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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
J2EE Developer
Rank 530 487 429
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -58
Contract jobs requiring a J2EE Developer 49 64 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.099% 0.14% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.15% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 37 47
Average daily rate
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£360 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £290 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £300 £380
% change year-on-year
+10.41% -21.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £35.18 £32.50 £46.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.23% -30.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £32.50 £46.50
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -30.10%
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
45626 43383 41175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.03% 92.64% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 29592 26643 23710
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £229 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1873 1913 2427
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 +11 19 £425 -15.00% 4
South East -34 10 £325 -9.90% 2
North West -9 7 £338 +12.50% 1
East of England -6 6 £238 -34.48% 2
Midlands +2 2 £350 -
West Midlands - 2 £320 -
East Midlands +6 1 - -
South West -30 1 - - 1
J2EE Developer
UK

J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 91 (100.00%) J2EE
2 87 (95.60%) Java
3 47 (51.65%) Spring
4 46 (50.55%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (34.07%) Oracle
6 29 (31.87%) Web Services
7 27 (29.67%) Hibernate
8 26 (28.57%) HTML
9 24 (26.37%) XML
10 22 (24.18%) JavaScript
11 20 (21.98%) CSS
12 19 (20.88%) SQL
13 18 (19.78%) Struts
13 18 (19.78%) Security Cleared
14 16 (17.58%) TDD
15 15 (16.48%) Scrum
15 15 (16.48%) JSP
16 12 (13.19%) JUnit
16 12 (13.19%) SQL Server
16 12 (13.19%) MVC
16 12 (13.19%) DV Cleared
17 10 (10.99%) Servlets
17 10 (10.99%) OO
17 10 (10.99%) JBoss
17 10 (10.99%) SOA
18 9 (9.89%) Eclipse
18 9 (9.89%) RAD
18 9 (9.89%) JPA
19 8 (8.79%) Web Development
19 8 (8.79%) REST

J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (10.99%) JBoss
2 8 (8.79%) WebLogic
3 7 (7.69%) Oracle Application Server
3 7 (7.69%) WebSphere
4 5 (5.49%) CMS
5 3 (3.30%) Apache
5 3 (3.30%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.30%) Magnolia
6 2 (2.20%) MQSI
6 2 (2.20%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.10%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.10%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (1.10%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) Internet
2 2 (2.20%) SNMP
3 1 (1.10%) LDAP
3 1 (1.10%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.19%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.59%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.49%) MySQL
4 4 (4.40%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.20%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.20%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.20%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.10%) Big Data
6 1 (1.10%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.10%) JasperReports
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.10%) DB2
6 1 (1.10%) Informix
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (13.19%) JUnit
2 9 (9.89%) Eclipse
3 8 (8.79%) Maven
3 8 (8.79%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.49%) Subversion
4 5 (5.49%) Ant
4 5 (5.49%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 4 (4.40%) Selenium
5 4 (4.40%) Hudson
6 2 (2.20%) Grunt
6 2 (2.20%) JIRA
6 2 (2.20%) EasyMock
6 2 (2.20%) Mockito
6 2 (2.20%) ClearCase
6 2 (2.20%) ClearQuest
7 1 (1.10%) Introscope
7 1 (1.10%) NUnit
7 1 (1.10%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.10%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (8.79%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) Banking
3 3 (3.30%) Retail
3 3 (3.30%) Advertising
4 2 (2.20%) Marketing
4 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.20%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.10%) German Language
5 1 (1.10%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.10%) Games
5 1 (1.10%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (100.00%) J2EE
2 47 (51.65%) Spring
3 29 (31.87%) Web Services
4 27 (29.67%) Hibernate
5 26 (28.57%) HTML
6 24 (26.37%) XML
7 20 (21.98%) CSS
8 18 (19.78%) Struts
9 15 (16.48%) JSP
10 10 (10.99%) Servlets
11 9 (9.89%) JPA
12 8 (8.79%) REST
12 8 (8.79%) XSLT
13 7 (7.69%) Spring MVC
14 6 (6.59%) jQuery
14 6 (6.59%) JMS
14 6 (6.59%) JDBC
15 5 (5.49%) SOAP
15 5 (5.49%) JSF
15 5 (5.49%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.40%) N-Tier
1 4 (4.40%) Smart Meter
2 3 (3.30%) Open Source
2 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.20%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.20%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (2.20%) User Experience
3 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.10%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.10%) iSeries
4 1 (1.10%) Statistics
4 1 (1.10%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.69%) UNIX
2 5 (5.49%) Linux
3 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.10%) VME
3 1 (1.10%) Android
3 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (50.55%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (17.58%) TDD
3 15 (16.48%) Scrum
4 12 (13.19%) MVC
5 10 (10.99%) SOA
5 10 (10.99%) OO
6 9 (9.89%) RAD
7 8 (8.79%) Web Development
8 7 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (7.69%) UML
9 6 (6.59%) OOD
10 5 (5.49%) E-Commerce
10 5 (5.49%) Content Management
10 5 (5.49%) DevOps
11 4 (4.40%) Low Latency
11 4 (4.40%) Software Engineering
11 4 (4.40%) Multithreading
11 4 (4.40%) OOP
12 3 (3.30%) Web Application Development
12 3 (3.30%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 87 (95.60%) Java
2 22 (24.18%) JavaScript
3 19 (20.88%) SQL
4 4 (4.40%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.30%) C++
6 2 (2.20%) COBOL
6 2 (2.20%) C#
6 2 (2.20%) Scala
7 1 (1.10%) Python
7 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.10%) JCL
Qualifications
1 18 (19.78%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.19%) DV Cleared
3 6 (6.59%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.59%) Sun Certification
4 3 (3.30%) Degree
5 1 (1.10%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.10%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 31 (34.07%) Oracle
2 6 (6.59%) Sun
2 6 (6.59%) hybris
3 4 (4.40%) AccuRev
4 3 (3.30%) IBM
5 1 (1.10%) Sencha
5 1 (1.10%) EnterpriseDB
5 1 (1.10%) Sybase
5 1 (1.10%) Compuware
5 1 (1.10%) HP
5 1 (1.10%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.10%) ILOG
5 1 (1.10%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.10%) Perforce