.30%) Low Latency
12 4 (4.30%) Multithreading
12 4 (4.30%) Web Application Development
13 3 (3.23%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 92 (98.92%) Java
2 28 (30.11%) JavaScript
3 18 (19.35%) SQL
4 2 (2.15%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.15%) COBOL
5 1 (1.08%) Scala
5 1 (1.08%) C#
5 1 (1.08%) C++
5 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.08%) JCL
Qualifications
1 22 (23.66%) Security Cleared
2 16 (17.20%) DV Cleared
3 6 (6.45%) Sun Certification
3 6 (6.45%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.15%) Degree
4 2 (2.15%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) QA
Vendors
1 35 (37.63%) Oracle
2 6 (6.45%) Sun
3 4 (4.30%) IBM
4 2 (2.15%) Cisco
4 2 (2.15%) Axway
5 1 (1.08%) Sencha
5 1 (1.08%) EnterpriseDB
5 1 (1.08%) Compuware
5 1 (1.08%) HP
5 1 (1.08%) Sybase
5 1 (1.08%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.08%) Perforce
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