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 5 August 2015 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 253 235 224
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 12 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.21% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 15
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £429 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
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%
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
8889 8556 7971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.27% 91.83% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5298 4669 4164
Average daily rate £375 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £213 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 403 415 532
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -4.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 5 August 2015.

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 5 August 2015. 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
West Sussex - 4 £350 - 1
Hampshire -5 3 £301 -22.25%
Oxfordshire - 3 £425 -
Berkshire -1 1 £350 +25.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -9 1 - -
Java/J2EE Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 23 (100.00%) Java
1 23 (100.00%) J2EE
2 14 (60.87%) Spring
3 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
3 12 (52.17%) Oracle
3 12 (52.17%) Web Services
4 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (43.48%) HTML
6 9 (39.13%) Tomcat
7 8 (34.78%) CSS
8 7 (30.43%) Hibernate
9 6 (26.09%) SQL
9 6 (26.09%) XML
9 6 (26.09%) UML
9 6 (26.09%) JSP
9 6 (26.09%) Java EE
9 6 (26.09%) jQuery
9 6 (26.09%) HTML5
10 5 (21.74%) AngularJS
10 5 (21.74%) SOAP
10 5 (21.74%) Struts
10 5 (21.74%) JBoss
10 5 (21.74%) JDBC
10 5 (21.74%) MySQL
10 5 (21.74%) HTTP
10 5 (21.74%) Scrum
10 5 (21.74%) TDD
11 4 (17.39%) OCPJWCD
11 4 (17.39%) OCPJP
11 4 (17.39%) OCMJD

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 9 (39.13%) Tomcat
2 5 (21.74%) JBoss
3 3 (13.04%) Confluence
4 2 (8.70%) Apache
5 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
5 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) HTTP
2 3 (13.04%) Intranet
3 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) MySQL
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.70%) DB2
3 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
3 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
1 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.04%) JUnit
2 3 (13.04%) JIRA
3 2 (8.70%) Maven
3 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.35%) IntelliJ
4 1 (4.35%) Log4j
4 1 (4.35%) WebStorm
4 1 (4.35%) Grunt
4 1 (4.35%) Ant
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
1 3 (13.04%) Publishing
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) J2EE
2 14 (60.87%) Spring
3 12 (52.17%) Web Services
4 10 (43.48%) HTML
5 8 (34.78%) CSS
6 7 (30.43%) Hibernate
7 6 (26.09%) XML
7 6 (26.09%) JSP
7 6 (26.09%) Java EE
7 6 (26.09%) jQuery
7 6 (26.09%) HTML5
8 5 (21.74%) AngularJS
8 5 (21.74%) JDBC
8 5 (21.74%) SOAP
8 5 (21.74%) Struts
9 4 (17.39%) JMS
9 4 (17.39%) Ajax
9 4 (17.39%) Servlets
9 4 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (17.39%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) GIS
1 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
3 1 (4.35%) Wiki
3 1 (4.35%) Blog
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) UML
3 5 (21.74%) Scrum
3 5 (21.74%) TDD
4 4 (17.39%) Web Development
4 4 (17.39%) Integration Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (17.39%) Multithreading
5 3 (13.04%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (13.04%) OO
5 3 (13.04%) Computer Security
5 3 (13.04%) Kanban
5 3 (13.04%) Open Source
5 3 (13.04%) BDD
6 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.70%) Software Delivery
6 2 (8.70%) Software Architecture
6 2 (8.70%) RUP
6 2 (8.70%) SOA
6 2 (8.70%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
3 6 (26.09%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) OCPJWCD
1 4 (17.39%) OCPJP
1 4 (17.39%) OCMJD
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (8.70%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) Sun
3 3 (13.04%) Progress
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) Axway