The first table below looks at the demand for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Bristol region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 62 42 47
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +5
Contract jobs citing J2EE 7 8 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.88% 1.50% 2.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.37% 6.40% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 12
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +32.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -11.11%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
208 125 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 26.26% 23.50% 22.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 80 110
Average daily rate £350 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 12
Average hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -26.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
J2EE
South West

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

J2EE
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2EE across the Bristol region.

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

J2EE
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

J2EE Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing J2EE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited J2EE.

1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (78.57%) Spring
3 10 (71.43%) Web Services
4 9 (64.29%) REST
5 7 (50.00%) Scrum
6 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
6 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (42.86%) TDD
6 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
7 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (35.71%) Apache CXF
7 5 (35.71%) HTML
7 5 (35.71%) CSS
7 5 (35.71%) Hibernate
8 4 (28.57%) SOAP
8 4 (28.57%) SOA
8 4 (28.57%) Scala
8 4 (28.57%) Time Management
8 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
8 4 (28.57%) Refactoring
8 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
8 4 (28.57%) BDD
9 3 (21.43%) Akka
9 3 (21.43%) Play Framework
9 3 (21.43%) Zend
9 3 (21.43%) JSON
9 3 (21.43%) Open Source
9 3 (21.43%) HTML5
9 3 (21.43%) OO
9 3 (21.43%) Linux

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing J2EE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited J2EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Maven
2 1 (7.14%) Hudson
2 1 (7.14%) JUnit
General
1 2 (14.29%) Electronics
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
1 9 (64.29%) Java Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Java Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Java Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Scala Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Java Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Product Owner
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) Spring
2 10 (71.43%) Web Services
3 9 (64.29%) REST
4 5 (35.71%) Apache CXF
4 5 (35.71%) Hibernate
4 5 (35.71%) HTML
4 5 (35.71%) CSS
5 4 (28.57%) SOAP
6 3 (21.43%) Akka
6 3 (21.43%) Play Framework
6 3 (21.43%) JSON
6 3 (21.43%) HTML5
7 2 (14.29%) Ajax
7 2 (14.29%) Java EE
7 2 (14.29%) RESTful
8 1 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (7.14%) XML
8 1 (7.14%) Middleware
8 1 (7.14%) JDBC
8 1 (7.14%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Open Source
2 2 (14.29%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Scrum
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) TDD
2 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (28.57%) Time Management
4 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 4 (28.57%) BDD
4 4 (28.57%) Refactoring
4 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 4 (28.57%) SOA
5 3 (21.43%) OO
5 3 (21.43%) MVC
6 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
6 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) Scala
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Zend
2 2 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle