The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Java/J2EE Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 253 262 234
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 7 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.084% 0.12% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.13% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 16
Median daily rate £475 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £381 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £389 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.32% +11.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +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
7800 9372 8783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.69% 94.77% 94.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4751 5634 4840
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 386 438 463
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +17.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.76 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Java/J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Java/J2EE Developer in the job title.

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 30 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire - 3 £475 - 2
East Sussex - 2 £300 -
Buckinghamshire +17 1 - - 1
West Sussex +2 1 £550 +46.66%
Java/J2EE Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Java/J2EE Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Java/J2EE Developer in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Java
1 19 (100.00%) J2EE
2 18 (94.74%) Spring
3 13 (68.42%) Maven
4 12 (63.16%) JSON
5 10 (52.63%) Git (software)
5 10 (52.63%) Tomcat
6 9 (47.37%) MySQL
6 9 (47.37%) SQL
6 9 (47.37%) Linux
7 8 (42.11%) XML
7 8 (42.11%) Ant
7 8 (42.11%) OOP
7 8 (42.11%) JIRA
7 8 (42.11%) Scrum
8 7 (36.84%) RUP
8 7 (36.84%) Subversion
8 7 (36.84%) AspectJ
8 7 (36.84%) AOP
8 7 (36.84%) OOD
8 7 (36.84%) Eclipse
8 7 (36.84%) IBM
8 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
8 7 (36.84%) UML
8 7 (36.84%) JDBC
8 7 (36.84%) JSP
8 7 (36.84%) Servlets
8 7 (36.84%) Cloud Foundry
8 7 (36.84%) Bluemix
8 7 (36.84%) IBM Cloud

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (52.63%) Tomcat
2 7 (36.84%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (10.53%) Jetty
4 1 (5.26%) Confluence
4 1 (5.26%) Documentum
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Bluemix
1 7 (36.84%) IBM Cloud
2 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.26%) GitHub
3 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (10.53%) SQLite
3 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (68.42%) Maven
2 10 (52.63%) Git (software)
3 8 (42.11%) Ant
3 8 (42.11%) JIRA
4 7 (36.84%) Eclipse
4 7 (36.84%) Subversion
5 4 (21.05%) JUnit
6 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
6 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
6 2 (10.53%) TestNG
7 1 (5.26%) Gradle
7 1 (5.26%) Selenium
7 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
7 1 (5.26%) SonarQube
7 1 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (5.26%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Publishing
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) J2EE
2 18 (94.74%) Spring
3 12 (63.16%) JSON
4 8 (42.11%) XML
5 7 (36.84%) JDBC
5 7 (36.84%) JSP
5 7 (36.84%) Servlets
6 6 (31.58%) RESTful
7 3 (15.79%) JMS
7 3 (15.79%) Spring MVC
8 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
8 2 (10.53%) HTML
8 2 (10.53%) JPA
8 2 (10.53%) Web Services
9 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
9 1 (5.26%) CSS
9 1 (5.26%) JAX-RS
9 1 (5.26%) RAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (10.53%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (5.26%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) OOP
1 8 (42.11%) Scrum
2 7 (36.84%) AOP
2 7 (36.84%) OOD
2 7 (36.84%) RUP
2 7 (36.84%) UML
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) MVC
4 3 (15.79%) Use Case
5 2 (10.53%) ITSM
5 2 (10.53%) TDD
5 2 (10.53%) Web Development
6 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.26%) BDD
6 1 (5.26%) Document Management
6 1 (5.26%) Kanban
6 1 (5.26%) Logistics
6 1 (5.26%) OO
6 1 (5.26%) Open Source
6 1 (5.26%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 7 (36.84%) AspectJ
3 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) IBM
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
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