The table below looks at the statistics for the Java/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 Java/J2EE Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 228 229 214
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 18 11 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.13% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.14% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £323 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% -14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £280 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £331 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.66% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -23.52%
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 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
8530 8129 9239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.02% 92.96% 91.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4784 4329 4309
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 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 491 601
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -7.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.25 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Java/J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Java/J2EE Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Java/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 Java/J2EE Developer across the South East region.

Java/J2EE Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Java/J2EE Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer across the South East region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Java/J2EE Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Java/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 Java/J2EE Developer across the South East region.

Java/J2EE Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Java/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 Java/J2EE Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 16 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 +11 4 £300 -25.00%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £280 -
Hampshire -3 2 £295 -5.22% 1
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Surrey - - - - 3
West Sussex - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Java/J2EE Developer
England

Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 39 (100.00%) Java
1 39 (100.00%) J2EE
2 31 (79.49%) Spring
3 21 (53.85%) Hibernate
3 21 (53.85%) MVC
4 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (43.59%) Oracle
6 15 (38.46%) Web Services
6 15 (38.46%) Spring MVC
7 14 (35.90%) SQL
7 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
8 13 (33.33%) HTML
8 13 (33.33%) XML
8 13 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (30.77%) TDD
10 11 (28.21%) Linux
10 11 (28.21%) Maven
11 10 (25.64%) Struts
12 9 (23.08%) XSLT
12 9 (23.08%) jQuery
12 9 (23.08%) BDD
13 8 (20.51%) JUnit
13 8 (20.51%) JSP
13 8 (20.51%) Eclipse
14 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
14 7 (17.95%) MySQL
14 7 (17.95%) SOA
15 6 (15.38%) Unit Testing
16 5 (12.82%) Degree
16 5 (12.82%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.26%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) MySQL
1 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (28.21%) Maven
2 8 (20.51%) JUnit
2 8 (20.51%) Eclipse
3 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
3 5 (12.82%) Subversion
4 3 (7.69%) Selenium
5 2 (5.13%) Hudson
5 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.56%) Mockito
6 1 (2.56%) jMock
6 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.56%) IntelliJ
6 1 (2.56%) Toad
6 1 (2.56%) NetBeans
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
1 3 (7.69%) Publishing
2 2 (5.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Electronics
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (100.00%) J2EE
2 31 (79.49%) Spring
3 21 (53.85%) Hibernate
4 15 (38.46%) Web Services
4 15 (38.46%) Spring MVC
5 13 (33.33%) XML
5 13 (33.33%) HTML
6 10 (25.64%) Struts
7 9 (23.08%) XSLT
7 9 (23.08%) jQuery
8 8 (20.51%) JSP
9 5 (12.82%) Servlets
9 5 (12.82%) Java EE
10 4 (10.26%) SOAP
10 4 (10.26%) EJB
11 3 (7.69%) CSS
11 3 (7.69%) JMS
12 2 (5.13%) JSF
12 2 (5.13%) Ajax
12 2 (5.13%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.26%) Open Source
3 2 (5.13%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.56%) DTV
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Linux
2 4 (10.26%) UNIX
3 3 (7.69%) Android
4 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) MVC
2 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (30.77%) TDD
5 9 (23.08%) BDD
6 7 (17.95%) SOA
7 6 (15.38%) Unit Testing
8 5 (12.82%) Integration Testing
8 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
8 5 (12.82%) Scrum
8 5 (12.82%) Test Automation
9 4 (10.26%) OO
10 2 (5.13%) Validation
10 2 (5.13%) Pair Programming
11 1 (2.56%) Programme Management
11 1 (2.56%) Digital Marketing
11 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (2.56%) OOD
11 1 (2.56%) UML
11 1 (2.56%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
2 14 (35.90%) SQL
3 3 (7.69%) Groovy
4 2 (5.13%) Scala
4 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.56%) JCL
5 1 (2.56%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Sun Certification
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) Oracle
2 5 (12.82%) JBoss
2 5 (12.82%) Sun
3 1 (2.56%) SAP