The table below looks at the statistics for the J2EE Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
J2EE Developer
Rank - 39 -
Contract jobs requiring a J2EE Developer 0 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 3.49% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 3.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 0
Average daily rate - £260 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £331 £319
% change year-on-year
+7.16% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £35.59 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.59 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%
J2EE Developer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
508 412 554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 95.85% 95.81% 94.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 229 315
Average daily rate £400 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £160 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 57 65
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £40.00 £37.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

J2EE Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

J2EE Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2EE Developer across the Essex region.

J2EE Developer Daily Rate Trend in Essex

J2EE Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing J2EE Developer across the Essex region.

J2EE Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region that cited 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 J2EE Developer in their job title.

1 25 (100.00%) HTML
1 25 (100.00%) J2EE
2 23 (92.00%) Java
3 20 (80.00%) Web Services
3 20 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (76.00%) XML
5 16 (64.00%) TopLink
6 15 (60.00%) TDD
6 15 (60.00%) HTML5
7 14 (56.00%) AccuRev
8 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
9 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
9 12 (48.00%) SQL
9 12 (48.00%) JSF
10 11 (44.00%) SOAP
11 10 (40.00%) Automotive
12 9 (36.00%) Hibernate
12 9 (36.00%) WebSphere
12 9 (36.00%) REST
12 9 (36.00%) PrimeFaces
13 8 (32.00%) Marketing
13 8 (32.00%) Ant
13 8 (32.00%) Unix
13 8 (32.00%) IBM
14 7 (28.00%) Struts
14 7 (28.00%) CSS
14 7 (28.00%) JSP
14 7 (28.00%) User Stories
15 6 (24.00%) Servlets
15 6 (24.00%) JUnit

J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region that cited 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 J2EE Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (36.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (24.00%) CMS
3 3 (12.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.00%) WebFOCUS
3 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (56.00%) AccuRev
2 8 (32.00%) Ant
3 6 (24.00%) JUnit
4 5 (20.00%) Checkstyle
4 5 (20.00%) FindBugs
4 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (20.00%) TestDirector
5 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
5 2 (8.00%) SoapUI
6 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 10 (40.00%) Automotive
2 8 (32.00%) Marketing
3 6 (24.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) HTML
1 25 (100.00%) J2EE
2 20 (80.00%) Web Services
3 19 (76.00%) XML
4 16 (64.00%) TopLink
5 15 (60.00%) HTML5
6 12 (48.00%) JSF
7 11 (44.00%) SOAP
8 9 (36.00%) Hibernate
8 9 (36.00%) PrimeFaces
8 9 (36.00%) REST
9 7 (28.00%) CSS
9 7 (28.00%) JSP
9 7 (28.00%) Struts
10 6 (24.00%) Servlets
11 5 (20.00%) JDBC
11 5 (20.00%) JRules
12 3 (12.00%) Ajax
12 3 (12.00%) EclipseLink
12 3 (12.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Unix
2 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Solaris
2 3 (12.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (60.00%) TDD
3 7 (28.00%) User Stories
4 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (20.00%) Pair Programming
4 5 (20.00%) System Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Scrum
6 3 (12.00%) ERP
6 3 (12.00%) OO
7 2 (8.00%) Content Management
7 2 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (8.00%) RUP
7 2 (8.00%) Use Case
7 2 (8.00%) Validation
8 1 (4.00%) B2C
8 1 (4.00%) OOD
8 1 (4.00%) RAD
8 1 (4.00%) SEO
8 1 (4.00%) UML
8 1 (4.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (92.00%) Java
2 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (48.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) IBM
2 5 (20.00%) HP
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) Rally
3 3 (12.00%) Adobe
3 3 (12.00%) FatWire