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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
J2EE Developer
Rank 570 524 488
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -36
Contract jobs requiring a J2EE Developer 42 70 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 47 43
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£375 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £430 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £321
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.80 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.80 -

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
51545 49678 43330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.37% 92.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31452 30529 24746
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2047 1994 2137
Average hourly rate £17.41 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.50% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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 -40 40 £359 -5.90% 19
London -13 17 £350 -12.50% 9
South East -10 10 £359 +2.50% 3
North West -19 5 £375 -9.09% 1
Essex +7 4 £288 - 3
East of England +5 4 £288 +8.49% 3
Buckinghamshire -1 3 £370 +39.62% 1
East Midlands -12 3 £425 +60.37%
Milton Keynes +6 2 £369 +39.15% 1
Canary Wharf -2 2 £350 -
West Wales - 2 £463 -
South Wales - 2 £463 -
Wales - 2 £463 -
Newport - 2 £463 -
Swansea - 2 £463 -
Berkshire - 2 £225 -
Basildon - 2 £275 -
Cardiff - 2 £463 -
City of London +15 1 £525 +16.66% 1
Northamptonshire -8 1 £400 +50.94%
Leicestershire - 1 £425 -
Middlesex - 1 £275 -
Cheshire - 1 £375 -
Derbyshire - 1 £425 -
Maidenhead - 1 £225 -
Chester - 1 £375 -
Derby - 1 £425 -
Brentford - 1 £250 -
Brentwood - 1 - - 1
Midlands - 1 £350 -

J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 89 (100.00%) J2EE
2 88 (98.88%) Java
3 51 (57.30%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (56.18%) Spring
5 36 (40.45%) Hibernate
6 34 (38.20%) Oracle
7 32 (35.96%) HTML
7 32 (35.96%) Web Services
8 27 (30.34%) JavaScript
9 26 (29.21%) TDD
10 23 (25.84%) XML
11 21 (23.60%) CSS
11 21 (23.60%) SQL
11 21 (23.60%) Security Cleared
12 19 (21.35%) OO
13 18 (20.22%) Scrum
14 16 (17.98%) Finance
14 16 (17.98%) MVC
14 16 (17.98%) Maven
15 15 (16.85%) SQL Server
15 15 (16.85%) JUnit
15 15 (16.85%) DV Cleared
16 14 (15.73%) JPA
16 14 (15.73%) HTML5
17 13 (14.61%) Spring MVC
17 13 (14.61%) SOAP
18 12 (13.48%) JSF
19 11 (12.36%) JSP
20 10 (11.24%) Servlets
20 10 (11.24%) Continuous Integration

J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 9 (10.11%) WebLogic
1 9 (10.11%) JBoss
1 9 (10.11%) WebSphere
2 8 (8.99%) Oracle Application Server
3 6 (6.74%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.37%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.25%) Magnolia
5 2 (2.25%) WildFly
5 2 (2.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (2.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (2.25%) CMS
5 2 (2.25%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (2.25%) Apache
6 1 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.12%) MQSI
6 1 (1.12%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.49%) HTTP
2 2 (2.25%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.85%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.99%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.62%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.37%) Couchbase
5 2 (2.25%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.25%) Informix
6 1 (1.12%) MySQL
6 1 (1.12%) DB2
Development Applications
1 16 (17.98%) Maven
2 15 (16.85%) JUnit
3 9 (10.11%) Ant
4 8 (8.99%) Git (software)
5 7 (7.87%) Subversion
6 5 (5.62%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 5 (5.62%) Eclipse
6 5 (5.62%) AccuRev
6 5 (5.62%) Mockito
7 4 (4.49%) Jenkins
8 3 (3.37%) Selenium
9 2 (2.25%) Grunt
9 2 (2.25%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.25%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.25%) Moq
9 2 (2.25%) IntelliJ
9 2 (2.25%) Log4j
9 2 (2.25%) NUnit
10 1 (1.12%) Introscope
10 1 (1.12%) Checkstyle
General
1 16 (17.98%) Finance
2 8 (8.99%) Banking
3 4 (4.49%) Retail
4 2 (2.25%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.25%) Front Office
5 1 (1.12%) Back Office
5 1 (1.12%) Automotive
5 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.12%) Marketing
5 1 (1.12%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (100.00%) J2EE
2 50 (56.18%) Spring
3 36 (40.45%) Hibernate
4 32 (35.96%) HTML
4 32 (35.96%) Web Services
5 23 (25.84%) XML
6 21 (23.60%) CSS
7 14 (15.73%) JPA
7 14 (15.73%) HTML5
8 13 (14.61%) Spring MVC
8 13 (14.61%) SOAP
9 12 (13.48%) JSF
10 11 (12.36%) JSP
11 10 (11.24%) Servlets
11 10 (11.24%) REST
12 8 (8.99%) jQuery
12 8 (8.99%) TopLink
13 7 (7.87%) JAXB
13 7 (7.87%) Oracle ADF
13 7 (7.87%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.24%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.62%) Open Source
3 3 (3.37%) User Experience
3 3 (3.37%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.25%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.25%) Online Banking
4 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.25%) Wiki
4 2 (2.25%) Blog
4 2 (2.25%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.11%) Linux
2 5 (5.62%) UNIX
3 1 (1.12%) Windows
3 1 (1.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (57.30%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (29.21%) TDD
3 19 (21.35%) OO
4 18 (20.22%) Scrum
5 16 (17.98%) MVC
6 10 (11.24%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (8.99%) Web Development
7 8 (8.99%) RAD
7 8 (8.99%) DevOps
8 6 (6.74%) SOA
8 6 (6.74%) Kanban
9 5 (5.62%) Unit Testing
9 5 (5.62%) E-Commerce
9 5 (5.62%) UML
9 5 (5.62%) OOA/OOD
9 5 (5.62%) BDD
10 4 (4.49%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (4.49%) OOD
10 4 (4.49%) Content Management
11 3 (3.37%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 88 (98.88%) Java
2 27 (30.34%) JavaScript
3 21 (23.60%) SQL
4 4 (4.49%) Scala
5 2 (2.25%) C#
5 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.12%) Python
6 1 (1.12%) Ruby
6 1 (1.12%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 21 (23.60%) Security Cleared
2 15 (16.85%) DV Cleared
3 5 (5.62%) Sun Certification
4 4 (4.49%) Degree
4 4 (4.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) GridGain
Vendors
1 34 (38.20%) Oracle
2 8 (8.99%) IBM
3 5 (5.62%) Sun
4 2 (2.25%) Adobe
4 2 (2.25%) Cisco
4 2 (2.25%) Axway
5 1 (1.12%) Sencha
5 1 (1.12%) Compuware
5 1 (1.12%) HP
5 1 (1.12%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.12%) Perforce
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