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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 371 378 342
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 39 37 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.16% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 24 34
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£450 £413 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £333 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £518 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - £27.50
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
20623 22454 20413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.46% 92.71% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 14160 15529 13843
Average daily rate £445 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 400 421
Average hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.51 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +15 7 £500 - 8
Wimbledon - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Java/J2EE Developer
England

Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 79 (100.00%) Java
1 79 (100.00%) J2EE
2 52 (65.82%) Spring
3 43 (54.43%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (37.97%) HTML
5 28 (35.44%) Oracle
6 27 (34.18%) Hibernate
7 24 (30.38%) TDD
8 22 (27.85%) MVC
9 21 (26.58%) Web Services
10 19 (24.05%) JPA
11 18 (22.78%) Security Cleared
11 18 (22.78%) JavaScript
12 17 (21.52%) Spring MVC
13 15 (18.99%) XML
13 15 (18.99%) CSS
13 15 (18.99%) JSP
14 14 (17.72%) Scrum
14 14 (17.72%) Finance
14 14 (17.72%) REST
15 13 (16.46%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (16.46%) OO
16 12 (15.19%) UNIX
16 12 (15.19%) SQL
16 12 (15.19%) DV Cleared
17 10 (12.66%) Servlets
17 10 (12.66%) Relational Database
18 9 (11.39%) SQL Server
18 9 (11.39%) WebLogic
19 8 (10.13%) EJB

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (11.39%) WebLogic
2 7 (8.86%) JBoss
3 6 (7.59%) Oracle Application Server
4 4 (5.06%) Apache
5 3 (3.80%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.80%) Adobe CQ
5 3 (3.80%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.53%) TIBCO EMS
6 2 (2.53%) CMS
7 1 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.27%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.27%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.66%) Relational Database
2 9 (11.39%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.33%) Hadoop
3 5 (6.33%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.06%) Big Data
4 4 (5.06%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.80%) Couchbase
5 3 (3.80%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.80%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.27%) MySQL
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.27%) DB2
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.27%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.27%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.27%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Subversion
1 8 (10.13%) Maven
2 7 (8.86%) JUnit
3 4 (5.06%) Ant
4 3 (3.80%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.53%) Toad
5 2 (2.53%) ClearQuest
5 2 (2.53%) NUnit
5 2 (2.53%) JIRA
5 2 (2.53%) ClearCase
5 2 (2.53%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.53%) Mockito
5 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.27%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.27%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.27%) AccuRev
6 1 (1.27%) Selenium
General
1 14 (17.72%) Finance
2 7 (8.86%) Banking
3 4 (5.06%) Retail
4 3 (3.80%) Advertising
5 2 (2.53%) Games
5 2 (2.53%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.53%) Marketing
5 2 (2.53%) Front Office
6 1 (1.27%) Back Office
6 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.27%) Legal
6 1 (1.27%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.27%) iGaming
6 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (100.00%) J2EE
2 52 (65.82%) Spring
3 30 (37.97%) HTML
4 27 (34.18%) Hibernate
5 21 (26.58%) Web Services
6 19 (24.05%) JPA
7 17 (21.52%) Spring MVC
8 15 (18.99%) XML
8 15 (18.99%) JSP
8 15 (18.99%) CSS
9 14 (17.72%) REST
10 10 (12.66%) Servlets
11 8 (10.13%) EJB
11 8 (10.13%) AngularJS
11 8 (10.13%) jQuery
12 7 (8.86%) Oracle ADF
12 7 (8.86%) XSD
13 6 (7.59%) SOAP
13 6 (7.59%) JSF
14 5 (6.33%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.06%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.53%) Open Source
3 2 (2.53%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.27%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.19%) UNIX
2 6 (7.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (54.43%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (30.38%) TDD
3 22 (27.85%) MVC
4 14 (17.72%) Scrum
5 13 (16.46%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (16.46%) OO
6 8 (10.13%) E-Commerce
6 8 (10.13%) DevOps
7 6 (7.59%) BDD
7 6 (7.59%) RAD
7 6 (7.59%) OOP
7 6 (7.59%) SOA
7 6 (7.59%) Software Engineering
8 5 (6.33%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (6.33%) Web Development
8 5 (6.33%) UML
9 4 (5.06%) Multithreading
10 3 (3.80%) Unit Testing
10 3 (3.80%) User Stories
11 2 (2.53%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 79 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (22.78%) JavaScript
3 12 (15.19%) SQL
4 8 (10.13%) Groovy
5 7 (8.86%) C#
6 5 (6.33%) Scala
7 3 (3.80%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.80%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.53%) Python
8 2 (2.53%) Ruby
9 1 (1.27%) XPath
9 1 (1.27%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 18 (22.78%) Security Cleared
2 12 (15.19%) DV Cleared
3 6 (7.59%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.06%) Degree
5 2 (2.53%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (2.53%) Sun Certification
5 2 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.53%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 28 (35.44%) Oracle
2 3 (3.80%) Sybase
2 3 (3.80%) Adobe
3 2 (2.53%) IBM
3 2 (2.53%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.27%) Axway
4 1 (1.27%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.27%) hybris
4 1 (1.27%) Calypso
South East London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 25 days ago