The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java J2EE Developer
Rank 416 416 391
Rank change year-on-year
0 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java/J2EE Developer 3 2 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.012% 0.008% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.008% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 19
Average daily rate
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£529 £600 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.87% +26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £600 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £600 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior 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
22489 23539 24288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.48% 92.91% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 15343 16146 15975
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 457 618
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.85 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 1 September 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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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
City of London - - - - 1
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Senior Java/J2EE Developer
England

Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) J2EE
1 6 (100.00%) Spring
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
3 4 (66.67%) MVC
4 3 (50.00%) SOA
4 3 (50.00%) JUnit
4 3 (50.00%) TDD
4 3 (50.00%) Maven
4 3 (50.00%) Spring MVC
5 2 (33.33%) Credit Risk
5 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (33.33%) Low Latency
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
5 2 (33.33%) Banking
5 2 (33.33%) JMS
5 2 (33.33%) JSON
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
5 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
5 2 (33.33%) JDBC
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Ant
5 2 (33.33%) SOAP
5 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
6 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) Mule
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Solr
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Maven
1 3 (50.00%) JUnit
2 2 (33.33%) Ant
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) CruiseControl
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (16.67%) jMock
3 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (16.67%) Mockito
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) J2EE
1 6 (100.00%) Spring
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
3 3 (50.00%) Spring MVC
4 2 (33.33%) JMS
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 2 (33.33%) JDBC
4 2 (33.33%) JSON
5 1 (16.67%) Java EE
5 1 (16.67%) Servlets
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) JMX
5 1 (16.67%) Lucene
5 1 (16.67%) Grails
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) JPA
5 1 (16.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) SOA
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 2 (33.33%) Low Latency
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) Korn
3 1 (16.67%) Groovy
3 1 (16.67%) Scala
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) Golang
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) Google
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 per day 6 month contract
Posted: 6 days ago