The table below looks at the statistics for the Java/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 Java/J2EE Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 380 389 349
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -40
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 32 29 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.12% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.13% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 65
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£450 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £272 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £575 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -23.52%
Java/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
22424 22988 24376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.57% 92.80% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15264 15754 16002
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 427 444 623
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

Java/J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Java/J2EE Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Java/J2EE Developer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Java/J2EE Developer Daily Rate Trend in London

Java/J2EE Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Java/J2EE Developer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Java/J2EE Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Java/J2EE Developer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Java/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 Java/J2EE Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 21 August 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
City of London +28 4 £538 +26.47% 6
Westminster - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Java/J2EE Developer
England

Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited 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 Java/J2EE Developer in their job title.

1 74 (100.00%) Java
1 74 (100.00%) J2EE
2 57 (77.03%) Spring
3 36 (48.65%) HTML
3 36 (48.65%) Oracle
4 35 (47.30%) JavaScript
5 34 (45.95%) Hibernate
6 31 (41.89%) SQL
6 31 (41.89%) CSS
6 31 (41.89%) Web Services
7 26 (35.14%) JSP
7 26 (35.14%) jQuery
8 24 (32.43%) XML
9 20 (27.03%) Maven
10 19 (25.68%) Linux
10 19 (25.68%) JMS
10 19 (25.68%) MVC
10 19 (25.68%) Banking
11 18 (24.32%) SOAP
11 18 (24.32%) OO
11 18 (24.32%) Tomcat
12 17 (22.97%) UNIX
12 17 (22.97%) Java EE
13 16 (21.62%) SOA
13 16 (21.62%) TDD
14 15 (20.27%) Finance
14 15 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (20.27%) Spring MVC
15 14 (18.92%) Ant
15 14 (18.92%) JUnit

Java/J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited 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 Java/J2EE Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (24.32%) Tomcat
2 14 (18.92%) Apache
3 13 (17.57%) WebLogic
4 9 (12.16%) AquaLogic
4 9 (12.16%) Oracle Service Bus
5 6 (8.11%) WebSphere
6 4 (5.41%) Apache Solr
7 3 (4.05%) CMS
8 2 (2.70%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (2.70%) MQSeries
9 1 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.35%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (1.35%) Mule
9 1 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.35%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) GitHub
2 1 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) SNMP
2 2 (2.70%) SSL
2 2 (2.70%) Internet
2 2 (2.70%) HTTP
3 1 (1.35%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.86%) MySQL
2 10 (13.51%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.41%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.41%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.05%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.70%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.35%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.35%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.35%) Big Data
6 1 (1.35%) DB2
6 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 20 (27.03%) Maven
2 14 (18.92%) Ant
2 14 (18.92%) JUnit
2 14 (18.92%) Eclipse
3 12 (16.22%) Subversion
4 5 (6.76%) Jenkins
5 4 (5.41%) JIRA
6 2 (2.70%) Log4j
6 2 (2.70%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.70%) Mockito
7 1 (1.35%) Hamcrest
7 1 (1.35%) Trac
7 1 (1.35%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.35%) jMock
7 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (25.68%) Banking
2 15 (20.27%) Finance
3 14 (18.92%) Investment Banking
4 7 (9.46%) Back Office
5 6 (8.11%) Retail
6 3 (4.05%) Games
7 2 (2.70%) German Language
7 2 (2.70%) Front Office
7 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (100.00%) J2EE
2 57 (77.03%) Spring
3 36 (48.65%) HTML
4 34 (45.95%) Hibernate
5 31 (41.89%) CSS
5 31 (41.89%) Web Services
6 26 (35.14%) JSP
6 26 (35.14%) jQuery
7 24 (32.43%) XML
8 19 (25.68%) JMS
9 18 (24.32%) SOAP
10 17 (22.97%) Java EE
11 15 (20.27%) Spring MVC
12 14 (18.92%) RESTful
13 12 (16.22%) JPA
14 11 (14.86%) Servlets
15 9 (12.16%) REST
15 9 (12.16%) JAX-RS
15 9 (12.16%) Apache CXF
16 8 (10.81%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) W3C
2 5 (6.76%) Fixed Income
3 3 (4.05%) Mobile Games
3 3 (4.05%) Credit Risk
3 3 (4.05%) Market Risk
4 2 (2.70%) Web 2.0
4 2 (2.70%) Derivative
4 2 (2.70%) Open Source
5 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.35%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.35%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.68%) Linux
2 17 (22.97%) UNIX
3 5 (6.76%) Solaris
4 2 (2.70%) HPUX
4 2 (2.70%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.35%) Android
5 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.68%) MVC
2 18 (24.32%) OO
3 16 (21.62%) SOA
3 16 (21.62%) TDD
4 15 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (18.92%) E-Commerce
6 13 (17.57%) Scrum
7 11 (14.86%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (10.81%) OOP
9 7 (9.46%) Multithreading
10 6 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (8.11%) Unit Testing
10 6 (8.11%) BDD
10 6 (8.11%) Build Automation
11 5 (6.76%) Web Development
12 4 (5.41%) Asset Management
12 4 (5.41%) UML
12 4 (5.41%) Change Control
12 4 (5.41%) User Stories
13 3 (4.05%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 74 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (47.30%) JavaScript
3 31 (41.89%) SQL
4 11 (14.86%) Shell Script
5 8 (10.81%) PL/SQL
6 6 (8.11%) Korn
7 5 (6.76%) Bourne shell
7 5 (6.76%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.05%) C#
8 3 (4.05%) XPath
8 3 (4.05%) Groovy
9 2 (2.70%) Scala
9 2 (2.70%) Ruby
10 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.35%) Golang
10 1 (1.35%) Perl
10 1 (1.35%) Python
10 1 (1.35%) ECMAScript
10 1 (1.35%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.05%) Degree
3 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.70%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.86%) QA
Vendors
1 36 (48.65%) Oracle
2 6 (8.11%) hybris
3 4 (5.41%) IBM
4 3 (4.05%) JBoss
4 3 (4.05%) Sun
5 2 (2.70%) Interwoven
5 2 (2.70%) ILOG
5 2 (2.70%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.70%) Google
6 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.35%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.35%) MicroStrategy
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