Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java/J2EE Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 19 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.

Java J2EE Developer
England > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 341 343 362
Rank change year-on-year +2 +19 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 17 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.10% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 19
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +33.80% +1.43%
England median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South East median hourly rate - - £42.00
England median hourly rate £37.00 £31.45 £36.50
% change year-on-year +17.65% -13.84% +7.35%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15679 15620 18481
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.53% 93.99% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 9308 9314 10851
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.34%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 637 776 915
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.56 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.95% +5.70% +15.63%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.98 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%

Java/J2EE Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Java/J2EE Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Java/J2EE Developer in the South East

Java/J2EE Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java/J2EE Developer in the South East

Java/J2EE Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java/J2EE Developer in the South East

Java/J2EE Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java/J2EE Developer in the South East

Java/J2EE Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 19 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
Thames Valley 0 14 £475 - 2
Buckinghamshire -12 14 £475 - 1
Hampshire - 2 - -
Kent -15 1 £525 -
Java/J2EE Developer
England

Java/J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 South East region featuring Java/J2EE Developer in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Java
1 17 (100.00%) J2EE
2 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (64.71%) Spring
4 9 (52.94%) WebSphere
4 9 (52.94%) Hibernate
4 9 (52.94%) IBM
4 9 (52.94%) Web Services
4 9 (52.94%) CRM
5 8 (47.06%) Tomcat
5 8 (47.06%) AngularJS
6 7 (41.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (41.18%) Apache
6 7 (41.18%) HTTP
6 7 (41.18%) JDBC
6 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
6 7 (41.18%) Apache CXF
7 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
8 4 (23.53%) HTML
9 3 (17.65%) Oracle
9 3 (17.65%) SOAP
9 3 (17.65%) MVC
9 3 (17.65%) TDD
9 3 (17.65%) Spring MVC
10 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (11.76%) REST
10 2 (11.76%) jQuery
10 2 (11.76%) Maven
10 2 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (11.76%) UML

Java/J2EE Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 9 (52.94%) WebSphere
2 8 (47.06%) Tomcat
3 7 (41.18%) Apache
4 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) JUnit
1 2 (11.76%) Maven
2 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) jMock
2 1 (5.88%) Mockito
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) J2EE
2 11 (64.71%) Spring
3 9 (52.94%) Hibernate
3 9 (52.94%) Web Services
4 8 (47.06%) AngularJS
5 7 (41.18%) Apache CXF
5 7 (41.18%) JDBC
5 7 (41.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (23.53%) HTML
7 3 (17.65%) SOAP
7 3 (17.65%) Spring MVC
8 2 (11.76%) CSS
8 2 (11.76%) jQuery
8 2 (11.76%) REST
8 2 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (5.88%) CSS3
9 1 (5.88%) HTML5
9 1 (5.88%) Spring Boot
9 1 (5.88%) Spring Integration
9 1 (5.88%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) CRM
3 3 (17.65%) MVC
3 3 (17.65%) TDD
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.76%) UML
5 1 (5.88%) BDD
5 1 (5.88%) Build Automation
5 1 (5.88%) Complex Event Processing
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security
5 1 (5.88%) Kanban
5 1 (5.88%) OO
5 1 (5.88%) Open Source
5 1 (5.88%) OWASP
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) Static Code Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) System Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) IBM
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Nuxeo