The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Java/J2EE Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Java J2EE Developer
Rank 638 621 618
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java/J2EE Developer 10 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.025% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.027% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 9
Median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £333 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £525 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £370 £415
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -10.84%
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
51146 52265 50988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.79% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 33349 32884 31286
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1531 1986 2062
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Java/J2EE Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Senior Java/J2EE Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Senior Java/J2EE Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Java/J2EE Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 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 -8 10 £400 - 7
South East +6 7 - - 2
Tunbridge Wells - 7 - -
Kent - 7 - -
London -9 1 £375 -25.37% 3
South West - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £425 - 1
Somerset - 1 - -
Bath - 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 £375 -
Watford - 1 £425 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £425 -

Senior Java/J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, Senior 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 Senior Java/J2EE Developer in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) Java
1 20 (100.00%) J2EE
2 18 (90.00%) Spring
3 15 (75.00%) JSP
3 15 (75.00%) Servlets
4 13 (65.00%) XML
5 12 (60.00%) JDBC
6 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 9 (45.00%) OO
8 8 (40.00%) Hibernate
8 8 (40.00%) MySQL
8 8 (40.00%) Linux
8 8 (40.00%) UML
8 8 (40.00%) OOP
9 7 (35.00%) Ant
9 7 (35.00%) SQL
9 7 (35.00%) Scrum
9 7 (35.00%) IBM
9 7 (35.00%) RUP
9 7 (35.00%) Tomcat
9 7 (35.00%) OOD
9 7 (35.00%) Eclipse
9 7 (35.00%) Maven
9 7 (35.00%) AspectJ
9 7 (35.00%) AOP
9 7 (35.00%) Subversion
9 7 (35.00%) JSON
9 7 (35.00%) JIRA
9 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
9 7 (35.00%) Bluemix

Senior 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 7 (35.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 7 (35.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) HTTP
1 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) MySQL
2 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.00%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Ant
1 7 (35.00%) Eclipse
1 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (35.00%) JIRA
1 7 (35.00%) Maven
1 7 (35.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) J2EE
2 18 (90.00%) Spring
3 15 (75.00%) JSP
3 15 (75.00%) Servlets
4 13 (65.00%) XML
5 12 (60.00%) JDBC
6 8 (40.00%) Hibernate
7 7 (35.00%) JSON
8 6 (30.00%) HTML
9 5 (25.00%) CSS
9 5 (25.00%) DHTML
9 5 (25.00%) JMS
9 5 (25.00%) Struts
10 3 (15.00%) Ajax
10 3 (15.00%) jQuery
11 2 (10.00%) REST
12 1 (5.00%) Dropwizard
12 1 (5.00%) JAX-RS
12 1 (5.00%) JPA
12 1 (5.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) OO
2 8 (40.00%) OOP
2 8 (40.00%) UML
3 7 (35.00%) AOP
3 7 (35.00%) OOD
3 7 (35.00%) RUP
3 7 (35.00%) Scrum
4 5 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
4 5 (25.00%) Open Source
4 5 (25.00%) Software Architecture
4 5 (25.00%) Use Case
5 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (20.00%) TDD
6 3 (15.00%) Web Application Development
7 1 (5.00%) BDD
7 1 (5.00%) High Availability
7 1 (5.00%) Kanban
7 1 (5.00%) Microservices
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (35.00%) AspectJ
3 7 (35.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) IBM
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle