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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java J2EE Developer
UK / England
Rank 533 548 500
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -48
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 46 64 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.13% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.14% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 48 60
Median daily rate £451 £346 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.10% -7.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £430 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £36.00

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
39661 45341 45243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.70% 95.08% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 26048 29636 28290
Median daily rate £425 £422 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% +5.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1399 1520 1797
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +27 21 £470 +14.63% 8
East Midlands +2 8 £375 +20.00% 1
South East -2 6 £450 +26.76% 1
Yorkshire - 5 £381 -
North West +19 4 £475 +15.15% 2
South West +15 1 - -
East of England - 1 £375 - 2
Java/J2EE Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 91 (100.00%) Java
1 91 (100.00%) J2EE
2 59 (64.84%) Spring
3 49 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (53.85%) Oracle
4 36 (39.56%) REST
5 34 (37.36%) Hibernate
6 31 (34.07%) SQL
7 29 (31.87%) JavaScript
7 29 (31.87%) TDD
8 26 (28.57%) Maven
9 25 (27.47%) MVC
9 25 (27.47%) Git (software)
10 24 (26.37%) SOAP
10 24 (26.37%) Web Services
11 23 (25.27%) XML
11 23 (25.27%) OO
12 22 (24.18%) SOA
13 21 (23.08%) Linux
14 20 (21.98%) HTML
15 19 (20.88%) JUnit
15 19 (20.88%) EJB
16 18 (19.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 18 (19.78%) JIRA
16 18 (19.78%) Continuous Integration
17 17 (18.68%) Spring MVC
18 16 (17.58%) Java EE
18 16 (17.58%) Subversion
18 16 (17.58%) Jenkins
19 15 (16.48%) Finance

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 18 (19.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 13 (14.29%) JBoss
3 12 (13.19%) WebSphere
4 11 (12.09%) WebLogic
5 10 (10.99%) Apache
6 9 (9.89%) Tomcat
7 7 (7.69%) Jetty
7 7 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (6.59%) WebLogic Portal
9 5 (5.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (5.49%) CMS
9 5 (5.49%) Oracle Coherence
10 4 (4.40%) Confluence
10 4 (4.40%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (3.30%) MQSeries
11 3 (3.30%) nginx
12 2 (2.20%) WebSphere Portal
13 1 (1.10%) Apache ServiceMix
13 1 (1.10%) Apache Spark
13 1 (1.10%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.59%) IaaS
1 6 (6.59%) PaaS
2 3 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (1.10%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.49%) Internet
2 2 (2.20%) Firewall
3 1 (1.10%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.38%) MySQL
2 13 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 10 (10.99%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (7.69%) DB2
5 6 (6.59%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (6.59%) Relational Database
5 6 (6.59%) SQL Server
5 6 (6.59%) SQLite
6 5 (5.49%) NoSQL
6 5 (5.49%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (4.40%) MongoDB
7 4 (4.40%) RDBMS
8 3 (3.30%) Jackrabbit
8 3 (3.30%) Neo4j
9 2 (2.20%) Hadoop
9 2 (2.20%) HBase
10 1 (1.10%) Big Data
10 1 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (1.10%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 26 (28.57%) Maven
2 25 (27.47%) Git (software)
3 19 (20.88%) JUnit
4 18 (19.78%) JIRA
5 16 (17.58%) Jenkins
5 16 (17.58%) Subversion
6 14 (15.38%) Mockito
7 11 (12.09%) Ant
8 9 (9.89%) Hudson
9 7 (7.69%) Eclipse
10 6 (6.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (6.59%) TestNG
11 5 (5.49%) Cucumber
11 5 (5.49%) Selenium
12 4 (4.40%) Bitbucket
13 3 (3.30%) jMock
13 3 (3.30%) Log4j
13 3 (3.30%) SoapUI
13 3 (3.30%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
14 2 (2.20%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 15 (16.48%) Finance
2 6 (6.59%) Banking
3 3 (3.30%) Publishing
3 3 (3.30%) Retail
4 1 (1.10%) Games
4 1 (1.10%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (100.00%) J2EE
2 59 (64.84%) Spring
3 36 (39.56%) REST
4 34 (37.36%) Hibernate
5 24 (26.37%) SOAP
5 24 (26.37%) Web Services
6 23 (25.27%) XML
7 20 (21.98%) HTML
8 19 (20.88%) EJB
9 17 (18.68%) Spring MVC
10 16 (17.58%) Java EE
11 13 (14.29%) JPA
11 13 (14.29%) JSF
11 13 (14.29%) JSON
12 11 (12.09%) CSS
12 11 (12.09%) JSP
13 10 (10.99%) Ajax
13 10 (10.99%) Middleware
13 10 (10.99%) RESTful
14 9 (9.89%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.69%) Virtual Team
2 5 (5.49%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.40%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.40%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.20%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.20%) User Experience
5 1 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.10%) NHS
5 1 (1.10%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.08%) Linux
2 15 (16.48%) Unix
3 3 (3.30%) HPUX
3 3 (3.30%) Mac OS X
3 3 (3.30%) Solaris
4 1 (1.10%) Android
4 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (31.87%) TDD
3 25 (27.47%) MVC
4 23 (25.27%) OO
5 22 (24.18%) SOA
6 18 (19.78%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (16.48%) UML
8 13 (14.29%) Scrum
8 13 (14.29%) SDLC
9 12 (13.19%) BDD
10 10 (10.99%) E-Commerce
10 10 (10.99%) Web Development
11 9 (9.89%) Customer Requirements
12 8 (8.79%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (8.79%) Defect Management
12 8 (8.79%) Enterprise Architecture
12 8 (8.79%) Unit Testing
13 7 (7.69%) Inversion of Control
13 7 (7.69%) Multithreading
13 7 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 91 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (34.07%) SQL
3 29 (31.87%) JavaScript
4 12 (13.19%) PL/SQL
5 4 (4.40%) Bash Shell
5 4 (4.40%) Perl
6 3 (3.30%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.30%) XPath
7 1 (1.10%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.10%) COBOL
7 1 (1.10%) Groovy
7 1 (1.10%) PHP
7 1 (1.10%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (6.59%) Security Cleared
1 6 (6.59%) Sun Certification
2 5 (5.49%) Degree
3 4 (4.40%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.30%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.79%) SLA
2 3 (3.30%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.10%) Docker
2 1 (1.10%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (4.40%) Puppet
2 3 (3.30%) Ansible
2 3 (3.30%) OpenAM
2 3 (3.30%) OpenSSO
3 2 (2.20%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.10%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.10%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 49 (53.85%) Oracle
2 7 (7.69%) BEA
2 7 (7.69%) IBM
3 5 (5.49%) ATG
4 3 (3.30%) Blue Martini
4 3 (3.30%) Elastic Path
4 3 (3.30%) Interwoven
5 2 (2.20%) Adobe
5 2 (2.20%) Pega
6 1 (1.10%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.10%) CA
6 1 (1.10%) Google
6 1 (1.10%) HP
6 1 (1.10%) Informatica
6 1 (1.10%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.10%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.10%) webMethods
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: market rates
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