The table below looks at the statistics for the Java/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 Java/J2EE Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 516 448 403
Rank change year-on-year
-68 -45
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 73 111 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.24% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.25% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 65 74
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £46.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £46.50
% change year-on-year
- -30.10%
Java/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
46272 43750 42038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.73% 92.64% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 29935 26900 24214
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
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 1900 1926 2472
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -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%

Java/J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 19 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 19 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 +19 34 £438 -2.77% 11
East of England -13 10 £425 - 2
North West -11 9 £338 -3.57% 8
South East -32 8 £500 +66.66% 6
East Midlands -2 3 £419 +19.64%
West Midlands -17 3 £325 +22.64%
Yorkshire -21 3 £388 +14.81% 5
South West -26 1 - - 3
North East - - - -
Java/J2EE Developer
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Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Java/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 Java/J2EE Developer in their job title.

1 176 (100.00%) Java
1 176 (100.00%) J2EE
2 108 (61.36%) Spring
3 84 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (43.18%) Hibernate
5 75 (42.61%) XML
6 73 (41.48%) HTML
7 63 (35.80%) Web Services
8 53 (30.11%) TDD
9 52 (29.55%) JavaScript
10 49 (27.84%) CSS
11 48 (27.27%) SQL
12 46 (26.14%) Oracle
12 46 (26.14%) MVC
13 45 (25.57%) JSP
14 36 (20.45%) OO
14 36 (20.45%) Scrum
14 36 (20.45%) Spring MVC
15 34 (19.32%) Struts
16 32 (18.18%) jQuery
16 32 (18.18%) REST
17 31 (17.61%) JUnit
18 30 (17.05%) SOA
19 29 (16.48%) Linux
20 28 (15.91%) Servlets
21 26 (14.77%) Ajax
22 24 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
22 24 (13.64%) JPA
22 24 (13.64%) XSD
22 24 (13.64%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Java/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 Java/J2EE Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (13.07%) WebSphere
2 18 (10.23%) Tomcat
3 17 (9.66%) CMS
4 13 (7.39%) Apache
4 13 (7.39%) Adobe CQ
5 12 (6.82%) WebLogic
6 11 (6.25%) JBoss
7 5 (2.84%) Oracle Application Server
7 5 (2.84%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (2.84%) MQSeries
8 4 (2.27%) Magnolia
9 2 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.14%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.14%) TIBCO EMS
9 2 (1.14%) MQSI
10 1 (0.57%) AquaLogic
10 1 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.57%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.57%) CICS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.55%) Internet
1 8 (4.55%) SNMP
2 7 (3.98%) HTTP
3 1 (0.57%) AMQP
3 1 (0.57%) LDAP
3 1 (0.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 12 (6.82%) MySQL
2 12 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 11 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 6 (3.41%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.84%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.27%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.70%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.14%) Hazelcast
8 2 (1.14%) Redis
8 2 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.14%) DB2
8 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.57%) JasperReports
9 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 31 (17.61%) JUnit
2 24 (13.64%) Eclipse
3 20 (11.36%) Maven
4 17 (9.66%) Ant
5 14 (7.95%) Subversion
6 13 (7.39%) Jenkins
7 6 (3.41%) SoapUI
7 6 (3.41%) Git (software)
7 6 (3.41%) Selenium
8 5 (2.84%) Log4j
8 5 (2.84%) JIRA
8 5 (2.84%) Hudson
9 4 (2.27%) Mockito
10 2 (1.14%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.14%) Rational Application Developer
10 2 (1.14%) ClearQuest
10 2 (1.14%) Toad
10 2 (1.14%) ClearCase
10 2 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.14%) EasyMock
General
1 22 (12.50%) Finance
2 14 (7.95%) Retail
3 11 (6.25%) Marketing
4 9 (5.11%) Banking
4 9 (5.11%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.27%) Publishing
6 3 (1.70%) Advertising
7 2 (1.14%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.14%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.57%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.57%) Games
8 1 (0.57%) German Language
8 1 (0.57%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.57%) Automotive
8 1 (0.57%) Legal
8 1 (0.57%) Electronics
8 1 (0.57%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (100.00%) J2EE
2 108 (61.36%) Spring
3 76 (43.18%) Hibernate
4 75 (42.61%) XML
5 73 (41.48%) HTML
6 63 (35.80%) Web Services
7 49 (27.84%) CSS
8 45 (25.57%) JSP
9 36 (20.45%) Spring MVC
10 34 (19.32%) Struts
11 32 (18.18%) jQuery
11 32 (18.18%) REST
12 28 (15.91%) Servlets
13 26 (14.77%) Ajax
14 24 (13.64%) JPA
14 24 (13.64%) XSD
15 21 (11.93%) SOAP
16 20 (11.36%) JMS
17 19 (10.80%) XSLT
18 17 (9.66%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.98%) Open Source
2 5 (2.84%) Web 2.0
2 5 (2.84%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.27%) User Experience
3 4 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.27%) Smart Meter
4 3 (1.70%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.70%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.14%) iSeries
6 1 (0.57%) Statistics
6 1 (0.57%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.57%) Clustering
6 1 (0.57%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.57%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.57%) DTV
6 1 (0.57%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.57%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 29 (16.48%) Linux
2 24 (13.64%) UNIX
3 12 (6.82%) Solaris
4 7 (3.98%) Windows
5 5 (2.84%) HPUX
6 4 (2.27%) Android
7 2 (1.14%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.14%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.57%) SUSE
8 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (30.11%) TDD
3 46 (26.14%) MVC
4 36 (20.45%) OO
4 36 (20.45%) Scrum
5 30 (17.05%) SOA
6 24 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (10.80%) E-Commerce
8 17 (9.66%) BDD
9 16 (9.09%) UML
10 15 (8.52%) Content Management
10 15 (8.52%) User Stories
11 14 (7.95%) Software Engineering
12 11 (6.25%) Multithreading
13 8 (4.55%) RAD
13 8 (4.55%) E-business
13 8 (4.55%) B2B
14 7 (3.98%) OOP
15 6 (3.41%) RUP
15 6 (3.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 176 (100.00%) Java
2 52 (29.55%) JavaScript
3 48 (27.27%) SQL
4 14 (7.95%) Groovy
5 6 (3.41%) PL/SQL
5 6 (3.41%) XPath
6 5 (2.84%) Scala
7 4 (2.27%) C++
8 3 (1.70%) C#
8 3 (1.70%) Python
9 2 (1.14%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.14%) Perl
10 1 (0.57%) Ruby
10 1 (0.57%) PHP
10 1 (0.57%) C
10 1 (0.57%) COBOL
10 1 (0.57%) ECMAScript
10 1 (0.57%) JCL
10 1 (0.57%) Golang
Qualifications
1 17 (9.66%) Security Cleared
2 12 (6.82%) Degree
3 9 (5.11%) DV Cleared
4 8 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.55%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.14%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.14%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.82%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.27%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 3 (1.70%) Puppet
2 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.57%) Graphite
Vendors
1 46 (26.14%) Oracle
2 18 (10.23%) IBM
3 8 (4.55%) Adobe
3 8 (4.55%) Sun
4 5 (2.84%) Interwoven
5 4 (2.27%) FatWire
6 3 (1.70%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.14%) ILOG
7 2 (1.14%) HP
7 2 (1.14%) Sybase
7 2 (1.14%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.14%) Google
8 1 (0.57%) Perforce
8 1 (0.57%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.57%) SAP
8 1 (0.57%) Compuware
8 1 (0.57%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.57%) BEA
8 1 (0.57%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.57%) Sencha
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