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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
J2EE Developer
Rank 580 530 488
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -42
Contract jobs requiring a J2EE Developer 75 124 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.22% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.23% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 64 94
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £295 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £475 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Median hourly rate - £36.98 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.98 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.75%

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
50794 54325 53927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.95% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 33203 34727 32867
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1696 2062 2153
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -36 72 £425 +13.33% 17
London -22 31 £425 +18.05% 3
Yorkshire +18 17 £425 +25.92% 3
West Yorkshire +14 11 £425 +25.92% 2
North West +21 8 £425 -5.55% 3
Manchester +3 8 £425 -5.55% 2
Halifax - 7 £425 -
South East +11 6 £475 +31.03% 4
South Yorkshire - 6 £425 - 1
Sheffield - 6 £425 - 1
City of London +18 5 £463 +69.72%
Hertfordshire -2 4 £500 +28.20% 1
East of England -23 4 £500 +25.00% 1
Edinburgh +13 3 £415 -
Scotland +7 3 £415 +22.05%
Watford -6 3 - - 1
West Midlands -29 3 £334 -6.24% 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £475 - 1
Oxford - 3 £475 -
Leeds 0 2 £453 +24.82% 1
East Sussex - 2 £300 - 1
Bradford - 2 £425 -
Brighton - 2 £300 - 1
South West +8 1 £375 -23.85%
Gloucestershire -2 1 £375 -23.85%
West Sussex -4 1 £550 +46.66%
Northampton -5 1 £388 +40.90%
Northamptonshire -7 1 £388 +33.62%
East Midlands -7 1 £388 +33.62% 2
North East -27 1 - -

J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 188 (100.00%) J2EE
2 176 (93.62%) Java
3 118 (62.77%) Agile Software Development
4 109 (57.98%) Spring
5 71 (37.77%) TDD
6 66 (35.11%) Hibernate
7 65 (34.57%) JSP
8 54 (28.72%) Web Services
8 54 (28.72%) Maven
9 52 (27.66%) SQL
10 51 (27.13%) Oracle
11 49 (26.06%) JUnit
12 47 (25.00%) XML
13 44 (23.40%) HTML
14 43 (22.87%) Analytical Skills
15 38 (20.21%) JavaScript
16 37 (19.68%) WebSphere
17 35 (18.62%) SOAP
17 35 (18.62%) Finance
18 33 (17.55%) REST
19 32 (17.02%) SQL Server
20 29 (15.43%) Scrum
20 29 (15.43%) HTML5
21 25 (13.30%) JSON
21 25 (13.30%) CSS
21 25 (13.30%) AngularJS
22 22 (11.70%) Linux
22 22 (11.70%) Subversion
22 22 (11.70%) Git (software)
23 21 (11.17%) RESTful

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 37 (19.68%) WebSphere
2 19 (10.11%) Tomcat
3 17 (9.04%) WebSphere Application Server
4 15 (7.98%) JBoss
5 11 (5.85%) WebLogic
6 10 (5.32%) Cloud Foundry
7 7 (3.72%) Confluence
7 7 (3.72%) WebLogic Portal
8 6 (3.19%) Apache
9 5 (2.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (2.66%) CMS
10 3 (1.60%) FileNet
10 3 (1.60%) Jetty
10 3 (1.60%) MQSeries
11 2 (1.06%) Commerce Server
11 2 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (1.06%) WildFly
12 1 (0.53%) Apache ServiceMix
12 1 (0.53%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.53%) Documentum
Applications
1 3 (1.60%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.32%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.72%) Bluemix
2 7 (3.72%) IBM Cloud
3 5 (2.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.66%) SaaS
4 4 (2.13%) GitHub
5 2 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.19%) Internet
2 3 (1.60%) Firewall
2 3 (1.60%) SSL
3 2 (1.06%) HTTP
3 2 (1.06%) Network Security
4 1 (0.53%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.64%) MySQL
3 17 (9.04%) DB2
4 9 (4.79%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (3.72%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.13%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.13%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (2.13%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.60%) Jackrabbit
9 2 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.06%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.06%) SQLite
10 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.53%) JasperReports
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 54 (28.72%) Maven
2 49 (26.06%) JUnit
3 22 (11.70%) Git (software)
3 22 (11.70%) Subversion
4 19 (10.11%) Eclipse
4 19 (10.11%) Jenkins
4 19 (10.11%) JIRA
5 18 (9.57%) Ant
6 14 (7.45%) AccuRev
7 9 (4.79%) Selenium
8 8 (4.26%) Mockito
9 6 (3.19%) Log4j
10 5 (2.66%) SoapUI
10 5 (2.66%) SonarQube
11 3 (1.60%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.60%) JMeter
11 3 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (1.60%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
12 2 (1.06%) Gradle
12 2 (1.06%) TestNG
General
1 35 (18.62%) Finance
2 10 (5.32%) Banking
3 8 (4.26%) Retail
4 7 (3.72%) Automotive
5 4 (2.13%) Back Office
5 4 (2.13%) Marketing
6 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.06%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.53%) Advertising
7 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (100.00%) J2EE
2 109 (57.98%) Spring
3 66 (35.11%) Hibernate
4 65 (34.57%) JSP
5 54 (28.72%) Web Services
6 47 (25.00%) XML
7 44 (23.40%) HTML
8 35 (18.62%) SOAP
9 33 (17.55%) REST
10 29 (15.43%) HTML5
11 25 (13.30%) AngularJS
11 25 (13.30%) CSS
11 25 (13.30%) JSON
12 21 (11.17%) RESTful
13 20 (10.64%) Java EE
13 20 (10.64%) JSF
14 18 (9.57%) JDBC
15 17 (9.04%) JMS
16 15 (7.98%) TopLink
17 14 (7.45%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 43 (22.87%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.79%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.66%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (1.60%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.06%) Fintech
5 2 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.06%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.06%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.06%) User Experience
6 1 (0.53%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.53%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.53%) DataPower
6 1 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.53%) IVR
6 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.53%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.70%) Linux
2 18 (9.57%) Unix
3 9 (4.79%) zOS
4 7 (3.72%) Android
4 7 (3.72%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.60%) HPUX
6 3 (1.60%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (62.77%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (37.77%) TDD
3 29 (15.43%) Scrum
4 18 (9.57%) UML
5 16 (8.51%) OO
5 16 (8.51%) SOA
6 15 (7.98%) Web Development
7 14 (7.45%) MVC
7 14 (7.45%) Open Source
8 11 (5.85%) Front End Development
8 11 (5.85%) OOP
9 10 (5.32%) AOP
9 10 (5.32%) E-Commerce
10 9 (4.79%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (4.79%) Unit Testing
11 8 (4.26%) RUP
12 7 (3.72%) Data Modelling
12 7 (3.72%) OOD
12 7 (3.72%) SDLC
12 7 (3.72%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 176 (93.62%) Java
2 52 (27.66%) SQL
3 38 (20.21%) JavaScript
4 11 (5.85%) Shell Script
5 10 (5.32%) PL/SQL
6 7 (3.72%) AspectJ
7 4 (2.13%) Perl
8 3 (1.60%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.60%) Scala
9 2 (1.06%) PHP
9 2 (1.06%) SQR
9 2 (1.06%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.53%) C#
10 1 (0.53%) COBOL
10 1 (0.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (6.38%) Sun Certification
2 9 (4.79%) Degree
3 5 (2.66%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.06%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.06%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.53%) Docker
1 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (2.13%) Puppet
2 3 (1.60%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (1.60%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.53%) Ansible
3 1 (0.53%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.53%) HP Fortify
3 1 (0.53%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.53%) yum
Vendors
1 51 (27.13%) Oracle
2 20 (10.64%) IBM
3 8 (4.26%) hybris
4 6 (3.19%) WSO2
5 5 (2.66%) ATG
5 5 (2.66%) BEA
5 5 (2.66%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.13%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.60%) Blue Coat
7 3 (1.60%) Blue Martini
7 3 (1.60%) Elastic Path
7 3 (1.60%) Interwoven
7 3 (1.60%) Misys
8 1 (0.53%) Adobe
8 1 (0.53%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.53%) Endeca
8 1 (0.53%) HP
8 1 (0.53%) Pega
8 1 (0.53%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.53%) webMethods
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