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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 392 371 389
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 16 44 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.076% 0.21% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.22% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 27 9
Average daily rate £420 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £342 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £319
% change year-on-year
- +5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
20052 20041 20862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.68% 94.50% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14187 14178 14151
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 344 401
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £37.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +32 2 £423 +9.74% 1
Java/J2EE Developer
England

Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 42 (100.00%) Java
1 42 (100.00%) J2EE
2 25 (59.52%) Spring
3 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (42.86%) HTML
5 16 (38.10%) MVC
5 16 (38.10%) TDD
5 16 (38.10%) RESTful
6 15 (35.71%) Banking
7 14 (33.33%) Finance
7 14 (33.33%) HTML5
8 12 (28.57%) CSS
8 12 (28.57%) Spring MVC
9 11 (26.19%) JUnit
10 10 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (21.43%) Web Services
11 9 (21.43%) XSLT
11 9 (21.43%) Hibernate
11 9 (21.43%) Jenkins
12 8 (19.05%) Tomcat
12 8 (19.05%) JPA
12 8 (19.05%) Maven
12 8 (19.05%) Online Banking
12 8 (19.05%) Web Development
13 7 (16.67%) Investment Banking
13 7 (16.67%) Adobe
13 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET
13 7 (16.67%) XML
13 7 (16.67%) SOAP
13 7 (16.67%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 8 (19.05%) Tomcat
2 7 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (9.52%) Jetty
3 4 (9.52%) WebSphere
4 3 (7.14%) Apache
4 3 (7.14%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.76%) JBoss
5 2 (4.76%) MQSeries
5 2 (4.76%) Node.js
6 1 (2.38%) CMS
6 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) MySQL
2 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) DB2
3 1 (2.38%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) JUnit
2 9 (21.43%) Jenkins
3 8 (19.05%) Maven
4 7 (16.67%) Mockito
5 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
6 4 (9.52%) Cobertura
7 3 (7.14%) DbUnit
7 3 (7.14%) Eclipse
7 3 (7.14%) jMock
7 3 (7.14%) SonarQube
8 2 (4.76%) Subversion
9 1 (2.38%) Ant
9 1 (2.38%) EasyMock
9 1 (2.38%) NetBeans
9 1 (2.38%) SoapUI
9 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (2.38%) Toad
9 1 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (35.71%) Banking
2 14 (33.33%) Finance
3 7 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Front Office
4 1 (2.38%) Games
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (100.00%) J2EE
2 25 (59.52%) Spring
3 18 (42.86%) HTML
4 16 (38.10%) RESTful
5 14 (33.33%) HTML5
6 12 (28.57%) CSS
6 12 (28.57%) Spring MVC
7 9 (21.43%) Hibernate
7 9 (21.43%) Web Services
7 9 (21.43%) XSLT
8 8 (19.05%) JPA
9 7 (16.67%) .NET
9 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET
9 7 (16.67%) CSS3
9 7 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
9 7 (16.67%) REST
9 7 (16.67%) SOAP
9 7 (16.67%) XML
10 6 (14.29%) Dojo
10 6 (14.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Online Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.38%) Derivative
2 1 (2.38%) Equities
2 1 (2.38%) Fixed Income
2 1 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Unix
2 2 (4.76%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Android
3 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (38.10%) MVC
2 16 (38.10%) TDD
3 10 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (19.05%) Web Development
5 6 (14.29%) BDD
5 6 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 6 (14.29%) OO
5 6 (14.29%) Scrum
6 4 (9.52%) DevOps
6 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.14%) Kanban
7 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.14%) SOA
7 3 (7.14%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.76%) Asset Management
8 2 (4.76%) OOD
8 2 (4.76%) SDLC
8 2 (4.76%) UML
9 1 (2.38%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (16.67%) C#
2 7 (16.67%) SQL
3 4 (9.52%) Groovy
3 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.76%) PHP
6 1 (2.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Docker
1 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (7.14%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Adobe
2 3 (7.14%) Apigee
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle
2 3 (7.14%) VMware
3 2 (4.76%) IBM
4 1 (2.38%) Apple
4 1 (2.38%) hybris
4 1 (2.38%) Remedy
4 1 (2.38%) Sybase
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