The median contractor rate for a J2EE Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 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.

J2EE Developer
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 557 532 533
Rank change year-on-year -25 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a J2EE Developer 44 112 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.095% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.22% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 64 73
Median daily rate £425 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £226 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £470 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £358 £400
% change year-on-year +15.30% -10.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 1
Median hourly rate - £33.20 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -11.34%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.20 £37.45
% change year-on-year - -11.34%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 43829 51011 53185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28353 33254 33375
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1511 2053
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

J2EE Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for J2EE Developer in the UK

J2EE Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE Developer in the UK

J2EE Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE Developer over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for J2EE Developer in the UK

J2EE Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE Developer in the UK

J2EE Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England -17 40 £425 +13.33% 18
London +20 23 £475 +14.66% 5
North West +14 5 £450 +15.83% 4
City of London +3 5 £498 -11.55% 2
Cheshire +26 4 £450 +18.03%
East Midlands -12 4 £425 +6.25% 1
Derbyshire -20 4 £425 -5.55%
Scotland +46 3 £375 +15.38% 1
Yorkshire +16 3 £375 -14.28% 1
South East +21 2 - - 1
West Yorkshire +20 2 £370 -17.77% 1
Halifax +7 2 £370 -17.77%
Chester +15 1 £463 +21.31%
West Midlands +13 1 £400 +6.66% 2
Coventry +11 1 £400 -
South Yorkshire +4 1 £375 -11.76%
Bath +3 1 £375 -
South West +2 1 £375 -18.91% 1
Glasgow +2 1 - -
Cardiff 0 1 £400 +14.28%
Wales -2 1 £400 +14.28%
South Wales -4 1 £400 +14.28%
Somerset -7 1 £375 -
East of England -33 1 - - 3
Essex -35 1 - - 2
Aberdeenshire - 1 £400 - 1
Moray - 1 £350 -
Lancashire - 1 - - 1
Hampshire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -

J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 featuring J2EE Developer in the job title.

1 94 (100.00%) Java
1 94 (100.00%) J2EE
2 63 (67.02%) Spring
3 56 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (42.55%) Oracle
5 36 (38.30%) Hibernate
6 30 (31.91%) Finance
6 30 (31.91%) SQL
6 30 (31.91%) Web Services
6 30 (31.91%) REST
7 29 (30.85%) JavaScript
8 27 (28.72%) SOAP
8 27 (28.72%) Git (software)
9 24 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (25.53%) Scrum
10 23 (24.47%) EJB
11 22 (23.40%) MySQL
11 22 (23.40%) TDD
12 21 (22.34%) HTML
12 21 (22.34%) JBoss
12 21 (22.34%) RESTful
13 20 (21.28%) Banking
13 20 (21.28%) Maven
14 19 (20.21%) XML
14 19 (20.21%) JIRA
15 18 (19.15%) MVC
15 18 (19.15%) Jenkins
16 17 (18.09%) OO
16 17 (18.09%) Hudson
17 15 (15.96%) Oracle Database

J2EE Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 21 (22.34%) JBoss
2 12 (12.77%) WebSphere
3 10 (10.64%) Apache
4 8 (8.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (7.45%) Tomcat
6 4 (4.26%) WebLogic
6 4 (4.26%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (3.19%) Confluence
7 3 (3.19%) Oracle Coherence
7 3 (3.19%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (2.13%) Apache Spark
9 1 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.06%) GlassFish
9 1 (1.06%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.19%) PaaS
2 2 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.13%) IaaS
3 1 (1.06%) GitHub
3 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.19%) LDAP
1 3 (3.19%) SSL
2 2 (2.13%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.06%) HTTP
3 1 (1.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (23.40%) MySQL
2 15 (15.96%) Oracle Database
3 14 (14.89%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (12.77%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (7.45%) Big Data
6 6 (6.38%) Hadoop
6 6 (6.38%) Relational Database
6 6 (6.38%) SQL Server
7 5 (5.32%) NoSQL
8 4 (4.26%) DB2
9 3 (3.19%) RDBMS
10 2 (2.13%) HBase
10 2 (2.13%) MariaDB
10 2 (2.13%) MongoDB
11 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (1.06%) Parquet
11 1 (1.06%) Qlik Sense
11 1 (1.06%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 27 (28.72%) Git (software)
2 20 (21.28%) Maven
3 19 (20.21%) JIRA
4 18 (19.15%) Jenkins
5 17 (18.09%) Hudson
6 12 (12.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (11.70%) Eclipse
8 10 (10.64%) Bitbucket
8 10 (10.64%) JUnit
9 8 (8.51%) Mockito
10 6 (6.38%) Ant
10 6 (6.38%) MyEclipse
10 6 (6.38%) Selenium
10 6 (6.38%) Subversion
11 3 (3.19%) Rational Application Developer
12 2 (2.13%) Build Forge
12 2 (2.13%) Cucumber
12 2 (2.13%) Gradle
12 2 (2.13%) SoapUI
13 1 (1.06%) JBehave
General
1 30 (31.91%) Finance
2 20 (21.28%) Banking
3 2 (2.13%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.13%) French Language
3 2 (2.13%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.13%) Publishing
3 2 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.06%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (100.00%) J2EE
2 63 (67.02%) Spring
3 36 (38.30%) Hibernate
4 30 (31.91%) REST
4 30 (31.91%) Web Services
5 27 (28.72%) SOAP
6 23 (24.47%) EJB
7 21 (22.34%) HTML
7 21 (22.34%) RESTful
8 19 (20.21%) XML
9 14 (14.89%) JPA
9 14 (14.89%) JSP
10 12 (12.77%) EJB 3.0
10 12 (12.77%) Java EE
11 11 (11.70%) CSS
12 10 (10.64%) JSON
13 9 (9.57%) jQuery
13 9 (9.57%) Middleware
13 9 (9.57%) Servlets
13 9 (9.57%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.51%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (7.45%) Client/Server
2 7 (7.45%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.26%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.19%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.19%) PKI
5 3 (3.19%) User Experience
6 2 (2.13%) Clustering
6 2 (2.13%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.13%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.06%) Fintech
7 1 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.06%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.06%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.70%) Linux
2 7 (7.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
2 24 (25.53%) Scrum
3 22 (23.40%) TDD
4 18 (19.15%) MVC
5 17 (18.09%) OO
6 13 (13.83%) SDLC
6 13 (13.83%) SOA
7 11 (11.70%) DevOps
8 10 (10.64%) Software Engineering
9 8 (8.51%) BDD
9 8 (8.51%) Unit Testing
10 7 (7.45%) High Availability
10 7 (7.45%) Waterfall
11 6 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (6.38%) E-Commerce
11 6 (6.38%) Microservices
11 6 (6.38%) UML
11 6 (6.38%) Web Development
12 5 (5.32%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 94 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (31.91%) SQL
3 29 (30.85%) JavaScript
4 11 (11.70%) PL/SQL
5 8 (8.51%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.19%) Python
7 2 (2.13%) C#
8 1 (1.06%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.06%) Groovy
8 1 (1.06%) PHP
8 1 (1.06%) Scala
8 1 (1.06%) VB
8 1 (1.06%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (7.45%) Degree
2 5 (5.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.13%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) QA
1 2 (2.13%) SLA
2 1 (1.06%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.06%) EMIR
2 1 (1.06%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (5.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.06%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.19%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (2.13%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 40 (42.55%) Oracle
2 5 (5.32%) IBM
3 2 (2.13%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.06%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.06%) BEA
4 1 (1.06%) Google
4 1 (1.06%) Informatica
4 1 (1.06%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.06%) Perforce
4 1 (1.06%) Sun
4 1 (1.06%) Sybase
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