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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 227 230 225
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 17 8 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.093% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.10% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 8
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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 £286 £305 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £325 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £46.50
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
8510 7978 8958
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.49% 92.72% 92.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4704 4273 4115
Average daily rate £360 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £218 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 438 486 609
Average hourly rate £16.49 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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
Oxfordshire - 9 £350 - 1
Berkshire +13 4 £300 - 1
Surrey -9 2 £500 +53.84% 3
Buckinghamshire - 2 £280 - 1
East Sussex - - - - 2
Hampshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Java/J2EE Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 28 (71.79%) Spring
3 19 (48.72%) Hibernate
3 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (46.15%) MVC
4 18 (46.15%) Oracle
5 15 (38.46%) Web Services
6 14 (35.90%) XML
7 13 (33.33%) TDD
7 13 (33.33%) Spring MVC
7 13 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (30.77%) SQL
8 12 (30.77%) HTML
9 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
10 9 (23.08%) JUnit
10 9 (23.08%) Struts
10 9 (23.08%) Linux
10 9 (23.08%) XSLT
10 9 (23.08%) Maven
10 9 (23.08%) BDD
11 8 (20.51%) SOA
11 8 (20.51%) Eclipse
12 7 (17.95%) JBoss
12 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
13 6 (15.38%) MySQL
13 6 (15.38%) JSP
13 6 (15.38%) jQuery
13 6 (15.38%) Unit Testing
14 5 (12.82%) Integration Testing

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.56%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.38%) MySQL
3 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) JUnit
1 9 (23.08%) Maven
2 8 (20.51%) Eclipse
3 4 (10.26%) Subversion
3 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
4 3 (7.69%) Selenium
5 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.13%) Hudson
6 1 (2.56%) Mockito
6 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.56%) jMock
6 1 (2.56%) IntelliJ
6 1 (2.56%) Toad
6 1 (2.56%) NetBeans
General
1 3 (7.69%) Publishing
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
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 28 (71.79%) Spring
3 19 (48.72%) Hibernate
4 15 (38.46%) Web Services
5 14 (35.90%) XML
6 13 (33.33%) Spring MVC
7 12 (30.77%) HTML
8 9 (23.08%) Struts
8 9 (23.08%) XSLT
9 6 (15.38%) JSP
9 6 (15.38%) jQuery
10 5 (12.82%) Servlets
11 4 (10.26%) JMS
11 4 (10.26%) SOAP
11 4 (10.26%) EJB
11 4 (10.26%) Java EE
12 3 (7.69%) REST
13 2 (5.13%) CSS
13 2 (5.13%) RESTful
14 1 (2.56%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Open Source
1 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.13%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (5.13%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.56%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Linux
2 4 (10.26%) UNIX
3 3 (7.69%) Android
4 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (46.15%) MVC
3 13 (33.33%) TDD
3 13 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (23.08%) BDD
5 8 (20.51%) SOA
6 6 (15.38%) Unit Testing
7 5 (12.82%) Integration Testing
7 5 (12.82%) Test Automation
7 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
8 4 (10.26%) OO
9 3 (7.69%) Scrum
10 2 (5.13%) Validation
10 2 (5.13%) Pair Programming
10 2 (5.13%) OOP
10 2 (5.13%) Low Latency
11 1 (2.56%) Digital Marketing
11 1 (2.56%) Android Development
11 1 (2.56%) Mobile Application Development
11 1 (2.56%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (30.77%) SQL
3 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.69%) Groovy
5 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.13%) Scala
6 1 (2.56%) COBOL
6 1 (2.56%) JCL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
1 5 (12.82%) Sun Certification
2 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) Oracle
2 7 (17.95%) JBoss
3 5 (12.82%) Sun
4 1 (2.56%) SAP