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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 585 560 507
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -53
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 72 101 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.19% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 56 86
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £295 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £475 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £381 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.47% +8.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £42.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +23.52%

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
50649 54325 53290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 34727 32509
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1691 2060 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 69 £425 +13.33% 19
London -19 29 £425 +16.83% 4
Yorkshire +18 16 £425 +25.92% 3
West Yorkshire +8 10 £425 +25.92% 3
North West +22 8 £425 -5.55% 2
Manchester +3 8 £425 -5.55% 1
Halifax - 7 £425 -
South East +11 6 £475 +31.03% 5
South Yorkshire - 6 £425 -
Sheffield - 6 £425 -
City of London +15 5 £463 +122.89%
Hertfordshire 0 4 £500 +28.20% 1
East of England -13 4 £500 +25.00% 1
Edinburgh +18 3 £415 -
Scotland +11 3 £415 +22.05%
Watford -5 3 - - 1
West Midlands -23 3 £334 -6.24% 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £475 - 1
Oxford - 3 £475 -
Brighton - 2 £300 - 1
Bradford - 2 £425 -
East Sussex - 2 £300 - 1
Leeds +3 1 £480 +32.41% 2
South West +3 1 £375 -23.85%
Gloucestershire -1 1 £375 -23.85%
West Sussex -2 1 £550 +46.66%
Northampton -5 1 £388 +40.90%
Northamptonshire -7 1 £388 +33.62%
East Midlands -10 1 £388 +33.62% 3
North East -23 1 - -

Java/J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 168 (100.00%) Java
1 168 (100.00%) J2EE
2 109 (64.88%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (61.90%) Spring
4 67 (39.88%) TDD
5 65 (38.69%) Hibernate
5 65 (38.69%) JSP
6 53 (31.55%) Maven
7 49 (29.17%) JUnit
7 49 (29.17%) Web Services
7 49 (29.17%) Oracle
8 45 (26.79%) SQL
9 43 (25.60%) XML
9 43 (25.60%) Analytical Skills
10 38 (22.62%) HTML
11 36 (21.43%) JavaScript
12 31 (18.45%) SOAP
12 31 (18.45%) Finance
12 31 (18.45%) WebSphere
13 30 (17.86%) REST
14 28 (16.67%) Scrum
15 26 (15.48%) HTML5
16 25 (14.88%) JSON
17 24 (14.29%) CSS
17 24 (14.29%) SQL Server
18 22 (13.10%) Linux
18 22 (13.10%) Subversion
18 22 (13.10%) AngularJS
19 21 (12.50%) Git (software)
19 21 (12.50%) RESTful

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 31 (18.45%) WebSphere
2 19 (11.31%) Tomcat
3 16 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
4 14 (8.33%) JBoss
5 11 (6.55%) WebLogic
6 10 (5.95%) Cloud Foundry
7 7 (4.17%) WebLogic Portal
8 6 (3.57%) Apache
8 6 (3.57%) Confluence
9 5 (2.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (2.98%) CMS
10 3 (1.79%) FileNet
10 3 (1.79%) Jetty
10 3 (1.79%) MQSeries
11 2 (1.19%) Commerce Server
11 2 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (1.19%) WildFly
12 1 (0.60%) Apache ServiceMix
12 1 (0.60%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.60%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (1.19%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.17%) Bluemix
2 7 (4.17%) IBM Cloud
3 5 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.98%) SaaS
4 4 (2.38%) GitHub
5 2 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.57%) Internet
2 2 (1.19%) Firewall
2 2 (1.19%) HTTP
2 2 (1.19%) Network Security
3 1 (0.60%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.90%) MySQL
3 12 (7.14%) DB2
4 9 (5.36%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (4.17%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.38%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.38%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (2.38%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.79%) Jackrabbit
9 2 (1.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.19%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.19%) SQLite
10 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 53 (31.55%) Maven
2 49 (29.17%) JUnit
3 22 (13.10%) Subversion
4 21 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 18 (10.71%) Eclipse
6 17 (10.12%) Ant
6 17 (10.12%) Jenkins
6 17 (10.12%) JIRA
7 12 (7.14%) AccuRev
8 9 (5.36%) Selenium
9 8 (4.76%) Mockito
10 6 (3.57%) Log4j
11 5 (2.98%) SoapUI
11 5 (2.98%) SonarQube
12 3 (1.79%) Cucumber
12 3 (1.79%) JMeter
12 3 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (1.79%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
13 2 (1.19%) Gradle
13 2 (1.19%) TestNG
General
1 31 (18.45%) Finance
2 8 (4.76%) Banking
3 7 (4.17%) Retail
4 6 (3.57%) Automotive
5 4 (2.38%) Back Office
6 2 (1.19%) Marketing
6 2 (1.19%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.60%) Advertising
7 1 (0.60%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (100.00%) J2EE
2 104 (61.90%) Spring
3 65 (38.69%) Hibernate
3 65 (38.69%) JSP
4 49 (29.17%) Web Services
5 43 (25.60%) XML
6 38 (22.62%) HTML
7 31 (18.45%) SOAP
8 30 (17.86%) REST
9 26 (15.48%) HTML5
10 25 (14.88%) JSON
11 24 (14.29%) CSS
12 22 (13.10%) AngularJS
13 21 (12.50%) RESTful
14 18 (10.71%) JDBC
15 16 (9.52%) JMS
15 16 (9.52%) JSF
16 15 (8.93%) Java EE
17 14 (8.33%) CSS3
17 14 (8.33%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 43 (25.60%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.36%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.98%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (1.79%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.19%) Fintech
5 2 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.19%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.19%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.19%) User Experience
6 1 (0.60%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.60%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.60%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.60%) DataPower
6 1 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.60%) IVR
6 1 (0.60%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.60%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.10%) Linux
2 17 (10.12%) Unix
3 7 (4.17%) Android
3 7 (4.17%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.38%) zOS
5 3 (1.79%) HPUX
5 3 (1.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (64.88%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (39.88%) TDD
3 28 (16.67%) Scrum
4 18 (10.71%) UML
5 16 (9.52%) OO
5 16 (9.52%) SOA
6 15 (8.93%) Web Development
7 14 (8.33%) MVC
7 14 (8.33%) Open Source
8 11 (6.55%) Front End Development
8 11 (6.55%) OOP
9 10 (5.95%) AOP
10 9 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (5.36%) E-Commerce
10 9 (5.36%) Unit Testing
11 8 (4.76%) RUP
12 7 (4.17%) OOD
12 7 (4.17%) Waterfall
13 6 (3.57%) Data Modelling
13 6 (3.57%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 168 (100.00%) Java
2 45 (26.79%) SQL
3 36 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 9 (5.36%) PL/SQL
5 7 (4.17%) AspectJ
5 7 (4.17%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.38%) Perl
7 3 (1.79%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.19%) PHP
8 2 (1.19%) Scala
8 2 (1.19%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.60%) C#
9 1 (0.60%) COBOL
9 1 (0.60%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (7.14%) Sun Certification
2 9 (5.36%) Degree
3 3 (1.79%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.19%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.60%) Docker
1 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (1.79%) Oracle Identity Management
1 3 (1.79%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 3 (1.79%) Puppet
2 1 (0.60%) Ansible
2 1 (0.60%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.60%) HP Fortify
2 1 (0.60%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.60%) yum
Vendors
1 49 (29.17%) Oracle
2 20 (11.90%) IBM
3 7 (4.17%) hybris
4 6 (3.57%) WSO2
5 5 (2.98%) ATG
5 5 (2.98%) BEA
6 4 (2.38%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.38%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.79%) Blue Coat
7 3 (1.79%) Blue Martini
7 3 (1.79%) Elastic Path
7 3 (1.79%) Interwoven
7 3 (1.79%) Misys
8 1 (0.60%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.60%) CA
8 1 (0.60%) Endeca
8 1 (0.60%) F5
8 1 (0.60%) HP
8 1 (0.60%) Pega
8 1 (0.60%) Sun
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