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 15 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
J2EE Developer
Rank 246 224 202
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -22
Contract jobs requiring a J2EE Developer 7 11 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.075% 0.13% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.13% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 14
Average daily rate
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£290 £340 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £286 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
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
8571 8163 9229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.05% 92.96% 91.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4804 4342 4307
Average daily rate £350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 428 491 599
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.50 £11.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.65 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 15 September 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 15 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +7 3 £356 -
Hampshire -20 2 £295 -13.23%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £280 -
East Sussex - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - - 1
J2EE Developer
England

J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 21 (100.00%) J2EE
2 19 (90.48%) Java
3 15 (71.43%) Spring
4 14 (66.67%) Hibernate
5 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
6 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (47.62%) Maven
7 9 (42.86%) Struts
8 8 (38.10%) Oracle
8 8 (38.10%) JUnit
8 8 (38.10%) Linux
9 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 7 (33.33%) jQuery
10 6 (28.57%) MVC
10 6 (28.57%) XML
10 6 (28.57%) Eclipse
11 5 (23.81%) SOA
11 5 (23.81%) Sun
11 5 (23.81%) Sun Certification
11 5 (23.81%) JSP
11 5 (23.81%) Servlets
11 5 (23.81%) Java EE
11 5 (23.81%) Unit Testing
11 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
11 5 (23.81%) Subversion
11 5 (23.81%) Degree
11 5 (23.81%) Spring MVC
11 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
12 4 (19.05%) WebSphere
12 4 (19.05%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (19.05%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Maven
2 8 (38.10%) JUnit
3 6 (28.57%) Eclipse
4 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
4 5 (23.81%) Subversion
5 3 (14.29%) Selenium
6 2 (9.52%) Hudson
6 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
7 1 (4.76%) Mockito
7 1 (4.76%) jMock
7 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
7 1 (4.76%) IntelliJ
7 1 (4.76%) NetBeans
General
1 3 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Spanish Language
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) J2EE
2 15 (71.43%) Spring
3 14 (66.67%) Hibernate
4 9 (42.86%) Struts
5 7 (33.33%) jQuery
6 6 (28.57%) XML
7 5 (23.81%) Java EE
7 5 (23.81%) Spring MVC
7 5 (23.81%) JSP
7 5 (23.81%) Servlets
8 4 (19.05%) Web Services
9 3 (14.29%) EJB
9 3 (14.29%) HTML
10 2 (9.52%) XSLT
10 2 (9.52%) JMS
10 2 (9.52%) REST
10 2 (9.52%) SOAP
11 1 (4.76%) CSS
11 1 (4.76%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Open Source
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) UNIX
3 1 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) MVC
3 5 (23.81%) SOA
3 5 (23.81%) Unit Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (9.52%) Validation
5 2 (9.52%) OO
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.52%) TDD
6 1 (4.76%) BDD
6 1 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (4.76%) Android Development
6 1 (4.76%) OOD
6 1 (4.76%) OOP
6 1 (4.76%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) Java
2 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) Groovy
3 1 (4.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Sun Certification
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) Sun
3 4 (19.05%) JBoss