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 7 May 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 476 462 423
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -39
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 107 117 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.23% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.25% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 81 85
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +11.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £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
46665 46733 39719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.37% 92.53% 92.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 28969 29221 23338
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £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 1843 1910 2041
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
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 £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 7 May 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
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 7 May 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 0 44 £450 +12.50% 18
East of England +35 30 £400 +50.94% 3
South East -12 11 £350 - 6
North West -20 10 £388 -6.06% 6
South West -3 4 £388 +15.67% 1
East Midlands -6 4 £413 +25.95% 1
North East - 2 £295 -
West Midlands -10 1 £220 -33.33% 3
Midlands - 1 £350 -
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Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 May 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.

1 184 (100.00%) Java
1 184 (100.00%) J2EE
2 98 (53.26%) Spring
3 94 (51.09%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (43.48%) HTML
5 67 (36.41%) Hibernate
6 65 (35.33%) Web Services
7 63 (34.24%) TDD
8 61 (33.15%) XML
9 60 (32.61%) JavaScript
10 58 (31.52%) SQL
11 49 (26.63%) Oracle
12 47 (25.54%) CSS
13 42 (22.83%) SOAP
14 40 (21.74%) OO
14 40 (21.74%) HTML5
15 36 (19.57%) MVC
15 36 (19.57%) Relational Database
16 33 (17.93%) Scrum
16 33 (17.93%) JUnit
17 32 (17.39%) Finance
18 31 (16.85%) REST
19 30 (16.30%) UNIX
20 29 (15.76%) JSP
20 29 (15.76%) SQL Server
20 29 (15.76%) Linux
20 29 (15.76%) WebSphere
21 28 (15.22%) Eclipse
21 28 (15.22%) IBM
22 26 (14.13%) Servlets

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

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 29 (15.76%) WebSphere
2 14 (7.61%) JBoss
3 13 (7.07%) Tomcat
4 11 (5.98%) WebLogic
5 10 (5.43%) Apache
6 9 (4.89%) CMS
6 9 (4.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 6 (3.26%) IBM HTTP Server
7 6 (3.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 6 (3.26%) Oracle Application Server
8 5 (2.72%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (2.17%) MQSeries
10 2 (1.09%) Magnolia
10 2 (1.09%) Liferay
11 1 (0.54%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.54%) MQSI
11 1 (0.54%) Mule
11 1 (0.54%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.54%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 3 (1.63%) Tridion
2 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.63%) GitHub
2 2 (1.09%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.89%) Internet
2 8 (4.35%) HTTP
3 2 (1.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (19.57%) Relational Database
2 29 (15.76%) SQL Server
3 16 (8.70%) RDBMS
4 6 (3.26%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.26%) DB2
4 6 (3.26%) Informix
4 6 (3.26%) Hadoop
5 5 (2.72%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.72%) Big Data
6 4 (2.17%) Couchbase
6 4 (2.17%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.63%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.63%) MySQL
8 2 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.54%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.54%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 33 (17.93%) JUnit
2 28 (15.22%) Eclipse
3 26 (14.13%) Maven
4 25 (13.59%) Ant
5 22 (11.96%) Subversion
6 13 (7.07%) Mockito
7 12 (6.52%) SoapUI
8 8 (4.35%) Git (software)
8 8 (4.35%) Selenium
9 7 (3.80%) JIRA
9 7 (3.80%) Jenkins
10 6 (3.26%) Cucumber
11 5 (2.72%) Log4j
12 3 (1.63%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
12 3 (1.63%) IntelliJ
13 2 (1.09%) Moq
13 2 (1.09%) Grunt
13 2 (1.09%) Gradle
13 2 (1.09%) SonarQube
13 2 (1.09%) ClearCase
General
1 32 (17.39%) Finance
2 13 (7.07%) Marketing
3 12 (6.52%) Manufacturing
4 11 (5.98%) Banking
5 5 (2.72%) Retail
6 2 (1.09%) Advertising
6 2 (1.09%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.09%) Front Office
6 2 (1.09%) Back Office
6 2 (1.09%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.54%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.54%) Electronics
7 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.54%) Automotive
7 1 (0.54%) Legal
7 1 (0.54%) Publishing
7 1 (0.54%) Games
7 1 (0.54%) iGaming
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (100.00%) J2EE
2 98 (53.26%) Spring
3 80 (43.48%) HTML
4 67 (36.41%) Hibernate
5 65 (35.33%) Web Services
6 61 (33.15%) XML
7 47 (25.54%) CSS
8 42 (22.83%) SOAP
9 40 (21.74%) HTML5
10 31 (16.85%) REST
11 29 (15.76%) JSP
12 26 (14.13%) Servlets
13 25 (13.59%) JSF
13 25 (13.59%) Spring MVC
14 21 (11.41%) JPA
14 21 (11.41%) TopLink
15 19 (10.33%) Java EE
15 19 (10.33%) JAX-RS
16 17 (9.24%) Ajax
16 17 (9.24%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (5.98%) Open Source
3 5 (2.72%) N-Tier
4 4 (2.17%) User Experience
4 4 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.63%) Online Banking
5 3 (1.63%) Web 2.0
5 3 (1.63%) iSeries
6 2 (1.09%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.09%) Wiki
6 2 (1.09%) Blog
7 1 (0.54%) DTV
7 1 (0.54%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.54%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 30 (16.30%) UNIX
2 29 (15.76%) Linux
3 16 (8.70%) Solaris
4 13 (7.07%) Windows
5 3 (1.63%) HPUX
6 1 (0.54%) Android
6 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (51.09%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (34.24%) TDD
3 40 (21.74%) OO
4 36 (19.57%) MVC
5 33 (17.93%) Scrum
6 20 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (9.78%) Content Management
8 16 (8.70%) Software Engineering
8 16 (8.70%) UML
9 14 (7.61%) E-Commerce
10 13 (7.07%) Use Case
10 13 (7.07%) RUP
10 13 (7.07%) User Stories
11 12 (6.52%) Digital Marketing
12 11 (5.98%) SOA
13 10 (5.43%) BDD
13 10 (5.43%) Validation
14 9 (4.89%) RAD
15 8 (4.35%) DevOps
15 8 (4.35%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 184 (100.00%) Java
2 60 (32.61%) JavaScript
3 58 (31.52%) SQL
4 9 (4.89%) Scala
4 9 (4.89%) PL/SQL
5 8 (4.35%) Groovy
6 6 (3.26%) C#
7 4 (2.17%) XPath
8 3 (1.63%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.63%) C
8 3 (1.63%) Perl
9 2 (1.09%) Python
9 2 (1.09%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.09%) Ruby
10 1 (0.54%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 24 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 16 (8.70%) DV Cleared
3 10 (5.43%) Degree
4 6 (3.26%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.17%) Sun Certification
6 2 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.09%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.09%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.09%) SLA
1 2 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.54%) GridGain
1 1 (0.54%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (1.09%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.54%) Kibana
Vendors
1 49 (26.63%) Oracle
2 28 (15.22%) IBM
3 9 (4.89%) Adobe
4 4 (2.17%) FatWire
5 3 (1.63%) Blue Martini
5 3 (1.63%) Elastic Path
5 3 (1.63%) Interwoven
5 3 (1.63%) ATG
5 3 (1.63%) Sybase
6 2 (1.09%) Perforce
6 2 (1.09%) Compuware
6 2 (1.09%) Cisco
6 2 (1.09%) HP
6 2 (1.09%) Alterian
6 2 (1.09%) Axway
7 1 (0.54%) GigaSpaces
7 1 (0.54%) hybris
7 1 (0.54%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.54%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.54%) BEA
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