The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Senior Java/J2EE Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Java J2EE Developer
Rank 616 591 581
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java/J2EE Developer 9 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.040% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.042% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 19 6
Median daily rate £415 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £370 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £525 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £394 £415
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -5.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Senior Java/J2EE Developer
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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
47502 47488 45467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.71% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 31380 29845 28550
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1349 1884 1941
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Java/J2EE Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
South East +2 5 - - 6
London -18 2 £395 -21.00% 2
East of England +6 1 £425 -
South West - 1 - -
Senior Java/J2EE Developer
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Senior Java/J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, Senior 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 Senior Java/J2EE Developer in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) Java
1 23 (100.00%) J2EE
2 19 (82.61%) Spring
3 16 (69.57%) JSP
3 16 (69.57%) Servlets
4 14 (60.87%) XML
5 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
5 13 (56.52%) JDBC
6 12 (52.17%) OO
7 11 (47.83%) Hibernate
8 9 (39.13%) HTML
9 8 (34.78%) DHTML
9 8 (34.78%) CSS
9 8 (34.78%) Linux
9 8 (34.78%) Struts
9 8 (34.78%) HTTP
9 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
9 8 (34.78%) OOA/OOD
9 8 (34.78%) JMS
9 8 (34.78%) Use Case
9 8 (34.78%) Open Source
9 8 (34.78%) Software Architecture
10 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (26.09%) TDD
10 6 (26.09%) UML
10 6 (26.09%) OOP
10 6 (26.09%) MySQL
11 5 (21.74%) Ant
11 5 (21.74%) SQL
11 5 (21.74%) OOD

Senior 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 5 (21.74%) Cloud Foundry
1 5 (21.74%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) HTTP
1 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) MySQL
2 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.35%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Ant
1 5 (21.74%) Eclipse
1 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
1 5 (21.74%) JIRA
1 5 (21.74%) Maven
1 5 (21.74%) Subversion
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) J2EE
2 19 (82.61%) Spring
3 16 (69.57%) JSP
3 16 (69.57%) Servlets
4 14 (60.87%) XML
5 13 (56.52%) JDBC
6 11 (47.83%) Hibernate
7 9 (39.13%) HTML
8 8 (34.78%) CSS
8 8 (34.78%) DHTML
8 8 (34.78%) JMS
8 8 (34.78%) Struts
9 5 (21.74%) JSON
10 4 (17.39%) REST
11 3 (13.04%) Ajax
11 3 (13.04%) jQuery
11 3 (13.04%) RESTful
12 2 (8.70%) Web Services
13 1 (4.35%) Java EE
13 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.35%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
2 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) OO
2 8 (34.78%) OOA/OOD
2 8 (34.78%) Open Source
2 8 (34.78%) Software Architecture
2 8 (34.78%) Use Case
3 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (26.09%) OOP
3 6 (26.09%) TDD
3 6 (26.09%) UML
4 5 (21.74%) AOP
4 5 (21.74%) OOD
4 5 (21.74%) RUP
4 5 (21.74%) Scrum
5 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
6 3 (13.04%) Web Application Development
7 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
8 1 (4.35%) BDD
8 1 (4.35%) Kanban
8 1 (4.35%) Microservices
8 1 (4.35%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
3 5 (21.74%) AspectJ
3 5 (21.74%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) IBM
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
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