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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
J2EE Developer
Rank 535 534 432
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -102
Contract jobs requiring a J2EE Developer 64 39 164
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 31 21 94
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £251 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £388 £328
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +18.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 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% -

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
52000 48616 53775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.66% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31509 28830 30178
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2002 2090 2663
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.08 £39.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +10 60 £350 -1.40% 9
London +17 24 £547 +82.16% 2
City of London +34 9 £575 +85.48% 1
South East -2 9 £280 -26.36% 3
Yorkshire +8 7 £350 -12.50% 1
North West +2 7 £375 -11.76% 1
West Midlands -8 6 £333 +9.01%
South West -33 5 £393 -
East Midlands - 5 £280 - 1
Milton Keynes +5 4 £280 -22.22%
Buckinghamshire -1 4 £280 -22.22%
East of England - 4 £280 - 1
Berkshire +4 3 £356 - 1
Glasgow -5 3 £450 +80.00% 1
Scotland -18 3 £450 +80.00% 2
Gloucestershire - 3 £393 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £280 -
Bedford - 3 £280 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £280 -
Northampton - 3 £280 -
Hampshire -13 2 £295 -26.34%
Cheltenham - 2 - -
Manchester -12 1 £375 -16.66% 1
Wales -14 1 - - 3
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
Leeds - 1 £325 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Cwmbran - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1

J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 127 (100.00%) J2EE
2 120 (94.49%) Java
3 80 (62.99%) Spring
4 46 (36.22%) Hibernate
5 39 (30.71%) JavaScript
6 36 (28.35%) Oracle
7 33 (25.98%) XML
8 29 (22.83%) HTML
9 27 (21.26%) MVC
9 27 (21.26%) Maven
10 25 (19.69%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (18.90%) Web Services
11 24 (18.90%) UNIX
12 23 (18.11%) SQL
12 23 (18.11%) jQuery
13 22 (17.32%) CSS
13 22 (17.32%) Struts
13 22 (17.32%) Eclipse
13 22 (17.32%) Finance
14 20 (15.75%) JUnit
14 20 (15.75%) JSP
14 20 (15.75%) Linux
15 19 (14.96%) Spring MVC
16 17 (13.39%) WebLogic
16 17 (13.39%) Scrum
17 15 (11.81%) SOAP
17 15 (11.81%) TDD
17 15 (11.81%) Banking
18 14 (11.02%) SQL Server
19 13 (10.24%) Servlets

J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 17 (13.39%) WebLogic
2 12 (9.45%) Tomcat
3 10 (7.87%) WebSphere
4 6 (4.72%) Apache
5 5 (3.94%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (2.36%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (2.36%) AquaLogic
6 3 (2.36%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (2.36%) CMS
7 2 (1.57%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.57%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (1.57%) AquaLogic Service Bus
7 2 (1.57%) Magnolia
8 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.79%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (0.79%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.57%) GitHub
2 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.36%) Internet
2 1 (0.79%) AMQP
2 1 (0.79%) HTTP
2 1 (0.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.02%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.09%) Relational Database
3 8 (6.30%) MySQL
4 5 (3.94%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.15%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.36%) DB2
7 2 (1.57%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.79%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.79%) JasperReports
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 27 (21.26%) Maven
2 22 (17.32%) Eclipse
3 20 (15.75%) JUnit
4 13 (10.24%) Subversion
5 12 (9.45%) Ant
6 9 (7.09%) Jenkins
7 6 (4.72%) Git (software)
8 3 (2.36%) Selenium
8 3 (2.36%) ClearQuest
8 3 (2.36%) ClearCase
8 3 (2.36%) Apache Ivy
8 3 (2.36%) Mockito
8 3 (2.36%) Hudson
9 2 (1.57%) jMock
9 2 (1.57%) DbUnit
10 1 (0.79%) JIRA
10 1 (0.79%) TestNG
10 1 (0.79%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.79%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.79%) NetBeans
General
1 22 (17.32%) Finance
2 15 (11.81%) Banking
3 3 (2.36%) Investment Banking
3 3 (2.36%) General Ledger
4 2 (1.57%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.57%) Front Office
4 2 (1.57%) Retail
4 2 (1.57%) Advertising
5 1 (0.79%) Back Office
5 1 (0.79%) Automotive
5 1 (0.79%) German Language
5 1 (0.79%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (100.00%) J2EE
2 80 (62.99%) Spring
3 46 (36.22%) Hibernate
4 33 (25.98%) XML
5 29 (22.83%) HTML
6 24 (18.90%) Web Services
7 23 (18.11%) jQuery
8 22 (17.32%) Struts
8 22 (17.32%) CSS
9 20 (15.75%) JSP
10 19 (14.96%) Spring MVC
11 15 (11.81%) SOAP
12 13 (10.24%) Servlets
13 12 (9.45%) XSLT
13 12 (9.45%) Java EE
14 11 (8.66%) JSF
15 9 (7.09%) JMS
16 8 (6.30%) JSON
16 8 (6.30%) JDBC
16 8 (6.30%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.66%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.94%) Open Source
3 3 (2.36%) Market Risk
4 2 (1.57%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.79%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.79%) iSeries
5 1 (0.79%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.79%) W3C
5 1 (0.79%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.79%) Derivative
5 1 (0.79%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 24 (18.90%) UNIX
2 20 (15.75%) Linux
3 2 (1.57%) Android
4 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.26%) MVC
2 25 (19.69%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (13.39%) Scrum
4 15 (11.81%) TDD
5 10 (7.87%) OO
5 10 (7.87%) SOA
5 10 (7.87%) Unit Testing
6 9 (7.09%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (6.30%) BDD
8 7 (5.51%) Multithreading
8 7 (5.51%) OOA/OOD
8 7 (5.51%) Web Development
9 5 (3.94%) Business Analysis
9 5 (3.94%) Software Engineering
9 5 (3.94%) OOD
9 5 (3.94%) RAD
9 5 (3.94%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (3.15%) Change Control
10 4 (3.15%) E-Commerce
11 3 (2.36%) UML
Programming Languages
1 120 (94.49%) Java
2 39 (30.71%) JavaScript
3 23 (18.11%) SQL
4 10 (7.87%) Shell Script
5 7 (5.51%) Scala
6 6 (4.72%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.36%) Perl
7 3 (2.36%) C
7 3 (2.36%) C#
7 3 (2.36%) C++
8 2 (1.57%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.57%) XPath
9 1 (0.79%) Groovy
9 1 (0.79%) Ruby
9 1 (0.79%) Python
9 1 (0.79%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 12 (9.45%) Degree
2 11 (8.66%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.94%) Sun Certification
3 5 (3.94%) DV Cleared
3 5 (3.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.79%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.79%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.79%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.72%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 36 (28.35%) Oracle
2 11 (8.66%) JBoss
3 7 (5.51%) hybris
4 6 (4.72%) Sun
5 5 (3.94%) Sybase
6 3 (2.36%) SAP
6 3 (2.36%) IBM
6 3 (2.36%) Perforce
7 2 (1.57%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.79%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.79%) ILOG
8 1 (0.79%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.79%) Alterian
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