The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Java/J2EE Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 558 535 511
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 66 101 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.20% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 56 74
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £303 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £389 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.32% +11.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £42.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +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
46932 50120 49138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.61% 95.00% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30956 32529 30550
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1540 1922 1988
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

Java/J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Java/J2EE Developer in the job title.

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 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -19 27 £413 +12.24% 6
Yorkshire +20 15 £425 +25.92% 3
North West +14 8 £425 -5.55% 3
South East +14 6 £475 +31.03% 6
East of England -9 4 £500 +24.61% 1
West Midlands -32 3 £334 -6.24% 1
South West +9 1 £375 -23.85%
East Midlands -9 1 £388 +33.62% 3
North East -22 1 - -
Java/J2EE Developer
UK

Java/J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, Java/J2EE Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Java/J2EE Developer in the job title.

1 161 (100.00%) Java
1 161 (100.00%) J2EE
2 106 (65.84%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (62.11%) Spring
4 66 (40.99%) TDD
5 62 (38.51%) Hibernate
6 61 (37.89%) JSP
7 52 (32.30%) Maven
8 49 (30.43%) Web Services
9 48 (29.81%) Oracle
10 46 (28.57%) JUnit
11 43 (26.71%) XML
12 42 (26.09%) SQL
13 41 (25.47%) Analytical Skills
14 35 (21.74%) HTML
15 34 (21.12%) JavaScript
16 31 (19.25%) SOAP
16 31 (19.25%) WebSphere
17 30 (18.63%) REST
18 29 (18.01%) Finance
19 27 (16.77%) Scrum
20 25 (15.53%) JSON
21 24 (14.91%) HTML5
22 23 (14.29%) SQL Server
23 22 (13.66%) Linux
23 22 (13.66%) Git (software)
23 22 (13.66%) Subversion
24 21 (13.04%) CSS
25 20 (12.42%) IBM
25 20 (12.42%) RESTful

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 31 (19.25%) WebSphere
2 19 (11.80%) Tomcat
3 16 (9.94%) WebSphere Application Server
4 14 (8.70%) JBoss
5 11 (6.83%) WebLogic
6 10 (6.21%) Cloud Foundry
7 7 (4.35%) Confluence
7 7 (4.35%) WebLogic Portal
8 6 (3.73%) Apache
9 5 (3.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (3.11%) CMS
10 4 (2.48%) Jetty
11 3 (1.86%) FileNet
11 3 (1.86%) MQSeries
12 2 (1.24%) Apache ServiceMix
12 2 (1.24%) Commerce Server
12 2 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (1.24%) WildFly
13 1 (0.62%) Documentum
13 1 (0.62%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (1.24%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.21%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.35%) Bluemix
2 7 (4.35%) IBM Cloud
3 5 (3.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.11%) SaaS
4 4 (2.48%) GitHub
5 2 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.48%) Internet
2 2 (1.24%) Firewall
2 2 (1.24%) HTTP
2 2 (1.24%) Network Security
3 1 (0.62%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 19 (11.80%) MySQL
3 12 (7.45%) DB2
4 9 (5.59%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.97%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (4.35%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.48%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.48%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.48%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (2.48%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.86%) Jackrabbit
9 2 (1.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.24%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.24%) SQLite
10 1 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 52 (32.30%) Maven
2 46 (28.57%) JUnit
3 22 (13.66%) Git (software)
3 22 (13.66%) Subversion
4 18 (11.18%) Eclipse
4 18 (11.18%) Jenkins
4 18 (11.18%) JIRA
5 17 (10.56%) Ant
6 12 (7.45%) AccuRev
7 9 (5.59%) Selenium
8 8 (4.97%) Mockito
9 6 (3.73%) Log4j
10 5 (3.11%) SoapUI
10 5 (3.11%) SonarQube
11 3 (1.86%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.86%) JMeter
11 3 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (1.86%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
12 2 (1.24%) Gradle
12 2 (1.24%) TestNG
General
1 29 (18.01%) Finance
2 8 (4.97%) Banking
3 7 (4.35%) Retail
4 6 (3.73%) Automotive
5 3 (1.86%) Back Office
6 2 (1.24%) Marketing
6 2 (1.24%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.62%) Advertising
7 1 (0.62%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (100.00%) J2EE
2 100 (62.11%) Spring
3 62 (38.51%) Hibernate
4 61 (37.89%) JSP
5 49 (30.43%) Web Services
6 43 (26.71%) XML
7 35 (21.74%) HTML
8 31 (19.25%) SOAP
9 30 (18.63%) REST
10 25 (15.53%) JSON
11 24 (14.91%) HTML5
12 21 (13.04%) CSS
13 20 (12.42%) RESTful
14 19 (11.80%) AngularJS
15 18 (11.18%) JDBC
16 17 (10.56%) JMS
17 16 (9.94%) JSF
18 14 (8.70%) Java EE
18 14 (8.70%) Servlets
19 12 (7.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 41 (25.47%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.97%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.11%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (1.86%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.24%) Fintech
5 2 (1.24%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.24%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.24%) User Experience
6 1 (0.62%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.62%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.62%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.62%) DataPower
6 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.62%) IVR
6 1 (0.62%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.62%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.66%) Linux
2 17 (10.56%) Unix
3 7 (4.35%) Android
3 7 (4.35%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.48%) zOS
5 3 (1.86%) HPUX
5 3 (1.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (65.84%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (40.99%) TDD
3 27 (16.77%) Scrum
4 18 (11.18%) UML
5 16 (9.94%) OO
6 15 (9.32%) SOA
6 15 (9.32%) Web Development
7 14 (8.70%) Open Source
8 13 (8.07%) MVC
9 11 (6.83%) OOP
10 10 (6.21%) AOP
10 10 (6.21%) Front End Development
11 9 (5.59%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (5.59%) E-Commerce
12 8 (4.97%) RUP
13 7 (4.35%) OOD
13 7 (4.35%) Waterfall
14 6 (3.73%) Android Development
14 6 (3.73%) iOS Development
14 6 (3.73%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 161 (100.00%) Java
2 42 (26.09%) SQL
3 34 (21.12%) JavaScript
4 9 (5.59%) PL/SQL
5 7 (4.35%) AspectJ
5 7 (4.35%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.48%) Perl
7 3 (1.86%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.24%) PHP
8 2 (1.24%) Scala
8 2 (1.24%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.62%) C#
9 1 (0.62%) COBOL
9 1 (0.62%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (6.83%) Sun Certification
2 8 (4.97%) Degree
3 3 (1.86%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.24%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.62%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (1.86%) Oracle Identity Management
1 3 (1.86%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (1.24%) Puppet
3 1 (0.62%) Ansible
3 1 (0.62%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.62%) HP Fortify
3 1 (0.62%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.62%) yum
Vendors
1 48 (29.81%) Oracle
2 20 (12.42%) IBM
3 7 (4.35%) hybris
4 6 (3.73%) WSO2
5 5 (3.11%) ATG
5 5 (3.11%) BEA
6 4 (2.48%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.48%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.86%) Blue Coat
7 3 (1.86%) Blue Martini
7 3 (1.86%) Elastic Path
7 3 (1.86%) Interwoven
7 3 (1.86%) Misys
8 2 (1.24%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.62%) Endeca
9 1 (0.62%) F5
9 1 (0.62%) Pega
9 1 (0.62%) Perforce
9 1 (0.62%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.62%) webMethods
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