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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 475 493 385
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -108
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 103 76 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.16% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.17% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 43 127
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£375 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £272 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £445 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -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
47557 44759 49184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.01% 92.80% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29593 27372 28112
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1907 1958 2441
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 September 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 September 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 +23 33 £413 +3.12% 17
South East +13 18 £350 +12.44% 6
Yorkshire -3 14 £340 +4.61% 6
North West -8 11 £400 +11.11% 10
South West -36 10 £359 - 2
East of England - 9 £413 - 4
West Midlands -16 6 £325 +3.17% 3
East Midlands +6 4 £328 -2.96% 6
North East -33 1 - -
Java/J2EE Developer
UK

Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 217 (100.00%) Java
1 217 (100.00%) J2EE
2 151 (69.59%) Spring
3 109 (50.23%) Hibernate
4 96 (44.24%) Agile Software Development
5 88 (40.55%) HTML
6 80 (36.87%) JavaScript
6 80 (36.87%) XML
7 72 (33.18%) Oracle
8 70 (32.26%) Web Services
9 69 (31.80%) JSP
9 69 (31.80%) jQuery
10 67 (30.88%) SQL
10 67 (30.88%) MVC
11 64 (29.49%) CSS
12 54 (24.88%) Spring MVC
13 51 (23.50%) TDD
14 49 (22.58%) Maven
15 46 (21.20%) JUnit
16 44 (20.28%) OO
17 43 (19.82%) Linux
17 43 (19.82%) Eclipse
18 42 (19.35%) Tomcat
19 40 (18.43%) Struts
20 39 (17.97%) Scrum
21 36 (16.59%) REST
22 33 (15.21%) Subversion
22 33 (15.21%) UNIX
23 31 (14.29%) Finance
24 30 (13.82%) JMS

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 42 (19.35%) Tomcat
2 24 (11.06%) WebSphere
3 23 (10.60%) Apache
4 21 (9.68%) WebLogic
5 8 (3.69%) Adobe CQ
5 8 (3.69%) CMS
6 7 (3.23%) AquaLogic
6 7 (3.23%) MQSeries
6 7 (3.23%) Oracle Service Bus
7 6 (2.76%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (2.30%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.92%) Magnolia
9 2 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.92%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.46%) TIBCO EMS
10 1 (0.46%) Mule
10 1 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.46%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.92%) GitHub
2 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.69%) HTTP
1 8 (3.69%) Internet
2 6 (2.76%) SNMP
3 2 (0.92%) SSL
4 1 (0.46%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.36%) MySQL
2 20 (9.22%) Relational Database
3 19 (8.76%) SQL Server
4 14 (6.45%) Oracle Database
5 11 (5.07%) RDBMS
6 5 (2.30%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.84%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.84%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.92%) DB2
8 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.46%) JasperReports
9 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.46%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.46%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 49 (22.58%) Maven
2 46 (21.20%) JUnit
3 43 (19.82%) Eclipse
4 33 (15.21%) Subversion
5 26 (11.98%) Ant
6 15 (6.91%) Jenkins
7 12 (5.53%) Git (software)
8 7 (3.23%) Log4j
9 6 (2.76%) Selenium
10 5 (2.30%) Mockito
11 4 (1.84%) JIRA
12 3 (1.38%) Hudson
13 2 (0.92%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.92%) DbUnit
13 2 (0.92%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.92%) EasyMock
13 2 (0.92%) jMock
14 1 (0.46%) CruiseControl
14 1 (0.46%) NetBeans
14 1 (0.46%) TestNG
General
1 31 (14.29%) Finance
2 18 (8.29%) Banking
3 14 (6.45%) Retail
4 11 (5.07%) Manufacturing
5 10 (4.61%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.30%) Back Office
7 4 (1.84%) Publishing
7 4 (1.84%) Marketing
8 2 (0.92%) Front Office
8 2 (0.92%) Legal
8 2 (0.92%) Advertising
9 1 (0.46%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.46%) German Language
9 1 (0.46%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.46%) Games
9 1 (0.46%) Automotive
9 1 (0.46%) Electronics
9 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (100.00%) J2EE
2 151 (69.59%) Spring
3 109 (50.23%) Hibernate
4 88 (40.55%) HTML
5 80 (36.87%) XML
6 70 (32.26%) Web Services
7 69 (31.80%) JSP
7 69 (31.80%) jQuery
8 64 (29.49%) CSS
9 54 (24.88%) Spring MVC
10 40 (18.43%) Struts
11 36 (16.59%) REST
12 30 (13.82%) JMS
13 29 (13.36%) Servlets
13 29 (13.36%) SOAP
14 27 (12.44%) Ajax
14 27 (12.44%) Java EE
15 26 (11.98%) XSLT
16 25 (11.52%) JPA
17 23 (10.60%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.61%) Computer Science
2 7 (3.23%) Web 2.0
2 7 (3.23%) Open Source
2 7 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.76%) W3C
4 4 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.38%) Fixed Income
5 3 (1.38%) Credit Risk
5 3 (1.38%) Market Risk
6 2 (0.92%) User Experience
6 2 (0.92%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (0.92%) Clustering
6 2 (0.92%) Derivative
7 1 (0.46%) Statistics
7 1 (0.46%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.46%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.46%) iSeries
7 1 (0.46%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.46%) Mobile Games
7 1 (0.46%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 43 (19.82%) Linux
2 33 (15.21%) UNIX
3 12 (5.53%) Solaris
4 7 (3.23%) HPUX
5 5 (2.30%) Android
6 3 (1.38%) Windows
6 3 (1.38%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.38%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.92%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (44.24%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (30.88%) MVC
3 51 (23.50%) TDD
4 44 (20.28%) OO
5 39 (17.97%) Scrum
6 29 (13.36%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (12.90%) SOA
8 25 (11.52%) E-Commerce
9 23 (10.60%) BDD
10 15 (6.91%) Unit Testing
11 14 (6.45%) Multithreading
11 14 (6.45%) Software Engineering
11 14 (6.45%) UML
12 12 (5.53%) OOA/OOD
13 10 (4.61%) OOP
14 9 (4.15%) Content Management
14 9 (4.15%) User Stories
15 8 (3.69%) OOD
15 8 (3.69%) Web Development
16 7 (3.23%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 217 (100.00%) Java
2 80 (36.87%) JavaScript
3 67 (30.88%) SQL
4 11 (5.07%) Shell Script
4 11 (5.07%) PL/SQL
5 9 (4.15%) Scala
6 8 (3.69%) Groovy
6 8 (3.69%) XPath
7 5 (2.30%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.84%) Perl
8 4 (1.84%) Korn
9 3 (1.38%) Bourne shell
9 3 (1.38%) C
9 3 (1.38%) C++
10 2 (0.92%) C#
10 2 (0.92%) Ruby
11 1 (0.46%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.46%) JCL
11 1 (0.46%) COBOL
11 1 (0.46%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (7.83%) Degree
2 12 (5.53%) Sun Certification
3 9 (4.15%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.30%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.92%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.91%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.38%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 2 (0.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 72 (33.18%) Oracle
2 16 (7.37%) Sun
3 15 (6.91%) IBM
4 14 (6.45%) JBoss
5 7 (3.23%) Interwoven
6 6 (2.76%) hybris
7 4 (1.84%) Sybase
8 3 (1.38%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.92%) ILOG
9 2 (0.92%) Microsoft
9 2 (0.92%) Google
10 1 (0.46%) Endeca
10 1 (0.46%) FatWire
10 1 (0.46%) Adobe
10 1 (0.46%) BEA
10 1 (0.46%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.46%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.46%) HP
10 1 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.46%) TIBCO
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