Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a J2EE Developer was £498 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

J2EE Developer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 233 234 266
Rank change year-on-year +1 +32 +24
Contract jobs requiring a J2EE Developer 15 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.21% 0.10% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.11% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 5
City of London median daily rate £498 £463 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.57% +37.04% -23.51%
10th Percentile £424 £389 £247
90th Percentile £556 £505 £424
Central London median daily rate £498 £464 £338
% change year-on-year +7.28% +37.41% -23.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6743 6393 8621
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.45% 95.45% 95.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5331 5074 6774
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 78 126
City of London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.38 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.60% -7.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £10.25
90th Percentile £30.64 £48.12 £39.38
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £17.08 £18.00
% change year-on-year +5.96% -5.10% +5.88%

J2EE Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured J2EE Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for J2EE Developer in the City of London

J2EE Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing J2EE Developer in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE Developer in the City of London

J2EE Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE Developer in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for J2EE Developer in the City of London

J2EE Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE Developer in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE Developer in the City of London

J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 across the City of London region featuring J2EE Developer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Java
1 15 (100.00%) J2EE
1 15 (100.00%) Spring
2 14 (93.33%) REST
3 13 (86.67%) SOAP
4 11 (73.33%) Banking
4 11 (73.33%) Finance
4 11 (73.33%) JBoss
5 10 (66.67%) Web Development
5 10 (66.67%) N-Tier
5 10 (66.67%) Open Source
6 9 (60.00%) Web Services
6 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (53.33%) Maven
8 6 (40.00%) Retail
8 6 (40.00%) SOA
8 6 (40.00%) Ant
8 6 (40.00%) Selenium
8 6 (40.00%) SoapUI
8 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
8 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
9 3 (20.00%) JSP
9 3 (20.00%) EJB
9 3 (20.00%) XML
9 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
10 2 (13.33%) Apache
10 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
10 2 (13.33%) Scrum
10 2 (13.33%) TDD
10 2 (13.33%) Java EE

J2EE Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 11 (73.33%) JBoss
2 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (13.33%) Apache
4 1 (6.67%) IIS
4 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (6.67%) IaaS
1 1 (6.67%) PaaS
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) BIG-IP
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) LDAP
1 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Maven
2 6 (40.00%) Ant
2 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (40.00%) Selenium
2 6 (40.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (6.67%) JUnit
3 1 (6.67%) Mockito
3 1 (6.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 11 (73.33%) Banking
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) J2EE
1 15 (100.00%) Spring
2 14 (93.33%) REST
3 13 (86.67%) SOAP
4 9 (60.00%) Web Services
5 3 (20.00%) EJB
5 3 (20.00%) JSP
5 3 (20.00%) XML
6 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
6 2 (13.33%) Java EE
6 2 (13.33%) jQuery
6 2 (13.33%) JSON
6 2 (13.33%) Servlets
6 2 (13.33%) Spring Boot
6 2 (13.33%) Spring MVC
6 2 (13.33%) XSLT
7 1 (6.67%) Apache Camel
7 1 (6.67%) EJB 3.0
7 1 (6.67%) JPA
7 1 (6.67%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) DataPower
2 1 (6.67%) Derivative
2 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) HPUX
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Solaris
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Open Source
1 10 (66.67%) Web Development
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) SOA
3 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (13.33%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) Change Control
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Dependency Management
5 1 (6.67%) ETL
5 1 (6.67%) Kanban
5 1 (6.67%) Microservices
5 1 (6.67%) Software Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Time Management
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Ansible
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Citrix
1 1 (6.67%) F5
1 1 (6.67%) IBM
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
1 1 (6.67%) Talend