The table below looks at the statistics for the Java/J2EE Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 62 70 71
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.66% 0.22% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.23% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate £325 £369 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.86% +39.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £356
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
Java/J2EE Developer
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes 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
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
725 872 842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 95.52% 94.89% 96.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 426 442
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 46
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.14 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.65% +15.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.98 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Java/J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Java/J2EE Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Java/J2EE Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer across the Milton Keynes region.

Java/J2EE Developer Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 21 (100.00%) Java
1 21 (100.00%) J2EE
2 20 (95.24%) Spring
3 19 (90.48%) Hibernate
3 19 (90.48%) JavaScript
4 18 (85.71%) Struts
5 17 (80.95%) JSP
5 17 (80.95%) Servlets
6 14 (66.67%) XML
6 14 (66.67%) HTML
7 12 (57.14%) Use Case
7 12 (57.14%) Open Source
7 12 (57.14%) Software Architecture
7 12 (57.14%) DHTML
7 12 (57.14%) CSS
7 12 (57.14%) JDBC
7 12 (57.14%) OOA/OOD
7 12 (57.14%) OO
7 12 (57.14%) JMS
7 12 (57.14%) HTTP
7 12 (57.14%) TCP/IP
8 9 (42.86%) Oracle
9 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 7 (33.33%) Sun
9 7 (33.33%) Sun Certification
9 7 (33.33%) Validation
9 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (33.33%) Maven
9 7 (33.33%) JUnit
9 7 (33.33%) Unit Testing

Java/J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) HTTP
1 12 (57.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) JUnit
1 7 (33.33%) Maven
1 7 (33.33%) Selenium
2 5 (23.81%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (9.52%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) J2EE
2 20 (95.24%) Spring
3 19 (90.48%) Hibernate
4 18 (85.71%) Struts
5 17 (80.95%) JSP
5 17 (80.95%) Servlets
6 14 (66.67%) HTML
6 14 (66.67%) XML
7 12 (57.14%) CSS
7 12 (57.14%) DHTML
7 12 (57.14%) JDBC
7 12 (57.14%) JMS
8 5 (23.81%) jQuery
9 2 (9.52%) RESTful
9 2 (9.52%) Web Services
10 1 (4.76%) HTML5
10 1 (4.76%) SOAP
10 1 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) OO
1 12 (57.14%) OOA/OOD
1 12 (57.14%) Open Source
1 12 (57.14%) Software Architecture
1 12 (57.14%) Use Case
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 7 (33.33%) Validation
3 2 (9.52%) Scrum
3 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
4 1 (4.76%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (90.48%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Degree
1 7 (33.33%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Oracle
2 7 (33.33%) Sun