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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 467 463 422
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -41
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 105 100 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.23% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 61 59
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£388 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £36.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - £27.50
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
44947 43726 38873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.47% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27712 26658 22838
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1792 1874 2060
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Java/J2EE Developer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 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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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 35 £438 -7.89% 11
East of England +31 34 £400 -1.53% 2
South East -27 15 £306 -3.54% 11
North West -27 7 £388 +6.89% 9
East Midlands -6 4 £340 -12.82%
South West -19 4 £388 +19.23% 1
West Midlands -6 2 £220 -20.00%
Yorkshire -25 1 £320 -14.66% 3
Java/J2EE Developer
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Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 179 (100.00%) Java
1 179 (100.00%) J2EE
2 97 (54.19%) Spring
3 87 (48.60%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (43.02%) HTML
5 66 (36.87%) Web Services
6 65 (36.31%) Hibernate
7 64 (35.75%) XML
8 57 (31.84%) SQL
8 57 (31.84%) TDD
9 56 (31.28%) JavaScript
10 49 (27.37%) CSS
11 44 (24.58%) Oracle
12 41 (22.91%) SOAP
13 37 (20.67%) OO
13 37 (20.67%) MVC
14 36 (20.11%) HTML5
15 32 (17.88%) REST
16 31 (17.32%) Scrum
16 31 (17.32%) JSP
17 30 (16.76%) Finance
17 30 (16.76%) Relational Database
18 28 (15.64%) JUnit
18 28 (15.64%) Linux
18 28 (15.64%) UNIX
19 27 (15.08%) WebSphere
20 26 (14.53%) Eclipse
20 26 (14.53%) IBM
21 25 (13.97%) SQL Server
21 25 (13.97%) Spring MVC

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 27 (15.08%) WebSphere
2 14 (7.82%) CMS
3 12 (6.70%) Apache
4 11 (6.15%) Tomcat
4 11 (6.15%) WebLogic
4 11 (6.15%) JBoss
5 7 (3.91%) Adobe CQ
6 6 (3.35%) Oracle Application Server
7 5 (2.79%) IBM HTTP Server
7 5 (2.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 4 (2.23%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.68%) Magnolia
9 3 (1.68%) MQSI
10 2 (1.12%) TIBCO EMS
10 2 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.56%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (0.56%) AquaLogic
11 1 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.56%) Jetty
11 1 (0.56%) Alfresco
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.35%) HTTP
2 5 (2.79%) Internet
3 2 (1.12%) SNMP
4 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (16.76%) Relational Database
2 25 (13.97%) SQL Server
3 11 (6.15%) RDBMS
4 7 (3.91%) NoSQL
5 6 (3.35%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.79%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.79%) Informix
7 4 (2.23%) MySQL
7 4 (2.23%) Couchbase
8 3 (1.68%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.12%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.56%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.56%) Redis
10 1 (0.56%) Riak
10 1 (0.56%) Big Data
10 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 28 (15.64%) JUnit
2 26 (14.53%) Eclipse
3 24 (13.41%) Ant
4 23 (12.85%) Maven
5 18 (10.06%) Subversion
6 13 (7.26%) SoapUI
7 9 (5.03%) Mockito
8 7 (3.91%) JIRA
8 7 (3.91%) Selenium
8 7 (3.91%) Git (software)
8 7 (3.91%) Jenkins
9 5 (2.79%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.68%) Hudson
10 3 (1.68%) IntelliJ
11 2 (1.12%) Toad
11 2 (1.12%) ClearQuest
11 2 (1.12%) Introscope
11 2 (1.12%) Log4j
11 2 (1.12%) NUnit
11 2 (1.12%) ClearCase
General
1 30 (16.76%) Finance
2 17 (9.50%) Marketing
3 14 (7.82%) Manufacturing
4 13 (7.26%) Banking
5 7 (3.91%) Retail
6 4 (2.23%) Advertising
7 3 (1.68%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.12%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.12%) Games
8 2 (1.12%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.12%) Front Office
8 2 (1.12%) Back Office
8 2 (1.12%) Electronics
9 1 (0.56%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.56%) iGaming
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (100.00%) J2EE
2 97 (54.19%) Spring
3 77 (43.02%) HTML
4 66 (36.87%) Web Services
5 65 (36.31%) Hibernate
6 64 (35.75%) XML
7 49 (27.37%) CSS
8 41 (22.91%) SOAP
9 36 (20.11%) HTML5
10 32 (17.88%) REST
11 31 (17.32%) JSP
12 25 (13.97%) Spring MVC
13 24 (13.41%) Servlets
14 22 (12.29%) JSF
14 22 (12.29%) JPA
15 20 (11.17%) TopLink
15 20 (11.17%) JAX-RS
16 18 (10.06%) jQuery
16 18 (10.06%) Java EE
17 16 (8.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.59%) Open Source
2 9 (5.03%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.79%) N-Tier
4 4 (2.23%) iSeries
4 4 (2.23%) User Experience
5 3 (1.68%) Online Banking
5 3 (1.68%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.12%) Wiki
6 2 (1.12%) Blog
6 2 (1.12%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.12%) DTV
6 2 (1.12%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.56%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.56%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.56%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 28 (15.64%) UNIX
1 28 (15.64%) Linux
2 14 (7.82%) Windows
3 13 (7.26%) Solaris
4 3 (1.68%) Android
5 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (48.60%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (31.84%) TDD
3 37 (20.67%) MVC
3 37 (20.67%) OO
4 31 (17.32%) Scrum
5 17 (9.50%) SOA
6 16 (8.94%) Content Management
6 16 (8.94%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (8.38%) User Stories
8 14 (7.82%) Digital Marketing
9 13 (7.26%) Use Case
10 12 (6.70%) Software Engineering
11 11 (6.15%) Validation
11 11 (6.15%) RUP
12 10 (5.59%) E-Commerce
12 10 (5.59%) UML
13 8 (4.47%) OOP
13 8 (4.47%) BDD
13 8 (4.47%) Web Application Development
14 7 (3.91%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 179 (100.00%) Java
2 57 (31.84%) SQL
3 56 (31.28%) JavaScript
4 11 (6.15%) Groovy
5 10 (5.59%) PL/SQL
6 6 (3.35%) C#
7 4 (2.23%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.12%) Ruby
8 2 (1.12%) Python
8 2 (1.12%) C
8 2 (1.12%) Scala
9 1 (0.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (11.73%) Security Cleared
2 15 (8.38%) DV Cleared
3 8 (4.47%) Degree
4 6 (3.35%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.23%) Sun Certification
6 2 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.12%) OCPJP
6 2 (1.12%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.23%) QA
2 2 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) Puppet
1 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.56%) Graphite
Vendors
1 44 (24.58%) Oracle
2 26 (14.53%) IBM
3 10 (5.59%) Adobe
4 7 (3.91%) FatWire
5 3 (1.68%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.12%) Perforce
6 2 (1.12%) Alterian
6 2 (1.12%) Axway
6 2 (1.12%) Compuware
6 2 (1.12%) HP
6 2 (1.12%) Sybase
6 2 (1.12%) SAP
6 2 (1.12%) Cisco
7 1 (0.56%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.56%) BEA
7 1 (0.56%) GigaSpaces
7 1 (0.56%) Sencha
7 1 (0.56%) Microsoft
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