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 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 369 396 334
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -62
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 33 29 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.12% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.13% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 47
Average daily rate
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£438 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £46.50
% change year-on-year
- -30.10%
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
21339 22648 19961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.23% 93.06% 93.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 15381 15601 13363
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 £264
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 399 386 546
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £39.51 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 18 December 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 18 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
City of London +7 2 £380 -33.91% 1
Westminster - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Java/J2EE Developer
England

Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 66 (100.00%) Java
1 66 (100.00%) J2EE
2 52 (78.79%) Spring
3 41 (62.12%) Hibernate
4 35 (53.03%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (43.94%) HTML
6 28 (42.42%) XML
7 26 (39.39%) JSP
8 23 (34.85%) Scrum
8 23 (34.85%) Web Services
9 20 (30.30%) OO
10 19 (28.79%) JavaScript
10 19 (28.79%) TDD
11 18 (27.27%) Servlets
11 18 (27.27%) XSD
11 18 (27.27%) SOA
12 17 (25.76%) CSS
12 17 (25.76%) MVC
12 17 (25.76%) REST
13 16 (24.24%) JPA
14 15 (22.73%) jQuery
14 15 (22.73%) Spring MVC
14 15 (22.73%) Struts
15 14 (21.21%) Oracle
16 13 (19.70%) E-Commerce
17 12 (18.18%) Finance
17 12 (18.18%) QA
18 11 (16.67%) Retail
18 11 (16.67%) Ajax
18 11 (16.67%) JMS

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 9 (13.64%) Apache
1 9 (13.64%) CMS
2 7 (10.61%) WebLogic
3 5 (7.58%) Adobe CQ
4 4 (6.06%) Oracle Application Server
4 4 (6.06%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.55%) JBoss
6 2 (3.03%) TIBCO EMS
6 2 (3.03%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.03%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.52%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.52%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.52%) AquaLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.12%) SNMP
2 2 (3.03%) Internet
2 2 (3.03%) HTTP
3 1 (1.52%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.58%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.58%) RDBMS
3 4 (6.06%) MySQL
4 3 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (4.55%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.52%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.52%) Big Data
6 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (15.15%) JUnit
2 9 (13.64%) Maven
3 6 (9.09%) Subversion
3 6 (9.09%) Eclipse
4 5 (7.58%) Ant
5 4 (6.06%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.55%) JIRA
7 2 (3.03%) Selenium
7 2 (3.03%) NUnit
7 2 (3.03%) Toad
7 2 (3.03%) Log4j
7 2 (3.03%) ClearQuest
7 2 (3.03%) ClearCase
7 2 (3.03%) EasyMock
7 2 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.03%) Mockito
8 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.52%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.52%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (18.18%) Finance
2 11 (16.67%) Retail
3 6 (9.09%) Banking
4 4 (6.06%) Marketing
5 2 (3.03%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.03%) Advertising
6 1 (1.52%) Games
6 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.52%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (100.00%) J2EE
2 52 (78.79%) Spring
3 41 (62.12%) Hibernate
4 29 (43.94%) HTML
5 28 (42.42%) XML
6 26 (39.39%) JSP
7 23 (34.85%) Web Services
8 18 (27.27%) Servlets
8 18 (27.27%) XSD
9 17 (25.76%) CSS
9 17 (25.76%) REST
10 16 (24.24%) JPA
11 15 (22.73%) jQuery
11 15 (22.73%) Spring MVC
11 15 (22.73%) Struts
12 11 (16.67%) Ajax
12 11 (16.67%) JMS
13 10 (15.15%) AngularJS
14 9 (13.64%) JSTL
14 9 (13.64%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
1 3 (4.55%) Data Structures
2 2 (3.03%) Web 2.0
2 2 (3.03%) User Experience
2 2 (3.03%) Open Source
3 1 (1.52%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.52%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.15%) Linux
2 7 (10.61%) UNIX
3 2 (3.03%) HPUX
3 2 (3.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (53.03%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (34.85%) Scrum
3 20 (30.30%) OO
4 19 (28.79%) TDD
5 18 (27.27%) SOA
6 17 (25.76%) MVC
7 13 (19.70%) E-Commerce
8 11 (16.67%) UML
9 9 (13.64%) User Stories
10 8 (12.12%) E-business
10 8 (12.12%) B2B
10 8 (12.12%) Multithreading
11 6 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (6.06%) Web Development
12 4 (6.06%) RAD
12 4 (6.06%) OOP
12 4 (6.06%) DevOps
13 3 (4.55%) Domain-Driven Design
14 2 (3.03%) Business Development
14 2 (3.03%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 66 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (28.79%) JavaScript
3 11 (16.67%) SQL
4 10 (15.15%) Groovy
5 3 (4.55%) C#
6 2 (3.03%) XPath
6 2 (3.03%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.52%) Scala
7 1 (1.52%) Golang
7 1 (1.52%) ECMAScript
7 1 (1.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.58%) Degree
3 4 (6.06%) Sun Certification
3 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.06%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.03%) OCPJP
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (21.21%) Oracle
2 3 (4.55%) IBM
2 3 (4.55%) Adobe
3 2 (3.03%) Google
3 2 (3.03%) Sun
3 2 (3.03%) Interwoven
3 2 (3.03%) ILOG
3 2 (3.03%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.52%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.52%) Sybase