The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 64 62 46
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -16
Contract jobs citing J2EE 7 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.81% 0.35% 1.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.33% 1.44% 7.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 6
Average daily rate
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£413 £500 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +73.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £33.75 £31.60
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.80%
J2EE
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
210 208 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 24.36% 24.05% 21.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 164 96
Average daily rate £375 £335 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £50.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.79% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 4 March 2015, 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 26 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (53.85%) Spring
3 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (50.00%) SQL
4 12 (46.15%) MySQL
5 10 (38.46%) Oracle
5 10 (38.46%) Web Services
5 10 (38.46%) Hibernate
6 9 (34.62%) Open Source
7 8 (30.77%) GWT
8 7 (26.92%) Sencha
8 7 (26.92%) JSON
8 7 (26.92%) HTTP
8 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
8 7 (26.92%) PHP
8 7 (26.92%) OO
9 6 (23.08%) J2SE
9 6 (23.08%) MVC
9 6 (23.08%) TDD
9 6 (23.08%) REST
9 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
9 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
9 6 (23.08%) RESTful
10 5 (19.23%) Scala
10 5 (19.23%) Ext JS
10 5 (19.23%) Spring MVC
10 5 (19.23%) Google
10 5 (19.23%) Client/Server
10 5 (19.23%) Eclipse
10 5 (19.23%) CSS

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 4 (15.38%) JBoss
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (11.54%) Apache
3 2 (7.69%) AquaLogic
3 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.69%) AquaLogic Service Bus
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) MySQL
2 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Eclipse
2 3 (11.54%) JUnit
3 2 (7.69%) Subversion
3 2 (7.69%) Maven
3 2 (7.69%) Hudson
General
1 1 (3.85%) Electronics
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (88.46%) Developer
2 17 (65.38%) Java Developer
3 5 (19.23%) PHP Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (11.54%) Programmer
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Java Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Java Programmer
4 3 (11.54%) Developer Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Java Analyst Programmer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior PHP Developer
5 2 (7.69%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Scala Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Java Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) Spring
2 10 (38.46%) Web Services
2 10 (38.46%) Hibernate
3 8 (30.77%) GWT
4 7 (26.92%) JSON
5 6 (23.08%) J2SE
5 6 (23.08%) REST
5 6 (23.08%) RESTful
6 5 (19.23%) Ext JS
6 5 (19.23%) Spring MVC
6 5 (19.23%) CSS
7 4 (15.38%) Play Framework
8 3 (11.54%) XML
9 2 (7.69%) Middleware
9 2 (7.69%) Velocity
9 2 (7.69%) JDBC
9 2 (7.69%) JSP
9 2 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (7.69%) Apache CXF
10 1 (3.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Open Source
2 5 (19.23%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.85%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) OO
3 6 (23.08%) MVC
3 6 (23.08%) TDD
4 3 (11.54%) SOA
5 2 (7.69%) BPEL
5 2 (7.69%) Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.69%) Time Management
6 1 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.85%) BDD
6 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.85%) Web Application Development
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.85%) Scrum
6 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
3 7 (26.92%) PHP
4 5 (19.23%) Scala
5 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Oracle
2 7 (26.92%) Sencha
3 5 (19.23%) Google
4 2 (7.69%) ATG
4 2 (7.69%) BEA
5 1 (3.85%) SAP