The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Java/J2EE Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 550 534 492
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -42
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 96 104 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.20% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 69 87
Median daily rate £375 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £325 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-11.75% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £33.45 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.45 - -

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
51013 52259 50243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33240 32883 30807
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1530 1985 2033
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 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Java/J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Java/J2EE Developer in the job title.

Java/J2EE Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Java/J2EE Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer within the UK.

Java/J2EE Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Java/J2EE Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Java/J2EE Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Java/J2EE Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer within the UK.

Java/J2EE Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Java/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 Java/J2EE Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 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 -10 91 £375 -6.25% 29
East of England +19 22 £310 -11.42%
London -47 17 £395 -5.45% 10
Essex +13 16 £220 -45.00%
West Midlands - 14 £375 - 1
South East -7 12 £413 +14.58% 7
Derbyshire +13 9 £450 +5.88%
East Midlands +5 9 £450 +9.09% 1
North West -9 8 £400 - 4
Yorkshire - 7 £438 - 4
Kent - 7 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 7 - -
Hertfordshire +14 5 £350 -
Manchester -15 5 £400 - 3
West Yorkshire - 5 £450 - 3
Birmingham - 5 £458 -
Coventry - 4 £400 -
Basildon +6 3 £240 -40.00%
Cheshire +4 3 £381 -14.08%
Chester - 3 £381 -
Halifax - 3 £450 -
South West +3 2 £450 +100.00% 2
Berkshire -7 2 £375 +7.14% 2
Shropshire - 2 £348 -
Slough - 2 £375 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £425 - 1
Telford - 2 £348 -
Scotland - 2 £325 - 1
City of London +31 1 £563 +66.05% 6
Wales +16 1 £350 -24.32%

Java/J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, Java/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 Java/J2EE Developer in the job title.

1 150 (100.00%) Java
1 150 (100.00%) J2EE
2 95 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (58.67%) Spring
4 61 (40.67%) Hibernate
5 59 (39.33%) JSP
6 52 (34.67%) TDD
7 46 (30.67%) Web Services
7 46 (30.67%) JavaScript
8 44 (29.33%) XML
9 40 (26.67%) SQL
10 39 (26.00%) Oracle
11 36 (24.00%) HTML
12 30 (20.00%) Maven
13 29 (19.33%) SQL Server
14 27 (18.00%) JUnit
15 26 (17.33%) Servlets
15 26 (17.33%) Eclipse
16 25 (16.67%) Linux
16 25 (16.67%) SOAP
16 25 (16.67%) WebSphere
17 24 (16.00%) CSS
18 23 (15.33%) Scrum
19 22 (14.67%) REST
19 22 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
20 21 (14.00%) JDBC
21 20 (13.33%) HTML5
22 19 (12.67%) JSON
22 19 (12.67%) Sun Certification
22 19 (12.67%) OO

Java/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 25 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 14 (9.33%) JBoss
3 13 (8.67%) Tomcat
4 12 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 11 (7.33%) WebLogic
6 7 (4.67%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (2.00%) Apache
7 3 (2.00%) CMS
7 3 (2.00%) Liferay
7 3 (2.00%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.33%) Commerce Server
8 2 (1.33%) WildFly
9 1 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.67%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.67%) IIS
9 1 (0.67%) nginx
9 1 (0.67%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.00%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.33%) Maximo
3 1 (0.67%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.67%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (4.67%) Bluemix
2 6 (4.00%) SaaS
3 2 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.33%) HTTP
1 5 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.67%) Internet
3 3 (2.00%) SSL
4 2 (1.33%) Network Security
4 2 (1.33%) SNMP
5 1 (0.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (19.33%) SQL Server
2 17 (11.33%) MySQL
3 12 (8.00%) Relational Database
4 9 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (5.33%) DB2
6 7 (4.67%) MongoDB
7 5 (3.33%) NoSQL
7 5 (3.33%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.33%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.33%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.67%) DB2 UDB
10 1 (0.67%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.67%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 30 (20.00%) Maven
2 27 (18.00%) JUnit
3 26 (17.33%) Eclipse
4 17 (11.33%) Ant
5 14 (9.33%) JIRA
5 14 (9.33%) Subversion
6 12 (8.00%) AccuRev
7 11 (7.33%) Selenium
8 10 (6.67%) Git (software)
9 9 (6.00%) Jenkins
10 5 (3.33%) Mockito
11 4 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (2.00%) StarTeam
13 2 (1.33%) JProfiler
13 2 (1.33%) Log4j
13 2 (1.33%) SoapUI
13 2 (1.33%) SonarQube
14 1 (0.67%) gulp
14 1 (0.67%) Ranorex
14 1 (0.67%) VersionOne
General
1 14 (9.33%) Finance
2 6 (4.00%) Automotive
3 5 (3.33%) Retail
4 4 (2.67%) Banking
5 3 (2.00%) Back Office
6 2 (1.33%) Marketing
6 2 (1.33%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.67%) Advertising
7 1 (0.67%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (100.00%) J2EE
2 88 (58.67%) Spring
3 61 (40.67%) Hibernate
4 59 (39.33%) JSP
5 46 (30.67%) Web Services
6 44 (29.33%) XML
7 36 (24.00%) HTML
8 26 (17.33%) Servlets
9 25 (16.67%) SOAP
10 24 (16.00%) CSS
11 22 (14.67%) REST
12 21 (14.00%) JDBC
13 20 (13.33%) HTML5
14 19 (12.67%) JSON
15 18 (12.00%) AngularJS
16 17 (11.33%) JSF
17 16 (10.67%) jQuery
18 15 (10.00%) RESTful
19 14 (9.33%) Struts
20 13 (8.67%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.00%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.00%) Digital Media
4 3 (2.00%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.33%) Fintech
5 2 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.67%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.67%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.67%) DataPower
6 1 (0.67%) IVR
6 1 (0.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 25 (16.67%) Linux
2 14 (9.33%) Unix
3 4 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (2.67%) zOS
4 3 (2.00%) Windows
5 1 (0.67%) Android
5 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (34.67%) TDD
3 23 (15.33%) Scrum
4 19 (12.67%) OO
5 17 (11.33%) UML
6 16 (10.67%) E-Commerce
7 13 (8.67%) SOA
8 12 (8.00%) OOP
8 12 (8.00%) Unit Testing
9 11 (7.33%) AOP
9 11 (7.33%) Front End Development
10 10 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (6.00%) MVC
11 9 (6.00%) Open Source
12 8 (5.33%) SDLC
12 8 (5.33%) Software Architecture
12 8 (5.33%) Web Development
13 7 (4.67%) BDD
13 7 (4.67%) Software Engineering
13 7 (4.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 150 (100.00%) Java
2 46 (30.67%) JavaScript
3 40 (26.67%) SQL
4 7 (4.67%) AspectJ
5 6 (4.00%) PL/SQL
5 6 (4.00%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.67%) Scala
7 3 (2.00%) Python
8 2 (1.33%) C#
8 2 (1.33%) Clojure
8 2 (1.33%) Groovy
8 2 (1.33%) PHP
9 1 (0.67%) C
9 1 (0.67%) C++
9 1 (0.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (12.67%) Sun Certification
2 6 (4.00%) Degree
2 6 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.67%) Ansible
1 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.67%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (0.67%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (0.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (0.67%) Puppet
1 1 (0.67%) yum
Vendors
1 39 (26.00%) Oracle
2 14 (9.33%) IBM
3 7 (4.67%) hybris
3 7 (4.67%) Sun
4 5 (3.33%) WSO2
5 4 (2.67%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.67%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.33%) Adobe
6 2 (1.33%) ATG
6 2 (1.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.33%) Misys
6 2 (1.33%) Sybase
7 1 (0.67%) BEA
7 1 (0.67%) F5
7 1 (0.67%) Remedy
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