The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Java/J2EE Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 413 393 401
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 30 42 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.19% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 24
Median daily rate £425 £364 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.83% -18.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £305 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £389 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.32% +11.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +23.52%
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
21646 22266 22990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.78% 94.99% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15388 15710 15942
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 276 349 435
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Java/J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Java/J2EE Developer in the job title.

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 28 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +26 5 £463 +122.89%
Java/J2EE Developer
England

Java/J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Java/J2EE Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Java/J2EE Developer in the job title.

1 47 (100.00%) Java
1 47 (100.00%) J2EE
2 29 (61.70%) Spring
3 27 (57.45%) Oracle
4 26 (55.32%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (42.55%) Web Services
6 17 (36.17%) JavaScript
7 14 (29.79%) HTML
7 14 (29.79%) CSS
7 14 (29.79%) Finance
7 14 (29.79%) REST
8 13 (27.66%) Open Source
8 13 (27.66%) Scrum
9 12 (25.53%) Hibernate
9 12 (25.53%) SQL
9 12 (25.53%) XML
9 12 (25.53%) RESTful
10 11 (23.40%) HTML5
10 11 (23.40%) CSS3
10 11 (23.40%) Jenkins
11 9 (19.15%) TDD
12 8 (17.02%) Subversion
12 8 (17.02%) Maven
12 8 (17.02%) JIRA
12 8 (17.02%) JSP
12 8 (17.02%) SOAP
12 8 (17.02%) EJB
12 8 (17.02%) JBoss
12 8 (17.02%) MVC
12 8 (17.02%) JMS

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (17.02%) JBoss
2 7 (14.89%) WebLogic
2 7 (14.89%) WebSphere
3 6 (12.77%) Confluence
4 5 (10.64%) Tomcat
5 4 (8.51%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (6.38%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (6.38%) FileNet
6 3 (6.38%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (4.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Apache
7 2 (4.26%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (4.26%) CMS
7 2 (4.26%) Commerce Server
7 2 (4.26%) Jetty
8 1 (2.13%) IIS
8 1 (2.13%) nginx
8 1 (2.13%) Oracle Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.38%) GitHub
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Firewall
1 2 (4.26%) HTTP
2 1 (2.13%) Internet
2 1 (2.13%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) MySQL
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.51%) MongoDB
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (6.38%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (4.26%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (4.26%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.13%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (23.40%) Jenkins
2 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
2 8 (17.02%) JIRA
2 8 (17.02%) Maven
2 8 (17.02%) Subversion
3 6 (12.77%) Ant
4 4 (8.51%) Selenium
4 4 (8.51%) SoapUI
5 3 (6.38%) JMeter
5 3 (6.38%) JUnit
6 2 (4.26%) Eclipse
6 2 (4.26%) Mockito
7 1 (2.13%) Bower
7 1 (2.13%) Bundler
7 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.13%) Gerrit
7 1 (2.13%) Grunt
7 1 (2.13%) gulp
7 1 (2.13%) SonarQube
7 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (29.79%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Retail
3 3 (6.38%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (100.00%) J2EE
2 29 (61.70%) Spring
3 20 (42.55%) Web Services
4 14 (29.79%) CSS
4 14 (29.79%) HTML
4 14 (29.79%) REST
5 12 (25.53%) Hibernate
5 12 (25.53%) RESTful
5 12 (25.53%) XML
6 11 (23.40%) CSS3
6 11 (23.40%) HTML5
7 8 (17.02%) EJB
7 8 (17.02%) JMS
7 8 (17.02%) JSP
7 8 (17.02%) SOAP
8 7 (14.89%) Java EE
8 7 (14.89%) JSON
9 6 (12.77%) jQuery
10 5 (10.64%) AngularJS
10 5 (10.64%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.38%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.26%) User Experience
4 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.13%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.13%) DataPower
4 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.13%) Fintech
4 1 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.13%) IVR
4 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Android
1 7 (14.89%) Apple iOS
2 4 (8.51%) Unix
3 3 (6.38%) Linux
4 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (55.32%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.66%) Open Source
2 13 (27.66%) Scrum
3 9 (19.15%) TDD
4 8 (17.02%) MVC
5 7 (14.89%) SOA
6 6 (12.77%) Android Development
6 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (12.77%) iOS Development
6 6 (12.77%) OO
7 5 (10.64%) Web Development
8 4 (8.51%) Automation Testing
8 4 (8.51%) Defect Management
8 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
8 4 (8.51%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (8.51%) UML
8 4 (8.51%) Waterfall
9 3 (6.38%) Multithreading
9 3 (6.38%) Performance Testing
9 3 (6.38%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (36.17%) JavaScript
3 12 (25.53%) SQL
4 5 (10.64%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.38%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.26%) Scala
6 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.13%) C#
7 1 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle Identity Management
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (2.13%) Ansible
2 1 (2.13%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.13%) HP Fortify
2 1 (2.13%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (2.13%) Puppet
2 1 (2.13%) yum
Vendors
1 27 (57.45%) Oracle
2 4 (8.51%) BEA
2 4 (8.51%) IBM
3 3 (6.38%) Blue Coat
4 2 (4.26%) ATG
4 2 (4.26%) Atlassian
4 2 (4.26%) hybris
4 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.13%) Adobe
5 1 (2.13%) CA
5 1 (2.13%) Endeca
5 1 (2.13%) F5
5 1 (2.13%) HP
5 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.13%) TIBCO
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