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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 379 402 399
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 36 31 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 22
Average daily rate
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£355 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £355 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £580 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+23.52% +4.61%
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
21943 22179 23245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.65% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 15426 15072 15942
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
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 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 321 416 451
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.90 £45.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +2 2 £273 -33.93% 4
Docklands, London - 2 - -
Croydon -20 1 £350 -
Hammersmith - 1 £345 -
Java/J2EE Developer
England

Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 78 (100.00%) Java
1 78 (100.00%) J2EE
2 46 (58.97%) Spring
3 38 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (32.05%) TDD
4 25 (32.05%) Web Services
5 22 (28.21%) HTML
6 20 (25.64%) Oracle
6 20 (25.64%) Finance
7 19 (24.36%) Maven
7 19 (24.36%) SQL
8 18 (23.08%) Tomcat
8 18 (23.08%) Hibernate
9 17 (21.79%) JavaScript
9 17 (21.79%) JSP
10 16 (20.51%) JBoss
10 16 (20.51%) MVC
11 15 (19.23%) E-Commerce
12 14 (17.95%) BDD
12 14 (17.95%) REST
13 13 (16.67%) JPA
13 13 (16.67%) OO
13 13 (16.67%) Servlets
13 13 (16.67%) XML
13 13 (16.67%) Scrum
14 12 (15.38%) CSS
14 12 (15.38%) SQL Server
14 12 (15.38%) Spring MVC
14 12 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (14.10%) JUnit

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 18 (23.08%) Tomcat
2 16 (20.51%) JBoss
3 7 (8.97%) WebLogic
3 7 (8.97%) WebSphere
4 6 (7.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 6 (7.69%) Apache
5 4 (5.13%) CMS
6 3 (3.85%) Apache Solr
7 2 (2.56%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (2.56%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.28%) Commerce Server
8 1 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.28%) Confluence
8 1 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.28%) GlassFish
8 1 (1.28%) Alfresco
8 1 (1.28%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.28%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.85%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (2.56%) GitHub
2 2 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.26%) MongoDB
3 7 (8.97%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.97%) Hadoop
4 5 (6.41%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (6.41%) Big Data
5 4 (5.13%) MySQL
6 3 (3.85%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.56%) JasperReports
7 2 (2.56%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (2.56%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.28%) DB2
8 1 (1.28%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 19 (24.36%) Maven
2 11 (14.10%) JUnit
3 8 (10.26%) Subversion
4 7 (8.97%) Git (software)
4 7 (8.97%) Jenkins
5 6 (7.69%) Mockito
6 5 (6.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (6.41%) Eclipse
7 4 (5.13%) Ant
7 4 (5.13%) JProfiler
8 3 (3.85%) IntelliJ
8 3 (3.85%) JIRA
8 3 (3.85%) VisualVM
9 2 (2.56%) DbUnit
9 2 (2.56%) Moq
9 2 (2.56%) GitLab
9 2 (2.56%) SonarQube
9 2 (2.56%) Selenium
9 2 (2.56%) jMock
9 2 (2.56%) NUnit
General
1 20 (25.64%) Finance
2 6 (7.69%) Retail
3 5 (6.41%) Banking
4 2 (2.56%) Back Office
5 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.28%) Front Office
5 1 (1.28%) Legal
5 1 (1.28%) Publishing
5 1 (1.28%) Games
5 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (100.00%) J2EE
2 46 (58.97%) Spring
3 25 (32.05%) Web Services
4 22 (28.21%) HTML
5 18 (23.08%) Hibernate
6 17 (21.79%) JSP
7 14 (17.95%) REST
8 13 (16.67%) JPA
8 13 (16.67%) Servlets
8 13 (16.67%) XML
9 12 (15.38%) CSS
9 12 (15.38%) Spring MVC
10 10 (12.82%) SOAP
11 9 (11.54%) JSTL
11 9 (11.54%) RESTful
12 7 (8.97%) HTML5
12 7 (8.97%) jQuery
12 7 (8.97%) EJB
13 6 (7.69%) Java EE
13 6 (7.69%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.56%) N-Tier
2 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.28%) Market Risk
3 1 (1.28%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.28%) W3C
3 1 (1.28%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.54%) Linux
2 5 (6.41%) UNIX
3 1 (1.28%) Windows
3 1 (1.28%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (32.05%) TDD
3 16 (20.51%) MVC
4 15 (19.23%) E-Commerce
5 14 (17.95%) BDD
6 13 (16.67%) Scrum
6 13 (16.67%) OO
7 12 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (11.54%) Software Engineering
9 8 (10.26%) UML
10 6 (7.69%) SOA
10 6 (7.69%) Multithreading
10 6 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (6.41%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (6.41%) Kanban
11 5 (6.41%) OOP
11 5 (6.41%) OOD
12 4 (5.13%) Web Development
12 4 (5.13%) Open Source
12 4 (5.13%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 78 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (24.36%) SQL
3 17 (21.79%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.26%) Scala
5 5 (6.41%) C#
6 4 (5.13%) Groovy
7 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.56%) Python
7 2 (2.56%) ANSI SQL
8 1 (1.28%) Clojure
8 1 (1.28%) Ruby
8 1 (1.28%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (12.82%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.13%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.13%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.56%) Degree
4 1 (1.28%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.56%) vSphere
1 2 (2.56%) GridGain
2 1 (1.28%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.56%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.28%) Kibana
Vendors
1 20 (25.64%) Oracle
2 6 (7.69%) IBM
2 6 (7.69%) Adobe
3 4 (5.13%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.13%) hybris
4 2 (2.56%) VMware
4 2 (2.56%) Cognos
4 2 (2.56%) Sybase
4 2 (2.56%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.28%) ATG
5 1 (1.28%) Calypso
5 1 (1.28%) Informatica
5 1 (1.28%) SAP
5 1 (1.28%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.28%) Elastic Path
5 1 (1.28%) Splunk