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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
J2EE Developer
Rank 555 503 466
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -37
Contract jobs requiring a J2EE Developer 73 106 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.21% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.22% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 62 61
Average daily rate £355 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £331 £319
% change year-on-year
+5.66% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £35.59 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.59 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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
48598 48731 45782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.48% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31271 30416 27107
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1757 1902 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -35 69 £355 -5.33% 45
South East +22 30 £355 +15.91% 7
Buckinghamshire +31 18 £355 +9.23% 1
Milton Keynes - 18 £355 - 1
London -15 17 £421 -3.71% 21
East Midlands -3 8 £300 -11.76% 2
West Midlands -6 8 £325 - 3
North West -20 7 £413 +26.92% 3
Hampshire - 7 £331 -
Coventry - 5 £300 -
Northampton - 5 £300 - 1
Northamptonshire - 5 £300 - 1
Manchester -16 4 £413 +26.92% 2
Tyne and Wear - 4 £325 - 3
North East - 4 £325 - 3
City of London +48 3 £423 -7.14% 2
Scotland -10 3 £350 -10.82%
Nottingham - 3 £525 - 1
Havant - 3 - -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £525 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £316 - 2
Berkshire +4 2 £430 +40.40% 3
Cheshire -5 2 £260 -34.01%
South Yorkshire -10 2 £575 +79.68%
Edinburgh -11 2 £340 -11.68%
Yorkshire -14 2 £575 +59.72% 2
West Sussex - 2 £225 - 1
Burgess Hill - 2 £225 - 1
Sheffield - 2 £575 -
Reading - 2 £430 - 3

J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 183 (100.00%) J2EE
2 175 (95.63%) Java
3 87 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (45.36%) Spring
4 83 (45.36%) HTML
5 67 (36.61%) JavaScript
6 64 (34.97%) Oracle
7 61 (33.33%) Hibernate
8 60 (32.79%) XML
9 54 (29.51%) Web Services
10 50 (27.32%) TDD
11 47 (25.68%) CSS
12 41 (22.40%) JSP
12 41 (22.40%) HTML5
13 40 (21.86%) OO
14 39 (21.31%) SOAP
15 37 (20.22%) Struts
15 37 (20.22%) SQL
16 34 (18.58%) Tomcat
17 32 (17.49%) Servlets
17 32 (17.49%) JUnit
17 32 (17.49%) Maven
18 31 (16.94%) JBoss
19 30 (16.39%) Scrum
20 28 (15.30%) JSF
21 27 (14.75%) JMS
22 25 (13.66%) REST
23 24 (13.11%) RESTful
23 24 (13.11%) SQL Server
23 24 (13.11%) MVC

J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 34 (18.58%) Tomcat
2 31 (16.94%) JBoss
3 20 (10.93%) WebSphere
4 19 (10.38%) WebLogic
5 10 (5.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 8 (4.37%) CMS
7 7 (3.83%) Jetty
8 6 (3.28%) Apache
9 3 (1.64%) Node.js
10 2 (1.09%) IIS
10 2 (1.09%) MQSeries
10 2 (1.09%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (1.09%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.55%) Commerce Server
11 1 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.55%) FileNet
11 1 (0.55%) Mule
11 1 (0.55%) nginx
11 1 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.55%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.64%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.09%) Maximo
2 2 (1.09%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.55%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.55%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.73%) SaaS
2 4 (2.19%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.55%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.20%) TCP/IP
2 14 (7.65%) HTTP
3 4 (2.19%) SSL
4 3 (1.64%) Internet
5 1 (0.55%) DHCP
5 1 (0.55%) DNS
5 1 (0.55%) FTP
5 1 (0.55%) IPsec
5 1 (0.55%) LDAP
5 1 (0.55%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.11%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.74%) MySQL
2 16 (8.74%) Relational Database
3 10 (5.46%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (4.92%) Oracle Database
5 6 (3.28%) DB2
6 5 (2.73%) RDBMS
6 5 (2.73%) WebFOCUS
7 3 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.09%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.09%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.09%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.09%) SQLite
9 1 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.55%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 32 (17.49%) JUnit
1 32 (17.49%) Maven
2 23 (12.57%) Eclipse
3 20 (10.93%) Jenkins
4 18 (9.84%) Ant
5 14 (7.65%) AccuRev
6 11 (6.01%) Git (software)
7 10 (5.46%) JIRA
8 8 (4.37%) CruiseControl
9 7 (3.83%) Mockito
10 5 (2.73%) Checkstyle
10 5 (2.73%) FindBugs
10 5 (2.73%) Selenium
10 5 (2.73%) TestDirector
11 4 (2.19%) Cobertura
11 4 (2.19%) jMock
11 4 (2.19%) SonarQube
11 4 (2.19%) Subversion
12 3 (1.64%) ClearCase
12 3 (1.64%) StarTeam
General
1 23 (12.57%) Banking
2 19 (10.38%) Finance
3 10 (5.46%) Automotive
4 8 (4.37%) Marketing
5 7 (3.83%) Investment Banking
6 6 (3.28%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.64%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.09%) Back Office
8 2 (1.09%) Legal
8 2 (1.09%) Retail
9 1 (0.55%) French Language
9 1 (0.55%) Front Office
9 1 (0.55%) Games
9 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (100.00%) J2EE
2 83 (45.36%) HTML
2 83 (45.36%) Spring
3 61 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 60 (32.79%) XML
5 54 (29.51%) Web Services
6 47 (25.68%) CSS
7 41 (22.40%) HTML5
7 41 (22.40%) JSP
8 39 (21.31%) SOAP
9 37 (20.22%) Struts
10 32 (17.49%) Servlets
11 28 (15.30%) JSF
12 27 (14.75%) JMS
13 25 (13.66%) REST
14 24 (13.11%) RESTful
15 23 (12.57%) JDBC
16 20 (10.93%) JPA
16 20 (10.93%) Spring MVC
17 19 (10.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.37%) Online Banking
2 7 (3.83%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.09%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.55%) Contactless
6 1 (0.55%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.55%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.55%) Derivative
6 1 (0.55%) Equities
6 1 (0.55%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.55%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.55%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.48%) Unix
2 19 (10.38%) Linux
3 7 (3.83%) Windows
4 3 (1.64%) Solaris
5 2 (1.09%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.09%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.55%) AIX
6 1 (0.55%) Android
6 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (27.32%) TDD
3 40 (21.86%) OO
4 30 (16.39%) Scrum
5 24 (13.11%) MVC
6 23 (12.57%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (8.20%) Unit Testing
8 14 (7.65%) UML
8 14 (7.65%) Use Case
9 13 (7.10%) E-Commerce
9 13 (7.10%) Open Source
9 13 (7.10%) SOA
9 13 (7.10%) Software Engineering
10 12 (6.56%) BDD
10 12 (6.56%) OOA/OOD
10 12 (6.56%) Software Architecture
10 12 (6.56%) Web Development
11 10 (5.46%) Configuration Management
12 8 (4.37%) User Stories
12 8 (4.37%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 175 (95.63%) Java
2 67 (36.61%) JavaScript
3 37 (20.22%) SQL
4 12 (6.56%) PL/SQL
5 10 (5.46%) C#
6 5 (2.73%) C
6 5 (2.73%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.19%) Groovy
8 3 (1.64%) Perl
8 3 (1.64%) PHP
9 2 (1.09%) Python
9 2 (1.09%) XPath
10 1 (0.55%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.55%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.55%) BeanShell
10 1 (0.55%) C++
10 1 (0.55%) Scala
10 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.55%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 20 (10.93%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.01%) Degree
3 8 (4.37%) DV Cleared
4 7 (3.83%) SC Cleared
5 6 (3.28%) Sun Certification
6 3 (1.64%) OCPJP
7 2 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.55%) MCP
8 1 (0.55%) OCMJD
8 1 (0.55%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.09%) ISO 8583
2 1 (0.55%) HL7
2 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.64%) Docker
2 3 (1.64%) vSphere
3 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (2.73%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 64 (34.97%) Oracle
2 18 (9.84%) Adobe
3 13 (7.10%) IBM
4 6 (3.28%) HP
4 6 (3.28%) Sun
5 5 (2.73%) Rally
5 5 (2.73%) VMware
6 3 (1.64%) Apigee
6 3 (1.64%) BEA
6 3 (1.64%) FatWire
6 3 (1.64%) Google
6 3 (1.64%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.09%) hybris
7 2 (1.09%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.55%) ATG
8 1 (0.55%) Endeca
8 1 (0.55%) Pega
8 1 (0.55%) Remedy
8 1 (0.55%) Sybase
8 1 (0.55%) webMethods
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