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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
J2EE Developer
Rank 560 549 428
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -121
Contract jobs requiring a J2EE Developer 52 37 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.070% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.076% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 98
Average daily rate
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£365 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £251 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -

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
52430 48925 53586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29264 29965
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2056 2117 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +7 47 £364 +3.92% 20
London +24 19 £406 +25.00% 9
City of London +35 9 £575 +85.48% 3
South East +1 7 £313 -8.08% 3
North West -3 7 £375 -11.76% 2
Cheshire +13 6 - - 1
Yorkshire +4 5 £350 -12.50%
West Midlands -15 4 £333 +9.01% 2
South West -42 4 £379 -
Berkshire +10 3 £356 -
Scotland -13 3 £450 +80.00% 2
East Midlands - 3 £280 - 2
Gloucestershire - 3 £393 -
Glasgow -11 2 £450 +80.00%
Hampshire -16 2 £295 -13.23%
Leicestershire - 2 - -
Cheltenham - 2 - -
Edinburgh -2 1 £500 - 2
Surrey -5 1 £500 - 1
Manchester -13 1 £375 -16.66%
Wales -22 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 £280 - 2
Northamptonshire - 1 £280 - 2
Bedfordshire - 1 £280 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £280 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £280 -
Northampton - 1 £280 - 2
Hinckley - 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 £500 -
Coventry - 1 - -

J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 118 (100.00%) J2EE
2 111 (94.07%) Java
3 74 (62.71%) Spring
4 49 (41.53%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (38.14%) Hibernate
6 37 (31.36%) Oracle
7 34 (28.81%) JavaScript
8 28 (23.73%) XML
9 26 (22.03%) HTML
10 24 (20.34%) MVC
11 23 (19.49%) SQL
11 23 (19.49%) Web Services
12 22 (18.64%) UNIX
12 22 (18.64%) Struts
12 22 (18.64%) Maven
13 21 (17.80%) JUnit
14 19 (16.10%) JSP
14 19 (16.10%) Eclipse
15 18 (15.25%) Linux
15 18 (15.25%) CSS
15 18 (15.25%) TDD
15 18 (15.25%) Scrum
16 17 (14.41%) Spring MVC
17 16 (13.56%) jQuery
18 15 (12.71%) Finance
19 14 (11.86%) WebLogic
19 14 (11.86%) SQL Server
20 13 (11.02%) SOAP
20 13 (11.02%) Banking
20 13 (11.02%) Java EE

J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 14 (11.86%) WebLogic
2 10 (8.47%) WebSphere
2 10 (8.47%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.39%) Apache
4 3 (2.54%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (2.54%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (2.54%) AquaLogic
4 3 (2.54%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (1.69%) Magnolia
5 2 (1.69%) CMS
5 2 (1.69%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.85%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (0.85%) Confluence
6 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.69%) GitHub
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.54%) Internet
2 1 (0.85%) SSL
2 1 (0.85%) HTTP
2 1 (0.85%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.86%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.63%) Relational Database
3 8 (6.78%) MySQL
4 5 (4.24%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.39%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.54%) DB2
7 2 (1.69%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.85%) JasperReports
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.85%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (18.64%) Maven
2 21 (17.80%) JUnit
3 19 (16.10%) Eclipse
4 11 (9.32%) Subversion
5 9 (7.63%) Ant
5 9 (7.63%) Jenkins
6 6 (5.08%) Git (software)
7 4 (3.39%) Selenium
8 3 (2.54%) ClearQuest
8 3 (2.54%) ClearCase
8 3 (2.54%) Apache Ivy
8 3 (2.54%) Hudson
8 3 (2.54%) Mockito
9 2 (1.69%) EasyMock
9 2 (1.69%) jMock
10 1 (0.85%) NetBeans
10 1 (0.85%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.85%) JIRA
10 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.85%) DbUnit
General
1 15 (12.71%) Finance
2 13 (11.02%) Banking
3 3 (2.54%) Investment Banking
3 3 (2.54%) General Ledger
4 2 (1.69%) Advertising
4 2 (1.69%) Front Office
5 1 (0.85%) Back Office
5 1 (0.85%) Automotive
5 1 (0.85%) German Language
5 1 (0.85%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (100.00%) J2EE
2 74 (62.71%) Spring
3 45 (38.14%) Hibernate
4 28 (23.73%) XML
5 26 (22.03%) HTML
6 23 (19.49%) Web Services
7 22 (18.64%) Struts
8 19 (16.10%) JSP
9 18 (15.25%) CSS
10 17 (14.41%) Spring MVC
11 16 (13.56%) jQuery
12 13 (11.02%) SOAP
12 13 (11.02%) Java EE
13 10 (8.47%) Servlets
14 9 (7.63%) JMS
15 8 (6.78%) RESTful
15 8 (6.78%) JDBC
15 8 (6.78%) XSLT
16 7 (5.93%) HTML5
17 6 (5.08%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.63%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.24%) Open Source
4 3 (2.54%) Market Risk
5 2 (1.69%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.85%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.85%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.85%) Derivative
6 1 (0.85%) Statistics
6 1 (0.85%) iSeries
6 1 (0.85%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.85%) User Experience
6 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.85%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.64%) UNIX
2 18 (15.25%) Linux
3 2 (1.69%) Android
4 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.85%) AIX
4 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (41.53%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (20.34%) MVC
3 18 (15.25%) TDD
3 18 (15.25%) Scrum
4 11 (9.32%) Unit Testing
4 11 (9.32%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (8.47%) OO
6 9 (7.63%) SOA
7 8 (6.78%) BDD
8 7 (5.93%) Multithreading
9 6 (5.08%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (4.24%) RAD
10 5 (4.24%) OOD
10 5 (4.24%) Web Development
10 5 (4.24%) Business Analysis
11 4 (3.39%) Change Control
11 4 (3.39%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (3.39%) E-Commerce
12 3 (2.54%) Automated Testing
12 3 (2.54%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (94.07%) Java
2 34 (28.81%) JavaScript
3 23 (19.49%) SQL
4 9 (7.63%) Shell Script
5 7 (5.93%) PL/SQL
5 7 (5.93%) Scala
6 4 (3.39%) C++
7 3 (2.54%) C
7 3 (2.54%) Perl
8 2 (1.69%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.69%) C#
9 1 (0.85%) Python
9 1 (0.85%) Ruby
9 1 (0.85%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (7.63%) Degree
1 9 (7.63%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.24%) Sun Certification
3 4 (3.39%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.54%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.85%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 37 (31.36%) Oracle
2 12 (10.17%) JBoss
3 7 (5.93%) hybris
4 6 (5.08%) Sybase
4 6 (5.08%) Sun
5 3 (2.54%) Perforce
5 3 (2.54%) SAP
5 3 (2.54%) IBM
6 2 (1.69%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.85%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.85%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.85%) ILOG
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Rate: £350 - £425 per day
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City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £525.00 per day
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