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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 275 246 236
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 6 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.062% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.15% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 9
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
9192 9389 8785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.43% 94.30% 94.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5590 5141 4824
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 455 482
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £12.33 £11.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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
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 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Buckinghamshire +13 5 £325 -12.16%
Kent - 1 - - 1
Java/J2EE Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 36 (100.00%) Java
1 36 (100.00%) J2EE
2 30 (83.33%) Spring
3 26 (72.22%) Hibernate
4 22 (61.11%) JavaScript
5 21 (58.33%) Struts
6 19 (52.78%) JSP
6 19 (52.78%) Servlets
6 19 (52.78%) Oracle
7 17 (47.22%) JMS
8 16 (44.44%) XML
8 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (41.67%) Maven
10 14 (38.89%) HTML
11 13 (36.11%) JDBC
11 13 (36.11%) OO
11 13 (36.11%) TCP/IP
12 12 (33.33%) HTTP
12 12 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
12 12 (33.33%) CSS
12 12 (33.33%) DHTML
12 12 (33.33%) Use Case
12 12 (33.33%) Open Source
12 12 (33.33%) Software Architecture
13 11 (30.56%) JUnit
14 9 (25.00%) Tomcat
14 9 (25.00%) Unit Testing
15 8 (22.22%) Web Services
15 8 (22.22%) Scrum
16 7 (19.44%) Validation

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (13.89%) JBoss
3 2 (5.56%) Jetty
4 1 (2.78%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 13 (36.11%) TCP/IP
2 12 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (8.33%) MySQL
4 2 (5.56%) SQLite
5 1 (2.78%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (41.67%) Maven
2 11 (30.56%) JUnit
3 7 (19.44%) Selenium
4 6 (16.67%) Eclipse
4 6 (16.67%) JIRA
5 5 (13.89%) CruiseControl
6 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
7 2 (5.56%) TestNG
8 1 (2.78%) Ant
8 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 2 (5.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (100.00%) J2EE
2 30 (83.33%) Spring
3 26 (72.22%) Hibernate
4 21 (58.33%) Struts
5 19 (52.78%) JSP
5 19 (52.78%) Servlets
6 17 (47.22%) JMS
7 16 (44.44%) XML
8 14 (38.89%) HTML
9 13 (36.11%) JDBC
10 12 (33.33%) CSS
10 12 (33.33%) DHTML
11 8 (22.22%) Web Services
12 7 (19.44%) JPA
13 6 (16.67%) EJB
13 6 (16.67%) SOAP
14 5 (13.89%) EJB 3.0
14 5 (13.89%) Java EE 5
14 5 (13.89%) jQuery
14 5 (13.89%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.56%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (36.11%) OO
3 12 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
3 12 (33.33%) Open Source
3 12 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 12 (33.33%) Use Case
4 9 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 8 (22.22%) Scrum
6 7 (19.44%) Validation
7 6 (16.67%) UML
8 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
9 4 (11.11%) TDD
10 2 (5.56%) BDD
10 2 (5.56%) MVC
10 2 (5.56%) OOD
10 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
10 2 (5.56%) Web Development
11 1 (2.78%) AOP
11 1 (2.78%) Front End Development
11 1 (2.78%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.33%) SQL
4 2 (5.56%) C
5 1 (2.78%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Degree
1 7 (19.44%) Sun Certification
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) Oracle
2 7 (19.44%) Sun
3 5 (13.89%) Adobe
4 1 (2.78%) BEA
4 1 (2.78%) IBM
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