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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
J2EE Developer
UK
Rank 551 553 506
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -47
Contract jobs requiring a J2EE Developer 51 74 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.14% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.15% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 56 72
Median daily rate £450 £353 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.65% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £300 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £441 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £35.59
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.59

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
42412 49394 49726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 27691 31806 30608
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1526 1648 1931
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.82 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 +12 46 £451 +26.90% 16
London +24 21 £470 +11.90% 9
East Midlands +8 8 £375 +20.00% 1
South East -3 6 £450 +26.76% 1
Yorkshire +24 5 £381 -33.69%
Cheshire +38 4 £475 - 1
Edinburgh +20 4 £393 +15.44%
North West +19 4 £475 +15.15% 2
Scotland +18 4 £393 +12.14%
City of London +10 2 £431 +2.07% 4
Nottingham +7 2 £375 -
Nottinghamshire +5 2 £375 -
Hampshire -5 2 £425 +28.30%
Northampton -9 2 £370 +18.40% 1
Northamptonshire -9 2 £370 +18.40% 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £444 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £325 -
Kent - 2 £525 -
Leeds - 2 £444 -
Faversham - 2 £525 -
South West +4 1 - -
Bristol +2 1 - -
South Yorkshire +2 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -16 1 £400 +12.67%
Milton Keynes -21 1 £400 +12.67%
Farnborough - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £535 -
Guildford - 1 £450 - 1
Surrey - 1 £450 - 1
East of England - 1 £375 - 2

J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 102 (100.00%) J2EE
2 101 (99.02%) Java
3 61 (59.80%) Spring
4 58 (56.86%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (54.90%) Oracle
6 36 (35.29%) REST
7 35 (34.31%) SQL
8 34 (33.33%) Hibernate
9 31 (30.39%) TDD
10 30 (29.41%) JavaScript
11 27 (26.47%) Maven
12 26 (25.49%) Git (software)
12 26 (25.49%) OO
13 25 (24.51%) HTML
13 25 (24.51%) Web Services
13 25 (24.51%) SOAP
13 25 (24.51%) MVC
14 24 (23.53%) XML
15 22 (21.57%) Linux
15 22 (21.57%) SOA
16 19 (18.63%) JBoss
16 19 (18.63%) JUnit
16 19 (18.63%) EJB
16 19 (18.63%) Finance
16 19 (18.63%) JIRA
17 18 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
17 18 (17.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 18 (17.65%) MySQL
18 17 (16.67%) Scrum
18 17 (16.67%) Spring MVC

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 19 (18.63%) JBoss
2 18 (17.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 13 (12.75%) WebSphere
4 11 (10.78%) Tomcat
4 11 (10.78%) WebLogic
5 10 (9.80%) Apache
6 8 (7.84%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (6.86%) Jetty
8 6 (5.88%) WebLogic Portal
9 5 (4.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (4.90%) CMS
9 5 (4.90%) Confluence
9 5 (4.90%) Oracle Coherence
10 4 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (2.94%) MQSeries
11 3 (2.94%) nginx
12 2 (1.96%) WebSphere Portal
13 1 (0.98%) Apache ServiceMix
13 1 (0.98%) Documentum
13 1 (0.98%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.96%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.88%) IaaS
1 6 (5.88%) PaaS
2 3 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.98%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.98%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.90%) Internet
2 3 (2.94%) Firewall
3 1 (0.98%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.65%) MySQL
2 13 (12.75%) Oracle Database
3 10 (9.80%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (6.86%) DB2
4 7 (6.86%) SQL Server
5 6 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.88%) SQLite
6 5 (4.90%) NoSQL
6 5 (4.90%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (3.92%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.92%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.94%) Jackrabbit
8 3 (2.94%) Neo4j
9 2 (1.96%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.96%) HBase
10 1 (0.98%) Big Data
10 1 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.98%) JasperReports
10 1 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 27 (26.47%) Maven
2 26 (25.49%) Git (software)
3 19 (18.63%) JIRA
3 19 (18.63%) JUnit
4 17 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 16 (15.69%) Subversion
6 14 (13.73%) Mockito
7 11 (10.78%) Ant
8 9 (8.82%) Hudson
9 8 (7.84%) Eclipse
10 6 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (5.88%) TestNG
11 5 (4.90%) Cucumber
11 5 (4.90%) Selenium
12 4 (3.92%) Bitbucket
13 3 (2.94%) jMock
13 3 (2.94%) Log4j
13 3 (2.94%) SoapUI
13 3 (2.94%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
14 2 (1.96%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 19 (18.63%) Finance
2 7 (6.86%) Banking
3 4 (3.92%) Retail
4 3 (2.94%) Publishing
5 2 (1.96%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.98%) Games
6 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (100.00%) J2EE
2 61 (59.80%) Spring
3 36 (35.29%) REST
4 34 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 25 (24.51%) HTML
5 25 (24.51%) SOAP
5 25 (24.51%) Web Services
6 24 (23.53%) XML
7 19 (18.63%) EJB
8 17 (16.67%) Spring MVC
9 16 (15.69%) Java EE
10 15 (14.71%) CSS
10 15 (14.71%) JSP
11 14 (13.73%) JSF
11 14 (13.73%) RESTful
12 13 (12.75%) JPA
12 13 (12.75%) JSON
13 12 (11.76%) AngularJS
14 10 (9.80%) Ajax
14 10 (9.80%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.86%) Virtual Team
2 6 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.90%) Client/Server
3 5 (4.90%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.96%) Fintech
4 2 (1.96%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.96%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.96%) User Experience
5 1 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.98%) NHS
5 1 (0.98%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 22 (21.57%) Linux
2 16 (15.69%) Unix
3 3 (2.94%) HPUX
3 3 (2.94%) Mac OS X
3 3 (2.94%) Solaris
4 1 (0.98%) Android
4 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (56.86%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (30.39%) TDD
3 26 (25.49%) OO
4 25 (24.51%) MVC
5 22 (21.57%) SOA
6 18 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (16.67%) Scrum
8 16 (15.69%) UML
9 14 (13.73%) SDLC
10 12 (11.76%) BDD
11 10 (9.80%) E-Commerce
11 10 (9.80%) Web Development
12 9 (8.82%) Customer Requirements
13 8 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (7.84%) Defect Management
13 8 (7.84%) Enterprise Architecture
13 8 (7.84%) Unit Testing
14 7 (6.86%) Inversion of Control
14 7 (6.86%) Multithreading
14 7 (6.86%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 101 (99.02%) Java
2 35 (34.31%) SQL
3 30 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 14 (13.73%) PL/SQL
5 4 (3.92%) Bash Shell
5 4 (3.92%) Perl
5 4 (3.92%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.94%) XPath
7 1 (0.98%) ActionScript
7 1 (0.98%) C
7 1 (0.98%) C#
7 1 (0.98%) C++
7 1 (0.98%) COBOL
7 1 (0.98%) Groovy
7 1 (0.98%) PHP
7 1 (0.98%) Python
7 1 (0.98%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (6.86%) Degree
2 6 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.88%) Sun Certification
3 4 (3.92%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.84%) SLA
2 3 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (1.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (1.96%) Docker
2 1 (0.98%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (4.90%) Puppet
2 3 (2.94%) Ansible
2 3 (2.94%) OpenAM
2 3 (2.94%) OpenSSO
3 2 (1.96%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.96%) TIBCO Hawk
4 1 (0.98%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.98%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 56 (54.90%) Oracle
2 7 (6.86%) BEA
2 7 (6.86%) IBM
3 5 (4.90%) ATG
4 3 (2.94%) Blue Martini
4 3 (2.94%) Elastic Path
4 3 (2.94%) Interwoven
4 3 (2.94%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.96%) Adobe
5 2 (1.96%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.96%) Pega
6 1 (0.98%) CA
6 1 (0.98%) Google
6 1 (0.98%) HP
6 1 (0.98%) Informatica
6 1 (0.98%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.98%) webMethods
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Michael Bailey Associates
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