The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had J2EE Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
J2EE Developer
Rank 539 487 468
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -19
Contract jobs requiring a J2EE Developer 104 124 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.23% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.24% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 81 99
Median daily rate £400 £413 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +4.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £325 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Median hourly rate £33.20 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.20 - -

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
50823 51340 50433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.71% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 33235 31856 31169
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1467 2031 2115
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured J2EE Developer in the job title.

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 31 May 2016.

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 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -28 99 £400 - 31
East of England +10 30 £310 -22.50% 4
Essex +2 24 £220 -45.00%
London -33 20 £423 -11.05% 12
West Midlands - 12 £400 - 1
North West -19 10 £400 +1.58% 3
South East -19 10 £413 +11.86% 7
Basildon +6 9 £240 -40.00%
Yorkshire +5 7 £450 +20.00% 2
Manchester -12 7 £365 -8.75% 3
Derbyshire +14 6 £450 +5.88%
East Midlands +11 6 £450 +5.88% 1
Hertfordshire +8 6 £350 -6.66% 3
Birmingham - 6 £466 - 1
Kent - 5 - - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 5 - - 1
South West -5 4 £463 +15.62% 1
Coventry - 4 £400 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £488 - 1
Chester -4 3 £400 +6.66%
Cheshire -10 3 £400 +3.22%
South Yorkshire - 3 £425 - 1
Halifax - 3 £450 -
City of London +36 2 £563 +15.38% 3
Berkshire -3 2 £375 +7.14%
Somerset - 2 - -
Slough - 2 £375 -
Scotland - 2 £325 - 3
South Wales +13 1 £350 -24.32% 1
Wales +12 1 £350 -24.32% 1

J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, J2EE Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring J2EE Developer in the job title.

1 172 (100.00%) J2EE
2 161 (93.60%) Java
3 111 (64.53%) Agile Software Development
4 102 (59.30%) Spring
5 68 (39.53%) Hibernate
6 61 (35.47%) TDD
7 60 (34.88%) JSP
8 56 (32.56%) JavaScript
9 49 (28.49%) HTML
9 49 (28.49%) Web Services
9 49 (28.49%) XML
10 43 (25.00%) Oracle
11 41 (23.84%) SQL
12 39 (22.67%) SQL Server
13 34 (19.77%) SOAP
14 33 (19.19%) Scrum
15 32 (18.60%) Maven
16 28 (16.28%) WebSphere
16 28 (16.28%) Servlets
16 28 (16.28%) REST
17 26 (15.12%) JUnit
18 25 (14.53%) HTML5
19 24 (13.95%) JSF
19 24 (13.95%) CSS
19 24 (13.95%) Eclipse
20 22 (12.79%) Linux
21 21 (12.21%) AngularJS
21 21 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
22 20 (11.63%) OO
22 20 (11.63%) JDBC

J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (16.28%) WebSphere
2 18 (10.47%) JBoss
3 16 (9.30%) Tomcat
4 13 (7.56%) WebLogic
5 11 (6.40%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (2.91%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (2.33%) Node.js
8 3 (1.74%) Apache
8 3 (1.74%) CMS
9 2 (1.16%) Commerce Server
9 2 (1.16%) Liferay
9 2 (1.16%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.58%) WebSphere Portal
10 1 (0.58%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (1.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.74%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.16%) Maximo
3 1 (0.58%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.49%) SaaS
2 5 (2.91%) Bluemix
3 4 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.65%) HTTP
1 8 (4.65%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.33%) Internet
2 4 (2.33%) SSL
3 2 (1.16%) Network Security
3 2 (1.16%) SNMP
4 1 (0.58%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (22.67%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.14%) DB2
2 14 (8.14%) MySQL
3 12 (6.98%) Relational Database
4 9 (5.23%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (4.07%) MongoDB
6 6 (3.49%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.91%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.16%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.16%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.58%) DB2 UDB
10 1 (0.58%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle OWB
10 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 32 (18.60%) Maven
2 26 (15.12%) JUnit
3 24 (13.95%) Eclipse
4 17 (9.88%) Ant
5 15 (8.72%) JIRA
6 14 (8.14%) AccuRev
7 11 (6.40%) Selenium
8 9 (5.23%) Subversion
9 8 (4.65%) Git (software)
10 6 (3.49%) Jenkins
11 5 (2.91%) CruiseControl
12 3 (1.74%) JProfiler
12 3 (1.74%) StarTeam
13 2 (1.16%) Mockito
13 2 (1.16%) SoapUI
14 1 (0.58%) Appium
14 1 (0.58%) Artifactory
14 1 (0.58%) Hudson
14 1 (0.58%) Vagrant
14 1 (0.58%) VisualVM
General
1 16 (9.30%) Finance
2 11 (6.40%) Banking
3 7 (4.07%) Automotive
4 5 (2.91%) Retail
5 4 (2.33%) Marketing
6 3 (1.74%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.16%) Back Office
7 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.58%) Front Office
8 1 (0.58%) Legal
8 1 (0.58%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (100.00%) J2EE
2 102 (59.30%) Spring
3 68 (39.53%) Hibernate
4 60 (34.88%) JSP
5 49 (28.49%) HTML
5 49 (28.49%) Web Services
5 49 (28.49%) XML
6 34 (19.77%) SOAP
7 28 (16.28%) REST
7 28 (16.28%) Servlets
8 25 (14.53%) HTML5
9 24 (13.95%) CSS
9 24 (13.95%) JSF
10 21 (12.21%) AngularJS
11 20 (11.63%) JDBC
11 20 (11.63%) Struts
12 18 (10.47%) JMS
13 16 (9.30%) RESTful
14 15 (8.72%) jQuery
14 15 (8.72%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.23%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.74%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.16%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.16%) Fintech
5 2 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.16%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.58%) Derivative
6 1 (0.58%) Equities
6 1 (0.58%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.58%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.79%) Linux
2 10 (5.81%) Unix
3 9 (5.23%) zOS
4 3 (1.74%) Windows
5 1 (0.58%) Android
5 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (64.53%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (35.47%) TDD
3 33 (19.19%) Scrum
4 20 (11.63%) OO
5 17 (9.88%) E-Commerce
6 16 (9.30%) UML
7 15 (8.72%) SOA
8 14 (8.14%) Unit Testing
9 11 (6.40%) Front End Development
9 11 (6.40%) Open Source
10 10 (5.81%) Software Engineering
10 10 (5.81%) Use Case
11 9 (5.23%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (5.23%) MVC
11 9 (5.23%) OOA/OOD
12 8 (4.65%) Software Architecture
13 7 (4.07%) AOP
13 7 (4.07%) BDD
13 7 (4.07%) Kanban
13 7 (4.07%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 161 (93.60%) Java
2 56 (32.56%) JavaScript
3 41 (23.84%) SQL
4 8 (4.65%) PL/SQL
5 5 (2.91%) AspectJ
6 3 (1.74%) Groovy
6 3 (1.74%) PHP
6 3 (1.74%) Scala
6 3 (1.74%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.16%) C
7 2 (1.16%) C#
7 2 (1.16%) Clojure
7 2 (1.16%) Python
7 2 (1.16%) SQR
8 1 (0.58%) C++
8 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (10.47%) Sun Certification
2 11 (6.40%) Degree
3 9 (5.23%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.74%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.16%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.58%) Puppet
Vendors
1 43 (25.00%) Oracle
2 11 (6.40%) IBM
3 8 (4.65%) hybris
4 7 (4.07%) Sun
5 6 (3.49%) Adobe
6 3 (1.74%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.74%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.16%) ATG
7 2 (1.16%) WSO2
8 1 (0.58%) BEA
8 1 (0.58%) Misys
8 1 (0.58%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.58%) Remedy
8 1 (0.58%) Sybase
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