The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Java/J2EE Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java J2EE Developer
Rank 584 557 527
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java/J2EE Developer 5 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.006% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.007% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 12
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£425 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
46377 43815 42054
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.76% 92.62% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 29997 26942 24224
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1904 1934 2472
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Java/J2EE Developer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Java/J2EE Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior 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 Senior Java/J2EE Developer across the England region.

Senior Java/J2EE Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

Senior 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 Senior Java/J2EE Developer across the England region.

Senior Java/J2EE Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Senior 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 Senior Java/J2EE Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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
East of England - 4 £425 -
London +21 1 £525 +16.66% 4
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
South East - - - -
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
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Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior 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 Senior Java/J2EE Developer in their job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) J2EE
2 8 (61.54%) Spring
2 8 (61.54%) HTML
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 6 (46.15%) CSS
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) TDD
4 5 (38.46%) Hibernate
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle
4 5 (38.46%) XML
5 4 (30.77%) Web Services
5 4 (30.77%) Adobe
5 4 (30.77%) CMS
5 4 (30.77%) FatWire
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (30.77%) Adobe CQ
6 3 (23.08%) Java EE
6 3 (23.08%) MVC
7 2 (15.38%) Maven
7 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 2 (15.38%) JSON
7 2 (15.38%) Ajax
7 2 (15.38%) Spring MVC
7 2 (15.38%) jQuery
7 2 (15.38%) Web Development
7 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 2 (15.38%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior 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 Senior Java/J2EE Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (30.77%) CMS
1 4 (30.77%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Solr
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Maven
1 2 (15.38%) JUnit
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) Ant
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) JMeter
General
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) J2EE
2 8 (61.54%) Spring
2 8 (61.54%) HTML
3 6 (46.15%) CSS
4 5 (38.46%) Hibernate
4 5 (38.46%) XML
5 4 (30.77%) Web Services
6 3 (23.08%) Java EE
7 2 (15.38%) JSON
7 2 (15.38%) Ajax
7 2 (15.38%) Spring MVC
7 2 (15.38%) jQuery
7 2 (15.38%) XSLT
7 2 (15.38%) Servlets
8 1 (7.69%) Protocol Buffers
8 1 (7.69%) EJB
8 1 (7.69%) SOAP
8 1 (7.69%) Struts
8 1 (7.69%) JSP
8 1 (7.69%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
1 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
1 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (46.15%) TDD
2 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (23.08%) MVC
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Web Development
4 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
4 2 (15.38%) SOA
4 2 (15.38%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (15.38%) OO
4 2 (15.38%) BDD
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) User Stories
5 1 (7.69%) Web Application Development
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.69%) Memory Management
5 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) Golang
4 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Scala
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Adobe
2 4 (30.77%) FatWire
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) BEA
3 1 (7.69%) Google