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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
J2EE Developer
Rank 566 528 503
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -25
Contract jobs requiring a J2EE Developer 43 63 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 38 34
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£400 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £265 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £569 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+32.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.45 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 - -

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
50702 48981 45586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.56% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32009 29925 26397
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1910 1955 2127
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £38.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 6 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 24 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 6 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 -32 40 £363 -2.68% 12
London +5 27 £350 -15.15% 4
East of England +1 6 £400 +50.94% 6
South East -22 5 £325 +8.33%
Essex - 5 £400 - 3
Basildon - 4 £400 -
Horsham - 3 £325 -
West Sussex - 3 £325 -
Docklands, London - 3 - -
Canary Wharf - 3 £350 -
City of London -8 2 £431 +7.81% 2
South Wales - 2 £463 - 1
Wales - 2 £463 - 1
Newport - 2 £463 -
Swansea - 2 £463 -
West Wales - 2 £463 -
Cardiff - 2 £463 - 1
Buckinghamshire -2 1 - -
Northamptonshire -6 1 £400 +50.94%
East Midlands -13 1 £400 +50.94%
North West -20 1 - - 1
Suffolk - 1 £350 -
Ipswich - 1 £350 -
Brentwood - 1 - -

J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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 92 (100.00%) J2EE
2 84 (91.30%) Java
3 50 (54.35%) Spring
4 45 (48.91%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (36.96%) Hibernate
5 34 (36.96%) Web Services
6 32 (34.78%) HTML
7 26 (28.26%) TDD
8 25 (27.17%) Oracle
8 25 (27.17%) JavaScript
9 23 (25.00%) SQL
10 21 (22.83%) XML
10 21 (22.83%) MVC
11 20 (21.74%) Finance
11 20 (21.74%) Maven
11 20 (21.74%) HTML5
12 19 (20.65%) Scrum
12 19 (20.65%) SQL Server
13 18 (19.57%) Spring MVC
14 17 (18.48%) CSS
14 17 (18.48%) JSP
14 17 (18.48%) SOAP
15 16 (17.39%) OO
16 15 (16.30%) Servlets
17 14 (15.22%) JUnit
17 14 (15.22%) Tomcat
18 13 (14.13%) JBoss
18 13 (14.13%) JPA
18 13 (14.13%) REST
19 12 (13.04%) Dojo

J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 14 (15.22%) Tomcat
2 13 (14.13%) JBoss
3 11 (11.96%) WebSphere
4 6 (6.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (4.35%) CMS
5 4 (4.35%) WebLogic
6 3 (3.26%) Apache
6 3 (3.26%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (2.17%) Magnolia
7 2 (2.17%) WildFly
7 2 (2.17%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (1.09%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (1.09%) MQSI
8 1 (1.09%) Jetty
8 1 (1.09%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.09%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (1.09%) Commerce Server
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.26%) LDAP
1 3 (3.26%) HTTP
2 2 (2.17%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.65%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.61%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.26%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.26%) Couchbase
4 3 (3.26%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.17%) MySQL
6 1 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.09%) Jackrabbit
6 1 (1.09%) Informix
Development Applications
1 20 (21.74%) Maven
2 14 (15.22%) JUnit
3 9 (9.78%) Ant
3 9 (9.78%) Git (software)
4 8 (8.70%) Subversion
5 6 (6.52%) Eclipse
6 4 (4.35%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 4 (4.35%) AccuRev
6 4 (4.35%) Mockito
6 4 (4.35%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.26%) VisualVM
7 3 (3.26%) JProfiler
7 3 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (3.26%) IntelliJ
8 2 (2.17%) Log4j
8 2 (2.17%) NUnit
8 2 (2.17%) Moq
8 2 (2.17%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.09%) Hudson
9 1 (1.09%) SoapUI
General
1 20 (21.74%) Finance
2 8 (8.70%) Banking
3 7 (7.61%) Retail
4 4 (4.35%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.26%) Front Office
5 3 (3.26%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.09%) Back Office
6 1 (1.09%) Automotive
6 1 (1.09%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (100.00%) J2EE
2 50 (54.35%) Spring
3 34 (36.96%) Hibernate
3 34 (36.96%) Web Services
4 32 (34.78%) HTML
5 21 (22.83%) XML
6 20 (21.74%) HTML5
7 18 (19.57%) Spring MVC
8 17 (18.48%) SOAP
8 17 (18.48%) CSS
8 17 (18.48%) JSP
9 15 (16.30%) Servlets
10 13 (14.13%) JPA
10 13 (14.13%) REST
11 12 (13.04%) Dojo
12 11 (11.96%) JSF
13 10 (10.87%) Struts
14 9 (9.78%) JDBC
15 8 (8.70%) Java EE
15 8 (8.70%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.87%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.43%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.26%) GIS
3 3 (3.26%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.17%) Wiki
4 2 (2.17%) Blog
4 2 (2.17%) User Experience
4 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.17%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.09%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.09%) Derivative
5 1 (1.09%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.78%) Linux
2 7 (7.61%) UNIX
3 2 (2.17%) Windows
4 1 (1.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (48.91%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (28.26%) TDD
3 21 (22.83%) MVC
4 19 (20.65%) Scrum
5 16 (17.39%) OO
6 9 (9.78%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (7.61%) Multithreading
7 7 (7.61%) E-Commerce
8 6 (6.52%) OOA/OOD
8 6 (6.52%) UML
8 6 (6.52%) Unit Testing
8 6 (6.52%) Kanban
8 6 (6.52%) Web Development
8 6 (6.52%) BDD
8 6 (6.52%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (5.43%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (5.43%) SDLC
9 5 (5.43%) Open Source
10 4 (4.35%) SOA
11 3 (3.26%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 84 (91.30%) Java
2 25 (27.17%) JavaScript
3 23 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (4.35%) Scala
5 3 (3.26%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.17%) ANSI SQL
6 2 (2.17%) Python
6 2 (2.17%) C#
7 1 (1.09%) Ruby
7 1 (1.09%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (11.96%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.52%) Degree
3 5 (5.43%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.26%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.26%) Sun Certification
4 3 (3.26%) OCPJWCD
4 3 (3.26%) OCPJP
4 3 (3.26%) OCMJD
5 1 (1.09%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (27.17%) Oracle
2 9 (9.78%) IBM
3 6 (6.52%) Adobe
4 4 (4.35%) Sun
5 3 (3.26%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.17%) Sybase
6 2 (2.17%) Cisco
6 2 (2.17%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.17%) Axway
7 1 (1.09%) hybris
7 1 (1.09%) ATG
Watford, Hertfordshire
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Rate: £380 - £400 per day
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