The table below looks at the statistics for the J2EE 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
J2EE Developer
Rank 559 541 532
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -9
Contract jobs requiring a J2EE Developer 52 59 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.11% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.12% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 34 24
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£350 £325 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -11.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £280 £368
% change year-on-year
+33.92% -23.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.45 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 - £32.50

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
52776 50579 47249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.50% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33542 30709 27642
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1943 1998 2143
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

J2EE Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

J2EE Developer
Daily Rate Trend

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

J2EE Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

J2EE Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

J2EE Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

J2EE Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

J2EE Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

J2EE Developer
Top 21 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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
England -16 51 £350 +11.11% 19
London +13 31 £350 -15.15% 4
East of England +6 11 £375 +41.50% 6
Essex - 9 £375 - 1
Basildon - 6 £400 -
South East -31 5 £350 +16.66% 2
West Sussex - 4 £350 - 1
Horsham - 4 £350 -
City of London -1 3 £338 +3.84% 1
Docklands, London - 3 - -
Canary Wharf - 3 £350 -
North West -19 2 £450 - 4
Manchester - 2 £450 - 1
Buckinghamshire -11 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire -13 1 £390 - 2
West Yorkshire -21 1 £338 +3.84% 2
Yorkshire -25 1 £338 +22.72% 2
Watford - 1 £390 - 1
Ipswich - 1 £350 -
Brentwood - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 £350 -

J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited 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 J2EE Developer in their job title.

1 89 (100.00%) J2EE
2 79 (88.76%) Java
3 45 (50.56%) Spring
4 37 (41.57%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (40.45%) Hibernate
5 36 (40.45%) Web Services
6 31 (34.83%) HTML
7 26 (29.21%) Oracle
8 25 (28.09%) SQL
9 22 (24.72%) JavaScript
10 21 (23.60%) Finance
11 20 (22.47%) TDD
11 20 (22.47%) JSP
12 19 (21.35%) XML
12 19 (21.35%) HTML5
13 18 (20.22%) SQL Server
14 17 (19.10%) SOAP
15 16 (17.98%) Servlets
15 16 (17.98%) OO
15 16 (17.98%) Maven
15 16 (17.98%) MVC
16 15 (16.85%) Tomcat
17 14 (15.73%) JBoss
17 14 (15.73%) CSS
17 14 (15.73%) Scrum
17 14 (15.73%) Spring MVC
17 14 (15.73%) JPA
18 13 (14.61%) Dojo
18 13 (14.61%) REST
18 13 (14.61%) JUnit

J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited 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 J2EE Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (16.85%) Tomcat
2 14 (15.73%) JBoss
3 11 (12.36%) WebSphere
4 6 (6.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (5.62%) Apache
6 4 (4.49%) WebLogic
6 4 (4.49%) CMS
7 2 (2.25%) Magnolia
7 2 (2.25%) WildFly
7 2 (2.25%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (1.12%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (1.12%) MQSI
8 1 (1.12%) GlassFish
8 1 (1.12%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.12%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (1.12%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) MS Office
1 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.37%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (2.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.37%) LDAP
1 3 (3.37%) HTTP
2 2 (2.25%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.74%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.49%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.37%) MySQL
4 3 (3.37%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.25%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.12%) JasperReports
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (1.12%) Jackrabbit
6 1 (1.12%) Informix
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (17.98%) Maven
2 13 (14.61%) JUnit
3 9 (10.11%) Ant
4 7 (7.87%) Git (software)
5 5 (5.62%) Mockito
5 5 (5.62%) Eclipse
6 4 (4.49%) Subversion
6 4 (4.49%) JProfiler
6 4 (4.49%) AccuRev
6 4 (4.49%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.37%) VisualVM
7 3 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (3.37%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 3 (3.37%) IntelliJ
8 2 (2.25%) Log4j
8 2 (2.25%) NUnit
8 2 (2.25%) Moq
8 2 (2.25%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.25%) Selenium
9 1 (1.12%) WebStorm
General
1 21 (23.60%) Finance
2 9 (10.11%) Banking
3 4 (4.49%) Retail
4 3 (3.37%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.37%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.25%) Front Office
6 1 (1.12%) Back Office
6 1 (1.12%) Automotive
6 1 (1.12%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (100.00%) J2EE
2 45 (50.56%) Spring
3 36 (40.45%) Hibernate
3 36 (40.45%) Web Services
4 31 (34.83%) HTML
5 20 (22.47%) JSP
6 19 (21.35%) XML
6 19 (21.35%) HTML5
7 17 (19.10%) SOAP
8 16 (17.98%) Servlets
9 14 (15.73%) CSS
9 14 (15.73%) Spring MVC
9 14 (15.73%) JPA
10 13 (14.61%) Dojo
10 13 (14.61%) REST
11 12 (13.48%) Struts
12 9 (10.11%) JDBC
12 9 (10.11%) JSF
12 9 (10.11%) RESTful
13 8 (8.99%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.11%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (7.87%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.49%) GIS
4 2 (2.25%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.25%) Wiki
4 2 (2.25%) Blog
4 2 (2.25%) User Experience
4 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.25%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.12%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.12%) Derivative
5 1 (1.12%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.11%) Linux
2 7 (7.87%) UNIX
3 3 (3.37%) Windows
4 1 (1.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (41.57%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (22.47%) TDD
3 16 (17.98%) MVC
3 16 (17.98%) OO
4 14 (15.73%) Scrum
5 8 (8.99%) Multithreading
5 8 (8.99%) BDD
6 7 (7.87%) Kanban
7 6 (6.74%) OOA/OOD
7 6 (6.74%) UML
7 6 (6.74%) Open Source
7 6 (6.74%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (6.74%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (5.62%) E-Commerce
8 5 (5.62%) Web Development
9 4 (4.49%) Unit Testing
9 4 (4.49%) OOP
9 4 (4.49%) OOD
9 4 (4.49%) SOA
9 4 (4.49%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 79 (88.76%) Java
2 25 (28.09%) SQL
3 22 (24.72%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.49%) Scala
5 3 (3.37%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.25%) ANSI SQL
6 2 (2.25%) Python
6 2 (2.25%) C#
7 1 (1.12%) Ruby
7 1 (1.12%) Groovy
7 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (10.11%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.87%) Degree
3 4 (4.49%) OCPJWCD
3 4 (4.49%) OCPJP
3 4 (4.49%) OCMJD
4 3 (3.37%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.37%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.25%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (2.25%) Sun Certification
6 1 (1.12%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.25%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.12%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 3 (3.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (29.21%) Oracle
2 9 (10.11%) IBM
3 6 (6.74%) Adobe
4 4 (4.49%) Sun
4 4 (4.49%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.37%) Sybase
6 2 (2.25%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.25%) Axway
6 2 (2.25%) Cisco
7 1 (1.12%) hybris
7 1 (1.12%) ATG
7 1 (1.12%) Informatica
7 1 (1.12%) Cognos
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