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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 250 217 224
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 7 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.075% 0.25% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.27% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 10
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£368 £388 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.16% +15.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £431 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £323
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +16.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
8589 8433 7582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.89% 91.87% 92.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4862 4653 3861
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 443 589
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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
Buckinghamshire 0 3 £370 +39.62% 2
Berkshire +6 1 £350 +21.73%
Hampshire -2 1 £225 -41.93% 1
Java/J2EE Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 20 (100.00%) Java
1 20 (100.00%) J2EE
2 15 (75.00%) Spring
3 12 (60.00%) Hibernate
4 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
5 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (40.00%) MVC
6 8 (40.00%) jQuery
7 7 (35.00%) Spring MVC
7 7 (35.00%) Maven
8 6 (30.00%) Java EE
8 6 (30.00%) TDD
8 6 (30.00%) HTML
8 6 (30.00%) CSS
8 6 (30.00%) Linux
8 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
9 5 (25.00%) Subversion
9 5 (25.00%) REST
9 5 (25.00%) JSP
9 5 (25.00%) SOAP
9 5 (25.00%) Oracle
9 5 (25.00%) Scrum
10 4 (20.00%) Finance
10 4 (20.00%) Struts
10 4 (20.00%) Web Services
10 4 (20.00%) XML
10 4 (20.00%) Servlets
10 4 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
10 4 (20.00%) OO
10 4 (20.00%) Eclipse

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (15.00%) Apache
3 2 (10.00%) JBoss
3 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.00%) Liferay
4 1 (5.00%) Alfresco
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Maven
2 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (25.00%) Subversion
4 4 (20.00%) Eclipse
5 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (15.00%) IntelliJ
5 3 (15.00%) JUnit
6 2 (10.00%) Log4j
7 1 (5.00%) Gradle
7 1 (5.00%) Grunt
7 1 (5.00%) WebStorm
7 1 (5.00%) JIRA
7 1 (5.00%) Ant
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) J2EE
2 15 (75.00%) Spring
3 12 (60.00%) Hibernate
4 8 (40.00%) jQuery
5 7 (35.00%) Spring MVC
6 6 (30.00%) Java EE
6 6 (30.00%) HTML
6 6 (30.00%) CSS
7 5 (25.00%) REST
7 5 (25.00%) JSP
7 5 (25.00%) SOAP
8 4 (20.00%) Struts
8 4 (20.00%) Web Services
8 4 (20.00%) XML
8 4 (20.00%) Servlets
9 3 (15.00%) RESTful
9 3 (15.00%) HTML5
9 3 (15.00%) JMS
10 2 (10.00%) DHTML
10 2 (10.00%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
2 2 (10.00%) Wiki
2 2 (10.00%) Blog
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (5.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) UNIX
3 1 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) MVC
3 6 (30.00%) TDD
4 5 (25.00%) Scrum
5 4 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
5 4 (20.00%) OO
5 4 (20.00%) Open Source
5 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (15.00%) Kanban
7 2 (10.00%) SOA
7 2 (10.00%) Pair Programming
7 2 (10.00%) Software Architecture
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Use Case
8 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Software Delivery
8 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco
2 2 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) GigaSpaces
3 1 (5.00%) Axway
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
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