The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 375 331 348
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 37 47 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.22% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.23% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 34 53
Average daily rate £413 £418 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.19% +11.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £350 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £575 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22435 20070 25951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.63% 92.82% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15537 13598 16683
Average daily rate £425 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 415 583
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.83 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Java/J2EE Developer
England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 13 £500 +25.31% 3
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £400 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Croydon - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Java/J2EE Developer
England

Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 57 (100.00%) Java
1 57 (100.00%) J2EE
2 43 (75.44%) Spring
3 33 (57.89%) Hibernate
4 28 (49.12%) Oracle
5 22 (38.60%) HTML
6 19 (33.33%) TDD
7 18 (31.58%) jQuery
7 18 (31.58%) Web Services
8 17 (29.82%) XML
8 17 (29.82%) JSP
8 17 (29.82%) SQL
9 16 (28.07%) JavaScript
10 14 (24.56%) SOAP
10 14 (24.56%) JPA
11 13 (22.81%) RESTful
11 13 (22.81%) CSS
11 13 (22.81%) MVC
11 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (21.05%) Maven
12 12 (21.05%) Spring MVC
12 12 (21.05%) Java EE
12 12 (21.05%) SOA
13 10 (17.54%) UNIX
13 10 (17.54%) Linux
14 9 (15.79%) PL/SQL
14 9 (15.79%) Scrum
15 8 (14.04%) Banking
15 8 (14.04%) Groovy
15 8 (14.04%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (12.28%) Tomcat
1 7 (12.28%) WebSphere
2 6 (10.53%) WebLogic
3 4 (7.02%) Apache
4 3 (5.26%) Apache Solr
4 3 (5.26%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (5.26%) AquaLogic
5 2 (3.51%) Mule
6 1 (1.75%) Liferay
6 1 (1.75%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (1.75%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.75%) Commerce Server
6 1 (1.75%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.75%) Jetty
6 1 (1.75%) Alfresco
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) Oracle Database
2 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.26%) MySQL
4 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.75%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.75%) DB2
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.75%) Big Data
5 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (21.05%) Maven
2 7 (12.28%) JUnit
3 6 (10.53%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.02%) Subversion
4 4 (7.02%) JIRA
5 2 (3.51%) Mockito
5 2 (3.51%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.51%) Hudson
6 1 (1.75%) Hamcrest
6 1 (1.75%) Selenium
6 1 (1.75%) jMock
6 1 (1.75%) Ant
6 1 (1.75%) NetBeans
General
1 8 (14.04%) Banking
2 6 (10.53%) Investment Banking
3 5 (8.77%) Finance
4 4 (7.02%) Back Office
5 3 (5.26%) Games
6 2 (3.51%) Marketing
6 2 (3.51%) German Language
7 1 (1.75%) Local Government
7 1 (1.75%) Front Office
7 1 (1.75%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (100.00%) J2EE
2 43 (75.44%) Spring
3 33 (57.89%) Hibernate
4 22 (38.60%) HTML
5 18 (31.58%) Web Services
5 18 (31.58%) jQuery
6 17 (29.82%) XML
6 17 (29.82%) JSP
7 14 (24.56%) SOAP
7 14 (24.56%) JPA
8 13 (22.81%) CSS
8 13 (22.81%) RESTful
9 12 (21.05%) Spring MVC
9 12 (21.05%) Java EE
10 7 (12.28%) XSD
11 6 (10.53%) XSLT
11 6 (10.53%) JMS
11 6 (10.53%) AngularJS
12 5 (8.77%) HTML5
12 5 (8.77%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) Mobile Games
1 3 (5.26%) Fixed Income
2 2 (3.51%) SWIFT
2 2 (3.51%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.75%) Derivative
3 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.75%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.75%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.54%) UNIX
1 10 (17.54%) Linux
2 3 (5.26%) Solaris
3 2 (3.51%) Ubuntu
3 2 (3.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) TDD
2 13 (22.81%) MVC
2 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (21.05%) SOA
4 9 (15.79%) Scrum
5 8 (14.04%) BDD
6 6 (10.53%) OO
7 4 (7.02%) Asset Management
7 4 (7.02%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.26%) Integration Testing
8 3 (5.26%) Web Development
8 3 (5.26%) Refactoring
8 3 (5.26%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 3 (5.26%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.51%) OOP
9 2 (3.51%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.51%) OOD
9 2 (3.51%) System Testing
10 1 (1.75%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 57 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (29.82%) SQL
3 16 (28.07%) JavaScript
4 9 (15.79%) PL/SQL
5 8 (14.04%) Groovy
6 5 (8.77%) Shell Script
6 5 (8.77%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.26%) Korn
7 3 (5.26%) Bourne shell
8 2 (3.51%) Scala
9 1 (1.75%) XPath
9 1 (1.75%) Ruby
9 1 (1.75%) Python
9 1 (1.75%) XQuery
9 1 (1.75%) C
9 1 (1.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) Degree
1 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (49.12%) Oracle
2 5 (8.77%) JBoss
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.51%) Sybase
4 1 (1.75%) Adobe
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