The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Java/J2EE Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java J2EE Developer
Rank 573 558 513
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -45
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java/J2EE Developer 4 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.006% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.007% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 10
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£513 £381 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.42% -19.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £381 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.98% -15.27%
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
46929 45010 42193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.48% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 29475 26884 23919
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1820 1996 2455
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Java/J2EE Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Senior Java/J2EE Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Java/J2EE Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 January 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
London +5 3 £525 - 2
England -25 3 £525 +27.27% 8
Scotland -6 1 £385 +10.00%
City of London - 1 £525 - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1
South East - - - - 3
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Brighton - - - - 1
Bristol - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Doncaster - - - -
Evesham - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Manchester - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - - 1
Sittingbourne - - - - 1
Stirling - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Tonbridge - - - -
Warwick - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Essex - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - - 2
Middlesex - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1

Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Java/J2EE Developer in their job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Java
1 16 (100.00%) J2EE
2 10 (62.50%) SQL
3 9 (56.25%) Spring
3 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (43.75%) TDD
4 7 (43.75%) HTML
5 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 5 (31.25%) Oracle
6 5 (31.25%) CSS
6 5 (31.25%) Web Services
6 5 (31.25%) XML
7 4 (25.00%) Linux
7 4 (25.00%) Adobe
7 4 (25.00%) FatWire
7 4 (25.00%) Hibernate
7 4 (25.00%) MVC
7 4 (25.00%) CMS
7 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (25.00%) Adobe CQ
8 3 (18.75%) Spring MVC
8 3 (18.75%) UNIX
8 3 (18.75%) EJB
8 3 (18.75%) JUnit
8 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
9 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
9 2 (12.50%) Ant
9 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
9 2 (12.50%) XSLT
9 2 (12.50%) OO

Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Java/J2EE Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) CMS
1 4 (25.00%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.25%) JBoss
3 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.25%) WebLogic Portal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.25%) CouchDB
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (6.25%) Voldemort
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) JUnit
2 2 (12.50%) Subversion
2 2 (12.50%) Ant
3 1 (6.25%) Maven
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) iGaming
2 1 (6.25%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) J2EE
2 9 (56.25%) Spring
3 7 (43.75%) HTML
4 5 (31.25%) CSS
4 5 (31.25%) Web Services
4 5 (31.25%) XML
5 4 (25.00%) Hibernate
6 3 (18.75%) EJB
6 3 (18.75%) Spring MVC
7 2 (12.50%) Ajax
7 2 (12.50%) XSLT
8 1 (6.25%) J2SE
8 1 (6.25%) Middleware
8 1 (6.25%) JSP
8 1 (6.25%) Servlets
8 1 (6.25%) SOAP
8 1 (6.25%) Struts
8 1 (6.25%) Java EE
8 1 (6.25%) JSF
8 1 (6.25%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Fixed Income
2 1 (6.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) UNIX
3 1 (6.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) TDD
3 4 (25.00%) MVC
3 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) Web Development
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) OO
4 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 2 (12.50%) SOA
4 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 2 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (6.25%) Web Application Development
5 1 (6.25%) Microservices
5 1 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Logistics
5 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.25%) AOP
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.25%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) Python
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby
5 1 (6.25%) Groovy
5 1 (6.25%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) Adobe
2 4 (25.00%) FatWire
3 1 (6.25%) Sun
3 1 (6.25%) BEA
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