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 31 August 2016 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 551 537 501
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 77 97 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.18% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.19% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 60 73
Median daily rate £425 £353 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.56% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £42.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +23.52%
Java/J2EE Developer
UK

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
47501 50509 47666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.66% 95.00% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 31266 32734 29347
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1481 1902 1912
Median hourly rate £17.17 £17.12 £16.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +2.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 31 August 2016.

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 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -36 30 £425 +19.71% 4
Yorkshire +16 17 £425 +25.92% 6
North West +24 8 £425 -5.55% 3
West Midlands -20 8 £353 -0.91% 2
South East +3 6 £475 +26.66% 2
East Midlands -1 4 £338 +16.37% 3
East of England +2 2 £330 -10.81% 1
South West +17 1 £375 +66.66%
North East -15 1 - -
Java/J2EE Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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.

1 160 (100.00%) Java
1 160 (100.00%) J2EE
2 110 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (67.50%) Spring
4 71 (44.38%) TDD
5 68 (42.50%) Hibernate
6 59 (36.88%) JSP
7 51 (31.88%) Maven
8 50 (31.25%) Web Services
9 45 (28.13%) Oracle
10 43 (26.88%) JUnit
11 42 (26.25%) XML
12 41 (25.63%) SQL
12 41 (25.63%) Analytical Skills
13 34 (21.25%) JavaScript
14 32 (20.00%) HTML
15 29 (18.13%) Finance
15 29 (18.13%) REST
16 28 (17.50%) Scrum
16 28 (17.50%) SOAP
16 28 (17.50%) WebSphere
17 23 (14.38%) JSON
17 23 (14.38%) SQL Server
18 22 (13.75%) HTML5
19 21 (13.13%) RESTful
20 20 (12.50%) Subversion
20 20 (12.50%) Linux
20 20 (12.50%) AngularJS
21 19 (11.88%) CSS
22 18 (11.25%) UML

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 28 (17.50%) WebSphere
2 16 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 13 (8.13%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (6.88%) JBoss
4 11 (6.88%) WebLogic
5 10 (6.25%) Cloud Foundry
6 7 (4.38%) WebLogic Portal
7 5 (3.13%) Apache
7 5 (3.13%) Confluence
8 3 (1.88%) FileNet
9 2 (1.25%) CMS
9 2 (1.25%) Commerce Server
9 2 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.25%) Liferay
9 2 (1.25%) WildFly
10 1 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.63%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.63%) Jetty
10 1 (0.63%) nginx
10 1 (0.63%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.38%) Bluemix
2 7 (4.38%) IBM Cloud
3 5 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.13%) SaaS
4 4 (2.50%) GitHub
5 2 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.25%) HTTP
1 2 (1.25%) Network Security
2 1 (0.63%) Internet
2 1 (0.63%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.38%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.00%) MySQL
3 9 (5.63%) DB2
4 8 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 8 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 7 (4.38%) MongoDB
5 7 (4.38%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.88%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.25%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.63%) Jackrabbit
10 1 (0.63%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 51 (31.88%) Maven
2 43 (26.88%) JUnit
3 20 (12.50%) Subversion
4 18 (11.25%) Eclipse
4 18 (11.25%) JIRA
5 17 (10.63%) Git (software)
6 16 (10.00%) Ant
6 16 (10.00%) Jenkins
7 12 (7.50%) AccuRev
8 9 (5.63%) Selenium
9 6 (3.75%) Mockito
9 6 (3.75%) SoapUI
10 4 (2.50%) Log4j
10 4 (2.50%) SonarQube
11 3 (1.88%) JMeter
11 3 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (1.25%) Cucumber
12 2 (1.25%) Gradle
13 1 (0.63%) Artifactory
13 1 (0.63%) Gerrit
General
1 29 (18.13%) Finance
2 8 (5.00%) Banking
3 7 (4.38%) Retail
4 6 (3.75%) Automotive
5 3 (1.88%) Back Office
6 2 (1.25%) Marketing
6 2 (1.25%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.63%) Advertising
7 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (100.00%) J2EE
2 108 (67.50%) Spring
3 68 (42.50%) Hibernate
4 59 (36.88%) JSP
5 50 (31.25%) Web Services
6 42 (26.25%) XML
7 32 (20.00%) HTML
8 29 (18.13%) REST
9 28 (17.50%) SOAP
10 23 (14.38%) JSON
11 22 (13.75%) HTML5
12 21 (13.13%) RESTful
13 20 (12.50%) AngularJS
14 19 (11.88%) CSS
15 17 (10.63%) JDBC
16 16 (10.00%) JSF
17 15 (9.38%) JMS
18 14 (8.75%) Servlets
19 12 (7.50%) Java EE
19 12 (7.50%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 41 (25.63%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.75%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.88%) Digital Media
3 3 (1.88%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.25%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.25%) Fintech
4 2 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.25%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.25%) User Experience
5 1 (0.63%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.63%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.63%) DataPower
5 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.63%) IVR
5 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.50%) Linux
2 14 (8.75%) Unix
3 7 (4.38%) Android
3 7 (4.38%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.50%) zOS
5 2 (1.25%) Windows
6 1 (0.63%) HPUX
6 1 (0.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (44.38%) TDD
3 28 (17.50%) Scrum
4 18 (11.25%) UML
5 17 (10.63%) OO
6 15 (9.38%) SOA
7 14 (8.75%) Open Source
8 13 (8.13%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (8.13%) OOP
8 13 (8.13%) Web Development
9 11 (6.88%) AOP
9 11 (6.88%) MVC
10 9 (5.63%) E-Commerce
10 9 (5.63%) Front End Development
11 8 (5.00%) Kanban
11 8 (5.00%) RUP
11 8 (5.00%) Waterfall
12 7 (4.38%) OOD
13 6 (3.75%) Configuration Management
13 6 (3.75%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 160 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (25.63%) SQL
3 34 (21.25%) JavaScript
4 11 (6.88%) PL/SQL
5 7 (4.38%) AspectJ
6 6 (3.75%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.88%) Scala
8 2 (1.25%) Perl
8 2 (1.25%) PHP
8 2 (1.25%) Python
8 2 (1.25%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.63%) C#
9 1 (0.63%) C++
9 1 (0.63%) Clojure
9 1 (0.63%) COBOL
9 1 (0.63%) Groovy
9 1 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (7.50%) Sun Certification
2 6 (3.75%) Degree
3 4 (2.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.25%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (1.88%) Oracle Identity Management
1 3 (1.88%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.63%) Ansible
2 1 (0.63%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.63%) Puppet
2 1 (0.63%) yum
Vendors
1 45 (28.13%) Oracle
2 18 (11.25%) IBM
3 7 (4.38%) hybris
4 6 (3.75%) WSO2
5 5 (3.13%) BEA
6 4 (2.50%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.50%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.88%) ATG
7 3 (1.88%) Blue Coat
7 3 (1.88%) Misys
8 1 (0.63%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.63%) Blue Martini
8 1 (0.63%) Elastic Path
8 1 (0.63%) Endeca
8 1 (0.63%) Informatica
8 1 (0.63%) Interwoven
8 1 (0.63%) Pega
8 1 (0.63%) Perforce
8 1 (0.63%) Sun
8 1 (0.63%) Sybase
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