The median contractor rate for a J2EE Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 June 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
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 547 512 518
Rank change year-on-year -35 +6  
Contract jobs requiring a J2EE Developer 41 108 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.095% 0.22% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.23% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 62 70
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £222 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £363 £400
% change year-on-year +13.79% -9.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Median hourly rate - £33.20 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.20 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40726 46972 48452
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.73% 95.05% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26580 31013 30938
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1241 1367 1887
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.25 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

J2EE Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured J2EE Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for J2EE Developer in England

J2EE Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE Developer in England

J2EE Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE Developer in England over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for J2EE Developer in England

J2EE Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE Developer in England

J2EE Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 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
London +10 24 £450 +8.63% 5
North West +17 5 £450 +15.83% 4
East Midlands -11 4 £425 +6.25% 1
Yorkshire +22 3 £375 -14.28% 1
South East -2 2 - - 1
South West +2 1 £375 -18.91% 1
West Midlands +1 1 £400 +3.22% 2
East of England -35 1 - - 3
J2EE Developer
UK

J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 England region featuring J2EE Developer in the job title.

1 85 (100.00%) Java
1 85 (100.00%) J2EE
2 59 (69.41%) Spring
3 51 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (44.71%) Oracle
5 35 (41.18%) Hibernate
6 29 (34.12%) Web Services
6 29 (34.12%) REST
7 28 (32.94%) SQL
7 28 (32.94%) JavaScript
8 27 (31.76%) Finance
9 25 (29.41%) SOAP
9 25 (29.41%) Git (software)
10 23 (27.06%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (27.06%) EJB
11 22 (25.88%) Scrum
12 21 (24.71%) MySQL
13 20 (23.53%) RESTful
14 19 (22.35%) JIRA
14 19 (22.35%) HTML
14 19 (22.35%) TDD
14 19 (22.35%) Banking
15 18 (21.18%) Maven
15 18 (21.18%) MVC
15 18 (21.18%) XML
16 17 (20.00%) Jenkins
17 16 (18.82%) Hudson
17 16 (18.82%) JBoss
18 15 (17.65%) Oracle Database
19 14 (16.47%) JPA

J2EE Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 16 (18.82%) JBoss
2 12 (14.12%) WebSphere
3 10 (11.76%) Apache
4 8 (9.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (5.88%) Tomcat
6 4 (4.71%) WebLogic
6 4 (4.71%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (3.53%) Confluence
7 3 (3.53%) Oracle Coherence
7 3 (3.53%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (2.35%) Apache Spark
9 1 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.18%) GlassFish
9 1 (1.18%) WebLogic Portal
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) PaaS
2 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.35%) IaaS
3 1 (1.18%) GitHub
3 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.53%) LDAP
1 3 (3.53%) SSL
2 2 (2.35%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.18%) HTTP
3 1 (1.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (24.71%) MySQL
2 15 (17.65%) Oracle Database
3 14 (16.47%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (14.12%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (8.24%) Big Data
6 6 (7.06%) Hadoop
7 5 (5.88%) NoSQL
7 5 (5.88%) Relational Database
7 5 (5.88%) SQL Server
8 3 (3.53%) DB2
8 3 (3.53%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.35%) HBase
9 2 (2.35%) MariaDB
9 2 (2.35%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (1.18%) Parquet
10 1 (1.18%) Qlik Sense
10 1 (1.18%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 25 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 19 (22.35%) JIRA
3 18 (21.18%) Maven
4 17 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 16 (18.82%) Hudson
6 12 (14.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (11.76%) Bitbucket
7 10 (11.76%) Eclipse
8 9 (10.59%) JUnit
9 7 (8.24%) Mockito
10 6 (7.06%) MyEclipse
10 6 (7.06%) Selenium
10 6 (7.06%) Subversion
11 5 (5.88%) Ant
12 3 (3.53%) Rational Application Developer
13 2 (2.35%) Build Forge
13 2 (2.35%) Cucumber
13 2 (2.35%) SoapUI
14 1 (1.18%) Gerrit
14 1 (1.18%) jMock
General
1 27 (31.76%) Finance
2 19 (22.35%) Banking
3 2 (2.35%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.35%) French Language
3 2 (2.35%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.35%) Publishing
3 2 (2.35%) Retail
4 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.18%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (100.00%) J2EE
2 59 (69.41%) Spring
3 35 (41.18%) Hibernate
4 29 (34.12%) REST
4 29 (34.12%) Web Services
5 25 (29.41%) SOAP
6 23 (27.06%) EJB
7 20 (23.53%) RESTful
8 19 (22.35%) HTML
9 18 (21.18%) XML
10 14 (16.47%) JPA
11 13 (15.29%) JSP
12 12 (14.12%) EJB 3.0
12 12 (14.12%) Java EE
13 9 (10.59%) CSS
13 9 (10.59%) jQuery
13 9 (10.59%) JSON
13 9 (10.59%) Servlets
13 9 (10.59%) Spring MVC
13 9 (10.59%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.41%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (8.24%) Client/Server
2 7 (8.24%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.71%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.53%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.53%) PKI
5 3 (3.53%) User Experience
6 2 (2.35%) Clustering
6 2 (2.35%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.35%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.35%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.18%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.18%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.94%) Linux
2 6 (7.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (27.06%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (25.88%) Scrum
4 19 (22.35%) TDD
5 18 (21.18%) MVC
6 14 (16.47%) OO
7 13 (15.29%) SDLC
7 13 (15.29%) SOA
8 10 (11.76%) Software Engineering
9 9 (10.59%) DevOps
10 8 (9.41%) BDD
10 8 (9.41%) Unit Testing
11 7 (8.24%) High Availability
11 7 (8.24%) Waterfall
12 6 (7.06%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (7.06%) E-Commerce
12 6 (7.06%) UML
12 6 (7.06%) Web Development
13 5 (5.88%) Data Protection
13 5 (5.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 85 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (32.94%) JavaScript
2 28 (32.94%) SQL
3 11 (12.94%) PL/SQL
4 7 (8.24%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.53%) Python
6 2 (2.35%) C#
7 1 (1.18%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.18%) Groovy
7 1 (1.18%) PHP
7 1 (1.18%) Scala
7 1 (1.18%) VB
7 1 (1.18%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (8.24%) Degree
2 5 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.35%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) QA
1 2 (2.35%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.18%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 38 (44.71%) Oracle
2 5 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (1.18%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.18%) BEA
3 1 (1.18%) Google
3 1 (1.18%) Informatica
3 1 (1.18%) MuleSoft
3 1 (1.18%) Sun
3 1 (1.18%) Sybase
Greater Manchester
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
AMS contingency
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 15 days ago