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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 509 488 453
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 86 95 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.21% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 72 71
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£350 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £261 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £523 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
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
47845 45746 43111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.52% 92.64% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 31018 28289 25848
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 £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1784 1845 1993
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +21 47 £350 -22.22% 13
East of England +5 15 £350 +25.00% 8
South East -30 11 £375 +15.38% 5
North West -19 6 £425 +7.93% 12
South West -1 2 £225 -30.76% 2
West Midlands -5 2 £356 +11.32% 1
Yorkshire -31 2 £338 +22.72% 3
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Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 191 (100.00%) Java
1 191 (100.00%) J2EE
2 97 (50.79%) Spring
3 85 (44.50%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (41.88%) Web Services
5 79 (41.36%) HTML
6 76 (39.79%) SQL
7 70 (36.65%) JavaScript
8 67 (35.08%) Hibernate
9 59 (30.89%) XML
10 58 (30.37%) TDD
11 46 (24.08%) CSS
11 46 (24.08%) HTML5
12 45 (23.56%) JSP
12 45 (23.56%) Oracle
13 44 (23.04%) SOAP
14 37 (19.37%) Linux
14 37 (19.37%) Finance
15 36 (18.85%) Relational Database
16 34 (17.80%) OO
16 34 (17.80%) SQL Server
17 33 (17.28%) WebSphere
18 32 (16.75%) IBM
19 31 (16.23%) Scrum
20 30 (15.71%) Servlets
21 29 (15.18%) UNIX
21 29 (15.18%) Eclipse
22 28 (14.66%) MVC
22 28 (14.66%) Ant
22 28 (14.66%) JUnit

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 33 (17.28%) WebSphere
2 27 (14.14%) Tomcat
3 25 (13.09%) JBoss
4 12 (6.28%) CMS
4 12 (6.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 11 (5.76%) Apache
6 5 (2.62%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (2.62%) WebLogic
6 5 (2.62%) MQSeries
7 4 (2.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (2.09%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (1.57%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.57%) Confluence
9 2 (1.05%) Mule
9 2 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.05%) Magnolia
10 1 (0.52%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.52%) Liferay
10 1 (0.52%) MQSI
10 1 (0.52%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.09%) Tridion
2 3 (1.57%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.52%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.19%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.57%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (1.05%) GitHub
3 2 (1.05%) PaaS
3 2 (1.05%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.71%) HTTP
1 9 (4.71%) Internet
2 3 (1.57%) LDAP
2 3 (1.57%) Intranet
3 2 (1.05%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (18.85%) Relational Database
2 34 (17.80%) SQL Server
3 13 (6.81%) RDBMS
4 12 (6.28%) MongoDB
5 10 (5.24%) MySQL
6 8 (4.19%) DB2
7 7 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (3.14%) Hadoop
9 5 (2.62%) Big Data
10 4 (2.09%) Sybase ASE
10 4 (2.09%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (2.09%) Informix
11 3 (1.57%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.57%) Oracle Database
12 2 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.52%) CouchDB
13 1 (0.52%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.52%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.52%) Voldemort
13 1 (0.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 29 (15.18%) Eclipse
2 28 (14.66%) Ant
2 28 (14.66%) JUnit
3 25 (13.09%) Maven
4 17 (8.90%) Subversion
5 11 (5.76%) Git (software)
5 11 (5.76%) Mockito
5 11 (5.76%) SoapUI
6 10 (5.24%) Jenkins
7 6 (3.14%) Log4j
8 5 (2.62%) JIRA
8 5 (2.62%) Selenium
8 5 (2.62%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.09%) JProfiler
9 4 (2.09%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 4 (2.09%) IntelliJ
10 3 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.57%) VisualVM
11 2 (1.05%) GitLab
11 2 (1.05%) Hudson
General
1 37 (19.37%) Finance
2 13 (6.81%) Marketing
3 10 (5.24%) Banking
3 10 (5.24%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.66%) Retail
5 4 (2.09%) Publishing
6 2 (1.05%) Advertising
6 2 (1.05%) Automotive
6 2 (1.05%) Front Office
6 2 (1.05%) Back Office
6 2 (1.05%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.52%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.52%) Legal
7 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (100.00%) J2EE
2 97 (50.79%) Spring
3 80 (41.88%) Web Services
4 79 (41.36%) HTML
5 67 (35.08%) Hibernate
6 59 (30.89%) XML
7 46 (24.08%) CSS
7 46 (24.08%) HTML5
8 45 (23.56%) JSP
9 44 (23.04%) SOAP
10 30 (15.71%) Servlets
11 28 (14.66%) REST
12 24 (12.57%) RESTful
12 24 (12.57%) Ajax
13 23 (12.04%) Spring MVC
14 20 (10.47%) Java EE
14 20 (10.47%) JDBC
15 19 (9.95%) TopLink
16 18 (9.42%) XHTML
16 18 (9.42%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.76%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.66%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.14%) Web 2.0
4 4 (2.09%) GIS
5 3 (1.57%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.57%) iSeries
6 2 (1.05%) User Experience
6 2 (1.05%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.05%) Wiki
6 2 (1.05%) Blog
7 1 (0.52%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.52%) W3C
7 1 (0.52%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.52%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 37 (19.37%) Linux
2 29 (15.18%) UNIX
3 21 (10.99%) Windows
4 18 (9.42%) Solaris
5 4 (2.09%) HPUX
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (44.50%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (30.37%) TDD
3 34 (17.80%) OO
4 31 (16.23%) Scrum
5 28 (14.66%) MVC
6 20 (10.47%) UML
7 18 (9.42%) E-Commerce
7 18 (9.42%) Content Management
8 17 (8.90%) Software Engineering
9 16 (8.38%) BDD
10 15 (7.85%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (7.33%) RUP
12 13 (6.81%) Use Case
13 12 (6.28%) User Stories
14 11 (5.76%) Digital Marketing
15 10 (5.24%) Multithreading
15 10 (5.24%) Validation
16 9 (4.71%) Web Development
16 9 (4.71%) SOA
16 9 (4.71%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 191 (100.00%) Java
2 76 (39.79%) SQL
3 70 (36.65%) JavaScript
4 9 (4.71%) C#
4 9 (4.71%) Scala
5 8 (4.19%) PL/SQL
6 7 (3.66%) C
7 5 (2.62%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.62%) XPath
8 4 (2.09%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.09%) Perl
9 3 (1.57%) Groovy
10 2 (1.05%) ANSI SQL
10 2 (1.05%) Python
11 1 (0.52%) Ruby
11 1 (0.52%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 12 (6.28%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.24%) Degree
3 5 (2.62%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.09%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.09%) OCPJWCD
4 4 (2.09%) OCPJP
4 4 (2.09%) OCMJD
5 2 (1.05%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.05%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.52%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.52%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.52%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 3 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.05%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.52%) Kibana
Vendors
1 45 (23.56%) Oracle
2 32 (16.75%) IBM
3 12 (6.28%) Adobe
4 8 (4.19%) FatWire
5 7 (3.66%) Sybase
6 5 (2.62%) Microsoft
6 5 (2.62%) ATG
6 5 (2.62%) Elastic Path
7 4 (2.09%) hybris
7 4 (2.09%) Blue Martini
7 4 (2.09%) Sun
7 4 (2.09%) Interwoven
8 3 (1.57%) Progress
9 2 (1.05%) Cisco
9 2 (1.05%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.05%) Alterian
9 2 (1.05%) Omniture
9 2 (1.05%) Google
9 2 (1.05%) Axway
10 1 (0.52%) Sitecore
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