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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
J2EE Developer
Rank 558 542 493
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -49
Contract jobs requiring a J2EE Developer 92 113 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.19% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.20% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 66 86
Median daily rate £425 £353 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.56% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £283 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £31.45 £34.49 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.80% +1.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.45 £34.49 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-8.80% +1.42%

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
51405 55416 53365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.83% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33502 35230 32266
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1639 2066 2092
Median hourly rate £16.58 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -30 88 £425 +21.42% 19
London -33 29 £425 +21.42% 3
Yorkshire +19 19 £425 +25.92% 4
West Yorkshire +13 12 £425 +25.92% 3
North West +15 11 £425 -5.55% 2
Manchester +3 10 £425 -5.55% 2
West Midlands -25 10 £353 -0.91% 2
South East 0 7 £475 +26.66% 6
Halifax - 7 £425 -
South Yorkshire - 7 £425 - 1
Sheffield - 7 £425 - 1
East Midlands 0 5 £344 +18.53% 2
City of London +39 4 £474 +43.01% 2
East of England -8 4 £275 -24.13%
Leeds +8 3 £425 +17.24% 2
Oxfordshire -1 3 £475 +11.76% 3
Oxford -9 3 £475 +11.76% 1
Essex -9 3 £220 -43.22%
Edinburgh - 3 £415 -
Scotland - 3 £415 - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 3 - - 1
Derbyshire - 3 £338 -
Birmingham - 3 £458 -
Kent - 3 - - 1
South West +10 2 £375 +66.66%
Northamptonshire -1 2 £369 +27.15%
Shropshire -22 2 £348 -
Telford -23 2 £348 -
Bradford - 2 £425 -
Cheshire +6 1 - -

J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 191 (100.00%) J2EE
2 180 (94.24%) Java
3 126 (65.97%) Agile Software Development
4 121 (63.35%) Spring
5 76 (39.79%) TDD
6 74 (38.74%) Hibernate
7 66 (34.55%) JSP
8 61 (31.94%) Web Services
9 55 (28.80%) Maven
10 49 (25.65%) SQL
10 49 (25.65%) Oracle
11 47 (24.61%) XML
12 46 (24.08%) JUnit
13 43 (22.51%) HTML
13 43 (22.51%) Analytical Skills
14 42 (21.99%) JavaScript
15 35 (18.32%) SQL Server
15 35 (18.32%) Finance
15 35 (18.32%) REST
16 33 (17.28%) WebSphere
17 32 (16.75%) SOAP
18 30 (15.71%) Scrum
19 27 (14.14%) HTML5
20 26 (13.61%) AngularJS
21 24 (12.57%) CSS
22 23 (12.04%) RESTful
22 23 (12.04%) JSON
23 20 (10.47%) Linux
24 19 (9.95%) JIRA
24 19 (9.95%) JSF

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 33 (17.28%) WebSphere
2 18 (9.42%) Tomcat
3 14 (7.33%) JBoss
4 13 (6.81%) WebSphere Application Server
5 10 (5.24%) Cloud Foundry
5 10 (5.24%) WebLogic
6 7 (3.66%) WebLogic Portal
7 5 (2.62%) Confluence
8 4 (2.09%) Apache
9 3 (1.57%) FileNet
9 3 (1.57%) Liferay
10 2 (1.05%) CMS
10 2 (1.05%) Commerce Server
10 2 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.05%) WildFly
11 1 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.52%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (0.52%) Documentum
11 1 (0.52%) IIS
11 1 (0.52%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.24%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.66%) Bluemix
2 7 (3.66%) IBM Cloud
3 5 (2.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.62%) SaaS
4 4 (2.09%) GitHub
5 2 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.57%) SSL
2 2 (1.05%) HTTP
2 2 (1.05%) Internet
2 2 (1.05%) Network Security
3 1 (0.52%) LDAP
3 1 (0.52%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (18.32%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.42%) MySQL
3 13 (6.81%) DB2
4 9 (4.71%) MongoDB
5 8 (4.19%) NoSQL
5 8 (4.19%) Oracle Database
5 8 (4.19%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (2.09%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.09%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.05%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.05%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 55 (28.80%) Maven
2 46 (24.08%) JUnit
3 19 (9.95%) JIRA
3 19 (9.95%) Subversion
4 18 (9.42%) Eclipse
5 17 (8.90%) Git (software)
5 17 (8.90%) Jenkins
6 16 (8.38%) Ant
7 14 (7.33%) AccuRev
8 11 (5.76%) Selenium
9 6 (3.14%) SoapUI
10 5 (2.62%) Mockito
11 4 (2.09%) SonarQube
11 4 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (1.57%) JMeter
12 3 (1.57%) Log4j
13 2 (1.05%) Cucumber
13 2 (1.05%) Gradle
13 2 (1.05%) JProfiler
14 1 (0.52%) Hudson
General
1 35 (18.32%) Finance
2 10 (5.24%) Banking
3 7 (3.66%) Automotive
3 7 (3.66%) Retail
4 4 (2.09%) Back Office
4 4 (2.09%) Marketing
5 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.05%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.52%) Advertising
6 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (100.00%) J2EE
2 121 (63.35%) Spring
3 74 (38.74%) Hibernate
4 66 (34.55%) JSP
5 61 (31.94%) Web Services
6 47 (24.61%) XML
7 43 (22.51%) HTML
8 35 (18.32%) REST
9 32 (16.75%) SOAP
10 27 (14.14%) HTML5
11 26 (13.61%) AngularJS
12 24 (12.57%) CSS
13 23 (12.04%) JSON
13 23 (12.04%) RESTful
14 19 (9.95%) JSF
15 18 (9.42%) Java EE
15 18 (9.42%) JDBC
16 16 (8.38%) Servlets
17 15 (7.85%) JMS
17 15 (7.85%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 43 (22.51%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.66%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.57%) Data Structures
3 3 (1.57%) Digital Media
3 3 (1.57%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.05%) Fintech
4 2 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.05%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.05%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.05%) User Experience
5 1 (0.52%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.52%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.52%) DataPower
5 1 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.52%) IVR
5 1 (0.52%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.47%) Linux
2 12 (6.28%) Unix
3 9 (4.71%) zOS
4 6 (3.14%) Android
4 6 (3.14%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (65.97%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (39.79%) TDD
3 30 (15.71%) Scrum
4 18 (9.42%) UML
5 16 (8.38%) OO
5 16 (8.38%) SOA
6 14 (7.33%) Open Source
7 13 (6.81%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (6.81%) OOP
7 13 (6.81%) Web Development
8 12 (6.28%) MVC
9 11 (5.76%) AOP
10 10 (5.24%) Front End Development
11 9 (4.71%) E-Commerce
11 9 (4.71%) Unit Testing
12 8 (4.19%) Kanban
13 7 (3.66%) OOD
13 7 (3.66%) RUP
13 7 (3.66%) SDLC
13 7 (3.66%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 180 (94.24%) Java
2 49 (25.65%) SQL
3 42 (21.99%) JavaScript
4 12 (6.28%) PL/SQL
5 8 (4.19%) Shell Script
6 7 (3.66%) AspectJ
7 5 (2.62%) Scala
8 3 (1.57%) Python
9 2 (1.05%) Clojure
9 2 (1.05%) Groovy
9 2 (1.05%) PHP
9 2 (1.05%) SQR
9 2 (1.05%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.52%) C#
10 1 (0.52%) C++
10 1 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (7.33%) Sun Certification
2 7 (3.66%) Degree
2 7 (3.66%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.05%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.57%) Oracle Identity Management
1 3 (1.57%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (1.05%) Puppet
3 1 (0.52%) Ansible
3 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.52%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.52%) yum
Vendors
1 49 (25.65%) Oracle
2 17 (8.90%) IBM
3 8 (4.19%) hybris
4 6 (3.14%) WSO2
5 5 (2.62%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.09%) BEA
6 4 (2.09%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.57%) Blue Coat
7 3 (1.57%) Misys
8 2 (1.05%) ATG
8 2 (1.05%) Sun
9 1 (0.52%) Adobe
9 1 (0.52%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.52%) Endeca
9 1 (0.52%) F5
9 1 (0.52%) Perforce
9 1 (0.52%) Sybase
9 1 (0.52%) TIBCO