The table below looks at the statistics for the Java/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 Java/J2EE Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 522 479 442
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -37
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 91 113 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.21% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.23% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 81 90
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%
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
51627 49001 45588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.58% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32558 29967 26404
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1943 1955 2128
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £38.59 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Java/J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 3 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -49 87 £370 +2.06% 32
London -1 49 £413 +1.53% 9
East of England +7 15 £350 +32.07% 10
South East -23 12 £360 +1.05% 4
Watford -4 7 £350 - 1
Hertfordshire -7 7 £350 - 1
North West -16 6 £400 -3.03% 6
Essex - 6 £350 - 4
City of London -9 5 £340 -32.00% 2
Wales +9 4 £463 +15.62%
Manchester -5 4 £400 +6.66%
Basildon - 4 £400 -
Swansea - 4 £494 -
West Wales - 4 £494 -
South West -10 3 £225 -35.71%
Docklands, London - 3 - -
West Sussex - 3 £325 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £425 - 1
Oxford - 3 £425 -
Horsham - 3 £325 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £350 -
Cardiff +5 2 £463 +15.62%
Hampshire -2 2 £220 -43.22% 1
South Wales -2 2 £463 +15.62%
Buckinghamshire -4 2 £370 +39.62%
East Midlands -9 2 £413 +55.66% 1
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
Newport - 2 £463 -
Berkshire +13 1 £350 +29.62%
Northamptonshire +2 1 £400 +50.94% 1

Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Java/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 Java/J2EE Developer in their job title.

1 199 (100.00%) Java
1 199 (100.00%) J2EE
2 100 (50.25%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (49.75%) Spring
4 81 (40.70%) HTML
5 78 (39.20%) Web Services
6 73 (36.68%) SQL
7 70 (35.18%) JavaScript
7 70 (35.18%) TDD
8 68 (34.17%) Hibernate
9 59 (29.65%) XML
10 47 (23.62%) Oracle
10 47 (23.62%) HTML5
11 46 (23.12%) SOAP
11 46 (23.12%) CSS
12 41 (20.60%) Scrum
13 38 (19.10%) SQL Server
14 37 (18.59%) Finance
15 36 (18.09%) JSP
16 35 (17.59%) Linux
16 35 (17.59%) Relational Database
17 34 (17.09%) OO
17 34 (17.09%) MVC
18 32 (16.08%) WebSphere
19 31 (15.58%) Eclipse
20 30 (15.08%) JUnit
20 30 (15.08%) IBM
21 29 (14.57%) Maven
21 29 (14.57%) Servlets
21 29 (14.57%) REST

Java/J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Java/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 Java/J2EE Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 32 (16.08%) WebSphere
2 27 (13.57%) JBoss
3 26 (13.07%) Tomcat
4 10 (5.03%) Apache
4 10 (5.03%) CMS
4 10 (5.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (2.51%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.51%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (2.51%) MQSeries
6 4 (2.01%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (2.01%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.01%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (1.51%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.51%) Confluence
8 2 (1.01%) Magnolia
8 2 (1.01%) WildFly
8 2 (1.01%) Alfresco
8 2 (1.01%) Mule
8 2 (1.01%) Liferay
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (0.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.01%) Tridion
2 3 (1.51%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.50%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.02%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.51%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (1.51%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.52%) HTTP
1 9 (4.52%) Internet
2 3 (1.51%) LDAP
2 3 (1.51%) Intranet
3 2 (1.01%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (19.10%) SQL Server
2 35 (17.59%) Relational Database
3 13 (6.53%) RDBMS
4 12 (6.03%) MongoDB
5 10 (5.03%) MySQL
6 8 (4.02%) DB2
7 6 (3.02%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (3.02%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.51%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.51%) Big Data
9 4 (2.01%) Couchbase
9 4 (2.01%) Informix
10 3 (1.51%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (1.51%) Sybase ASE
10 3 (1.51%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.50%) Jackrabbit
12 1 (0.50%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 1 (0.50%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 31 (15.58%) Eclipse
2 30 (15.08%) JUnit
3 29 (14.57%) Maven
4 28 (14.07%) Ant
5 22 (11.06%) Subversion
6 16 (8.04%) Git (software)
7 11 (5.53%) Mockito
7 11 (5.53%) SoapUI
8 10 (5.03%) Jenkins
9 6 (3.02%) Log4j
10 5 (2.51%) JIRA
10 5 (2.51%) Cucumber
11 4 (2.01%) Selenium
11 4 (2.01%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 4 (2.01%) IntelliJ
12 3 (1.51%) JProfiler
12 3 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (1.51%) VisualVM
13 2 (1.01%) GitLab
13 2 (1.01%) Gradle
General
1 37 (18.59%) Finance
2 13 (6.53%) Marketing
3 12 (6.03%) Manufacturing
4 10 (5.03%) Banking
4 10 (5.03%) Retail
5 4 (2.01%) Publishing
6 3 (1.51%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.01%) Advertising
7 2 (1.01%) Automotive
7 2 (1.01%) Front Office
7 2 (1.01%) Back Office
8 1 (0.50%) Electronics
8 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.50%) Legal
8 1 (0.50%) Games
8 1 (0.50%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.50%) iGaming
8 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (100.00%) J2EE
2 99 (49.75%) Spring
3 81 (40.70%) HTML
4 78 (39.20%) Web Services
5 68 (34.17%) Hibernate
6 59 (29.65%) XML
7 47 (23.62%) HTML5
8 46 (23.12%) SOAP
8 46 (23.12%) CSS
9 36 (18.09%) JSP
10 29 (14.57%) Servlets
10 29 (14.57%) REST
11 26 (13.07%) Spring MVC
12 23 (11.56%) JSF
13 22 (11.06%) Java EE
13 22 (11.06%) TopLink
13 22 (11.06%) RESTful
14 21 (10.55%) JDBC
15 20 (10.05%) Ajax
16 18 (9.05%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.53%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (3.02%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.01%) Web 2.0
5 3 (1.51%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.51%) GIS
5 3 (1.51%) Fixed Income
5 3 (1.51%) iSeries
6 2 (1.01%) User Experience
6 2 (1.01%) Wiki
6 2 (1.01%) Blog
7 1 (0.50%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.50%) W3C
7 1 (0.50%) DTV
7 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.50%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 35 (17.59%) Linux
2 28 (14.07%) UNIX
3 17 (8.54%) Windows
3 17 (8.54%) Solaris
4 4 (2.01%) HPUX
5 1 (0.50%) Android
5 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (50.25%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (35.18%) TDD
3 41 (20.60%) Scrum
4 34 (17.09%) MVC
4 34 (17.09%) OO
5 22 (11.06%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (10.05%) E-Commerce
7 19 (9.55%) UML
7 19 (9.55%) BDD
8 16 (8.04%) Content Management
9 15 (7.54%) Software Engineering
10 14 (7.04%) RUP
11 13 (6.53%) Use Case
11 13 (6.53%) User Stories
12 12 (6.03%) Digital Marketing
13 10 (5.03%) Web Development
13 10 (5.03%) SOA
13 10 (5.03%) Validation
13 10 (5.03%) Open Source
14 9 (4.52%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 199 (100.00%) Java
2 73 (36.68%) SQL
3 70 (35.18%) JavaScript
4 13 (6.53%) Scala
5 9 (4.52%) C#
6 8 (4.02%) PL/SQL
7 7 (3.52%) C
8 5 (2.51%) XPath
9 4 (2.01%) Groovy
9 4 (2.01%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.01%) Perl
10 3 (1.51%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.51%) Python
11 2 (1.01%) Ruby
11 2 (1.01%) ANSI SQL
12 1 (0.50%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 20 (10.05%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.53%) Degree
3 9 (4.52%) DV Cleared
4 8 (4.02%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.51%) OCPJWCD
5 3 (1.51%) OCPJP
5 3 (1.51%) OCMJD
6 2 (1.01%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.50%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.51%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.50%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.50%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 3 (1.51%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.01%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.50%) Kibana
Vendors
1 47 (23.62%) Oracle
2 30 (15.08%) IBM
3 10 (5.03%) Adobe
4 5 (2.51%) Sybase
4 5 (2.51%) ATG
5 4 (2.01%) FatWire
5 4 (2.01%) Interwoven
5 4 (2.01%) Blue Martini
5 4 (2.01%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.01%) Elastic Path
5 4 (2.01%) hybris
6 3 (1.51%) Sun
6 3 (1.51%) Progress
7 2 (1.01%) Cisco
7 2 (1.01%) SAP
7 2 (1.01%) Axway
7 2 (1.01%) Alterian
8 1 (0.50%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.50%) GigaSpaces
8 1 (0.50%) Sitecore
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