The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior J2EE Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior J2EE Developer
Rank 602 598 568
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Senior J2EE Developer 9 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.004% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.004% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
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£375 £425 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +18.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £360
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +18.05%
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
52776 50579 47249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.50% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33542 30709 27642
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 1998 2143
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Senior J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior J2EE Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Senior J2EE Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior J2EE Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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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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 -5 9 £375 -11.76% 3
South East -18 5 £350 -17.64% 1
Horsham - 4 £350 -
West Sussex - 4 £350 -
London - 4 £525 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1

Senior J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior J2EE Developer in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) J2EE
2 5 (41.67%) Multithreading
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) Web Services
3 4 (33.33%) GIS
3 4 (33.33%) Sun
3 4 (33.33%) UML
3 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 4 (33.33%) Degree
3 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (33.33%) Dojo
3 4 (33.33%) Retail
3 4 (33.33%) OCPJWCD
3 4 (33.33%) OCPJP
3 4 (33.33%) OCMJD
3 4 (33.33%) Spring
3 4 (33.33%) Ajax
4 3 (25.00%) IBM
4 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (25.00%) OO
4 3 (25.00%) SOAP
4 3 (25.00%) Struts
4 3 (25.00%) JSP
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) DHTML
5 2 (16.67%) Servlets

Senior J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior J2EE Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JUnit
General
1 4 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) J2EE
2 5 (41.67%) Web Services
3 4 (33.33%) Spring
3 4 (33.33%) Ajax
3 4 (33.33%) Dojo
4 3 (25.00%) SOAP
4 3 (25.00%) Struts
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) JSP
4 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 2 (16.67%) Servlets
5 2 (16.67%) CSS
5 2 (16.67%) JDBC
5 2 (16.67%) DHTML
5 2 (16.67%) XML
5 2 (16.67%) JMS
6 1 (8.33%) Middleware
6 1 (8.33%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) GIS
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Multithreading
2 4 (33.33%) UML
3 3 (25.00%) OO
3 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (16.67%) Use Case
4 2 (16.67%) Open Source
4 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (8.33%) SDLC
5 1 (8.33%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) OOP
5 1 (8.33%) SOA
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) OCPJWCD
1 4 (33.33%) OCPJP
1 4 (33.33%) OCMJD
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Sun
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) IBM