Period
to 24 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java/J2EE Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 July 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
UK
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 750 720 660
Rank change year-on-year -30 -60 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 91 173 228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.096% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.17% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 132 153
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £325 £307 £284
90th Percentile £500 £488 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +13.33% -3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
UK median hourly rate £37.00 £33.45 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.61% -7.08% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £33.45 £36.00
% change year-on-year +10.61% -7.08% -

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 90163 104539 107877
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.82% 95.02% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 58468 68039 66795
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +1.01%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £233
90th Percentile £619 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2893 3098 4169
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.86 £10.43 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.39 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76% +2.26%

Java/J2EE Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Java/J2EE Developer in the UK

Java/J2EE Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java/J2EE Developer in the UK

Java/J2EE Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java/J2EE Developer in the UK

Java/J2EE Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java/J2EE Developer in the UK

Java/J2EE Developer
Top 15 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 24 July 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
England -15 82 £450 +12.50% 13
UK excluding London -14 52 £425 +13.33% 11
London +22 39 £450 +6.51% 3
North of England +44 19 £450 +5.88% 5
North West +21 13 £469 +13.64% 3
Midlands -1 12 £425 +20.40% 2
East Midlands -19 10 £425 +30.77%
Scotland +40 8 £350 +6.87%
South East +13 6 £450 +38.46% 1
Yorkshire +16 5 £375 -11.76% 2
East of England -25 4 £375 +18.11% 1
West Midlands +12 2 £400 +13.31% 2
South West 0 2 £375 -9.09% 1
North East +56 1 £300 -5.14%
Wales -1 1 £400 +14.29%

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 featuring Java/J2EE Developer in the job title.

1 91 (100.00%) Java
1 91 (100.00%) J2EE
2 61 (67.03%) Spring
3 56 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (38.46%) Oracle
5 33 (36.26%) Finance
6 32 (35.16%) Hibernate
7 31 (34.07%) SOAP
8 30 (32.97%) JavaScript
9 28 (30.77%) Git (software)
9 28 (30.77%) REST
10 27 (29.67%) Web Services
11 26 (28.57%) Banking
12 24 (26.37%) Scrum
13 23 (25.27%) TDD
13 23 (25.27%) RESTful
14 22 (24.18%) Maven
14 22 (24.18%) XML
14 22 (24.18%) SQL
14 22 (24.18%) JBoss
15 21 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
16 20 (21.98%) MySQL
17 19 (20.88%) EJB
17 19 (20.88%) Jenkins
18 17 (18.68%) HTML
19 16 (17.58%) JIRA
20 15 (16.48%) Java EE
21 14 (15.38%) JSP
21 14 (15.38%) OO
22 13 (14.29%) MVC

Java/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 22 (24.18%) JBoss
2 12 (13.19%) WebSphere
3 10 (10.99%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.49%) Apache
4 5 (5.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (5.49%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (3.30%) Confluence
5 3 (3.30%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.20%) Apache Spark
6 2 (2.20%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (1.10%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.10%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.10%) IIS
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (4.40%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.20%) PaaS
2 2 (2.20%) SaaS
3 1 (1.10%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.10%) GitHub
3 1 (1.10%) IaaS
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.40%) LDAP
2 3 (3.30%) SSL
3 1 (1.10%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.10%) Firewall
3 1 (1.10%) HTTP
3 1 (1.10%) Internet
3 1 (1.10%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.10%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.98%) MySQL
2 13 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 13 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (12.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 6 (6.59%) SQL Server
6 5 (5.49%) Big Data
7 4 (4.40%) DB2
7 4 (4.40%) Hadoop
7 4 (4.40%) NoSQL
7 4 (4.40%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.20%) MariaDB
8 2 (2.20%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.10%) HBase
9 1 (1.10%) Parquet
9 1 (1.10%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (1.10%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 28 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 22 (24.18%) Maven
3 19 (20.88%) Jenkins
4 16 (17.58%) JIRA
5 12 (13.19%) Hudson
5 12 (13.19%) JUnit
6 11 (12.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (9.89%) Bitbucket
7 9 (9.89%) Eclipse
7 9 (9.89%) Selenium
8 7 (7.69%) Ant
8 7 (7.69%) Mockito
9 5 (5.49%) MyEclipse
10 4 (4.40%) Cucumber
10 4 (4.40%) Gradle
10 4 (4.40%) Subversion
11 3 (3.30%) Gerrit
11 3 (3.30%) JBehave
11 3 (3.30%) SoapUI
11 3 (3.30%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 33 (36.26%) Finance
2 26 (28.57%) Banking
3 4 (4.40%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.30%) Retail
5 2 (2.20%) French Language
6 1 (1.10%) Front Office
6 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.10%) Publishing
6 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.10%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (100.00%) J2EE
2 61 (67.03%) Spring
3 32 (35.16%) Hibernate
4 31 (34.07%) SOAP
5 28 (30.77%) REST
6 27 (29.67%) Web Services
7 23 (25.27%) RESTful
8 22 (24.18%) XML
9 19 (20.88%) EJB
10 17 (18.68%) HTML
11 15 (16.48%) Java EE
12 14 (15.38%) JSP
13 13 (14.29%) JPA
13 13 (14.29%) jQuery
14 12 (13.19%) EJB 3.0
14 12 (13.19%) JSON
14 12 (13.19%) Struts
15 10 (10.99%) Ajax
16 9 (9.89%) CSS
16 9 (9.89%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.59%) Client/Server
3 5 (5.49%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.49%) N-Tier
4 4 (4.40%) PKI
5 3 (3.30%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.20%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.20%) User Experience
7 1 (1.10%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.10%) DataPower
7 1 (1.10%) Fintech
7 1 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.10%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.10%) Replication
7 1 (1.10%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.10%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.09%) Linux
2 8 (8.79%) Unix
3 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.10%) Windows
3 1 (1.10%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (26.37%) Scrum
3 23 (25.27%) TDD
4 21 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (15.38%) OO
6 13 (14.29%) MVC
7 11 (12.09%) SOA
8 10 (10.99%) BDD
8 10 (10.99%) Open Source
9 9 (9.89%) DevOps
9 9 (9.89%) Microservices
9 9 (9.89%) SDLC
9 9 (9.89%) Waterfall
9 9 (9.89%) Web Development
10 8 (8.79%) Software Engineering
10 8 (8.79%) Unit Testing
11 6 (6.59%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (6.59%) Data Protection
11 6 (6.59%) Test Automation
12 4 (4.40%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 91 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (32.97%) JavaScript
3 22 (24.18%) SQL
4 10 (10.99%) PL/SQL
5 8 (8.79%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.40%) Python
7 2 (2.20%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.20%) C#
7 2 (2.20%) Groovy
8 1 (1.10%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.10%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.10%) Perl
8 1 (1.10%) PHP
8 1 (1.10%) Scala
8 1 (1.10%) VB
8 1 (1.10%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (7.69%) Degree
2 5 (5.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.10%) EMIR
2 1 (1.10%) MiFID
2 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.10%) Docker
2 1 (1.10%) HDFS
2 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (2.20%) Ansible
2 2 (2.20%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (1.10%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.10%) Puppet
3 1 (1.10%) Rancher
Vendors
1 35 (38.46%) Oracle
2 5 (5.49%) IBM
3 3 (3.30%) MuleSoft
4 2 (2.20%) Perforce
4 2 (2.20%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.10%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.10%) Citrix
5 1 (1.10%) F5
5 1 (1.10%) Google
5 1 (1.10%) Informatica
5 1 (1.10%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.10%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.10%) Sybase
5 1 (1.10%) VMware
Brentwood, Essex
Peopleworks
Rate: From £37 to £37 per hour £37 Per Hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago