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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
J2EE Developer
Rank 567 519 493
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -26
Contract jobs requiring a J2EE Developer 40 63 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 45 40
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£400 £395 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +1.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £265 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £438 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £388 £317
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +22.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 22 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 26 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 22 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 -46 38 £375 -5.06% 14
London -14 19 £375 -6.25% 5
South East -21 6 £369 -10.60% 6
North West -21 5 £375 -9.09%
East of England +10 4 £275 +3.77% 2
Essex - 4 £275 - 2
Buckinghamshire +2 3 £370 +39.62% 3
East Midlands -10 3 £425 +60.37%
Basildon - 3 £275 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £350 -
Milton Keynes +2 2 £369 +39.15% 2
Newport - 2 £463 -
Swansea - 2 £463 -
Cardiff - 2 £463 -
West Wales - 2 £463 -
South Wales - 2 £463 -
Wales - 2 £463 -
City of London +2 1 £525 +31.25% 1
Northamptonshire 0 1 £400 +50.94%
Midlands - 1 £350 -
Cheshire - 1 £375 -
Derbyshire - 1 £425 -
Leicestershire - 1 £425 -
Chester - 1 £375 -
Derby - 1 £425 -
Brentwood - 1 - -

J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 91 (100.00%) J2EE
2 89 (97.80%) Java
3 52 (57.14%) Spring
4 50 (54.95%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (39.56%) Hibernate
6 34 (37.36%) HTML
7 32 (35.16%) Oracle
7 32 (35.16%) Web Services
8 28 (30.77%) JavaScript
9 27 (29.67%) TDD
10 22 (24.18%) XML
11 21 (23.08%) CSS
11 21 (23.08%) SQL
12 20 (21.98%) OO
12 20 (21.98%) Security Cleared
13 19 (20.88%) Finance
14 18 (19.78%) MVC
14 18 (19.78%) Scrum
14 18 (19.78%) Maven
15 17 (18.68%) HTML5
16 15 (16.48%) Spring MVC
16 15 (16.48%) JUnit
17 14 (15.38%) SQL Server
17 14 (15.38%) JPA
17 14 (15.38%) DV Cleared
18 13 (14.29%) JSP
18 13 (14.29%) SOAP
18 13 (14.29%) JSF
19 12 (13.19%) Servlets
20 11 (12.09%) WebSphere

J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 11 (12.09%) WebSphere
2 10 (10.99%) JBoss
3 8 (8.79%) Tomcat
4 7 (7.69%) WebLogic
5 6 (6.59%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (3.30%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (3.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (3.30%) CMS
6 3 (3.30%) Apache
7 2 (2.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (2.20%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (2.20%) Magnolia
7 2 (2.20%) WildFly
8 1 (1.10%) Jetty
8 1 (1.10%) MQSI
8 1 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.40%) HTTP
2 2 (2.20%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.40%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.30%) Couchbase
5 2 (2.20%) Informix
5 2 (2.20%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.10%) MySQL
6 1 (1.10%) DB2
Development Applications
1 18 (19.78%) Maven
2 15 (16.48%) JUnit
3 10 (10.99%) Ant
4 8 (8.79%) Subversion
4 8 (8.79%) Git (software)
5 6 (6.59%) Eclipse
6 5 (5.49%) Mockito
7 4 (4.40%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Jenkins
7 4 (4.40%) AccuRev
8 3 (3.30%) Selenium
8 3 (3.30%) IntelliJ
9 2 (2.20%) NUnit
9 2 (2.20%) Log4j
9 2 (2.20%) Grunt
9 2 (2.20%) Moq
9 2 (2.20%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.10%) Hudson
10 1 (1.10%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.10%) WebStorm
General
1 19 (20.88%) Finance
2 8 (8.79%) Banking
3 7 (7.69%) Retail
4 3 (3.30%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.20%) Front Office
6 1 (1.10%) Back Office
6 1 (1.10%) Automotive
6 1 (1.10%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (100.00%) J2EE
2 52 (57.14%) Spring
3 36 (39.56%) Hibernate
4 34 (37.36%) HTML
5 32 (35.16%) Web Services
6 22 (24.18%) XML
7 21 (23.08%) CSS
8 17 (18.68%) HTML5
9 15 (16.48%) Spring MVC
10 14 (15.38%) JPA
11 13 (14.29%) JSP
11 13 (14.29%) SOAP
11 13 (14.29%) JSF
12 12 (13.19%) Servlets
13 10 (10.99%) REST
14 9 (9.89%) JDBC
15 8 (8.79%) Struts
15 8 (8.79%) jQuery
16 7 (7.69%) TopLink
16 7 (7.69%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.99%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.49%) Open Source
3 3 (3.30%) User Experience
3 3 (3.30%) Fixed Income
3 3 (3.30%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.30%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.20%) Online Banking
4 2 (2.20%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (2.20%) Wiki
4 2 (2.20%) Blog
5 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.89%) Linux
2 6 (6.59%) UNIX
3 2 (2.20%) Windows
4 1 (1.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (54.95%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (29.67%) TDD
3 20 (21.98%) OO
4 18 (19.78%) MVC
4 18 (19.78%) Scrum
5 10 (10.99%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (7.69%) Web Development
6 7 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 6 (6.59%) RAD
7 6 (6.59%) OOA/OOD
7 6 (6.59%) DevOps
7 6 (6.59%) Kanban
8 5 (5.49%) Unit Testing
8 5 (5.49%) BDD
8 5 (5.49%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (5.49%) SOA
9 4 (4.40%) UML
9 4 (4.40%) Multithreading
10 3 (3.30%) Use Case
10 3 (3.30%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 89 (97.80%) Java
2 28 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 21 (23.08%) SQL
4 4 (4.40%) Scala
5 3 (3.30%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.20%) Python
6 2 (2.20%) C#
7 1 (1.10%) Groovy
7 1 (1.10%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (21.98%) Security Cleared
2 14 (15.38%) DV Cleared
3 5 (5.49%) Degree
4 4 (4.40%) Sun Certification
4 4 (4.40%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) GridGain
Vendors
1 32 (35.16%) Oracle
2 10 (10.99%) IBM
3 4 (4.40%) Sun
4 3 (3.30%) Adobe
5 2 (2.20%) Cisco
5 2 (2.20%) Axway
6 1 (1.10%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.10%) Perforce
6 1 (1.10%) Sybase
6 1 (1.10%) Compuware
6 1 (1.10%) HP
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