The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Java/J2EE Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java J2EE Developer
UK / England
Rank 528 538 514
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 42 54 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 38 41
Median daily rate £451 £355 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.90% -6.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £449 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+16.19% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
38632 44173 43901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.71% 94.89% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 25327 28502 28056
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1325 1597 1772
Median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Java/J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Java/J2EE Developer in the job title.

Java/J2EE Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Java/J2EE Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Java/J2EE Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

Java/J2EE Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Java/J2EE Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Java/J2EE Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Java/J2EE Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Java/J2EE Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +23 24 £463 +15.62% 6
East Midlands +5 6 £328 +9.16%
South East -4 6 £475 +33.80%
Yorkshire - 3 £381 -
North West +24 1 £475 +35.71% 1
South West +11 1 - -
East of England - 1 £525 - 1
Java/J2EE Developer
UK

Java/J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, Java/J2EE Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Java/J2EE Developer in the job title.

1 100 (100.00%) Java
1 100 (100.00%) J2EE
2 72 (72.00%) Spring
3 58 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (47.00%) Oracle
5 43 (43.00%) Hibernate
6 35 (35.00%) TDD
6 35 (35.00%) Maven
6 35 (35.00%) REST
7 29 (29.00%) Web Services
8 28 (28.00%) JUnit
8 28 (28.00%) JavaScript
9 27 (27.00%) SQL
10 26 (26.00%) MVC
11 25 (25.00%) Git (software)
12 24 (24.00%) HTML
13 23 (23.00%) OO
13 23 (23.00%) SOA
14 20 (20.00%) XML
14 20 (20.00%) SOAP
14 20 (20.00%) Finance
15 19 (19.00%) Subversion
15 19 (19.00%) Linux
15 19 (19.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 18 (18.00%) EJB
16 18 (18.00%) Scrum
17 17 (17.00%) CSS
17 17 (17.00%) JSP
17 17 (17.00%) Continuous Integration
17 17 (17.00%) JIRA

Java/J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (19.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 12 (12.00%) JBoss
2 12 (12.00%) WebLogic
3 10 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 10 (10.00%) WebSphere
4 8 (8.00%) Apache
4 8 (8.00%) Jetty
4 8 (8.00%) WebLogic Portal
5 7 (7.00%) Confluence
6 6 (6.00%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (5.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (5.00%) CMS
7 5 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (4.00%) Oracle Coherence
9 3 (3.00%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (3.00%) FileNet
9 3 (3.00%) MQSeries
9 3 (3.00%) nginx
10 2 (2.00%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (1.00%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.00%) IaaS
1 6 (6.00%) PaaS
2 3 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.00%) GitHub
3 2 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.00%) Internet
2 2 (2.00%) Firewall
3 1 (1.00%) HTTP
3 1 (1.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.00%) Oracle Database
2 11 (11.00%) MySQL
3 8 (8.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (7.00%) NoSQL
4 7 (7.00%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (6.00%) MongoDB
5 6 (6.00%) Relational Database
5 6 (6.00%) SQLite
6 5 (5.00%) DB2
6 5 (5.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (4.00%) RDBMS
8 3 (3.00%) Jackrabbit
8 3 (3.00%) Neo4j
9 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (1.00%) Endeca
10 1 (1.00%) HBase
Development Applications
1 35 (35.00%) Maven
2 28 (28.00%) JUnit
3 25 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 19 (19.00%) Subversion
5 17 (17.00%) JIRA
6 14 (14.00%) Jenkins
6 14 (14.00%) Mockito
7 10 (10.00%) Ant
8 6 (6.00%) Hudson
8 6 (6.00%) TestNG
9 5 (5.00%) Cucumber
9 5 (5.00%) Eclipse
9 5 (5.00%) Selenium
10 3 (3.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (3.00%) JMeter
10 3 (3.00%) jMock
10 3 (3.00%) Log4j
10 3 (3.00%) SoapUI
10 3 (3.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 2 (2.00%) SonarQube
General
1 20 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (5.00%) Banking
3 4 (4.00%) Retail
4 3 (3.00%) Publishing
5 1 (1.00%) Games
5 1 (1.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (100.00%) J2EE
2 72 (72.00%) Spring
3 43 (43.00%) Hibernate
4 35 (35.00%) REST
5 29 (29.00%) Web Services
6 24 (24.00%) HTML
7 20 (20.00%) SOAP
7 20 (20.00%) XML
8 18 (18.00%) EJB
9 17 (17.00%) CSS
9 17 (17.00%) JSP
9 17 (17.00%) Spring MVC
10 16 (16.00%) Java EE
11 15 (15.00%) JSON
12 14 (14.00%) RESTful
13 13 (13.00%) JPA
13 13 (13.00%) JSF
14 12 (12.00%) JMS
15 11 (11.00%) Ajax
15 11 (11.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.00%) Inversion of Control
4 6 (6.00%) Virtual Team
5 3 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.00%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.00%) User Experience
7 1 (1.00%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.00%) NHS
7 1 (1.00%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.00%) Linux
2 14 (14.00%) Unix
3 6 (6.00%) Android
3 6 (6.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.00%) HPUX
4 3 (3.00%) Mac OS X
4 3 (3.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (35.00%) TDD
3 26 (26.00%) MVC
4 23 (23.00%) OO
4 23 (23.00%) SOA
5 18 (18.00%) Scrum
6 17 (17.00%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (16.00%) UML
8 12 (12.00%) SDLC
9 10 (10.00%) Open Source
10 9 (9.00%) BDD
10 9 (9.00%) Defect Management
10 9 (9.00%) E-Commerce
10 9 (9.00%) Web Development
11 8 (8.00%) OOA/OOD
12 7 (7.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (7.00%) Enterprise Architecture
12 7 (7.00%) Multithreading
12 7 (7.00%) Unit Testing
13 6 (6.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (28.00%) JavaScript
3 27 (27.00%) SQL
4 10 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (4.00%) Perl
6 3 (3.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.00%) XPath
7 2 (2.00%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.00%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.00%) COBOL
8 1 (1.00%) Groovy
8 1 (1.00%) PHP
8 1 (1.00%) Scala
8 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (8.00%) Degree
2 7 (7.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.00%) Sun Certification
4 4 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.00%) SLA
2 3 (3.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.00%) Puppet
2 3 (3.00%) Ansible
2 3 (3.00%) OpenAM
2 3 (3.00%) OpenSSO
3 2 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.00%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.00%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 47 (47.00%) Oracle
2 9 (9.00%) BEA
3 6 (6.00%) IBM
4 5 (5.00%) ATG
5 3 (3.00%) Blue Coat
5 3 (3.00%) Blue Martini
5 3 (3.00%) Elastic Path
5 3 (3.00%) Interwoven
6 2 (2.00%) Adobe
6 2 (2.00%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.00%) Pega
7 1 (1.00%) CA
7 1 (1.00%) HP
7 1 (1.00%) Informatica
7 1 (1.00%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.00%) webMethods