The median contractor rate for a J2EE Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 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
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 395 404 373
Rank change year-on-year +9 -31  
Contract jobs requiring a J2EE Developer 23 20 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.094% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.098% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 40
Median daily rate £475 £404 £449
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.71% -10.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £318 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £358 £400
% change year-on-year +15.30% -10.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.20 £37.45
% change year-on-year - -11.34%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19415 20367 22175
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.27% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13846 14783 15457
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 225 377
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -5.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

J2EE Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for J2EE Developer in London

J2EE Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE Developer in London

J2EE Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE Developer in London over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for J2EE Developer in London

J2EE Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE Developer in London

J2EE Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 25 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
City of London +7 5 £498 -11.55% 2
J2EE Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 London region featuring J2EE Developer in the job title.

1 40 (100.00%) Java
1 40 (100.00%) J2EE
2 29 (72.50%) Spring
3 28 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (47.50%) Web Services
5 14 (35.00%) Oracle
5 14 (35.00%) TDD
5 14 (35.00%) Hibernate
6 13 (32.50%) Scrum
6 13 (32.50%) Finance
6 13 (32.50%) SOAP
7 12 (30.00%) OO
7 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 12 (30.00%) SOA
7 12 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (30.00%) REST
8 11 (27.50%) Git (software)
8 11 (27.50%) RESTful
8 11 (27.50%) SQL
9 10 (25.00%) Maven
9 10 (25.00%) Banking
10 9 (22.50%) XML
11 8 (20.00%) Java EE
11 8 (20.00%) WebSphere
12 7 (17.50%) MVC
12 7 (17.50%) JBoss
12 7 (17.50%) HTML
12 7 (17.50%) High Availability
12 7 (17.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (17.50%) DevOps

J2EE Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 8 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (17.50%) JBoss
2 7 (17.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 3 (7.50%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (5.00%) Apache
5 2 (5.00%) Confluence
5 2 (5.00%) WebLogic
5 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.50%) GlassFish
6 1 (2.50%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) IaaS
1 2 (5.00%) PaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) SSL
2 2 (5.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.50%) Internet
3 1 (2.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) MySQL
2 4 (10.00%) Big Data
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.50%) RDBMS
3 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.00%) DB2
4 2 (5.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.50%) HBase
5 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.50%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (2.50%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 11 (27.50%) Git (software)
2 10 (25.00%) Maven
3 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (12.50%) Selenium
5 4 (10.00%) Ant
5 4 (10.00%) JIRA
5 4 (10.00%) Subversion
6 3 (7.50%) Bitbucket
7 2 (5.00%) Build Forge
7 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
7 2 (5.00%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.50%) Gerrit
8 1 (2.50%) IBM UrbanCode
8 1 (2.50%) JBehave
8 1 (2.50%) JUnit
8 1 (2.50%) Rational Application Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (32.50%) Finance
2 10 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.00%) French Language
3 2 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Publishing
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (100.00%) J2EE
2 29 (72.50%) Spring
3 19 (47.50%) Web Services
4 14 (35.00%) Hibernate
5 13 (32.50%) SOAP
6 12 (30.00%) REST
7 11 (27.50%) RESTful
8 9 (22.50%) XML
9 8 (20.00%) Java EE
10 7 (17.50%) HTML
11 6 (15.00%) JPA
12 5 (12.50%) AngularJS
12 5 (12.50%) CSS
12 5 (12.50%) JSON
12 5 (12.50%) Middleware
12 5 (12.50%) Spring MVC
13 4 (10.00%) HTML5
13 4 (10.00%) JSP
13 4 (10.00%) Node.js
13 4 (10.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (10.00%) N-Tier
3 3 (7.50%) PKI
3 3 (7.50%) User Experience
4 2 (5.00%) Clustering
4 2 (5.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.50%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.00%) TDD
3 13 (32.50%) Scrum
4 12 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (30.00%) OO
4 12 (30.00%) SOA
5 7 (17.50%) DevOps
5 7 (17.50%) High Availability
5 7 (17.50%) MVC
6 6 (15.00%) SDLC
7 5 (12.50%) BDD
7 5 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (12.50%) Microservices
7 5 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 4 (10.00%) Cryptography
8 4 (10.00%) Open Source
8 4 (10.00%) UML
8 4 (10.00%) Web Development
9 3 (7.50%) Benchmarking
9 3 (7.50%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (27.50%) SQL
4 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (7.50%) Python
6 2 (5.00%) C#
6 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.50%) Groovy
7 1 (2.50%) PHP
7 1 (2.50%) Scala
7 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Degree
2 4 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.50%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.50%) BEA
2 1 (2.50%) IBM
2 1 (2.50%) MuleSoft
2 1 (2.50%) Sybase