The table below looks at the statistics for the J2EE Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
J2EE Developer
Rank 384 395 360
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -35
Contract jobs requiring a J2EE Developer 19 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.083% 0.092% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.099% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 20
Average daily rate
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£425 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £300 £380
% change year-on-year
+10.41% -21.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £32.50 £46.50
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -30.10%
J2EE Developer
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 London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20991 22143 19500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 93.05% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15086 15237 13037
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 392 385 540
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% -2.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £40.00 £43.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

J2EE Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

J2EE Developer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

J2EE Developer Daily Rate Trend in London

J2EE Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

J2EE Developer Daily Rate Histogram in London

J2EE Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

J2EE Developer Hourly Rate Trend in London

J2EE Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 24 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
Chessington - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
J2EE Developer
England

J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 36 (100.00%) J2EE
2 32 (88.89%) Java
3 26 (72.22%) Spring
4 21 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (44.44%) Hibernate
6 15 (41.67%) Web Services
7 11 (30.56%) Oracle
7 11 (30.56%) Scrum
8 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
9 8 (22.22%) DV Cleared
9 8 (22.22%) HTML
9 8 (22.22%) OO
10 7 (19.44%) RAD
10 7 (19.44%) WebLogic
10 7 (19.44%) CSS
10 7 (19.44%) JPA
10 7 (19.44%) Oracle Application Server
11 6 (16.67%) TDD
11 6 (16.67%) hybris
11 6 (16.67%) JSP
11 6 (16.67%) Servlets
12 5 (13.89%) DevOps
12 5 (13.89%) Struts
12 5 (13.89%) XML
12 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
12 5 (13.89%) QA
13 4 (11.11%) JUnit
13 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
13 4 (11.11%) SOA
13 4 (11.11%) REST

J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 7 (19.44%) WebLogic
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (5.56%) Apache
2 2 (5.56%) CMS
3 1 (2.78%) JBoss
3 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.78%) TIBCO EMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) SNMP
1 2 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (2.78%) Big Data
3 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) JUnit
2 2 (5.56%) ClearCase
2 2 (5.56%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.56%) ClearQuest
2 2 (5.56%) EasyMock
2 2 (5.56%) Maven
2 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.78%) Grunt
3 1 (2.78%) JIRA
3 1 (2.78%) Selenium
3 1 (2.78%) Ant
3 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.78%) Mockito
3 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.78%) NUnit
3 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
1 3 (8.33%) Retail
2 2 (5.56%) Marketing
2 2 (5.56%) Advertising
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Games
3 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (100.00%) J2EE
2 26 (72.22%) Spring
3 16 (44.44%) Hibernate
4 15 (41.67%) Web Services
5 8 (22.22%) HTML
6 7 (19.44%) CSS
6 7 (19.44%) JPA
7 6 (16.67%) JSP
7 6 (16.67%) Servlets
8 5 (13.89%) XML
8 5 (13.89%) Struts
9 4 (11.11%) REST
10 3 (8.33%) JSON
10 3 (8.33%) JSTL
11 2 (5.56%) Oracle ADF
11 2 (5.56%) Ajax
11 2 (5.56%) Java EE
11 2 (5.56%) OAuth
11 2 (5.56%) OpenID
11 2 (5.56%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.78%) Market Risk
2 1 (2.78%) Open Source
2 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) UNIX
1 2 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Android
2 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (30.56%) Scrum
3 8 (22.22%) OO
4 7 (19.44%) RAD
5 6 (16.67%) TDD
6 5 (13.89%) DevOps
7 4 (11.11%) SOA
7 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.56%) OOD
8 2 (5.56%) UML
8 2 (5.56%) OOP
8 2 (5.56%) B2B
8 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.56%) Multithreading
8 2 (5.56%) E-business
8 2 (5.56%) MVC
8 2 (5.56%) Web Application Development
8 2 (5.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 32 (88.89%) Java
2 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.33%) SQL
4 2 (5.56%) C#
5 1 (2.78%) Python
5 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.22%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) Postgraduate
4 1 (2.78%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Oracle
2 6 (16.67%) hybris
3 1 (2.78%) Sybase
3 1 (2.78%) IBM
3 1 (2.78%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (2.78%) ILOG
3 1 (2.78%) TIBCO