The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior 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 Senior Java/J2EE Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java J2EE Developer
Rank 407 383 408
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java/J2EE Developer 2 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.008% 0.036% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.039% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 16
Average daily rate £488 £489 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.30% -24.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22319 20402 25856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.54% 92.80% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 15512 13818 16636
Average daily rate £425 £445 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £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 394 411 581
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 £12.15 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.86 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Senior Java/J2EE Developer
England

Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Java/J2EE Developer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Java/J2EE Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Senior 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 Senior Java/J2EE Developer across the London region.

Senior Java/J2EE Developer Daily Rate Trend in London

Senior 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 Senior Java/J2EE Developer across the London region.

Senior Java/J2EE Developer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Senior 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 Senior Java/J2EE Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 23 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
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Senior Java/J2EE Developer
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Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Senior 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 Senior Java/J2EE Developer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) XSD
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) JMS
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) Ant
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) Struts
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
3 1 (33.33%) jMock
3 1 (33.33%) Grails
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Senior 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 Senior Java/J2EE Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) Mule
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) jMock
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) XSD
3 1 (33.33%) JMS
3 1 (33.33%) Struts
3 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Grails
3 1 (33.33%) Apache CXF
3 1 (33.33%) REST
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Groovy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss