Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a J2EE Developer was £498 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 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
England > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 573 553 537
Rank change year-on-year -20 -16 -19
Contract jobs requiring a J2EE Developer 66 55 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.13% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 42 32
London median daily rate £498 £430 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.70% +18.21% -19.17%
10th Percentile £399 £321 £313
90th Percentile £550 £518 £488
England median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £37.00 £31.45 £36.98
% change year-on-year +17.65% -14.94% +8.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44704 42967 43917
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 94.99% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32366 30551 30963
London median daily rate £498 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.15% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 554 561 677
London median hourly rate £20.47 £19.50 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.96% +3.48% +7.69%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

J2EE Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 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
Central London -2 15 £498 +7.28% 5
South London - 9 £525 -
West London - 2 £488 -
East London - 1 £390 -
J2EE Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 London region featuring J2EE Developer in the job title.

1 66 (100.00%) Java
1 66 (100.00%) J2EE
2 46 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (68.18%) Spring
4 37 (56.06%) Banking
5 34 (51.52%) Finance
6 27 (40.91%) SOAP
6 27 (40.91%) REST
7 23 (34.85%) Web Services
8 21 (31.82%) TDD
9 20 (30.30%) JBoss
10 19 (28.79%) Microservices
11 18 (27.27%) Open Source
11 18 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (27.27%) Maven
11 18 (27.27%) MVC
11 18 (27.27%) Hibernate
11 18 (27.27%) Web Development
12 17 (25.76%) JavaScript
13 15 (22.73%) SOA
13 15 (22.73%) Spring MVC
13 15 (22.73%) BDD
14 14 (21.21%) XML
15 13 (19.70%) N-Tier
15 13 (19.70%) Software Engineering
15 13 (19.70%) Amazon AWS
15 13 (19.70%) DevOps
15 13 (19.70%) Jenkins
16 12 (18.18%) Selenium
17 11 (16.67%) Investment Banking

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 20 (30.30%) JBoss
2 8 (12.12%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.06%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (3.03%) Apache
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (3.03%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.52%) Confluence
6 1 (1.52%) IIS
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.52%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.52%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.52%) IaaS
3 1 (1.52%) npm
3 1 (1.52%) PaaS
3 1 (1.52%) SaaS
3 1 (1.52%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) Internet
1 2 (3.03%) LDAP
2 1 (1.52%) BIG-IP
2 1 (1.52%) Firewall
2 1 (1.52%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.52%) SSL
2 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (4.55%) RDBMS
1 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
1 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) Big Data
2 2 (3.03%) GIS
2 2 (3.03%) MySQL
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.52%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 18 (27.27%) Maven
2 13 (19.70%) Jenkins
3 12 (18.18%) Selenium
4 11 (16.67%) Ant
5 9 (13.64%) JUnit
6 7 (10.61%) SoapUI
7 6 (9.09%) Git (software)
8 5 (7.58%) Cucumber
9 3 (4.55%) Gerrit
9 3 (4.55%) JBehave
9 3 (4.55%) Mockito
9 3 (4.55%) Protractor
9 3 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (4.55%) Subversion
10 2 (3.03%) Build Forge
11 1 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (1.52%) DbUnit
11 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
11 1 (1.52%) JIRA
11 1 (1.52%) jMock
General
1 37 (56.06%) Banking
2 34 (51.52%) Finance
3 11 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 10 (15.15%) Front Office
5 6 (9.09%) Retail
6 1 (1.52%) Electronics
6 1 (1.52%) French Language
6 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.52%) Marketing
6 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (100.00%) J2EE
2 45 (68.18%) Spring
3 27 (40.91%) REST
3 27 (40.91%) SOAP
4 23 (34.85%) Web Services
5 18 (27.27%) Hibernate
6 15 (22.73%) Spring MVC
7 14 (21.21%) XML
8 10 (15.15%) gRPC
8 10 (15.15%) Java EE
9 9 (13.64%) RESTful
10 7 (10.61%) Struts
11 6 (9.09%) HTML
11 6 (9.09%) JMS
11 6 (9.09%) JSON
12 5 (7.58%) Apache Camel
12 5 (7.58%) CSS
12 5 (7.58%) JPA
12 5 (7.58%) jQuery
12 5 (7.58%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.70%) N-Tier
2 10 (15.15%) Replication
3 7 (10.61%) Derivative
4 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.52%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.52%) DataPower
5 1 (1.52%) Life Science
5 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.52%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.52%) PKI
5 1 (1.52%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.52%) User Experience
5 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.52%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.06%) Linux
1 4 (6.06%) Unix
2 1 (1.52%) HPUX
2 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.52%) Solaris
2 1 (1.52%) Windows
2 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (31.82%) TDD
3 19 (28.79%) Microservices
4 18 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (27.27%) MVC
4 18 (27.27%) Open Source
4 18 (27.27%) Web Development
5 15 (22.73%) BDD
5 15 (22.73%) SOA
6 13 (19.70%) DevOps
6 13 (19.70%) Software Engineering
7 10 (15.15%) Asset Management
7 10 (15.15%) Configuration Management
7 10 (15.15%) Contract Management
7 10 (15.15%) High Availability
7 10 (15.15%) Load Balancing
7 10 (15.15%) Migration
7 10 (15.15%) Scrum
7 10 (15.15%) Test Automation
8 4 (6.06%) OO
Programming Languages
1 66 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (25.76%) JavaScript
3 6 (9.09%) SQL
4 4 (6.06%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.03%) Scala
6 1 (1.52%) C#
6 1 (1.52%) Perl
6 1 (1.52%) Python
6 1 (1.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.03%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) CFA
3 1 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) QA
1 1 (1.52%) SEPA
1 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Ansible
1 1 (1.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (16.67%) Oracle
2 4 (6.06%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.55%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.52%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.52%) Citrix
4 1 (1.52%) F5
4 1 (1.52%) Google
4 1 (1.52%) IBM
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.52%) SAP
4 1 (1.52%) Sybase
4 1 (1.52%) Talend
4 1 (1.52%) VMware