The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 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 South East 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
J2EE Developer
Rank 226 219 197
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -22
Contract jobs requiring a J2EE Developer 16 10 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.12% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.13% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 20
Average daily rate
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£290 £380 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% +10.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £308 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £426 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8253 7745 8944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.13% 92.81% 91.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4468 3985 4072
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 570 660
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
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England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE Developer across the South East region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

J2EE Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 11 July 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire -10 7 £273 -24.30%
Surrey - 3 £425 - 1
Hampshire -19 2 £295 -26.25%
East Sussex - 2 - -
Berkshire - 1 £300 -
Kent - - - -
J2EE Developer
England

J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 23 (100.00%) J2EE
2 21 (91.30%) Java
3 18 (78.26%) Spring
4 16 (69.57%) Hibernate
5 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
6 12 (52.17%) Maven
7 10 (43.48%) Oracle
7 10 (43.48%) Struts
8 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
8 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (34.78%) MVC
9 8 (34.78%) JUnit
9 8 (34.78%) Linux
10 7 (30.43%) Eclipse
10 7 (30.43%) jQuery
11 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
11 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
11 6 (26.09%) Degree
11 6 (26.09%) Sun
11 6 (26.09%) Sun Certification
11 6 (26.09%) XML
11 6 (26.09%) JSP
11 6 (26.09%) Servlets
12 5 (21.74%) Subversion
12 5 (21.74%) Java EE
12 5 (21.74%) Spring MVC
12 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
13 4 (17.39%) Scrum
13 4 (17.39%) SOA
13 4 (17.39%) WebSphere

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 4 (17.39%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.35%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (52.17%) Maven
2 8 (34.78%) JUnit
3 7 (30.43%) Eclipse
4 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
4 5 (21.74%) Subversion
5 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
5 3 (13.04%) Mockito
5 3 (13.04%) Selenium
6 2 (8.70%) TestNG
6 2 (8.70%) DbUnit
7 1 (4.35%) Hudson
7 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
7 1 (4.35%) IntelliJ
7 1 (4.35%) NetBeans
General
1 3 (13.04%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Spanish Language
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) J2EE
2 18 (78.26%) Spring
3 16 (69.57%) Hibernate
4 10 (43.48%) Struts
5 7 (30.43%) jQuery
6 6 (26.09%) JSP
6 6 (26.09%) Servlets
6 6 (26.09%) XML
7 5 (21.74%) Java EE
7 5 (21.74%) Spring MVC
8 4 (17.39%) Web Services
8 4 (17.39%) EJB
9 2 (8.70%) SOAP
9 2 (8.70%) XSLT
9 2 (8.70%) HTML
10 1 (4.35%) REST
10 1 (4.35%) JMS
10 1 (4.35%) Middleware
10 1 (4.35%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Open Source
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) UNIX
3 1 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) MVC
3 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Scrum
4 4 (17.39%) SOA
5 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.70%) Validation
7 1 (4.35%) TDD
7 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.35%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (4.35%) OO
7 1 (4.35%) OOD
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.35%) BDD
7 1 (4.35%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (4.35%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) Java
2 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) Groovy
3 1 (4.35%) Scala
3 1 (4.35%) C
3 1 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Sun Certification
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Oracle
2 6 (26.09%) Sun
3 3 (13.04%) JBoss
4 1 (4.35%) TIBCO