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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 241 220 198
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 8 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.087% 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.21% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 5
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£306 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £32.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year
-7.81% -31.18%
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
8378 7708 7024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.36% 91.51% 91.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4519 4013 3379
Average daily rate £375 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 452 616
Average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.55 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 28 January 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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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
East Sussex - 5 - - 1
Berkshire -5 3 £306 +2.08% 3
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Kent - - - - 2
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 2
Java/J2EE Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 27 (100.00%) Java
1 27 (100.00%) J2EE
2 17 (62.96%) Spring
3 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (51.85%) TDD
4 14 (51.85%) MVC
5 13 (48.15%) Oracle
5 13 (48.15%) Spring MVC
5 13 (48.15%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (44.44%) Web Services
7 11 (40.74%) XML
7 11 (40.74%) HTML
8 9 (33.33%) XSLT
8 9 (33.33%) SQL
8 9 (33.33%) BDD
9 6 (22.22%) Linux
9 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
10 5 (18.52%) Hibernate
10 5 (18.52%) SOA
10 5 (18.52%) SOAP
10 5 (18.52%) Integration Testing
10 5 (18.52%) Subversion
10 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
11 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
11 4 (14.81%) Smart Meter
11 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
11 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
11 4 (14.81%) jQuery
11 4 (14.81%) REST
11 4 (14.81%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 4 (14.81%) JBoss
2 2 (7.41%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.70%) Liferay
3 1 (3.70%) Alfresco
3 1 (3.70%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
1 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
1 2 (7.41%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Subversion
2 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.81%) Maven
3 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.41%) JUnit
4 1 (3.70%) JIRA
4 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.70%) IntelliJ
4 1 (3.70%) jMock
4 1 (3.70%) Hudson
4 1 (3.70%) Gradle
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Publishing
3 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.41%) Electronics
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.41%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Spanish Language
4 1 (3.70%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) J2EE
2 17 (62.96%) Spring
3 13 (48.15%) Spring MVC
4 12 (44.44%) Web Services
5 11 (40.74%) XML
5 11 (40.74%) HTML
6 9 (33.33%) XSLT
7 5 (18.52%) Hibernate
7 5 (18.52%) SOAP
8 4 (14.81%) jQuery
8 4 (14.81%) REST
8 4 (14.81%) Java EE
9 3 (11.11%) RESTful
10 2 (7.41%) Apache Camel
10 2 (7.41%) JMS
10 2 (7.41%) Struts
11 1 (3.70%) SAML
11 1 (3.70%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Smart Meter
1 4 (14.81%) Open Source
2 2 (7.41%) DTV
3 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.41%) Android
2 2 (7.41%) UNIX
3 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) TDD
2 14 (51.85%) MVC
3 13 (48.15%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (33.33%) BDD
5 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 5 (18.52%) SOA
6 5 (18.52%) Integration Testing
6 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
7 4 (14.81%) Low Latency
8 3 (11.11%) Pair Programming
9 2 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (7.41%) OOP
9 2 (7.41%) OO
9 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
10 1 (3.70%) Scrum
10 1 (3.70%) Migration
10 1 (3.70%) ITIL
10 1 (3.70%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) Groovy
5 1 (3.70%) COBOL
5 1 (3.70%) JCL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) GigaSpaces
3 1 (3.70%) TIBCO