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 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 454 452 412
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -40
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 98 96 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.21% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.23% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 54 61
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£375 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £258 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £438 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +3.46%
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
44070 42663 38287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.40% 92.51% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 27462 25710 22381
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1715 1832 2129
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 4 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 4 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 4 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 +16 43 £425 +4.61% 22
East of England +19 24 £388 -6.06% 1
South East -20 13 £288 -28.12% 15
North West -29 5 £375 - 7
South West -16 4 £388 +25.00% 3
East Midlands +2 3 £340 +3.81%
West Midlands -8 3 £220 -2.22%
Yorkshire -28 2 £360 -4.00% 7
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Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 180 (100.00%) Java
1 180 (100.00%) J2EE
2 105 (58.33%) Spring
3 91 (50.56%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (45.56%) HTML
5 69 (38.33%) Hibernate
6 67 (37.22%) Web Services
6 67 (37.22%) XML
7 59 (32.78%) TDD
8 55 (30.56%) JavaScript
9 51 (28.33%) CSS
10 50 (27.78%) SQL
11 47 (26.11%) MVC
12 45 (25.00%) Oracle
13 37 (20.56%) JSP
13 37 (20.56%) OO
14 35 (19.44%) Spring MVC
15 32 (17.78%) SOAP
16 31 (17.22%) Scrum
16 31 (17.22%) REST
17 30 (16.67%) Linux
18 29 (16.11%) HTML5
19 26 (14.44%) Maven
19 26 (14.44%) Finance
20 25 (13.89%) UNIX
20 25 (13.89%) Eclipse
20 25 (13.89%) JUnit
20 25 (13.89%) JPA
20 25 (13.89%) Relational Database
21 24 (13.33%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 4 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 21 (11.67%) WebSphere
2 15 (8.33%) CMS
3 14 (7.78%) Apache
4 11 (6.11%) Tomcat
4 11 (6.11%) JBoss
5 10 (5.56%) WebLogic
6 7 (3.89%) Adobe CQ
7 6 (3.33%) Oracle Application Server
8 4 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.67%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (1.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 3 (1.67%) MQSI
10 2 (1.11%) Magnolia
10 2 (1.11%) TIBCO EMS
11 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.56%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.56%) CICS
11 1 (0.56%) AquaLogic
11 1 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.56%) Mule
Business Applications
1 2 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.78%) SNMP
1 5 (2.78%) Internet
2 4 (2.22%) HTTP
3 1 (0.56%) LDAP
3 1 (0.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.89%) Relational Database
2 21 (11.67%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 6 (3.33%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.78%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.22%) Couchbase
6 4 (2.22%) MySQL
7 3 (1.67%) DB2
7 3 (1.67%) Informix
7 3 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.67%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.11%) Hazelcast
8 2 (1.11%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 26 (14.44%) Maven
2 25 (13.89%) Eclipse
2 25 (13.89%) JUnit
3 20 (11.11%) Ant
4 19 (10.56%) Subversion
5 10 (5.56%) SoapUI
6 8 (4.44%) JIRA
7 7 (3.89%) Git (software)
7 7 (3.89%) Jenkins
8 6 (3.33%) Mockito
9 5 (2.78%) Selenium
10 3 (1.67%) IntelliJ
10 3 (1.67%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.67%) Hudson
11 2 (1.11%) Gradle
11 2 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.11%) Log4j
11 2 (1.11%) NUnit
11 2 (1.11%) ClearQuest
11 2 (1.11%) Toad
General
1 26 (14.44%) Finance
2 15 (8.33%) Marketing
3 12 (6.67%) Banking
3 12 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 10 (5.56%) Retail
5 4 (2.22%) Advertising
6 3 (1.67%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.11%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.11%) Front Office
7 2 (1.11%) Back Office
7 2 (1.11%) Electronics
7 2 (1.11%) Games
7 2 (1.11%) Publishing
8 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.56%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.56%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.56%) iGaming
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (100.00%) J2EE
2 105 (58.33%) Spring
3 82 (45.56%) HTML
4 69 (38.33%) Hibernate
5 67 (37.22%) Web Services
5 67 (37.22%) XML
6 51 (28.33%) CSS
7 37 (20.56%) JSP
8 35 (19.44%) Spring MVC
9 32 (17.78%) SOAP
10 31 (17.22%) REST
11 29 (16.11%) HTML5
12 25 (13.89%) JPA
13 22 (12.22%) jQuery
14 21 (11.67%) Servlets
15 19 (10.56%) Struts
16 17 (9.44%) Java EE
17 16 (8.89%) Ajax
17 16 (8.89%) JSF
17 16 (8.89%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.00%) Open Source
2 6 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.78%) N-Tier
4 4 (2.22%) User Experience
4 4 (2.22%) Smart Meter
5 3 (1.67%) Online Banking
5 3 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.67%) iSeries
6 2 (1.11%) Wiki
6 2 (1.11%) Blog
6 2 (1.11%) DTV
6 2 (1.11%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.56%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.56%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.56%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 30 (16.67%) Linux
2 25 (13.89%) UNIX
3 12 (6.67%) Windows
4 10 (5.56%) Solaris
5 4 (2.22%) Android
6 2 (1.11%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.56%) SUSE
7 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (50.56%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (32.78%) TDD
3 47 (26.11%) MVC
4 37 (20.56%) OO
5 31 (17.22%) Scrum
6 23 (12.78%) SOA
7 21 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (8.33%) User Stories
9 14 (7.78%) UML
10 13 (7.22%) E-Commerce
10 13 (7.22%) Content Management
11 11 (6.11%) Digital Marketing
12 10 (5.56%) Software Engineering
13 9 (5.00%) RUP
13 9 (5.00%) Validation
13 9 (5.00%) Use Case
13 9 (5.00%) BDD
14 8 (4.44%) Multithreading
15 7 (3.89%) OOP
15 7 (3.89%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 180 (100.00%) Java
2 55 (30.56%) JavaScript
3 50 (27.78%) SQL
4 13 (7.22%) Groovy
5 7 (3.89%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.22%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.67%) C
7 3 (1.67%) C#
7 3 (1.67%) Python
8 2 (1.11%) Ruby
8 2 (1.11%) C++
9 1 (0.56%) COBOL
9 1 (0.56%) PHP
9 1 (0.56%) JCL
9 1 (0.56%) XPath
9 1 (0.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 24 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 16 (8.89%) DV Cleared
3 8 (4.44%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.89%) Degree
5 6 (3.33%) VCP4
6 4 (2.22%) Sun Certification
7 2 (1.11%) OCPJP
7 2 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.11%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.89%) QA
2 2 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 3 (1.67%) Puppet
2 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.56%) Graphite
Vendors
1 45 (25.00%) Oracle
2 18 (10.00%) IBM
3 8 (4.44%) Adobe
4 5 (2.78%) FatWire
5 3 (1.67%) Sybase
5 3 (1.67%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.11%) Alterian
6 2 (1.11%) Axway
6 2 (1.11%) Compuware
6 2 (1.11%) HP
6 2 (1.11%) Cisco
6 2 (1.11%) Perforce
6 2 (1.11%) SAP
7 1 (0.56%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.56%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.56%) BEA
7 1 (0.56%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.56%) GigaSpaces
7 1 (0.56%) Sencha
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