The median contractor rate for a J2EE Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
J2EE Developer
England / London
Rank 390 416 371
Rank change year-on-year +26 -45  
Contract jobs requiring a J2EE Developer 16 20 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.083% 0.090% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.095% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 31
Median daily rate £450 £418 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +1.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £308 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £425 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +38.46% -13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 18251 21034 20113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.83% 95.00% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12983 15075 13890
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 283 373
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.35% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
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 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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 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
City of London +1 1 £400 -5.32% 3
J2EE Developer
England

J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 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 London region featuring J2EE Developer in the job title.

1 43 (100.00%) Java
1 43 (100.00%) J2EE
2 32 (74.42%) Spring
3 30 (69.77%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (48.84%) Oracle
5 20 (46.51%) TDD
6 18 (41.86%) SOA
7 17 (39.53%) REST
8 16 (37.21%) Web Services
9 14 (32.56%) Hibernate
10 13 (30.23%) SOAP
10 13 (30.23%) SQL
11 12 (27.91%) XML
11 12 (27.91%) OO
11 12 (27.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 11 (25.58%) Finance
13 10 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (23.26%) Git (software)
14 9 (20.93%) BDD
14 9 (20.93%) SDLC
14 9 (20.93%) Java EE
14 9 (20.93%) Subversion
14 9 (20.93%) UML
14 9 (20.93%) WebLogic
15 8 (18.60%) Maven
15 8 (18.60%) Scrum
15 8 (18.60%) JSON
15 8 (18.60%) Multithreading
16 7 (16.28%) JPA
16 7 (16.28%) JIRA

J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 12 (27.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (20.93%) WebLogic
3 6 (13.95%) WebLogic Portal
4 5 (11.63%) JBoss
4 5 (11.63%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (9.30%) WebSphere
6 2 (4.65%) Apache
6 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
6 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (2.33%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (2.33%) Confluence
7 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (2.33%) GlassFish
7 1 (2.33%) Jetty
7 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (2.33%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) IaaS
1 6 (13.95%) PaaS
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (11.63%) NoSQL
4 4 (9.30%) MongoDB
5 3 (6.98%) Neo4j
6 2 (4.65%) Big Data
6 2 (4.65%) DB2
6 2 (4.65%) Hadoop
6 2 (4.65%) MySQL
7 1 (2.33%) HBase
7 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Git (software)
2 9 (20.93%) Subversion
3 8 (18.60%) Maven
4 7 (16.28%) JIRA
5 5 (11.63%) Jenkins
6 4 (9.30%) Mockito
7 3 (6.98%) Ant
7 3 (6.98%) Cucumber
8 2 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (4.65%) Selenium
8 2 (4.65%) SoapUI
9 1 (2.33%) Build Forge
9 1 (2.33%) CruiseControl
9 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
9 1 (2.33%) git-flow
9 1 (2.33%) Hudson
9 1 (2.33%) JUnit
9 1 (2.33%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.65%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Games
4 1 (2.33%) Publishing
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (100.00%) J2EE
2 32 (74.42%) Spring
3 17 (39.53%) REST
4 16 (37.21%) Web Services
5 14 (32.56%) Hibernate
6 13 (30.23%) SOAP
7 12 (27.91%) XML
8 9 (20.93%) Java EE
9 8 (18.60%) JSON
10 7 (16.28%) EJB
10 7 (16.28%) JPA
10 7 (16.28%) JSF
11 6 (13.95%) Ajax
11 6 (13.95%) HTML
12 5 (11.63%) CSS
12 5 (11.63%) Middleware
13 4 (9.30%) Dropwizard
13 4 (9.30%) JMS
13 4 (9.30%) Spring MVC
14 3 (6.98%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Virtual Team
2 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (9.30%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.65%) Clustering
3 2 (4.65%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.65%) User Experience
4 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Linux
2 3 (6.98%) Mac OS X
2 3 (6.98%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (69.77%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (46.51%) TDD
3 18 (41.86%) SOA
4 12 (27.91%) OO
5 10 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (20.93%) BDD
6 9 (20.93%) SDLC
6 9 (20.93%) UML
7 8 (18.60%) Multithreading
7 8 (18.60%) Scrum
8 7 (16.28%) Customer Requirements
8 7 (16.28%) MVC
9 6 (13.95%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (13.95%) Defect Management
9 6 (13.95%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (13.95%) OOA/OOD
9 6 (13.95%) Programme Management
10 5 (11.63%) DevOps
10 5 (11.63%) High Availability
11 4 (9.30%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (30.23%) SQL
3 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
3 7 (16.28%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.33%) ActionScript
4 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Sun Certification
2 3 (6.98%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) SLA
2 3 (6.98%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (2.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) OpenAM
1 3 (6.98%) OpenSSO
2 1 (2.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 21 (48.84%) Oracle
2 6 (13.95%) BEA
3 2 (4.65%) ATG
4 1 (2.33%) Adobe
4 1 (2.33%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.33%) IBM
4 1 (2.33%) TIBCO