Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java/J2EE Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 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.

Java J2EE Developer
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 748 741 693
Rank change year-on-year -7 -48 -60
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 107 130 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 101 98
England median daily rate £450 £425 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +14.48% -4.19%
10th Percentile £347 £310 £298
90th Percentile £549 £509 £450
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £371
% change year-on-year +5.88% +14.48% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
England median hourly rate £37.00 £31.45 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -13.84% +7.35%
UK median hourly rate £37.00 £31.45 £36.50
% change year-on-year +17.65% -13.84% +7.35%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89873 92200 98570
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.76% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 59900 60696 63752
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2662 2972 3818
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.03 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +0.17% +9.09%

Java/J2EE Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Java/J2EE Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Java/J2EE Developer in England

Java/J2EE Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java/J2EE Developer in England

Java/J2EE Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java/J2EE Developer in England

Java/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 Java/J2EE Developer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java/J2EE Developer in England

Java/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 Java/J2EE Developer within the England region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -9 62 £500 +17.65% 13
South East -4 17 £475 - 3
North of England +40 16 £400 -5.88% 8
North West +27 14 £400 -5.88% 7
Midlands +9 6 £413 +16.86% 4
East of England -9 5 £450 +8.43%
West Midlands +13 4 £413 +16.86%
Yorkshire +7 2 £475 +11.76% 1
East Midlands -2 2 £325 -3.70% 4
South West -8 1 £375 -9.09% 1
Java/J2EE Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 across the England region featuring Java/J2EE Developer in the job title.

1 107 (100.00%) Java
1 107 (100.00%) J2EE
2 81 (75.70%) Spring
3 78 (72.90%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (40.19%) Banking
4 43 (40.19%) Web Services
5 42 (39.25%) Finance
6 38 (35.51%) JavaScript
7 37 (34.58%) SOAP
7 37 (34.58%) Hibernate
8 34 (31.78%) TDD
9 32 (29.91%) REST
10 28 (26.17%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (26.17%) Maven
11 23 (21.50%) MVC
12 21 (19.63%) Scrum
12 21 (19.63%) Open Source
12 21 (19.63%) Microservices
13 20 (18.69%) Jenkins
13 20 (18.69%) Oracle
13 20 (18.69%) JBoss
14 19 (17.76%) Tomcat
14 19 (17.76%) JUnit
14 19 (17.76%) RESTful
14 19 (17.76%) Spring MVC
15 18 (16.82%) jQuery
15 18 (16.82%) BDD
16 17 (15.89%) Web Development
16 17 (15.89%) SOA
17 16 (14.95%) HTML

Java/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 20 (18.69%) JBoss
2 19 (17.76%) Tomcat
3 16 (14.95%) WebSphere
4 10 (9.35%) Apache
5 7 (6.54%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (3.74%) CMS
6 4 (3.74%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.80%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (2.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.87%) nginx
9 1 (0.93%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.93%) Confluence
9 1 (0.93%) IIS
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.08%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.74%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.87%) PaaS
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.93%) GitHub
5 1 (0.93%) IaaS
5 1 (0.93%) npm
5 1 (0.93%) SaaS
5 1 (0.93%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.54%) HTTP
2 2 (1.87%) Internet
2 2 (1.87%) LDAP
3 1 (0.93%) BIG-IP
3 1 (0.93%) Firewall
3 1 (0.93%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.93%) SSL
3 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.93%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.21%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.61%) MySQL
2 6 (5.61%) RDBMS
2 6 (5.61%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.74%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.80%) Big Data
4 3 (2.80%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.80%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.87%) Endeca
5 2 (1.87%) MariaDB
5 2 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.93%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.93%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.93%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 28 (26.17%) Maven
2 20 (18.69%) Jenkins
3 19 (17.76%) JUnit
4 16 (14.95%) Git (software)
5 12 (11.21%) Ant
5 12 (11.21%) Selenium
6 9 (8.41%) Mockito
7 8 (7.48%) SoapUI
8 7 (6.54%) Eclipse
9 5 (4.67%) Cucumber
9 5 (4.67%) Gradle
9 5 (4.67%) JIRA
9 5 (4.67%) jMock
9 5 (4.67%) Subversion
10 4 (3.74%) DbUnit
10 4 (3.74%) SonarQube
11 3 (2.80%) Gerrit
11 3 (2.80%) Hudson
11 3 (2.80%) JBehave
11 3 (2.80%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 43 (40.19%) Banking
2 42 (39.25%) Finance
3 11 (10.28%) Investment Banking
4 10 (9.35%) Front Office
5 6 (5.61%) Manufacturing
5 6 (5.61%) Retail
6 2 (1.87%) French Language
6 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.93%) Electronics
7 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (100.00%) J2EE
2 81 (75.70%) Spring
3 43 (40.19%) Web Services
4 37 (34.58%) Hibernate
4 37 (34.58%) SOAP
5 32 (29.91%) REST
6 19 (17.76%) RESTful
6 19 (17.76%) Spring MVC
7 18 (16.82%) jQuery
8 16 (14.95%) AngularJS
8 16 (14.95%) HTML
9 15 (14.02%) XML
10 13 (12.15%) Java EE
11 12 (11.21%) JSP
11 12 (11.21%) Servlets
11 12 (11.21%) Spring Boot
12 11 (10.28%) Ajax
12 11 (10.28%) JPA
12 11 (10.28%) JSON
12 11 (10.28%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.15%) N-Tier
2 10 (9.35%) Replication
3 7 (6.54%) Derivative
4 5 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.74%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.87%) DataPower
6 2 (1.87%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.87%) User Experience
7 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.93%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.93%) Life Science
7 1 (0.93%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.93%) PKI
7 1 (0.93%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.93%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.67%) Linux
1 5 (4.67%) Unix
2 1 (0.93%) HPUX
2 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.93%) Solaris
2 1 (0.93%) Windows
2 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (72.90%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (31.78%) TDD
3 28 (26.17%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (21.50%) MVC
5 21 (19.63%) Microservices
5 21 (19.63%) Open Source
5 21 (19.63%) Scrum
6 18 (16.82%) BDD
7 17 (15.89%) SOA
7 17 (15.89%) Web Development
8 15 (14.02%) Software Engineering
9 13 (12.15%) Test Automation
10 12 (11.21%) DevOps
11 11 (10.28%) Configuration Management
12 10 (9.35%) Asset Management
12 10 (9.35%) Contract Management
12 10 (9.35%) High Availability
12 10 (9.35%) Load Balancing
12 10 (9.35%) Migration
13 9 (8.41%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 107 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (35.51%) JavaScript
3 11 (10.28%) SQL
4 3 (2.80%) Groovy
4 3 (2.80%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.87%) C#
5 2 (1.87%) Python
6 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.93%) Kotlin
6 1 (0.93%) Perl
6 1 (0.93%) Scala
6 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (2.80%) Degree
1 3 (2.80%) SC Cleared
1 3 (2.80%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.93%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.80%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) SEPA
2 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.80%) vSphere
2 1 (0.93%) Docker
2 1 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) Ansible
2 1 (0.93%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.93%) Puppet
2 1 (0.93%) Rancher
Vendors
1 20 (18.69%) Oracle
2 11 (10.28%) IBM
3 3 (2.80%) MuleSoft
3 3 (2.80%) Red Hat
3 3 (2.80%) VMware
4 2 (1.87%) FatWire
4 2 (1.87%) Perforce
5 1 (0.93%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.93%) Citrix
5 1 (0.93%) F5
5 1 (0.93%) Google
5 1 (0.93%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.93%) Nuxeo
5 1 (0.93%) SAP
5 1 (0.93%) Sybase
5 1 (0.93%) Talend