The median contractor rate for a Java/J2EE Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 27 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.

Java J2EE Developer
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 401 410 376
Rank change year-on-year +9 -34  
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 23 17 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.078% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.082% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 38
Median daily rate £475 £395 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.40% -5.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £315 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £353 £400
% change year-on-year +20.39% -11.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.45 -

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 19752 20748 21808
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.27% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14071 15056 15231
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 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 228 364
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -8.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Java/J2EE Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Java/J2EE Developer in London

Java/J2EE Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java/J2EE Developer in London

Java/J2EE Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer in London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java/J2EE Developer in London

Java/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 Java/J2EE Developer in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java/J2EE Developer in London

Java/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 Java/J2EE Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 27 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 +3 5 £498 -11.55% 1
Java/J2EE Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 London region featuring Java/J2EE Developer in the job title.

1 37 (100.00%) Java
1 37 (100.00%) J2EE
2 27 (72.97%) Spring
3 25 (67.57%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (45.95%) Web Services
5 14 (37.84%) Oracle
6 13 (35.14%) TDD
7 12 (32.43%) Hibernate
7 12 (32.43%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
7 12 (32.43%) OO
7 12 (32.43%) REST
8 11 (29.73%) SOAP
8 11 (29.73%) Scrum
8 11 (29.73%) Finance
9 10 (27.03%) Banking
9 10 (27.03%) Maven
9 10 (27.03%) Git (software)
9 10 (27.03%) SOA
9 10 (27.03%) RESTful
10 9 (24.32%) XML
11 8 (21.62%) SQL
11 8 (21.62%) WebSphere
12 7 (18.92%) HTML
12 7 (18.92%) JBoss
12 7 (18.92%) MVC
12 7 (18.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 6 (16.22%) Java EE
13 6 (16.22%) Computer Science
13 6 (16.22%) JPA

Java/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 (21.62%) WebSphere
2 7 (18.92%) JBoss
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (13.51%) Tomcat
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (5.41%) Confluence
5 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
5 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.70%) GlassFish
6 1 (2.70%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) IaaS
1 2 (5.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) SSL
2 1 (2.70%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) MySQL
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.11%) RDBMS
3 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.41%) Big Data
4 2 (5.41%) DB2
5 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.70%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (2.70%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Git (software)
1 10 (27.03%) Maven
2 5 (13.51%) Jenkins
2 5 (13.51%) Selenium
3 4 (10.81%) Ant
3 4 (10.81%) JIRA
3 4 (10.81%) Subversion
4 3 (8.11%) Bitbucket
5 2 (5.41%) Build Forge
5 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.41%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.70%) Gerrit
6 1 (2.70%) IBM UrbanCode
6 1 (2.70%) JBehave
6 1 (2.70%) JUnit
6 1 (2.70%) Rational Application Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (29.73%) Finance
2 10 (27.03%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) French Language
3 2 (5.41%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.70%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (100.00%) J2EE
2 27 (72.97%) Spring
3 17 (45.95%) Web Services
4 12 (32.43%) Hibernate
4 12 (32.43%) REST
5 11 (29.73%) SOAP
6 10 (27.03%) RESTful
7 9 (24.32%) XML
8 7 (18.92%) HTML
9 6 (16.22%) Java EE
9 6 (16.22%) JPA
10 5 (13.51%) AngularJS
10 5 (13.51%) CSS
10 5 (13.51%) JSON
10 5 (13.51%) Middleware
10 5 (13.51%) Spring MVC
11 4 (10.81%) HTML5
11 4 (10.81%) JSP
11 4 (10.81%) Node.js
11 4 (10.81%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.11%) PKI
3 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.41%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.41%) User Experience
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (67.57%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (35.14%) TDD
3 12 (32.43%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (32.43%) OO
4 11 (29.73%) Scrum
5 10 (27.03%) SOA
6 7 (18.92%) MVC
7 5 (13.51%) BDD
7 5 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (13.51%) High Availability
8 4 (10.81%) Cryptography
8 4 (10.81%) DevOps
8 4 (10.81%) Microservices
8 4 (10.81%) Open Source
8 4 (10.81%) SDLC
8 4 (10.81%) UML
8 4 (10.81%) Web Development
9 3 (8.11%) Benchmarking
9 3 (8.11%) Low Latency
9 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
3 8 (21.62%) SQL
4 4 (10.81%) Shell Script
5 3 (8.11%) Python
6 2 (5.41%) C#
6 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.70%) Groovy
7 1 (2.70%) PHP
7 1 (2.70%) Scala
7 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.70%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Oracle
2 1 (2.70%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.70%) BEA
2 1 (2.70%) IBM
2 1 (2.70%) MuleSoft
2 1 (2.70%) Sybase