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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
J2EE Developer
Rank 538 529 492
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -37
Contract jobs requiring a J2EE Developer 113 117 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.20% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.22% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 77 83
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £31.90 £37.45 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.81% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.45 -
% change year-on-year
-14.81% -

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
51170 54095 51865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.76% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33263 34303 31438
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1565 2020 2092
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -21 108 £425 +13.33% 25
London -34 24 £425 +16.43% 7
Yorkshire +17 19 £425 - 2
North West +11 16 £413 -5.71% 2
South East +16 15 £475 +26.66% 4
West Midlands -20 15 £375 +5.26% 3
Manchester +6 14 £425 - 1
West Yorkshire +11 12 £425 - 1
East of England +10 11 £220 -37.14% 4
Essex -4 9 £220 -43.22%
Halifax - 8 £425 -
South Yorkshire - 7 £425 - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 7 - - 1
Kent - 7 - - 1
Sheffield - 6 £425 - 1
Birmingham - 6 £458 - 1
East Midlands - 5 £344 - 2
City of London +46 4 £474 +39.85% 5
Oxfordshire +10 3 £475 +11.76%
South West +2 3 £413 +83.33% 1
Leeds -3 3 £425 - 1
Derbyshire - 3 £338 -
Coventry - 3 £400 -
Scotland - 3 £330 -
Edinburgh - 3 £330 -
Berkshire 0 2 £375 +7.14% 1
Cheshire -1 2 £363 -20.54% 1
Oxford -6 2 £475 +11.76%
Basildon -7 2 - -
Telford - 2 £348 -

J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
3 127 (66.49%) Agile Software Development
4 116 (60.73%) Spring
5 76 (39.79%) Hibernate
6 75 (39.27%) TDD
7 70 (36.65%) JSP
8 59 (30.89%) Web Services
9 53 (27.75%) SQL
10 50 (26.18%) XML
10 50 (26.18%) Maven
11 49 (25.65%) JavaScript
12 46 (24.08%) Oracle
13 44 (23.04%) JUnit
13 44 (23.04%) HTML
14 37 (19.37%) SQL Server
14 37 (19.37%) Analytical Skills
15 33 (17.28%) REST
16 32 (16.75%) SOAP
16 32 (16.75%) WebSphere
17 28 (14.66%) Finance
18 26 (13.61%) Scrum
18 26 (13.61%) Eclipse
19 25 (13.09%) Linux
19 25 (13.09%) CSS
20 24 (12.57%) HTML5
20 24 (12.57%) AngularJS
21 22 (11.52%) Servlets
22 21 (10.99%) JDBC
22 21 (10.99%) Ant

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 32 (16.75%) WebSphere
2 18 (9.42%) JBoss
3 16 (8.38%) Tomcat
4 14 (7.33%) WebLogic
5 12 (6.28%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (3.66%) Cloud Foundry
6 7 (3.66%) WebLogic Portal
7 4 (2.09%) Apache
8 3 (1.57%) CMS
8 3 (1.57%) Liferay
9 2 (1.05%) Commerce Server
9 2 (1.05%) WildFly
10 1 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.52%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.52%) Confluence
10 1 (0.52%) Documentum
10 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.52%) IIS
10 1 (0.52%) nginx
10 1 (0.52%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.57%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.52%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.24%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.66%) Bluemix
3 6 (3.14%) SaaS
4 4 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.14%) SSL
2 4 (2.09%) Internet
3 2 (1.05%) HTTP
3 2 (1.05%) Network Security
3 2 (1.05%) SNMP
4 1 (0.52%) LDAP
4 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (19.37%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.42%) MySQL
3 13 (6.81%) DB2
4 11 (5.76%) Relational Database
5 9 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (4.19%) Oracle Database
7 7 (3.66%) MongoDB
8 6 (3.14%) NoSQL
9 4 (2.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (2.09%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (2.09%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.05%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (1.05%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.52%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.52%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 50 (26.18%) Maven
2 44 (23.04%) JUnit
3 26 (13.61%) Eclipse
4 21 (10.99%) Ant
5 18 (9.42%) JIRA
5 18 (9.42%) Subversion
6 16 (8.38%) Jenkins
7 14 (7.33%) AccuRev
7 14 (7.33%) Selenium
8 13 (6.81%) Git (software)
9 7 (3.66%) SoapUI
10 5 (2.62%) Mockito
11 4 (2.09%) SonarQube
11 4 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (1.57%) Log4j
12 3 (1.57%) StarTeam
13 2 (1.05%) Cucumber
13 2 (1.05%) Gradle
13 2 (1.05%) JProfiler
14 1 (0.52%) Artifactory
General
1 28 (14.66%) Finance
2 11 (5.76%) Banking
3 8 (4.19%) Retail
4 7 (3.66%) Automotive
5 4 (2.09%) Back Office
5 4 (2.09%) Marketing
6 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.05%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.52%) Advertising
7 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (100.00%) J2EE
2 116 (60.73%) Spring
3 76 (39.79%) Hibernate
4 70 (36.65%) JSP
5 59 (30.89%) Web Services
6 50 (26.18%) XML
7 44 (23.04%) HTML
8 33 (17.28%) REST
9 32 (16.75%) SOAP
10 25 (13.09%) CSS
11 24 (12.57%) AngularJS
11 24 (12.57%) HTML5
12 22 (11.52%) Servlets
13 21 (10.99%) JDBC
13 21 (10.99%) JSF
13 21 (10.99%) JSON
14 20 (10.47%) RESTful
15 17 (8.90%) Java EE
16 16 (8.38%) jQuery
17 15 (7.85%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 37 (19.37%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.62%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.57%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.57%) Digital Media
4 3 (1.57%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.05%) Fintech
5 2 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.05%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.05%) User Experience
6 1 (0.52%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.52%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.52%) DataPower
6 1 (0.52%) IVR
6 1 (0.52%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.09%) Linux
2 13 (6.81%) Unix
3 9 (4.71%) zOS
4 4 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.57%) Windows
6 2 (1.05%) Android
6 2 (1.05%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (66.49%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (39.27%) TDD
3 26 (13.61%) Scrum
4 19 (9.95%) OO
4 19 (9.95%) UML
5 17 (8.90%) SOA
6 15 (7.85%) E-Commerce
7 13 (6.81%) OOP
7 13 (6.81%) Web Development
8 11 (5.76%) AOP
8 11 (5.76%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (5.76%) Front End Development
8 11 (5.76%) Open Source
8 11 (5.76%) Unit Testing
9 10 (5.24%) MVC
10 9 (4.71%) Kanban
10 9 (4.71%) SDLC
11 8 (4.19%) Migration
12 7 (3.66%) OOD
12 7 (3.66%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 180 (94.24%) Java
2 53 (27.75%) SQL
3 49 (25.65%) JavaScript
4 13 (6.81%) 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%) C#
9 2 (1.05%) Clojure
9 2 (1.05%) Groovy
9 2 (1.05%) PHP
9 2 (1.05%) SQR
10 1 (0.52%) C++
10 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (8.90%) Sun Certification
2 8 (4.19%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.62%) Degree
4 3 (1.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.05%) 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 46 (24.08%) Oracle
2 16 (8.38%) IBM
3 8 (4.19%) hybris
4 6 (3.14%) WSO2
5 5 (2.62%) Sun
6 4 (2.09%) BEA
6 4 (2.09%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.09%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.09%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.57%) Misys
8 2 (1.05%) ATG
9 1 (0.52%) Adobe
9 1 (0.52%) F5
9 1 (0.52%) Perforce
9 1 (0.52%) Sybase