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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
J2EE Developer
Rank 533 508 464
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -44
Contract jobs requiring a J2EE Developer 49 51 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.10% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.11% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 33 38
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£350 £335 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £433 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.78% -1.53%
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
47113 45619 41438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.43% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 28736 27090 23781
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1785 1896 2209
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 March 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 March 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 -23 48 £350 +6.06% 24
London +12 25 £450 +20.00% 10
South East -4 11 £275 -33.33% 10
East of England +13 6 £218 -34.58% 1
Essex +12 5 £218 -
Berkshire -4 2 £225 -50.00% 2
North West -16 2 £375 +20.08%
Cheshire - 2 £375 -
Middlesex - 2 £273 -
Chester - 2 £375 -
City of London +14 1 £575 - 1
West Midlands 0 1 £325 -
Warwickshire -2 1 £325 -
East Midlands -5 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -7 1 £325 +22.64% 3
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 2
West Sussex - - - -
South Wales - - - - 1
South West - - - - 1
Wales - - - - 1
Crawley - - - -
Farnham - - - - 1
Guildford - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Bracknell - - - - 1

J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 99 (100.00%) J2EE
2 98 (98.99%) Java
3 54 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (51.52%) Spring
5 38 (38.38%) Oracle
6 35 (35.35%) HTML
6 35 (35.35%) Web Services
7 29 (29.29%) XML
8 27 (27.27%) JavaScript
8 27 (27.27%) Hibernate
9 24 (24.24%) TDD
9 24 (24.24%) SQL
9 24 (24.24%) CSS
10 22 (22.22%) Security Cleared
11 20 (20.20%) MVC
12 16 (16.16%) Spring MVC
12 16 (16.16%) DV Cleared
13 15 (15.15%) Maven
13 15 (15.15%) JSP
13 15 (15.15%) SQL Server
13 15 (15.15%) JUnit
13 15 (15.15%) OO
14 14 (14.14%) Finance
14 14 (14.14%) JPA
15 13 (13.13%) Scrum
15 13 (13.13%) SOA
15 13 (13.13%) SOAP
16 12 (12.12%) Linux
16 12 (12.12%) Servlets
16 12 (12.12%) HTML5

J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (9.09%) WebLogic
1 9 (9.09%) JBoss
2 8 (8.08%) Oracle Application Server
3 6 (6.06%) WebSphere
4 5 (5.05%) Apache
5 4 (4.04%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.03%) CMS
6 3 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (3.03%) MQSI
7 2 (2.02%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (2.02%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (1.01%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (1.01%) Jetty
8 1 (1.01%) Confluence
8 1 (1.01%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (1.01%) Magnolia
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) HTTP
1 2 (2.02%) SNMP
1 2 (2.02%) Internet
2 1 (1.01%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.05%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.04%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.03%) Couchbase
6 2 (2.02%) MariaDB
6 2 (2.02%) MySQL
6 2 (2.02%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.02%) DB2
6 2 (2.02%) Informix
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.01%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (15.15%) JUnit
1 15 (15.15%) Maven
2 9 (9.09%) Subversion
3 8 (8.08%) Ant
4 7 (7.07%) AccuRev
5 6 (6.06%) Git (software)
5 6 (6.06%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 4 (4.04%) Eclipse
6 4 (4.04%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.03%) Hudson
7 3 (3.03%) Selenium
8 2 (2.02%) JIRA
8 2 (2.02%) IntelliJ
8 2 (2.02%) Log4j
8 2 (2.02%) Mockito
8 2 (2.02%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.01%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.01%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.01%) Grunt
9 1 (1.01%) Bower
General
1 14 (14.14%) Finance
2 7 (7.07%) Banking
3 6 (6.06%) Retail
4 2 (2.02%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.02%) Marketing
4 2 (2.02%) Spanish Language
4 2 (2.02%) Front Office
4 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.02%) Advertising
5 1 (1.01%) Games
5 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (100.00%) J2EE
2 51 (51.52%) Spring
3 35 (35.35%) HTML
3 35 (35.35%) Web Services
4 29 (29.29%) XML
5 27 (27.27%) Hibernate
6 24 (24.24%) CSS
7 16 (16.16%) Spring MVC
8 15 (15.15%) JSP
9 14 (14.14%) JPA
10 13 (13.13%) SOAP
11 12 (12.12%) Servlets
11 12 (12.12%) HTML5
12 11 (11.11%) REST
12 11 (11.11%) Struts
13 10 (10.10%) JSF
14 9 (9.09%) TopLink
14 9 (9.09%) JAXB
15 8 (8.08%) Middleware
15 8 (8.08%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.05%) N-Tier
3 4 (4.04%) Smart Meter
4 3 (3.03%) Open Source
4 3 (3.03%) User Experience
5 2 (2.02%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (2.02%) Wiki
5 2 (2.02%) Blog
5 2 (2.02%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.02%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.12%) Linux
2 8 (8.08%) UNIX
3 1 (1.01%) AIX
3 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.01%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (24.24%) TDD
3 20 (20.20%) MVC
4 15 (15.15%) OO
5 13 (13.13%) SOA
5 13 (13.13%) Scrum
6 10 (10.10%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (9.09%) Web Development
8 8 (8.08%) RAD
8 8 (8.08%) DevOps
9 7 (7.07%) UML
10 6 (6.06%) E-Commerce
11 5 (5.05%) Unit Testing
12 4 (4.04%) Web Application Development
12 4 (4.04%) Multithreading
12 4 (4.04%) Software Engineering
12 4 (4.04%) OOD
12 4 (4.04%) Content Management
12 4 (4.04%) Low Latency
13 3 (3.03%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 98 (98.99%) Java
2 27 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 24 (24.24%) SQL
4 6 (6.06%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.02%) COBOL
6 1 (1.01%) C#
6 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.01%) JCL
6 1 (1.01%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 16 (16.16%) DV Cleared
3 7 (7.07%) Sun Certification
4 6 (6.06%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.03%) Degree
6 2 (2.02%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.05%) QA
Vendors
1 38 (38.38%) Oracle
2 7 (7.07%) Sun
3 5 (5.05%) IBM
4 2 (2.02%) Cisco
4 2 (2.02%) Axway
5 1 (1.01%) EnterpriseDB
5 1 (1.01%) Sencha
5 1 (1.01%) Sybase
5 1 (1.01%) Compuware
5 1 (1.01%) HP
5 1 (1.01%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.01%) Perforce
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