The table below looks at the statistics for the J2EE Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
J2EE Developer
Rank 272 250 231
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -19
Contract jobs requiring a J2EE Developer 6 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.062% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.15% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 10
Average daily rate £325 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +8.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £36.00 £35.80
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +0.55%
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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9195 9387 8770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.43% 94.33% 93.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5592 5136 4818
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 453 481
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

J2EE Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

J2EE Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2EE Developer across the South East region.

J2EE Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

J2EE Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing J2EE Developer across the South East region.

J2EE Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

J2EE Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Buckinghamshire +19 5 £325 -12.16%
Kent - 1 - - 1
J2EE Developer
England

J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited 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 J2EE Developer in their job title.

1 37 (100.00%) J2EE
2 36 (97.30%) Java
3 30 (81.08%) Spring
4 26 (70.27%) Hibernate
5 22 (59.46%) JavaScript
6 21 (56.76%) Struts
7 19 (51.35%) JSP
7 19 (51.35%) Servlets
7 19 (51.35%) Oracle
8 17 (45.95%) JMS
9 16 (43.24%) XML
9 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (40.54%) Maven
11 14 (37.84%) HTML
12 13 (35.14%) JDBC
12 13 (35.14%) OO
12 13 (35.14%) TCP/IP
13 12 (32.43%) HTTP
13 12 (32.43%) OOA/OOD
13 12 (32.43%) CSS
13 12 (32.43%) DHTML
13 12 (32.43%) Use Case
13 12 (32.43%) Open Source
13 12 (32.43%) Software Architecture
14 11 (29.73%) JUnit
15 9 (24.32%) Tomcat
15 9 (24.32%) Scrum
15 9 (24.32%) Unit Testing
16 8 (21.62%) Web Services
17 7 (18.92%) SQL Server

J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited 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 J2EE Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (24.32%) Tomcat
2 5 (13.51%) JBoss
3 2 (5.41%) Jetty
4 1 (2.70%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 13 (35.14%) TCP/IP
2 12 (32.43%) HTTP
3 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (8.11%) MySQL
4 2 (5.41%) SQLite
5 1 (2.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (40.54%) Maven
2 11 (29.73%) JUnit
3 7 (18.92%) Selenium
4 6 (16.22%) Eclipse
4 6 (16.22%) JIRA
5 5 (13.51%) CruiseControl
6 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
7 2 (5.41%) TestNG
8 1 (2.70%) Ant
8 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 3 (8.11%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (100.00%) J2EE
2 30 (81.08%) Spring
3 26 (70.27%) Hibernate
4 21 (56.76%) Struts
5 19 (51.35%) JSP
5 19 (51.35%) Servlets
6 17 (45.95%) JMS
7 16 (43.24%) XML
8 14 (37.84%) HTML
9 13 (35.14%) JDBC
10 12 (32.43%) CSS
10 12 (32.43%) DHTML
11 8 (21.62%) Web Services
12 7 (18.92%) JPA
13 6 (16.22%) EJB
13 6 (16.22%) SOAP
14 5 (13.51%) EJB 3.0
14 5 (13.51%) Java EE 5
14 5 (13.51%) JSF
14 5 (13.51%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.41%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (35.14%) OO
3 12 (32.43%) OOA/OOD
3 12 (32.43%) Open Source
3 12 (32.43%) Software Architecture
3 12 (32.43%) Use Case
4 9 (24.32%) Scrum
4 9 (24.32%) Unit Testing
5 7 (18.92%) Validation
6 6 (16.22%) UML
7 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
8 4 (10.81%) TDD
9 3 (8.11%) Waterfall
10 2 (5.41%) BDD
10 2 (5.41%) MVC
10 2 (5.41%) OOD
10 2 (5.41%) Web Development
11 1 (2.70%) AOP
11 1 (2.70%) OOP
11 1 (2.70%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 36 (97.30%) Java
2 22 (59.46%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.11%) SQL
4 2 (5.41%) C
5 1 (2.70%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Degree
1 7 (18.92%) Sun Certification
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) Oracle
2 7 (18.92%) Sun
3 5 (13.51%) Adobe
4 1 (2.70%) BEA
4 1 (2.70%) IBM
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