Period
to 22 October 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior J2EE Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 October 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.

Senior J2EE Developer
England > London
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 605 618 595
Rank change year-on-year +13 -23 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior J2EE Developer 8 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.018% 0.007% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.007% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 10
London median daily rate £475 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -2.70% -15.33%
10th Percentile £375 £420 £359
90th Percentile £555 £468 £539
England median daily rate £400 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 42743 42115 44516
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.86% 95.06% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 30835 30038 31350
London median daily rate £488 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £285 £263
90th Percentile £656 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 512 543 715
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.25 £11.20
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.83 £48.38
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year +1.08% +4.11% +7.70%

Senior J2EE Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior J2EE Developer in London

Senior J2EE Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior J2EE Developer in London

Senior J2EE Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior J2EE Developer in London over the 6 months to 22 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior J2EE Developer in London

Senior 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 Senior J2EE Developer in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior J2EE Developer in London

Senior 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 Senior J2EE Developer within the London region over the 6 months to 22 October 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
South London - 1 - -
Senior J2EE Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2017, Senior 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 Senior J2EE Developer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) J2EE
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) BDD
4 3 (37.50%) Spring
5 2 (25.00%) DevOps
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) JSP
5 2 (25.00%) Servlets
5 2 (25.00%) Struts
6 1 (12.50%) Web Services
6 1 (12.50%) Unix
6 1 (12.50%) Linux
6 1 (12.50%) OO
6 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
6 1 (12.50%) B2C
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) MySQL
6 1 (12.50%) Ant
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) TopLink
6 1 (12.50%) Banking
6 1 (12.50%) Subversion

Senior 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Ant
1 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) J2EE
2 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (37.50%) Spring
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) JSP
4 2 (25.00%) Servlets
4 2 (25.00%) Struts
5 1 (12.50%) Grails
5 1 (12.50%) iBATIS
5 1 (12.50%) Java EE
5 1 (12.50%) JPA
5 1 (12.50%) Spring MVC
5 1 (12.50%) TopLink
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
1 1 (12.50%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) BDD
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) B2C
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
4 1 (12.50%) Product Management
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Groovy
3 1 (12.50%) SQL