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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 476 461 419
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -42
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 94 109 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.23% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.25% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 81 90
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£400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £267 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £321
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +16.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
45619 44406 38688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.37% 92.57% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 28722 27970 22842
Average daily rate £400 £397 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
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 1788 1844 1977
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £18.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -10.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.28%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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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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
London +4 42 £463 +15.62% 11
East of England +19 26 £400 +50.94% 6
North West -17 12 £388 -6.06% 5
South East -22 6 £369 -4.83% 13
East Midlands -11 3 £425 +60.37%
South West -2 2 £400 +10.34% 2
North East - 2 £295 -
Midlands - 1 £350 -
Java/J2EE Developer
UK

Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 189 (100.00%) Java
1 189 (100.00%) J2EE
2 102 (53.97%) Spring
3 95 (50.26%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (42.86%) HTML
5 69 (36.51%) Web Services
6 67 (35.45%) Hibernate
7 65 (34.39%) TDD
8 64 (33.86%) JavaScript
8 64 (33.86%) SQL
9 60 (31.75%) XML
10 49 (25.93%) Oracle
11 48 (25.40%) CSS
12 42 (22.22%) OO
13 41 (21.69%) SOAP
13 41 (21.69%) HTML5
14 36 (19.05%) Relational Database
15 35 (18.52%) MVC
16 34 (17.99%) Finance
16 34 (17.99%) JUnit
17 33 (17.46%) Scrum
17 33 (17.46%) WebSphere
18 32 (16.93%) UNIX
19 31 (16.40%) JSP
19 31 (16.40%) IBM
20 30 (15.87%) Servlets
20 30 (15.87%) SQL Server
20 30 (15.87%) Linux
20 30 (15.87%) Eclipse
21 28 (14.81%) Maven

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (17.46%) WebSphere
2 15 (7.94%) JBoss
2 15 (7.94%) Tomcat
3 11 (5.82%) Apache
4 10 (5.29%) WebLogic
4 10 (5.29%) CMS
4 10 (5.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 6 (3.17%) IBM HTTP Server
5 6 (3.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 5 (2.65%) MQSeries
6 5 (2.65%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (2.12%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (1.06%) Magnolia
8 2 (1.06%) Liferay
9 1 (0.53%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.53%) MQSI
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.53%) Jetty
9 1 (0.53%) Alfresco
Business Applications
1 4 (2.12%) Tridion
2 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.59%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (1.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.29%) Internet
2 8 (4.23%) HTTP
3 2 (1.06%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (19.05%) Relational Database
2 30 (15.87%) SQL Server
3 16 (8.47%) RDBMS
4 7 (3.70%) DB2
5 6 (3.17%) Informix
5 6 (3.17%) Hadoop
5 6 (3.17%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.65%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.65%) Big Data
7 4 (2.12%) Couchbase
7 4 (2.12%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.59%) MySQL
9 2 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.53%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.53%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.53%) Voldemort
10 1 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 34 (17.99%) JUnit
2 30 (15.87%) Eclipse
3 28 (14.81%) Maven
4 27 (14.29%) Ant
5 24 (12.70%) Subversion
6 13 (6.88%) Mockito
7 11 (5.82%) SoapUI
8 8 (4.23%) Selenium
8 8 (4.23%) Git (software)
9 7 (3.70%) JIRA
9 7 (3.70%) Jenkins
10 6 (3.17%) Cucumber
10 6 (3.17%) Log4j
11 4 (2.12%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 4 (2.12%) IntelliJ
12 2 (1.06%) Toad
12 2 (1.06%) ClearQuest
12 2 (1.06%) Introscope
12 2 (1.06%) ClearCase
12 2 (1.06%) NUnit
General
1 34 (17.99%) Finance
2 13 (6.88%) Marketing
3 12 (6.35%) Banking
3 12 (6.35%) Manufacturing
4 9 (4.76%) Retail
5 3 (1.59%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.06%) Advertising
6 2 (1.06%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.06%) Front Office
6 2 (1.06%) Back Office
7 1 (0.53%) Electronics
7 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.53%) Publishing
7 1 (0.53%) Games
7 1 (0.53%) Automotive
7 1 (0.53%) Legal
7 1 (0.53%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.53%) iGaming
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (100.00%) J2EE
2 102 (53.97%) Spring
3 81 (42.86%) HTML
4 69 (36.51%) Web Services
5 67 (35.45%) Hibernate
6 60 (31.75%) XML
7 48 (25.40%) CSS
8 41 (21.69%) SOAP
8 41 (21.69%) HTML5
9 31 (16.40%) JSP
10 30 (15.87%) Servlets
11 28 (14.81%) REST
12 25 (13.23%) JSF
13 24 (12.70%) Spring MVC
14 21 (11.11%) TopLink
15 20 (10.58%) RESTful
16 19 (10.05%) Java EE
16 19 (10.05%) JDBC
16 19 (10.05%) JAX-RS
17 18 (9.52%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.35%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (2.65%) N-Tier
2 5 (2.65%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.12%) Web 2.0
3 4 (2.12%) User Experience
4 3 (1.59%) Online Banking
4 3 (1.59%) Fixed Income
4 3 (1.59%) iSeries
5 2 (1.06%) Wiki
5 2 (1.06%) Blog
6 1 (0.53%) DTV
6 1 (0.53%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.53%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 32 (16.93%) UNIX
2 30 (15.87%) Linux
3 17 (8.99%) Solaris
4 14 (7.41%) Windows
5 4 (2.12%) HPUX
6 1 (0.53%) Android
6 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (50.26%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (34.39%) TDD
3 42 (22.22%) OO
4 35 (18.52%) MVC
5 33 (17.46%) Scrum
6 20 (10.58%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (9.52%) Content Management
7 18 (9.52%) E-Commerce
8 17 (8.99%) UML
9 16 (8.47%) Software Engineering
10 13 (6.88%) RUP
10 13 (6.88%) Use Case
10 13 (6.88%) User Stories
10 13 (6.88%) SDLC
11 12 (6.35%) Digital Marketing
12 11 (5.82%) Open Source
13 10 (5.29%) BDD
13 10 (5.29%) SOA
13 10 (5.29%) Validation
14 8 (4.23%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 189 (100.00%) Java
2 64 (33.86%) JavaScript
2 64 (33.86%) SQL
3 11 (5.82%) PL/SQL
4 9 (4.76%) Scala
5 6 (3.17%) Groovy
5 6 (3.17%) C#
6 5 (2.65%) XPath
7 4 (2.12%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.12%) Perl
8 3 (1.59%) C
8 3 (1.59%) Python
9 2 (1.06%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.06%) Ruby
10 1 (0.53%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 23 (12.17%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.94%) DV Cleared
3 11 (5.82%) Degree
4 6 (3.17%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.12%) Sun Certification
6 2 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.06%) OCPJP
6 2 (1.06%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.59%) QA
2 2 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.53%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.53%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 2 (1.06%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.53%) Kibana
Vendors
1 49 (25.93%) Oracle
2 31 (16.40%) IBM
3 10 (5.29%) Adobe
4 4 (2.12%) Sybase
4 4 (2.12%) Interwoven
4 4 (2.12%) ATG
4 4 (2.12%) Blue Martini
4 4 (2.12%) FatWire
4 4 (2.12%) Elastic Path
5 2 (1.06%) Alterian
5 2 (1.06%) Axway
5 2 (1.06%) Perforce
5 2 (1.06%) Compuware
5 2 (1.06%) Cisco
5 2 (1.06%) HP
6 1 (0.53%) Calypso
6 1 (0.53%) SAP
6 1 (0.53%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.53%) BEA
6 1 (0.53%) TIBCO
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