The table below looks at the statistics for the J2EE Applications Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE Applications Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
J2EE Application Developer
Rank 626 605 581
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -24
Contract jobs requiring a J2EE Applications Developer 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.008% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.008% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Average daily rate £450 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48598 48731 45782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.48% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31271 30416 27107
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1757 1902 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

J2EE Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2EE Applications Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

J2EE Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

J2EE Applications Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2EE Applications Developer within the UK.

J2EE Applications Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

J2EE Applications Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing J2EE Applications Developer within the UK.

J2EE Applications Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

J2EE Applications Developer
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE Applications Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 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
Manchester - 1 £450 -
North West - 1 £450 -
England - 1 £450 -

J2EE Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited J2EE Applications 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 J2EE Applications Developer in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) JSP
2 4 (80.00%) Servlets
2 4 (80.00%) Ant
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (60.00%) User Stories
3 3 (60.00%) Rally
3 3 (60.00%) FindBugs
3 3 (60.00%) System Testing
3 3 (60.00%) AccuRev
3 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (60.00%) JUnit
3 3 (60.00%) TestDirector
3 3 (60.00%) IBM
3 3 (60.00%) JDBC
3 3 (60.00%) Struts

J2EE Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited J2EE Applications 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 J2EE Applications Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) WebFOCUS
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Ant
1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) AccuRev
2 3 (60.00%) Checkstyle
2 3 (60.00%) FindBugs
2 3 (60.00%) JUnit
2 3 (60.00%) TestDirector
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (20.00%) Maven
General
1 3 (60.00%) Automotive
1 3 (60.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) JSP
2 4 (80.00%) Servlets
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (60.00%) JDBC
3 3 (60.00%) JRules
3 3 (60.00%) Struts
3 3 (60.00%) TopLink
4 2 (40.00%) SOAP
5 1 (20.00%) Ajax
5 1 (20.00%) DHTML
5 1 (20.00%) REST
5 1 (20.00%) SPML
5 1 (20.00%) WSDL
5 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Pair Programming
3 3 (60.00%) System Testing
3 3 (60.00%) User Stories
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
5 1 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (20.00%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) OCPJP
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) IBM
3 3 (60.00%) Rally
4 1 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) Sun