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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 58 67 46
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -21
Contract jobs citing J2EE 12 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.36% 0.60% 0.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.36% 1.88% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £356 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -16.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £36.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +6.61%
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
224 266 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 25.40% 32.05% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 218 66
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 27 May 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 16 (84.21%) Java
2 13 (68.42%) SQL
2 13 (68.42%) OO
3 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (47.37%) MySQL
5 8 (42.11%) PHP
6 7 (36.84%) CSS
6 7 (36.84%) Linux
6 7 (36.84%) Open Source
7 6 (31.58%) RESTful
8 5 (26.32%) Drupal
8 5 (26.32%) OOP
8 5 (26.32%) HTML
8 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
9 4 (21.05%) jQuery
9 4 (21.05%) Content Management
9 4 (21.05%) SDLC
10 3 (15.79%) Ektron
10 3 (15.79%) Java EE
10 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
10 3 (15.79%) Firewall
10 3 (15.79%) ISA Server
10 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
10 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
10 3 (15.79%) IIS
10 3 (15.79%) UNIX
10 3 (15.79%) Windows
10 3 (15.79%) BEA
10 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
10 3 (15.79%) DNS

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 5 (26.32%) Drupal
2 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
2 3 (15.79%) IIS
2 3 (15.79%) JBoss
2 3 (15.79%) Apache
2 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
1 3 (15.79%) DNS
1 3 (15.79%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Java Developer
3 5 (26.32%) PHP Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Drupal Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Applications Support
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (5.26%) QA Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) CSS
2 6 (31.58%) RESTful
3 5 (26.32%) HTML
4 4 (21.05%) jQuery
5 3 (15.79%) Java EE
6 2 (10.53%) .NET
6 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
6 2 (10.53%) Spring
6 2 (10.53%) JDBC
6 2 (10.53%) Web Services
6 2 (10.53%) Swing
7 1 (5.26%) Middleware
7 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
7 1 (5.26%) HTML5
7 1 (5.26%) CSS3
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) UNIX
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
3 2 (10.53%) Solaris
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) OO
2 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) Open Source
4 5 (26.32%) OOP
5 4 (21.05%) Content Management
5 4 (21.05%) SDLC
6 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
7 2 (10.53%) Demand Management
7 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
7 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
7 2 (10.53%) Time Management
7 2 (10.53%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (10.53%) ITIL
7 2 (10.53%) Project Management
8 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
8 1 (5.26%) EAI
8 1 (5.26%) SOA
8 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
8 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
8 1 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) Java
2 13 (68.42%) SQL
3 8 (42.11%) PHP
4 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
5 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) BEA
1 3 (15.79%) Ektron
2 2 (10.53%) Sun
2 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) webMethods