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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 556 523 499
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 90 122 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.22% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.23% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 81 92
Median daily rate £385 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.72% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £331 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
50873 53029 50613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.70% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 33243 32777 31313
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 2111 2126
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.87 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.72% -0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.60 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -22 85 £400 - 28
East of England +5 22 £310 -22.50% 2
London -35 17 £420 -6.66% 11
Essex -4 16 £220 -45.00%
West Midlands - 13 £400 - 1
South East +3 11 £375 +1.69% 7
North West -4 9 £400 +1.58% 3
East Midlands +15 7 £450 +5.88%
Derbyshire +18 6 £450 +5.88%
Yorkshire +15 6 £488 +30.00% 3
Hertfordshire +10 6 £350 -6.66% 1
Manchester -5 6 £388 -3.12% 3
Birmingham - 6 £466 - 1
Kent - 5 - - 1
Coventry - 5 £400 -
Tunbridge Wells - 5 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 4 £488 - 1
Basildon +4 3 £240 -40.00%
Chester -2 3 £400 +6.66%
Cheshire -10 3 £400 +3.22%
Halifax - 3 £450 -
City of London +39 2 £563 +18.42% 2
South West -4 2 £450 +12.50% 1
Berkshire -7 2 £375 +7.14%
Slough - 2 £375 -
South Yorkshire - 2 - - 2
Scotland - 2 £325 - 3
Wales +14 1 £350 -24.32%
Buckinghamshire +9 1 £325 -12.16% 1
Docklands, London +8 1 - -

Java/J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 153 (100.00%) Java
1 153 (100.00%) J2EE
2 101 (66.01%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (62.75%) Spring
4 65 (42.48%) Hibernate
5 57 (37.25%) JSP
5 57 (37.25%) TDD
6 50 (32.68%) JavaScript
7 45 (29.41%) XML
8 42 (27.45%) Web Services
9 41 (26.80%) HTML
10 40 (26.14%) Oracle
11 32 (20.92%) SQL
11 32 (20.92%) SOAP
12 31 (20.26%) Scrum
12 31 (20.26%) Maven
13 30 (19.61%) SQL Server
14 26 (16.99%) Servlets
15 25 (16.34%) JUnit
16 23 (15.03%) Eclipse
16 23 (15.03%) WebSphere
16 23 (15.03%) REST
17 22 (14.38%) HTML5
17 22 (14.38%) Linux
17 22 (14.38%) CSS
18 21 (13.73%) JSF
19 20 (13.07%) OO
19 20 (13.07%) Analytical Skills
20 19 (12.42%) Sun Certification
21 18 (11.76%) JBoss

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 23 (15.03%) WebSphere
2 18 (11.76%) JBoss
3 15 (9.80%) Tomcat
4 12 (7.84%) WebLogic
5 11 (7.19%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (3.27%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (2.61%) Node.js
8 3 (1.96%) Apache
8 3 (1.96%) CMS
9 2 (1.31%) Commerce Server
9 2 (1.31%) Liferay
9 2 (1.31%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (1.31%) WildFly
10 1 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.65%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.65%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (1.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.96%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.31%) Maximo
3 1 (0.65%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.92%) SaaS
2 5 (3.27%) Bluemix
3 3 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.23%) HTTP
1 8 (5.23%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.96%) Internet
2 3 (1.96%) SSL
3 2 (1.31%) Network Security
3 2 (1.31%) SNMP
4 1 (0.65%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (19.61%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.15%) MySQL
3 12 (7.84%) Relational Database
4 9 (5.88%) DB2
4 9 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (4.58%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.27%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (2.61%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.61%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.31%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.31%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.31%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.65%) DB2 UDB
9 1 (0.65%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 31 (20.26%) Maven
2 25 (16.34%) JUnit
3 23 (15.03%) Eclipse
4 16 (10.46%) Ant
5 14 (9.15%) JIRA
6 12 (7.84%) AccuRev
7 11 (7.19%) Selenium
8 10 (6.54%) Subversion
9 7 (4.58%) Git (software)
9 7 (4.58%) Jenkins
10 5 (3.27%) CruiseControl
11 3 (1.96%) JProfiler
11 3 (1.96%) StarTeam
12 2 (1.31%) Mockito
12 2 (1.31%) SoapUI
12 2 (1.31%) SonarQube
13 1 (0.65%) Appium
13 1 (0.65%) Ranorex
13 1 (0.65%) VersionOne
13 1 (0.65%) VisualVM
General
1 13 (8.50%) Finance
2 8 (5.23%) Banking
3 6 (3.92%) Automotive
4 5 (3.27%) Retail
5 3 (1.96%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.31%) Back Office
6 2 (1.31%) Marketing
6 2 (1.31%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.65%) Front Office
7 1 (0.65%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (100.00%) J2EE
2 96 (62.75%) Spring
3 65 (42.48%) Hibernate
4 57 (37.25%) JSP
5 45 (29.41%) XML
6 42 (27.45%) Web Services
7 41 (26.80%) HTML
8 32 (20.92%) SOAP
9 26 (16.99%) Servlets
10 23 (15.03%) REST
11 22 (14.38%) CSS
11 22 (14.38%) HTML5
12 21 (13.73%) JSF
13 18 (11.76%) AngularJS
13 18 (11.76%) JDBC
13 18 (11.76%) Struts
14 17 (11.11%) JMS
15 15 (9.80%) JSON
15 15 (9.80%) RESTful
16 14 (9.15%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.07%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.96%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.31%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.31%) Fintech
5 2 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.31%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.31%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.65%) Derivative
6 1 (0.65%) Equities
6 1 (0.65%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.65%) IVR
6 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.38%) Linux
2 11 (7.19%) Unix
3 4 (2.61%) zOS
4 3 (1.96%) Windows
5 2 (1.31%) Android
5 2 (1.31%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (66.01%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (37.25%) TDD
3 31 (20.26%) Scrum
4 20 (13.07%) OO
5 16 (10.46%) E-Commerce
5 16 (10.46%) UML
6 15 (9.80%) SOA
6 15 (9.80%) Unit Testing
7 11 (7.19%) Front End Development
7 11 (7.19%) Open Source
8 10 (6.54%) MVC
8 10 (6.54%) Software Engineering
8 10 (6.54%) Use Case
9 9 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (5.88%) OOA/OOD
10 8 (5.23%) Software Architecture
11 7 (4.58%) AOP
11 7 (4.58%) BDD
11 7 (4.58%) OOP
11 7 (4.58%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 153 (100.00%) Java
2 50 (32.68%) JavaScript
3 32 (20.92%) SQL
4 5 (3.27%) AspectJ
5 4 (2.61%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.96%) Groovy
6 3 (1.96%) PHP
6 3 (1.96%) Scala
7 2 (1.31%) C
7 2 (1.31%) Clojure
7 2 (1.31%) Python
7 2 (1.31%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.65%) C#
8 1 (0.65%) C++
8 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (12.42%) Sun Certification
2 10 (6.54%) Degree
3 7 (4.58%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.31%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.31%) OCPJP
4 2 (1.31%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 40 (26.14%) Oracle
2 11 (7.19%) IBM
3 7 (4.58%) hybris
3 7 (4.58%) Sun
4 6 (3.92%) Adobe
5 3 (1.96%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.31%) ATG
6 2 (1.31%) WSO2
7 1 (0.65%) Apple
7 1 (0.65%) BEA
7 1 (0.65%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.65%) Misys
7 1 (0.65%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.65%) Remedy
7 1 (0.65%) Sybase
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