The median contractor rate for a J2EE Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 522 558 475
Rank change year-on-year +36 -83  
Contract jobs requiring a J2EE Developer 44 57 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.12% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.12% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 45 78
Median daily rate £450 £338 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -12.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £300 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +38.46% -13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £36.00

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 39295 46721 46527
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.81% 95.22% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25610 30627 28567
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £263 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1355 1460 1889
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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 +29 16 £450 +7.78% 5
East Midlands -3 10 £438 +34.61%
North West +24 7 £475 +15.15% 4
South East +3 6 £450 +38.46% 4
Yorkshire +19 2 £388 -
East of England -3 2 £375 -11.76% 1
North East -12 1 £300 -7.69%
J2EE Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 94 (100.00%) Java
1 94 (100.00%) J2EE
2 67 (71.28%) Spring
3 55 (58.51%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (55.32%) Oracle
5 38 (40.43%) Hibernate
6 37 (39.36%) REST
7 32 (34.04%) SQL
8 31 (32.98%) TDD
9 30 (31.91%) JavaScript
10 27 (28.72%) MVC
11 26 (27.66%) Maven
11 26 (27.66%) Git (software)
12 24 (25.53%) SOAP
12 24 (25.53%) Web Services
13 23 (24.47%) XML
13 23 (24.47%) SOA
14 22 (23.40%) EJB
14 22 (23.40%) JIRA
15 21 (22.34%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (20.21%) Finance
17 18 (19.15%) Linux
17 18 (19.15%) OO
18 17 (18.09%) HTML
18 17 (18.09%) MySQL
18 17 (18.09%) Java EE
18 17 (18.09%) Spring MVC
18 17 (18.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 17 (18.09%) Oracle Database
19 16 (17.02%) Scrum

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 17 (18.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 13 (13.83%) JBoss
3 10 (10.64%) Apache
4 9 (9.57%) WebLogic
5 7 (7.45%) Tomcat
5 7 (7.45%) WebSphere
6 6 (6.38%) WebLogic Portal
7 5 (5.32%) Jetty
7 5 (5.32%) Oracle Coherence
8 4 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (3.19%) Confluence
9 3 (3.19%) nginx
9 3 (3.19%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (2.13%) Apache Spark
10 2 (2.13%) WebSphere Portal
11 1 (1.06%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (1.06%) Documentum
11 1 (1.06%) GlassFish
11 1 (1.06%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.38%) IaaS
1 6 (6.38%) PaaS
2 3 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.06%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (1.06%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.13%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.06%) HTTP
2 1 (1.06%) Internet
2 1 (1.06%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.09%) MySQL
1 17 (18.09%) Oracle Database
2 14 (14.89%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (10.64%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (8.51%) NoSQL
5 6 (6.38%) Hadoop
5 6 (6.38%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (5.32%) Big Data
6 5 (5.32%) MongoDB
6 5 (5.32%) SQL Server
7 4 (4.26%) DB2
7 4 (4.26%) SQLite
8 3 (3.19%) Neo4j
8 3 (3.19%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.13%) HBase
10 1 (1.06%) MariaDB
10 1 (1.06%) Parquet
10 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (27.66%) Git (software)
1 26 (27.66%) Maven
2 22 (23.40%) JIRA
3 15 (15.96%) Jenkins
3 15 (15.96%) JUnit
4 14 (14.89%) Hudson
5 13 (13.83%) Mockito
6 12 (12.77%) Subversion
7 11 (11.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (8.51%) Ant
9 7 (7.45%) Bitbucket
10 6 (6.38%) Eclipse
11 4 (4.26%) Cucumber
11 4 (4.26%) Selenium
11 4 (4.26%) TestNG
12 3 (3.19%) jMock
12 3 (3.19%) MyEclipse
12 3 (3.19%) SoapUI
13 2 (2.13%) Gradle
13 2 (2.13%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 19 (20.21%) Finance
2 9 (9.57%) Banking
3 3 (3.19%) Publishing
4 2 (2.13%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.13%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.06%) Games
5 1 (1.06%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (100.00%) J2EE
2 67 (71.28%) Spring
3 38 (40.43%) Hibernate
4 37 (39.36%) REST
5 24 (25.53%) SOAP
5 24 (25.53%) Web Services
6 23 (24.47%) XML
7 22 (23.40%) EJB
8 17 (18.09%) HTML
8 17 (18.09%) Java EE
8 17 (18.09%) Spring MVC
9 14 (14.89%) JPA
9 14 (14.89%) JSF
10 11 (11.70%) JSON
10 11 (11.70%) Middleware
10 11 (11.70%) RESTful
11 10 (10.64%) EJB 3.0
12 9 (9.57%) Ajax
12 9 (9.57%) CSS
12 9 (9.57%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.57%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (8.51%) Client/Server
3 7 (7.45%) Virtual Team
4 4 (4.26%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.13%) Clustering
6 2 (2.13%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.13%) User Experience
7 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.06%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.06%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.15%) Linux
2 11 (11.70%) Unix
3 3 (3.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (58.51%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (32.98%) TDD
3 27 (28.72%) MVC
4 23 (24.47%) SOA
5 21 (22.34%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (19.15%) OO
7 16 (17.02%) Scrum
7 16 (17.02%) SDLC
8 13 (13.83%) BDD
9 12 (12.77%) UML
10 9 (9.57%) Customer Requirements
10 9 (9.57%) Software Engineering
10 9 (9.57%) Web Development
11 8 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (8.51%) Defect Management
11 8 (8.51%) E-Commerce
11 8 (8.51%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (8.51%) Multithreading
11 8 (8.51%) Unit Testing
12 6 (6.38%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 94 (100.00%) Java
2 32 (34.04%) SQL
3 30 (31.91%) JavaScript
4 15 (15.96%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.19%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.19%) XPath
6 2 (2.13%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.06%) Groovy
7 1 (1.06%) PHP
7 1 (1.06%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (6.38%) Security Cleared
1 6 (6.38%) Sun Certification
2 4 (4.26%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.19%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.13%) Degree
5 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.51%) SLA
2 3 (3.19%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (5.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.06%) Docker
2 1 (1.06%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.19%) Ansible
1 3 (3.19%) Hadoop YARN
1 3 (3.19%) OpenAM
1 3 (3.19%) OpenSSO
1 3 (3.19%) Puppet
2 2 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 52 (55.32%) Oracle
2 6 (6.38%) BEA
3 3 (3.19%) IBM
4 2 (2.13%) ATG
5 1 (1.06%) Adobe
5 1 (1.06%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.06%) Google
5 1 (1.06%) Informatica
5 1 (1.06%) Pega
5 1 (1.06%) TIBCO