The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Java/J2EE Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 411 377 396
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 23 56 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.24% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.25% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 36 26
Median daily rate £425 £353 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.56% -20.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £538 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 - -
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
21038 22323 22486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.03% 94.76% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15053 15655 15400
Median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 367 417
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.82 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.15 £52.17 £41.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Java/J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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 29 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
City of London +46 4 £474 +40.37% 7
Java/J2EE Developer
England

Java/J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 London region featuring Java/J2EE Developer in the job title.

1 40 (100.00%) Java
1 40 (100.00%) J2EE
2 27 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (67.50%) Spring
3 21 (52.50%) Oracle
4 20 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 18 (45.00%) Web Services
6 16 (40.00%) Hibernate
7 13 (32.50%) TDD
7 13 (32.50%) SQL
7 13 (32.50%) REST
8 12 (30.00%) XML
9 11 (27.50%) CSS
10 10 (25.00%) OO
10 10 (25.00%) RESTful
11 9 (22.50%) Open Source
11 9 (22.50%) JSP
11 9 (22.50%) HTML
12 8 (20.00%) EJB
12 8 (20.00%) SOAP
12 8 (20.00%) SOA
12 8 (20.00%) Maven
13 7 (17.50%) JMS
13 7 (17.50%) MySQL
14 6 (15.00%) RabbitMQ
14 6 (15.00%) SoapUI
14 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
14 6 (15.00%) WebLogic
14 6 (15.00%) Ant
14 6 (15.00%) JBoss

Java/J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 6 (15.00%) JBoss
1 6 (15.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 4 (10.00%) WebLogic Portal
4 3 (7.50%) Apache
4 3 (7.50%) CMS
4 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.00%) Commerce Server
6 1 (2.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (2.50%) IIS
6 1 (2.50%) nginx
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) SNMP
2 1 (2.50%) HTTP
2 1 (2.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) MySQL
2 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (5.00%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Maven
2 6 (15.00%) Ant
2 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (15.00%) SoapUI
2 6 (15.00%) Subversion
3 5 (12.50%) JIRA
3 5 (12.50%) Selenium
4 3 (7.50%) Eclipse
4 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.00%) JUnit
5 2 (5.00%) Mockito
6 1 (2.50%) Bower
6 1 (2.50%) Firebug
6 1 (2.50%) Gerrit
6 1 (2.50%) Grunt
6 1 (2.50%) JProfiler
6 1 (2.50%) Ranorex
6 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.50%) VisualVM
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Retail
3 3 (7.50%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (100.00%) J2EE
2 27 (67.50%) Spring
3 18 (45.00%) Web Services
4 16 (40.00%) Hibernate
5 13 (32.50%) REST
6 12 (30.00%) XML
7 11 (27.50%) CSS
8 10 (25.00%) RESTful
9 9 (22.50%) HTML
9 9 (22.50%) JSP
10 8 (20.00%) EJB
10 8 (20.00%) SOAP
11 7 (17.50%) JMS
12 6 (15.00%) Ajax
12 6 (15.00%) JSTL
12 6 (15.00%) RabbitMQ
12 6 (15.00%) Servlets
13 5 (12.50%) AngularJS
13 5 (12.50%) HTML5
13 5 (12.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Data Structures
1 3 (7.50%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (5.00%) User Experience
3 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.50%) DataPower
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.50%) Fintech
3 1 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.50%) IVR
3 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) Unix
3 2 (5.00%) Android
3 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.00%) Windows
4 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) TDD
3 10 (25.00%) OO
4 9 (22.50%) Open Source
5 8 (20.00%) SOA
6 6 (15.00%) MVC
6 6 (15.00%) Scrum
6 6 (15.00%) UML
7 5 (12.50%) Automation Testing
7 5 (12.50%) Multithreading
7 5 (12.50%) Web Development
8 4 (10.00%) Defect Management
8 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 4 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (10.00%) Waterfall
9 3 (7.50%) B2B
9 3 (7.50%) BDD
9 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (7.50%) Migration
10 2 (5.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (32.50%) SQL
4 5 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 4 (10.00%) Scala
6 3 (7.50%) Python
7 2 (5.00%) Clojure
7 2 (5.00%) Groovy
7 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.50%) C#
8 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Identity Management
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (2.50%) Ansible
2 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.50%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (2.50%) yum
Vendors
1 21 (52.50%) Oracle
2 4 (10.00%) BEA
3 3 (7.50%) IBM
4 2 (5.00%) ATG
4 2 (5.00%) hybris
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.50%) Adobe
5 1 (2.50%) F5
5 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.50%) TIBCO