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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 560 566 550
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 54 83 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.16% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 44 67
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £459 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £31.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.00 -

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
46857 52091 52770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.54% 94.71% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 30652 33213 33381
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1649 2008 2171
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -12 50 £435 +8.75% 29
London +9 25 £443 +4.11% 5
South East +11 15 £450 +26.76% 3
East Sussex +16 6 £300 - 2
Brighton +10 6 £300 - 2
Oxfordshire - 5 £475 -
Scotland +8 4 £365 +4.28%
Oxford - 4 £481 -
Edinburgh +21 3 £394 +12.50%
East of England -9 3 £513 +28.12% 2
East Midlands +2 2 £328 -37.61% 2
Manchester -1 2 £350 -6.66% 3
North West -4 2 £350 +7.69% 3
City of London -12 2 £458 -1.08% 2
Westminster - 2 £543 -
Faversham - 2 £525 -
Kent - 2 £525 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £500 -
Yorkshire +22 1 £325 - 11
Hampshire +14 1 £425 +30.76% 1
Buckinghamshire +11 1 - -
Nottingham +3 1 £375 -28.57% 1
South West +3 1 - - 3
Nottinghamshire 0 1 £375 -28.57% 1
Northampton -12 1 £280 -
Northamptonshire -15 1 £280 -
West Midlands -22 1 £450 +38.46%
Bristol - 1 - - 1
Suffolk - 1 £525 -
Glasgow - 1 £365 -

Java/J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 129 (100.00%) Java
1 129 (100.00%) J2EE
2 83 (64.34%) Spring
3 77 (59.69%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (41.09%) Hibernate
5 52 (40.31%) Oracle
6 51 (39.53%) Maven
7 49 (37.98%) TDD
8 44 (34.11%) JUnit
9 36 (27.91%) JSP
9 36 (27.91%) Web Services
10 33 (25.58%) JavaScript
11 32 (24.81%) REST
12 31 (24.03%) SQL
13 30 (23.26%) HTML
14 29 (22.48%) Finance
15 26 (20.16%) XML
16 25 (19.38%) OO
17 24 (18.60%) Git (software)
17 24 (18.60%) SOAP
18 23 (17.83%) CSS
19 22 (17.05%) Scrum
19 22 (17.05%) Analytical Skills
20 21 (16.28%) MVC
21 20 (15.50%) SOA
21 20 (15.50%) Java EE
22 19 (14.73%) Subversion
22 19 (14.73%) JMS
22 19 (14.73%) Linux
23 18 (13.95%) 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 18 (13.95%) JBoss
2 16 (12.40%) Tomcat
3 14 (10.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 14 (10.85%) WebLogic
3 14 (10.85%) WebSphere
4 10 (7.75%) WebLogic Portal
5 8 (6.20%) Confluence
5 8 (6.20%) Jetty
6 6 (4.65%) Apache
6 6 (4.65%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (3.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (3.88%) CMS
7 5 (3.88%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (2.33%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (2.33%) FileNet
8 3 (2.33%) MQSeries
8 3 (2.33%) nginx
9 2 (1.55%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (1.55%) Documentum
10 1 (0.78%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.78%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.10%) GitHub
3 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.78%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.78%) IaaS
5 1 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.65%) Internet
2 2 (1.55%) Firewall
2 2 (1.55%) HTTP
3 1 (0.78%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.30%) MySQL
2 11 (8.53%) Oracle Database
3 8 (6.20%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (5.43%) DB2
4 7 (5.43%) NoSQL
4 7 (5.43%) Relational Database
4 7 (5.43%) SQL Server
5 6 (4.65%) MongoDB
5 6 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (4.65%) SQLite
6 5 (3.88%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.33%) Jackrabbit
7 3 (2.33%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.78%) Endeca
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 51 (39.53%) Maven
2 44 (34.11%) JUnit
3 24 (18.60%) Git (software)
4 19 (14.73%) Subversion
5 16 (12.40%) Jenkins
5 16 (12.40%) JIRA
6 15 (11.63%) Ant
7 13 (10.08%) Mockito
8 10 (7.75%) Selenium
9 8 (6.20%) SoapUI
10 7 (5.43%) Cucumber
10 7 (5.43%) Eclipse
11 6 (4.65%) TestNG
12 5 (3.88%) Log4j
13 4 (3.10%) SonarQube
14 3 (2.33%) Gradle
14 3 (2.33%) JMeter
14 3 (2.33%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
15 2 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 2 (1.55%) jMock
General
1 29 (22.48%) Finance
2 9 (6.98%) Banking
3 7 (5.43%) Retail
4 2 (1.55%) Back Office
4 2 (1.55%) Publishing
5 1 (0.78%) Advertising
5 1 (0.78%) Games
5 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (100.00%) J2EE
2 83 (64.34%) Spring
3 53 (41.09%) Hibernate
4 36 (27.91%) JSP
4 36 (27.91%) Web Services
5 32 (24.81%) REST
6 30 (23.26%) HTML
7 26 (20.16%) XML
8 24 (18.60%) SOAP
9 23 (17.83%) CSS
10 20 (15.50%) Java EE
11 19 (14.73%) JMS
12 18 (13.95%) JSON
13 17 (13.18%) RESTful
14 16 (12.40%) HTML5
15 15 (11.63%) CSS3
15 15 (11.63%) EJB
15 15 (11.63%) Spring MVC
16 13 (10.08%) AngularJS
17 12 (9.30%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.05%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.75%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.43%) Inversion of Control
4 5 (3.88%) Virtual Team
5 4 (3.10%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.33%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.33%) User Experience
7 2 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.78%) Fintech
8 1 (0.78%) NHS
8 1 (0.78%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.73%) Linux
2 16 (12.40%) Unix
3 6 (4.65%) Android
3 6 (4.65%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.33%) HPUX
4 3 (2.33%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.33%) Solaris
5 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (59.69%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (37.98%) TDD
3 25 (19.38%) OO
4 22 (17.05%) Scrum
5 21 (16.28%) MVC
6 20 (15.50%) SOA
7 17 (13.18%) UML
8 15 (11.63%) Open Source
8 15 (11.63%) Web Development
9 9 (6.98%) BDD
9 9 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (6.98%) Defect Management
9 9 (6.98%) SDLC
9 9 (6.98%) Unit Testing
10 8 (6.20%) OOA/OOD
11 7 (5.43%) Configuration Management
12 6 (4.65%) Android Development
12 6 (4.65%) Enterprise Architecture
12 6 (4.65%) iOS Development
12 6 (4.65%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 129 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (25.58%) JavaScript
3 31 (24.03%) SQL
4 12 (9.30%) PL/SQL
5 5 (3.88%) Shell Script
6 4 (3.10%) Perl
7 3 (2.33%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.33%) XPath
8 2 (1.55%) C#
8 2 (1.55%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.78%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.78%) C
9 1 (0.78%) C++
9 1 (0.78%) COBOL
9 1 (0.78%) Groovy
9 1 (0.78%) PHP
9 1 (0.78%) Python
9 1 (0.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (7.75%) Degree
2 7 (5.43%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.88%) Sun Certification
4 4 (3.10%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.65%) SLA
2 3 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.88%) Puppet
2 3 (2.33%) Ansible
2 3 (2.33%) OpenAM
2 3 (2.33%) OpenSSO
2 3 (2.33%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (2.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.78%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.78%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.78%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.78%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 52 (40.31%) Oracle
2 9 (6.98%) BEA
2 9 (6.98%) IBM
3 5 (3.88%) ATG
4 4 (3.10%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.10%) WSO2
5 3 (2.33%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.33%) Blue Coat
5 3 (2.33%) Blue Martini
5 3 (2.33%) Elastic Path
5 3 (2.33%) Interwoven
6 2 (1.55%) Adobe
6 2 (1.55%) Misys
6 2 (1.55%) Pega
6 2 (1.55%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.78%) CA
7 1 (0.78%) HP
7 1 (0.78%) Informatica
7 1 (0.78%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.78%) webMethods
Hampshire
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