The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior J2EE Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior J2EE Developer
Rank 633 591 603
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Senior J2EE Developer 10 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.035% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.037% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 18 8
Median daily rate £415 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £369 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £525 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £415
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
50823 51340 50433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.71% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 33235 31856 31169
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
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 1467 2031 2115
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Senior J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior J2EE Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior J2EE Developer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Senior J2EE Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior J2EE Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Senior J2EE Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior J2EE Developer
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior J2EE Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 31 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 -17 10 £415 +0.60% 8
South East -18 5 - - 6
Tunbridge Wells - 5 - - 1
Kent - 5 - - 1
East of England +5 2 £425 -
London +1 2 £395 -21.00% 2
Essex -4 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £425 -
Somerset - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
Bath - 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 £375 -
Basildon - 1 - -
Watford - 1 £425 -

Senior J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Senior 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 Senior J2EE Developer in the job title.

1 24 (100.00%) Java
1 24 (100.00%) J2EE
2 19 (79.17%) Spring
3 16 (66.67%) JSP
3 16 (66.67%) Servlets
4 15 (62.50%) XML
5 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
5 13 (54.17%) JDBC
6 12 (50.00%) OO
6 12 (50.00%) Hibernate
7 10 (41.67%) HTML
8 8 (33.33%) DHTML
8 8 (33.33%) Struts
8 8 (33.33%) CSS
8 8 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
8 8 (33.33%) Linux
8 8 (33.33%) HTTP
8 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 8 (33.33%) JMS
8 8 (33.33%) Use Case
8 8 (33.33%) Open Source
8 8 (33.33%) Software Architecture
9 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (29.17%) TDD
10 6 (25.00%) UML
10 6 (25.00%) OOP
10 6 (25.00%) MySQL
11 5 (20.83%) SQL
11 5 (20.83%) Ant
11 5 (20.83%) RUP

Senior 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 5 (20.83%) Cloud Foundry
1 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) HTTP
1 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) MySQL
2 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.17%) Neo4j
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Ant
1 5 (20.83%) Eclipse
1 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
1 5 (20.83%) JIRA
1 5 (20.83%) Maven
1 5 (20.83%) Subversion
2 1 (4.17%) AccuRev
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium
General
1 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) J2EE
2 19 (79.17%) Spring
3 16 (66.67%) JSP
3 16 (66.67%) Servlets
4 15 (62.50%) XML
5 13 (54.17%) JDBC
6 12 (50.00%) Hibernate
7 10 (41.67%) HTML
8 8 (33.33%) CSS
8 8 (33.33%) DHTML
8 8 (33.33%) JMS
8 8 (33.33%) Struts
9 5 (20.83%) JSON
9 5 (20.83%) REST
10 3 (12.50%) Ajax
10 3 (12.50%) jQuery
10 3 (12.50%) RESTful
10 3 (12.50%) Web Services
11 2 (8.33%) SOAP
12 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
2 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) OO
2 8 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
2 8 (33.33%) Open Source
2 8 (33.33%) Software Architecture
2 8 (33.33%) Use Case
3 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) TDD
4 6 (25.00%) OOP
4 6 (25.00%) UML
5 5 (20.83%) AOP
5 5 (20.83%) OOD
5 5 (20.83%) RUP
5 5 (20.83%) Scrum
6 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 3 (12.50%) Web Application Development
8 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
9 1 (4.17%) BDD
9 1 (4.17%) High Availability
9 1 (4.17%) Kanban
9 1 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.83%) AspectJ
3 5 (20.83%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) IBM
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
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