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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 253 232 221
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 14 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 9
Average daily rate
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£313 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £264 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £430 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - £27.50
Java/J2EE Developer
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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
9227 8947 7837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.70% 91.89% 92.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5072 4916 3900
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 474 613
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £48.33 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Berkshire +5 3 £225 -24.68% 2
Buckinghamshire +5 3 £370 +39.62% 2
Middlesex - 2 £273 -
East Sussex -7 1 - -
Hampshire -8 1 £225 -35.71% 1
Kent - - - - 2
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Java/J2EE Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 21 (100.00%) Java
1 21 (100.00%) J2EE
2 15 (71.43%) Spring
3 11 (52.38%) Hibernate
4 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
5 7 (33.33%) HTML
5 7 (33.33%) Maven
5 7 (33.33%) MVC
5 7 (33.33%) jQuery
6 6 (28.57%) Java EE
6 6 (28.57%) Spring MVC
6 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 6 (28.57%) TDD
6 6 (28.57%) CSS
6 6 (28.57%) SOAP
6 6 (28.57%) Linux
7 5 (23.81%) Web Services
7 5 (23.81%) JSP
7 5 (23.81%) Subversion
7 5 (23.81%) Scrum
7 5 (23.81%) Finance
7 5 (23.81%) REST
8 4 (19.05%) RESTful
8 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (19.05%) Open Source
8 4 (19.05%) Servlets
8 4 (19.05%) Struts
8 4 (19.05%) Oracle
8 4 (19.05%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (19.05%) Tomcat
2 3 (14.29%) Apache
3 2 (9.52%) JBoss
3 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.76%) Alfresco
4 1 (4.76%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) HTTP
1 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) DB2
2 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Maven
2 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 5 (23.81%) Subversion
4 4 (19.05%) Eclipse
5 3 (14.29%) IntelliJ
5 3 (14.29%) JUnit
5 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 2 (9.52%) Log4j
7 1 (4.76%) Ant
7 1 (4.76%) Gradle
7 1 (4.76%) JIRA
7 1 (4.76%) WebStorm
7 1 (4.76%) Grunt
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) J2EE
2 15 (71.43%) Spring
3 11 (52.38%) Hibernate
4 7 (33.33%) jQuery
4 7 (33.33%) HTML
5 6 (28.57%) CSS
5 6 (28.57%) SOAP
5 6 (28.57%) Spring MVC
5 6 (28.57%) Java EE
6 5 (23.81%) REST
6 5 (23.81%) Web Services
6 5 (23.81%) JSP
7 4 (19.05%) Servlets
7 4 (19.05%) XML
7 4 (19.05%) Struts
7 4 (19.05%) RESTful
8 3 (14.29%) HTML5
8 3 (14.29%) JMS
9 2 (9.52%) JDBC
9 2 (9.52%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Open Source
2 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (9.52%) Wiki
3 2 (9.52%) Blog
3 2 (9.52%) User Experience
4 1 (4.76%) DTV
4 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) UNIX
3 1 (4.76%) Solaris
3 1 (4.76%) Android
3 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) MVC
3 6 (28.57%) TDD
4 5 (23.81%) Scrum
5 4 (19.05%) OOA/OOD
5 4 (19.05%) OO
5 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (14.29%) Kanban
6 3 (14.29%) SOA
7 2 (9.52%) Pair Programming
7 2 (9.52%) Use Case
7 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Software Architecture
7 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.76%) Functional Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.76%) Software Delivery
8 1 (4.76%) UML
8 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
3 3 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco
2 2 (9.52%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) TIBCO
3 1 (4.76%) Axway
3 1 (4.76%) GigaSpaces
3 1 (4.76%) Mashery
3 1 (4.76%) SAP