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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 533 504 476
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 63 89 101
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 47 52 56
Average daily rate £355 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.39% +7.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £301 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £530 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £319
% change year-on-year
- +5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
44628 44477 42797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.57% 94.45% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29078 28059 25830
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1591 1795 1920
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
South East +35 28 £355 +18.33% 4
London -21 16 £420 -1.17% 15
East Midlands -8 8 £300 -11.76% 3
West Midlands -8 8 £325 +19.26% 3
North West -16 7 £413 +26.92% 5
North East - 3 £316 -
South West 0 1 £300 -27.27% 2
Java/J2EE Developer
UK

Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 149 (100.00%) Java
1 149 (100.00%) J2EE
2 76 (51.01%) Spring
3 70 (46.98%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (45.64%) HTML
5 58 (38.93%) JavaScript
6 56 (37.58%) Hibernate
7 51 (34.23%) Oracle
8 42 (28.19%) CSS
9 40 (26.85%) TDD
10 39 (26.17%) Web Services
10 39 (26.17%) XML
11 38 (25.50%) JSP
11 38 (25.50%) OO
12 33 (22.15%) Struts
13 30 (20.13%) JUnit
14 29 (19.46%) SQL
14 29 (19.46%) Tomcat
14 29 (19.46%) Maven
14 29 (19.46%) HTML5
15 28 (18.79%) Servlets
15 28 (18.79%) SOAP
16 26 (17.45%) Scrum
16 26 (17.45%) JMS
17 24 (16.11%) JBoss
17 24 (16.11%) MVC
18 23 (15.44%) RESTful
19 22 (14.77%) JDBC
20 20 (13.42%) Eclipse
20 20 (13.42%) Spring MVC

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (19.46%) Tomcat
2 24 (16.11%) JBoss
3 16 (10.74%) WebSphere
4 12 (8.05%) WebLogic
5 10 (6.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 7 (4.70%) CMS
7 6 (4.03%) Jetty
8 5 (3.36%) Apache
9 3 (2.01%) Node.js
10 2 (1.34%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.67%) Commerce Server
11 1 (0.67%) IIS
11 1 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.67%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.01%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.34%) Maximo
3 1 (0.67%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.67%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.34%) SaaS
4 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.72%) HTTP
1 13 (8.72%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.01%) SSL
3 2 (1.34%) Internet
4 1 (0.67%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.74%) Relational Database
2 15 (10.07%) MySQL
3 13 (8.72%) SQL Server
4 9 (6.04%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.36%) DB2
5 5 (3.36%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.36%) RDBMS
5 5 (3.36%) WebFOCUS
6 2 (1.34%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.34%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.34%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.34%) SQLite
7 1 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.67%) DB2 UDB
7 1 (0.67%) GIS
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 30 (20.13%) JUnit
2 29 (19.46%) Maven
3 20 (13.42%) Eclipse
4 16 (10.74%) Ant
4 16 (10.74%) Jenkins
5 10 (6.71%) Git (software)
6 9 (6.04%) JIRA
7 8 (5.37%) CruiseControl
8 7 (4.70%) Mockito
9 5 (3.36%) AccuRev
9 5 (3.36%) Checkstyle
9 5 (3.36%) FindBugs
9 5 (3.36%) Selenium
9 5 (3.36%) TestDirector
10 4 (2.68%) Cobertura
10 4 (2.68%) jMock
10 4 (2.68%) SonarQube
10 4 (2.68%) Subversion
11 3 (2.01%) DbUnit
11 3 (2.01%) SoapUI
General
1 18 (12.08%) Banking
2 15 (10.07%) Finance
3 8 (5.37%) Automotive
4 7 (4.70%) Investment Banking
4 7 (4.70%) Marketing
5 3 (2.01%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.67%) French Language
6 1 (0.67%) Front Office
6 1 (0.67%) Games
6 1 (0.67%) Legal
6 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (100.00%) J2EE
2 76 (51.01%) Spring
3 68 (45.64%) HTML
4 56 (37.58%) Hibernate
5 42 (28.19%) CSS
6 39 (26.17%) Web Services
6 39 (26.17%) XML
7 38 (25.50%) JSP
8 33 (22.15%) Struts
9 29 (19.46%) HTML5
10 28 (18.79%) Servlets
10 28 (18.79%) SOAP
11 26 (17.45%) JMS
12 23 (15.44%) RESTful
13 22 (14.77%) JDBC
14 20 (13.42%) JSF
14 20 (13.42%) Spring MVC
15 18 (12.08%) JPA
16 15 (10.07%) Ajax
16 15 (10.07%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.37%) Online Banking
2 7 (4.70%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.34%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.34%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.67%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.67%) Derivative
5 1 (0.67%) Equities
5 1 (0.67%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.67%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.67%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.75%) Unix
2 17 (11.41%) Linux
3 5 (3.36%) Windows
4 3 (2.01%) Solaris
5 2 (1.34%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.34%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.67%) Android
6 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (46.98%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (26.85%) TDD
3 38 (25.50%) OO
4 26 (17.45%) Scrum
5 24 (16.11%) MVC
6 18 (12.08%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (9.40%) Use Case
8 13 (8.72%) E-Commerce
8 13 (8.72%) Software Engineering
8 13 (8.72%) UML
9 12 (8.05%) OOA/OOD
9 12 (8.05%) Open Source
9 12 (8.05%) Software Architecture
9 12 (8.05%) Unit Testing
10 11 (7.38%) BDD
11 10 (6.71%) Web Development
12 9 (6.04%) Configuration Management
13 8 (5.37%) User Stories
14 7 (4.70%) Waterfall
15 6 (4.03%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 149 (100.00%) Java
2 58 (38.93%) JavaScript
3 29 (19.46%) SQL
4 9 (6.04%) C#
4 9 (6.04%) PL/SQL
5 5 (3.36%) C
5 5 (3.36%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.68%) Groovy
7 3 (2.01%) Perl
7 3 (2.01%) PHP
8 2 (1.34%) Python
8 2 (1.34%) XPath
9 1 (0.67%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.67%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.67%) C++
9 1 (0.67%) Scala
9 1 (0.67%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 15 (10.07%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.04%) Degree
3 6 (4.03%) DV Cleared
3 6 (4.03%) Sun Certification
4 5 (3.36%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.01%) OCPJP
6 2 (1.34%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.67%) OCMJD
7 1 (0.67%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.67%) HL7
1 1 (0.67%) ISO 8583
1 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.01%) Docker
1 3 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.01%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (3.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 51 (34.23%) Oracle
2 18 (12.08%) Adobe
3 12 (8.05%) IBM
4 5 (3.36%) HP
4 5 (3.36%) Rally
4 5 (3.36%) Sun
5 4 (2.68%) VMware
6 3 (2.01%) Apigee
6 3 (2.01%) FatWire
6 3 (2.01%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.34%) BEA
7 2 (1.34%) Google
7 2 (1.34%) hybris
8 1 (0.67%) Apple
8 1 (0.67%) Endeca
8 1 (0.67%) Informatica
8 1 (0.67%) Pega
8 1 (0.67%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.67%) webMethods
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