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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 352 362 334
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 47 22 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.10% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.11% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 13 25
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£408 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.16% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +16.36%
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
19643 20190 18456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.91% 93.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13788 13644 12573
Average daily rate £446 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 323 387 425
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -1.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 +18 6 £418 -12.10% 5
Feltham - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Java/J2EE Developer
England

Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 76 (100.00%) Java
1 76 (100.00%) J2EE
2 55 (72.37%) Spring
3 39 (51.32%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (48.68%) Hibernate
5 34 (44.74%) HTML
6 24 (31.58%) Web Services
7 23 (30.26%) Oracle
8 22 (28.95%) JSP
9 21 (27.63%) JPA
10 20 (26.32%) TDD
10 20 (26.32%) XML
11 19 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 19 (25.00%) MVC
12 18 (23.68%) CSS
12 18 (23.68%) OO
13 16 (21.05%) Spring MVC
13 16 (21.05%) Security Cleared
14 15 (19.74%) Scrum
15 14 (18.42%) XSD
15 14 (18.42%) Finance
15 14 (18.42%) REST
16 12 (15.79%) SOA
16 12 (15.79%) DV Cleared
17 11 (14.47%) jQuery
17 11 (14.47%) Servlets
18 10 (13.16%) UNIX
18 10 (13.16%) Struts
18 10 (13.16%) E-Commerce
18 10 (13.16%) Groovy

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (11.84%) WebLogic
2 6 (7.89%) Apache
2 6 (7.89%) CMS
2 6 (7.89%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (5.26%) JBoss
4 3 (3.95%) Adobe CQ
4 3 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.63%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.32%) AquaLogic
6 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.21%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.89%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.95%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.95%) Couchbase
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.32%) MySQL
6 1 (1.32%) Big Data
6 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.32%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 8 (10.53%) JUnit
2 6 (7.89%) Subversion
2 6 (7.89%) Maven
3 4 (5.26%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.95%) JIRA
4 3 (3.95%) Ant
5 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.63%) ClearCase
5 2 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.63%) Toad
5 2 (2.63%) ClearQuest
5 2 (2.63%) NUnit
6 1 (1.32%) Selenium
6 1 (1.32%) EasyMock
6 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.32%) AccuRev
6 1 (1.32%) Mockito
6 1 (1.32%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.32%) Artifactory
General
1 14 (18.42%) Finance
2 9 (11.84%) Retail
3 7 (9.21%) Banking
4 4 (5.26%) Advertising
5 3 (3.95%) Marketing
6 2 (2.63%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.63%) Games
6 2 (2.63%) Front Office
6 2 (2.63%) Back Office
7 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.32%) Dutch Language
7 1 (1.32%) iGaming
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (100.00%) J2EE
2 55 (72.37%) Spring
3 37 (48.68%) Hibernate
4 34 (44.74%) HTML
5 24 (31.58%) Web Services
6 22 (28.95%) JSP
7 21 (27.63%) JPA
8 20 (26.32%) XML
9 18 (23.68%) CSS
10 16 (21.05%) Spring MVC
11 14 (18.42%) XSD
11 14 (18.42%) REST
12 11 (14.47%) Servlets
12 11 (14.47%) jQuery
13 10 (13.16%) Struts
13 10 (13.16%) AngularJS
14 7 (9.21%) JMS
14 7 (9.21%) Oracle ADF
15 6 (7.89%) JSF
16 5 (6.58%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
1 3 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.63%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.32%) User Experience
3 1 (1.32%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.16%) UNIX
2 7 (9.21%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (51.32%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (26.32%) TDD
3 19 (25.00%) MVC
4 18 (23.68%) OO
5 15 (19.74%) Scrum
6 12 (15.79%) SOA
7 10 (13.16%) E-Commerce
8 9 (11.84%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (9.21%) Multithreading
9 7 (9.21%) DevOps
9 7 (9.21%) UML
10 6 (7.89%) RAD
10 6 (7.89%) User Stories
11 5 (6.58%) B2B
11 5 (6.58%) E-business
12 4 (5.26%) OOP
13 3 (3.95%) Technical Architecture
13 3 (3.95%) Web Development
14 2 (2.63%) Electronic Trading
14 2 (2.63%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 76 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (13.16%) Groovy
4 8 (10.53%) SQL
5 4 (5.26%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.95%) C#
6 3 (3.95%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.32%) Python
7 1 (1.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 12 (15.79%) DV Cleared
3 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.95%) Degree
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (2.63%) Sun Certification
5 2 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.63%) OCPJP
6 1 (1.32%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (30.26%) Oracle
2 3 (3.95%) Sybase
2 3 (3.95%) Adobe
3 2 (2.63%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.32%) Axway
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Brentford
Required IT
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 17 days ago