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 2 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
J2EE Developer
Rank 518 529 491
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -38
Contract jobs requiring a J2EE Developer 119 120 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.21% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.23% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 78 96
Median daily rate £375 £413 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +8.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £316 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
Median hourly rate £33.20 £37.45 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.34% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.20 £37.45 -
% change year-on-year
-11.34% -

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
50613 53074 51044
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.78% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 32907 33356 31218
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1520 2029 2075
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.38 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 2 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 2 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 +2 114 £389 -2.87% 20
East of England +33 30 £310 -11.42% 1
Essex +25 24 £220 -45.00%
London -47 21 £414 -4.98% 5
West Midlands - 14 £375 - 3
North West -2 13 £400 - 2
South East +1 12 £413 +11.48% 5
Yorkshire - 11 £425 - 1
East Midlands +12 10 £400 -3.03% 1
Manchester +3 10 £400 - 1
Derbyshire +16 9 £450 +5.88%
Basildon +5 9 £240 -40.00%
West Yorkshire - 8 £438 - 1
Kent - 7 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 7 - -
Hertfordshire +17 5 £350 - 1
Birmingham - 5 £458 -
Halifax - 4 £438 -
Coventry - 4 £400 -
Cheshire +1 3 £381 -16.43%
South West -2 3 £450 +100.00% 2
Leeds - 3 £425 - 1
South Yorkshire - 3 £425 -
Chester - 3 £381 -
City of London +40 2 £480 +41.17% 3
Berkshire +1 2 £375 +7.14% 3
Shropshire - 2 £348 -
Somerset - 2 - -
Slough - 2 £375 -
Sheffield - 2 £425 -

J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 180 (100.00%) J2EE
2 169 (93.89%) Java
3 112 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
4 102 (56.67%) Spring
5 66 (36.67%) Hibernate
6 65 (36.11%) JSP
7 61 (33.89%) TDD
8 55 (30.56%) Web Services
9 52 (28.89%) JavaScript
10 50 (27.78%) XML
11 49 (27.22%) SQL
12 46 (25.56%) HTML
13 45 (25.00%) Oracle
14 37 (20.56%) SQL Server
15 36 (20.00%) Maven
16 30 (16.67%) WebSphere
16 30 (16.67%) SOAP
16 30 (16.67%) JUnit
17 29 (16.11%) Servlets
18 28 (15.56%) Eclipse
18 28 (15.56%) REST
19 27 (15.00%) CSS
20 25 (13.89%) Linux
20 25 (13.89%) Scrum
20 25 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
21 24 (13.33%) JDBC
22 23 (12.78%) HTML5
23 21 (11.67%) AngularJS
24 20 (11.11%) Finance
24 20 (11.11%) 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 30 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 18 (10.00%) JBoss
3 13 (7.22%) Tomcat
4 12 (6.67%) WebLogic
4 12 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (3.89%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (1.67%) Apache
6 3 (1.67%) CMS
6 3 (1.67%) Liferay
6 3 (1.67%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (1.11%) Commerce Server
7 2 (1.11%) WildFly
8 1 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.56%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.56%) IIS
8 1 (0.56%) nginx
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.67%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.11%) Maximo
3 1 (0.56%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.89%) Bluemix
3 6 (3.33%) SaaS
4 2 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.33%) SSL
2 5 (2.78%) HTTP
2 5 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.22%) Internet
4 2 (1.11%) Network Security
4 2 (1.11%) SNMP
5 1 (0.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (20.56%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.00%) MySQL
3 13 (7.22%) DB2
4 12 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 9 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (3.89%) MongoDB
7 6 (3.33%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.78%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.11%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (1.11%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.56%) DB2 UDB
11 1 (0.56%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.56%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 36 (20.00%) Maven
2 30 (16.67%) JUnit
3 28 (15.56%) Eclipse
4 20 (11.11%) Ant
5 15 (8.33%) JIRA
6 14 (7.78%) AccuRev
6 14 (7.78%) Subversion
7 13 (7.22%) Selenium
8 12 (6.67%) Jenkins
9 11 (6.11%) Git (software)
10 5 (2.78%) Mockito
11 4 (2.22%) SoapUI
11 4 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (1.67%) StarTeam
13 2 (1.11%) JProfiler
13 2 (1.11%) Log4j
13 2 (1.11%) SonarQube
14 1 (0.56%) Appium
14 1 (0.56%) Bower
14 1 (0.56%) VisualVM
General
1 20 (11.11%) Finance
2 8 (4.44%) Banking
3 7 (3.89%) Automotive
4 6 (3.33%) Retail
5 4 (2.22%) Marketing
6 3 (1.67%) Back Office
7 2 (1.11%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.11%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.56%) Advertising
8 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (100.00%) J2EE
2 102 (56.67%) Spring
3 66 (36.67%) Hibernate
4 65 (36.11%) JSP
5 55 (30.56%) Web Services
6 50 (27.78%) XML
7 46 (25.56%) HTML
8 30 (16.67%) SOAP
9 29 (16.11%) Servlets
10 28 (15.56%) REST
11 27 (15.00%) CSS
12 24 (13.33%) JDBC
13 23 (12.78%) HTML5
14 21 (11.67%) AngularJS
15 20 (11.11%) JSF
16 19 (10.56%) JSON
17 18 (10.00%) jQuery
18 17 (9.44%) Struts
19 16 (8.89%) RESTful
20 15 (8.33%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.67%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.67%) Digital Media
4 3 (1.67%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.11%) Fintech
5 2 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.56%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.56%) DataPower
6 1 (0.56%) IVR
6 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.56%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.89%) Linux
2 14 (7.78%) Unix
3 9 (5.00%) zOS
4 4 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.67%) Windows
6 1 (0.56%) Android
6 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (33.89%) TDD
3 25 (13.89%) Scrum
4 19 (10.56%) OO
5 17 (9.44%) E-Commerce
5 17 (9.44%) UML
6 14 (7.78%) SOA
7 12 (6.67%) OOP
7 12 (6.67%) Unit Testing
8 11 (6.11%) AOP
8 11 (6.11%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (6.11%) Front End Development
8 11 (6.11%) Open Source
9 10 (5.56%) Web Development
10 9 (5.00%) MVC
10 9 (5.00%) SDLC
11 8 (4.44%) Kanban
11 8 (4.44%) Migration
11 8 (4.44%) Software Architecture
12 7 (3.89%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 169 (93.89%) Java
2 52 (28.89%) JavaScript
3 49 (27.22%) SQL
4 10 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 9 (5.00%) Shell Script
6 7 (3.89%) AspectJ
7 5 (2.78%) Scala
8 3 (1.67%) Python
9 2 (1.11%) C#
9 2 (1.11%) Clojure
9 2 (1.11%) Groovy
9 2 (1.11%) PHP
9 2 (1.11%) SQR
10 1 (0.56%) C
10 1 (0.56%) C++
10 1 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (10.56%) Sun Certification
2 8 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.33%) Degree
4 3 (1.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.67%) Oracle Identity Management
1 3 (1.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.56%) Ansible
2 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.56%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.56%) Puppet
2 1 (0.56%) yum
Vendors
1 45 (25.00%) Oracle
2 14 (7.78%) IBM
3 8 (4.44%) hybris
4 7 (3.89%) Sun
5 5 (2.78%) WSO2
6 4 (2.22%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.22%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.67%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.11%) Adobe
8 2 (1.11%) ATG
8 2 (1.11%) Misys
8 2 (1.11%) Sybase
9 1 (0.56%) BEA
9 1 (0.56%) F5
9 1 (0.56%) Remedy