The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
J2EE Developer
Rank 528 525 414
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -111
Contract jobs requiring a J2EE Developer 61 38 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.074% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.080% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 23 89
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £255 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £368 £325
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +13.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50442 47321 53607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.54% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 30616 27723 29887
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1989 2134 2724
Average hourly rate £16.56 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.37% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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 +14 57 £320 -14.66% 15
London +3 23 £413 +10.00% 7
South East -5 15 £300 -25.00% 1
City of London +29 8 £325 +14.03% 4
Buckinghamshire 0 7 £273 -24.30%
Milton Keynes -1 7 £273 -24.30%
East Midlands - 7 £265 - 2
East of England - 6 £265 - 1
West Midlands - 5 £333 -
Northamptonshire - 5 £265 - 2
Yorkshire - 5 £300 - 1
Northampton - 5 £265 - 2
Bedfordshire - 5 £265 -
Bedford - 5 £265 -
Surrey +2 3 £425 - 1
North West -2 3 - - 2
Glasgow -6 3 £450 +80.00% 2
Scotland -23 3 £450 +80.00% 2
Berkshire +7 2 £356 -
Hampshire -14 2 £295 -26.29%
South West -35 2 £396 +31.64% 1
Guildford - 2 £425 -
West Wales -7 1 - -
Swansea -9 1 - -
Wales -17 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £325 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £393 -
Leatherhead - 1 £450 - 1
Leeds - 1 £325 - 1

J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

1 130 (100.00%) J2EE
2 126 (96.92%) Java
3 87 (66.92%) Spring
4 53 (40.77%) Hibernate
5 46 (35.38%) JavaScript
6 41 (31.54%) Oracle
7 39 (30.00%) XML
8 32 (24.62%) HTML
8 32 (24.62%) Maven
9 29 (22.31%) jQuery
9 29 (22.31%) Finance
10 28 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (20.77%) MVC
12 26 (20.00%) SQL
12 26 (20.00%) UNIX
13 25 (19.23%) Eclipse
13 25 (19.23%) JSP
13 25 (19.23%) CSS
14 24 (18.46%) Struts
15 23 (17.69%) Linux
16 22 (16.92%) Web Services
17 21 (16.15%) JUnit
18 20 (15.38%) Spring MVC
19 19 (14.62%) Subversion
20 18 (13.85%) WebLogic
20 18 (13.85%) Servlets
20 18 (13.85%) SOAP
20 18 (13.85%) SQL Server
21 16 (12.31%) Ant
22 15 (11.54%) XSLT

J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 18 (13.85%) WebLogic
2 15 (11.54%) Tomcat
3 10 (7.69%) Apache
4 9 (6.92%) WebSphere
5 8 (6.15%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (3.85%) AquaLogic Service Bus
6 5 (3.85%) WebLogic Portal
7 4 (3.08%) Alfresco
8 3 (2.31%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (2.31%) AquaLogic
8 3 (2.31%) CMS
9 2 (1.54%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.77%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.77%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.77%) TIBCO EMS
10 1 (0.77%) Drupal
10 1 (0.77%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.77%) Adobe CQ
10 1 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) RiskWrite
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.08%) Internet
2 1 (0.77%) AMQP
2 1 (0.77%) HTTP
2 1 (0.77%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.77%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.85%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.23%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.38%) RDBMS
4 6 (4.62%) MySQL
4 6 (4.62%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.08%) DB2
5 4 (3.08%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.31%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.54%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.54%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.77%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.77%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 32 (24.62%) Maven
2 25 (19.23%) Eclipse
3 21 (16.15%) JUnit
4 19 (14.62%) Subversion
5 16 (12.31%) Ant
6 7 (5.38%) Jenkins
7 6 (4.62%) Git (software)
8 5 (3.85%) Mockito
9 3 (2.31%) JIRA
9 3 (2.31%) Selenium
9 3 (2.31%) Log4j
9 3 (2.31%) DbUnit
9 3 (2.31%) Apache Ivy
10 2 (1.54%) Rational Application Developer
10 2 (1.54%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 2 (1.54%) jMock
10 2 (1.54%) TestNG
11 1 (0.77%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.77%) Hamcrest
11 1 (0.77%) Cucumber
General
1 29 (22.31%) Finance
2 15 (11.54%) Banking
3 3 (2.31%) Retail
3 3 (2.31%) General Ledger
3 3 (2.31%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.54%) Advertising
4 2 (1.54%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.54%) Front Office
5 1 (0.77%) Back Office
5 1 (0.77%) Automotive
5 1 (0.77%) Local Government
5 1 (0.77%) German Language
5 1 (0.77%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (100.00%) J2EE
2 87 (66.92%) Spring
3 53 (40.77%) Hibernate
4 39 (30.00%) XML
5 32 (24.62%) HTML
6 29 (22.31%) jQuery
7 25 (19.23%) CSS
7 25 (19.23%) JSP
8 24 (18.46%) Struts
9 22 (16.92%) Web Services
10 20 (15.38%) Spring MVC
11 18 (13.85%) Servlets
11 18 (13.85%) SOAP
12 15 (11.54%) XSLT
12 15 (11.54%) JSF
13 14 (10.77%) Java EE
14 9 (6.92%) Ajax
14 9 (6.92%) JMS
14 9 (6.92%) JDBC
15 8 (6.15%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.23%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.62%) Open Source
3 4 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.31%) Web 2.0
5 2 (1.54%) W3C
5 2 (1.54%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.77%) iSeries
6 1 (0.77%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.77%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.77%) Derivative
6 1 (0.77%) Statistics
6 1 (0.77%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.77%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.00%) UNIX
2 23 (17.69%) Linux
3 3 (2.31%) Solaris
4 1 (0.77%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.77%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.77%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (20.77%) MVC
3 14 (10.77%) TDD
3 14 (10.77%) Scrum
4 12 (9.23%) OO
5 10 (7.69%) SOA
5 10 (7.69%) Unit Testing
6 7 (5.38%) OOA/OOD
7 6 (4.62%) Web Development
7 6 (4.62%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (4.62%) BDD
8 5 (3.85%) Multithreading
8 5 (3.85%) Change Control
8 5 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (3.85%) Software Engineering
8 5 (3.85%) Business Analysis
8 5 (3.85%) OOD
9 3 (2.31%) Asset Management
9 3 (2.31%) RAD
9 3 (2.31%) UML
Programming Languages
1 126 (96.92%) Java
2 46 (35.38%) JavaScript
3 26 (20.00%) SQL
4 10 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 7 (5.38%) Scala
6 6 (4.62%) XPath
7 5 (3.85%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.31%) C++
8 3 (2.31%) Perl
8 3 (2.31%) C
9 2 (1.54%) C#
9 2 (1.54%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.77%) XQuery
10 1 (0.77%) Groovy
10 1 (0.77%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (10.00%) Degree
2 8 (6.15%) Sun Certification
2 8 (6.15%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.54%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.77%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.77%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 41 (31.54%) Oracle
2 12 (9.23%) JBoss
3 8 (6.15%) Sun
4 6 (4.62%) Sybase
5 5 (3.85%) hybris
6 3 (2.31%) SAP
6 3 (2.31%) Perforce
7 2 (1.54%) IBM
7 2 (1.54%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.77%) Alterian
8 1 (0.77%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.77%) Twitter
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